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Sky Hunters: Raptor Demonstrations at The High Desert Museum 11:00 am
Sky Hunters: Raptor Demonstrations at The High Desert Museum
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – Apr 1 @ 3:00 pm
Raptors take flight overhead in this intimate demonstration. Experience these powerful predators like never before as our wildlife specialists showcase the birds’ agility and grace. Members $3, non-members $5 plus admission Two shows each day at 11:00am and 1:30pm. Registration and pre-payment: www.highdesertmuseum.org/sky-hunters or purchase tickets at Admissions
The 24th Annual Warm Springs Tribal Youth Art Exhibit
The 24th Annual Warm Springs Tribal Youth Art Exhibit
Feb 2 – Apr 8 all-day
Please join us to celebrate the creativity of our Tribal children and youth. Free Opening Reception is February 2 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. We appreciate the support of the Oregon Arts Commission, Warm Springs Composite Products, Warm Springs Credit Enterprise and Warm Springs Power & Water Enterprise.
Call for Artists
Call for Artists
Mar 1 – Apr 5 all-day
Call for Artists! deadline: April 5th, 2017 what: Anything Spring! A juried exhibition featuring Spring themed art in any media where: Circle of Friends Gallery,19889 Eighth St., Bend, OR 97703 (in Tumalo) information: Download an application at https://CircleofFriendsArt.com/events/anythingspring2017 $15 application fee email questions to Shandel Gamer: sgamer@gmail.com The “Anything Spring” show will be publicized and...
Plein Air Painters of Oregon
Plein Air Painters of Oregon
Mar 27 – May 4 all-day
Plein air exhibit of over 70 works.
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am
Looking to get in with a group of happy, easy going local cyclists? You’re in the right place. This no-drop group ride will take you along the Twin Bridges loop, a standard road cycling ride for the area. The loop is 36 miles of beautiful backroad, starting with coffee and ending with lunch and beer....
Drawing Class: 3-Part April Series, Part 1 12:30 pm
Drawing Class: 3-Part April Series, Part 1
Apr 1 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
3-Part April Series: Drawing Classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Artists: Apr 1, 8 and 15, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Nationally renowned artist and sculptor Jerry Werner will be offering drawing classes on the first three Saturdays in April. Jerry is a great instructor… Whatever your level of experience, he can teach you something...
Blank Pages Writing Workshops: Let’s Fool Around! (Using humor in your writing) 6:00 pm
Blank Pages Writing Workshops: Let’s Fool Around! (Using humor in your writing)
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We’ll explore the benefits of using humor, satire, exaggeration, misdirection, cliché, and slapstick to elicit emotion from our reader. We’ll talk about the benefits and drawbacks of inserting comedy into our fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
High Desert Stampede at the Bank of the Cascades Center 7:00 pm
High Desert Stampede at the Bank of the Cascades Center
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm
RODEO IS RETURNING TO THE HIGH DESERT THIS SPRING The High Desert Stampede is “Bringing You the Stars!” at Bank of the Cascades Center, March 31 & April 1, 2017 High Desert Rodeo Productions, Ltd is excited to announce the return of the High Desert Stampede to the Bank of the Cascades Center. Join us...
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller 7:30 pm
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm
Nothing is what it seems when two estranged sisters—one an LA screenwriter and the other a clinical psychologist— are forced to come to terms with their sibling rivalry, a horrific past, and the love they share over a deranged actor.  Set in present-day Los Angeles, FADE IN: stars local actors Skye Stafford (Venus in Fur), Catherine...
Hot Tea Cold Spring Break Funk Finale 8:00 pm
Hot Tea Cold Spring Break Funk Finale
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm
All Ages – Limited Seating
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Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays for Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook county. Must show proof of residency.
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller 3:00 pm
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm
About the play: Nothing is what it seems when two estranged sisters—one an LA screenwriter and the other a clinical psychologist— are forced to come to terms with their sibling rivalry, a horrific past, and the love they share over a deranged actor.  Set in present-day Los Angeles, FADE IN: stars local actors Skye Stafford (Venus...
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Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 3 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
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T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 4 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 4 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Beyond Notes Class – with Aaron Pugh – Cascade School of Music 5:30 pm
Beyond Notes Class – with Aaron Pugh – Cascade School of Music
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Beyond Notes is a class designed to provide you with a lifetime of tools to overcome plateaus in your playing and to give you a new perspective on music. The ideas presented can be applied by you to practice with focus and achieve more from time spent behind your instrument.
Music for Film class with Chris Thomas 6:30 pm
Music for Film class with Chris Thomas
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn about music in the movies! No music experience needed, this class will be a fun intro into the history of cinematic soundtracks. We’ll start from the beginnings of Silent Era music, and hear the progression of film music until present day. We’ll also learn how composers put music to picture, and how they produce...
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
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Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 5 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Acting Workshop 10:30 am
Acting Workshop
Apr 5 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sandy Silver(see bio below)  will conduct an acting workshop from 10:30-1:30 in the Crescent Room at The SHARC.   Everyone is welcome whether you are a veteran actor or just thinking about testing the water as an actor. BIO: Sandy Silver has been directing and conducting acting workshops and master classes both nationally and internationally for...
