Community Calendar

The KPOV Community Calendar is a way to keep up with events in our community.  The Calendar airs on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10AM, 3PM, and 8PM.

You can also read the week’s events at any time, here on our website!

To submit events for the KPOV community calendar, please email the date, time, and details to events@kpov.org at least two weeks in advance.  (You can also submit it here for inclusion in our community announcement file for DJs to read.)

The calendar crew:

Writer: Randy Harano
Monday voice: Brian Johnson
Wednesday voice: Randy Harano
Friday voice: Toni Colotte

June 19 – 25, 2017

Monday June 19

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 11:00am to 5:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center or 1:00pm to 6:00pm at Grange 812 Redmond. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Build a Better Well-Being with Yoga
Deven Sisler, the “best yoga clown in town” returns by popular demand to teach yoga to the whole family. 10:30am to 11:30am at the Downtown Bend Library. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Social Bridge or Pool
Noon at Bend Senior Center Social Bridge is open to all who play bridge. Or you don’t have to be a pool shark to enjoy a game of billiards. Come on down and play a game or two. Info: www.bendparksandrec.org/senior_center/

Tuesday June 20

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 1:30pm to 6:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center or 11:00am to 4:30pm at LDS Redmond. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

SCORE Small Business Counseling
Avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes by learning from someone who’s “been there, done that.” SCORE business counselors will be available from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Downtown Bend Library for free one-on-one small business counseling. Individuals who operate or wish to start small businesses can discuss business planning, organization and start-up, finance, marketing and other critical business issues with SCORE volunteers in private, confidential sessions. No appointment necessary. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Build a Better Well-Being with Yoga
Deven Sisler, the “best yoga clown in town” returns by popular demand to teach yoga to the whole family. 10:30am to 11:30am at the Redmond Library. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Book Club
Feed your mind at this monthly lunch-hour book club at the
East Bend Library. Discussing The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro. All are welcome to attend. Free and open to the public. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Bicycle Maintenance Class
5:30pm to 7:30pm at COCC Redmond Technology Center learn the basic skill to keep your bike running smoothly with the essential skills every cyclist should have – safety inspection, basic tool kits, flat repair, drivetrain and brake adjustments, wheel truing and emergency fixes to get you or a friend home. Have a bike that needs work? Bring it with you. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Young Women’s Natural Resources Career Camp
Discover Your Forest in partnership with the Deschutes National Forest is hosting an inspiring overnight workshop June 20 through 22 for young women interested in entering the field of Natural Resources. We partner with land management agencies from all specialties to be in the field with these special young ladies, sharing career expertise and pathways suggestions. Each young women gets to experience camping on the Forest while attending various workshops and participating in outdoor education and recreation experiences. Working together, building camaraderie, and forging friendships to last a lifetime. Info: http://discoveryourforest.org/young-womens-natural-resource-career-camp/

Museum and Me
5:00pm to 8:00pm is a time for children and adults with physical, cognitive and/or social disabilities to enjoy the High Desert Museum after hours. Explore the Museum’s newest exhibitions and visit your favorites. Info: https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/museum-me-4

Restorative Walk Series: Metolius River
Starting at 7:30am spend the day reconnecting with nature on a beautiful hike along the Metolius River led by Ecopsychologist Anne Gordon, M.A. Restorative hiking is an opportunity to quiet the busy mind, awaken the senses and listen to the natural world through silent walking, close observation, journaling and sharing experiences together as a group. You will also learn about LandWatch’s success in protecting this pristine area from logging and development. Registration required. Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/restorative-walk-series-metolius-river-tickets-35214491492

The Public Affairs Forum hosts former CIA agent
2:00pm at Touchmark the Public Affairs Forum is hosting former CIA agent Rodger Gabrielson for a one hour presentation about his experience as a CIA agent and the mechanics of how that agency works from the inside. Seating is limited RSVP to 541-383-1414

