The Slater Science Fair will be held Thursday, March 15, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Slater Grade School. Kindergarten through fifth-grade students will present their projects to parents and the community. All are welcome to attend.
How has climate changed in the Great Basin? Dr. Tony Svejcar from the Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center in Burns will discuss the influence of past and future weather on Harney County landscape Thursday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Harney County Library, 80 W. D St. in Burns. Free and open to the public.
The Book Parlor will host Salem author and Harney County Writer-in-Residence Geronimo Tagatac for a reading and discussion of his short stories and articles Thursday, March 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. His book of stories, The Weight of the Sun, will be available. Light refreshments will be served. Call Kate Marsh for details, 541-573-7204.
Harney County Merchants meet the third Thursday of each month at 8 a.m. at the community center.
Burns Planning Commission meets the third Thursday of each month at Burns City Hall, 242 S. Broadway, at 7 p.m.
Harney County Historical Society meets the third Thursday of each month at the Elks Lodge, 118 N. Broadway, at 11:45 a.m. This month’s program will be Karen Nitz from the Harney County Library Western History Room. She will be talking about ancestry research support through the library, and specifically the Western History Room.
Chamber Music Bell Choir meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 393 W. “A” St.. Bell ringers are being recruited. For information, call Carol Sawyer, 541-573-6886.
Kiwanis Club of Burns-Hines meets for a no-host luncheon each Thursday at Glory Days Pizza, 690 Oregon Avenue, at noon.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets each Thursday at Hines City Hall, 101 E. Barnes, at noon. Call 541-573-2896.
Narcotics Anonymous meets each Thursday at 7 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.