December brings several volunteer opportunities and family work days at The History Museum of Hood River County, 300 E. Marina Drive, Hood River:
Would you like to learn more about gardening, plants and insects? Do you like to work with people? Do you want to improve your gardening skills? Do you like to share your gardening experiences?
Museum exhibit reveals the photography and adventurous spirit of Alva Day
“Bear Wallow, 12:50, 11-6-39”: so says the caption on the Autographic camera image of a smiling man clothing a hat while standing in a field. The rustic, plain-faced image befits its subject, the photographer Alva Day (born in Colorado, 1887, died in Oregon in 1955, and buried at Idlewilde Cemetery).
School is out for the week and government offices are closed on Thursday, but much is happening during Thanksgiving week.
Full Sail Brewing took home seven gold and four silver medals from the World Beer Championships last week.
The Parkdale Grange is inviting the community to an open house Saturday, Dec. 7, from 2-6 p.m. for cake and beverages to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
Secret Salsa meets Dec. 13; more
Part 2: ‘Where were you on Nov. 22, 1963?’
‘A moment of terror and passionate chaos.’
Staying in the area for Thanksgiving?
Four students from four area middle schools advance in Lions International Peace Poster Contest
Christine Kaiser, an eighth-grade student at Wy’east Middle School, Brianne Dunn, a sixth-grade student at Mid-Columbia Adventist, Nolan Ryan, a fifth-grade student at Horizon Christian School, and Kennedy Leavitt, a seventh-grade student from Hood River Middle School, have all taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Hood River Lions Club.
In partnership with nonprofit organizations in their communities, Windermere Real Estate offices in the Gorge are hosting Windermere’s annual “Share the Warmth” coat and blanket drive.
The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum has expanded into its new building bringing the total display area of the museum to over 100,000 square feet.
Mid-Columbia Community Choir presents “Hymns of Thanksgiving” on Sunday at 7 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State streets.
Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church hosts a special “Children First!” service Dec. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Pine Grove-Odell United Methodist Church in Odell.
Rev. George Watkins, evangelist from Mount Vernon, Wash., will minister during morning services at Covenant Hood River church on Nov. 24. Service times are 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.