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February 8


·          The Central Oregon Goat Association Meeting will be Thursday, February 8, 2007 from 6 to 9 p.m. The subject will be on noxious and poisonous weeds to goats. For more information, contact Kim Griffin at 447-4052.

·         The Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce will have a Tourism Committee meeting at the Apple Peddler Restaurant at 7 a.m.  For more information, call 447-6304.

·         Keith MacNamara, Veterans Representative will be at the Central Oregon Council on Aging’s Redmond Senior Center located at 325 NW Dogwood to answer questions and provide assistance on Thursday, February 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment is necessary. For more information call Robby Miller, COCOA Case Manager at 541-548-1086 or Keith MacNamara 541-385-3214.

·         The family Accelerated Reader Night will be held Thursday, Feb. 8, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Cecil Sly Library.

·         The Crook County Community Coalition meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m. at the Crook County Library in the Broughton Room.  For further information, contact Jen at 416-8392.

·         The Central Oregon Knit-Wits Guild Machine Knitters will meet the second Thursday of every month at 10 a.m., at the Broughton Room at the Crook County Library.  For further information and place of meeting, call Gwen at 447-4155.

·         There will be a story time for children every Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Crook County Library. For more information, call 447-7978.

·         Help in researching family history will be made available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Bowman Museum on the corner of Third and Main.

·         Kiwanis International of Prineville meets every Thursday at noon at Meadow Lakes Restaurant, located at 300 Meadow Lakes Drive. For more information, contact President Larry Beard at 447-5090.

·         The Prineville Moose Lodge has karaoke every Thursday evening at 6 p.m. For further information, call Moe at 447-6577.

·         Oregon Equestrian Trails Mid Central Oregon Chapter will be meeting the second Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Stafford Inn.  For further information, contact Don Plane at 416-3708.

·         The Prineville Eagles are having an Aerie meeting at 7 p.m.  Contact Ann at 416-1775 for more information.

·         The Eastern Star Carnation Chapter No. 44 of Prineville meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month (except in July and August) at the Masonic Lodge. For more information, contact Betty Royle at 447-1432.

February 9

·         Applications for the Mr. Crook County Pageant are available at the Crook County High School front office. The pageant is open to all juniors and seniors. Applications are due on Feb. 9.

·         The Brain Tumor Support Group meeting for patients and family members will be held on Fridays, noon to 2 pm, in the Redmond St. Charles Hospital cafeteria for a no-host luncheon. Call Rubyanne at 350-7243 with any questions.

·         The Prineville Eagles will be having karaoke and snacks at 6 p.m., followed by a meat raffle.  Contact Ann at 416-1775 for more information.

·         Every Friday in the Broughton Room of the Crook County Library, a meeting of Narcotics Anonymous takes place at 8 p.m. The library is located at 175 Meadowlakes Drive. For more information visit www.centraloregonna.com.

·         Jumpin’ Juniper Good Sams meet the second Friday and Saturday of each month for campouts, potluck, fun games, and fellowship.  For further information, contact Dick Rose at 447-5490 or Shirley Page at 382-7031.

February 10

·         The X.Y. Z. (eXtra Years of Zest) Senior Group at First Baptist Church invites the community to a musical evening with the Crook County Cadet Boychoir, under the direction of Marv Cochran. They will perform at First Baptist Church, 450 SE Fairview St. at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10, in the Sanctuary. A love offering will be taken.

·         Save your cans and bottles from the Super Bowl to help the CCHS Jazz Choir with their tour of Oregon. The can drive will be at Erickson’s Thriftway Feb. 10 and 11 from 12 to 3 p.m. For more information, call Rosie Sanchez at 633-6204.

·         The Central Oregon Model Railroad Club meets at 9 a.m. every Saturday at the Pine Theater. For further information, contact Brad at 447-6158.

·         The Redmond Spanish Conversation and Language Interchange Group have weekly meetings Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.  Native speakers of each Spanish and English help each other learn the other’s language.  The meeting is held at Santiago’s Maté Company at 528 SW Sixth St., just north of Bank of America in downtown Redmond.  If you need to bring young children, please bring things for them to do.  Contact Barb at 447-0732 with any questions.

·         Lookout Mt. Grange #741 meets the second Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the grange hall located nine miles east of Prineville on Highway #26.  A potluck lunch will follow the business meeting.  The Grange is a family oriented community service organization founded in 1867 with roots in rural America.  The Grange offers a wholesome family atmosphere and provides companionship, socializing and legislative influence.  For more information, contact Ruth at 447-5406 or Edy at 447-5349.

