Calendar Mon., Apr. 29, 2019

Community Calendar for Monday April 29, 2019

  • It is a regular late start Monday for 509J schools this morning.
  • Tribal Council will meet today. On the agenda this morning is an inter-governmental agreement with Jefferson County for building inspections, followed by an update on capital infrastructure and then approval of Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund projects if needed. This afternoon will be updates from the Secretary-Treasurer and Chief Operations Officer followed by a Warm Springs Community Action Team grant resolution and an update on Kahneeta scheduled for 3:30.
  • Senior fitness class is this morning at 10:45 at the Senior Center. Participants are invited to eat brunch after – today they are having ­­­bacon jack chicken sandwiches, roasted vegetables and fruit.
  • There is Women’s Prayer Group at the Presbyterian Church from 12:15-12:45 today. All women are welcome.
  • Warm Springs Community Health at the Health & Wellness Center has a Behavior Health Clinic every Monday and Friday, walk-in appointments are available between 1 and 5pm. Services available include screenings, assessments, crisis intervention, and referrals to seek mental health and medical care, substance abuse treatment or other community resources. Children, adolescents and adults are welcome.
  • The Native American Program Legal Aid Services of Oregon will have a walk-in intake clinic today from 1:30-3:30pm at the Community Action Team office. Free civil legal service is available to eligible tribal members. Stop by to find out if the program can help with your legal need.
  • The Vocational Rehabilitation Program will have an orientation session today at 3:00 in the Culture & Heritage Building conference room, 2nd Those who cannot make it to one of the scheduled weekly sessions, call 541-553-4952 to  request a one-on-one orientation.
  • Registered voters will get their ballot for the May 21st election around May 1st. This election includes 2 seats on the Jefferson County 509J School Board.  To vote in Oregon elections you must be 18 or older and a resident.  You can register to vote on the KWSO website.  To participate in the May 21st election – you must be registered by tomorrow.

Tuesday 4/30

  • There is a Wellbriety Warriors Accepting Recovery meeting Tuesday evening from 6:30-8:30 at the Community Center Social Hall. It is open to anyone seeking sobriety and wellness.

Wednesday 5/1

  • Youth ages 16–18 are being recruited to work on the Central Oregon Youth Conservation Corps Crews this summer. They positions to fill in Warm Springs, Madras, Prineville, and several other locations. They are looking for crew members and adult crew leaders. Get details and apply at The deadline to apply is this Wednesday.
  • A five-week Financial Skills for Families Course will begin Wednesday. Classes will be Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 at the Warm Springs Community Action Building. To register call 541-553-3148 or send them a Facebook message.
  • A public meeting to learn about the Tribes’ change from recreation cannabis to hemp will take place on Wednesday at 6pm at the Greeley Heights Community Building. There will also be information on the change of location and greenhouse size. All are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

The Jefferson County Read selection is Birding Without Borders by Noah Stricker. Friday, May 17th there will be a birding event at 9am at the Pelton Wildlife Overlook on Dizney Lane above the Pelton Reregulating Dam. At 10:30 there will be birding at the Museum at Warm Springs nature trail and a presentation by the author will follow at noon at the Museum with snacks & drinks provided. The book is available for checkout at the Warm Springs & Jefferson County libraries and for sale at both libraries and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce.

Warm Springs Recreation will have its spring yards sale on Saturday, May 11th from 9am to 4pm at the Community Center. Tables are limited. Call the Rec office at 541-553-3243 to reserve.