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Know Civil Rights - Protests as Catalyst for Change

Thursday, January 18  |  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

From Stonewall to the Women's March, hear about the protests that have led to change. Community Librarian Nate Pedersen explores the history of protests that have shaped our history. Nate is a librarian, historian, and writer. He is the co-author of the recently published "Quackery: The Worst Ways to Cure Everything" with Lydia Kang. He is a Community Librarian with Deschutes Public Library... more »

Location:Downtown Bend Library
601 NW Wall, Bend
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/44567

MnM's Storytime (Music, Movement and Stories)

Friday, January 19  |  10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Movement and stories to develop skills and encourage fun with music. Ages 3-5 yrs. more »

Location:Deschutes Public Library - Redmond
827 SW Deschutes Ave.
Phone: 541-312-1056
Email: josieh@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: www.deschuteslibrary.org

Know Civil Rights - Civil Rights and LGBTQ Writers

Friday, January 19  |  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

COCC English professor, Chris Rubio, highlights key LGBTQ writers and their impact on the civil rights movements and literature. Writers have played an important role in advancing the civil rights of the LGBTQ community. Learn about some of the key LGBTQ writers and their notable works as we continue our discussion of civil rights. more »

Location:Sisters Public Library
110 N Cedar St, Sisters, OR 97759
Phone: 541-312-1063
Email: paigef@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/44435

Jazz Comes to Juniper

Friday, January 19  |  6pm to 9pm

Come enjoy the music of "Jazzesque" Playing songs from Jazz & the Great American Songbook Featuring singer: Lisa Doe Enjoy The View's monthly Chefs Special Dinner *Reservations encouraged* Call now for more information! 541-548-3121 more »

Location:Juniper Golf Course
1938 SW Elkhorn Ave, Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: 541-548-3121

Central Oregon Women's March for Action

Saturday, January 20  |  12pm to 1:30pm

A year ago, nearly 5,000 Central Oregonians marched to make a statement and feel the strength of our numbers! This January 20th, we march again to remind ourselves of our commitment to making the world a better place, in solidarity with the official Women’s March anniversary event in Las Vegas as well as sister marches across the country and world. The theme of the National Women’s March is... more »

Location:Drake Park
777 NW Riverside Blvd, Bend, Or 97701
Phone: 7078348165
Email: info@thevocalseniority.org
Web: https://www.actionnetwork.org/events/womens-march-for-action-2018

Defying Expectations: Bringing the Funny to Fiction

Saturday, January 20  |  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn to bring the funny to your work. In these dark times, more than ever, readers need a laugh. At its core, comedy is an art of defying expectations, and all writers, whether you're interested in writing comedy or not, benefit from defying expectations. This course will deconstruct funny scenes and passages in recent fiction and use these examples as guides to help you bring the funny... more »

Location:Downtown Bend Library
601 NW Wall, Bend
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/44575

Know Civil Rights - Sports and Protest

Saturday, January 20  |  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

COCC history professor Murray Godfrey discusses the relationship between sports, protest, and civil rights in American history. Many spectators look to sports as an escape from the world, a time to forget controversies in society. However, sports have often reflected society's tensions and movements, reflecting both the conflicts present in the country, but also its triumphs. In many instances,... more »

Location:East Bend Public Library
62080 Dean Swift Rd, Bend, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 312-1063
Email: paigef@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/44428

Music in Public Places

Saturday, January 20  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A string quartet and two French Horns make beautiful music together. Central Oregon Symphony musicians will be playing Beethoven "Sextet Op. 81b for 2 French horns and String Quartet". The string quartet will also play works by Gerswhin, Schumann, and Shostakovich. more »

Location:Redmond Library
827 Deschutes Ave
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/43780

Music in Public Places

Saturday, January 20  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Big, bold, brass ensemble performs. Get ready for some toe tapping! Members of the Central Oregon Symphony brass section will be perform works in various genres of music including marches, classical, baroque and ragtime. more »

Location:Sisters Library
110 N. Cedar, Sisters
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/42259

Steve Scott Author Presentation

Saturday, January 20  |  6 PM - 7:30 PM

Local author Steve Scott will present his recent book about his experiences in the great outdoors, his many animal rescues, and fire fighting dangers, as well as his many encounters with people from different walks of life, plus his childhood escapades told with humor, that everyone can relate to. more »

Location:Herringbone Books
422 SW 6th St
Phone: 541-526-1491
Email: info@herringbonebooks.com
Web: https://herringbonebooks.indielite.org/

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