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Entertainment Update for April 30

Woody Guthrie tribute May 20; CBU Male Chorale concert May 4; ‘Dream Big’ fundraising April 29

Sports Briefs for April 30

Track Town Youth League meet May 7; Girls tennis edges TD; Boys tennis squeaks out a win against TD

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Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary — 11 years in

‘Ten years of reading together’

Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and kicked off the 2016 season with book distribution of this year’s selection, “Martin Marten” by Brian Doyle, at the Hood River Library on sunny Sunday, April 17, with additional books at the Parkdale and Cascade Locks branches April 19.

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Art of Community adds Soderberg-Greene work

Look for two subtle changes in the Art of Community outdoor sculpture gallery, aka Big Art.

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Bike Buddies reports successful weekend event

A homeless man and a family with three children were among the recipients of bikes Sunday in the spring bike drive held by Anson Pulk, 9, and friends.

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Lion King Jr. comes to Wy'east Middle School

Disney’s “The Lion King” has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world, and now, for the first time ever, Wy’east Middle School will perform this one-of-a-kind musical.

Kegler's Corner: Roll-off looms in Fraternal League

With only one week left in the regular bowling season of the fast-paced, high-scoring Wednesday night Fraternal league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes, three teams are still in the race to win the third round. So, let’s do the math, just like they do on TV, and get a sharp pencil.

Sports Briefs for April 27

Sports correction, Horizon golf team improves, Boys tennis team takes down Pendleton again, and Hood 2 River Relay June 4

Entertainment Update for April 27

‘Knew Me’ at Everybody’s; Bonham at Stave and Stone; more

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Kids give ‘Follies’ a kick

Youngsters have always been a big part of Lions Follies, and this year is no exception. Dozens of kids from 4-18 participate in the musical revue, which closes Friday and Saturday at Hood River Middle School auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Bev Bridgewater directs, and Mike Oates wrote the show, titled “40 Years of Magic,” a tribute to its 40 years. Former kid and Mike’s son, Jimmie Oates, is also in the show.

Sports Briefs for April 23

HRMGA tourney results; HRVHS Cheer tryout meeting April 27; HRV track athletes sign with colleges; Boys lacrosse’s Alex Ellifritz signs with Notre Dame de Namur; Payton Rigert signs with University of the Cumberlands

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Kegler's Corner: E&L Auto Parts wins Industrial

E&L Auto Parts won the championship of the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week, beating Hood River Supply 19-11.

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Puffy Pucker

Spring is a fascinating time; sometimes you can just taste it, with strange results.

Entertainment Update for April 23

‘Luke & Katie’ at the Lyle Hotel; David Barsamian lecture May 5; more

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‘Rallying point’ Cider Fest sells out

Last weekend’s third Annual Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest, a Hood River County Chamber of Commerce event, drew approximately 3,000 people to the Odell fruit packing district. The family-friendly celebration was full of cider-seeking locals and visitors from open to close, according to event coordinator Ashley Huckaby May.

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