FULL Coming Events calendar -- May 2, 2011

Bill Mayclin uses a toy flintlock pistol as a director's wand while practicing the "Pirate Song" during a 2010 rehearsal of the Pendleton Men's Chorus.

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, MAY 2

PILOT ROCK KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Pilot Rock Elementary School office, Vern McGowan Drive, Pilot Rock. Parent or guardian must bring a birth certificate, Social Security card and immunizations records. (Gayle Hoeft 541-443-2361).

STANFIELD KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stanfield Elementary School office, 1120 N. Main St., Stanfield. Children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2011, to sign up. Parent or guardian must bring birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency. (541-449-8766).

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).

KINDERGARTEN READINESS RECEPTION, 4-6 p.m., Weston Public Library, 108 E. Main St. Parents and preschoolers of all ages are encouraged to drop in and meet Chris Hilderbrand, Early Literacy program director, and local kindergarten teachers. Flyers, information, door prizes, free books and refreshments. (Kathleen Schmidtgall 5410566-2378).

BASKET BINGO FUNDRAISER, 7 p.m., Hermiston High School commons, 600 S. First St., Hermiston. Win gift baskets valued to $30. Tickets are $10 for nine games. All proceeds benefit band programs at Hermiston middle and high schools.

TUESDAY, MAY 3

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR THE ECHO DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT, to be held Friday from 6:30-8 p.m. at Echo High School. Cost is $5 per person in teams of eight. Ages ninth grade through adults are encouraged to participate. Team shirts or uniforms are strongly suggested. Proceeds benefit the Echo Track Team. (Jake Bacon 541-966-3200 ext. 6210 or jbacon@echo.k12.or.us).

PILOT ROCK KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Pilot Rock Elementary School office, Vern McGowan Drive, Pilot Rock. Parent or guardian must bring a birth certificate, Social Security card and immunizations records. (Gayle Hoeft 541-443-2361).

STANFIELD KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stanfield Elementary School office, 1120 N. Main St., Stanfield. Children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2011, to sign up. Parent or guardian must bring birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency. (541-449-8766).

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).

COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE, 6-7 p.m., Pendleton City Hall council chambers, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. The public is encouraged to meet the developer that has expressed interest in helping the community address the need for housing, ask questions, share thoughts and see a conceptual drawing. Attendees also are encouraged to attend the City Council meeting following at 7 p.m. (541-966-0201).

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

CANDIDATES FORUM, 6:30 p.m., Milton-Freewater Community Building, 109 S.E. Fifth Ave., Milton-Freewater. Candidates for the Port of Umatilla Commission and the Milton-Freewater School Board will talk about their platforms and answer questions.

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).

HELIX SPRING CONCERT, 7 p.m., Helix School, 120 Main St., Helix.

RETIREMENT INCOME PLANNING COURSE, 7-8:30 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College classroom CH204, 980 S.E. Columbia Drive, Hermiston. Gain the skills to estimate how much money you need to retire, learn to create goals, review investment basics and more. Part two of a three-part series. Classes are free and include a workbook, but advance registration is required. (Naamah Franke 541-289-2805, naamah.franke@bluecc.edu or www.bluecc.edu).

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4

BOOK SALE, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Good Shepherd Medical Center lobby (near pharmacy), 610 N.W. 11th St., Hermiston.Proceeds benefit the hospital auxiliary.

PILOT ROCK KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Pilot Rock Elementary School office, Vern McGowan Drive, Pilot Rock. Parent or guardian must bring a birth certificate, Social Security card and immunizations records. (Gayle Hoeft 541-443-2361).

STANFIELD KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stanfield Elementary School office, 1120 N. Main St., Stanfield. Children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2011, to sign up. Parent or guardian must bring birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency. (541-449-8766).

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, 3:45-5 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Registration is required. (Jill Gregg 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.

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).

MILTON-FREEWATER JUNIOR SHOW STYLE REVIEW, 7 p.m., McLoughlin High School Jack Williams Auditorium, 120 S. Main St., Milton-Freewater. (Cindy 509-386-2499).

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

THURSDAY, MAY 5

BOOK SALE, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Good Shepherd Medical Center lobby (near pharmacy), 610 N.W. 11th St., Hermiston.Proceeds benefit the hospital auxiliary.

PILOT ROCK KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Pilot Rock Elementary School office, Vern McGowan Drive, Pilot Rock. Parent or guardian must bring a birth certificate, Social Security card and immunizations records. (Gayle Hoeft 541-443-2361).

