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The Dalles museums offer free admission for military

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Fort Dalles Museum, both in The Dalles, are participating in the 2017 Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and up to five family members, from Memorial Day weekend beginning May 27, through Labor Day, Sept. 4.

Entertainment Update for May 27

Bluenami takes the stage at Moth Lounge, The Hazelnuts play Brian’s Sunday, more

Next Walking Tour June 5

The Historic Downtown Walking Tour, sponsored by the History Museum of Hood River County, offers an insight into the architectural and cultural history of how downtown buildings and sites developed.

Lyle Pioneer Days return May 27

Lyle Pioneer Days returns May 27 after a 14-year hiatus with a full day of events planned that includes carnival games, a bouncy house, blacksmithing demos, a car and bike show, and craft and food vendor booths.

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Fresh and Local: Farmers Markets in the Gorge

It is market time again; the bounty of the Gorge is available to all.

Entertainment Update for May 24

­Matt Brown at The Pines; Daphne Willis at Griffin House; more

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The Porch for May 20

WELL SAID: “A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.” — Georg Christoph Lichtenburg

Columbia Center offers Summer Arts class scholarships

A Giving Tuesday community fundraiser by Columbia Center for the Arts has enabled it to offer 15 full scholarships to children in need of financial assistance to attend an art class this summer.

Kegler's Corner: MWB threepeats

Last week, MWB won the high-scoring and competitive Wednesday night Fraternal League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. This is MWB’s third championship in a row, which is quite a feat in a tough league like this one. Congrats to the threepeaters: smooth Levi Phelps and Ma Barker’s boys, Casey and Court Barker.

Sports Briefs for May 20

Ian Walker finishes middle of the pack at state golf, Early discount on Event Site passes ends May 24, Softball team crushes Silverton, Baseball team edges 6A Jesuit

Home with Heroes 5K Run & Gun May 27

Home with Heroes, a nonprofit organization committed to bringing veterans and active duty military together and into the outdoors to honor and thank them for their service, will have their annual endurance race fundraiser, the 5K Run & Gun, May 27.

Entertainment Update for May 17

A celebration of music, history of Flamenco May 20; Take Two Trio plays May 20; more

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Center celebrates Japanese art

Columbia Center for the Arts hosts a month-long, center-wide celebration of the art and culture of Japan throughout May.

Museum downtown walking tour dates start May 15

The first opportunity to join the Historic Downtown Walking Tour this year will be Monday, May 15 at 11 a.m.

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‘POTENTIAL’ series: Recipes and Japanese Taiko drumming are next

Two events in two days are next in the “poTENtial” performance series running throughout 2017 at Columbia Center for the Arts.