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Kegler's Corner: Fireworks at the Lanes

Randy’s Painting won the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week. They absolutely crushed Columbia Hills RV in the championship match 28 points to 2. Randy Nieto was the driving force in the contest as he rolled a solid scratch 648 series that was capped by nifty 242 and 224 games. Randy was 90 pins over his average. That’s some pretty darn good clutch bowling by Randy, who doubles as the sponsor of his team.

Entertainment Update for April 18

‘Voice’ finalist Taylor John Williams plays Gorge April 26; more

Blossom Craft and Quilt show happens April 18-19 at county Fairgrounds

Blossom Craft Show and the Blossom Fest Quilt Show take place April 18-19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell. Admission and parking are free.

Folklorist speaks April 21 at Hood River Library

Learn about folklife and some of the people in your community who practice traditional crafts and skills. The Oregon Folklife Network presents Folklife in your community by folklorist Nancy Nusz at the Hood River Library on Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m.

Entertainment Update for April 15

Mountain Film Fest April 24-26; Tracy Klass & Jeff Carrell at White Buffalo April 16; more

Sports Briefs for April 15

Meadows adds bonus days; Girls tennis canceled; more

Shakespeare Week is April 21-25

Here are the events taking place at the Hood River Library:

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‘Chasing the Light’ art class April 26

Local photographers Peter Marbach and Brian Chambers will teach “Chasing the Light: Six simple steps to the Art of Landscape Photography” on April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at Columbia Center for the Arts. The class is limited to 20; cost is $75.

Entertainment Update for April 11

Tickets available for tonight’s Taste of Tsuruta Dinner; Blackberry Bushes at CEBU; more

Sports Briefs for April 11

Trail gates reopen; Ski to Defeat ALS Saturday; more

Kegler's Corner: Randy’s Painting & Columbia Hills RV

Last week, the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes had its final four bracket matches in its season-ending championship tournament: in a contest that was much closer than it shook out, Randy’s Painting topped Hood River Supply 19 points to 11 and in an epic battle, Columbia Hills RV and defending champion 3 Fingers Deep tied at 15 points each, so the deciding factor became which team had rolled the most total pins in their three game contest.

Parkdale News: Health Fair comes to Parkdale on April 23

The new Parkdale Health and Wellness Committee is hosting a free Health Fair for the Upper Valley community on Thursday, April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Parkdale Elementary School.

Entertainment Update for April 8

‘Magnificent Seven’ April 19; Cider Fest returns April 11; more

‘Celebrate the Journey’: Gay Men’s Chorus performs Sunday

Portland Gay Men’s Chorus performs at the Old St. Peter’s Landmark in The Dalles on Sunday, April 12, at 3:p.m. Their concert, “Celebrate the Journey,” is part of its Celebrate Oregon Tour. Celebrating its 35th anniversary, PGMC has taken concerts to Ashland and Roseburg in the Fall, Astoria during the holidays, and now travels to Pendleton and The Dalles.

Sports Briefs for April 4

Tennis matches rescheduled; Rain halts softball game; more