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.)

Voices
Monday – Jim Roberts
Wednesday – Randy Harano
Friday – Toni Colotte

 

September 17 – 23, 2018

Monday September 17

DACA and the Rocky Road to the American Dream
We are in a critical time in history in which immigration policy is at the forefront of public debate. The future of DREAMers hangs in the balance between federal court decisions, changing administrative policies and congressional action. This discussion, 6:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library, will break down the legal obstacles and challenges many individuals face when seeking the American Dream. Presenters Callie Killebrew, Kendra Jimenez Baughman and Micaela Guthrie are attorneys based in Central Oregon specializing in immigration law. Info: deschuteslibrary.org

Nourish Your Digestive System
Digestive disorders are among the most common problems in health care today. Learn how you can Nourish Your Digestive System including the healthy bacteria in your microbiome at an interactive public workshop at the Oregon State University Extension Service office in Redmond. The session will be on Thursday, September 20, from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM. The class fee is $10.00. Class size is limited.
Call the OSU Extension to register by Tuesday, September 18 at 541-548-6088. For more information, contact Glenda.hyde@oregonstate.edu

Quiet Writing Time
Join the Writer’s Collective of Central Oregon and your fellow writers from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library for quiet writing time. Info: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Fall Garden Educator Network
4:30pm at The Environmental Center our local Garden Educator Network will be convening to learn, share resources and ideas, and kick off another year of garden based education. These events are open to anyone who works, supports, or wants to help youth connect to food and nature through garden and farm based education inside and outside of the classroom. This event will include a training provided by OSU Extension Nutrition Educators, followed by a networking opportunity outside in our Kansas Avenue Learning Garden. Info: https://envirocenter.org/event/fall-garden-educator-network/

Be a Hero
You have what it takes to be someone’s hero! Donate a pint of lifesaving blood 11:00am to 5:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center, 10:00am to 3:00pm at Westside Church, 9:30am to 3:00pm at City of Bend Police Dept., or blood platelets 11:00am to 5:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org/

Tuesday September 18

Climate Change and National Security
Professor Mick McCann will provide a FREE presentation on how water and food shortages, rising temperatures and other climate impacts will cause migrations that may affect all of us, even our national security. 7 pm, East Bend Library. Come at 6pm to learn what actions you can take locally to encourage climate stability. Hosted by 350Deschutes. RSVP: www.350Deschutes.org

SCORE Small Business Counseling
Avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes by learning from someone who has “been there, done that.” SCORE business counselors will be available from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m 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: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Dog Emergency!
Free workshop: What to do for your dog in an emergency! Provided by DogPAC to promote happy, healthy dogs and responsible owners. Open to all. Brooks Room, Deschutes Library, downtown Bend. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Owners only – no dogs, please. More information at www.dogpac.org or www.facebook.com/dogpac.org. Reserve your spot by contacting dogpacmember@gmail.com

Library Book Club
Feed your mind at this monthly lunch-hour book club at the East Bend Library. Discuss “The Second Mrs. Hockaday” by Susan Rivers. All are welcome to attend. Free and open to the public. Info: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Be a Hero
You have what it takes to be someone’s hero! Donate a pint of lifesaving blood 1:30pm to 6:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center, or 11:00am to 430pm at LDS Redmond. Info: www.redcrossblood.org/

How Genealogy Shapes Story
Jane Kirkpatrick, bestselling author, will discuss how she creates stories based on the lives of actual people at the monthly meeting of the Bend Genealogical Society 10:00am at Williamson Hall. Info: http://www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/bend-gs/

Pups on the Patio
You and your four legged friend are invited to the Silver Moon Brewing patio from 5:30pm to 8:30pm for a day of relaxation and an opportunity to give back to the community. We are so excited to partner with Ruffwear, Best Doggie Bakery, and Brightside Animal Shelter to bring you this event. There will be plenty of activities for you and your pup. Info: https://www.silvermoonbrewing.com/event/pups-on-the-patio-brightside-animal-shelter-fundraiser/

Science Pub
OregonFlora provides a vast digital library of information about plants in Oregon that grow without human or machine cultivation. Join OSU botanist Linda Hardison at OSU-Cascades Science Pub for an exploration of our state’s botanical life and an inside look at how scientists and citizens use the powerful resources of OregonFlora. Located in the Father Luke’s Room at Menamins Old St. Francis in Bend, OR. Register at http://www.osucascades.edu/sciencepubs.

Back to School Bingo
This night, starting at 6:00pm, will be a School Supply Drive for our Family Plus Program. Every person who brings a donation will receive one raffle ticket PER donated item. Cash only. 18 and over ONLY, no childcare available. All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend! A list of supplies needed will be available on our website: https://www.bgcbend.org/get-involved/bingo/.

