12 Wednesday, February 25, 2015 The Nugget Newspaper, Sisters, Oregon A N N O U N C E M E N T S Men’s Breakfast All men in the community are invited to come enjoy a free breakfast and camaraderie at Sisters High School at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 28. For more information contact Rick Cole at 541-420-6934 or Tom Barrier at 541-408-5594. Living History Museum Sisters Christian Academy presents their annual Living History Museum on Friday, March 6 from noon to 2 p.m. at Sisters Community Church. Come meet famous people from the past such as Thomas Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Abigail Adams. The event is free and all are welcome! For more info call 541-549-4133. Chamber Awards Ceremony The annual Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Ceremony will take place at FivePine Lodge & Conference Center on Friday, March 6. Social hour with no-host bar starts at 5:30 p.m., with the ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 and available in person at the Chamber, or by calling 541-549-0251. Deadline to RSVP is Wednesday, March 4. Email email@example.com. Call to Fiber Artists The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show seeks ﬁ ber artists to participate in the 12th Annual “Around the Block” Fiber Arts Stroll to take place from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 5 in downtown Sisters. Selected artists demonstrate, display, and may sell their art or crafts in sponsor businesses. Artists will be selected on the originality of the work and a ﬁ ber-arts theme. Entry and image submission deadline for possible inclusion in the Fiber Arts Stroll poster is March 5; general entry deadline is April 15. For details or entry form, contact Karen Koppel at 541- 549-0989 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Library March Show During the month of March, the Sisters Library will feature art by students of Sisters Middle and High Schools. The exhibit is sponsored by Friends of the Sisters Library. For additional information, please call Linda at 541-549-1222 or go online to www.sistersfol.com. Join the Booster Club! The Outlaw Booster Club seeks to develop, promote, and enrich Outlaw Pride. Join for $25 (students can join for free!). Pick up information at concessions or email Chris at email@example.com. Learn about supporting co-curricular activities in Sisters schools! Questions about the club? Call Pam Mitchell, 541-771-4979. SHS Sports Registration On Wednesday, February 25, registration for Sisters High School sports will take place at SHS from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the commons, with mandatory team parent/player meetings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. First day of practice is Monday, March 2; all paperwork, physicals, fees and ﬁ nes must be completed before that day. Questions, call Tim Roth at 541-549-4045. Beneﬁ t Auction at FivePine The Sisters Christian Academy Beneﬁ t Auction, “Experience your National Parks,” will be held on Friday, February 27 at 6 p.m. at FivePine Conference Center. Enjoy hearty appetizers and live, silent, and dessert auctions. Tickets are $28 each or a reserved table of 10 for $300. Call 541-549-4133. Diane Jacobson Speaker Series with Jon Renner Sunday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m., teacher and aviator Jon Renner presents “Spreading Our Wings” at the Sisters Library. Jon will discuss the Sisters High School Flight Sciences Program. Students of the program and Sisters Airport personnel will also be on hand. Sponsored by Friends of the Sisters Library. Free! For additional information call Leanne at 541-977-8285. Grants Available for Small Improvements to Businesses A program to encourage private investment by commercial property owners and tenants is available through the ﬁ nancial assistance of the Sisters Urban Renewal District. The goal is to improve appearance through façade rehabilitation and restoration emphasizing uniqueness and historic value. For info contact Pauline Hardie at 541-323-5208. Applications are due by February 27. Career Funds Available Kiwanis’ Career Opportunity Fund provides ﬁ nancial assistance to start, augment, or complete a career (vocational, technical, artistic, general) and is available to qualiﬁ ed adults over 25, residents of the Sisters School District. Forms are at www.sisterskiwanis.org, the Sisters Habitat ofﬁ ce, the FAN ofﬁ ce or call 541-410-2870. Together For Children Together For Children meets Tuesday mornings in the Sisters Park & Recreation District preschool room. From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., you’re invited to join other families with children ages birth through 3 to play and learn from experienced parent and early-childhood educators. More information is online at www.together-for-children.org or call Linda at 541-420-8110. Engagement Announcement Reifschneider & Petersen Mark and Sheila Reifschneider of Sisters are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Reifschneider, to Bryce Petersen. The couple met at Corban University and plan to be married in Sisters on July 25, 2015. Antiques Sale Now Accepting Donations The Library Book Club The 4th Annual Sisters Kiwanis Antiques Sale to be held May 23 is accepting donations and this year will feature jewelry: costume, collectible, vintage and more! Old watches, rhinestones, even broken items are welcome for this year’s “bling in the spring.” As always, large items and furniture are also sought. All donations are tax deductible and funds will go toward scholarships for Sisters students. For more information or to donate: call Karen Keady at 541-480-1412. Family Fun Story Times Family Fun Story Times for kids ages birth through 5 are held at the Sisters Library at 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays. Songs, rhymes and crafts are interactive and designed