Family Calendar

Published Mar 8, 2013 at 04:00AM

Today

CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMEN’S SHOW: Featuring vendors and a variety of resources for outdoor recreation, with a head and horns competition, a kids’ trout pond, cooking demonstrations and more; $10, $5 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger, $15 for a two-day pass; noon-8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-246-8291 or www.thesportshows.com.

CASCADE CHORALE: The group performs classical works by Bach, Handel and Mendelssohn, under the direction of James Knox; free; 7 p.m.; Bend Church of the Nazarene, 1270 N.E. 27th St.; www.cascadechorale.org.

TRIVIA BEE: The Education Foundation for the Bend-La Pine Schools holds a trivia competition between three-person teams; with hors d’oeuvres; ages 21 and older only; proceeds benefit the foundation; $21 plus fees; 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

“OKLAHOMA!”: The Mountain View High School music and drama departments present the story of two cowboys in 20th-century Oklahoma Territory seeking the hearts of the women they love; $8, $6 MVHS students, seniors and children ages 6 and younger; 7:30 p.m., doors open at 6:45 p.m.; Mountain View High School, 2755 N.E. 27th St., Bend; 541-383-6360 or www.bend.k12.or.us/mvhs.

“PARANORMAN”: A screening of the PG-rated 2012 film; free; 7:30 p.m.; Jefferson County Library, Rodriguez Annex, 134 S.E. E St., Madras; 541-475-3351 or www.jcld.org.

DAVID HAAS: The Catholic composer performs; $10 suggested donation; 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.; St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church & School, 2450 N.E. 27th St., Bend; 541-280-9744 or www.stfrancisbend.org.

SATURDAY

CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMEN’S SHOW: See Today’s listing; $10, $5 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger, $15 for a two-day pass; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-246-8291 or www.thesportshows.com.

GRIN AND BEAR IT RUN: 5K, 10K and one-mile run/walks to benefit Healthy Beginnings; races begin and end at the amphitheater; costs vary, see website for details; free for spectators; 10 a.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 S.W. Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend; 541-383-6357 or www.myhb.org.

LATINO DANCE FESTIVAL: Learn to dance the bachata and cumbia; $5 minimum; donations to Latino Club scholarships accepted; 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Wille Hall, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-318-3726.

NATURE CENTER OPEN HOUSE: Tour the center’s exhibits; free admission; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory, 57245 River Road; 541-593-4394.

SENSATIONAL SATURDAY: Learn about butterflies and explore their amazing lifestyle and ecological importance; included in the price of admission; $12 adults, $10 ages 65 and older, $7 ages 5-12, free ages 4 and younger; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754 or www.highdesertmuseum.org.

WRITE NOW!: Brainstorm, play word games and more in a casual setting, to help creative writing; free; 1 p.m.; Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane; 541-312-1081 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

CASCADE CHORALE: The group performs classical works by Bach, Handel and Mendelssohn, under the direction of James Knox; free; 3 p.m.; Bend Church of the Nazarene, 1270 N.E. 27th St.; www.cascadechorale.org.

BEND GAME NIGHT: Play available board games or bring your own; free; 6 p.m.-midnight; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road; 541-318-8459.

CENTRAL OREGON’S GOT TALENT: A talent show contest with local participants; proceeds benefit special recreation programs; $12, $8 ages 12 and younger, plus fees; 6 p.m., doors open 5 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

“OKLAHOMA!”: The Mountain View High School music and drama departments present the story of two cowboys in 20th-century Oklahoma Territory seeking the hearts of the women they love; $8, $6 MVHS students, seniors and children ages 6 and younger; 7:30 p.m., doors open at 6:45 p.m.; Mountain View High School, 2755 N.E. 27th St., Bend; 541-383-6360 or www.bend.k12.or.us/mvhs.

SUNDAY

CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMEN’S SHOW: See Today’s listing; $10, $5 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger, $15 for a two-day pass; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-246-8291 or www.thesportshows.com.

MUSIC IN PUBLIC PLACES: Featuring a performance by Central Oregon Symphony musicians; free; 1 p.m.; A.R. Bowman Memorial Museum, 246 N. Main St., Prineville; 541-317-3941 or www.cosymphony.com.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS: Fiddle music and dancing; donations accepted; 1-3:30 p.m.; VFW Hall, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way, Redmond; 541-647-4789.

CASCADE WINDS SYMPHONIC BAND: The band performs under the direction of Michael Gesme; free; 2 p.m.; Summit High School, 2855 N.W. Clearwater Drive, Bend; www.cascadewinds.org.

ECLIPSE!: A lecture and slide show about lunar and solar eclipses, presented by the Sisters Astronomy Club; free; 3 p.m.; Sisters Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St.; 541-617-1086.

MUSIC IN PUBLIC PLACES: Featuring a performance by Central Oregon Symphony musicians; free; 4 p.m.; Redmond Airport, 2522 S.E. Jesse Butler Circle; 541-317-3941 or www.cosymphony.com.

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO: The three-time Grammy-winning South African group performs; $32-$50 plus fees; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

MONDAY

RADOSLAV LORKOVIC: The folk musician performs; House concerts at the Glen at Newport Hills, 1019 N.W. Stannium, Bend; registration requested; $15 donation; 7 p.m. doors open at 6:30 p.m.; 541-480-8830 or ja@prep-profiles.com.

TUESDAY

No Family event listings.

WEDNESDAY

PALEYFEST, “THE BIG BANG THEORY”: A live broadcast of a Q&A with stars and producers from the television comedy, “The Big Bang Theory”; $15; 7 p.m.; Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, 680 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; 541-382-6347 or www.fathomevents.com.

THURSDAY

“OKLAHOMA!”: The Mountain View High School music and drama departments present the story of two cowboys in 20th-century Oklahoma Territory seeking the hearts of the women they love; $8, $6 MVHS students, seniors and children ages 6 and younger; 7:30 p.m., doors open at 6:45 p.m.; Mountain View High School, 2755 N.E. 27th St., Bend; 541-383-6360 or www.bend.k12.or.us/mvhs.