The EO publishes a list of coming events as space allows. It's posted each Monday at www.eastoregonian.com. All items are assumed free, nonprofit and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Coming events items should be submitted well in advance to Calendar c/o East Oregonian, 211 S.E. Byers Ave., Pendleton, OR 97801 or rhogge@eastoregonian.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 30LAST DAY FOR RESERVATIONS FOR THE ARC OF UMATILLA COUNTY ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET. The event begins at 6 p.m., no-host social hour; 7 p.m. dinner with award presentations to follow, April 3, at Red Lion, 304 S.E. Nye Ave., Pendleton. Cost is $25 per person and includes prime rib or salmon dinner. Call 567-7615 for reservations.

PETER WALTERS GRAPHIC DESIGN INSTALLATION OPENING RECEPTION, 12 noon to 2 p.m., Betty Feves Memorial Gallery, Pioneer Hall at Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. The exhibit runs through May 1. The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment by calling 278-5952.

CRAFT TIME WITH TERRI, 3:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave. Theme: Grandma Essie's Covered Wagon. Craft: Paper dolls/stick boats. Call 966-0380 for more information.

KNITTERS @ PENDLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY, 6-7:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library meeting room, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave.

DONKEY BASKETBALL, 7 p.m., McLoughlin High School gymnasium, Milton-Freewater. The Mac-Hi FFA and the Milton-Freewater Merchants will face off. Tickets $8 for adults, $6 grades 7-12 and $4 for grades K-6 in advance; at the door $9 adults, $7 grades 7-12, $5 grades K-6. Tickets may be purchased at the Valley Herald, 408 N. Main St., Milton-Freewater. Call 938-6688 for more information.

TUESDAY, MARCH 31CAN DO @ YOUR LIBRARY, 7 p.m., Pendleton Public Library community room, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave. Sue Stefancik will explain how to design, prepare soil, plant and care for a garden. For amateurs and pros alike. Call 966-0380 for more information.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1LENTEN LUNCH, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 352 S.E. Second St., Pendleton. Cost is $6 for full meal; $4, soup and bread; and $3 pie and coffee. Includes Virginia's chicken tortellini, Barbara's beef, vegetable barley, Carol's broccoli cheese and Janet's vegetarian (gluten-free).

LENTEN SOUP SUPPER AND SERVICE, 6 p.m. supper, 7 p.m. service, First Presbyterian Church, 201 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Payment is by donation.

BLUE MOUNTAIN BABE RUTH SIGNUPS, 6 p.m., American Legion Field, Yantis Park, Dehaven and Southwest Second streets, Milton-Freewater.

THURSDAY, APRIL 2WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Featured comedians: Manny Maldanado and Gretchen Hess. No cover.

FRIDAY, APRIL 3CEREMONIAL REGALIA DEMONSTRATION, 1-5 p.m., Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, 72789 Highway 331, Pendleton. Regalia makers Perry Chocktoot and Gerald Skelton of the Klamath Tribes, and Sue Olson of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Suislaw Tribal Confederation present. Free admission. Call Randall Melton at 966-9748 for more information.

FABULOUS FISH FRY, 5-6:30 p.m., St. Anthony Hospital cafeteria, 1601 S.E. Court Ave. All-you-can-eat beer-battered cod, baked beans, cole slaw and baked potato or French fries, $6.50 for adults, $5 seniors, $3 children 7-12, $2 children 6 and under. For takeout orders, call 276-5121 ext. 8285.

ARTIST'S OPENING RECEPTION FOR "NEGOTIATIONS," 5:30-7 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St. The Portland artist's works features sculptural objects of clothing, containers of agricultural origin and structures of indistinct or redirected function or purpose. Call 278-9201 for more information.

OLDIES NIGHT @ THE LIBRARY, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Milton-Freewater Public Library Albee Room, 8 S.W. 8th St. Songs about April, showers and rain will be featured. Free and suitable for all ages.

BLUE TATTOO, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Classic rock.

SATURDAY, APRIL 4SPRING BAZAAR AND CLOSET SWAP, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Bethel Church, 1109 Airport Road, Pendleton. Men's, women's and children's clothing. Bring clothing in good condition and swap it for something you need, all for free. Call LaVonne at 379-5508 for more information.

BASH - BLUEWOOD'S ANNUAL SPRING HAPPENING, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ski Bluewood, located 21 miles southeast of Dayton, Wash. The event will include barbecues, a beer garden, music, pond skimming, body bowling, polar jump, air exhibition and a kid's play castle. Limited edition BASH T-shirts will be given out while supplies last. Cost is $42 for adults, $38 for students, $33 for children in first-eighth grade and $15 for preschoolers. Call (509) 382-4725 for more information.

