Calendar Thu., Sep. 14, 2017

Community Calendar for Thursday September 14, 2017

  • At the Warm Springs K-8 Academy – families are reminded that their students are able to sign up for Native language classes this fall. To learn more contact the school office.
  • Warm Springs jurors will need to check-in at 9:30 this morning at Warm Springs Tribal Court.
  • There is an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting today at noon at the Behavioral Health Center and Narcotics Anonymous meeting at 6:00 at the Shaker Church.
  • Fitness activities scheduled for today at the Community Wellness Center: There’s noon volleyball in the gym, functional fitness class at 12:10 in the social hall, and boot camp class in the aerobics room at 12:10. This afternoon at 4:10 is Turbo Kick Class.
  • The Wellness of Warm Springs Health Education forum and lunch is today at noon at the Family Resource Center. The topic is the Hunting Season forecast with Austin Smith Jr. of Natural Resources.
  • Guiding Butterflies & Mighty Warriors classes meet today from 1 to 3:00 in the Prevention Room at Community Counseling. The class is for adults to participate in cultural-based teachings, crafts and activities.
  • Madras High School Cross Country competes at the Silverton Meet at Silver Falls State Park today. Boys JV & Varsity Soccer teams host The Dalles Wahtonka at 4. Girls JV & Varsity Soccer play in The Dalles. Volleyball is at home taking on Estacada – freshman & JV play at 4:30, Varsity at 6
  • Pacific Source Community Solutions – Medicaid – members are invited to attend an Oregon Health Plan Education information meeting today in Madras. It’s from 4-5pm at St. Charles-Madras in the Metolius A Meeting Room. It will cover health care services OHP covers, benefits, transportation and annual re-enrollment steps.
  • There is Social Dance Class today from 4:30-6pm at the Community Center Aerobics Room.

Friday 9/15

  • Madras High School Football has a home game tomorrow night at 7 – they will take on Valley Catholic and KWSO will broadcast the game.
  • The Jefferson County Library Film Center will show the movie Hidden Figures, rated PG, tomorrow at 7:30pm in the Rodriguez Annex. Films are free, refreshments are available to purchase.

Saturday 9/16

  • OSU Extension will hold its 2nd annual Community Celebration on Saturday from 11-3:00 at Sahalee Park in Madras. It is a free fun family event. Activities include: live music, a small petting zoo, face painting, hands on STEM activities, educational presentations and demonstration and more. A free baked potato lunch will be served from 11:30 til 1:00 or while supplies last.

JoAnn Smith is coordinating folks interested in attending the play “Off the Rails” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland.  Dates that tickets are available are: Sunday Sept 24, Tuesday Oct 3, Mon Oct 9th, Thursday October 26th and Saturday October 28th.  Contact JoAnn to learn more. The play features Brent Florendo from Warm Springs as one of the actors.

Diabetes Prevention’s Camelback Trail Hike will be Friday, September 22nd starting at noon. Be one of the first 50 hikers (18 and over) to sign up at the start of Camelback before 12:30 and receive a gray zip-up hoodie. Look for their tent across from Upper Dry Creek Road.  The hike usually takes over an hour to complete, be sure to wear proper shoes, attire and plan on plenty of time to enjoy the trail. Water will be provided for the hike, and a healthy bean salad will be served after.

The 5th annual Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival is Saturday, September 30th at the Parkrose High School campus in Portland from 11am-7pm. It is an all ages, free event featuring performances by Native musicians and remembering the legacy of Jim Pepper. There will be Native artists, jewelers, foods, dancers, handcrafted items and more.

The “Recovery Never Ends” Conference is September 21-22 at the He-He Longhouse. It is free to attend, to register call 541-553-3205 or stop by the Behavioral Health Center. They have speakers, talking circles and healing activities planned. Camping and meals will be available.