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April 26
5pm EDCO PubTalk at McMenamins, Bend. Tickets at www.edcoinfo.com.

April 26
6-7:30pm Deschutes and Willamette National Forests Public Open House for the Central Cascades Wilderness Strategies Project at the Deschutes National Forest Service Supervisor’s Office, Bend. https://bit.ly/2HHav6V.

April 27-28
U.S. Cellular Store Spring Customer Appreciation Celebration at all U.S. Cellular stores. Information at 541-385-0853. www.uscellular.com.

April 27-29
Aspen Lakes Golf Club 16th Annual Central Oregon ShootOut at Aspen Lakes Golf Club, Sisters. Information at 541-549-4653. www.aspenlakes.com.

April 27
8:30-9:30am Redmond Chamber Coffee Clatter at Deschutes County Title. www.visitredmondoregon.com.

April 27
9am-4pm Fourth Annual Breaking Barriers Conference at Deschutes County Expo Center Sisters Conference Center, Redmond. Registration required, www.breakingbarriersoregon.com.

April 28
10:30am Redmond Library Adult Event, Genealogy with FamilySearch, at Redmond Library. Registration required, www.deschuteslibrary.org.

May 1
Bend Chamber Leadership Bend Impact Summit, Pitch for a Purpose, at COCC Wille Hall, Bend. Register at www.bendchamber.org.

May 1
5:30-7:30pm Wilderness Pub at McMenamins Old St. Francis School Father Luke’s Room, Bend.

May 2
5:15pm League of Women Voters of Deschutes County
Candidate Forum at Deschutes County Services, County/State Building, Bend.

May 2
6:30pm COCC Presentation, Healing the Partisan Divide with Former Florida Congressman David Jolly, at COCC Coats Campus Center, Bend. $12, tickets at www.cocc.edu.

May 3
City of Bend Transportation Plan Steering Committee Meeting in the Riverbend Community Room, Bend. www.bendoregon.gov/tsp.

May 3
4:30pm Bend Area Habitat Housing Information Session for Homeownership in Bend at Downtown Bend Deschutes Public Library. Free, bendhabitat.org/homeownership/information-sessions.

May 4-6
Central Oregon Builders Association Home and Garden Show at Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center Middle Sister Building. Free.

May 5
Deschutes Children’s Foundation Ripples – Formerly the Art and Wine Auction, at Riverhouse on the Deschutes Convention Center. Information and tickets at www.deschuteschildrensfoundation.org/events/art-and-wine-auction.

May 5
Bend Area Habitat for Humanity and ReStore Fourth Annual Furniture Flip at the ReStore, Bend. www.restoresfurnitureflip.com, restore@bendhabitat.org, 541-636-9937.

May 7
10:30am-Noon Deschutes Public Library Grantmakers Panel at Downtown Bend Library Brooks Room, Bend. www.deschuteslibrary.org.

May 7
11am-1pm City Club of Central Oregon Regional Forum, Growth’s Impact on our Communities, at Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond. $30 members and non-members, registration closes Noon May 1, register at www.cityclubco.org.

May 7
6pm OSU Alumni Association State of the University Address at Riverhouse on the Deschutes. $25, register by April 25 to 541-737-2351 or 877-678-2837.

May 8
7:30-9am Family Business 360° Event, Why Trust is Your Most Valuable Family Business Asset, at OSU Graduate Research Center, Bend. Register at 800-859-7609 or https://secure.touchnet.net/C20159_ustores/web/classic/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2065.

May 8
2-4pm Bend Cultural Tourism Fund Commission Meeting at Deschutes Historical Museum, Bend.

May 10
5-7pm Tour des Chutes Annual Kick-Off Registration Party at Deschutes Brewery Downtown Pub. www.tourdeschutes.org.

May 10
5:30-6:30pm The Center Total Joint Replacement Free Lecture at the Bend Senior Center. RSVP by May 8 to mwhitehouse@thecenteroregon.com or 541-322-2211. www.TheCenterOregon.com.

May 12
5:30pm Deschutes River Conservancy River Feast Dinner and Auction at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon. Register HERE.

May 14
6pm Deschutes Public Library and Oregon Humanities Think & Drink: A Conversation with Rinku Sen at McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend. Free, open to the public. www.dpls.lib.or.us.

May 17
8:30am-12:30pm Bend ADU Training for Pros and Homeowners at Central Oregon Association of Realtors, Bend. Costs and registration at www.earthadvantage.org/education/2125/510

May 19-20
Civil War, Living History Reenactment at The House on Metolius Meadow. $8 general admission, $5 seniors and students, children six and under free, www.metolius.com.

May 24
11:15am-1pm City Club of Central Oregon May Forum, A Solution for Pollution? What Carbon Pricing Means for Oregon, at Riverhouse on the Deschutes Convention Center, Bend. $25 members, $40 non-members, register at www.cityclub.org/may-forum-cap.

May 24
5:30-8pm Downtown Bend Business Association Celebration Night at Oxford Hotel Ballroom. Free for DBBA members, $10 non-members, RSVP to downtownbend@gmail.com.

