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Heart Truth 3k/5k Walk/Run: When: Saturday, February 2nd from 10AM-Noon. Where: Kiwanis Pocket Park (3651 Klindt Dr., Riverfront Trailhead, The Dalles). - 2/2

Go! Red Women's Heart Expo: When: Friday, February 1st from 11AM-2PM. Where: Civic Auditorium, The Dalles. - 2/1

Relay For Life Kick-Off Party: When: Thursday, January 24th, 6PM. Where: Shilo Inn (The Dalles) - 1/24

Zumba Fitness: Come enjoy this Latin inspired calorie burning experience! It's easy to follow and "Zumba Gold" classes are available for Seniors and those who are physically limited. When: Tuesdays at 6:30PM and Thursdays and 6PM. (Zumba Gold meets at 5:30PM on Tuesdays.) Where: The basement of UCC Church at 5th and Court, The Dalles. Cost: $5 per drop in or $80 for the full 11 week course. This event is for ages 13 and above. - 11/27

Wellness in the Workplace Workshop: The Mount Adams Chamber will be hosting a workshop hosted by Roberta M. Grant (LMT, MA). Grant will explore workplace challenges such as posture, stress and stimuli that people experience throughout their workday and outlines simple tactics that we can employ to stay healthy at work. Cost: FREE. When: Monday, August 6th from Noon to 1PM. Where: White Salmon Valley Community Library. Note: The Library is closed on Mondays but the meeting room will be open. Please use the side entrance to the left of the main entrance. This is an RSVP event. Please email with your intent to attend. Bring some lunch and enjoy this stimulating event! - 8/6

Free Youth Sports Physicals: Offered by Columbia Hills Family Medicine. (All appts will have to be made from 8AM-1PM) Saturday,
Saturday, June 16th: High School Students
Saturday, August 4th: Middle School Students
Saturday, August 18th: Both M.S. and H.S. Students.
Save time by printing off and filling out the following form:
Call 541-296-9151 for more info. salutes CHFM for offering this great service at no cost to our community's kids!

Wild Woman Marathon: (Trout Lake, WA) Check out the GorgeConnection Women section for full details! - 8/11

FREE Impact Resistant Goggles: Dr. Keith MIller of Wind River Eye Care is giving away free eye protection for chain saw and weed whacking work through a generous donation from Stihl Inc. Limit one pair per person on a first come, first serve basis until supplies run out. For more info, call Wind River Eye Care at 509-427-8259.

Yoga Over the Gorge: When: Every Sunday from 9AM-10AM. Where: The outdoor amphitheater at Skamania Lodge. Cost: $10. Call 509-427-8911 for more info! - Every Sunday

Fort Dalles Run: When: Saturday, July 21st at 7:30AM. Where: Riverfront Park. Cost: $15 with a shirt and $7 without. For more info, call 541-298-1119 or email - 7/21

Blood Drive: When: Friday, July 20th from 9:30AM to 3:30PM. Where: Stevenson Community Library. (Community Room) Schedule an appointment by calling Tina Smith at The life you may save may be your own! - 7/20

Stress Reduction Drumming Class: When: Thursday, July 19th. Where: Anana's Copa Cabana (414 East 2nd Street, The Dalles) Cost: $5. - 7/19

The Dalles Community Blood Drive: Where: St. Peter's Parish Center. When: Wednesday, May 23rd from 1-6PM. Call Linda Holcomb at 541-296-9322 for more info. - 5/23

Making Healthy Babies - Preconception and Fertility: Where: 130 E. Jewett Blvd, White Salmon WA. When: 6-8:30PM. Check out for more info. - 5/23

Ridge Run and Fitness Fair: (Stevenson, WA) Both runners and walkers are invited to trek the Carson to Stevenson Ridge Trail (15K). The Race starts at Wind River Middle School in Carson, WA at 8AM. The finish line is at the Skamania Co. Fairgrounds in Stevenson. Entry Fee: $20 (includes t-shirt) or $10 w/o t-shirt. The Fitness Fair Skamania County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall) is open to the public from 9AM-1PM. Vendors include personal trainers, nutrition experts, massage therapists and others who specialize in improving personal health. Entry: FREE. - 5/5

FREE Women's Wellness Seminar: Includes dinner! Find all the details on the main page of our WOMEN section! - 4/28

Introduction to Accupuncture and Self Accupuncture Workshop: When: Saturday, March 31st. Where: 104 5th St, Hood River. Cost: $20. - Call 541-387-4325 to register and find out class time. - 3/31

Wheatfield Half Marathon 8K Run/3K Walk: When: Saturday, March 31st at 9AM. Where: Petersburg School. Call 541-296-6398 for info. - 3/31

How Accupuncture Works: FREE Dinner workshop at Canton Wok in The Dalles. Starts at 6PM. See for more info! - 3/21

Mindfulness Meditation at Water's Edge from 7-8:30PM! FREE! - Call 541-296-7319 for more details. - 3/21

How to Stay Young the First 100 Years: When: Friday, February 24th at 6PM. Where: The Dalles Chiropractic (113 East 2nd St. Suite A). Call Danni for more info: 541-296-8991. - 2/24

"Pink Walk" - Support breast cancer awareness by joining many others in a walk at St. Peters Landmark at 10AM on 10/15.

Free Pulse Diagnosis Screening: Cascade Accupuncture (Carola Stepper) offers a FREE Chinese medical pulse diagnosis. Screening takes approx. 3 minutes. Where: The Dalles Fitness and Court Club. When: 8-10AM on Thursday, October 13th. 10/13

Wellness and Health Fair: Health screenings and wellness activities on all 3 floors! Where: Water's Edge (The Dalles). When: Saturday, October 1st. Time: 10AM-2PM. - Call MCMC for more info: 541-296-7811

Eat Well and Support the Local Economy! Check out The Dalles Farmers Market every Wednesday from 4-7pm. Takes place weekly until 8/8.

Red Cross Blood Drive: From 2-7PM at St. Peter's Parish Center (10th and Cherry Heights in T.D.) - 7/20

Fort Dalles Run and Walk: There's something for all levels of fitness! Enter the 3K, 5K or 10K! Time: 7:30AM. Contact Bob T. at 541-298-1119. - 7/16

Cancer Quick Lecture Series: "Are we what we eat?" Takes place at 2-3PM at the Columbia Room at the Celilo Cancer Center. - 7/14

Joe Kollas Memorial Run: Starts at Odell Fire Dept. and ends at Jackson Park. Walkers start at 8AM. Runners start at 9AM. Proceeds go to H.R. Wrestling program. - 7/4

Riverfront Walking Club: - (The Dalles) It's easier to stay motivated when you're part of a group! Group meets at 6:30am and 8:00am every Tuesday and Thursday. Call Parks and Rec at 541-296-9533 for more info!

10th Annual Vineyard Walk: (Maryhill Winery) - Benefits the American Heart Association. Cost: $12 fee for walk & T-shirt - 6/18 and 6/19