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TICKETS AVAILABLE AT All the hot topics- except politics Everything is on the table for discussion at this monthly forum, including science, medicine, economics, technology and more. The only topic that is not discussed is politics. Open to the public. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Anne Wilson at 541-383-1414. Third Tuesday of every month, 2-3pm. Through May 21. Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village, 19800 SW Touchmark Way, Bend. Contact: 541-383-1414. Free, RSVP recommended. and grow your public speaking and leadership skills, whether you’re an executive, stay-at-home parent, college student or retiree. Wednesdays, Noon-1pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend.

Bend “GO” Club Learn the ancient, abstract strategy game of “Go” in a group setting. Call Mike for more info. Sundays, 1-4pm. Market of Choice, 115 NW Sisemore St., Bend. Contact: 541-385-9198. Bend's Transportation Future At Pints & Politics Join the Oregon League of Conser-

vation Voters to learn how our community can benefit from a Transportation System Plan that prioritizes safe, healthy, and climate-friendly options like walking, biking, and transit. Come find out how you can advocate for a well-rounded transportation future for Bend that better serves underserved population May 16, 6-8pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Lane, Bend.

Brews & Business Cards Spotlight: Redmond Coffee Mingle Come network

with us! Coffee is provided. Free for Beers & Business Cards Ambassadors and first time attendees. $5 at the door if you’ve been before. May 21, 9:30-11:30am. Essential Oil HQ, 2392 S Hwy 97, Redmond. Contact: 541-633-3477. $0-$5.

Caregiver Support Group - Bend Senior Center Support groups create a safe,

to improving our craft. Educational sessions, group brewing, competitions, and other beer-related events. Third Wednesday of every month, 6:30-9pm. Aspen Ridge Retirement, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd., Bend.

Central Oregon PubTalk EDCO’s Central Oregon PubTalk, held the fourth Thursday of the month, is a happy hour aimed at bringing together different facets of the business community in one place to network, share ideas and further local businesses. Fourth Thursday of every month, 5-7:30pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend. Contact: 541-388-3236. $26-$36. Compassionate Communication / NVC Practice Groups Through practic-

ing with others, we can learn and grow using real-life experiences to become more compassionate with ourselves and others. Some NVC experience necessary. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm and Wednesdays, 4-5:30pm. Center for Compassionate Living, 803 SW Industrial Way, #200, Bend. Free.

A Course in Miracles This a course in

mind training. The purpose is to see the through the eyes of love and release us from judgment. With practice, the course brings a sense of peace and well being, as well as remove obstacles to loves presence. Saturdays, 10am. St. Charles Bend South Clinic, 61250 SE Coombs Place, Bend. Contact: Lisa: 760-208-9097. Free.

Emotions Anonymous EA provides a warm

and accepting group setting in which to share experiences without fear of criticism. Through weekly support meetings, members discover they are not alone in their struggles. Wednesdays, 9:30am and Thursdays, 10:30am. First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St., Bend.

Fences For Fido Central Oregon 5 Year Anniversary Join Fences For Fido as

confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. They also educate and inform participants about dementia and help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. Third Thursday of every month, 5-6:30pm. Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Road, Bend. Contact: 800-272-3900. Free.

we celebrate 5 years in Central Oregon and over 250 Fidos unchained with an open house event at the Environmental Center! Light refreshments and drinks. Plus, meet some of the Fidos we have unchained and learn how you can help! May 19, 2-4pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-728-8085. info@ Free.

Caregiver Support Group - Community Presbyterian Church Support groups

Fired Up & Freaked Out? Calming Your Leash-Reactive Dog Presentation by certi-

create a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. They also educate and inform participants about dementia and help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. Third Wednesday of every month, 2-3:30pm. Community Presbyterian Church, 529 NW 19th St., Redmond. Contact: 800-272-3900. Free.

Celebrate Recovery Celebrate Recovery is

a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. This is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life. Mondays, 6:30pm. Faith Christian Center, 1049 NE 11th St., Bend. | Wednesdays, 7pm. Redmond Assembly of God, 1865 W. Antler Ave., Redmond. | Thursdays, 6:30pm. High Lakes Christian Church, 52620 Day Road, La Pine. | Thursdays, 6:30pm. Westside Church, 2051 NW Shevlin Park Road, Bend. | Fridays, 7pm. Redmond Christian Church, 536 SW 10th St., Redmond. Visit for more info. Ongoing.

