Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Parkdale Fire Department holds its 21st annual Casino Night Saturday, April 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the fire station, 4895 Baseline Drive.
The event, a “prize-packed, fun-filled night of casino games,” supports the fire department, a volunteer organization. There will also be a silent auction and raffle, with prizes including vacation packages, electronics, gift baskets, clothes and more. Everyone receives a raffle ticket with a paid entrance and more are for sale at the event.
The $20 entry fee includes $50 in starting chips, entrance to the beer garden and a chicken dinner. Free local rides home are available. The event is for ages 21 and over only.
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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