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Mosier Senior Center hosts Harvest Fair

The Mosier Senior Center is planning its annual Harvest Fair on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center, located on Second Street in Mosier.

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On Sunday, take in a safe view of the sun, through filtered telescopes

Bob Yoesle from Friends of the Goldendale Observatory will present a solar viewing free to the public on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, weather and clouds permitting, outside the museum.

Pick of the Week: ‘America’s Music on Parade’ Oct. 21

Harmony of the Gorge (women’s chorus) and the new Wind Masters (men’s chorus) are hosting their first joint shows on Oct. 21 — a 2 p.m. matinee and a 7 p.m. evening show — at Shepherd of the Valley Church (Horizon Christian School), 1631 Eighth St., Hood River.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 11

Jazz, Funkship show Oct. 15; Crow & Canyon at Ruins; more

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Staged reading Saturday benefits Meals on Wheels

Hood River Valley Adult Center hosts a staged reading of the play “Old Unfaithful” on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

‘Monster Mash’ Halloween fundraiser benefits WS schools

The White Salmon Valley K-8 PTO presents their annual Monster Mash fundraiser event on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Henkle Middle School, White Salmon.

Crush Cider Café, Waucoma host cider book author visit

Waucoma Bookstore and Crush Cider Café are hosting “Tasting Cider” author Erin James for a book talk and cider tasting on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Crush Cider Café, 1020 Wasco St. James is the editor-in-chief of CiderCraft magazine and will be discussing her new book, subtitled “The CiderCraft Guide to the Distinctive Flavors of North American Hard Cider.”

‘Story Slam’ workshop Oct. 10 at HR Library

Visit the Hood River Library on Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m. for a workshop about storytelling.

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‘H is for Harvest’ benefits Residents Committee

“Homegrown” best describes the third annual “H is for Harvest” auction fundraiser for Hood River Valley Residents Committee on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 6-9 p.m. at Springhouse Cellars.

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Pick of the Week: ‘1000 Words’ opens at art center

Columbia Center for the Arts opens a new show, “1000 Words: Visual Arts Response to Literature,” on Wednesday, Oct. 4, with an opening reception planned on First Friday, Oct. 6 from 6-8 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 4 edition

‘Notes from the Riverkeepers’ tour in Mosier, Hood River; Maryhill Music on the Terrace; more

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The Ale List: Rescheduled Hops Fest happens Saturday

The 14th annual Hood River Hops Fest, staged by Hood River Chamber of Commerce, pours fresh-hopped ales from around the Northwest on a new date, Oct. 7 (delayed from Sept. 23).

Happiness Month update: Exploring the three daily habits: Gratitude, kindness, silence

Sponsored by the non-profit community health center One Community Health, Gorge Happiness Month lasts all of October — 31 days focused on the three daily habits scientifically proven to make people happier: Gratitude, acts of kindness, and moments of silence. The goal is to inspire as many people as possible to make happy a habit.

Seddon Wylde’s garden scrolls

Hood River artist Seddon Wylde’s unique garden scrolls will be on display in two settings this month: Columbia Center for the Arts’ October show and at Gorge Ink, 176 E Jewett Blvd., White Salmon. During the White Salmon Art Walk, Oct. 20-22, the entire “Couplets by My Friends” folded scroll and three framed originals will be exhibited and for sale.

National Public Lands Day Fees waived at Forest Service day-use sites

Sept. 30 is National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. To encourage people to join in and visit their public lands, the Forest Service is waiving day-use fees at recreation sites across the Pacific Northwest.