Saturday, October 19, 2013
Harvest Hustle returns Oct. 26
Mid Valley Elementary School PTO is hosting its sixth Harvest Hustle fun run on Oct. 26. The 5K and 10K runs/walks begin at 9:30 a.m. at the school. Cost is $10 when pre-registered, $15 on the day. Registration forms are available at the school or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vampires and Victims Oct. 27
The Hood River Valley High School Booster Club is hosting a fundraiser race/fun-run on Oct. 27 called Vampires and Victims. The event starts at 4:30 p.m. at the HRVHS campus with a kids’ fun-run around the track and a piñata party, followed by the 5K run that will include a few scares along the way. Victims and Vampires will be assigned before the run; victims will wear a flag football belt and will be released first; vampires will start second and will chase the victims and try to snatch their flags. Time bonuses will be given to those who capture flags or finish with theirs intact. Registration for runners in costume is $10, or $15 without the day of, before 4:30 p.m. at the HRVHS stadium area.
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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