The congregation of the Pine Grove /Odell United Methodist Church is hosting the Twilight Service on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 4 p.m. The service will be held at the Historic Pine Grove Methodist Church at 2415 Eastside Rd.
The Upper Valley is gearing up for the religious holiday with special church services for those who are wanting to celebrate.
Minoru Yasui inspires
An enthusiastic class of sixth graders at Hood River Middle School under the mentorship of Sarah Segal has been exploring the life of Minoru Yasui, a native of Hood River and one of our nation’s unsung heroes.
The Gorge Winds Concert Band will be presenting its 15th annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. The concert will be held at the Civic Auditorium in The Dalles, located at the corner of Fourth and Federal streets.
Tracks to '26
“Tracks to ‘26,” a yearly inquiry into what drives and inspires six young hearts and minds, returns for Installment 2 of 13.
Valley Worship Center is hosting a one-hour Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24, including the reading of the Christmas story, Christmas caroling and a candlelight ceremony. The church is located at 5780 Hwy 35 in Mt. Hood.
Mark Womble plays Dec. 20; more
A holiday gift to the Gorge arrives Christmas Day. Columbia Center for the Arts and Radio Tierra are joining up to air It’s a Wonderful Life on KZAS FM. The show will broadcast at 2 p.m., Dec. 25, on 95.1 Hood River, 95.9 Stevenson, and 107.7 The Dalles.
Darryl Lloyd was hungry, literally, for his latest prize-winning photo.
Lila May Schow, whose family is facing indefinite travel plans and new medical deductibles in January in her fight against cancer, will be the beneficiary of a concert Dec. 20 at the Hood River Middle School auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m.
Scouts held a Spookoree event at Rasmussen’s Farm to publicize Scouting fun.
The Parkdale Community Church Choir will sing the Christmas Cantata, “Love Came Down at Christmas,” during the service at 10:45 a.m. Dec. 21.
A favorite event of procrastinating shoppers — the Last Chance Holiday Bazaar — takes place at the Hood River County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13-14.
Giving Tree — For the 20th year, John L. Scott realty offices host the Giving Tree. Gifts will be distributed to needy families in the area. Gift tags can be taken from trees located at any of the following John L Scott offices: 1000 W. Steuben, Bingen; 3206 W 6th St., The Dalles; 138 NW Second St., Stevenson; 512 Cascade Ave., Hood River.
Robert Blake at CEBU Lounge; ‘Ritual’ at Springhouse Dec. 16; more