“Shark Heart” in Real Life – The Science of Studying Sharks

Downtown Bend Library 601 NW Wall St., Bend, OR, United States

Learn about sharks and current research with Dr. Alexandra McInturf. Sharks play a critical role in maintaining vibrant ecosystems in Oregon and around the world. Yet, considered "dangerous" by popular media and threatened by human activity worldwide, these organisms have faced global population declines. Dr. Alexandra McInturf has been studying shark species worldwide for the…

“Shark Heart” in Real Life – The Science of Studying Sharks-Sisters Library

Deschutes Public Library - Sisters 110 N Cedar St, Sisters, OR, United States

Learn about sharks and current research with Dr. Alexandra McInturf. Sharks play a critical role in maintaining vibrant ecosystems in Oregon and around the world. Yet, considered "dangerous" by popular media and threatened by human activity worldwide, these organisms have faced global population declines. Dr. Alexandra McInturf has been studying shark species worldwide for the…

Juneteenth Central Oregon

Drake Park 777 NW Riverside Blvd, Bend, OR, United States

Get ready for the 4th Annual Juneteenth Central Oregon celebration on June 15th and 16th, 2024 from 11am to 5:30pm! Rooted in education, entertainment, and fostering a vibrant and safe environment for the community, this year’s theme, “Jubilee,” marks a joyous celebration of the emancipation of African Americans. Joined by the African and Caribbean Community,…

Wildflower Show & Pollinator Festival

Sunriver Nature Center & Oregon Observatory 57245 River Rd, Sunriver, OR, United States

Wildflower Show & Pollinator Festival Saturday, June 22, 2024, 9am – 3pm Join Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory and the High Desert Chapter of the Native Plant Society as we celebrate the diversity of wildflowers in Oregon and the pollinators who love them. Fun for the whole family includes: Wildflower display showcasing hundreds of native…

Youth Climate Action Meet-Up

Drake Park 777 NW Riverside Blvd, Bend, OR, United States

Join the Fridays for Future Bend and Deschutes Youth Climate Coalition on Saturday, June 22 in Drake Park. We want to have a conversation with any young people in town interested in climate action and getting involved!

Kids’ Entrepreneur Summer Market

Troy Field 51 NW Louisiana Avenue, Bend, OR, United States

Kids' Entrepreneur Summer Market Details: A market for kids ages 5-17 in our community who make and sell their own products & services. This is a real-world experience that allows children to be creative, build confidence, and learn skills beyond the classroom. Date: Saturday, August 3, 2024 Time: 10am-1pm Location: Troy Field - 51 NW Louisiana…

Stream Sampling on Whychus Creek

Creekside City Park Sisters, OR, United States

Sampling aquatic insects, including mayflies and stoneflies, provides important insights into the health of Whychus Creek. Volunteers meet at Creekside Park in Sisters for a sampling training, then, in teams of two to four, use nets to collect aquatic insect samples from the stream at sites along Whychus. This event is a great opportunity to…

Stream Sampling on Whychus Creek

Creekside City Park Sisters, OR, United States

Sampling aquatic insects, including mayflies and stoneflies, provides important insights into the health of Whychus Creek. Volunteers meet at Creekside Park in Sisters for a sampling training, then, in teams of two to four, use nets to collect aquatic insect samples from the stream at sites along Whychus. This event is a great opportunity to…