The EO publishes a list of coming events as space allows. It's posted weekly 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, 333 E. Main St., Hermiston, OR 97838 or community@eastoregonian.com.

MONDAY, JAN. 16

MARTIN?LUTHER?KING?JR. SERVICE, noon, Living Water Foursquare Church, 298 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. Includes opening prayer by Mayor Bob Severson and speech by Rev. Dean Hackett. Sponsored by the Black International Awareness Club.

MLK?DAY?CELEBRATION, noon,7 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St.. Includes music, a talk, food. Sponsored by Pendleton Baha'i Community.

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 17

COFFEE AND BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, 7:30-8:30 a.m., The Saddle Restaurant, 2220 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Enjoy a free cup of coffee and have your blood pressure checked.

TERRIFICALLY FREE TUESDAY, beginning at 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon. 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Free admission for all children all day as part of the museum's Open Doors program. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30-11 a.m., Stanfield Public Library, 180 W. Coe Ave. Stories, games and crafts. (541-449-1254).

PENDLETON KNITTING GROUP, 6 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave. (541-966-0380).

PENDLETON EAGLES BINGO, 6:30-9 p.m., Pendleton Eagles Lodge No. 28, 428 S. Main St., Pendleton. Regular packet $10, special packet $5. Proceeds donated to local charities. (541-278-2828).

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18

BABY BOOGIE &?TAPPIN' TODDLERS, 10-10:45 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567- 2882).

STORY TIME WITH KIMBRA, 10:15 a.m., Pendleton Public Library children's area, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave. (541-966-0380).

STORY TIME, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

SIMPLE SCIENCE, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For children age 7 and up. Cost is $3 for members and $4 for non-members, and registration is required. (Jammie 541-276-1066).

CRIBBAGE NIGHT, 6-8:30 p.m., Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co. 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Open to all ages and skill levels.Bring boards and cards.

SUDOKU PUZZLE SOLUTION, 6:30-8 p.m., Pendleton City Hall community room, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. Learn to solve these popular number puzzles with master puzzler John Gilson. Free and open to everyone. (541-966-0380).

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

VEGAN/SUSTAINABLE LIVING POTLUCK SUPPER, 7 p.m., call 541-969-3057 to RSVP and for driving directions. Bring a vegan dish and the recipe (for those who may have food allergies). New vegans welcome. Gluten-free friendly group.

THURSDAY, JAN. 19

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

KIDS' COOKING CLASS, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For children age 7 and up. Cost is $3 for members and $4 for non-members, and registration is required. (Jammie 541-276-1066).

FREE FIGURE SKATING LESSONS, 6-7 p.m., Pendleton Ice Rink, Roy Raley Park, 1205 S.W. Court Ave., Pendleton. Two skating instructors will give lessons and skating pointers. Regular skate rental and admission costs apply. (Jonathan Davison 541-377-2110 or pendletonicesports@yahoo.com).

FAMILY STORY NIGHT, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. (541-966-0380).

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

WOMEN SAFETY STRATEGIES, 6:30 p.m., Weston Middle School, 205 E. Wallace, Weston. Women ages 16 and up (16-17 with parent or guardian also attending) will learn personal safety strategies including resisting an assault, personal defense devices and what to do if assaulted or confronted. Additional instruction will be offered once participants finish the classroom portion of the class. Space is limited and registration is required by calling Sgt. Josh Henningsen at 541-969-7774 or henningsen@westonpd.com.

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedians: Michael Jenkins and Alyssa Cowan.

FRIDAY, JAN. 20

SNUGGLY STORY TIME, 9:15-10 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Non-members pay $3 admission. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

STORY TIME, 10:15-11 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

WINE TASTING, 4-8 p.m., Sno Road Winery, 210 W. Main St., Echo. (541-376-0421).

CHINESE NEW YEAR PARTY FOR TEENS, 5 p.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. Local teens are encouraged to attend and learn about Chinese traditions. (541-567-2882).

THE FROG HOLLOW BAND, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Country. No cover.

