Plenty to do on winter vacation

Hey kids — are you looking for something fun to do over winter break, either by yourself, with your siblings or with your parents, too? Here, we have ideas ranging from classes to concerts to parties. Registration, where necessary, is strongly encouraged.

Dec. 24 – Hood River Pool is open during the holidays, but check 3 to Go on page A1 for the full schedule.

Dec. 27 — Indoor radio-controlled flying class, 6-8 p.m. at May St. Gym. With HR Hobbies Learn to fly RC heli, quad, or plane indoors and get tips and assistance, or just practice your skills. Bring your own suitable vehicle. Sign up through Community Ed, For more info contact

Dec. 29 — 4-H Whole Grains and Tasty Treats, 1-3 p.m. at the OSU Extension Office, Hood River. Come learn a little bit about whole grains, grinding your own grain, and baking tasty treats! 4-H members free; $5 non-members.

Dec. 30 — OSU Babysitter Training, 10-3 p.m. at the OSU Extension Office, Hood River. Trains youth in many aspects of babysitting including first-aid, baby care, toddler care, healthy snacks and easy meals for kids to cook and eat, business tips, age appropriate games and safety. Those completing the training will receive a certificate and a wallet sized completion card. $20.

Dec. 31 — Rocket building class, 1 p.m. at HR Hobbies. Build your own rocket and join in a community launch to kick off the New Year with a blast! Sign up for session 2 through Community Ed, For more info contact

Jan. 2 — Young Entrepreneurs Handcraft and Hobbies, 10-3 p.m. at the OSU Extension Office, Hood River.

This day camp gives young entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from locals, discover how to start a small business, and explore different handcrafts and hobbies that could lead to businesses. We will craft, build, design and learn the basics of getting a business started. $10.

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