Writers Writing: Nature Writing – Come to Your Senses

Downtown Bend Library, Brooks Room 601 NW Wall St

Incorporate nature into your work using all your senses. This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Wearing a face covering is optional at all library events. Ready to get curious about nature and put words on a page? To convey the wonder takes more than recording what you see. Practice writing that employs all five senses. …

Know Justice: Food Justice – Meals on a Budget at Arome

arome 432 SE 6th Street, Redmond

Food is a necessity of life which should be nutritious, affordable, and culturally appropriate for all. This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Masks are optional at all in-person …

Know Justice – Central Oregonizing

East Bend Library 62080 Dean Swift Rd, Bend

Learn about Bend's sawmills and their history of union organizing. This is an in-person program. Masks are optional at all in-person library events. Take dive into the history of Bend's …

Know Justice – Restorative Justice in Practice

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Learn more about the practice of Restorative Justice. This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Masks are optional at all in-person library events. Restorative Justice provides a framework for …

Writers Writing: Creative Writing & Bookmaking Playshop

Downtown Bend Library, Brooks Room 601 NW Wall St

Make a book that boasts your own words and art! This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Masks are optional at all in-person library events. Create a handmade book …

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East Bend: Open Hub Singing Club

East Bend Library 62080 Dean Swift Rd, Bend

An unforgettable evening of singing...together! All voices are welcome and wanted. No previous singing experience required. All songs are taught in a call-and-echo, aural tradition process. Group singing is one of the most ancient technologies of belonging. The research suggested that our ancestors survived by singing together. They weren't performing or recording. They were creating …

ONLINE ONLY: Know Justice – Intro to Intersectional Environmentalism

Zoom

Learn about the movement that centers those most affected by the climate crisis. This is a live webinar. Receive the Zoom link by registering at https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/69512 Explore the history of Intersectional Environmentalism and how IE was founded to shift the environmental narrative to one that centers those most directly impacted by the climate crisis. Diandra …

Axe-throwing at Unofficial Logging Co.

Unofficial Logging Co. 910 NW Harriman St Suite #100, Bend

Try your hand at axe throwing! Ages 16+.  Registration is required. Register here: https://host5.evanced.info/deschutes/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=68662 Unofficial Logging Co. is the best spot for having a great time. The idea of opening an axe-throwing venue started as a joke with an insurance estimate for a different project.  Participants must sign a waiver prior to the event.

ONLINE ONLY: Know Justice – Supreme Justice

Virtual Zoom

Learn more about the impact of the Supreme Court. This is a live webinar. Recieve the Zoom link by registering at https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/69011. The Supreme Court of the United States has had a profound influence on American life throughout its history. COCC history professor Murray Godfrey will discuss the evolution of the Court and its changing …

Music in Public Places

High Desert Music Hall 818 SW Forest Avenue, Redmond

Enjoy an hour of music courtesy of Central Oregon Symphony at the High Desert Music Hall in Redmond. Music in Public Places is a program of the Central Oregon Symphony Association. These concerts are held at Central Oregon venues that traditionally are not recognized as being music concert venues. MIPP concerts are designed to offer …

Music in Public Places – Dove String Quartet with Singer

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Enjoy an hour of music courtesy of Central Oregon Symphony. This is an in-person program. Masks are optional at all in-person library events. Enjoy music from the Dove String Quartet …

Know Justice – Supreme Justice

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Learn more about the impact of the Supreme Court. This is an in-person program. Masks are optional at all in-person library events. The Supreme Court of the United States has had a profound influence on American life throughout its history. COCC history professor Murray Godfrey will discuss the evolution of the Court and its changing …

Know Justice: The Future of Water in Oregon

Sisters Fire Community Hall 301 South Elm Street, Sisters

How can we balance competing needs to have water for all? Access to safe, sufficient water is designated as a fundamental human right by the United Nations, yet thousands of Oregonians do not meet that standard right now. Oregon's identity is closely tied to water: it grows the food we eat, it's the snow we …

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Open Hub Singing Club

Becky Johnson Community Center 412 SW 8th Street, Redmond

An unforgettable evening of singing...together! All voices are welcome and wanted. No previous singing experience required. All songs are taught in a call-and-echo, aural tradition process.  Led by community songleaders, Ian Carrick & Kira Seto. Group singing is one of the most ancient technologies of belonging. The research suggested that our ancestors survived by singing …