The EO publishes a list of coming events daily. 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 P.O. Box 1089 Pendleton, OR 97801.

THIS EVENING

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING OPEN HOUSE, 7 p.m. at Pendleton City Hall Council Chambers, second floor, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave. Hosted by the Pendleton Planning Commission. Public input on a 20-year transportation system plan is welcome. Questionnaires are available at the City Planning office for interested parties unable to attend. For more information, call 966-0204, TDD 966-0230 or fax 966-0251.

FRIDAY

FRIDAY FUN TIME, 9:15 a.m. at the Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St. Pendleton. An hour of fun for children 1 and older, including arts, crafts, games, stories and snacks. Free for CMEO members, $3 for nonmembers.

ARTWALK, regular business hours at Main Street businesses in Hermiston. Work of local artists available to view and buy in businesses. Signs outside businesses will list artist locations.

HERMISTON QUILT SHOW, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395. Venders, patterns notions and a raffle will be included in the event.

BOARDMAN LIBRARY TODDLER TIME, 10:30-11:15 at the library. "Me and My Shadow."

Boardman Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, 6 p.m. at the Port of Morrow Convention Center, 2 Marine Drive. Cocktail hour, followed by prime rib or halibut filet dinner, auction and dance. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the chamber office, Banner Bank, Bank of Eastern Oregon, Boardman Pharmacy and Hardware and Boardman City Hall.

"I NEED A LIFE," WOMAN'S WINTER RENEWAL RETREAT, 6 p.m., Hermiston Church of the Nazarene, 1520 W. Orchard Ave. A soup supper will be followed by a session featuring Connie Jo Yutzie, who will lead session with humor and Biblical insight. Cost is $7.50. For tickets call the church at 567-3677, Susie Rawe at 567-1942 or purchase at the door.

DENIM AND DIAMOND BALL, 7 p.m. Thompson Hall, 425 W. Hermiston Ave. Cost $20. Proceeds will be used for fairground renovations. Call the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce at 567-6151 for tickets.

SCHOOL CARNIVAL, 5:30-8 p.m., West Park Elementary School, 555 S.W. Seventh St., Hermiston. Money raised from games, food and fund raising raffles will help the school.

Saturday

"I NEED A LIFE," WOMAN'S WINTER RENEWAL RETREAT, continues from 8 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Church of the Nazarene, 1520 W. Orchard Ave. A continental breakfast will be followed by two sessions by Connie Jo Yutzie. Cost is $7.50. For tickets call the church at 567-3677, Susie Rawe at 567-1942 or purchase at the door.

ARTWALK, regular business hours at Main Street businesses in Hermiston. Work of local artists available to view and buy in businesses. Signs outside businesses will list artist locations.

HERMISTON QUILT SHOW, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395. Venders, patterns notions and a raffle will be included in the event.

DAY CAMP/VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL PANCAKE DINNER, 5-7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 201 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, fruit, juice and coffee. The meal is $6 for adults, $3 for children 10 and under and $25 for families. Fundraiser to help offset the cost of the bus to transport children to Summer Day Camp/Vacation Bible School near Meacham sponsored by First Presbyterian, First Christian and First United Methodist churches in Pendleton.

Monday

SLEEPY TIME STORY HOUR, 7-7:30 p.m. at the Pendleton Public Library, 501 S.W. Dorion Ave. Wear pajamas. Registration not required.

Tuesday

HOSPICE AWARENESS AND NEW VOLUNTEER TRAINING, 9 a.m. or 5:15 p.m., at Vange John Memorial Hospice Office, Good Shepherd Medical Center, 610 N.W. 11th St., Hermiston. Sessions offered at two different times each Tuesday for seven consecutive weeks. Contact Cindy Schaan at 667-3543 or 667-3690 for more information or to register.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m. at the Weston Public Library, 108 E. Main St.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF EASTERN OREGON VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENT, 5-7 p.m. at 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For school-age children. Free to members, $3 for nonmembers.

Wednesday

PENDLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S STORY TIME, 10:30-11 a.m. at Pendleton Public Library, 500 S.W. Dorion. Especially suited for children aged 3-5. No registration is necessary.