CODSN Family Fun Day
Join us at Hope Playground in Redmond from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for an afternoon in the park. We will be making sno cones and cotton candy! Open to ALL! Please contact us to register: info@codsn.org or 541-548-8559

Wednesday June 21

Bull Springs History Hike
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Kelly Madden at 9:30am for a morning at Bull Springs in Skyline Forest between Sisters and Bend. Learn about the early logging history of Central Oregon, including a visit to the Pine Tree Mill. Enjoy the native flowers and plants that are coming back to life after the Two Bulls Fire of 2014. Finally, learn about how the Land Trust is working to preserve the future of Skyline Forest. Registration is required at www.deschuteslandtrust.org/hikes

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 11:00am to 4:00pm at Bend Blood Donation Center or 1:00pm to 6:00pm at United Methodist Church Madras. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Hiking Group – Deschutes River Trail
5:30pm join Destination rehab for a 3 mile hike on the beautiful Deschutes River, right here in the heart of Bend! There will be several hiking poles available to try during the hike. We will begin with a warm up routine to promote flexibility and strengthening. Please wear layers and bring plenty of water. This hike is not wheelchair accessible. Meet at the picnic area at Farewell Bend Park. Family and friends welcome to join! Info: http://www.destinationrehab.org/products/hiking-july-12

Build a Better Well-Being with Yoga
Deven Sisler, the “best yoga clown in town” returns by popular demand to teach yoga to the whole family. 10:30am to 11:30am at the La Pine Library. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Sixth Mass Extinction
6:30pm at The Environmental Center, some of the world’s most imperiled creatures are captured on film—from whooping cranes to wolves—before they become extinct. Nat. Geo’s Joel Sartore talks about his Photo Ark Project to capture images of imperiled species before they go extinct in The Sixth Mass Extinction. Marvel at the beautiful, moving photography of many unique creatures. In Searching for the Rusty-Patched Bumblebee, Natural History photographer Clay Bolt is on a multi-year quest to tell the stories of some of our North American 4,000 native bees, and an elusive species, the Rusty-Patched Bumblebee, has become his labor of love. Info: juniper.group@oregon.sierraclub.org

God’s Dream
The Interfaith Network for Central Oregon (INCO) invites and urges you and your family to join us in celebrating and praying for peace, 7:00pm at Trinity Episcopal Church. “God’s Dream” is designed as an interfaith and inter-generational event, where children and parents as well as individuals of all faiths may intentionally choose a path toward peace, tolerance, and understanding. Info: http://www.interfaithnetworkco.org/

Medical Cannabis
Join us for our Lunch & Learn program – “Medical Cannabis” by Laurel James, RN-BC, CCRN, 12:00pm at the Bend Senior Center. Feed your body and your mind as local experts share their knowledge about issues important to you. Bring your lunch; dessert and coffee are on us. Info: www.bendparksandrec.org/senior_center

Thursday June 22

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 12:00pm to 6:00pm at Bend Blood Donation Center. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Build a Better Writer Workshop
Music. Power. Intimacy. All these qualities come from well-written sentences and paragraphs. After listening to and discussing different types and lengths of sentences and paragraphs, prose writers and poets try shaping their own to most effectively convey meaning. 1:00pm at the East Bend Library you can bring a piece of your own prose or poetry to work with. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Computer Lab
2:30pm to 4:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library is free time to practice your computer skills or work on any problems you’re having with one of our staff on hand to help. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Rooster Tail Jet
KPOV will be holding a fundraiser from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Broken Top Bottle Shop. Rooster Tail Jet will be playing live blues rock, and all proceeds from a donated keg will go to support KPOV. There will also be a raffle with some great prizes.

