Tides ebb and flow, giving way to abundant life covering two-thirds of Earth’s surface. Discover a world of wonder as we go underwater in March. From plankton to kelp forests, explore the future of aquatic ecosystems with algae research. Watch a performance of an Agatha Christie mystery unfold on the Nile and learn about the work Project Recover is doing to locate MIAs around the globe. Please note the location of programs as some are hosted at offsite venues. All programs are free and open to the public. Programs marked with an asterisk (*) require registration.
What Can Algae Tell Us?
Found in lakes, rivers and oceans, aquatic plants are a key part of the global carbon cycle and fuel food webs. James Fox, microbiology research associate at Oregon State University, details research within projects ranging from monitoring toxic algal blooms in Oregon lakes to the impact of global climate change on ocean biology.
Tuesday, March 14 • 6:00 p.m. Redmond Proficiency Academy | 657 SW Glacier, Redmond
Wednesday, March 22 • 6:00 p.m. Downtown Bend Library | 601 NW Wall Street, Bend
Water Is Life*
View the importance of water through an Indigenous lens with Gabriann Hall, adjunct instructor and enrolled member of the Klamath Tribe. Explore the role of water for the Tribes traditionally located along the Klamath River as well as the cultural, political and spiritual importance of water.
Thursday, March 16 • 6:00 p.m. Downtown Bend Library | 601 NW Wall Street, Bend
Thursday, March 23 • 4:00 p.m. SHARC* Registration required | 57250 Overlook Road, Sunriver
Simplify Your Spending and Saving Strategies
Don’t go underwater on your finances. Local financial advisor Kenny Hadden explores helpful tips to manage monthly spending, streamline your bank accounts, control debt and take advantage of the investment opportunities seen in today’s unique market.
Monday, March 20 • 6:00 p.m. Downtown Bend Library | 601 NW Wall Street, Bend
Murder on the Nile at Cascades Theatrical Company
Fatal circumstances await a newlywed couple as they embark on their honeymoon voyage down the Nile. Attend a free preview night performance of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile. First come, first served. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Play begins at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 23 • 7:30 p.m. Cascades Theatrical Company | 148 NW Greenwood Avenue, Bend
For more information about these programs, please visit the library website at www.deschuteslibrary.org. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz Goodrich at email@example.com or 541-312-1032.