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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.

Thursday, March 21

KIWANIS PROGRAMS:  Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s and visitors are welcome. This week’s events include: Women Veterans Coordinator Elizabeth Estabrooks from the Oregon Dept. of Veterans Affairs on the women in service exhibit at the Veterans Museum. For more information go to

BUSINESS AFTER: Business after Hours, a The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce networking event, is 5 to 7 p.m. at Timmons Law PC, 3591 Klindt Drive, Suite 220. No fee, no registration. Evening mixer with food, drink, and prizes.

SAFETY COURSE: The Dalles Rifle & Pistol Club is conducting a sign-up of interested applicants for a NRA Firearms Safety Course includes a presentation by local experts on the legal aspects and responsibilities of firearm ownership. Course is from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. is held in the Deschutes Conference Room located in the basement of the Mid-Columbia Senior Center, 1112 W 9th Street, The Dalles, OR. 100% attendance is required to complete this course. More information or questions, contact Kevin MacIntyre, Instructor, at 541-993-1081.

Friday, March 22

FRIDAY PINOCHLE: Friday night Pinochle at the Mid-Columbia Senior Center, 1112 W 9th Street, The Dalles. Play begins at 6 p.m. New players and beginners welcome. Enter through the door on the 10th Street side. For more information contact the Center.

Saturday, March 23

PRUNING WORKSHOP: The Wasco County Master Gardeners will be holding a Rose Pruning Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon at The Memorial Rose Garden, at Sorosis Park. Bring your pruning tools and learn how to prune various types of roses. The Master Gardener program is part of the Oregon State University Extension Service.

SATURDAY BINGO: Bingo at the Mid-Columbia Senior Center, 1112 W 9th Street, The Dalles. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. All ages welcome (children 12 to 18 years old must be accompanied by a legal guardian). New players encouraged to arrive by 5:30 p.m.

BOOK SALE: The Dalles Friends of Library Book Sale is 9 a.m. to noon at 722 Court St., at the Book Barn in the library’s upper parking lot. From 9 to 10 a.m., $3 per bag; from 10 to 11 a.m. $2 per bag; 11 a.m. to noon, $1 per bag.

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