·         The Prineville Elks are having a “Sweetheart Ball” with buffet from 6 to 8 p.m.  Music by Don Banish, call 447-7088 for more information.

·         The Prineville Eagles are having a Valentine’s Dance that is open to the public.  Marion’s Prime Rib Dinner will be at 6 p.m. for $12, followed by dancing to Bobbie, Lori and Gene from 7 to 11 p.m.  Contact Ann at 416-1775 for more information.

·         The Prineville Moose Lodge, located on Lamonta in the old Pine Grocery building, will have a pool tournament every Saturday at 7 p.m. with dinner at 5:30-7:30 p.m.

·         The Sagebrush Shufflers Square Dancers meet the second AND fourth Saturdays of the month from 7:30 until 10 p.m. at the Clog House, 1988 SW Canal Blvd. in Redmond.  If you are in the area stop by and watch the dancing.  Admission is free and we love to have visitors. 

·         The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 617 will meet the second Saturday of every month at the Prineville Airport.  For further information, call Bob Daly at 416-0878.

·         Jumpin’ Juniper Good Sams meet the second Friday and Saturday of each month for campouts, potluck, fun games, and fellowship.  For further information, contact Dick Rose at 447-5490 or Shirley Page at 382-7031.

February 11

·         The Prineville Eagles will be serving breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. for $5.  Dancing to Bobbie, Lori and Gene will be from 1 to 4 p.m.  Contact Ann at 416-1775 for more information.

·         The Prineville Moose Lodge, located on Lamonta in the old Pine Grocery building, will have Texas Hold’em every Sunday. Sign in is at 11 a.m., play is at noon. Lunch will be served. Call 447-6577 for more information.

February 12

·         Crook County Habitat for Humanity is holding an all-call Building Team meeting for anyone interested in any aspect of building a house for Habitat. The meeting is from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the Prineville City Hall, Monday, February 12. For more information, please call 617-9760.

·         Ochoco Assisted Living is holding a coffee hour for men every Monday. Coffee and goodies are provided at 9:30 a.m. The group is growing so come down and enjoy the good conversation and company at 830 NE Elm St. For more information, call Patti at 416-3600.

·         The Crook County Quilt Guild meets every Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. until noon in the Broughton Room of the Crook County Library.  For further information, contact Georgia Frick at 416-0662 or Marilyn at 447-3306.

·         The Monday morning quilting group will be meeting at the Prineville Senior Center every Monday from 9 a.m. until noon.  This group is separate from The Crook County Quilt Guild.  For further information, contact Lee Daly at 416-0878.

·         The Lions Club International of Prineville meets the second and fourth Monday each month at the Apple Peddler Restaurant, 1485 NE Third St. The meeting begins noon.  Board meeting are the 1st Monday at Noon at the same location. Information: Karol Stockton, office - 447-4342 Barbara Collins, office - 447-3821

·         The Prineville Senior Center is hosting pinochle every Monday and Thursday at 12:45 p.m. Call Judy at 447-6844 for further information.

·         Weight Watchers meets every Monday evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall at 200 East First St. in Prineville.  Stop by for more information.

·         The Prineville Support Group for those interested in weight loss surgery or those who have had weight loss surgery will take place on the second Monday of each month. The meeting will take place at Stafford Inn from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. For more information contact Kathryn Wilson at 322-1765, or Kathi Climer at 788-1435, or 416-8215, or Jill Rich at 447-2202.

·         There will be a Narcotics Anonymous meeting at the Rebels Roost, located at 396 NE Second Street at 7:30 p.m. every Monday. For more information visit: www.centraloregonna.com

February 13

·         All kids looking for a fun night involving some community service can attend the Camp Fire USA cookie baking and decorating event, held at Bend Senior High School’s Culinary Room on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The cookies will be donated for Valentine’s Day. Session I is from 4 to 5:30 p.m., and Session II is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per child. Space is limited, so sign up today by calling 382-4682.

·         The morning chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Tuesday morning for a half hour of weigh-in and an hour of support, camaraderie and weight loss information from 8:30 to 10 a.m., in the classroom, southwest entrance, of the First Baptist Church, 450 SE Fairview Street. The first meeting is free. For more information, call 416-9460 or 447-4549.

