Listing of local events, community center and library activities, and public meetings

FILE PHOTO - The Skip-a-Week club meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Garfield Grange, 33460 S.E. Divers Road.

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Yoga Classes

Beginning Vinyasa and Hatha yoga classes are held at 2:30 p.m. Mondays and 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Voila Community Club, 22364 S. Redland Road. Classes are taught by certified yoga instructor Todd Ingham and are suited for all skill levels. The cost is $5 per class.

Children's Bible Class

Bible Release, hosted by Estacada Assembly of God, is a multi-church program for children in kingerdarten through fifth grade that runs from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through April 25. The program features Bible classes and singing. Transportation is provided to and from Estacada Assembly of God. For more information, contact Brian Simmons at 503-630-2247. Permission slips are available at local churches.

Garden Club

The Estacada Garden Club meets from 1-3 p.m. the second Thursday of the month in the Flora Room at the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St. Visitors and new members are welcome.

Book Group

The Viola Community Club Book Group meets from 7-9 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at 22364 Redland Road. The group's selection for January is "Bear Town" by Fredrik Backman. For more information, call Chelle Mitchell at 504-467-1561.

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.

Texas Holdem Poker

There is a free Texas Holdem Poker game from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday at the Country Restaurant, 341 Main St. The event includes prizes for the winners.

Food Bank

The Estacada Area Food Bank is open from 10-11:45 a.m. and 12:30-3:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. Food is available monthly to community members in Estacada, Eagle Creek, Colton, Carver and Barton who meet income requirements. To join the all volunteer organization or to get food, call 503-630-2888 or stop by the Food Bank at 272 Broadway St.


City Council

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

School Board

The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wenesday, Jan. 10, in the Estacada High School music room, 355 N.E. Sixth Ave.

Cemetery District

The Estacada Cemetery District meets at 4 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 4.


The Estacada Public Library is at 825 N.W. Wade St. Call 503-630-8273 for more information.

A-Z Storytime

A-Z storytime is scheduled for 11 a.m. to noon every Wednesday. The event is an opportunity for children ages infant to 4 to learn the alphabet through reading, singing and playing.

Storytime Playgroup

The Me & My Preschool Storytime Playgroup takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Friday.

Music and Movement Storytime

Me & My Music, a music and movment focused storytime, is held from 11 a.m. to noon on Mondays. The program helps children develop early literacy skills through sound and rhythm using song, story and intruments.


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

Volunteer opportunities

The Center needs volunteers for many different jobs, including Meals on Wheels drivers, drivers to medical appointments, kitchen and dining room help, answering phones and greeting visitors, and yard work.  Call 503-630-7454 for more information.

Dinner, music and dancing

There will be an evening of dinner, live music by the Classic Country Connections band and dancing beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Center. Admission is $8, or $4 if you come for music and dancing only. There will be a 50/50 raffle.

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 a full salad bar on Tuesdays and Fridays. Donations are suggested for seniors; lunch is $4 for those under age 60. Chicken foot dominoes follows Monday and Thursday lunches. Bingo follows lunch on Tuesday and Friday. Call 503-630-7454 for bus service.

Wednesday breakfasts

The center offers a $5 breakfast for all ages at 9 a.m. Wednesdays with a door prize drawing and pinochle and cribbage following breakfast for those interested. Call 503-630-7454 for bus service to breakfast.

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.

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.

Senior exercise class

Exercise classes for seniors are held at 9:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the center.

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