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April 19, 2017



Ongoing Events

First Kids Stuff

First & Third Mondays

• Rainbow Girls meeting at 210 S. Columbus. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following. (509) 773-4567

Every Wednesday

• Community Grace Brethren Church has an AWANA program for children 4th to 6th grade from 3-4:45 p.m.

Third Wednesday

• •Learn and Play preschool age older siblings welcome 2:00 p.m. at Goldendale Primary School

First and Third Fridays

• Goldendale moms group/play group from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Goldendale Community Grace Brethren Church. For more information, call Jennifer at (503) 703-1330.

Support Groups

Every Monday

• Narcotics Anonymous meeting in Wishram from 3-4 p.m. at 425 Main St., across from the post office. Newcomers welcome.

Mondays thru Fridays

• Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Monday thru Friday at Father’s House Fellowship, 207 S. Klickitat in Goldendale.

Every Tuesday

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) meets in the Riverview Bank meeting room at 9 a.m. For more information, call (509) 773-5878

• Domestic Violence Victim’s Support Group 10:30 a.m. at Programs for Peaceful Living for more information please call 509-773-3100

Second Wednesday

• Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group at the Goldendale Senior Center, located at 115 E. Main, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Every Thursday

• T.O.P.S. (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets from 6-7 p.m. at the Riverview Bank in Goldendale. Phone (509) 773-5878.

Second Thursday

• Goldendale Community Support Group for School Food. Anyone interested in the quality of food our public school students get. Meet at the Goldendale United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m.

• Coalition for Preventing Abuse in Klickitat County (formerly Klickitat County Drug Awareness Team and Relationship Abuse Prevention Program) meeting at Pete’s Pizza from noon to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited.

Community

Every Monday

• Yoga at the United Methodist Church 109 E Broadway, Goldendale from 6-7:30 p.m. Please call Jill Kieffer RN Instructor to pre-register (541) 490-3704

First Monday

• American Legion meeting, 7 p.m. at the Legion building, 108 N. Grant.

First and Third Monday

• Lyle Lions Club Meeting. Potluck at 6:00 pm. meeting at 6:30 pm. Contact (509) 365-2921 for more information.

Second Monday

• Book Talk book discussion groups for adults at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Goldendale Community Library, 131 W. Burgen. (509) 773-4487.

• A.B.A.T.E. Legislative motorcycle rights organization 6:30 p.m. social, meeting at 7 p.m. at the Goldendale American Legion. Open to public.

First Tuesday

• Klickitat Republicans meet at 6:15 p.m. at the Dallesport Community Center. Kcrp.net

• Soroptimist International of Goldendale business meeting 12–1 p.m. Dedicated to helping women and youth in our community and worldwide. Guests and new members welcome. Location varies. Call Naomi at 773-6091 for information.

First and Third Tuesdays

• Leah Rebekah Lodge 22 at Odd Fellows Lodge, 301 NW Second Street, 7:30 p.m.

Second and Fourth Tuesdays

• International Order of Oddfellows meeting at 8 p.m. at the Goldendale Oddfellows Lodge.

Every Wednesday Kiwanis meets at 7 a.m. at the Simcoe Cafe in Goldendale.

First Thursday

• Masonic Lodge, 210 S. Columbus. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following. For more information, visit goldendalefreemasons.org or call (509) 773-5785.

• Mid-Columbia Public safety Activity League (MCPAL) meeting at various locations. For more information, call LeAndra (509) 250-0539.

Second Thursday

• Goldendale Motorsports Association meeting at the American Legion, at 6 p.m. for dinner, meeting at 7 p.m.

Every Thursday

• Goldendale American Legion Bingo 6:30 p.m. Call Gary for more info: (509)250-0993

First and Third Fridays

• Java Talk, community discussion group, 8 a.m. Golden Chinook Coffee House, W. Main Street, Goldendale first and third Fridays.

