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New Entries BRAIN TEASERS: The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center teams up with OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) for Brain Teasers 2, beginning May 25. From mathematical conundrums to mind-boggling block puzzles, hands-on problem-solving is the theme of this popular exhibit for kids of all ages. Each puzzle stimulates active participation, creative thinking and innovative strategies to solve the challenges.
Community leaders have a plan for making The Dalles a better place, and citizens can learn about it during a May 21 presentation by author and national speaker Dr. Sandra Bloom.
Compassion Tea is Saturday at UCC Church Vintage aprons and a fashion show featuring the spring collection from The Dalles’ own fashion house, Lines of Designs, will headline the Compassion Tea for Relay for Life this Saturday, May 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the United Church of Christ Congregational.
Flowers are bursting from their buds and spring entertainment can mean a civilized spot of tea or a little time enjoying the warming sunshine and dappled shade at a nearby park, or sip a frothy drink at any establishment with outdoor dining. Relish these temperate days, the dog days of summer are not far behind.
New Entries COMPASSION TEA: Relay for Life supporters host the Compassion Tea this Saturday, May 18, from 2 to 4 p.m., at United Church of Christ Congregational, 111 E. Fifth St., The Dalles. A vintage and new apron display will be part of the fun. Tickets are $25 each, available at Klindt’s or from Doreen at 541-298-1602. VOLUNTEER MENTORS: Mentor for Success will hold a training class for new volunteer mentors Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at The Next Door Inc. office, 965 Tucker Rd., in Hood River. A mentor can make a big difference in the life of a struggling teen, and have fun doing it. For more information: www.mentor4success.org ; or call 541-490-9919; email@example.com
When Edgar Ashbrenner drew his first breath, Babe Ruth was still six years away from his professional baseball debut with the Boston Red Sox, humanity didn’t yet know about world wars or Great Depressions, and movie fans were still 18 years away from hearing John Barrymore and Mary Astor utter the first words on the silver screen in “Don Juan.”
what would you respond? The first question is: Does your partnership use transfers into the minors? If you do, you should go via that route, perhaps responding two spades. (And then two clubs followed by three clubs would show a four-card major, long clubs and at least enough points for game.)
What does it mean if, after opener begins with one no-trump, responder bids two clubs, Stayman, then rebids three of a minor?
Three-D printing technology is a game changer in the arts and crafts world.
Writing helps author address tragedy; readings in Hood River and The Dalles May 16 Almost 25 years after author Kim Stafford lost his brother Bret to suicide, he realized his family had lost Bret a second time when they stopped talking about him in order to avoid the painful memories of his death. “I set out to write the story of how my brother disappeared — from the world, and from my family’s conversation — but by writing I find he begins to reappear as a rich dimension in my life,” Stafford wrote on the final page of “100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do.”
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