“No Perfect Mothers” by Karen Spears Zacharias

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

A new, historical fiction presentation by a local High Desert author. No Perfect Mothers explores characters, historical and imagined, who over the late 1800s to the 1920s were parties to the infamous Buck v. Bell U.S. Supreme Court case of 1927. Here, Carrie is given back what was denied her by the Court and by society …

The Basics of Fire Ecology

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

Learn about the role of fire in our ecosystem and management methods. Did you know that the pine forests of Central Oregon depend on fire to be healthy and resilient? In this presentation, join Discover Your Forest and the Deschutes National Forest in examining the role of fire in this ecosystem, what influences spread and …

Música e Instrumentos Tradicionales de Latinoamérica

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

Aprende sobre las tradiciones musicales e instrumentos de Latinoamérica. El músico chileno y profesor de Lewis & Clark College, Freddy O. Vilches, PhD, hablará acerca de las ricas tradiciones e instrumentos musicales de Latinoamérica. En su charla mostrará y tocará varios instrumentos tradicionales latinoamericanos, incluyendo la quena, las zampoñas, el charango, el cuatro venezolano, las …

Kids’ West African Drumming

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

Registration is required. This program is recommended for children ages 6 and up, and all children must be accompanied by a caregiver. In this class you will learn a little bit about West African Culture through drum rhythms; why we play different rhythms, when we play them, and for what occasions. Instructor Fodé Sylla will teach …