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“Hey Look Ma, I Made It” @ East Bend Public Library
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm

Make and take yarn-wrapped letter art. Ages 10-17 years.

Fall Round Up, Ho Down Rodeo @ Rockin' Daves Bistro & Backstage Lounge
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm

Celebrate the successful harvest Central Oregon style, with a good ol’ Ho Down. Farm-to-table BBQ feast featuring Barley Beef

School’s Out: Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten @ The Environmental Center
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 18 @ 4:30 pm

Join the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon for a film screening of School’s Out:  Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten (2013), followed by a panel discussion. We’ll provide outdoor games and crafts for children ages 4 and up during the film and panel.  

Bend Curling Club 3rd Annual Open Bonspiel! @ The Pavilion
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm

Contact us at (971) 808-CURL or

BINGO benefits Animals @ River's Place
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm

BINGO every Wednesday at River’s Place in Bend.

Watercolor Wednesday with Jennifer Ware-Kempcke @ Sagebrushers Art Society
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm

Demos, videos and instruction. Bring your own subject photographs and supplies. For more information

Source Poetry Contest @ The Source
Oct 18 @ 7:00 am – Oct 19 @ 12:00 am

Get your poems in the Source Weekly! Writers can submit up to 5 poems, 30 lines max each. Include title of poem in file name. Include name, email address and phone number in body of email. Send them to Attach poems as PDF. If you prefer, you can also drop the poems off at the Source Weekly office. Deadline is November 1, at 4pm.

Sagebrushers Art Society All Media Showing @ Bend Senior Center
Oct 18 @ 7:30 am – 7:00 pm

Bend Senior Center is showing art by the 100+ members of the SageBrushers Art Society. Come visit the new Senior Center and enjoy beautiful paintings in acrylic, oil and watercolor, as well as outstanding photography. Showing through October 24.

Lower Deschutes Whitewater Camp @ Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Get ready for a 3-day over-night adventure on the Lower Deschutes with Tumalo Creek. Raft, kayak or paddleboard by day and enjoy catered meals at camp and bonfires by night all under the care of experienced guides. Sign up now at

School House Produce Art @ School House Produce
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Schoolhouse Produce is showing the work of Bend artist Kathleen Kaye during October. Kathleen’s luminous watercolor landscapes, inspired by a love of the natural world, form a perfect backdrop for fall’s garden bounty.

Brightside Thrift Store in Redmond @ Brightside Animal Thrift Store
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Looking for volunteers to receive donations, sort, and price items. Volunteers are critical to the operations of our high-save shelter and contribute directly to the care of our animals by ensuring our donations are processed.

Central Oregon pinners & Weavers Guild @ Sisters Public Library
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Annual fiber exhibit of handspun and handwoven items. Demonstrations on Oct. 12.

In Marrow @ The Northwest Trading Post
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Northwest Trading Post hosts an art installation and community ancestor altar for the month of October. The “In Marrow” collage series by Kaycee Anseth will be on display, and the artist invites the public to participate in creating a space of reflection and connection in harvest time.

Buddhist Mantras Chanting @ Custom Built Computers Of Redmond
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Explore the spiritual insights and learn how to correctly chant mantras in Japanese. Reservations required.

SageBrushers Art Society present Watercolor “Personal Favorites / Personal Best” @ Sagebrushers Art Society
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SageBrushers Art Society presents “Personal Favorites/Personal Best – Watercolor at SageBrushers”. Come and enjoy the featured selections of the society’s watercolor artists.