Happy Hour Activities


Monday 6/24

Informal Social 4:15-6:00 p.m. • Wild Ride Brewery
Join your COSSI instructors and other participants at a no-host social on Monday evening at Wild Ride Brewery in Redmond. Children and pets are welcome. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesday 6/25

Keynote 4:15 pm.-6:00 pm • Redmond Technology Education Center, room 209

Comprehensible Input Panel Discussion – Laurie Clarcq, Michele Whaley, Skip Crosby

Join our panel discussion on Comprehensible Input strategies! Whether you're a teacher interested in expanding skills, a parent who wants to support your child's language learning journey, or a student wanting to learn strategies for language acquisition, this is the perfect opportunity to learn more. Our panelists will share experiences, insights, and best practices on using CI strategies to improve language acquisition.


Wednesday 6/26

Film & Discussion 4:15 p.m.- 5:15 pm • Redmond Technology Education Center, room 209

Special film and keynote: Mario Mendoza: 100 Miles to Build a Bridge

Bend's professional ultra-runner Mario Mendoza tells his story of setting out to run 100 miles in a single day with the goal of inspiring, uniting and bridging the divide between the people and countries he loves - America and Mexico. Attendees will watch the documentary, 100 Miles: To Build a Bridge and then Mario will discuss his experience.


Thursday 6/27

Cata de vinos: Wines of Spain & Aperativos 4:15 p.m.-6:15 pm • Redmond Technology Education Center, room 209

Wines from Spanish Speaking Regions

A tasting of four wines, each from a different Spanish speaking country: Spain, Argentina, Chile and Mexico. Participants must be 21+ and show ID.