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SUBMITTED PHOTO  - Volunteers are needed Saturday, May 6, to help prep the grounds of the ELC as the college works to restore the Newell Creek headwaters. Friday, May 5

FIRST FRIDAY FILM — See a free recent-release Hollywood fillm, this month showing a film about a sanitation worker who dreamed of becoming a pro baseball player and his complicated relationship with his teenage son. Show begins at 6 p.m. at the Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.

IRISH CEILI — Come to the last dance before the summer break, featuring Bob Soper, Preston Howard and Joe Root, traditional musicians who are members of the Stringed Migration, Na Rosai and New Shilling. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and no partner is necessary, tickets $10-$12. Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin.

Saturday, May 6

GARDEN FAIR — Clackamas County Master Gardeners are bringing back the Spring Garden Fair at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds in Canby. The event includes classes on gardening, raffle prizes, plants for sale and plenty of free advice. Go to springgardenfair.org to find out more.

GENEALOGY — Find your ancestral gold at a workshop lead by a genealogist who guides you through the steps to get started. Laurence Overmire, author of 10 books including "Digging for Ancestral Gold" The Fun and Easy Way to Get Started on Your Geneaological Quest," will lead the free 1 p.m. workshop. Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Drive.

ENVIRONMENTAL CLEAN-UP — Clackamas Community College is joining with nonprofit SOLVE to host a cleanup at the Environmental Learning Center (ELC) on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. Volunteers are needed to help prep the grounds of the ELC as the college works to restore the Newell Creek headwaters, which bubbles to life on the campus. Newell Creek flows to the Willamette River through the 1,800-acre Newell Creek watershed, the largest intact greenspace in the South Metro area. From 9:30 to 10 a.m., volunteers can learn about the Environmental Learning Center's rich history and the plans for restoration. Then from 10 a.m. to noon, volunteers will help clean up litter and remove invasive plants. Tools will be provided, but cleanup volunteers need to bring pruners if they have them, gloves, wear boots and dress for the weather. Register at http://www.solveoregon.org/get-involved/event-registration. For more information, contact Renee Harber at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GOD'S GIFTS — St. Cyril's First Saturday speaker will be Evelyn Wemhoff is a spiritual director and mental health counselor whose topic will be "Using the Gifts God Has Given Us." The event runs from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at St. Cyrils, 9205 S.W. 5th St., Wilsonville.

Sunday, May 7

GARDEN FAIR — Clackamas County Master Gardeners are bringing back the Spring Garden Fair at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds in Canby. The event includes classes on gardening, raffle prizes, plants for sale and plenty of free advice. Go to springgardenfair.org to find out more.

Wednesday, May 10

WORKFORCE ROUNDTABLE — Join the City of Wilsonville and Clackamas Community College to collaboratively discover options to address business and workforce needs at the Workforce Solutions Roundtable breakfast session. The event will focus on helping local employers learn about and access resources provided by the City and Clackamas Community College. To RSVP, register at wilsonvilleworkforce.eventbrite.com or call 503-594-3201.

PLANNING COMMISSION — The Planning Commission meets the second Wednesday of each month. Agendas and packets will be available to download prior to the meeting. The Transportation Master Plan Hearing, continued from March 8, will be heard at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 29799 S.W. Town Center Loop E.

Thursday, May 11

BOOK CLUB — Wilsonville Library Book Club meets monthly for informal discussion in the library. Join fellow readers for lively and thought-provoking conversation about excellent books. This month it's anything by historian Stephen Ambrose and the group will be discussing his work and favorite themes beginning at 6 p.m.; 8200 S.W. Wilisonville Road.

Saturday, May 13

BOOK NOTES — Come to the Wilsonville Library at 2 p.m. and hear Indalo Wind, a father-son duo that plays a fresh acoustic blend of folk, blues, classical, and jazz. This free event is presented at 8200 S.W. Wilisonville Road.

JANE KILPATRICK — Author Jane Kilpatrick will appear at the Old Aurora Colony to speak about early pioneer Emma Wagner Giesy. Included is a book signing, tea and optional visit to Giesy's grave. Call 503-678-5754 for reservations.

COMMUNITY CONCERT — Scots music duo Alan Reid and Rob van Sante will perform at Winona Grange, with doors open at 6:45 p.m. The duo are former members of Battlefield Band and have performed individually.

MOTHERS DAY CONCERT — Scottish Fiddle Champion Hanneke Cassel and her trio (Mike Block on cello and Christopher Lewis on guitar), will be in Sherwood at the Center for the Arts, doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets available at brownpapertickets.com/event/2666698014.

Monday, May 15

CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS — The City Council meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chamber. Each Council meeting is preceded with a work session which begins at 5 p.m. in the Willamette River I and II room on the second floor of City Hall, 29799 Town Center Loop E. At this week's work session, the City Council and Planning Commission will conduct a joint work session to discuss the Town Center Planning Process.

UPCOMING

BIRD FESTIVAL — Celebrate spring at the annual Tualatin Bird Festival May 20. Filled will family-friendly activities, the day starts with bird walks at 5:30 a.m. Beginning at 10 a.m. the activities heat up and include Conestoga wagon rides and casting lessons. Go to www.friendsoftualatinrefuge.org for more information.

HISTORIC HOMES — Three of Oregon's most significant pioneer-era homes will be open to the public for the very first time for a Pioneer era home tour May 20, sponsored by Restore Oregon: the Sam Brown House in Gervais, the Delaney House just outside of Salem, and the Keil House, located in Aurora. Each home has made its own unique contribution to Oregon history, but together the homes will showcase both the challenges and benefits of residential historic preservation. Tickets are $15 for Restore Oregon members, and $20 for the general public and available at restoreoregon.org.

ONGOING

SCRIPTURE STUDY — All are welcome to study the scriptures every Thursday 7-8 p.m. in the Primary Room at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Wilsonville meetinghouse at 29350 Town Center Loop E. Please contact Ben Cox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

SOLE SISTERS — Females from age 10 and up are welcome to join the free 14-week half marathon and 10k training hosted by Sole Sisters, which runs through May 20. All paces of walking and running are welcome; Wilsonville High School, 6800 S.W. Wilsonville Road. at 8 a.m. Go to solesisters.us to find out

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