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COMING UP: Bake sales, rocks and music in Malheur County

There’s no excuse to be bored – Here’s a quick look at things to do in Malheur County this week and next.

SALE: Nyssa Senior Center will hold a yard and bake sale Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9. The hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, with new items in the sale center and vendors indoors and outdoors.

ROCKS: Nyssa’s annual Thunderegg Days festival is coming up July 7-9 at South Park. There will be vendors, music, food, family activities and plenty of rocks for rockhounds to admire, identify and buy.

CONCERTS: Four Rivers Cultural Center’s Live After 5 concert series continues Wednesday, July 20, with Buddy Devore and the Faded Cowboys performing. Admission is free.

The concerts continue with the Emily Stanton Band, Aug. 3; and Gary Tackett & Full Moon Rude, Aug. 17.

PARADISE: It will be 5 O’Clock Somewhere in Paradise on Friday, July 15, in the Hikaru Mizu Japanese Garden at Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario. The party runs from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets to the party cost $30 and include an island-themed dinner, live auction and door prize drawings.


Monday, July 11

• Valley View Cemetery District board meeting, 3:30 p.m., Cemetery office.

Tuesday, July 12

• Vale Senior Center board meeting, 10 a.m., 100 Longfellow St. S.

• Vale City Council meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall.

• Nyssa City Council meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall.

• Warmsprings Irrigation District board meeting, 8 p.m., 334 Main St. N., Vale. On the agenda: water reports and other business.

Wednesday, July 13

• Malheur County Court, 9 a.m., County Courthouse, Vale.

• Vale School District board meeting, 7 p.m., Vale Elementary School.

Thursday, July 14

• Vale Oregon Irrigation District board meeting, 1 p.m., 521 A St. W. On the agenda: manager’s report, water report, other district business. For information, call 541-473-3243.

Tuesday, July 19

• Pioneer Nursing Home Health District board meeting, 3 p.m., Vale Senior Center.

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