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Memorial Day Event

Program will be held at Sisters Village Green Park, 305 S. Fir St., starting at 11 a.m. Food will be served after the program. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at Sisters Community Church, 1300 McKenzie Hwy. For more information, call Charles Wilson V, Commander Post 86 at 847-344-0498.

High School AP Art Show

Come see what nine Advanced Placement Art & Design students from Sisters High have been working toward all year! Their work is installed until June 1 in the Campbell Gallery at Sisters Art Works, 204 W. Adams Ave. Students chose an inquiry question for themselves and followed the investigative cycle through research, experimentation, creation, revision, reflection, and finally display. This show is a representation of what they studied and discovered. Stop by on your own during business hours Monday-Friday, or join the community celebration and open house organized by the Sisters Folk Festival on Sunday, May 21 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Stop in and talk to the artists and stay to hear music and celebrate other SFF endeavors in the district! Call 458-899-2666 for information.

Trail Ride at Sisters Cow Camp

The Central Oregon chapter of Oregon Equestrian Trails invites you to a weekend of riding at Sisters Cow Camp. Ride at your own pace on marked trails through the Deschutes National Forest along Pole Creek. Saddle up for St. Jude on Saturday, June 3, when all donations go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. On Sunday, June 4, proceeds support Oregon Equestrian Trail's mission. First hand on Sunday is $15, additional hands are $5 each. Registration starts at 9 a.m. both days. Lunch available for purchase each day. For further information and registration, contact Pat Marquis at 541-815-9398 or email him at [email protected].

Bees & Brews

Calling all Sisters Country beekeepers and those intrigued by the beekeeping hobby. Let's gather to swap tales, share tips, troubleshoot woes, and celebrate successes. Thursday, May 25, 5 p.m. at The Barn, 171 E Main Ave. Clyde 541-549-0998.

Habitat Home Dedication Ceremony

Please join Sisters Habitat for Humanity staff and volunteers in celebrating a home dedication ceremony for the Harris family, June 1 at 3 p.m. The dedication takes place in the ClearPine development at 1100 N. Bluebird St. Thank you to all who have helped make this dream of affordable homeownership possible for this family. Call 541-549-1193.

Medicinal Herbs in Central Oregon

Central Oregon is home to many herbs used by pioneers and Native Americans. Discover the beneficial herbs that could be growing outside your front door with clinical herbalist Holly Hutton. This Deschutes Public Library Presentation will be held at the Sisters Firehouse Community Hall at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 25.

Spring Inspiration Concert

The Sisters High Desert Chorale will herald the spring season in song with its annual spring concert. "Spring Inspiration" will be performed on June 2 at 7 p.m. and June 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sisters Community Church, 1300 McKenzie Hwy. These free concerts have become a tradition in Sisters Country. Please direct any questions to Connie Gunterman at 541-588-0362.

Crafters Wanted

Quality craft consigners wanted for the 47th Snowflake Boutique, November 3-4, 2023. Juries will be held on Saturdays, August 12, September 9, and October 7, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Highland Baptist Church, Redmond. An evening jury will be Monday, October 16 at 6 p.m. Info: or call Tina 541-447-1640 or Kim 541-640-2536.

American Legion and VFW

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Sisters Community Church, 1300 McKenzie Hwy. All members invited to attend. Call Charles Wilson, 847-344-0498.

Sisters Caregiver Support

A facilitated support group for caregivers of those with chronic or life-shortening diseases meets 10 to 11:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of every month at Sisters Episcopal Church of The Transfiguration, 121 Brooks Camp Rd. For more information, contact Kay at 541-719-0031.

Weekly Food Pantry

The Wellhouse Church will have a weekly food pantry on Thursdays at 3 p.m. at 222 N. Trinity Way. Both drive-through pick-up and shopping-style distribution are available. Call 541-549-4184 for information.

Free Lunches for Seniors

For those 60+, the Council on Aging of Central Oregon offers a fun, no-cost social lunch every Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sisters Community Church, 1300 McKenzie Hwy. No reservations needed. No-cost Grab-N-Go lunches take place weekly on Wed. and Thurs., from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Call 541-797-9367.

Free Weekly Meal Service

Family Kitchen hosts weekly to-go hot meals on Tuesdays, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sisters Community Church, 1300 McKenzie Hwy. Visit

Volunteers Needed

Furry Friends is looking for volunteers to help with our bottle and can fundraiser drive once a week on Wednesday or Friday. It takes about 45 minutes to put donated bottles and cans in our blue fundraiser bags. The bags are processed at our donation drop-off spot on The Nugget porch, and then taken to the Bottle Drop at Ray's. To volunteer please call Kiki at 541-797-4023.

Free Pet Food

Are you in need of pet food for your dog or cat this month? Call the Furry Friends pet food bank at 541-797-4023 to schedule your pickup in Sisters.

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