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

Community

Wednesday, Oct. 17

VILLAGE AT THE FALLS: Learn about a new community of volunteers forming to provide social connections and services to seniors in the Oregon City area so they can remain in their homes as they age. Informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City.

STRANGULATION TALK: All Clackamas County residents are welcome to attend "Strangulation and Domestic Violence: Invisible Wounds," a coffee talk provided by the Children, Youth and Families Division of Clackamas County from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 150 Beavercreek Road, Suite 115, Oregon City. More information at clackamas.us/childrenyouthandfamilies.

A WINDOW BETWEEN WORLDS: This workshop is for children age 7-17 who have experienced trauma, providing time where they can feel safe and supported while discovering who they are through creative expression from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Safe Place Family Justice Center, 256 Warner Milne Road, Oregon City. To sign up, call 503-557-5802.

OPEN HOUSE: Meet Gladstone firefighters and police officers from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 555 Portland Ave., Gladstone. Free hot dogs and refreshments.

COFFEE WITH A COUNCILOR: Meet a Gladstone City Councilor at 9:30 a.m. at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave.

GARDEN CLUB MEETING: The Oak Lodge Garden Club holds its meeting at 1 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 14700 S.E. Rupert Drive, Oak Grove. Contact Linda at 503-678-2402 for more info, or visit oakgrovegardenclub.com. Also Nov. 21.

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Galileo to James Webb Space Telescope" by Dan Lester. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at CCC on the Harmony Community Campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room HW130. Call 503-594-0620 for more information. Cost is $3 per session.

MAH JONGG: Preregister by Oct. 24 for the Milwaukie Center's Mah Jongg tournament, taking place at 12:15 p.m. Oct. 27. Call 503-653-8100. All experience levels welcome; $30 proceeds benefit MC programs; lunch included.

Thursday, Oct. 18

PHOTO COURTESY: PAM WILSON - Oregon City Together will conduct a free public screening of Angst from 6:30 to 8 p.m. this Thursday in the Oregon City High School auditorium.FREE MOVIE: Oregon City Together, a local Drug-Free Community coalition aimed at preventing youth marijuana use and underage drinking, will show "Angst" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oregon City High School auditorium, 19761 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City. The event is free and refreshments will be provided. RSVP to octogether.org/heal.

HAUNTED HISTORY: Tours at 7 and 9 p.m. will be split into groups of 30, with one half of the group taking the Oregon City Ghost Tour and the other going through the Museum of the Oregon Territory, 221 Tumwater Drive. After one hour, these groups will switch. Tickets $17 at the door; $15 advanced tickets and more information at clackamashistory.org/booseum or 503-655-5574. Also Oct. 25.

VISIONING SESSION: The Oregon City Police Department is hosting a visioning session for its new facility at 6:30 p.m. at 320 Warner Milne Road. For more information, visit bit.ly/2N3C7nD.

LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS: The Clackamas County Social Services Division will offer this free, six-week workshop, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 1 at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. Register at livewellinoc.eventbrite.com.

GENEALOGY: Past Genealogical Forum of Oregon President Laurel Smith continues her popular monthly genealogical course from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove.

DR WHO CLUB: Meet fellow fans at 6 p.m. at the Gladstone Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St.

Friday, Oct. 19

EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC: Today is the deadline for participants to sign up for the Oct. 26 Expungement Clinic being held at the Clackamas Law Library, 821 Main St., in downtown Oregon City. Call Legal Aid at 503-224-4086. Legal Aid screens applicants, letting them know if they qualify for the clinic.

FAMILY STORYTIME: The event, for children ages 2 to 5 takes place at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. Also Oct. 26.

CRAFT FAIR: The Harding Grange Craft Fair in the Country takes place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m today and Saturday at the grange, 21552 S. Fischers Mill Road, Estacada. The grange kitchen will be open, so food and refreshments will be available.

HOMECOMING PARADE: All are welcome to participate in the 2018 Oregon City High School Homecoming Parade, themed "The Four Seasons," starting at 5 p.m. at Gardiner Middle School and ending at Jackson High School.

FEAR ASYLUM: The Milwaukie-Portland Elks #142 present this annual event from 7 to 11 tonight and Saturday and from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21. Also from 7 to 11 p.m Oct. 26 and 27, and from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28. The venue is located at 13121 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie. The $15 fee benefits the Care and Share Holiday Food Basket Program.

FABRIC & CRAFT SALE: Fabrics and craft items for holiday decor and gift making are for sale from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. today and Saturday at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive. Proceeds support programs and services of the center.

