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November 2018

Michael Franti: Stay Human Film, Franti Trio Performance and Q&A

November 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

An Evening With… Michael Franti | Stay Human Film, Franti Trio performance and Q&A on Wednesday, November 21 at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm. Buy Tickets in person at Newport Avenue Market or online at Newport Avenue Market. Only 600 tickets sold, so get yours today!

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Author Event / Shannon Ables

November 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the Learn the secrets to choosing a life that is full of simple joys, aesthetic quality and intellectual growth! Join us for a talk with Shannon Ables, local author of The Simply Luxurious Life. secrets to choosing a life that is full of simple joys, aesthetic quality and intellectual growth! Join us for a talk with Shannon Ables, local author of The Simply Luxurious Life.

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Small Business Saturday Promotions

November 24, 2018

Roundabout Books - Sip on free hot cider, peruse our stacks and connect with neighbors. We’ll throw in a free reusable Eat Sleep Read tote for any purchase of $50 or over, as part of our campaign to tread lighter on the earth going into 2019. Eclectic Soul - Flash Sale with 30% off rack and 10% off the whole store! New merchandise everyday! Root Adorned - We’re asking each of you to help us in supporting members of our community…

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Pilates Mat Class benefiting the Bend Food Project

November 28, 2018

Peach Pilates is hosting six mat classes in November and December benefitting the Bend Food Project. Dates of the benefit classes are November 28 and December 5, 8, 12 and 15. Sign up on-line for the class and bring a non-perishable food donation as your entry into class. Food items needed: peanut butter, canned fruit, canned vegetables, cereal, boxed meals, canned meat, baby food and formula. Sue Marceau who is a client of Peach Pilates started the Bend Food Project…

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ReDiscovered Book Club / Where’d You Go Bernadette

November 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Need something to brighten up your day as the days slowly get darker? You may want to give this book a try! Where'd You Go, Bernadette is a 2012 comedy novel written by Maria Semple. The plot revolves around an agoraphobic architect and mother named Bernadette Fox, who goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica. It is narrated by her 15-year-old daughter Bee Branch. Hope to you at the discussion!

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Lux Necklace Class

November 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Have a fun girls night drinking wine and designing 2 suede necklaces. You will learn basic wire wrapping skills to build your own 2 necklaces. We will provide wine, simple snacks, instructions, materials and tools to help you customize & assemble your own 2 necklaces. Materals provided: Your choice of pre-hammered pendant in either gold-filled or sterling silver, different gemstones, chains, wire & suede to help you customize your necklaces. Cost $55 per person. Tickets.

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Meet our First Ambassador – Sean Hind

November 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come meet our 1st Ambassador - Sean Hind. Enjoy Rose, treats and lots of fun.

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Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at Summit High School

November 30, 2018 - December 8, 2018

Evening performances at 7pm on: November 30, December 1 and December 6-8. Matinee performances at 2pm on: December 2 and December 8. Irving Berlin's White Christmas is based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en…

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December 2018

Women’s Holiday Market at Tula!

December 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Tula Movement Arts on Sunday, December 2 from 12-3:30pm for our local women maker's market! Stay tuned for a detailed list of vendors. Interested in participating as a vendor? Email [email protected]

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Free Health & Wellness Series from Peach Pilates

December 5, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for a free Health & Wellness series that Lynn Dalquist has brought to Peach Pilates. The series includes Lynn as our body mechanics expert and it will include nutrition and skincare experts. The kickoff event is on Wednesday, December 5 from 4:30-6:30pm at the Coldwell Banker Morris conference room. The three-part series starting in January 2019 will include a session on nutrition, one on the body mechanics and one on skincare. Join us for the kickoff event to…

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Santa Express coming through NWX on December 5

December 6, 2018

The Bend Fire Department's Santa Express will be coming through neighborhoods to collect donated food, clothing and toys. Residents are encouraged to listen for the fire truck and bring their donations to the street. Volunteers will be walking along with Santa and the fire truck to collect the donated items on Wednesday, December 5 in NWX with an approximate timeframe of 6pm-7:30pm. More information and the route map at Bend Fire Department Santa Express. All items collected go directly to the Salvation…

