Events, meetings and all things of interest happening in Crook CountyThursday
The Crook County Library Summer Reading Program for children features Horses! with Jill Bonanno, Peggy Schmidt and Myrra Shivers. Craft Project: Bucking bronco and other horse activities. Program starts at 1 p.m. Call 447-7978 for more information.
Boy Scout Troop 63 will hold a fundraiser to raise money for their Summer Adventures Trip to the Rogue River. They are collecting items for a garage sale which will be held at 194 NE Owens Road beginning at 7 a.m. today and Saturday. Donations can be dropped off at the Jiffy Lube in Prineville. Pickup can be arranged by calling 416-1985.
Prineville's Summer Harvest Faire will take place at Pioneer Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 416-0945 or 480-7139 for more information.
The Flower Power Team will hold a bottle drive from noon to 2 p.m. Proceeds go towards the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Donations can be dropped off at 525 NW Locust, on the corner of 6th and Locust. Call 447-7353 to make arrangements for pickup.
The Prineville Airport board of commissioners will meet at the airport at 7 p.m. for a regular meeting. This meeting is open to the public.
'Come Fly With Me' is the theme for a luncheon at the Prineville Golf and Country Club beginning at noon. All ladies of the area are invited. Kevin Lair of Wild Birds Unlimited will present a demonstration on feeding and identifying backyard birds. Marilyn Barba of Florence is the motivational speaker. For reservations call Gen at 447-7682. Cost is $8.75 inclusive. Sponsored by the Prineville Christian Women's Club.
A barbeque to benefit the Greg Merritt Memorial Scholarship fund will be held at 6 p.m. under the white tent at the fairgrounds. The fund was established to assist CCHS graduating seniors with college expenses. The public is invited to attend.
The Mitchell Potluck picnic will be held at Ochoco Creek Park on North Juniper in the covered area starting at 1 p.m. Call Danny Hines at 447-7674 or Laverne Luedtke at 503-630-6128.
The OSU Extension Service in conjunction with the Central Oregon Chapter of Master Gardener Association is hosting a tour of gardens in Deschutes County from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $7 per person and tickets are available in advance or on the day of the event. For more information call 541-548-6088, ext. 11.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held at the Ward Rhoden Stadium in Prineville to benefit the American Cancer Society. Opening Ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. Registration forms and more information are available by calling Kim Burge at 416-9118.