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FEBRUARY

PHOTO DISPLAY: Twenty-five images from members of the Gorge Photography Club will be on display at the Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s Celilo Cancer Center, just behind the main MCMC hospital, during the month of February.

Wednesday, February 27

TANGO LESSONS: Tango dance lessons are offered weekly on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1805 Minnesota Street in the Tayler Hall (entrance on Montana Street.) Lessons are $5 and partners are not required. Instructor is Jay Rabe. Follow on Facebook at “Gorge Tango.”

Thursday, February 28

KIWANIS PROGRAMS:  Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s and visitors are welcome. This week’s events include: County Commissioner Kathy Schwartz. For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org/.     

BOOK CLUB: Teen program at The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library. The LGBTQ YA Book Club will be discussing “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe,” by Benjamine Alire Saenz, 5 p.m. Open to everyone grades 6 through 12.

MYSTERY BOOK GROUP: The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library Mystery/Crime Book Group meets 6:30 p.m. at the library on the fourth Thursday of most months. February’s book is “Six Wakes,” by Mur Lafferty. Snacks and tea will be served.

MARCH

PHOTO DISPLAY: Twenty-five images from members of the Gorge Photography Club will be on display at the Mid-Columbia Medical Center, mainly in the cafeteria, during the month of March.

Friday, March 1

HISTORY PROGRAM: Eric Gleason presents “From Pioneer Drugstore to Community Icon: The Waldron Brothers’ Drugstore” at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. with the presentation starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $15, or $5 for the program only.

Friday, March 8

POET READING: Poet Clemens Starck at Klindt’s Booksellers, 315 East 2nd Street, The Dalles, 5 p.m. Event is free and open to the public.

HVDC TALK: BPA Library and Visitor Center archivist Libby Burke will give a talk about the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center’s new exhibit, “High Voltage: BPA and the HVDC Test Center 1963-2017.” The talk starts at 7 p.m. after a 6 p.m. dinner. Admission for the dinner and program is $18; program alone is $5. Anyone attending is asked to purchase tickets by March 6.

Saturday, March 9

MURAL UNVEILING: The Next Door invites community members to an unveiling of the mural on their new office. The event is planned for Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 1113 Kelly Avenue, The Dalles, and features an open house with snacks, beverages, activities for children, guest speakers and a tribute to Celilo Falls.

MURAL DEDICATION: Next Door will celebrate the mural on their new office at 1113 Kelly Ave. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. An open house is planned with snacks, beverages, kids’ activities, guest speakers and a tribute to Celilo Falls, the subject of the mural.

Saturday, March 9

HEE HAW: The “Hee Haw” TV show on a special 50th anniversary tour at the Granada Theatre, The Dalles, 7 p.m.

Sunday, March 10

BOOK CLUB: Klindt’s Community Book Club discussion at Klindt’s Booksellers, 315 East 2nd Street, The Dalles, 6:30 p.m. The group will discuss “Being There”, by Jerzy Kosinski. Free and open to the public, but RSVP suggested.

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