The economy may be on the slow uptick, but people are still looking for ways to
stretch—and make—a dollar.
Join us at Deschutes Public Library throughout January
when we explore various ways that people can “Know Money.” From panning for gold
to traveling on a budget, these programs will give the community diverse ways to
see how far their dollar can go. All programs are free and open to the public.
Know Money: Stretching Your Food Dollars
Learn how to work within your food budget to create a week of yummy, healthy meals
with Glenda Hyde from OSU Extension Services. This event requires registration. Click one of the links below to register online.
Know Money: Real-life Buried Treasure
Is there gold in them thar hills? Discover what’s hidden in Central Oregon with
Les Berg, an expert in gold prospecting, metal detecting, treasure hunting, rock
collecting and more. will cover the ins and outs of how a metal detector works and
will give an interactive gold panning demonstration.
Know Money: The Thrifty Traveler
Author of The Bulletin
’s weekly travel and dining features, John Gottberg
Anderson shares tips and techniques for traveling cheaply and well.
Know Money: Junk in Your Drawers, Cash in Your Pocket
Should you put your money in gold? What’s that old coin worth? Could your junk drawer
really be your cash drawer? Numismatist Mike Graham shares a wealth of knowledge
about selling and investing in coins, metals and other collectables.