AARP Smart Driver, senior course, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Community Connection in Enterprise. $15 for AARP members, $20 non-members. To register, call Community Connection at 541-426-3840.

Wallowa County Blood Drive, noon to 6 p.m., Cloverleaf Hall in Enterprise. Appointments: Cindi Aschenbrenner, 541-426-2039; Julie Todd, 541-263-0101.

Ring Praise concert, 7 p.m. at Lostine Presbyterian Church. Featuring handbell soloist Phyllis Tincher and pianist Sean Rogers. Includes hymn history and scripture. Free admission.

Old-Time Community Barn Dance, 7 to 10 p.m. in the big blue barn, 63327 Tenderfoot Valley Road, Joseph. $5 per person, under 12 free. Beginners welcome, no partner of special clothing required, all dances taught and called. Info: Laura, 541-398-0800.

Sunday, Sept. 20

Wallowa County’s 3rd annual International Day of Peace celebration, 3 to 7:30 p.m., Josephy Center in Joseph. Free. Art activities for adults and kids begin at 4:30, potluck dinner at 5:30, music at 6:30. Info: Judy Allen, 541-263-2502.

Wallowa Valley Chorale rehearsal, 2 p.m. at Lostine Presbyterian Church. New singers welcome. Rehearsals continue every Sunday until Nov. 15 performance. October rehearsals are at Joseph Methodist Church, November rehearsals at Enterprise Community Church. More info: Randy Morgan, 541-426-3593; Betty Cosgrove,

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Town Hall with Sen. Bill Hansell and Rep. Greg Barreto, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Tomas Conference Room at the Wallowa County Chamber office, 309 S. River St., Enterprise. Hansell and Barreto will talk about 2015 legislative session — the “good, bad, and ugly” of what was proposed, and field questions from constituents.

Saturday, Sept. 26

Enterprise Cemetery Fall Cleanup Day, 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to participate. Info: Sondra Lozier, 541-426-3229.

Evening Under the Stars Dinner and Auction, at Tamkaliks grounds in Wallowa. Annual fundraiser organized by Friends of the Wallowa School District. Social hour at 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., auction 7 p.m. Music students provide entertainment. Tickets at Blonde Strawberry and Wallowa Library. More info: 541-886-4501. Note: In event of inclement weather, gathering moves indoors to Beth Johnson Room at the school.

Saturday, Oct. 3

Open House at Wallowa County Humane Society Information Center, 104 N. River St., Enterprise. Including an adoption day for foster animals, and a celebration recognizing humane society volunteers, among other activities. Center to operate for extended hours this day, further details to come. Info: 541-432-1630.

Founders Day in Lostine. Details to be provided in the coming weeks.

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 representative Brooke Pace at

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