Orange Chicken Run race set for Oct. 4

The second annual co-ed Orange Chicken Run half-marathon will be held this year from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 4, with the event centered around the Memorial Park River Shelter. That location will provide the start and finish to a half-marathon that will wind its way through Wilsonville’s streets and neighborhoods.

Come out with your family — all ages welcome to this feathered fun event — and choose from 13.1 miles (half marathon), a 6.5 mile (half of a half) race, or the half mile kids’ loop. Finally, you will celebrate with, what else, orange chicken at the finish line. For more information, visit

ONE bible study starting in September

The ONE Community Bible study is kicking off its yearly study from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Community of Hope Church, 27817 SW Stafford Road.

The group will meet every Wednesday From Sept. 17 through April 29, 2015. Join anytime. There is live worship, live teaching and a lot of fun. Childcare provided. Details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Pioneer Farmstead Day coming Aug. 30

The Annual Champoeg Pioneer Farmstead Day will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Champoeg State Heritage Area, 8239 Champoeg Road N.E., St. Paul. This event will provide an opportunity for you and your family to view and participate in living history demonstrations, choose fresh produce from the 1860’s Kitchen Garden and experience the pioneer farm life of French Prairie. This event is free and open to the public along with the purchase of a $5 state parks day pass.

Activities will include a children’s station where your child can sew their own quilt square, play the games children played, carrying water with a yoke and listen to story telling. You can also see a scaled down version of a barn raising, as well horse drawn plowing with heavy draught horses. Finally, homemade pies will be available from the Historic Butteville Store.

Farmstead Day Living History Demonstrations will include:

• Spinning and wool carding;

• Lace making;

• Quilt piecing;

• Blacksmithing and farm tool making;

• Wood working with lathes, froes and hewing axes;

For more information contact Daniel Klug, Park Ranger, at 503-678-1251 or 503-551-7808, or visit

Mountain man brigade arrives at Champoeg

They arrived here in early June.Now they are camped along the shores of the Willamette River at a site known as Champoeg.

See what life was like for these intrepid men and their wives at a special camp from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Champoeg State Heritage Area, 8239 Champoeg Road N.E., St. Paul. There you can visit mountain man camps, ask questions, watch costumed re-enactors demonstrate trapping, shooting, cooking and packing for the fur trade. It’s free and open to the public, although a $5 state parks day pass is required. For information, contact Daniel Klug, Park Ranger, at 503-678-1251 or 503-551-7808, or visit

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