Today

Backpack Explorers: Ages 3-5; investigate science, art, music, stories and culture in a hands-on manner; 10-11 a.m.; $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; www.highdesertmuseum.org/backpack-explorers-51 or 541-382-4754.

Storytime — Fizz! Boom! Read!: Ages 3-5, stories, science with hands-on experiments; 10:15 a.m.; free; Sisters Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St., Sisters; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1072.

Storytime — Preschool Parade: Ages 3-5; stories, songs, rhymes and crafts to develop early literacy skills; 10:30 a.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org or 541-617-7050.

Teen Writing Group: A year-long writing project ending with a self-published anthology; 4-5 p.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-617-7050.

World Down Syndrome Day Potluck Dinner: A potluck dinner and kickoff for the 2016 Buddy Walk; 5-8 p.m.; free, registration required; River Canyon Estates Clubhouse, 19351 Hollygrape St., Bend; 541-213-8656.

2016 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts: Showing of the 2016 Oscar nominated shorts to benefit the film center at Rodriguez Annex; 7 p.m.; $15 suggested donation; Rodriguez Annex, Jefferson County Library, 134 SE E St., Madras; www.jcld.org or 541-475-3351.

Monster Truck Destruction Tour: Featuring competitive monster trucks and more; 7:30-9 p.m.; $19, $10 for children 12 and younger; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; www.mtdtour.com or 541-613-7086.

Saturday

Spring into Spring — A Pop-Up Children’s Museum: A pop-up museum with hands-on science experiments, demonstrations, arts, crafts, face-painting, photo booth and more; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; free; Armature, 50 SE Scott St., Bend; 206-947-0576.

Storytime — LEGO Block Party: All ages; read, build, play; join other builders and LEGO pieces; 1 p.m.; free; La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St., La Pine; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1090.

Storytime — Sunriver LEGO Block Party: All ages; read, build, play; join other builders and LEGO pieces; 3 p.m.; free; Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver; www.deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1080.

Family Night: Featuring recreation swimming and games, fitness activities, lap swimming, craft projects and more; 6:30-9 p.m.; free; Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, 800 NE Sixth St., Bend; 541-389-7665.

Monster Truck Destruction Tour: Featuring competitive monster trucks and more; 7:30-9 p.m.; $19, $10 for children 12 and younger; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond; www.mtdtour.com or 541-613-7086.

Sunday

Sunriver March Mudness Spring Break Mud Run: A fun run; designed for families who love to frolic in filth; 1 p.m.; $15 for children, $25 for adults 12 and older, $35 for competitive race; Sunriver Resort, Sunriver; www.sunrivermarchmudness.com.

Kitten and Puppy Foster Volunteer Workshop: Featuring a kitten and puppy fostering workshop to teach volunteers how to foster animals until they become old enough to find new homes; 2 p.m.; free; BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 NE Hemlock Ave.1355 NE Hemlock Ave, Redmond; 541-923-0882.

Monday

Spring Break Camp: Featuring a variety of activities such as fire making, attuning to the wild, tracking, primitive skills, survival skills and more; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $65; Skyliners Lodge, 16125 Skyliners Road, Bend; 503-680-9831.

Spring Break Kids Camp: A nature-themed camp at the High Desert Museum; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $160 for members, $185 for nonmembers; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; www.highdesertmuseum.org/kids-camp or 541-382-4754.

Smith Rock Spring Break Climbing Camp: Designed for the youth climber with previous climbing experience; review knots and belaying and focus on climbing technique and movement; includes transportation and equipment; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $400; Bend Endurance Academy, 500 SW Bond St., Suite 142, Bend; www.bendenduranceacademy.org/climbing-team or 541-419-5071.

Storytime — Fizz! Boom! Read!: Ages 3-5; stories and science with hands-on experiments; 10:30-11 p.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-617-7097.

Kids’ Yoga: Movement & Music: Ages 4-8; using play, live music and yoga poses to teach children ways to find stillness and self-expression through movement and music; 4-5 p.m.; $10 drop-in; $35 for children’s five-pack; Bend Community Healing, 155 SW Century Drive, Suite 113, Bend; 541-322-9642.

Tuesday

Spring Break Camp: Featuring a variety of activities such as fire making, attuning to the wild, tracking, primitive skills, survival skills and more; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $65; Skyliners Lodge, 16125 Skyliners Road, Bend; 503-680-9831.

