• Summer Solstice Gathering & Drum Circle

    Celebrate summer! All are welcome to gather briefly, then walk the labyrinth together. Wear white if convenient, and bring hand drums and instruments. Friday, June 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Sisters Community Labyrinth in East Portal park, W. Hood Ave. & Hwy. 242. Info at 503-997-0301.

    Family Solstice Picnic & Pull

    Join the Weed Warriors on Friday, June 21 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a family-friendly evening picnic and pull! Volunteers will help remove non-native weeds from the Deschutes Land Trust’s Willow Springs Preserve near Sisters. This is a great opportunity to visit a Land Trust protected property that is not open to the public! Weed a little, picnic a little, and enjoy the longest day of the year in a beautiful setting. Bring your own picnic and drinks, & dessert will be provided. Bring gloves, snacks, water, your favorite picnic blanket. Register at www.deschuteslandtrust.org/hikes-events/hikes/062119-ww-solistice-picnic-pull. Info: 541-330-0017.

    Quilt Fundraiser for FFF

    This year’s fabulous fundraising quilt for Furry Friends Foundation, designed & quilted by Valerie Fercho-Tillery, is on display on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 204 W. Adams Ave. Ste. 109. Purchase tickets at the office or online at www.furryfriendsfoundation.org for $1, 6 for $5, or 25 for $20. Info: 541-797-4023 or email info@furryfriendsfoundation.org

    Tai Chi/Balance Sessions

    Free Tai Chi/Balance Classes based on the CDC “Steadi” Program to reduce injuries and falls in our community are being sponsored by Sisters Drug. Taught by Shannon Rackowski every Thursday from 11-11:30 a.m. (except holidays) at the SPRD Fitness Room next to Sisters High School. Open to all ages. For info: 541-549-6221.

    Annual Meeting: Indian Meadow Water Company

    The annual meeting for Indian Meadow Water Company will be held Saturday, June 22 at 9 a.m. at the Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire Department. All members of the water company are invited. For more information call 541-719-0137.

    Support for Caregivers

    A free support group for those who provide care in any capacity meets at The Lodge in Sisters at 10:30 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month. Call 541-771-3258 for additional information.

    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.

    Dementia Caregivers Group

    A free support group for caregivers of those suffering with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia takes place the first Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Sisters City Hall. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, meetings provide emotional, educational, and social support. Call 800-272-3900 or go to alz.org/oregon.

    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 Salon Renaissance by donation only to Camp Eagle Cap. This month’s event is on Friday, June 28. Call 503-980-8581 for more information or to make an appointment.

    Parkinson’s Benefit Hike

    Join Hiking Sisters & Misters on August 10 on a hike to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease’s impact on women and to benefit Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon. The hike will be to Moraine Lake on the South Sister. Register and donate at www.parkinsonsresources.donordrive.com/index.cfm. Call Jane at 630-564-2624 for more information.

    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.

    Parkinson’s Support Group

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

    Sponsor an Impoverished Child from Uganda

    Hope Africa International, based in Sisters, has many children awaiting sponsorship! For more information go to hopeafricakids.org or call Katie at 541-719-8727.

    Please Help Furry Friends

    Furry Friends Foundation (FFF) has grown, and the assistance is reaching more families than ever. FFF needs your support and your donations to operate. It’s spring and the kitten season is upon us. FFF sponsors FREE spay/neuter surgeries and FREE vaccinations. Let’s help reduce the unwanted pet population, and keep pets at home and out of shelters. Donate online at www.furryfriendsfoundation.org or call 541-797-4023.

    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.

    Thich Nhat Hahn Sangha Meditation Group

    Weekly on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. at 737 E. Black Butte Ave. For more information please email Kathyn at Katindahood2@gmail.com.

    World’s Children Speaker

    Sisters nonprofit World’s Children is offering a speaker for your club, church group or classroom. Topics include street children in developing countries; child trafficking; and child marriage. Each talk is given with a PowerPoint presentation that explains why these issues exist in developing countries and what can be done about them. For more information call 541-904-0789 or email info@worldschildren.org.

    Lions Club Yard Sale

    In late July the Three Sisters Lions Club will be hosting a yard sale to raise funds for senior scholarships, sight & hearing testing and more local projects. Donations are being accepted to make this event a success from May 18 through July 14. Drop-off location is on Hwy 242 next to Les Schwab on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Deri at 541-419-1279 for more information.

    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.

    Healthy Living Information for Seniors

    Seniors and caregivers are invited to drop by the SAGE room at SPRD on the second Monday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. to meet local service providers and gather free information about aging in place from foot care to end-of-life planning. Call Diane Goble at 541-588-0081 for information.

    Family Fun Story Time

    Family Fun Story Time for kids of all ages takes place at the Sisters Library on Thursdays, June 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.

    Space Camp

    Protect our planet from aliens with some amusing play and scientific exploration for kids ages 6-11. Space Camp is Wednesday, June 26 at 10:30 at Sisters Library. No registration required. Call 541-617-7078 for info.

    The Library Book Club

    Read and discuss “The Huntress” by Kate Quinn with other thoughtful readers at the Sisters Library on Wednesday, June 26, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. No registration required. Call 541-617-7078 for more info.

    Interstellar Mixed Media Workshop

    Blast off with this space-themed mixed media workshop with paper-cut artist Carly Garzon Vargas. Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sisters Library for ages 12-17. Call 541-617-7078 for more info.

    Universe of Crafts

    All ages are welcome to join this journey around the world and into space through stories and crafts at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 at Sisters Library. No registration required. Call 541-617-7078 for more info.
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