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FILE PHOTO - The annual Old Time Cruise to Estacada, hosted by the Route 26 Cruisers, is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Saturday, August 5, at Timber Park, 30878 N.W. Evergreen Way.

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EVENTS

Early Literacy Event

Learn about what the library has to offer for young children who are not yet reading. The Clackamas Early Learning Education HUB, the Clackamas Education Service District and the Estacada Public Library will host an early literacy event from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at 825 N.W. Wade St. Activities for adults and children to do together will be available in both English and Spanish. A light dinner will be served from 6-6:30 p.m. and door prizes will also be available.

High School Art Events

The Estacada High School Circle Art Club's annual showcase will be featured from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Friday, May 19, in the school commons. An artists reception will be held from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, in the commons.

Spring Party at Aslan's How

The Spring Block Party at Aslan's How Organics is scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 24041 S.E. Highway 224. The event will feature baby goats and free miniature pony rides. For more information, visit www.aslans-how-organics.com.

Bible Journaling Class

There will be a Bible Journaling class in Estacada from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 21. For more information, call Dyan Kirkpatrick at 503-519-5113.

Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival

The annual Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival is scheduled for May 20-21. The event features a variety of competitive whitewater events and educational clinics. For more information, visit www.upperclackamasfestival.org. To become a food vendor for the event, contact Connie Redmond at 503-819-5339.

Craft Group

The "Get Crafty" group at the Estacada library meets from 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays through May 17. If you enjoy crocheting, knitting, quilting, cross stitching, scrap booking or any other craft, bring it with you to the Flora Room and join in. No registration is required.

Fathers Day Motorcycle Show

Grace Place Senior Living will host a motorcycle show from 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 18. The day will also feature music, games and refreshments. For those interested in showing their motorcycles, there is no charge. Call Grace Place at 503-630-5341 for more information and to register.

Farmers Market

The Estacada Farmers Market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, May 6 through Sept. 30, outside of Wade Creek House Antiques, 664 N.W. Wade St.

Fire District Open House

Members of the Estacada Rural Fire District will host their annual Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at 261 S.E. Fifth Ave.

Estacada Uncorked

Estacada Uncorked, the annual family-friendly wine, food and microbrew event, is scheduled from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, June 24, on Broadway Street. Admission is $15 for adults, and children may attend for free. Admission price includes a commemorative glass and live music.

Garden Tour

Wade Creek House Antiques' seventh-annual garden tour is scheduled for Saturday, July 15. Proceeds benefit the Estacada Community Center. Gardeners interested in joining the tour should call Wade Creek House at 503-630-7556.

Old Time Cruise to Estacada

The annual Old Time Cruise to Estacada, hosted by the Route 26 Cruisers, is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 5, at Timber Park, 30878 N.W. Evergreen Way. Registration is $15 per vehicle, and the first 125 registered participants will receive a dash plaque and goodie bag. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

American Legion Car Show

The annual Estacada American Legion Carl Douglas Post car show is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at the Viewpoint Restaurant & Lounge, 20189 S. Springwater Road. Registration is $15 per vehicle, and free for active members of the military with identification. Those who register before Saturday, July 1, will receive a complimen-

tary buffet breakfast. For

more information, call 971-295-1716 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Les Schwab Cruise-In

Estacada Les Schwab will host a cruise-in with the Interstate Hot Rodders on Friday, July 16, in the Les Schwab parking lot, 140 S.W. Frontage Road. For more information, contact Estacada Les Schwab at 503-630-4227.

Quilt Club

The Skip-a-Week club meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Garfield Grange, 33460 S.E. Divers Road. For information, call 503-630-4669.

Spinning Group

The Estacada spinning and fiber arts group meets from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays at Betty Veveiros CPA, 309 S.W. Highway 224.

Coffee with Firefighters

Estacada fire holds a community coffee at 9 a.m the first Tuesday of each month at the fire station, 445 S.E. Currin St. Meet firefighters and staff, ask questions and learn about the district.

Wednesday Senior Lunches

Grace Place Assisted Living offers lunch for all local seniors every Wednesday. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Grace Place dining hall and is followed by bingo. Lunch is $4, and bingo is $1. Grace Place is at 380 N.W. Sixth Ave.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

City Council

The Estacada City Council meets from 7-8 p.m. Monday, May 22, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Call 503-630-8270.

School Board

The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at Clackamas River Elementary School, 301 N.E. Second Ave.

Chamber Luncheon

The Estacada Chamber of Commerce will hold its next leadership luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 18. Police Chief Ernie Roberts will speak. The event is free for Chamber members and $15 for non-members. Lunch will be available for $10. Those interested should RSVP by contacting the Chamber at 503-630-3483 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

COMMUNITY CENTER

The Estacada Community Center is at 200 S.W. Clubhouse Drive. Visit www.estacadacommunitycenter.org or call 503-630-7454.

Bus trip to Ilani Casino

There will be a bus trip to the new Ilani Casino in Ridgefield, Wash., on Monday, May 15. The bus will leave the center at 8:30 a.m. and return around 4:30 p.m. Transportation is $20 per person. Call 503-630-7454 for information and to reserve a seat on the bus.

Blood pressure checks

There will be free and confidential blood pressure checks from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 18, at the center.

Community Center

Board Meeting

The next Community Center Board meeting will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at the center. The meeting is open to the public.

Free Saturday breakfast

Estacada Community Outreach will host a free breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, May 20 at center. All are welcome.

Dessert, live music

and dancing

An evening of coffee and dessert, live music perform-ed by the Classic Country Connection and dancing will be held starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the center. The cost is $4. There will be a 50/50 raffle to benefit Meals on Wheels.

Zumba classes

Zumba classes are held at the center from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. some Saturday mornings. Zumba is $5 per class, or $25 for a monthly pass. Call 503-680-4338 for more information.

Dance Fitness with Susan

Exercise to music for all fitness levels on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with Susan Wagner at the center from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Weekday lunches and games

Lunch is served in the center's dining room for all ages at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with full salad bar on Tuesdays and Fridays. Donations are suggested for seniors; lunch is $4 for those under 60. Chicken foot dominoes follows Monday and Thursday lunches. Bingo follows lunch on Tuesday and Friday. Call 503-630-7454 for bus service.

Free Tai Chi classes

Free Tai Chi classes for ages 12 and up are held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at the center.