Sigrid Scully of Hood River and Doug Leash of The Dalles will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Awards.
Laurie Wheeler finds teaching “a natural fit.”
THE DALLES—Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents the April history dinner, “Pioneer Surveyors of the Columbia Gorge,” with Jerry Olson, Friday, April 18. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles.
It’s that time of year again, when your friends, neighbors and school principal in the Upper Valley lend their time and talents to the annual Mid-Columbia Lions Follies fundraiser for the Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation.
B.G. Brackman of the Delta Kappa chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha writes:
On the April 12 Second Saturday event, the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum will feature Chevrolets.
Hello again! I would like to welcome many of our new neighbors. There have been some changes in the area so hopefully we can all get to know each other soon.
It’s Blossom Fest time! The Blossom Craft Show and Quilt Show takes place at the Hood River County Fairgrounds April 19-20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. A wide variety of Northwest vendors — at last count, 120 — will be on site, featuring art, crafts, garden art, home furnishings and decorations, photographs, gourmet food products, jewelry, clothing, plants and more.
In 2004 during our weekly visits to the school library, many of the female students in my third-grade class were inclined to check out books about princesses, fairies and cute puppies. Meanwhile, their classmate Thania Torres searched the shelves for books about anatomy. She shared with me every fascinating fact she discovered about the human body. At the ripe old age of 8, Thania was already certain that one day she wanted to be a doctor.
The community can gather to “Be a Hero” for the Matt McCabe family of Hood River on April 12 with a Zumbathon charity event from 9-10:30 a.m. at Westside Elementary School, 3685 Belmont Drive. No tickets are needed; donations are accepted at the door.
Even days after the unveiling, students at Wy’east are still stopping to admire the intricate pieces of artwork, staring and studying until they suddenly realize they are late to class.
‘Collective Voices’ at CCA; Essley in ‘The Nook’At CCA; ‘Best of the Gorge’ artist call issued; more
The sixth-annual Made for Mosier Benefit Auction will be at Springhouse Cellar in Hood River on Saturday, April 26.
Bringing together some of Portland’s finest musicians, this is a true celebration to Joni Mitchell and her 70 glorious years (and counting!) on this planet making music that just gets better and better. Get ready for Woman of Heart and Mind on Friday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts.
Laughing Deva Productions is holding a casting call for roles in its feature travel documentary “King of Roads.”