The Arts & Culture Alliance of Central Oregon is partnering with the Oregon Arts Commission to produce the first Central Oregon Arts Summit on Monday, Oct. 6, at the Riverhouse Convention Center in Bend.
Come fill your water bottles with Bend’s award-winning drinking water at the City of Bend’s water tap booth at Oktoberfest this weekend, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department invites comments on the development of a statewide comprehensive trails plan at 14 workshops scheduled throughout the state in October, including Bend. on Oct 23.
Tour des Chutes, an annual fundraising event for local cancer survivorship programs, was held July 12th, with record level participation by riders and sponsors and raised over 10% more than the previous year.
Becca’s Closet, the volunteer-run organization operated through Bend’s Community Center, is the only organization of its kind in Central Oregon to provide formal attire to young adults and men and women who otherwise could not afford to attend special events, dances and homecomings and proms.
Phase 3 of the Cascade Natural Gas Pipeline Replacement Project in Bend moves west this week: a crew will be working in the alley between NW Broadway St. & NW Congress St., at the intersection with NW Louisiana Ave.
On Saturday, Bend Spay and Neuter Project participated in the annual Project Connect Central Oregon event. A total of 47 cats and dogs were spayed or neutered and vaccinated for free on site at the event.
Back to school begins with an application to one of the two Soroptimist International of Bend (SI Bend) educational awards -- “Live Your Dream” an award for $1,500 and the community service and volunteerism “Violet Richardson” award of $500.
The City of Redmond is holding a work session with its Planning Commission to review livability goals and policies; design standards for single family homes; and, changes to the signage section of the Development Code to consider greater restrictions on digital signage on Monday at 6:00 pm.
The Environmental Center is accepting applications for the 2014 Sustainability Awards, now through October 1st. Awards will be given to a citizen, small business, large business, and organization (agency or nonprofit) that are leading the way to a sustainable future in Central Oregon.
Bend-La Pine Schools seeks volunteers to join a committee of local stakeholders and staff members who will be tasked with analyzing current school attendance areas, reviewing population forecasts and making recommendations for attendance area adjustments to the superintendent in preparation for the opening of two new schools in 2015.
The Bend Area Habitat for Humanity Executive Director, Mark Quinlan, is leaving his post to accept a position at the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene. Quinlan will administer a program that oversees Community Dispute Resolution Centers throughout the state.
To educate its members about national and regional growth in utility-developed community solar projects and the possibility of establishing one of its own, Central Electric Cooperative today announced a slate of October informational meetings.
The Veterans Day Parade of Bend is seeking veterans, community organizations, schools, bands, businesses and individuals for the 2014 Veterans Day Parade on November 11, which will be at 11 a.m. in downtown Bend.