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Thursday, May 18
BUDGET COMMITTEE — The Budget Committee will receive and review information regarding the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Wilsonville City Hall, 29799 S.W. Town Center Loop E.
Saturday, May 20
CURIOUSITY CAFE — This month former design team engineer Tom Styczynski talks about the design, building, and testing of the Hubble Space Telescope, with a focus on the challenges of servicing in space, particularly the first servicing mission that addressed a problem with the installed optics. Come to Wilsonville Library's monthly coffee-and-talk at 1 p.m.; 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.
BIRD FESTIVAL — Celebrate spring at the annual Tualatin Bird Festival. 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.
BULKY WASTE DAY — Republic Services, Metro and the City of Wilsonville is sponsoring "Bulky Waste Day" from 9 a.m - 1 p.m. at 10295 S.W. Ridder Road. Community members may drop-off large, bulky items that don't fit into standard-sized garbage cans, like dishwashers, televisions, refrigerators, computers, monitors, stoves, dryers, water heaters, couches, mattresses, scrap metal, tables and chairs with proof of residency.
QUEEN OF THE HIGH ROAD — Join Sole Sister's walking and running group for its annual Queen of the High Road 10k and half-marathon. Check in starts at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m. at the Memorial Park River Shelter located next to the baseball fields in the southwest corner. Proceeds from the event go to Young Life. For more information, go to solesisters.us/index.html
Sunday, May 21
WHO'S ON FIRST? — Monthly community concert hosted by Woodburn United Methodist Church, 700 N. Cascade Drive. This month's performance is by The Occasional Quartet, a vocal group of four men who use their talents to benefit the poor and homeless. The quartet will sing, among other selections, songs by James Taylor, the Eagles and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Performance starts at 3 p.m., a free will offering will be taken.
Wednesday, May 24
LIBRARY BOARD — Wilsonville Library Board's public meeting begins at 6:30 p.m., 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.
Monday, May 29
MEMORIAL DAY — The Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) is holding a free, public Memorial Day Observance Ceremony at 11 a.m., in Town Center Park, 29600 S.W. Park Place, Wilsonville. The event features the national anthem, presentation of colors, wreath laying ceremony, various speakers, POW/MIA recitation, closing prayer, TAPS and retiring of the colors. Veterans of all wars and their families are encouraged to attend.
Tuesday, May 30
HISTORY PUB — Come to a free screening of the OPB documentary "Vanport," which tells the story of the second-largest city in Oregon before a catastrophic flood destroyed it. Brought to you by the Wilsonville Public Library Foundation, Wilsonville/Boones Ferry Historical Society, and McMenamins,which team up to present monthly programs focusing on Oregon's rich history. Wilsonville's McMenamins Old Church, 6:30 p.m., 30340 S.W. Boones Ferry Road.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE — Wilsonville High School's theatre department presents the Jane Austen classic comedy "Pride and Prejudice." This adaptation features choreography for nine English country dances. The show runs from May 18-20 and 25-27 at 7 p.m. with a matinee May 27. Tickets are available at wildcatdrama.com and at the door. The show is recommended for ages 9 and up.
SPRING CONCERT — Wilsonville's own I-5 Connection Choir will perform June 3 at Meridian United Church of Christ (Frog Pong Church), 6750 S.W. Boeckman Road. This is a free show.
THE GOOD DOCTOR — Clackamas Community College's spring production of Chekhov's "The Good Doctor" runs from May 24-June 4. This adaptation of the Russian play-
wright's short stories was authored by Neil Simon. For tickets and
more information clackamas.edu/theatre.
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.
SOLE SISTERS — Summer schedule for this women's running groupcan be found at solesisters.us.