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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
541.385.3908 http://www.uufco.org/

July 2015

Songs for the Environment and Social Justice

July 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$15

Environmental singer Dana Lyons teams up with labor singer-activist Anne Feeney in a concert “Teamsters and Turtles—Together at Last” on Friday, July 17, 7:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s new building, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend. Suggested donation $15-20, but no one turned away. Doors open at 7 pm.  For more info contact Michael Funke, funkeredfinn24@gmail.com.

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February 2016

Political Comic Will Durst

February 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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Political comic Will Durst brings his new show “Elect to Laugh: 2016” to Bend Friday, February 12, 2016, in a benefit performance for KPOV, 88.9 fm. The show will start at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, west of Bend just off Skyliners Road. KPOV is offering event sponsorship opportunities to local businesses, organizations and individuals who want to support High Desert Community Radio in the new year. Contact KPOV Development Director…

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May 2016

Monarchs, Milkweeds –– and You!

May 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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Monarch Advocates of Central Oregon want to see more iconic Monarch butterflies in Central Oregon and invite you to learn about the Monarch’s migration through our area and find out how you can support them through local habitat restoration, citizen science projects, and more! Speakers include Katya Spiecker, founder of Monarch Advocates of Central Oregon; US Forest Service geneticist Matt Horning, David James, Associate Professor of entomology at Washington State University, and Tom Landis with Southwest Oregon Monarch Advocates. Spiecker will highlight…

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June 2016

Beatles Singalong

June 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$10 – $15

Join KPOV for a smashing celebration of our 11th Birthday! Sing and dance to Beatles favorites played by Corner Gospel Explosion, Stronghold, Butterfly Breakdown, Thomas T and the Bluechips, Truckstop Gravy and Juju Eyeball. Advance tickets are $12; $10 for KPOV members with code.* All tickets at the door are $15.  $5 youth under 18. Doors open at 6:15. The show starts at 7:00. Your job is to dance and sing along.  We project the lyrics on a screen for you! Also…

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Dirty Energy and Dirty Money

June 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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How money in politics skews the fight against climate change… and how we can fix it! Common Cause Oregon teamed up with environmental advocates to investigate how big money tried to block major clean energy reform in the Oregon legislature. And now we want to share our research with you. Find out: Which legislators accepted money from the fossil fuels industry? How did big oil lobbyists try to rewrite our laws? What scare tactics did they use to attempt to block…

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July 2016

RiverFeast Auction & Dinner

July 30, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$75

Join the Deschutes River Conservancy for a delightful evening of irresistible food, spirits and music. This year, we are combining the best of our two fundraising events, Tight Lines and RiverFeast into one lovely evening. Bid on inspiring adventures and experiences, custom art and other wonderful packages. Enjoy supporting the river while exploring the beautiful new space at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon off Skyline Road in Bend. Coyote Willow’s exciting combination of cello, guitar and rich vocals…

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October 2016

Desert Conference

October 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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Desert Conference will bring landowners, conservationists, elected officials, scientists, outdoor recreationists, and engaged citizens to Bend for one day of panel discussions exploring shared solutions in managing our public lands. From sage-grouse plans to the management of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, we'll use case studies to find common ground among varied views. Stay tuned for more info and registration details.

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November 2016

2016 Sustainability Awards

November 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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The Environmental Center is pleased to announce the 2016 Sustainability Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 3rd at 5pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon. The Environmental Center hosts the bi-annual Sustainability Awards to highlight the determined and persistent change makers—in business, government, nonprofits and the community—who are essential to achieving a sustainable future. Awards will be given to an individual, small business, large business, and organization (agency or nonprofit) that are leading the way to a…

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The Wold OR-7 Expedition Documentary

November 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$20

An ordinary Oregon wolf became famous as the wandering wolf called OR-7, and he captured our imagination and hearts. Traveling thousands of miles through Oregon and into California, OR-7 eventually found a mate in Southern Oregon. Thanks to OR-7’s GPS collar we can retrace his footsteps through eastern and central Oregon’s mountain, canyon and desert landscapes.  This documentary captures the fervor of six adventurers who embark on an expedition, by foot and bicycle, to cover 1200 miles of OR-7’s journey—giving us…

