Local photographers Peter Marbach and Brian Chambers will teach “Chasing the Light: Six simple steps to the Art of Landscape Photography” on April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at Columbia Center for the Arts. The class is limited to 20; cost is $75.
On April 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Northwest Marriage institute in partnership with the Next Door presents “Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood.”
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Andre as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
Tickets available for tonight’s Taste of Tsuruta Dinner; Blackberry Bushes at CEBU; more
Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network (CGCAN) is coordinating a series of Earth Day events on Saturday, April 25 in Hood River to celebrate and connect Columbia Gorge residents around Earth awareness.
Hood River’s Robin Panzer is a Chigiri-e artist — an ancient Japanese art form (Heian period, 794-1185) that uses layers of hand torn colored paper to create images that, when completed, resemble a textured painting. Although it’s an old technique, she unknowingly stumbled upon it in 2011.
At the meeting of the City Council Monday night a committee was named to represent the city in the matter of establishing a city swimming pool. The Council committee, which has been given power to act, granted a permit to build the proposed concrete swimming pool on the city park grounds at the corner of 13th and May streets. It is proposed to construct a pool 30 by 75 feet in size. In order to do this work, the committee proposed to ask for public contributions.
The Mid-Columbia Lions Follies will present “Follies in the Ozarks” as its 39th annual show. Dates are April 10, 11, 17 and 18 starting at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will be on Sunday, April 12 at 2 p.m. All performances are at the historic Hood River Middle School Auditorium.
Summer camps have something special about them. Many of us have memories of summer camp and you can help create memories for the next generation.
The Blue Ribbon Campaign, started in 1989 as a grandmother’s tribute to her grandson, who had died as the result of child abuse, came to downtown Hood River on April 4.
Imagine yourself at a gathering, surrounded by mostly unfamiliar people. You enter into a bit of polite conversation with someone close by. Inevitably, one of the first sentences out of your mouth, or theirs, is “What do you do?” The expected answer must be what you do for a job. Any other answer would most likely label you as someone eccentric, lazy, or unemployable.
The new Parkdale Health and Wellness Committee is hosting a free Health Fair for the Upper Valley community on Thursday, April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Parkdale Elementary School.
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Portland Gay Men’s Chorus performs at the Old St. Peter’s Landmark in The Dalles on Sunday, April 12, at 3:p.m. Their concert, “Celebrate the Journey,” is part of its Celebrate Oregon Tour. Celebrating its 35th anniversary, PGMC has taken concerts to Ashland and Roseburg in the Fall, Astoria during the holidays, and now travels to Pendleton and The Dalles.
Updated for April 4
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