EASTER EGG HUNT, McNary Park West, Umatilla. 10 a.m. ages 4-5 years; 11 a.m. ages 6-7 years, 11:30 a.m. 8-10 years. Lots of prizes. Tickets $3 prior to the event at the Wal-Mart Distribution Center March 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29 and 31 and April 2 from noon to 6 p.m.; tickets are $4 the day of the event. Call Kim at 564-4616 Tuesday-Friday between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. for more information.

MAKE AN EASTER BASKET, 1-5 p.m., Suncatcher Studio & Fine Crafts, 508 N. Main St., Milton-Freewater. Cost is $30 and includes materials to complete one basket. Class size limited, call 938-6379 to register or for more information.

WESTON-MCEWEN PIPES & DRUMS ANNUAL DINNER AND AUCTION, 6:30 p.m. doors open, dinner begins at 7 p.m. with live auction following, Diamond Eye Manufacturing, Main Street, Athena. Steak and shrimp dinner for adults 21 and over only, soft drinks provided (BYOB). Tickets $20; available at Baker Boyer Bank in Weston, U.S. Bank and the Sugar Shack in Athena, and on March 28 only at the Pendleton Wal-Mart. Tickets also will be available at the door, but seating is limited. For more information, call Rob at 566-0117.

INLAND NORTHWEST MUSICIANS, 7 p.m., Stanfield Elementary School gymnasium, 1120 N. Main St. The Wallowa Valley Orchestra and the Willow Creek Symphony and Singers combine forces for this free concert. Donations are tax-deductible. Call 289-4696 for more information.

BLUE TATTOO, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Classic rock.

SUNDAY, APRIL 5RELTA TUCKER 92nd BIRTHDAY POTLUCK AND PARTY, 5 p.m., 84847 Winesap Road, Milton-Freewater. Bring a dish to share with others. No gifts. Call Trudy at 938-7403 for more information.

COLLEGE OF IDAHO CHORALE AND CHAMBER SINGERS, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 201 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Featuring works by Bach, Purcell, Whitacre, Gershwin and more. Free admission; a free-will offering will be taken. Call 276-7681 for more information.

MONDAY, APRIL 6NATIONAL TARTAN DAY DINNER, 6:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, Fifth and College streets, Athena. Grilled chicken dinner for $8 per person. Go to www.athenacaledoniangames.org for more information.

OREGON EAST SYMPHONY YOUTH ENSEMBLES, 7 p.m., Vert Auditorium, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. The Young Voices of Eastern Oregon Choir, Preludes String Orchestra and A-Sharp Players Symphony Orchestra will perform individually and en masse. Free admission. Call Christina van der Kamp at 276-0320 for more information.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8REGISTRATION DUE FOR SCRAMBLE FOR SMART GOLF TOURNAMENT. Event is April 18, 8 a.m., registration; 9 a.m. shotgun start, Big River Golf Course, 705 Willamette Ave., Umatilla. Cost is $50 per person and includes green fees, lunch and a raffle ticket. Call Mike Botti at 571-3006 or Lora Osmin at 720-0848 for more information.

KEN GAUB MINISTRIES, 7 p.m., Faith Center Church, 108 S. Main St., Pendleton. Presentation on Israel and his unique perspective on the Middle East. Call Jule O'Grady at 276-9569 for more information.

THURSDAY, APRIL 9MAUNDY THURSDAY SEDER MEAL, 6 p.m., Echo Community United Methodist Church, 21 N. Bonanza St. Call 376-8108 for reservations.

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Featured comedians: Tom Clark and Joe Klocek. No cover.

Friday, April 10STATIONS OF THE CROSS, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Echo Community United Methodist Church, 21 N. Bonanza St. The church will have its doors open to all for a time of prayer on Good Friday.

"THE WAY OF THE CROSS," 12 noon, from Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, 565 W. Hermiston Ave., Hermiston. Youths and members of the congregation will re-enact Jesus carrying the cross as they head to the Hermiston Butte.

AQUAFINA PITCH, HIT AND RUN, 4 p.m. registration begins at the Pendleton Little League Park on Southeast Byers Avenue and Southeast 19th Street. The first 100 participants receive a 14-inch inflatable baseball. Open to youth ages 7-14; come early to ensure participation. Call Pendleton Parks & Rec at 276-8100 for more information.

FABULOUS FISH FRY, 5-6:30 p.m., St. Anthony Hospital cafeteria, 1601 S.E. Court Ave. All-you-can-eat beer-battered cod, baked beans, cole slaw and baked potato or French fries, $6.50 for adults, $5 seniors, $3 children 7-12, $2 children 6 and under. For takeout orders, call 276-5121 ext. 8285.