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Bend Ecstatic Dance …where all approaches to dance and movement are honored! We draw no arbitrary lines of separation between dance as therapy, art, recreation, or contemplation, all is welcome here. There is no method, formula, map, or guru for you to follow. We invite you to follow your own Self, cultivate your...
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2017 Bend Bike Swap 3:00 pm
2017 Bend Bike Swap
Apr 6 @ 3:00 pm – Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm
The Boneyard Cycling team is proud to announce details for the 2017 Bend Bike Swap. This annual event is an opportunity to celebrate the start of the Central Oregon cycling season and to support local cycling programs. EVENT HISTORY: The Bend Bike Swap is a 100%volunteer event organized by the Boneyard Cycling Team and supported...
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 6 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 6 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Adult Cello Ensemble – Chris Thomas – Cascade School of Music 9:30 am
Adult Cello Ensemble – Chris Thomas – Cascade School of Music
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Do you play cello at an intermediate level? Then join our cello class! There will be harmony, passing of melodies, and a no-stress atmosphere where we can just play and have some fun. And what could be better than the sound of many celli playing as one? You know what they say…the more the merrier,...
Plein Air Painters of Oregon at The COCC Barber Library 4:00 pm
Plein Air Painters of Oregon at The COCC Barber Library
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Artists reception Thursday, April 6, 4-6pm • Show runs March 27 – May 4, 2017  Gallery open 7 days a week, but see www.cocc.edu/library/hours 15 members showing 70 works in Oil, Watercolor, Pastel or Acrylics for more information visit: www.PleinAirPaintersOfOregon.org
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join the open mic at Strictly Organic! Musicians, singers-songwriters, comedians, poets! Hosted by Hal Worcester. Original material only. Come early for sign up!  
A Pollinator’s Plight at The High Desert Museum 6:00 pm
A Pollinator’s Plight at The High Desert Museum
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm
Join Rich Hatfield, senior endangered species conservation biologist for the Xerces Society, and LeeAnn Kriegh, author of The Nature of Bend, in a discussion about the importance of native bee species. Afterwards, see the beautiful, 20-minute documentary A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee, about the first bee in the continental...
BendFilm Presents: THE GREAT ALONE 6:00 pm
BendFilm Presents: THE GREAT ALONE
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm
THE GREAT ALONE (Greg Kohs, 2015, 80 min) is irresistible: it’s about dogs, love, fathers and sons, mothers and sons, rebellion, obsession, and one of the greatest and most cinematically stunning adventures on earth–the Iditarod dog sled race. “THE GREAT ALONE screening is another perfect opportunity to bring the community together through film,” said BendFilm...
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
Songwriting for the Beginning Songwriter class with David – Cascade School of Music 7:00 pm
Songwriting for the Beginning Songwriter class with David – Cascade School of Music
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Students will gain an understanding of song structures, writing in different styles, as well as learning techniques designed to open the doors of creative songwriting. Learn and apply exercises designed to inspire and break writers block making songwriting a relaxed, enjoyable experience. Course requires some sort of musical or lyrical ability such as poetry or...
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller 7:30 pm
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm
Nothing is what it seems when two estranged sisters—one an LA screenwriter and the other a clinical psychologist— are forced to come to terms with their sibling rivalry, a horrific past, and the love they share over a deranged actor.  Set in present-day Los Angeles, FADE IN: stars local actors Skye Stafford (Venus in Fur), Catherine...
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Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 7 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Old Mill District and East Cascades Audubon Society Birding Walk 10:00 am
Old Mill District and East Cascades Audubon Society Birding Walk
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am
The Old Mill District and the East Cascades Audubon Society are again offering free weekly bird walks to the public every other Friday, April 7 through May 19. These free walks are guided by an expert from the Society and wind around the trails of the Old Mill District that run along the Deschutes River....
FIrst Friday Happy Hour 4:00 pm
FIrst Friday Happy Hour
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Willow Lane Artist’s Creative Space is hosting our monthly First Friday Happy Hour, April 7th from 4pm to 6pm. Join us for an artist & vendor meet and greet. Adam Mendel of Riverbend Instruments will demonstrate how he carves necks for his one of a kind electric ukuleles. Pick a record for the turntable and...
Emerging Artists Student Show 5:00 pm
Emerging Artists Student Show
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Red Chair Gallery’s 6th Annual Emerging Artist show kicks off on First Friday with our reception from 5-9PM People’s Choice Awards will be voted on during Frist Friday celebrations so be sure to come in to see some amazing artworks creted by High School students from Bend, Mountain View and Summit Highs. All works for...
First Friday Art Walk 5:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller 7:30 pm
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm
Nothing is what it seems when two estranged sisters—one an LA screenwriter and the other a clinical psychologist— are forced to come to terms with their sibling rivalry, a horrific past, and the love they share over a deranged actor.  Set in present-day Los Angeles, FADE IN: stars local actors Skye Stafford (Venus in Fur), Catherine...
Bend Comedy Presents: Matt Eriksen & Ben Harkins 8:00 pm
Bend Comedy Presents: Matt Eriksen & Ben Harkins
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm
Bend Comedy Presents: Matt Eriksen & Ben Harkins MATT ERIKSEN – @themattoftheday www.matteriksen.com Matt Eriksen is a stand up comic based in Portland. His comedy has been described as “slightly manic story telling with the odd flight of fancy” Unfortunately, as Matt is rather dumb, he does not fully understand what that means but he’s...
