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November

Thursday, November 7

KIWANIS PROGRAMS:  Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s and visitors are welcome. This week’s event includes speaker Mayor of The Dalles Rich Mays. For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org.

Sunday, November 10

FALL AUCTION: At 3339 E. 13th St., The Dalles, from 2 to 4 p.m. Hand crafts, baked goods, produce, preserves. Items will be ready to view at 1:30 p.m. Proceeds will go towards finishing The Dalles Seventh-day Adventist Church on the corner of Columbia View Drive and Veteran’s Way.

Monday, November 11

VETERANS DAY: Veterans Day parade in The Dalles begins at 11 a.m. Potluck at the Oregon Veterans Home to follow.

KIWANIS PROGRAMS: Kiwanians help with Veterans’ Day parade line-up, 6th and Webber St, 10 a.m. (Parade starts at 11 a.m.) For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org.

Tuesday, November 12

LYLE LIONS: Senior meals at noon. Lyle Lions Community Center. Corner of Hwy 14 and 5th St. Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, November 13

OPEN ENROLLMENT:  4-H open house & enrollment night at the Sherman Fairgrounds in Moro begins at 6 p.m. A light dinner will be served. Kids and families can meet club leaders, and get their enrollment forms done, and pay the $30 fee. Clubs include beef, sheep, swine, goat, poultry, horse, small animals, cooking, outdoor cooking/food preservation, photography, sewing, theatre arts, hiking/biking, shooting sports, and leadership/camp counseling.

Thursday, November 14

KIWANIS PROGRAMS:  Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s and visitors are welcome. This week’s events include: John Nelson, chair of North Wasco School Board, on the superintendent search process. For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org.

Saturday, Nov. 16

DINNER DANCE: 8th Annual Max Nogle dinner, auction and dance, 5 p.m. Dinner, auction and dance will be held at the Grass Valley Pavilion in Grass Valley. Proceeds will go toward continuing improvements to the pavilion. Come and enjoy an evening of good food, fun, and get a look at the upgraded kitchen.

Monday, November 18

LYLE LIONS: Club meeting. Potluck at 6 p.m. Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Public is welcome. Call 509-365-2921 for information.

Tuesday, November 19

LYLE LIONS: Senior meals at noon. Lyle Lions Community Center. Corner of Hwy 14 and 5th St. Everyone is welcome.

Thursday, Nov. 21

AUTHOR READING: Ingrid Wendt will perform a reading 7 p.m. at The Dalles Art Center. Wendt, recipient of numerous honors, has been featured on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac. Her first book, Moving the House, was recognized by William Stafford, and her following three books each received an award. Her reading will be followed by a community open mic. Event is free. Readings are scheduled every third Thursday.

STROKE SUPPORT: Stroke Survivors Support Group meets third Thursday of the month, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles. The groups’ goals are to meet together as stroke survivors and their caregivers to learn, share, connect and support one another. The group is sponsored by mPower Inpatient Rehabilitation and MCMC.

KIWANIS PROGRAMS:  Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s and visitors are welcome. This week’s events include: Lisa Farquharson, President/CEO of The Dalles Chamber of Commerce. For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org.

Saturday, November 23

FALL FESTIVAL: Condon’s Fall Festival at the Condon Elks Lodge and Veterans Memorial Hall and all Historic Main Street businesses. Murray’s Condon Pharmacy is doing a beer and wine tasting event. Over 40 vendors participating; for more information call K’Lynn Lane, Condon Chamber of Commerce, 541-384-7777.

Tuesday, November 26

LYLE LIONS: Senior meals at noon. Lyle Lions Community Center. Corner of Hwy 14 and 5th St. Everyone is welcome.

STARLIGHT PARADE: The 30th Annual Starlight Parade, presented by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce begins at 6 p.m. at the corner of West 8th Street and Cherry Heights Road, directly behind Goodwill. Parade will  be followed by a free community tree lighting ceremony and photos with Santa Claus from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Chamber grounds, 404 W. 2nd St. Parade applications are due by noon Wednesday, Nov. 27. In keeping with the themes of Chamber events throughout the 2019 calendar year, the theme for the Starlight Parade is “Ruby Red Christmas.”

Thursday, November 28

KIWANIS PROGRAMS: Thanksgiving Day (no meeting). For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org.

Friday, November 29

KIWANIS PROGRAMS: Kiwanians help with Starlight Parade line-up, 8th and Cherry Heights, 4 p.m. (Parade starts at 6 p.m.). For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org.

DECEMBER

Saturday, December 7

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS: A Country Christmas Bazaar is planned at the Grass Valley Pavilion (Highway 97) in Grass Valley, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, December 19

AUTHOR READING: Rene Denfeld will perform a reading 7 p.m. at The Dalles Art Center. With too many awards to mention, Denfeld, a private death-row investigator and foster mom from Portland, is the author of The Enchanted (winner of numerous awards), The Child Finder, and most recently, The Butterfly Girl

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