Last updated 9/27/2022 at Noon
Oregon Battle of the Books Twelve teams from regional schools, ranging from 3rd to 12th grade, will compete at the Performing Arts Center in Madras on Saturday, March 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. OBOB is a statewide voluntary reading motivation and comprehension program sponsored by the Oregon Association of School Libraries. To learn more, visit oregonbattleofthebooks.org.
New Sisters Cub Scout Troop Come join the troop! Cub Scouts supports both boys and girls from kindergarten through high school. Beginning March 8, meetings will be held at Sisters Middle School Commons every other Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Contact Joshua Smith 541-549-7441.
Sisters High Desert Chorale Practices for Spring Season begin on March 27. The group meets each Monday night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration on Brooks Camp Road. Spring concerts are planned for the first week of June. There are no auditions required. If you would like to lend your voice to this friendly musical group, we’d love to have you as a member. For more information, please contact Connie Gunterman at 541-588-0362.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Family Caregiver Support Group Thelma’s Place Adult Day Respite Program in Redmond hosts a monthly support group for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia-related disease. The support group is held every third Wednesday of the month from 4:30-5:30 p.m. This is a free family-caregiver support group featuring local organizations. Call 541-548-3049.
Sisters Caregiver Support Group 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. For information, call 541-719-0031, ask for Kay.
GriefShare Group Beginning March 16, join a friendly, caring group who will walk alongside you through the experience of losing a loved one. Meetings will be Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. at Sisters Community Church. For registration and more information, visit http://www.griefshare.org/groups/162504.
Sisters Garden Club Puzzle Sales 25th Anniversary Edition “Quilts in the Garden” puzzles are currently available for purchase for $20 at these locations: Ray’s Food Place, The Gallimaufry, Fika Sisters Coffeehouse, and Metamorphosis Salon. Contact 971-246-0404 for more information.
Sisters Museum Has Reopened! The Sisters Museum, brought to you by the Three Sisters Historical Society, reopened on February 17. Returning to regular hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, they are looking for volunteers with an interest in Sisters history. Please call 541-549-1403 or email [email protected] to find out more.
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. No reservations needed. No-cost Grab-N-Go lunches take place weekly Wednesdays and Thursdays at Sisters Community Church 12:30 to 1 p.m. Call 541-797-9367.
Weekly Food Pantry The Wellhouse Church will have a weekly food pantry on Thursdays at 3 p.m. (222 N. Trinity Way) Both drive-through pick-up and shopping-style distribution are available. Call 541-549-4184 for information.
Free Weekly Meal Service Family Kitchen is hosting a weekly to-go hot meal service on Tuesdays, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Sisters Community Church Visit www.FamilyKitchen.org.
Black Butte School Hoodoo Celebration Black Butte School & Hoodoo are celebrating 50 years of ski & ride on Friday, March 10 at 5 p.m. at the Fireside Room at Hoodoo Ski Lodge. The celebration will feature a slideshow of highlights across the decades, words from the program’s biggest supporters, a raffle and silent auction, and refreshments! Transportation provided! Ride the Ski Bus to and from Camp Sherman. To reserve your spot, email [email protected]
Sisters Garden Club On March 11, guest speaker John Herman with Lazy Z Ranch will talk about bees and pollinators. The start time for meetings is 10 a.m., with doors opening at 9:30 a.m. Location is Sisters Community Church. Contact Ruth Palmer at 971-246-0404.
Cloverdale Rural Fire Protection District Cloverdale Rural Fire Protection District is accepting nominations for the Don Johnson Community Service Award until Friday, March 10. Nominee must reside in the Cloverdale Fire District and exhibit a notable sense of community spirit, support, and volunteerism. Any resident of Cloverdale Fire District may submit a nomination to: Board Secretary, Cloverdale RFPD, 67433 Cloverdale Rd., Sisters, OR 97759.
Free Pet Food Budget tight but need pet food for your dog or cat this month? Call the Furry Friends pet food bank at 541-797-4023 to schedule your pickup.
Sisters 4-H Dog Group for Youth Have fun and meet new friends while learning to train dogs in care, obedience, showmanship, agility, and more.
Sisters K9 Paws 4-H encourages youth to set goals and develop self-confidence, problem-solving, self-discipline, and self-worth.
In August group members can show their dog at the Deschutes County Fair 4-H Dog Show.
This group is open to children 9 -18 years of age who weigh as much as their dog.
Cost is $85.
Register at Deschutes County Extension 541-548-6088, ext 2.
For more information, contact: Nancy Hall 541-904-4433, [email protected]
Holidays in the Pines Spring Markets Three spring markets held March 18, April 15, and May 12-13 will feature local small farms, artists, and crafters. Markets will be held at 272 S. Cedar St., and open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A portion of proceeds benefit Central Oregon Veterans Ranch. For more information see facebook.com/Holidaysinthepines, or email [email protected]
Sisters Habitat Board Openings The Sisters Habitat Board has openings for people passionate about building desperately needed affordable housing in Sisters. Board members serve for three-year terms. If you are interested in serving on the board you can email [email protected] or call the Habitat office at 541-549-1193 to contact Board President, Joe Rambo.