Today

ELKS BINGO, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., 14 S.E. Third St., Pendleton. Regular packet $8, special packet $3. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Proceeds donated to local charities. (541-276-4352).

INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR WORKSHOP, 6-7:30 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College Science& Technologies room 200, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. Learn about the Solarize Pendleton project and find out how you can get started adding solar to your home or business. Free and open to the public. (Lindsey Hardy 541-966-0248).

ODOT PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE, 6:30 p.m., Umatilla City Hall conference room, 700 Sixth St., Umatilla. Information will be provided regarding the Highway 730 Safety Improvement and Umatilla River Bridge Repair projects. (Tim 541-963-1364).

KARAOKE, 7-11 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton.

TEA PARTY TOWN HALL MEETING, 7 p.m., Heppner City Hall, 111 N. Main St., Heppner. Karla Kay Edwards will speak on issues facing rural Oregon. The public is encouraged to participate in the discussion and ask questions. (www.willowcreek

-teaparty.org).

Thursday

FIRST THURSDAY, 5-9 p.m., Farmer’s Kitchen, 920 S.E. Fourth St., Hermiston. Complimentary wine tasting, appetizers, jazz performances and local art talent. (541-289-3333).

POTATO BAR AND RAFFLE FUNDRAISER, 5-7 p.m., Armand Larive Middle School cafeteria, 199 E. Ridgeway Ave., Hermiston. Cost for dinner is $5 per person or $15 for a family of four or more. Raffle items include bowling certificate, movie passes, greens fees  at Echo Hills and more, and tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Proceeds will support a band competition trip. (Brook White 541-667-6200).

ARTIST’S RECEPTION, 5:30-7 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St., Pendleton. Sandra Harris’ works will be featured through April 8. Refreshments will be served. Free admission. (541-278-9201).

PIE SOCIAL, CARNIVAL  AND RAFFLE, 5:30-7:30 p.m., McKay Creek Elementary School, 1539 S.W. 44th St., Pendleton. Dessert tickets are $1 each; raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5; game tickets are 25 cents each or 5 for $1. Proceeds support school functions. (541-966-3000).

FIDDLER’S NIGHT, 6:30-8:30 p.p., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Join the jam session or just listen. Light refreshments served. Free admission. (541-567-3141).

“THE COMEDY OF ERRORS,” 7:30 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College Community Theatre, Pioneer Hall, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. Shakespeare’s first comedy, centered around the mistaken identities of two sets of twins. Tickets $10 for adults, $5 for children over age 3 and students at the theatre box office, at the door or reserve by calling 541-278-5953.

FRIDAY

LAST DAY TO PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR THE UMATILLA CHAMBER DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS AWARDS BANQUET. Tickets through today are $22 per person at the Umatilla branch of Banner Bank, Carlson’s Umatilla Drug, Umatilla City Hall and the chamber office. Tickets bought March 5-9 will be $30 each. No tickets will be sold at the door.

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