Storytime — Animal Adventures: Ages 3 and older; live animals, stories and crafts with High Desert Museum; 9:30 a.m.; free; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-330-3762.

Storytime — Toddlin’ Tales: Ages 18-36 months; an active storytime with stories, songs and movement rhymes; 10:15 a.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-617-7050.

Storytime — Family Fun: Ages 0-5; interactive storytime with songs, rhymes and crafts; 10:30 a.m.; free; Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1080.

Storytime — Toddlin’ Tales: Ages 18-36 months; an active storytime with stories, songs and movement rhymes; 11 a.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-617-7050.

Storytime — Pajama Party: Ages 0-5; evening storytime with songs, rhymes and PJs; 6:30 p.m.; free; Sisters Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St., Sisters; www.deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1072.

“Easter Mysteries: The Mystery that Shaped History”: A musical theater depiction that journeys into the passion of Christ’s death and resurrection; 7 p.m.; $18 plus fees; Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, 680 SW Powerhouse Drive, Bend; www.fathomevents.com or 844-462-7342.

Wednesday

Spring Break Camp: Featuring a variety of activities such as fire making, attuning to the wild, tracking, primitive skills, survival skills and more; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $65; Skyliners Lodge, 16125 Skyliners Road, Bend; 503-680-9831.

Storytime — Toddlin’ Tales: Ages 18-36 months; an active storytime with stories, songs and movement rhymes; 9:30 a.m.; free; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-330-3760.

Kids Day: Art for a Nation: Explore the visual and performing arts that were commissioned during the Great Depression; participate in a community mural and try your hand at playing a musical instrument; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; free, with admission; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; www.highdesertmuseum.org/kids-day-art-nation or 541-382-4754.

Storytime — Preschool Parade: Ages 3-5 years; stories, songs and crafts that develop early literacy skills; 10:15 a.m.; free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; www.deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Storytime — Listos Para el Kinder: Ages 0-5; story time, songs and rhymes for children, all in Spanish; 11:15 a.m.; free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; www.deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Storytime — Baby Steps: Ages 0- 18 months; a gentle storytime for infant and caregiver; 11:30 a.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-617-7050.

BSH Spring Break Track Camp: A spring break track and field Camp for third through eighth graders; noon-3 p.m.; $70; Bend Senior High School, 230 NE Sixth St., Bend; 541-350-3938.

Storytime — LEGO Block Party: All ages; join other builders and LEGO pieces; 2:30-4 p.m.; free; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-330-3762.

Wyld Play Days: Featuring races, obstacle courses for active kids age 5-8 with the social support of their parents; 3-4 p.m.; $5 donation requested; Wyldwoodz, 500 SW Bond, Suite 125, Bend; 541-389-0444.

Oregon Wild Wednesday’s: Climbing Everest with Petit Marchi: Petit Marchi will discuss adventuring, working, guiding, exploring wild places and more; 5:30 p.m.; free; Crow’s Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks St., Bend; 541-728-0066.

Storytime — Pajama Party: Ages 0-5; evening storytime with songs, rhymes, crafts and PJs; 6:45 p.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-617-7097.

Thursday

Spring Break Camp: Featuring a variety of activities such as fire making, attuning to the wild, tracking, primitive skills, survival skills and more; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $65; Skyliners Lodge, 16125 Skyliners Road, Bend; 503-680-9831.

Storytime — Preschool Parade: Ages 3-5; stories, songs, rhymes and crafts to develop early literacy skills; 9:30 a.m.; free; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-330-3760.

Storytime — Mother Goose & More: Ages 0-2; participatory musical storytime with books, rhymes and bounces; 10:15 a.m.; free; Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond; www.deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1061.

Storytime — LEGO Block Party: All ages; read, build, play, join other builders and LEGO pieces; 10:30-11 a.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-617-7050.

Storytime — Family Fun: Ages 0-5; interactive storytime with songs, rhymes and crafts; 10:30 a.m.; free; La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St., La Pine; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1090.

Storytime — Family Fun: Ages 0-5; interactive storytime with songs, rhymes and crafts; 10:30 a.m.; free; Sisters Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St., Sisters; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-312-1070.

BSH Spring Break Track Camp: A spring break track and field Camp for third though eighth graders; noon-3 p.m.; $70; Bend Senior High School, 230 NE Sixth St., Bend; 541-350-3938.

Storytime — Baby Steps: Ages 0-18 months; a gentle storytime for infant and caregiver; 1:30 p.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar or 541-617-7050.

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