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August 17, 2013


The annual Appliance Recycling Event

7:00AM 4:30PM

The annual Appliance Recycling EventKnott Landfill Recycling & Transfer Facility, 61050 SE 27th St. in BendSaturday, August 17 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Residents are encouraged to recycle their own used appliances and appliances that have been dumped on or around their property. Only these items will be accepted; Stoves Ovens Washers Air conditioners Dishwashers Dryers Heat Pumps Furnaces Refrigerators* Trash Compactors* Water heaters Freezers* * These items will not be accepted if they contain food or food residue. www.deschutes.org/solidwaste.

The Central Oregon Great Giveaway

8:00AM 12:00PM

The Central Oregon Great Giveaway LDS Church Building at 2555 NW Shevlin Park Road Saturday August 17th, 8am - 12pm It is like a giant garage sale only – everything is FREE. Drop off your donations of usable items of clothing, housewares, bedding and furniture, Thursday or Friday August 15-16, 2013 between noon and 8pm. Anyone may come to the event to take these items home for your family.For info on what is accepted and what is not please go to: http://cogga.org/

3nd annual RUFF RUN 5k run and walk

8:00AM 12:00PM

3nd annual RUFF RUN 5k run and walk Riverbend Park Saturday August 17th at 8:00am to support DogPac's efforts to increase off-leash opportunities for our pooches in Central Oregon! This is an easy, fun-filled, non-competitive course along the Deschutes river! Sign up now at dogpac.org or in person at the FootZone, Fleet Feet and Muddy Paws Bath House

World's Leading Horse Whisperer This Weekend Only

9:00AM 5:00PM

The World's Leading Horse Whisperer in Redmond, For one weekend only Admission is FREE! • Who: Master Horseman Dennis Reis ~ * Founder of the Reis Ranch School of Universal Horsemanship * 50 Sold Out shows during National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. * Host weekly show on Direct TV channel 379 & DISH channel 231. * No Dust Tour in 30 states * Author and Creator of a National Day of the Horse Holiday * Author and Creator of a California State Day of the Horse Holiday • What: Dennis Reis will be performing with three of his personal horses and will work with local horses with severe behavioral issues ~ Watch Reis students showcase their incredible relationships with their horses and maneuver through exciting challenge course. • When: Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th, 2013 9AM to 5PM each day • Where: Deschutes County Fairgrounds 3800 SW Airport Way Redmond, OR 97701 • Why: To honor and promote the welfare of the horse. To teach horse owners to communicate with their horse in the only language horses understand - body language. To show horse owners how to work with the horse's natural instinct verses the use of mechanical devices & fear. Call 800-732-8220 or Go to www.reisranch.com for FREE passes

Central Oregon Saturday Market (Special Day)

10:00AM 4:00PM

Central Oregon Saturday Market Saturdays 10-4 Now through Mid Sept. Downtown Bend – across from the libraryVisit them on Facebook Home Depot is providing materials and assistance for your child to build their own wooden project. First come, first served. Plus there will be a vintage auto display.

Bend BrewFest

3:00PM 11:00PM

Bend Brewfest Kicks Off Thursday to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon & Neighbor Impact Bend, Oregon- Bend Brewfest celebrates 10 years of bringing fine brews to the masses at the Les Schwab Amphitheater with 60 breweries pouring more than 140 delicious craft beers. This year’s festival will also feature an expanded selection of hard-to-find, limited-release “X-Tap” beers from participating breweries. Website: www.bendbrewfest.com Location: Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, Oregon Phone: 541-322-9383 Dates & Times: Thursday, August 15, 3-11p.m. Friday, August 16, 3-11p.m. Saturday, August 17, noon-11p.m. (children welcome each day until 7p.m.) Cost: Admission is free, and those who wish to taste the beers may purchase a collectible 2013 Bend Brewfest mug and beer tokens for $12. Proceeds will benefit local nonprofit organizations: NeighborImpact, which helps families access skills for success, family services, financial assistance, food, housing, heat and energy assistance; and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon mentoring programs.