Sunday April 22, Ronald McDonald House Bend
The Bend Stronger Together 5K Walk, Run & Roll is a region-wide fundraising event where our supporters to walk, run, and roll to raise money for families with seriously ill children — the same families who receive a free “home away from home” at one of our three Oregon Ronald McDonald Houses.
Another great opportunity to get outside and enjoy Bend while making a difference in our community. “Community Inspired” Thats what we’re talking bout”.
Saturday April 21, 1pm in Drake Park. Come out and walk for a cure. Good people, food, music, and good times. Come on out and join the fun and be part of a good cause.
The JDRF Community One Walk is led by passionate volunteers with one goal: to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). It’s amazing what can happen when a community comes together to make a cure a reality—and there’s no better time than the present to get started!
Join The Environmental Center for a fun and festive celebration of the natural world! The festivities kick off with a colorful, creative parade filled with children and adults costumed as their favorite plant or animal. B Side Brass Band and three Earth Guardian puppets will lead the parade through Downtown Bend. Here’s the scoop:
11:00 am: Assemble on Louisiana Ave. next to McMenamin’s
11:30 am: Parade starts (about 8 blocks)
No motorized vehicles or written words allowed in the parade. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are allowed.
Make your own costume for the parade! We encourage you to organize a costume-making workshop with your school, club, church, etc. Check out these upcoming costume workshops:
Following the parade, enjoy live…
The annual Gerry Lopez Big Wave Challenge is happening this weekend April 14 & 15 at Mt. Bachelor. This is a super fun low key community event that also raises money for charitable causes. Brain cancer survivor, Pat Malendoski, is the beneficiary of this year’s event.
We are truly grateful to be able to share this inspiring story of our community doing great things for others. Remember, when life gets a little rough – “Keep Paddling”.
See you out there!!!
Skimum shared this short video with us to learn what it takes to develop the skills to hit big air. There are certified freestyle coaches to help kids learn the progression to hit bigger and bigger jumps and its important to get the proper coaching and progression before attempting large jumps. Good reminder as we watch the Hella Big Air today at Mt. Bachelor.
Check out the current “Featured Video” .
The 2018 10 Barrel Brewing Company HELLA BIG AIR is happening Saturday March 31st at Mt Bachelor. There’s a $60k prize purse; $30k for each division: Snowboarding and Skiing. Big air, live music, games, swag and oh yeah beer! Here’s some of last year’s action. Enjoy and see you out there! More Info HERE!
The High Desert Stampede is happening this weekend at the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center in Redmond. This PRCA event has a Kickoff party on Thursday March 29. Friday is a full line up of Kids Roping, Vendor Fair, Rodeo Performance and After Party. Saturday evening is another Rodeo Performance and Vendor Fair.
More Info and Tickets Here!
Tuesday March 21 at the Tower Theater. Hosted by the Deschutes Land Trust. Learn about fire and it’s growing impact on Central Oregon. Free Tickets and More Info Here.
The year 2017 was a record fire year with 9.1 million acres burning in the U.S. More than 680,000 acres burned in Oregon alone, in at least 33 different fires, one of which was a megafire that burned 191,000 acres. Join Dr. Paul Hessburg for an engaging, multimedia presentation about wildfire, its natural role in our Central Oregon forests, and how that role has changed. Learn how we’ve interrupted the natural fire cycle of our forests and how, with a rapidly warming climate, we are experiencing more of these megafires.…
Join the PepsiPower 94 Prize Patrol at Hoodoo Ski & Recreation tomorrow Saturday 3/3 to score FREE Mountain Dew ICE & sign up to win Justin Timberlake tickets! We’ll have games & other cool prizes 11 am – noon ONLY at Hoodoo, the Mountain you call Home in Central Oregon! The PPPP is Powered by Sun Mountain Fun Center!
Snowmobile drag racing is happening this weekend at Wanoga Snow Park. If you want to see some rad people and sleds going fast this is the weekend to watch as it goes down in Bend.
Test and Tune Friday the 23rd. Qualifying Saturday and Eliminations on Sunday! Mark your calendars! Large payouts and tons of racing and fun! Spectators are always FREE!