Community Calendar for Wednesday June 19, 2019
- Water is shut off in the Campus area as repairs on the Shitike Creek water main line crossing are completed. Water outages will be experienced by tribal buildings, businesses and residences located on the Campus area only, not everything south of Highway 26 as previously projected.
- FOR SAFETY REASONS with work underway – NO ONE SHOULD BE SWIMMING in SHITIKE CREEK.
- Every is asked to avoid Shitike Creek Road to facilitate repair equipment, vehicles & personnel.
- PLEASE CONSERVE WATER. All other agency neighborhoods will be using water stored in towers during the shut-off period. To ensure that your neighborhood continues to have water during this time, please conserve usage of water.
- The Senior Program is offering breakfast, lunch and dinner today for seniors. Additionally, the program will be providing frozen dinners for high risk seniors during the scheduled water shut off time.
- While the outage is expected to impact the campus area only, the Senior Program will move forward with plans to provide meals to seniors during this time. For more info: 541-553-3520.
- Drinking Water distribution and hot showers are available at the Old Elementary School Library.
- Kids 18 and under can get free, nutritious meals through the 509-J Summer Food Service Meal Program today at: Bridges High School located in the Westside School – breakfast starts at 7:45 and lunch at noon; and at the Warm Springs Youth Center breakfast is from 8:45-9:15 and lunch 12-12:30.
- The Meth & Opiate Work Group is putting on a Community Education Class on Elder Abuse & Addiction today at the Community Center social hall. Dinner is at 5:30 and the presentation at 6.
- Wellbriety Court group meets at 11 this morning at the Behavioral Health Center. There is also a Women’s Group at 1, Anger Management class at 4:00 and an evening Alcoholics Anonymous meeting at 7.
- 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.
- 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.
- June Team Trivia at Wild Winds Station is this evening at 7:00. It is a fundraiser for Jefferson County Relay for Life.
- The Jefferson County Veterans Expo is tomorrow 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 is tomorrow 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.
- The Native American Program Legal Aid Services of Oregon will have is final walk-in intake clinic tomorrow 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 is a food handler’s class tomorrow 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 this Friday 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 on Friday at the Madras High School football stadium at 6pm. First day of tournament play is Saturday at Juniper Hills Park.
A boys’ regalia making class will be held June 25th 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 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. Visit downtownparkandplay.com if you are interested in being a vendor.
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. Youth will learn about the college experience and earn a college credit. Students must have a 2.0 GPA and be going into 10th thru 12th grades. For more information contact Kelsey Freemen at 541-330-4369.