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Friends of Bend Libraries Spring Book Sale 9:00 am
Friends of Bend Libraries Spring Book Sale
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Friends of the Bend Libraries are hosting their Spring Book Sale on Saturday April 8 from 11-4:00 with a members-only sale 9-11:00. Sunday April 9 is the Bag Sale with books sold for $3 per bag from 1-4:00. Admission is free. Location is the Library Administration Building, 507 NW Wall St. Proceeds benefit the...
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum 9:00 am
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Second Saturday of each month the WAAAM Air and Auto Museum opens the doors to roll out and run some of its antique airplanes and cars. Visitors watch airplane operations up close and may get to ride in old cars too. Open 9-5Activities 10-2.Lunch 11-1. Free parking. WAAAM is located three miles from downtown...
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am
Looking to get in with a group of happy, easy going local cyclists? You’re in the right place. This no-drop group ride will take you along the Twin Bridges loop, a standard road cycling ride for the area. The loop is 36 miles of beautiful backroad, starting with coffee and ending with lunch and beer....
Thorn Hollow String Band 11:00 am
Thorn Hollow String Band
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Stomp your feet and do-si-do to the pioneer-inspired tunes of the frontier.
Drawing Class: 3-Part April Series, Part 2 12:30 pm
Drawing Class: 3-Part April Series, Part 2
Apr 8 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Drawing Class: 3-Part April Series: Apr 1, 8 and 15, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Drawing Classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Artists Nationally renowned artist and sculptor Jerry Werner will be offering drawing classes on the first three Saturdays in April. Jerry is a great instructor… Whatever your level of experience, he can teach...
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver 4:00 pm
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver
Apr 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
You’re invited! Come indulge your creative curiosities and mingle with others during our popular Second Saturday Art Receptions. 57100 Beaver Drive, Sunriver Village, Building 19
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller 7:30 pm
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm
Nothing is what it seems when two estranged sisters—one an LA screenwriter and the other a clinical psychologist— are forced to come to terms with their sibling rivalry, a horrific past, and the love they share over a deranged actor.  Set in present-day Los Angeles, FADE IN: stars local actors Skye Stafford (Venus in Fur), Catherine...
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Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays for Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook county. Must show proof of residency.
Friends of the Bend Libraries 1:00 pm
Friends of the Bend Libraries
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Friends of the Bend Libraries are hosting their Spring Book Sale on Saturday April 8 from 11-4:00 with a members-only sale 9-11:00. Sunday April 9 is the Bag Sale with books sold for $3 per bag from 1-4:00. Admission is free. Location is the Library Administration Building, 507 NW Wall St. Proceeds benefit the...
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller 3:00 pm
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm
About the play: Nothing is what it seems when two estranged sisters—one an LA screenwriter and the other a clinical psychologist— are forced to come to terms with their sibling rivalry, a horrific past, and the love they share over a deranged actor.  Set in present-day Los Angeles, FADE IN: stars local actors Skye Stafford (Venus...
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Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 10 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Award-Winning Film from Guatemala: Ixcanul Volcano 5:30 pm
Award-Winning Film from Guatemala: Ixcanul Volcano
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Guatemala’s submission for 2015 Academy Awards Winner of 2015 Berlin Foreign Film Festival First indigenous language (Kaqchikel) film written and produced in Guatemala Benefit for Habitat for Humanity Guatemala to provide smokeless stoves, latrines, and water filters to the “poorest of the poor,” many who live in Guatemala’s coffee communities like Ixcanul.
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
Open Auditions for “Play it Again Sam” 6:00 pm
Open Auditions for “Play it Again Sam”
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sandy will hold open auditions for “Play it Again Sam” at Village Properties Offices, room #208 in the Sunriver Business Park. (all participants should come at 6:00)and “sides” (select portions of the play copied for those auditioning to read)will be provided.  “Play it Again Sam” which has been described as a romantic comedy “romp” and...
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T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 11 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 11 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Beyond Notes Class – with Aaron Pugh – Cascade School of Music 5:30 pm
Beyond Notes Class – with Aaron Pugh – Cascade School of Music
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Beyond Notes is a class designed to provide you with a lifetime of tools to overcome plateaus in your playing and to give you a new perspective on music. The ideas presented can be applied by you to practice with focus and achieve more from time spent behind your instrument.
Open Auditions for “Play it Again Sam” 6:00 pm
Open Auditions for “Play it Again Sam”
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sandy will hold open auditions for “Play it Again Sam” at Village Properties Offices, room #208 in the Sunriver Business Park. (all participants should come at 6:00)and “sides” (select portions of the play copied for those auditioning to read)will be provided.  “Play it Again Sam” which has been described as a romantic comedy “romp” and...
Music for Film class with Chris Thomas 6:30 pm
Music for Film class with Chris Thomas
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn about music in the movies! No music experience needed, this class will be a fun intro into the history of cinematic soundtracks. We’ll start from the beginnings of Silent Era music, and hear the progression of film music until present day. We’ll also learn how composers put music to picture, and how they produce...