STANFIELD KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stanfield Elementary School office, 1120 N. Main St., Stanfield. Children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2011, to sign up. Parent or guardian must bring birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency. (541-449-8766).

WINE TASTING, 4:30-7 p.m., Bellinger Farms, 1825 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Free wine tasting featuring Saviah Cellars, plus hors d'oeuvres. (541-567-5870).

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER SERVICE, 5:30-6:30 p.m., McKenzie Park, 320 S. First St., Hermiston.

AUCTION AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL, 6:30-8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 201 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Give a donation to support Barbara Clark's Global Exchange trip to India and receive an ice cream sundae. Live and silent auctions also will raise money for the trip. Childcare will be provided. (Carol Noe 541-276-3259).

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).

BLACKWOOD LEGACY IN CONCERT, 7 p.m., Pendleton Church of the Nazarene, 2801 S.W. Hailey Ave., Pendleton. Contemporary Southern gospel group performs. Free admission, but a love offering will be taken. (541-276-6350).

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER OBSERVANCE, 7-8 p.m., Faith Center Church, 108 S. Main St., Pendleton. All are welcome. (541-276-9569).

WILDHORSE COMEDY JAM, 8 p.m., Wildfire Sports Bar, Wildhorse Casino & Resort, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Featured comedians: Rick Pulido and Russle Parker.

FRIDAY, MAY 6

FIRST FRIDAY, all day, Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, 47106 Wildhorse Blvd., Pendleton. Free admission all day. Blue Mountain Wildlife will present a raptor display in the lobby from 1-5 p.m.

LEADERCAST, 7 a.m. registration, Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. Business leadership conference. Tickets are $40 for Hermiston Chamber members, $50 for non-members. Breakfast and lunch are included. Tickets available at the chamber office. (541-567-6151).

MILTON-FREEWATER JUNIOR SHOW, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jr. Show Grounds, behind Bordertown Feed & Supply, 84575 Highway 11, Milton-Freewater. Watch more than 435 area youth show their animals. (Cindy 509-386-2499).

FRIENDS OF THE HERMISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK SALE, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hermiston Public Library Lanham Room (downstairs), 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston.Choose from gently used books, records, videos, DVDs and other book-related items. (Joyce Dye 541-289-8189).

SNUGLY STORY TIME, 10:15-11 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).

FREE MOVIE SHOWING, noon, Stanfield Public Library, 180 W. Coe Ave., Stanfield. "Yogi Bear" is the featured film; popcorn will be provided. Free. (541-449-1254).

PLANT SALE, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Hermiston High School greenhouse, 600 S. First St. (north side of school), Hermiston. Flower and vegetable plants are available. Proceeds benefit the HHS FFA program.

HERMISTON ARTWALK OPENING RECEPTION, 6-8 p.m., Pheasant Cafe banquet room, 149 E. Main St., Hermiston. Local artists will show a preview of the works on display for the Saturday event. Noah Peterson &?Co. of Portland will provide musical entertainment. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door. (Mary Corp 541-720-3859).

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT, 6:30-8 p.m., Echo High School gymnasium, 600 Gerone St., Echo. Teams of eight will vie for bragging rights. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Echo Track Team. (Jake Bacon 541-966-3200).

CRUISE-IN, 7 p.m. until dark, Les Schwab Tire Center, 830 N. First St. (Highway 395), Hermiston. Members of the Hermiston Classics Car Club will have vehicles on display for the public to admire. (Mike 541-567-3529 or Larry 541-567-5260)

OLDIES NIGHT @ THE LIBRARY, 7:30 p.m., Milton-Freewater Public Library Albee Room, 8 S.W. Eighth Ave., Milton-Freewater. BJ the DJ has compiled the top 50 "worst Top 40 songs ever." Free and suitable for all ages. (Bob Jones 541-938-8246).

SHWING DADDIES, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Rock ‘n' roll. No cover.

SATURDAY, MAY 7

ART SMART, all day, Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Fun and creative crafts for all ages. Non-members pay $3 admission. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., Stanfield Community Center, 225 W. Roosevelt Ave., Stanfield. Cost is $4.50 adults, $2 children. Takeout is available. (541-449-1332).

WHITE EAGLE GRANGE ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., grange hall, between Pendleton and Pilot Rock on South Highway 395. Suggested donation of $6 adults, $3 children 6-12 years, under 6 free. (Gail 541-276-3778).

MILTON-FREEWATER JUNIOR SHOW, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jr. Show Grounds, behind Bordertown Feed & Supply, 84575 Highway 11, Milton-Freewater. Watch more than 435 area youth show their animals. (Cindy 509-386-2499).

