‘Old Man’ author visits Jan. 17; World’s Finest in town Jan. 6; more
Memoirist Carolyn Wood will facilitate a creative writing workshop called Writing Memories for the Next Generation on Jan. 10 at the Hood River Library. The workshop will run from 3-4:30 p.m. and focus on developing a creative nonfiction piece.
On Jan. 28 at 2 p.m., Portland author Casey Jarman will read from his book “Death: An Oral History” at the Hood River Library. A group conversation will follow the reading.
Hood River Lions will be picking up Christmas trees in the City of Hood River this coming Saturday, Jan. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m
Columbia Center for the Arts’ first exhibition of 2017 is “Men’s Art: The Hero’s Journey,” running Jan. 6-29. This juried show explores the hero’s journey through the eyes of male artists for the region in a variety of artistic forms.
World’s Finest in town Jan. 6, New Year’s Eve music planner, more
Gather a team of five and dress in your Big Lebowski best for the first-ever Big Lebowski Dude Bowl in support of Little Oak Montessori Jan. 27 at Orchard Lanes, Hood River.
Calling all community members who love to make art — all levels of artistic ability welcome. Columbia Center for the Arts will be hosting a community paint-out in their studio/classroom at the center on Saturday, Jan. 21, and folks are welcome to drop in between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Surprise a coworker, parent, loved one and others with the gift of a live Singing Valentine delivered on your behalf this Valentine’s Day.
Chandra Man Bajyoo, a 43-year-old Nepali guide who has done more than 100 treks in the Himalayas, will speak about his experiences at the Mt. Hood Town Hall on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m. This is the first in a series of “Interesting People” talks at the community center, located at 6575 Hwy. 35 in the upper Hood River valley.
The end of the year brought a downheaval, but I stayed upcast and uphearted. I had the whole year since the last column, and all this to think about:
A number of residents who found themselves free of Christmas preparations last Sunday decided to play a round or two at the golf course at Oak Grove and found the weather entirely to their liking.
The Hood River Art Club is exhibiting works by members this month at the Hood River Library during regular library hours. Coming in January, the club will hold a show at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital through the month of March.
The community has three days to bid on a painting for a unique non-profit benefit that is itself a unique piece of artwork.
Lucy Gorman, owner of Lucy’s Flowers on Oak Street, stands in front of her winning storefront display