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm
 
Natural History Pub 7:00 pm
Natural History Pub
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm
Collaboration is essential for addressing water management strategies, particularly in the context of climate change. Hear from Melanie Thornton, a Ph.D. candidate at Washington State University, who has been working with resource professionals in the Northwest to develop a regional water education and outreach plan. 7:00 pm, doors open at 5:30 pm Free, seating is limited and...
Natural History Pub: Water Resources and Community Collaboration 7:00 pm
Natural History Pub: Water Resources and Community Collaboration
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm
Collaboration is essential for addressing water management strategies, particularly in the context of climate change. Hear from Melanie Thornton, a Ph.D. candidate at Washington State University, who has been working with resource professionals in the Northwest developing a regional water education and outreach plan. 7:00 pm (Doors open at 5:30 pm) Food and beverage sales...
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Bob Ross Themed: Moon Lake
Bob Ross Themed: Moon Lake
Apr 12 all-day
Join us for a fun evening sipping and painting with friends this Wednesday, April 12th. Fee includes all supplies, instruction & upbeat music. Our studio is BYOB, so feel free to bring your favorite refreshments and we’ll take care of the rest. Open to all ages
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 12 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
5th Season of Author! Author! Literary Series 7:00 pm
5th Season of Author! Author! Literary Series
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm
A Prize-winning Slate of Authors Announced for the Fifth Season of the Library Foundation’s Author! Author! Literary Series With the announcement of the Deschutes Public Library Foundation’s fifth season of Author! Author!, there can be no question that the popular literary series has hit its stride. The stellar line-up includes three Pulitzer Prize winners and...
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Bend Ecstatic Dance …where all approaches to dance and movement are honored! We draw no arbitrary lines of separation between dance as therapy, art, recreation, or contemplation, all is welcome here. There is no method, formula, map, or guru for you to follow. We invite you to follow your own Self, cultivate your...
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Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 13 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 13 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Adult Cello Ensemble – Chris Thomas – Cascade School of Music 9:30 am
Adult Cello Ensemble – Chris Thomas – Cascade School of Music
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Do you play cello at an intermediate level? Then join our cello class! There will be harmony, passing of melodies, and a no-stress atmosphere where we can just play and have some fun. And what could be better than the sound of many celli playing as one? You know what they say…the more the merrier,...
To Love with Art & Wine, Oh My! 4:37 pm
To Love with Art & Wine, Oh My!
Apr 13 @ 4:37 pm – 5:37 pm
Join Art & Wine, Oh My! at Level 2 (Old Mill District) for a night of painting and wine. No experience is needed to take part. With a wine glass in one hand, and a paint brush in the other, follow along as our artist facilitator guides you. Your experience will include all art supplies...
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join the open mic at Strictly Organic! Musicians, singers-songwriters, comedians, poets! Hosted by Hal Worcester. Original material only. Come early for sign up!  
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
Resurrecting the Shark: Talk and Book Signing 6:00 pm
Resurrecting the Shark: Talk and Book Signing
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm
Susan Ewing, author of the new book Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil, will discuss the inspiring work that unraveled some of the mysteries surrounding the giant Paleozoic predator Helicoprion. Purchase the book in Silver Sage Trading! 6:00 pm Members $3, non-members $7 RSVP:...
Boho Girl with Art & Wine, Oh My! 6:30 pm
Boho Girl with Art & Wine, Oh My!
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm
Join us for a fun evening sipping and painting with friends this Thursday April 13th. Fee includes all supplies, instruction & upbeat music. Our studio is BYOB, so feel free to bring your favorite refreshments and we’ll take care of the rest. Open to all ages
Songwriting for the Beginning Songwriter class with David – Cascade School of Music 7:00 pm
Songwriting for the Beginning Songwriter class with David – Cascade School of Music
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Students will gain an understanding of song structures, writing in different styles, as well as learning techniques designed to open the doors of creative songwriting. Learn and apply exercises designed to inspire and break writers block making songwriting a relaxed, enjoyable experience. Course requires some sort of musical or lyrical ability such as poetry or...
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller 7:30 pm
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm
Nothing is what it seems when two estranged sisters—one an LA screenwriter and the other a clinical psychologist— are forced to come to terms with their sibling rivalry, a horrific past, and the love they share over a deranged actor.  Set in present-day Los Angeles, FADE IN: stars local actors Skye Stafford (Venus in Fur), Catherine...
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Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 14 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Concert Series 6:30 pm
Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Concert Series
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm
October 2016–April 2017 Fridays & Saturdays Doors 6:15pm Student Combos 6:30pm Headliner 7:30pm October 28 – 29 Mel Brown Septet November 18 – 19 Benny Green Trio December 23 – 24 Alan Jones Sextet January 13 – 14 Tierney Sutton Band February 17 – 18 Yellowjackets March 17 – 18 King Louie’s Portland Blues Review April...
Paint Your Pet with Art & Wine, Oh My! 6:30 pm
Paint Your Pet with Art & Wine, Oh My!
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm
Our artist will show you how to paint your pet step-by-step from start-to-finish; absolutely no art skill is needed! Fee includes all supplies, pre-sketched canvas & instruction.*** Pre-registration is required**** Note: After you register/pre-paid for the event, kindly email support@artandwineohmy.com a digital picture of your favorite animal ( A Close-Up with Shoulders & Head )...