DIRT DABBLERS PLANT SALE, 9 a.m. till sold out, Pendleton Recreation Center basement, 511 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. All proceeds support garden club projects and BMCC scholarships for horticulture students. (Anna Dirkes 541-966-1017 or 541-443-2412).

PLANT SALE,9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until plants sell out, Hermiston High School greenhouse, 600 S. First St. (north side of school), Hermiston. Flower and vegetable plants are available. Proceeds benefit the HHS FFA program.

HERMISTON ARTWALK, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 100 and 200 blocks Main Street, Hermiston. Visit downtown merchants and view original works by 14 local artists, who will be on hand to answer questions about their work. Free musical entertainment, children's art activities and more. (Mary Corp 541-720-3859).

FRIENDS OF THE HERMISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK SALE, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hermiston Public Library Lanham Room (downstairs), 235 E. Gladys Ave., Hermiston.Choose from gently used books, records, videos, DVDs and other book-related items for just $1 a bag. (Joyce Dye 541-289-8189).

STAFFORD MEMORIAL POETRY READING, 2-4 p.m., Fossil United Methodist Church Fireside Room, 1004 Main St., Fossil. A celebration of the works of William Stafford, Oregon's Poet Laureate from 1980-1993, and the release of Mayor Jack Lorts' newest collection "Dear Gilbert Sorrentino & Other Poems." Attendees are encouraged to bring a poem to share. Free.

EAGLE COURT OF HONOR, 4 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 850 S.W. 11th St., Hermiston. Seven Boy Scouts will be honored. (541-289-7487).

PENDLETON MEN'S CHORUS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St., Pendleton. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased in advance at Armchair Books, 39 S.W. Dorion Ave., or the arts center. Proceeds will go toward music purchases for the chorus. (541-276-4540).

SHWING DADDIES, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Rock ‘n' roll. No cover.

SUNDAY, MAY 8

MILTON-FREEWATER JUNIOR SHOW AWARDS AND AUCTION, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., awards ceremony, auction begins at 1 p.m., Jr. Show Grounds, behind Bordertown Feed & Supply, 84575 Highway 11, Milton-Freewater. Come bid on champion animals and support local youth. (Cindy 509-386-2499).

PENDLETON SENIOR CENTER DANCE AND SOCIAL, 2-4 p.m., Pendleton Senior Center, 510 S.W. 10th St., Pendleton. Cost for dancers is $3.50, per person, $1.50 for non-dancers. Bring finger foods to share. (541-276-5303).

PENDLETON MEN'S CHORUS CONCERT, 3 p.m., Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St., Pendleton. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased in advance at Armchair Books, 39 S.W. Dorion Ave., or the arts center. Proceeds will go toward music purchases for the chorus. (541-276-4540).

MONDAY, MAY 9

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).

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).

ECHO KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP, 5:30 p.m. Echo Schools commons and cafeteria, 600 Gerone St., Echo. Parent or guardian must bring official birth certificate and immunization records. Craft and story time for children while parents fill out forms. Children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2011, to register. (541-376-8436).

CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND FINAL CONCERT, 7 p.m., Jack Williams Auditorium, McLoughlin High School, 120 S. Main St., MIlton-Freewater. Free.

TUESDAY, MAY 10

EOCI CRAFT SALE, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution red storage building (behind EOCI visitor parking lot), 2500 Westgate, ?Pendleton. Wooden toys, household items, furniture and more. Sale items limited to stock on hand. Cash and money orders only. (Andrea 541-278-3602).

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).

INVESTMENT BASICS COURSE, 7-8:30 p.m., Blue Mountain Community College classroom CH204, 980 S.E. Columbia Drive, Hermiston. Gain the skills to estimate how much money you need to retire, learn to create goals, review investment basics and more. Third in a three-part series. Classes are free and include a workbook, but advance registration is required. (Naamah Franke 541-289-2805, naamah.franke@bluecc.edu or www.bluecc.edu).

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11

EOCI CRAFT SALE, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution red storage building (behind EOCI visitor parking lot), 2500 Westgate, ?Pendleton. Wooden toys, household items, furniture and more. Sale items limited to stock on hand. Cash and money orders only. (Andrea 541-278-3602).

ADULT COMPUTER CLASS, 9-11 a.m., Weston Public Library, 108 E. Main St., Weston. The most basic of computer basics. Class size limited to four adults. Sign up by calling 541-566-2378. Free.

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, 3:45-5 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Registration is required. (Jill Gregg 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.

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).

