Entertainment update for March 18

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

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Kathy Williams, left, and Maren Euwer are among the performers in the comedy opening March 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wy'east Middle School Performing Arts Center in Odell.

Kegler's Corner: Pat Olson rolls 300

In last week’s Tuesday Nite Mixed league (TNM) at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes, proprietor Patrick Olson rolled his 19th perfect 300 game!

Sports Briefs for March 18

Mt. Hood Meadows looking for memories for 50th anniversary; CSAT finishes off league races

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Local doctor, Crag Rat Christopher Van Tilburg lead author on avalanche paper

Christopher Van Tilburg, MD, a physician at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Occupational and Travel Medicine, Emergency Department, and Mt. Clinic at Mount Hood Meadows, was first author of a two-year project, Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) Practice Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Avalanche and Nonavalanche Snow Burial Accidents, which was published in the March issue of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, the official journal of the WMS.

Take the plunge with free adult swim lessons in April

For the second year in a row, Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District, in cooperation with Columbia Gorge Masters Swim Team, will offer five free swim lessons during the month of April to any interested adult 18 years of age and older.

Gorge Hikers start season of trail outings

Saturday day hikes, a program of Hood River Community Education, starts up again April 1.

CYCLING TALK AND FILM: Tom Camero tells his Trans America bike tale April 1 at Arts Center

The granddaddy of U.S. cross-country bike routes is the Trans America Bike Trail at 4,234 miles and over 211,000 vertical feet of climbing from Astoria, Ore., to Yorktown, Va., as endpoints

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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.

Lunafest Film Festival in Hood River March 16-17

Lunafest, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by Soroptimist International of Hood River at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River on March 16 and 17.

Entertainment Update for March 15

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

Annual Tintin party returns to HR library on March 29

Whether you’re a big fan or never even heard of Tintin, you don’t want to miss this party.

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Hood River Valley sophomore Sean FitzSimons receives invites to international snowboarding competitions

Hood River Valley High School sophomore Sean FitzSimons has been invited by US Snowboarding to represent the United States in the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard Junior World Championship for slopestyle in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic. The FIS Snowboard Junior World Championship is a slopestyle event by invitation only taking, place March 26 to April 2.

Reservations starting for state park camping trips

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department welcomes beginning campers to join an overnight guided camping experience this summer at state parks. For $30 per family, the parks district provides tents, sleeping bags and other gear. Volunteers will help out.

Sports Briefs for March 15

Gorge Roller Girls bout on Saturday; Sports schedule updates