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October 18, 2017


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 2-3:45 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) 261-0330.

• Domestic Violence Victim’s Support Group 10:30 a.m. at Programs for Peaceful Living for more information please call 509-773-6100.

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) 261-0330.

• Grief Support Group 815 North Columbus from 6:30-8:30. For more information please call 509-773-1959. Groups run each week until November 30, 2017.

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.

• Weight Loss Support Group-Free-at the Water’s Edge in The Dalles. Please call Jennifer at 541-993-4853.


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

• Goldendale City Council meetings 7:00 p.m. at 1103 S Columbus.

• 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 Wednesday

• Soroptimist International of Goldendale business meeting at 6 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 Tuesday

• Klickitat Republicans meet at 6 p.m. Rotating meeting locations.

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.

Every First Wednesday

• Coffee and Conversation 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Goldendale Senior Center. Topics of conversation include aging, travel, fraud, health issues, and activities. For more information please call Virginia at 509-773-3757.

First Thursday

• Masonic Lodge, 210 S. Columbus. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following. For more information, visit 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.

• Trout Lake hosts Senior Meals at noon at the Jerry Lunch Community Center. Come and have a great meal with events featuring music, entertainment or guest speaker. For more information please call 509-369-0031.

Second and Fourth Thursday

• Columbia Center of the Arts presents: The Gorge Expression Session Music Jam Second & Fourth Thursdays of each Month6:30-8pm Improvised Jam Session Instructed by Ryan Murtfeldt $5-10 Suggested Donation.

Every Thursday

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

First and Third Friday

• Java Talk 8 a.m. at Sodbusters Restaurant.

Every Friday and Saturday

• Petroglyphs Walking Tour Now through the end of September. Journey on the trail of The Lewis and Clark Expedition. Well known petroglyph "She Who Watches" and other significant Native American cultural resources are located at Horsethief Lake State Park. To set up your tour call 509-439-9032, you will reach the Goldendale Observatory who will set up your tour. Bring your walking shoes as you will walk the same paths the Native Americans walked.

Every Saturday

• Goldendale Farmer’s Market from 9-2 at Ekone Park.

First Sunday

• Except July-September. Traditional county jams, dancing encouraged. Simcoe Boys at the American Legion 1-4 p.m.

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 Sodbusters. 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.


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. 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

Second Monday

• Delta kappa Gamma International Society “dinner” business meeting from 5-6 p.m. The vision of DKG is to have Leading Women Educators Impacting Education Worldwide. New members and guest welcome. Location varies each month, please call Linda at 509.773.5667 for more information.

First Wednesday

• Soroptimist International of Goldendale business meeting 6 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.

Third Thursday

• Girl’s Night Out: Women’s Dinner Party from 6-9 p.m. at the Historic Balch Hotel in Dufur, OR. Our monthly dinner is a new social space for women to connect, laugh and have inspiring conversations. Come for dinner, and be nourished by delicious food and drink as well as nurturing conversation with other women. Join a big table, order dinner, drink wine, savor dessert as you meet new women or get to know girlfriends better. Pure femme fun. Bring a friend or come alone and meet new ones. Please call 541.467.2277 for more information.

First Saturday

• Goldendale Aglow meets at 10 a.m. for fellowship meeting at the Goldendale Grange (509) 773-0496.

Goldendale Library This Week

Oct 25

• Music and Storytime for infants and children 11:00-12:00 p.m.

Oct. 28

• Ozobots-Kids learn to make tiny ozobots, robotics meets imagination. Space is limited so please sign up prior to attending. 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Book Mobile Fall Schedule

Oct. 19

• Lee 9:15-9:30 a.m.

• Roosevelt School 10:00-11:35 a.m.

• Alderdale/Mercer Ranch 12:55-1:35 p.m.

• Columbia River Country Store 2:05-2:35 p.m.

• Sundale Fruit Company 3:10-3:35 p.m.

Oct. 24

• Cleveland 11:00-11:30 a.m.

• Bickelton Post Office 12:15-1:15 p.m.

• Bickelton School 1:20-3:00 p.m.

Oct. 25

• Lyle Market 9:45-10:15 a.m.

