The Echo Library has a number of programs on its schedule this month. They include:
A class on how to use eBay, taught by Bob Jones, Milton-Freewater Librarian, on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The class is free.
A program on meteorites, taught by Dick Pugh of Portland State Universitys Cascadia Meteorite Lab. The program will be Wednesday, June 22, at 6:30 p.m. at City?Hall. Two more Oregon meteorites have been discovered as a result of Pughs programs. One was in Morrow County and one in Lakeview. Only six meteorites have been discovered in Oregon to date.
Community in Bloom judges Alex Pearl and Berta Briggs will begin their tour of Echo on June 19. A reception and potluck hosted by the Garden Club and the City of Echo will be in the George (City) Park at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 20. Everyone is invited to attend and meet the judges. The main dish will be provided, just bring a side dish or dessert.
The annual Echo Library Summer Reading Program will start Monday, June 20, and run through August 8. Children will be provided a free book upon signing up for the program. Weekly craft and story times will be Fridays at 2 p.m.
Do you have property damage caused by the Umatilla River or are you concerned about erosion of river banks? If you live within the Umatilla River Water Control District #2, please share your concerns at a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, June 30, at 6 p.m. at the Echo City Hall Community Center. Please bring any pictures of the area, past and present. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org