Published Mar 21, 2014 at 12:06AM

Education

VEGETABLE GARDENING CLASS: Learn how to grow your own food; introductory level; $5 donation to cover printing requested; 10 a.m.-noon Saturday; OSU-Cascades Campus, Cascades Hall, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-548-6088 or www.extension.oregonstate.edu/deschutes.

FINANCIAL SKILLS WORKSHOP: Learn how to improve personal financial fitness; free; registration required; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday; NeighborImpact, 2303 S.W. First St., Redmond; 541-323-6567, homesource@neighborimpact.org or www.neighborimpact.org/financialskills.

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: Through senior centers; Bend, 541-388-1133; Redmond, 541-548-6325.

CENTRAL OREGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE: www.cocc.edu or 541-383-7270.

COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION: www.katyelliottmft.com or 541-633-5704.

KINDERMUSIK: www.developmusic.com or 541-389-6690.

LATINO COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: 541-382-4366 or www.latca.org.

MOTORCYCLE SAFETY: http://teamoregon.orst.edu.

NEIL KELLY CO. REMODELING SEMINARS: 541-382-7580.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Oregon: www.osher.edu/central or 1-800-824-2714.

PARTNERS IN CARE PRESENTATIONS: loriew@partnersbend.org or 541-382-5882.

SPIRITUAL AWARENESS COMMUNITY OF THE CASCADES: www.spiritual awarenesscommunity.com or 541-388-3179.

THE STOREFRONT PROJECT: 541-330-4381 or www.thenatureofwords.org.

WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER CLASSES: www.wrcco.org or 541-385-0750.

Parks & Recreation

LUNCH & LEARN: Learn about the history of carousels and amusement parks with Darrell Jabin; free, bring your own lunch, dessert and coffee provided; noon-1 p.m. Wednesday; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-388-1133 or www.bendseniorcenter.org.

BEND PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT: www.bendparksandrec.org or 541-389-7275.

BEND SENIOR CENTER: 541-388-1133.

CAMP TUMALO: www.camptumalo.com or 541-389-5151.

REDMOND AREA PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT: www.raprd.org or 541-548-7275.

SISTERS ORGANIZATION FOR ACTIVITIES AND RECREATION: www.sistersrecreation.com or 541-549-2091.

Outdoor Recreation

DESCHUTES LAND TRUST: www.deschuteslandtrust.org or 541-330-0017.

THE ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER: www.envirocenter.org or 541-322-4856.

OREGON PALEO LANDS INSTITUTE OUTDOOR EXCURSIONS: www.paleolands.org or 541-763-4480.

OUTDOORS SKILLS WORKSHOPS: 800-720-6339, ext. 76018.

PINE MOUNTAIN OBSERVATORY: pmo-sun.uoregon.edu.

SUNRIVER NATURE CENTER & OBSERVATORY: www.sunrivernaturecenter.org or 541-593-4442.

TRADITIONAL MOUNTAINEERING MAP, COMPASS AND GPS SKILLS: 541-385-0445.

WANDERLUST TOURS: www.wanderlusttours.com or 541-389-8359.

Arts & Crafts

ART IN THE MOUNTAINS: www.artinthemountains.com or 541-923-2648.

ART STATION: www.artscentraloregon.org or 541-617-1317.

ATELIER 6000: www.atelier6000.org or 541-330-8759.

Cindy Briggs Watercolors: www.cindybriggs.com or 541-420-9463.

CREATIVITY RESOUCE FOUNDATION: 541-549-2091.

DON TERRA ARTWORKS: 541-549-1299 or www.donterra.com.

JENNIFER LAKE GALLERY ART ACADEMY: 541-549-7200.

KEN ROTH STUDIO: www.kenrothstudio.com or 541-317-1727.

KINKER ART STUDIO: 541-306-6341.

SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY: http://sagebrushersartofbend.com or 541-617-0900.

Performing Arts

GROUP CLASS & BALLROOM DANCE: A ballroom dance class followed by a dance; no experience or partner necessary; $5; 7-9 tonight; Bend’s Community Center, 1036 N.E. Fifth St.; 541-312-2069.

