A Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect class, will be held Wednesday, April 17, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the CCR&R office, 403 Diamond in Burns. This class is required to become a registered family child care provider. The class is free and open to the public. Call 541-573-3122 or 1-800-956-0324 ext. 7 to register or for more information.
A “Family Fun Night” will be held Wednesday, April 17, at Slater Elementary School. Gayle Mackey will lead a Parent Title I meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lisa Idoeta will hold a Zumba class in the gym, Tom Wallis will lead storytelling in the library, and Kelly Thibodeaux will have his fiddle in the music room for shufflin’ rhythm and blues.
Harney County Court meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Harney County Courthouse, 450 N. Buena Vista, at 10 a.m.
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.
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.
Burns Elks Lodge, 118 N. Broadway, meets each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.
Positive Intent and Empathy in Guiding Young Children, part 4 in the Conscious Discipline series, will be held Thursday, April 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the DHS building. The class will teach how to improve self-image and build trust with children. The class is free and open to the public. Call 541-573-3122 or 1-800-956-0324 ext. 7 to register or for more information.
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.
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 each Thursday at Bella Java, 314 N. Broadway Ave. in Burns, at noon.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets each Thursday at Hines City Hall, 101 E. Barnes, at noon. 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.
Reading Club meets at the Harney County Library each Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. Open to 2nd- through 5th-grade students. For more information, call 541-573-6670.
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., small group sessions are at 7 p.m. and “Cross Talk Cafe” begins at 8 p.m. For more information, call 541-573-7100.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Friday at Symmetry Care at 5 p.m.
The Shelman Family Spring Special Horse Sale, starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Shelman Ranch on Highway 20 East.
A free Heart Saver First Aid/CPR class, sponsored by Harney District Hospital (HDH) will be held Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Racine Building conference room. Those attending will learn how to approach an emergency situation confidently with comprehensive Heart Saver First Aid / CPR / AED training with HDH Paramedic Greta Emang. Contact Emang at 541-573-3686 to register or learn more about Heart Saver classes.
A live auction to raise funds for the Oregon Beef Ambassador Program, in conjunction with the Shelman Family Horse Sale at the Cory Shelman ranch. The Oregon Beef Ambassador Program is a unique opportunity for our youth to be a spokeperson for the beef industry and our way of life. Many donations have been made already and are still being accepted. Call Mary Jo Davies for more information, 541-493-2693 or 493-2703.
The Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers jam in April has been moved to the third Sunday of the month. Potluck and jam beginning at 1 p.m. on April 21 at the Harney County Senior and Community services Center. The next jam will be held May 12, and the group will then take a break until October.
A free community dinner (eat in or take out, no strings attached) will be offered Sunday, April 21, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Christian Church, 125 S. Buena Vista in Burns. For more information, call 541-573-2216.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Sunday at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns, for 12X12 study at 7 p.m.