• The band Smooth Avenue will perform this Wednesday at Live after 5 In the Garden at Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario. The music is on from 5 to 8 p.m., with dancing and refreshments.
The summer concert series continues July 11 with the Emily Stanton Band.
• The public is invited to a retirement open house for Malheur County Planning Director Alvin Scott from 1 to 4 p.m. next Monday, July 2.
The festivities will be in the County Clerk’s Conference Room at the Courthouse in . . .