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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A Cultural Community Concert will be held March 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Tualatin Heritage Center, 8700 SW Sweek Drive, Tualatin. The Katie McNally Band with Ryan McKasson and Neil Pearlman will perform tunes from Scottish and Cape Breton traditions. Door open at 6:45 p.m. For tickets, visit brownpapertickets.com/event/555630. For more information about McNally, visit katiemcnally.com.

COMMUNITY

The Wilsonville Public Library Great Books Discussion Group will meet March 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. This month’s read is “The Social Contract” by Rousseau. For more information, visit wilsonvillelibrary.org/greatbooks.


Women of Worth will meet March 20 from noon to 2 p.m. for lunch at Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 SW Borland Road, Tualatin. Women of Worth is a monthly luncheon for women ages 50 and older. Enjoy a meal and hear from resident speaker Becky Herbst share about “The Wonder of Friendship.” Open to the public, tickets are $12, after March 16 they are $15. For tickets or details, call Kate Schafroth at 503-638-5900 or email Mary Boehr at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Wilsonville Community Garden registration opens March 20 at 8 a.m. The garden has 58 in-ground plots, 15 raised beds, on-site water, a compost area and is protected by a deer fence. It is located down Schroeder Way just off Wilsonville Road. Gardeners must come to the community center to register in person and pick their plots. For more information, contact Brian Stevenson at 503-570-1523.


The Newberg High School band and the Newberg community band will each perform March 20. A variety of music including marches and favorites will be played by the two groups. The free concert will be held at 7 p.m. at the high school auditorium, 2400 Douglas Ave. For more information, visit newbergcommunityband.com.


Jazz at the Grill at Langdon Farms Golf Club, 24377 NE Airport Road, Aurora, will be held March 21 from 5:30 p.m. until closing. Pianist Ray Hardiman, bassist Whitney Moulton, drummer Kurt Deutscher and jazz vocalist Rebecca Hardiman will perform. For more information, visit langdonfarms.com.


The Clackamas County chapter of Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will meet March 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Atkinson Memorial Church, 710 Sixth St., Oregon City. For further information, call Danny at 503-887-4556.


History Pub at McMenamins will be held March 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This month’s lecture will feature “The Extraordinary Life of Homer Davenport: Political Cartoonist.” For more information, visit wilsonvillelibrary.org/hp. Admission is free.


Jazz at the Grill at Langdon Farms Golf Club, 24377 NE Airport Road, Aurora, will be held March 28 from 5:30 p.m. until closing. Pianist Ray Hardiman, bassist Dennis Captein, drummer Kurt Deutscher and jazz vocalist Rebecca Hardiman will perform. For more information, visit langdonfarms.com.


A Cultural Community Concert will be held March 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Tualatin Heritage Center, 8700 SW Sweek Drive, Tualatin. The Katie McNally Band with Ryan McKasson and Neil Pearlman will perform tunes from Scottish and Cape Breton traditions. Door open at 6:45 p.m. For tickets, visit brownpapertickets.com/event/555630. For more information about McNally, visit katiemcnally.com


Ovation Show Choir (Ovation!) and United Nations International School (UNIS) Chamber Ensemble will present a choral concert at 6 p.m. March 30 at New Thought Center for Spiritual Living, 1040 C Ave., Lake Oswego. The choirs will perform under the direction of David York, artistic director of Portland Choirs. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults; children are admitted free of charge.


Child Advocates Inc. is recruiting volunteers to serve as court-appointed special advocates. 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(ren) they represent. Their input provides the judge with information that is impartial and independent. Orientations are held once a month from 6 to 7 p.m. at 421 High St., suite 220, Oregon City. Upcoming dates are April 2, May 7 and June 4. For more information, visit casa-cc.org or call 503-723-0521.


The New Century Players will perform “Lend Me a Tenor” at Rex Putnam Blackbox Theater, 4950 SE Roethe Road, Milwaukie. This is a madcap, screwball comedy that takes place in London’s West End and is directed by Tony Bump. Performance dates are April 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and April 13 and 20 at 2 p.m. General admission tickets are $18 and students and seniors are $12. For more information, visit newcenturyplayers.org or call 503-367-2620.


The Wilsonville Egg Hunt for ages 1 through 11 is set for April 19 at 10 a.m. at the Memorial Park ball fields, 8100 SW Memorial Drive. There will be prizes and gift baskets given away at this free event. For more information, visit bit.ly/PARWVM.


Champoeg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will dedicate a historical marker for Madame Marie Dorion at the St. Louis Catholic Church on May 10 at 1 p.m. The church is located near the corner of Manning Road in Gervais. Jane Kirkpatrick, author of the “Tender Ties” trilogy about Dorion, Jennifer Gobin-Bailes, a descendant of Marie Dorion, Ellen Hopkins, state regent for Oregon State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, and others will speak. Entertainment and refreshment will follow the ceremony.

