Calendar of 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 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, Wednesday, and Friday

• Alcoholics Anonymous Goldendale United Methodist Church 8-9PM

Every Monday

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

Tuesday & Thursday

• Narcotics Anonymous, 8 p.m. 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.

Second Thursday

• 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 Saturday

• Narcotics Anonymous, Noon at Father’s House Fellowship, 207 S. Klickitat in Goldendale.

Monday & Friday

• Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 4p.m. at the Ponderosa motel.775 E Broadway st, Goldendale, WA 98620.


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

Every Tuesday

• Senior Meals at noon. Lyle Lions Community Ctr. Corner of Hwy 13 & 5th St. Public is welcome.

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. During the months of July & August, There will be only one meeting per month on the first Monday.

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

• Nature Walks. 8am.-10am join us for a walk through nature, the first Tuesday of each month. March thru June. The walks will be moderately strenuous with some unpaved surfaces, and some elevation gain. Meet at the library at 7:50 am for a short warm-up and follow the walk with coffee and pastries. No registration required.

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. Various 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 Diane for more info: (509)773-5332

First and Third Friday

• Java Talk 8 a.m. at the Town House Restaurant.

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 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

• Yarn Benders meets from noon to 2 pm. at Sodbusters, 1040 E Broadway St, Goldendale, WA 98620. Open to all who knit, crochet, or whatever craft you do—from beginners to experts. Men are welcome.

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. 509-341-9428

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.

• United Methodist men’s Breakfast at Sodbusters. At 8:00am.

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

July 11

• Family Story Time. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Goldendale Library temporary location at City Hall. 1103 S. Columbus, Goldendale. All ages are welcome to hear stories, sing songs, enjoy fun activities, and more.

• Teen Book Group. 3:30 - 5:00 pm Pete’s Pizza. 340 E. Collins, Goldendale. Kids going into grades 9 through 12 are invited to read Octavia’s Brood, a collection of science fiction short stories from social justice movements and discuss the stories over pizza.

July 13

• Rock and Roll (and Laugh!) with Angel Ocasio. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Father’s House (the old primary school, event held in the former gymnasium) 207 S. Klickitat, Goldendale. Rock and roll and laugh to the silliness of funnyman Angel Ocasio. Angel brings zany comedy, music, magic, juggling and audience participation to Goldendale.

July 18

• Family Story Time. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Goldendale Library temporary location at City Hall 1103 S. Columbus, Goldendale. All ages are welcome to hear stories, sing songs, enjoy fun activities, and more.

July 20

• Loud, Louder, Loudest! Japanese Taiko Drums. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Father’s House (the old primary school, event held in the former gymnasium) 207 S. Klickitat, Goldendale. Enjoy a performance by en Taiko, a group of dedicated youth drummers performing a centuries-old musical tradition, Japanese-style taiko. “One of taiko's most defining aspects is its dynamic playing style. Taiko playing is loud, hard, and fast, and involves a lot of choreographed movement which many identify with Japanese martial arts.” (from The group also shares the exploration of a collaborative music creation with taiko and marimba.

July 21

• Story Time at Maryhill Museum. 11:00 am Maryhill Museum of Art. 35 Maryhill Museum Drive (Hwy 14, just west of Hwy 97 and Biggs Junction) Little ones and their families are invited to let imaginations soar during a Goldendale Library storytime in the museum galleries, surrounded by artwork. Meet at the museum entrance; includes free admission to the museum.

Bookmobile Schedule

July 11

• Old High Prairie Fire Hall........9:45–10:20

• *Lyle Market.........................10:40–11:30

• *Book return available at this location

• Dallesport School Building.....12:30–3:00

July 12

• Appleton Post Office.............10:15–11:00

• Timber Valley........................11:15–12:00

• *Klickitat Mini Park...................1:15–3:00

• *Book return available at this location

July 13

• City Pool..................................2:00–4:00

July 17

• Wishram School.....................9:00–10:00

• Murdock...............................10:30–11:15

• Pitt.........................................12:45–1:15

• Wahkiacus School....................1:45–3:00

July 18

• Centerville School...................9:45–11:00

• Simcoe Manor.........................12:30–1:20

• Willis Road................................1:40–2:15

• Georgeville...............................2:45–3:30


July 11

• There is a Trout Unlimited Meeting on July 11 at 6:30pm a Wednesday at the Columbia Bank meeting room. Address is 202 West Main, Goldendale, Wa. This is a General Meeting with lots to discuss, so I hope you all can make the meeting. We will also have a raffle at this meeting so if you have anything that you think would work to raffle off, please bring it.

July 13

• Stuffed Bell Pepper Dinner, Salad bar & Dessert $9.00. Friday, July 13th 5:00pm- 7:30pm. At the American Legion, 108 N. Grant Ave. Goldendale, WA. This event is hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary. Hope to see you there. Members and guests welcome.

July 25

• Pioneer Day at the Presby House Museum on Wednesday, July 25, between 10:00 a.m. and noon. Turn-of-the-century activities and crafts for youth who have finished the 1st through the 4th Grades. Call 509.773.4303 before the 24th to reserve a space or stop at the Presby, 127 W. Broadway, and pay the $3.00 registration fee in advance.

July 25 - 28

• July 25-28, Hood River County Fairgrounds presents “Rides, Games and Country Things.” With stunning views of Mt. Hood, Hood River Fair has expansive grounds for exhilarating carnival rides and games, animal attractions, a large variety of local food vendors, horse events and ample parking. Large buildings on-site will feature art, photography and craft exhibit entries from locals of all ages.

• Dancing horses, July 25 7:30pm

• Horse Event: Ranch Sorting, July 26 (Clinic 4p, Competition 7:30p)

• Hispanic Band, July 27 (Faraones Del Norte at 7:30pm and LA TROPA CHICANA at 9:30pm)

• Ranch Sorting, July 28 (Clinic 9am, Competition 12pm)

• Brewers Grade Band, July 28 7pm

• Craig Morgan, July 28 8:15pm

• Carnival ride bracelets are $20 when purchased in advance (on sale until 5pm Wed 25th), or $25 at the carnival.

• Visit and Facebook for more information.

Aug 8, 15, 22 & 29

• Zendrawing in the Park. 10am to 12pm. Ekone Park, Goldendale, WA. Zendrawing is a form of abstract art that encourages you to 'free your mind,' try new things and embrace all the little imperfections. No experience is necessary. All you need to bring is an Ultra-Fine Sharpie and a chair (in case the tables are gone). Everything else is provided. You will even get a certificate of completion if you attend all four classes.

Sept. 23

• Arlington Saddle Club queen tryouts. The search is underway for candidates interested in competing for the title of 2019 Arlington Saddle Club Queen. Contestants do not need to be local or Gilliam County residents, but must be between the ages of 15 and 20 as of May 4, 2019. Tryouts will be held at the rodeo grounds in Arlington, OR on Sunday, September 23 beginning at 10:00am during which time contestants will be asked to display their horsemanship and public speaking skills. The coronation ceremony will be held immediately following the tryouts. The lucky winner will travel throughout the Northwest representing the Arlington Saddle Club and promoting the Arlington Jackpot Rodeo. 2019 will mark the 72nd year of the Arlington Jackpot Rodeo, held the 1st weekend of May each year. Applications and additional information can be obtained by contacting Eileen Potter, Queen Advisor, at (541) 384-6251 or by emailing The deadline to submit an application is August 15, 2018.


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