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  • Oct 19
    East Bend: Thrive Social Services

    11:30 AM - Thursday - Meeting Room

    Sarah Kelley or Britta Schroeter-Phillips are available for drop-in, one-on-one sessions to answer questions and provide community assistance for housing, mental health support, benefits and more. 541-728-1022

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  • Oct 19
    La Pine: The Library Book Club

    12:00 PM - Thursday - Meeting Room

    Read and discuss Moonglow by Michael Chabon.Join others for a discussion of the first book written by one of the extraordinary 2017-2018 Author! Author! literary season novelists. Michael Chabon is the author of eight novels as well as two short story collections, two essay collections and a young adult novel. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2001 for his book The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. His novel Wonder Boys was made into a film. In a New York Times Review, A. O. Scott said of Chabon’s most recent novel, Moonglow, “… this book is beautiful.” Chabon lives in Berkeley, California.Prospective book club attendees can pick up a copy of this novel at the La Pine Library. Purchase season or individual Author! Author! tickets today via the Deschutes Public Library Foundation.

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  • Oct 19
    Redmond: Thrive Social Services

    1:00 PM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Sarah Kelley and staff from Central Oregon Thrive provide social service help.

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  • Oct 20
    La Pine: Thrive Social Services

    10:30 AM - Friday - Common Area (in front of service desk)

    Sarah Kelley or Britta Schroeter-Phillips are available for drop-in, one-on-one sessions to answer questions and provide community assistance for housing, mental health support, benefits and more. 541-728-1022

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  • Oct 20
    Downtown Bend: Thrive Social Services

    3:00 PM - Friday - Meyer Classroom

    Sarah Kelley or Britta Schroeter-Phillips are available for drop-in, one-on-one sessions to answer questions and provide community assistance for housing, mental health support, benefits and more. Meyer Classroom.541-728-1022

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  • Oct 21
    Sunriver: Know Death- Death in the Short Story

    1:00 PM - Saturday - Meeting Room

    Explore how authors have used death to shape the American short story. Annemarie Hamlin explores how authors have used death to shape the American short story. Participants are encouraged to read the designated texts ahead of time and should anticipate a vigorous conversation. Readings: Kate Chopin, “The Story of an Hour”; Raymond Carver, “A Small, Good Thing”; Maxine Hong Kingston, “No Name Woman." Copy and paste the links below into a browser to access the stories.Carver, "A Small Good Thing" http://creativewriting.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu/files/2012/01/46_2006_carver.pdf Chopin, "The Story of an Hour" http://archive.vcu.edu/english/engweb/webtexts/hour/Kingston, "No Name Woman" https://learning.hccs.edu/faculty/nicole.zaza/engl1301/1301-readings/no-name-woman-by-maxine-hong-kingston/view Writers in all genres have explored the anticipation and experience of death—their own and the deaths of others. This series of discussions asks participants to examine how playwrights, poets, and short story writers have presented the many questions that lead to and follow the transition from life to death.

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  • Oct 21
    East Bend: Community Listening Project

    2:30 PM - Saturday - Meeting Room * Registration Required

    Three part series designed to encourage empathy and understanding.We will use open ended questions, quotes, and poetry to write, speak, and deeply listen to each other to encourage empathy and understanding across our cultural divides. The format is based on the work of Parker Palmer, Krista Tippett and Marshall Rosenberg. It will provide the safety and structure to open us up to fresh perspectives, and possibilities about being a citizen, community member, and human.You will leave the series with a fresh outlook on:All of us “being in this together."The value of our “otherness."How to hold “differences” in life-giving ways.Listening and speaking practices that are inclusive and cultivate empathy. Carol Delmonico is a passionate crusader, deep listener, crazy good laughter and nature lover. She is also a life-long learner. Nursing, Life and Health Coaching, Mindfulness, Laughter Yoga and Nonviolent Communication are some of her certifications. Carol’s passion is supporting individuals and communities to explore fresh perspectives and paradigms to create a world where well-being is something everyone can experience. She can be reached at www.caroldelmonico.com

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  • Oct 23
    CANCELLED: Downtown Bend: Thrive Social Services

    10:00 AM - Monday -

    Sarah Kelley is available for one-on-one sessions to answer questions and provide community assistance for housing, mental health support, benefits and more. Meyer Classroom.541-728-1022

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  • Oct 24
    Friends of the La Pine Library

    1:00 PM - Tuesday - Meeting Room

    monthly meeting

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  • Oct 24
    Downtown Bend: The Classics Book Club

    5:30 PM - Tuesday - Hutchinson Room

    Discussing Swann's Way by Marcel Proust. Everyone welcome.

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