PIONEER RELIEF NURSERY BENEFIT SALE: MOM'S NIGHT OUT, 5-7 p.m., East Oregonian, 211 S.E. Byers Ave. (enter on S.E. 3rd St.). New and gently used infant, children's and teen clothing for sale. Complementary wine and hors d'oeuvres served.

SPAGHETTI DINNER AND IMPROV FUNDRAISER, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. show begins, Umatilla High School, 1400 7th St. Tickets $10, includes spaghetti dinner, improv show and dessert auction. Raffle tickets will also be sold for $5 each for a locally raised pig, cut and wrapped. Tickets are available at UHS, Carlson's Umatilla Drug, Keep It Simple Suppers and Columbia Harvest Foods. Proceeds support the UHS Project Graduation 2009 after-graduation party. Call Candice at 571-7817 for more information.

SPAGHETTI FEED, EASTER EGG HUNT & SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR, 6-8 p.m., Stanfield Elementary School, 1120 N. Main St. Cost is $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Elephant's Trunk Antiques, Main Stylin' Nook, Stanfield Public Library or the city of Stanfield. Call 449-1254 for more information.

"THE SAGEBRUSH STORY," 6:30 p.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave. Author Jody Foss will give a multi-media presentation about her travels on mules throughout the West. Call 567-2882 for more information.

BOB MANNING AND NASHVILLE WEST, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Country.

FLASHLIGHT EASTER EGG HUNT, 8 p.m., Butte Park, 1245 N.W. Seventh St., Hermiston. Children ages 10 and younger will hunt for thousands of eggs, some containing special prizes.

SATURDAY, APRIL 11PETER RABBIT BREAKFAST, 7:30-10:30 a.m., Hermiston United Methodist Church, 191 E. Gladys Ave. The cost is $5 per person, with children under 5 free. Event includes an Easter egg hunt and a raffle for an Easter basket full of goodies. Call 567-3002 for more information.

PIONEER RELIEF NURSERY BENEFIT SALE, 9 a.m. to noon, East Oregonian, 211 S.E. Byers Ave. (enter on S.E. 3rd St.). New and gently used infant, children and teen clothing for sale.

PENDLETON EAGLES LODGE EASTER EGG HUNT, 9 a.m., for children 8 and older, Roy Raley Park, on Southwest Court Avenue next to the Round-Up grounds; children 0-7, Til Taylor Park, on Southeast Court Avenue.

EASTER EGG HUNT, 9 a.m., infants through age 4, Echo Community United Methodist Church, 21 N. Bonanza St.; children 5-8, Fort Henrietta Park, Echo; children 9-12, football filed at Echo High School.

EASTER EGG HUNT, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., New Hope Community Church 1350 S. Hwy. 39, Hermiston. Easter egg hunt is followed by a petting zoo, food, crafts, a puppet show, popcorn and more. Call 567-8441 for more information.

TILLICUM CLUB EASTER EGG HUNT, 10 a.m., Boardman Marina Park. The event is free and open to walking babies through fourth grade. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance. Among the eggs will be special prize eggs.

BOB MANNING AND NASHVILLE WEST, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Country.

SUNDAY, APRIL 12COMMUNITY WIDE SUNRISE SERVICE, 6 a.m., Bard Park, Stanfield. A breakfast, on a donation basis, will be served after the service at the Stanfield Community Center, 225 Roosevelt Ave.

SUNRISE SERVICE, 6:30 a.m., Echo City Park. Hot beverages and rolls will be served.

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE, 6:30 a.m., Sunridge Middle School, 700 S.W. Runnion Ave., Pendleton.

SONRISE SERVICE, 8 a.m., Riverfront Park, Orchard Extension Loop, Hermiston. The Rev. Terry Cummings of the Hermiston Church of the Nazarene will lead the service of music and drama. A breakfast will be served afterwards at the church, 1520 W. orchard Ave.

EASTER CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hermiston Elks Lodge No. 1845, 480 E. Main St. Cost is $8.50 for members and guests.

"THE PASSION," 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Pendleton Baptist Church, 3202 S.E. Nye Ave., Pendleton. Live musical/drama depicting the last week of Jesus' life. All ages welcome; free admission. Call Pastor Bill Griggs at 276-7590 for more information.

MONDAY, APRIL 13EASTERN LUNCHEON, 11 a.m., Masonic Temple, 200 W. Orchard Ave., Hermiston. Cost is $7. Call 567-6806 or go to the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, 415 S. Highway 395, for reservations

TUESDAY, APRIL 14STITCHED PATCHES, 6:30 p.m., Athena Public Library, 418 E. Main St., Athena. Quilt historian Mary Bywater Cross presents.

EASTERN OREGON FORUM, 7 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College Science & Technology Building, Room 200, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. Lauren Kessler, author of the Oregon Reads novel "Stubborn Twig," is guest speaker. Free for Eastern Oregon Forum members and students; non-members $6. Sponsored by the Pendleton Library and Arts & Culture Festival.

