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Garnier Vineyards fundraiser for Mosier Community School Centennial. Collector Edition custom labeled wines; each has a vintage image of the school and a brief history. Purchase at Garnier Vineyard Tasting Room (open Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m.), MoCo (for hours/days, see www.mosiercompany.com), and Brenna’s Market (open daily).

Aug. 8 & Aug. 22 — Cascade Locks PTO Car Wash Fundraiser, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Columbia Market, 450 S.W. WaNaPa St. Contact-free electronic donations can be made to my-site-100571-101317.square.site/product/big-car-wash-saturday-august-8th-22nd-2020/28?cs=true; cash also accepted. Drivers are asked to stay in their vehicles. Funds benefit the school and teachers.

Thru Aug. 17 — eBike Fundraiser for Hood River Education Foundation. Win a Scott Sub USA Active eRide; 750 tickets to be sold, $10 each or three for $25, at Rosauers or  www.tickettomato.com/event/6624/hrc-education-foundation-e-mdash-bike-raffle. Supports college scholarships for Hood River County students.


Aug. 1 — TDWHS Class of 2010 10 Year Reunion, 6-9 p.m. at Bargeway Pub, 1535 Bargeway Road, The Dalles; 21 and over event. Cost $45/person, includes heavy appetizers, dessert, and one drink. RSVP to Kelsey Wallace at Kelsey.wallace019@gmail.com or LeeAnna Koch at dleeannakoch@gmail.com.

Children and Teens

Wednesdays — Online Teen Hangout, 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Hood River County Library District. Games, chat, etc. Email rachelt@hoodriverlibrary.org to join. For teens.

Wednesdays — Online Trivia via Facebook Live, 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Hood River County Library District. Test your knowledge; special guests may appear. Coming up: Aug. 5, Matilda.

Thursdays — Storytime on Facebook, 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Hood River County Library District. Join Teacher Jana each week for stories and songs.

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays — Virtual Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m., sponsored by Wasco County Library. Wednesday is for babies (birth to 18 months), Thursday is for toddlers and Friday for preschoolers. For information on how to join, contact thedallespubliclibrary@gmail.com or 541-296-2815.

Exercise & Meditation

Sundays — Online Heart Devotion Meditation, 9-10 a.m. at Bit.ly/heartdevotion. For more info, call Emily at 503-358-1949. 

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays — Strong Women Classes, 10-11 a.m. at Cemetery Park, Cascade Locks. 

Community Events  

July 29 — Death Café, 7-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by Providence Volunteers in Action and AgePlus Circles of Care. Limit 10 participants; register at brittany.willson@providence. 

July 31 — Letters to Local Seniors. Sponsored by the Hood River County Library District and Hearts of Hospice; contact arwen@hoodriverlibrary.org for details about drop-off, pick up and delivery. 

July 31 — Exquisitely Connected Project: Online Masterclass, 6 p.m. via Zoom. Sponsored by Maryhill Museum of Art. With artist Molly Johnson. For all ages and abilities. Free. Preregistration is required; visit www.maryhillmuseum.org/discover/calendar.

Aug. 4 — Wasco County Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (LPSCC), 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at meet.google.com/zbc-pvtx-gre?hs=122&authuser=0. Agenda: Agency updates on COVID-19.

Aug. 4 — Virtual Cancer Support Group, 4:30-6 p.m. For more inf, contact Haley Martin, BSW, 541-506-6927 or Haleym@mcmc.net. Meets the first Tuesday of the month.


This Summer — Gorge Grown Mobile and Farmers Markets: White Salmon, Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m. at Rheingarten Park; Lyle, Fridays, 4-6 p.m. outside the Lyle Activity Center, Highway 14; The Dalles, Wednesdays, 4-6 p.m. outside the Transit Center, 802 Chenowith Loop Road, and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Park, Fifth and Union; Hood River, Fridays, noon to 2 p.m. outside Hawks Ridge Assisted Living, Eighth and Pacific, and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fifth and Columbia parking lot; Odell, first and third Thursdays starting June 18, 4-6 p.m. downtown; Cascade Locks, second and fourth Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. outside Brigham Fish Market, 681 WaNaPa St.; Maupin, second and fourth Wednesdays in Kaiser Park, Hwy. 197 and Sixth St., noon to 2 p.m. (new). Customers asked to follow social distancing regulations. WIC and senior farmers market vouchers, Veggie Rx, debit/credit, and SNAP EBT ($10 SNAP match) accepted. Cash accepted but not preferred.

Mondays & Thursdays — OSU Hood River County Extension Central Gorge Master Gardeners Virtual Plant Clinic, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. To receive help for your home gardening questions, go to extension.oregonstate.edu/mg/hoodriver to complete and submit the Plant Clinic Submission Form, or call and leave a message at 541-386-3343 ext. 39259.

Monday-Saturday — Curbside Pickup Service at the Wasco County Library, Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, contact thedallespubliclibrary@gmail.com or 541-296-2815.

Monday-Saturday — Curbside Pickup Service at the White Salmon Valley and Goldendale Libraries, 10 a.m. to noon and 2-5 p.m. Have your name and library card number ready when you call. Holds that have not been picked up at the scheduled time will be held for three business days to allow for re-scheduling. Call 360-906-5000 or 1-888-546-2707.

Tuesdays & Saturdays — Curbside Pickup at the Cascade Locks and Parkdale Libraries, Tuesdays, 2-6 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Cascade Locks at 541-374-9317 or Parkdale at 541-352-6502, or email info@hoodriverlibray.org. Pickups are limited to 15 items.

Tuesday-Saturday — Curbside Pickup at the Hood River Library, Tuesday-Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 541-386-2535 or email info@hoodriverlibray.org. Pickups are limited to 15 items.

Wednesdays — The Dalles Rotary Club, noon via Zoom. Address: us02web.zoom.us/j/693639881?pwd=UFlNdWw2QTZGTURmRHVhY3VlZUQvQT09 (us02web.zoom.us).

Thursdays — The Dalles Kiwanis Club Online Meetings. Log in between 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. at TheDallesKiwanisZoom.us. For more information go to www.thedalleskiwanis.org/ or The-Dalles-Kiwanis-Club on Facebook. July 30: No meeting scheduled.

Thru Aug. 3 — Columbia Gorge Land Steward Online Course. Through OSU Extension; for small to medium acreage landowners to deepen knowledge, understanding of their property. Topics include from forests to farms, soils, water capture and delivery systems, riparian ecosystems, pasture management, fire preparedness and economics. For info, visit  beav.es/47o.

Weekly — A peaceful gathering, Tuesdays, 5 to 6 p.m. To remember, to learn, and to build a society based on justice, equal opportunity, and love for all, Overlook Memorial Park Fountain at Second and State streets, Hood River. Event includes speakers and 9 minutes of silent kneeling, sitting or standing. To show our love for our neighbors, wear masks and keep a distance of six feet.


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