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Listings of a selection of free or nonprofit community, neighborhood and arts events in late April and early May 2018

Community

Wednesday, April 25

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Journey Through South Africa" by Bernie and Erin Holland. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Clackamas Community College's Harmony Campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room H320. Call 503-594-0620 for more information. Cost is $3 per session.

LEDDING BOOK CLUB: This month the group will discuss "The Road to Little Dribbling," by Bill Bryson from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Ledding Library Fiction Room, 10660 S.E. 21st Ave., Milwaukie.

LIVING WELL: The Social Services Division at Clackamas County is offering a free, six-week workshop series on living your best with either chronic conditions or diabetes continuing from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. To reserve your spot or ask questions, call the Family Caregiver Support program at 503-650-5605.

SOCIAL SECURITY 101: Learn about Social Security benefits and more from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center. Phone Willamette Valley Benefits at 503-659-5566 to reserve a spot. Free.

LEGO CLUB: Build with Legos at 3:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Library.

INTRO TO GENEALOGY: Learn the basics at this class from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library, 13793 Sieben Park Way.

Thursday, April 26

WALK WITH EASE: The Arthritis Foundation's program will be held twice weekly for nine weeks from 10:30 to 1:30 a.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Free, but preregistration is required. Call 503-653-8100.

BOARD GAME CONNECTION: Play board games from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library.

HOMESCHOOLERS' SCIENCE LAB: Watch and explore winter-themed science experiments in this program designed specifically for homeschoolers age 5 and above at 1:30 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. No registration required.

GUIDE TO SUMMER PLANTING: Arthur Moore continues his monthly gardening series from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library.

Friday, April 27

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: La Salle Prep presents "Legally Blonde the Musical" at 7 p.m. tonight and April 27 and 28 at the school, 11999 S.E. Fuller Road, Milwaukie. Pre-order tickets at lsprep.org.

FAMILY STORYTIME: This event, for children ages 2 to 5, takes place at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library.

GEEKY GIRLS GROWNUP GAME NIGHT: Celebrate geekiness and play games at this event from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Moonlight Coffeehouse, in the GG's Restaurant Plaza, 15717 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 971-373-4045 for more info.

Saturday, April 28

DRUG TAKE BACK: Co-sponsored by Oak Lodge Water Services, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office will hold a no-questions-asked prescription drug take-back event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Safety Training Center, 12700 S.E. 82nd Ave.

ARBOR DAY: This Arbor Day celebration will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gladstone Nature Park. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SATURDAY STORYTIME: All ages are invited to this event at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library.

LAST OC WINTER FARMERS MARKET: The OC winter market takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every other Saturday through April 28, at the corner of Beavercreek and Kaen Roads at the Clackamas County Red Soils campus in the heart of Oregon City.

MATTRESS FUNDRAISER: The Rex Putnam High School Band Mattress Fundraiser runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the School Commons, 4950 S.E. Roethe Road, Oak Grove. Event link bit.ly/beds4rexputnam.

SPAGHETTI DINNER: This event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave. Tickets to benefit the Gladstone Oak-Grove Kiwanis Club's scholarship fund are $7 for an individual or $25 for a family. For questions, to purchase tickets or to volunteer, contact 503-819-8367 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MEMORIAL CEREMONY: The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Department of the Columbia, will hold a memorial cemetery at 10 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery in Oregon City. The ceremony will include music by the 3rd Brigade Band and is part of their annual encampment including members from all over the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.

SPICER BROTHERS ANNIVERSARY: Spicer Brothers Produce will hold a 30th anniversary party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the store, 508 14th St., Oregon City. Food, vendors, artists and more.

SHRED IT EVENT: This community event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at The End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, 1726 Washington St., Oregon City.

PLANT SALE: The Stevens-Crawford Heritage House Annual Plant Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the house, 603 Sixth St., Oregon City. Trees, shrubs, ground covers, herbs, annuals, perennials and heirloom plants will be available.

Sunday, April 29

SQUARE DANCING: River City Dancers offers modern square dancing lessons from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays at the Milwaukie Community Center, 10666 S.E. 42nd Ave. For more info, call Neal or Virginia Keefer at 503-233-1493.

Monday, April 30

PINOCHLE PLAYERS: Pinochle players are invited to play from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at 3500 S.E. Concord Road, Unit 15, in the Concord Terrace Mobile Home Park, Oak Grove. Entry fee is $1.

BABY SIGN LANGUAGE: Use sign language to help improve communication between you and your child with Christina, a licensed speech and language pathologist and early childhood specialist at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library.

