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June 2019

NWX Farmer’s Market

June 8 - September 21

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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Author Event | Fall Back Down by Joe Wilkins

June 16 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Brought to life with rich and vivid brushstrokes, Wilkins’s characters will win you over from the moment you meet them. Wendell, a young ranch hand, is living in a state of chronic despair. He’s recently lost his mother, leaving him an orphan. His father met a violent end more than a decade earlier. The list of Wendell’s woes goes on—his bank account holds less than a hundred dollars, and he owes back taxes on what remains of the land his…

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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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Story-Time Wednesday | How to Find an Elephant

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

What to do on a dull gray day? Head into the wilds and look for an elephant. You will need a pair of binoculars, a blanket, a flute, some food, a little imagination, and a lot of curiosity. Look and listen closely, because elephants can be anywhere. And watch out, because if you're not careful, the elephant may find you first!

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Mystery Book Club | The Ruin

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An unsettling detective mystery which takes place over the span of twenty years. Join Roundabout's Mystery Book-Club in June for a discussion of The Ruin.

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NWX Farmers Market

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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Author Talk | Paul Alan Bennett + Night Skies

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an Author Talk and discussion with acclaimed local painter Paul Alan Bennett! His most recent publication, Night Skies, is a hardbound 48-page children’s book featuring 44 of Paul’s paintings. A line of poetic text accompanies each picture with the focus on the wonder and mystery of the stars. Paul will also sing a few songs on his ukulele to accompany the book. Paul has a B.F.A. from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an M.A. in…

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Author Event | Ted Haynes – Mirror Pond Murders

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for an author talk by Ted Haynes about his newest book: The Mirror Pond Murders, an exciting sequel to Suspects!

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NWX Farmers Market

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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July 2019

Story-Time Wednesday | All Are Welcome

July 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Story-Time coming right up! Follow a group of children through a day in their school, where everyone is welcomed with open arms. A school where kids in patkas, hijabs, and yarmulkes play side-by-side with friends in baseball caps. A school where students grow and learn from each other’s traditions and the whole community gathers to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

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Current Fiction Book Club | The Paragon Hotel

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

Join us for a discussion of this prohibition era thriller which takes place between both Harlem and Portland, Oregon!

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NWX Farmers Market

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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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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Out of This World Book Club | Black Leopard Red Wolf

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The epic novel, an African Game of Thrones, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings . In the stunning first novel in Marlon James’s Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child. Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: “He has a nose,” people say. Engaged to track down a mysterious boy who disappeared…

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Non-Fiction Book Club | Save Me the Plums

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Are you ready for the best food descriptions of the most iconic gourmet recipes? Join us for a reading and discussion of Save Me the Plums by acclaimed New York Times food critic and writer, Ruth Reichl.

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NWX Farmers Market

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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Author Event | Southern Oregon Beer

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

The origin of brewing in southern Oregon is a lively tale of mid-nineteenth-century gold rushes, brawling German immigrants, irrepressible women and hometown pride. Join us next month for a discussion of this history with author Phil Busse!

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Mystery Book Club | The Long Goodbye

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The sixth in the Philip Marlowe series, The Long Goodbye is significant not only as the last book Raymond Chandler wrote but as a personal consummation of craft that brought his detective novels into the realm of distinguished fiction. Join us in a reading and discussion of this American classic.

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NWX Farmers Market

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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Author Talk | An Environmental History of the Willamette Valley

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Western Oregon's Willamette Basin, once a vast wilderness, became a thriving community almost overnight. When Oregon territory was opened for homesteading in the early 1800s, most of the intrepid pioneers settled in the valley, spurring rapid changes in the landscape. Join us for this fascinating Author Talk with Elizabeth and William Orr about our very own (semi) local landscape.

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Author Talk | Oregon’s Ancient Forests

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dripping coastal forests of giant Douglas-firs, high desert groves of massive ponderosa pines, and lush mixed conifer forests surrounding jagged Cascade peaks--Oregon’s ancient forests are one of the region’s most precious treasures, providing not only vital habitat for fish and wildlife but also some of the most amazing hiking experiences in the state. Join us in furthering our knowledge of these amazing places with an Author Talk by Chandra LeGue and a presentation of her new publication, Oregon's Ancient Forests.…

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NWX Farmers Market

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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August 2019

Humor Book Club | We Are Never Meeting in Real LIfe

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

Join Roundabout Books' Humor Book Club for a reading and discussion of Samantha Irby's most recent bad-ass an hilarious work. This essay collection from the “bitches gotta eat” blogger, writer on Hulu’s Shrill, and “one of our country’s most fierce and foulmouthed authors” (Amber Tamblyn, Vulture) is sure to make you alternately cackle with glee and cry real tears. Whether Irby is talking about how her difficult childhood has led to a problem in making “adult” budgets; explaining why she…

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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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NWX Farmers Market

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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Current Fiction | The Night Tiger

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Quick-witted, ambitious Ji Lin is stuck as an apprentice dressmaker, moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother’s Mahjong debts. But when one of her dance partners accidentally leaves behind a gruesome souvenir, Ji Lin may finally get the adventure she has been longing for.

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Non-Fiction Book Club | Absolutely on Music

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A deeply personal, intimate conversation about music and writing between the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author and the former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In Absolutely on Music, internationally Haruki Murakami sits down with his friend Seiji Ozawa, the revered former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, for a series of conversations on their shared passion: music.

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NWX Farmers Market

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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Classics Book Club | The House of Mirth

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Set among the glittering salons of Gilded Age New York, Edith Wharton’s most popular novel is a moving indictment of a society whose soul-crushing limitations destroy a woman too spirited to be contained by them.

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NWX Farmers Market

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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Mystery Book Club | The Widows of Malabar Hill

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1920s India: Perveen Mistry, Bombay’s only female lawyer, is investigating a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in full purdah when the case takes a turn toward the murderous. The author of the Agatha and Macavity Award–winning Rei Shimura novels brings us an atmospheric new historical mystery with a captivating heroine.

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NWX Farmers Market

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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NWX Farmers Market

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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September 2019

Current Fiction | Trinity

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In this stunning, elliptical novel, Louisa Hall has crafted a breathtaking and explosive story about the ability of the human mind to believe what it wants, about public and private tragedy, and about power and guilt. Blending science with literature and fiction with biography, Trinity asks searing questions about what it means to truly know someone, and about the secrets we keep from the world and from ourselves.

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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.

Find out more »

NWX Farmers Market

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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NWX Farmers Market

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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NWX Farmers Market

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover a bounty of fresh produce, locally-raised meats, fresh eggs and cheese, handmade items and so much more. Get your groove on to an eclectic mix of live music. Learn from guest chefs and farmers. Commune with neighbors and friends.  Yes. It’s summer in Central Oregon. And Saturday just might be the best day of the week! We’re thrilled to celebrate our 11th season with what has quickly become the one of the largest and most popular markets in Central…

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