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Event Schedule: Oregon Reads 2009

All events are free to Deschutes County residents. Program times, dates, and locations are subject to change. Check times at your local library, or visit the online calendar at www.dpls.us/calendar. Some offerings may require advance registration, or tickets. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating, or auxiliary) should call 312-1032.

 

Book Discussion, Stubborn Twig

March 30  |  6:30 pm
Sunriver Books & Music
Sunriver Village, building 25 C

 

Happy Birthday, Oregon! 

April 1  |  2:00 pm
Sunriver Area Public Library

April 1  |  2:30 pm
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

Celebrate Oregon’s 150th birthday with stories, games, crafts, refreshments, and creative activities. Books include Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant, the Ramona series by Beverly Cleary, and Apples To Oregon by Deborah Hopkinson. Ages 6–11.

 

Storyteller Alton Chung

April 4  |  11:00 am
Redmond Public Library

Storyteller Alton Chung shares stories of the Issei and the Nisei (first and second generation Japanese Americans) in Hawaii and in the Continental U.S. during WWII.

 

Oregon Reads Kick Off

April 4  |  3:00 pm
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

Kick off Oregon Reads 2009 with a celebration of stories by Alton Chung and music by Vossen Yukiko and Peter Zisa.

 

Haiku Workshop

April 5  |  2:00 p.m.
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

Margaret Chula leads a mini Haiku workshop. Register online by clicking the date and time link above.

 

Second Sunday: Margaret Chula

April 5  |  3:00 p.m.
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

Prize-winning Portland haiku writer.

 

Good Chair, Great Books - Stubborn Twig

April 6  |  12:00 noon
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

 

Japanese Tea Ceremony

April 7  |  3:00 pm
Redmond Public Library

April 7  |  6:30 pm
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

April 8  |  11:00 am
Sisters Public Library

Presented by Jan Waldmann.

 

Happy Birthday, Oregon!

April 8  |  3:00 pm
Sisters Public Library

April 8  |  4:00 pm
Redmond Public Library

Celebrate Oregon’s 150th birthday with stories, games, crafts, refreshments, and creative activities. Books include Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant, the Ramona series by Beverly Cleary, and Apples To Oregon by Deborah Hopkinson. Ages 6–11.

 

Book Discussion, Stubborn Twig

April 8  |  6:30 pm
Camali Book Company
1288 SW Simpson, Suite C, Bend

 

Ikebana Flower Arranging

April 9  |  6:30 pm
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room
Presented by Stephanie Morton.

Limited to 12 participants. Register online by clicking the date and time link above.

 

Documentary Film

April 9  |  6:30 pm
Sisters Public Library

“Children of the Camps,” a one-hour  PBS film portrays the story of six Japanese American children interned in U.S. camps during WW II.

 

Art Workshop: Anime

April 10  |  1:00 p.m.
The Art Station
Ages 13 and over
April 10  |  3:00 pm
The Art Station
Ages 7–12
April 11  |  11:00 am
La Pine Public Library
Ages 13 and over

 Painting workshop inspired by the Japanese art form. Register online by clicking the date and time link above.

 

Documentary Film

April 10  |  1:30 pm
La Pine Public Library

Children of the Camps

 

Book Discussion, Stubborn Twig

April 11  |  6:00 pm
between the covers bookstore
645 NW Delaware Ave, Bend

April 13  |  1:00 pm
Bend Senior Center
1600 SE Reed Market Road

 

Happy Birthday, Oregon!

April 14  |  4:00 pm
La Pine Public Library

Celebrate Oregon’s 150th birthday with stories, games, crafts, refreshments, and creative activities. Books include Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant, the Ramona series by Beverly Cleary, and Apples To Oregon by Deborah Hopkinson. Ages 6–11.

  

Preparing Sushi at Home

April 15  |  6:30 pm
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

Teresa Bowerman discusses and demonstrates how to prepare and serve sushi at home.

 

Origami Lilies

April 16  |  3:00 pm
La Pine Public Library
Presented by Carol Balyozian.

 

Book Discussion, Stubborn Twig

April 16  |  6:30 pm
Paulina Springs Books
252 W Hood Street, Sisters

April 16  |  6:30 pm
Paulina Springs Books
422 SW 6th Street, Redmond

 

Preparing Sushi at Home

April 17  |  1:00 pm
Sunriver Area Public Library

Teresa Bowerman discusses and demonstrates how to prepare and serve sushi at home.

 

High Desert Inter-Cultural Festival

April 18  |  Noon–1:00 pm
Hugh Hartman School
2105 W Antler Avenue, Redmond

Japanese Flower Arranging

 

Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime

April 18  |  2:00 pm
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

Presented by Knight Professor of Landscape Architecture, Kenneth Helphand.

 

Kimono Presentation

April 19  |  2:00 pm
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

Toshimi Tanaka discusses the art and history of the kimono.

 

Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime

April 19  |  2:00 pm
Sisters Public Library

 

Documentary Film

April 19  |  2:00 pm
Sunriver Area Public Library

Children of the Camps

 

Good Chair, Great Books - Stubborn Twig

April 20  |  12:00 noon
Sunriver Area Public Library

 

Documentary Film

April 21  |  6:00 pm
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room

Children of the Camps

 

Documentary Film

April 22  |  3:00 pm
Redmond Public Library

Children of the Camps

 

Deborah Hopkinson
School Visits

School events are not open to the general public.

April 23

9:15 am                Terrebonne
11:00 am              Evergreen
1:00 pm                Sisters Elementary
2:40 pm                Lava Ridge

 

Virginia Euwer Wolff
School Visits

School events are not open to the general public.

April 23

9:00 am                Three Rivers School
11:50 am              High Desert Middle School
1:30 pm                Seven Peaks School

 

Oregon Reads Reception

April 23  |  7:00 pm
Bend Public Library

Meet all three authors of the Oregon Reads project.

 

Deborah Hopkinson
School Visits

School events are not open to the general public.

April 24

9:15 am                La Pine
11:15 am              Pine Ridge
1:15 pm                Bear Creek
2:40 pm                Ponderosa

 

Virginia Euwer Wolff
School Visits

School events are not open to the general public.

April 24

8:30 am                REALMS
10:00 am              Tumalo Community School
1:20 pm                Obsidian Middle School

 

Main Event: An Evening with Author Lauren Kessler

April 24  |  Doors open at 6:30 pm
Reading at 7:00 pm
Signing to follow discussion.

Special guests: Portland Taiko Drummers

Tickets are free, but required.
Pick up tickets (2 per person) at any Deschutes Public Library beginning on Saturday, April 11.

 

Lauren Kessler Reading

April 25  |  12:00 pm
Sisters Public Library

Lauren Kessler reads from her book, Stubborn Twig. Register online by clicking the date and time link above.

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