Entertainment update for March 18

Comedy at Lyle hotel; ‘Shrek, The Musical’ in The Dalles; more

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Museum presents ‘Yasui and Social Justice’ and March 15 ‘Sense of Place’

“Minoru Yasui and Social Justice” shows at The History Museum of Hood River County through April 3. The museum, on Marina Drive next to the Hood River Marina, is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults.

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Yesteryears: Hood River Rotary celebrates 10th anniversary — in 1937

Hood River Rotary Club is 10 years old this week, and has won a record as one of the liveliest clubs in the nation.

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Roots and Branches: Taking a new breath

Oh my! I can see the ground again. And while I was anxiously awaiting a lush green carpet of grass to appear once the snow finally retreated, the reality was decidedly more disgusting.

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Library celebrates ‘Feast of Words’

Local restaurant goodies, beer, cider and wine, and tunes from Matt Mesa, Mark Reynolds and Jim Drake created the party atmosphere for a successful $31,000 fundraiser for the Hood River Library on Saturday.

Entertainment Update for March 15

Pink Floyd tribute March 25; Tillinghast at White Buffalo; more

Entertainment Update for March 11

Feast of Words party in the library; Tillinghast plays at White Buffalo; more

‘Ordinary Grace’ comes to HR

Long before Oprah Winfrey made book clubs trendy, a group of Hood River women began meeting to share their love of reading.

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Yesteryears: Gehrig’s Chevron gets new modern look in 1967

Like the long skirt and the padded shoulder, Rudy and Harold’s aging white Chevron service station building in Odell had long since passed out of style when the two partners decided to do something about it.

Entertainment Update for March 8

‘Spamalot’ auditions March 19; Don & Glen at White Buffalo; more

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May Street OBOB team heading to Portland

Team Luminescence won the May Street Elementary Battle of the Books for grades 3-5.

Neighbors: Peace, generosity, and joy of a bright green wig

The Columbia River Fellowship for Peace thank those who made the Peace Scholarship fundraiser a huge success Saturday at the Bingen Theater, write Linda Short of Hood River and Susan Gabay of Mosier.

Entertainment Update for March 1

Album release for Groove Cabin; Barley Draught plays Solera’s St. Paddy's celebration; more

Entertainment Update for Feb. 25

‘Porgy and Bess’ screens Feb. 26; Blues Cabaret returns Feb. 26; Ziplander at Volcanic Feb. 25

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Yesteryears: Lack of funds puts pool opening in jeopardy in 1987

There won’t be any swimming in Hood River’s aging municipal swimming pool this year unless between $30,000 an $50,000 is raised by April 1 for long-needed repairs, city council members decided Monday.