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Lunch & Learn: How to Be Your Own Patient Advocate

Feed your body and your mind as local experts share their knowledge about issues important to you. Join us for our free Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Series at the Bend Senior Center. Patty Delarios and Beverlee Jackson with Your Voice Patient Advocacy will discuss how to be your own patient from noon to 1 […]

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Living with Chronic Disease

Clara Pratt, PhD, Professor Emeritis at OSU. Eo, will give a presentation on “Living with Chronic Disease” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 at the Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Rd., Bend. Bring your lunch to the free Brown Bag & Lunch Series at the senior center. Dessert and coffee are provided. Presented […]

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Take the Hassle out of Daily Watering

Photo caption:   Look for a hose trolley that is sturdy and topple-resistant yet lightweight and maneuverable to make watering easy.    Photo credit:  Photo courtesy of Gardener’s Supply Company By Melinda Myers Proper watering is key to gardening success, but untangling and dragging heavy hoses across the yard, smashing delicate flowers and young vegetable plants […]

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Discover the Beauty of Double Tulips

Photo cutline:   Margarita is an early-blooming tulip variety that produces stunning deep purple to violet double blossoms.  Photo credit:  Longfield-Gardens.com By Melinda Myers Celebrate the National Garden Bureau’s Year of the Tulip in a big way by planting double flowered tulip varieties this fall for a showy display next spring. Flower arrangers love the […]

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Tour green in Juneau

Today, visitors are seeking travel destinations with tour operators and experiences that respect the local environment. The community of Juneau offers both with a number of tour operators and attractions committed to environmentally-friendly practices, making it a sought-after destination following the rising trend of sustainable tourism. Gastineau Guiding Company made a commitment to practice sustainable […]

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Burning Cat to purr in Portland

Burning Cat, a tabletop carnival of oversized games, comics and two-story tall cat monsters, purrs its way into Portland May 16-17 at the Oregon Convention Center. It’s game night distilled into a weekend of creative amusements and hairy fireballs. Brought to you by the creators of Exploding Kittens and The Oatmeal. For information: Visit website

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Join the Subaru WinterFest party

Photo caption: The Infamous Stringdusters. Subaru WinterFest will hit the slopes April 3-5 of Mount Bachelor with live music and winter activities. The one-of-a-kind concert and mountain lifestyle tour is where skiers, snowboarders, friends and families come together to share their love for all things winter. Subaru WinterFest Presented by Harman Kardon® features live music, […]

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Portland: Explore volcano power

Volcano! Mount St. Helens in Art will take place Feb. 8-May 17 at the Portland Art Museum. Marking the 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mount Saint Helens, this exhibition explores the overwhelming power of nature and the epic cycles of volcanic destruction and regeneration with stunning photographs, paintings and drawings of the mountain from […]

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Redmond: Sportsmen’s Show to showcase outdoors

Photo caption: A great day of trout fishing on Lava Lake. Photo by Greg Johnson. The Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show takes off March 12-15 at the First Interstate Center and Deschutes County Fair and Events Center in Redmond. The Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to discover cutting-edge sporting and outdoor equipment, get […]

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Seattle Bites Food Tour takes you behind the scenes

Sink your teeth into a generous helping of intriguing tales and delicious food on the Seattle Bites Food Tours The tour takes you behind the scenes of the historic, 100 plus year old Pike Place Market, recognized as America’s best farmer’s market and the epicenter of Seattle’s lively food culture. Out of town visitors and […]