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

Community

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.

CLEARING THE CLUTTER: Learn how to overcome clutter from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie. Free, but preregistration is required; call 503-653-8100.

CITIZENSHIP CLASS: Lutheran Community Services Northwest offers free 12-week citizenship classes for ESL speakers from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, through June 27.

Little By Little 2 will open in Milwaukie from 5 to 9 p.m. as part of First Friday.

Friday, June 1

SUMMER READING: All Clackamas County libraries will celebrate summer with a reading program for kids, teens and adults, starting today. For more info, check with your local library or visit milwaukieoregon.gov/library/summer-reading-program-2018.

FIRST FRIDAY: This event, featuring art, music, food and more, takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Milwaukie.

BOOK BOOTH: The Friends of the Ledding Library will hold its popular book booth from 5 to 8 p.m. at Milwaukie City Hall, as part of First Friday celebrations.

TEEN ADVISORY GROUP: This group meets at 4 p.m. to help plan programs for teens at the Gladstone Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St.

Saturday, June 2

FREE CLINIC: From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Compassion Oregon City will provide free lunch, along with medical, dental, prenatal and foot-care services for low-income families at the Oregon City Church of the Nazarene, 716 Taylor St. First come, first served. Child care for ages 4 to 10 provided. Se habla español. For more info, call 503-656-6536 or visit facebook.com/compassionoregoncity.

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.

POLLINATORS: This event helps residents excel at pollinator-friendly gardening from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St. Free, but preregistration is required at pesticide.org/thinking_bee or 503-704-0327.

WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL: Join eNRG Kayaking and We Love Clean Rivers for this festival focusing on films that speak to environmental concerns. For a schedule of events, visit enrgkayaking.com/wild-and-scenic-film-festival-2018.

Sunday, June 3

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, June 4

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.

Tuesday, June 5

SENIOR LAW: Volunteer elder law attorneys provide up to a half-hour consultation on senior legal issues. Free, but appointments are necessary; call 503-653-8100. Also June 19.

HISTORY OF OREGON STATE PARKS: Ken and Janet Jackson will share the history of Oregon's state parks from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library, 13793 S.E. Sieben Park Way.

GENEALOGY INTEREST GROUP: Drop into the Oregon City Library for help with genealogy research from 1 to 2:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month.

Wednesday, June 6

BEADING GROUP: This open beading group, led by Connie Parker, will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Ledding Library Fiction Room, 10660 S.E. 21st Ave., Milwaukie.

DIABETES SUPPORT: This group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Everyone is welcome.

ALZHEIMER CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: This group meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of every month at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. Also June 20. Call 503-416-0207 for more info.

Neighborhood meetings

BEAVERCREEK: 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 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..

BORING: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, Boring Fire Station on Highway 212. A representative of Clackamas County Vector Control Department will speak at this public meeting. For more information, contact 503-502-5837 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CANEMAH: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, Oregon City Police Department, 320 Warner Milne Road.

EAGLE CREEK-BARTON: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, Eagle Creek Fire Station, 32200 S.E. Judd Road. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FIRWOOD: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, Dover/Firwood Fire Station, 24545 S.E. Firwood Road, unincorporated Sandy. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.

JENNINGS LODGE: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 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, 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.

OAK GROVE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, Performing Arts Center at Rose Villa, 13505 S.E. River Road. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

STAFFORD-TUALATIN VALLEY: 7 p.m. Monday, June 11, Stafford Primary School, 19875 S.W. Stafford Road, unincorporated West Linn.

SUNNYSIDE: 7 p.m. Monday, June 4, Mt. Scott Fire Station #5 Community Room, 9339 S.E. Causey Road.

Arts

Wednesday, May 30

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 SHOW: Clackamas Community College's student art show opens today and 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.

Friday, June 1

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.

IMPROV: Rising Phoenix, Milwaukie's improv theater group, presents "Spontaneous Combustion" at 7:30 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Tickets are $7 at the door.

FIRST FRIDAY ART SHOW: Little By Little 2: Annual 200 Artist Show will open in Milwaukie from 5 to 9 p.m. as part of First Friday. This benefit show will span four different venues, including: the Beer Store, Milwaukie City Hall and Wine:30, all on Southeast Main Street and the Painted Lady Coffee Shop, at 2045 S.E. Washington St.

POETRY SERIES: The Milwaukie Poetry Series First Friday Open Mic, hosted by the Milwaukie Poetry Series and St. John the Evangelist, will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room at St. John the Evangelist Church, 2036 S.E. Jefferson St., Milwaukie.

Saturday, June 2

AUDITIONS: New Century Players Community Theatre will hold auditions for "A Fireside Christmas": a cabaret-style celebration of the highs, lows, traditions and humor of the season, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Rose Villa Performing Arts Center, 13505 S.E. River Road, Portland. Call 503-367-2620 for details and to schedule an appointment. Show dates are Nov. 23 to Dec. 2.

DRAWING TREASURES IN NATURE: This art workshop will explore the nuances of the environment often overlooked. It takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Environmental Learning Center at Clackamas Community College, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Bring colored pencils, sketch paper and lunch. There will be a $40 registration fee. To register, go to clackamas.edu/workshops; select VisitCougarTrax; select Continuing Education; click on Search for Classes/Workshops. At Course Code Number enter XELC.

MAKE YOUR OWN ZINE: Work on your own zine at 5 p.m. the first Saturday of every month at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

Sunday, June 3

LIVE MUSIC: Listen to the psychedelic sounds of Free Range Humans from 4 to 6 p.m. at Vinyl Tap, 2099 S.E. Oak Grove Blvd. No cover.

SPRING CONCERT: The East County Community Orchestra, with many Clackamas County members, will hold its Spring Concert at 3 p.m. at David Douglas High School, 1400 S.E. 130th Ave., Portland. Pieces to be presented include Peer Gynt Suite Selections, two South American tangos, and a James Bond medley. Admission is free; donations welcome.

Wednesday, June 6

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.

ADULT WRITING GROUP: All adult writers are invited to join Do You Feel A Draft?, which meets at 5 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at the Ledding Library, 10660 S.E. 21st. Also June 20.

ART IN ACTION: Elementary and middle school students are invited to take a hands-on approach to art at 4 p.m. at the Gladstone Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St.

Friday, June 8

OPEN STUDIOS OF BEAVERCREEK: This annual art event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday at various locations in Beavercreek. Visit openstudiosofbeavercreek.com for a map to the studios.

CHILDREN'S THEATER: Oregon City Children's Theater presents "James and the Giant Peach," from June 8-16 in the Beavercreek Grange, 22041 S. Kamrath Road, unincorporated Oregon City. Visit occtheatre.org for dates and times and to purchase tickets.

Saturday, June 9

ANNUAL GARDEN TOUR: The Friends of Oak Lodge Public Library presents this tour of five private gardens and two community gardens from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Tickets are $10 each and are available at the library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. Visit olcla.org/friends-of-oak-lodge-public-library for more info.

Ongoing

SUPPORT GROUP: Join the Goodness Group from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the NAMI Clackamas Office, 10202 S.E. 32nd Ave., #501, Milwaukie.

SUPPORT GROUP: The Open Minds Art Studio meets from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the NAMI Clackamas Office.

NAMI CONNECTIONS: NAMI Connections meets 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays at Kaiser Brookside, 10180 S.E. Sunnyside Road.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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..

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 2018 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.

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