·         The Larson Learning Center will have a community screening Feb. 13 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. This is a free child screening for youth ages 6 months through 5. Children will be screened in the following developmental areas: cognitive/play; motor skills; speech/language; vision; hearing and health. The screenings will be held at the Crook County EI/ECSE Office, 471 Ochoco Plaza Drive. For information, or to make an appointment call 693-5630.

·         Help in researching family history will be made available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Bowman Museum on the corner of Third and Main.

·          The Rotary Club of Crook County meets every Tuesday at noon at Barney Prine’s Steakhouse.  Call Club President Von Thompson at 447-1354 for more information.

·         The Soroptimists International of Prineville meets every Tuesday at noon at the Prineville Senior Center, located at 185 SE Belknap. Call President Karole Stockton at 447-3103 for more information.

·         The Prineville Eagles will be serving a mini meal at 5 p.m. for $3.  Game night will follow at 6 p.m.  Call Ann at 416-1775 for more information.

·         The evening chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Tuesday evening for a half hour of weigh-in and an hour of support, camaraderie and weight loss information from 5:30 until 7 p.m. in the basement of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 807 E. 1st Street. The first meeting is free. For more information, call 447-3549 or 447-7281.

·         There will be a story time for children every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Crook County Library. For more information, call 447-7978.

·         The Prineville Evening Quilt Guild now meets regularly the second Tuesday of the month from 6:45-9 p.m. at the Crook County Library.  All members and guests are invited to attend. For more information contact Kim Pieren at 416-9218.

·         The Powell Butte Farmers/Community Club will meet every second Tuesday of each month (except June, July & August).  Residents are urged to attend the meetings beginning at 7 p.m. at the Powell Butte Fire Station on Reif Road.  There may be guest speakers or entertainment plus learn the latest information on the community building construction project.  Refreshments served.  Please call 504-1812 for further information.

·         The Prineville Moose Lodge, located on Lamonta in the old Pine Grocery building, will have a pool tournament every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Call 447-6577 for more information.

February 14

·         Meadow Lakes Pinochle Club meets every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at Meadow Lakes in Prineville. For more information, call Clover at 447-5559.

·         Ochoco Village Assisted Living is hosting “Railroad Crafting” every Wednesday at 10 a.m.  The track is laid out and the landscape shape is finished.  Help of all kinds is needed to make trees, roads, houses, and more.  For more information, call Patti at 416-3600.

·         The Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce Our Town committee will meet at noon at the Meadow Lakes Restaurant.  For more information, call 447-6304.

·         Prime Time Toastmasters meets every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Juniper Room of the Crook County Library. Anyone interested in improving public speaking skills and personal growth is invited to attend. Call 447-6929 for more information.

·         Ochoco Village Assisted Living is hosting bridge every Wednesday at 1 p.m.  For further information, call Patti at 416-3600.

·         The Scribblers writing club, for aspiring and published writers, meets at the Crook County Library, Juniper Room every Wednesday starting at 1:30 p.m. This club is open to new members and guests. For more information, call Mary Reed at 447-6926 or 447-7190.

·         A knitting group is meeting Wednesdays from 6-8 at Starbucks.  This is a place for knitters, crocheters and crafters to work together, learn from each other and show off their completed projects.  For more information call Samanthia at 541-279-7120.

·         AWANA meets every Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church. For more information, call Janice Flegel at 447-6000.

·         Discovery Bible Club will meet every Wednesday from 6:30 until 8 p.m. at the Missionary Baptist Church on Madras Highway.  The club is for children ages four years through 8th grade.  For further information, call Bonnie Rogers at 447-1425.

·         Anyone interested in playing cribbage is invited to join the local central Oregon Cribbage group #14 every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. upstairs at the VFW, 405 N Main.  Call Harold Reed 447-6313 for more information.

·         The Moose Lodge will have bingo every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. Bingo is open to the public. Come join us. Call 447-6577 for more information. The Moose Lodge is located on Lamonta in the old Pine Grocery building.

·          “How Funeral Homes Can Help with Your Family History Search” is the topic for the meeting of the Crook County Genealogical Society to be held Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Community Room of Desert Gardens, 705 NW 10th St.  Steve Hammond will present the program.  If you are interested, please join us.  Also, help is available to research your family history at the Bowman Museum on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  For more information, call Frances Juris at 447-7190.

·         Elks Lodge #1814 meets every second AND fourth Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at 151 N Main Street.  Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. prior to the meetings.  For information, call 447-7088.

