|Quilt Show Saturday|
The 43rd annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show takes place Saturday, July 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the streets of Sisters. For more information on the show go online to sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org or call 541-549-0989.
Friends of Metolius Walk
Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to noon, enjoy a walk along the Metolius River with amateur botanist David Miller; he'll share his knowledge of the trees and plants in this habitat, helping you to identify many of them. The walking distance is about 2 miles. Children are welcome, but please, no dogs. Meet near the Camp Sherman Bridge fish viewing platform. Questions? Call 541-550-1441.
Historic Quilts on Display
Two historic quilts made by early Sisters quilting guilds will be on display on Saturday, July 14, during the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show in the Sisters Library community room. There will also be a limited number of booklets available containing photos and biographical information about the quilters. The special exhibit is presented by the Three Sisters Historical Society. For info call Sue at 541-549-2107.
Homeless Count Results
The community is invited to the Sisters Library on Wednesday, July 18 at 5 p.m. when the Homeless Leadership Coalition presents data from the annual January Point in Time homeless count in Sisters. Hear results gathered by volunteers at the Food Bank, FAN, and the Cold Weather Shelter, plus additional information. There will be a time for discussion and Q&A. For additional information go online to cohomeless.org or call George at 612-419-6408.
The Sisters Rotary Hoedown is set for Saturday, July 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. at 67480 Cloverdale Rd. Join Rotary and four other nonprofits (Circle of Friends, Seed to Table, SHS Flight Science and Band of Brothers) to dance, eat, drink, play and fundraise. There will be silent and live auctions and music by Dry Canyon Stampede. Tickets are $20 (kids under 12 free) from any of these nonprofits or online at sistersrotary.org. For more info call 541-350-3085.
Lunch in the Garden
See quilts at the Sisters Community Garden while enjoying lunch on Thursday, July 12, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Enjoy a delicious fresh medley of three salads with bread, beverage, and cookies for just $10. This is the nonprofit garden's annual fundraiser. Turn off Camp Polk to the Sisters Airport; the garden is 1/4 mile beyond it on the left. For additional information, contact Lisa 541-390-9025.
Library Book Sale Saturday
What's a snuggly quilt without a great book? The annual Friends of the Sisters Library Book Sale takes place at the library Saturday, July 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All books will be priced at $1 or less! For additional information contact Kathy Campbell, 541-912-0750.
Stars Over Sisters Star Party
Learn about the night skies! Stargazers are invited to gather at the Sisters Park & Recreation District building on Saturday, July 21 at 9 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, call Ron at 541-549-8846.
Donate Items to Annual Sale
The Three Sisters Lions Club is taking donations of clean, unbroken, salable items for their annual sale, July 19-22. You may drop off items on Sunday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. next to XPress Printing, behind Les Schwab. (Please, NO unattended drops; and no large furniture, appliances, or electronics.) To ask about other drop-off opportunities, please call Deri at 541-419-1279 or Kathleen at 541-410-6831.
Social and Book Discussion
Indivisible Sisters invites the community to the Pine Meadow Village Clubhouse on Thursday, July 26 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Come socialize, enjoy refreshments, and discuss Naomi Klein's latest book, "No Is Not Enough: Resisting the New Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need." Questions? Call 541-595-0243.
Quilt Week Breakfast
This week through Friday, July 13, breakfast is available from 6:30 to 9 a.m. at St. Edward the Martyr Catholic Church. A daily special is $10 with Continental breakfast for $4. Prepared by women of the Altar Society, t his is their largest fundraiser of the year. A raffle is also featured, $1 per ticket or six for $5, with the drawing on Sunday, July 22 (need not be present to win). For additional information call Mary at 541-549-2053.
Quilt Raffle for FFF
This year's fundraising quilt for Furry Friends Foundation, designed & created by Valerie Fercho-Tillery, is on display at 204 W. Adams Ave. #109, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and will be at Fir Street Park on Quilt Show Saturday, July 14. Purchase tickets at the office or online at furryfriendsfoundation.org for $1, 6 for $5, or 25 for $20. Info: 541-797-4023 or email email@example.com.
Tree Yoga with Land Trust
The Deschutes Land Trust offers Tree Yoga from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 12. Registration is required at deschuteslandtrust.org/hikes. Once registered, directions are provided. See the full listing online. For additional information call 541-330-0017.
