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home : announcements June 17, 2018

Fundraising Art Guild Sale
The Black Butte Ranch Art Guild is holding a huge sale on Saturday, June 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the BBR Maintenance Building off Geo. McAllister Road (at the Hwy. 20 and Camp Sherman intersection). Residents of the Ranch will be selling items to raise funds for the guild, which supports art programs and scholarships for local youth. For information call 541-595-2609.

Annual City BBQ

The City of Sisters presents its 2nd annual BBQ featuring live entertainment on Tuesday, June 19 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. The community is invited to this free event to enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs and more! Bring the family to meet City staff members and enjoy the afternoon. For information call 541-549-6022.

Town Hall Meeting
A town hall meeting with Oregon State Representative Daniel Bonham and Oregon State Senator Cliff Bentz will be held at Sisters City Hall on Wednesday, June 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. For additional information please contact Erika Bentz at 541-709-1560.

CPR and First Aid Class

Sisters-Camp Sherman RFPD will offer the AHA "Heartsaver" CPR/AED class Thursday, June 21 and the First Aid class Friday, June 22 at the Sisters Fire Hall. The cost is $30 which includes a student workbook and completion card. Register no later than Thursday, June 15: online at (CPR tab) or at the Sisters Fire Hall weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For info call Gail at 541-595-5712.

June Art in the Library

During the month of June, Western artist Len Babb is exhibiting paintings depicting buckaroo culture and Old West history in the Sisters Library community room. And Judy Hayden's watercolor paintings of scenes from the Pacific Northwest are on display in the computer room. For more info call Zeta at 541-549-6157.

Sponsor an Impoverished Child from Uganda

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

Open Enrollment for SCA

Sisters Christian Academy is accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year. Preschool through 8th-grade enrollment packets are now available at the school office. For more information call 541-549-4133 or email

Parkinson's Support Group

The second Tuesday of each month, a peer-led support group for Parkinson's Disease patients (or family members or caregivers) will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Suttle Tea, 450 E. Cascade Ave. All are welcome to learn, share, and receive support and information. For info call Lenetta at 907-687-8101 or Carol at 541-668-6599.

eBook Downloading

On Wednesday, June 13 from 10 to 11 a.m., an open lab is offered where you can learn how to download eBooks and audio books from the catalog. No registration is required. Questions? Call 541-312-1072.

Spinners/Weavers Group

The Central Oregon Spinners and Weavers Guild will meet at Sisters City Hall on Saturday, June 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. The program will be on rug weaving basics. All fiber enthusiasts are welcome! For more information call 541-639-3217.

Nature Connection for All

New Oregon Arts & Letters, a Sisters nonprofit organization, invites all ages to join life coach and certified teacher Susan Prince for nature connection, journaling, and more, June 21-23. Families are welcome. Free (but donations accepted). Limited spaces are available; an option is to camp out with the group as well. For more details call 503-997-0301 or go to

Family Fun Story Time

Family Fun Story Time for kids ages birth through 5 takes place from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays, June 14, 21 and 28, with songs, rhymes, and crafts, all designed to grow young readers. Caregivers are required to attend. For more information call 541-312-1072.

Annual Meeting: Indian Meadow Water Company

The annual meeting for Indian Meadow Water Company will be held Saturday, June 23 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.

City Election Materials

Three City Council positions will be open on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot; the terms of Asson, Connolly, and Esterman expire 12/31/18 (and they're eligible to re-apply). To be eligible you must be registered to vote in Oregon and a resident of the city of Sisters for 12 months preceding the election. Pick up election materials at City Hall starting May 30. Perfected petitions must be received by 5 p.m. on August 28 to be on the ballot. Questions? Kerry Prosser:, 541-323-5213, or stop by City Hall.

Veterans Meetings

The Sisters VFW Post 8138 & American Legion Post 86 meet at 6:30 p.m. at Sisters City Hall the first Wednesday of each month. All veterans in the Sisters area are welcome and encouraged to join. For more info call Lance at 541-903-1123.

Rock Your Chakras

Friday, June 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m., discover how rocks and crystals can assist in transformation and healing. Get your hands a little dirty interacting with minerals, rocks, crystals and gemstones. For more information contact Paige Ferro at 541-312-1063.

Volunteer Needed for FFF

Furry Friends Foundation of Sisters is looking for an individual to volunteer at the FFF office once a month. The office is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For additional details, please call Kiki, 541-797-4023 or email

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 or text only (no voice calls) to Dawn at 541-207-7266.

Teen Paint-Along

Tuesday, June 26 at 2 p.m., youth ages 12 to 17 are invited to a guided painting experience with an artist from Splash WPC. Participants will create a beauutiful mountain scene to take home. Note: Registration is required online at For additional information call Paige at 541-617-7078.

Food Assistance at the Kiwanis Food Bank

You may be eligible for food assistance. Find eligibility rules at the Sisters Kiwanis Food Bank, located at 328 W. Main Ave., open Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. USDA is an equal opportunity provider prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, nationality, sex, age, religion or disability. Cat and dog food is also available at the food bank, supplied by Furry Friends.

Book Sale Approaches

What's a snuggly quilt without a great book? The annual Friends of the Sisters Library Book Sale will take place at the library during the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show on Saturday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All books will be priced at $1 or less! For more information contact Kathy Campbell at 541-912-0750.

Storytelling Under the Stars

New Oregon Arts & Letters, a Sisters nonprofit organization, presents artist-dancer Cara Cadwallader, leading workshops in movement and creativity, evenings of June 21-23. Adults and teens welcome. Free (donations accepted). Limited spaces are available; an option is to camp out with the group as well. For more details call 503-997-0301 or go to

Camp Rockalong for Kids

At 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, kids ages 6 to 11 are invited to test their knowledge of animal and nature sounds, play games, and make a rattlesnake tail! No registration is required. Questions? Please call Paige at 541-617-7078.

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.

Solstice Labyrinth and Drum Circle

All are invited to celebrate the beginning of summer at the Sisters Community Labyrinth, Thursday, June 21, at 5:30 p.m. Bring drums and dress brightly. A potluck and fire will follow nearby - bring food, plates, and a folding chair. Families are welcome! The labyrinth is at Hwy. 242 and W. Hood Ave. Call 503-997-0301 or find "Friends of the Labyrinth-Sisters" on Facebook.

The Library Book Club

On Wednesday, June 27 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., thoughtful readers are invited to discuss "Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk" by Kathleen Rooney at the Sisters Library. For additional information contact Paige by calling 541-617-7078.

Sisters RVers

If you have an RV (trailer, 5th wheel, motorhome, et al) and would like to know other RVers in Sisters Country, call Tom Kopec at 541-588-6255. No regular meetings, no officers, no dues; just camaraderie with an occasional get-together to share helpful hints with each other. Now at 49 "members"!

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.

Sisters Seeks Planning Commission Members

The City is taking applications for two in-city or out-of-city volunteers to serve on the Planning Commission for 4-year terms. The Commission reviews major land-use applications and advises the Council on planning policies. It regularly meets at 4 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. Applications are at City Hall or Send application and résumé to Patrick Davenport, City of Sisters, P.O. Box 39, Sisters, OR 97759. Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, June 15. 541-323-5219 or

DLT Walk & Hike Series

Deschutes Land Trust volunteer naturalists lead free walks and hikes in small groups, now through November 2. The required online registration for each outing opens one month before its date. Once registered, directions are provided. Go to for all the listings. For additional information call 541-330-0017.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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