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Local events, meetings and gatherings
Wednesday
   August 1
   Crook County Library presents The Nature of Central Oregon during the month of August. The first program begins at 6:30 p.m. with story reading and science fun activities for children preschool through third grade. Patty Van Vlack features a talk on owls with Angel the Saw-Whet Owl beginning at 7 p.m. Call 447-7978 for more information.
   The Historical Society and Crook County have teamed up to give Courthouse tours this summer. The tours will be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays throughout the summer. Tours start at noon at the bottom of the courthouse steps.
   Saturday
   August 4
   The Kiwanis annual flea market will be held at Pioneer Park featuring collectibles and crafts, antiques and garage sale items.
   Sunday
   August 5
   The Annual Pioneer Picnic will be held in Pioneer Park at noon. Bring your picnic lunch and join the Crook County Pioneer Association as they celebrate this year's Pioneer Queen, Betty Cannon Webb. Everyone is welcome. Call 447-7792 for more information.
   Wednesday
   August 8
   Larry Pecenka, Wildlife Habitat Biologist, Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife will speak at the Crook County Library on rattlesnakes, scorpions, and black widow spiders. The Prineville Fire Dept. paramedics follow with advice in the event an encounter with these creepy crawlers ends up requiring medical attention. The talk starts at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Call 447-7978 for more information.
   Friday
   August 10
   Crook County Library continues presentations on The Nature of Central Oregon with local natural resource managers and naturalists who will have a display in the Broughton room at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for an up close view of the many aspects of nature that surrounds us on a daily basis. Call 447-7978 for more information.
   Saturday
   August 11
   Crook County Library continues presentations on The Nature of Central Oregon with local natural resource managers and naturalists who will have a display in the Broughton room at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for an up close view of the many aspects of nature that surrounds us on a daily basis. Call 447-7978 for more information.
   Tuesday
   August 14
   Crook County High School's driver education classes will conclude with final sessions Aug. 14-30. Space is limited and students are encouraged to sign up at the high school. Call 416-6900 for more information.
   Wednesday
   August 22
   Crook County Library wraps of the month-long series on The Nature of Central Oregon with Bird, Birds, Birds. Featured speaker is CCHS science teacher, Chuck Gates. Program will discuss local bird species, where to view birds and what kind of equipment birders use. Program starts at 7 p.m. Call 447-7978 for more information.