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Friday, April 15
POETRY READING: Join Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears, along with local poets Joel Kabakov and Stacey Shaw, for a community poetry reading at 4 p.m. at The Riverenza Café, 401 E 10th St., The Dalles. Event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.
MOSAIC CLASS: A custom-cut, ceramic mosaic class with Toms Royal is being offered at The Dalles Art Center. Class will be held Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. Space limited, for information on cost and registration, call 541-296-4759, email thedallesart @gmail.com visit their website at TheDallesArtCenter.org.
BINGO: Bingo at The Dalles Eagles Lodge, 2006 W. 7th St., 6 p.m. All welcome, call 541-296-3172 for more information.
Saturday, April 16
PINK PROJECT: The Pink Project Compassion Tea and Fashion Show fundraiser to support local women with cancer will be at St. Peter's Catholic Church Parish Hall, beginning 2 p.m. Tickets $18, available at Klindt’s, The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce office, Lines of Designs or call Doreen 541-298-1602.
STRETCH AND DANCE: Creative movement class for young children and families, 11 a.m. at The Dalles Wasco County Library, 722 Court Street. Information 541-296-2815. Free.
SATURDAY BINGO: Mid-Columbia Senior Center, 1112 W 9th Street, The Dalles. Doors open at 4 p.m. and bingo starts at 6 p.m. Food service starts at 4:30 p.m. All ages welcome, (12years-18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian). New players encouraged to arrive by 5:30 p.m.
LOOPS RUN: The Klickitat Skamania Council's Maryhill Loops Run. Runners get shirts, UW wine glass with wine tasting passport and prizes. Benefit for United Way, details and registration onine at cgunitedway.com.
Sunday, April 17
BINGO: Bingo every Sunday, The Dalles Eagles Lodge, 2006 W 7th St, The Dalles, 1 p.m. All welcome, call 541-296-3172 for more information.
Monday, April 18
DRIVER COURSE: The next AARP smart driver course will be at the Mid-Columbia Senior Center, April 18 and 19. Both classes are from 8:45 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. Fee is $20 or $15 for AARP Members. Call MCSC 541-296-4788 to sign up. You must attend both days to get your certificate. Be sure to bring your driver’s license.
Tuesday, April 19
TUESDAY MUSIC: and Dance at the Mid-Columbia Senior Center. The band Simcoe Boys will be playing. The doors open at 6 p.m. music starts at 7 p.m. All ages are welcome and donations are always appreciated.
RETIRED EDUCATORS: Unit 20, Oregon Retired Educators, will meet at Clock Tower Ales in The Dalles at noon. The program will be presented by Cal McDermid, Executive Director at Fort Dalles Museum. Clark will offer a raffle basket as a fundraiser for our scholarship. Merrijo Gredler is the hostess. All persons interested in education are encouraged to attend.
Wednesday, April 20
OFFBEAT HISTORY: Join author Finn John for some fun, fascinating and little known stories in “Offbeat Oregon History,” Friday, April 22, at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. A taco bar dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 7. Dinner and program are $14; the program only is $5. Reservations required by April 20. For information, call 541-296-8600 ext. 201 or visit gorgediscovery.org.
HAZARDOUS WASTE: Hazardous Waste Collection rural event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maupin. Get rid of unwanted dangerous and hazardous materials. For more info, call 541-506-2636 or visit tricountytrecycle.com. Thursday, April 21
KIWANIS PROGRAMS: Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s.
Friday, April 22
OFFBEAT HISTORY: Join author Finn John for some fun, fascinating and little known stories in “Offbeat Oregon History” at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Dinner served at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m. Dinner and program are $14; the program only is $5. Information, call 541-296-8600 ext. 201 or visit gorgediscovery.org.
EARTH DAY: The film "This Changes Everything,” asks the question, "What if the confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we'll ever have to build a better world?" At St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1805 Minnesota St., The Dalles, 6:30 p.m. Free event, free childcare provided.
DULCIMER: Libraries of Eastern Oregon presents “The Appalachian Dulcimer” with musicians Heidi Muller and Bob Webb on Thursday at Sherman County Public/School Library. Come at 4 p.m. to learn to play the Dulcimer. The three-string mountain dulcimer is easy to learn and requires no musical experience. Concert at 7 p.m.
MOSAIC CLASS: A custom-cut ceramic mosaic class with Toms Royal is being offered at The Dalles Art Center. Class will be held Fridays, 5 to 9 p.m.call 541-296-4759 for information visit their website at TheDallesArtCenter.org.