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Listings of a selection of free or nonprofit community, neighborhood and arts events in January 2019

Community

Wednesday, Jan. 9

NORMAL AGING: Willamette Falls Neuropsychology will present a workshop outlining which cognitive changes are normal and which aren't from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Adult Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. RSVP to Cindy at 503-303-4257.

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Happy Valley author Kristina McMorrisProgram presents "Sold on a Monday" by Kristina McMorris. 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 more information. Cost is $3 per session.

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

CLASSIC MOVIE NIGHT: See classic films from the silver screen or enjoy them for the first time from 6-7:45 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library, 13793 SE Sieben Park Way.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP: This group is designed for individuals caring for a spouse, parent or sibling. It meets from 12:30-2 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Also Feb. 13. Call 503-653-8100 for more information.

Thursday, Jan. 10

TECH CONNECT CLASS: Learn all about the internet from noon to 2 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St. Registration is required for this class; call 503-657-8269, ext 1017.

Friday, Jan. 11

FAMILY STORYTIME: Families and children ages 2 to 5 are invited to this event at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. Also Jan. 18 and 25.

Saturday, Jan. 12

DONATE BLOOD: From 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 10955 S.E. 25th Ave., Milwaukie. Visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information.

MAGIC SHOW: Kids and families are invited to join Alexander, Master of Marvels, and his "Parlor of Wonders" magic show from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Oregon City Library.

CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING: Bring Christmas trees to North Clackamas Park, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fee is $15. Trees will be turned into salmon habitat at Spring Park.

LEGO CLUB: Ages 5 and up are invited to build with LEGO blocks at 2 p.m. at the Ledding Library's temporary space at 9600 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie.

SATURDAY STORYTIME: Children ages 2 and up are invited to this event at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library. Also Jan. 19 and 26.

BEYOND CRAYONS: Relax and socialize with other adults from 2-4 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Library.

VETERANS AND INCLUSIVITY: The American Association of University Women offers a talk by Oregon Women Veterans coordinator Elizabeth Estabrooks on "Women Veterans and Intentional Inclusivity." The free, public talk begins at 10 a.m. at Oswego Heritage House, 398 10th St., Lake Oswego.

COMMUNITY FOREST DAY: Join a work party from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Hopkins Demonstration Forest, 16750 S. Brockway Road, Oregon City. For more info, call Jean Bremer at 503-655-8631 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sunday, Jan. 13

ELKS HOOP SHOOT: All youngsters from age 8 to 13 are welcome to this event at the Milwaukie Portland Elks Lodge, 13121 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Milwaukie. It takes place at 8 a.m. for 8- and 9-year-olds, 9:30 a.m. for 10- and 11-year-olds and at 11 a.m. for 12- and 13-year-olds. Participants need to arrive a half-hour before their scheduled start time for registration. National finals will take place in April in Chicago.

Monday, Jan. 14

GENEALOGY CLUB: All are welcome to share questions, strategies and organizing tips from 2-4 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library.

DONATE BLOOD: From 1:30-7 p.m. at Gladstone Christian Church, 305 E. Dartmouth St. Visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information.

BABY SIGN LANGUAGE: Children up to age 2 and their adults are invited to learn sign language in this free, 30-minute class at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. Also Jan. 28.

BRAIN GAMES AND TRIVIA: This is an interactive class designed to exercise your "mental muscle." It meets from 10:30-11:45 a.m. at the Milwaukie Center. Also Jan. 28, Feb. 11 and 25. There is a $1 drop-in fee.

WORKSOURCE CAREER WORKSHOPS: Northwest Family Services can help with all aspects of a job search from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

DONATE BLOOD: From 2-7:30 p.m. at Living Hope Church, 19691 S. Meyers Road, Oregon City. Visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information.

ADULT WINTER READING PROGRAM: This program continues through March 19 at the Gladstone Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St.

SENIOR LAW: Volunteer elder law attorneys provide up to a half-hour consultation on senior legal issues at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. This service is available to older adults residing in North Clackamas County. There is no charge, however, donations to the Friends of the Milwaukie Center are appreciated. Clinic meets monthly on the first and third Tuesday. To schedule an appointment, call 503-653-8100. Also Feb. 5 and 19.

ROCK READERS BOOK CLUB: This mystery book club for adults will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St. The group will discuss "Earthly Remains" by Donna Leon.

RIVERS EAST VILLAGE: Come to this informational meeting about a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping neighbors stay in their own homes as they age every third Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Clackamas Fire Station #4, 6600 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie. For more info, visit riverseastvillage.org

Wednesday, Jan. 16

DONATE BLOOD: From 1-7 p.m. at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1321 Linn Ave., Oregon City. Visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information.

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Portland Then And Now II," by Dan Haneckow. 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 details. Cost is $3 per session.