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

THURSDAY, MAY 12

PENDLETON RELAY FOR LIFE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Pendleton City Hall community room, 501 S.W. Emigrant Ave., Pendleton. See how you can help with this year's relay. (Robin 541-966-1509).

"SAVING OUR STORIES," 6 p.m., Tamastslikt Cultural Institute, 47106 Wildhorse Blvd., Pendleton. Portland author Gayle Seely will discuss how to go about documenting family histories and incorporating stories of elders. Free. Sponsored by Pepsi Bottling of Pendleton.

"AMONG PENGUINS," 6:30 p.m. book signing, 7 p.m. slide show and presentation, First Presbyterian Church, 201 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Oregon birder and author Noah Strycker will share photos and experiences from his Antarctic expedition to document the continent's Adelie penguins. Books will be available for purchase and signing both before and after the presentation. Free. Sponsored by the Pendleton Bird Club.

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).

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

FRIDAY, MAY 13

LAST DAY TO SIGN UP FOR ECHO HILLS FAMILY SCRAMBLE GOLF TOURNAMENT, to be held Saturday, May 21 at Echo Hills Golf Course. Cost is $35 per team of one adult and one child (ages 6 and up), includes greens fees, shared cart, light refreshments, drinks and prizes. Call 541-667-5018 to sign up.

SNUGLY STORY TIME, 10:15-11 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).

BLUE MOUNTAIN FRIENDS OF NRA BANQUET, 5:30 p.m. doors open, Red Lion Hotel, 304 S.E. Nye Ave., Pendleton. Tickets are $35 per person and include dinner, auctions and raffles. Proceeds benefit youth shooting programs. (Chad Ray 541-377-1316).

GAMER'S NIGHT, 6 p.m. check-in, runs through 10 p.m., Pendleton Recreation Center, 510 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Video gameing tournament play for teens only. (541-966-0229).

CRUISE-IN, 7 p.m. until dark, Les Schwab Tire Center, 830 N. First St. (Highway 395), Hermiston. Members of the Hermiston Classics Car Club will have vehicles on display for the public to admire. (Mike 541-567-3529 or Larry 541-567-5260)

"TO HAVE AND TO HOLD," 7:30 p.m., Bob Clapp Theater, Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. An evening of one-act plays that take a humorous look at love. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the theater or reserve by calling 541-278-5953.

COUNTRY ROCK ASSOCIATION, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Country. No cover.

SATURDAY, MAY 14

ART SMART, all day, Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Fun and creative crafts for all ages. Non-members pay $3 admission. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

YELLOWHAWK FUN RUN, 8 a.m. registration begins, 9-mile run begins at 8:30 a.m., other races begin at 9:30 a.m., Yellowhawk Tribal Clinic, 73310 July Grounds Lane, Mission (Pendleton). Registration is $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under, and includes a T-shirt, barbecue lunch and one door prize ticket (must be present to win door prizes). Races include 1, 2.5 and 9 miles. (541-278-7559).

CARING FOR CREATION TRAINING, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Peace Lutheran Church, 210 N.W. Ninth St., Pendleton. Learn how to "green" every area of ministry including worship, education, building/grounds, home and work, and public ministry. Leadership groups from local congregations are encouraged to attend, but all are welcome. Sponsored by the Oregon Synod of the ELCA, Lutherans Restoring Creation and EcoFaith Recovery. (Robyn Hartwig 503-646-0629 ext. 211 or PastorRobyn@aol.com).

MINAMISOMA DAY @ THE LIBRARY, 1-4 p.m., Pendleton Pubic Library, 502 S.W. Dorion Ave., Pendleton. Learn about our sister city and Japanese culture through an afternoon of fun and informative activities including photo and video galleries, flower arranging, sushi making, paper crane folding and more. (Mary Finney 541-966-0380).

ME AND MY PRINCE BALL, doors open at 5:45 p.m., event runs from 6-9 p.m., Hermiston Conference Center, 415 S. Highway 395, Hermiston. For girls of all ages and their fathers or father figures. Tickets are $15 per person and include refreshments, a portrait and dance music. Buy tickets at 60 Minute Photo and the Hermiston Chamber office. Space is limited and a sell-out is possible. (Brandi George 541-667-9696).

"TO HAVE AND TO HOLD," 7:30 p.m., Bob Clapp Theater, Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. An evening of one-act plays that take a humorous look at love. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the theater or reserve by calling 541-278-5953.

COUNTRY ROCK ASSOCIATION, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wildfire Sports Bar at Wildhorse Resort & Casino, 72777 Highway 331, Pendleton. Country. No cover.

