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   Monday
   Crook County Library presents Storytime For Children in Spanish from 5:30 to 6 p.m.
   Tuesday
   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.
   Wednesday
   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.
   Thursdays
   Crook County Library hosts Storytime for Children at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 3-6. Call 447-7978 for more information.
   Tuesday
   March 6
   Health Education for Loving Parents (HELP) will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Ochoco Elementary school in the Library. Child care is provided. HELP stands for Health Education for Loving Parents. They are a group of parents of disabled children or chronic ill children. Any parents who are interested in learning more about SSI and Special needs children is welcome to attend. This is free and there is always a certified respite care giver available during the meeting.
   Thursday
   March 8
   The Crook County Community Coalition will meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Sandwich Factory. Call Lynn at 416-1095 for more information.
   Friday
   March 9
   Central Oregon Battering and Rape Alliance (COBRA) volunteer training will be run from March 9-11 and March 17-18. For more information, location and times call Barbie at 382-4420.
   Sunday
   March 11
   The Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Show will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the VFW Hall on Sisters Avenue in Redmond. Donations will be accepted and everyone is welcome. Call 447-5451 for more information.
   Tuesday
   March 13
   Ochoco Elementary School PTO meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. free Child Care is Provided. The PTO group is working on Family Fun Night and on forming a Playground Committee. Parents and grandparents of the children at Ochoco Elementary are encouraged to attend.
   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.
   The Central Oregon Parkinson's Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. in Classroom B at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. For more information call 548-3941.
   Saturday
   March 17
   The Quilt-a-thon continues 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.
   Tuesday
   March 20
   Health Education for Loving Parents (HELP) will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Ochoco Elementary school in the Library. Child Care is provided. HELP stands for Health Education for Loving Parents. They are a group of parents of disabled children or chronic ill children. Any parents who are interested in learning more about SSI and Special needs children is welcome to attend. This is free and there is always a certified Respite Care Giver available at the meeting.
   Wednesday
   March 31
   The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Prineville from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Soroptimist's Senior Center, 180 N. Belknap. Call 382-4630 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
   Thursday
   March 29
   The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Prineville from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Les Schwab on Hwy 26. Call 382-4630 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
   Tri Care - Deers meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bend Armory.
   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.