THURSDAYSafe Harbors will show the movie "Tough Guise" in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Fishtrap's Coffin House at 400 E. Grant St. There is also a display set up on the first floor of the Wallowa County Courthouse through the month of April with information about how to prevent and deal with issues surrounding sexual assault awareness.
FRIDAYWallowa Valley Arts Council will hold the third annual Night of Quick Draw on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Outlaw Restaurant in Joseph. The event features music, a selection of free desserts and a no-host bar for those watching 10 area artists complete a piece of art in one hour. The artwork will be sold by silent auction to the highest bidder after the draw. Admission price is $6 per person for the general public. WVAC members get in free, with memberships available at the door. There will be a drawing to give all WVAC members present a chance to take home a piece of art.
FRIDAY-SATURDAYFor the first time ever, Wallowa County will play host to the annual Oregon 4-H Leaders Association Forum in Enterprise this week. The forum will begin with registration at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Cloverleaf Hall, followed by a chili feed featuring local Stangel buffalo meat. Entertainment will include cowboy poetry by Craig Nichols at 6:30 p.m. and displays will be set up at the hall for public viewing from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Numerous workshops are planned throughout Saturday in Cloverleaf and elsewhere on fairground property. Tours of the Sunrise Iron antique tractor display and the Stangel Buffalo Ranch are also planned. For more information or to sign up to attend the forum, call the Wallowa County Extension Office at 426-3143.
SATURDAYThe public is invited to watch Arena Driving Trials, sponsored by Blue Mountain Driving Club on Saturday. The event starts at 9 a.m. at the River Quest horse arena at 78365 Caudle Lane in rural Lostine.
SUNDAYRotary and AFS is holding their annual International Culture Night at Joseph Community Center on Sunday. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and dinner is slated to start at 5 p.m. Donation dinner tickets for an international feast are $5 per individual or $15 per family. All proceeds go to local student exchange programs.
MONDAYAuditions for Missoula Children's Theatre's "The Frog Prince," will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Enterprise school multipurpose room. Wallowa County students in kindergarten through 12th grade are encouraged to audition. Rehearsals will be held at EHS after school all week with two performances of "Frog Prince" scheduled at OK Theatre at 3 and 7 p.m. April 15.
MONDAY -TUESDAYCongressman Greg Walden (R-OR) will be in Wallowa County on April 10 and 11 during an 11-county tour through the Second Congressional District of Oregon next week. He will
Meet with area residents and community leaders from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Cloverleaf Hall to update them on activities in Congress, including legislation to help restore Wallowa Lake Dam he recently introduced. At 8 a.m. on Tuesday Walden and Mark Simmons, Oregon director for USDA Rural Development, will meet with Lostine mayor Krag Norton at Lostine City Hall to present the city with $1.25 million of USDA funds to construct a new 250,000 gallon water storage reservoir.
AprilApril 13 - Public meeting on Mount Howard Fuel Reduction Project hosted by Natural Resource Advisory Committee, 7 p.m., Cloverleaf Hall.
April 13 - Maunday Thursday Service celebrating the Passover, with Holy Communion, 7 p.m., Lostine Presbyterian Church.
April 15 - Symposium, "Blue Mountain: A Sense of Place," 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Eastern Oregon University, La Grande.
April 15 - Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Joseph City Park, followed by Easter Hat Parade.
April 15 - Missoula Children's Theatre performance of "The Frog Prince," 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., OK Theatre.
April 15 - Chief Joseph Days Coronation Dinner and Dance, Joseph Community Center; 6 p.m., social hour; 7 p.m., dinner; 9 p.m., dance, with coronation of CJD queen about 10 p.m.
April 16 - Easter.
April 19 - Documentary film "Grizzly Man," 7 p.m., Fishtrap's Coffin House.
April 20 - "We Love Our Kids" dinner auction by Enterprise Education Foundation, Enterprise school multipurpose room; 5:30 p.m., silent auction; 6 p.m., dinner; 7:30 p.m., live auction.
April 29 - Roll into Spring Wallowa Valley Auto and RV Show, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., downtown Enterprise.
April 29 - University of Enterprise Adult Prom, "Spring in Paris," 8 p.m., Enterprise Elks Lodge.
April 29 - Wallowa Valley Youth Arts Festival, Joseph Community Center.
April 29-May 1 - Wallowa Valley Youth Arts Festival, Joseph Community Center. Opening reception, 6:30-8 p.m., Friday; public viewing, 10-4 Saturday, 11-3 Sunday.
MAYMay 1 - Fourth annual Community Connection Talent Show, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., OK Theatre.