SATURDAY, JAN. 21

WHITE EAGLE GRANGE ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, 6-10 a.m., White Eagle Grange, between Pendleton and Pilot Rock on Highway 395 South. Suggested donation of $6 for adults, $3 for children 6-12, under 6 is free. (Gail Wilson 541-276-3778).

ART+KIDS=FUN, 1-4 p.m., Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, 47108 Wildhorse Blvd. (near Wildhorse Casino &?Resort), Pendleton. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to drop in and progress through stations to make a mixed-media art piece and contribute to a collaborative project. Free.

STRAIGHT TALK WITH BECKY MARKS, 2-4 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Ward I councilwoman invites constituents to share thoughts and concerns, have neighborly conversation, ask questions and obtain information about what's going on in the city. (541-276-9147).

CRAZY CRAFTS, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For children age 7 and up. Cost is $3 for members and $4 for non-members, and registration is required. (Jammie 541-276-1066).

THE FROG HOLLOW BAND, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Country. No cover.

SUNDAY, JAN. 22

 

MONDAY, JAN. 23

COFFEE AND BOOKS, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Pendleton?Public Library meeting room, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m., Athena Public Library, 418 E. Main St., Athena. Stories, crafts, movement activities, music and snacks. For ages birth to 6. (541-566-2470).

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

CRAFTY KIDS @ THE LIBRARY, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. New crafts each week. (541-966-0380).

TUESDAY, JAN. 24

TERRIFICALLY FREE TUESDAY, beginning at 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon. 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Free admission for all children all day as part of the museum's Open Doors program. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30-11 a.m., Stanfield Public Library, 180 W. Coe Ave. Stories, games and crafts. (541-449-1254).

PENDLETON KNITTING GROUP, 6 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave. (541-966-0380).

PENDLETON EAGLES BINGO, 6:30-9 p.m., Pendleton Eagles Lodge No. 28, 428 S. Main St., Pendleton. Regular packet $10, special packet $5. Proceeds donated to local charities. (541-278-2828).

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25

BABY BOOGIE &?TAPPIN' TODDLERS, 10-10:45 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567- 2882).

STORY TIME WITH KIMBRA, 10:15 a.m., Pendleton Public Library children's area, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave. (541-966-0380).

STORY TIME, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

SIMPLE SCIENCE, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For children age 7 and up. Cost is $3 for members and $4 for non-members, and registration is required. (Jammie 541-276-1066).

CRIBBAGE NIGHT, 6-8:30 p.m., Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co. 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Open to all ages and skill levels.Bring boards and cards.

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

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCE LOCAL WORK GROUP MEETING, 7:30-10 a.m., The Saddle, 2220 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. No-host breakfast will be available. Discussion will center on priorities and strategies for 2013 and long-range planning. (Terry Johnson 541-429-7250 or Andrea Mann 541-278-8049 ext. 105).

VEGAN/SUSTAINABLE LIVING POTLUCK SUPPER, 7 p.m., call 541-969-3057 to RSVP and for driving directions. Bring a vegan dish and the recipe (for those who may have food allergies). New vegans welcome. Gluten-free friendly group.

THURSDAY, JAN. 26

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

KIDS' COOKING CLASS, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For children age 7 and up. Cost is $3 for members and $4 for non-members, and registration is required. (Jammie 541-276-1066).

FREE FIGURE SKATING LESSONS, 6-7 p.m., Pendleton Ice Rink, Roy Raley Park, 1205 S.W. Court Ave., Pendleton. Two skating instructors will give lessons and skating pointers. Regular skate rental and admission costs apply. (Jonathan Davison 541-377-2110 or pendletonicesports@yahoo.com).

VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION, 6 p.m., Pendleton Public Library meeting room, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Find out how you can assist the library, parks and police departments. All are welcome. (541-966-0380).

FAMILY STORY NIGHT, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. (541-966-0380).

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

OPEN MIC NIGHT, 7-8:45 p.m., Great Pacific Wine &?Coffee Co., 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Come strut your stuff in a low-key, relaxed atmosphere. PA system is provided (no amplified bands, please). Reserve mic time by calling Dave at 541-276-8100. The public is encouraged to come listen. Free.

