Calendar for Thu. Oct. 24, 2019

Thursday 10/24

Thu     The 2020 Census begins April 1st.   The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.  You can learn more by calling 1-855-JOB-2020

  • A reminder that Public Utilities along with the contractor GELCO is working on completing the replacement and upgrade of the pressure reducing valves on the agency water system main lines this week. They are finishing up the work at the Kah-Nee-Ta vault and will start on the pressure reducing valves vault near the Tribal Admin Building. The work is expected to be completed today.  Residents and businesses should be aware that there could be low water pressure or limited outages.  If you have any questions, call (541) 553-3246.
  • Functional Fitness Class is in the Community Center Social Hall at lunchtime today.
  • The Senior Wellness Center is having Senior lunch at noon – on the menu: Roast Beef and Mashed potatoes. 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.
  • The Museum at Warm Springs is having their opening reception this afternoon for this year’s Tribal Member Art Exhibit.
  • Snack Attack for youth is Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Community Center Social Hall from 3:30-5.

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.

The next Warm Springs Community Action Team Indianpreneurship Class will be held on 2 consecutive Saturdays all day – November 2nd and 9th.  If you are interested in starting or growing a small business – this class is for you.  Contact the Community Action Team to sign up.

Friday 10/25

There is a Behavior Health Walk-In Clinic tomorrow – appointments are available between 1 and 5pm. The Medical Social Workers at the clinic can help with screenings, assessments, crisis intervention and many other things for children, adolescents and adults.

Childbirth Education Class is Wednesdays from noon – 1pm at the Family Resource Center.  This is a 3 week series that focuses on Pregnancy – Labor & Delivery – and Mom & Baby Care.  To learn more or find out when the series starts, contact Allie Anderson, MCH Nurse at 541-553-2460.

Work on the Sunnyside Road Grade, Relay & Pedestrian Project continues. Community members are reminded that Sunnyside Drive is closed from Tmsh Street to Salmon Drive. Work is expected to be completed November 8th. If you have questions talk to Ben Bisland 541-553-3207.

Smith Rock State Park will host its annual Oregon Archaeology Celebration lecture series in October on Friday evenings at the park’s welcome center in Terrebonne.  The talks are free and open to the public.  There is a $5 day use parking fee.  This Friday the presentation is “Obscure Oregon: The Columbia Southern Railroad” with Paul Patton.

Warm Springs Higher Education will be hosting a visit from Grand Canyon University tomorrow at the Education Building in room 305. If you are interested in completing your degree on-line you’re invited to see and hear what Grand Canyon University has to offer. For More information call Carroll Dick @ 541-553-3311.

Students in need of school supplies can pick some up at the Warm Springs Library in the Family Resource Center.  Basic supplies are available to students during the library’s regular business hours.

Prevention Services in Warm Springs is offering an opportunity for Students to tour the University of Oregon and attend a basketball game.  In order to go on this trip they would need to attend and participate in all classes for their grade level.  Classes for 3rd thru 5th grade will be Conscious Discipline, Addiction Awareness & Healthy eating and exercising. Classes for 6th thru High School are Addiction Awareness, Sex/Healthy relationship education, life skills and conscious discipline. These classes take place on Friday Nov 1st at the Prevention Office in the Youth Center starting at 8:15 and continuing in segments throughout the day until 5pm. Once class is complete, those eligible to go on the trip will have 3rd-5th grade on a One day trip Nov 11th, 6th-8th grade will go on Nov 16th-17th, and High school students going on Nov 22nd-23rd. For More information you can contact Prevention at 541-615-0036.