Events and activities going on in the area

Human Bean plans fundraiser for breast cancer research

Canby’s Human Bean will hold its annual Coffee for a Cure event Friday, Oct. 18.

Proceeds from beverage and pastry sales from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. will be donated to help fight breast cancer. All proceeds will be kept local and dedicated to providing low income mammograms, patient treatments and follow-up care.

For more information, call 541-608-0564. The Human Bean is committed to making a difference in the communities they serve.

Canby auxiliary sets another fundraising breakfast

The Canby American Legion Auxiliary will hold a breakfast Sunday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Legion hall.

The breakfast is a fundraiser for veterans Christmas gifts.

Breakfast will include a choice of bacon, sausage, chicken friend steak or ham, hot cakes, hash browns, eggs to order with coffee, milk and juice.

Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 10 and under.

The hall is at 424 NW First Ave. Us the Fir Street entrance.

Master Gardener class focuses on ‘edible’ flowers

Master Gardener Vern Nelson will hold a special class Monday, Nov. 18, from 7-8 p.m. to discuss the topic, “Edible Flowers.”

Nelson will talk about his favorite edible flowers and how to use them in the kitchen. For example, he makes rose brandy from flowers of the rugosa rose. He also makes St. Germain from the flowers of the elderberry and a tasty jelly from the flowers of Queen Anne's lace.

The class will be at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive in Milwaukie.

For more information, call 503-653-8100.

Canby Adult Center in need of senior meals drivers

The Canby Adult Center is in urgent need of volunteer drivers to deliver lunchtime meals to homebound seniors in the Canby area. There are routes available for Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Approximate time commitment is 1 1/2-2 hours, using your own vehicle.

The CAC will provide lunch and mileage reimbursement if needed. Background check required – CAC will provide and process the paperwork.

Stop by the Canby Adult Center to pick up an application at 1250 S Ivy St.

For more information, call 503-266-2970.

Historical society sets discussion on Needy, Ore.

The Canby Historical Society will hold a public meeting at the Depot Museum Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. Jim Yoder will discuss the history and community of Needy and display his painting of that community. The Depot Museum is located at 888 NE Fourth Ave., north of the Pine Street intersection at Highway 99E.

The public is invited, refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Larry Wright at 503-651-2464.

It is gems and rocks galore at show set for Oct. 26-27

The Clackamette Mineral and Gem Club will hold its 49th Gem and Rock Show Oct. 26-27 at the Clackamas Event Center. Hours for the two-day “CGMC 2013 Golden Jubilee” show will be Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

For more information on the club or the Gem and Rock Show, contact Bea Settle at 503-631-3128 or Rick Maurer at 503-691-6395 or visit the club website at

Haunted manor is back this Halloween season

Milburn’s Haunted Manor is back this Halloween season, offering a pumpkin patch and three PG-13 haunted attractions, including the award –winning Haunted Manor. Admission is $9 or $20 for a multi-pass to visit all three haunts.

Milburn’s Haunted Manor is at 11503 Broadacres Road NE near Hubbard. Check the website at for more details, or call 503-830-0865.

The facility is open at 7 p.m. each weekend and the last week of October.

Pumpkin carving event slated for later in October

American Family Insurance, Advantage Mortgage and RE/MAX equity group have teamed up for their second Pumpkin Carve-a-thon on Saturday, Oct. 19, from noon to 3 p.m. in the parking lot at 255 SW First Ave. Children ages 12 and younger need to bring one can of food to pick a pumpkin to carve.

There will be live music, grab bags, child ID kits and face painting.

For more information, call Shirleen at 503-266-4747.

Canby Clinic, Cutsforth’s team up for healthy talk

The Canby Clinic has partnered with Cutsforth's Thriftway for a free health talk workshop the fourth Thursday of every month from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Cutsforth’s Town Hall.

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