Delta Kappa Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The group was chartered in November 1966 in Hood River. Delta Kappa holds numerous fundraisers and has supported St. Jude Research Hospital, Oregon Easter Seals, Hospice, local scholarships, FISH Food Bank, the animal shelter, Relay for Life and more.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge hosted its annual pool party on Sunday, April 23 at the Hood River Aquatic Center.
‘Shakespearean Insults’ for teens; ‘Madame Butterfly’ screened April 30; more
Last week, Team #8 won the final 10-pin battle for the championship of the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.
Kerry Williams, Steve Alford and Matt Mesa perform the first set of music at Saturday’s Hard Pressed Cider Fest in Odell
April 28 ‘Dia de los Niños’ in Odell
Three winning posters were chosen for this year’s Hood River County Reads poster contest, created by students in art teacher Amirra Malak’s classes. Liam Longland won first place, Alivea Harsanyi second, and Gabby Shepard third.
The White Salmon Valley K-8 Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) will hold its 25th Annual Silent Auction on Friday, April 28 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Whitson Elementary School in White Salmon.
For the third year, Raices Cooperative Farm, an economic development program of The Next Door, will hold their organic plant start sale the Saturday before Mothers' Day, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Next Door parking lot, 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.
Event comes to Mid Valley Elementary School gym, open to ages 0-18
The Hood River County Library will be celebrating Día de los Niños on April 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Mid Valley Elementary School, in the gym.
Waucoma Bookstore and Double Mountain Brewery host Scott Cook, author of “Curious Gorge,” for a book talk on Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at Double Mountain Brewery.
“Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon,” is the title of a conversation with Jennifer Burns Bright about consuming and preserving local seafood that will be hosted by the Hood River Library on Saturday, May 6 at 3 p.m.
Proceeds benefit Oregon Sight and Hearing Foundation
It’s the year of the Superhero show, starting with the annual Mid-Columbia Lions Follies.
Now in its fourth year, the Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest on April 22 gives seasoned and novice cider drinkers alike the chance to sample cider from Hood River County’s very own cider makers, as well as a variety of additional Northwest cideries.
Local author Vikki Claflin has released her third book, “Chin Hairs & Back Fat: Somewhere Between Tweezers, Yoga Pants & a Box of Wine,” now available on Amazon.
The 14th annual St. Joseph’s Church Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot across from Thriftway Harvest Market in White Salmon.