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 Announcements and Upcoming Events

Make sure you check out the schedule of events for April at Wildhorse Resort and Casino!

 Saturday, March 28th – 11th Annual Bob Baker Memorial (previously the Ione American Legion and Auxillary) Texas Hold’em Poker, Bingo and Bunco Fundraiser. Rifle and Beef Raffle and Bake Sale at the Ione Legion Hall:  Doors open at 5 p.m. with a full evening of activities.  Come out and support a great fundraiser for the Ione community.

 Thursday, April 2nd – 6-7:30 p.m. – Heppner High Library – Town Hall with guest speaker, Stan Davis to speak about Bully Awareness, Prevention and Intervention:  This town hall, sponsored by Morrow County School District is open to all community members and Town Halls are being offered in all communities.  A professional workshop is being held on Friday, April 3rd at the SAGE Center (free to all but will require a registration form be filled out if you wish to attend).  Contact the School District or Heppner Chamber if you need a registration form.

Thursday, April 2nd – 6-7:30 p.m. – SAGE Center’s newest interactive exhibit, hosted by Portland General Electric:   RSVP your attendance to Rachel DeRosia at Rachel.Derosia@pgn.com  by Friday, March 27th

 Friday, April 3rd – 7 p.m. Donkey Basketball in HHS Gym:   This event is being sponsored by Heppner FFA.  The competition will be the “Dunkiin’ Donkeys”  vs “Ballin’ Burrows”.  Tickets can be purchased in advance @$8 for adults, $6 Students (7-12) and $4 for children (K-6); tickets at the door are $1 more.  Come out and support the Heppner FFA!

 Friday, April 3rd – 8am to 12pm – First Friday Friends of Jesus – All Saints Parish Hall:  This program is open to all community children ages 4-12 and will include a morning filled with the stories of Good Friday and Easter, songs, skits, crafts, games and a free lunch.

Friday April 3rd – 6-8pm Pendleton Round-up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame hosting the fifth annual Battle of the Bars competition in the Let’er Buck Room:  There will be seven local bars who will compete for the “Best of West” title; Wildhorse Sports Bar from Wildhorse Resort and Casino, Vigil’s at Cimmiyotti’s, Hamley’s, Crabby’s Underground Saloon, Mac’s Bar & Grill, Let’er Buck room and Sundown Grill and BBQ.  For more information, check out Wildhorse Resort and Casino website!

Saturday, April 4th Easter Egg Hunt  – Heppner City Park, sponsored by Elks Lodge:  Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be at 9 a.m., with the hunt starting (by age group) at 10 a.m.  Come out to Heppner City Park and participate in the Easter Egg Hunt!

Saturday, April 4th – 2-4 p.m. – “Revisiting Higher Ground” shown in the Sage Center Theater:  This is the story of the Boardman Community relocation in the 1960’s and is free with SAGE Center admission.  Go early and check out the exhibits and stay and watch the show!

Monday, April 6th – 6-7:30 p.m. – Retirement planning and investment classes offered by Rita VanSchoiack at the Pettyjohn Building:  BMCC will be sponsoring a series of free retirement planning and investment classes (include a workbook).  The three classes;  April 6th – Investment Basics; April 13th Retirement Basics; April 20th – Retirement Income Planning will be held at the Pettyjohn Building.  Advance registration is required; call Anne Morter at 541-422-7040; email her at amorter@bluecc.edu or register online at www.bluecc.edu.   It is never too late to start planning!

 Friday, April 10th – 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Household Hazardous Waste Event – North Morrow Transfer Station, 69900 Frontage Lane, Boardman:  If you have any hazardous waste items, they will be accepting them at the North Morrow Transfer Station.  If you have any questions, contact Morrow County Public Works at 541-989-9500 or email at mcpublicwork@co.morrow.or.us.

Monday, April 13th – Opening of The Landing Restaurant at the OHV Park:  Starting Monday, April 13th, The Landing Restaurant at the OHV Park will be opening for the season.  When you are passing through or just want to go for a drive, stop by and check out the menu and food selection!

Saturday, April 25 – 9 a.m. – Heppner Annual MS Walk:   This event will start at All Saints Episcopal Church-registration – 9 a.m.; walk starts at 10a.m.  The walk is 5K Fun Run (wheelchair accessible).   Hermiston Starbucks will be here again serving coffee & a lunch will follow the event.  Any questions call Co-chair Barb Orwick 541-256-0455, Co-chair Taylor Disque 541-256-0295. A direct link to the Heppner site is Heppner Walk MS.

Saturday, April 25th – 9a.m.-12pm – Domestic Violence Services 2nd Annual 4 mile walk/run at Grecian Heights Park in Pendleton:  Registration- 9 a.m., event-9:30 a.m., registration is $15 per person.  Registration includes a T-Shirt and a raffle ticket.  Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase by all who wish to support our victim services.  Register ahead of time in Hermiston or Pendleton Advocacy Centers or call 541-276-3322 for more information.

Hold the dates for “Music in the Park” at Heppner City Park from 5-7pm:

Sunday, June 14: Steel Drum Band

Sunday, July 19:  Tailgate Trio

Sunday, August 16:  Frazer-Wambeke