Happenings

FOR CHILDREN

April 18 — Gorge Roller Girls Family Skate Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Westside Elementary School. Fans ages 6-11 are invited to come meet and skate with the Gorge Roller Girls! Music provided by Mr. Elive Productions. Cost is $5 per skater or $20 for a family pass. Space is limited to 75 skaters based on a first-come, first-served basis. Proceeds will help support Skate Club and the Gorge Roller Girl All-Stars. To learn more about the Gorge Roller Girls, visit gorgerollergirls.org.

April 19 — Community Easter Egg Hunt and Safety Fair, 10 a.m. at Jackson Park, HR. The safety fair will feature fire trucks to explore, Sparky the Fire Dog, education booths and Smokey Bear, in the front parking lot of Jackson Park. The Easter Egg Hunt will kick off at 11 a.m. sharp and all children ages 1-10 are welcome to participate. Every child aged 1-10 will receive an Easter goodie bag filled with candy, prizes, stickers and activity booklets. The Easter Bunny will be there, too, ready for hugs.

Story Time at Hood River Library: Preschool Story Time is held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays.

New Parent Services Playgroups

For parents and their children ages newborn to 5; for more info contact Nancy Johanson Paul at 541-436-0319 or nancyp@nextdoorinc.org.

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Cascade Locks City Hall gym.

Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m. at Hood River Alliance Church, 2650 Montello Ave. (Contact the church at 541-386-2812 for details.)

Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. at Hood River Early Childhood Center (former Pine Grove School), bilingual, with developmental specialists available (follows school calendar). For more info call 541-386-4919.

ON STAGE

April 18-19 — Student Directed One-Act Festival, 7 p.m. in HR Valley High School’s Bowe Theatre. The festival is presented in-the-round with the audience sitting on all four sides onstage. Donations accepted and encouraged.

EXHIBITS

Through April — “Collective Voices” Kids Art Opening at Columbia Center for the Arts. For the first time ever, Columbia Center for the Arts will display young people’s art exclusively in both the gallery and studio. The show is a culmination of a six-week pilot project entitled “Collective Voices: Exploring Personal Narratives” facilitated between CCA and three Gorge middle schools.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

April 15 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive. Doors open and food available at 5 p.m.; games begin promptly at 6 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.

April 15 — HR County Library District Board of Directors regular meeting, 7 p.m. in the Jeanne Marie Gaulke Community Meeting Room of the HR Library. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. The agenda and full meeting packet is available for download at http://bit.ly/1iNT9zR.

April 16 — Breastfeeding support group, noon to 1 p.m. at Riverside Church, Fourth and State streets in HR. Facilitated by a certified lactation consultant, the group provides an opportunity to share breastfeeding info and personal experiences, mutually support and learn from each other, increase ability and confidence in breastfeeding and discuss successful strategies for returning to work while breastfeeding. For more info call Jennifer McCauley at 541-387-6344 or Ellen Mallon at 541-387-7131.

April 16 — The Portland Building: Should It Stay or Go?, 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts. The Portland Building, Michael Graves’ colorful Post-Modern icon, was conceived in controversy and born into both praise and ridicule. Portland architects Becca Cavell and Peter Meijer lead a spirited point/counter-point debate on its fate. Tickets: $5 suggested donation at the door with beer and wine available for purchase.

April 17 — Presentation on Insitu by Mary Margaret Evans, vice president of corporate operations, 6:30-8 p.m. at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living, 1795 Eighth St., in the dining room. Evans’ presentation, “What is Insitu?” will cover its role globally and at home. Insitu is a pioneer leader in the design, development, production and operation of high-performance, cost-effective unmanned aircraft systems. A Q&A session will follow. A real ScanEagle unmanned aircraft will be on display during the presentation.

April 17 — Film: “Assault on El Capitan,” the legend and the truth about Wings of Steel, the most controversial climb in Yosemite history, 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts. Experience the story of a rock climb on El Capitan that endured nearly 30 years of controversy. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will support Mountain Leadership Institute and its work in the Kumari region of Nepal.

April 17 — “Worst Weeds of the Gorge,” presented by Cyndi Soliz, partnership specialist for the Skamania County noxious weed program, 7 p.m. in Room 1.366 at the CGCC The Dalles. The "worst weeds of the Gorge" were designated by the Columbia Gorge Cooperative Weed Management Area. The CGCWMA consists of 25 land management organizations that coordinate to address invasive weeds across jurisdictions within the Gorge. It promotes Early Detection Rapid Response strategies with an emphasis on prevention. Sponsored by the Mid-Columbia Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon.

