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Local events and activities for the week of Aug. 28


by: JOSH KULLA - The Wilsonville Farmers Market is ongoing and continues from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in and around Sofia Park, 28836 SW Costa Circle in Villebois. Come enjoy live music from Matthew Price, or browse the local artisans, farmers and other vendors. Free, open to the public. Details: wilsonvillemarket.com.

COMMUNITY

Aug. 28

The Roseland Hunters will perform their loud, funky, New Orleans-grooved music at 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road. Open to the public, free, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com.

Aug. 29

Irish Culture in Tualatin is ongoing at Historic Winona Grange No. 271, located at 8340 SW Seneca St., Tualatin. There are Irish dance classes (Céilí) for those 13 and up from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays throughout the year. Next class is Aug. 29, cost $5 per person. Open to the public. Details: 503-691-2078, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sandairishentertainment.com.

Copper & Coal will perform their harmony-drenched honky-tonk at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road. Open to the public, free, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com, reverbnation.com/copperandcoal.

Aug. 30

Enjoy Friday night jazz at Langdon Farms Grill, 24377 Airport Road, Aurora, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. With food specials and Ray Hardiman and Friends on stage. Open to the public. Details: langdonsgrill.com.

Aug. 31

The Champoeg State Heritage Area will host Farmstead Day, a part of the Friends of Historic Champoeg’s Living History series, at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the heritage area, 8239 Champoeg Road NE, St. Paul. Open to the public, free with a $5 day-use charge. Details: champoeg.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-678-1649.

Sept. 1

St. Josef’s Winery continues its Music at the Pond series from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at the winery, 28836 S. Barlow Road, Canby. Joel Futch and Friends will present their eclectic folk. Open to the public, $5 cover for those 18 and older. Children under 18 welcome with supervision. Details: 503-651-3190, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., stjosefswinery.com.

Team NW Equestrian Sports will host a Hunt Breakfast at noon Sunday, Sept. 1, in the Blue Ribbon Patrons Tent at Hunter Creek Farm’s equestrian center, 14441 SW Wilsonville Road. There, you can watch equestrian jumping and enjoy a meal intended as a thank you to Oregon Horse Country and Wilsonville Chamber members. Cost for chamber and Oregon Horse Country members is $25. RSVP to Pam White at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 541-410-0033.

Sept. 2

The Champoeg State Heritage Area and Friends of Historic Champoeg will host a Labor Day barbecue dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, at the Historic Butteville Store, 10767 Butte St. NE, Aurora. Open to the public, reservations required. Details: champoeg.org, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Reservations: 503-678-1605.

Sept. 3

The Wilsonville Public Library will host toddlertime story hour at 10 a.m. and babytime story hour at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, in the Oak room at the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. Open to the public. Details: wilsonvillelibrary.org, 503-682-2744.

Sept. 5

The Brian Copeland Band will perform at the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com, briancopelandband.com.

Sept. 6

Enjoy Friday night jazz at Langdon Farms Grill, 24377 Airport Road, Aurora, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6. With food specials and Ray Hardiman and Friends on stage. Open to the public. Details: langdonsgrill.com.

Sept. 8

St. Josef’s Winery will host the Arrivederci Jazz Picnic from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at the winery, 28836 S. Barlow Road, Canby. Local music, played in a rose-covered amphitheater in the middle of the vineyards, all accompanied with local wines and food. Open to the public, $5 cover for adults 18 and older, minors free if accompanied by an adult. Details: stjosefswinery.com.

Sept. 11

The Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce will host its South Metro Leadership Forum at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Al Kader Shrine Center, 25100 SW Parkway Ave. Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler will speak. Open to the public, $20 for chamber members, $25 for non-members, pre-registration required. Details/registration: Brandi Ebner, 503-682-0411, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or view wilsonvillechamber.com.

Sept. 12

The North Pacific String Band will perform at the Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. Straight out of Monterey Bay, North Pacific String Band is a newgrass band that celebrates the life of California and the old-time traditions and values of music. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com, northpacificcompany.org.

