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What's happening from June 21

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RADIO DEMO: A field day demonstration of ham radio operations is set for June 22-23 at Riverfront Park. The field day is the climax of the weeklong “Amateur Radio Week,” sponsored by the national association for amateur radio.

Ham radio operators provide backup emergency communication for everything from the American Red Cross to FEMA to the International Space Station.

GARDEN LESSONS: Early morning gardening lessons are planned this summer at The Dalles Imagination Garden, The DIG.

The topic Saturday, June 29, at 9 a.m., is dealing with pesky insects. Featured speaker is Wasco County Master Gardener Gary Peterson.

Coffee, a snack and a garden tour are part of the event, sponsored by the OSU Wasco County Extension Service.

Contact Lynette Black at lynette.black@oregonstate.edu or 541-296-5494 for more information.

DAY CAMPS: There’s still time to sign up for 4-H Day Camps. Camps and clinics are listed online at the OSU Wasco County Extension website at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/ in the Community Partners Summer Program Guide, or call 541-296-5494 to find out about activities in cooking, fishing, building robots, learning to take photos, creating garden art, living like a pioneer, growing your own plants and more.

June 23

HABITAT GROUNDBREAKING: The Dalles Area Habitat for Humanity will host a groundbreaking for its 19th house at 2415 E. 16th St., Sunday, June 23, at 2 p.m., for the Shannon and Joseph Devlaeminck family.

The community of The Dalles is welcome. The house marks the 20th anniversary of Habitat for Humanity’s arrival in The Dalles.

REUNION PICNIC: The Friend Pioneer Reunion Picnic will be at the old Friend School Sunday, June 23, with a potluck at noon. Anyone interested in the history of the ghost town of Friend is welcome.

POKEMON CLUB: Sunday, June 23, June 30 at Hood River Hobbies. Free from 1 to 3 p.m. with parental supervision. If parents sign up through Community Education ($5 fee, may be registered at HR Hobbies) they may opt to drop children 7 years and up off from 1 to 2 p.m. Parents must come in the store and sign up at the shop at 1 p.m. each time, and child must be able to stay seated and play in the back game play area. Bring a deck or purchase one at the shop, bring cards to trade, meet new players, earn promo cards. Hood River Hobbies 110 4th Street, downtown Hood River. info@hoodriver

hobbies.com.

June 27

FREE WORKSHOP: Columbia Gorge Community College and Hood River Fire Department will present a free workshop for homeowners who have homes in woodland settings, are near forests or live in rural, remote mountain sites.

The workshop will help owners prepare for the eventuality of fire in wildland areas. Class meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at Hood River Indian Creek Campus, Room 302. There is no cost to attend. Advanced registration is required.

Call Student Services at 541-506-6011 or online at www.cgcc.cc.or.us

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