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“Know Jingle” throughout December at Deschutes Public Library


Posted By:  Liz Goodrich
Date Posted:  11/21/2016

Know Jingle It’s that time of year: to-do lists get long and time gets short. Take a break this December to enjoy a musical or theatrical performance at the library¬—with some gingerbread-house making thrown in for good measure. From a jazz duo to barbershop quartet, to a local reader’s theater presentation, we’ve tapped some of Central Oregon’s most talented musicians and performers to help fill our buildings with music, song and joy. All programs are free and open to the public; no registration is required.

Sisters High School Jazz Choir Serenade
Enjoy the harmonies of the holidays with this talented group of singers.

Saturday, December 3 • 2:00 p.m.
Sisters Library

Sunday, December 18 • 2:30 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library

Harpist Laura Leighton
Enjoy holiday songs and learn about the history of this mesmerizing musical instrument. Laura Leighton specializes in the concert pedal harp but also plays the celtic harp for more casual gatherings. She is the harpist for the Central Oregon Symphony as well as the Obsidian Opera Chamber Orchestra.

Wednesday, December 7 • 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library

Guitarist Matthew Gwinup
Enjoy an eclectic mix of classical guitar paired with music of modern day composers and guitarists with local musician Matthew Gwinup. He is a native of Bend, where he has been performing and teaching since 2007. Matt continues to perform in Central Oregon and beyond, both as a soloist and with Five Pint Mary, the Oregon Guitar Trio and cover band Subject to Change.

Thursday, December 8 • 6:00 p.m.
East Bend Library

Sisters High Desert Bell Choir
The Sisters High Desert Bell Choir plays holiday music and gives you an opportunity to join in the fun.

Saturday, December 10 • 1:00 p.m.
Sisters Library

Carol with the Bells of Sunriver
Join the Bells of Sunriver for holiday music and a chime-along.

Saturday, December 10 • 2:00 p.m.
Sunriver Library

Gingerbread House Construction Zone
Construct your own tasty house. (Supplies are limited.)

Saturday, December 10 • 11:00 a.m.
La Pine Library

Saturday, December 17 • 2:00 p.m.
Sunriver Library

Sunriver Stars Community Theater
Enjoy a reader’s theater of The Gift of the Magi and other classics.

Saturday, December 10 • 2:00 p.m.
La Pine Library

Saturday, December 17 • 12:00 p.m.
Redmond Library

Four in a Chord
Let the harmonies of this local quartet delight and entertain you.

Sunday, December 11 • 4:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library

Holiday Carols with the RPA Choir
Join students from the Redmond Proficiency Academy (RPA) for carols and hot cocoa in the library.

Tuesday, December 13 • 10:45 a.m.
Redmond Library

Jazz Cru
The Central Oregon duo Jazz Cru will play standards and holiday favorites.

Wednesday, December 14 • 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library

Central Oregon Showcase Choir
Enjoy holiday favorites with the Central Oregon Showcase Choir.

Saturday, December 17 • 3:00 p.m.
Redmond Library

For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at www.deschuteslibrary.org. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 541-312-1032.

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