Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Kids in the Hood, a new business downtown, 13 Oak St., (see article on A2) hosts an impromptu Scrabble game for First Friday, open to all comers, on the courtyard tiles in front of the shop.
Join the family-friendly game night and book swap at the Hood River Library from 5-7 p.m. on First Friday.
New games have been donated by G. Williker’s Toy Shoppe of Hood River. Bring your books and DVDs to swap with your friends and neighbors. All ages are welcome.
This August, Columbia Center for the Arts forges into the world of glass. The show “A Glass Act” will feature glass objects created in various techniques including blown, lamp-worked, kiln-formed, enamel, stained, painted and cast. The show opens Friday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m. and runs through Sept. 1.
In addition to the show, there will be free glass demos in the studio every Saturday and Sunday during the month. Chat with artists, learn about the process and get a new perspective on glass.
Every Friday, The Fruit Company sets aside fruit that doesn’t make it into its gift boxes, as well as excess inventory of gourmet goodies. In most cases this fruit is of a higher quality than you would find in your local grocer, but because it doesn’t meet gift grade, it’s offered at a reduced cost on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last (no phone or pre-orders).
These discounted items are only for pick-up and cannot be shipped. Hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Fruit Company, 2900 Van Horn Drive.
Rishell Graves will be playing music for First Friday at Cascade Cliffs Tasting room (211 Oak St.), with Terry Hill on the djembe. Come on in and listen to Rishell's “Music from the Heart,” from 5:30-8 p.m.
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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge