Holiday events, updated Nov. 29 edition
Goldendale Observatory kicks off its monthly movie-night and lecture series Nov. 30. Real scientific topics will be discussed and questions answered prior to each film.
The three-week Advent Concert Series returns to Riverside Community Church, with Rule Beasley of The Dalles in the first performance, Dec. 1.
Visit the Parkdale Branch of the Hood River County Library District for music, food, games and prizes for the whole family on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. to celebrate the remodeling of the branch
On the evening of Thursday, Dec. 7, the annual Tinsel and Tails concert will be held at Riverside Church. This is a holiday concert presented by students and friends of Diana Beterbide.
WELL SAID: “Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.” — Franz Grillparzer
Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association Stages is bringing “Chicago: The Musical” to Hood River in June 2018. In anticipation of the production, show choreographer and dance instructor Susan Sorensen, owner of Columbia Gorge Dance Academy, will be offering a class series for interested actors to brush up on their dance moves.
Open auditions are announced for “The Little Prince,” directed by Nicole Scribner, at Columbia Center for the Arts, Dec. 11-12 at 6:30 p.m. People of all ages are invited to audition.
The annual Turkey Trot 12K, 5K and 3K run/walk takes place this Thursday, Nov. 23 — Thanksgiving Day — beginning at the Mark Hatfield West Visitor Center in Hood River. Registration is from 8:30-9:50 a.m., with a free kids fun run starting things off at 9:50 a.m. The race will begin at 10 a.m.
Hood River will shortly have its own aviation school, in charge of and run by a Hood River aviator.
Latino Experience in Hood River County
Latina Lisa Muñoz spoke Nov. 8 at Hood River forum from the perspective of a native Hood Riverite who grew up doing orchard work, went on to gain two degrees in college, and returned to her community to do oral history work at The History Museum of Hood River County.
A new exhibit at the History Museum of Hood River County highlights both the traditional and the modern in the Latino experience.
The Remains wall mural, on Third Street/Industrial Way/Columbia Avenue, is finished.
Handsome Hank has been selected by volunteers as Adopt a Dog’s adoptable pet of the week.
Many people are asking what happened to the summer edition of The Gorge Literary Journal, originally scheduled for publication in August. Editors John Metta and Julie Hatfield were forced to postpone the last edition because of funding difficulties.
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- Sixth Annual Harvest Fest Pie Eating Contest
- Starting a Curtis Jenny at WAAAM Fly In
- Hood River Library Unity Picnic
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- Farmworker Celebration
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- Hood River Valley High School graduation 2017
- Parkdale third graders sing "12 Disaster Days of Christmas"
- Sixth annual Tongue Twister Tournament for Hood River County SMART