The deadline for Whats Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call Cheryl at the Eagle, 541-575-0710.
Wednesday, Sept. 26
Jacob Wheeler fund-raiser
6 p.m., Prairie City School cafeteria
Proceeds from the silent auction and by-donation chili feed will help with medical expenses for Jacob Wheeler who was injured in a vehicle accident. Call 541-620-2104.
Saturday, Sept. 29
Aces for Faces motorcycle poker run
10 a.m., Canyon City Community Center
The motorcycle poker run is a fund-raiser for Faces of Tomorrow, a group that provides free cleft lip and palate surgeries for children in need. The cost is $25 a person, which includes a day ride and lunch. Call 541-792-0811 for more information, or visit www.facesoftomorrow.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
GU Welcome Back barbecue
7 p.m., Grant Union Junior-Senior High School, John Day
The GU FFA will host a Welcome Back barbecue, during which the group will give a presentation on the FFA and activities planned for the coming year.
Saturday, Oct. 6, 13
Foundations training for foster, adopt parents
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., DHS office, John Day
Foundations Training for those interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent will be held at the Department of Human Services office in John Day, at 725 W. Main St., Suite C. Call Sarah Hatfield at 541-575-0728.
Wednesday, Oct. 10
6:30 p.m., John Day Elks Lodge dining room
Sandy Bupps topic will be Gluten-free in five minutes. All are welcome to the free workshop.
Thursday, Oct. 11
6:30 p.m., Trowbridge Pavilion, Grant County Fairgrounds
Sponsored by the Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Candidates for sheriff and county commissioner are welcome to participate. Bob Quinton will be the moderator. Chamber members are requested to submit debate topics and questions to the Chamber office no later than Wednesday, Oct. 10. For more information, call the Chamber office, 541-575-0547.
Saturday, Sept. 29
National Public Lands Day
8:30 a.m.-noon, Trail Center, Baker City
In honor of National Public Lands Day, volunteers will remove invasive species along the trail system and outdoor public areas at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, five miles east of Baker City. Admission is free for the day, in recognition of the event. Call 541-523-1843 for more information.