Music in Public Places – Lumina Flute Trio

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Enjoy music courtesy of the Lumina Flute Trio and the Central Oregon Symphony. This is an in-person program. Doors open at 12:30 PM. The Lumina Flute Trio performs a diverse range of advanced flute repertoire. They play in Bend at First Friday Art Walks, throughout Central Oregon with the Central Oregon Symphony's Music in Public Places …

Musician Dorian Michael Performs

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Enjoy the musical stylings of guitar aficionado Dorian Michael. This is an in-person program. Dorian Michael has been a working (and working class) guitarist for well over 50 years now and performing at Deschutes Public Library since 2013. He's played plenty of blues and folk, jazz and rock and roll and thinks of his acoustic …

Know Flora & Fauna – Nature Journaling for Beginners

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Learn how to record and sketch the world around you. Registration is required.  Register here. What To Expect Curiosity, wonder, attention all are part of nature journaling. In this workshop, Lee Kellogg will introduce you to the three elements that all of us have inside of us that makes nature journaling so fun. Explore the …

Sunriver: Kindermusik Playdate

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

This musical playdate with Cascade School of Music includes singing, movement and instrument play. For children ages 1-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and registration is required.  Cascade School of Music is a nonprofit music school in Bend that utilizes the Kindermusik curriculum for ages 1 through 5 years old. Kindermusik is an …

Darkness to Light® Training With KIDS Center

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Develop tools for recognizing the signs of sexual abuse. This is an in-person program. Registration required. Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children® is a 2.5-hour interactive training program providing participants with 5 steps to better protect children from sexual abuse. It gives adults tools for recognizing the signs of sexual abuse, responding to suspicions, and gives …

Know Flora & Fauna – Dutch Iris Folding: A Colorful, Creative Craft

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Play with paper to create intricate designs. This is an in‐person program. Registration is required. Iris folding is thought to have originated in Holland in the 1900s. Strips of folded paper are taped into place over a pattern, creating a spiraling design that resembles the iris diaphragm of a camera. Participants will create a design from …

Irish Banjo & Homegrown Songs

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Come listen to Irish dance tunes and singsongwriter folks songs. This is an in-person program. Ian's 5-string banjo, 4-string tenor banjo and voice will be accompanied by Collin Rhoton's rhythmic guitar and bass playing. Expect authentic, mildly jazzy folk songs woven together with Irish dance tunes & bodhrán playing. Ian hopes that audiences will walk …

Appreciating the Little Creatures

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Understand how insects impact the world around us. This is an in-person program. Masks are optional at all in-person library events. Can you name a dozen types of trees? Flowers? Mammals? …

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 with live singer. Music in Public Places is a program of the Central Oregon Symphony Association. These concerts are held at Central Oregon venues that …

Know Flight: Fanciful Hummingbirds and Their Feats of Flight

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Learn about the avian world's masters of flight: Hummingbirds! You can attend this program online or in person. To take part online, register at deschuteslibrary.org. Masks are recommended at all in‐person library events. In this presentation, you'll learn fascinating facts about the unique and acrobatic flying abilities of hummingbirds. Many physical adaptations allow these smallest of avian …

COVIDOLOGY: Stories from behind the Mask

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Hear the stories of six writers discussing how COVID impacted their lives. You can attend this program online or in person. To take part online, register by using the "Register Here for Online Access" link above. Wearing a face covering is optional at all library events. Hear six writers share their personal stories from the new anthology, COVIDOLOGY: …

Writers Writing: First Impressions – Strategies for Effective Openings

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Discuss and practice how to hook readers from the very first line. This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Masks are recommended at all in-person library programs. Most writers can quote their favorite opening line from a novel by heart (and the words of Herman Melville, Jane Austen, or Gabriel García Márquez are probably swirling in …

Sound Yoga & Gong Bath Meditation

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Relax deeply in this gong bath session. All body types, belief systems, and experience levels welcome. Attendees encouraged to bring a Yoga mat/ Pillow/ Blanket to maximize your comfort as you lay on the floor or sit in a chair. Soundscape provided by Kevin Kraft, owner of Soundshala. This is an in-person program.  Masks are …

Sunriver: Know Wonder – Wondering How to Rethink Plastic Waste?

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Discover actions you can take to reduce reliance on single-use plastics. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person programs. Did you know that less than 9% of the plastic ever produced is recycled? Meanwhile, 75% of all aluminum ever produced is still in use today, and over 60% of paper and 90% …

Know Wonder: Disaster Preparedness in Volcano and Earthquake Country

Sunriver Library 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver

Ever wonder what you would do in the case of a natural disaster? You can attend this program online or in person. To take part online, register by using the "Register Here for Online Access" link above. Masks are recommendedd at all in-person library events. Oregon and the Pacific Northwest are famous for diverse landscapes -- from …