Every other Sunday

• Goldendale Women’s Huddle 11 a.m. at the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce 903 E Broadway. Come join us in being pro-active in your community and local government. You don’t have to be a woman to join, all is welcome, no dues or fees. Next meeting March 26, 2016.

Hobbies and Crafts

Second Tuesday

• Goldendale Photo Club meets at 6 p.m. at Golden Photo, 105 W. Main. Anyone with a passion for photography welcome. (509) 772-2717.

Every Thursday

• Bowman Creek Fiber Arts Guild meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the basement of the Goldendale Grange. Spinners and weavers welcome.

Every Friday

• Yarn Benders meets from 10 a.m. to noon at Golden Chinook Coffee. Open to all who knit or crochet—from beginners to experts.

Animals and Outdoor

Second Tuesday

• Klickitat County Search and Rescue general meeting and training at 6:30 p.m. at the KPUD meeting room. (509) 773-4455.

• Columbia Basin Goat Guild class. Contact Mary to register for more information, (509) 261-1991.

Every Wednesday

• Sorting Practice at BC Mello arena—by reservation only. 176 Horseshoe Bend Road, Goldendale. (509) 250-0726

First Thursday

• Columbia Basin Goat Guild meeting at 2 p.m. Open to anyone interested in or has goats (509) 261-1991.

Learning

Tuesday and Thursdays

• Family History Center, located at the corner of N. Columbus and McKinley is open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ancestry.com plus more. Appointments available outside these hours. Open to the public. (509) 250-3095

Second and Fourth Tuesdays

• Simcoe Chapter of Toastmasters meets at noon at Christ the King Lutheran Church.

For the Guys

First Saturday

• Men’s breakfast at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, located at 815 N. Columbus, at 8 a.m. (509) 773-5075.

• Men’s breakfast at Community Grace Brethren Church, located at 1180 S. Roosevelt at 8 a.m. (509) 773-3388.

Second and Fourth Saturdays

• Men’s Breakfast at Goldendale Nazarene Church, located at 124 W. Allyn at 8 a.m.

For the Ladies

First Tuesday

• Soroptimist International of Goldendale business meeting 12–1 p.m. Dedicated to helping women and youth in our community and worldwide. Guests and new members welcome. Location varies. Call Naomi at 773-6091 for information.

Second Wednesday

• Order of Eastern Star No. 1 Evergreen meeting at 7:30 at the Goldendale Masonic Lodge 210 S. Columbus

Fourth Wednesday

• Order of Eastern Star No. 1 Evergreen Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following at 7:30 at the Goldendale Masonic Lodge 210 S. Columbus.

First Saturday

• Goldendale Aglow meets at 10 a.m. for fellowship meeting at Ayutla’s (509) 773-0496.

Goldendale Library This Week

April 19

• Learn and Play 3:15 p.m. Because learning begins before school does. For pre-school, although older siblings are welcome. In collaboration with Mid-Columbia Children’s Council. Note: This event will be held at Goldendale Primary School.

April 19

• Bandanas to Badges: 7 p.m. Songs and Stories of Northwest Workers from Trillium - 239. Real people and real experiences are the foundation of folk music and stories, and are codified in the lasting representations found in our oral histories. Acoustic trio Trillium-239 shares stories and songs of working life in the Northwest, beginning with American settlement of the West and ending with modern high-tech industries. Thoughtful music selections and interesting historical tidbits reflect the evolution of these workers’ experiences. Presented in cooperation with Humanities Washington.

April 25, May 2 and May 9

• 5-7 p.m. Parent to Parent of Klickitat County is presenting a three week social skills class for teens and young adults on the autism spectrum and their families. We will be having fun getting to know one another through practicing socials skills and creating a video of what we've learned. If you are between the ages of 16 and 25 please come join us at 5:00 pm. Parents are asked to attend so they can get to know one another and gain support from other parents and the coordinator of Parent to Parent, Donna Tiffan.

