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A Novel Idea 2013 - Events



Times, dates, & locations are subject to change.


Book Discussion Groups
Read and discuss The Snow Child with Friends and neighbors. Free and open to the public.

March 18, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Paulina Springs Books
422 SW 6th Street, Redmond
(541)526-526-1491

April 1, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
Bend Senior Center
1600 SE Reed Market Road, Bend
(541) 388-1133

April 1, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Sunriver Area Books
Sunriver Village Building 25c
(541)593-2526

April 9, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Paulina Springs Books
252 West Hood Avenue, Sisters
(541)549-0866

April 16, 2013, 12:00 noon
Redmond Public Library

April 18, 2013, 12:00 noon
Downtown Bend Public Library

April 18, 2013, 12:00 noon
LaPine Public Library

April 19, 2013, 12:00 noon
East Bend Public Library

April 24, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Sisters Public Library


The Snow Child Inspired Quilt Show
QuiltWorks will unveil 50 quilts based on The Snow Child, a novel by Eowyn Ivey. Each quilt, uniquely different in color, style, setting, and shape celebrates The Snow Child and the quilters who have woven together their love of reading and quilting. The exhibit will be displayed throughout the month of April in the QuiltWorks gallery. Book clubs are also invited to hold their April meetings at QuiltWorks.

April 5, 5:00 – 7:00 pm (First Friday Gallery Walk)
April 6, 10:00 am – 4:00 p.m.
QuiltWorks
926 NE Greenwood Ave, Bend


The Snow Child Inspired Photography Exhibit
Professional photographer Timothy Park shares winter photography inspired by The Snow Child.

April 13 – May 4, 2013
Redmond Public Library


A6 Exhibit
View art inspired by The Snow Child during regular studio hours (M-F, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) or at the artist reception on April 26.

April 13 – May 6, 2013
Atelier 6000 Studio
389 SW Scalehouse Ct. Ste 120, Bend

Artist Reception
April 26, 6:00 p.m.

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Novel Idea Kick Off
A Novel Idea 2013 kicks off with an overview of events, followed by an introduction to The Snow Child by COCC professor of English and Novel Idea selection committee member Stacey Donohue. Heather McNeil, DPLS Youth Services manager and award winning storyteller, shares her version of The Snow Child fairy tale.

April 13, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
Brooks Room, Downtown Bend Public Library


Second Sunday: The Work of Alaskan Poet John Haines
OSU Cascades associate professor Neil Browne explores Alaska’s Poet Laureate John Haines’s life and work. An open mic follows.

April 14, 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library


Film Screening: Alone in the Wilderness
Screen Alone in the Wilderness, the simple but powerful account of the life of Richard Proenneke, who made a life for himself alone in the wilds of Alaska.

April 14, 1:30 p.m.
Sisters Public Library

April 19, 2:00 p.m.
Sunriver Area Public Library

April 21, 1:00 p.m.
LaPine Public Library

April 21, 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

April 26, 3:00 p.m.
Redmond Public Library

April 27, 2:00 p.m.
East Bend Public Library

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Folk Lore in Our Lives
Folktales, like that of tale Eowyn Ivey bases The Show Child on, and storytelling are an important part of the traditions of cultures the world over. Terry Krueger, a literature instructor at COCC, explores the significance—and the magic—of folklore and why it’s an important part of our lives.

April 15, 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

April 24, 6:00 p.m.
Sunriver Area Public Library


Making a Life on the “Last Frontier”
Using artifacts of the era, Bob Boyd will emphasize how little changed the skills and tools of life in the 20th century Alaskan wilderness were from the nation’s previous frontiers.

April 16, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Redmond Public Library

April 30, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Brooks Room, Downtown Bend Public Library


Homesteading Central Oregon
Join Kelly Cannon-Miller of the Des Chutes Historical Museum at the library to learn about the reality of early 20th century homesteading in the high desert.

April 18, 6:00 p.m.
East Bend Public Library

April 21, 2:00 p.m.
Sisters Public Library

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Make A Felt Fox
Make a little set of felt fox faces, like the little fox in The Snow Child. Local craft maven Kelley Gilbert shows you how to apply these little guys to elbow patches, coffee cup cozies and other great accessories! Limited to 15 participants. Register online at one of the links below or by calling 541/312-1032.

April 20, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
East Bend Public Library

April 23, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Redmond Public Library


Dutch Oven Cooking
Experience a taste of the past through Dutch-oven cooking demonstrations at the High Desert Museum's 1904 Living History Ranch and at the Sisters Library. Join Linda Evans, the Museum’s curator of Living History, as she demonstrates how to prepare updated versions of authentic frontier dishes: beef stew, apple pie and sourdough biscuits.

You’ll discover what life was like for High Desert settlers a century ago as you sample the dishes. Take home recipes from 1879, along with instructions on the best way to create them in a way to please a 21st-century palate. Class is limited to 20 participants. Register online at one of the links below or call 541/312-1032.

April 27, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
High Desert Museum

May 1, 2013, 12:00 noon
Sisters Public Library


The Irresistible Pull of the Last Frontier
Elizabeth Marino, cultural and environmental anthropologist with OSU Cascades (PhD, University of Alaska Fairbanks) explores what makes Alaska irresistible to so many people and why this last frontier continues to draw visitors and settlers alike.

April 28, 2:00 p.m.
La Pine Public Library

May 1, 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

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Author Events
May 3, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Tower Theater, Bend

The reading is free, but tickets are required. Tickets (two per person) are available online at www.towertheatre.org, by phone at 541/317-0700 or from the Tower Theatre box during regular business hours beginning Saturday, April 13 at 10:00 am.

Tickets for the Tower Theatre reading with Eowyn Ivey on May 3rd are sold out.


May 4, 2013, 11:00 a.m.
Ridgeview High School, 4555 SW Elkhorn Avenue, Redmond

This is a non ticketed event. Books will be available for sale at the reading.


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