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Knights in armor, dancing dads spice up weekend

Knights in armor, dancing dads spice up weekend

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A ‘Grizzly’ tale of suspense, humor

Local author, a former biologist, will be signing first book Saturday at Klindt’s

What's happening from Feb. 22

Nonprofit events calendar from Feb. 20, 2015.

What's happening from Feb. 15

Nonprofit events calendar from Feb. 15, 2015,

Ribbons for HAVEN

HAVEN of the Columbia River Gorge has hung orange ribbons along streets in The Dalles and Dufur to raise awareness about Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

Vet groups score big win in Salem

Bill will put markers on several highways

Writers In Progress to host open mic at TD Art Center

The Dalles Art Center will host an open mic from 7 to 8 p.m. organized by Writers In Progress (WIP), a local writing group, on Friday, Feb. 27 at the center, 220 E. 4th St. The event will kick off with readings from two members of WIP, poetry by Lettie Young from her indie-published collection “Love Like Dead Skunk,” followed by Ted Bryant, author of “Sporting Chance” and “Silverdale One,” who will discuss the art of villanelle construction. The mic will then be open to the public for 3 to 5 minutes each until the end of the hour. Published members of WIP will be available to sign copies of their books.

Discovery Center Valentine’s event offers romantic night

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents “It Had To Be You!” Saturday, Feb. 14. This all-inclusive Valentine’s Day event includes dinner, drinks, dancing to live music by Portland’s Echo Park, and optional childcare. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7:15 p.m. at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles. Fall in love all over again with the sounds of Portland’s Echo Park serenading you through an unforgettable evening of drinks, dinner and dancing.

What's happening from Feb. 6

Nonprofit events calendar from Feb. 8, 2015.

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Vets get quicker care

New card for services comes with caveats

Arts and entertainment calendar

Events calendar from Feb. 4, 2015

What's happening from Feb. 4

Nonprofit events calendar from Feb. 4, 2015.

United Way accepting allocation applications

The United Way of the Columbia Gorge (UWCG) 2015 allocations application packets will be available through Feb. 12 from the United Way of the Columbia Gorge office. Any non-profit 501(c)(3) human service program addressing basic human needs in Hood River, Klickitat, Sherman, Skamania and Wasco Counties is welcome to apply. All applications must be completed and mailed to the UWCG office by Friday, Feb. 13.

What's happening from Jan. 30

Nonprofit events calendar from Jan. 30, 2015.

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Chenowith rides into Bikes for Books

LILY RUIZ AND Alex Vasquez, students at Chenowith elementary school, received bikes donated by Masonic Lodge 15 of The Dalles as part of the Bikes for Books program.