Community Calendar for Monday June 19, 2017
- The Warm Springs Boys & Girls Club starts its summer program today. The club is open weekdays from 8-5. It’s $25 for the summer program
- The 509J Summer Meal Program will be held at the Youth Center starting today. Breakfast will be served daily 8:30-9 and lunch – 12-12:30. Meals are open to all youth 1-18 years of age thru August 11th.
- The Zone 6 Commercial Gillnet Fishery is open until 6pm Thursday.
- Summer Fitness Camp is being held at the Youth Center starting today through August 11 from 9am to 5pm each day for kids ages 6 to 17. There are daily activities planned and Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided.
- The Bustin’ Buffalo Basketball Camp for incoming 1st thru 8th graders is today through Thursday at Madras High School. The camp will go from 9am to noon each day.
- Here is what is on Warm Springs Tribal Council’s Agenda today: This morning, the May Financial Update, Fiscal Year 2017 Tribal Transportation Program and the Transportation Safety Plan for US 26. In the afternoon, the Economic Development Plan and updates on Telecom and TERO.
- A community clean-up project is happening today from 8am to 1pm at the West Hills Playground on Bray Ave. Lunch will be provided to all volunteers, all help is appreciated.
- Here are today’s fitness activities: Senior Fitness Class is at 10:45 at the Senior Building; noon basketball in the gym and at 12:10 there is Functional Fitness in the Aerobics Room and Pi-Yo class at the I H S atrium. This afternoon at 4:10 is Turbo Kick Class.
- The Community Health Program at the Health & Wellness Center has a Behavior Health Clinic every Monday and Friday, walk-in appointments are available between 1 and 5pm. Services include screening, assessment, crisis intervention, referrals to mental health, medical, substance treatment, or other community resources. Children, adolescents and adults are welcome.
- A Warm Springs Artisan’s Cooperative meeting is today at 1:30 at the Museum at Warm Springs.
- The food handler’s class scheduled for today has been moved to Wednesday 2-4pm in the clinic atrium.
- The Warm Springs Vocational Rehabilitation Program has orientation today at 3pm at their office in the industrial park. Learn more by calling 553-4952.
- Victims of Crime Services has a Women’s Support Group today at the VOCS office, 1108 Wasco Street, behind the Old Boys’ Dorm. It’s from 3-5pm.
- Aglow Bible Study is this evening at High Lookee Lodge. Everyone is welcome. Prayer is at 5:30 and bible study at 6:30.
- The Pi-Ume-Sha Open Softball Tournament is this Saturday & Sunday. There is a co-ed tournament on Saturday, and a men’s tournament Sunday. Deposits are due tomorrow. For information contact Sandra Greene-Sampson 541-325-1839 (call or text.)
- The Pi-Ume-Sha Health Fair is on Wednesday from 9am to 1pm at the Community Center. The theme this year is “Water is Life.”
- The 2017 Piumesha Fun Run is this Saturday. There will be a 10 and 5K and a one-mile fun run. A discounted registration fee is available until Wednesday. You can pre-register at the Community Center. Registration on the day of the race starts at 7am, the cut off is at 7:50. All runs begin at 8am sharp. Every registered runner will receive a door prize ticket and t-shirt.
- A Trivia Night fundraiser will be held on Wednesday at Wild Winds Station in Madras at 7pm. It benefits Jefferson County Relay for Life. The entry is $25 for a 4 person team.
- There is an Nchi’ Wanapum Canoe Family meeting on Wednesday at 6pm at the Greeley Heights Community Building. The will be planning this year’s canoe journey, plus making gifts and regalia. All canoe family members are asked to be there.
Proposals are being accepted for beading of the Miss Warm Springs crown and banner. Proposals are due July 7th. You can learn of the details on the scope of work, evaluation criteria and proposal criteria on the tribal website or the Miss Warm Springs Facebook page. You can also contact coordinator Starla Green at email@example.com.
The OHSU Casey Community Outreach Program will be in Warm Springs with its mobile ophthalmology unit providing no-cost medical vision screenings this Thursday. They are seeking local community members to join their volunteer team that day, no experience is needed. Volunteers need to be at least 16 years old, should be interested in health care and/or community service and need to complete a Volunteer Registration form. If you want to help, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Folks can sign up for free eye exams, sign-up sheets are available now at the clinic.
Being prepared for a wildfire requires that you take steps to prepare beforehand. Ways to prepare today are making sure you have a plan, knowing you have the ability to do the tasks set out in your plan, and making sure you have the necessary equipment available. For more information on wildfire preparedness, contact the Fire Prevention Team at Warm Springs Fire Management.