Columbia Center for the Arts hosts a month-long, center-wide celebration of the art and culture of Japan throughout May.
The first opportunity to join the Historic Downtown Walking Tour this year will be Monday, May 15 at 11 a.m.
Two events in two days are next in the “poTENtial” performance series running throughout 2017 at Columbia Center for the Arts.
Horizon’s Ian Walker qualifies for state golf tourney; HRV baseball unloads on Pendleton; Gorge Sailing Team hosts state regatta Sunday
Horizon Christian senior Ian Walker qualified for the 3A/2A/1A state tournament after finishing fourth place during the Special District 1 tournament last week at Quail Valley in Banks, where Walker carded an 82 both days of competition for a two-day total of 164. “One excited guy,” his coach, Oscar Stenberg, said of Walker.
Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum have announced a packed schedule for the museum’s free 22nd anniversary party on May 13.
The first-ever Hood River Latino Festival takes place on Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, and is free and open to all. (The headline in Wednesday’s Hood River News gave the wrong day of the week.)
Back for a second year, “The Mama-Logues, A Comedy About Motherhood!” is scheduled to hit the stage at Springhouse Cellars on Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m.
A celebration of music, history of Flamenco May 20; Kit Garoutte at The Pines
On May 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the Storytime Theater, Hood River Library will be the scene of Fantastic Beasts and how to watch them. Make some Giggle Water, grab some snacks, wave our wands, grab some gold with the Niffler, dance along with Newt, and share a favorite Harry Potter (and 1920s) cosplay. Also, the 2016 film ‘Fantastic Beasts and How to Find Them” will be screened.
Readers meet “Ordinary Grace” author William Kent Krueger at Sunday’s Hood River Reads finale event at the Hood River Library.
“Curious Gorge” is Scott Cook’s guide to the natural wonders of the Columbia Gorge. The History Museum of Hood River County, 300 E. Port Marina Drive, hosts a discussion with the author on May 10 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free; a $5 donation to the museum is suggested.
The Dierker family spent six months exploring Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, volunteering at farms, teaching at schools, and seeing sights from Machu Picchu to the Galapagos Islands.
Gorge Pride event at AniChe, Shakespeare audition May 6-7, more
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.