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MAY

Wednesday, May 15

ROTARY CLUB: The Dalles Rotary Club meets every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 101 West 10th Street, The Dalles. On the program for the May 15 meeting is Police Chief Patrick Ashmore (The Dalles City Police.)

TODDLER STORYTIME: Baby & Toddler Storytime at The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library, for children ages 0 months to 3 years, is held Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., with Wednesdays concentrating more on babies. The 20- to 25-minute storytime features songs, fingerplays, a story, and a lap bounce or two. Adult participation required.

NONFICTION BOOK CLUB: The Non-Fiction Book Club usually meets on the third Wednesday of the month. This month’s meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, May 16

TODDLER STORYTIME: Baby & Toddler Storytime at The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library, for children ages 0 months to 3 years, is held Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., with Wednesdays concentrating more on babies. The 20- to 25-minute storytime features songs, fingerplays, a story, and a lap bounce or two. Adult participation required.

KIWANIS PROGRAMS: Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s and visitors are welcome. This week’s events include: Club business meeting. For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org.

BOOK GROUP: The Third Thursday Book Group meets in the mezzanine at The Dalles-Wasco County Pubic Library on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the library.

Friday, May 17

DISNEY THEATER: The Dalles Middle School presents Disney’s Mulan Jr. 7 p.m. at the middle school. $8 adults, $5 children. Additional performances May 18, at 2 p.m. and again at 6 p.m.

BLOCK PARTY: May is community action month, with an annual barbecue and block party with Mid-Columbia Community Action Council at 312 E. 4th St., The Dalles, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live music with Nolan and Al, silent auction and raffle. Free ribs, hamburgers and hot dogs.

BROADWAY DANCING: “Broadway Dancing Through the Decades,” featuring over 40 Gorge-area dancers, presented by Plays for Non-Profits, starts at 7:30 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium, 323 East 4th Street, The Dalles. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors/students; proceeds benefit Columbia Gorge Company Dancers.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Storytime for children ages 3 years and up is held Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m. at The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library. Songs, finger-plays, movement, and stories.

TEA CLUB: Tea lovers, there is now a club at The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library just for you! They meet at 4 p.m. on the third Friday of the month. This month’s meeting is in the new book section; tea will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own favorites. Contact Ashley at 541-296-2815 or alauterbach@ci.the-dalles.or.us. for more.

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