Saturday, Oct. 20

FATHER OF OREGON: A party with punch and Victorian goodies for all will celebrate Dr. John McLoughlin's 234th birthday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Barclay House, 719 Center St., Oregon City. For more info email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

HARVEST FEST: Happy Valley is celebrating its annual Harvest Fest with walking tours, sampling of farm foods, cultural history, van tours (11 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m.), strolling barbershop quartets and interpreted discovery walks of the wetlands (noon and 2 p.m.) at Happy Valley Park, 13770 S.E. Ridgecrest Road. For additional information and reservation for the van and walking tours, call 503-260-3432.

OREGON CITY FARMERS MARKET: The Oregon City Farmers Market, 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.

SATURDAY STORYTIME: This event for children ages 2 and up takes place at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library. Also Oct. 27.

DONATE BLOOD: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sunnyside Grange, 13130 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Clackamas. For more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767.

TAG CONFERENCE: The annual conference of the Oregon Association for Talented and Gifted will take place at Clackamas Community College, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. For more information, contact Margaret DeLacy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CEMETERY CLEANUP: Clackamas Pioneer Cemetery is looking for volunteers to help clean gravestones from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Proper cleaning techniques will be taught and all necessary materials are provided. The cemetery is located at 13600 SE Ambler Road, Clackamas, next door to Neptune Pools and down the street from Pape Rents. For more information, visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also Nov. 17.

Sunday, Oct. 21

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.

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: Ages 10 and up are invited to this event that takes place from 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays at the Oregon City Public Library, 606 John Adams St.

DONATE BLOOD: From 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Johnson Creek Fred Meyer, 8955 S.E. 82nd Ave., Clackamas. For more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767.

CHILDREN'S EVENT: St. Stephen Lutheran Church will hold this event, featuring games, prizes and treats for kids from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 290 Gloucester, Gladstone. Costume contest at 6 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 22

BABY SIGN LANGUAGE: Children up to age 2 can learn sign language with Christina, a licensed speech and language pathologist, at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. Free.

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: Join fans for an evening of adventure at 4:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Library.

DONATE BLOOD: From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fred Meyer, 1839 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. For more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767.

BRAIN GAMES: Exercise your mental muscle from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive. There is a $1 drop-in fee.

MEDICARE 101: SHIBA counselors will give a free overview of Medicare from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

CHRONIC CONDITIONS WORKSHOP: Clackamas County will offer a six-week workshop on "Living Well With Chronic Conditions," from 1 to 3:30 p.m. through Nov. 20 at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave. Free; register by calling 503-650-5605.

DONATE BLOOD: From 2 to 7:30 p.m. at Gracepointe Baptist Church, 10750 S.E. 42nd Ave., Milwaukie; or from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Burgerville, 1900 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. For more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767.

UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA: This workshop will help attendees understand some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer's disease from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Dr., Milwaukie. Phone the Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900 to reserve a space.

YOGA CLASS AT THE ELC: Enjoy yoga in a garden setting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at CCC's Environmental Learning Center, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

DONATE BLOOD: From 3 to 6 p.m. at the East Side Athletic Club, 4606 S.E. Boardman Ave., Oak Grove or from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at OLCC, 9079 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie. For more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767.

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Rail History of Oregon" by Darrell Jobin. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at CCC on the Harmony Community Campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room HW130. Call 503-594-0620 for more information. Cost is $3 per session.

Saturday, Nov. 10

CHS BASKETBALL FUNDRAISER: The 3-Point Booster Club is proudly hosting a fundraiser night to support Clackamas High School basketball. Tickets for $60 will include dinner, live music, raffle and more from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Monarch Hotel. To purchase tickets and for more info, contact John Barhoum or Wendy Wilson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 503-841-7178 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 503-349-2713.

Neighborhood meetings

ARDENWALD-JOHNSON CREEK: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, Milwaukie Cafe & Bottle Shop, 9401 S.E. 32nd Ave.

BEAVERCREEK: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 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..

ISLAND STATION: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, Milwaukie Grange, 12015 S.E. 22nd Ave.

JENNINGS LODGE: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, Church of the Nazarene, 4180 S.E. Jennings Ave. Topics to include acquiring local treed parks, identifying shared community concerns, ideas for greater outreach and land-use issues. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

OAK GROVE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 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..

SOUTH END/HAZEL GROVE: 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, United Methodist Church, 18955 South End Road, Oregon City.

Arts

Wednesday, Oct. 17

ART LAB: Families are invited to explore the art world from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St. Today's inspiration: make your own puzzle.