Parlour 7:00 pm
Parlour
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Parlour (with drummer Ricky Newton and bassist Craig Brown) Parlour’s album “Days of Plenty” and “Seeing The Elephant” can be purchased at our gigs or online at cdbaby.com/parlour
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller 7:30 pm
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller
Apr 14 @ 7:30 pm
Nothing is what it seems when two estranged sisters—one an LA screenwriter and the other a clinical psychologist— are forced to come to terms with their sibling rivalry, a horrific past, and the love they share over a deranged actor.  Set in present-day Los Angeles, FADE IN: stars local actors Skye Stafford (Venus in Fur), Catherine...
Nansen of the North 8:00 pm
Nansen of the North
Apr 14 @ 8:00 pm
In 1893, a Norwegian explorer sailed his ship to the New Siberian Islands and deliberately allowed it to be frozen into the Arctic pack ice. Until that moment, being frozen into the pack ice was essentially a death sentence. The tremendous forces of the Arctic ice had crushed and sank dozens of ships and sent...
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Underwater Egg Hunt & Rubber Duck Races @ SHARC 9:00 am
Underwater Egg Hunt & Rubber Duck Races @ SHARC
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
April 15 Egg Hunt & Rubber Duck Races: Enjoy Easter-themed aquatic fun such as underwater egg diving and rubber duck races. Spaces is limited, reservation and payment required. Call 541-585-3147
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
Apr 15 @ 9:30 am
Looking to get in with a group of happy, easy going local cyclists? You’re in the right place. This no-drop group ride will take you along the Twin Bridges loop, a standard road cycling ride for the area. The loop is 36 miles of beautiful backroad, starting with coffee and ending with lunch and beer....
Drawing Class: 3-Part April Series, Part 3 12:30 pm
Drawing Class: 3-Part April Series, Part 3
Apr 15 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Drawing Class: 3-Part April Series: Apr 1, 8 and 15, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Drawing Classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Artists Nationally renowned artist and sculptor Jerry Werner will be offering drawing classes on the first three Saturdays in April. Jerry is a great instructor… Whatever your level of experience, he can teach...
Blank Pages Writing Salon 6:00 pm
Blank Pages Writing Salon
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Salons are informal gatherings where we share work, do freewriting based on prompts, discuss craft, and workshop pieces submitted by members of the group.  Salons are held the third Saturday of every month and are $5 to The Workhouse for allowing us to use their fantastic space. Bring a 1-2 page piece that you’re working on to share with the group...
Blank Pages Writing Salon 6:00 pm
Blank Pages Writing Salon
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Salons are informal gatherings where we share work, do freewriting based on prompts, discuss craft, and workshop pieces submitted by members of the group.  Salons are held the third Saturday of every month and are $5 to The Workhouse for allowing us to use their fantastic space. Bring a 1-2 page piece that you’re working on to share with the group...
Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Concert Series 6:30 pm
Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Concert Series
Apr 15 @ 6:30 pm
October 2016–April 2017 Fridays & Saturdays Doors 6:15pm Student Combos 6:30pm Headliner 7:30pm October 28 – 29 Mel Brown Septet November 18 – 19 Benny Green Trio December 23 – 24 Alan Jones Sextet January 13 – 14 Tierney Sutton Band February 17 – 18 Yellowjackets March 17 – 18 King Louie’s Portland Blues Review April...
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller 7:30 pm
FADE IN: A Twisted Tinseltown Thriller
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm
Nothing is what it seems when two estranged sisters—one an LA screenwriter and the other a clinical psychologist— are forced to come to terms with their sibling rivalry, a horrific past, and the love they share over a deranged actor.  Set in present-day Los Angeles, FADE IN: stars local actors Skye Stafford (Venus in Fur), Catherine...
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Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays for Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook county. Must show proof of residency.
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Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 17 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
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T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
T-Shirt Tuesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 18 all-day
Deals for buying & wearing BTBS gear!
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 18 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Beyond Notes Class – with Aaron Pugh – Cascade School of Music 5:30 pm
Beyond Notes Class – with Aaron Pugh – Cascade School of Music
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Beyond Notes is a class designed to provide you with a lifetime of tools to overcome plateaus in your playing and to give you a new perspective on music. The ideas presented can be applied by you to practice with focus and achieve more from time spent behind your instrument.
Music for Film class with Chris Thomas 6:30 pm
Music for Film class with Chris Thomas
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn about music in the movies! No music experience needed, this class will be a fun intro into the history of cinematic soundtracks. We’ll start from the beginnings of Silent Era music, and hear the progression of film music until present day. We’ll also learn how composers put music to picture, and how they produce...
Bend Comedy Open Mic 7:00 pm
Bend Comedy Open Mic
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 19 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Museum & Me at High Desert Museum 4:00 pm
Museum & Me at High Desert Museum
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A time for children and adults with physical, cognitive, and/or social disabilities to enjoy the High Desert Museum after hours. 4:00 pm—7:00 pm Free for individuals, friends and family RSVP: highdesertmuseum.org/rsvp
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Bend Ecstatic Dance …where all approaches to dance and movement are honored! We draw no arbitrary lines of separation between dance as therapy, art, recreation, or contemplation, all is welcome here. There is no method, formula, map, or guru for you to follow. We invite you to follow your own Self, cultivate your...
