Picnic in the Park will hold its last concert of the season this Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m.

Movies in the Park - RATATOUILLE! It's more than a movie. Granted, "Ratatouille," the movie, may be the best food movie ever made, but Ratatouille, the recipe, is the essence of late summer in a bowl.

Movie-goers can try a taste of Ratatouille, the recipe, before viewing "Ratatouille," the movie, on Friday, Aug. 23, in Stryker Park. Beginning at 6 p.m., there will be plenty of free fun activities for all ages, including a variety of games, rock painting, healthy back-to-school ideas and door prizes. Free veggies and fruit to take home will be available while supplies last.

The movie begins at dusk. Crook County Parks and Recreation District, Crook County On The Move, and TRACES of Central Oregon are sponsoring the pre-movie activities.

The 2019 Picnic in the Park series will have its last concert of the season this Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. The PIP has been brought to you by the Crook County Foundation in partnership with local businesses.

The final concert will be performed by The Noteable Swing Band.The big band era comes alive whenever The Notables Swing Band plays the great swing music of the 1930s-'50s. They are a 17-member band in Central Oregon that provides rousing live big band music for dancing and entertainment. Their playlist also includes a big variety of more recent favorites, all played with the traditional full sounds of a classic big band.

The Chamber After Hours will be held at St. Charles Prineville this Thursday, Aug. 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Bowman Museum, 246 N Main St., will host this week's Prineville Perk on Friday, Aug. 23 from 8 to 8:30 a.m. For more information on Prineville Perk, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 541-447-6304.

Bowman Museum, 246 N Main St., will be hosting its annual Photography Exhibit and Sale this Friday, Aug. 23 through Sunday, Aug. 25 with 40 museum-quality, contemporary photographs that will be on sale as a fundraiser for the Bowman Museum. See ad on page A4 of today's Central Oregonian for full details.

If you happened to miss this year's Vintage Market, don't miss it next year. More than 1,700 attendees browsed, shopped and a portion of the admissions will be donated to Crook County Foster Care. Each year a nonprofit will benefit with a donation from the event.

Les Schwab Tires donated three big boxes of high-need supplies to Family Access Network (FAN). Donations came from Les Schwab distribution, production, adjustments, Les Schwab Equipment, and the Prineville store. The donations will benefit Crook County School District students and families.

Photo Caption - Pictured left to right are FAN Advocate Traci Peterson and Les Schwab employees Karianne Mundt and Jaclyn Cossitt.

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