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Spirit of the Forest: mushroom expert Taylor Lockwood presents Oct. 22

Experience the passion of the world’s leading mushroom photographer, when Columbia Center for the Arts presents Taylor Lockwood and Spirit of the Forest on Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Vampires and Victims run returns Oct. 18

Get your freak on with the Hood River Valley High School Booster Club’s Vampires and Victims fun run and fundraiser Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. at HRVHS.

Kegler's Corner: Carl Casey shackles sticks

Carl Casey found the range last week in the Monday night Industrial league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes, where he stroked three scratch 200 games on his way to a fine 646 series.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 11

‘Chansons Francaise’ at Riverside; Film ‘GMO OMG’ at Skylight Oct. 15; more

This Week at HRVHS

This Week at HRVHS will be a new feature in the Hood River News, compiled by teacher Tom Ames.

Paisley caves make historic sites list

National Park Service has added the Paisley Five Mile Point Caves to the United States’ listing of the nation’s most important archaeological and historic sites. Situated near the town of Paisley in south-central Oregon, archaeological excavations at the site has produced evidence of human occupation in Oregon beginning 14,300 years ago, nearly 1,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Parkdale News: Own a piece of upper valley history

The Board of Directors of the Mt. Hood Town Hall is looking for someone who is interested in keeping a piece of history in exchange for a donation.

Help Special Olympics

Bowling with the Cops and Firefighters event is Oct. 27

Hood River’s Special Olympics athletes and coaches are gearing-up and gathering donations for one of the local program’s biggest fundraisers of the year – Bowling with the Cops and Firemen. The event, in its ninth year, will take place Oct. 27 at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes Bowling Alley and will pair Gorge-area Special Olympics athletes with and against local police officers and firefighters in a friendly but fiercely-contested roll-off.

Cornhusker fan knows how to pick ‘em

The top dog in Division 1 college football might be unclear right now, but the Hood River News weekly football contest, now in week four, has a definite premier picker.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 8

This week at CEBU Lounge;Moe Dixon Friday at The Pines; more

Sports Briefs for Oct. 4

Take a Kid Mtn. Biking Day is Oct. 4; Schwandtner scores hole-in-one; more

Friends of the Gorge lists five hikes for fall

Unlike alpine areas, the Columbia River Gorge can be hiked year-round.

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Entertainment Update for Oct. 4

‘Virginia Woolf?’ opens Oct. 9; Quiz Night returns to Marley’s; more

David Vest at The Civic Oct. 9

‘Piano Night’ features Terry Robb, Jeff Minnick

How often do you have a chance to thank your piano teacher for all those lessons your parents paid for so many years ago?

Discovery Center hosts ‘Vintage Evening’ auction fundraiser Oct. 4

THE DALLES—Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents “A Vintage Evening – Rock & Roll Sock Hop,” Saturday, Oct. 4. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is served at 6 p.m. at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles.