Wednesday Feb. 26

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Harney County Health District board of directors meets the fourth Wednesday of each month in the board conference room of the hospital, in the entrance off N. Grand, at 6 p.m.

Burns City Council meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at Burns City Hall, 242 S. Broadway, at 6 p.m.

Living Well With Chronic Conditions Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Harney County Veteran’s Clinic: Learn to successfully manage symptoms of chronic conditions like asthma, depression, diabetes, heart problems and others with the fourth class in this six-week series. For more information contact Harney District Hospital’s Amy Dobson, 541-573-8318 or Michelle Steinbeck, 541-573-3339.

Non-denominational Bible services are held Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Hines City Hall. Ministers are Jane Buell and Cheryl Emborg.

Free cardio-kick classes are offered Wednesday evenings, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Faith Baptist Church. The classes are good for beginning to moderate workouts, and everyone is welcome. For more information call 541-573-7777.

Be a quitter…a tobacco quitter, that is! Join this support group to develop strategies to quit successfully and access all the resources available to help you. The support group will meet each Wednesday, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Harney District Hospital board annex conference room. For more information, contact Harney District Hospital’s Jamie Blute at 541-573-8342.

Bring babies to Lapsit Storytime at Harney County Library, 80 W. D St., each Wednesday at 10 a.m. Enjoy music, stories, rhymes and fingerplays especially for babies and toddlers.

Storytime for preschoolers is scheduled at the Harney County Library, 80 W. D St., each Wednesday at 10:30  a.m. Contact the Harney County Library for more information, 541-573 6670.

A Women’s AA meeting is held every Wednesday at noon at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.

ALANON, a support group for friends and families of alcoholics, meets each Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns. Please use the back door on the south side of the building. All interested are welcome.

 


Thursday Feb. 27

Posted on February 26th in Community Calendar

Since 2008, Steve Shunk has made four trips to the Mediterranean Island of Sicily, captured by what locals call “sicula mente”, or the Sicilian mind. Steve has immersed himself in the wildlife, cuisine, and ancient wonders that define the island, and he has fallen in love with a Sicily that most of the world has yet to experience. Join Steve for this broad introduction to Wings, Wines, and Wonders of Sicily at Harney County Library Thursday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 pm. Enjoy samples of Sicilian cuisine and wines after the program!

Harney County Soil and Water Conservation District board of directors meets the fourth Thursday of each month at the USDA Service Center in Hines at 4:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

Free income tax preparation and assistance is available for taxpayers age 60+ and low and middle-income taxpayers of any age through the AARP Tax-Aide program. Trained volunteers will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 4-April 15. at the Harney County School District No. 3 administrative office to prepare tax returns or assist with questions. For more information, call Sam Caizza at 541-573-3262.

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.

A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. indoors at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center.

Kiwanis Club of Burns-Hines meets for a no-host luncheon at noon each Thursday at Bella Java, 314 N. Broadway in Burns.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at noon each Thursday at Hines City Hall, 101 E. Barnes. Call 541-573-2896.

Alcoholics Anonymous holds an open, big book and discussion meeting each Thursday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Church of the Living Water.

 


Friday Feb. 28

Posted on February 26th in Community Calendar

Join naturalist Steve Shunk for a half-day bird tour of the Silvies River flood plain from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. With a special emphasis on winter raptors, Steve will discuss basic identification and natural history of the birds that spend the winter between town and the north shores of Malheur Lake. Cost $30/person, limited to 10 participants. Meet at the library, transportation will be provided. Please contact the library, 541-573-6670, to reserve a spot.

Reading Club meets at the Harney County Library each Friday from 9 a.m to 10 a.m. Open to 2nd- through 5th-grade students. For more information, call 541-573-6670.

Hang out with friends and play with clay at this special teen late night at Harney County Library from 7-9 pm. Open to grades 6-12.

Oregon Old Time Fiddlers, District 9, meets the first, third and fourth Friday of each month. Call Micky, 541-573-2515, for time and place.