WALK WITH EASE: This free six-week program starts today and continues from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, through June 1 at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City.

YOGA & WELLNESS STORYTIME: Enjoy a free, fun kids yoga class taught by Elk Rock Wellness at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library.

Tuesday, May 1

PINTS FOR CHARITY: This event will benefit the Oregon City Optimist Club as OC Brewing will donate $1 per pint, growler, crowler or soda purchased from 5 to 10 p.m. at 1401 Washington St., Oregon City.

SENIOR LAW: Volunteer elder law attorneys provide up to a half-hour consultation on senior legal issues at the Milwaukie Center. This free service is available to older adults residing in North Clackamas County. Appointments are required; call 503-653-8100. Also May 15.

DINING FUNDRAISER: Go to fillastocking.org and find the "Let's Eat Out" flier. Present the flier to your server, either on paper or on your phone, and 15 percent of your meal's proceeds will go to Fill A Stocking, Fill A Heart from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Clackamas Old Spaghetti Factory, 12725 S.E. 93rd Ave.

SEED TO SUPPER CLASS: This free, six-week class, taught by trained Oregon Food Bank Garden educators, is perfect for those gardening on a budget. It takes place from 10 a.m. to noon through June 5 at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. Call 503-722-3268 to register.

PINT NIGHT FOR CHARITY: The Oregon City Optimist Club hosts this event from 5 p.m. to close at Oregon City Brewing, 1401 Washington St.

Wednesday, May 2

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Kraxberger Gearheads" by Shawn Price. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Clackamas Community College's Harmony Campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room H320. Call 503-594-0620 for more information. Cost is $3 per session.

Neighborhood meetings

BARCLAY HILLS: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, St. John the Apostle Cemetery, 445 Warner Road, Oregon City.

BEAVERCREEK: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, the Beavercreek Grange Hall, 22041 S. Kamrath Road, unincorporated Oregon City. Visit Beavercreek.org, call 503-632-8370 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

BORING: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, Boring Fire Station on Highway 212. Call 503-502-5837 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FIRWOOD: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, Dover/Firwood Fire Station, 24545 S.E. Firwood Road. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GAFFNEY LANE: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, Meadows Courtyard, 13637 Garden Meadow Drive, Oregon City.

ISLAND STATION: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at the Milwaukie Grange, 12015 S.E. 22nd Ave.

HECTOR CAMPBELL: 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at the Milwaukie Public Safety Building, 3200 S.E. Harrison St.

HISTORIC MILWAUKIE: 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at Libbie's Restaurant, 11056 S.E. Main St.

LAKE ROAD: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at Rowe Middle School, 3606 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie.

LEWELLING: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at the Milwaukie Cafe & Bottle Shop, 9401 S.E. 32nd Ave.

LINWOOD: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at Linwood Elementary School, 11909 S.E. Linwood Ave., Milwaukie.

MCLOUGHLIN: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, Carnegie Library Community Room, 606 John Adams St., Oregon City.

OAK GROVE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 14700 S.E. Rupert Drive.

SOUTH END/HAZEL GROVE: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, United Methodist Church, 18955 South End Road, Oregon City.

Arts

Wednesday, April 25

BALLROOM DANCING: Dance to Swing Street Glenn Tadina Big Band and the Black Magic Band from 12:45 to 3 p.m. on alternating weeks at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. The cost is $5 at the door.

ART LAB: Celebrate the great outdoors with a landscape picture from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

Friday, April 27

JOHN MUNGER MEMORIAL JAZZ BAND: It's a perfect opportunity for practicing dance steps. Noon to 2 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Free.

DANCE PERFORMANCE: Tripthedark Dance Company presents "My Turn: The Claire Underwood Story" at 7:30 p.m. tonight and April 28 at Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Visit chapeltheatremilwaukie.com for tickets and more information.

Saturday, April 28

DECOUPAGE FLOWER POTS: Create a unique clay flower pot from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. All supplies will be provided; preregister at 503-655-8543.

AUTHOR EVENT: Author and illustrator Michelle Nelson Schmidt will share messages of determination, overcoming fears and believing in yourself from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

Monday, April 30

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: A small group of musicians from the Oregon Symphony will perform for free at 1 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive.

Wednesday, May 2

ART LAB: Kids and families are invited to make art from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

Ongoing

GARDENING SERIES: Nan Hage will teach a series of classes on gardening from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Gladstone High School. The class runs through May 16. Call Gladstone Community Education and Recreation for more information at 503-650-2570.

CITIZENSHIP CLASS: Lutheran Community Services Northwest offers this 12-week citizenship class for ESL speakers from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. This class runs through June 27.