June 3
9am First Annual High Desert Open Trap Shoot at Jefferson County Rod and Gun Club, Madras. Registration and information at ORSSEP.org or 541-292-8962.

July 13
Energy Conference at Hollinshead Park, Bend. Register at GoCleanEnergy.org.

July 28
Redmond Chamber and Balloons over Bend’s Bacon Brew and Balloons Festival in Redmond. Information at kara@visitredmondoreg.com or 541-923-5191. www.visitredmondoregon.com.

(Every Monday)
Noon-1pm Redmond Toastmasters at The Church of Christ, 925 NW Seventh St., Redmond. Radiance Bowden, 541-350-9059.

(Every First Monday)
10-11:30am Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon Madras Support Group for those affected by Parkinson’s disease at First United Methodist Church, 49 NE 12th St., Madras. Free, 541-668-6599, carol@parkinsonsresources.org.

(Every Third Monday)
5:30-7:30pm Crook County Potluck and Politics at Crook County Library Broughton Room, Prineville. Barb Fontaine, 541-548-0804.

(Every Last Monday)
5:30pm Central Oregon Labor Chapter Monthly Meeting at Central Oregon Social Justice Center, Bend.

(Every Tuesday)
7-8:30am BNI, All About Business, Business Professionals looking to grow their business, Big Sky Conference Center, Redmond, Kyle Gillett, 541-923-0444.

(Every Tuesday)
8-9am La Pine Club Meeting, Crescent Creek Clubhouse on Huntington Rd. 541-536-9771.

(Every Tuesday)
8-9am La Pine Toastmasters at Gordy’s Truck Stop, La Pine. Martin Stewart, 541-536-2049.

(Every Tuesday)
5pm B.R.E.W Weekly Meeting at the Doubletree, Downtown Bend.

(Every Tuesday)
5:30-7:30pm SCORE Central Oregon Free Business Consultation at the Bend Downtown Library Meyer Classroom. No appointment necessary, check in at the library desk on the second floor. www.scorecentraloregon.org.

(Every Second Tuesday)
9am La Pine Senior Center Board Meeting. Karen Ward, 541-536-6237.

(Every Second Tuesday)
10-11am Bend Chamber Member Success Briefing, Bend Chamber, Bend. RSVPs required, Shelley Junker, shelley@bendchamber.org or 541-382-3221.

(Every Second and Fourth Tuesday)
6pm Bend-La Pine Schools Board of Directors Meeting at the Education Center, Room 314, Bend. www.bend.k12.or.us.

(Every Second Tuesday)
6:15pm Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays Central Oregon Chapter Monthly Meeting at Nativity Lutheran Church, Bend. www.pflagcentralor.4t.com.

(Every Third Tuesday)
10am Deschutes County 9-1-1 Service District Monthly Executive Board Meetings at 1300 NW Wall St., Second Floor in the Deschutes Room.

(Every Third Tuesday)
3pm Cascade Community Based Network at the St. Vinnie’s Social Services Building. Monte Dammarell, 541-604-0210.

(Every Third Tuesday of Odd Numbered Months)
1:30-3:30pm Cascades East Transit (CET) Regional Public Transit Advisory Committee Public Meeting at the CET Redmond maintenance facility conference room. Karen Friend, 541-548-9543, kfriend@coic.org.

(Every First Wednesday)
6pm La Pine Lions Club Board of Directors Meeting, 7pm Business Meeting, at Finley Butte Community Building, La Pine. Membership: Don Hazeltine at 541-536-6039 or lapinelionsclub@gmail.com.

(Every Second Wednesday)
4-6pm Citizens Climate Lobby Bend Chapter Meeting at The Environmental Center, Bend. Helen Seidler, helen@lavaedge.net.

(Every Second and Fourth Wednesday)
6pm City of La Pine Council Meeting at the City Hall Council Chambers. 541-536-1432.

(Every Third Wednesday)
Noon-1:30pm INCO Public Gathering at Trinity Episcopal St. Helen’s Hall, Bend. interfaithnetwork@outlook.com, www.interfaithnetworkco.org.

(Every Third Wednesday)
1pm South County Traffic Advisory Group at the ODOT Conference Room, La Pine. Mike Waggoner, 541-508-0328.

(Every Third Wednesday)
7pm La Pine Lions Club Dinner/Potluck Meeting at Finley Butte Community Building, La Pine. Membership: Don Hazeltine at 541-536-6039 or lapinelionsclub@gmail.com.

(Every Third Wednesday)
5-8pm ConnectW Monthly Meeting at Bend Golf and Country Club. Register at www.connectw.org.

(Every Third Wednesday)
6pm La Pine Chamber SCOOTER, Inc. at the American Legion. Dale Cunigan, 541-408-4888.

(Every Thursday)
Noon-1pm Kiwanis Club of Bend Lunch Meeting at Bend Golf and Country Club, Bend. 541-617-0003.

