Art Adventure Gallery is holding an exhibit opening from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 16.

{filler:graphics-events-calendar-activities.jpg}Art Adventure Gallery is holding an exhibit opening from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, as a part of the community read author visit. The exhibit features all things birds, in honor of this year's Community Read book, "Birding Without Borders."

The author, Noah Strycker, will be present at the opening, which was postponed from its usual first Thursday opening to coincide with the author's scheduled visit to town for the three days of activities as part of the Community Read.

The opening will be at Art Adventure Gallery at 185 Fifth St.

Strycker's schedule will be as follows:

Thursday, May 16

9:30-11:30 a.m.: Birding at Borden Beck Nature Preserve, Crooked River Ranch, Lower Bridge Road.

12 p.m.: Lunch at CRR Senior Center, potluck or on your own.

1-2 p.m.: Presentation by "Birding Without Borders" author Noah Strycker at CRR Chapel.

5:30-7 p.m.: Art Adventure Gallery opening featuring artwork related to the book.

Friday, May 17

9 a.m.: Birding at Pelton Wildlife Overlook, Northwest Dizney Lane, Pelton Regulating Dam.

10:30 a.m.: Birding on the Warm Springs museum's nature trail.

12 p.m.: Author's presentation at the Museum at Warm Springs.

7:30 p.m.: Free movie "The Big Year," at the library's Rodriguez Annex.

Saturday, May 18

9-11 a.m.: Birding at Crooked River wetlands, O'Neil Highway, Prineville.

1:30 p.m.: Author presentation and book signing at library annex.

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