Clackamas Review community calendar for May 23
Wednesday, May 23
SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton" by author Amy Hawk. 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.
LIBRARY GOODBYE PARTY: Say goodbye to the Ledding Library as it gets ready to move to its temporary location at 9600 S.E. Main St. The party runs from 3 to 7 p.m.
BOOK CLUB: The Ledding Book Club will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Ledding Library Pond House, 2215 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie.
LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES: This workshop takes place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie.
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 June 27.
Thursday, May 24
STRONG BUSINESSWOMEN: Hear prominent leaders Sonya Fischer, Shelly Parini, Carol Pauli and Tonya Roth discuss how they transitioned to their current roles and evolved their careers at 11:30 a.m. at Dave & Buster's, 12000 S.E. 82nd Ave. Registration at yourchamber.com is required to pay for lunch which includes soup and salad buffet for $13.
SEED SAVING: Learn tips and tricks for saving seeds from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove.
PARENTS, TEENS AND COPS: Oregon City police will give a presentation on distracted driving, discuss the laws that apply to new drivers, and give parents information to assist them with their teen drivers at 6:30 p.m. at the Oregon City High School Auditorium.
BOARD GAME CONNECTION: Connect with friends or meet new ones and play board games from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library, 13793 S.E. Sieben Park Way.
EARLY-STAGE MEMORY SUPPORT GROUP: Learn more about early-stage dementia or Alzheimer's at this event from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.e. Kellogg Creek Drive. Also June 28.
Friday, May 25
BABY SIGN LANGUAGE: The Oregon City Library will host this event from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays in May.
GEEKY GIRLS GROWNUP GAME NIGHT: Spend an evening playing games with other geeky girls from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Moonlight Coffeehouse, 15717 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Suite 1, Oak Grove.
Saturday, May 26
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.
MEDITATIVE MOVEMENT: Gain inspiration and connection with nature through walking meditation from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Environmental Learning Center located on the CCC Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. Cost: $20.
Sunday, May 27
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.
DOGWOOD DAYS: Celebrate the dogwood tree during the Milwaukie Farmers Market, during lunch time at Milwaukie City Hall or visit the Milwaukie Museum, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays at 3737 S.E. Adams St. during May. For more info, visit milwaukiemuseum.com.
Monday, May 28
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.
COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE: A Memorial Day Commemorative Service is scheduled at 10 a.m. at Mt. View Cemetery, 500 Hilda St., Oregon City. This year's event will feature guest speaker Retired Naval Commander JJ Morell, a 21-gun salute, Oregon City High School JROTC, music provided by Gardiner Middle School and a fly-over by the Oregon Air National Guard at 10:15 am. Those with PTSD should be forewarned that the flyover will be loud.
CEMETERY OPEN HOUSE: The Redland Cemetery, at South Redland Road and South Lyons Road in Oregon City, will hold an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be light refreshments and hosts available to give information on the cemetery's history, grave locations and plot sales.
Tuesday, May 29
WIGGLETIME: Enjoy stories, rhymes and playtime for tiny tots and their grown-ups at 1 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library.
Wednesday, May 30
SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Madrone Wall: 20 Years in the Making of a Park" by Keith Daellenbach. 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.
BINGO FUNDRAISER: OSEA Chapter 14 is offering a fun night of bingo (all proceeds go to its scholarship fund) starting at 6 p.m. at the Beavercreek Grange, 22041 S. Kamrath Road.
BUSINESS LUNCHEON: The North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business & Industry Forum Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Monarch Hotel, 12566 S.E. 93rd Ave., Clackamas. Registration of $30 is available at yourchamber.com or by calling 503-654-7777.
CLEARING THE CLUTTER: Learn how to overcome clutter from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie. Free, but preregistration is required; call 503-653-8100.
CANEMAH: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, Oregon City Police Department, 320 Warner Milne Road.
HECTOR CAMPBELL: 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 11, Milwaukie Public Safety Building, 3200 S.E. Harrison St.
HISTORIC MILWAUKIE: 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 11, Libbie's Restaurant, 11056 S.E. Main St.
LAKE ROAD: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, Rowe Middle School, 3606 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie. (Meeting location changes periodically, so check milwaukieoregon.gov before attending.)
LEWELLING: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, Milwaukie Cafe & Bottle Shop, 9401 S.E. 32nd Ave.
Wednesday, May 23
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.
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.
CALL TO ARTISTS: Artists may submit work that celebrates wild and scenic rivers from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 23 at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, 1726 Washington St., Oregon City. Work will be on display from May 23 through Sept. 3; awards will be announced June 2, the day of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival.
Thursday, May 24
ART SHOW: Clackamas Community College's student art show runs through June 7 in the Alexander Gallery. The show is a juried exhibition that showcases CCC students' exploration of various disciplines throughout the year. The public is invited to a free awards reception noon to 1:30 p.m. today in the Niemeyer Center, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City.
TEEN CREATIVE COLLECTIVE: Teens are invited to this event that will feature learning how to weave wall hangings at 5 p.m. at the Gladstone Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St.
Friday, May 25
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.
Saturday, May 26
COFFEE & COLLABORATIVE ART: Make a one-of-a-kind piece of collaborative art from noon to 2 p.m. at the Moonlight Coffeehouse, 15717 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Suite 1, Oak Grove.
Sunday, May 27
HEARTSTRINGS MUSICAL DUO: Nancy and Rob Downie play a variety of instruments that were common during the Oregon Trail migration period from 1 to 2 p.m. at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, 1726 Washington St., Oregon City. Admission charges apply.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CHUCKWAGON BREAKFAST: There will be no breakfast at the Milwaukie Elks Lodge, but everyone is invited to a breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sundays at the Elks Park, 12178 S. Mulino Road, Canby.
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.
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.