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

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Blood drive

• 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Prairie City School gymnasium

To schedule an appointment, contact Aleah Johns at

Friday, Dec. 13

‘A Gingerbread Christmas Party’

• 2 p.m., Blue Mountain Care Center dining area, Prairie City

Blue Mountain Care Center invites community members to attend.

Friday-Saturday, Dec. 13-14

‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

• 7 p.m. Friday, Canyon City Community Hall

• 2 p.m. Saturday, Canyon City Community Hall

The Youth Arts Program pageant costs $2 for children 12 and under, $3 for teens and adults (13 and up) or $5 for a family.

Saturday, Dec. 14

Winter Festival

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dayville Community Hall

Crafts, food and fun will be offered with several vendors.

Timber Truckers Light Parade

• 6 p.m., downtown John Day

The theme for this year’s parade is “A Storybook Christmas.” A by-donation dinner will follow at the Elks Lodge.

Sunday, Dec. 15

Monument Christmas bazaar

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monument School gymnasium

Vendors will have items for sale.

Monument tree-lighting ceremony

• 4:30-5 p.m., Monument city park

Hot cocoa will be served during the tree-lighting ceremony.

Grant County Fair and Rodeo Court coronation

• 5 p.m., Grant County Fairgrounds, Trowbridge Pavilion

Queen Kelsei Kiser and Princess Katelyn Barker, along with outgoing 2019 Grant County Fair & Rodeo Court Queen Courtney Nichols, will attend this year’s coronation dinner. Kathy Moss will perform. The dinner costs $15 per person or $25 per couple.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Grant County Food Bank distribution

• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Grant County Food Bank, John Day

Food will be distributed one week early because of the holiday.

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