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SMART Sip

Thursday, May 17

Join us for the SMART Sip, a new take on our annual event to benefit the SMART reading programs in Central Oregon. The event will feature tastes of beer,wine, and spirits along with yummy food and amazing raffle prizes, all to support local SMART programs. Come visit with friends and neighbors and enjoy a taste while learning more about SMART's work to inspire little readers in Central Oregon.... more »

Location:The Oxford Hotel
10 NW Minnesota Ave.
Phone: 541-797-7726
Email: jzardinejad@getsmartoregon.org
Web: https://smart.ejoinme.org/2018SMARTSipinCentralOregon

Know Heritage - Savages in my Family Tree

Friday, May 18

Family savages? Every family has them. Every family's history has hidden stories of characters and their capers, but not everyone goes out of their way to learn about their escapades. But actor/storyteller Clinton K. Clark did just that and couldn't fathom the tales he uncovered. Join him on his journey to meet and discover the stories of his roughneck relatives who helped settle Oregon... more »

Location:Sunriver Library
56855 Venture Loop, Sunriver
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/46690

Writers Writing - Memoir Workshop

Saturday, May 19

Commit stories from your life to paper. Many of us feel drawn to commit stories from our lives to paper. Often though, the process seems intimidating or overwhelming. Learn an approachable style of memoir writing from local writer Sarah Sennott Cyr in this afternoon workshop. Inspired by the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones), you'll learn how to write with prompts for... more »

Location:Downtown Bend Library
601 NW Wall Street Bend, OR 97703
Phone: 541-312-1063
Email: paigef@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/45920

Know Heritage - Camp Abbot

Monday, May 21

Explore Camp Abbot's heritage. Today Sunriver is an idyllic community, but during World War II, it was the site of Camp Abbot, the western- most engineer replacement training center of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Mimicking the European landscape, the surrounding terrain and the swift-flowing Deschutes River was deemed perfect for training 90,000 young soldiers how to build and demolish... more »

Location:Downtown Bend Library
601 NW Wall, Bend
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/46918

History Pub - “Camp Abbot: Training for War on the High Desert”, presented by Tor Hanson

Tuesday, May 29

Today Sunriver is an idyllic community in Central Oregon, but during World War II, it was the site of Camp Abbot, the western-most engineer replacement training center of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Under the leadership of Col. Frank Besson, the U.S. Army trained 90,000 men at the camp, from 1943 through 1944. There, amongst pine trees and sagebrush, soldiers endured sub-freezing winters... more »

Location:McMenamin’s Old St. Francis School, Father Luke Room
700 NW Bond Street
Web: deschuteshistory.org

Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival sponsored by East Cascades Audubon Society

Thursday, May 31  |  May 31st, June 1-3rd local trips with local guides

Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival in Sisters OR brought to you by the East Cascades Audubon Society May 31, June 1-3 possible 11 species of woodpeckers on local trips with local area guides! Full day trips are $35 while half day trips and the Night Owl Prowl are $25 More information at ecaudubon.org more »

Location:various locations
Sisters, OR
Phone: 916 316 8596
Email: dhwf2018@gmail.com
Web: ecaudubon.org

Writers Writing - Screenwriting Development Course Part 2

Thursday, June 14

Part 2: Moving the Story In part two our character's intentions and obstacles will become our drive to move our story forward in a way that makes sense and keeps our audience's attention. We will explore the concept of "Theme," and "Tone," and discuss the importance of drama as outlined in "Aristotle's Poetics." Our primary focus in part 2 will be to examine what elements will reach the... more »

Location:Redmond Library
827 Deschutes Ave
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/46978

Kitchen Kaleidoscope Tour of Homes

Saturday, June 16  |  10am to 3pm

Kitchen Kaleidoscope is a tour of homes including appetizer samplings and beer tastings from Local chefs and a local brewery. There will also be local artisans displaying their creations for sale at each home. The tour includes 6 homes and 1 vacation home at Tetherow, one of Bend's newest developments. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the event. Kitchen Kaleidoscope is a fundraiser... more »

Location:Tetherow
61240 Skyline Ranch Road
Phone: 541-389-2075
Email: info@AssistanceLeagueBend.com
Web: www.AssistanceLeagueBend.com/Kitchen_Kaleidoscope.php

online basic camping class

Saturday, June 16  |  6pm to 9pm

online basic camping class June 16th 1.Making Your Bed  2. Basic Equipment need for campiing 3.More About Bedding  4.Sheets, Blankets And Pillows  5.Campsite Shelters  6.What Kind Of Tent?  7.Staking The Tent  8.Setting Up Camp  9.Now We're Camping  10.Dealing With Outdoor Pests  11.Cozy Campfires  12.Leave No Trace  13. Kitchen Duty 14.Breaking Camp  15.Returning Home  16.Gear Storage  17.... more »

Location:google class
google class
Phone: 208-351-3407
Email: dallins549@gmail.com
Web: https://www.facebook.com/groups/868820136616606/

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