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedians: BJ Johnson and Devin Barber.

FRIDAY, JAN. 27

SNUGGLY STORY TIME, 9:15-10 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Non-members pay $3 admission. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

STORY TIME, 10:15-11 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

WINE TASTING, 4-8 p.m., Sno Road Winery, 210 W. Main St., Echo. (541-376-0421).

THE SHADES, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Rock. No cover.

SATURDAY, JAN. 28

KIWANIS CAPERS AUDITIONS, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. BY?APPOINTMENT ONLY, Vert Auditorium, 400 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Musicians, dancer, drama, jugglers, comedians and other performers of all ages are invited to try out for the annual fundraiser show. Schedule your audition by calling Angela at 541-215-0399, email constancey37@hotmail.com or apply online at pendletonroundupkiwanis.org.

15TH ANNUAL ROBERT BURNS SUPPER, 2 p.m., Condon Elks Lodge, 117 S. Main St., Condon. Join the tradition of honoring the area's Scottish heritage and the poetry of Scotland's National Poet. Traditional music, supper, recitations and readings. Entries for the short bread contest are due by 3 p.m. Tickets are $17.50 per person or $30 per couple and may be purchased at the door or the Condon Times-Journal office. (Jannie Allen 541-422-7563).

MELONVILLE COMEDY FESTIVAL, 8 p.m., Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Comedians Roy Wood Jr., Chris Alpine, and opener Nathan Brannon. Tickets are $30, and may be purchased at the conference center (cash or checks only) or reserved by calling 541-567-6151;. 21 and over only. (Warren Smith 541-561-7488).

FOURTH ANNUAL DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pendleton Recreation Center, 510 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Watch teams in three divisions battle for supremacy. Admission $1. (541-276-8100).

CRAZY CRAFTS, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. For children age 7 and up. Cost is $3 for members and $4 for non-members, and registration is required. (Jammie 541-276-1066).

THE SHADES, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Rock. No cover.

SUNDAY, JAN. 29

FOURTH ANNUAL DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT FINALS, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pendleton Recreation Center, 510 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Watch teams in three divisions battle for supremacy. Admission $1. (541-276-8100).

ROBERT BURNS BREAKFAST, 9-11 a.m., Condon Elks Lodge, 117 S. Main St., Condon. All-you-can-eat buffet-style breakfast featuring biscuits and gravy, ham, scrambled eggs and pancakes for $7 per plate. (Jannie Allen 541-422-7563).

COLUMBIA BASIN MOUNTED SHOOTERS PRACTICE, noon to 3 p.m., Round-Up pavilion, southwest Court Ave., Pendleton. The pubic is invited to come and watch. (Barb Cleveland 541-278-1100 ext. 1).

FIDDLER'S NIGHT, 2 p.m., Hermiston Terrace Assisted Living, 980 W. Highland Ave., Hermiston. Join the jam session or just listen. Light refreshments served. Free admission. (541-567-3141).

MONDAY, JAN. 30

COFFEE AND BOOKS, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Pendleton?Public Library meeting room, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m., Athena Public Library, 418 E. Main St., Athena. Stories, crafts, movement activities, music and snacks. For ages birth to 6. (541-566-2470).

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

CRAFTY KIDS @ THE LIBRARY, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. New crafts each week. (541-966-0380).

OREGON EDUCATION INVESTMENT BOARD COMMUNITY MEETING, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College Emigrant Hall Room 114, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. Local students, educators, parents and community members are encouraged to attend and discuss steps to improve student success in Oregon's public education system, from pre-K through college and career readiness. (Todd Jones 971-209-8277).

TUESDAY, JAN. 31

TERRIFICALLY FREE TUESDAY, beginning at 9:15 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon. 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Free admission for all children all day as part of the museum's Open Doors program. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30-11 a.m., Stanfield Public Library, 180 W. Coe Ave. Stories, games and crafts. (541-449-1254).

