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Published on August 28, 2018 4:35PM

Visitors and vendors mingle at a previous John Day Farmers Market. The event is scheduled again for Saturday.

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Visitors and vendors mingle at a previous John Day Farmers Market. The event is scheduled again for Saturday.

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Etc. owner Sherrie Rininger dishes up cups of pavlova during a previous First Friday. An art walk will take place Sept. 7, featuring local artists’ work.

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Etc. owner Sherrie Rininger dishes up cups of pavlova during a previous First Friday. An art walk will take place Sept. 7, featuring local artists’ work.

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Rep. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, addresses the Grant County Court April 11. He will host coffee hours in Grant County Sept. 13.

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Rep. Lynn Findley, R-Vale, addresses the Grant County Court April 11. He will host coffee hours in Grant County Sept. 13.

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The deadline for What’s Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call the Eagle, 541-575-0710, or email editor@bmeagle.com. For meetings this week, see our list in the classifieds.


Saturday, sept. 1

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 229-869-2136, or email johndayfarmersmarket@gmail.com.


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 and host an event. 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.


Friday, sept. 7

First Friday


• 6-9 p.m., downtown John Day

Businesses will be spotlighting Grant County artists, and local artists’ work will be on display and available for purchase. Those who participate in the “art walk” by visiting all the businesses will be entered in a drawing for a gift bag.


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 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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