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7th Annual NWX Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This neighborhood tradition can't be missed! Join us for a festive evening with neighbors and friends, and enjoy music by the Summit High Choir, free hot cocoa and our guest, Santa who will light the 60' tall Ponderosa Pine with a little help from the Bend Fire Department. And if you bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Santa Express collection, you'll receive a raffle ticket for the chance to win an awesome NWX gift basket, courtesy of…

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Pilates Mat Class benefiting Bend Food Project

December 8, 2018

Peach Pilates is hosting six mat classes in November and December benefitting the Bend Food Project. Dates of the benefit classes December 5, 8, 12 and 15. Sign up on-line for the class and bring a non-perishable food donation as your entry into class. Food items needed: peanut butter, canned fruit, canned vegetables, cereal, boxed meals, canned meat, baby food and formula. Sue Marceau who is a client of Peach Pilates started the Bend Food Project who provides a large portion…

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Locavore Holiday Gift Faire

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Locavore Holiday Gift Faire is one of the best ways to find perfectly unique gifts for your special people made right here in Central Oregon. Will you buy them art, local honey or vinegar, hats, a new painting or a beautiful piece of jewelry? You don’t have to decide now—browsing the merry tables of these artists, farmers and crafters is half the joy of this top notch gift faire. The other half is knowing your dollars are supporting a…

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Grand Opening for West Coast Provisions

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

West Coast Provisions is a new neighborhood market in NWX that offers a curated selection of food, wine, beer, home goods and gifts, with a particular focus on artisan products from Oregon and surrounding states. Open daily from 7am-8pm. Celebrating our grand opening with free coffee, food samples, wine and cider tastings and gift card giveaways. We hope to see you in the store! Grand Opening events happening from 10am-5pm in the store.

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Author Talk / Collins Hemmingway and Jane Austin

December 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you Jane Austen's biggest fan, have read everything she's published and are still hankering for more? Jane Austen scholar, Collins Hemmingway, has got you covered. Join us for his presentation on Jane Austen works, and his own writing which engages with the art of storytelling, the rich history of Georgian-Regency England, the Napoleonic wars, and Jane Austen’s literature.

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Pilates Mat Class benefiting Bend Food Project

December 12, 2018

Peach Pilates is hosting six mat classes in November and December benefitting the Bend Food Project. Dates of the benefit classes are December 12 and 15. Sign up on-line for the class and bring a non-perishable food donation as your entry into class. Food items needed: peanut butter, canned fruit, canned vegetables, cereal, boxed meals, canned meat, baby food and formula. Sue Marceau who is a client of Peach Pilates started the Bend Food Project who provides a large portion…

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Classics Book Club / Oliver Twist

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What better pick for the winter months than Oliver Twist? Join our Classics Book Club for their incredibly seasonal line-up of classic reads. Hope to see you there!

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Pilates Mat Class benefiting Bend Food Drive

December 15, 2018

Peach Pilates is hosting six mat classes in November and December benefitting the Bend Food Project. Dates of the benefit classes with the last one on December 15. Sign up on-line for the class and bring a non-perishable food donation as your entry into class. Food items needed: peanut butter, canned fruit, canned vegetables, cereal, boxed meals, canned meat, baby food and formula. Sue Marceau who is a client of Peach Pilates started the Bend Food Project who provides a large portion…

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January 2019

Out of This World Book Club – City of Brass

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for our sci-fi fantasy book club's discussion of City of Brass, nominated for the Locus and World Fantasy Awards.

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Non-Fiction Book Club – The Library Book

January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

"A dazzling love letter to a beloved institution—and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries—from the bestselling author hailed as a “national treasure” by The Washington Post. Join us next week for our book club conversation about The Library Book!

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Author Event – Marcia Morgan: Go!