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program 1:00pm at the Sisters Library, provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. Phone: (800) 272-3900 Event url: https://www.alz.org/orswwa

Wednesday September 19

50th of the Wild and Scenic Act
5:30pm at Broken Top Bottle Shop noted conservationist Andy Kerr will present a lively history of the congressional and local politics of the inclusion of 59 Oregon stream segments, totaling 1,908 miles, in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System from the enactment of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968 until today. He’ll also give details on potential new protections for ~250 additional miles of Oregon streams pending in Congress. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/213087776041384/

Understanding Dreams
What can we learn from our dreams? Noon at the Sisters Library we will review Robert Johnson’s book Inner Work: Using Dreams and Active Imagination for Personal Growth. Johnson provides an overview and context for a Jungian understanding of dreams, but he also provides practical steps that help to uncover the meaning of our dreams. There will be some teaching, time for discussion and perhaps dream analysis from a willing participant. Led by Julian Caballero (M.A., LPC Intern), a therapist in private practice in Central Oregon. Info: deschuteslibrary.org

Trees + History Walk
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Kelly Madden at 4:30pm for an evening walk to learn about the history of the Metolius Preserve and the Camp Sherman area. Wander the southern portion of the Preserve to explore ponderosa pines, larch, fir and other trees that grow in this fascinating part of Central Oregon. The Metolius basin boasts a unique combination of wetter plants and trees from the west side of the Cascades along with the drier eastern Cascade vegetation. We will explore all that it has to offer. Registration is required: https://9-19-18-mp-trees-history.eventbrite.com/

Nature Journaling
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and hiker and passionate journaler, Kolby Kirk at 6:00pm, for an evening of learning tips and techniques for keeping a journal while exploring nature! We’ll spend the evening exploring Whychus Canyon Preserve and discussing ways of seeing and recording the landscape and sketching flora/fauna for later identification. No journaling experience needed. Registration is required: https://9-19-18-wcp-nature-journaling.eventbrite.com/

Bingo for Bend Spay & Neuter Project
Every Wednesday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Astro Lounge it’s Bingo for Bend Spay & Neuter Project! $1 per bingo card. Winners take home half the pot, the rest goes to Bend Spay and Neuter Project! Info: https://www.facebook.com/BendSnip/

Reinventing Power, America’s Renewable Energy Boom
View the film Reinventing Power, America’s Renewable Energy Boom 6:30pm at The Environmental Center. Rethink the possible! Renewable energy jobs help achieve healthier, prosperous futures. Energy equity and economic diversification revitalize communities, support the energy grid and build a clean energy economy. http://reinventingpowerfilm.org/

Lawyer in the Library
Free 30 minute consultations with local lawyers at the Downtown Bend Library. Advance registration for appointments opens at 10 a.m., 13 days prior to the date. Advance registration does not guarantee the time of appointment, which run every half hour from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
All registrants must arrive by 5:15 p.m. to secure their spot and receive their appointment time. If you are not here by 5:15 p.m., your appointment will be forfeited. If any walk-in spots are available they will be awarded by lottery. Lottery numbers will be handed out starting at 5 p.m. and drawn at 5:15 p.m. Register: https://host5.evanced.info/deschutes/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=49137

Be a Hero
You have what it takes to be someone’s hero! Donate a pint of lifesaving blood 11:00am to 4:00pm at Bend Blood Donation Center, 12:30pm to 6:00pm at St. Patricks Church, or blood platelets 11:00am to 5:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org/

Thursday September 20

Sleep Is Not Just for Babies
Discover how sleeplessness affects our cardio/pulmonary systems, as well as our brain function. 6:00pm at the East Bend Library, representatives from the St. Charles Sleep Center discuss the importance of sleep. During the presentation, staff will discuss how sleeplessness affects our entire body from our cardio/pulmonary systems to our brain function. Learn about sleep apnea, and about sleep issues facing our aging population. Info: deschuteslibrary.org

Bow Wow Bingo
6:30pm to 8:30pm at 7th Street Brew House join the fun at our weekly Bow Wow Bingo to benefit the animals at BrightSide Animal Center. Great food and brew—and a chance to win! Info: https://www.facebook.com/pg/brightsideanimals/events/?ref=page_internal

Thomas Preserve Paddle
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Jen Zalewski at 9:00am for a guided paddle to the Thomas Preserve. We’ll float a section of the upper Deschutes River to visit this unique island Preserve for a picnic lunch. You bring your boat and we’ll provide the shuttle. Registration is required: https://9-20-18-tp-paddle.eventbrite.com/

Be a Hero
You have what it takes to be someone’s hero! Donate a pint of lifesaving blood 12:00pm to 5:00pm at Cyulver Christian Church, 12:00pm to 6:00pm at Faith Lutheran Church, or blood platelets 10:30am to 5:00pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org/

Southern African Safari
As part of their seasonal migration, Gary and Lynn Clark spent most of this past February and March in Southern Africa. The presentation, 6:30pm at The Environmental Center, will be in the form of a video, with motion and still shots shown against a background of African music. Info: http://www.ecaudubon.org/

