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   Saturday
   February 17
   The annual Quilt-a-thon will take place at the Soroptimist's Senior Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A variety of quilting activities are planned and volunteers of all sewing capacities are welcome. Call 447-4136 ext, 3239 or 3275 for more information.
   Monday
   February 19
   The Airport Board of Commissioners will meet at the Prineville Airport at 7 p.m. Topics of discussion include new hangar constructions and airport finances. This is an open meeting and the public is welcome.
   Tuesday
   February 20
   "Let Me Entertain You" at a luncheon for all ladies of the area starts at noon at the Prineville Golf and Country Club. Take a lighthearted look at the roaring 20's through song and dance with Betty Fairham of Bend. Be inspired by the story of Joe Franz of Battle Ground, Wash., a former nightclub singer with MS, now a songwriter and recording artist singing about love, hope and joy. For reservations call 447-9842 or 447-7682. Sponsored by the Prineville Christian Women's Group.
   Crook County Library hosts Storytime for Children ages 3 to 6 from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Call the library at 447-7978 for more information.
   Compassionate Friends will hold a meeting at the Rimrock Meeting Room of Pioneer Memorial Hospital beginning at 6:30 p.m. Topic of discussion is the different ways men and women grieve.
   Wednesday
   February 21
   The Language Arts Core classes of Crook County Middle School will hold their annual spelling bee in the middle school cafeteria at 7 p.m. Refreshments and reception for the finalists to follow. Everyone is welcome.
   Friday
   February 23
   The Crook County Cadet Boychoir presents the Prineville Follies 2001 "Stars" tonight and Saturday night at the H. Eugene Southwell Auditorium at the high school beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Sun Home Video, Oregon Stationary and at the door. Call 447-4400 for more information.
   Wednesday
   February 28
   The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the high school from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 382-4630.
   Wednesday
   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.
   Saturday
   March 17
   The annual Quilt-a-thon will take place at the Soroptimist's Senior Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A variety of quilting activities are planned and volunteers of all sewing capacities are welcome. Call 447-4136 ext, 3239 or 3275 for more information.
   Saturday
   May 5
   The Prineville County Quilt Show will be held at the Crook County High School today and tomorrow. A collection of quilts and family heirlooms will be showcased and quilts will be raffled and sold along with a variety of other gift items. Those wishing to participate may pick up an entry form at Prairie Girls Quilt Shop, 970 NW Third St.