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

Follow your dreams! It might sound cheesy, but in a world where you're asked to sacrifice your dreams for financial security and boredom, it can be a pretty important statement to reiterate. Marcia Morgan's book Go! How to Get Going and Achieve Your Goals and Dreams is an amazing place to start for those of us who need some help with this process. How do you recover lost goals and dreams? How do you move forward if you are in…

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Mystery Book Club – Six Suspects

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The second novel by Vikas Swarup (author of Slumdog Millionaire), Six Suspects is an elaborate mystery which unravels as we follow the lives of six suspects in the murder case of Ruby Gill.

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Black Box: One Act Plays at Summit High School

January 17 - January 20

Student Directed One-Act Plays. Evening performances at 7pm on: January 17 and January 19. Matinee performance at 2pm on: January 20. All Tickets $5      

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Author Talk – Stephanie Vanlochem: Whole 30

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us in welcoming Stephanie Vanlochem, BA, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Certified Whole30 Coach to talk about the Whole30 Cook Book by local authors Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig.

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Free Yoga Class- New Year New You

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free Yoga Class with Yoga Instructor Linda Santilli Taylor! Bring a mat! Eclectic Soul will offer a special "perk" to anyone that attends.

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February 2019

Bend Pizza Kitchen celebrates 3rd Anniversary

February 4 - February 28

BPK is celebrating their third anniversary in NWX! Log on to Bend Pizza Kitchen and receive a promo code for a free individual pizza of your choice now through February 28.  Offer is valid on any 6 in. pizza including GF and vegan.

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Three Keys to Thriving with Mastery Coach Lyndsay Lee

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

Pull yourself out of survival mode and into THRIVING with these three key elements. Lyndsay’s decade of expertise is grounded in two parts; the digestive system and framing your world with an unstoppable positive mindset. Hearing the link between gut, brain and LIFE in this way will leave inspired, empowered and ready to THRIVE! Free Event! Bring a mat and meditation cushion/pillow to sit on.

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Current Fiction Book Club – Washington Black

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ESI EDUGYAN is author of the novels The Second Life of Samuel Tyne and Half-Blood Blues, which won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize, the Governor General's Literary Award, the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, and the Orange Prize. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia. "Washington Black is that rarest of novels: a hybrid that knows exactly what it is. The story begins as an antebellum novel about Wash, an 11-year-old slave working on…

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Meet the Makers: Chocolate and Wine Tasting

February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us this Thursday as we kick off our "Meet the Maker" series, a showcase of our favorite products supplied by local producers and vendors. This week, we are hosting a tasting of wines and chocolates to inspire your Valentine's Day shopping. Seahorse Chocolate, a local Bend producer of fine single-origin chocolates will be offering samples which will pair beautifully with the wines of Whychus Cellars (Sisters, OR) and Cascadia Wine Collective (Newberg, OR). We hope to see you there!

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Sake 101 at Poke Row

February 9 @ 7:00 pm

Sake 101 Our last Sake 101 class before we transition to Sake 102 classes with different sake. Seats are limited so please email [email protected] with contact details to register for the event. $30 per person (small poke bowl , tastes of 4 different sake, house made macaroon and a pour of the sake you like best)!

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Valentine’s Celebration

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Honoring all our "Eclectic" Ladies! Bubbles, Treats & a locally made gift with Purchase

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Not Your Average Book Club – Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Named one of the best books of 2017 by NPR and the New York Public Library! Join us for an inter-generational discussion of this great YA read.

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Walk Party

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Meet at the store and then lets go on a walk.

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Meet the Makers: Cider and Toffee Tasting

February 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

West Coast Provisions is hosting another Meet the Makers event on Wednesday afternoon from 3-6pm. Meet local makers from Holm Made Toffee and Tumalo Cider Co. You may also need a Valentine's Day gift or simply something for dinner.  Stop in while the snowing continues!

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Classics Book Club | A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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

A turn of the century classic, experience the vibrancy of life in New York throughout time and a different perspective. Join us next month for a discussion of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.

