Know Coast – Oysters 101

East Bend Library 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend, OR, United States

In this workshop, we will explore the impact of oysters in our world - environmentally, economically, and at a culinary level - including a beginner's shucking lesson. Karen McRae grew up in Oregon, fishing local rivers, crabbing, and clam digging on the Oregon Coast. She has 20+ years in the food and beverage industry, including …

Leather Cuff Bracelets

East Bend Library 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend, OR, United States

This is an in-person program.¬†Registration is required.¬†Materials provided. Get ready to have fun being creative while making a leather cuff bracelet for yourself or as a gift! Elise Michaels has …

Returning Home from Prison

East Bend Library 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend, OR, United States

Frank Patka, founder of Changing Patterns Inc., and author of The Returning Citizen's Survival Guide will share what helped him successfully return to the community after serving almost six years in prison, and answer questions for family members who want to prepare for the upcoming release of a loved one. Refreshements will be served.

Know Coast – Soul of the Skagit

East Bend Library 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend, OR, United States

Stories of climate change, conservation and connection from the Skagit River. Local photographer and author Christian Murillo takes us on an immersive journey through the Skagit River. The Skagit is one of America's great rivers, yet not many people outside of Northern Washington know much about it. In this presentation, Murillo will share stories from …