April 18 — Friday Fun Lunch with The Simcoe Boys, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive on the Heights. Dancers and listeners welcome.

April 18 — Columbia Gorge Aeromodelers will visit Providence Down Manor to show their various model aircraft to the residents and the public, 1-4 p.m. Club members will available to answer questions about the static display models, and to fly various, radio-controlled aircraft in the west yard if weather conditions permit. Indoor models will be flown in the Down Manor lobby. The event is free, and the public is welcome to attend. Refreshments provided.

April 18-20 — Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival, 4-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Best Western HR Inn. The event features workshops, demos and a marketplace with more than 25 artisan vendors. The marketplace is free and open to the public; the workshops require advance registration. For more info or to register visit columbiagorgefiberfestival.com.

April 18 —“Pioneer Surveyors of the Columbia Gorge,” with Jerry Olson, 6:30 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. The April history dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. Olson will provide a progression of the original surveys in Wasco County with maps from 1858-1872, the role of the General Land Office, and information about the early pioneer surveyors of the Columbia River Gorge. For tickets or more info, call 541-296-8600, ext. 201, by April 16.

April 18 — Columbia Gorge Lions Bingo: Every first and third Friday at Cascade Locks City Hall, 7 p.m. (6 p.m. Early Birds), $250 jackpot; $900 progressive jackpot.

April 19 — Open House and Bake Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pine Grove Church, at the corner of Van Horn and Eastside roads. Bake sale benefits Meals on Wheels. There will also be crafts and vintage treasures, including lots of Depression glass.

April 19 Blossom Day Craft and Bake Sale, Happy Hands of Asbury/Our Redeemer Partnership, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1140 Tucker Road, HR, featuring handmade baby items and embroidered tea towels and pillowcases.

April 19-20 — Blossom Festival Craft Show and Quilt Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the HR County Fairgrounds in Odell. Artists, craftspeople and vendors from around the Northwest will offer arts and crafts, garden art, handcrafted home furnishings and decorations, photos, dried flowers, gourmet food products, rhododendrons and azaleas, jewelry, beads, clothing, and more. Admission and parking are free. For more info contact the fair office at 541-354-2865 or hrfair@hrecn.net or visit hoodriverfair.org.

April 19 — Spring for Kids, a fundraiser to benefit Columbia Gorge Children’s Advocacy Center, 7-10 p.m. at Springhouse Cellar Winery. Live music by The Groove Project, food, cash no-host wine and beer, live and silent auctions. Auction items include Disneyland and Oregon coast vacation rentals, guided fishing trip, private cooking lessons and more. Admission is $10.

April 19 — Wild Bill’s Bingo at the Elks Lodge, a fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs, 7 p.m. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

April 21 — Mid-Columbia Jazz Night, 6:30 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium in The Dalles. School jazz bands from Hood River, The Dalles, Trout Lake, White Salmon, Bickleton and Goldendale will perform. Admission is $5; proceeds benefit "The Civic."

April 22 — Workshop: Natural Solutions to Digestive Problems, 7 p.m. in the Bamboo Room at Cascade Acupuncture Center, 104 Fifth St., HR. Acid reflux, hiatal hernias, ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis and Crohn’s disease are just a few of the digestive disorders that affect more than 61 million Americans each year. Learn about natural means of improving or even correcting these problems. The free workshop is led by Carola Stepper. Class size is limited; call 541-387-4325 to register.

April 22 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive. Doors open and food available at 5 p.m.; games begin promptly at 6 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.

April 22 — Earth Day Birder’s Social, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at HR Hobbies, 110 Fourth St. downtown. Come meet local bird watchers, learn about and join in the Gorge Big Year count, learn about bird songs, learn about eBird, kids can make a paper bird or play a game of bird bingo. Free.

April 24 — Watercolor Workshop with local artist Jan Muir, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at HR Alliance Church, building M1, 2650 Montello St., hosted by the HR Art Club. Muir will guide participants through two or three small paintings, demonstrating techniques for various washes, wet into wet and dry brush. Participation limited to 15; all skill levels welcome. There will probably be a few slots for non-members, first-come-first-served; call Dell Rhodes at 509-493-3572 to reserve a slot and to get materials list. Class fee is $20 for members, $25 for non-members.