Radiance of Resistance
2017 Winner of Best Documentary at the Respect Human Rights Festival in Belfast. 8:30pm at McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Radiance of Resistance tells the story of Janna Ayyad, 9 years old, and Ahed Tamimi, 14 years old, who have become global ambassadors for Palestinian human rights. The film is an intimate look at their everyday lives and roles as part of a new generation of Palestinian civil rights leaders. The film is premiering in Oregon and was created by local filmmakers, and it is touring film festivals throughout the world. The silent auction will be highlighting local artists and businesses. All the proceeds going to the non-profit Rise Up. Info: 541-306-1027

Free Dementia Training
Teepa Snow with a Positive Approach helps people analyze their approach to caring for someone who has dementia and develop new skills. 8:00am to 12:00pm at Ridgeview High School. Free. Info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teepa-snows-positive-approach-to-persons-with-dementia-tickets-32707777844

Socrates Cafe Group
The Second and Fourth Thursday of every month at Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe from 6:00pm to 8:00pm people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the Socratic Method. Open to all comers. Free. Info: http://dudleysbookshopcafe.com/

Friday June 23

Butterfly Walk
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Amanda Egertson at 10:30am for a delightful morning chasing butterflies at the Metolius Preserve. Explore the delicate and beautiful world of butterflies while wandering the trails at the Preserve. We’ll search the pine forests of the Preserve for swallowtails, pine whites, and blues while learning about the ecology and identification of these fluttery creatures. Registration is required at www.deschuteslandtrust.org/hikes

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Community Healing Flow
5:00pm at Bend Community Healing join a gentle flow class by donation with all proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of Central Oregon. Info: http://www.bendcommunityhealing.com/

Lava Habitats for Wildlife Hike
Devil’s Garden is a rugged landscape of lava interspersed with sagebrush and wildflowers, which provides important wildlife habitat. Join OSU Cascades Natural Resources Professor Matt Shinderman on a hike to discover the importance of these desert habitats and learn about local wildlife at 9:00am. Registration required. Info: https://onda.org/get-involved/events/life-among-the-rocks-lava-habitats-for-wildlife

Birding Authors
6:30pm at Paulina Springs Books John Shewey and Tim Blount entertain us with a slideshow presentation of their book Birds of the Pacific Northwest. The book describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification. Info: www.paulinasprings.com

Country Quilt Show of Prineville
The Country Quilt Show of Prineville is Friday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Crooked River Elementary School. Featuring more than 150 quilts on exhibit, this year’s theme is “High Desert Blooms.” Info: 541-420-4694

Bite of Bend
Bite of Bend in Downtown is from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. It’s a food festival featuring food vendors and specialty food products, a top chef competition, a mixology showcase, live music and more. Info: http://biteofbend.com/schedule/

Saturday June 24

Country Quilt Show of Prineville
The Country Quilt Show of Prineville is from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Crooked River Elementary School. Featuring more than 150 quilts on exhibit, this year’s theme is “High Desert Blooms.” Info: 541-420-4694

Kids’ Solstice Bird Walk
Celebrate the summer solstice with the Deschutes Land Trust and Mary Yanalcanlin of East Cascades Audubon Society at 9:00am. Bring the kids and explore how birds celebrate the summer and the changing of the season. Learn how their feathers and food supply change while watching birds and their behaviors. Perfect for kids ages 4-10 with a grown-up in tow. Registration is required at www.deschuteslandtrust.org/hikes

Metolius Preserve Hike
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Wall at 10:00am for a hike at one of our flagship Preserves, the Metolius Preserve. Hike over Lake Creek and around the northern portion of the Preserve to learn about ponderosa pines and the white-headed woodpeckers that depend on them. Keep your eye out for larch trees and then, take a break by the creek and hear how native salmon are making their return. Registration is required at www.deschuteslandtrust.org/hikes

Author Event
5:00pm at Sunriver Books and Music Janie Chang will give a presentation on her latest novel, Dragon Springs Road. The story has an interesting historical perspective of what it would be like for an orphaned girl in that era, the close friendship of two girls as they mature into women, and the coming of age of a young woman whose prospects may be limited by her Eurasian ancestry, and lack of dowry. Info: http://www.sunriverbooks.com/

