Herbs and Spices – Creating Flavor in Your Cooking

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Learn how to incorporate herbs and spices for maximum flavor. Registration is required. This Herb and Spice Primer will cover: - Flavor families from different cuisines - The 5 flavors our tongue recognizes - How to buy, store and substitute fresh for dried herbs and spices - Guidelines when using a pinch vs. a teaspoon …

“Shark Heart” in Real Life – The Science of Studying Sharks

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Learn about sharks and current research with Dr. Alexandra McInturf. Sharks play a critical role in maintaining vibrant ecosystems in Oregon and around the world. Yet, considered "dangerous" by popular media and threatened by human activity worldwide, these organisms have faced global population declines. Dr. Alexandra McInturf has been studying shark species worldwide for the …

Sisters: Know Gathering – Wreath Making Workshop

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Learn to hand tie beautiful holiday greenery wreaths. Registration is required.  Register here. Learn to hand tie beautiful holiday greenery wreaths and add extra touches such as cones, berries, bows, and more for a unique and personal holiday decoration. Participants will have the opportunity to create one greenery wreath and a swag. Instructor will provide …

Know Gather: Renaissance Sisters Holiday Performance

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Hear the sounds of your favorite holiday tunes with recorders. The early music group Renaissance Sisters was founded by Lola Knox in 2008 and has been actively performing ever since. While Renaissance music is the primary focus of our group, we have evolved into a more eclectic group that plays other genres, including Christmas, jazz, …

Know Joy – The Twelve Tones Holiday Performance

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

The Twelve Tones perform holiday favorites with tone chimes. This is an in-person program. Wearing a face covering is optional at all library events. Enjoy the lovely sound of tone chimes playing holiday favorites.  Originally named Sisters High Desert Bell Choir, this group was founded by Lola Knox in 2008.  Over the years, the group has …

Sisters: Ian Carrick Solo Performance

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Hear authentic songs telling seldom told stories. This is an in-person program. Wearing a face covering is optional at all library events. A native of Bend, Ian Carrick fell backwards into the arms of music. His non-musical parents were supportive yet surprised when he spent his first paycheck on a mandolin at age 14. Ian has …

Repair Café

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Got a broken something? Bring it to be repaired! ¿Tienes algo que esté roto? ¡Tráelo al Repair Café! The Environmental Center's Rethink Waste Project coordinates with an amazing group of volunteer fixers to host Repair Cafés every few months. These free events connect people with broken stuff to people who like to fix stuff - …

Lecture – Coexistence and Regeneration: “Rethinking Fire”

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Join us for the final installment of the 2022 Coexistence and Regeneration Lecture Series, presented by Pine Meadow Ranch for Arts and Agriculture and The Roundhouse Foundation. Speakers will share the transformative, regenerative and collaborative forces at play in today’s environment, specifically surrounding wildfire. Lectures include: “Rubbing Shoulders with Burnt Trees” by Ken van Rees, …

Know PNW – William Sullivan: New Hikes in Oregon

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Explore new and changed trails with hiking guru William Sullivan. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. Author and hiking guru William L. Sullivan takes us on a slide show tour of new and changed trails he discovered while updating his "100 Hikes" guidebooks for Oregon. We'll visit a new …

Introduction to Nordic Walking

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Come learn and experience Nordic Walking with fitness instructor Monica McClain-Smith!  The session begins with a classroom orientation.  Join the optional 45 minute Nordic Walk outside with the instructor on nearby paved trails in Sisters.  A small amount of poles will be provided for attendees to use, but feel free to bring your own.

Know Wonder: Wondering How to Rethink Plastic Waste?

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Discover actions you can take to reduce reliance on single-use plastics. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person programs. Did you know that less than 9% of the plastic ever produced is recycled? Meanwhile, 75% of all aluminum ever produced is still in use today, and over 60% of paper and 90% …

Know Wonder – Wonderful World of Herbs and Spices

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Learn all about herbs and spices in this cooking class. This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. This Herb and Spice Primer will cover: • Flavor families from different cuisines • The 5 flavors our tongue recognizes • How to buy, store and substitute fresh for dried herbs …

Food Security vs. Food Sovereignty

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Learn why food sovereignty is so important to Native people with Perri McDaniel, member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

Gardening Fair

Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar St, Sisters

Drop in to learn how to help pollinators in your garden, build a microgreens kit, watch a weaving demo using garden materials and more! On the Sisters Library Lawn.