• A Game Club will meet immediately following the class at 6:00 pm. Pizza and beverages will be provided.

Upcoming

April 19

• What We Risk: Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art Discussion at the Columbia Center for the Arts. Please call 541-387-8877 for more information.

April 21

• Centerville Grange Pinochle party 7 p.m. at the Centerville Grange. Everyone is welcome…Delicious refreshments will be served.

April 22

• Trout Lake Run

• Spring Fling Luncheon: Creating a Story though Fashion 1-3 p.m. at the Mary Hill Museum. Join us for a luncheon and presentation from Portland fashion designer Michelle Lesniak, the winner of Project Runway Season 11. Program will be followed by a Q and A session. $40 members, $45 non-members, limited seating, please call 507-773-3733 ext. 25 for more information.

• City of Goldendale CLEAN-UP DAY! City of Goldendale residents allowed ONE FREE pickup load of garbage with coupon is presented to the Goldendale Transfer Station. Coupons available at City of Goldendale City Hall. Call 509-773-5825 for more information.

• Maryhill Winery Spring Release Weekend - Saturday April 22, 2017 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Location: Maryhill Winery Be among the first to enjoy newly released wines available for tasting and special offers, April 22-23. Live music performances to be announced.

• March for Science in White Salmon, WA This is a satellite for the Washington DC march and the opening event for Earth Week here in the Columbia Gorge. We acknowledge the vitally important role science has played in our modern society. This is a family friendly. Non-partisan event, bringing our community together to celebrate science. Please join us at Rheingarten Park on Saturday April 22nd for this science fair.

April 23

• The Oregon Trail Rally race is returning to the Goldendale area! This year's event will be on Sunday, April 23 and again include world class drivers on Maryhill Loops and Dalles Mountain Road as well as other routes around the county. The Team Subaru-produced video of the 2016 event can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrSEUJ2F_gg for 2017, the Goldendale stage will also be the site for the awards banquet. More details will be available on the Experience Goldendale website and oregontrailrally.com as they're announced.

April 25

• Community focus group from 6-7:30 p.m. at Klickitat Valley Health in conference room A and B. We wat to learn more on how the community perceives the patient experience and current reputation of the hospital. Dinner and refreshments will be provided. Please call Barbara Bostic509-773-1006 for more information.

• City of Goldendale Senior FREE BRUSH Pick-up please call 509-773-3757 to put you name on the list.

• Lyle Lions Community Center Senior Meals at noon. Corner of 5th Street and Hwy 14 Everyone is welcome!

April 27

• Poem in Your Pocket Day at The Maryhill Museum. Pull a poem out of your pocket and show it to a staff at the entrance desk to receive free admission all day. From 2-3 p.m., you have the opportunity to read your poem or the poem of another.

April 28-30

• Goldendale Home, Garden & Sportsman's Show. We're gearing up for more sportsman's exhibits, home improvement, landscaping, and local contractors, plus additional food vendors than in prior years. Get ready for great food, drawings, giveaways, new speakers, and unique workshops to help you get the best of outdoor living, home improvement, and this sportsman's paradise. Registration is open for the 2017 show and open booth spaces are selling fast. Call the Chamber of Commerce at 509.773.3400

• Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour Forty Gorge artists will open their studios to the public in 2017, sharing their art, thoughts and process with you. See where Gorge artists work and what inspires them. For more information please contact Joana Kaufman 509.637.6304 or Leah Hedburg 541.387.5571.

April 29

• Dog Days at Maryhill Winery Begins Bring your best four-legged friend to Maryhill and receive a complimentary tasting. (Just bring your leash!) Throw a Frisbee for Fido and romp and play. Top off the day with a glass of wine on our beautiful terrace. Check out our calendar for the best weekends. Don't forget, we are dog-friendly all year long!

