- Warm Springs Behavioral Health is having its “Wellbriety Celebrating Families” Class for parents only – today from 9am until noon on the 3rd floor of the Behavior Health Center. This class is open to clients enrolled in Behavioral Health, Best Care or Tuning Points. If you are not currently enrolled in a program, contact Sarah Frank. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursday. Today’s Class will cover Healthy Living.
- Tribal Council will hear budget presentations today from Tribal Council, Support Services, Sherar’s Bridge Committee, Fish & Wildlife On-Reservation Committee, Fish & Wildlife Off-Reservation Committee, Timber committee and the Water Board.
- The Senior Wellness Center is having Senior lunch at noon – on the menu: Vegetable Beed with Fry Bread and Fresh Fruit. Seniors 60 and older eat for free, 59 and under are $5 and youth under 13 are $3 at the Senior Wellness Center.
- There is an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting today at noon at the counseling center and Narcotics Anonymous meeting at 6pm at the Shaker Church.
- Functional Fitness class is in the noon hour today in the Community Center Social Hall.
The Johnson O’Malley Committee for Warm Springs Families is now accepting Applications for the fall activity allowance. This can be for activities such as Rodeo, Dance, Sports, Camps, etc. You can pick up an application at the Higher Education Office upstairs at the Education Building or online packets can be downloaded at www.kwso.org. The deadline to apply is Monday September 30th.
- The last Warm Springs Outdoor Market of the year is tomorrow in front of the Community Action Team office, on campus. New vendors are welcome and everyone is encouraged to stop by and see who is set up at the Outdoor Market from 10am – 3pm tomorrow
- The Jefferson County Library Film Center will show “The Wife” starring Glenn Close Friday evening at 7:30 at the Rodriguez Annex in Madras. The film is rated R. Films are free and refreshments are available.
The Sunnyside Road Grade, Relay & Pedestrian Project is underway. Sunnyside Drive is closed from Tmsh Street to Upper Dry Creek Road. Contact Ben Bisland 541-553-3207 if you have questions.
The Recovery Never Ends Family Conference is September 19-21 at HeHe Longhouse. All are welcome to attend at no cost. There will be speakers, support groups, camping, music, Wellbreity, sweathouse, a powwow and they will join in the Hands Across the Deschutes Bridge event on Saturday morning. For more information contact Sarah Frank at 541-553-3205 or email her at email@example.com.
A community presentation on Human Trafficking will be held Wednesday September 25th at the Community Center Social Hall. There are 2 sessions at 1pm and 6pm. The training is being conducted by the Guardian Group, a local non-profit specializing in counter human trafficking.
The 7th annual Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival is Saturday September 28th at Parkrose High School in Portland. To learn more about the event and get vendor information – go online to Jim Pepper Fest dot net. The event brings together Native Music, Arts, Dance, Food and Community. This year’s Jim Pepperfest 2019 theme is “Recovering the Sacred.”
3 Warriors Market in Simnasho has moved to their fall and winter hours. Monday thru Thursday the are open 7am – 7pm. Friday’s hours are 7am – 6pm. On the weekend – 3 Warriors is open 8am – 6pm.
Warm Springs Sanitation Landfill hours are 7am until 130 pm.. after that gates are locked. After 1:30 everyone is asked to use a transfer station. Please do not do illegal dumping outside the landfill. Also – Tires and Batteries are no longer accepted. If you have questions about the landfill – contact the Tribal Sanitarian at (541) 553-4943.
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.