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Blue Mountain Eagle
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
W HAT ’ S H APPENING
The deadline for What’s Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call
Cheryl at the Eagle, 541-575-0710.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11
Lenten service and soup lunch
• 11:30 a.m., Presbyterian Church, Mt. Vernon
This is the fourth in the weekly Lenten service series. A soup-and-
bread lunch will be from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., followed by a brief
service. All are welcome. The March 18 Lenten lunch will be at The
United Methodist Church in John Day.
• 6 p.m., Elks Lodge dining room, John Day
The theme of this month’s gathering will be “comfort food.” All
are welcome to the free meeting.
FRIDAY, MARCH 13
Family Game Night
• 7-9 p.m., Grace Chapel, Prairie City
All are welcome – families, couples and individuals – to “Family
Game Night” at Grace Chapel. Bring your favorite board or card
games and snacks to share for an evening of fun and friendly com-
petition. The fun continues every Friday night through March at the
church, 154 E. Williams. Call 541-620-4198 for more information.
SATURDAY, MARCH, 14
Community Garden work party
• 9 a.m.-noon, John Day Community Garden, 3rd Street Extension
Volunteers and new gardeners are welcome to help spruce up the
garden for the 2015 season. Bring work gloves and tools, if you have
them. For those interested in a garden space, the cost is $15 for a
5 by 10-foot bed and $25 for a 5 by 20-foot one. The work parties
continue until the garden’s April 11 opening. Call 541-620-0719 or
Second Saturday Gathering
• 9:30-11:30 a.m., Outpost Restaurant, John Day
Kathy Rogers will present the theme “Wind, Water and Oil of the
Spirit of God.” Rogers and Lis Davis will offer music for the gath-
ering. All ladies are welcome. Complimentary coffee and tea will be
offered at the no-host breakfast.
Clay pigeon shoot
• 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Kimberly Rock Products pit
The event will include a variety of shoots, jackpots, Annie Oakley,
men’s, women’s and kids’ competitions, and more. The cost is $3 per
shoot. Monument School students in grades 5-8 will serve concessions,
with proceeds going toward their annual field trip. This is also the third in a
series of four shoots to win a Savage 17 HMR bolt action rifle. Participants
must be at three of the shoots to qualify. The best score out of 100 shots
wins. The cost for that competition is $25 for 25 shots. The last shoot in
the series will be on April 11. The rock pit is located at the 9-mile marker
on Highway 402 between Kimberly and Monument. Call 541-934-2143.
Church lunch, mission presentation
• Noon, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Canyon City
All are invited to a potluck salad luncheon in the St. Thomas
Episcopal Church Parish House. After lunch, Beth Spell will give
a presentation at 12:30 p.m. in the church on the recent Eastern Or-
egon Haiti Project, a mission which serves students and teachers of
the Hinche, Haiti, area.
Farm Bureau meeting
• 6 p.m., Outpost Restaurant, John Day
The agenda at the Grant County Farm Bureau meeting will in-
clude a discussion on Zone 1 land in the county. Other planned topics
include the promotion of agritourism in Grant County.
TUESDAY, MARCH 17
Genealogy Society lunch meeting
• Noon, Outpost Restaurant, John Day
All are welcome to a no-host luncheon meeting of the Grant
County Genealogical Society. Jim Sullens will offer a presentation
on the Sullens and Howell families.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18
Democrats will meet
• 6:30 p.m., St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Canyon City
Grant County Democrats will meet in the church’s parish house,
139 S. Washington St. Local Democrats are encouraged to attend.
• 4 and 6 p.m., Monument Senior Center
FRIDAY, MARCH 20
The community is welcome to support the Monument volunteer
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• 3 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, John Day
pork barbecue. Two seating times are available. The cost is $10 for
Anyone interested in helping out with the Red Cross Prepared-
adults, and $5 for children 10 and under. Proceeds go toward the pur-
chase of a programmable Bendix/King radio and a carbide chainsaw. ness Fair, which will be on Friday, April 10, is welcome to attend the
planning meeting. Call Joan Bowling, 541-575-1248.
Crab feed at the golf course
SATURDAY, MARCH 21
• 6 p.m., John Day Golf Course
All are welcome to a crab feed featuring fresh crab in the shell, Lake Creek fundraiser dinner, auction
• 5 p.m., Grant County Fairgrounds, John Day
All are welcome to support Lake Creek Youth Camp at a
plate or $50 a couple. Seating is limited to 75, so call the clubhouse
fundraiser dinner and auction in Trowbridge Pavilion at the fair-
in advance for tickets at 541-575-0170.
grounds. The evening starts with the silent auction and games at
MONDAY, MARCH 16
5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and a live auction at 7 p.m.
District 3 board meets candidates
The cost is $25 per adult, $50 for couples and $5 for children
under $10. For more information, call Lindy Bastian at 541-
A committee of the Grant School District No. 3 School Board 575-3640.
Burns concert to feature
Fair hosts annual
bazaar, gun show
just the concert is $10 a person.
Admission to both the
Tickets are available at the
The concert and dinner is $15 for door or in advance at www.
Prineville band Country- adults, and $8 for children 12 frenchgleneducationfounda-
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March 13, at “Night on the
Town,” a Harney County
rural school fundraiser, at
the Harney County Fair-
grounds Memorial Build-
UPPER MAINSTEM AND
ing in Burns.
SOUTH FORK JOHN DAY RIVER
The evening includes
a no-host social starting
AGRICULTURAL WATER QUALITY
at 5:30 p.m., followed
MANAGEMENT AREA PLAN.
by a tri-tip dinner and
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The 2nd meeting of Biennial
Review of the Upper Mainstem
and South Fork John Day River
Agricultural Water Quality Man-
agement Area Plan will be held
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 4:00pm
at the USDA Conference Room at
721 S. Canyon Blvd., in John Day.
Contact Jason Kehrberg or
Pat Holliday at 541-575-0135
with any questions.
Eagle file photo
La Shay Bliss and Tammara Dice of John Day show
off colorful Rainbow Loom bracelets for sale during
the 2014 Almost Spring Bazaar. This year’s event is
coming up on Saturday, March 14, in Keerins Hall at
the Grant County Fairgrounds. Shoppers can also
take in the annual Strawberry Mountain Gun and
Knife Show, which will be held both March 14 and 15
in Trowbridge Pavilion at the fairgrounds.
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JOHN DAY – Who’s ready
to get out of the house for
some “almost spring” shop-
Two popular events are
coming up this weekend at the
Grant County Fairgrounds:
the Almost Spring Bazaar and
the Strawberry Mountain Gun
and Knife Show.
The bazaar will be from 9
a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in Keer-
ins Hall. Vendors will sell
items including crafts, home
decor, collectibles, jewelry,
art and other goods.
Admission is free.
The gun and knife show
runs two days in Trowbridge
Pavilion. Hours are 9 a.m.-5
p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-
3 p.m. Sunday. People can
buy, sell or trade such items
as guns, knives, archery
supplies, and camping and
hunting equipment. Those at-
tending will be entered into a
drawing for gun-related mer-
Admission for adults is
$5 per day or $8 for both; for
youth 7-18, it’s $2 per day,
and for children 6 and under,
admission is one can of food.
Vendor space is $35 for a
6-foot table at the bazaar or
an 8-foot space at the gun and
knife show. Electric availabil-
ity is $5 more.
For a vendor application
Bridge St. in John Day, or
go to www.grantcountyfair-
575-1900 for more informa-
will interview candidates for the district budget committee. The
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