Gift of Life
Your platelets are the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Central Oregon Pride
Celebrate LGBTQQ Pride and diversity in our community noon to 6:00pm at Drake Park. Live music, food, fun. Entertainment lineup includes: Emcee Poison Waters, Alice King, Mosley Wotta, Lady Dice, DJ Harlow, Purple Queen, Dykes on Bikes. Sponsored by Human Dignity Coalition. Info: https://centraloregonpride.org/

2017 Desert Orthopedic Bend Paddleboard Challenge
Hailed regionally as one of Oregon’s best annual standup paddleboard gatherings, The 2017 Desert Orthopedic Bend Paddleboard Challenge will take place from 9:30am to 2:30pm beginning on the Deschutes at Riverbend Park through The Old Mill and back. Traditional Tahitian dancing will open the race with demos offered to the public by an assortment of standup paddleboard vendors after the races. Info: http://tumalocreek.com/

Free Shooting Day
The Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association will host an Open House, Outdoor Shoot and Free Barbecue from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the COSSA Park east of Bend. Volunteers will introduce shooters to the COSSA Park and to the shooting sports through the COSSA Kids program, Lady Hawks, Cowboy Action, Black powder Cartridge Rifle Clubs and more. Info: 541-788-5858

Scleroderma annual Fundraising Awareness 5K Walk/Run
Annual “Kicking Scleroderma’s Butt” raising awareness FUNdraiser 5K Walk/Run at Sam Johnson Pavilion from 8:00am to 12:00pm. Come join in family friendly outdoor activity for a good cause. Enjoy music, door prizes, free food and water. Meet a few Scleroderma Angels, supporters and volunteers! Info: www.sclerodermaangel.org

Ham Radio Field Day
11:00am to 7:00pm at Three Creeks Sno-Park ham radio operators construct a complete emergency communications station as a training exercise. Public can visit the station and get info about ham radio. Free.

Redmond Street Festival
The Redmond Street Festival, 10:00am to 5:00pm caters to a variety of Arts, Crafts, Antiques, Food, Beer, Entertainment with a small section for a limited amount of commercial booths. The booths will run down the center of 6th Street leaving room on the sidewalks for store fronts to have their sidewalk sales.

Sunday June 25

Gift of Life
Your platelets are the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Bend, Oregon Daycations
Bend, Oregon Daycations: Day Trips for Curious Families by Kim Cooper Findling, 1:00pm at Roundabout Books. Learn what to take, where to go and what not to miss on 19 Oregon day trips within a two-hour radius of Bend. Follow easy itineraries packed with information to explore Central Oregon. Free. Info: http://www.roundaboutbookshop.com/event/bend-oregon-daycations-day-trips-curious-families

Pacific Crest 1/2 and 1 Mile Kids Dash
Finish off the Pacific Crest Weekend in Sunriver at 8:00am with a kid’s race that benefits kids! All proceeds go to the Three Rivers Care for Kids Foundation that supports the students and kids in the surrounding community. This is a quick, fun way to get some of that kid energy out on a beautiful Sunday morning, and also be giving back to the community. Info: 541 788-2454

Ham Radio Field Day
8:00am to 11:00am at Three Creeks Sno-Park ham radio operators construct a complete emergency communications station as a training exercise. Public can visit the station and get info about ham radio. Free.

Redmond Street Festival
The Redmond Street Festival 10:00am to 4:00pm caters to a variety of Arts, Crafts, Antiques, Food, Beer, Entertainment with a small section for a limited amount of commercial booths. The booths will run down the center of 6th Street leaving room on the sidewalks for store fronts to have their sidewalk sales.

