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April 2019

Root Adorned: Woven with Intention Event

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Create a unique earth-inspired plant hanging while weaving in the intention symbolized by the air plant: Endurance. Costs is $55/person and includes all materials, air plant, cocktails and bites on April 19 from 5:00-6:30pm. Space is limited! Sign up in advance by contacting Erin at 541-241-8014 or stop in and visit Erin by April 12.

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ReDiscovered Book Club | Confederacy of Dunces

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A brilliant episodic romp of a novel with one of American literature's more iconic characters. Join us next month for our discussion of A Confederacy of Dunces.

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The Crucible by Arthur Miller at Summit High School

April 25 - April 28

Evening performances at 7pm on: April 25 - 27. Matinee performance at 2pm on: April 28. The Crucible by Arthur Miller. In every community torn by suspicion, the most dangerous threat may be the community itself. In the insular, Puritan community of 1692 Salem, Massachusetts, a group of young girls are found dancing in the woods, and immediately fall ill. When no earthly cause can be determined, the citizens of Salem suspect that some more sinister force may be at hand.…

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Towards a Theory of Self | Beth Alvarado

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a local author conversation between Beth Alvarado (author of forthcoming Anxious Attachments) and Arianne Zwartjes.

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Indie Bookstore Day 2019!

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Create and display Blackout Poetry, discounts on books from indie publishers, children activities, and more! We can't wait for Indie Bookstore Day, our favorite day of the year. Show some love for independent media in all it's forms, books in particular!

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Author Talk with Les Joslin | US Forest Service Ranger Stations

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you a history nerd? New to the area and curious about our local history? Join us for local author, Les Joslin's talk about his book on US Forest Service Ranger Stations of the West!

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May 2019

Current Fiction | Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Barbara Kingsolver's newest work of fiction and an NPR pick for Best Books of 2018. Join the Current Fiction Book Club in discussing this compulsively readable novel about two family's in two different centuries, both in Vineland New Jersey.

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Meet the Maker Event

May 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet Elegant Elephant Baking Co. and Josie's Best Gluten Free on Thursday, May 2 from 5-7pm. Enjoy samples and find out more about these great GF options. Plus try a taste of GF beer. West Coast Provisions is also working closely with Elegant Elephant Baking Co. in Eugene to bring weekly deliveries of bread and sweet treats made in their gluten-free facility to Bend. Call WCP to reserve your special orders by Monday at noon and we’ll have them ready…

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Humor Book Club | Calypso

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Roundabout Books' Humor Book Club next month for a reading and discussion of David Sedaris' most recent book Calypso!

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Author Event with Sean Davis | Oregon Wildland Firefighting

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

As our climate continues to change, fire becomes an increasingly present and familiar aspect of our landscape. Join us in welcoming Sean Davis, author of the forthcoming book: Oregon Wildland Firefighting - A History, as he explore's Oregon's unique place in the story of wildland superfires.

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Tread Lightly Talk and Community Discussion

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We are so excited to have The Environmental Center and Cascade Disposal share ideas on how to #treadlightly! In January, Roundabout Books began their #treadlightly campaign and removed single use products such as paper cups, plastic cups, straws, and bags. The Rethink Waste Project (a program of the Environmental Center who works to imbed sustainability into daily lives in Central Oregonians) partners with Deschutes County and the garbage hauling companies in town to help households reduce waste. Today, we will…

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Book Riot | White Fragility

May 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a conversation about this thought-provoking piece in May!

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BEAT Children’s Theatre presents Oliver!

May 10 - May 19

BEAT Children's Theatre presents Lionel Bart's Oliver! Performances at Summit High School on select days May 10-19. Adults $15 and Students $10.

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Non-Fiction Book Club | Bad Blood.

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Winner of the 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award! Join us reading this piece about the little big lie that was Silicon Valley's Theranos Start-Up and it's implications for our understanding of corporate operations in the United States.

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Author Event | Bill Sullivan’s 100 Hikes Travel Guides

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A fifth-generation Oregonian, Bill Sullivan began hiking at the age of five and has been exploring new trails ever since. Now the author of several outstanding guide books including 100 Hikes in Northwest Oregon & SW Washington, 100 Hikes in the Central Oregon Cascades, 100 Hikes in Southern Oregon, 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon, and 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Oregon Coast & Coast Range, we are excited to welcome Bill for the second time to our shop!

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Mystery Book Club | The Current

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"An apt title that functions as a beautiful metaphor for all the secrets and emotions roiling beneath the surface of every human life." -Kirkus Review Friendship, mystery and tragedy all wrapped up into one great book! Join the Roundabout Mystery Book Club next month in reading and discussing Tim Johnston's The Current.

