Thursday, Sept. 3

Public information meeting on Winding Waters’ proposal to establish a health center at Enterprise School. 7 p.m. at Cloverleaf Hall. More info about meeting available from Winding Waters on Thursday; 541-426-4502.

Friday, Sept. 4

Opening reception for “Hard Luck Seven Art Show,” an exhibit of works by Imnaha artist Lyle Witherrite, 7 p.m. at Josephy Center, Joseph. Presenting over 20 works that range from paper to metal. Exhibit supported by a grant from Oregon Cultural Trust. More info:

Saturday, Sept. 5

7th Annual Juniper Jam Music Fest (fundraiser for Wallowa Valley Music Alliance). Live music from 1 p.m. to around 10 p.m., Wallowa County Fairgrounds, Enterprise. Tickets $18 at gate or $15 in advance at Joseph Hardware, Lear’s, The Bookloft, M Crow & Co., or online at, where you can also see the performers lineup.

Public auction to raise money for area residents affected by the wildfires, 4 to 7 p.m. in the Gilbert Center at Eastern Oregon University. Silent auction throughout the 3 hours; live auction starts at 6 p.m. Benefiting fire victims who lost their homes and livelihoods, particularly those in Grant, Baker and Wallowa counties. Info on how to donate cash: 541-573-6139, 541-663-6050.

Mentor Match program, mandatory introductory meeting, 7 p.m. at Building Healthy Families (located in former nursing home building, across the street from the Big Brown Church in Enterprise). Mentor Match helps high school juniors and seniors to become successful entrepreneurs. More info: Stacy Green, 541-398-2314.

Bost Family Traditions trio in concert, 7 p.m. at Wallowa Assembly of God, 606 W Hwy 82 in Wallowa. Free admission. Southern Gospel singing.

Hells Canyon Mule Days, Wallowa County Fairgrounds in Enterprise. Includes non-motorized parade through downtown Enterprise on Sept. 12. Info:

Sept. 12-13

Volunteer work party on Zumwalt Prairie Preserve. Registration required at 503-802-8100 or

Sept. 13-15

Auditions for Mid-Valley Theatre Halloween production of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” 6 to 8:30 p.m. each night in Old Lostine School gymnasium. (Please note that dates posted are changed from last week’s listing.) Parts for 12 men ages 13 to adult, six women ages 13 to adult, and four children ages 7-12. Info: Stuart Vencill, 541-432-1630; Lynn Westhof, 541-886-7120.

AARP Smart Driver, senior course, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Community Connection in Enterprise. $15 for AARP members, $20 non-members. To register, call Community Connection at 541-426-3840.

Wallowa County Blood Drive, noon to 6 p.m., Cloverleaf Hall in Enterprise. Appointments: Cindi Aschenbrenner, 541-426-2039; Julie Todd, 541-263-0101.

Thursday, Sept. 17

Ring Praise concert, 7 p.m. at Lostine Presbyterian Church. Featuring handbell soloist Phyllis Tincher and pianist Sean Rogers. Includes hymn history and scripture. Free admission.

Saturday, Sept. 19

Old-Time Community Barn Dance, 7 to 10 p.m. in the big blue barn, 63327 Tenderfoot Valley Road, Joseph. $5 per person, under 12 free. Beginners welcome, no partner of special clothing required, all dances taught and called. Info: Laura, 541-398-0800.

The Community Calendar lists fundraisers, free local events and those with a nominal fee organized by nonprofit organizations. Submit information to Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday. To promote for-profit events, contact sales representative Brooke Pace at

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