June 26 – July 2, 2017

Monday June 26

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 11:00am to 5:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center or 12:00pm to 5:30pm at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Summer of Love
The Humane Society of Central Oregon is lowering the adoption fee to $5 for cats 6 months and older and all cats 8 years and older are FREE through the end of June. Your feline will receive the spay or neuter, health exam donated by local veterinarians, first vaccination, feline leukemia testing, microchip, collar, identification tag, carrying box, food and more. Studies have shown that feline therapy eases anxiety by lowering blood pressure and releasing “feel good” endorphins. Info: http://www.hsco.org/

Labor Council Monthly Meeting
The Central Oregon Labor Council Monthly Meeting is at 5:30pm in the C.O. Social Justice Center. It’s a coalition of labor, worker’s rights groups, and community groups. Faith groups and others welcome. We hope to have a lot of new faces at this meeting, and will attempt to use the majority of our time to discuss issues. Info: www.cosjc.org

Morning Yoga
Invigorate your week with Monday morning yoga at OutsideIN! Join us for a free, weekly vinyasa flow class open to all levels of yoga experience. Mats will not be available to rent, so please be sure to bring your own. Info: 541-317-3569

Cybersecurity
1:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library “Cybersecurity: 10 Threats Every Person and Business Faces and How to Fight Them.” Learn how to improve your security online and keep your identity safe. info: 541-633-7728

Fences For Fido Fundraiser at 900 Wall
900 Wall will generously donate a portion of all sales to Fences For Fido Central Oregon, providing freedom from chains for dogs living outside. Come on out get a bite to eat from 3:00pm to 10:00pm and learn more about what Fences For Fido is doing in Central Oregon, and meet our volunteers! Info: (408) 835-2192

Dried Fruits and Veggies Workshop
Learn how to enjoy some of your favorite fruits and vegetables year round by practicing safe preparation of foods at a “hands-on” workshop led by OSU Extension Master Food Preserver Mary Lowe. The workshop is July 6 but you must register by June 30. Info: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/fch/food-preservation

Tuesday June 27

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 1:30pm to 6:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center or 12:00pm to 5:00pm at High Desert Christian Academy Prineville. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

SCORE Small Business Counseling
Avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes by learning from someone who’s “been there, done that.” SCORE business counselors will be available from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Downtown Bend Library for free one-on-one small business counseling. Individuals who operate or wish to start small businesses can discuss business planning, organization and start-up, finance, marketing and other critical business issues with SCORE volunteers in private, confidential sessions. No appointment necessary. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Open Computer Lab
Practice computer skills! Problem-solve with staff! Find answers to your e-reader questions! Free and open to the public 10:00am to noon at the Sisters Library and 1:30pm to 3:00pm at the Redmond Library. Use a library laptop or bring your own. No registration required. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Digital Downloads Open Lab
Get answers about eBooks, eReaders and downloading music 2:30pm to 4:00pm at the East Bend Library. Registration recommended. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

The Classics Book Club
5:30pm to 8:00pm The Classics Book Club will be discussing A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce. Everyone welcome. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

The Great Missoula Floods
Cataclysms on the Columbia: The Great Missoula Floods, 7:00pm at McMenamins Old St. Francis School. From scablands and dry channels in eastern Washington, to dramatic waterfalls on the Oregon side of the Columbia River, the region is a geologic wonderland. RSVP required. Info: 541-382-5174

Happy Hour in the Garden
Volunteer in The Environmental Center Kansas Avenue Learning Garden from 4:00pm to 6:00pm and enjoy complimentary beer and kombucha. Info: https://envirocenter.org/programs/learning-garden/

Wednesday June 28

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 12:00pm to 6:00pm at Bend Blood Donation Center. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Book Club
The Sisters Library Book Club will be discussing Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman at 5:30pm. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Hiking the PCT
Join Oregon Wild and guidebook author Eli Boschetto at Crow’s Feet Commons at 5:30pm for an evening of inspiring imagery and trail beta to help you start planning your own PCT adventure. Eli Boschetto, author of Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon, will break down the state’s 455 miles of PCT into manageable sections—each with stunning routes that can be hiked in a long weekend, a week or more. Info: http://oregonwild.org/events/bend-wild-wednesday-0

