The deadline for What’s Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call the Eagle, 541-575-0710, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For meetings this week, see our list in the classifieds.
Saturday, July 14
• 7 p.m., Grant County Fairgrounds arena
Gates will open at 6 p.m. The cost for tickets at the gate is $12 for adults and $10 for ages 12 and under; pre-sale tickets are $2 less. Children under 6 are free. The entry fee is $50 per car, which includes the driver and one pit crew person; pit passes are $30 a person. Prizes include $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place and $500 for third place. For rules or more information, call 541-575-0329.
Sunday, July 15
Ritter, Range and Three-Mile schools 43rd reunion
• Noon, Ritter Hot Springs
Students, families and friends are invited to a potluck. Coffee, lemonade, paper plates, silverware and napkins will be furnished. For more information, call Vivian Morris at 541-421-3868.
Tuesday-Wednesday, July 17-18
Spay and neuter clinic
• John Day River Veterinary Center, 59989 Highway 26, west of John Day
Dogs will be seen on Tuesday and cats on Wednesday. Call 541-932-4428 for more information.
Saturday-Sunday, July 21-22
Cinnabar Mountain Playdays
• 9 a.m., Grant County Fairgrounds, John Day
Registration for the youth rodeo begins at 8 a.m. Membership for participants is $30 for a one-time fee, and entry fees are $10 per day or $2 per event. The event is free for spectators. Future Playday dates are August 4-5. For more information, call 541-575-3520 or visit Cinnabar Mountain Playdays on Facebook.
Saturday, July 28
Blue Mountain Healthcare Foundation golf scramble
• 9 a.m., John Day golf course
Teams of four will compete for cash and other prizes. Proceeds go to health care improvements at the Blue Mountain Hospital District. Entries can be picked up in the hospital lobby or at the John Day Golf Club.
Cowboy day celebration
• Prairie City park
In honor of National Day of the Cowboy, a variety of events will take place. A dog costume and talent contest, dog agility exhibition, stick horse and dog costume parade, stick horse rodeo, sack races, ag olympics, barbecue, horseshoe tournament and concert will fill the day’s activities. For more information on the ag olympics, call Cinch Anderson at 541-377-2955 or Kori Jo at 541-216-0122. For more information on the costume and talent contest, call 541-932-2727 or 541-575-0262.
• 7 p.m., Prairie City Community Hall
Brenn Hill and Andy Nelson will perform. Special guest is Kathy Moss. Tickets are $20 in advance and are available at Russell’s Custom Meats in Canyon City and at Bar WB in Prairie City. Tickets at the door are $25. For more information, call 541-620-0746.