Calendar Thu., Oct. 12, 2017

Community Calendar for Thursday October 12, 2017

  • The Senior Citizen Quarterly Breakfast is this morning from 8:30-10:30. They are serving French toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, fresh fruit and orange juice. Seniors eat for free, non-seniors pay $5.
  • 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 counseling center and Narcotics Anonymous meeting at 6pm 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.
  • There is Social Dance Class today from 4:30-6pm at the Community Center Aerobics Room.
  • Warm Springs K8 Volleyball teams have home matches today vs. JCMS. B Teams play at 4:00, A teams at 5
  • Madras High School Varsity Football plays at home tonight at 7 versus Corbett. Girls JV Soccer plays at Bend.

Friday 10/13

  • There is no school tomorrow for 509-J students. Warm Springs Head Start and Early Head Start are also closed tomorrow.
  • Warm Springs Recreation will take kids on a Pumpkin Patch Fun Trip to Liepold Farms in Boring tomorrow. The bus will leave 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.
  • 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 tomorrow 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.
    KWSO will host its annual Community Advisory Board meeting tomorrow at 2pm at the Media Center. The meeting is open to the public.
  • Tribal Council is looking to fill the following board positions: 2 Positions on the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, the deadline is tomorrow. And, the Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO)Commission Board of Directors – submit paperwork 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. All applicants are required to pass a criminal background and credit check.
  • The Museum at Warm Springs is still accepting artwork for the 24th Annual Tribal Member Art Exhibit. It is too late to submit artwork for judging, however the Museum will still accept items for display until 5pm tomorrow. An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on October 26th from 5:30-7.
  • Smith Rock State Park’s 15th annual Oregon Archaeology Celebration lecture series continues tomorrow 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 on Saturday 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 on Saturday. It’s a 10K race and a 2-mile fun run/walk. Day-of registration begins at 8am and the events start at 9 at the Kahneeta Village.
  • The 2017 Cowdeo is coming up Saturday at 11am at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Admission is $5, kids 4 and under are free.

The Let’s Talk Diversity Coalition is one of six regional Health Equity Coalitions in Oregon.  Their mission is: “to create inclusive conversations and empower communities.”  The coalition offers a 4 part Cultural Awareness Training.  The next training is​ ​”Experiencing P​o​verty and Its Effect on Health​” on Thursday, November 2nd from 9am – 3:30pm.  To learn more about registering-​ ​you can visit lets​​talk​diversity.net.

It is almost Halloween. This year, instead of sweets and candies – think about alternate treats that are just as fun and easy! Things like: Coloring Books, Bubbles, Stuffed Animals, Crayons or Crazy Straws