• Tough as Nails Trail Race Saturday May 8th

    Posted on in categories Event , Running

    Tough as Nails Trail Race happening in person, Saturday May 8th, 2021! Race details, along with covid protocols listed in the link below! As an additional option to in person race on Saturday a virtual race is happening Friday May 7th. MORE INFO HERE.


    ***Safety Protocols for Runners***

    1) Please be aware before you register for the race, that we will have volunteers on the course assisting runners with directions, however we will not have any aid stations on course, so please plan accordingly.

    2) Our event will be CUPLESS! So please plan on bringing a hand held or own water bottle to use for the event.

    3) As part of our COVID-19 safety guidelines, we ask…

  • Living with Wildfires Series

    Posted on in category Event

    Wildfire is a part of life in Oregon and especially in Central Oregon. With population growth we are seeing communities edging closer to to the Cascade foothills and this brings wildfire closer to homes and communities. Find out how you can be prepared for wildfire and reduce the risk of catastrophic loss.

    Sunday May 2 at 2pm. MORE INFO HERE. 

    Event Hosted by 350Deschutes

    Manage Risks to your Life, Health and Home. This two part series will help you prepare, evacuate, and stay engaged with a present or future threat. FREE…

  • Giant Loop Garage Sale Saturday May 1st

    Posted on in categories Event , Travel & Adventure

    Local adventure pack and accessory maker, Giant Loop (rugged soft luggage and motorcycle gear for those who love to ride lighter, faster and farther), is holding a “garage sale” this Saturday May 1st. This event also supports the Family Access Network. So bring stop in to see what’s going on. MORE INFO HERE.

    Enjoy great deals on used gear – some of it in need of repairs, but not ready for the landfill! We share the love and give back to our local community with some functional tools for exploration. Please bring cash. Also, accepting cash donations for Family Access Network.

  • KSJJ Rodeo Road Tour Sponsored by T-Mobile - OHSRA Rodeo, Prineville Sat May 1st

    Posted on in category Event

    The Oregon High School Rodeo Association is coming to the Crook County Fairgrounds in Prineville April 30-May 2.  Show your support for the rodeo stars of tomorrow TODAY!  The Rodeo Road Tour crew will be there Saturday May 1 from 11am – 1pm. Stop by the booth for your chance to win great prizes including FREE concert tickets! Thanks to T-Mobile, Boot Barn, and High Desert Aggregate & Paving. More INFO HERE. 

    The ksjj 1029 rodeo road tour presented by T-Mobile riding all season long…for everything rodeo visit ksjj1029.com

    Check out our current featured video of Adriene Steffen and you’ll get a good idea of the level of rodeo talent Oregon produces.

  • Celebrate Earth Day this Thursday with RiverFest!

    Posted on in categories Event , Travel & Adventure

    The Deschutes River Conservancy is celebrating Earth Day with RiverFest on Thursday April 22. MORE INFO HERE.

    Win a Stand Up Paddleboard for $100. Be the last person at RiverFest to donate $100 during the $100 paddle raise level. The last contributor takes the SUP and will be notified right after the event.

    Witness a sacred tribal prayer song performed by Warm Springs tribal member, Austin Green.

    Ellen Waterston will be reading a brand-new poem, written specifically for RiverFest.

    Meet our staff and board in a fun, fast-paced collage of the passion that drives us to do the work we do.

    Grow your understanding of other perspectives about water use in the basin through a project produced by DRC staffer, Marisa Hossick.

  • Restoring the Land, Renewing Ourselves - A Fundraiser for Breitenbush Copy

    Posted on in categories Event , Travel & Adventure

    From the ashes new growth emerges and we must remind ourselves that nature will recover from last year’s wildfires. The positive takeaway here, is that a beloved place in Oregon is rebuilding and we can help the effort. This event will give you the opportunity to learn and help restore one of Oregon’s most sacred treasures.

    Friday, May 7, 2021 7:00 PM – Sunday, May 9, 2021 1:00 PM 

    Join a collection of Breitenbush presenters for a weekend retreat online, and support Breitenbush Hot Springs as we rebuild after wildfire damage. MORE INFO HERE.

    A collection of our presenters host a weekend retreat on-line to support Breitenbush Hot Springs and Conference Center. This fundraiser with feature Robert…

  • Big Wave Challenge 2021 April 17 -25

    Posted on in categories Event , Skiing & Snowboarding

    The 10th year of the Big Wave Challenge is happening starting Saturday! The event has been reimagined and continues to be inspired by a passion for surf and snow by Mt. Bachelor and Bend local, legendary big-wave surfer Gerry Lopez. Aloha spirit, stoke, and the desire to raise money for worthy causes, (Pat Malendoski), has always been the driving belief for this one-of-a kind event. This year will continue to carry that sentiment with access for all!  MORE INFO HERE. 

    The Big Wave Challenge supports beneficiary, Pat Malendoski. Pat held an instrumental role in the early Big Wave Challenge days, applying his special terrain-park creation skills to building waves out of snow, producing a unique type of course that…

  • Virtual OMSI Science Pub: The Science of Clean, Safe Drinking Water

    Posted on in category Event

    The Science of Clean, Safe Drinking Water APR 13, 2021 | Virtual Edition | 6:30-8:30PM | $5 suggested donation (www.omsi.edu/donate)

    We often don’t think about the water from our tap. Where does it come from and how is it treated to make it healthy and safe? The Portland Water Bureau wants to share the science behind treating and delivering safe drinking water to 700,000 Portland area residents along with regional wholesale customers. Our presentation will look at the science behind clean and safe drinking water—past, current, and what’s coming in the…
  • 2021 Salmon Run Saturday April 10th

    Posted on in categories Event , Running

    Events are coming back to the calendar and this weekend you can stretch your legs for a 5K or 10K at the 2021 annual Salmon Run in Central Oregon. Saturday April 10th, 8am. MORE INFO HERE. 

    Like the mighty salmon pushing forward on its epic journey, Lay It Out Events continues this Bend tradition, kicking off the season in style with all new courses at the beautiful Pronghorn Resort. Choose your distance: Half Marathon, 10K or 5K!

    The sweet smell of sage beckons you to the high desert to enjoy a little R & R at the resort while killin’ it out on the trail. Make a weekend of it with friends — there’s a distance and view for everyone.

  • Haelan House Presents 3rd Annual Healing Trauma Conference

    Posted on in category Event

    Live 2 Day Virtual Event on May 1-2, 2021 9 am to 3 pm, with SPECIAL KICKOFF Live Keynote EVENING PRESENTATION
    on April 30th at 4pm. MORE INFO HERE.

    Learn how trauma can affect both your inner and outer worlds from six major areas: Mental, Emotional, Spiritual, Physical, Nutritional, and Social.

    Live Keynote Speakers and Presentations

    Learn how trauma affects the body and mind
    Inspirational stories of triumph over trauma
    Experiential tools for practical use

    For more information and to register visit https://thehealingtraumaconference.com Tickets: Pre-register by April 15th $50 General, $40 Senior, Veteran and Student After April 15th $99 General, $89 Senior, Veteran and Student.

    At Haelan House, we provide education, tools, resources, and support…