Friday September 21

Tarot Cards
4:00pm at the La Pine Library, discover the tarot through history and pop culture, plus tips for your own tarot readings and dream interpretation. The tarot has been used for anything from card games to fortune telling to problem solving. Learn how this 78-card deck developed and changed over time, hear the stories it has inspired, and gather ideas for your own Fool’s Journey. Presenter Sara Q. Thompson, who’s worked in libraries for 20 years, collects tarot decks. Info: deschuteslibrary.org

Author! Author!
Four bestselling authors will make their way to Central Oregon for the seventh season of the Deschutes Public Library Foundation’s popular Author! Author! literary series: Maria Semple, Sarah Vowell, Colum McCann and Richard Russo. With a collective 30 books between the four of them, this author line-up promises to deliver a rich variety of experience and perspective to the community. General admission tickets are just $30 per event, but the entire four-author series is available for $100. A limited number of preferred seating packages, which include a private reception with each author, are available for $180 for the series. Money raised from ticket sales is used by the Foundation to support Deschutes Public Library programs and services that are not funded by tax dollars. http://www.dplfoundation.org/

The Last Blockbuster
10 Barrel Brewing teamed up with the last-standing Blockbuster located right here in Bend to create an exclusive Blockbuster beer: The Last Blockbuster. The block party will be open to the public and attendees will have a chance to taste the new beer, grab a bite to eat, and watch an iconic summer blockbuster on the big screen with a beer in hand. The block party will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Blockbuster (211 NE Revere Ave).

Be a Hero
You have what it takes to be someone’s hero! Donate a pint of lifesaving blood 8:30am to 2:00pm at Bend Blood Donation Center, 12:00pm to 5:00pm at LDS Prineville, or blood platelets 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org/

Bend Oktoberfest
The Bend Oktoberfest is a traditional German harvest celebration of food, fun and brews. The event spans two days with a Family Fun Zone, Live Music, Weiner Dog Races, Tricycle Races, outrageous games, face painting, contests, giveaways & more. 100% of the proceeds go to the Downtown Bend Business Association (DBBA)- a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the vitality of Downtown Bend. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2035449473407206/

Immigration and Refugees
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Oregon (OLLI-UO) in Central Oregon invites adults 50 or better to join us for a timely and provocative presentation, 2:00pm at Riverbend Community
Room. Dr. Lisa LeSage, leading expert on immigrant issues, speaks about the issues confronting the U.S. and countries around the world. Learn about the development of refugee law, and global approaches to migration, which provide a context for the current raging debate over immigration in the United States. Info: https://osher.uoregon.edu/central_oregon/course_descriptions.php#sept01

Celebration North American Bison
The buffalo of Yellowstone National Park, considered by many to be a living national treasure, are too often harassed and killed by federal and state government agencies. Buffalo Field Campaign (BFC) serves the herds as defenders and protectors. Join BFC 6:30pm at The Environmental Center. We propose that nature, to be complete and self-sustaining, must include native animals. To be “wildlife,” these animals must be free to exist in a manner—and place—free from human control and intervention. Info: http://www.buffalofieldcampaign.org/who-we-are/mission-vision-values

Kes
Screen the free movie Kess 7:30pm at the Jefferson County Library Rodriguez Annes. A 15-year-old named Billy Casper suffers abuse both at home and at school in Yorkshire, England. He raises, nurtures, and trains a falcon, whom he calls “Kes.” Its development gives him hope that he too will one day develop, that he too will gain the skills to fly against the wind.

Saturday September 22

Winter Garden Preparation
9:30am at Hollinshead Community Garden, the Central Oregon chapter of OSU Master Gardeners™ present Winter Garden Preparation: Putting Your Beds To Bed. This class answers when and how to prepare your garden for winter. The class looks at median frost dates, microclimates and pruning basics. The class covers when to harvest and how to store or preserve certain crops, and how to keep a journal. Feeding the soil, mulching and weeding prepares the garden for next year’s crops. The class offers some strategies for how to help tender plants and perennials survive the snow and ice of our Central Oregon winter. This class will be outdoors so please dress for the weather. Info: gocomga.com

Sleep Is Not Just for Babies
Discover how sleeplessness affects our cardio/pulmonary systems, as well as our brain function. 2:00pm at the Redmond Library, representatives from the St. Charles Sleep Center discuss the importance of sleep. During the presentation, staff will discuss how sleeplessness affects our entire body from our cardio/pulmonary systems to our brain function. Learn about sleep apnea, and about sleep issues facing our aging population. Info: deschuteslibrary.org

By Her Hand
Explore the work of Edward S. Curtis, a celebrated and sometimes controversial photographer, in By Her Hand: Native American Women, Their Art, and the Photographs of Edward S. Curtis. The exhibition opens September 22 at the High Desert Museum and will feature Curtis’s images, Native American artwork from the museum collection and contemporary art by Native women. Info: https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/by-her-hand/

Quilt Show
The High Desert Quilt Guild of Redmond is holding their very first Quilt Show, from 10am to 4pm at St. Thomas Academy, 1720 NW 19th St. Redmond, OR. Vintage quilts, wearable art, guild projects and our raffle quilt will be on display. We will also have a country store with fabric, sewing notions and hand made items for sale. Admission is free.

