Event Calendar

MARCH EVENTS

LA PINE

Fri., 3/3, 10:00-11:30 am (every Friday). La Pine Caregiver Support Group.Hearts and Home, 51681 Huntington Road, La Pine, OR, 97739.Topics to be Explored • Self-care for the Caregiver • Caregiver Burnout • Communication • Family and Close Friends Dynamics • Being an Advocate for Your Care Receiver • Record Keeping If you have questions or need to arrange a ride, please contact Heidi at 541-536-7399.

Wed., 3/8, 6 pm. City of La Pine City Council Meeting. La Pine City Hall, PO Box 3055, 16345 Sixth Street, La Pine, Oregon 97739

Wed., 3/15 5:30 pm. La Pine City Planning Committee Meeting. La Pine City Hall, PO Box 3055, 16345 Sixth Street, La Pine, Oregon 97739 

Wed., 3/8, 6 pm. La Pine Lions Club Dinner Meeting, Gordy’s Restaurant. 17045 Whitney Rd, La Pine, OR 97739. Second Wednesday of the month.

Wed., 3/8, 5:30 p.m., La Pine Ya Ya Sisterhood Meeting and Potluck, La Pine Senior Center, 16450 Victory Way, La Pine. Second Wednesday of each month. Call Linda Vassalli.   541-536-6176.

Thurs., 3/9, 10 am. Alzheimer Support Group, Prairie House Assisted Living, 51485 Morson, La Pine. 541-508-4111. Meets every second Thursday of the month.

Thurs., 3/9, 5:30 pm. High Lakes Car Club potluck and meeting. Meets every second Thursday of the month. For meeting location contact Jessie Hager at (541) 815-3297.

Thurs., 3/9, 8 am. Free Veteran’s breakfast, Prairie House Assisted Living, 51485 Morson, La Pine. 541-508-4111. Every second Thursday of the month.

Tues., 3/14, 6 pm. American Legion Post 45 Meeting, 52532 Drafter Rd, La Pine. Second Tuesday of the month. 541-536-1402.

Thurs., 3/16, 9:30 am. La Pine Community Kitchen B.O.D. Mtg.  at La Pine City Hall in the City Council Chambers. 16345 Sixth Street, La Pine  Every third Thursday.

Tues., 3/17, 5:30 to 7:30 pm. LPRD Board Meeting 5:30 at the LPCC Work Session with General Session to follow. Agenda is posted outside the building for public notice

Wed., 3/22, 11 am, La Pine Lions Club BOD meeting and noon Business meeting at La Pine

Community Bldg.  Public welcome.  541-536-5413 or lapinelionsclub@gmail.com.

Newberry Speak to Succeed, every Tuesday, 8-9 am, La Pine. Do you want to become a confident public speaker and strong leader? If so, Newberry Speak to Succeed is the place for you, Gordy’s Truck Stop. newberryspeaktosucceed@gmail.com

BINGO

La Pine Senior Center Bingo, Monday Night 5:45 pm, Tuesday 12:45 pm, 16450 Victory Way, La Pine. lapineseniorcenter.org, 541-536-6237.

La Pine Moose Bingo every Wednesday at 5:45 pm. Meals available. 52510 Drafter Rd, La Pine, 541-536-3388.

La Pine American Legion every Thursday. Ticket sales: 4:40 p.m., First game: 5:45 p.m. Burgers, French fries and Polish dogs. 52532 Drafter Rd, La Pine, 541-536-1402.

ST VINNIE’S THRIFT STORE, 51661 Huntington Road, La Pine. 541-536-1956, Fri, 3/3, $10.00 bag sale (clothing only)

SUNRIVER

Tues, 3/21, 11:30 a.m. Sunriver Women’s Club. For more Information please call Laura Dickinson 248-980-8234. www.sunriverwomensclub.com

Sunriver-La Pine Rotary Club – Weekly meetings, Wednesday mornings, Buffet Breakfast (7:00 – 7:30am) meeting 7:35 a.m. at the Hearth Room – Sunriver Resort Lodge. For more info call Mark Dennett 541-488-4925

Alcoholics Anonymous, Mondays, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Pozzi Building, Sunriver Nature Center.

SHARC Swim Center

Wed. March 29, 9:00-11:00. Job Fair: Meet with hiring managers from SHARC and other Sunriver area businesses seeking summer help. Bring your resume, references and be prepared for on-site interviews

Wed. 3/29, 8:00-10:00 pm. Teen Night, Open to ages 12-18, this evening of fun includes water-themed games and contests, access to the hot tub and more. RSVP required (call 541-585-3147)

Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC. $9 per person through May 21. Includes indoor aquatics & tubing Hill (seasonal). Must show proof of residence in Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook County.

BEND

3/15 SCORE Small Business Workshop, Downtown Bend Public Library. FREE 5:30-7:30 p.m. Effective Selling Techniques for Small Business. 541-617-7080

HIGH DESERT MUSEUM

Visit  www.highdesertmuseum.org or call 541-382-4754 for more information.

Every Wed. and Thurs. 3/1-3/23. 10:00-11:00.  Backpack Explorers. Kids 3-5. Registration fee.  Contact Marissa Ticus at mticus@highdesertmuseum.org or call (541) 382-4754, ext. 329, or register online at highdesertmuseum.org/backpack-exploerers-87.

3/27-3/31, 9 am to 3 pm, Spring Break Kids Camp., Kids in kindergarten—5th grade will have fun exploring nature, culture and science. Day camps fill up fast. Check the website for availability or call the Museum at (541) 382-4754.

3/11/ 11:00 am—2:00 pm, Thorn Hollow String Band. Stomp your feet and do-si-do to the pioneer-inspired tunes of the frontier.

Tues., 3/14, 7 pm, (Doors open at 5:30 pm), Forest Management and Martens. The American marten is on Oregon’s Sensitive Species List. Join Dr. Katie Moriarty, postdoctoral research wildlife biologist for the U.S. Forest Service, for a fascinating discussion of the
impact that forest thinning may have on American marten populations. Free at McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend – RSVP: www.highdesertmuseum.org/rsvp

3/21 6:00 pm Conversation Project: Where Are You From? Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians.  In 2015, Oregon’s population exceeded 4 million people. Not only are we growing in number, we’re also changing demographically. Considering that Oregon has a history of racial exclusion, these changes prompt questions about Oregonian identity and values. Kerani Mitchell leads a conversation that asks what makes us Oregonians and how can we create inclusive communities.  No-host bar. Free

Sat., 3/18, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Northwest Native American Plant Fiber Basket Making Class with Pat Courtney Gold. Learn how to weave a Native American basket using traditional local plant fibers. In this hands-on workshop, Pat Courtney Gold, a member of the Wasco Nation of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation, will teach you about plants used for weaving as you learn traditional Native twining techniques. Participants should bring an awl, scissors, and small plant pruner. Space is limited. Members $40, non-members$45’ Registration and pre-payment required: www.highdesertmuseum.org/basketry-workshop