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Sing Your Hearts Out, Sisters!

Sing your hearts out with the Low Bar Chorale at The Belfry on Saturday, March 2. Hosted by Age Friendly Sisters Country, it's a night of community, music, and pure energy. These professional musicians will back us on pop/rock hits from Elvis to Elton John. AFSC invites all voices and is asking for any contribution at the door to support their mission to enhance livability and combat isolation in Sisters Country. Embrace the harmony, make new connections, and let Sisters' musical tradition unite us. Doors open at 6 p.m., singing starts at 7.

Sisters Schools Music Events

Sisters Middle School will host a band, choir, guitar, and fiddle concert featuring middle school musicians on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. The Sisters High School bands and choirs will perform in the high school auditorium on Thursday, March 7 at 7. p.m. Both concerts are free to the public.

Together For Children Playlab

Together For Children is offering a weekly Playlab on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sisters Park & Recreation. Children ages 3 and under along with their caregivers will engage in an interactive playtime with our Early Childhood Educator. Registration is available for $10 per family per week. Scholarships are available. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Sisters Museum is Open

After a few weeks off for an exhibit changeover, the reopening was postponed, due to snow, from February 16 to the 23rd. There is a full timeline of Sisters' history to share with you including many wonderful pictures and stories of our local pioneers. Regular hours are 10-4 on Fridays and Saturdays. The Museum is located at 151 N. Spruce St. Stop by to learn something new about Sisters' history!

Sisters Rodeo Parade

Want to participate in the parade? There are limited entries, so don't wait. Deadline is May 15. Visit sistersrodeo.com and fill out the registration.

Sisters Habitat Volunteers Needed

Are you looking for something fun to do with your free time? Volunteer with Sisters Habitat for Humanity! Call 541-549-1193 to get connected.

Sunday School for Children

Church of the Transfiguration is now offering Sunday School for children, ages 5 to 12, regardless of church affiliation, during both Sunday worship services. Protestant/ecumenical service is at 8:30 a.m. and Episcopal service begins at 10:15 a.m. The church address is 121 Brooks Camp Rd. Sisters. For info call Margaret Doke at 541-588-2784.

19th Annual Backcountry Film Festival

Calling all skiers, backcountry adventurers, thrill seekers, and winter enthusiasts! Get ready for the annual celebration of winter wildlands through this collection of short films. All proceeds will go to support the efforts of the local nonprofit Discover Your Forest. The Sisters screening will be on Sunday, March 3, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Sisters Movie House. Admission is $25 per person, and tickets can be purchased at http://www.discoveryourforest.org/events/backcountry-film-festival/.

Circle of Friends Mentors

Circle of Friends will host a Mentor Open House on Wednesday, March 13. Drop in any time 10-11 a.m. or 5-6 p.m. at 164 N. Elm St. to learn more about volunteering with Circle of Friends.

STARS Seeks Dispatch Volunteers

While working from home, help STARS transport Sisters Country residents to nonemergency medical appointments. Needed: A computer, the ability to use online apps, and a telephone. Call 541-904-5545. STARS is an AFSC Action Team.

STARS Seeks Volunteers to Transport Patients

Help Sisters Country residents get to nonemergency medical appointments in Sisters, Redmond, and Bend. Attend a free two-hour training. Emails from STARS dispatchers allow you to accept dates and times that work for your schedule, and a mileage reimbursement is included. Learn more at http://www.starsride.org. STARS is an AFSC Action Team.

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.

Weekly Food Pantry

The Wellhouse Church hosts a weekly food pantry Thursdays at 3 p.m. at 222 N. Trinity Way. Both drive-through pick-up and shopping-style distribution are available. Info: 541-549-4184.

Let's Talk: Death, Dying, & Grief

Let's Talk meets Tuesday, March 5, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Paulina Springs Books, 252 W. Hood Ave. We're all going to die; why don't we ever talk about it? Join C4C, plus several local caregivers and "death doulas," to discuss one of society's most taboo topics. Dig into stigmas and fears surrounding death, with space provided for folks to share their own experiences with grief, and explore ways to more healthily navigate these topics. Learn more at citizens4community.com/our-events.

Lucky Leprechaun Run & Walk

The third annual Lucky Leprechaun Run and Walk is slated for Saturday, March 9, in Sisters. The event will once again feature 10k and 5k distances, as well as a kids' mini run. Registration information can be found at https://www.runsistersrun.com/.

Sisters Civic Leadership Academy

This spring, C4C is partnering with the City of Sisters to launch the Sisters Civic Leadership Academy. The 6-week program will offer participants a crash course in local government operations, leadership skills development, and a chance to tackle a real-world community challenge. If you've ever thought, "I wonder if community engagement is for me," now is a perfect time to test the waters! The Academy is open to residents of Sisters Country age 16+. Dinner, childcare, and other accessibility services will be provided. Applications are due March 8. Learn more and apply at ci.sisters.or.us/administration.

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 http://www.FamilyKitchen.org.

Furry Friends Volunteers Needed

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

Meet the Candidates for Fire Chief

Join Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District Sunday, March 3, 4–6 p.m. at Ski Inn Taphouse Hotel, 310 E. Cascade Ave., for a meet and greet with the semi-finalists for the position of fire chief. Appetizers provided. All are welcome. For more information, call 541-549-0771.

Central Oregon Federated Republican Meeting

COFRW (Central Oregon Federated Republican Women) meets the first Thursday of every month from 10:30 a.m. (registration) to 1 p.m. at Brand 33 at Aspen Lakes Golf Club in Sisters. Come learn from quality speakers, and hear and question local and state candidates. Meetings include lunch for $27. RSVP required. Learn more about upcoming meetings and RSVP at http://www.COFRW.net.

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Sisters Garden Club Journal

Sisters Garden Club has a Garden Journal that is available for $15 at Paulina Springs Books, The Gallimaufry, Three Sisters Floral, Home Styled, & Metamorphosis, all in Sisters. The multiyear journal includes pages for notes on weather, monthly garden activities, plant details, and more. Sales support the Club and other local nonprofits. Get your copy now. They make great gifts. Please call 971-246-0404 for questions.

American Legion and VFW

American Legion Post 86 and VFW Post 8138 meet the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at Spoons Restaurant, 473 E. Hood Ave. Sisters. Call John at 541-549-1462 for info.

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