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Entertainment Update for April 20

Ron Rogers at Double Mountain; ‘Sharing the Rough’ benefit film April 21 at arts center; more

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The Porch for April 16

WELL SAID: As City Council and staff discussed the water line installation project for busy Rand Road set to happen next month — see notice at right — Public Works director Mark Lago was asked by Councilor Mark Zanmiller if sidewalk improvements could be done at the same time (answer, no, this is being done with water line funding) so Planning Director Cindy Walbridge joked, “How about a kind of slip and slide for the summer?” That drew a laugh, but City Manager Steve Wheeler’s wry remark was, “Cindy is a great planning director, but perhaps she is not ready for the job of parks and rec director.”

Sports Briefs for April 16

Spring chinook season opens on the Hood; ICMGA tourney results; Ian Walker shooting well on Horizon golf team; Annie Veatch breaks home run record; Boys tennis defeats Hermiston Bulldogs

Gorge sailors enjoy Newport Regatta

Befriending your teammates is an integral part of building a cohesive team, and there’s no better way to make friends than to go camping. On Friday night, we arrived in Newport and set up camp around our fire, met up and said our hellos and goodnights. In the morning, the team woke up to a delicious egg and bagel breakfast cooked up by the Sutherland family. Whipping up a batch of scrambled eggs for over 30 people is no small feat, so thanks were plentiful.

Entertainment Update for April 16

Tuesdays at Springhouse Cellar; Tim Mayer at CG Hotel; more

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Mid-Columbia Lions Follies celebrates '40 Years of Magic'

The Mid-Columbia Lions Follies is celebrating 40 years of performances and presents“40 Years of Magic,” opening April 15 at the historic Hood River Middle School Auditorium. The show will feature selected songs, dances and skits from past shows in a variety format.

Craft and Quilt shows come to Fairgrounds April 16-17

Two of the Blossom Time Festival’s most popular events — the Blossom Craft Show and the Blossom Fest Quilt Show — take place Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds. Admission and parking are free.

Entertainment update for April 13

John Bunzow at White Buffalo; Hop Trip at Lyle Hotel; HR Mountain Film Festival

Kegler's Corner: Neville rules City

Here are the winners of the recently completed Hood River Women’s City bowling tournament held at Orchard Lanes:

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HR Art Club displays at fairgrounds

Show and sale April 16-17

Hood River Art Club will hold its annual Blossom Craft Show art show and sale at the Hood River County Fairgrounds on April 16-17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Entertainment Update for April 9

T-Sisters in town Monday; Blossom Time Jam April 9; more

Mt. Hood Meadows ski resort hosts spring events

It may be summer-like weather here in Hood River, but the winter recreation season is still in full-swing up at Mt. Hood Meadows

Entertainment Update for April 6

Rob Guidera at White Buffalo; Stubborn Son at River City; more

Kegler's Corner: Industrial League action heads to the Final Four

Last week’s bowling action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes spotlights the fireworks in the Monday night Industrial League, where its Elite Eight bracket matches took place in their championship tournament.

Entertainment Update for April 2

Kathryn Claire at Stave & Stone; Ben Bonham at Lyle Hotel; more