(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…

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….

(Photo | Courtesy of Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center) The final performance of the Cascade Chute Out was action-packed! Here’s a recap: Bareback rider Orin Larsen won the rodeo with his 88-point ride on Bridwell Pro Rodeos’ Meat Sweats from Friday night. Steer Wrestler Curtis Cassidy had the fastest time of the performance with…