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Published on August 21, 2018 4:41PM

Visitors and vendors mingle at a John Day Farmers Market earlier this year. The farmers market begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Visitors and vendors mingle at a John Day Farmers Market earlier this year. The farmers market begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Tucker Wright of Canyon City had success at a previous youth pheasant hunt, sponsored by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Registration is open for a Sept. 15-16 event this year in Prairie City.

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Tucker Wright of Canyon City had success at a previous youth pheasant hunt, sponsored by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Registration is open for a Sept. 15-16 event this year in Prairie City.


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Saturday, Aug. 25

Farmers market


• 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Southwest Brent Street, John Day

The market features a variety of locally grown produce, homemade food and handmade crafts, plants, food and recipe samples, information booths and entertainment. For more information, call 541-575-0547 or 1-229-869-2136, or email johndayfarmersmarket@gmail.com.


Family fun afternoon


• 1-3 p.m., Grant County Historical Museum, Canyon City

Families are invited for an afternoon of fun and learning at the museum, with activities to include live history presentations, games and crafts and an ice cream treat. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $2 per person, and children 6 years old and younger are free. For more information, call the museum at 541-575-0362.


Monday, Aug. 27

Energy efficiency class


• 1:30 p.m., Oregon Trail Electric Co-op office, 400 Patterson Bridge Rd., John Day

OTEC will present a program titled “Energy 101: How to save money by saving energy.” The class is designed to help members learn about potential electricity inefficiency in their home and what programs are available to them. Participants can learn about general conservation and also ask specific questions about their unique situations. The class will last approximately an hour, and there is no charge to attend. Space is limited, and RSVPs are encouraged. For more information contact the OTEC office at 541-575-0161.


Wednesday, Sept. 5

Nonprofit ‘Nuts and Bolts’ planning workshop


• 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Grant County Regional Airport

The event, facilitated by the Nonprofit Association of Oregon, is designed to provide rural nonprofit organizations with the tools and knowledge to develop a strategic plan, write grants, put on an event and more. Registration is required, and space is limited to 25. For more information and to register, visit nonprofitoregon.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=3122.


Thursday, Sept. 6

Nonprofit resource roundup


• 8:45 a.m. to noon, Grant County Regional Airport

Nonprofit Association of Oregon is offering a no-cost opportunity for nonprofit staff, board and volunteers to connect, meet funders and learn about available resources. Registration is required. To register, visit nonprofitoregon.org/civicrm/event/info?id=3055&reset=1.


Thursday, sept. 13

House District 60 coffee hour


• 9 a.m., Dayville Cafe, 212 Franklin St., Dayville

• 2 p.m., Timbers Bistro, 742 W. Main St., John Day

State Rep. Lynn Findley will offer the opportunity to discuss issues of importance among residents in House District 60. For more information, visit oregonlegislature.gov/findley.


Friday-Saturday, sept. 14-15

Poetry reading and workshop


• 7-8:30 p.m. Friday

• 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday

• Harney County Library, 80 West D St., Burns

Oregon’s Poet Laureate, Kim Stafford, will host a poetry reading and discussion on Friday, Sept. 14, and conduct a poetry workshop on Saturday, Sept. 15. The reading is free and open to the public. The poetry workshop has limited seating, and pre-registration is required. There is no charge for the workshop. For more information, call Kate Marsh at 541-573-7204 or 360-301-2236.

Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 15-16


Youth pheasant hunt


• 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prairie Wood Products, Prairie City

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and partners stock pheasants for special hunts that give youth a head start on regular pheasant seasons. Quail and dove also can be hunted. The event is open to youth who have passed hunter education. There is no cost, but each participant must have a license ($10 for youth 12 and older, free for age 11 and under) to hunt. Youth hunters age 12-17 also need an upland game bird validation ($4). Each youth must be accompanied by an adult at least 21 years of age to supervise. To register or for more information, call the John Day office at 541-575-1167 or visit myodfw.com/workshops-and-events.



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