April 24 — Crop Talk, 5:30 p.m. at Rockford Community Grange, 4250 Barrett Drive, HR. Open to anyone who grows food and would like an informal, non-structured gathering to share, learn and commiserate about working in the soil.

April 25-26 —Providence Hospice volunteer training, 6-8:30 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at 1630 Woods Court. Hospice volunteers are ordinary people with an extraordinary love and concern for others. They come from all walks of life, are of every age, and offer a variety of services to meet a variety of needs. Volunteers can choose to serve in a number of different ways that make a tremendous difference. The training offers a practical understanding of end-of-life issues and hospice care. Another session will be held May 2-3. To register or for more info contact Christine Jones at 541-387-1152 or christine.jones@providence.org.

April 25 — Friday Fun Lunch with The Strawberry Mountain Band, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive on the Heights. Dancers and listeners welcome.

April 26-27 — Cascade Locks Annual Citywide Garage Sale Days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maps available at local businesses. Find collectables, baby items, household items, furniture, antiques and more. The fire department will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

April 26 — Hood River County Reads sponsors a free writing workshop with Kim Stafford, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the HR Library. Register in advance at the Library checkout desk.

April 26 — Adopt A Dog Microchip Clinic, a benefit for the community and Hood River’s Adopt A Dog program, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the old fire station on WaNaPa in Cascade Locks (next to the post office). The cost is $16 (half the typical price). Dogs must be on leash; handlers must be 18 or older and the owner of the dog. Pet owners and dogs from Oregon and Washington are welcome. A rabies vaccine for dogs will also be available; approximate cost is $15. A certificate will be provided (for doggie daycare providers or for obtaining a dog license).

April 26 — Open House at Rockford Community Grange, 4250 Barrett Drive, HR, celebrating April as Grange Month, 3-8 p.m. with a community potluck (Rockford members will prepare the main dish) starting at 6 p.m. There will be music, dance lessons, a plant sale and seed swap, just to name a few offerings.

April 26 — Made for Mosier benefit auction, 5:30 p.m. at Springhouse Cellar Winery. The evening will feature a no-host social hour, silent and live auctions, games and musical entertainment. The live auction begins at 7:30 p.m. and will showcase student art pieces created in association with local artists Tickets are $35, available at the Mosier Community School office, Klindt’s Booksellers in The Dalles, the Waucoma Bookstore in Hood River or reserved by emailing Susan Vallie at vallies@nwasco.k12.or.us. Proceeds will help fund the STEAM program (science and technology interpreted through engineering and the arts, all based in mathematical elements) at Mosier Schools. For more info visit madeformosier.com or call Susan Vallie at Mosier Schools, 541-478-3321.

April 26 — Taste of Tsuruta, 6-8 p.m. at Mt. Hood Winery. Enjoy Japanese cuisine provided by Kaze and China Gorge to celebrate and raise funds for the HR-Tsuruta Sister City program. Tickets are $25 each or two for $40; funds raised will help support the student travelers visiting Tsuruta in August and students coming from Japan in the fall and spring. All proceeds go directly to the nonprofit organization. Tickets can be picked up from Niko Yasui at HRVHS, from other Sister City board members or from the HR News front desk.

April 26 — Wild Bill’s Bingo at the Elks Lodge, a fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs, 7 p.m. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

April 27 — HR County Reads program, 2 p.m. at the HR Library: Kim Stafford will discuss the poetry of his father, William Stafford, as well as his own work and life.

April 29 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive. Doors open and food available at 5 p.m.; games begin promptly at 6 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.

May 2 — Friday Fun Lunch with the For the Good Times Band, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive on the Heights. Dancers and listeners welcome.

May 2-3 —Providence Hospice volunteer training, 6-8:30 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at 1630 Woods Court. Hospice volunteers are ordinary people with an extraordinary love and concern for others. They come from all walks of life, are of every age, and offer a variety of services to meet a variety of needs. Volunteers can choose to serve in a number of different ways that make a tremendous difference. The training offers a practical understanding of end-of-life issues and hospice care. To register or for more info contact Christine Jones at 541-387-1152 or christine.jones@providence.org.

May 3 — Kids Free Vision Clinic, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Indian Creek Family Eye Care, 1700 12th St., Ste. A, HR. Free comprehensive eye exams and glasses for uninsured kids age 18 and under. Time and space is limited so contact Indian Creek Family Eye Care to set up an appointment today, at 541-386-1700, reception@icfec.com or visit indiancreekeyes.com.