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December 2016

7th Annual Locavore Holiday Gift Faire

December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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The 7th Annual Locavore Holiday Gift Faire is a locals favorite. Each year we host an ever expanding craft faire so you can meet your local artisans. The gift faire will feature over 60 vendors this year, (as we are absorbing the Craft-O contingent of vendors) who create unique, locally-made, hand-crafted gifts for everyone on your list. Food carts will be in attendance to sustain your shopping foray. This holiday season embrace sustainability by choosing to purchase LOCAL artisan items…

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February 2017

The Return of the River: Film and panel discussion

February 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$10

This award-winning film tells the story of a remarkable campaign to set the Elwha River free. It is an unlikely success story for environmental and cultural restoration that offers hope and possibility for a more sustainable future. The film will be followed by a panel discussion about river restoration with the director/cinematographer and two research scientists who worked on the project. Registration is required as we expect this program to fill. Please help us defray costs by making a suggested…

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April 2017

Public Lands Summit

April 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$10

As Central Oregonians, we are fortunate to interact with public lands and wild places regularly. Our access to the great outdoors is the reason many of us choose to reside here, but these wild places do not exist without the help of the citizens like you who are willing to speak up for them. Invited speakers include Gena Goodman-Campbell (ONDA), Erik Fernandez & Sarah Cuddy (Oregon Wild), John Sterling (Conservation Alliance), Ed Putnam, Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. Please join us for…

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Wine Benefit to Support Affordable Housing in Bend

April 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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Let’s face it, wine goes great with most anything, but attainable home ownership and wine may be one of our favorites.  Join Kôr Community Land Trust for a free wine tasting with ONEHOPE Winery Thursday, April 20. The wine tasting is organized to raise money for sustainable and affordable housing in Bend. The wine tasting benefit is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road.  A percentage of all…

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May 2017

Riverfeast Dinner & Auction

May 6, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$100

Support the restoration work of the Deschutes River Conservancy. Join us for a delightful evening of irresistible food, spirits and music. Bid on exclusive adventures and experiences, custom art and other wonderful packages. ​Give back to our beautiful rivers while exploring the ​stunning event space at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon off Skyliner Road in Bend. Coyote Willow’s exciting combination of cello, guitar and rich vocals beg​in the evening at 5:30. All proceeds from the event support the DRC's…

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September 2017

September Nature Night: Coming Home to Central Oregon

September 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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A "Sense of Place” is a phrase often used to describe the ways in which a given landscape's geology, climate, forest history, indigenous culture, and patterns of settlement can all influence the experience of living there. But another term that can also be useful in this connection is "affiliation." It relates to a more active and conscious process of claiming a place as one's own. Join the Deschutes Land Trust and John Elder for a talk on place and affiliation…

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October 2017

Deschutes Land Trust Open House

October 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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Celebrate conservation successes, honor outstanding volunteers, and mingle with Land Trust staff and friends. Drinks and light appetizers will be provided with remarks to begin at 6:00pm. Please RSVP. 

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November 2017

Are Wildlife Populations at the Tipping Point?

November 18, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$10

What are the threats to wildlife in central Oregon that decrease sufficient, usable wildlife habitat? How can recreation users and growing communities coexist with wildlife? How can individuals help wildlife survive by initiating simple projects? At this wildlife conference, a panel of speakers will address many factors challenging wildlife. They will share scientific information, the focus of their respective organizations, and the ways in which individuals can help wildlife co-exist in our rapidly developing area.   Photo credit: Adobe Photo

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December 2017

8th Annual Locavore Holiday Gift Faire

December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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Give the Gift of Local! Tired of holiday lines, products from far away lands, and just the same ol’ same ol’? Then shop local this holiday season, support local crafters, makers, and artisans, and feel good about gift giving in 2017.  We will have everything from gourmet food to art to locally crafted goods.

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January 2018

The Clean Energy Jobs Bill 2018

January 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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An evening of information, engagement and action.  Get an update on what is in the bill, the economic benefits to Oregonians of a cap and invest policy, plus apps, info, strategies, and ideas to help make our voices heard by our elected representatives in Salem. Presented by the UUFCO Environmental Justice Committee, the Juniper Group of the Sierra Club, and Caroline Skidmore, Climate Leader and graduate of Al Gore’s Climate Reality project.

