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September 07, 2013


Walk Me Home...to the place I belong 5k

9:00AM 12:00PM

Saturday, September 7th at 9:00 am in Drake Park, ATA will host the first ever Walk Me Home...to the place where I belong\" National Foster Parent Association event. Our 5K race and family walk, with a scavenger hunt for the kiddos, will run along the beautiful Deschutes river and through two scenic parks. There will be music, food, prizes, games for the kids and fun waiting for you at the finish line! Proceeds from this event will be used to provide beneficial programs, scholarships and services to the foster and adoptive families in our community. Cost? $20 each, Family not fostering $12.50 each, Foster family $5 each. Teams can register for $15 per member. Registration is required and additional information is available. www.actionthroughadvocacy.org Contact: Heidi Myers at 541.385.4741 to register.

4th Annual Yogis Unite! Bend or “YU! BEND

9:00AM 2:00PM

4th Annual Yogis Unite! BEND - Oregon’s largest yoga festival Is set for Saturday, September 7th, Bend, OR Yogis Unite! BEND or “YU! BEND” returns for its 4th year along the Deschutes River for a day of unity, acceptance, love and wholeness the first weekend after Labor Day @ 805 SW Industrial Way, in the Old Mill (near Bikram Yoga of Bend and Tumalo Creek Kayak) YU! BEND unites our community through yoga to educate the health benefits of yoga, while raising funds for 2 local non-profits: Bethlehem Inn - C.O.’s largest homeless shelter and CANCancer – providing assistance for neighbors battling cancer. $12 Event Pass includes the morning class led by 10 area instructors and studio owners, the Exhibitor Showcase with nearly 2 dozen vendors featuring health, wellness, local and green minded businesses and; we encourage participants to bring a potluck for; an after class community picnic. A highlight of the event each year is our RAFFLE DRAWING. One (1) lucky yogi wins…1 year unlimited yoga @ these participating studios: Back Bend Yoga, Bikram Yoga Bend, Groove Yoga, Iyengar Yoga of Bend, Mid-Town Juniper Yoga; Namaspa Yoga &Massage, Sol Alchemy and The Yoga Lab (more than a $7500 value). $5 Raffle tickets. Join the largest gathering of area yoga studios in our one location. Studio’s represented include: Back Bend; Bikram Yoga Bend; COCC; Flow Flow Yoga; Groove Yoga; Indigo Yoga, Iyengar Yoga of Bend; Juniper Swim & Fitness Center; Mid-Town Juniper Yoga; Life.Love.Yoga, Sisters; Namaspa Yoga & Massage; Sage Springs, Sunriver; Sol Alchemy and The Yoga Lab. EVENT PARTNERS (sponsors): Bellatazza Coffee; Luna Bar; Townshend’s Tea House Brew Dr. Kombucha. EVENT ASSISTANTS (supporters): Flip Flop Sounds; Indigo Yoga, Iyengar Yoga of Bend, School of Enrichment; Spooky Dawson Marketing Group of Central Oregon; and Design; Vasudeva Kirtan Band. KIDS YOGA & CARE $10 available during class. Provided by School of Enrichment: 2 hour block includes: yoga class, activities and fun for our little yogis. Pre-registration requested. EVENT PASS $12. Credit cards accepted on site. Full details www.yogisunitebend or tickets@yogisunitebend.com. EVENT DETAILS AND OUTLINE 9.7.13 - Saturday, 9am – 2pm @ 805 SW Industrial Way, in the Old Mill, Bend, along the Deschutes River The event has been organized by Central Oregon yoga instructors and studio owners. We unite our community through yoga to introduce yoga to those who have never tried yoga or who practice regularly and want to commune along the Deschutes River for a morning of unity, acceptance, love and wholeness. 9 a.m. Registration and $5 RAFFLE TICKETS available for 1 Year of Yoga @ participating studios 10 Kids Yoga & Care by School of Enrichment - $10 per child, pay @ tent 10 Opening Ceremonies, music by Vasudeva, chant with Jenni Peskin 10:30 CLASS begins: lead by 10 instructors 12 Noon CLASS closes and RAFFLE winner drawn 12 – 2 Exhibitor Showcase: beverages & food, health & wellness, local & green businesses. Potluck picnic. Henna by Terri Mintz - our henna artist extraordinaire - $10 suggested donation Proceeds benefit CANCancer and Bethlehem Inn

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.

HOPE Pet Food Bank

10:00AM 12:00PM

HOPE is a community pet food bank for low income individuals and families; anyone who qualifies will be able to get a month’s supply of food for up to five pets at no charge; Westside Bend Pet Express 133 SW Century; donations accepted at any Bend Pet Express; always held the first Saturday of each month from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Yogi's Unite

10:00AM 12:00PM

An outdoor yoga event followed by a potluck picnic; proceeds benefit local charities; on the grass behind the yoga studio at Old Mill; $12, $10 for a special kid's class; 10 AM - 12 PM; Bikram Ygao, 805 SW Industrial Way, Bend; 541-389-8599; www.yogisunitebend.