The Champoeg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host Wilson Price Hunt Party at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Sherwood Senior Center, 21907 SW Sherwood Blvd., Sherwood. Richard Cassidy will speak on the Wilson Price Hunt Party. Free, open to the public. If you have a Revolutionary War ancestor and are interested in DAR membership you can attend meetings from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Thursday of each month from September through April. Details: rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orccdar/ or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Historic Butteville Store and Friends of Historic Champoeg will host a Collective Memory Talk from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Historic Butteville Store, 10767 Butte Street NE, Aurora. Open to the public. Details: champoeg.org, or call 503-678-1605.

Sept. 13

The Historic Butteville Store and Friends of Historic Champoeg will host the Historic Butteville Store garage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14, at the historic store located at 10767 Butte Street NE, Aurora. Free, open to the public. Details: champoeg.org/attractions/historic-butteville-store.html or call 503-678-1605.

Sept. 16

The Wilsonville Public Library will hold its monthly Genealogy Club meeting for adults from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in the Oak room at the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. Free, open to the public, this club meets the third Monday of each month. Learn from experienced genealogists, discover new genealogical resources and tools, and discuss personal research and goals. Open to seasoned genealogists and beginners. Details: Malia Laughton, 503-682-2744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sept. 17

The Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, will host a friends and family night from 5 p.m. until closing on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Fifty percent of sales proceeds during that time go to benefit Lowrie Primary School. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com.

Sept. 19

The Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, will host live music by Wilsonville’s own Michelle Van Kleef at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: michelevankleef.com, mcmenamins.com.

Sept. 20

The Wilsonville Public Library will host the Great Conversation Discussion Group for adults at 6 p.m. on the third Friday of each month at the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road, for those wishing to explore philosophy and books. Those interested in the “big questions” of life will want to join the discussion of how modern day issues are reflected and illuminated by classic books. Free, open to the public. Next session is Friday, Sept. 20. Details: Adult Services Librarian Greg Martin, 503-682-2744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, will host a Scotch and cigar dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20. Enjoy this ode to the finest in alcohol and tobacco with a Scotch whisky, including 12-year Glenkinchie, 15-year Dalwhinnie, 14-year Clynelish, 12-year Cragganmore, 10-year Talisker and 12-year Caol Ila. Open to the public, ages 21 and older only. Tickets $65. Details: mcmenamins.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for reservations.

Sept. 21

The Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, will host an Oktoberfest celebration all day Saturday, Sept. 21. The day will include food and drink specials, as well as German music. Free, open to the public, all ages welcome. Details: mcmenamins.com.

St. Josef’s Winery will host its annual Grape Stomping Festival from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22, at the winery, located at 28836 SW Barlow Road, Canby. Music provided by the eight-piece Bavarian band Original Donaumusikanten. Open to the public, admission $10, includes souvenir glass and wine tasting. Details: stjosefswinery.com.

Sept. 24

The Clackamas County Chapter of Parents, Family, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Atkinson Memorial Church, 710 Sixth St., Oregon City. For further information, call Danny, 503-887-4556.

Providence Milwaukie Hospital will offer free mammograms for women between the ages of 40 and 64 who have not had a screening mammogram in the last year. To find out if you are eligible for a free mammogram and to schedule an appointment, call 503-513-8458. The mammograms will be done from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 24 and 25, at Providence Milwaukie Hospital, 10150 SE 32nd Ave., Milwaukie.

Sept. 26

The Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church, 30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, will host Portland singer-songwriter Sam Densmore for a concert at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26. Free, open to the public. Details: mcmenamins.com, reverbnation.com/samdensmore.

Oct. 5

The inaugural Orange Chicken Run co-ed half marathon (13.1 miles) will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, starting and ending at Memorial Park in Wilsonville. Featuring a half-marathon along with a half-of-a-half-marathon, or 6.5 mile race, this event is open to anyone age 10 or up. Proceeds benefit Wilsonville Young Life. Visit orangechickenrun.com for registration and information.