Ales and Tails Adoption Day
4:00pm to 8:00pm at Bend Brewing Company meet some adorable furry animals available for adoption including puppies, dogs, kittens and cats. The animals play outside on our new lawn waiting to meet their future families while you sip on a pint. Info: 541-383-1599

Farm to Table Pizza Benefit for Bend Health Guide
4:00pm to 9:00pm at Bend Pizza Kitchen experience Farm to Table Pizza and help benefit our Bend Health Guide Collective as we grow! 5% of sales go to BHG. Vegan and gluten free options available. Info: 206-794-3118

Shouldering the Summer Season
Presented by Alex Grimsley, PT, DPT 5:30pm at Peak Performance Physical Therapy. Learn techniques to improve shoulder function, practice exercises for shoulder stabilization, and bring your questions for common shoulder injuries and ailments. Free. Info: 541-923-0410

What a Plastic Surgeon Does…Really
Join the Bend Senior Center at noon for our Lunch & Learn program – “What a Plastic Surgeon Does…Really” by Adam P. Angeles, MD. Feed your body and your mind as local experts share their knowledge about issues important to you. Bring your lunch; dessert and coffee are on us. Info: www.bendparksandrec.org/senior_center

Thursday June 29

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 1:00pm to 6:0pm at Grange 812 Redmond, 10:00amt o 3:30pm at Fred Meyer Redmond or 1:00pm to 6:00pm at Bend Blood Donation Center. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Build a Better Writer Workshop
Music. Power. Intimacy. All these qualities come from well-written sentences and paragraphs. After listening to and discussing different types and lengths of sentences and paragraphs, prose writers and poets try shaping their own to most effectively convey meaning. 1:00pm at the East Bend Library you can bring a piece of your own prose or poetry to work with. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Computer Lab
2:30pm to 4:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library is free time to practice your computer skills or work on any problems you’re having with one of our staff on hand to help. Info: http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/

Nonprofit Tunes night at Kelly D’s
Join KPOV at Nonprofit Tunes night at Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar. This fun evening will feature local musicians Maggie Barclay Jackson and Scott Foxx Ardinger, Tara Snow, and Aussie Mark and Sheila for a fundraiser for KPOV. Info: www.kpov.org

Friday June 30

Gift of Life
Your blood is the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center, 9:30am to 2:30pm at St. Thomas Catholic Church, or 9:00am to 2:00pm at Elks Lodge Prineville. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Kayak Outing
Join Destination rehab for a causal kayak in the crystal clear Deschutes River! Meet at Drake Park at the sand bar near the Tumalo Ave bridge. We will start with warm-up exercises to improve flexibility and posture. We will teach basic kayak skills and assist with getting in/out of the kayak. All gear included. Bring snacks and water, wear layers and sunscreen. Info: http://www.destinationrehab.org/events/

Mt. Bachelor Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show
The Mt Bachelor Kennel Club’s AKC Dog Show, Agility, Obedience and Rally Obedience Trials are Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Gates open at 8:00am. Info: http://www.mbkc.org

Sisters Round-Up of Gems
The Sisters Round-Up of Gems at Creekside Park through July 4 is fun for the Whole Family. Meet Artist, Jewelers, Craftsmen and Miners exhibiting gems, minerals, crystals, beads, fossils, petrified wood, “old stock” rough rock and slabs, metaphysical items, opal, silver and gold. Info: 619-920-0464

True-Life Spy Thriller
A true-life spy story from an award-winning investigative reporter and veteran staff writer for “The Oregonian.” Bryan Denson is at Paulina Springs Books at 6:30pm to present his book “The Spy’s Son: The True Story of the Highest-Ranking CIA Officer Ever Convicted of Espionage and the Son He Trained to Spy for Russia.” Free. Info: 541-549-0866

