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Sports Briefs for May 13

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.

Interpretive Center holds anniversary celebration May 13

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.

HR Latino Fest May 14 at fairgrounds

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.)

‘Mama-Logues’ May 11 at Springhouse

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.

Entertainment Update for May 10

A celebration of music, history of Flamenco May 20; Kit Garoutte at The Pines

Interactive ‘Fantastic Beasts’ movie, party

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.

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HR Reads Concludes

Readers meet “Ordinary Grace” author William Kent Krueger at Sunday’s Hood River Reads finale event at the Hood River Library.

‘Curious Gorge’ talk at Museum

“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.

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Dierker family shares South American adventure May 7

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.

Entertainment Update for May 3

Gorge Pride event at AniChe, Shakespeare audition May 6-7, more

Delta Kappa marks 50 years, holds Spring Fling Bingo May 13

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.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters host pool party

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge hosted its annual pool party on Sunday, April 23 at the Hood River Aquatic Center.

Entertainment Update for April 26

‘Shakespearean Insults’ for teens; ‘Madame Butterfly’ screened April 30; more

Kegler's Corner: Team #8 wins Industrial League

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.

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Cider Fest Tunes

Kerry Williams, Steve Alford and Matt Mesa perform the first set of music at Saturday’s Hard Pressed Cider Fest in Odell

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