- Kids 18 and under can get free, nutritious meals through the 509-J Summer Food Service Meal Program today at: Bridges High School – breakfast starts at 7:45 and lunch is from 12-12:30; and at the Warm Springs Youth Center breakfast is from 8:45-9:15 and lunch 12-12:30.
- A three-day class titled “Introduction to the Brain States” will be held today, Thursday and Friday from 11am to noon at the Family Resource Center Conference room. It’s a free class open to anyone. You must attend all three classes to receive a certificate of participation. Contact Charlene 541-615-0036 for more information.
- 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.
- Here are the groups and classes today at the Behavioral Health Center: Women’s Talking Circle at 2:00, Adult Substance Abuse Education at 4pm and Aftercare at 5:30.
- 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.
- The Pi-Ume-Sha Health Fair is on Wednesday from 9am to 1pm in the Community Center gym. There will be lots of health screenings, activities, demonstrations and information – plus healthy snacks and free t-shirts to participants. KWSO will be at Health Fair and we look forward to seeing you. We are asking folks to complete a short online survey ahead of the health fair. You can get the link by checking out today’s Community Calendar online at KWSO dot org. (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SPYDCQZ)
- A public meeting of the Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District will be held on Wednesday at 5:30 at the MAC. This is a chance to discuss the fiscal year 2019 budget before it is approved.
- The Warm Springs Graduation Honor Banquet for high school and higher education graduates is coming up Wednesday at 6pm at the Simnasho Longhouse. Dinner will be served and family and community members are invited to honor celebrate.
The Museum at Warm Springs will have the opening reception for its new exhibit “Resilience – The Boarding School Experience of Warm Springs and Beyond” on Thursday. That morning from 10-11:30 Phil Cash Cash will give a presentation about Healing from Historical Trauma and the Boarding School Experience. That evening there is an opening reception from 5:30-7pm.
The 50th Annual Pi-Ume-Sha Treaty Days in Warm Springs is this weekend in Warm Springs.
Pi-Ume-Sha Stick Games will be Friday through Sunday. There’s are traditional and open games Friday, a three-man tournament on Saturday and on Sunday a free kids’ tournament & free bone hog. FMI: Vanessa Crane 541-460-0105 or Alice Sampson 553-3205.
The Annual Pi-Ume-Sha All-Indian Rodeo will start on Friday at the Warm Springs Rodeo Grounds. There’s a youth rodeo at 4pm Friday, and Slack for Saturday will follow that evening. Saturday’s show is at 1:00. Sunday slack is at 10am, and the show at 1. Admission will be $5 per person. Senior citizens and kids 6 & under are free.
Warm Springs Recreation is putting on the Pi-Ume-Sha Fun Run on Saturday starting at the Housing office parking lot. There will be a 10k, 5k and 1-mile fun run/walk. Pre-registration is being taken now at the Community Center office. Day of registration starts at 8am, and all races start at 9.
The Endurance Horse Race is on Saturday starting at 8am at the Warm Springs Shaker Church. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of the junior and senior divisions.
The Pi-Ume-Sha Treaty Days Horse & Traditional Parade will begin at 11am on Saturday. Traditional line-up starts at 9:30 and horse line-up begins at 10:15 in front of the old Elementary School.
Pi-Ume-Sha Treaty Days Boxing is on Saturday at the Warm Springs Community Center. Bouts start at 1pm. Admission will be $10 adults, $5 students, $3 seniors and free for kids 7 and under. FMI: Austin Smith 541-325-2798.
The Super Man – Wonder Woman Challenge, honoring the late Eugene “Cougar” & Norene Greene, will be held Sunday. It’s an outdoor 3.3 mile rugged terrain foot race plus a 9.3 mile bike ride on pavement. There are adult and youth open divisions. Entry is $20 and cash prizes will be awarded to top finishers in each division. Registration will start at 7am and the race starts at 8am starting at the Forestry parking lot. You are welcome to register now by texting or calling Azar Spino 541-460-3511 or Raydine Spino 541-325-1495.