SUNDAY, MAY 15

HAWAIIAN DANCE AND SOCIAL, 1-4 p.m., Pendleton Senior Center, 510 S.W. 10th St., Pendleton. Polynesian dancers will perform from 3:30-4 p.m., followed by a potluck dinner (bring a dish to share). Lots of prizes and fun for all. Cost is $3.50 for dancers and $1.50 for non-dancers. (Maxine Haines 541-276-7101).

"TO HAVE AND TO HOLD," 2 p.m., Bob Clapp Theater, Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. An evening of one-act plays that take a humorous look at love. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the theater or reserve by calling 541-278-5953.

MONDAY, MAY 16

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).

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).

MCLOUGHLIN HIGH JAZZ ENSEMBLE FINAL CONCERT, 7 p.m., Jack Williams Auditorium, McLoughlin High School, 120 S. Main St., MIlton-Freewater. Free

TUESDAY, MAY 17

COFFEE AND BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Silver Saddle Restaurant, 2220 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Enjoy free coffee and get your blood pressure checked. No charge.

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).

UMATILLA CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS OPEN HOUSE, 6-7:30 p.m., Umatilla City Hall, 700 Sixth St., Umatilla. Residents may vote on what capital improvements they would like the city to pursue. Input will help the city prioritize capital expenditures for the next 5-10 years. (541-922-3226).

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, MAY 18

ADULT COMPUTER CLASS, 9-11 a.m., Weston Public Library, 108 E. Main St., Weston. Internet searches and email basics. Class size limited to four adults. Sign up by calling 541-566-2378. Free.

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).

"DEAR EDWINA," 2 and 6 p.m., Echo School, 600 Gerone St., Echo. All Echo elementary students and the junior high and high school choir stage the performances. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted to support the music program. (541-376-8436).

SIMPLE SCIENCE, 3:45-5 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Registration is required. (Jill Gregg 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.

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).

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

THURSDAY, MAY 19

SPOTLIGHT ON SANDSTONE, 4-6 p.m., Sandstone Middle School, 400 N.E. 10th St., Hermiston. Local organizations will have informational booths and a free baked potato bar will be provided. All parents and community members are encouraged to attend; student art projects will be on display and the band and choir will perform. (Abby Mattson 509-551-6900 or abby.mattson@hermiston.k12.or.us).

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).

"TO HAVE AND TO HOLD," 7:30 p.m., Bob Clapp Theater, Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. An evening of one-act plays that take a humorous look at love. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the theater or reserve by calling 541-278-5953.

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

FRIDAY, MAY 20

SNUGLY STORY TIME, 10:15-11 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).

CRUISE-IN, 7 p.m. until dark, Les Schwab Tire Center, 830 N. First St. (Highway 395), Hermiston. Members of the Hermiston Classics Car Club will have vehicles on display for the public to admire. (Mike 541-567-3529 or Larry 541-567-5260)

"TO HAVE AND TO HOLD," 7:30 p.m., Bob Clapp Theater, Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. An evening of one-act plays that take a humorous look at love. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the theater or reserve by calling 541-278-5953.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 21

ART SMART, all day, Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Fun and creative crafts for all ages. Non-members pay $3 admission. (Jill Gregg 541-276-1066).

KIDS' CLOTHING SWAP, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bethel Church, 1109 Airport Road, Pendleton. For families in the Pendleton, Pilot Rock, Athena-Weston-Adams, Mission and Ukiah areas. Bring clean, gently used clothing, toys, shoes and baby gear and swap for clothing that fits your children. Free. Donations are accepted. (Marina Rios 541-276-1775).

STRAIGHT TALK WITH BECKY MARKS, 2-4 p.m., Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave., Pendleton. Ward 1 councilwoman will be available to hear thoughts and concerns, share neighborly conversation, ask questions and obtain information about what's going on in the city.

"TO HAVE AND TO HOLD," 7:30 p.m., Bob Clapp Theater, Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. An evening of one-act plays that take a humorous look at love. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the theater or reserve by calling 541-278-5953.

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

SUNDAY, MAY 22

"TO HAVE AND TO HOLD," 2 p.m., Bob Clapp Theater, Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton. An evening of one-act plays that take a humorous look at love. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the theater or reserve by calling 541-278-5953.

MONDAY, MAY 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).

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, MAY 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, MAY 25

ADULT COMPUTER CLASS, 9-11 a.m., Weston Public Library, 108 E. Main St., Weston. Using your library account and online services. Class size limited to four adults. Sign up by calling 541-566-2378. Free.

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, 3:45-5 p.m., Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon, 400 S. Main St., Pendleton. Registration is required. (Jill Gregg 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.

ELKS BINGO, doors open at 6

 

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