Entertainment Update for May 10

A celebration of music, history of Flamenco May 20; Kit Garoutte at The Pines

Interactive ‘Fantastic Beasts’ movie, party

On May 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the Storytime Theater, Hood River Library will be the scene of Fantastic Beasts and how to watch them. Make some Giggle Water, grab some snacks, wave our wands, grab some gold with the Niffler, dance along with Newt, and share a favorite Harry Potter (and 1920s) cosplay. Also, the 2016 film ‘Fantastic Beasts and How to Find Them” will be screened.

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HR Reads Concludes

Readers meet “Ordinary Grace” author William Kent Krueger at Sunday’s Hood River Reads finale event at the Hood River Library.

‘Curious Gorge’ talk at Museum

“Curious Gorge” is Scott Cook’s guide to the natural wonders of the Columbia Gorge. The History Museum of Hood River County, 300 E. Port Marina Drive, hosts a discussion with the author on May 10 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free; a $5 donation to the museum is suggested.

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Dierker family shares South American adventure May 7

The Dierker family spent six months exploring Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, volunteering at farms, teaching at schools, and seeing sights from Machu Picchu to the Galapagos Islands.

Entertainment Update for May 3

Gorge Pride event at AniChe, Shakespeare audition May 6-7, more

Delta Kappa marks 50 years, holds Spring Fling Bingo May 13

Delta Kappa Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The group was chartered in November 1966 in Hood River. Delta Kappa holds numerous fundraisers and has supported St. Jude Research Hospital, Oregon Easter Seals, Hospice, local scholarships, FISH Food Bank, the animal shelter, Relay for Life and more.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters host pool party

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge hosted its annual pool party on Sunday, April 23 at the Hood River Aquatic Center.

Entertainment Update for April 26

‘Shakespearean Insults’ for teens; ‘Madame Butterfly’ screened April 30; more

Kegler's Corner: Team #8 wins Industrial League

Last week, Team #8 won the final 10-pin battle for the championship of the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.

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Cider Fest Tunes

Kerry Williams, Steve Alford and Matt Mesa perform the first set of music at Saturday’s Hard Pressed Cider Fest in Odell

Last events for Library ‘Reads’ program

April 28 ‘Dia de los Niños’ in Odell

Three winning posters were chosen for this year’s Hood River County Reads poster contest, created by students in art teacher Amirra Malak’s classes. Liam Longland won first place, Alivea Harsanyi second, and Gabby Shepard third.

White Salmon Valley PTO holds 25th annual silent auction April 28

The White Salmon Valley K-8 Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) will hold its 25th Annual Silent Auction on Friday, April 28 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Whitson Elementary School in White Salmon.

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Raices annual plant sale May 13

For the third year, Raices Cooperative Farm, an economic development program of The Next Door, will hold their organic plant start sale the Saturday before Mothers' Day, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Next Door parking lot, 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.

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Día de los Niños celebration April 28

Event comes to Mid Valley Elementary School gym, open to ages 0-18

The Hood River County Library will be celebrating Día de los Niños on April 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Mid Valley Elementary School, in the gym.