• Taize Contemplative Service

    Join in an evening of song and contemplation at Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration on Wednesday, February 19, from 7 to 8 p.m. Taize prayer is meditative service that brings people together in a wonderful blend of song and silence. The music is from the contemplative community of Taize, France, founded by Brother Roger in the 1940s. For more info contact Carol-Joy Brendlinger at caroljoyhome@gmail.com.

    Class of 2024 Orientation Night

    Outlaws Together class of 2024 Orientation Night is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10 at Sisters High School. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. with school tours starting at 4:45, along with a co-curricular & sports fair. Outlaw Booster Club is sponsoring a free BBQ dinner to all families in attendance. Immediately following dinner the SHS Administration and counseling department will discuss Sisters school culture, academic opportunities, CTE career pathways, and co-curricular programs. Students will register for classes at the end of the evening. For more information, contact Tim Roth at 541-549-4050 or tim.roth@ssd6.org.

    Bird Surveyor Training

    Become an official bird surveyor for the Deschutes Land Trust! Surveyors record species and number of birds at DLT preserves to help monitor avian populations and the effects of restoration efforts. You don’t have to be an expert at bird ID to be a surveyor. Surveyors are asked to commit to at least one survey a month from May to September. Attend a training session on Wednesday, February 26 at Willow Springs Preserve from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Go to www.deschuteslandtrust.org/get-involved/volunteer/vol-opps or call 541-330-0017.

    Community Worship through Song & Prayer

    Come for a time of worshipping God with prayer, communion, and songs we love from the past featuring Heritage Gospel Ministries. Held at Sisters Community Church on Sunday, March 1 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. All are welcome! For more info or to arrange transportation, please contact Wendy at 541-389-6859.

    Spinners/Weavers Group

    The Central Oregon Spinners and Weavers Guild will meet at Sisters City Hall on Saturday, February 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. and discuss pricing your finished items. All fiber enthusiasts are welcome! Info: 541-447-8233.

    Popcorn & Politics

    Primaries are underway — join Indivisible Sisters & Redmond to watch the 10th Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, February 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Sisters Public Library. For more info: 541-400-8312.

    Sunriver Art Fair Call for Artists

    The Sunriver Art Fair, held in August each year, is calling for artists to apply to our 11th annual juried art fair. Applications can be submitted on ZAPP until March 9. All application and booth fees are donated to support the arts and education and provide assistance to vulnerable families. To learn more about the Fair, visit www.sunriverartfair.com, email srartistcontact@gmail.com or call 541-598-7785 or 503-704-5979.

    Complete Your Craft Projects

    Do you have unfinished projects that you don’t seem to have time to complete? Projects can be as simple as sewing those buttons on that shirt, handiwork; cross stitch or embroidery items. How about that photo album you’ve wanted to put those pictures in? Join others on Saturday, February 22 to set aside time for encouragement and accomplishment. Meeting at Sisters Church of The Nazarene, 67130 Harrington Loop, from 10 a.m. to noon. For more info please contact Pastor Jason at 541-389-8960 or Chris at 503-679-2499.

    Aligning Your Financial Goals with Your Values

    A free 30-minute class will be held on Thursday, February 20 from 6:45 to 7:15 p.m. at Life Love Yoga, 484 W. Washington Ave. Learn more about why interest is growing in responsible investing, how your investments can reflect your goals and values, & more. Must RSVP because space is limited: Karen Kassy, 541-549-1866.

    Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

    Enjoy pancakes at this traditional event at Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration on Tuesday, February 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes plain and blueberry buttermilk pancakes, sausage, blueberry and maple syrups, homemade applesauce, orange juice, coffee, tea (Gluten free pancakes by request). Cost for adults is $4, ages 4 to 12 are $2, children under 4 are free. A family of 4 or more is $10.00. Call 541-504-2413 for more information.

    Living with Alzheimer’s

    A Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Late Stage class is being sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association on Tuesday, February 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at Sisters Library. Hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families. For more information or to register, call 800-272-3900.

    Parkinson’s Support Group

    The 2nd Tuesday of each month, Sisters Parkinson’s Support Group meets at The Lodge in Sisters from 2 to 3:30 p.m. All are welcome to learn, share, and receive support. For more info contact Carol at 541-668-6599.

    Scandinavian Music Jam

    Sisters Fika Coffee is hosting Central Oregon’s first Scandinavian Jam on the 1st Thursday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m., starting March 5. All instruments are welcome and speed is intermediate. It will be a learning jam so we’ll learn a tune each session. Anyone is welcome to bring a new tune to a session and teach it! Videos will be posted for all tunes on youtube. They will all be under the listing: Fika Scandi Jam - tune name. Email stolasz@mac.com or call 281-725-7345 with any questions.

    Come Sing With Us!

    The Sisters High Desert Chorale will begin practice for its spring concerts on Monday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Transfiguration on Brooks Camp Road. Singers of all ages and abilities are welcome to our community choir. No auditions required. The Chorale meets every Monday night at 6:30 until our spring concerts. For more information contact Connie Gunterman, 541-588-0362.

    International Folk Dance Performance

    Discover and celebrate cultural traditions through folk dance and music presented by the International Folk Dance Ensemble on Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. at Sisters High School. This 90-minute show will include dances and music from around the world. Advance tickets are $12, $15 at the door. Purchase tickets at www.tinyurl.com/w2vnp7m. Contact Mel Petterson, 541-948-9722 for more info.

    Hunter’s Education Class

    For a hunter’s education class beginning Tuesday, February 25, register online at odfw.com (hunting–resources–education). It runs two nights per week for three weeks, plus a required field day. For information call Rick at 541-420-6934 or Dave at 541-863-0955.

    City of Sisters Seeks Budget Committee Members

    The City of Sisters is accepting applications for three “in-city” volunteers to serve on the Budget Committee. The appointment is for a 3-year term that will begin in May, 2020. The Budget Committee meets each spring to review the budget proposed by the city manager. The City encourages interested parties to apply for the opening by completing an application by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20. Applications are available at Sisters City Hall, 520 E. Cascade Avenue, or visit the City’s website at www.ci.sisters.or.us. Please send applications and resumes to the following address: Joe O’Neill, Finance Officer, P.O. Box 39, Sisters, OR 97759. For additional information please contact: Joe O’Neill at joneill@ci.sisters.or.us.

    Candidate Meet and Greet

    Sisters Indivisible invites you to learn more about a candidate running for Oregon SD-30, Carina Miller. Carina is currently a Warm Springs Confederated Tribal Leader. Come to the Sisters Library on Wednesday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m. to listen to her describe her background, experience, and vision for our Senate District. Call 541-904-0370 for more info.

    Family Fun Story Time

    Family Fun Story Time for kids ages birth through 5 takes place at the Sisters Library on Thursdays, February 20 and 27 from 10:30 to 11 a.m., with songs, rhymes and crafts, all designed to grow young readers. Caregivers must attend. Info: 541-617-7078.

    Diviértete con Libros

    Interactive Storytime (in Spanish) with stories, songs rhymes and crafts. Wednesday, February 19 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at Sisters Library. Ages birth to 5 years. Call 541-312-1073 for info.

    Tiempo de Cuentos Interactivo con cuentos, canciones, rimas y manualidades. Edades 0-5. Los Miércoles a las 10:30.

    The Library Book Club

    Read and discuss “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean with other thoughtful readers at the Sisters Library on Wednesday, February 26, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Info: 541-617-7078.

    Law Library Office Hours

    Law library staff will be available at Sisters Library to assist with legal information questions and provide research training to access the law library. Thursday, February 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 541-617-7089 for more info.
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