FONT

MORE STORIES


Listings of a selection of free or nonprofit community, neighborhood and arts events in May 2018

Community

Wednesday, May 9

TEEN GAMING DAY: Teens are invited to play games from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Oregon City Library.

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "The Geezer Gallery" by Amy Henderson. This gallery gives voice through art to community seniors. All sessions are at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Clackamas Community College's Harmony campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room H320. Call 503-594-0620 for more information. Cost is $3 per session.

CITIZENSHIP CLASS: Lutheran Community Services Northwest offers a free 12-week citizenship classes for ESL speakers from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, through May 30.

WORKSOURCE WORKSHOP: Northwest Family Services can help with all aspects of a job search from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library. Also May 10.

Thursday, May 10

FILM SCREENING: See a free screening of "Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America" at 6:30 p.m. at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, 1726 Washington St., Oregon City.

Friday, May 11

PLANT SALE: The CCC Horticulture Club Annual Plant Sale is from noon to 5 p.m. in the Clairmont Hall parking lot on the college's Oregon City campus. Bring your own boxes; proceeds benefit Horticulture students.

FAMILY STORYTIME: This event, for children ages 2 to 5, takes place at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library. Also May 18.

COCKTAIL CLASSES: Celebrate mothers and learn hands-on mixology at these Mother's Day Cocktail Classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today and Saturday at Trail Distilling, 21553 S. Highway 213, Oregon City; $40. Call 503-479-0003 or visit traildistilling.com for more info.

BABY SIGN LANGUAGE: The Oregon City Library will host this event from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays in May.

Saturday, May 12

CANCER SURVIVOR DINNER: All cancer survivors in Clackamas County are invited to this dinner, hosted by Relay for Life and Providence Cancer Institute at Willamette Falls Community Center, 519 15th St., Oregon City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner begins at 6 p.m. RSVP by May 11 to Heather Uhlman at 503-513-1900.?

SATURDAY STORYTIME: All ages are invited to this event at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library. Also May 19.

OREGON CITY FARMERS MARKET: The Oregon City Farmers Markets, with 55 vendors, takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through October at the corner of Beavercreek and Kaen roads, on the Clackamas County Red Soils Campus.

OREGON HUMANITIES CONVERSATION: Oregon Humanities Conversation Project presents "Race and Place: Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future" from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Oregon City Public Library Community Room, 606 John Adams St.

PLANT SALE: The Oak Grove Garden Club Spring Plant Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic Risley Landing Gardens, 16195 S.E. River Forest Place, Oak Grove. For more info, call 503-970-9701.

PLANT SALE: The Friends of Ledding Library 15th annual plant sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pond House, 2215 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Proceeds support the library.

PLANT SALE: The Milwaukie Garden Club's 16th annual plant sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Milwaukie Museum, 3737 S.E. Adams St. Proceeds go to local charities and other organizations. The museum also will be open for sales of books and other items.

SPRING FLING: Come support small, local businesses and your community from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Serres Nursery 14620 Forsythe Road, Oregon City. Vendors include jewelry, beauty products, crafts and more.

BOOK SALE: The Clackamas Bookshelf will hold its annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kraxberger Middle School, 17777 Webster Road, Gladstone.

Sunday, May 13

SQUARE DANCING: River City Dancers offers modern square dancing lessons from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays at the Milwaukie Community Center, 10666 S.E. 42nd Ave. For more info, call Neal or Virginia Keefer at 503-233-1493.

MILWAUKIE FARMERS MARKET: The market, with 75 vendors, takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through October at the intersection of Main and Harrison streets in downtown Milwaukie.

Monday, May 14

CITY OF OC - Tour the new office and enjoy light refreshments from 4 to 6 p.m. during this open house at 698 Warner Parrott Road.PLANNING DEPARTMENT OFFICES: Tour the new office and enjoy light refreshments from 4 to 6 p.m. during this open house at 698 Warner Parrott Road, Oregon City.

PINOCHLE PLAYERS: Pinochle players are invited to play from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at 3500 S.E. Concord Road, Unit 15, in the Concord Terrace Mobile Home Park, Oak Grove. Entry fee is $1.

GENEALOGY CLUB: All are welcome to explore their roots at this workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library, 13793 S.E. Sieben Park Way. Also May 28.

BRAIN GAMES: This group meets from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Also May 21 and June 11 and 25.

HOP CULTIVARS: Shaun Townsend, OSU assistant professor, will discuss new aroma hops cultivars being developed to appeal to the craft beer industry and Oregon hops growers at 7 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. For more information, call 503-653-8100.

WORKSOURCE WORKSHOPS: The Oregon City Library will host a series of job search and career advancement workshops from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through January 2019.

