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Meetings and events happening in Prineville
Monday
   Crook County Library presents Storytime For Children in Spanish from 5:30 to 6 p.m.
   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.
   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 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.
   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 features Storytime for children from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Call the library at 447-7978 for more information.
   Fridays
   The Soroptimist's International hosts Family Bingo Night at the Senior Center beginning at 6 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30. Everyone is welcome.
   Thursday
   October 4
   The SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) orientation for volunteers will be held at the Crooked River Elementary school library starting at 7 p.m. Call 317-3216 for more information or to volunteer.
   Friday
   October 5
   The American Legion will be holding a sirloin steak dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $8. Music to follow will be provided by Joe and Jan.
   Saturday
   October 6
   The Crook County Pet Parade travels down Third Street starting at 10 a.m. Line-up and registration will be at 9:30 a.m. for participants and their pets at Fourth St. and Claypool. The parade will conclude at Pioneer Park. Call 416-2136, 447-5165 for more information.
   The Central Oregon Showcase Sweet Adelines presents, Autumn Serenade at the Redmond High School Auditorium. The matinee starts at 2:30 p.m. followed by an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Hatfield's in Prineville.
   Sunday
   October 7
   Memory Walk 2001 will take place on behalf of Alzheimer's Disease at the Old Mill District in Bend and begins at the Art Station. Registration starts at 7 p.m. and the walk begins at 2 p.m. Call 548-7074 for a brochure.
   The Crook County Library is expanding it's hours to include Sundays to better serve the public. They will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays beginning October 7. For more information call the library at 447-7978.
   The Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Show will be held at the VFW hall in Redmond from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Donations will be accepted and everyone is welcome. Call 447-5451 for more information.
   Sagebrush Shufflers will offer one free square dance lesson by instructor Rob Scribner. Those interested in learning more are invited to attend the instruction at Crooked River Elementary School gym from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 548-2696 or 447-5058 for more information.
   Monday
   October 8
   The Crook County School District will hold a work session at the middle school media center beginning at 6 p.m. followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m.
   The Senior Class of 2002 Drug and Alcohol Free planning committee will meet at the high school in the commons area starting at 7 p.m. All parents of graduating seniors are strongly encouraged to attend.
   Tuesday
   October 9
   The SMART volunteer orientation will be held in the library at Cecil Sly Elementary School starting at 5:30 p.m. Call 317-3217 for more information or to volunteer.
   The Crook County Quilt Guild evening meeting will be held at Juniper Art Guild, 1605 Mountain View Drive in Prineville at 6:45 p.m. Call 416-8173 for more information.
   The Cecil Sly "Coyote Boosters" will meet at 7 p.m. in the school library. A warm welcome is being extended to all parents to the first meeting to organize Booster activities that support children at Cecil Sly. Call 447-7675 for more information.
   Wednesday
   October 10
   ?? The Commission on Children & Families will meet at noon at the Crook County Library. Topics include; Next Steps Committee report, Healthy Start planning, Positive Youth Development-JCP Plan. The public is invited. Call 447-3260 for more information. ??
   Friday
   October 12
   The Great Start Community Screening will take place at Larson Learning Center, 757 E. 1st St. from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Screenings are available for children birth through 4 years for motor, speech/language, vision, hearing and cognitive/play. Call 447-7665 for an appointment.
   Crook County Parks and Rec will offer a no-school-day Camp Grizzly with hiking at Smith Rock. Call 447-1209 to register.
   Sunday
   October 14
   The FFA Community Harvest Dinner and Auction will be held at the high school in the commons area. Dinner starts at 5 p.m. followed by a silent auction. Cost is $5 per person. Call 447-3536 to donate items to the silent auction or call 416-6900, ext. 1126 for more information.
   Thursday
   October 18
   The Friends of the Crook County Library will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Juniper Room of the library. The public is invited. Call 447-2171 for more information.
   Wednesday
   October 24
   The Crook County Health Dept. will offer flu clinics from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for those 65 and older, health care workers, pregnant women, EMS workers or people with cronic diseases. Cost is $10 and they will bill Medicare. Call 447-5165 for more information.
   Monday
   October 29
   The 4-H Recognition night potluck dinner will take place at Carey Foster Hall with dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. followed by awards at 6:30 p.m. Those attending with last names starting A-M are to bring a main dish and N-Z bring a salad. Call 447-6228 for more information.
   Wednesday
   October 31
   The Crook County Health Dept. will offer flu clinics from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for those 65 and older, health care workers, pregnant women, EMS workers or people with cronic diseases. Cost is $10 and Medicare will be billed. Call 447-5165 for more information. Vaccines available as long as supply lasts.
   Thursday
   November 1
   Crook County Health Dept. will offer flu clinics from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for those 65 and older, health care workers, pregnant women, EMS workers or people with cronic diseases. Cost is $10 and Medicare will be billed. Call 447-5165 for more information. Vaccines available as long as supply lasts.
   Friday
   November 2
   The Snowflake Boutique will be held at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds from 5 to 9 p.m. No charge for admittance. Call 923-3166 for more information.
   Saturday
   November 3
   The Snowflake Boutique will be held at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No charge for admittance. Call 923-3166 for more information.
   Friday
   December 7
   The PMH Hospice Christmas Auction will be held at Carey Foster Hall. Decorated tree and quilt donations are being recruited for this annual fundraiser. Call 447-2510 for more information.