A recovery group, “Celebrate Recovery,” meets each Friday at the Harney County Church of the Nazarene, 311 Roe Davis Ave. in Hines. Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. The main meeting is held at 6 p.m. and small group sessions are at 7 p.m. For more information, call 541-573-7100.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Friday at Symmetry Care at 5 p.m.


Saturday March 1

Posted on February 26th in Community Calendar

A Veterans lunch will be served at the Hampton Station Cafe the first Saturday of each month beginning March 1. RSVP  by calling Shelley at 541-420-0828.

Waggin’ Tales at Harney County Library from 1-3 pm. Please call the library, 541-573-6670, for an appointment to read with a dog.

Diabetes Support Group meets at the Harney County Health Building, 420 N. Fairview, the first Saturday of each month at 2 p.m.

Harney County Arts and Crafts Association meets the first Saturday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the basement conference room of the Harney County Courthouse. Use the rear building entrance. Artists of any age and artistic medium are welcome to attend. The first hour is art demonstration or workshop. Contact Kate Marsh at 541-573-7204 for more information.

 


Sunday March 2

Posted on February 26th in Community Calendar

Non-denominational Bible services are held Sundays at 3 p.m. at Hines City Hall. Ministers are Jane Buell and Cheryl Emborg.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Sunday at 7 p.m. at Foursquare Church fo 12×12 study.


Monday March 3

Posted on February 26th in Community Calendar

Attention runners and walkers of Harney County, looking for a challenge with a great cause? How about four half-marathons in 30 days to benefit children with HIV/AIDS and youth organizations in our community? Come learn about the Run 4 Heaven’s Gate happening in June on Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at Calvary Chapel Burns, 29961 Greenhouse Lane in Hines.

Masonic Lodge meets the first Monday of each month at the Burns Masonic Lodge, 1210 W. Taylor, at 7 p.m.

The Burns Lions Club meets every Monday at noon at the Burns Elks Lodge. Those interested in serving the community are welcome.

A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. indoors at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center.

Burns Fire Dept. meets each Monday at the Burns Fire Hall at 7 p.m.

The Hines Volunteer Fire Department meets at the Hines Fire Hall each Monday at 7 p.m. (except the last Monday of the month). Prospective members may contact Fire Chief Bob Spence at 541-573-7477 or 541-573-2251.


Tuesday March 4

Posted on February 26th in Community Calendar

Silvies River Spinners meets the first Tuesday of each month in the Harney County Courthouse basement meeting room at 5:30 p.m.

Harney Hospital Foundation meets the first Tuesday of each month in the Hospital Conference Room at 7 p.m.

Sylvia Rebekah Lodge meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at the I.O.O.F. Hall, 348 N. Broadway, at 6:30 p.m.

The Chamber Orchestra meets the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Burns High School Band Room, 1100 Oregon Avenue, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with Ken Peckham directing, September through November and January through March.

An Infant/Toddler Play Group is held each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Early Childhood Center for children ages birth to three. For more information, call 541-573-6461.

Free income tax preparation and assistance is available for taxpayers age 60+ and low and middle-income taxpayers of any age through the AARP Tax-Aide program. Trained volunteers will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 4-April 15. at the Harney County School District No. 3 administrative office to prepare tax returns or assist with questions. For more information, call Sam Caizza at 541-573-3262.

Harney Basin Writers meets each Tuesday from noon until 4 p.m. in room 302 of the former Lincoln School, corner of A Street and Court Ave. in Burns. Elevator on the south side. Quiet writing time until 2 p.m., then readings begin. Adults of any writing style are welcome to attend.

A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. indoors at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center.

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance Program (SHIBA) trained volunteers will be at the Harney County Senior Center each Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call the senior center at 541-573-6024.

Tai Chi for Better Balance with Diane Rapaport is held each Tuesday at Harney County Senior and Community Services Center from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — free.

Boy Scouts meet each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the LDS Church in Hines. All boys age 11 and above are welcome to participate.