May 3 — Leos Club bottle/can collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rosauers parking lot. Monies raised from return deposit containers are donated to a different nonprofit group each month. Containers do not need to be sorted, but it is very much appreciated.

May 3 — Wild Bill’s Bingo at the Elks Lodge, a fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs, 7 p.m. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

May 4 — Bird Walk, meet at 8 a.m. at HR Hobbies, 110 Fourth St. downtown, and caravan to nearby locales. Children welcome with parental supervision. Bring binoculars and good shoes. Participants will be looking for new species for the Gorge Big Year count. Walks should be finished by 10 a.m., but times may vary depending on location. Additional walks are May 18, June 8 and June 22. Sign up through Community Ed (hrcommunityed.org), $3 per walk. Email HR Hobbies to be notified of future birding activities: info@hoodriverhobbies.com.

May 6 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive. Doors open and food available at 5 p.m.; games begin promptly at 6 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.

May 7 — The Mellow Guitar of Bill Davis, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (lunch hour) at HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive on the Heights.

May 9 — Friday Fun Lunch with Jack Shepherd & Friends, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive on the Heights. Dancers and listeners welcome.

May 10 — Spend a day at a Trout Lake Farm with Cascade Mountain School. Open to prospective and former students and parents. Cost is $5 per person; includes lunch. These outings are made possible by funding from the Alpinees Outdoor Education Fund of the Gorge Community Foundation. To learn more or register, visit cascademountainschool.org or call 503-358-1949.

May 10 — Wild Bill’s Bingo at the Elks Lodge, a fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs, 7 p.m. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

May 13 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive. Doors open and food available at 5 p.m.; games begin promptly at 6 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.

May 16 — Hazardous Waste Collection event, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at HR Garbage Service, 3440 Guignard Drive. Get rid of unwanted dangerous and hazardous materials. For more info call 541-506-2636 or visit tricountyrecycle.com.

May 16 — Friday Fun Lunch with The Simcoe Boys, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive on the Heights. Dancers and listeners welcome.

May 17 — Rafting on the Klickitat River with Cascade Mountain School. Open to prospective and former students and parents. Cost is $5 per person; includes lunch. These outings are made possible by funding from the Alpinees Outdoor Education Fund of the Gorge Community Foundation. To learn more or register, visit cascademountainschool.org or call 503-358-1949.

May 17 — Wild Bill’s Bingo at the Elks Lodge, a fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs, 7 p.m. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

May 18 — Bird Walk, meet at 8 a.m. at HR Hobbies, 110 Fourth St. downtown, and caravan to nearby locales. Children welcome with parental supervision. Bring binoculars and good shoes. Participants will be looking for new species for the Gorge Big Year count. Walks should be finished by 10 a.m., but times may vary depending on location. Additional walks are June 8 and June 22. Sign up through Community Ed (hrcommunityed.org), $3 per walk. Email HR Hobbies to be notified of future birding activities: info@hoodriverhobbies.com.

May 20 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive. Doors open and food available at 5 p.m.; games begin promptly at 6 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.

May 23 — Friday Fun Lunch with The Strawberry Mountain Band, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive on the Heights. Dancers and listeners welcome.

May 24 — Wild Bill’s Bingo at the Elks Lodge, a fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs, 7 p.m. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

May 27 — Big Bingo at the HR Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place, off Brookside Drive. Doors open and food available at 5 p.m.; games begin promptly at 6 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.

May 31 — Wild Bill’s Bingo at the Elks Lodge, a fundraiser for Elks scholarship programs, 7 p.m. Open to the community. Minimum $250 progressive blackout each week. Hosted by the Elks and the Mid-Columbia Knights of Columbus. Dinners, starting at $8.50, are available from 5-7 p.m.

June 7 — Leos Club bottle/can collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rosauers parking lot. Monies raised from return deposit containers are donated to a different nonprofit group each month. Containers do not need to be sorted, but it is very much appreciated.

June 8 — Bird Walk, meet at 8 a.m. at HR Hobbies, 110 Fourth St. downtown, and caravan to nearby locales. Children welcome with parental supervision. Bring binoculars and good shoes. Participants will be looking for new species for the Gorge Big Year count. Walks should be finished by 10 a.m., but times may vary depending on location. Another walk is scheduled for June 22. Sign up through Community Ed (hrcommunityed.org), $3 per walk. Email HR Hobbies to be notified of future birding activities: info@hoodriverhobbies.com.

