Dr. Eric Gallagher, Orthopedic Surgeon at Cascade Orthopedics, is holding a free educational seminar 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, to discuss knee pain and review new treatment options. There will be a Q&A session at the end of the seminar.

Christina Whitworth, right, pictured here with the Honorable Judge Janet L. Stauffer, graduated from Family Dependency Court on Tuesday, May 21, with friends, family and many of the FDC team members gathered to show their support. She was a participant in the program for one year. Family Den…

The Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society’s June meeting and program is June 8, 10:30 a.m. in the downstairs classroom at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. The meeting will feature “Tips from the Tech” with Linda Colton as presenter.

The Sherman County Historical Society annual meeting and dinner is June 9. This event is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend: Tour the museum while enjoying a social hour beginning at 4 p.m. Dinner is 5 p.m. and will be served next door at the Senior Center.

Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s Sports Medicine Department is again offering free summer strength and conditioning camps for local youth athletes.

Sherman County is offering two cash grants to help address the demand for more livable housing in Sherman County.

 Saddle up to raise funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., near 70210 China Hollow Road in Wasco.

Oregon Care Partners will host a free, instructor-led class, “Positive Approach to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care,” on Monday, June 10, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, 2014 West 7th Street, The Dalles.

The free three-hour class is designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian develop positive approaches to behavioral challenges common in those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Mushu the dragon (Kate Ferguson) meets Mulan (Santara Grillone) as she runs away to war during The Dalles Middle School's production of Disney's Mulan Jr. Friday night, May 17. Performances continue Saturday, May 18, at 2 and 6 p.m.

Child Care Partners, with the support of the Wasco County Early Childhood Committee, offer this year’s Wasco County Children’s Fair on Saturday, May 18, at The Dalles City Park, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

If  Swing is your Thing then you may want to check out Monday Nights at the Moth Lounge. Ronnie Ontiveros leads a rotating cast of musicians through the early jazz and blues catalog from 6-8 p.m. Onstage left to right: Rodger Gadway, Dennis Williams, Rod Kriebel, Genavie Thomas, Ronnie Ontiv…

Help save the Waldron Brothers Drugstore

Join in a community project to help save the Waldron Brothers Drugstore, the oldest commercial building in The Dalles, 1 to 3 p.m. May 18 at the Last Stop Saloon in The Dalles.

Cascade Singers’ spring concert has been rescheduled from early June to June 15 and 16.

“The Rhythm of the Dalles,” or “Ritmos de The Dalles,” is planned 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Chenowith Elementary, 922 Chenowith Loop Rd.

Designed to bring together community members from different ethnic backgrounds to “share our similarities, celebrate our differences.”

The event will feature food, music, art, dance, face painting, books, tacos, drawing and a free flower for every mother.

The Ballet Papalotl will teach how to dance traditional Hispanic/Latin dances, with music by Freddy y sus telcados.

Klindt’s Booksellers is excited to welcome Oregon Book Award winner Clemens Starck for a reading and book signing to celebrate his newest release, “Cathedrals and Parking Lots,” 5 p.m. Friday, May 3.

Clem Starck is a Princeton drop-out, former merchant seaman, retired union carpenter and construction foreman. His poetry celebrates daily living in clear, beautiful language. Publisher’s Weekly wrote, “Probing work and family life, Starck displays a deep respect for mundane and, seemingly, randomly chosen, subjects: work boots, archery, a car engine, cutting grass.” Dana Jennings, of the New York Times Art Beat, wrote Starck is “an essential plainspoken poet of work.”

Klindt's Booksellers hosts local author Sam Woolsey 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at a book signing of his travel memoir, "The Condor of Chavín: A Journey in the Peruvian Andes."

The Columbia Gorge Community College’s second annual “Saddle Up and Celebrate” fundraiser is tonight, April 25, part of the Northwest Cherry Festival, starting at 5 p.m. in the Fort Dalles Readiness Center, 402 East Scenic Drive, The Dalles.

The Arlington Jackpot Rodeo kicks off its 72nd year May 4 & 5 in Arlington, Ore.  Events will begin Saturday, May 4, with a parade through downtown Arlington at 10:00 a.m.

The annual Easter Egg Scramble is Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Lewis and Clark Festival Park, downtown The Dalles at First and Union streets. The new Columbia Gorge Toyota partners with Bicoastal Media to produce this long-time community event, also presented by A Kidz Dental Zone, Cascade Square Merchants, Casa El Mirador and Columbia Gorge Affordable Homes.

As a way to support the community’s most vulnerable families, The Next Door Inc. is hosting a donation drive for an upcoming Community Baby Shower.

The cruise ship American Song docks in The Dalles for the first time March 27. Described as the “flagship in the new series of contemporary riverboats from American Cruise Lines,” the ship has a capacity of 184 guests, modern design features and contemporary styling, according to the cruise line.

Klindt’s Booksellers in The Dalles plans to observe National Poetry Month with a “reading and gathering” Saturday, April 13, at 5 p.m., emceed by local poet Jack Lorts and featuring Oregon Book Award winner Penelope Scambly Schott, from Dufur, who teaches an annual poetry workshop.