Calendar for Sat. Aug. 31, 2019

  • The Madras Farmers and Artisans Market is today from 9am to 2pm at Sahalee Park.
  • There is an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting this morning at 10 at Community Counseling.
  • The 2109 Public Safety and Community BBQ is on Saturday, August 31st from noon to 3pm at the campus. Everyone is welcome to for free food & drinks, raffles, music and games. Free Winter Clothing will also be available.

9/2 The Warm Springs Baptist Church will have a gathering to celebrate its 49th anniversary tomorrow starting at 10:30am.   Speaking will be Allen Elston and missionary Jerry Lance.

9/3 Warm Springs Head Start will hold its back to school open house this Tuesday from 9am to 3pm at ECE.  It is a chance to meet your child’s teacher, other Head Start staff and classrooms. It will take about an hour to complete all of the stations.

9/3 A National Recovery Month & Back to School Powwow will take place Tuesday in front of the Behavioral Health Center from 5:30-7:30pm. All drums are welcome. Everyone is welcome.

9/4 The Native American Program Legal Aid Services of Oregon is offering free civil legal services in specialized areas to eligible tribal members. The next intake clinic will be this Wednesday from 1:30-3:30pm the Community Action Team office. Walk-ins are welcome.

9/4 Heart of Oregon YouthBuild is recruiting youth ages 16-24 years for its Fall 2019 cohort starting October 14th. YouthBuild members earn their GED, high school diploma, college credit, and job skills. There is an education award awarded for participants. The next information session is on September 5th in Sisters. You MUST attend one of the information sessions to be considered for the YouthBuild Program. Details are available online at heart of Oregon dot org. (

There is a youth basketball tournament fundraiser for Rylan Davis and her medical expenses. It is September 7th and 8th at the Warm Springs Community Center. Age divisions are 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 grades. All participants will register and their names will be drawn at random to place them on a team. It’s $20 a player. All money raised will help with Rylan’s medical and travel expenses. You can register now at 541-460-0675 or on the first day of the tourney – they have a limited number of shirts, so early registration is encouraged.

All expectant families and families with newborns 1-3 months old are invited to the Community Baby Shower. It is a free event with gift bags, free raffles, light refreshments, and activities to celebrate new moms. There will be one on Friday October 18th from 11am to 2pm at the Museum at Warm Springs and one in Madras on October 19th from 11-2:00 at the Performing Arts Center.

The Madras High School Girls Basketball Team is selling apples for a fundraiser.  You can pre-order apples for pick up on September 13th.  The Oregon grown apples are $25/box.  Order from coach Say or coach David.  Apples can be canned, used for baking or frozen.