The Roundabouts Improv – A Comedy Show!

Silver Moon Brewing 24 Northwest Greenwood Avenue, Bend, OR, United States

Experience the art of improv and an evening of laughs! Recommended for ages 16 and up. Some sketches may contain adult subject matter or language. Join The Roundabouts, Bend's funniest improv troupe, for a night of unscripted hilarity. Witness the magic of improv as these quick-thinking improv players transform audience suggestions into spontaneous scenes and awe-inspiring …

Writing Workshop with Emily Habeck

Downtown Bend Library 601 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States

Novel Idea author Emily Habeck leads this workshop designed to spark imagination. Tickets go on sale May 6th at www.dplfoundation.org Every great story begins with an idea that captivates the writer. In this workshop, participants will engage in a playful exploration of their imaginations, delving into their experiences, emotions, and intuition to discover fresh ideas. …

$35

A Novel Idea Author Emily Habeck at Caldera High School

Caldera High School Auditorium 60925 SE 15th Street, Bend

Join us for the final Novel Idea 2024 event. Free tickets are available on-line at www.dplfoundation.org starting May 13. Two tickets per person limit. About the Author:Emily Habeck has a BFA in Theater from Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts, as well as master's degrees from Vanderbilt Divinity School and Vanderbilt's Peabody College. …

Sisters: Wildlife Stories with Think Wild

Sisters Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Learn about helping injured wildlife through stories, and make a craft! This program is recommended for children ages 2-8, and all children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Come learn about local wildlife hospital Think Wild! Participants will learn about how Think Wild assists injured wildlife in Central Oregon, and the organization will provide a …

Eggshell Garden Starts at The Environmental Center’s Happy Hour in the Garden

The Enviromental Center 16 NW Kansas St, Bend

Make cute garden starts in eggshells and explore a garden! Stop by the Environmental Center's Happy Hour in the Garden to plant some eggshell starts, and feel free to volunteer in the Environmental Center's learning garden afterwards (optional). This is a family friendly event - no experience or tools necessary. Beer and bubbly will be …

From Chicken to Eagle: Seven Women Paddling Whitewater and Navigating Life

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Listen to the story of seven women who took a wilderness adventure. This presentation will describe the story of seven women who took a wilderness adventure at a time - 1979 - when women were starting to test their mettle in society and the wilderness. At their 40th reunion, they decided to write a book …

All Ages Game Night with Modern Games

Downtown Bend Library 601 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States

Explore fun, new games with Modern Games! This program is for all ages! All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Come learn some new board games with your friends from Modern Games! We will bring a selection of our favorites and staff ready to teach you how to dive into your next favorite game. We'll …

Defense of the US in the Cold War

Downtown Bend Library 601 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States

Author John Bronson discusses how US Cold War defenses evolved. During the Cold War, while building defenses to protect from attack by the Soviet Union, the U.S. established means of massive long-range attacks in response to Soviet advancements in weaponry as a means of deterrence. These defenses detected and tracked manned bomber aircraft, hostile submarines …

Building Your Author Platform

Downtown Bend Library, Brooks Room 601 NW Wall St

Learn how to promote your writing through video content. You can attend this program in person or take part online. To take part online, follow the "Register Here for Online Access" link above. In today's publishing world, authors are often responsible for their own promotion. During this installment of "How To Build Your Author Platform," …

Fly Through Time with Leapin’ Louie the Biodiversity Cowboy! At HDMH

High Desert Music Hall 818 SW Forest Avenue, Redmond

A cowboy circus about animals who fly! This program is intended for and enjoyable for all ages. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Leapin' Louie uses circus, cowboy tricks, a six-foot unicycle, and lots of comedy to explore all of the wild critters, including us, who fly. In 400 million years five amazing groups …

Fly Through Time with Leapin’ Louie the Biodiversity Cowboy!

Downtown Bend Library 601 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States

A cowboy circus about animals who fly! This program is intended for and enjoyable for all ages. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Leapin' Louie uses circus, cowboy tricks, a six-foot unicycle, and lots of comedy to explore all of the wild critters, including us, who fly. In 400 million years five amazing groups …

Gabrial Sweyn Guitar Performance at The Commons

The Commons Cafe and Taproom - Downtown Bend 875 NW Brooks St., Bend, OR, United States

Enjoy live guitar by Gabrial Sweyn at The Commons. Gabrial Sweyn is a multi-instrumentalist originally hailing from the Rocky Mountains of Western Montana. His previous music projects have included Glass Beads, Copilot Eyedrops, The Chalfonts, and Holy Smokes and The Godforsaken Rollers. Holy Smokes successfully toured the United States from Portland to Nashville, and then …

La Pine: Oregon Wildlife Watch with the High Desert Museum

La Pine Library 16425 1st Street, La Pine

Join the High Desert Museum for a trail camera workshop! This event is intended for families, but open to all. The Library of Things at the La Pine Library now contains several trail cameras, donated by the High Desert Museum, which help our community discover and track wildlife. Discover how you and your family can …

Mocktails at Arome

arome 432 SE 6th Street, Redmond

Level up your mocktail skills! Registration is required. Go beyond the standard ginger beer and offer your summer guests a fun and refreshing non-alcoholic drink! During this class we'll be making two different shrub infusions with Arome's flavored white balsamic and one with Wilderton's non-alcoholic botanical spirits. Class participants will each take home two jars …

Community Conversations – Choose Your Own Conversation Adventure!

Downtown Bend Library 601 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States

Share your ideas, opinions, and questions. Registration is required. Light supper sereved at 5:00 p.m. Conversation begins at 5:30 p.m. If you love sharing ideas, meeting new people, and being part of an amazing community here in Bend, Community Conversations has just the event for you. Join us in September to share your ideas, opinions, …