DO YOU FEEL A DRAFT?: This adult writing group meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. every first and third Wednesday at the Oregon City Library.

AUTHOR TALK: Author Bob Bresky will discuss "Willamette Falls Papermaking" at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City.

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 EXHIBITS: See acrylic and oil paintings by Roxanne Colyer through Dec. 11 at Clackamas Federal Credit Union, 18600 S.E. McLoughlin, Milwaukie; watercolors and oils by Jean Dupré through Dec. 13 at the Clackamas County DSB-third Floor Gallery, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City; and photography by Kerry Edwards through Dec. 13 at the Clackamas County DSB-fourth Floor Gallery. All art curated by the Clackamas County Arts Alliance.

Friday, Oct. 19

LIVE THEATER: Chapel Theatre Collective presents the Northwest premiere of "Anatomy of a Hug," by Kat Ramsburg, from Oct. 5-20. Final week shows are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Tickets are $20, with pay-what-you-will Thursdays at a suggested $10 minimum. Get your tickets at chapeltheatrecollective.com.

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.

STAGED READING: New Century Players present a staged reading of Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap" at 7:30 tonight and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Performing Arts Center at Rose Villa Senior Living Center, 13505 S.E. River Road, Oak Grove. For more information, call 503-367-2620.

Saturday, Oct. 20

TWEEN ORIGAMI: Young people age 10 to 14 are invited to try origami from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Oregon City Public Library, 606 John Adams St.

Sunday, Oct. 21

HEARTSTRINGS MUSICAL DUO: Enjoy Oregon Trail-era music on historically accurate instruments from 1 to 2 p.m. at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, 1726 Washington St., Oregon City. Free with admission: $13 adult, $9 senior and $7 children. For more information, call 503-657-9336 or visit historicoregoncity.org.

LOCAL LIVE MUSIC: Listen to live music with Arthur "Fresh Air" Moore from 6 to 9 p.m. at Vinyl Tap Bar and Grill, 2099 S.E. Oak Grove Blvd., Oak Grove.

OLD TIME FIDDLERS: Enjoy some free family fun from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Harding Grange, 21552 S. Fischers Mill Road, Estacada. The grange kitchen will be open, so food and refreshments will be available.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

ART LAB: Families are invited to explore the art world from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St. Today's inspiration: fabric collages.

Ongoing

ROTARY CLUB: The Gladstone-Oak Lodge Rotary Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave. All are welcome.

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.

STORYTIMES: The Gladstone Library hosts three different storytimes at 135 E. Dartmouth St. Toddler Storytime takes place at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Baby Storytime is at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays; and All Ages Storytime is at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays.

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 from 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 and Barclay houses are 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.. Visit mcloughlinhouse.org for hours, dates, location and history. Don't forget Dr. McLoughlin's Soiree & Fundraiser set for Nov. 2; call 503-327-6999 to donate or attend.

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.

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.

BEAUTIFUL BABIES: This group for parents of mobile babies and young toddlers meets from 6 to 8 p.m. every first Thursday of the month at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Ave. Call 503-367-9116 for more info. Free dinner and child care.

TERRIFIC TODDLERS: This group is for parents with children 2 to 3 years old. It meets every second Thursday of the month at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Ave. Call 503-367-9116 for more info. Free dinner and child care.

GROWING UP: This group is for parents who have children 3 to 6 years old. It meets every third Thursday of the month at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Ave. Call 503-367-9116 for more info. Free dinner and child care.

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..

AMERICAN LEGION: All are welcome to attend Oregon City's American Legion meetings starting at 7 p.m. at the Pioneer Center, entering the lower level near Washington and Fifth streets. For more information, contact Post Cmdr. Ed Mathews at 503-313-3395 or 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.

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT STORYTIME: Children up to age 5 are invited to this event from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Children ages 3 to 6 are invited to this event at 10:15 a.m. Fridays at the Oregon City Library.

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.

CURE: This organization that seeks to help people with incarcerated family members meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month (except the second Monday in September) at Abundant Life Church, 17241 S.E. Hemrich Road, Damascus. For more information, leave a message for Will Timberman at 503-757-7762 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

DANCE LESSONS: Weekly lessons, $6 at the door, are held Sundays, starting Sept. 16 at 10666 S.E. 42nd Ave., Milwaukie. From 3 to 4:30 p.m. choreographed ballroom lessons; from 5 to 6:30 p.m. modern team dancing. More info at sites.google.com/site/rivercitydancers/lessons.

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