The Dalles
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Plays For Non-Profits presents Sylvia…a two-act comedy about a dog adopted by a middle-aged couple. September 13-14 at 7:30 p.m. and September 15 at 1:30 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts. Tickets $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and students age 13-17, available at Waucoma Bookstore in Hood River, Klindt’s in The Dalles, and online at showtix4u.com. Proceeds benefit Helping Hands Against Violence and Hood River Adopt-A-Dog.

Gorge Grown Harvest Dinner Fundraiser…September 13 at Mt. View Orchards in Parkdale. Tickets available at GorgeGrown.com.

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center Harvest Moon Walk…September 13, meet in front of the museum at 6:45 p.m., walk begins at 7 p.m. Free event.

Big Britches Productions presents Noises Off…September 13-14, 19-21, and 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. and September 15 & 22 at 2 p.m. at the Bingen Theater. Adults $18, students $12, ticket information at bigbritches.org.

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center Geologic Discovery Field Trip…to the high lava plains of central Oregon with Steve Carlson on September 14. Cost is $50, $25 deposit required by September 12, call 541-296-8600, ext. 201.

Get Ready The Dalles Emergency Preparedness Fair…September 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue in The Dalles. Presented by NW Natural, MCFR, and American Red Cross.

Barb Langer Memorial Shred Day…annual Special Olympics fundraiser…September 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Rite-Aid parking lot on 20th and Cascade in Hood River. Tax-deductible donations accepted.

Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society meeting…IOOF Cemetery sexton Craig Hector shares photos and stories of the IOOF organization and cemetery…10:30 a.m.-noon on September 14 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. $1 donation for room rental appreciated.

Auditions for The Vagina Monologues…September 14 at 1 p.m. and September 15 at 4 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River. For more information, email judieh@gorge.net. Shows in late January and early February.

Hood River Valley High School Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet…September 14 at Divots Restaurant at Indian Creek Golf Course in Hood River. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30, ceremony at 7 p.m. Tickets $40 at the door.

Arts In The Park End of Summer Concert…September 14 at Hollenbeck Park in Trout Lake. Gather at 5:30 p.m., music by Onion Heart at 6:30 p.m. Bring your own chairs, picnic, and beverages. Free. Donations for ArtSmart Trout Lake will be accepted.

Gorge Kids Triathlon…September 15 at Hood River’s Waterfront Park for grades K-5. Check-in at 8:30 a.m., race starts at 10 a.m. Register at hrcommunityed.org. Go to gorgekidstri.com for more information.

Unit 20 Oregon Retired Educators Association…meeting on September 17 at noon at the Portage Grill in the Shilo Inn. Reservations taken at 541-478-3429 by September 15.

Klickitat PUD/Republic Services formal dedication and facility tour of the new H.W. Hill Renewable Natural Gas Facility at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill, September 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Washington Governor Jay Inslee and State Senator Curtis King will be honored guests. Go to http://KlickitatPUD.com/rng-dedication for more information.

Gorge Arts & Business Alliance…gathering at 6 p.m. on September 18 at Kickstand Kitchen.

Mid-Columbia Employment First Community Carnival…for employers, future employees, and agencies who support people with barriers to employment…September 19, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at Sorosis Park Pavilion in The Dalles.

Hood River Library College Prep Night…September 19 at 4:30 p.m. Program intended for high school students. Laptops provided or bring one to the program.

Hood River Saddle Club Spaghetti Feed…September 20, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the club on the corner of Country Club and Belmont. Adults $10, ages 6-12 $5.

Friends of The Dalles Library Book Barn Book Sale…September 21 in the barn in The Dalles Library upper parking lot. By a bag for $3 at 9 a.m., $2 at 10 a.m., and $1 at 11 a.m.

Klickitat PUD/Republic Services public open house and facility tour of the new H.W. Hill Renewable Natural Gas Facility at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill, September 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Go to http://KlickitatPUD.com/rng-dedication for more information.

It Takes A Village…September 21 at Rheingarten Park in White Salmon, hosted by Rotary of White Salmon-Bingen. Live music, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., by Jamba Marimba, Samba Hood Rio, and Throttle Down.

Leap Into Science Wind Workshop for Families…September 21 at 11 a.m. at The Dalles Library’s John & Jean Thomas Children’s Wing. Space is limited, call 541-296-2815 to sign up.

