Wednesday, May 1

City of Joseph Clean-up Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All residents invited to get involved. Areas at public parking for disposal of tires without rims, computers, televisions, used motor oil, vehicle battery, old paint; dumpster for property debris. For info call city hall, 541-432-3832.

Thursday, May 2

Wallowa Kindergarten Roundup, 5:30-7 p.m., kindergarten classroom. Bring birth certificates, immunization records. Child must be 5 on or before Sept. 1, 2013. Babysitting available in first grade room.

Saturday, May 4

Wallowa FFA awards banquet, dinner starts at 6 p.m. followed by awards program, Beth Johnson Room, Wallowa School. Dinner tickets $10 adults, $5 children 6-12, and free for children 5 and under, available from Wallowa FFA members.

Opening of “Rock, Paper, Scissors” art exhibit, 7 p.m., Josephy Center for Arts and Culture. No host bar, complementary appetizers. Free admission, $5 donation suggested. For info: 541-432-0505 or

Meals on Wheels Benefit yard sale by Community Connection, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., VFW Hall, 800 N. River St. Silent auction through May 7, Community Connection center, 702 NW 1st, Enterprise.

4-H/FFA Swine weigh-in for Wallowa County Fair, 8-11 a.m., fairgrounds. If not able to attend, contact Tim Kiesecker, 541-263-1651 before May 3. Potluck, 11:30 a.m., followed by 4-H Livestock Judging, noon.

May 4-5

Lee Scott Memorial Plowing Bee, at Larry and Juanita Waters farm, Tenderfoot Valley Road; off Imnaha highway, east of Joseph. Plowing starts about 9 a.m. Saturday. Potluck Saturday night and breakfast Sunday morning, Liberty Grange. The public welcome to watch. For info: 541-432-7055.

Sunday, May 5

Fifth annual Vegetarian Indian Dinner to benefit Wallowa Buddhist Temple, 5 p.m., Russell’s at the Lake restaurant, south end of Wallowa Lake. Tickets are $25 each at The Bookloft, Ruby Peak Naturals, beecrowbee and the Blonde Strawberry. The meal will be prepared by Erin Donovan and Friends of the Wallowa Buddhist Temple. For info: 541-432-6129.

Tuesday, May 7

Weekly Brown Bag discussions start, noon on Tuesdays throughout summer, Josephy Center for Arts and Culture. Topic “Alvin Josephy and the Indians,” led by Josephy Library director Rich Wandschneider. For info: 541-432-0505.

Thursday, May 9

German Dinner as fundraiser for outgoing Rotary Exchange student Calli Miller, 6:30 p.m., VFW Hall, 800 N. River St., Enterprise. Tickets $10 from Rotarians, WHS Interact Club, Bennett Insurance in Enterprise.

Friday, May 10

Wallowa River Cleanup, mouth of Wallowa River to stop flow of invasive weeds, hosted by Wallowa Lake State Park; 9 a.m., signup; 9:30-11:30 a.m., clean-up; 11:45 a.m., potluck/barbecue, Ice Lake Shelter. Meet at Riverside Day Use Area. Volunteers needed. For info: Shawn Dutcher, 541-432-8855 Ext. 22 or email

“Speakeasy” with songwriter, poet, and performer TR Ritchie, 7 p.m., Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, Joseph. An evening of music and words as benefit for Fishtrap Inc. programs.

Saturday, May 11

Chocolate Lovers Walk, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., business district, Enterprise. Tickets $7 each, available at Bee Charmed and Bookloft. For info: 541-426-3693.

Annual Spaghetti Feed, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Lostine Presbyterian Church (basement). Cost, $5 or $15 for entire family. All-you-can eat spaghetti (with or without meat), salad, bread, slice of pie.

4-H and Dressage Club Tack Sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wallowa County Grain Growers; parking lot. Leave items to sell for commission or to donate from 9-10 a.m. Fundraising project of local dressage club and Nez Perce Riders. For info: contact Cammie Hale, or Connie Dunham at

Tunesmith Night season finale, 7 p.m., Lear’s Main Street Grill, Enterprise. Presented by Wallowa Valley Music Alliance, featuring award-winning songwriters Tracy Spring and TR Ritchie of Bellingham, plus one song each from local Tunesmith veterans. Doors open at 6 p.m., all ages welcome.

May 14

Band and choir concert (grades 7-12) “Back to Broadway,” 7 p.m., Joseph Charter School cafeteria stage.

Enterprise FCCLA Silver Tea, 7 p.m., Quinn Court, Enterprise High School.

Wednesday, May 15

Living Well with Chronic Conditions class starts, 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Community Connection conference room, Enterprise. Every Wednesday for six weeks, free. Space limited so pre-register at Community Connection, 541-426-3840.

Sunday, May 19

Hootenanny and Shoofly Pie Social, 4 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, Enterprise. Fundraiser for Wallowa Valley Music Alliance.

May 25-26

Promise Reunion (Memorial Day weekend), Promise Grange Hall. Saturday, 1 p.m., chili feed, bring musical instruments for nighttime music; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. church service, 1 p.m. potluck, program to follow. For info: Orvalla Hafer, 509-488-2569; 541-377-7333.

The Community Calendar lists fundraisers, free local events and those with a nominal fee organized by nonprofit organizations. Submit information to Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday. To promote for-profit events, contact sales rep Jim Sackett,

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