• Lyle High School 10:25-12:30 p.m.

• Dallesport School 1:20-3:00 p.m.

Oct. 26

• Appleton Post Office 10:15-11:00 a.m.

• Timber Valley 11:15-12:00 p.m.

• Klickitat Mini Park 1:15-3:30 p.m.


Oct. 17-19

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Fall Museum Week: Shadow Play: Area 3rd and 4th graders are immersed in a day of art with hands-on activities, gallery tours, and group discussions. This year program will feature the Oregon Shadow Theatre and their production Jack and the Dragon. Program runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $3/student; teachers and chaperones are free. Transportation grants may be available. To make reservations call 509.773.3733 ext. 25 or email

Oct. 21

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Appraisal Clinic: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn more about objects you love, from family heirlooms to garage sale treasures, as leading regional art dealers and appraisers donate their time and expertise in the areas of American Indian art, jewelry, fine and decorative arts. The opinions and appraisals are informal but always educational. Cost: $10.00 for the first item; $25.00 for three (includes free museum admission). Proceeds support Maryhill Museum of Art.

• Rural Family and Business Emergency Preparedness Expo, Goldendale Grange Hall, 10-2 p.m.

Oct. 26

• Klickitat County Democrats meet for tacos and beer. Ayutla’s Family Mexican Restaurant 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Oct. 28

• 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.

Oct. 29

• Goldendale Christian Fellowship Fifth Sunday Sing at 6 p.m. Goldendale United Methodist Church 109 E Broadway. “History and Hymns of the Protestant Reformation” Everyone is Welcome.

Oct. 31

• Trunk or Treat at 5:30 p.m. Kids trick or treat on main street

• Goldendale High School Haunted Hallways at 6:30 p.m. please bring canned goods.

Nov. 2

• Water’s Edge Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 1-2 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

Nov. 4

• Day of the Dead Family Celebration. Remember and rejoice our family members, past, present and future, while we also celebrate the end of Maryhill’s season. Join us for a slice of cake, art-making and learning about this important Mexican holiday.

Nov. 4-5

• Heart Change Workshop. Are you needing to know you are really loved? Experience the heart of God in this four day workshop focusing on redeeming hearts and restoring lives. Nov. 2-5 at Father’s House Fellowship, 207 S Klickitat in Goldendale

Nov. 4-5

• Lyle Annual Christmas Bazaar at the Lyle Activity Center Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you would like more information or would like to be a vendor please call Karen at 509-365-2086.

Nov. 5

• Except July-September. Traditional county jams, dancing encouraged. Simcoe Boys at the American Legion 1-4 p.m.

Nov. 6

• Maryhill Museum of Art presents: Workshop: Icon Writing with Rev. Deacon Matthew Garrett Explore the rich history and elaborate religious symbolism associated with painted icons during this hands-on workshop with Reverend Deacon Matthew Garrett. Participants will paint an icon from start to finish during the workshop. Icons will be written in acrylic on board. No previous art experience is necessary.

Nov. 8

• Water’s Edge Mindfulness Meditation 7-8:30 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788.

Nov. 11

• Veterans Day at Maryhill Museum Maryhill salutes veterans and active military by offering free admission to both groups every Veterans Day.

• All Klickitat County office will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day.

• Goldendale Community Library will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day.

Nov. 11-12

• Closing Celebration at Maryhill Museum - Join us to celebrate the conclusion of the 2017 season at Maryhill and to LEND A HELPING HAND to food banks in Klickitat County. For every two non-perishable food items that you contribute at Maryhill on this final weekend, you will receive one free museum admission.

Nov. 12

• Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI Presented by Humanities Washington and the Washington State Historical Society in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I. One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside European allies. But Washington’s home-front experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward.

Nov. 15

• Closing Day at Maryhill Museum Last day of the 2017 Season. The museum re-opens on March 15, 2018.

Nov. 23

• All Klickitat County offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Dec. 6

• Water’s Edge Mindfulness BreathWork 7-8:30 p.m. 551 NE Lone Pine, The Dalles, OR for more information please call 541-506-5788

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.

Dec. 25

• All Klickitat County offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday.


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