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Author Event – All Over the Map: Betsy Mason and Greg Miller

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

Are you interested in the many and varied stories behind maps? Are you intrigued by geography and its history? Calling all map lovers -- this book and event are for you. Join us in welcoming to Roundabout Books award winning journalists for National Geographic: Betsy Mason and Greg Miller.

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Free Class: Yoga for Digestion

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

Come try a free yoga class for digestion.

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Mystery Book Club – Night Film

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

“Mysterious and even a little head-spinning, an amazing act of imagination.” -Dean Baquet, The New York Times

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Sports Book Club – The Big Fella by Jane Leavy

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2019 at Roundabout looks like us adding more non-fiction reading to the itinerary! Join us for the first meeting of our new Sports Book Cub and a discussion of The Big Fella by Jane Leavy -- longlisted for the PEN/ESPN Literary Sports Writing Award. Drawing on a variety of interviews and never before tapped research, Leavy explore the man and the myth of Babe Ruth.

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Author Talk – Rebecca Robinson – Voices from Bears Ears

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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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March 2019

Author Talk – Oregon Wine Country Stories by Kenneth Friedenreich

March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Curious about our local wine industry? Ken Friedenreich helps us decode the grape in his new book "Oregon Wine Country Stories". Pair this author event with a tasting of author recommended wines that will be available throughout the night!

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Book Riot – The Great Derangement by Amitav Ghosh

March 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Curious about why it's so difficult for humans to conceptualize of the effects of climate change and respond accordingly with much needed action? Join Book Riot in their next discussion of The Great Derangement, a piece which explores humans' failure of imagination in the face of deep-time and impending climate disaster.

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Current Fiction | The Traveling Cat Chronicles

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Friendship, loss and life on the road...sounds a bit like Vonnegut? This book is about joy and narrated by a cat, it's a perfect way to escape reality from the comfort of your couch. Join the Current Fiction Book Club this march in reading and discussing The Traveling Cat Chronicles.

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Ha! Humor Book Club | Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

It's healthy to have a sense of humor when it comes to serious things like mental health and mid-life crisis. Join this humorful decompress sesh with our discussion of Furiously Happy -- an outrageous and honest book that will make you laugh out loud in public.

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Thump Coffee Live Music

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live music by Grace Caston on March 7 from 6-8pm. Grab your snow boots or snowshoes and head over to Thump Coffee and enjoy beer, wine, coffee drinks and select savory snacks. Visit Thump Coffee to see the full lineup for March-April 2019.

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Non-Fiction Book Club | The Field of Blood

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Timely! A dark humor take on the legacy of political posturing in government throughout U.S. history. Join us in March for this entertaining and terrifying read.

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Art in Seattle’s Public Spaces with Miguel Edwards

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

James Rupp interviewed and corresponded with more than ninety artists, also drawing from newspaper reviews, books, catalogs, and artist statements. Photographs by Miguel Edwards, all new to this book, showcase the pieces’ street-level presentation and help the reader understand the larger impact of each work in its neighborhood context. This comprehensive guide offers detailed information about the individual works of art, organized by downtown neighborhood. Sculptor Miguel Edwards has been a commercial and fine-art photographer in Seattle since 1992. His…

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Thump Coffee Live Music

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live music by Jeshua Marshall on March 14 from 6-8pm. Head over to Thump Coffee and enjoy beer, wine, coffee drinks and select savory snacks. Visit Thump Coffee to see the full lineup for March-April 2019.

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Young Adult Authors: Q&A and Book Signing

March 16 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

You won’t want to miss this festival featuring some of the most exciting YA stars in the Pacific Northwest! Join us for a celebration of books and writing, we'll have free snacks all day, and free pizza 12:30pm. Five authors will be presenting a reading at set times (Jeremiah Franklin at 11:30 am, Elliot Reed at 12:15 pm, Will Ritter at 1pm, Connie King Leonard at 1:45pm, and Kristina Bak at 2:30pm). All authors will be available from 12-3pm to…

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NWX Community Garden Raised Beds Lottery

March 18 - April 15

The NorthWest Crossing Community Garden has raised bed garden plots available for rent for the 2019 Season! The lottery is now open with a deadline of April 15. The Garden is located on Discovery Park Drive, near the dog park and is managed by OSU Master Gardener Volunteers with support from Bend Parks & Recreation District. Cost of a raised bed (4' x 10') is $30 ($25 for seniors age 65+). Each bed has micro sprayers controlled automatically and adjusted continually…

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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"The most inventive debut of the year twists together a mystery of such unexpected creativity it will leave readers guessing until the very last page." -- Goodreads Join our mystery book club on this fascinating literary journey (basically a 'choose your own adventure' for adults).