Thursday, Jan. 17

DONATE BLOOD: From 7 a.m.-5 p.m. at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center's Sunnybrook Building, 9900 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Happy Valley, or 9 a.m.-noon at Milwaukie City Hall, 10722 S.E. Main St., or from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Springs Living, 14404 S.E. Webster Road, Oak Grove. Visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information.

Neighborhood meetings

BEAVERCREEK: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 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..

CAUFIELD: 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, Oregon City School District's Bus Barn, 14551 Meyers Road.

EAGLE CREEK-BARTON: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 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..

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

HECTOR CAMPBELL: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, Milwaukie Public Safety Building, 3200 S.E. Harrison St.

HISTORIC MILWAUKIE: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, Libbie's Restaurant, 11056 S.E. Main St.

HOLCOMB-OUTLOOK: 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, Oregon City View Manor, 280 Longview Drive.

ISLAND STATION: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, Milwaukie Grange, 12015 S.E. 22nd Ave.

JENNINGS LODGE: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 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, Jan. 9, Rowe Middle School, 3606 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie.

LEWELLING: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie.

OAK GROVE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 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, Jan. 17, United Methodist Church, 18955 South End Road, Oregon City.

Arts

Wednesday, Jan. 9

NOTE NIGHT: Enjoy some live music while you browse for books or sit and savor the sounds from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library, 13793 SE Sieben Park Way. This month features harpist Jini O'Flynn playing a mix of Celtic tunes, waltzes, bluegrass and other familiar songs.

ART EXHIBIT: Clackamas Community College will host "Birth Mark," a 20-year retrospective by Portland-based artist Matthew Dennison. The exhibition runs through Feb. 1 in the Alexander Gallery. The public is invited to a free artist reception from noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. Light refreshments will be provided and Dennison will speak at 1 p.m. The Alexander Gallery is located in the Niemeyer Center on CCC's Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. The gallery is free and open to the public 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, except during campus closures.

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

BASKET EXHIBIT: An exhibit of James Carthel's baskets will be on display in the Club Room at Rose Villa Senior Living Center, 13505 S.E. River Road, Oak Grove, through the end of March. Hours are 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 503-654-3171.

Friday, Jan. 11

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

Sunday, Jan. 13

STRING-ALONG: Adults of all skill levels are invited to bring a stringed instrument to the Happy Valley Library and share some tunes with other musicians from 2-5 p.m.

SECOND SUNDAY SERIES: Chapel Theatre is partnering with the Milwaukie ArtMOB to bring the spirit of Milwaukie First Fridays indoors during the winter. The first performance will be "The Ingenue's Revenge: A Musical Cabaret," at 6 p.m. at Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. For tickets, visit chapeltheatremilwaukie.com/2018/12/03/the-ingenues-revenge/.

Monday, Jan. 14

FREE LINE DANCE WORKSHOP: Learn several dance routines including basic steps like grapevine, cha cha cha, mambo and chassé from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Milwaukie Center. Call 503-794-8092 to register.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Steve Arndt, author of "Oregon Ghost Towns A to Z" and the "Roads Less Traveled," series, shares his lifelong passion for the topic with loads of fun facts from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Happy Valley Library.

Wednesday, Dec. 16

DO YOU FEEL A DRAFT: This informal writers group is open to anyone interested in the writing process. It meets at 5 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

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

Ongoing

LIBRARY BREAK: The Ledding Library's weekly storytimes will resume Feb. 4.

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

PINOCHLE PLAYERS: Pinochle players are invited to play from 1-4 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; and Family Storytime at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

STORYTIMES: The Oak Lodge Library hosts three different storytimes at 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. Babies and toddler storytime takes place at 11 a.m. Mondays; All ages storytimes take place at 11 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

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

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

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

McLOUGHLIN/BARCLAY HOUSES: The McLoughlin and Barclay houses are closed until Feb. 15. 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 3:30-5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ledding Library, in its temporary 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 6-6:45 p.m. and the meeting is from 7-8 p.m.

BEAUTIFUL BABIES: This group for parents of mobile babies and young toddlers meets from 6-8 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.

ALL ABOUT MEMORY: This program focuses on teaching techniques to improve mental fitness by using memory enhancing and retaining activities. It meets from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Friday at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. For additional information, application process and scheduled fees, call 503-653-8100 and speak with Abby or Lisa.

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.

READ TO THE DOG: Children are invited to read to therapy dog Igmu from 1-3 p.m. every third Saturday at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: This group meets from 2-4 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.

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: This group meets from 2-5 p.m. every Sunday at the Oregon City Library.

CHARITY BINGO: The community is invited to play bingo from 3-5 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 7-8 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 12:05-12:50 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 7:15-8:30 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-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 10:15-11 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 1-4 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.-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..

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