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Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 20 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 20 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Adult Cello Ensemble – Chris Thomas – Cascade School of Music 9:30 am
Adult Cello Ensemble – Chris Thomas – Cascade School of Music
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Do you play cello at an intermediate level? Then join our cello class! There will be harmony, passing of melodies, and a no-stress atmosphere where we can just play and have some fun. And what could be better than the sound of many celli playing as one? You know what they say…the more the merrier,...
Free Wine Tasting with ONEHOPE Winery 5:30 pm
Free Wine Tasting with ONEHOPE Winery
Apr 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Let’s face it, wine goes great with most anything, but attainable homeownership and wine may be one of our favorites.  Join Kôr Community Land Trust for a free wine tasting with ONEHOPE Winery Thursday, April 20. The wine tasting is organized to raise money for sustainable and affordable housing in Bend. The wine tasting benefit...
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join the open mic at Strictly Organic! Musicians, singers-songwriters, comedians, poets! Hosted by Hal Worcester. Original material only. Come early for sign up!  
Are we… Ahead of the Game? 6:00 pm
Are we… Ahead of the Game?
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A community conversation about concussion awareness and management for all: including parents, students, grandparents, teachers and coaches. Keynote speaker: Dr. James Bryan, PhD, Neuropsychologist for the Portland Timbers with Concussion experts: Dr. Sondra Marshall and Dr. Viviane Ugalde. Door prizes and complimentary refreshments.
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
Songwriting for the Beginning Songwriter class with David – Cascade School of Music 7:00 pm
Songwriting for the Beginning Songwriter class with David – Cascade School of Music
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Students will gain an understanding of song structures, writing in different styles, as well as learning techniques designed to open the doors of creative songwriting. Learn and apply exercises designed to inspire and break writers block making songwriting a relaxed, enjoyable experience. Course requires some sort of musical or lyrical ability such as poetry or...
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Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization Annual Spring Fling Competition 10:00 am
Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization Annual Spring Fling Competition
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm
The Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization (COHO) annual Spring Fling homebrew competition returns this April and is now accepting entries. The event takes place the weekend of April 21 – 23, 2017, at the Aspen Ridge Retirement Community in Bend. Judging takes place Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, with the awards ceremony on Sunday,...
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women 7:00 am
Art at the Oxford – Kelly Thiel, Stories of Women
Apr 21 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Art at the Oxford Hotel presents Kelly Thiel’s works on canvas through April 23, 2017.  The artist will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, March 3 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  Kelly Thiel’s art tells women’s stories as personal narratives fascinate her.  She paints of subject’s lives, that of their parents, stories secret/hidden or...
Old Mill District and East Cascades Audubon Society Birding Walk 10:00 am
Old Mill District and East Cascades Audubon Society Birding Walk
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am
The Old Mill District and the East Cascades Audubon Society are again offering free weekly bird walks to the public every other Friday, April 7 through May 19. These free walks are guided by an expert from the Society and wind around the trails of the Old Mill District that run along the Deschutes River....
Third Friday Art Stroll 4:00 pm
Third Friday Art Stroll
Apr 21 @ 4:00 pm
Redmond’s first Third Friday Art Stroll of the year will kick off Friday, April 21st from 4-8pm. This Art Stroll is all about the kids in our community!! There will be artwork displayed from NW Redmond all the way to the SW side from pre school level to High School kids! Please join us in...
High Desert Museum After Hours 5:00 pm
High Desert Museum After Hours
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrate spring while seeing our newest exhibits. Enjoy local libations and a live band. 5:00 pm—9:00 pm Members $ 3, non-members $7 No-host bar RSVP: highdesertmuseum.org/rsvp
Latino Community Association Gala 6:30 pm
Latino Community Association Gala
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm
The Latino Community Association (LCA), will host their 3rd Annual Gala de Oro on April 21st in Bend.  This year, they’re adding multiple special features to raise the experience to new heights. Their Latin American-inspired fundraising event will feature a VIP Dinner from 6-7:30pm with signature cocktails, craft beer and wine, guest speaker Alberto Moreno,...
Jeffrey Martin & Anna Tivel 8:00 pm
Jeffrey Martin & Anna Tivel
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm
All Ages – Full Seating
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Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization Annual Spring Fling Competition 10:00 am
Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization Annual Spring Fling Competition
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm
The Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization (COHO) annual Spring Fling homebrew competition returns this April and is now accepting entries. The event takes place the weekend of April 21 – 23, 2017, at the Aspen Ridge Retirement Community in Bend. Judging takes place Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, with the awards ceremony on Sunday,...
Tumalo Boots and Bling
Tumalo Boots and Bling
Apr 22 all-day
Join the Tumalo community for the 17th annual Boots & Bling fundraiser for the Tumalo Community School. All ages welcome to this free event! Activities include silent and live auction, mechanical bull, live music and food trucks.