February 15

·         EDCO’s annual luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, February 15, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Riverhouse Resort Convention Center in Bend. The keynote speaker is Jack Kaine, a known specialist in management and negotiation skills training and consulting. He’s helped some of the best-known corporations in America and in 2002 was named TEC Speaker of the Year. Kaine will provide the essentials about honing your negotiation skills. RSVP by to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 388-32236.

·         Crook County High School’s performance of American Car, American Dream will be held on Feb. 15, 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. Tickets will be $5 for adults, $1 for students/children.

·         The Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce will be having a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. at Western Title and Escrow Company located at 446 NW Third St., Suite 107.  For more information, call 447-6304.

·         There will be a story time for children every Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Crook County Library. For more information, call 447-7978.

·         A support group for people with brain tumors meets Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Redmond Senior Center.  Bring a brown bag lunch.  For more information, call Rubyanne Klug at 350-7243.

·         Help in researching family history will be made available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Bowman Museum on the corner of Third and Main.

·         Kiwanis International of Prineville meets every Thursday at noon at Meadow Lakes Restaurant, located at 300 Meadow Lakes Drive. For more information, contact President Larry Beard at 447-5090.

·         The Crook County Garden Club meets the third Thursday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Catholic Church Parrish Hall. The program includes a featured speaker and helpful gardening programs.  New members and visitors are welcome.  Refreshments will be served.  For further information, contact Patti Maki at 416-0664 or Peggy Kasberger at 447-1648.

·         Habitat for Humanity is having a family selection meeting for a house to be built in Prineville.  To qualify, all applications must show: the ability to pay a monthly mortgage, a need for improved housing and a willingness to put sweat equity into the house.  This is not a hand out, but a hand up.  To apply you have to attend one of three meetings: Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Crook County Library at 175 NW Meadow Lakes Dr., Feb. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of Christ at 1095 NE Third St., or Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Oasis Soup Kitchen at 398 NW Deer.  For more information, call 447-8049 or 815-3221.

·         A family Bingo night will be Thursday, Feb. 15, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Cecil Sly Elementary.

·         The Prineville Moose Lodge has karaoke every Thursday evening at 6 p.m. For further information, call Moe at 447-6577.

·         The Friends of the Crook County Library will meet the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Juniper Room of the library.  Visitors are always welcome.  For further information, call Tim Pilcher at 447-2171.

·         The American Legion Auxiliary meets the first AND third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Veterans Club, 405 N Main Street.  For further information, call Louise at 447-7550.

·         The Prineville Eagles will be having an Aerie Meeting at 7 p.m.  Call Ann at 416-1775 for more information.

February 16

·         Crook County High School’s performance of American Car, American Dream will be held on Feb. 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. Tickets will be $5 for adults, $1 for students/children.

·         Every Friday in the Broughton Room of the Crook County Library, a meeting of Narcotics Anonymous takes place at 8 p.m. The library is located at 175 Meadow Lakes Drive. For more information visit www.centraloregonna.com.

February 17

·         Crook County High School’s performance of American Car, American Dream will be held on Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. Tickets will be $5 for adults, $1 for students/children.

·         The Turmon Auction Service will be at the Carey Foster Hall on Feb. 17, 2007 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Dana at 447-6228.

·         The Central Oregon Model Railroad Club meets at 9 a.m. every Saturday at the Pine Theater. For further information, contact Brad at 447-6158.

·         The Redmond Spanish Conversation and Language Interchange Group have weekly meetings Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.  Native speakers of each Spanish and English help each other learn the other’s language.  The meeting is held at Santiago’s Maté Company at 528 SW Sixth St., just north of Bank of America in downtown Redmond.  If you need to bring young children, please bring things for them to do.  Contact Barb at 447-0732 with any questions.

·         The Friends of the Library holds its monthly book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Saturday of each month. The book sale is held in the Crook County Library lobby, and proceeds support library programs and equipment. For more information, contact Tim Pilcher at 447-2171.

·         Habitat for Humanity is having a family selection meeting for a house to be built in Prineville.  To qualify, all applications must show: the ability to pay a monthly mortgage, a need for improved housing and a willingness to put sweat equity into the house.  This is not a hand out, but a hand up.  To apply you have to attend one of three meetings: Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Crook County Library at 175 NW Meadow Lakes Dr., Feb. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of Christ at 1095 NE Third St., or Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Oasis Soup Kitchen at 398 NW Deer.  For more information, call 447-8049 or 815-3221.

·         The Prineville Moose Lodge, located on Lamonta in the old

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