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Dance team holds fundraiser

PENDLETON — Rhythmic Mode, Pendleton High School’s award-winning dance team, is holding a can and bottle drive to raise funds for the group.

Dance team members will be at Roy Raley Park, 1205 S.W. Court Ave., Saturday from 8 a.m.

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Pro-lifers present prayerful Life Chain
Pro-lifers present prayerful Life Chain

Groups of pro-life advocates will bear witness to their belief in the sanctity of human life by participating in upcoming Life Chain events.

In its 30th year, Life Chain gatherings are held in cities across the nation. It features people...

Adult paint party focuses on fall color

PENDLETON — Fall Red Trees is the theme for an adult paint party Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Jeny’s Heart With Art on Main.

The beginner’s art class for ages 18 and over introduces participants to a variety of fun painting...

Basketball skills program offered

PENDLETON — Pendleton Parks and Recreation is offering a basketball skills program tailored for kids in third grade and up. Classes begin Sunday, Oct. 1 at the Pendleton Recreation Center’s gym, 510 S.W. Dorion Ave.

The program...

Fall rehearsals begin for prep orchestras

PENDLETON — The Oregon East Symphony’s preparatory orchestras will start their fall rehearsal series over the next few weeks.

The intermediate level A Sharp Players Orchestra will meet from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on Thursdays at the...

In Her Shoes offers glimpse of victims

HERMISTON — An experiential exercise that provides insight as to what battered women and men go through is being presented in Hermiston.

Participants will move, do, think and experience what it’s like from the role of victims. In...

‘A Talk with Teddy’ features Roosevelt re-enactor
‘A Talk with Teddy’ features Roosevelt re-enactor

Local audiences will be treated to a top-notch performance by Joe Wiegand — a premiere Theodore Roosevelt impersonator.

An actor and historian, Wiegand is featured during Heritage Dinner 2017: “A Talk with Teddy.” The event,...

Pathfinders hold bottle drive fundraiser

PENDLETON — A bottle and can drive to help pay for a trip to the 2019 Chosen International Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh, Wis., is planned for Saturday.

The Pendleton Pathfinder Club will be in the former Pendleton Grain Growers parking...

Walla Walla VA hosts veterans event

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla VA Medical Center is hosting “Welcome Home to Historic Walla Walla VA” Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the hospital’s parade grounds, 77 Wainwright Drive.

After a short opening ceremony,...

Health fair features teddy bears, colons and family fun
Health fair features teddy bears, colons and family fun

Nolan the Colon will make an appearance at the Family Health & Fitness Day.

In addition to the giant colon replica, the free health fair event offers a variety of medical screenings and testing, information and activities for healthy...

It takes a village — connecting people to resources
It takes a village — connecting people to resources

A coalition of different groups and individuals are seeking to connect people to resources and provide free on-the-spot services.

“We’re trying to battle homelessness,” said Susie Stuvland, a case manager with Community...

Photo trip focuses on fall foliage

HERMISTON — Photography enthusiasts are invited to capture the fall foliage photos during an upcoming field trip offered by Hermiston Parks & Recreation.

The Fall Photography Workshop: Southeastern Washington Fall Colors is Saturday,...

Ione Education Foundation serves dinner, auction

IONE — A benefit for the Ione Education Foundation features a prime rib or salmon dinner.

The event is Saturday at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 325 W. Second St., Ione. The social hour starts at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and the...

Maryhill participates in Museum Day

GOLDENDALE, Washington — As part of Museum Day Live!, visitors to Maryhill Museum of Art can gain free admission on Saturday, Sept. 23.

The promotion is inspired by the Smithsonian Institution. People can download a free ticket at...

Countryfied rocks park series

IONE — A high-energy country rock band will perform during Ione Music in the Park.

Countryfied will take the stage during the free outdoor concert Sunday, Sept 24 at 6 p.m. at Ione City Park. People are invited to bring blankets, chairs...

Walla Walla hosts Adam West Day
Walla Walla hosts Adam West Day

WALLA WALLA — Growing up on a wheat ranch just outside of Walla Walla, Adam West, aka Batman, is the focus of Adam West Day.