(Every First Thursday)
11am-1pm League of Women Voters of Deschutes County First Thursday
Luncheon at Black Bear Diner, Bend. Geri Hauser, gerim@bendcable.com, 541-382-2660, www.lwvdeschutes.org.

(Every Thursday)
4-5:30pm BNI-Wildfire Chapter, Business Professionals Meetings at the Pine Forest Grange in Bend. Hollis Lopez 541-610-9125

(Every First Thursday)
6pm Central Oregon Disability Support Network Paul’s Club, Dads and Male Caregivers Monthly Meeting at Abby’s Pizza, Bend. 541-548-8559, www.codsn.org.

(Every First and Third Thursday)
11:30am-1pm HeartFire Consulting Career Brownbag Seminars at HeartFire Consulting, Bend. $35, register by previous Sunday at www.heartfireconsulting.com.

(Every Third Thursday)
7-9pm Oregon League of Conservation Voters Pints and Politics at Broken Top Bottle Shop, Bend.

(Every Fourth Thursday)
8-10am Golf Committee Meeting at Juniper Golf Course, Annie McVay, 541-504-2003.

(Last Tuesday of Month)
8am Bend Economic Development Advisory Board Facilitation Sub-Committee Meeting, Awbrey Butte Conference Room at City Hall, Bend. Open to Public. 541-693-2175.

(Last Tuesday of Month)
9am Bend Economic Development Advisory Board City Economic Development Resources Sub-Committee Meeting, Awbrey Butte Conference Room at City Hall, Bend. Open to the public. 541-693-2175.

(Every Second Wednesday)
8am Bend Economic Development Advisory Board Advocacy Sub-Committee Meeting, Awbrey Butte Conference Room at City Hall, Bend. Open to the public. 541-693-2175.

(Every Second Wednesday)
1:30-3pm Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon Bend Care Givers’ Support Group for those caring for people with Parkinson’s disease at Partners in Care 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend. Free, 541-668-6599.

(Third Wednesday of Month)
1pm South County Traffic Advisory Group at the ODOT Conference Room, La Pine. Mike Waggoner, 541-508-0328.

(Third Wednesday of Month)
5pm Network of Entrepreneurial Women (NEW) Monthly Meeting at St. Charles. Amanda Albrich, 541-848-8598, www.networkwomen.org.

(Every First Thursday)
1-2:30pm Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon Redmond Support Group for those affected by Parkinson’s disease at Presbyterian Church at 529 NW 19th St., Redmond. Free, 541-668-6599, carol@parkinsonsresources.org.

(Second Thursday of Month)
5:30-7pm Redmond Municipal Airport-Roberts Field Airport Commission Meeting in the Event Conference Room inside the terminal, Redmond. 541-504-3499, www.flyrdm.com.

(Every Fourth Thursday)
Community Dinner at Bethlehem Inn, Bend. Sign up at https://signup.com/group/12177350680109 or lesliekoc@gmail.com.

(Last Thursday of Month)
1pm Bend Economic Development Advisory Board Marketing Sub-Committee Meeting, Awbrey Butte Conference Room at City Hall, Bend. Open to the public. 541-693-2175.

(Every Second Friday)
9:30am Deschutes Citizens Action Group at the La Pine American Legion Hall. Ellen Currie, 541-536-7891.

(Every Third Saturday)
6-8pm VegNet Bend Community Potluck at The Environmental Center, Bend. www.facebook.com/groups/vegnetbend, www.meetup.com/VegNet-Bend.
Workshops & Training

March 22
6pm Mid Oregon Credit Union Educational Seminar, Social Security and Your Retirement, at Mid Oregon Credit Union Conference Room, Bend. RSVP 541-322-5745. www.midoregon.com.

March 24
8:30am-5:30pm High Desert Amateur Radio Group Ham Radio License Course at COCC Bend Campus. Cost and license information at www.highdeserthams.org, enrollment at www.cocc.edu.

March 28
6-7:30pm SCORE Small Business Workshop, All About the Small Business Administration, at Downtown Bend Library. Free, registration required at 541-617-7080. www.scorecentraloregon.org.

May 12
8:30am-5:30pm High Desert Amateur Radio Group Ham Radio License Course at COCC Bend Campus. Cost and license information at www.highdeserthams.org, enrollment at www.cocc.edu.

(Every Tuesday)
1:30-3pm Redmond Library Open Computer Lab. www.deschuteslibrary.org.

(Every Wednesday)
2:30-3:30pmTouchmark Brain Builders Class in Touchmark’s Cliff Lodge, Bend. Free for residents, $5 non-residents. Register at any front desk.

(February 21-June)
La Pine Chamber Luncheon/Workshops, Solutions for Building Small Businesses in a Small Community. $25 each, $100 entire series, RSVP at 541-536-9771. www.lapine.org.

(Ongoing)
COCC Continuing Education Courses. For costs, schedules, locations and registration call 541-383-7270. www.cocc.edu.

(Ongoing)
COCC Ongoing Contractors CCB Test Preparation Online Course. Enroll at any time. For information or to register call 541-383-7290 or ccb@cocc.edu.