Nonprofit events calendar from July 1, 2015.
New entries KIWANIS PROGRAMS: Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s and visitors are welcome. June speakers include: Jun. 11, Carolyn Purcell, speaking about what’s new at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and upcoming events. Jun. 25, is the monthly club business meeting. For more information go to www. thedalleskiwanis.org.
Entertainment calendar from June 18, 2015.
The annual Fort Dalles Days celebration offers almost two weeks of family activities, including the Fort Dalles Days NPRA Pro Rodeo July 16-18. The Second Annual Chili Cook-off kicks things off Saturday, July 11. The cook-off is a benefit for Family Services at The Next Door. Enter your favorite Chili recipe in the contest or come down and sample some of the best chili in the territory.
Lighter, brighter gym coming to high school
Legion to hold cook-off this July
Relay for Life is Saturday, June 20, 9 a.m. to midnight at the Wahtonka Campus of The Dalles High School, 3601 W. 10 St., The Dalles. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Arts and entertainment calendar from June 11, 2015.
Shaniko kicks Pioneer Days on June 20-21. The streets of Shaniko will be filled with activities such as coal-forge blacksmithing, gunfights, and kids’ pioneer games to offer a glimpse into the past. The focus of the event is Shaniko’s pioneers who left their mark.
A full day of activities is planned at the first ever Fam Fest this Saturday, June 13 at the Lewis and Clark Festival Park, with events from ziplines to a climbing wall to pedal go carts and dodgeball.
Nonprofit events calendar from June 9, 2015.
Teens in the Columbia Gorge participated in tobacco retail assessment in Wasco County and Hood River in April, visiting 50 tobacco retailers and attempting to purchase tobacco as underage teens in a partnership between Youth Think of The Dalles and the Hood River Valley High School Health Media Club. The underage youth, with parental and law enforcement permission, entered retail stores and attempted to purchase tobacco products.
The Dalles graduates walked by a mural of faces from the Class of 2015 as they entered Amotan Field for Saturday morning’s ceremony.
Between 100-150 athletes are expected to sign up
Nonprofit events calendar from June 7, 2015.