Hood River County Christmas Project Registrations:  November 16 & 30 and December 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Department of Human Services office on 1610 9th Court in Hood River…November 17 and December 1 & 8, 10 a.m.-noon at Hood River FISH Food Bank…November 29, 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. at Diamond Fruit cafeteria in Odell…November 19, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at Parkdale Community Church…and November 28, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at Cascade Locks City Hall.  For information go to hoodrivercountychristmasproject.com.

Plays For Non-Profits presents Nunsense…November 16-17 at 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River.  Tickets $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and students, available at Waucoma Bookstore, showtix4u.com, or at the door.  Proceeds go towards the Providence Music Therapy Program.

The Dalles-Wasco County Library Family Coloring Night…November 13 at 6 p.m.  Everyone is welcome, supplies will be on a table in the main part of the library.

St. Mary’s Academy Steam Fair/Soup Dinner/Open House…November 13, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Academy in The Dalles. Proceeds from the soup dinner will be used for STEAM education at the school.

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Visit…November 14, 9 a.m.-10 a.m. at The Dalles City Hall.

Legends from Celilo Falls…with Native American storyteller Ed Edmo, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. at The Dalles-Wasco County Library.  Also at 3:30 p.m. at the Southern Wasco County Public Library in Maupin.

Oregon’s Poet Laureate…Kim Stafford presents a public reading on November 14 at 7 p.m. in the Columbia Gorge Community College Lecture Hall…third floor of Building 2 on The Dalles campus.

Gorge Owned Sense of Place Lecture Series…Native Voices of the Columbia River: A Confluence Story Gathering…November 14 at 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River.  $10 suggested donation.  Special performance by Iksiks Washanalma (the Little Swan Dancers) at 6:15 p.m.

Free SAIF Ag Safety Seminar…November 15, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.  For more information go to saif.com/agseminars.

The Dalles-Wasco County Library STEM Storytime…for elementary age kids on November 16, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.  This month focusing on the technology part of STEM.

Beat The Stress…teen program at The Dalles-Wasco County Library.  For ages 11-18, learn how to make a calming jar and an affirmation box.  November 16 a 4 p.m.

Gorge Gear Swap…hosted by Hood River Valley High School ski teams at the school.  Consignment check-in on November 16, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at the HRVHS cafeteria.  Sale is on November 17, early admission at 7:30 a.m. for $25 per person, main sale 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., admission is $5 per person or $10 per family.

Mid-Columbia Senior Center Holiday Bazaar…November 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Center on 1112 West 9th in The Dalles.

Goldendale Farmers Market Holiday Bazaar…November 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Goldendale Primary School on 820 Schuster Avenue in Goldendale.

St. Peter’s Altar Society Holiday Bazaar…November 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Academy on 1112 Cherry Heights Road in The Dalles.

Mt. Adams Elks Lodge/St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Holiday Bazaars in White Salmon…November 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Survivors of Suicide Day Event…November 17, 9:30 a.m.-noon at Columbia Gorge Community College Building 3 in The Dalles.  For information call 541-478-3576.

Red Yarn…folksongs and puppetry in a high-energy show for all ages…November 17 at 11 a.m. in the John and Jean Thomas Children’s Wing of The Dalles Library.

Cosplay As Art…teen program at The Dalles-Wasco County Library on November 17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.  In conjunction with Arts in Education in the Gorge and Oregon Trail Games.

Hood River Wrestling Club Spaghetti Feed & Auction…November 18 at 5 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.

Wamic Community Holiday Bazaar…November 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wamic Community Center.

Christmas In The Gorge…November 30-December 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Skamania County Fairgrounds in Stevenson.

The Dalles-Wasco County Library Crafternoon…for elementary age kids on November 30, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.  This month’s project will be still life drawing.

African Children’s Choir…performing on November 30 at 7 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Goldendale.  No tickets, donations appreciated.

Mosier Country Christmas Fair…December 1-2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mosier Community School.  Pictures with Santa from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Admission $2 plus a can of food (people or animal)…proceeds benefit the Mosier School.

Bratwurst! Strudel! And Cider!…dinner and an Austrian Holiday Sing-Along on December 1, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Hood River Valley Adult Center.  No charge but seating is limited, for reservations call 541-386-2060.  Put on by the Meals on Wheels program and the Adult Center Theater.

Goldendale Christmas Bazaar…December 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 318 West Brooks in Goldendale.

Festival of Trees…December 7 at 7 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium…tickets $10, available by calling the Mid-Columbia Health Foundation at 541-296-7275.  Decoration day on December 5, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., community day on December 8, 9 a.m.-noon, free admission.

The Dalles Eagles Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar…December 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 2006 West 7th in The Dalles.

Habitat For Humanity Christmas Bazaar…December 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at United Church of Christ on 111 East 5th in The Dalles.

Wahtonka Community School Holiday Bazaar…December 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Pictures with Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, and the Elf from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (donations for Community Meals accepted).

Last Chance Holiday Bazaar…December 8-9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.

Cascade Singers Holiday Concert…December 8 at  7 p.m.  and December 9 at 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church on 10th and Union in The Dalles.  Admission by donation at the door.

A Charlie Brown Christmas…presented by Columbia Center for the Arts Children’s Theatre.  December 8-9 and 15-16 at 2 p.m., and December 8 & 14-15 at 7 p.m. at the Center in Hood River.  For ticket information go to columbiaarts.org.

Santa’s Workshop…Northern Wasco Parks & Recreation District Creative Kids Workshop on December 15, 10 a.m.-noon at Dry Hollow Elementary School.  Kids of all ages welcome, fee $10.  Go to nwprd.org for more information.

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.

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 5 to November 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at 5th and Columbia.