Saturday Bird Walks
Join Tom Lawler, expert local birder and nature photographer, to discover the rich bird habitats of Sunriver. With Tom’s keen eye and guidance, you will spot and learn to identify a variety of species found in the wetlands, meadows, and forests surrounding the Nature Center. Whether you are new to birding or an experienced birder, there is always something exciting to see through your binoculars! Early registration is strongly encouraged and participation is limited to 12 birders. http://www.sunrivernaturecenter.org/index.php/visit-the-nature-center/our-programs/sunriver-birding

Campout for Public Lands
In celebration of National Public Lands Day, we invite you to a grown-up campout like no other. Spend the night at the Newberry Group Campsite on beautiful Paulina Lake and take in everything our national public lands have to offer. Enjoy impeccable cuisine and craft beers from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.! Chill out lakeside or take part in a variety of outdoor activities provided by REI. Wind down with a live concert under the stars, and wake up with morning yoga and a hot breakfast. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate our amazing public lands and learn about how you can support them. ALL TICKET SALES WILL GO TOWARDS SUPPORTING DISCOVER YOUR FOREST! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/campout-for-public-lands-2018-tickets-48564054394

Women’s Mountain Bike Ride
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Nancy Chaffee at 10:00am for a 6-8 mile beginning/intermediate mountain bike ride at the Metolius Preserve. Visit all three sections of the forested 1,240-acre Metolius Preserve following singletrack trails and dirt roads. Along the way we’ll stop in various locations and talk about the many hidden qualities of the Preserve, including its diverse plant and wildlife communities, new trail system, and other interesting tidbits. Registration is required: https://9-22-18-mp-womens-bike.eventbrite.com/

Geology Hike
5:00pm join the Deschutes Land Trust and Daniele McKay for a geology hike at Aspen Hollow Preserve. We’ll start at the top of the canyon with views of the Three Sisters and learn about the volcanic forces that formed Central Oregon. Then, we’ll hike down into the canyon formed by Whychus Creek and check out some amazing columnar basalt cliffs that are also home to nesting golden eagles. Explore mixed pine and juniper forest and a meadow next to Whychus Creek while you learn about the geologic history of the Preserve and our region. Registration is required: https://9-22-18-ahp-geology.eventbrite.com/

Be a Hero
You have what it takes to be someone’s hero! Donate a pint of lifesaving blood platelets 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org/

Mentor a Child with an Incarcerated Parent
Central Oregon Partnerships for Youth (COPY), a program of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, is offering a class to prepare volunteers to become mentors for children with an incarcerated parent 9:30am at the Deschutes County Services Center. After initial training and comprehensive background checks, volunteers are matched with a child in Bend, Redmond, Sisters or LaPine that share similar interests and activities and commit to spending a few hours a week together for a minimum of one year. Info: https://www.facebook.com/Deschutes.COPY/

Classic Car Show & Suicide Prevention Expo
The Classic Car Show & Suicide Prevention Expo, 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, is an opportunity for community members and service providers who support veterans and active duty service members to address the “why” of Military suicide here in Central Oregon and what we can do as a whole to end suicide. Breakfast and lunch will be served at no cost to Veterans and a donation is requested but not required for all others. Info: https://covo-us.org/classic-car-show-suicide-prevention-expo/

Sunday September 23

NaMEOWste
1:00pm at Brightside Animal Center come do yoga with some snuggly cats who will be happy to help you with your downward “ahem” cat and corpse poses! Pull on your comfy clothes, bring your mat (supplies also available here), and get ready for a laid back, furry friend kind of class! Suggested donation of $10 per class at the door. Space is limited to 15, so please RSVP to make sure we have a space for you! 541.923.0882 or erica@brightsideanimals.org

Fall Hike
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Nancy Chaffee at 10:00am for a fall hike on the Lake Creek Trail from the Metolius Preserve up and around Suttle Lake. We’ll hike through the Preserve’s ponderosa forests and follow Lake Creek on our way to Suttle Lake. Then, we’ll take in the scenic lakeshore as we hike around the lake and return via the Lake Creek Trail. Learn about the fascinating plant life of the Metolius region where the wetter plants of the western Cascades blend with our drier eastside forests. Registration is required: https://9-23-18-mp-suttle-lake.eventbrite.com/

Be a Hero
You have what it takes to be someone’s hero! Donate a pint of lifesaving blood platelets 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org/

Western Science and Eastern Spirit
Over the course of 30 years, Edward Curtis photographed and created sound recordings of over 80 Tribes across North America, leaving a tremendous record of Native people’s lives at the turn of the 20th century. He also brought his own biases to the project. 6:00pm at the High Desert Museum join Michael Holloman, a professor at Washington State University, for a talk on Curtis’s complicated legacy and the work of another early 20th century photographer, Frank Matsura. Examining these two photographers together highlights the unique perspective each brought to their work. Info: https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/events/curtis-photographs/

