The deadline for What's Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call Cheryl at the Eagle, 541-575-0710.

Thursday, Feb. 2

Groundhog pancake supper

• 5-7:30 p.m., Strawberry Grange Hall, Prairie City

Menu will include pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and drinks. There will also be live music and door prizes. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for ages 6-12, and free for children under 6. Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of Prairie City.

Airport seeks input at meeting

• 6 p.m., Airport terminal conference room

The Grant County Airport Commission and Colin English, airport manager, seek ideas for new ways to serve airport users, tenants and the community. The airport terminal conference room is on Airport Road in John Day. For more information or to RSVP, call the airport at 541-575-1151 or email

Friday-Saturday, Feb. 3-4

‘Courageous' to show at Grantville Theater

• 7 p.m., Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday

John Day Church of the Nazarene presents free showings of the movie "Courageous." The 2011 movie, by the creators of "Fireproof," is the story of four policemen who wrestle with their hopes, fears, faith and fathering, as they strive to raise their children in a God-honoring way.

Childcare will be provided during the showtimes, at a per child charge, by the church's NYI Youth Group.

Monday, Feb. 6

Grad Night Committee meeting

• 5:30 p.m., GU library

All parents of Grant Union Junior-Senior High School 2012 graduates are encouraged to attend the meeting. For more information, call 541-575-1280, extension 22.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Gluten-free workshop

• 6:30 p.m., Johnnie Titus Room, 528 E. Main St., John Day

Sandy Bupp will prepare a hearty chicken pot pie. Anyone interested in learning to cook gluten-free is welcome to the free workshop.

Saturday, Feb. 11

Daddy-daughter sweetheart dance

• 6-9 p.m., Canyon City Community Hall

Girls in grades K-7 and their dads or dad figures are welcome to an evening of DJ music, group dances, a keepsake photo, after-dinner snacks, cookies and prize drawings. The cost is $20 for those with a John Day or Canyon City residence, or $25 for those out-of-district. Registration is limited. Forms are available at local schools, the John Day/Canyon City Parks and Rec office, (845 1/2 Bridge St., John Day), or at For more information, call 541-575-0110.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

‘War on Weeds' invasive plant seminar

• 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Monument Community Center

Topics to be covered at the free seminar include weed indentification, prevention methods, treatment options and funding opportunities. All are welcome. Monument School FFA will serve up a tri-tip lunch with all the fixings for $7 a plate. Sponsored by Monument Soil and Water Conservation District and the North Fork John Day Watershed Council. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 13, to 541-934-2141 or 541-421-3018, or by email to or

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