Entertainment Update for Dec. 12

Star Wars party at Moth; Tracy Klas at CEBU; more

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Ski News: Kids Nordic clinic Dec. 20 at Teacup Sno Park; Mt. Hood Meadows opens for the season; Falling trees close Shooting Star Express lift

Want to get your child introduced to the fun sport of Nordic skiing in a fun, supported, and safe environment? Then come to an introductory Nordic clinic Sunday, Dec. 20.

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The Nutcracker: The three Claras are getting into character

“Scenes from the Nutcracker” runs for three performances, giving three lucky young ladies each the chance to play the iconic part of the ballet’s central figure of Clara. Celia Acosta, Josephine Dickenson and Rhiannon Evans are 10-year “Nutcracker” veterans who are fulfilling a long-time goal of being Clara.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 9

Rob Guidera at White Buffalo; Chic Preston Trio at The Pines; more

Kegler's Corner: Jeff Hasegawa spins 728 series

Typical league bowling has historically consisted of three games, otherwise known as a “series.” One of the most satisfying feelings in the game happens when bowlers finish a series in a strong fashion with a big game. This is especially true in today’s modern game, because the new high-tech bowling balls are being used to crush the pins with unprecedented power, but they can wreak havoc on lane conditions, often making that third game very difficult.

Sports Briefs for Dec. 9

Signups for HRMS wrestling going on now; Ski movie benefit for Nordic team Dec. 16

Entertainment Update for Dec. 5

Voci Choir plays Dec. 4; Secret Salsa meets Dec. 11; more

Buzz Ramsey to cease regular writing of column

Longtime Hood River News columnist Buzz Ramsey, who has contributed outdoor articles to the newspaper for nearly 20 years, will no longer contribute his column on a regular monthly basis.

Mid-Columbia Community Choir announces concerts

Mid-Columbia Community Choir will present their annual sacred Christmas concerts beginning on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek. There is no admission, but an offering will be received to benefit FISH Food Bank.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 2

Groove Project celebrates new Christmas CD; shows Dec. 6, 13; Jazz at Butler Building Dec. 11; more

Kegler's Corner: Mike Parke Sizzles in Fraternal League

We knew it would just be a matter of time before The Dalles lefty Mike Parke found his game again.

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Mt. Hood Meadows preview

Meadows enhances snow-harvesting capabilities, looks to the forecast for next opening

Mt. Hood Meadows saw its first significant crowds of the season this past weekend as skiers took to sunny, snowy slopes to burn off their Thanksgiving meals and enjoy a preview weekend at the ski resort.

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Looking for fun? Try mini-golf this weekend

Hood River’s only full-size indoor “Glow in the Dark” 18-hole mini-golf course opens its doors again at Immanuel Lutheran Church, at Ninth and State streets.

Entertainment Update for Nov. 28

Groove Project celebrates new Christmas CD, shows Dec. 6, 13; Holiday Open House at Discovery Center Dec. 5; more

The Porch, for Nov. 28

WELL SAID: “Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.” ― Cassandra Clare