The Lyle School District invites the community to an open house and share a free meal Saturday, Nov. 15, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the secondary school cafeteria, 625 Keasey Ave., Lyle, Wash.
The community is invited to dine out in the Columbia River gorge Tuesday, Nov. 11, for the benefit of the Heart of Hospice foundation. The fundraiser is in celebration of National Hospice Month.
Nonprofit events calendar from Nov. 7, 2014.
Nonprofit events calendar from Nov. 2, 2014.
LETTIE YOUNG, assistant director at The Dalles Art Center, shows off a necklace made by Loraine Bradshaw of Bingen, one of many pieces to be auctioned Saturday, Nov. 1, at 57th Annual Art Auction, which begins at 6 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium, 323 E. 4th St. In the background is work in a variety of media, including ceramic, fiber art and pastels.
Community nonprofit calendar of events from Oct. 28
HOOD RIVER — Columbia Center for the Arts will present the third annual Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival in Hood River Nov. 7-9. Venues for the Film Festival include two theaters at Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River Hotel downstairs and Andrew’s Skylight Theater. The festival will feature a segment of 3D films –the only film festival in the PNW featuring 3D. In addition to showcasing national and worldwide films, the festival features local and NW filmmakers and is supported almost entirely by community volunteers and local businesses.
Arts and entertainment calendar from Oct. 23
Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 23, 2014.
“Little Shop of Horrors,” directed by Linda Beiter, is a Theatre Company of The Dalles production. Performances are at The Dalles Civic Auditorium Oct. 17, 18, 25, 31 and Nov. 1. Doors open at 7, perfromance begins at 7:30 p.m. A matinee begins at 2 p.m. Oct. 25. Advance tickets are available at Klindt’s Book Sellers and Waucoma Bookstore and also at the door. Cost is $12 adults, $10 seniors (over 62) and $10 students.
The Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair arrives Saturday, Oct. 18, and continues through Sunday, Oct.19, at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Rd., near the community of Odell. The fruit and craft fair runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Arts and entertainment calendar from Oct. 16, 2014.
Waucoma Bookstore and Gorge Grown are hosting cookbook authors Kirsten and Christopher Shockey at the Hood River Farmers' Market Thursday, Oct. 16, from 4 to 7p.m.
The Sherman County Historical Museum and Moro’s antique store, Moro Now and Then, are sponsors of a book signing with authors Rick Steber and Ava Wilson Saturday, Oct, 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 3p.m. at the Sherman County Historical Museum in Moro.
While a fiction writer obviously has a lot of license to make things up, there’s still tons of research that goes into it, said author Ron Lovell, who will be at the Oct. 18 Northwest Authors Festival at Klindt’s Booksellers.