Ron Rogers at Double Mountain; ‘Sharing the Rough’ benefit film April 21 at arts center; more
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.”
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
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.
Tuesdays at Springhouse Cellar; Tim Mayer at CG Hotel; more
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.
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.
John Bunzow at White Buffalo; Hop Trip at Lyle Hotel; HR Mountain Film Festival
Here are the winners of the recently completed Hood River Women’s City bowling tournament held at Orchard Lanes:
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.
T-Sisters in town Monday; Blossom Time Jam April 9; more
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
Rob Guidera at White Buffalo; Stubborn Son at River City; more
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.
Kathryn Claire at Stave & Stone; Ben Bonham at Lyle Hotel; more