Central Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit Join the Deschutes County Bicycle

and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, neighbors, planners, and friends of walking and biking at the Central Oregon Bike and Pedestrian Summit. “Connecting Communities” will focus on low stress bike networks, trails, public transportation and more! Advance registration recommended. Bag lunch available - pre-order by May 15. May 22, 9am-2pm. Bend Parks & Recreation District Office, 799 SW Columbia St, Bend. Contact: Free.

fied trainer, with live demonstration. Open to all. No dogs, please. To reserve your spot, contact May 15, 6:30-8pm. Downtown Bend Public Library - Brooks Room, 601 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact:

French Conversation Table All are wel-

come! Third and First Monday of every month, 10:30am-12:30pm. Barnes and Noble, 2690 NE Highway 20, Bend.

Garage Night The Pine Shed is the perfect

place to talk shop, and tell all of your buddies about your winter projects! Come on down for a pint and be ready to share what you’ve been working on! Wednesdays, 6-8pm. Spoken Moto, 310 SW Industrial Way, Bend.

Grassroots Cribbage Club Newcomers

welcome. For info, call Sue. Mondays, 6-9pm. Round Table Clubhouse, 2940 N. Highway 97, Bend. Contact: 541-610-3717.

Italian Conversation Group Conversational Italian group in a relaxed atmosphere. Saturdays, 9:45-11am. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend. Japanese Group Lesson We offer group

lessons for both beginners and intermediate students for Japanese for all ages. Wednesdays, 5-6pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-633-7205. $10.

Learn About What’s New and What’s Coming in Genealogy’s Vaunell Temple is teaching about at the Genealogical Society’s

free monthly meeting. May 21, 10am-Noon. Williamson Hall at Rock Arbor Villa, 2200 NE Hwy 20, Bend. Contact: 541-317-9553. bgs@ Free.

schutes County Services Center, 1300 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-322-7129. projectwildfire. Free.

Life after Birth Join a supportive commu-

the theme of the week changes. Contact Vocal Seniority or Indivisible Bend for more info. Bring your signs, bring your attitude—and we’ll bring the bullhorn! Contact info@thevocalseniority. org for more info. Tuesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm. Peace Corner, Corner of NW Greenwood Avenue and NW Wall Street, Bend.

nity of pregnant and postpartum mothers in a space where it is safe to come as you are. This group is facilitated by Dr. Wendy Hatcher, Psy.D, a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in pregnancy and postpartum-related issues. Tuesdays, 2-3pm. St. Charles Center for Women’s Health, 340 NW 5th Street, Suite 101, Redmond. Contact: 541-526-6635. Free.

Map and Compass Class Learn the basics

of reading a topographical map and using a compass to find your bearings in this class taught by women, for women. This class will start with the very basic details of how to understand a topo map and orient yourself using a compass. May 15, 6:30-8pm. OutsideIN, 845 NW Wall St, Bend. Contact: 541-317-3569. $5-$10 donation.

Marijuana Anonymous Meeting Know

you need to quit, but can’t? Help is here. Share experience, strength, and hope with each other. Thursdays, 7-8pm. Serenity Lane, 601 NW Harmon Blvd., Bend.

Mommy & Me Breastfeeding Support Group Mommy & Me Breastfeeding Support

Group Share experiences and learn about nutrient dense, organically raised, locally produced foods and products. Thursdays, 1-3pm. Through Dec. 19. Central Oregon Locavore, 1841 NE Third St., Bend. Contact: 541-633-7388. info@ Free.

NeighborImpact’s Homebuyer Workshop If you are thinking about buying a

home, start with NeighborImpact’s Homebuyer workshop. Join us for three Mondays to learn about what the homebuying process entails including how to improve your credit, how to find safe mortgage loans, fair housing and consumer rights. Mon, May 6, 5:30-8:30pm, Mon, May 13, 5:30-8:30pm and Mon, May 20, 5:30-8:30pm. NeighborImpact Office, 20310 Empire Ave., Suite A110, Bend. Contact: 541323-6567. $44.99 per household.