Field Trip: Swainson’s and Squirrels at High Desert Museum 7:00 am
Field Trip: Swainson’s and Squirrels at High Desert Museum
Apr 22 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Explore the migration of Swainson’s hawks as they return to Central Oregon, timed with the emergence of Belding’s ground squirrels from hibernation. Join a wildlife specialist for this trip to Fort Rock for a comprehensive look at this important predator-prey relationship and how it can become unbalanced. Transportation provided. 7:00 am—2:00 pm Members $15, non-members...
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
Apr 22 @ 9:30 am
Looking to get in with a group of happy, easy going local cyclists? You’re in the right place. This no-drop group ride will take you along the Twin Bridges loop, a standard road cycling ride for the area. The loop is 36 miles of beautiful backroad, starting with coffee and ending with lunch and beer....
The Pet Evacuation Team Second Annual “Rescue Me!” Fundraising Event 10:00 am
The Pet Evacuation Team Second Annual “Rescue Me!” Fundraising Event
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fun filled day with booths, 5k dog walk/run/walk, dog friendly disc golf competition, music, demonstrations, food and more!
Seed Starting & Central Oregon Vegetable Varieties 10:30 am
Seed Starting & Central Oregon Vegetable Varieties
Apr 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
A gardening class: Seed Starting & Central Oregon Vegetable Varieties. Learn how to select vegetable varieties that have a high likelihood of success in Central Oregon and how to start seeds indoors. Activity number is 102043.
Central Oregon Youth Orchestra Spring concert 2:00 pm
Central Oregon Youth Orchestra Spring concert
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm
This is our 5th full season! Here are the details: Central Oregon Youth Orchestra Spring concert, featuring Idit Shner, Professor of Saxophone, University of Oregon. UofO School of Music professors and students will be joining COYO musicians for the concert, as well as teaching music workshops and Master Classes. There will be performances by the...
Furniture Flip Design Challenge 4:00 pm
Furniture Flip Design Challenge
Apr 22 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get ready for the 3rd Annual Furniture Flip Design Challenge! This year will undoubtedly be the best yet. Again, partnering with DIYcave and the new 9th Street Village for the upcycle event of the year. Twenty different design teams will be put to the test to benefit Bend Area Habitat for Humanity. There will be...
6th Annual “Chicks with Picks” Fundraiser for Bethlehem Inn 7:00 pm
6th Annual “Chicks with Picks” Fundraiser for Bethlehem Inn
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Local female fronted bands will play to raise money for Bethlehem Inn. This year’s line- up: Butterfly Breakdown, Kim Kelley and Friends, and Broken Down Guitars. Plus: a special collaborative performance by all the bands.
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Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization Annual Spring Fling Competition 10:00 am
Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization Annual Spring Fling Competition
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm
The Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization (COHO) annual Spring Fling homebrew competition returns this April and is now accepting entries. The event takes place the weekend of April 21 – 23, 2017, at the Aspen Ridge Retirement Community in Bend. Judging takes place Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, with the awards ceremony on Sunday,...
Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays for Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook county. Must show proof of residency.
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Donor Concert 2:00 pm
Central Oregon Symphony Spring Donor Concert
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm
The Central Oregon Symphony welcomes the Lomazov Rackers Piano Duo who garnered wide attention as the Second Prize Winners of the Sixth Biennial Ellis Duo Piano Competition. Lomazov and Rackers are Steinway Artists. Praised as a “diva of the piano” (Salt Lake City Tribune), Marina Lomazov was the first pianist to be awarded the Artist...
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Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Local’s Pint at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on draft beer every Monday night @ 6 pm – 10 pm!
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Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 6:00 pm
Wino Wednesday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Deals on wine every Wednesday @ 6 pm – 10 pm at BTS.
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance 7:00 pm
Wednesday Ecstatic Dance
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Welcome to Bend Ecstatic Dance …where all approaches to dance and movement are honored! We draw no arbitrary lines of separation between dance as therapy, art, recreation, or contemplation, all is welcome here. There is no method, formula, map, or guru for you to follow. We invite you to follow your own Self, cultivate your...
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Soroptimist presents what’s new at Deschutes Public Library 12:00 pm
Soroptimist presents what’s new at Deschutes Public Library
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm
Books, movies, music, digital downloads! Come join Soroptimist Internationals of Bend and listen to Alyssa Bennett present Deschutes Public Library’s latest happenings and services.. SI Bend’s program meeting Thursday, April 27 from 12 noon to 1:00pm at the Deschutes Co. Historical Museum, 129 NW Idaho Ave, Bend. Free & public welcome. www.sibend.org or 541-389-2694.
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Thirsty Taco Thursday at Broken Top Bottle Shop
Apr 27 all-day
Veggie & Meaty Taco Specials every Thursday at BTS.
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee 6:00 pm
“Strictly Originals” Open Mic at Strictly Organic Coffee
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join the open mic at Strictly Organic! Musicians, singers-songwriters, comedians, poets! Hosted by Hal Worcester. Original material only. Come early for sign up!  
A Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program in the Pacific Northwest 6:00 pm
A Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program in the Pacific Northwest
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm
The Bracero Program was a bilateral agreement between the United States and Mexico to import guest workers to alleviate labor shortages in agriculture during World War II. Dr. Mario Sifuentez, assistant professor at the University of California, Merced, will discuss the uniqueness of the program in the Pacific Northwest and examine how it set the...
