Harney County Safe Communities Coalition/Harney County Safe Kids is holding its monthly meeting at noon Thursday, Jan. 17, at Figaro's Pizza. The public is invited. Agenda items include planning a spring Choices and Consequences Program for Burns and Crane High Schools, discussing the April 22-25 Child Car Seat Certification Training Course to be held at the Burns Fire Station and setting up the program for the May Safety Fairs to be held at Slater Elementary and Crane Elementary schools. For information, call 573-2116.
GED testing will be held on Thursday, Jan. 17 and Friday, Jan. 18. Pre-registration is required, in person, at Harney ESD Regional Services Center in Fairview Heights, no later than Wednesday, Jan. 16. For more information call 573-2122.
Burns Planning Commission meets the third Thursday of each month at Burns City Hall, 242 South Broadway, at 7 p.m.
Harney County Historical Society meets the third Thursday of each month at the Elks Lodge, 118 North Broadway, at 11:45 a.m. On Jan. 17, Ralph Dickenson will talk about his significant research on Fort Harney.
The Alternative Energy Club (AEC) meets the third Thursday of each month at Harney County Library, 80 West D Street, at 7 p.m.
Silvies River Spinners meets the third Thursday of each month at 650 East Washington at 7 p.m.
Tween Night is held at the Boys and Girls Club on the third Thursday of each month, from 6-7 p.m. The night is for kids who are told they are too young, or too old, for other activities.
Chamber Music Bell Choir meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m., at St. Andrew¹s Episcopal Church, 393 West A. Street. Bell ringers are being recruited. For information, call Carol Sawyer, 573-6886.
Tai Chi is held every Thursday at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. All ages are welcome to participate. Kiwanis Club of Burns-Hines meets for a no-host luncheon each Thursday at Glory Days Pizza, 690 Oregon Ave., at noon.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets each Thursday at Hines City Hall, 101 East Barnes, at noon. Call 573-2896.
The Boys & Girls Club holds karaoke each Thursday. Members of all ages are welcome to join Hanna in the education room for a program that promotes the art of singing, as well as a fun way to practice reading skills.
Teen Night is held at The Boys & Girls Club each Thursday, from 6-7 p.m. for all teenagers.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Thursday at the Foursquare Church, at 7 p.m.