Know Stories – Tall Annie: A Life in Two Genders

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

Author Anne Graham shares her story. This is an in-person program. Anne Graham, a local author and former Redmond City Councilor, lived the first 46 years of her life in a male role, hiding a life-long sense of being in the wrong gender. Her autobiography shares the repression that was necessary to survive back then …

Writers Writing: The Interplay Between Character and World in Fiction

Downtown Bend Library, Brooks Room 601 NW Wall St

Explore the interplay between character and world in fiction. You can attend this program in person or take part online. To take part online, follow the "Register Here for Online Access" link on the library's Web Calendar.  Character and World-building go hand in hand for Swanson. In this presentation we will explore how to create …

Working Through Writer’s Block

Online event

This is an online program. Registration is required. Registered participants will receive the Zoom link to join the program. This course is designed for writers of all levels and genres seeking to work through writer's block and approach old projects in new ways. By using a combination of prompts, group activities, and readings, we will spark our …

Music in Public Places with the Cascade Chamber Players

La Pine Library 16425 1st Street, La Pine

Enjoy an hour of music courtesy of the Central Oregon Symphony. Doors open at 1:30 PM. The Cascade Chamber Players include Lenore Gilbert on 1st violin, Denise Driscoll on 2nd …

Ukraine vs. Russia – The Return of History with OLLI-UO

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

Learn the history behind current events. At the end of the Cold War, many around the world felt that aggressive territorial conquests between advanced states and great power rivalry were things of the past. Yet Russia shocked the world in February 2022 with its brazen and brutal invasion of Ukraine, sparking the largest general war …