HEAD START: Mid-Columbia Children’s Council is now accepting applications for the Early Head Start program, which serves pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years old. Mid-Columbia Children’s Council’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs are free. Applications are available at your local Head Start Center, library, Health Department, DHS, by calling Mid-Columbia Children’s Council, Inc. at 541-386-2010, or in our website at www.mcccheadstart.org.
FLOOD LECTURE: Cataclysms on the Columbia, the Great Missoula Floods Lecture will be at the next Hood River Watershed Group (HRWG) meeting is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Columbia Gorge Community College Indian Creek Campus in Hood River (Room 310).
PSU geology professor Dr. Scott Burns will lecture on the catastrophic ice age floods that sculpted the Columbia Gorge and lower portions of the Hood River valley some 14,000 years ago. The event is free, and everyone is invited.
THYROID LECTURE: Thyroid hormones affect everything from brain development, breathing, heart and nervous system function, to our body temperature, muscle strength, weight, cholesterol and more. Dr. James Lundblad, endocrinologist at Oregon Health and Science University and Columbia Crest Clinic Outpatient Services will talk about the many disorders that affect the thyroid including symptom management and treatment during a lecture Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
All lectures are free and at Water’s Edge, second floor Deschutes Room, 551 Lone Pine Blvd., The Dalles. Call 541-296-8444 or visit www.mcmc.net to register.
HABITAT EVENT: The Dalles Area Habitat for Humanity is beginning the selection process for prospective home owners. Applications will be available at the following information meetings: Wednesday, February 27 at 7 p.m. at UCC Congregational (5th and Court) basement or Sunday, March 3 at 2 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church parish center. For more information call: 541-296-8817.
THEATRE PERFORMANCE: “I Hate Hamlet,” and adult comedy, performed by the Theatre Company of The Dalles premiers Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m., and continues March 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 7:30 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Community College-Auditorium Building 2, Floor 3.
Advance tickets are available at Klindt’s Book Sellers, The Dalles and at the door. Adult admission is $12, students and seniors $10.
Call The Theatre Company of The Dalles at 541-370-2513 for more information.
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