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Rajneeshpuram Revisited

Wednesday, April 25

Revisit the history and controversy of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and Rajneeshpuram. In October 1985, a four-year effort to construct a utopia in Wasco County collapsed in a flurry of criminal charges and arrests of its leaders, including Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. At its peak, Rajneeshpuram housed or hosted 15,000 followers of the Bhagwan. What ended the city so soon? Hostility from other Oregonians?... more »

Location:East Bend Library
62080 Dean Swift Road
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/47588

A Novel Idea - Vampires: a History of the Creatures of the Night

Wednesday, April 25

Community Librarian Nate Pedersen explores the cultural history of the vampire in folklore and literature. Community Librarian Nate Pedersen explores the cultural history of the vampire in folklore and literature.These creatures of the night exist in countless cultures across the world, including ancient Indian mythology and legend. Nate is a Community Librarian with Deschutes Public Library... more »

Location:La Pine Library
16425 1st St, La Pine, OR 97739
Phone: 541-312-1063
Email: paigef@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/46680

Know Heritage - Oregon Folklife Network

Wednesday, May 9

Hear from Director Rachelle Saltzman on the Oregon Folklife Network. The Oregon Folklife Network (OFN) is the state of Oregon's Folk and Traditional Arts Program, made up of a network of statewide culture and heritage partners that operate on state, regional, county, and community levels to document, support, preserve, and celebrate Oregon's cultural traditions. Meet community members from... 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/46799

Know Heritage - Oregon Folklife Network

Wednesday, May 9

Hear from Director Rachelle Saltzman on the Oregon Folklife Network. The Oregon Folklife Network (OFN) is the state of Oregon's Folk and Traditional Arts Program, made up of a network of statewide culture and heritage partners that operate on state, regional, county, and community levels to document, support, preserve, and celebrate Oregon's cultural traditions. Meet community members from... 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/46783

Writers Writing - Screenwriting Development Course Part 1

Thursday, May 10

Part 1: Building the World In part one we will explore using ideas and effective components and strategies to create the world of your story. Learn to effectively develop a great opening, strong protagonist, and worthy antagonist. Contrasting what works and what doesn't in this development processes, this section will look at screenplays that masterfully do this in a way that not only draws... more »

Location:Redmond Library
827 Deschutes Ave
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/46977

Touch-a-Truck

Saturday, May 12  |  11am to 2pm

Touch-a-Truck will be a free community event with a car show-like atmosphere where families can walk among the big trucks, construction equipment, and fire trucks, and kids can not only touch, climb inside, and learn about them, but also do truck-related arts and crafts. Food available for purchase. more »

Location:Redmond High School
Agriculture Building parking lot
Email: margaret.maffai@raprd.org
Web: www.raprd.org

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

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

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