THURSDAY, APRIL 16WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Featured comedians: Steve Bruner and Jim Farrell. No cover.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17AMERICAN STORM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Male revue.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18MS WALK, 8 a.m., pre-registration of walkers, All Saints Episcopal Church, 140 N.W. Church St., Heppner; 9 a.m., walk begins at the City Park. Free pancakes and ham breakfast at the church after the walk. Go to www.walkMSoregon,com to register or call (541) 676-5238 for more information.

MS WALK, 10 a.m., begins and ends at Roy Raley Park, 1205 S.W. Court Ave., Pendleton. Call Darrin Umbarger at 276-9288 for more information.

OREGON EAST SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m., Vert Auditorium, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Beethoven's "Symphony No. 2" and Mozart's "Requiem." OES ensembles will be joined by the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers choir from the Tri-Cities and the Juniper Singers from John Day. Tickets available at the OES office, 345 S.W. 4th St., or at Armchair Books, 39 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Call Christina van der Kamp at 276-0320 for more information.

AMERICAN STORM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Male revue.

MONDAY, APRIL 20BENEFIT SPAGHETTI DINNER, 6 p.m., Living Faith Church, 1611 Diagonal Blvd., Hermiston. Cost is $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Roy and Venita's Cafe, 508 E. Main ST. Money from the event will assist Cruz and Becky Correa in remodeling their home to be wheelchair accessible. Call Kristie Jones at 567-2965 or DeVonna Splawski at 567-8248 for more information.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Featured comedians: Jackie Kashian and Veronica Heath. No cover.

FRIDAY, APRIL 24MICHAEL LEWIS, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Indie country.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25LEWIS AND CLARK AND THE INDIAN COUNTRY EXHIBIT OPENS. Runs through June 5, Tamastlikt Cultural Institute, 72789 Highway 331, Pendleton. For more information, call 966-9748 or go to www.tamastslikt.org.

MICHAEL LEWIS, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Indie country.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR CERTIFIED BARBECUE JUDGING CLASS, to be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at the Memorial Hall, 122 Main St., Condon. Cost is $30 per person. Learn what makes great barbecue and use your skills in competitions throughout the Northwest and western Canada. Sign up by calling Kim Ositis at (206) 229-7948, e-mail kaositis@gmail.com or visit www.condoncookoff.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 306TH GRADE MUSIC CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Sunridge Middle School, 700 S.W. Runnion Ave., Pendleton.

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Cabaret, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Featured comedians: Barry Diamond and Jeremy Greenberg. No cover.

SATURDAY, MAY 2LAST DAY TO DROP OFF ARTWORK FOR THE OPEN REGIONAL EXHIBIT. The event runs from May 8 through June 5, at the Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St. For more information, go to www.pendletonarts.org or call 278-9201.

PENDLETON QUILT SHOW, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate, Pendleton. Featured quilter: Karla Alexander. $5 admission allows viewing of the many quilts on display as well as vendors, viewer's choice awards, and a raffle quilt supporting Helping Hands in Pendleton. Sponsored by Krazy Horse Quilters. Call 276-9546 for more information.

SUNDAY, MAY 3PENDLETON QUILT SHOW, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate, Pendleton. Featured quilter: Karla Alexander. $5 admission allows viewing of the many quilts on display as well as vendors, viewer's choice awards, and a raffle quilt supporting Helping Hands in Pendleton. Sponsored by Krazy Horse Quilters. Call 276-9546 for more information.

THURSDAY, MAY 7ROCK OF LOVE BUS TOUR WITH BRET MICHAELS, 7 p.m., Rivers Event Center, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Hwy. 332, Pendleton. Former Poison frontman brings the music of his hit reality-TV series to Wildhorse. Tickets $30 preferred, $20 general seating, available at the Wildhorse Gift Shop, online at wildhorseresort.com, or by calling (800) 494-TIXS.

SATURDAY, MAY 16BOARDMAN CLEANUP DAY, all day. Projects are being organized to spruce up the gazebo, the old wagon, private properties, landscaping on the south end of Main Street and garbage cleanup on Main and Front streets. Prizes will be given for the most volunteer hours by an organization. Contact Executive Director Diane Wolfe at the Chamber of Commerce to suggest a project.

SATURDAY, JUNE 6ATHENA CANCER WALK, 7:30 a.m., registration, 8 a.m., walk. Registration fee is $15, with water and T-shirts provided. Proceeds from the event will go to Providence St. Mary's "Special Patient Needs Fund" and is used for people who can't afford their medications, travel expenses and food. For more information, contact Teri Smith at tjrose@hotmail.com, 566-2564 or 310-9232.

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