May
1
to Oct 9

Bend Farmers Market Celebrates Over 20 Years!

The mission of the Bend Farmers Market is to create and sustain a centralized market that provides fresh local produce and farm products to the Central Oregon community, providing a viable market for local farmers, and enhancing the business, nutritional, and community health of Central Oregon.

New local vendors including sustainable vegetable growers, pastured meat ranchers, pie bakers, wildcrafters, mushroom cultivators and more. This 24-week market runs every Wednesday, rain or shine, smoke or hail, from 2pm to 6pm in Downtown Bend from May 1st to October 9th.

http://www.bendfarmersmarket.com/

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Jul
9
to Oct 15

Raptors of the Desert Sky

High Desert Museum

Watch as hawks, owls, falcons and even a turkey vulture fly, quite literally, right overhead. Listen to the stories of these birds as a Museum curator narrates the action and introduces the hunting strategies and natural behaviors of these spectacular birds of prey. Purchase tickets at Admissions no later than 11:00 am. Must be at the gate by 11:15 am.

Members, children and seniors $3, Non-members $5, plus admission. Children ages 2 and younger are free. https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/raptors-of-the-desert-sky/

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Aug
24
9:30 AM09:30

Redmond Heritage Walk

Redmond Senior Center

Grab your walking shoes and explore Redmond’s newest multi-use trail. Park at the Redmond Senior Center and be greated by characters dressed in historic garb. The canal trail tour will have fun informative booths along the route. At Homestead Park you will be treated to a free lunch and additional learning opportunities. 541 923 7758

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Aug
25
11:00 AM11:00

Kid Made Food Cart

Sisters Farmers Market at Fir Street Park

Kid Made Camp's first food cart camp ever is happening this August! Campers will staff a real food cart and make wholesome smoothies for their community on Sunday, August 25 at Sisters Farmers Market, 11 am to 2 pm at Fir Street Park. More

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Aug
26
to Aug 29

Malheur Refuge Fence Mapping

The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge provides thousands of acres of critical habitat for avian species. On this trip, we’ll stay near the historic P Ranch and work nearby to map out fence lines for future removal or retrofit. Volunteers will camp, hike, survey and explore this incredible area. More

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Aug
27
12:00 PM12:00

Pressure and Homeostatic Balance in Health and Disease

East Bend Library

How do the external pressures of life affect our body’s ability to create and maintain a healthy, homeostatic balance? Classical Chinese medicine, which includes the modalities of acupuncture and herbal medicine, can offer keen insights into this question. Join Rob Mills to learn about how one can employ basic principles to effectively counter the negative impacts of pressure on one’s health and well-being.

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Aug
27
6:00 PM18:00

Helping Student Athletes Deal with Pressure

Redmond Library

We want our young athletes to have fun, build memories and feel great about their sports experience. But sports can also bring unwanted pressure that keeps kids from performing their best not only in their sport but in other areas of life. We’ll discuss tools to help kids deal with that pressure and find joy in competition. Led by Josh Cordell, who works with many of the area’s top young athletes in all sports as a mentor and life coach.

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Aug
28
3:00 PM15:00

La Pine: Know Pressure - How to Achieve Your Dreams

Marcia Morgan, Ph.D., author of GO! How to Get Going and Achieve your Goals and Dreams at Any Age, brings a wealth of experience helping women and girls reach their potential. Drawing on more than forty years as a national consultant, researcher, trainer and author on gender, crime and social issues, this sought-after motivational speaker will facilitate the workshop and discuss her latest book. More

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Aug
29
5:00 PM17:00

Application Process for Affordable/Sustainable housing Community

Eastside Library

The application process for five single-family homes developed by Kôr Community Land Trust and Housing Works of Central Oregon will open on July 22nd. All interested homebuyers are required to attend one of four information sessions before applying and can sign up on the Kôr Community Land Trust website (https://korlandtrust.org/projects/korazon/)

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Aug
29
6:30 PM18:30

A Night in Ghana

Aspen Hall

A Night in Ghana is the Volta Revival Foundations (www.voltarevival.org) annual fundraising event for our education and human rights advocacy in Ghana West Africa. A night of highlife music (feat Okaidja) , culture, art (auction), poetry, and amazing vibes as we celebrate Africa and Africans at this one-of-a-kind cultural event!

