Artisan ciders will be the main attraction at Hood River Chamber of Commerce’s first Hard-Pressed Cider Fest on Saturday, April 12.
Table tennis tourney March 16; Free junior golf clinic March 22
Local winter steelhead running now, spring chinook on
Yep, right now there are winter steelheads to be caught throughout the region, but all the chatter is about spring chinook, since managers pegged the Columbia run at 300,000. The big run has everyone from Astoria to Lewiston, Idaho, excited about catching and eating these scrumptious fish, which average 10-14 pounds and can tip the scale at 25 pounds or more.
Hood River County Forestry issued the following advisory this week:
Stargazing session March 29; Fire Weeds at CEBU Lounge; Hood River County is reading William Stafford; Second Saturday Dance March 8
Parkdale Elementary School carnival, a community tradition, returns on March 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. Cooper Spur Restaurant will be catering this year.
Trail Running Film Festival; Wilderness at River City March 7; Is this your year to dance?; more
The Hood River Aquatic Center hosts special open swims and offers scholarships for swim lessons.
On Saturday at the library, the tree hosts a party so the branches can flourish.
Middle schoolers can get a head start
Hood River and Wy’east middle school track and field is gearing up for the start of the spring season. For athletes not yet registered, it can be done online at hrcommunityed.org or at the Community Education office at 1009 Eugene St.
Every journey begins with one step. And so it was at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week, as the Flintstones won the second half in the Thursday County league. Bowling in Bedrock has never been so good!
Red & Ruby play March 7; Dancing at Elks March 6; Second Saturday Dance March 8; more
Defending champion Bruce Ludwig will face nine other community members in the 2014 SMART Tongue Twister Tournament, Feb. 28 at a new location, Columbia Center for the Arts.
Body Vox returns March 1; Trail Lovers movies March 12; ‘Congratulations’ screens Feb. 26; more