Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Central Oregon Ttrail Alliance (COTA) Upcoming Events

If you love our trails, then love them back! -hoc

COTA Upcoming Events

The COTA calendar is filling up fast. Mark your calendars now for your event(s) of choice. Trail work is just never done.

Saturday, March 20th at 9:00 am - Maston Work Party! Meet at Trinity Bikes in Redmond at 9am. Work hard and then at 1pm head back to Trinity Bikes for a BBQ!

Friday, April 16th to Sunday, April 18th - Trails Skills College at Cascades Locks training*

Saturday, April 17th, 9am to 2pm - Sunnyside / COTA Work Party at Storm King

Saturday, April 24th - Lair Build Day

Saturday, May 8th - Drainage and Dirt Work training by our very own Chris K and Paul T.*

Friday, May 14th to Sunday, May 16th - Westfir Training*

Saturday, May 22nd - Spring Fling - Wanoga

Friday, June 4th and Saturday, June 5th -Allingham training*

Sunday, June 27th - FIRST WANOGA MTN BIKE RACE - Pickett's Charge

Saturday, October 9th - Biketoberfest

*Want to go a step further in your trail building/maintenance skills. These sessions are a must to take your trail building / maintenance skills to the next level.

NOTE: Click Here for more details on any of the above events or for a reminder of Trail Work requirements:

Hope to see you at one or all of our upcoming events!


Central Oregon Trail Alliance

Monday, March 15, 2010

Jackalope Grill: St. Patrick's Day Feast, Easter Dinner, Cooking Class, Women Tasting Wine

Now you have St. Patrick's Day plans! -hoc


March & April Events at The Jackalope Grill

Tim's Supper Club: St. Patrick's Day Feast,
March 17
Presenting a Saint Patrick's Day Feast of Dublin Salad, Corned Beef, Champ (mashed potatoes with creamed spring onions), Buttered Cabbage, Grandma Collins' Chocolate Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Clotted Cream. for $22.00. Corkage fee will be waived for this event.

Women Tasting Wine: Sineann Wines
Monday, March 15
The cost is $45. Your payment is your reservation.

Cooking Class, "Soups & Sauces"
Monday, April 12
Soups and Sauces will be the focus of this class, taught by Chef Tim at the Jackalope Grill. Dinner is included.
Cost is $50.00
per person. Make your reservation now, because these classes always fill up quickly!

Easter Dinner
Sunday, April 4
The Jackalope will be open from 3:00-7:00pm.

Reserve our private dining room for your meeting or party. Let us prepare a special menu just for you. Reservations: 541-318-8435

Friday, March 12, 2010

Deschutes County Commission on Children & Families Seeks Community Feedback

Our youth need your voice. -hoc

The Deschutes County Commission on Children & Families (CCF) seeks
community feedback about issues relating to children, youth and
families. Feedback gathered through a quick on-line survey with be
used to improve public prevention services in Deschutes County. The
community may take the survey before April 1.

Designed with everyone's busy schedule in mind, the "5-Minutes for
Families Survey" includes questions about juvenile crime, family
violence, affordable housing, access to health services, child abuse,
childcare availability, family homelessness, poverty and more.

Community input will be used to help create the Juvenile Crime
Prevention Plan and the Community Plan. The plans will help staff
decide which prevention programs and services are needed in Deschutes

The Juvenile Crime Prevention Plan will be forwarded to the Governor's
Juvenile Crime Prevention Advisory Council in April.

To access the survey please visit .

Hard copies of the survey are also available on the CCF website at
and the Juvenile Community Justice website at
and must be returned to the CCF office by Wednesday, March 31.
Mailing instructions are on the
survey hard copies.

For more information about the "5-Minutes for Families Survey", please
contact Deschutes County Program Development Specialist Diane Treadway
at (541) 385-1405. ##

Thursday, March 4, 2010

3/14 Music in Public Places - Proteus Chamber Players

This should be a great, free concert #inbend! I'm taking the kids, for sure. -hoc

Music in Public Places
♪♪ free concert ♪♪

Proteus Chamber Players
Brass • Winds • Percussion • Strings • Piano
Members of the Central Oregon Symphony

Sunday, March 14, 2010 4:00 pm

Wille recital Hall in the new campus center on NW college Way cOcc, Bend campus No tickets needed, Doors open at 3:30 p.m.

A Musical Journey through Time with the Ancient, the Old and the New Featuring music by Catel, Mozart, Gabrieli and Warlock

Presented By Central Oregon Symphony Association
For more information:

cOSa is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
this program funded in part by a grant from the Deschutes cultural coalition.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Pyramid Beach Productions' "Atro-City Sleepers" Selected for 2010 Indie Music Video Festival

My friend and college roommate Douglas Magnuson recently blended his mad art skills (he's an accomplished painter who taught at NYC's School of Visual Arts and traveled the world as an assistant to American modern painting icon Frank Stella) and his filmmaking prowess into a freshly original rock music video for NY band The Netherlands. He also won the Music Video category at this year's Festivus Film Festival in Denver, and this is the latest honor - the first of many more to come. -hoc


"THE ATRO-CITY SLEEPERS" has been selected for the lineup of the 2010 INDIE MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL

an international touring fest that will include:

Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary,Chicago,Montreal, Toronto,Los Angeles,Austin,and St. Catherines and more...

schedule and dates coming soon...

for more info:

d magnuson