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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.

Saturday, Feb. 9

GENEALOGY CLASS: A Beginning Genealogy class will be held 10:30 a.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in the downstairs classroom. The class will cover organization, where to start your research, genealogy forms, best beginning strategies and record importance. The class will be presented by George Foster. The class is free and open to all ages, a $1 donation to cover room rental is appreciated.

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.

HISTORY PROGRAM: “World War I, Part 2: Living History and Music of the War” features Ranger Mark Harris in full uniform showing period items, as well as period music from members of the Cascade Singers. Wasco County Original Courthouse Regional History Forum, 1:30 p.m., in the upstairs courtroom of the 1859 courthouse at 410 West 2nd Place, The Dalles. Free admission; donations accepted.

LIBRARY STORYTIME: Spanish-language storytime led by local Spanish-speaking volunteers and patrons at The-Dalles Wasco County Library, 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.

UMPIRES NEEDED: New and experienced baseball and softball umpires are needed for the upcoming high school season. Association will be meeting February 19th, 6 pm. at The Dalles Middle School. Training will be provided for new officials. For more information contact Commissioner Robert Jamack at 541-980-2460.

WARHAMMER CLUB: The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library Warhammer Teen Club meets at 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month in the teen wing. Miniatures have been provided by a sponsor.

Monday, Feb. 11

SEWING CLUB: Teen sewing club at The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library runs 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 11 is the second and final part of making a Japanese Knot Bag.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

LIZZY HOYT: Mid-Columbia Community Concert Association presents Lizzy Hoyt, an award-winning songwriter who specializes in soaring melodies rooted in Celtic and folk traditions. She will be accompanied by mandolin and upright bass players. 7 p.m., The Dalles High School.

SONG SHARE: A “Community Sing” at Gorge Community Music, 410 East 2nd Street, The Dalles, runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This is a free monthly community-led song share. All voices welcome.

COLORING NIGHT: Everyone is invited to a coloring night at The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library, 6 p.m. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and crayons are supplied on a table in the main part of the library.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

FAMILY CRAFT NIGHT: The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library Family Craft Night is 6 p.m. in the main part of the library. This is a monthly event that runs on the first Wednesday of most months but has been rescheduled for February. Participants will be making Valentine’s cards to keep or to give to a special someone. The library provides paper, glitter, glue, lace, and other supplies.

LIBRARY STORYTIME: A 20- to 25-minute baby and toddler storytime intended for children three years old and younger, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. at The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library. Adult participation is very helpful.

ANIMANGA CLUB: An Animanga Club is held the second Wednesday of the month, 4 p.m., at The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library. Anyone interested in manga and anime is welcome to attend. This program takes place in the Athenaeum and is open to all ages.

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, Feb. 14

KIWANIS PROGRAMS:  Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s and visitors are welcome. This week’s events include: Gerta Wilson from the Alzheimers Association. For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org.

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