COMMUNITY GARDEN PLOTS: The Milwaukie Center, in partnership with the Clackamas County Master Gardeners, has a community garden with 17 raised beds available for rent from April 2 through Nov 2. Applications are available at the Milwaukie Center information desk; return to Lisa Kasubuchi. Questions? Call 503-794-8038.

BOOKS FOR KIDS: Ages 1 to 3 are invited to Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Mondays at the Ledding Library, 10660 S.E. 21st Ave., Milwaukie. Also, newborns up to 18 months old are invited to Book Babies at 1 p.m. Mondays at the library.

BOOKS AND CRAFTS: Ages 1 to 3 are invited to Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Ledding Library. Ages 3 to 5 are invited to Preschool Drop-in Crafts from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the library.

McLOUGHLIN/BARCLAY HOUSES: The McLoughlin House/Barclay House Complex is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Free tours are given 15 minutes after the hour and at 3 p.m. The home of Dr. John McLoughlin, "The Father of Oregon," is at 713 Center St., Oregon City. Tour groups welcome; email information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Oregon City Public Library used bookstore, 502 Seventh St., will offer a 10 percent discount to seniors age 55 and older on Mondays.

SQUARE DANCING: All square dancers are invited to join the Bachelor 'n' Bachelorettes at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Abernethy Grange, 15745 S. Harley Ave., Oregon City. For questions, call 503-654-9141.

BINGO: Bingo for those 21 and over is played at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Oregon City Elks Lodge No. 1189, 610 McLoughlin Blvd.

STORYTIMES: Ages 3 to 5 are invited to Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Ledding Library. All ages are invited to Family Storytime at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the library.

THURSDAY EVENTS: Children age 6 and under are invited to participate with caregivers in free enrichment activities designed to help toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students get ready for school. Each child attending will receive a free book each visit. The events take place from 4:15 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Ave.

TOPS MEETING: The Milwaukie-based Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets Thursdays at the Kairos-Milwaukie United Church of Christ, 4790 S.E. Logus Road. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:45 p.m. and the meeting is from 7 to 8 p.m.

TOPS MEETING: The Gladstone branch of Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 9:30 a.m. every Friday at St. Stephen Church, 290 W. Gloucester St.

CHUCKWAGON BREAKFAST: The Oregon City Elks Lodge No. 1189 invites the public to a Chuckwagon Breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays. For $7, you'll get coffee, tea or hot chocolate; two eggs made your way; hash browns; choice of sausage, ham or bacon; choice of French toast, pancakes or bread; and a glass of orange juice or tomato juice.

TECH HELP: One-on-one computer and technology help is available by appointment from 12-4 p.m. Saturdays at the Gladstone Public Library. To schedule a half-hour appointment, call 503-656-2411, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit the library at 135 E. Dartmouth St. Weekday appointments can be arranged if needed.

SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: This group meets from 2 to 4 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of the month at the NAMI Clackamas Office, 10202 S.E. 32nd Ave., Milwaukie. Call 503-344-5050 for more info.

SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST: Enjoy breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Sundays at the Milwaukie American Legion Post, 2146 S.E. Monroe St. The event supports veterans and local community activities. Prices range from $3 for children to $7+ for adults.

CHARITY BINGO: The community is invited to play bingo from 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays at the Milwaukie American Legion Post, 2146 S.E. Monroe St.

GET MOVING: The Oregon City Walking Group (getthinspired.me) meets at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. All ages and speeds welcome.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: This group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays at Clackamas Park Friends Church, 8120 S.E. Thiessen Road, Milwaukie. For more information, call Margaret at 503-757-1943.

WAGON TONGUE TOASTMASTERS: All are welcome to learn to be a better public speaker with this supportive group. It meets from 12:05 to 12:50 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month in the commission chambers at the OC City Hall, 625 Center St. For more info, contact Jaime Reed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MILWAUKIE TOASTMASTERS: The Milwaukie Talkies Toastmasters meet from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Oregonians Credit Union, 6915 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie. For more information, contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

READ TO A DOG: Children are invited to read aloud to a therapy dog from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ledding Library. Call 503-786-7588 to sign up for a 15-minute session.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: From noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays, join the Overeaters Anonymous group in Oregon City in the religious education wing of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls, 710 Sixth St. For more information, call 503-705-5599.

MAH JONGG: Those who enjoy American Mah Jongg are invited to play from 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Happy Valley Library. Be sure to bring your 2017 National Mah Jongg League cards.

MUSIC MAKERS: Singers in the Oregon City area are invited to join this group meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. The cost is $30 per semester.

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