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Author Event: Halfway to Halfway and Back by Dick Linford

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

Have you heard river raft guide stories before? They're awe inspiring and often-time hilarious. Join us for an author talk with Dick Linford, author, legendary raft guide and co-owner of ECHO.

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Thump Coffee Live Music

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live music by Casey Parnell on March 21 from 6-8pm. Head over to Thump Coffee and enjoy beer, wine, coffee drinks and select savory snacks. Visit Thump Coffee to see the full lineup for March-April 2019.

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Sunday Sushi Making Class

March 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Sushi Making Classes at Poke Row. First class on March 24 at 4:30pm. Sushi classes happening most Sundays with a minimum of 10 people so be sure to email and reserve your spot. Cost is $45 for adults/teens (includes one pour of sake/or one drink) and $23 for kids 6-12 (includes one drink). Enjoy your sushi roll at Poke Row or take home for dinner. Class will last about 1.5 hours +. Get your friends/family together for a fun afternoon of…

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ReDiscovered Book Club | A Confederacy of Dunces

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

First time hearing about this iconic tragicomedy of a novel? Do not fret! -- ReDiscovered Book Club is here to remind you of the amazing titles that you may have missed or simply wish to revisit. Join us in March to read and discuss A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole.

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Thump Coffee Live Music

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live music by Bill Powers on March 28 from 6-8pm. Head over to Thump Coffee and enjoy beer, wine, coffee drinks and select savory snacks. Visit Thump Coffee to see the full lineup for March-April 2019.

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April 2019

Current Fiction BC | A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

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

From the author of the Boy in the Striped Pajamas and the Heart's Invisible Furies, comes a mind-boggling psycho-drama: A Ladder to the Sky. Fascinating characters and clever prose -- if you have yet to read the magic that is John Boyne's writing...now's your chance!

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Thump Coffee Live Music

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live music by Jeshua Marshall on April 4 from 6-8pm. Head over to Thump Coffee and enjoy beer, wine, coffee drinks and select savory snacks. Visit Thump Coffee to see the full lineup for March-April 2019.

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Author Talk | Kathy Valenti: As Directed

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

The newest of the Maggie O'Mallie mysteries! We can't wait for local author Kathy Valenty's third book to arrive. Join us for her author talk and book launch this April.

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Event: Oregon Wine Country Stories by Kenneth Friedenreich

April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Curious about our local wine industry? Ken Friedenreich helps us decode the grape in his new book "Oregon Wine Country Stories". Pair this author event with a tasting of author recommended wines that will be available throughout the night!

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Temperance Creek: A Conversation with Pamela Royes

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We love this lyrical and moving Eastern Oregon memoir and hope you will join us in welcoming it's talented author for her upcoming Q + A at Roundabout Books!

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Not Your Average Book Club | The Power

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

How would the world order be different if women could electrocute others with a simple touch of their fingertip? Our inter-generational book club is about to find out with their next read: The Power, a 2016 speculative feminist and sci-fi work by British author Naomi Alderman.

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Classics BC | The Tale of Genji

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

Many people think of the Tale of Genji as the world's first "novel". This Japanese classic, written by a noblewoman in the 11th century, is full of historical fiction-esque seduction, poetry and courtly intrigue.

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Thump Coffee Live Music

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live music by Grace Caston on April 11 from 6-8pm. Head over to Thump Coffee and enjoy beer, wine, coffee drinks and select savory snacks. Visit Thump Coffee to see the full lineup for March-April 2019.

