• Sisters Rodeo Parade

    Want to be in the Sisters Rodeo Parade? Register at www.sistersrodeo.com. Deadline for registration is May 15. Any questions please call Jeri at 541-588-0689. Entries are limited .

    Donate Antiques & Jewelry

    Sisters Kiwanis takes donations of antiques & vintage jewelry throughout the year for its annual Antique & Collectibles Sale, held on Saturday every Memorial Day weekend. Your donation is tax-deductible! For more information call Leart at 541-410-2890; to arrange for pickup of large items, please call Pam at 541-719-1049 or Roger at 541-430-7395. You may also drop off small items at Essentials at 492 E. Main Ave.

    Introduction to Centering Prayer

    A Taste of Silence, a free introduction to centering prayer, will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration. Centering prayer is a meditative practice for deepening your relationship with God. For more information, email episcopalsisters. org or call 541-549-8560.

    Sisters Handmade, Home-Grown, Vintage Market

    A unique blend of spring & summer crafts, plants, flowers, antiques and collectibles. Vintage treasures and food items. The market will be open Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds will support Sisters Christian Academy. The market is located at 1307 W McKinney Butte Rd. For more information find us on Facebook or call Pat at 541-383-1821.

    Senior Luncheons & More

    Adults age 60 and older are invited to join the Council on Aging Senior Luncheon, served every Tuesday at Sisters Community Church. Coffee and various fun activities begin at 11 a.m. with lunch served at noon. Bingo is played after lunch until 2:30 p.m. For information call 541-480-1843.

    Organ Donor Awareness

    A new nonprofit is in the planning stages to educate the community on the importance of organ donation. Fundraisers and events will be discussed. If interested in taking part, please call Fifi Bailey at 541-419-2204.

    OHSET Championship Meet

    On May 9 to 12, 2019 the Oregon High School Equestrian State Championship Meet will be held at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in the First Interstate Bank Event Center, Sagebrush and Juniper Arenas. Each day’s events will begin at 8 a.m. This event is open to the public and free of charge. There will be vendors on site to check out and a Consignment Tack Sale with Deschutes County Horse 4-H. We hope you will come out and support these athletes! Meet information is available at www.ohset.com under State Meet or call Kathy at 541-419-8925.

    Sisters Community Garden

    There are a few raised-bed garden plots available for the 2019 gardening season at the Sisters Community Garden, near the airport. Application materials and information are available on the Garden’s website, SistersCommunityGarden.org. For additional information, call 541-549-8664.

    CPR/AED and First Aid Class

    The next CPR/AED/First Aid class is scheduled for Saturday, May 11 at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $30, which covers both the CPR and First Aid modules, a workbook and completion card. Register by Tuesday, May 7. To register, go online to sistersfire.com and select the CPR tab, or stop by and register at the Sisters Fire station during business hours (8:00 to 5:00). Pick up the student workbook at the station after you register. If you have questions, call Beverly Halcon at 818-674-7686.

    Stars Over Sisters Party

    Learn about the night skies! Stargazers are invited to gather at the SPRD building on Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. for a free presentation and slide show. If weather then permits, plan on heading out to the SHS sports fields to observe the night sky through powerful telescopes. Info: 541-549-8846.

    St. Edward Church Tea and Fashion Show

    St. Edward the Martyr Roman Catholic Church in Sisters will hold their 19th annual Tea and Fashion Show on Saturday, May 11 at 11 a.m. in the parish hall, 123 Trinity Way. This event will feature a high-tea-inspired luncheon, raffle, and fashion show. The fashion show will feature clothing from Sisters merchants including Bedouin, Common Threads, Wander + NW, Faveur and Gypsy Wind. Tickets are $20, must be purchased by May 1. For info and tickets call Sue Leithauser at 541-595-1414 or Shirley Gilles at 541-548-5416 or at smgilles@bendcable.com. Proceeds support parish ministries and nonprofits in the Sisters Community.

