Gorge Life


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Pick of the Week: Adopt A Dog ‘Tinsel and Tails’ fundraiser Dec. 7

On the evening of Thursday, Dec. 7, the annual Tinsel and Tails concert will be held at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St., from 7-8:30 p.m.

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HR Valley Christian’s Women’s Ministries holds quilt fundraiser

It’s a win/win for the Hood River community because Women’s Ministries at Hood River Valley Christian Church loves to give.

HR Soil and Water Conservation District native plant sale now on

Did you lose trees to winter storms or bark beetle damage? Want to add color to your garden in the grey winter months?

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'Merry Christmas, Strega Nona' opens Dec. 9

Columbia Center for the Arts presents family-friendly holiday comedy

A fun, joyful and poignant story of how villagers in southern Italy discover the magic of Christmas comes to the stage in Hood River starting Saturday.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 6

History Slam! at CCA Dec. 13, Ugly Sweater Party at The Pines, more

Introduction to Knitting class at Cascade Locks, Parkdale libraries

Hood River County Library District brings an “Introduction to Knitting” class to two of its branches this month.

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‘Natural Disasters’ team wins FLL Robotics

Fourteen teams of students ages 9 to 14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournament last Saturday, Dec 2.

At library: Teen ‘Holidaze’ night, Star Wars ‘Marathon’ continues

At Hood River Library this month, teens are invited to caught up on all that is happening in a galaxy far, far away, leading up to the release Dec. 17 of the new film in the franchise, “The Last Jedi.”

Trombone quartet performs Dec. 6 at Second and State

A holiday treat awaits downtown shoppers and passing motorists as members of the Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta will hold a special curbside performance, and unique ribbon-cutting event, Dec. 6 at 12:15 p.m.

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A special night at the theater

A classic children’s Christmas tale fills the Columbia Center for the Arts stage starting Saturday.

Theater Notes

‘The Little Prince’ auditions Dec. 11-12; ‘Chicago’ bound? Dance lessons start

Open auditions are announced for “The Little Prince,” directed by Nicole Scribner, at Columbia Center for the Arts Dec. 11-12, 6:30 p.m.

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Holiday Happenings, updated for Dec. 6 edition

Dec. 7 — Tinsel and Tails, 7-8:30 p.m. at Riverside Community Church (pick of the Week, page B3).

‘I Am Jazz’ reading supports transgender, non-binary youth

The book “I Am Jazz” will be read Dec. 7 at White Salmon Community Library.

CCA holds Dittebrandt drawing

Columbia Center for the Arts has announced a raffle of the two paintings by the late Ellen Dittebrandt remaining in the center collection.

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The Porch, Dec. 2 edition

WELL SAID: “Don’t stumble over something behind you.” — Buster, the State and Ninth Street Bear