It’s October 11th with 173 days left until the 2020 census begins – the Warm Springs Complete Count Committee reminds you that the Census is now hiring. Learn more about census jobs at 2020 census dot gov slash jobs (https://2020census.gov/en/jobs).
- There is no school today in the Jefferson County 509 J district. It’s a statewide in-service day.
- Warm Springs Recreation will be taking kids on a field trip to Boring to get pumpkins today! They will be leaving at 8:30AM and will be returning at 4:45PM.
- At Behavioral Health Center the Group “On Second Thought” will be meeting from 10am to 11am
- A senior citizen fitness class is held Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 10:45 at the Senior Building. After class, participants can eat brunch. Today’s meal will be Basil Peach Chicken Breast.
- The next KWSO “Community Talk” talk show is today at Noon. Shilo Tippett will be back to talk about common Mental Health Concerns and Remedies. So if you are having an issue or know someone who might want to learn more – tune in and participate in the conversation. “Community Talk” – Friday at noon – right here on 91.9 FM.
- There is a Behavior Health Walk-In Clinic today – 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.
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 BendFilm Festival is this weekend at a number of venues in Bend and elsewhere. There will be 4 sets of videos shown at the Madras Performing Arts Center. Tonight at 5:30 it’s “Native Wisdom: The Peoples of Eastern Oregon” & at 7:45 it’s “I Want my MTV”. Saturday they will show “Once Upon a River at 5:30pm and “Documentary Shorts at 7:45pm. You can learn more online at: Bend Film dot Org
- KWSO has some tickets for the Native Wisdom film tonight. If you would like one – they will be available at the Performing Arts Center at 5:15 – first come first serve. Otherwise the cost of the movie is $5.
- Madras High School Football is home tonight hosting Blanchet Catholic with kick off at 7 o’clock. If you don’t make it to stampede stadium, you can follow the action live here on KWSO with Kelly Simmelink and Neal Morningowl
- The Jefferson County Library Film Center in Madras is showing – They Shall Not Grow Old rated R, this evening. Using state of the art technology, the film maker Peter Jackson presents restored and colorized archival footage of the soldiers, key events, and battles of World War 1. Showtime is 7:30. Films are free and refreshments are available. Learn more online at J C L D dot org.
- 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 “The Rock Art of Washington State” with Eric Iseman.
KWSO will have a meeting of our Community Advisory Board next Friday October 18th at 10am here at the Warm Springs Media Center. The meeting is open to the public. You can see the agenda and learn more at our website under the “about kwso” tab – choose “policy/compliance” and scroll down to Community Advisory Board. https://kwso.org/about-kwso/policycompliance/
The Native American Music Awards are November 2nd in Niagara Falls New York. Voting is now open online. Local Musicians nominated for awards are: Bigg B featuring N8 – up for Best Music Video Recording for “Deep End”. Kalliah Jackson who sings with Corey Rae White on “Dimmer” which is in the Best Independent Recording by a New Artist Single Release category. AND Blue Flames is nominated for Best Rap Hip Hop Music Video for “Stand Up.” You can check out nominations online at Native American Music Awards dot Com where there is also a link to voting. https://www.nativeamericanmusicawards.com/vote-now)