POLITICS

The Wilsonville Development Review Board Panel B will meet March 24 at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 29799 SW Town Center Loop E. For more information, visit ci.wilsonville.or.us.


The Wilsonville City Council will meet for a work session April 7 at 5 p.m. and then hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at city hall, 29799 SW Town Center Loop E. For more information, visit ci.wilsonville.or.us.


The Wilsonville Development Review Board Panel A will meet April 14 at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 29799 SW Town Center Loop E. For more information, visit ci.wilsonville.or.us.


The Wilsonville City Council will meet for a work session April 21 at 5 p.m. and then hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at city hall, 29799 SW Town Center Loop E. For more information, visit ci.wilsonville.or.us.


The city will hold a waste water treatment plant dedication April 24 at 2 p.m. at the plant, 9275 SW Tauchman Road.


The Wilsonville Development Review Board Panel B will meet April 28 at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 29799 SW Town Center Loop E. For more information, visit ci.wilsonville.or.us.

FAITH

Cornerstone, a Southern Gospel singing group will be at the Canby Church of the Nazarene, 2323 E. Territorial Road, on March 23 at 10:45 a.m. It is a free concert but there will be a freewill offering taken to assist in their ministry. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the church at 530-655-2863.


Taizé Services are being held at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Wilsonville at 7 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month. Taizé worship consists of four elements: meditative singing, scripture, prayer and silence. St. Francis is located at 8818 SW Miley Road. Open to the public. Details: 503-678-5422 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Calling all women: You are invited to ONE, a women’s community Bible study winter/spring session running through April 30 at Community of Hope Church on Stafford Road. This is a weekly study through the book of Ephesians with worship, teaching and small group time. Child care provided and all women welcome. Details: onebible.webs.com or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ONGOING

Free tax help is available at the Wilsonville Public Library on Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. through April 12. A volunteer CPA will be at the library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road, ready to answer questions and/or help fill out tax forms. Bring all necessary documentation and 2013 tax records. For more information, contact the reference desk at 503-682-2744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The city of Wilsonville and Friends of Trees are looking for volunteers to adopt a portion of the pollinator hedgerow adjacent to the community garden. The hedgerow has a number of established native shrubs and flowers, but advocates want to add additional plants and have individuals assist with weeding. For more information, contact Logan Lauvray at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-467-2515. 


Make business connections before starting your work day. The Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce Morning Spark networking event is open to all members of the chamber of commerce. Nonmembers may attend two events before joining the chamber. The group meets on the first Thursday of each month from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at various locations around town. Visit wilsonvillechamber.com to get specific location details.


The Wilsonville Community Center hosts weekly tai chi drop-in classes on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. This is an opportunity for tai chi participants to practice their form and postures, as well as to improve balance, flexibility and relaxation. The practice is led by Wes Morris, who studies with the center’s tai chi instructor, James Lusk. There is a $1 fee. The center is located at 7965 SW Wilsonville Road. For more information, call 503-682-3727.


The Wilsonville Area Chamber of Commerce Last Call Business After Hours networking event is open to all members of the chamber. Nonmembers may attend two of these events before joining the chamber. The group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. at various locations. Visit wilsonvillechamber.com to get specific location details.


A community playgroup is held at Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 SW Borland Road, Tualatin, on Fridays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The free group is open to parents and children 5 and younger. For more information, call 503-655-8601.


The Wilsonville Knit ‘n’ Spin group meets Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wilsonville Public Library, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. This is a friendly, weekly gathering spot for all knitters and spinners. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your spinning wheels or knitting projects. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


A weekly trivia event is held Wednesdays at the BooneTown Bistro and Bar, 24925 SW 95th Ave., Wilsonville, inside the Holiday Inn. It starts at 6:30 p.m. with accompanying drink specials, prizes and trivia. It’s free and open to adults, 21 and older. Details: 503-682-5593 or boonetownbistroandbar.com.


Thursday is trivia night at The Beer Station, 8633 SW Main St. Starting at 7 p.m. each Thursday, this gathering offers fun, beer and current events in one location. Details: pdxbeerstation.com.


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 years old and up from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays throughout the year. Cost is $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.


The McLoughlin House unit of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is now open to the public following its annual winter closure. Victorian cultural demonstrations resume in March. These hands-on craft and culture demonstrations will take place the second Saturday of the month through October. The McLoughlin House is accessible by free, guided tours that begin at the Barclay House, 713 Center St., Oregon City. The Barclay House is open to the public Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.



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