    Free Pet Food

    Budget tight this month, but you still need pet food for your dog or cat? Stop by the Furry Friends pet food bank. We have all sorts of pet supplies, too. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located in the Sisters Art Works building, Ste. 109, 204 W. Adams Ave. For more information call 541-797-4023.

    Career Funds Available

    Applications are available for the Sisters Kiwanis Career Opportunity Fund to help adult residents of Sisters establish an occupational path. Pick up forms at the Kiwanis House, corner of Oak and Main, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, and during regular hours from the Sisters Habitat for Humanity office. For additional information, please call 541-410-2870.

    Camp Eagle Cap Haircuts

    Margie Figueras is holding a hairdressing event once a month to help benefit Camp Eagle Cap, which is dedicated to children in our area under extreme adverse circumstances. Hairdressing appointments are available every fourth Friday at Renaissance Salon by donation only to Camp Eagle Cap. This month’s event is on Friday, April 26. Call 503-980-8581 for more information or to make an appointment.

    Kindergarten Roundup

    Sisters Elementary School will hold their annual Kindergarten Roundup pre-registration on Friday, May 3 in two sessions: one at 9 a.m. and another at 12:30 p.m. Children who will be age 5 on or before September 1, 2019 are eligible for the 2019-20 school year. Call the SES office at 541-549-8981 to schedule a pre-registration appointment, starting April 15. Enrollment forms may also be picked up at the office; return by Friday, April 26 with your child’s birth certificate and immunization records. For more information call 541-549-8981.

    Sisters ‘Better Half’ Marathon

    Looking for a way to stay active while supporting local student athletes? Sign up to run or walk an event at the 8th Annual Sisters ‘Better Half’ Marathon on Saturday, May 11. Information and registration at www.sistershalfmarathon.com. Call 541-549-1298 for more information.

    Mom-to-Mom Meeting

    Moms are invited to get connected with other moms for support and fun! First Tuesday of each month, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hangar at Sisters Community Church. Also meeting the third Tuesday of each month 10 a.m. to noon in the Fireside Room at Sisters Community Church. Childcare available in morning session — RSVP if needed. For information call 970-744-0959.

    Family Fun Story Time

    Family Fun Story Time for kids of all ages takes place at the Sisters Library on Thursdays, April 25 and May 2, 9 and 16 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.

    Spring Blossoms

    Create simple Kirigami paper flowers, color their petals amd watch them bloom when placed in water. No registration required. Ages 6 to 11, or younger with adult assistance. Wednesday, April 24 at 3:30 p.m. at the Sisters Library. Call 541-617-7078 for more information.

    The Library Book Club

    Read and discuss “Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan with other thoughtful readers at the Sisters Library on Wednesday, April 24, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Call 541-617-7078 for more information.

    Animal Adventures

    Live animals, stories, crafts with High Desert Museum for kids ages 3 to 5. It’s 30-45 minutes of adventure! Limited to 30 children and their caregivers. Sisters Library on Tuesdays, May 7 and 21 at 11:30 a.m. Info: 541-312-1072.

    LEGO Block Party

    Kids of all ages can join the fun Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m. at Sisters Library. No registration required. Call 541-617-7078 for more information

    Open Computer Lab

    From 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, a free open lab is offered at the Sisters Library. Practice skills, receive help with technical tasks, and have your questions answered. For more info call 541-312-1072.

    Pajama Storytime

    Tuesday, May 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. bring the whole family for stories and activities for ages 0-5. Pajamas optional! No registration required. Call 541-617-7078 for more info.

    eBook Downloads

    Learn how to download eBooks and audio books from the library’s collection on Tuesday, May 21 at 10 a.m. at Fika Sisters Coffeehouse. No registration required. Call 541-617-7078 for more information.

    Machines as the Measure of Man

    Dr Jessica Hammerman will present on the centrality of industrialization as a Western phenomenon on Wednesday, May 22 at noon at the Sisters Library. Call 541-312-1032 for more info.

    The Library Book Club

    Read and discuss “Paris by the Book” by Liam Callanan with other thoughtful readers at the Sisters Library on Wednesday, May 29, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Call 541-617-7078 for more info.

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