to grow young readers! Caregivers must attend and are encouraged to participate in all the activities. For info call 541-312-1072. Spay-Ghetti Beneﬁ t Dinner BrightSide Animal Center presents the annual fundraiser to support its spay and neuter program, on Saturday, February 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The View Restaurant at Juniper Golf Course in Redmond. Tickets are $20. For more information or to RSVP call 541-923-0882. Readying Children to Read On Wednesday, March 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Sisters Library will hold a workshop on getting young children ready to read. Learn activities that will prepare children from birth to age 5 to be engaged and to have the skills that will make the learning process for reading easier. Registration is required due to space limitations. Please call 541-617-7099 or register at deschuteslibrary.org/events. “Know Africa” at the Library The Deschutes Library will feature lectures and events about Africa throughout the month of March. On Saturday, March 14 at noon, “Isata’s Story” will be presented at the Sisters Library. Isata Sibley was adopted from Sierra Leone just before her eighth birthday, then returned to Africa to reconnect with her biological family. For more info call 541-312-1072. All are invited to read and discuss “Running the Rift” by Naomi Benaron with other thoughtful readers at the Sisters Library. The Library Book Club will meet on Wednesday, March 25 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Questions? Please call Linda at 541-312-1074 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Call to Artists for “A Novel Idea” Art Shows All artists are invited to submit art – photography, painting, sculpture and more – for this year’s “A Novel Idea” reading project, embracing the written word and artistic expression. Art will be accepted at the Sisters Library only on Tuesday, March 31 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. For information contact Liz at 541-312-1032 or learn more about A Novel Idea online at www.deschuteslibrary.org. AARP Driver’s Safety AARP’s Driver Safety Course, a classroom refresher for motorists 50 and older, will be offered on Tuesday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sisters Community Church. There will be a one-hour lunch break. Call 541-390-6075 to register. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Volunteers Sought for the City’s Budget Committee The City of Sisters is accepting applications for two volunteers to ﬁ ll 3-year terms on the City of Sisters Budget Committee. Candidates must be registered voters and reside within the city limits. The committee typically holds two to three meetings in May. Advisory Committee applications are at City Hall, 520 E. Cascade Ave. or at www.ci.sisters.or.us. Deadline to turn in is Wednesday, March 4. Questions, contact Lynne Fujita-Conrads at 541-323-5222 or at email@example.com. Spinners & Weavers Meet The Central Oregon Spinners & Weavers will meet at the Sisters Library on Saturday, February 28 at 1 p.m. All those interested in the ﬁ ber arts are invited! For information call 541-526-1825. Pet of the Week Women’s Cancer Support “Support Our Sisters” will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 26. Women who have been diagnosed with cancer are invited to share experiences and information on resources, and celebrate being cancer survivors. For location or other info, call Maggie at 541-815- 8131 or Jan at 541-549-2015. Little League Registration DAISY is a 1.5-year-old Lab mix, found wandering the streets. She arrived in rough shape, but HSCO’s veterinary team has her on the way to recovery and ready for her life-long home. She is sweet, treat-motivated, and eager to please! If you think this sweet pup is the one for you, come to HSCO to meet her! Registration for Sisters Little League baseball/softball is open through Saturday, February 28, and includes a free skills camp! Register at Sisters Park Call the Humane Society of & Recreation District. Info: Eric Central Oregon at 541-382-3537 Beckwith at 541-420-3615 or visit www.sisterslittleleague.org. Sponsored by Seeking Brass Players Would you like to be part of a Sisters Brass Quintet? Chris Patrick plays middle and high brass and seeks a tuba, trombone, French horn and two trumpets. Call Chris at 541- 588-0083 or 541-595-5238. Sisters Veterinary Clinic 541-549-6961 SISTERS AREA CHURCHES Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (ELCA) 386 N. Fir Street • 54.-549-583. shepherdofthehillslutheranchurch.com .0 a.m. – Sunday Worship The Episcopal Church of the Transﬁ guration 68825 Brooks Camp Road • 54.-549-7087 8:30 a.m. – Ecumenical Sunday Worship .0:.5 a.m. – Episcopal Sunday Worship Sunday School and childcare at both services Sisters Community Church (Nondenom.) .300 W. McKenzie Hwy. • 54.-549-.20. .0 a.m. – Sunday Worship Service sisterschurch.com | firstname.lastname@example.org Sisters Church of the Nazarene 67.30 Harrington Loop Road • 54.-389-8960 .0:45 a.m. – Sunday Worship | sistersnaz.org Mountain Range Christian Church (Nondenom.) Meets at Rio Restaurant • 54.-390-0569 9:30 a.m. – Sunday Worship Westside Church – Sisters Campus 442 Trinity Way • 54.-549-4.84 9 a.m. & .0:45 a.m. – Sunday Services | westsidechurch.org St. Edward the Martyr Catholic Church .23 Trinity Way • 54.-549-939. 5:30 p.m. Saturday Vigil Mass 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. Sunday Mass 8 a.m. Monday-Friday Mass Vast Church (Nondenom.) .700 W. McKinney Butte (SHS) • 54.-7.9-0587 9:30 a.m. – Sunday Worship | vastchurch.com Calvary Chapel (Nondenominational) 484 W. Washington St., Ste. C & D • 54.-588-6288 .0 a.m. – Sunday Worship Chapel in the Pines Camp Sherman • 54.-549-997., 54.-389-74.0 .0 a.m. – Sunday Worship Seventh-Day Adventist Church 386 N. 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