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Tuesday, February 16

RELAY FOR LIFE: The Dalles Area Relay For Life team meets at Shilo Inn, 6 to 7 p.m. All participants are invited to share fundraising opportunities.

FINDING FOCUS: ADHD in adulthood, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free lecture at Water’s Edge, second floor Deschutes Room, 551 Lone Pine Blvd., The Dalles. Call 541-296-8444 or visit to register.

Wednesday, February 17

PRINTMAKING: The Dalles Wasco County Library presents “Printmaking: Beetles and Butterflies,” from 2 to 4 p.m. Learn basic observational drawing and printmaking skills. Children age 6 and older. Call 541-296-2815 or email for more information. Sponsored by the library and the Libraries of Eastern Oregon.

Thursday, February 18

AFTER HOURS: The Wasco County Historical Society is sponsoring “History After Hours” at Riverenza, 401 E. 10th St., 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Appetizers will be served. There will be a cake to celebrate Oregon’s birthday.

KIWANIS PROGRAMS: Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s Pizza and visitors are welcome, Police Chief Jay Waterbury will speak on “42 Years Behind the Badge.” More information,

PESTICIDE TRAINING: Columbia Gorge Community College and Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers two pesticide license recertification courses at the Hood River Indian Creek Campus: Hazard Communication from 8 a.m. to noon, and Worker Protection Standards, 1 to 5 p.m. Participants wishing to receive core credit hours must provide the required information to Department of Agriculture during class. Workshops are free. Pre-registration required, call 541-506-6011, or online at

Friday, February 19

ANNUAL DANCE: The seventh annual Daddy daughter Dance at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center, 5 to 8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Let’s See Paris!” Early pictures, 5 to 6 p.m.; dinner, 6 to 7 p.m. and dancing from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For ages K through eighth grade. Cost is $40 per couple, $15 each additional daughter.

NETWORKING: ”Networking Strategy Boot Camp,” by Beth Bridges. Learn dozens of strategies for building a profitable business network — and overcome any networking fears you may have. The networking event is 9:30 to 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Landmark in The Dalles. Call 541-296-2231 for more information.

Saturday, February 20

TRAVELING EXHIBIT: Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum opens a new traveling exhibit, “Finding Fremont, Pathfinder of the West,” Saturday, Feb. 20.Information at

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