Living in the Era of Mega-Fires…presentation hosted by Dr. Paul Hessburg of the Pacific Northwest Research Station…May 22 at 7 p.m. at Stevenson High School, May 23 at 7 p.m. at Underwood Community Center, and May 24 at 7 p.m. at Hood River Middle School.
Hood River Watershed Group Meeting…May 23 at 6 p.m. at Parkdale Fire Station.
Crystal Springs Water District Community Meetings…to take questions on their proposed rate increase…May 24 at 6 p.m. at the Parkdale Fire Station and May 31 at 6 p.m. at the Odell Fire Station.
Marijuana and the Workplace: What Every Employer Should Know…May 25, noon-1:30 p.m. at the Pine Grove Grange. Put on by the Columbia Gorge Human Resources Professionals…RSVP by calling 503-530-6837.
Lyle Pioneer Days…May 27 in Lyle. Parade down Highway 14, Family Fun Day events, and more. Click here for more information.
Parent-led community group focusing on children with special needs…June 1 and June 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Mid-Valley Elementary in Odell.
White Salmon Spring Festival…June 2-4 at Rheingarten Park in White Salmon. June 2, 3 p.m.-midnight, June 3, 11 a.m.-midnight, and June 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For schedule information go to whitesalmonspringfestival.com
Lyle Lions Saturday Breakfast…June 3, 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at the Lyle Lions Community Center on 5th Street and Highway 14. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children 6-12, under 5 free.
The Big Andrew White Salmon Kayak Race…June 3 on the White Salmon River. For information go to thebigandrew.com.
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center Solar Saturday…solar viewing with Bob Yoesle of Friends of the Goldendale Observatory on June 3, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Event is free on the museum lawn.
Original Wasco County Courthouse Annual Meeting…June 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the Original Courthouse in The Dalles. Program will feature silent movies filmed in the local area.
White Salmon Spring Festival Fun Run and Walk…June 4 at 9 a.m., starting and finishing at Rheingarten Park. Kids’ 1K at 9 a.m., 5K/10K at 9:30 a.m. Day-of-registration at 8:15 a.m. For information go to wsfunrun.com.
“Get Me A Folksinger”…presentation on Woody Guthrie and the BPA…June 9 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. Dinner & program $19, program only $5. Dinner starts at 6 p.m., program at 7 p.m. For reservations call 541-296-8600, ext. 201.
Outfound…adventure sports and outdoor innovation festival…June 9-11 in Hood River. For event information go to outfoundseries.com.
Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society Meeting…June 10 at 1 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. Guest speaker will be OrGenWeb state coordinator Jan Bony.
The Great American Choral Song Fest…June 10-11 with the Cascade Singers and the Cascade Youth Choir…June 10 at 7 p.m. and June 11 at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in The Dalles. Admission is by donation at the door.
Beer Fest in The Dalles…June 10 at Lewis & Clark Festival Park.
Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association Stages presents Monty Python’s Spamalot…June 16-17 and 22-24 at 7 p.m. and June 18 and 24 at 2 p.m. at the Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center in Odell. $15 adults, $10 for students and children. Information at gorgeorchestra.org.
Ketchum Kalf Bull Bash and Rodeo…Bull Bash on June 16 at 7 p.m. and rodeo June 17-18 at 12:30 p.m. in Glenwood. General admission $10.
Mt. Adams Country Bicycle Tour…June 24 in Trout Lake. Choose from 11 to 105 mile tours. Information at troutlakewashington.com.
Fort Dalles Fourth…Saturday, July 1 in The Dalles. Centered in Lewis & Clark Festival Park. Parade at 10 a.m., family fun zone 11 a.m.-2 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
Big Bingo at Hood River Valley Adult Center Every Tuesday night at 6 p.m., doors open and food available at 5 p.m. Funds raised support the Meals on Wheels program.
Bingo for Meals on Wheels at Mid-Columbia Senior Center in The Dalles…every Saturday at 6 p.m. Minimum buy-in is $10.
Wahtonka Community School Farmer’s Market…every Thursday, 8:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in front of the Wahtonka campus on 3601 West 10th in The Dalles. Seeking vendors, consignors, and customers. Call 541-506-3410 for information.
Free car seat checks the second Wednesday of each month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Hood River Fire Station on 1785 Meyer Parkway.
Hood River Farmers Market…every Saturday from May 7 to November 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 5th and Columbia.