• Tango Lesson and Dance at the Maryhill Museum. The evening starts with a 45-minute tango lesson at 6 p.m. followed by a tango dance party from 7-9 p.m. All levels welcome! $5 for members; $10 for non-members.

May 1

• Wellness Days return to Klickitat Valley Health during the entire month of May. Please call for an appointment 509-773-4022.

• The “We Speak the Gorge” Training program: The Columbia Gorge Tourism Alliance, working with Travel Oregon, will offer frontline staff throughout the Gorge free “We Speak the Gorge’ training in six sessions in the Dalles May 1, Cascade Locks May 15 and Hood River May 22. From 8:30-11:30 a.m. or 5-8 p.m. with light snacks provided. Please call 509-493-3630 for more information.

• Lyle Lions Club meeting. Potluck at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30 p.m. please call 509-365-2921 for more information.

May 2

• Lyle Lions Community Center Senior Meals at noon. Corner of 5th Street and Hwy 14 Everyone is welcome!

May 5

• Dogs of the Gorge "Taco-Bout the Shelter' Dinner from 4-7. The guest speaker is Larry Bellamy, at the Goldendale Senior Center (115 E Main St). Dinner starts 5 pm. Adults are $5 and kids 6-12 years are $3, kids under 5 are free.

May 6

• Goldendale Farmers' Market Opening Day! Find the most delicious and nutritious farm-fresh foods every Saturday at Ekone Park in Goldendale, 9 am to 2 pm, May through October. Specialty vegetables and fruits, local meats, delectable baked goods and preserves, original art, and handcrafted gift items. Live music and kid's programs. Fun for everyone! Email goldendalefarmersmarket@gmail.com for more information.

• Lyle Lions Pancake Breakfast “White Cane Awareness Day” with Special Donation Jar from 7-10 a.m. at the Lyle Lions Community Center Senior Meals at noon. Corner of 5th Street and Hwy 14.

May 6 and 7

• Highland Midwife Birth services is holding a weekend class at 114 W Main Street, Goldendale. This class is for hospital and home birthing couples, addressing full aspects of pregnancy, labor and births. Please call Kelly Martin at (952) 212-8634

• Cascade Singers and Cascade Youth Choir present “Blessings on Earth” featuring Native American flute player James Greeley May 6 and 7 at Zion Lutheran Church, 10th and Union Streets, in The Dalles. The concert, rescheduled from last winter, includes Native American music and world music expressing thanks for blessings received and hope for blessings to come. Performances are scheduled Saturday, May 6 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 7 at 3 p.m. Donations gladly accepted at the door.

May 9

• Lyle Lions Community Center Senior Meals at noon. Corner of 5th Street and Hwy 14 Everyone is welcome!

May 12

May 12th KICK OFF YARD SALE!! 4 pm - 7 pm. NO EARLY ENTRY! May 13th AUCTION & YARD SALE 10 AM AUCTION START!!

Containers are filling up! Donations from businesses will be starting to come in. We always have a treasure trove of goods! Last year we raised over $25,000 dollars! Remember this money stays in our Community! It serves Fire Victims in Rural 7, Centerville Fire and City of Goldendale! As always. Food, Fun and a Great time! Cash, Checks and Credit Cards accepted. Please share this event!! Let this become a record year! Remember the yard sale is by donation, nothing is priced!

May 15

• Lyle Lions Club meeting. Potluck at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30 p.m. please call 509-365-2921 for more information.

May 16

• Lyle Lions Community Center Senior Meals at noon. Corner of 5th Street and Hwy 14 Everyone is welcome!

May 20

• Members’ appreciation Day at Maryhill Museum: This fun filled day includes a drive on the Maryhill Loops Road, Western Art 101, Ranch Tour, Wild Weavers and a Western BBQ hosted by Bob’s Texas T-Bone. $20 members; $25 non-members Please call 509-773-3733 Ext 20 to reserve your spot!

