‘Indoor Walking Club’ at Rockford Grange

The Rockford Grange is offering a new walking club on Sundays.

Entertainment Update for Nov. 23

John Bunzow at The Pines, Red and Ruby play Dec. 3, more

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Community to gather at Thanksgiving events

Turkey Trot Nov. 24, more

Kegler’s Corner: Hood River Supply tops Industrial League

Hood River Supply won Round 1 of the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes by literally steamrolling their competition. They won by a huge 29.5-point margin.

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What to do during Thanksgiving Week? Kids’ fun, this way …

For youngsters, the fact that there is no school all week, along with a big Thanksgiving dinner, and the prospect of snow on the mountains (be optimistic!) are enjoyable enough aspects to the last week of Thanksgiving.

Pool notes: Lifeguard training starts; classes, special swims offered

The Hood River Aquatic Center will be closed all day Saturday, Nov. 19 for a Masters Swim Meet. The pool will reopen for normal business hours Sunday, Nov. 20.

Thanksgiving week: ‘Hymns of Thanksgiving’ benefit Nov. 19

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The public is invited to a benefit concert, “Hymns of Thanksgiving,” featuring gospel hymns with Perry Cole, director of the Mid-Columbia Community Choir, along with vocalist friends from the choir, on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Parkdale Community Church, 4910 Baseline Drive, Parkdale. There is no admission at the door, but a freewill offering will benefit the FISH Food Bank.

Fishing: a new family tradition for the Thanksgiving holiday

Fishing, clamming and crabbing will be free in Oregon Nov. 25-26

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife encourages Oregonians to start a new family tradition during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend — take the family fishing.

Kegler’s Corner: Young Shaiyan Brittle excels in Fraternal League

Shaiyan Brittle stormed into the bowling limelight in Hood River last week.

Sports Briefs for Nov. 19

The annual Mosier Twin Tunnels Turkey Trot is happening again this Thanksgiving (Nov. 24), featuring 12K, 5K, and 3K races.

‘Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant’ starts Dec. 3

Plays for Non-Profits, with director Kathleen Morrow, proudly announces the holiday showing of “Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant,” to be performed at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St., Hood River, on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and continuing Dec. 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Nov. 19

United Way benefit Dec. 4 with Aaron Meyer; Wasco Brothers Nov. 19; more

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A Cubs fan in Wrigleyville: ‘a singular, historic event’

“World Series.” “Chicago Cubs.” Phrases not linked in 71 years. Add “champions” and it had been 108. I had to be there … in Chicago … at Wrigley Field.

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Gala Fashion Show raises money for Christmas Project

The Gala Fashion show, the primary fundraising event for the Hood River County Christmas Project, is set to take center stage at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn on Thursday, Nov. 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m

Entertainment Update for Nov. 16

Two chances to see Casey MacGill; more