YOGA AND WELLNESS STORYTIME: Enjoy a free children's yoga class taught by Elk Rock Wellness at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin, Oak Grove. For children up to age 2 only; no registration required.

Tuesday, May 15

SENIOR LAW: Volunteer elder law attorneys provide up to a half-hour consultation on senior legal issues at the Milwaukie Center. This free service is available to older adults residing in North Clackamas County, but appointments are required; call 503-653-8100.

BOOK CLUB: Rock Readers Book club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St. Books may be checked out at the front desk.

WIGGLETIME: Enjoy stories, rhymes and playtime for tiny tots and their grown-ups at 1 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library. Also May 29.

VILLAGE MEETING: Rivers East Village, formerly Villages NW, will meet at 10:30 a.m. at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 290 W. Gloucester St., Gladstone. All are welcome. Call 971-808-2340 for more information.

LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS: This six-week free workshop begins at 9:30 a.m. today at Somerset Lodge, 8330 Cason Road, Gladstone. For more info or to register: Call 503-650- 5605 or go to livewellingladstone.eventbrite.com

Wednesday, May 16

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Oregon Historical Wildlife" by Warren W. Aney. All sessions are at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Clackamas Community College's Harmony campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room H320. Call 503-594-0620 for more information. Cost is $3 per session.

COFFEE WITH A COUNCILOR: Bring your concerns to discuss with a Gladstone city councilor at 6:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave.

TEA FAIR: Sip on hot or cold tea and eat snacks at Clackamas Community College's "Communi-Tea" Fair and Expo. The college will host vendors and provide tea and snacks for sampling 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave.

BOOK CLUB: The Milwaukie/Sellwood Book Club will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Ledding Library Fiction Room to discuss "Freakonomics," by Steven Levitt. To join, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Neighborhood meetings

BEAVERCREEK: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at the Beavercreek Grange Hall, 22041 S. Kamrath Road. Visit Beavercreek.org, call 503-632-8370 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

EAGLE CREEK-BARTON: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, Eagle Creek Fire Station, 32200 S.E. Judd Rd. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GAFFNEY LANE: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, Meadows Courtyard, 13637 Garden Meadow Drive, Oregon City.

GOVERNMENT CAMP: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 12, Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 Government Camp Loop.

ISLAND STATION: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at the Milwaukie Grange, 12015 S.E. 22nd Ave.

HECTOR CAMPBELL: 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at the Milwaukie Public Safety Building, 3200 S.E. Harrison St.

HISTORIC MILWAUKIE: 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at Libbie's Restaurant, 11056 S.E. Main St.

JENNINGS LODGE: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, Church of the Nazarene, 4180 S.E. Jennings Ave. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LAKE ROAD: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at Rowe Middle School, 3606 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie.

LEWELLING: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at the Milwaukie Cafe & Bottle Shop, 9401 S.E. 32nd Ave.

LINWOOD: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10, the neighborhood group will hold its annual elections at Linwood Elementary School, 11909 S.E. Linwood Ave., Milwaukie.

OAK GROVE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, Fellowship Hall in the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 14700 S.E. Rupert Drive. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

RHODODENDRON: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 19, Resort at the Mountain Trees Room, 68010 E. Fairway Ave., Welches. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SOUTH END/HAZEL GROVE: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, United Methodist Church, 18955 South End Road, Oregon City.

STAFFORD-TUALATIN VALLEY: 7 p.m., Monday, May 14, Stafford Primary School, 19875 S.W. Stafford Road.

Arts

Wednesday, May 9

BALLROOM DANCING: Dance to Swing Street Glenn Tadina Big Band and the Black Magic Band from 12:45 to 3 p.m. on alternating weeks at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. The cost is $5 at the door.

ART LAB: Kids and families are invited to make art from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

POETRY READING: The Milwaukie Poetry Series Reading, featuring Lex Runciman, takes place from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Ledding Library Pond House, 2215 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie.

Friday, May 11

JOHN MUNGER MEMORIAL JAZZ BAND: It's a perfect opportunity for practicing dance steps from noon to 2 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Free.

LIVE THEATER: The New Century Players present "The Cemetery Club" at 7:30 p.m. tonight and May 12, 18 and 19 and at 2 p.m. May 13 and 20 at Rose Villa Performing Arts Center, 13505 S.E. River Road, Oak Grove. In this bittersweet comedy, directed by Julie Akers, three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before visiting their husbands' graves. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students; they are available at the door and at NewCenturyPlayers.org. For more information, call 503-367-2620.

Saturday, May 12

MUSIC EVENT: The Marylhurst Youth Symphony will play from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Oregon City Public Library.

CARD MAKING: Make a Mother's Day card at 2 p.m. at the Ledding Library, 10660 S.E. 21st Ave., Milwaukie.

