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

Community

Wednesday, Nov. 14

MAP-IT: The McLoughlin Area Plan Implementation Team meets at 6 p.m. at the former Oak Lodge Sanitary District office, 14611 S.E. River Road, to set priorities for 2019 and to hear updates on the Metro 2040 Park Avenue grant and the county's Safe Routes to Schools program. Contact Terry Gibson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Diamonds as an Asset?" by Will Marshall. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays in room HW130 at the CCC Harmony Campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road. Call 503-594-0620 for information. Cost is $3 per session.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP: This group meets from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Also Dec. 12.

GARDEN CLUB: The Oak Grove Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 14700 S.E. Rupert Drive. All are welcome to attend. Contact Louise at 503-653-7751 for more info, or visit oakgrovegardenclub.com.

Thursday, Nov. 15

OPEN HOUSE: All are invited to the Milwaukie Bay Park Design Open House from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Milwaukie Masonic Lodge, 10636 S.E. Main St. The open house lasts from 4 to 6 p.m., a presentation follows, and then a small group discussion will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Those who can't attend may share feedback online from Nov. 15 to 23 at milwaukiebaypark.org.?

BABY SIGN LANGUAGE: Babies and parents are invited to this event from 1 to 1:30 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St. Also Nov. 29.

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

FINANCIAL SECURITY WORKSHOP: This free presentation for those 55 and over takes place from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.at the Pioneer Adult Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. Call 503-657-8287 to RSVP.

HOLIDAY WREATHS: Nov. 16 is the last day to order a holiday wreath to support the Pioneer Adult Community Center. Call 503-657-8287 to place an order.

Friday, Nov. 16

NATIVE WISDOM: The Oregon City Library presents a screening of two short documentary films in honor of Native American Heritage Month from 4 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17

CIVICS PRESENTATION: This workshop, "Misinformation, Fake News and Political Propaganda," takes place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Oregon City Library.

OREGON CITY FARMERS MARKET: The Winter Market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every other Saturday, from Nov. 3 through April 27, at the corner of Beavercreek and Kaen roads, on the Clackamas County Red Soils Campus. The dates are Dec. 1 and 15; Jan. 5 and 19; Feb. 2 and 16; March 2, 16 and 30; and April 13 and 27.

SOPHISTICATED BEADS: Sophisticated Beads will host a jewelry show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Monarch Hotel, 12566 S.E. 93rd Ave., Clackamas. The event features homemade refreshments, holiday beverages, prizes and stress-free shopping all in one location. For more information, call 503-250-2589 or visit sophisticatedbeads.com.

SPANISH STORYTIME: The Ledding Library, 9600 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie, will host a free Spanish story and play time with the Portland Early Learning Project for all ages at 10:30 a.m. Hora de cuentos en Español para los niños de todas las edades. Sábado, 17 de noviembre a las 10:30. ¡Gratis!

EXPLOSION INC.: Youth ages 10 to 14 are invited to learn about the five most common signs of a chemical reaction at 1:30 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

Sunday, Nov. 18

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS: Play this game from 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays at the Oregon City Library.

THANKSGIVING FARMERS MARKET: This event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Milwaukie's City Hall, 10722 S.E. Main St.

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST: This community event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon every third Sunday at the Milwaukie-Portland Elks Lodge #142, 13121 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd. Cost is $8. Also Dec. 23.

Monday, Nov. 19

YOGA & WELLNESS STORYTIME: Enjoy a free, fun, 45-minute yoga class for kids and their adults taught by Organic Movement at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library. Also Nov. 23

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

WORKSOURCE OREGON: Learn all there is to know about finding a job from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St. Also Nov. 26.

Tuesday, Nov. 20

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.

BOOK CLUB: The Rock Readers Mystery Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. to discuss "Death of a Ghost," by M.C. Beaton at the Gladstone Library.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "On Thin Ice: A Polar Bear's Plight," by Kate Williams. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays in room HW130 at the CCC Harmony Campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road. Call 503-594-0620 for information. Cost is $3 per session.