May 23

• Lyle Lions Community Center Senior Meals at noon. Corner of 5th Street and Hwy 14 Everyone is welcome!

May 27

• Tango Lesson and Dance at the Maryhill Museum. The evening starts with a 45-minute tango lesson at 6 p.m. followed by a tango dance party from 7-9 p.m. All levels welcome! $5 for members; $10 for non-members.

May 30

• Lyle Lions Community Center Senior Meals at noon. Corner of 5th Street and Hwy 14 Everyone is welcome!

June 2-4

• 3rd Annual Goldendale Pickers Fest is on for this weekend. Out of towners pay $10 per-person to camp for the whole weekend. Day visitors attend for free. Bring your instruments and join playing on the stage with other musicians. Stage shows will begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday night. For more information - clairell2002@yahoo.com or westcoates@juno.com Check out one of the bands that will be visiting for the weekend, The Rusty Hinges.

June 24

• Mt. Adams County Bicycle Tour

Aug. 21

• On Aug. 21, 2017, American sky watchers will be treated to a rare and spectacular celestial show — the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States in nearly four decades. Goldendale Observatory was the designated official headquarters of the National Astronomical League for the total solar eclipse of Feb. 26, 1979; the facility continues to be a major center for viewing significant astronomical events, including the upcoming 2017 eclipse. The interpretive center offers afternoon observation and evening night sky tours via one of America's largest public telescopes. Goldendale Observatory provides tours and sky-gazing opportunities afternoons and evenings year round. Summer and winter programs vary. For more information, call (509) 773-3141. Goldendale, WA has two motels and an abundance of camping areas (visit the "Stay" tab on this website), make your reservations early before they are full.

Aug. 31-Sept. 3

• The Wall That Heals Vietnam Veterans Memorial exhibition features a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. It is approximately 250 feet in length, and like the original Memorial, The Wall That Heals is in a chevron-shape. The replica is constructed of powder-coated aluminum, supported by an aluminum frame, and is made up of 24 individual panels As on The Wall, the names on The Wall That Heals are listed by day of casualty. Beginning at the center/apex, the names start on the East Wall (right-hand side) working their way out to the end of that wing, picking up again at the far end of the West Wall (left-hand side) and working their way back into the center/apex, joining the beginning and end of the conflict at the center. The Wall Heals will be in Goldendale, Washington during this Labor Day weekend for all to come and view and pay respect. Thanks to the Goldendale Masonic Lodge #31.

Oct. 7

• Goldendale Harvest Festival at Ekone Park Celebrate the Harvest at Ekone Park with the Goldendale Farmers Market, a Farm to Table Harvest Supper to benefit the FFA students from 3:30-5pm. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Goldendale.

Oct. 7-8

• Car is King Weekend & Art Festival at Maryhill Museum of Art. Celebrate Sam Hill’s love of roads, the automobile, and the arts during this two-day festival devoted to creativity in all its forms. The event includes a classic car show, arts festival with booths by artists working a variety of media, hands-on children’s art activities and veggie car races, a chance to drive the historic Maryhill Loops Road and vintage race cars timed on the Loops. For a complete schedule of events, click here.

• Concours de Maryhill & Drive the Maryhill Loop & Art Festival. Bring your vintage automobile to Goldendale and have a thrill of a lifetime driving down the Maryhill's Loop and enjoy the Concours de Maryhill from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dozens of classic, sport and customized cars on view, competing for prizes such as best original, classic, hot rod and muscle car. This is an open car show and anyone with a special car may enter. Browse and shop booths featuring Northwest artists working in a variety of media, including painting, glass art, jewelry, woodworking, ceramics and more.

Dec. 10

• Lane Christmas Parade. The parade kicks off at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 10th, followed by pictures with Santa, Soup, and Hot Chocolate at the Masonic Lodge. There is no cost to enter the parade. However, we are always willing to accept donations to help cover the expense of awards, ribbons, trophies and advertising.

 

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