September 24 – 30, 2018

Monday September 24

Securing SBA Loans
Securing SBA Loans, 6:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library. SBA has a variety of loan programs, and each is developed to suit individual business needs such as start-up funds, exporting assistance funds, disaster recovery and more. Learn more about securing SBA loans in this program. Free, but space is limited and registration is required.
https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/48314

Reduce Stress with Mindfulness and OSU Extension
The Stress Less with Mindfulness class series introduces participants to the experience and practice of mindfulness to reduce stress.
The series of four sessions will be taught by Glenda Hyde, OSU Extension Service community educator on Tuesdays, October 2, 9, 16 and 23, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM. During the classes, participants will increase flexibility in responding to stress, learn about alternative ways of relating to everyday life experiences and practice mindfulness self-care skills. Participants will reduce stress-related symptoms such as worry, depression and physical tension resulting in better quality sleep and improved work-life balance. The cost of the series is $5.00 per person, and can be paid at the first lesson. Register in advance by calling the OSU Extension Service office in Redmond, 541-548-6088 by Friday, September 28.

Quiet Writing Time
10:00am to 1:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library you can join other writers and Writer’s Collective of Central Oregon for quiet writing time at the Library. Info: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Wasted: The Story of Food Waste
7:00pm at The Environmental Center, the movie WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change and shows us how each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century. $10 per person suggested donation. Doors at 6:30, film showing at 7pm, short panel discussion to follow the movie with industry and community experts. Info: http://www.rethinkwasteproject.org/

Local Food Challenge
Every day from Sept 24-29th, HDFFA will send you daily mini-challenges. These are fun opportunities to try new flavors, interact with your community, and learn about farmers, ranchers and the Central Oregon food landscape. The more challenges you do, the more points you rack up. The more points you earn, the closer you get to the Grand Prize! What you’ll win: Every day, HDFFA will draw a new winner to receive $15 to spend on local food. So what’s the Grand Prize? $75 worth of local fresh local food, a local food gift basket and a chef’s knife. It’s the ultimate foodie’s dream come true! Are you ready for the challenge? Sign up today! https://hdffa.org/get-involved/localfoodchallenge/

Full Moon Hike
6:30pm join Deschutes Land Trust and Carol Moorehead on a full moon exploration at Whychus Canyon Preserve. The Native Americans had names for each of the full moons–September is the Full Corn Moon or Harvest Moon because it marked the end of the harvest. Come explore the canyon under the light of the Harvest Moon using a variety of senses. We’ll listen for and, if lucky, even see nocturnal animals as we hike Whychus Canyon Preserve. Registration is required https://9-24-18-wcp-full-moon.eventbrite.com/

Waters and Lands of The Confederated Tribes
6:00pm at the High Desert Museum enjoy a presentation on the waters and lands of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. The presenters will take us through a history of the Tribe and its approach to natural resource management. The presentation is intended as a spring board for discussion about managing the natural resources of the western United States in the twenty-first century with an emphasis on tribal management of those resources. All ages. 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Café opens at 5:00 pm.) $7 per ticket, Members receive 20% discount. Registration and pre-payment required. http://13443.blackbaudhosting.com/13443/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=5f0acb3b-1abc-4622-89fb-2c0bcb3d8736

Be a Lifesaver
Your donation of a pint of blood can be a lifesaver for someone in need. Donate 11:00am to 5:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center, 1:30pm to 6:30pm at Sunriver Library, or blood platelets 11:00am to 5:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org

Open Hub Singing Club
Open Hub Singing Club, 7:00pm to 8:30pm at First Presbyterian Church, is a place to let loose and sing together. We sing easy-to-learn songs in the oral tradition. There’s no sheet music, no performances, and everything is taught call-and-response. We are closely connected to a widespread cultural revival of group singing, so many of the songs are fresh and resonate with us. We have been taught that singing is our birthright and that singing together is one of the most ancient, and most effective, “technologies of belonging.” In today’s “culture of separation,” this old way of finding belonging with nothing more than our bodies and voices is potent medicine.$5-15 suggestion donation | No one turned away.

