Community Calendar for Saturday June 22, 2019
- The Rock, Gem & Mineral Show continues today and tomorrow at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds from 9am to 4pm. There are booths, vendors, nightly entertainment, activities and daily field trips. Parking and admission are free.
- There is an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting this morning at 10 at Community Counseling.
- A live comedy night with comedians Susan Rice & Art Krug is happening this evening at the Elks Lodge in Madras. Doors will open at 7pm, the show starts at 8. It is a 21 and over event. Tickets will be sold at the door.
- Warm Springs Christian Fellowship meets Sunday morning at 10 at the Senior Center.
- The Warm Springs Baptist Church has Sunday School at 10:00 and Worship Service at 11:00.
- The Warm Springs Food Bank is located at the Presbyterian Church. They are open Sundays from 11:30-1:30. All food banks and pantries do take donations of non-perishable food or cash
- A three-day class titled “Introduction to the Brain States” will be next week on Monday, Thursday & 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.
Pre-registration is being taken for the Pi-Ume-Sha Fun Run on Saturday, June 29th. There will be a 10k, 5k and 1-mile fun run/walk. You can register now at the Community Center office. Day of registration starts at 8am, and all races start at 9.
The Warm Springs Graduation Honor Banquet for high school and higher education graduates is coming up Wednesday, June 26th at 6pm at the Simnasho Longhouse. Dinner will be served and family and community members are invited to honor celebrate.
If you have unused or expired medications you need to get rid of, the Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center now has a MedSafe drop box to dispose of old meds. Bring them to large blue box located in the pharmacy waiting area to safely dispose of unneeded medications.
The 50th Annual Pi-Ume-Sha All-Indian Rodeo will be June 28-30 at the Warm Springs Rodeo Grounds. It will kick off that Friday at 4:00 with a youth rodeo, followed by Slack for Saturday.
A boys’ regalia making class will be held next week on Tuesday at the Family Preservation office from 9am to 5pm. Basic materials will be provided. This is for first time regalia makers – it is free, but space is limited. Call Charlene or Jaycelene 541-615-0036 to sign up.
The Summer Training to Revive Indigenous Vision & Empowerment or STRIVE will take place June 28-July 2 at the COCC Bend Campus. It is a free 4-day summer program for Native American high school students. For more information contact Kelsey Freemen at 541-330-4369.
The Super Man – Wonder Woman Challenge, honoring the late Eugene “Cougar” & Norene Greene, will be held Sunday June 30th during the Pi-Ume-Sha Treaty Days. 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.
The BIA General Assistance office is now only giving out and accepting applications from 9am-11am Monday-Friday. After G.A. applications are returned, an intake appointment must be scheduled. The office is closed during the lunch hour from noon to 1. After 1pm the office is only open for scheduled appointments, and to drop off monthly activity logs.
The Heart Healthy Heroes Club – a series of classes to help you improve your heart health while saving money through prevention – will be held in Warm Springs on August 13, 20 & 27 from 11am to noon at the clinic. It is free to anyone with heart disease or other chronic heart conditions and family members who would like to learn more. Register online at www.stcharleshealthcare.org.