Open Mic Night in the Crow’s Feet Commons Cafe 6:00 pm
Our Public Land Heritage: BLM History 6:00 pm
Our Public Land Heritage: BLM History
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm
Our Public Land Heritage: BLM History Jeff Kitchens, Deschutes field office manager for the Bureau of Land Management, will present the history of this federal agency and its role in public land management. 6:00 pm Members $3, non-members $7 RSVP: highdesertmuseum.org/rsvp
Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017 7:30 pm
Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The community is invited to attend Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017 at The Belfry, 302 E. Main Street, April 27, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 at 3 p.m. Produced by Silent Echo Theater Company; more than 20 actors and directors from Sisters, Redmond and Bend will entertain you, move you...
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Red Chair Gallery Studio Sale
Red Chair Gallery Studio Sale
Apr 28 – Apr 29 all-day
Artist Members of the Red Chair will be clearing out their studios and offering our customers some great deals on paintings, fiber arts, jewelry and more. Visit any time from 10-6 on Friday and Saturday, April 28 & 29th to get some outstanding deals! You will be glad you came in.
Head For The Hills 5:28 pm
Head For The Hills
Apr 28 @ 5:28 pm
All Ages – Full Seating
Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center 7:00 pm
Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An open mic night, organized by Writers In Progress (WIP), a local writing group, will be hosted at The Dalles Art Center  from 7 – 8pm on Friday night, Feb 27th. The evening will kick off with readings from two members of WIP featuring poetry by Lettie Young from her indie-published collection Love Like Dead Skunk....
Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017 7:30 pm
Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The community is invited to attend Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017 at The Belfry, 302 E. Main Street, April 27, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 at 3 p.m. Produced by Silent Echo Theater Company; more than 20 actors and directors from Sisters, Redmond and Bend will entertain you, move you...
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Redmond-Bend Family History Discovery Day 8:30 am
Redmond-Bend Family History Discovery Day
Apr 29 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Finding our roots and making connections to our ancestors is becoming an increasingly popular hobby for Americans. The Redmond-Bend Family History Discovery Day organizers invite everyone interested to join the free workshops on April 29, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to find out more about various methods and aspects of family history research....
“Out of the Darkness” Walk sponsored by Soroptimist of Bend 9:00 am
“Out of the Darkness” Walk sponsored by Soroptimist of Bend
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
“Out of the Darkness” Walk in awareness and support of victims of Human Trafficking will be sponsored by Soroptimist International of Bend on April 29 in downtown Bend. To begin at 9:00am at the Bend Church /United Methodist (680 NW Bond ), J Bar J’s Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking Program will speak about local...
Opening Day at Hollinshead Community Garden 9:00 am
Opening Day at Hollinshead Community Garden
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Opening Day at Hollinshead Community Garden. Reservations for a vegetable garden plot at Hollinshead Park will be made that day in person on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning at 9 am. The line forms early and is outdoors, so dress for the weather.
Cycling Group Ride 9:30 am
Cycling Group Ride
Apr 29 @ 9:30 am
Looking to get in with a group of happy, easy going local cyclists? You’re in the right place. This no-drop group ride will take you along the Twin Bridges loop, a standard road cycling ride for the area. The loop is 36 miles of beautiful backroad, starting with coffee and ending with lunch and beer....
Tank Day 10:00 am
Tank Day
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
In conjunction with the exhibition WWII: The High Desert Home Front exhibition, a M3A1 Stuart light tank will be on display for one day only. Tanks like the M3A1 were used in the Oregon Maneuver, a High Desert region military training exercise during World War II. Saturday, April 29 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Free...
Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017 3:00 pm
Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The community is invited to attend Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017 at The Belfry, 302 E. Main Street, April 27, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 at 3 p.m. Produced by Silent Echo Theater Company; more than 20 actors and directors from Sisters, Redmond and Bend will entertain you, move you...
Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017 7:30 pm
Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The community is invited to attend Now You’re Talking: Sisters One-Acts 2017 at The Belfry, 302 E. Main Street, April 27, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 at 3 p.m. Produced by Silent Echo Theater Company; more than 20 actors and directors from Sisters, Redmond and Bend will entertain you, move you...
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Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays at SHARC
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am
Central Oregon Sundays for Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook county. Must show proof of residency.
The Cascade Horizon Band Spring Concert 2:00 pm
The Cascade Horizon Band Spring Concert
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm
The Cascade Horizon Band will perform its Spring Concert on April 30, 2017 at 2:00PM at Mountain View High School. Selections include a three movement Vaughan Williams Suite as well as marches, show tunes and, as always, an armed forces tribute. Admission is free.  Donations are accepted to cover expenses.
AWARD-WINNING HUMORIST GREG TAMBLYN COMEDY 7:00 pm
AWARD-WINNING HUMORIST GREG TAMBLYN COMEDY
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Dubbed “a contemporary Mark Twain” by author Dr. Larry Dossey, award-winning songwriter and humorist Greg Tamblyn brings his irreverent humor and sideways view of life to town with Unity Community of Central Oregon on Sunday, April 30th, 7-8:30pm, at the Spiritual Awareness Center, 157 NW Franklin Street in Bend. Tamblyn’s songs and stories impart empowering...