Tuesday September 25

DACA and the Rocky Road to the American Dream
We are in a critical time in history in which immigration policy is at the forefront of public debate. The future of DREAMers hangs in the balance between federal court decisions, changing administrative policies and congressional action. This discussion, 6:00pm at the Redmond Library, will break down the legal obstacles and challenges many individuals face when seeking the American Dream. Presenters Callie Killebrew, Kendra Jimenez Baughman and Micaela Guthrie are attorneys based in Central Oregon specializing in immigration law. Info: deschuteslibrary.org

SCORE Small Business Counseling
Avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes by learning from someone who has “been there, done that.” SCORE business counselors will be available from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m 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: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

For the Health of It!
Attend the For the Health of It! Health and Wellness Fair 12 noon to 3:00 pm at the Bend Senior Center. Join Bend Park and Recreation for a FREE fun filled afternoon of health. This is your one-stop event with wellness and fitness demonstrations, screenings, information, vendors, flu vaccines and more! Don’t miss the barbeque sponsored by PacificSource. Info: https://www.bendparksandrec.org/events/

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

eBook Downloads
2:30pm to 4:00pm at the East Bend and Downtown Bend Libraries discover and explore the library’s eBook and downloadable audiobook collection. This is an opportunity to learn how to download library resources to your laptop, tablet, e-reader or smart phone. Registration required. https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Be a Lifesaver
Your donation of a pint of blood can be a lifesaver for someone in need. Donate 12:30pm to 6:30pm at Bend Blood Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org

A Roadside View of Oregon and Washington Geology
5:30pm at Deschutes Brewery UofO geologist and photographer Marli Miller will outline the geology of Oregon and Washington as seen along our federal and state highways. Beginning with the plate tectonic setting of the Pacific Northwest, she will describe the process of continental growth that forms the underlying but diverse “basement” of the region. Presentation at 7:00 PM. $5 suggested donation. Central Oregon Geoscience Society presentations are open to the public – everyone is welcome! Info: http://www.cogeosoc.org/meetings

Wednesday September 26

Tarot Cards
4:00pm at the La Pine Library, discover the tarot through history and pop culture, plus tips for your own tarot readings and dream interpretation. The tarot has been used for anything from card games to fortune telling to problem solving. Learn how this 78-card deck developed and changed over time, hear the stories it has inspired, and gather ideas for your own Fool’s Journey. Presenter Sara Q. Thompson, who’s worked in libraries for 20 years, collects tarot decks. Info: deschuteslibrary.org

Bingo for Bend Spay & Neuter Project
Every Wednesday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Astro Lounge it’s Bingo for Bend Spay & Neuter Project! $1 per bingo card. Winners take home half the pot, the rest goes to Bend Spay and Neuter Project! Info: https://www.facebook.com/BendSnip/

Love, Neuroscience and the City
It’s all related to transportation! Come hear how and why from Jeff Tumlin, TedX speaker and expert in helping communities balance all modes of transportation in complex places. Over the past 20 years, Jeff has led downtown, citywide, and campus plans, and worked in 20 US states and 5 other countries. Jeff will be speaking at Bend’s Tower Theater at 7pm. Get your free ticket. www.towertheatre.org

Lawyer in the Library
Free 30 minute consultations with local lawyers at the Downtown Bend Library. Advance registration for appointments opens at 10 a.m., 13 days prior to the date. Advance registration does not guarantee the time of appointment, which run every half hour from 5:30-7:30 p.m. All registrants must arrive by 5:15 p.m. to secure their spot and receive their appointment time. If you are not here by 5:15 p.m., your appointment will be forfeited. If any walk-in spots are available they will be awarded by lottery. Lottery numbers will be handed out starting at 5 p.m. and drawn at 5:15 p.m. Info: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Critique Group
Looking for the perfect critique group match or revamping your critiquing process? If you are a writer new to the area, looking to join a critique group, or need advice on how to make your existing group more effective and efficient this lively and interactive event, 5:30pm at Worthy Brewing, is for you. We’ll do some writing exercises and do some talking about the function of critique groups. This event is open to all genres and experience levels. Registration required: https://host5.evanced.info/deschutes/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=48285

The Library Book Club
5:30pm at the Sisters Library The Library Book Club will discuss This Is the Story of A Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett. Info: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Fall Colors Hike
Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Kelly Madden at 9:30am for an early autumn walk at Skyline Forest. Wander through the forest and learn why trees change color while searching for golden aspens. Take in all that early fall has to offer, including crisp mornings and lingering wildflowers. Explore around the historic Spoo Mill and learn how to identify and date tin cans. Registration is required https://9-26-18-sf-fall-colors.eventbrite.com/

Nature Journaling
Interested in learning how to combine outdoor writing and sketching with your joy of exploring nature? Join the Deschutes Land Trust and hiker and passionate journaler, Kolby Kirk, at 6:00pm for an evening of learning tips and techniques for keeping a journal while exploring nature! We’ll spend the last light of the day at Indian Ford Meadow Preserve discussing ways of seeing and recording the landscape as well as sketching flora/fauna for later identification. No journaling experience needed. Registration is required https://9-26-18-ifm-nature-journaling.eventbrite.com/

Be a Lifesaver
Your donation of a pint of blood can be a lifesaver for someone in need. Donate 11:00am to 4:00pm at Bend Blood Donation Center, or blood platelets 11:00am to 5:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org

Effective Communication Strategies
Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us, 5:30pm at the Redmond Library, to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Info: https://www.alz.org/orswwa

Thursday September 27

Artists in Action
10am – noon: A collaboration of artists from the Old Mill District, Tumalo Art Co., Lubbesmeyer Studio & Gallery and Nature Inspired Photography & Furniture created this series of events during which the public can enjoy watching and engaging with the artists as they produce different works plein air as well as in their studios or in a gallery. The series will culminate with a show on First Friday, October 5, exhibiting the art created during the event. See the full schedule at www.tumaloartco.com.

