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December 2022

Saturday, December 10
10:00AM - 2:00PM
venue: Hollinshead Park, 1235 NE Jones Rd, Bend, OR 97701

Hollinshead Homestead Holiday Open House & Historical Tour

Homestead house in park

Join us for a festive open house at Hollinshead Park. Enjoy a free tour and homemade holiday treats.

Friday, December 16
6:00PM - 8:30PM
venue: The Pavilion 1001 SW Bradbury Way Bend Oregon 97702

Winter Solstice Celebration

a cartoon bear ice skating in the snow

The Pavilion’s ice rink will celebrate the coming of the shortest day of the year with a Winter Solstice Celebration on Friday, December 16 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. With festivities to welcome winter’s delights, ice skaters who bring a canned food item to donate to NeighborImpact Food Bank will enjoy a special $6 admission price including skate rental. It’s a wonderful party with lots of treats, smiles and a performance from Bend Ice Figure Skating Club.

Saturday, December 17
10:00AM - 1:00PM
venue: The Pavilion's overflow parking lot across the street at 1001 SW Bradbury Way

Drive-thru Holiday Food Drive | The Pavilion Overflow Parking Lot

graphic with information about a holiday food drive

Bend Park and Recreation District is hosting our third annual Drive-thru Holiday Food Drive on Saturday, Dec. 17, to help fill the shelves at the NeighborImpact Food Bank.

You, your family and friends are invited to bring food donations to one of two BPRD locations from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. this Saturday. The event will be held outdoors.

Details:

Saturday, Dec. 17 – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • The Pavilion’s overflow parking lot across the street at 1001 SW Bradbury Way
  • Larkspur Community Center – Home of the Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Rd.

Food Bank donation items needed most include:

  • Canned proteins (chicken, tuna, etc.)
  • Soups and stews
  • Canned vegetables and fruit
  • Dried beans (black beans, pinto beans, lentils)
  • No glass packaging, please.

Support to local food banks is an essential need in our community. BPRD staff and patrons have an annual tradition of supporting community need around the holidays. The Drive-thru Food Drive will provide a safe, easy way to contribute to NeighborImpact.

Saturday, December 17
10:00AM - 1:00PM
venue: Larkspur Community Center 1600 SE Reed Market Road Bend Oregon 97701

Drive-thru Holiday Food Drive | Larkspur Community Center

graphic with information about a holiday food drive

Bend Park and Recreation District is hosting our third annual Drive-thru Holiday Food Drive on Saturday, Dec. 17, to help fill the shelves at the NeighborImpact Food Bank.

You, your family and friends are invited to bring food donations to one of two BPRD locations from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. this Saturday. The event will be held outdoors.

Details:

Saturday, Dec. 17 – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • Larkspur Community Center – Home of the Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Rd.
  • The Pavilion’s overflow parking lot across the street at 1001 SW Bradbury Way

Food Bank donation items needed most include:

  • Canned proteins (chicken, tuna, etc.)
  • Soups and stews
  • Canned vegetables and fruit
  • Dried beans (black beans, pinto beans, lentils)
  • No glass packaging, please.

Support to local food banks is an essential need in our community. BPRD staff and patrons have an annual tradition of supporting community need around the holidays. The Drive-thru Food Drive will provide a safe, easy way to contribute to NeighborImpact.

Tuesday, December 20
5:30PM - 9:00PM
venue: Community Room at the District Office and on Zoom

Board Meeting December 20, 2022

The District’s Board of Directors is responsible for developing District goals and setting policy.

The Board meets regularly on the first and third Tuesday of each month unless otherwise noted. All work sessions and regular meetings are open to the public. The community can attend the meeting in-person or online via Zoom, the Zoom link is located on each agenda. The Board generally meets in a work session at 5:30 pm followed by a regular business meeting.

Learn more about public input and see the Board Meeting schedule.

Here’s a look at BPRD-hosted events and activities held in District-owned parks and facilities.

Nothing from December 4, 2022 to January 4, 2023.