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Author Talk | Jack Nisbet + The Dreamer and the Doctor

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Forest Lover and a Physician on the Edge of the Frontier". Join us in welcoming Pacific Northwest author Jack Nisbet for a talk about his books The Dreamer and the Doctor. In this most recent of his works, he traces the unlikely saga of the physician Carrie Leiberg and her naturalist husband John, through the Inland Northwest and around the world. The Leiberg story opens a window into the human and natural landscape of a century past that reflects…

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Out of This World | The Invisible Library

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A book about a professional spy who works for a mysterious Library, which harvests fiction from different realities. Doesn't get much better than this!

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ReDiscovered Book Club | Prodigal Summer

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Loss, love and webs of both social and ecological connections draw us into Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel set in Virginia. Join us in re-discovering this moving novel and Barbara Kingsolver's timeless world-view.

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Author Event | On Call in the Arctic by Thomas J. Sims

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A captivating account of practicing medicine in the furthest reaches of the U.S. Join us for a discussion and author talk with Thomas J. Sims, who practiced medicine in the remote arctic town of Nome for several years!

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Gardening: Get Good At It

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Want to learn more about gardening? Join Master Gardeners and OSU Staff at these upcoming gardening events. All speakers will share researched-based gardening information specific to Central Oregon. May 30: Choosing Short Season Veggies from 6:30-8:30pm at the NWX Community Garden. July 6: Kids in the Garden from 10am-12 noon at the NWX Community Garden. August 3: Garden Tours & Fall Crops from 10am-12 noon at the NWX Community Garden. September 7: Garlic & Get Ready for Fall from 10am-12…

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Author Talk | Rebecca Robinson: Voices from Bears Ears

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An exciting and important read! Through twenty individual stories, Voices from Bears Ears captures the passions of the debate that led to the creation of Bears Ears National Monument, a land of unsurpassed natural beauty and deep historical significance. The story of this place reflects the cultural crosscurrents that roil our times: maintaining tradition and culture in the face of change; healing the pain of past injustices; creating shared futures; and protecting and preserving lands for future generations.

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June 2019

Classics Book Club | The Good Earth

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

One of Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winning author, Pearl S. Buck's best-selling novels. Join Roundabout's Classics Book Club for a reading and discussion of The Good Earth, a piece which explores the lives of a farmer and his family as they face the challenges of living in the feudalist structure of old agrarian Chinese society.

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Pride Month Book Discussion

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us in June for a Pride Month celebration of Central Oregon's LGBTQ community and history! In collaboration with Out Central Oregon, we will be hosting and facilitating a community discussion of one of our favorite LGBTQ titles and stories: "A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue" -- a light-hearted historical fiction that follows Monty, his sister Felicity, and long-time friend/crush Percy as they're chased across Europe, followed by the consequences of Monty's fun-loving bad habits.

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Author Talk | David Wolman and Julian Smith: Aloha Rodeo

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join is in welcoming David Wolman and Julian Smith for an author talk about their new work: Aloha Rodeo. An unforgettable human drama set against the rough-knuckled frontier, David Wolman and Julian Smith’s Aloha Rodeo unspools the fascinating and little-known true story of the Hawaiian cowboys, or paniolo, whose 1908 adventure upended the conventional history of the American West.

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Author Talk | Kim Cooper Findling + Libby Findling

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us in welcoming local award-winning co-authors Kim Cooper Findling and her daughter Libby Findling for discussion of their newest publication: The Sixth Storm. A teen mystery, this piece is inspired by the unpredictable Coastal Oregon weather, and is riddled with Oregon-centric themes and familiar landscapes where the main character Skye takes readers on a thrilling journey.

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July 2019

Gardening: Get Good At It

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Want to learn more about gardening? Join Master Gardeners and OSU Staff at these upcoming gardening events. All speakers will share researched-based gardening information specific to Central Oregon. July 6: Kids in the Garden from 10am-12 noon at the NWX Community Garden. August 3: Garden Tours & Fall Crops from 10am-12 noon at the NWX Community Garden. September 7: Garlic & Get Ready for Fall from 10am-12 noon at the NWX Community Garden.

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August 2019

Gardening: Get Good At It

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Want to learn more about gardening? Join Master Gardeners and OSU Staff at these upcoming gardening events. All speakers will share researched-based gardening information specific to Central Oregon. August 3: Garden Tours & Fall Crops from 10am-12 noon at the NWX Community Garden. September 7: Garlic & Get Ready for Fall from 10am-12 noon at the NWX Community Garden.

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September 2019

Gardening: Get Good At It

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Want to learn more about gardening? Join Master Gardeners and OSU Staff at these upcoming gardening events. All speakers will share researched-based gardening information specific to Central Oregon. September 7: Garlic & Get Ready for Fall from 10am-12 noon at the NWX Community Garden.

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