HEPPNER STORY TIME, 11:15 to noon, Heppner Public Library. Sponsored by the Oregon Trail Library District. Topic: Art.

"MURDER A MILLIONAIRE" DINNER THEATER, doors open at 6:30 p.m., dinner served at 7 p.m. at the Main Commons of Hermiston High School. Hosted by the HHS Drama Club, Bulldog Catering and the FCCLA. Tickets are $25 per person, $40 for a couple, and $125 for a table of six. For more information, call Susie Cobb or Dana Mercer at 667-6100.

FRIDAY, FEB. 9

FRIDAY FUN TIME, 9:15 a.m. at the Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St. Pendleton. An hour of fun for children 1 and older, including arts, crafts, games, stories and snacks. Free for CMEO members, $3 for nonmembers.

BOARDMAN LIBRARY TODDLER TIME, 10:30-11:15 at the library. "Be Mine."

UP THE RIVER INDOOR KITE FESTIVAL AND COMPETITION, 6:30 p.m. start time for basketball games at Arlington High School. Festival will kick off with indoor kite flying demonstrations at half time of the games.

Saturday, Feb. 10

UP THE RIVER INDOOR KITE FESTIVAL AND COMPETITION, at Arlington High School. Schedule: 11 a.m. demonstrations; noon raffle; 2 p.m. competition; 3 p.m. free flying and lessons; 4:30 p.m. competitions; 5:30 p.m. dinner for nominal charge, free to registered fliers; 6 p.m. awards ceremony and raffle. Gym closes at 7 p.m.

PENDLETON FARMERS MARKET ANNUAL MEETING, 1 p.m. at the Community Room, City Hall, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave. New volunteers are welcome. For more information, call Scott Fairley at 278-8094.

Sunday, Feb. 11

UP THE RIVER INDOOR KITE FESTIVAL AND COMPETITION, at Arlington High School. Schedule: 11 a.m. Indoor Hot Trick Shoot-out; noon demonstrations of indoor flying with a demo by Saturday's winner; 1 p.m. free flying and lessons. Gym closes at 5 p.m.

IDENTITY MUSIC MINISTRIES, 7 p.m. at Gospel Mission Church, 235 N.W. Third St., Hermiston. Everyone is welcome.

WALLA WALLA CONTRA DANCE CLASSES, 7-9 p.m. at Unity Church, 810 C St., near the airport in Walla Walla. First of a series of four classes featuring circles, squares, contras, the waltz, polka and schottische. $25 for the series. For more information, call (509) 522-0399 or e-mail clarkdb@charter.net. Sponsored by Walla Walla Friends of Acoustic Music.

MONDAY, FEB. 12

SLEEPY TIME STORY HOUR, 7-7:30 p.m. at the Pendleton Public Library, 501 S.W. Dorion Ave. Wear pajamas. Registration not required.

Tuesday, FEB. 13

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m. at the Weston Public Library, 108 E. Main St.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF EASTERN OREGON BOARD GAME NIGHT, 5-7 p.m. at CMEO, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For school-aged children. Free to members, $3 for nonmembers.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14

PENDLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S STORY TIME, 10:30-11 a.m. at Pendleton Public Library, 500 S.W. Dorion. Especially suited for children aged 3-5. No registration is necessary.

HEPPNER STORY TIME, 11:15 to noon, Heppner Public Library. Sponsored by the Oregon Trail Library District. Topic: Valentines.

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, 6:30 p.m. at the Weston Public Library. All interested in reading good books and meeting to talk about them are invited to attend. For more information, call 566-2378.

FRIDAY, FEB. 16

DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION, for musicians aged elementary school through 25, sponsored by Inland Northwest Musicians. A $25 entry fee is required. For information and applications, call Alice Massey at 276-7340. The competition will be held March 4 in Pendleton.

FRIDAY FUN TIME, 9:15 a.m. at the Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St. Pendleton. An hour of fun for children 1 and older, including arts, crafts, games, stories and snacks. Free for CMEO members, $3 for nonmembers.

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