Calendar Fri., Oct. 13, 2017

Community Calendar for Friday October 13, 2017

  • There is no school today for 509-J students. Warm Springs Head Start and Early Head Start are also closed today
  • Warm Springs Recreation is taking kids on a Pumpkin Patch Fun Trip to Liepold Farms in Boring today. The bus leaves at 9am and return at 4:45. Kids need to bring a sack lunch, good walking shoes, warm jackets and $6. Parents need to fill out permission slips available at the Community Center office.
  • Here are some fitness activities happening today: Senior Fitness class is at 10:45 at the Senior Center, PiYo Class at 12:10 in Pod A at the Clinic and Functional Fitness Class at 12:10 in the Aerobics Room.
  • Today’s Halloween Party Fundraiser at the Language Program has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled.
  • Tamera Coffee has been selected to take part in the Reading of Names at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC this Veteran’s Day. Fundraisers are being held to help with her travel expenses. There is a food sale toady at the VFW Hall – chili & fry bread. There is also a raffle and tickets may be purchased during the fundraiser or from Tamera Coffee, Amanda Coffee, or Bernadette and Zack Chambers.
    The Community Health Program at the Health & Wellness Center has a Behavior Health Clinic today, 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.
  • KWSO will host its annual Community Advisory Board meeting today at 2pm at the Media Center. The meeting is open to the public.
  • Tribal Council is looking to fill the following board positions: Today is the deadline to apply for the 2 Positions on the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. And, there is also an opening on the Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO)Commission Board of Directors –paperwork for needs to be submitted by October 18th. Signed Letters of Interest and Resumes need to be submitted to Emily Yazzie, PO Box 1299, Warm Springs, OR 97761. You may call 541-553-3257 with questions or email: All applicants are required to pass a criminal background and credit check.
  • Today is the last day to submit artwork for the 24th Annual Tribal Member Art Exhibit. The Museum will accept items for display until 5:00. An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on October 26th from 5:30-7.
  • Smith Rock State Park’s Oregon Archaeology Celebration lecture series continues this evening with a presentation titled, “Seeing Beneath the Soil: Remote Sensing Techniques in Archaeology.” It’s from 7-9pm at the Smith Rock State Park Welcome Center in Terrebonne. It is free and open to the public. Day-use parking is $5.

Saturday 10/14

  • There is a Tule Basket Weaving class for adults tomorrow from 9am to 4pm at the Greeley Heights Community Building. It is open to 20 individuals – you must reserve a spot by calling Rosie Tom at 553-3477 or 325-1678.
  • Warm Springs Recreation’s Kah-Nee-Ta Fall Run is tomorrow. It’s a 10K race and a 2-mile fun run/walk. Registration begins at 8am and the events start at 9 at the Kahneeta Village.
  • The 2017 Cowdeo is tomorrow at 11am at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Admission is $5, kids 4 and under are free.

The 2017 Madras Buff Boosters Dinner and Auction will be held on Saturday, October 21st at the Erickson Air Museum. Happy Hour is from 5:30-6:30 and the Tri-tip and chicken dinner will be served at 6:30. Tickets can be purchased at the door, from the MHS bookkeeper, at Snap Shots or contact Melissa Smith for more information at 541-504-4765. This is a 21 and over event.

Warm Springs Housing Authority has a list of mobile homes for sale to community members. Some appliances and furniture may be included in some units. Viewing is by appointment only, contact Danielle or Pam to schedule 541-553-3250.

The Warm Springs Child Health Task Force is encouraging the community to consider non-candy treats this year in an effort to reduce sugar consumption and to help kids develop healthy habits.  The Child Health Task force mission is “To increase the overall health and well-being of the youth of Warm Springs Indian Reservation: Specifically, to foster actions that support sound nutrition, routine physical activity and healthy development for all kids.”