FAITH

A women’s Bible study is being held at St. Cyril Catholic Church on Thursdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Fireside room of the Parish Hall from Sept. 19 through Nov. 21. The topic of study is the Gospel of Matthew. Bring a Bible and any questions you may have for the facilitator, Jeanette Von Herrmann, OSB. St. Cyril Church Hall is located at 9201 SW Fifth St. in Old Town Wilsonville.  

ONGOING

The Wilsonville Public Library hosts the job seekers support group “Get to Work!” from 10 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday in the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. Free, open to the public. Details: Jerry Martin, 503-481-4885, wilsonvillelibrary.org.

A Clackamas County Community Playgroup for children and parents will be held for Stafford, Wilsonville and Tualatin area families from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays at Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 SW Borland Road, Tualatin. Enter at room 109. Open to the public, free to all families with children ages birth to 5 years old. These playgroups have no religious affiliation, and churches and community centers have donated space for use by Healthy Start / Healthy Families of Clackamas County. Details: 503-655-8601 or facebook.com/Healthy Start-Healthy Families of Clackamas County.

Child Advocates Inc.’s program, Court Appointed Special Advocates, also known as CASA, needs additional volunteers and offers monthly training sessions. CASAs are trained citizens appointed by a judge to advocate for children who, through no fault of their own, have been removed from their homes and placed in foster care. CASAs act as the eyes and ears of the court, gathering information to make recommendations that are in the best interest of the child they represent. Their input provides the judge with information that is impartial and independent. Orientations are from 6 to 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, 1001 Molalla Ave., suite 203. Details: 503-723-0521, or casa-cc.org.

Mid-Valley Martial Arts is now holding classes in the auxiliary wrestling room at Wilsonville High School. Classes for kids are 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 7 to 8 p.m. on the same nights for adults. Cost is $35 a month. For kids, the primary focus will be on Gi and no Gi Jiu Jitsu. MVMA will also teach stand-up fighting Muay Thai style and will combine the two for mixed martial arts. Adults will be taught the basic movements of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in both Gi and no Gi format. All experience levels welcome, and the first class is free. Details/registration: Steve Newport, 503-481-2422 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Wilsonville Public Library is hosting “Senior Sundays,” a Sunday book shopping event for those 55 and older between 1 and 4:30 p.m. During that time, seniors receive a 20 percent discount on books sold through the “Twice Sold Tales” used bookstore. Open to the public. Details: 503-682-2744 or wilsonvillelibrary.org.

Local nonprofit Northwest Christian Legal Aid is offering free legal aid to those in need in Clackamas County. Clinics are held twice a month at the Oregon City Christian Church located at 1179 South End Road. Services available include legal consultations on topics including foreclosure, eviction, landlord/tenant matters, small claims assistance, contract review and other general legal issues. NWCLA serves individuals and families whose income is below 250 percent of the Federal Poverty Level, currently $57,625 a year for a family of four, or who are otherwise unable to access or afford legal services. For more information or to apply for services, call 1-855-524-2132.

There now is a free and confidential support group for survivors of domestic violence meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays at a confidential location in Canby. The group is hosted by Clackamas Women’s Services. For details, contact Allison with CWS at 503-201-2530.

Wilsonville Knit ‘n Spin meets each Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Simmons room at the Wilsonville Public Library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. This is a weekly meeting for all knitters and spinners. All skill levels welcome. Free, open to the public. Details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Wilsonville Friends of the Library meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Rose room at the Wilsonville Public Library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. Free, open to the public. The Wilsonville Friends of the Library supports the library and helps enhance its value to the community by raising money and holding events. Details: wilsonville.lib.or.us or contact Greg Martin at 503-682-2744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A free community playgroup in Wilsonville is hosting sessions for parents with children ages birth through 5, with toys and a snack, at Wilsonville United Methodist Church, 7355 SW Wilsonville Road, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday. Meet new friends and socialize your child. Sponsored by Healthy Start of Clackamas County. Details: 503-655-8601.



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