TRIBAL FUSION BELLY DANCE WITH KAMINI BIJOU: Learn the dance technique and vocabulary of belly dancing; $50 for four classes or $15 drop-in fee; 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Bend Circus Center, 911 S.E. Armour Road; 541-610-8622 or www.kaminibellydance.wordpress.com.

ACADEMIE DE BALLET CLASSIQUE: 541-382-4055.

ACTOR’S REALM: 541-410-7894 or volcanictheatre@bendbroadband.com.

AN DAIRE ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE: www.irishdancecentraloregon.com.

BEND EXPERIMENTAL ART THEATRE: www.beatonline.org or 541-419-5558.

CASCADE SCHOOL OF MUSIC: www.ccschoolofmusic.org or 541-382-6866.

CENTRAL OREGON SCHOOL OF BALLET: www.centraloregonschoolofballet.com or 541-389-9306.

CHILDREN’S MUSIC THEATRE GROUP: www.cmtg.org or 541-385-6718.

DANCE CENTRAL: danceforhealth.dance@gmail.com or 541-639-6068.

GOTTA DANCE STUDIO: 541-322-0807.

GYPSY FIRE BELLYDANCE: 541-420-5416.

JAZZ DANCE COLLECTIVE: www.jazzdancecollective.org or 541-408-7522.

REDMOND SCHOOL OF DANCE: www.redmondschoolofdance.com or 541-548-6957.

SCENE STUDY WORKSHOP: 541-977-5677 or brad@innovationtw.org.

TERPSICHOREAN DANCE STUDIO: 541-389-5351.

Museums

SKY HUNTERS: Learn about owls, hawks and falcons; $5 plus museum admission, $3 for members, free for children ages 4 and younger; 11 a.m. and 1:30, Saturday through Thursday ; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754.

A.R. BOWMAN MEMORIAL MUSEUM: Exhibits about Crook County, the City of Prineville Railroad and the local timber industry; 246 N. Main St., Prineville; www.bowmanmuseum.org or 541-447-3715.

DES CHUTES HISTORICAL MUSEUM: Explores the history, culture and heritage of Deschutes County; 129 N.W. Idaho Ave., Bend; www.deschuteshistory.org or 541-389-1813.

HIGH DESERT MUSEUM: Featuring exhibits, wildlife and art of the High Desert; 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; www.highdesertmuseum.org or 541-382-4754.

THE MUSEUM AT WARM SPRINGS: Cultural, traditional and artistic heritage of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs; 2189 U.S. Highway 26, Warm Springs; www.museumatwarmsprings.org or 541-553-3331.

SUNRIVER NATURE CENTER & Oregon OBSERVATORY at Sunriver: Featuring live birds of prey, hands-on exhibits, nature trail, telescopes, night sky viewing and more; 57245 River Road, Sunriver; www.sunrivernaturecenter.org or 541-593-4394.

PINE MOUNTAIN OBSERVATORY: Featuring lectures, star gazing, instructional sky navigation demonstrations; located 34 miles southeast of Bend; 541-382-8331.

Libraries

BEND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY: Williamson Hall at Rock Arbor Villa, 2200 N.E. U.S. Highway 20, Bend; 541-317-9553 or www.orgenweb.org/deschutes/bend-gs.

Downtown BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY: 601 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-617-7040.

CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY: 175 N.W. Meadow Lakes Drive, Prineville; 541-447-7978.

EAST BEND PUBLIC LIBRARY: 62080 Dean Swift Road; 541-330-3760.

family history library: 1260 N.E. Thompson Drive, Bend; 541-382-9947.

LA PINE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 1642 51st St., La Pine; 541-312-1091.

JEFFERSON COUNTY LIBRARY: 241 S.E. 7th St., Madras; 541-475-3351.

REDMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY: 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave., Redmond; 541-312-1050.

ROBERT L. BARBER LIBRARY: 2600 N.W. College Way (COCC), Bend; 541-383-7560.

SISTERS PUBLIC LIBRARY: 110 N. Cedar St., Sisters; 541-312-1070.

SUNRIVER AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY: 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver; 541-312-1080.