Community Calendar for Wednesday May 29, 2019
- Tribal Council is meeting this morning to hear financial overview and update on the 2020 budget. This afternoon will be updates from Gaming Regulatory, the TERO Commission, Cannabis Commission and BIA and Office of Special Trustee.
- The Trauma, Healing and Resiliency Conference – a methamphetamine and suicide prevention initiative is being held today and tomorrow from 8:30-4:30 each day at the Warm Springs Community Center. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
- There is Senior Fitness Class this morning at 10:45 at the Senior Center – following class, participants can enjoy a meal. On the menu: tomato-artichoke gnocchi, salami sandwiches and fruit smoothies.
- Warm Springs Nation Little League games today – Minor Softball plays at Jefferson County today. Junior Baseball hosts Crook County. Tee Ball Teams have practice today.
- Mom, Dad & Baby Group is today from 2-3pm at the Family Resource Center. This is for all parents, families & caregivers who take care of a baby or young child. They offer a snack, an activity, a craft and breastfeeding support. To learn more contact MCH Nurse Allie Anderson at 541-553-2460.
- The Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District will hold a public budget committee meeting today at 5:30 at the MAC. They are looking for public input.
- 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.
- There is a food handler’s class on Thursday from 2-4pm at the clinic atrium.
- The 3rd Annual Ich’Inun Summer Jam Powwow Slam, honoring all 2019 graduates, is tomorrow at the Warm Springs K-8 Academy. It’s open to the public. There’s a dinner from 4:30-6. The social powwow is from 6-9pm. Dancers of all ages are welcome.
- Tribal Salmon Camp is being hosted by the Nez Perce Tribe at Camp Wittman August 11-17. Students in grades 6-8 who are members or descendants from the four treaty tribes may apply – the deadline is this Friday. To apply go to www.critfc.org.
High School Graduation is Saturday at 9am at the MHS Stadium. The stadium will open at 8am for family seating. Graduating seniors need to report to the MHS commons by 7am.
The annual COCC Salmon Bake and powwow is this Saturday 10:30am – 3pm at the COCC Bend Campus. They are seeking vendors and drums. To learn more contact Michelle Cary at 541-318-3782.
Be prepared for fire season by creating a GO KIT in case you have to evacuate due to a wildfire. In addition to including a change of clothes and valuables, make sure you have any needed medications, prescriptions, documents, identification, insurance cards and a printed list of contact phone numbers. This is one thing you can do to be prepared for wildfire season.
Warm Springs Power & Water Enterprises has completed a 2018 Annual Report to the Tribal Membership. Copies are available in the lobby at the Tribal Administration Building. If you would like to have the report mailed to you, you can call Warm Springs Power & Water Enterprises at 541-553-1046 to make that request.
A Jefferson County Victims Assistance advocate comes to Warm Springs on the third Wednesday of every month at the Victims of Crime Services office. Folks can get help with things like case assistance, paperwork, and other resources. Appointments can also be made for other times. For information call Ken Clark 541-475-4452 or VOCS 553-2293.
The next Downtown Madras Park & Play First Thursday event is coming up on June 6th. It’s a street fair with local vendors, music and food along 5th Street in Madras June 6th from 5-9pm. Call Angela at 541-771-4545 if you are interested in being a vendor – or apply online.