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Sep
1
8:00 AM08:00

River Walk on the Deschutes

Old Mill District. Join Beaver Works Oregon/Think Wild for a short walk along the Deschutes River to learn of the wildlife along this riverscape and the benefits of beaver in our riparian ecosystems. Meet your guide at 8am at the Flag Bridge in the Old Mill District. 541-312-0131. More

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Sep
27
8:00 AM08:00

Locavore's Edible Adventure:

Thomas Orchards, Hwy 402, Kimberly, Oregon

Apple Rally 2019! is a sporty, seasonal return to Thomas Orchards - barrels of fun and apples at a discount! The Edible Adventure Crew believes that eating locally doesn’t have to be mysterious, expensive, or difficult. Learn about the growing, gathering and preservation of locally sourced food. More

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Sep
28
8:00 AM08:00

Great Harvest Challenge Obstacle Race

Venue: The DD Ranch

Event Description: The Good Thought Good Action Foundation proudly presents The Great Harvest Challenge Obstacle Race. This 3+mile multi-obstacle course will challenge participants in strength, agility and mental fitness. All proceeds benefit the Good Thought Good Action Foundation, who provides training and college scholarships to non-traditional sports athletes.

http://runsignup.com/Race/OR/Terrebonne/GreatHarvestObstacleChallenge

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Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

Beatles Singalong with KPOV

Boys and Girls Club Bend

Join KPOV for a night of singing and dancing (yeah baby) to The Beatles. Showcasing 6 awesome Bend bands; singalong to your favs like 'Here Comes the Sun' and 'Yellow Submarine'. A unique event not to be missed. This is a fundraiser for KPOV - doors open at 6, show at 7:00pm. Fee free tickets can be purchase at the station at 501 NW Bond in Bend. (Mon-Fri 1-5pm) or on bendticket.com

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Aug
23
5:30 PM17:30

Fur Ball

Unitarian Universalist Church

The Fur Ball is an evening of fun that features animals on the catwalk on Friday, August 23rd at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship venue in Bend. T he Fur Ball, presented by Bend Veterinary Clinic and Team Kia of Bend, features animals strutting down the 100 foot long catwalk as they compete for awards. The fun evening amongst fellow animal lovers includes appetizers, beverages, Wheel of Fur-tune and Silent Auction.

 

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Aug
23
5:00 PM17:00

Know Pressure - Gems and Minerals Under Pressure

La Pine Library Meeting Room. Explore gems and minerals formed under pressure.
Many of the gems and minerals that we consider rare and precious form deep within the Earth, under extremely high pressure. . Join the Deschutes Library and geologist Daniele McKay to explore the origins of precious gems like diamonds and other Earth resources like gold, silver, and copper. More

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Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

Write It Away

Redmond Library

Learn how to use journaling and list making to reduce stress. Studies show that writing things down (by hand) helps reduce our levels of stress. Join us and learn the practice of planning, taking notes and recording your daily, weekly and monthly events in an efficient and effective way. Space is limited and registration is required; register online at www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

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Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

Meet Your Farmer Dinner at Locavore

10 Below Restaurant at The Oxford Hotel

.The August 22nd feast will include produce from Mahonia Gardens and protein from Splitting Aces Livestock.A three course meal will deliciously entertain your taste buds and be served along with comments from Benji and Carys Nagel of Mahonia Gardens about the beyond-organic and community-welcome nature of the farm. Jenna and Remington Sneva of Splitting Aces Livestock will share their deep respect for the livestock which results from a 100% grass diet with full pasture access - no grain, or supplements are fed to finish, no hormones or implants are used.


