Today is October 3 – there are 181 days left until the 2020 Census begins. Communities rely on census statistics to plan for a variety of resident needs including programs that provide services but also for things like new roads. The Warm Springs Complete Count Committee encourages everyone to be counted.
- A reminder to those enrolled in the Wellbriety Celebrating Families” Class for parents only is today from 9am until noon on the 3rd floor of the Behavior Health Center. This week’s topic is: Chemical Dependency is a Disease.
- The Senior Wellness Center is having Senior lunch at noon today. On the menu is stuffed pork tenderloin with brown gravy, mashed potatoes and glazed carrots.
- There is an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting today at noon at the counseling center and Narcotics Anonymous meeting at 6pm at the Shaker Church.
- Snack Attack for youth is Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Community Center Social Hall from 3:30-5.
- Warm Springs K8 Volleyball is at home hosting Elton Gregory at 4.
- Madras girls soccer are hosting Molalla today at 4. Boys soccer are on the road. Volleyball are also on the road at Molalla.
- The final Heart of Oregon YouthBuild Orientation session for the fall cohort is this Thursday at 5pm in Sisters. This is a requirement for any youth interested in participating in this GED/High School Diploma/Job Skills Program. You can learn more by calling 541-526-1380 or online visit heart of Oregon dot org. https://heartoforegon.org/programs/youthbuild.html
- The Art Adventure Gallery is hosting an opening reception this Thursday for “Intentionally Abstract” And exhibit for Andrea Craik. The reception is 5:30-7pm at the Art Adventure Gallery on 5th street in downtown Madras.
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.
- The deadline for the Museum at Warm Springs Tribal Member Art Exhibit is tomorrow. Contact Natalie Kirk if you have any questions.
- 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 “Life and Art on the Columbia Plateau” with Aurolyn Stwyer.
- The Jefferson County Library Film Center in Madras is showing – Biggest Little Farm rated PG, tomorrow Night. The film follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land. Showtime is 7:30. Films are free and refreshments are available. Learn more online at J C L D dot org. www.jcld.org
- The Eugene Greene American Legion presents a Welcome Home Korean War Era Veterans event this Saturday at the Warm Springs Community Center. The event starts with a parade at 11am followed by a noon awards lunch. To learn more call 541-460-8212.
- The Warm Springs Firefighter Memorial is this Saturday at the Agency Longhouse. Registration starts at 11am. Lunch is at noon. Grand Entry at 2. Recognition and presentations are at 3. For more information contact Luther Clements at 541-553-3136.
Warm Springs Nation Little League is trying to recruit one or two individuals from Warm Springs who would be interested in a week long baseball / softball umpire clinic. For more detail please call Edmund Francis at 541-325-3856.
If you are experiencing issues with your Warm Springs Telecom services – they ask you please call them at 541-615-0555. You must call in for technicians to respond, troubleshoot and resolve your issue.
Warm Springs Geo Visions is hosting an open house on October 18th to share with Tribal Members and the General Public about the work they do which includes the Cultural Resources Division which is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Cultural Resources. Geo Visions mission is to serve the archaeological and historical preservation needs of the Pacific Northwest. The open house will include interactive demonstrations from Flint Napping to talks with Native Elders. The open house is October 18th at the Geo Visions office in the Industrial Park from 10am – 2pm. Please RSVP so they can be sure to have enough food. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 386-209-0472.