Hood River Hops Fest…September 21 in downtown Hood River’s Columbia parking lot. Open to all ages noon-5 p.m., over 21 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Advance tickets at hoodriver.org/hops-fest.

The (blank) Was Better Trivia…September 21 at 4 p.m. at the Hood River Library. Start of monthly trivia nights for teens. This month about TV shows that are lovably odd.

Pig Bowl…Oregon vs. Washington law enforcement teams…September 21 at 7 p.m. at Sid White Field on the Wahtonka campus in The Dalles. Admission $3 or $10 for a family. Benefits a trio of area families dealing with medical issues. For more information go to pigbowl.net.

Hood River Watershed Group meeting…September 24 at 6 pm. at the OSU Extension meeting room on 2990 Experiment Station Drive.

The Next Door’s Stories of Hope breakfasts…September 27 at the Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River. Enjoy complimentary breakfast and inspring stories of hope from those who have benefited from The Next Door’s programs. To reserve seats call 541-436-0304.

KOOBDOOGA…Friends of the White Salmon Valley Library community reads event…Artists’ reception and art exhibition opening on September 27, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center Dinner & Program…”Protecting the Night Sky: Effects of Light Pollution in the Columbia Gorge” with Bob Yoesle of Dark Sky Defenders and Rose City Astronomers…September 27. Dinner at 6 p.m., program at 7 p.m. Dinner & program $18, program only $5. RSVP by September 25 by calling 541-296-8600, ext. 201 or visit gorgediscovery.org/events/

Healthy Lung & Heart Dart…3K/5K/10K Fun Run on The Dalles’ Riverfront Trail…September 28. Registration at 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m. start at the Kiwanis Pocket Park on Klindt Drive in The Dalles. To register online go to mcmc.net/funrun. Proceeds to be split between the Mid-Columbia Health Foundation’s Pulmonary Rehab and Cardiac Rehab Fund.

Goldendale Bullets & Balls Tournament…September 28 to support Goldendale Archery Sharpshooters and Goldendale High School Golf Team. A shoot from 8 a.m. to noon on a private range, and golf at 1 p.m. at Goldendale Golf Club. $240 entry fee per four-man team. To register call 509-250-2279, 509-250-0321, 360-434-4566.

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center Solar Saturday with Bob Yoesle…September 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free to the public.

Hood River Library Teen Movie Night…September 28 at 4 p.m. For information on this month’s movies go to hoodriverlibrary.org.

Helping Hands Against Violence Crisis Line Volunteer Training…starts October 2 in Hood River at 5:30 p.m. Call 541-386-4808 for more information.

Murder Ballad…a new musical presented by the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association…October 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. at River City Saloon in Hood River. Adults $20 ($15 CGOA members), $5 ages 10-17. Tickets at gorgeorchestra.org.

KOOBDOOGA…Friends of the White Salmon Valley Library community reads event…open mic session with author Steve Olson on Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens…October 4, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.

Cell…an immigration story…on the ACT stage at the Adult Center October 4-5 at 7 p.m. and October 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door, $20 for group and family tickets with proceeds supporting Meals on Wheels and the programs of the Hood River Valley Adult Center.

PEO Chapter EJ Presents Mission: Possible…October 6, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. in The Dalles City Park. Take a walk, gather clues, win a prize. Begins at City Park and ends at Clock Tower Ales. Registration noon-1 p.m., awards 4 p.m.- 5 p.m. To register go to The Dalles PEO Chapter EJ on Facebook.

KOOBDOOGA…Friends of the White Salmon Valley Library community reads event…at the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery. Mt. St. Helens: Survival and Revival of Life after a Major Volcanic Eruption with research ecologist Charlie Crisafulli…October 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.

White Salmon Valley Education Foundation’s Gorge Grape Escape…October 12, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn. 1920’s themed evening. Tickets $65 for an individual or $120 for a couple at wsvef.org.

KOOBDOOGA…Friends of the White Salmon Valley Library community reads event…at the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery. The Community Preparedness Legacy of David A. Johnson with hydrologist Carolyn Driedger…October 18, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.

Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair…October 19-20 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.

Managing Pollinators & Beneficial Insects for Orchard Fruit Production Workshop…October 23 at 9 a.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. For information call the Wasco Soil & Water Conservation District at 541-298-8559.

KOOBDOOGA…Friends of the White Salmon Valley Library community reads event…at the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery. Volcanoes in the Cascades: Why Are They Here? with research hydrologist Tom Pierson…October 25, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.