FALL WOOL GATHERING

10:00AM 5:00PM

FALL WOOL GATHERING. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Madras, Oregon Saturday and Sunday September 7-8, Sat 10-5 and Sun 10-4. Family-friendly event. www.fallwoolgathering.com

Jewish High Holy Days services

10:00AM 6:00PM

Jewish High Holy Days services Jewish High Holy Days services First United Methodist Church in Bend September 4th – Sept 14th http://www.bethtikvahbend.org/worship/jewish-holidays

4th Annual Yogis Unite! Bend or “YU! BEND

4th Annual Yogis Unite! BEND - Oregon’s largest yoga festivalrnIs set for Saturday, September 7th, Bend, ORrnrnYogis Unite! BEND or “YU! BEND” returns for its 4th year along the Deschutes River for a day of unity, acceptance, love and wholeness the first weekend after Labor Day @ 805 SW Industrial Way, in the Old Mill (near Bikram Yoga of Bend and Tumalo Creek Kayak)rnrnYU! BEND unites our community through yoga to educate the health benefits of yoga, while raising funds for 2 local non-profits: Bethlehem Inn - C.O.’s largest homeless shelter and CANCancer – providing assistance for neighbors battling cancer. rnrn$12 Event Pass includes the morning class led by 10 area instructors and studio owners, the Exhibitor Showcase with nearly 2 dozen vendors featuring health, wellness, local and green minded businesses and; we encourage participants to bring a potluck for; an after class community picnic.rnrnA highlight of the event each year is our RAFFLE DRAWING. One (1) lucky yogi wins…1 year unlimited yoga @ these participating studios: Back Bend Yoga, Bikram Yoga Bend, Groove Yoga, Iyengar Yoga of Bend, Mid-Town Juniper Yoga; Namaspa Yoga &Massage, Sol Alchemy and The Yoga Lab (more than a $7500 value). $5 Raffle tickets. rnrnJoin the largest gathering of area yoga studios in our one location. Studio’s represented include: Back Bend; Bikram Yoga Bend; COCC; Flow Flow Yoga; Groove Yoga; Indigo Yoga, Iyengar Yoga of Bend; Juniper Swim & Fitness Center; Mid-Town Juniper Yoga; Life.Love.Yoga, Sisters; Namaspa Yoga & Massage; Sage Springs, Sunriver; Sol Alchemy and The Yoga Lab. rnrnEVENT PARTNERS (sponsors): Bellatazza Coffee; Luna Bar; Townshend’s Tea House Brew Dr. Kombucha.rnEVENT ASSISTANTS (supporters): Flip Flop Sounds; Indigo Yoga, Iyengar Yoga of Bend, School of Enrichment; Spooky Dawson Marketing Group of Central Oregon; and Design; Vasudeva Kirtan Band. rnrnKIDS YOGA & CARE $10 available during class. Provided by School of Enrichment: 2 hour block includes: yoga class, activities and fun for our little yogis. Pre-registration requested. rnrnEVENT PASS $12. Credit cards accepted on site. Full details www.yogisunitebend or tickets@yogisunitebend.com. rnrnrnEVENT DETAILS AND OUTLINE rnrn9.7.13 - Saturday, 9am – 2pm @ 805 SW Industrial Way, in the Old Mill, Bend, along the Deschutes RiverrnThe event has been organized by Central Oregon yoga instructors and studio owners. We unite our community through yoga to introduce yoga to those who have never tried yoga or who practice regularly and want to commune along the Deschutes River for a morning of unity, acceptance, love and wholeness. rnrn9 a.m. Registration and $5 RAFFLE TICKETS available for 1 Year of Yoga @ participating studiosrn10 Kids Yoga & Care by School of Enrichment - $10 per child, pay @ tentrn10 Opening Ceremonies, music by Vasudeva, chant with Jenni Peskinrn10:30 CLASS begins: lead by 10 instructorsrn12 Noon CLASS closes and RAFFLE winner drawnrn12 – 2 Exhibitor Showcase: beverages & food, health & wellness, local & green businesses. Potluck picnic. rnHenna by Terri Mintz - our henna artist extraordinaire - $10 suggested donationrnrnProceeds benefit CANCancer and Bethlehem Innrn

Sisters Folk Festival

Featuring seven stages of music, and workshops; $115, $50 youth 5-18, plus fees for three-day festival pass, free children 5 and younger; www.sistersfolkfestival.org; downstown Sisters in the 97759 zip code.