Community Calendar for Wednesday April 10, 2019
- Warm Springs Nation Little League is still taking signups. They are looking for more 11-12 year olds and junior boys for baseball. Sign up at the Recreation office.
- There is free Community Acupuncture today in the Community Aerobics Room. Stop by anytime between 8 and 11:30am.
- Indian Head Casino is having blackjack dealer classes that will start this morning at its Human Resources office. Classes will be held weekdays from 8am to 4pm for 4 weeks. Classes are necessary for certification needed to be a table games dealer. To sign up call 541-460-7714.
- The Wellbriety “Celebrating Families” class for parents only Is today from 9am until noon on the 3rd floor at the Behavioral Health Center in the old Girls Dorm. Today’s topic is: Healthy Living. You do need to be signed up for class to participate. Call Paul or Sarah at 553-3205 to learn more.
- The Native American Program Legal Aid Services of Oregon will have a walk-in intake clinic today from 10am to noon 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 High Desert Museum will have its Animal Adventures program featuring Birds of Prey today at 10:30am at the Jefferson County Library’s Rodriguez Annex.
- The 8th Annual Hands Around the Courthouse is this morning at 11. Everyone is invited to join in the event taking a stand against Sexual Assault. Meet in front of the Tribal Courthouse. A light lunch will be provided.
- There is Senior Fitness Class this morning at 10:45 at the Senior Center – following class, participants can enjoy a meal. On the menu: chicken pot pie casserole, pasta salad and fresh fruit.
- There is a Lil’ Miss Warm Springs meeting this evening from 6-7:30pm. Participation in the sessions will allow girls to build on their cultural knowledge, develop confidence, public speaking skills and spend time with mentors and peers. The Lil’ Miss Warm Springs Pageant is tentatively scheduled for May 1st.
- Warm Springs Christian Fellowship has bible study at 6pm at the Senior Center.
- The Warm Springs Baptist Church has Bible Study and Prayer this evening at 6:00.
- COCC will host a poetry reading this evening in honor of National Poetry Month. Oregon’s poet laureate Kim Stafford, Liz Woody and Jarold Ramsey will do readings from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Madras campus. It’s free, open to the public and refreshments will be provided.
- Warm Springs ECE is celebrating Week of the Young Child this week and this morning there’s a parade tomorrow at 10am in front of ECE.
- The Johnson O’Malley Committee will cover costs for caps, gowns and tassels for high school graduates. Pick up J.O.M. Request Forms from Carroll Dick at the Old Boys’ Dorm. J.O.M. Committee is also able to help with an allowance for spring sports – elementary through high school but the deadline to submit a request is tomorrow at 5pm.
- KWSO and BendFilm are hosting a “how to make a video” workshop tomorrow from 5-8 at the Warm Springs K-8 Academy. Participants should bring a smart phone to shoot some video. This is a free workshop open to ages teen and up. Space is limited so please arrive on time.
- The Healing of the Nations event will be held in Warm Springs this Friday and Saturday at the Community Center. There is a dinner at 6pm followed by Pastor Titus Upham of Browning, Montana at both evenings at 7. On Saturday, there is lunch at noon and a ministering to women by Angel Upham. Everyone is welcome.
A Junior Jackpot Rodeo will be held this Saturday at noon in the indoor arena at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Madras. Bareback Ranch Bronc and Wild Pony Riaces, Mini Bulls, Steers and junior Bulls. This will be a Wild West buckers regional qualifier event. Call or text 541-280-1342.
There will be a Student Summer Work Program for high school students and college students in Warm Springs. Applications need to be submitted to the Work Experience Development Department at Education Building. Native American students ages 14-24, who are enrolled in traditional and alternative high school are eligible – the deadline is May 23rd. College students of any age may apply and they have until June 27th. Contact the WEDD office at 541-553-3324 for details.
Easter Egg Hunts in Warm Springs will be held on Saturday, April 20th at 10am. Kindergarten age youth and older will hunt on the lawn in front of the Behavioral Health Center. Pre-K will be in the fenced area of the Family Resource Center.