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Entertainment Update for May 11

Kristen Ford at Trillium May 27; Kerry Williams at The Pines; more

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BBBS pool party at Aquatic Center

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Columbia Gorge hosted its annual pool party on Sunday, April 17 at the Hood River Aquatic Center.

Entertainment Update for May 7

Poetry workshop May 7; Author Brian Doyle at Klindt’s; more

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The Daily Bread: My Life in Dog Years

They say that one year of a dog’s life equals seven in human time. That puts me roughly at the equivalent of an eight year old canine. That suits me perfectly, for over the past 22 years I have maintained a child- like awe about the magic and speechless beauty of Dog Mountain in spring.

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A ‘ridiculous’ kinship: CCA takes on sibling rivalries in comedy opening Friday

Nobody’s safe from mockery in Columbia Center for the Arts’ upcoming play, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” which opens Friday.

Sports Briefs for May 4

Girls lax falls to OES; Shorthanded boys lax team falls in the standings; Girls youth lax gives back during May 7 games;Noe Magaña is a finalist for Prep Soccer Player of the Year; Cynthia Brocklesby gets a hole-in-one at Indian Creek; Horizon golf team taking off strokes at seeding match

KEGLER’S CORNER: Your Rental Center rolls

Last week, Your Rental Center (YRC) won the third round in the high-flying Wednesday night Fraternal League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Bowling for the big shooters are the league’s individual point winner Zach Mohun, steady Woody Eskildsen, and power ball artist Aaron Troxel. Congratulations!

Entertainment Update for April 30

Woody Guthrie tribute May 20; CBU Male Chorale concert May 4; ‘Dream Big’ fundraising April 29

Sports Briefs for April 30

Track Town Youth League meet May 7; Girls tennis edges TD; Boys tennis squeaks out a win against TD

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Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary — 11 years in

‘Ten years of reading together’

Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and kicked off the 2016 season with book distribution of this year’s selection, “Martin Marten” by Brian Doyle, at the Hood River Library on sunny Sunday, April 17, with additional books at the Parkdale and Cascade Locks branches April 19.

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Art of Community adds Soderberg-Greene work

Look for two subtle changes in the Art of Community outdoor sculpture gallery, aka Big Art.

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Bike Buddies reports successful weekend event

A homeless man and a family with three children were among the recipients of bikes Sunday in the spring bike drive held by Anson Pulk, 9, and friends.

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Lion King Jr. comes to Wy'east Middle School

Disney’s “The Lion King” has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world, and now, for the first time ever, Wy’east Middle School will perform this one-of-a-kind musical.

Kegler's Corner: Roll-off looms in Fraternal League

With only one week left in the regular bowling season of the fast-paced, high-scoring Wednesday night Fraternal league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes, three teams are still in the race to win the third round. So, let’s do the math, just like they do on TV, and get a sharp pencil.

Sports Briefs for April 27

Sports correction, Horizon golf team improves, Boys tennis team takes down Pendleton again, and Hood 2 River Relay June 4