Community Calendar for Thursday September 21, 2017
- The “Recovery Never Ends” Conference is happening at the He-He Longhouse today and tomorrow. It is free to attend. They have speakers, talking circles and healing activities planned. Camping and meals will be available.
- The Timber Committee meets today at 9am in the Forestry Building.
- 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 Boot Camp class at 12:10 in the aerobics room and Functional Fitness in the Social Hall.
- 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 Volleyball and cross country team pictures are today at 3:30 in the gym for volleyball, and 4:00 at the Buffalo sign for cross country. Soccer team pictures are tomorrow – the girls at 3:30, boys at 4:00 at the soccer fields.
- Madras High School Boys JV & Varsity Soccer play at home against Estacada at 4 today. The girls soccer teams are on the road.
- Diabetes Prevention’s Camelback Trail Hike is tomorrow starting at noon. Be one of the first 50 hikers (18 and over) to sign up before 12:30 and you get a gray zip-up hoodie. Look for their tent across from Upper Dry Creek Road. The hike usually takes over an hour to complete so plan on plenty of time and be sure to wear proper shoes and attire. Water will be provided for the hike, and a healthy bean salad will be served after.
- The Warm Springs Horse Network is hosting the Equus Film Festival – films about horses. Tomorrow films will be shown at the Performing Arts Center in Madras from 2pm through 10pm. And, on Saturday the festival will start with children’s films from 10:00 til noon. Admission is free for children during this time and $5 for accompanying adults. The Warm Springs Recreation Program is taking signups for the first 40 kids and their parents who want to go over for the children’s films. They will leave the Center at 9:15 Saturday morning. Saturday’s matinee will start at noon and continue to 10:00 pm. Tickets will be available at the door.
- The Jefferson County Library Film Center will show the movie The Usual Suspects, rated R, tomorrow at 7:30pm in the Rodriguez Annex. Films are free, refreshments are available to purchase.
- 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. The play features Brent Florendo from Warm Springs as one of the actors. Joann will be finalizing the free tickets tomorrow, you can contact her at 541-480-8016.
- The 7th Annual Warm Springs Tribal Celebration at Mount Hood Ski Bowl is this Saturday from 1-4:00 at Skibowl West. Everyone is welcome.
- OSU Extension’s Fall Fruit Loop Tour to Parkdale & Hood River will be on Saturday. Vans will leave the Warm Springs Extension office at 7:45 and return by 5pm. You will need to bring a lunch and snacks, or money to purchase lunch in Parkdale. Space is limited, call 541-553-3238 to reserve a spot.
The Museum at Warm Springs is accepting artwork for the 24th Annual Tribal Member Art Exhibit. Artists must be 18 and older and an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Art can range from contemporary to traditional and there is a videography category that can include music videos and short films. Artists who want their items to be judged for prizes must submit art on or before September 29th at 5pm. All other art can be submitted by at October 13th. An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on October 25th 5:30-7.
Warm Springs Recreation’s Trunk-Or-Treat, Carnival and Costume Contest will have a Space Jam theme this Halloween. Costume categories will be Best Tune Squad Member, Meanest Monstar, Silliest Granny, Best Michael Jordan and Cutest Baby Tune. To sign up for a booth or for more information call 541-553-3243 or stop by the Rec office at the Community Center.
Children in school may face bullying situations. Victims can suffer psychological effects such as depression, suicidal thoughts, and insecurities. Kids who bully require support to change their behavior and challenges that may be influencing it. If you have concerns about bullying, talk with a school counselor. Bullying is not okay.