Women & Teens Bible Study
Women (adults and teens) are invited to a study, "Bad Girls of the Bible," at 9:30 a.m. on Thursdays, July 12 through August 9 at Sisters Community Church. Questions? Call 503-459-2977. To arrange for childcare, call 541-408-5539.
Family Fun Story Time
Family Fun Story Time for kids ages birth through 5 takes place from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 28, with songs, rhymes, and crafts, all designed to grow young readers! Caregivers are required to attend and are encouraged to participate. For more information call 541-312-1072.
Free Meditation Group
All are welcome to a free meditation group meeting on Sundays at 6 p.m. at 484 W. Washington Ave. #A, Wear comfortable clothing; no experience necessary. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or text only (no voice calls) to Dawn at 541-207-7266.
One-Act Play in Sisters
On Sunday, July 22, Silent Echo Theater Company will present "In a Barbie World," a one-act play by Bend playwright Laura Lee Coffman. Performances are at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. on the grass next to Hood Avenue Art. The play will feature Sisters actors Deri Frazee, Lisa Fetrow, Rhonda Townsend Schantz and Bend actor Julie Vadnais. For more information call 541-719-8779.
Service & Picnic in the Park
Sunday, July 22, Vast Church is hosting a family picnic and worship service to raise funds for Hope Africa International. Learn about what's happening with Hope Africa and how you can help vulnerable children in Uganda. Church will begin at 9:30 a.m., then around 11 a.m. there will be burgers and hot dogs, games and slip-n-slide for kids! Bring your own chair or blanket. Info: 541-719-8727.
Art in the Library
During the month of July at the Sisters Library, Reflection and Renewal by the MIX (Materials in Extreme group of Portland) is featured in the community room. And Candace Bruguier is exhibiting wonderful acrylic pours in the computer room. For more information call Zeta at 541-549-6157.
Information for Seniors
Council on Aging of Central Oregon has a staff member at the Sisters Park & Recreation District building every Monday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They are available to provide information and resources to seniors and assist with issues or questions. For additional information call 541-797-9138.
The Sisters VFW Post 8138 and American Legion Post 86 will have their next meeting at Sisters City Hall at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1. Meetings take place the first Wednesday of each month, same time and place. All veterans in the area are encouraged to join! For more information call Lance Trowbridge at 541-903-1123.
Cribbage Time Change
Sisters Cribbage Club is changing the weekly meeting at Ray's Food Place from Tuesdays to Wednesdays as of July 25. The time will remain, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Questions? Call Russ at 541-619-2947.
Senior Luncheons & More
Adults age 60 and older are invited to join the Sisters Senior Luncheon. Lunch is served every Tuesday at Sisters Community Church with a $4 suggested donation. 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 additional information or questions, call 541-480-1843.
Have Art to Donate?
Save your art for donation! This will be the second year for a Friends of the Sisters Library fundraiser, the Annual Pre-Owned Art Sale. Consider saving your treasures for this event. Art donations will be accepted one day only: Saturday, July 28. The sale will take place on Sunday, July 29 at the Sisters Library. For additional information contact Linda Davis at 541-549-1222.
Mark Kroos at the Library
At noon on Tuesday, July 24, Mark Kroos will perform at the Sisters Library, playing his two-necked guitar. Kroos is one of the few artists who tour with this unique instrument. All are invited to this free presentation. For more information call the Sisters Library at 541-312-1072.
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 11 a.m. to 12:30 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.
City to Award Grants
The City of Sisters seeks to award grants to nonprofit community groups and other entities that meet the criteria for the 2018-19 fiscal year, beginning 7/1/18. The City will award up to a total of $20,000 in grants for Sisters community projects. Submit a Community Grant application (on the City's website or at City Hall) and letter of interest by Friday, July 27, to the attention of Kerry Prosser, City Recorder. Questions? Call Kerry Prosser at 541-323-5213 or email her at email@example.com.
Career Funds Available
Applications are available for the Sisters Kiwanis Career Opportunity Fund to help adult residents of Sisters establish an occupational path. You may pick up forms at the Kiwanis House, corner of Oak Street and Main Avenue between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursdays, and during regular hours from the Sisters Habitat for Humanity office. For information call 541-410-2870.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018