Community Calendar for Friday September 28, 2018
- The Recovery Never Ends Conference continues today at HeHe Longhouse. This morning there is a breakfast at 7:30, followed by an opening prayer at 8:30. Today there will be speakers, testimonies, a presentation on grief at 1:30, gospel music this afternoon. At 3:30 there will be a presentation on Relationships. There is a traditional dinner at 5:00 with storytelling by Ed Edmo. And, there’s a powwow starting at 7:00.
- Jefferson County Coffee Cuppers will be hosted by Simply Blinds located at 116 SE D Street in Madras this morning at 8:00.
- Community baby showers for pregnant and new moms with babies 1-3 months old will be held in Central Oregon today and tomorrow. It’s free to attend and gift bags will be provided. There will be raffle prizes, giveaways, food, games, pampering services and photos – all free for pregnant and new moms. In Warm Springs, it is today from 10am to 2pm at the Youth Center gym. In Madras it will be on Saturday from 10-2:00 at the Performing Arts Center. They will also be held in La Pine, Prineville, Bend and Redmond. Visit deschutes.org/communitybabyshower for details.
- Here are some fitness activities happening today: Senior Fitness class is at 10:45 at the Senior Center, and Functional Fitness Class at 12:10 in the Aerobics Room.
- Join in a walk celebrating recovery today around the Community Center pathway at noon. September is National Recovery Month.
- There is a Behavior Health Walk-In Clinic today – appointments are available between 1 and 5pm. The Medical Social Workers at the clinic can help with screenings, assessments, crisis intervention and many other things for children, adolescents and adults.
- The Madras Homecoming BBQ this evening before the game. They are selling hamburger & cheese burger plates starting at 5:30 in front of the Performing Arts Center. All proceeds go to the Class of 2019 Senior Alcohol & Drug Free Graduation Night.
- If you cannot make it to the game, you can hear it on KWSO. The Buffs are taking on Yamhill -Carlton. Kickoff is at 7pm. Listen live on 91.9fm, online at kwso.org or on the Tune In Radio app.
- This weekend The Raven Makes Gallery in Sisters is hosting three Hopi and Tewa women artists. The gallery is located at 182 E. Hood Ave., in Sisters.
- Warm Springs Tribal Member voters eligible to vote in the upcoming February election on changing the enrollment process to use 1980 for a base census need to contact vital statistics with any change of address today.
- Join the Museum at Warm Springs tomorrow at 9am for one seven of Washat as they welcome the Treaty of 1855, which will be on display at the Museum through November 3rd. Tribal members can register at no cost for the Treaty Signing Conference October 25-27 – find out more and register online at treatyconference.com.
- The Jamie “Chili Guy” Tohet Wild Horse Race Memorial is Saturday at the Simnasho Rodeo Grounds. Events start at noon. There will also be a 16.2 mile Endurance Race open to all ages that will start at 8 that morning.
- The Jim PepperFest 2018: “Making the Invisible Visible”, the 6th annual Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival is this weekend at Parkrose High School in Portland on Saturday & Sunday. Visit http://www.jimpepperfest.net/ for details.
- The annual Hands Across the Deschutes River Bridge event will be held on Sunday in honor of Recovery Month. People are invited to meet at noon at the boat launch area. There will be speakers, a blessing ceremony and potluck.
- The Baptist Church in Madras will have its 5th Sunday Night Hymn Singing starting at 5:30pm Sunday at 85 NE A Street. Dessert will follow.