Alcoholics Anonymous holds an open meeting each Tuesday at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord in Burns at 7 p.m.


Wednesday Feb. 19

Posted on February 19th in Community Calendar

Living Well With Chronic Conditions Wednesday, Feb.19, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Harney County Veteran’s Clinic: Learn to successfully manage symptoms of chronic conditions like asthma, depression, diabetes, heart problems and others with the second class in this six-week series. For more information contact Harney District Hospital’s Amy Dobson, 541-573-8318 or Michelle Steinbeck, 541-573-3339.

The Hilander Booster Club meets the third Wednesday of each month at noon at Glory Days Pizza.

Harney Partners for Kids and Families meets the third Wednesday of each month at noon at Glory Days Pizza. Lunch is provided; please RSVP to Carol Sawyer, president, 541-573-6886.

Harney Grant Babe Ruth board meets the third Wednesday of each month in the courthouse basement meeting room, 450 N. Buena Vista, at 7 p.m.

Burns Elks Lodge, 118 N. Broadway, meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Free cardio-kick classes are offered Wednesday evenings, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Faith Baptist Church. The classes are good for beginning to moderate workouts, and everyone is welcome. For more information call 541-573-7777.

Be a quitter…a tobacco quitter, that is! Join this support group to develop strategies to quit successfully and access all the resources available to help you. The support group will meet each Wednesday, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Harney District Hospital board annex conference room. For more information, contact Harney District Hospital’s Jamie Blute at 541-573-8342.

Bring babies to Lapsit Storytime at Harney County Library, 80 W. D St., each Wednesday at 10 a.m. Enjoy music, stories, rhymes and fingerplays especially for babies and toddlers.

Storytime for preschoolers is scheduled at the Harney County Library, 80 W. D St., each Wednesday at 10:30  a.m. Contact the Harney County Library for more information, 541-573 6670.

A Women’s AA meeting is held every Wednesday at noon at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.

ALANON, a support group for friends and families of alcoholics, meets each Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns. Please use the back door on the south side of the building. All interested are welcome.

 


Thursday Feb. 20

Posted on February 19th in Community Calendar

Take a step back in time to meet some of the early Burns pioneer homeowners at Harney County Library. Learn about 12 historic homes, and hear the experiences of former inhabitants through the Harney County Living History players, beginning at 6:30 pm Thursday, Feb. 20.

Harney County Historical Society meets the third Thursday of each month at the Elks Lodge, 118 N. Broadway, at 11:45 a.m. The program will celebrate Harney County’s anniversary, and also show part 2 of the Oregon Trail documentary. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.

Free income tax preparation and assistance is available for taxpayers age 60+ and low and middle-income taxpayers of any age through the AARP Tax-Aide program. Trained volunteers will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 4-April 15. at the Harney County School District No. 3 administrative office to prepare tax returns or assist with questions. For more information, call Sam Caizza at 541-573-3262.

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

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.

A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. indoors at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center.

Kiwanis Club of Burns-Hines meets for a no-host luncheon at noon each Thursday at Bella Java, 314 N. Broadway in Burns.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at noon each Thursday at Hines City Hall, 101 E. Barnes. Call 541-573-2896.

Alcoholics Anonymous holds an open, big book and discussion meeting each Thursday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Church of the Living Water.


Friday Feb. 21

Posted on February 19th in Community Calendar

Reading Club meets at the Harney County Library each Friday from 9 a.m to 10 a.m. Open to 2nd- through 5th-grade students. For more information, call 541-573-6670.

Oregon Old Time Fiddlers, District 9, meets the first, third and fourth Friday of each month. Call Micky, 541-573-2515, for time and place.

A recovery group, “Celebrate Recovery,” meets each Friday at the Harney County Church of the Nazarene, 311 Roe Davis Ave. in Hines. Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. The main meeting is held at 6 p.m. and small group sessions are at 7 p.m. For more information, call 541-573-7100.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Friday at Symmetry Care at 5 p.m.


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