Stand for the Land
This year marks Oregon Natural Desert Association’s 30th year working to protect, defend, and restore Oregon’s high desert! Join us to party with purpose and get the inspiration, information, and tools you need to take action on behalf of your public lands! This party is free, family-friendly, and open to the public 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Crow’s Feet Commons. Enjoy a beverage in great company with us as we look back at 30 years of conservation success and forward to the challenges and opportunities ahead. Info: https://onda.org/get-involved/events/stand-for-the-land-bend?org=1016&lvl=100&ite=856&lea=15667&ctr=0&par=1&trk=

Saturday July 1

Wildflower Hike
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Jane Meissner at 9:00am for a wildflower hike at Whychus Canyon Preserve. Scan the canyon for colorful native blooms, like balsamroot or pale blue flax, and watch for songbirds and signs of wildlife. Walk the wildflower-studded slopes down to Whychus Creek and hear the wind through the towering ponderosa pines. Explore boulder outcroppings and take in panoramic views of mountain peaks, scenic rivers, and dramatic canyons. Registration is required at www.deschuteslandtrust.org/hikes

Gift of Life
Your blood platelets are the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

The Spy’s Son
Bryan Denson will be presenting his book, The Spy’s Son 1:00pm at Roundabout Books and 6:00pm at Herringbone Books. Denson is a journalist who specializes in hard-to-get stories; this latest work takes readers deep into the lives of a CIA family. Info: www.herringbonebooks.com http://www.roundaboutbookshop.com/event/spys-son-bryan-denson

Walk, Wheel and Talk
Enjoy the sunshine, get some exercise and make friends. Join us at 10:00am for a walk on the path along the Deschutes at the Old Mill. This is a casual pace walk, wheelchairs and walkers/canes welcome. Free. Info: 541-241-6837

Central Oregon Wildflower Show
The Central Oregon Wildflower Show exhibits hundreds of native wildflowers each year in celebration of Oregon’s floral diversity. Lectures, native plant sale, vendors, botanical hikes and more! Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, and Sunday, 9:00am to 4:00pm at Sunriver Nature Center and Observatory. Info: http://www.highdesertnpsoregon.org/central-oregon-wildflower-show.html

La Pine Frontier Days
La Pine Frontier Days celebrates their heritage and unique character. It represents the coming together of the community in a celebration of all the things that we as Americans stand for. There will be art, food, beer, contests, games, races and a whole lot more. Starts Friday and goes out with a bang with fireworks on the 4th. Info: http://www.lapinefrontierdays.org/

Sunday July 2

Gift of Life
Your blood platelets are the Gift of Life for someone in need, donate 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: http://www.redcrossblood.org

Insect Management in the Organic Garden
The Central Oregon chapter of OSU Master Gardeners™ invite you to attend a free gardening class: Insect Management in the Organic Garden. 1:00pm at the Holinshead Community Garden, 1235 NE Jones Rd. Info: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/deschutes

Salute to America
The whole family is invited to enjoy the sixth annual Salute to America, 10:30am at American Legion Park Redmond. Enjoy singing along with patriotic songs, watching the Redmond High School ROTC flag ceremony and rifle drill and a guest speaker. Free coffee, pastries, fruit and bottled water. Frozen yogurt will be available for purchase. This year’s event will honor Korean War Veterans. Info: http://hbcredmond.org

Hope for Bri and Katie
Sisters Brianna a Second grader and Katelynn a 10th grader were involved in a horrific car accident and their Mother was killed instantly. They both attend Special Education classes at schools in Redmond. Oishi will be celebrating its 4th Anniversary and wants to give back to the Community. Oishi will donate ALL of the sales on Sunday to Hope for Bri and Katie and their needs during this difficult period. Bill Keale has donated his time and talent and a Silent Auction will be available for Bids beginning on Friday 6/16. Info: hopeforbriandkatie@gmail.com

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Summer 2017 Youth Radio Camps

Want to learn how to create a radio show at a radio station and have a blast making it happen?

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KPOV is excited to be able to offer one more way of listening to your community radio station. It’s easier