Community Calendar for Thursday June 27, 2019
- Kids 18 and under can get free, nutritious meals through the 509-J Summer Food Service Meal Program today at: Bridges High School – breakfast is at 7:45 and lunch from 12-12:30; and at the Warm Springs Youth Center – breakfast 8:45-9:15 and lunch 12-12:30
- 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.
- Everyone is welcome to a presentation on the benefits of being tobacco-free today at noon at the Family Resource Center. Lunch will be provided.
- The Museum at Warm Springs will open its new exhibit “Resilience – The Boarding School Experience of Warm Springs and Beyond” today. This morning from 10-11:30 Phil Cash Cash will give a presentation about Healing from Historical Trauma and the Boarding School Experience. This evening there is an opening reception from 5:30-7pm.
- The grand opening of the Splash Park in Sahalee Park in Madras is tomorrow at 9am. Free snow cones will be provided to the first 500 kids who show up.
The 50th Annual Pi-Ume-Sha Treaty Days in Warm Springs is this weekend:
- There will be Washut Services this evening at 6 at the Pi-ume-sha Grounds, followed by the big drum releasing & rejoining, new joiners, giveaways, and a potluck meal and royalty reception.
- Powwow Grand Entries are at 7pm Friday Night, 1 & 7pm on Saturday & 2pm on Sunday. KWSO will broadcast live from the Powwow Grounds behind the Warm Springs Community Center.
- 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 50th Annual Pi-Ume-Sha All-Indian Rodeo runs Friday through Sunday 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 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.
- Treaty Days Boxing is on Saturday at the 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.
The next Downtown Madras Park & Play First Thursday event is on July 4th! It’s a street fair with local vendors, music and food along 5th Street in Madras on the 4th from 5-9pm. To find out more about being a vendor visit http://downtownparkandplay.com/.
The Family Jamboree Day in Warm Springs will be held on August 15th. New this year there will be an outdoor market and food vendors during the event. If you are interested in being vendors contact Emily Courtney at the Community Action Team office.
Warm Springs Sanitation reminds residents to bring your garbage totes to the road on your scheduled pick up days. And, remember that totes are for garbage only – no yard debris or grass clippings.