(Image | Courtesy of Deschutes Public Library) Mermaids and Trekkies unite this October as Deschutes Public Library presents Know Sci-Fi & Fantasy. Get a behind-the-scenes look at Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn and decide for yourself if there really are Mermaids Among Us. Learn about the real and fantastical libraries of the world…

(90 Minutes | Photo by Richard Herskowitz, Ashland Independent Film Festival) The Ashland Independent Film Festival is expanding Varsity World Film Week, its annual fall festival of new international films, into a two-week Varsity World Film Weeks – Virtual Edition. The festival will run online from October 2-15 via the organization’s website: ashlandfilm.org, and is…

(Photo | Courtesy of The Museum At Warm Springs) In adherence to strict COVID-19 and fire, health and safety procedures, The Museum At Warm Springs reopened to the public on Tuesday, September 22. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Museum has been routinely and thoroughly cleaned and sanitized. The Museum has been following the guidelines for…

Please join Soroptimist International of Bend in helping financially needy women pursue their academic dreams. This year marks 39 years of holding SI Bend’s Annual Holiday Wreath and Evergreen Sale, which supports this effort, as well as helping a number of nonprofits in our community, such as Grandma’s House, The Loft , HeadStart and more….