Mid Oregon Credit Union invites local communities to enjoy free admission to the High Desert Museum on Jan. 27 and Feb. 24, 2018. The "Free Family Saturday" complimentary admission program supports the community with the opportunity to explore wildlife and living history right in Central Oregon's backyard. The museum is located approximately five minutes south of Bend on U.S. Highway 97. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., including the Rimrock Café and Silver Sage Trading Store.
"Mid Oregon Credit Union's generous support of two Free Family Saturdays this winter provides the community an opportunity to experience our local wildlife up close and engage with exhibits like our Dinosaurs Take Flight and Innovation Lab: Design Inspired by Nature," said High Desert Museum Executive Director Dana Whitelaw, PH.D.
For more information about exhibits, wildlife encounters, living history performances, music and tours, visit the museum's website at www.highdesertmuseum.org.
The Crook County Foundation "What's Brewing?" will be held Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Meadow Lakes Restaurant, 300 SW Meadow Lakes Drive, from 7 to 8 a.m. The presentation will be "How is Crook County Parks and Recreation making enhancements to facilities and programming?" Join Duane Garner, Crook County parks and recreational director, and learn about how they will be expanding the recreational opportunities in Prineville with facility improvements and programming expansions.
This week, Prineville Perk will be hosted by Werner Crawford Accounting, LLP, 682 NW Third St. on Friday, Jan. 26 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.