Old Mill District Birding Walks With East Cascades Audubon Society For

the sixth year in a row, the Old Mill District and East Cascades Audubon Society have teamed up to offer popular free walking tours that provide an opportunity to enjoy the Central Oregon outdoors. Walks are guided by an expert from the local Audubon Society. Fri, April 5, 10am-NoonFri, April 19, 10am-Noon-Fri, May 3, 10am-Noon and Fri, May 17, 10am-Noon. Ticket Mill, 475 SW Powerhouse Dr., Bend. Contact: 541-312-0131.

Resist! Rally Weekly resistance protest,

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group

Anyone with RA or similar auto-immune syndrome welcome. Third Tuesday of every month, 4-5pm. Bend Memorial Clinic, 865 SW Veterans Way, Redmond. Contact: or

SCNA Summer Safety Night Join Southern Crossing Neighborhood Association for a special speakers night. Speakers from Bend Fire and Police Departments and the Red Cross will be discussing ways to be prepared and stay safe this summer. Hospitality provided by Deschutes Brewery. Go to for details and to sign up. May 20, 6-8pm. Deschutes Brewery & Mountain Room, 901 SW Simpson Ave., Bend. Contact: Free. Socrates Cafe Group Exchange thought-

ful ideas and experiences while embracing the Socratic Method. Second and Fourth Thursday of every month, 6-8pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend.

Soil: Nature’s Solution to the Climate Crisis? How we grow food profoundly impacts

soil health and well-being, but current practices are a major contributor to Climate Change. Restoring carbon to the soil can draw down billions of tons of atmospheric carbon. May 15, 6:308pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-385-6908. juniper. Free.

Spanish Club Spanish language study and

conversation group. All levels welcome. Call for more info. Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-749-2010.

Oregon Communicators Toastmasters Meeting Step out of your comfort zone

- enhance your leadership and communications skills in a friendly, supportive environment. Attend in person or online. https://zoom. us/j/246410212. Meet and greet at 6:15pm. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm. La Pine Community Health Center - Meeting Room, 51600 Huntington Road, La Pine. Contact: 541-408-7610. Free.

Oregon Lyme Disease Network, Bend Chapter Support Group Please call Oregon

Vocal Jam Improvised song circle with groove and soul. A playful blend of toning, improvisation, percussive play, and spontaneous songwriting. Singers of all levels welcome! Thu, May 9, 7-8:30pm, Sun, May 12, 11am-12:30pm and Thu, May 23, 7-8:30pm. The Hive, 205 NW Franklin Ave., Bend. Contact: 310-467-0867. $5-$10.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Women’s Cancer Support Group For the newly diagnosed and survivors of cancer. Call for info. Thursdays, 1-3pm. Mountain Laurel Lodge, 990 SW Yates Drive, Bend. Contact: Judy: 541-728-0767.

Lyme Disease Network to register for meeting or ask questions about upcoming meetings. Third Thursday of every month, 4:30-6pm. The Hive, 205 NW Franklin Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-321-6536. Free. Mondays & Thursdays, Noon-1pm. Saturdays, 9:30am-11am. United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St., Bend. | Wednesdays, 4-5pm. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave., Redmond. Ongoing. Contact: 541-306-6844.

Pet Loss Bereavement Group Process your loss, give and receive support to others also grieving and mourning the death of a pet and learn about the journey through grief. Call for location and details. Third Tuesday of every month, 5:30-7pm. Love & Leash Therapy, 64682 Cook Ave., #193, Bend. Contact: 541-706-0740.

Project Wildfire Steering Committee Meeting Project Wildfire’s mission is to prevent

deaths, injuries, property loss, and environmental damage resulting from wildfires in Deschutes County. Topics vary each month. Third Tuesday of every month, 8-9:30am. Through May 28. De-

Worldwide Ride of Silence

The Worldwide Ride of Silence happens at hundreds of locations across the globe. It’s a big group ride to remind people to really think about what “sharing the road” means and honor those cyclists who were either killed or injured on the road. This is a slow paced ride at 10-12mph max. Helmets required and lights advised. May 15, 6:30pm. Pioneer Park - Bend, 1565 NW Wall St, Bend. Contact: Free.

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