PENDLETON KNITTING GROUP, 6 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave. (541-966-0380).

PENDLETON EAGLES BINGO, 6:30-9 p.m., Pendleton Eagles Lodge No. 28, 428 S. Main St., Pendleton. Regular packet $10, special packet $5. Proceeds donated to local charities. (541-278-2828).

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1

BABY BOOGIE &?TAPPIN' TODDLERS, 10-10:45 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567- 2882).

STORY TIME WITH KIMBRA, 10:15 a.m., Pendleton Public Library children's area, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave. (541-966-0380).

STORY TIME, 11:15 a.m. to noon, Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

ARTWORKZ AWARDS CEREMONY, 6 p.m., Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, 47106 Wildhorse Blvd. (off Highway 331 near Wildhorse Resort &?Casino), Pendleton. The public is invited to awards presentations for the youth art exhibit and competition. Free admission. (541-966-9748).

CRIBBAGE NIGHT, 6-8:30 p.m., Great Pacific Wine & Coffee Co. 403 S. Main St., Pendleton. Open to all ages and skill levels.Bring boards and cards.

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

VEGAN/SUSTAINABLE LIVING POTLUCK SUPPER, 7 p.m., call 541-969-3057 to RSVP and for driving directions. Bring a vegan dish and the recipe (for those who may have food allergies). New vegans welcome. Gluten-free friendly group.

THURSDAY, FEB. 2

TEEN INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Pendleton Public Library teen corner, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. For all teenagers. Free. (541-966-0380).

FAMILY STORY NIGHT, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Pendleton Public Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. (541-966-0380).

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

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedians: TBA.

FRIDAY, FEB. 3

FIRST FRIDAY, all day, Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, 47106 Wildhorse Blvd. (off Highway 331 near Wildhorse Resort &?Casino), Pendleton. Free admission all day. (541-966-9748).

SNUGGLY STORY TIME, 9:15-10 a.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Non-members pay $3 admission. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

STORY TIME, 10:15-11 a.m., Hermiston Public Library, 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston. (541-567-2882).

WINE TASTING, 4-8 p.m., Sno Road Winery, 210 W. Main St., Echo. (541-376-0421).

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT CRAB FEED, 6 p.m., Pendleton Elks Lodge, 14 S.E. Third St., Pendleton. Tickets are $30 for crab or $15 for tri-tip. Buy tickets at the door or at Les Schwab Pendleton, Pendleton Chamber of Commerce, Zimmerman's Hardware or Dean's Athletic. Proceeds support Elks charities. (Rob.R.Gentner@lesschwab.com).

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. TBA. No cover.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 4

CANNED FOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Safeway, 455 N. Columbia, Milton-Freewater. Sponsored by the Weston-McEwen Lions Club. Non-perishable items also may be dropped off at the Weston-McEwen High School FFA department (Athena), the Athena Grocery Store, Biznett Insurance, 84030 Highway 11, Milton-Freewater or call Debi Castor at 541-566-2902 for pickup.

LIVE MUSIC, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. TBA. No cover.

SUNDAY, FEB. 5

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22

OREGON TRANSFER DAYS SEMINAR, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. Community college students wanting to make the jump to a 4-year institution can learn how to make a successful transition. (Anne Livingston 541-278-5936 or anne.livingston@bluecc.edu).

THURSDAY, FEB. 23

HELIX CRAB FEED, 5-7 p.m., Helix School gymnasium, Helix. All-you-can-eat crab, shrimp, salmon and chowder for $25 per person. Bring your own crab utensils. Only 350 tickets available; contact Wayne Miller at 541-276-4274 or 541-379-1373 for info and tickets, or call Helix Schools at 541-457-2175.

SATURDAY, FEB. 25

OREGON EAST SYMPHONY YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION, 1-5 p.m., Vert Club Room, 345 S.W. Fourth St., Pendleton. Young musicians from throughout the region compete for cash prizes and the opportunity to perform with the symphony. Free and open to the public, but seating is limited. (Lisa-Marie Patterson 541-276-0320).

 

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