Thursday, Nov. 22

FREE DINNER: Everyone is welcome to a free Thanksgiving dinner at American Legion Post 180 at 2146 S.E. Monroe St., Milwaukie. The post is in need of volunteers starting Nov. 20 for preparations. There are sign-up sheets at the post, or volunteers can call 503-659-1300 or 503-659-1149.

Neighborhood meetings

BEAVERCREEK: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 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..

CANEMAH: 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, Oregon City Police Department, 320 Warner Milne Road.

LEWELLING: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie.

RHODODENDRON: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Resort at the Mountain, 68010 E. Fairway Ave., Welches. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

RIVERCREST: 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, First Presbyterian Church, 1321 Linn Ave., Oregon City.

Arts

Wednesday, Nov. 14

CREATIVE CARDS: Learn to make holiday cards from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Public Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St. Supplies will be provided. Registration is required; call 503-656-2411 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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: Q-tip Seurat paintings.

RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Dancers swing to the Glenn Tadina Big Band at the Pioneer Community Center.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.

NANOWRIMO: Celebrate NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, at the Gladstone Library from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays in November at the Gladstone Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St. All ages are welcome. For more info, contact Susannah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ART SHOWS: Clackamas Community College will host the work of two Portland-based artists, Pippa Arend's pen and ink portraits inspired by homeless youth through Dec. 7 in the Alexander Gallery in the Niemeyer Center, and pop surreal artist Jennifer Ingram's oil paintings and collages through Dec. 3 in the Pauling Gallery, both on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. The galleries are free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

VARIETY SHOW: Various performers from Clackamas County are in Northwest Senior Theatre's holiday musical variety show at 2 p.m. Nov. 14 to 17 at the Alpenrose Dairy Opera House, 6149 S.W. Shattuck Road, Portland. Cash or check $5 per person at the door. For more information, contact Betty Merrill at 503-227-2003 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday, Nov. 15

LIVE THEATER: The Clackamas Community College Theatre Department presents "Lobby Hero," from Nov. 8-18. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sundays in the Niemeyer Osterman Theatre, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Tickets are $11 for adults, $9 for seniors and $5 for students. For more info, visit clackamasedu/theatre.

LIVE THEATER: Chapel Theatre Collective presents "Top Dog, Underdog" from Nov. 9 through Dec. 2 at Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and at 5 p.m. Sundays. General admission is $15. For more information, visit chapeltheatremilwaukie.com.

Friday, Nov. 16

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.

KRAYON KIDS: The Krayon Kids will celebrate the troupe's 25th anniversary with the show "A New Place for Dreamers," continuing at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturdays with 2 p.m. shows Saturday and Sunday through Nov. 18 at the Barclay Theater, 817 12th St., Oregon City. Ticket prices are $15 adults, $10 seniors and students under age 18.

COMMUNITY THEATER: New Century Players Community Theatre presents "Not About Heroes," a play about the poetic life and the friendship between two World War I poets, Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, continuing at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 18, at the Rex Putnam Blackbox Theater, 4950 S.E. Roethe Road, Milwaukie. Adults $20, seniors $15, and students $10. Tickets are available at the door and online at NewCenturyPlayers.org or call 503-367-2620.

Ongoing

BELL RINGERS: Salvation Army bell ringers are still needed to raise over $700,000 annually in the tricounty area to funds programs to serve those in need year-round. Sign up to ring for the Salvation Army at RingOregon.org.

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.

CHILDREN'S STORYTIMES: The Ledding Library offers the following weekly storytimes in its new space at 9600 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie, starting Nov. 5. Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; Book Babies at 1 p.m. Mondays; Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays (no storytime Nov. 22); and Family Storytime at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays (no storytime Nov. 21).

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.

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.

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.

READ TO THE DOG: Children are invited to read aloud to a therapy dog from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursdays starting Nov. 8 at the Ledding Library, in its new space at 9600 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie.

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. the first Thursday of every month at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Ave. Call 503-367-9116 for details. 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 details. 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 details. 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 details.

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 details, 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. on the first Tuesdays of the month 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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