Community Calendar for Thursday June 20, 2019
- (water information current as of 6/19/19 @ 2pm) Repairs to the Shitike Creek main line crossing have been completed, however, when work started by Public Utilities to bring the system back online, a relief valve failed in the South East vault. As a result, water from the South East system is draining at the vault and may be resulting in low water pressure to Tribal buildings, business and residences south of Highway 26. This includes West Hills, Tenino Valley, Tenino Apartments, Elliott Heights, Senior Housing, Trailer Courts, and Greeley Heights.
- This also includes businesses located along Highway 26 including: Indian Head Casino, Shell Station, Museum at Warm Springs, Eagle Crossing, and Warm Springs Composites.
- All residences and businesses are encouraged to continue to conserve water. Public Utilities is working to address this issue as quickly as possible and will provide additional information as it becomes available.
- The boil water notice will remains in effect until further notice for the entirety of the Warm Springs Agency area including Kah-nee-ta, Wolfe Point, Sunnyside, Upper Dry Creek, Miller Heights, Campus area, West Hills, Tenino Valley, Tenino Apartments, Elliott Heights, Senior Housing, Trailer Courts, and Greeley Heights.Every is asked to avoid Shitike Creek Road to facilitate repair equipment, vehicles & personnel.
- The Senior Program is offering dinner today for seniors. Additionally, the program will be providing frozen dinners for high risk seniors during the scheduled water shut off time. For more info: 541-553-3520.
- Drinking Water distribution and hot showers are available at the Old Elementary School Library.
- The Summer Food Service Meal Program will be available today at: Bridges High School – breakfast is from 7:45-8:30 and lunch 12-12:30; and at the Warm Springs Youth Center breakfast is from 8:45-9:15 and lunch 12-12:30. Nutritious meals are free to kids 18 and under.
- The Jefferson County Veterans Expo is today from 10am to 2pm at 860 SW Madison Street in Madras. It is a free family-friendly event designed to educate about veterans issues, services and resources. There will also be a free barbecue, haircuts, massages, kid’s events and mindfulness workshops.
- The 70th Annual All Rock Hounds Powwow Club of America’s Rock, Gem & Mineral Show runs today through Sunday at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds from 9am to 4pm each day. There will be booths, vendors, nightly entertainment, activities and daily field trips. Parking and admission are free.
- There is an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting today at noon at the counseling center and Narcotics Anonymous meeting at 6pm at the Shaker Church.
- There is Ichishkin Class today from noon-1:00 at the Museum. Bring your own lunch.
- The Native American Program Legal Aid Services of Oregon will have is final 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.
- There’s a food handler’s class today from 2-4pm in the Health & Wellness Center atrium. This is the last class they are doing for June.
- The Warm Springs Outdoor Market is tomorrow on campus next to the Community Action Team office from 10am – 7pm. The outdoor market features locally made arts, crafts, value-added foods, and locally-grown fruit and vegetables. This summer’s Outdoor Markets will be on Fridays on Tribal Paydays. If you are interested in being a vendor stop by or call the Community Action Team office at 541-553-3148
- District 5 Little League All-Star Tournament opening ceremonies are tomorrow at the Madras High School football stadium at 6pm. First day of tournament play is Saturday at Juniper Hills Park.
- A live comedy night with comedians Susan Rice & Art Krug will take place Saturday 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.
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.
Pi-Ume-Sha Stick Games will be Friday through Sunday June 28-30. 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.
A three-day class titled “Introduction to the Brain States” will be held June 24, 27 & 28 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.
Warm Springs Higher Education reminds students who are applying for the Tribal Scholarship that the deadline is July 1st. Talk to Carroll at the Higher Ed office for more information.