New faces, details for 2015-2016
On Tuesday it all begins again, for students, at least.
With the Hood River County School District and Horizon Christian School back in session Sept. 8, there’s been a fair amount of buzzing around the various sites in the past week or so. And for four new principals — two of whom are new to the area — the work is just beginning.
The Hood River Art Club announces its People’s Choice award, won during the club’s 66th anniversary show at the History Museum of Hood River County this July, has gone to local artist Joanne Pollack.
I was driving a 14-year old boy around the valley the other day, taking a brief afternoon tour.
Photo by Kirby Neumann-Rea
Those interested in learning the fundamentals of wine appreciation will want to join Phelps Creek Vineyards and the Hood River County Library District for a hands-on workshop Sept. 3, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Parkdale Community Center.
Before a large attendance the ceremony of laying the cornerstone of the new St. Mark’s church was performed by Bishop Remington on Sunday morning last in ideal weather. Before the cornerstone was placed in position, copies of last weeks’ issue of local newspapers, of the Oregon Trail Chruchman, a list of names of contributors to the new church building fund, names of officers of the church and a Fort Vancouver Centennial coin were placed in the niche.
‘Take Two’ at CEBU; Amber Charms dance Sept. 19; more
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Angelina as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.
Weekend of music, athletics to benefit School Dist. programs on Sept. 19 and 20
The Gorge Kids Triathlon keeps growing.
KUMARI UPDATE: Peter Marbach, a Hood River photographer and friend of Kumari, Nepal, takes his message of help to the flagship store of the L.L. Bean, in Freetown, Maine on Aug. 28.
Elks Comedy Night Aug. 29; Maryhill Museum of Art celebrates Stonehenge; more
Lorang Fine Art on WaNaPa Avenue in Cascade Locks announces it will hold its annual fall open studio starting at 11 a.m. on Oct. 4 as part of the Western Columbia River Gorge Fall Festival of the Arts (www.fallfestivalofthearts.com).
Entertainment update for Aug. 26
Hood River beer aficionados have a chance to meet up with Jeff Alworth, author of “The Beer Bible,” on Sunday, Aug. 23. He’ll be at Double Mountain Brewery as part of the Great Bottle Roundup, which starts at noon. If you’re ready for a 644-page reference guide that represents over two years of world-wide travel to major beer-producing regions, Sunday would be a good time to head down and check it out.
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