Know PNW – William Sullivan: New Hikes in Oregon

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Explore new and changed trails with hiking guru William Sullivan. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. Author and hiking guru William L. Sullivan takes us on a slide show tour of new and changed trails he discovered while updating his "100 Hikes" guidebooks for Oregon. We'll visit a new …

Know PNW – William Sullivan: New Hikes in Oregon

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Explore new and changed trails with hiking guru William Sullivan. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. Author and hiking guru William L. Sullivan takes us on a slide show tour of new and changed trails he discovered while updating his "100 Hikes" guidebooks for Oregon. We'll visit a new …

Plant Medicines: New Technologies and Ancient Traditions

Redmond Public Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave, Redmond

Discover more about three traditional plant medicines. You can attend this program online or in person. Register to receive the Zoom link. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. This …

Redmond: Open Hub Singing Club

Redmond Public Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave, Redmond

An unforgettable evening of singing...together! All voices are welcome. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. Singing masks will be available for all attendees. Group singing …

Third Thursday Spoken Word Night at the High Desert Music Hall

High Desert Music Hall 818 SW Forest Avenue, Redmond

Spoken word open mic night for all poets, storytellers, and writers. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. Join us at the High Desert Music …

Redmond: Know PNW – Geology East of the Cascades

Redmond Public Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave, Redmond

Explore the geologic history of our landscape. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. Rocks tell stories of time passing, climate change and cataclysms. Floods cascaded across the Pacific Northwest. Mountains have roared. Come explore the rich geologic history of Oregon: From the Crest of the Cascades to Hells Canyon …

Women’s Equality Day Workshop

Redmond Public Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave, Redmond

Honor Women's Equality Day with a workshop examining historic representations of women. This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. This workshop is intended …

Redmond: Know PNW – Geology East of the Cascades

Redmond Public Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave, Redmond

Explore the geologic history of our landscape. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. Rocks tell stories of time passing, climate change and cataclysms. Floods cascaded across the Pacific Northwest. Mountains have roared. Come explore the rich geologic history of Oregon: From the Crest of the Cascades to Hells Canyon …

Community Conversations: Let’s Talk About Water

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Discuss water issues in Central Oregon. This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. What can we do about the strain on water supplies in Central Oregon? How do climate change, drought, and our water laws impact our ability to sustain our population growth and agriculture? Join us in …

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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. Songs are taught by ear and quickly a group of strangers discovers they can make beautiful, meaningful sound together. Led by community song leader, Ian Carrick. Find more info on: deschuteslibrary.org/calendar  

Online Only: Know Flavor – Microwave-Friendly, Plant-Based Recipes

Online event

Discover easy, microwave-friendly vegan recipes for those busy nights. This is a live webinar. Receive the Zoom link by using the "Register Here for Online Access" link above. Homework. Soccer practice. Band rehearsal. The new school year is here, and with it comes shorter days, busier nights, and even less time to prepare nutritious meals …

Know Flavor: Tastes Along the Old Silk Roads

La Pine Library 16425 1st Street, La Pine

Discover how flavors, spices, and trade traveled the world via the Silk Road. You can attend this program online or in person. To take part online, register through deschuteslibrary.org.  What was the Silk Road? Is it still there? Where was/is it? For centuries into the present, trade networks linking Europe to Asia have periodically played …

Know Flavor: Tastes Along the Old Silk Roads

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Discover how flavors, spices, and trade traveled the world via the Silk Road. This is an in‐person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. What was the Silk Road? Is it still there? Where was/is it? For centuries into the present, trade networks linking Europe to Asia have periodically played a critical role in …

Know Flavor: Whiskey Tasting at Oregon Spirit Distillers

Oregon Spirit Distillers 740 NE First Street, Bend

Registration required.  Ages 21+ Visit Oregon Spirit Distillers for a guided tasting of un-aged and aged whiskey. Learn about the process of distilling and how barrel aging influences the color and flavor profile of a spirit. Then you will sample a mini Old Fashioned cocktail with award-winning bourbon made onsite as you take in a …