McCall Society Speaker Series: Filmmaker John Waller in Bend

POSTPONED: McCall Society Speaker Series: Filmmaker John Waller in Bend

UPDATE, OCTOBER 11: WE REGRET THAT WE MUST POSTPONE THIS EVENT DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND 1000 FRIENDS' CONTROL. Please contact Kristin Barber at or 503-497-1000 x123 for questions.

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/25/2012 (All day)

Central Oregon Green and Solar Home Tour

Central Oregon Green and Solar Home Tour

Saturday, October 6
Tour begins at Willie Hall, Central Oregon Community College

The High Desert Branch of the Cascadia Green Building Council is organizing its 12th annual tour of sustainable homes in Central Oregon. Homes along the tour will feature innovative designs and systems like renewable energy, new or reclaimed building materials, low energy consumption and water conservation.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/06/2012 (All day)

Green Drinks - Bend

Green Drinks Central Oregon

1000 Friends is proud to co-host the May Green Drinks in Bend. Green Drinks is all about sharing and connecting with our sustainability-minded community while having a drink and a snack.

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 5-7 pm
115 NW Oregon Avenue, Downtown Bend

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/31/2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Designing Healthy Communities Speaker Series: Bend

Designing Healthy Communities Speaker Series

The Education and Outreach Committee of the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association, along with 1000 Friends of Oregon, Oregon Environmental Council, and the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program, is proud to present the 2012 Healthy Communities Speaker Series with Dr. Richard J. Jackson.

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/21/2012 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Walkable Workplace Profile: A Classic Home for Classic Foods

Jake Greenberg could have moved his Portland specialty food distribution company anywhere after it outgrew its longtime facilities. But where other companies might have chosen a tilt-up warehouse in a freeway office park, Greenberg recognized the hidden costs that held for his employees and the environment. Instead, he chose to renovate and relocate to a long-neglected icehouse in a walkable Portland neighborhood.

Oregon Land Use Key Factor in Success, Says Central Oregon Cycle Tourism Company

As bicycle tourism grows in popularity, Oregon has an advantage: it's much easier to get out of town and traffic, and into gorgeous scenery. In a recent blog post, Bike Around Bend features the story of a new local cycling company, Ride Cycling Tours. The company's founder, Whit Bazemore, cites land use planning as a key factor that will help his business succeed.

Central Oregon Earth Day Fair

Central Oregon Earth Day Fair

Saturday, April 21, 11:00-3pm
The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend

1000 Friends will be participating in this this fun-filled day of celebrating Earth Day, hosted by The Environmental Center.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Deschutes County EFU Event Code Advocate Training/Happy Hour

Deschutes County EFU Event Code Advocate Training/Happy Hour

Deschutes County is going to adopt code amendments to allow commercial events such as weddings and concerts on Exclusive Farm Use properties.  However, specific details such as; how loud live music can be, how much notice neighbors get prior to an event, or how enforcement works have not been decided upon yet.

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/13/2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Report: Active Transportation Is a Priority for Rural Areas, Too

By Dave Garlock, 1000 Friends Communication Intern

There is a common misconception that only residents of big cities bike and walk, and therefore active transportation investments are not well-suited to rural areas. A new report from the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy tells a different story.  

Cascadia Living Cities and Community Transformation in Bend Lecture

Join us for an evening with Internationally Recognized Designer Jason McLennan

Event Date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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