ONLINE ONLY: Know Flight: Male Flight Attendants and LGBTQ Civil Rights

Virtual Zoom

Walk through the history of a lesser known civil rights struggle. This is a live webinar. Register through Zoom here. Nowadays when we travel by air, there is about a 15% chance that the flight attendant who guides us through the safety video and offers us refreshments is a man. We probably don't even remark …

Online Only: Writers Writing – Speak, Memory: Beginning Your Memoir

Virtual Zoom

Everyone has a story. What is yours? This is an online program. Registration is required. Registered participants will receive the Zoom link to join the program. The universe is made of stories, said the poet Muriel Rukeyser. What's yours? Have you written it down yet? Beginning with warm-up exercises that help people access important memories, this workshop …

Dia de los Muertos – Imagery of Life

Virtual Zoom

Dive into the imagery of Dia de los Muertos. This is a prerecorded presentation. A link to view the program will be available on October 30 at 5:00 p.m. Please join us for a presentation about the art and imagery of the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos. Learn about what the elements of art …

Know Ancient – Pseudoarcheology Unveiled

Virtual Zoom

Learn how to spot archaeological conspiracy theories and why they are harmful. This is a live webinar. Register through Zoom here:  https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_waGuihCHTXijfYjimJ6ymA Comments about extraterrestrials building pyramids, or the moundbuilders being red-haired giants, or survivors of Mu or Atlantis being the ancestors of Indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica may seem harmlessly fun to entertain. After all, …

Online Only: Know Ancient – Psilocybin: The History of Los Niños Santos

Virtual Zoom

Explore the history of psilocybin and its ancient Mesoamerican origins. This is a live webinar. Receive the Zoom link at deschuteslibrary.org.  In this offering, we will explore the historic, traditional and cultural uses of Los Niños Santos ("the sainted children"), the mushrooms we know as psilocybin. There is documented use of this medicine by the …

ONLINE ONLY: Apple Season Recipes

Virtual Zoom

Learn new recipes featuring the quintessential fall ingredient. This online class will be held in a Zoom Meeting.  Register through Zoom here.   This program will not be recorded. With apple season in full swing, learn new recipes featuring the quintessential fall ingredient. During this cooking demonstration and tip-filled class, you will discover how to …

ONLINE ONLY: Building Resiliency with Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine – Part 2

Virtual Zoom

Learn simple concepts to help when illness strikes the home. This is a live webinar. Register here for the Zoom link. Come learn about the ancient wisdom through a modern mindset to meet today's needs. There is limitless wisdom and adaptability in acupuncture. We learn to see the patient before us as whole, not as …

The Impact of Banned Books in Central Oregon

Virtual Zoom

Hear from local librarians about banned books in Central Oregon. This is a live webinar. Receive the Zoom link at deschuteslibrary.org. April Witteveen, Library Director of Crook County Public Library, Emily O'Neal, Technical Services Manager at Deschutes Public Library, and Pia Alliende, district librarian for the Redmond School District speak about their personal experience with …

Online Only: Know PNW – Rajneeshpuram: A Look Inside the Failed Utopia

Virtual Zoom

Hear about the infamous Rajneeshpuram community from the creator of the "Building Utopia" podcast. This is a live webinar. Receive the Zoom link by using the "Register Here for Online Access" link above. Author Russell King will be in conversation with Deschutes Public Library to discuss his recent nonfiction history of the Rajneeshpuram community that …

Statewide Online Public School Hosts Information Session

Virtual Zoom

A free information session is being offered by Willamette Connections Academy, a tuition-free full-time public school, to help families learn more about the benefits of a virtual learning environment. The ”Elementary School Information Session” is 6 pm Thursday July 21st hosted by the school’s educators and audience questions are encouraged. Parents can register free online …

Statewide Online Public School Hosts Information Session

Virtual Zoom

Willamette Connections Academy (WillCA), a leading full-time online public school, is hosting an online informational meeting Tuesday, July 19th at Noon so parents can see if the virtual school is the right fit for their students. The “Junior High and High School Information Session” will be hosted by teachers and questions are encouraged. Parents can …

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Online Only: Writers Writing – Dr. Carr’s Ecopoetry Jukebox

Virtual Zoom

Dr. Carr's Ecopoetry Jukebox is an interactive, electronic jukebox with twelve ecopoetic selections. During the workshop, you'll learn about how the Ecopoetry Jukebox works, why it was made, and how that matters to you and your own artistic practice. This is a live, interactive workshop. Registered participants will receive a Zoom link to join the …

ONLINE ONLY The Right to Remain Connected and Indigenous

Virtual Zoom

Explore the Indian Child Welfare Act and the story of tribal children's mass removals from their families and communities. This is a live webinar. Receive the Zoom link by using the "Register Here for Online Access" link above. Sheri Freemont will offer history and contemporary impacts of assimilation and federal policies that have impacted tribal …

Wildlife Migrations in the West

Virtual Zoom

In the finale of ONDA’s 2022 High Desert Speaker Series, professor Arthur Middleton will cover the basic ecology of ungulate migrations in the western United States. He’ll then profile threats to these migrations, including climate and land-use change, as well as barriers to migration like roads and fences. With a nod to the future, Arthur …

ONLINE ONLY: Minnesota’s Forgotten War & Its Aftermath

Virtual Zoom

Hear how the events of 1862 shaped Federal policies towards Native peoples: whether the approach has been annihilation or assimilation, the goal has always been genocidal. Presented by Joe Eggers of the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota. Receive the Zoom link by registering here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__93YD5vgQTWFZ61YOB8q4A