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May 2018

Will Durst – Benefit for KPOV

May 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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Yes, KPOV is bringing the hilarious political comic Will Durst back to Bend for the smartest side-splitting evening will you ever experience. You’re welcome. The show is May 19 at 7:00 p.m.at The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket sales in April. Then act quickly. The show is sure to sell out. “The Durst Case Scenario” is playful and ludicrous and whimsical and droll and silly and serious…

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November 2018

Sustainability Awards

November 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$20

Celebrate Sustainability in Central Oregon! Join us on November 15th to honor the leaders, heroes and pioneers of sustainabilty in our community. The Environmental Center hosts the bi-annual Sustainability Awards to highlight the determined and persistent change makers who are essential to achieving a sustainable future. For us, sustainability means meeting human needs equitably, living within our planet’s ecological limits, and building a prosperous economy for all. We will recognize inidividuals, businesses, and organizations that demonstrate a comprehensive, organization-wide commitment…

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December 2018

9th Annual Locavore Holiday Gift Faire

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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Give the Gift of Local! Tired of holiday lines, products from far away lands, and just the same ol’ same ol’? Then shop local this holiday season, support local crafters, makers, and artisans, and feel good about gift giving in 2018. We will have everything from gourmet food and art to locally crafted goods.

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January 2019

Bend’s Transportation Plan: Neighborhood Workshop 3

January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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The City of Bend will host five 2 1/2-hour long workshops in January 2019.  The workshops are for you to share: How you'd like transportation to work in your neighborhood. What you need in your neighborhood for you to be able to get around. This workshop is targeted to people in the Awbrey Butte, Summit West and River West neighborhoods, but anyone is welcome to attend. The City will use this information to help create a list of neighborhood projects…

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March 2019

POSTPONED: Clean Energy Jobs Bill Educational Forum

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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** This event has been postponed! Please attend the Clean Energy Jobs Hearing on March 2nd!! ** Come learn about Clean Energy Jobs –a landmark bill now pending in our State legislature that would put a limit and price on climate pollution from the largest polluters in our state, secure greenhouse gas reductions, and require reinvestment in communities across Oregon to create clean energy jobs and a thriving economy, especially in communities that need it most. Free and open to…

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May 2019

The Dam Fiasco at Bull Flat: A look back at the 1913-1914 Tumalo Project

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States

One hundred years ago the State of Oregon stepped in to help settlers in the Tumalo area salvage their crushed dreams. A rogue’s gallery of grifters, chiselers, swindlers and cheats had left hundreds of settlers high and dry. The State’s well-intended plans to bring irrigation to the area went awry. Join Mike Berry for a presentation on the follies and foibles of the Tumalo Project.

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Riverfeast Dinner & Auction

May 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$100

Join Deschutes River Conservancy on May 11th for a delightful evening of irresistible food, spirits, and music. Bid on exclusive adventures and experiences, custom art and other wonderful packages. Give back to our beautiful rivers while exploring the stunning event space at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon off Skyliner Road in Bend. Coyote Willow’s exciting combination of cello, guitar, and rich vocals begin the evening at 5:30. All proceeds from the event support the DRC’s mission to restore streamflow and improve…

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June 2019

Dammed to Extinction

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$10

For eons, a one-of-a-kind population of killer whales has hunted chinook salmon along the Pacific Coast. For the last 40 years, renowned whale scientist Ken Balcomb has closely observed them. He's familiar with a deadly pattern. Salmon numbers plummet. Orcas starve. The downward spiral compelled him to realize that studying whales was no longer enough. He needed to act. The orcas need roughly a million salmon a year, where to find a million fish? The solution says Balcomb, is getting…

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Roy Zimmerman, Rize Up

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road
Bend, OR United States
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$18 – $25

A benefit for KPOV Radio! “With music this good and humor this insightful, there is good reason to be optimistic." Tickets: $20 in advance / $18 for KPOV members / $25 at the door    

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