It is the Middle of Winter CLOTHING AND FOOD DRIVE
Jake’s Diner Now through February Donations accepted of food, clothing, blankets, sleeping bags and other essentials. Items collected will go directly to the homeless who need it through the Central Oregon Veteran’s Outreach.
Bend Spay and Neuter Project’s annual Doggie Coa
Bend Spay and Neuter Project’s annual Doggie Coat Drive Bend Veterinary Clinic, Blue Sky Veterinary Clinic, both Bend Pet Express locations, Suba Guru and at Bend Spay and Neuter Project Now through the end of January
Collecting coats, sweaters and booties for dogs belonging to people who are homeless or displaced in Central Oregon. “The greatest need by far is for durable coats for medium and large size dogs. dropped off at. Warm bedding will also be accepted. In addition, donations of food are always accepted. www.bendsnip.org or call 541-617-1010.
Healthy Beginnings in Redmond
Health inspections for kids aged 0-5; walk ins accepted from 9-11:30 AM, however reservations are suggested; Community Presbyterian Church 529 NW 19th St, Redmond, OR 97756; www.myhb.org.
Backcountry Film Festival
The Winter Wildlands Alliance celebrates the human-powered winter experience through film; proceeds benefit local organizations working on advocacy, snow safety, outdoor education and SnowSchool programs; Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 S.W. Century Drive, Bend, OR; 541-323-1881; $10 plus fees in advance, $12 at the door; www.winterwildlands.org/what-we-do/backcountry-film-festival.