Events and happenings in our area


   Crook County Library presents Storytime For Children in Spanish from 5:30 to 6 p.m.
   TOPS No. OR634 will meet Tuesday morning. Weigh-in is at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9 a.m. For more information contact Debi Allen at 447-1294.
   TOPS No. OR1046 will meet Tuesday evening. Weigh-in starts at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6 p.m. For more information contact Charlee at 447-3549.
   The "Tobacco Free Living" support group is now forming. Anyone who has quit smoking or who wants to quit smoking is invited to call Lydia at 416-8141 for meeting details.
   The Crook County Library offers Storytime For Children beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Call 447-7978 for more information.
   Anyone interested in playing cribbage is invited to join the local cribbage group every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. upstairs at the VFW. Call Harold Reed 447-6313 for more information.
   Toastmasters meets every Wednesday at noon at the Senior Center (First Street entrance). Anyone interested in improving public speaking skills is invited to attend. Call 447-7040 for more information.
   Scribblers for aspiring and published writers meets every Wednesday starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Crook County Library, Juniper Room. For more information call 447-6926 or 447-7190.
   St. Andrew's Episcopal Church hosts a Silent Prayer Gathering every Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Call 447-1240 or 447-2790 for more information.
   Both COBRA Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Women and Childrens Support Groups meet Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Call 416-2114 for more information.
   Crook County Library hosts Storytime for Children at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 3-6. Call 447-7978 for more information.
   February 10
   The First Baptist Church will host a concert with the Sonrise Southern Gospel Quartet beginning at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.
   Lookout Mt. Grange will meet in their hall nine miles east of Prineville on Hwy. 26 at 10 a.m. A potluck lunch will follow the business meeting.
   The Ochoco 3rd grade classes will hold a bottle and can drive to raise money for their "Zoo Snooze" trip. They will be visiting neighborhoods from 9:30 a.m. to 3p.m. to pick up donations. Cans and bottles can also be dropped off at the Ochoco Elementary School. To make arrangements call Patty Harris at 447-7871.
   The American Legion will hold their annual Rocky Mt. Oyster/Roast Beef Dinner at 6 p.m. Early bird members are free, for all others the cost is $8.50. The Sweetheart's Ball will follow with music by Swing Shift.
   The Eagles Lodge will serve a baked chicken breast dinner at 6 p.m. for all members and their guests. Cost is $6. Music starts at 8 p.m. with Bobby and Gene.
   February 11
   The Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Show will take place from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the VFW Hall on Sisters Avenue in Redmond. Donations will be accepted and all ages are welcome. For more information call Bob Ervin at 447-5451.
   The Eagles Lodge will serve breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Cost is $3.50 for all members and guests. Music with Bobby and Lori starts at 1 p.m.
   February 12
   The Crook County School District will hold a school board meeting at 7 p.m. at the middle school media center.
   Crooked River PTO will have its next monthly meeting at 3:10 p.m. in the primary building teacher's lounge. All interested parents, guardians and community members are invited to attend.
   February 13
   The AARP will meet at the Senior Center beginning at 7 p.m.
   February 14
   The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Prineville Senior Center from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 382-4630.
   The Boys and Girls Club of Central Oregon Prineville Branch will host the Pacific Regional Fine Arts Exhibit Feb. 14-15 at their club located in Carey Foster Hall on the Fairgrounds.
   The Monthly Teen Pregnancy Prevention Network meeting will be held at Crook County High School Room 131 at noon.
   February 17
   Crooked River Pomona 42 will meet at Mud Spings Grange Hall in Madras. A potluck lunch will follow the business meeting.
   February 21
   Lookout Mountain Grange GWA will meet at the home of Edy Hankins, 1210 S.E. Sixth St. in Prineville with a potluck lunch to precede the business meeting.
   February 28
   The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Prineville Senior Center from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 382-4630.
   March 14
   The Great Start Community Screening, a free cognitive/play, motor, speech/language, vision and hearing screening for children birth through 4 years of age, will take place from 8:45 a.m to 2 p.m. at the Larson Learning Center, 757 E. First St. in Prineville. To make an appointment call 447-7665.