Tuesday, October 28, 2003
Horizon holds first Fall Festival
Horizon Christian School is planning its first-ever Fall Festival for kids and kids-at-heart on Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Westside Elementary School.
The festival includes carnival games for all ages, cotton candy, balloon sculptures, live music for dancing or toe-tapping, and four different raffles. The first raffle features a family trip to Newport (including two nights hotel, aquarium tickets, and dinner certificate).
The second raffle is for two tickets to the Saturday Christian concert, A Beautiful Glow Tour, featuring Rock ’n’ Roll Worship Circus, Seventh Day Slumber, and Stereo Motion. The third raffle is a dinner certificate to Abruzzo and the fourth raffle is a dinner certificate to 6th Street Bistro.
To add to the fun, the school will serve up slow-roasted barbeque chicken dinners with all the trimmings for just $7 for adults or $4 per child. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Seating is very limited; dinner is served at the Baptist Campus at 1889 Belmont or the Valley Campus at 975 Indian Creek Road.
For more information or tickets, call the school office at 387-3200. Come on out and have a great time at the Horizon Fall Festival.
Sweet Adelines ‘Feelin’ Groovy’
Hood River Valley Sweet Adelines will celebrate their 20th anniversary with a special show, “Feelin’ Groovy” on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Hood River Valley Middle School auditorium.
Special guests include Bridge Town Sound chorus, Second Chance Singers, Hot Topic and The Aliens. Tickets are $8 and are on sale now at Waucoma Bookstore, Klindt’s in The Dalles and Sterling Savings Bank in White Salmon. They may also be ordered by calling 352-6724.
Rant, Rubberneck play Saloon
Hailing from north of the border, McNarley’s Rant will play the River City Saloon again this Wednesday evening. The show starts at 9:30 p.m. and there will be cover charge.
On Halloween, the latin sounds of Rubberneck will fill the Saloon for a night of decadence. For more information, visit www.rivercitysaloon.com.
Halloween bash at Savino’s
Savino’s Lounge is gearing up for its annual Halloween bash this Friday night. Plenty of dancing, door prizes and costume fun is planned at the lounge. Weekly drink specials are still in effect, with live music planned on Thursdays. For more information, visit Savino’s at www.savinoslounge.com.
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Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive
The riding lawn mower driven by Norma Cannon overheated and made contact with dry arbor vitae owned by Lee and Norma Curtis, sending more than a dozen of the tightly-packed trees up in flames. The mower, visible at far right, was totaled. No one was injured; neighbors first kept the fire at bay with garden hoses and Westside and Hood River Fire Departments responded and doused the fire before it reached any structures. Westside Fire chief Jim Trammell, in blue shirt, directs firefighters. The video was taken by Capt. Dave Smith of Hood River Fire Department. Enlarge