Nature’s Dream Makers
6:00pm at the East Bend Library, learn about herbs and natural remedies that can help promote sleep. There exist a plethora of herbs and plants with medicinal properties known to ease stress and tension and help you get your best sleep. Chelsea Phillips of Hawthorn Healing Arts talks with us about jasmine, lavender, chamomile and other calming, cleansing herbs. Phillips earned a Masters in Oriental Medicine with additional studies in Naturopathic Medicine from National College of Natural Medicine in Portland. Info: deschuteslibrary.org

Bow Wow Bingo
6:30pm to 8:30pm at 7th Street Brew House join the fun at our weekly Bow Wow Bingo to benefit the animals at BrightSide Animal Center. Great food and brew—and a chance to win! Info: https://www.facebook.com/pg/brightsideanimals/events/?ref=page_internal

Health Care for All Community Meeting
7:00pm at The Environmental Center discuss and organize a political strategy that will move Oregon closer to Universal Health Care–
Medicare for All–through the election and into 2019. We’ll have information about the legislative progress and further goals of the Health Care for All Oregon coalition. Our aim is to provide a strong message coming from Central Oregon that will help move this issue forward for everyone in the state. Information: Dave Stranahan 541-350-6498

Open Computer Lab
Practice computer skills! Problem-solve with staff! Find answers to your e-reader questions! Free and open to the public 2:30pm to 4:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library. Use a library computer or bring your own. No registration required. Info: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Green Tour Keynote Kickoff
6:30pm at Worthy Brewing we kick off the 18th annual Green Tour. We’ll explore how our homes, workplaces and government buildings can help us get to a low-carbon, clean energy future. Andrew Lee will make the case for zero energy buildings and show us how to get started through local and regional case studies. This is a pivotal time for Bend—our climate legacy is being written right now as we dig into our very own climate action plan. We want to help our community explore all of the opportunities, big and small, to get us on the path to a low-carbon, clean energy future. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/destination-zero-buildings-as-catalysts-to-a-clean-energy-reality-tickets-50059284668

The Art of Burning Man
Burning Man has become internationally known for the groundbreaking art and performance it brings every year to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. Burning Man Arts supports the creation of large-scale, high-impact, interactive art through grants, mentorship, and art management programs. The organization describes its mission as being to “change the paradigm of art from a commodified object to an interactive, participatory, shared experience of creative expression. Christine Kristen (also known as Ladybee) who is currently Burning Man’s Archivist, and served as Art Curator from 1999 to 2008, will provide a visual history of the art of Burning Man. She will discuss the mission and philosophy that drives the art program and provide some insight into the annual selection process. All ages. 6:00pm-7:00pm (Café open at 5:30) $15 per ticket, members receive 20% discount.
Registration and pre-payment required. http://13443.blackbaudhosting.com/13443/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=22e26f07-9b16-48a8-b8b1-4d1b7a96d998

Be a Lifesaver
Your donation of a pint of blood platelets can be a lifesaver for someone in need. Donate 10:30am to 5:00pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program, 3:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library, provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. Info: https://www.alz.org/orswwa

Friday September 28

Watch Out for Wildlife
Watch Out For Wildlife week is a national event started by the Defenders of Wildlife and different states have adopted this week (during the mule deer migration) to raise awareness to the issue of wildlife-vehicle collisions. This year, Oregon is adopting the week as well. 6:00pm at 10 Barrel East we’ll be showing five movies: Cascade Crossroads (I-90 in WA), NDOT mule deer migration, local film about the Gilchrist undercrossing, mule deer migration you have to see to believe, and Path of the Pronghorn. The event is free but registration will be required! Link to register is: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/watch-out-for-wildlife-film-festival-tickets-49455864823

Open Computer Lab
Practice computer skills! Problem-solve with staff! Find answers to your e-reader questions! Free and open to the public 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the Sisters Library. Use a library computer or bring your own. No registration required. Info: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Be a Lifesaver
Your donation of a pint of blood platelets can be a lifesaver for someone in need. Donate 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org

The Hopi Women’s Show
Join us in welcoming master lapidary jeweler Sonwai (Verma Nequatewa), Earth minerals painter Pesavensi, (Donna Humetewa) and potter Dorothy Ami. The contemporary works of these Hopi artists integrate the integrity and beauty of the Hopi lifeways and offer a glimpse into their deeply intelligent, moral and ethical world. Exhibition and sale of new, exquisite works in heirloom quality jewelry, richly symbolic paintings, and fine-walled Hopi pottery. Fourth Friday Weekend, September 28 – 30, with an Artists Reception on Friday, 4 – 7 pm. Open forum and discussion on Saturday from 1:30 – 2:30 pm. All events will take place at Raven Makes Gallery. Info: https://www.ravenmakesgallery.com/pages/upcoming-events