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Non-Fiction Book Club | Rocket Men

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

Your local library's Novel Idea pick and our Non-Fiction Book Club's next read! Join us in discussing this epic of a historical tale about apollo 8 and the first men on the moon.

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Story-Time Saturday | The Unbudgeable Curmudgeon

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for a read-aloud from our current favorite children's books!

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Author Event: Phillip Margolin | The Perfect Alibi

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

"Phillip Margolin, the master of the legal thriller, returns in one of his twistiest, most compelling crime books yet." -Good Reads Join us for PNW author and compelling legal speaker, Phillip Margolin's second visit to Roundabout Books!

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Humor Book Club | The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

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

Looking for a bit of lightness during these last dark snowy months? Try our new Humor Book Club for a good laugh! April's pick is The Greatest Love Story Ever Told. Those of you familiar with the tv series Parks and Recreation will understand why a book co-authored by Nick Offerman is worth your time. Those of you not familiar -- snap to it! We promise you won't be disappointed.

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Mystery Book Club | The Bee Keeper’s Apprentice

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

The first book in the Mary Russell series by Laurie R. King, the Bee Keeper's Apprentice won the Agatha best novel award and was deemed a Notable Young Adult book by the American Library Association. Join our Mystery Book Club in their discussion of this thrilling meeting between fifteen-year-old Mary Russell, the books young Jewish-American protagonist, and Sherlock Holmes.

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Thump Coffee Live Music

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live music by Casey Parnell on April 18 from 6-8pm. Head over to Thump Coffee and enjoy beer, wine, coffee drinks and select savory snacks. Visit Thump Coffee to see the full lineup for March-April 2019.

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Sports Book Club | The Longest Silence

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A selection of breath-taking essays written from the invaluable experience of a life-time spent fishing.

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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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Bend Bike Swap at Thump Coffee

April 27 - April 28

The sixth annual Bend Bike Swap is Saturday-Sunday, April 27-28 at Thump Coffee at 549 SW York Street. Items for sale will include mountain bikes, road bikes, tandems, dirt jumpers, cyclocross bikes, BMX bikes, wheels tire, bike parts, shoes and clothing. Professional bike mechanics from Hutch's Cyclery, the Gear Fix, Pine Mountain Sports and Web Cyclery will be on hand throughout the weekend to help and advise. Bike Swap on Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday from 9:30am-3pm. Those who want…

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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 Groundbreaker 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…

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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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Moms and Margs Trunk Show

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Margaritas and Navone Jewelry at Cosa Cura on Saturday, May 4 from 3-6pm. Be sure to stop by on Saturday afternoon! Get ready now as Mother's Day is May 12. Lots of new items for spring and summer. Summer consignment is now in full swing.

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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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FitWell Open House

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Come meet your new neighbors in NWX. FitWell will be holding periodic open houses on Saturdays 9:00am - 11:00am. Their upcoming open house is this Saturday, May 18. Please check FitWell for updates. FitWell will be offering Intro to GYROKINESIS® small group class starting June 1, Saturday from 9:00am - 9:30am. Your first class is complimentary and $10 thereafter. FitWell is your friendly neighborhood fitness and wellness studio offering personal Pilates, GYROTONIC®, and Functional-Strength Training in NWX.…

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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

Meet the Makers – Ice Cream Social

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

West Coast Provison is hosting their next Meet the Makers event with an Ice Cream Social for kids and adults on Thursday, June 6. Vendors include Wild Ride Brewing, Holm Made Toffee, Bonta Gelato and Jonas Sodas.  Creative ice cream floats for all that attend.

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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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NWX Farmers Market

June 15 @ 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 | Megan Griswold + The Book of Help

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Book of Help traces one woman's life-long quest for love, connection and peace of mind. A heartbreakingly vulnerable and tragically funny memoir-in-remedies, Megan Griswold's narrative spans four decades and six continents — from the glaciers of Patagonia and the psycho-tropics of Brazil, to academia, the Ivy league, & the study of Eastern medicine.

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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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