Celebrate the legacy of the hometown hero with a variety of activities Tuesday, Sept. 19 in Walla Walla. All...

Alpenfest taps into fun with Swiss-Bavarian style
Alpenfest taps into fun with Swiss-Bavarian style

With a backdrop referred to as Wallowa County’s Little Switzerland, a celebration of Swiss and Bavarian cultures awaits visitors during Oregon’s Alpenfest.

Alpenmeister Chuck Anderson is looking forward to the event, which is in...

Class of ’57 celebrates 60 years

HERMISTON ­— The Hermiston High School class of 1957 is gathering in celebration of 60 years since turning the tassel.

The reunion activities include an informal get together Friday, Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. and a no-host dinner...

Hermiston church dares to share

HERMISTON — A livestream video event features a national outreach effort designed to inspire teens to spark a movement of gospel conversations throughout the country.

The Hermiston Assembly of God Church will host Dare 2 Share LIVE...

Christian church announces Bible classes

MILTON-FREEWATER — After recently resuming its fall worship schedule, the Milton-Freewater First Christian Church has announced its Sunday class schedule.

Bible classes for all ages are available at 9:30 a.m. Kids Klub also starts at 9:30...

Stateline Church celebrates 20 years

MILTON-FREEWATER — A 20th anniversary celebration is planned at Stateline Church.

A non-denominational fellowship, the public is invited to join the congregation in celebration of 20 years of ministering in the community. The event is...

Altrusa seeks fall scholarship applicants

HERMISTON — Altrusa International of Hermiston recently announced it is accepting applications for the Linda Gilleese Scholarship Program.

The $3,500 scholarship is awarded to students that are approximately 2/3 through their...

Artisan market fills TRAC Center

PASCO — Vintage, antiques, artisan handcrafts, furniture, signs, garden art and jewelry are among the items up for grabs during a weekend event in Pasco.

The Pickin’ Tri-Cities Vintage Show & Artisan Market is Saturday from 9...

Outdoor sale features furniture, bikes and more

HERMISTON — Bargains are available during a parking lot sale to benefit Agape House.

Furniture and bicycles are priced as marked, knick-knacks are you-name-the-price and clothing is five items for $1. The sale is Saturday from 8:30-11:30...

Maryhill hosts benefit auction

GOLDENDALE, Washington — A fundraising event offers people a chance to bid on an array of exclusive dinners, trips, wine and more — while supporting Maryhill Museum of Art.

Night on the Left Bank: Annual Benefit Auction is Saturday...

Course provides art and science of growing plants
Course provides art and science of growing plants

People interested in enhancing their gardening skills and serving the community are invited to participate in the 2018 Master Gardener Training Course.

Green thumbs and novices alike are encouraged to register. Offered through the Oregon State...

Art festival features up-close views
Art festival features up-close views

Showcasing the work of more than 80 artists from across the nation, the Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts includes paintings, photography, sculptures and more.

Initially a celebration of bronze sculptures the town of Joseph is known for, the...

Safe Communities meets Wednesday

HERMISTON — To learn more about new areas of focus to connect the community, people are invited to the Safe Communities meeting.

The free luncheon event is Wednesday at noon in Conference Room 2 at Good Shepherd Medical Center, 610 N.W.

Library announces special hours

PENDLETON — As Round-Up rides into town, the Pendleton Public Library has special hours.

The library will be open Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be closed Friday and...

Doo-Wah Riders roam into region
Doo-Wah Riders roam into region

DAYTON, Washington — High energy country music with a Cajun twist is featured during a show presented in Dayton, Washington.

The Doo-Wah Riders will perform Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at The Liberty Theater, 344 E. Main St., Dayton.

Swedish folk singer offers mesmerizing vocals
Swedish folk singer offers mesmerizing vocals

It seems that whenever Sofia Talvik is the topic of conversation or print, the focus is immediately on her being Swedish and that she generally performs her original songs in an Americana-like style.

And, while this may all be true, it is all...