June 14 — Hazardous Waste Collection rural event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the wastewater treatment plant in Cascade Locks, 105 Herman Creek Lane. Get rid of unwanted dangerous and hazardous materials. For more info call 541-506-2636 or visit tricountyrecycle.com.

June 14 — Build a Model at HR Hobbies, 110 Fourth St. downtown, 11 a.m. Hands-on class where each student will build a skill level 1 airplane or car model. Suitable for children 8 and up, but younger children are welcome with parent help. Cost is $7; sign up through Community Ed (hrcommunityed.org) or email info@hoodriverhobbies.com for more info.

June 22 — Bird Walk, meet at 8 a.m. at HR Hobbies, 110 Fourth St. downtown, and caravan to nearby locales. Children welcome with parental supervision. Bring binoculars and good shoes. Participants will be looking for new species for the Gorge Big Year count. Walks should be finished by 10 a.m., but times may vary depending on location. Sign up through Community Ed (hrcommunityed.org), $3 per walk. Email HR Hobbies to be notified of future birding activities: info@hoodriverhobbies.com.

June 28 — Mount Adams Country Bicycle Tour, featuring four easy-to-challenging ride options, in and around the area of Trout Lake, Wash. All rides feature well-marked routes, rest stops with snacks and water, sag wagons, repair support, radio coverage, and emergency teams, as well as optional lunch and post-ride meals. Online registration is now open at http://bit.ly/1fjPfBu.

July 5 — Leos Club bottle/can collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rosauers parking lot. Monies raised from return deposit containers are donated to a different nonprofit group each month. Containers do not need to be sorted, but it is very much appreciated.

July 5 — Water Rocket Building, 11 a.m. at HR Hobbies, 110 Fourth St. Learn to build a water rocket, about water pressure, and about rocket safety. Water rockets will be built out of plastic bottles and launched at a nearby locale. Assistance by parents will be required for children too young to build a rocket on their own with direction, and will be needed to transport children to the launch site. Cost is $12; sign up through Community Ed (hrcommunityed.org) or email info@hoodriverhobbies.com.

Aug. 2 — Leos Club bottle/can collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rosauers parking lot. Monies raised from return deposit containers are donated to a different nonprofit group each month. Containers do not need to be sorted, but it is very much appreciated.

Aug. 15 — Hazardous Waste Collection event, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at HR Garbage Service, 3440 Guignard Drive. Get rid of unwanted dangerous and hazardous materials. For more info call 541-506-2636 or visit tricountyrecycle.com.

Sept. 6 — Leos Club bottle/can collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rosauers parking lot. Monies raised from return deposit containers are donated to a different nonprofit group each month. Containers do not need to be sorted, but it is very much appreciated.

Sept. 6 — Hazardous Waste Collection rural event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mid Valley Market in Odell. Get rid of unwanted dangerous and hazardous materials. For more info call 541-506-2636 or visit tricountyrecycle.com.

Oct. 4 — Leos Club bottle/can collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rosauers parking lot. Monies raised from return deposit containers are donated to a different nonprofit group each month. Containers do not need to be sorted, but it is very much appreciated.

Oct. 25 — Hazardous Waste Collection rural event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mosier Community School. Get rid of unwanted dangerous and hazardous materials. For more info call 541-506-2636 or visit tricountyrecycle.com.

Nov. 1 — Leos Club bottle/can collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rosauers parking lot. Monies raised from return deposit containers are donated to a different nonprofit group each month. Containers do not need to be sorted, but it is very much appreciated.

Nov. 14 — Hazardous Waste Collection event, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at HR Garbage Service, 3440 Guignard Drive. Get rid of unwanted dangerous and hazardous materials. For more info call 541-506-2636 or visit tricountyrecycle.com.

Nov. 15 — Hazardous Waste Collection rural event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Parkdale. Get rid of unwanted dangerous and hazardous materials. For more info call 541-506-2636 or visit tricountyrecycle.com.

Dec. 6 — Leos Club bottle/can collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rosauers parking lot. Monies raised from return deposit containers are donated to a different nonprofit group each month. Containers do not need to be sorted, but it is very much appreciated.