Doors open at 4:00 and games start at 6:00. New players encouraged to arrive by 5:30. Average payout is over $1300 each night. Minimum buy-in is $10.

CREATIVE ARTS CLASSES at the Senior Center.

Provided by the Columbia Center for the Arts at the Senior Center. No Charge, but space is limited to 10.

Call the Center to sign up for each class.

If you missed the first class you can still sign up.

Pen and Ink and drawing Florals - October 2nd and 16th Wednesdays 1:00 – 3:00

Knitting, Crocheting and even spinning your own yarn - October 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th Fridays 9:00 – 10:30

Poetry, Creative Writing and Haikus - October 8th and 15th Tuesday 10:00

G l a s s Art - October 10th and 24th Thursdays 10:00

UPDATED 10.15.19


Volunteer opportunities (mostly Wasco County)  (2/22/2013)

Community and Social Services

Area Agency on Aging
1113 Kelly Avenue, The Dalles, 541-298-4101,

·         Respite Care (give family members a short break)
·         SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance)

·         Friendly Visitors (outreach to isolated seniors)

Big Brothers Big Sisters
318 West 2nd Street, The Dalles, 541-296-8118 x216,

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
414 Washington Street, Suite 2A, The Dalles, 541-386-3468,

The Dalles Child Welfare Office.
Looking for volunteers who can answer phones, wait on clients at the reception window, and copy and scan.  541-506-5209.

Gorge Literacy (math, reading, writing)
Columbia Gorge Community College, 400 E. Scenic Drive, The Dalles, 541-506-6043,

Habitat for Humanity (The Dalles Area)
PO Box 378, 505 Court Street, The Dalles, 541-296-8817

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

HAVEN from domestic violence
PO Box 576, 420 E 3rd Street # 200, The Dalles, 541-296-1662,

Heart of Hospice
508 Washington Street, The Dalles, 541-296-2289,

Home At Last Animal Shelter
200 River Road, The Dalles, 541-296-5189, www.

Meals on Wheels, 1112 West 9th Street, The Dalles 541-298-8333

Mid-Columbia Medical Center
1700 E 19th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-7288,
Celilo Cancer Center, Care Partner Program, Clerical Support, Courier Services, Fund-raising, Gift Shop, Healing Arts, Information Desk/Reception, Pet Visitation, Planetree Health Resource Center, Receptionist, Spiritual Care, Volunteer Visitors, Visitor Assistance.

Mid-Columbia Senior Center
1112 W 9th, The Dalles, 541-296-4788,

Ombudsmen Volunteers
Advocates who visit the residents of long-term care facilities, advocating from the resident point of view to identify complaints and concerns.

Providence Hospice of the Gorge
751 Myrtle Street, The Dalles, 541-296-3228,

SMART (Start Making A Reader Today)
101 SW Market Street, Portland, OR 97201, 971-634-1614,
Local contact Mike Wacker, 541-298-2432

Veterans Home
700 Veterans Drive, The Dalles, 541-296-7190,

Cultural and Civic Organizations

The Dalles Art Center
220 E 4th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-4759,

Civic Auditorium Historic Preservation Committee
PO Box 1102,The Dalles, 541-298-8533,

Old St. Peter's Landmark
PO Box 882, Third and Lincoln, The Dalles, 541-296-5686,

The Dalles Mural Society
PO Box 444, The Dalles 541-296-2152

The Dalles Riverfront Trail
3722 W 8th, The Dalles, 541-296-6335

The Shaniko Preservation Guild
PO Box 123, Shaniko, 541-489-3434

Wasco County Historical Society
300 W 13th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-1867,

Emergency Preparedness

American Red Cross (Oregon Trail Chapter, Columbia River District)
507 W. 9th Street, The Dalles, 541-386-6000 or 541-296-3210

North Central Public Health District

Red Cross disaster preparedness (Kristy Beauchamp), North Central Public Health District, The Dalles, 541-506-2631

Red Flag Task Force (community participation) (Kristy Beauchamp), 541-506-2631

Wasco County Citizen Corps Council (Mike Davidson), 511 Washington Street, Suite 102, The Dalles, 541-506-2790,


Dufur School/Community Library
802 NE 5th Street, Dufur, 541-467-2509 or 541-467-2588

The Dalles-Wasco County Library
722 Court Street, The Dalles; 541-296-2815,

Mosier Valley Library
Glenna at 541-478-3495 or Joan at 541-478-3409

Southern Wasco County Library
City of Maupin, PO Box 328, Maupin, 503-395-2208


Dufur Historical Society & Living History Museum
PO Box 462, 010 Main Street, Dufur, 541-467-2205,

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum
5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, 541-296-8600,

Fort Dalles Museum/Anderson Homestead
PO Box 591, 500 W. 15th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-4547,

Hood River History Museum
PO Box 781, 300 E. Port Marina Drive, Hood River, 541-386-6772,

Hutson Museum
PO Box 501, 4967 Baseline Drive, Mount Hood-Parkdale, 541-352-7729

Maryhill Museum of Art
35 Maryhill Museum Drive, Goldendale, Washington 98620, 509 773-3733,

Original Wasco County Courthouse
PO Box 839, 410 W 2nd Place, The Dalles, 541-296-4798,

Sherman County Museum
PO Box 173, Moro, 541-442-5711,

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM)
1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, 541-308-1600,


The Dalles Wahtonka High School
220 East 10th Street The Dalles, 541-506-3400
            MAPS (Mentoring Achievement and Pathways for Students)
            Project Endeavor (Hands-on, real world experiences)

The Dalles Middle School
1100 East 12th Street, The Dalles, 541-506-3380

Dry Hollow Middle School
1314 East 19th Street, The Dalles, 541-506-3370

Chenowith Elementary School
922 Chenowith Loop, The Dalles, 541-506-3350

Colonel Wright Elementary School
610 West 14th Street, The Dalles, 541-506-3360

Dufur High School and Dufur Elementary School
802 NE 5th Street, Dufur, 541-467-2509

South Wasco County High School
PO Box 347, Maupin, 541-395-2225

Maupin Elementary School
PO Box 346, 308 Deschutes Avenue, Maupin, 541-395-2665

Performing Arts Groups

Cascade Singers
308 E 10th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-3692,

Columbia Center for the Arts
PO Box 1543, Hood River, 541-387-8877,

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association
2175 Mason Road, Hood River, 541-386-4826,

The Masqueraders / The Theatre Company of The Dalles
PO Box 577, The Dalles, 541-370-2513,

The Town and Country Players
PO Box 62, Maupin, 541-328-6357

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