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Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

Motherload Community Screening

Bend Brewing Company. MOTHERLOAD is a crowd-sourced documentary in which the cargo bicycle becomes a vehicle for exploring motherhood in this digital age of climate change. The film explores the people behind this push to replace cars with purpose-built bikes, as we learn about the history and potential future of the bicycle as the “ultimate social revolutionizer.” More

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Aug
22
9:00 AM09:00

Make Dill Pickles and Sweet Relish from Fresh Local Produce at OSU Extensio

OSU Extension Office in Redmond

this public workshop to demonstrate pickling methods. Participants will get to put the recipes to work and make a jar of pickles and relish to take home. Two public workshops will be held on Thursday, August 22, 9:00 AM to noon and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Participants must pre-register by Tuesday, August 20 by calling 541-548-6088. The class fee is $15.00. Class size will be limited. More

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Aug
21
5:30 PM17:30

Abby's Legendary Pizza - Donation Night to American Legion Auxiliary

 Abby's Legendary Pizza - 1115 NE 3rd Street, Bend, OR 97701: Abby's Pizza will feature American Legion Auxiliary Stevens-Chute Unit #4 and generously donate 10% of their net proceeds to the Unit for Central Oregon Veterans and families in need.

More: http://www.facebook.com/American-Legion-and-Auxiliary-Stevens-Chute-Post-4-Bend-Dept-of-Oregon-208168662568057/

(Sent via KPOV Community Radio)


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Aug
21
9:30 AM09:30

Mentor a Child with an Incarcerated Parent

Deschutes County Service Building

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. This six-hour class covers program policies, how to establish a mentor relationship, the impact incarceration has on families, and communication skills. There is no cost to attend, but advanced Registration is required

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Aug
20
to Aug 21

Bend Oktoberfest

Downtown Bend

Join us on Sept 20 & 21, 2019 for Downtown Bend's largest fundraiser, Bend Oktoberfest. The event is free to attend, but we suggest you pre-purchase your steins and tokens to skip the line (link below). Bend Oktoberfest is the most engaging festival of the year, and the ONLY festival where 100% of the funds raised go directly back into Downtown Bend! More

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Aug
19
7:00 PM19:00

Helping Student Athletes Deal with Pressure

Downtown Bend Library

We want our young athletes to have fun, build memories and feel great about their sports experience. But sports can also bring unwanted pressure that keeps kids from performing their best not only in their sport but in other areas of life. We’ll discuss tools to help kids deal with that pressure and find joy in competition. Led by Josh Cordell, who works with many of the area’s top young athletes in all sports as a mentor and life coach.

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Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

Outdoor Stone Sculpture Show

Suttle Lake Camp & Conference Center 29551 Suttle Lake Rd Sisters, Oregon 97759

Join the members of the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association for an afternoon exhibition of their work on the last day of our 25th Annual International Stone Carving Symposium.
Visit with over 50 artists as they work, see sculptures on display and for sale, discuss their art, techniques, and of course, the stone. Free Event, families encouraged. More

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Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Open Garden at Hollinshead Community Garden

Hollinshead Community Garden

The Central Oregon chapter of OSU Master Gardeners™ presents an Open Garden at Hollinshead Community Garden. Tour the Hollinshead Vegetable and Water-Wise Gardens. Meet gardeners and learn about challenges and rewards of gardening in Central Oregon. Check out the insect displays, listen to live music, and taste some heirloom tomatoes. There will be garden activities for children, too!

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Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

The Life, Times, and Fabulous-Far-Out-Flying-Machine of Bruce McCandless II

Worthy Brewing Company, 495 Northeast Bellevue Drive

Bruce McCandless III is an attorney, poet, and novelist who grew up in Space City U.S.A. during the Apollo era. He'll be here to share the story his father never quite got around to writing--the story of how a forgotten NASA astronaut quietly made himself into one of the space program's most famous figures, and a poster child for human possibility. Register

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