VICTORIAN HANDCRAFT: Learn how to make a small, squeezable container called a crab from noon to 3 p.m. at the Dr. Forbes Barclay House, 719 Center St., Oregon City. Free.

Sunday, May 13

STRING-ALONG: Adults of all skill levels are invited to drop in and play some American traditional bluegrass or folk music in a casual, jam-style setting from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library, 13793 S.E. Sieben Park Way. Also May 27.

Wednesday, May 16

ART LAB: Kids and families are invited to make art from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA: The Oregon City High School Theater Arts Program presents "Sarah, Plain and Tall," at 7:30 p.m. tonight, and May 17, 18 and 19, at the high school, 19761 S. Beavercreek Road. Tickets are $8 dollars; the show is recommended for ages 10 and older.

Ongoing

GARDENING SERIES: Nan Hage will teach a series of classes on gardening from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Gladstone High School. The class runs through May 16. Call Gladstone Community Education and Recreation for more information at 503-650-2570.

BOOKS AND CRAFTS FOR KIDS: Ages 1 to 3 are invited to Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ledding Library, 10660 S.E. 21st Ave., Milwaukie. Also, newborns up to 18 months old are invited to Book Babies at 1 p.m. Mondays at the library. Ages 3 to 5 are invited to Preschool Drop-in Crafts from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the library.

McLOUGHLIN/BARCLAY HOUSES: The McLoughlin House/Barclay House Complex is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Free tours are given 15 minutes after the hour and at 3 p.m. The home of Dr. John McLoughlin, "The Father of Oregon," is at 713 Center St., Oregon City. Tour groups welcome; email information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Oregon City Public Library used bookstore, 502 Seventh St., will offer a 10 percent discount to seniors age 55 and older on Mondays.

SQUARE DANCING: All square dancers are invited to join the Bachelor 'n' Bachelorettes at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Abernethy Grange, 15745 S. Harley Ave., Oregon City. For questions, call 503-654-9141.

BINGO: Bingo for those 21 and over is played at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Oregon City Elks Lodge No. 1189, 610 McLoughlin Blvd.

STORYTIMES: Ages 3 to 5 are invited to Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Ledding Library. All ages are invited to Family Storytime at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the library.

THURSDAY EVENTS: Children age 6 and under are invited to participate with caregivers in free enrichment activities designed to help toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten students get ready for school. Each child attending will receive a free book each visit. The events take place from 4:15 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Ave.

TOPS MEETING: The Milwaukie-based Take Off Pounds Sensibly group meets Thursdays at the Kairos-Milwaukie United Church of Christ, 4790 S.E. Logus Road. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:45 p.m. and the meeting is from 7 to 8 p.m.

TOPS MEETING: The Gladstone branch of Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at St. Stephen Church, 290 W. Gloucester St.

TECH HELP: One-on-one computer and technology help is available by appointment from noon-4 p.m. Saturdays at the Gladstone Public Library. To schedule a half-hour appointment, call 503-656-2411, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit the library at 135 E. Dartmouth St. Weekday appointments can be arranged if needed.

SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: This group meets from 2 to 4 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of the month at the NAMI Clackamas Office, 10202 S.E. 32nd Ave., Milwaukie. Call 503-344-5050 for more info.

SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST: Enjoy breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Sundays at the Milwaukie American Legion Post, 2146 S.E. Monroe St. The event supports veterans and local community activities. Prices range from $3 for children to $7+ for adults.

CHARITY BINGO: The community is invited to play bingo from 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays at the Milwaukie American Legion Post, 2146 S.E. Monroe St.

GET MOVING: The Oregon City Walking Group (getthinspired.me) meets at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. All ages and speeds welcome.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: This group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays at Clackamas Park Friends Church, 8120 S.E. Thiessen Road, Milwaukie. For more information, call Margaret at 503-757-1943.

WAGON TONGUE TOASTMASTERS: All are welcome to learn to be a better public speaker with this supportive group. It meets from 12:05 to 12:50 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month in the commission chambers at the OC City Hall, 625 Center St. For more info, contact Jaime Reed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MILWAUKIE TOASTMASTERS: The Milwaukie Talkies Toastmasters meet from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Oregonians Credit Union, 6915 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie. For more information, contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

READ TO A DOG: Children are invited to read aloud to a therapy dog from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ledding Library. Call 503-786-7588 to sign up for a 15-minute session.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: From noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays, join the Overeaters Anonymous group in Oregon City in the religious education wing of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls, 710 Sixth St. For more information, call 503-705-5599.

MAH JONGG: Those who enjoy American Mah Jongg are invited to play from 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays at the Happy Valley Library. Be sure to bring your 2017 National Mah Jongg League cards.

MUSIC MAKERS: Singers in the Oregon City area are invited to join this group meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. The cost is $30 per semester.

Contract Publishing

Go to top
Template by JoomlaShine