R’Oktoberfest
Redmond Kiwanis R’Oktoberfest Celebration will Enliven Downtown Redmond on September 28 and 29. More than 30 craft beers and ciders will be on tap Wild Ride Brewing, 322 S.W. 5th Street. It’s a two-day, family-oriented celebration with live music, contests, and special events for children. The fun begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, lasting until 9 p.m. and resumes from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday. In addition to live music other entertainment includes a grain toss, stein hoisting, corn hole, basketball skills and fun area, big buck and bull contest with archery area, silent auction, and bouncy houses for the kids.

Community Baby Shower
All pregnant and newly postpartum moms (newborns 1-3 months) are invited to the Community Baby Shower! This free event will have gift bags, raffles for items big and small, light refreshments, and activities to celebrate new moms in our community. It will be held at multiple locations across Central Oregon on Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29. RSVP on Facebook here! https://www.facebook.com/events/1052059861624112/

Saturday September 29

The Bike Trip of Our Dreams
Bend-based couple Ville and Kristen Jokinen completed a bicycle journey lasting 20 months and over 18,215 miles. They flew with bikes up to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in June 2016, and rode into Bahia Lapataia, Argentina, in February 2018. They dealt with everything from close encounters with bears, dog attacks, a bout with dengue fever, and more! And now they are back, ready to share their stories and harrowing tales, 1:00pm at the Downtown Bend Library. Info: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

Music in Public Places
2:00pm to 3:00pm at the Redmond Library enjoy an hour of music courtesy of Central Oregon Symphony. At the La Pine Library a Brass quintet performs various works from baroque to ragtime and jazz. Info: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org

2018 Green Tour
On the Green Tour, 10:00am to 4:30pm, you’ll see real-world solutions that reduce energy use and increase solar production in residential and commercial buildings right here in Central Oregon. For the 18th year in a row, everyday heroes across our community will open their doors so that we can learn and benefit from their journeys and experiences. They all have a story to tell—and they want to share it with you! Now, more than ever, it’s important for all of us to make a change under our own roofs—no matter how big or small. We hope the 2018 Green Tour inspires you to find new ways to save energy and go solar, at home and at work. You can check out the map of sites and learn more about each of the sites on the Green Tour page. https://envirocenter.org/tour

Water, Wood, and Rocks
Long before breweries and boarding, what brought people to the unique landscapes of Central Oregon? Join the Deschutes Land Trust, Leslie Olson, and Derek Loeb at 9:00am to explore the history of Central Oregon in Skyline Forest. Mill about near the site of a 1916 lumber mill and explore Bend’s early logging history. Then, hike along the Columbia Southern Canal and a surprising canyon that gives a window into Bend’s explosive geologic past, and learn how water and irrigation impacted early settlement. Finally, learn about the impact of wildfire on this important forest and how the Land Trust is working to preserve its future. Registration is required https://9-26-18-sf-water-wood-rocks.eventbrite.com/

Golden Eagle Walk
9:00am join the Deschutes Land Trust and Jan Rising on a bird walk at Aspen Hollow Preserve. The Preserve is home to a celebrated pair of golden eagles who have nested there for the past nine years! Explore the habits and habitats of one of North America’s largest raptors and see their nest high on the cliffs of the Preserve. Registration is required https://9-29-18-ah-golden-eagle-walk.eventbrite.com/

Be a Lifesaver
Your donation of a pint of blood platelets can be a lifesaver for someone in need. Donate 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org

Flight Demonstration Day
The Field of Dreams RC Club welcomes all who enjoy or are interest in Radio Control Model Aircraft flying. From 9am to Noon (weather permitting) you can experience flying an RC Aircraft with the aid of an instructor. Don’t worry, we won’t let you crash. The entrance to the field is located in the North East corner of the High Desert Sports Complex main parking lot. Info: http://www.fieldofdreamsrc.net/

Whychus Creek Cleanup
10:00am to 12:00pm put on your boots and help us clean up Whychus Creek! We are joining groups across the state for a day dedicated to cleaning up riversides and beaches. Trash from upstream often ends up at our Preserves and can be harmful to fish and wildlife. Please join us for a morning cleanup along Whycus Creek at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve. Registration required https://2018-whychus-creek-cleanup.eventbrite.com/

Sunday September 30

Be a Lifesaver
Your donation of a pint of blood platelets can be a lifesaver for someone in need. Donate 7:00am to 1:30pm at Bend Platelet Donation Center. Info: https://www.redcrossblood.org

Not’cho Grandma’s Bingo
11:00am to 2:00pm at Silver Moon Brewing is your chance to get together with your friends for a chance to win some big money! A large portion of all bingo sales will go to help the Central Oregon Search and Rescue Foundation! Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2056588201246772/

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