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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 Pine Grocery building, will have a pool tournament every Saturday at 7 p.m. with dinner at 5:30-7:30 p.m.

·         The Prineville Eagles are having a Chicken Breast Aerie Dinner at 6 p.m. for $7.  Call Ann 416-1775 for more information.

·         The 2nd Congressional District Town Hall on the Cost of War for Congressman Walden is Saturday, February 17 2 p.m. at Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood. Constituents in Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District represented by Greg Walden are hosting a town hall on February 17 in Redmond to discuss the cost of war. The town hall will include delegations from the 20 counties that comprise the 2nd Congressional District, a huge geographical area that stretches from The Dalles and Grants Pass in the West to Baker City and Ontario in the East. Powell Butte resident Phil Paterno will be testifying to the local cost of war in Crook County at the 2nd Congressional District Town Hall on the Cost of War.  Testimony from constituents to Congressman Walden will highlight the existing human needs of the 2nd District that are currently going unmet as a result of federal funding priorities and spending on the war. The Town Hall is being hosted by the Rural Organizing Project (ROP) and others. For more information, contact Amy Dudley at 503-543-8417.

February 18

·         The Prineville Eagles will be serving breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. for $5.  Call Ann at 416-1775 for more information.

·         Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Dance at the Eastern Star Grange on Powell Butte Rd. in Bend.  Donations accepted, all ages invited.  Dance will start at 1 p.m. and go until 4 p.m.  Refreshments available, non-smoking, alcohol free.  Come to listen or dance.  Contact Activities Chairman, Bob Ervin, at 447-5451 or e-mail at ptranch@@prinetime.net

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

·         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.

·         American Legion regular meetings are on the third Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Veterans Club, 405 N. Main St. For more information, contact the Veterans Club at 447-5651.

February 19

·         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.

·         Members of the Central Oregon Retired Educators (REA) will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Juniper Golf Club in Redmond for their monthly luncheon, program and business meeting.  The program is the “Central Oregon Antiques Road Show.”  REA meets on the third Monday of each month.  All retired educators or those interested are invited to attend.  Cost is $9 for the luncheon.  For more information, call Sandra Gregg at 548-4197.

·         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 Crook Co. Sheriff’s Mounted Posse Meets/Rides on the 1st AND 3rd Mondays of each month at 6:30 p.m., Crook Co. Fairgrounds.  For more information contact Captain Dannyel Chase, 923-8668.

·         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

·         The VFW: Dexter Fincher Post #1412 and Auxiliary meet the first and third Monday of each month at the Veterans Hall, located at 405 N Main. For more information, contact Post Commander Gilbert Sharp at 447-7438 or Auxiliary President Karole Stockton at 447-3103.

February 20

·         The Crook County Tobacco Free Coalition will meet on  Tuesday,  February 20 at 7:30 a.m. at the Sandwich Factory on Court St. in Prineville. Breakfast is provided. Agenda items will include “Through With Chew” week, Kick Butts, and the work plan.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend and participate in our discussions.  For additional information, please call the Tobacco Free Coalition at 416-2136.

·         St. Andrews Episcopal Church invites the community to the Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on February 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Andrews Episcopal Church basement, 807 East First Street, Prineville.

·         There will be a free will offering with proceeds going to the creation of a Healing Garden/Labyrinth and the Oasis Soup Kitchen of Prineville. For more information, contact Cindy Wiggins at 350-8664 or 447-7852.

·         Let’s Party, presented by the Prineville Women’s Connection, will be held on February 20, 2007 at Meadow Lakes Restaurant at noon. The cost is $12.50 for the party and luncheon. Enjoy fun, food and friendship! No membership. No Dues. Door Prizes. Debra Germes, the owner of “Let’s Party”, will share with us many party ideas. Nancy Reed will share how she stirred up things and had all the ingredients to find purpose for life. For reservations and child care, call Gen at 447-7682 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·         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.

·         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.

·         Prineville Women’s Connection, formerly known as The Christian Women’s Club of Prineville, meets the third Tuesday of the month at noon for lunch at the Prineville Golf and Country Club.  The meetings are open to all.  The program generally includes a featured presentation, speaker, and music performance; also door prizes, networking with other women, no membership dues.  For information, call Karen Danielson at 420-3687.

·         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.

·         Soroptimists International of Prineville Club Board meets the third Tuesday at 5:15 at the Prineville Senior Center, located at 185 SE Belknap. Call President Karole Stockton at 447-3103 for 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.

·         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.

·         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.

·         Do you have unframed art, photos, collage material?  Bring it to the next High Desert Society of the Arts meeting:  Feb. 20 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Mountain Custom Framing in Nolan Town Center (Rimrock & Highland), Redmond.  Owner, Lisa Chancellor, will show various matting techniques and framing styles.  Open to the public.  For more information e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Linda Shelton at 279-0007 or visit Web site at  www.highdesertsocietyofthearts.com

·         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.

·         The Crook County Low Vision Support Group, sponsored by Lions Club International of Prineville, meets the third Tuesday of each month. The group will meet at the Senior Center. For further information or transportation to the meeting, contact Mary Reed at 447-6926 or Linda Gagermeier at 447-6198.

·         Crook County Habitat for Humanity family selection meets the third Tuesday of every month.  New members are always welcome.  Call 447-8049 for more information.

February 21

·         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.

·         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.

February 22

·         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 Baby Exchange” for all new moms will meet the last Thursday of each month in the Community Room next to the Clinic Pharmacy from 6-7 p.m.  Bring your babies.  There will be special speakers, playmates for your children, and a time to get to know other moms.  For further information, call Glenda Hudspeth at 447-6263.

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

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