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Listings of a selection of free or nonprofit community, neighborhood and arts events in Clackamas County

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 5

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Oregon's History of Racism" by Gregory Nokes. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at CCC's Harmony campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room HW130. Call 503-594-0620 for information. Cost is $3 per session.

AARP TAX AIDE: The Pioneer Adult Community Center will begin making appointments today for free tax assistance for low- to middle-income Clackamas County taxpayers. Call 503-657-8287, ext. 0, to make an appointment.

BABY STORYTIME: Children up to 18 months old are invited to this event at 9:30 a.m. at the Gladstone Public Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St.

MIDWEEK RENEW YOGA: Those age 16 and over are invited to this free community yoga class at 6:30 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Public Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove.

GARDEN TOUR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Anyone who loves gardening and libraries is invited to help with the Friends of Oak Lodge Public Library's Garden Tour in July. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

GET PREPPED FOR PRESCHOOL: From 4:30-7:30 p.m., explore more than 30 options for preschools from Oregon City, Milwaukie, Clackamas, Happy Valley and Damascus in the Wichita Family Center's Main Gym, 6031 S.E. King Road, Milwaukie. This is a free community event, no preregistration necessary. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit clackamasparenting.com for more information.

DIABETES SUPPORT: Learn information about Type 2 diabetes; the group meets from 1:30-3 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive.

Thursday, Feb. 6

BLOOD DRIVE: From 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Pamplin Media, 6605 S.E. Lake Road, unincorporated Milwaukie. To schedule an appointment, go to redcross.org, sponsor code: LakeRd. For assistance, call 800-RED-CROSS, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text 503-866-2023

BOOK DISCUSSION: Discuss Heidi Durrow's "The Girl Who Fell From the Sky" from noon-1 p.m. at Clackamas Community College's Roger Rook Building, Room 220, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City.

ALL AGES STORYTIME: Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and more at this event at 9:30 a.m. at the Gladstone Public Library.

TEEN ADVISORY COUNCIL: Youth in grades six-12 are invited to join this group that helps plan activities for the Gladstone Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St. It meets from 4-5 p.m. at the library.

HOMESCHOOL CLUB: Homeschoolers age 5 and up are invited to take part in "Kind Creations," inspiring tales of kindness and friendship at 1:30 p.m. at the Ledding Library, 10660 S.E. 21st Ave., Milwaukie.

Friday, Feb. 7

FAMILY STORYTIME: Children ages 2-5 and their families are invited to this event at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Public Library.

Saturday, Feb. 8

CAN AND BOTTLE DRIVE: From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bomber Restaurant, 13515 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., the Milwaukie Lions Club will be collecting donations of your emptied cans and bottles to raise money for sight and hearing needs of our community.

SATURDAY STORYTIME: Children age 2 and up are invited to this event at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Public Library.

LEGO CLUB: Blair Archer will provide a creative challenge, along with tips and tricks for ages 5 and up at 2 p.m. at the Ledding Library.

BEYOND CRAYONS: Adults 18 and over are invited to color and socialize with other adults from 2-4 p.m at the Oak Lodge Public Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd.

BIRD WATCHING: Learn tips for identifying backyard birds in this presentation at 2 p.m. at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St. This program ties in with "The Girl Who Fell From the Sky," an Everybody Reads book.

Monday, Feb. 10

BABY SIGN LANGUAGE: Learn sign language to improve communication between you and your child with Christina, a licensed speech and language pathologist and early childhood specialist from 11-11:45 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Library.

BRAIN GAMES: Learn exercises to stimulate your brain from 10:30-11:45 a.m. the second Monday of each month at the Milwaukie Center.

B.A.M. ACADEMY: This month's B.A.M. Academy will explore what makes us who we are and how this shapes our identity, as well as what aspects of our identity we show to others in our community. All are welcome to this event that takes place from 1-3 p.m. at the Oregon City Library.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

BOOK BUDDIES: This book group for age 7-9 meets at 4 p.m. at the Ledding Library to read and discuss books nominated for this year's Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award

Sarah McClurg, a deputy from the Clackamas County Sheriff's office, will discuss the latest local scams on Tuesday.SCAMS AND ID THEFT: Sarah McClurg, a deputy from the Clackamas County Sheriff's office, will discuss the latest local scams and important tips to protect your personal information from ID theft. Participants will receive a variety of brochures regarding resources and tips for protecting themselves from phone solicitors, from 10:30 a.m.-noon, free. Call 503-653-8100 to preregister; event held at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive.

COMMUNITY MEETING: The Homeless Solutions Coalition of Clackamas County will meet from 2-4 p.m. at Milwaukie's Ledding Library. For more information, visit facebook.com/OCHSC.Partnerships.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

HEALTHY LIVING FAIR: Clackamas Community College's Associated Student Government is holding a healthy living fair as part of its wellness week from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. For more information, call Michelle Baker at 503-594-3041 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP: This group meets from 12:30-2 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Milwaukie Center.

UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA: Learn how to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer's disease, from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center; free. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association. Call 503-653-8100 to preregister.

UNDERSTANDING TRAUMA: Understanding Trauma and Building Resiliency from a Healing Centered Approach will take place from 5-7 p.m. at the Oregon City Library. This workshop will provide psychoeducation of trauma and offer wellness skills that can be used personally and professionally in recovering from trauma.

WOMEN'S GROUP: The Happy Valley Women's Group luncheon will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Spaghetti Factory. Guest speaker will be Esther Nelson of Safety Compass. For reservations and information, call 503-470-0192

DEMOLITION OF OAK GROVE GRADE SCHOOL: A gathering of former students to discuss ideas related to the demolition of Oak Grove Grade School will take place at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Rose Villa, 13505 S.E. River Road, Oak Grove. Contact Pam Martin by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Makin' Paper: Yesterday & Tomorrow," by Sandy Carter. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at CCC's Harmony campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room HW130. Call 503-594-0620 for more information. Cost is $3 per session.

Neighborhood meetings

BEAVERCREEK: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 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, Feb. 20, Oregon City Police Department, 320 Warner Milne Road.

COLTON: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, Colton Fire Station, 20987 S. Highway 211. Call 503-891-6218 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

EAGLE CREEK-BARTON: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 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..

GOVERNMENT CAMP: 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum, 88900 Government Camp Loop.

HECTOR CAMPBELL: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, Milwaukie Public Safety Building, 3200 S.E. Harrison St.

HISTORIC MILWAUKIE: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, Libbie's Restaurant, 11056 S.E. Main St.

ISLAND STATION: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, Milwaukie Grange, 12015 S.E. 22nd Ave.

JENNINGS LODGE: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 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, Feb. 12, Rowe Middle School, 3606 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie.

LEWELLING: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie.

LINWOOD: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, Linwood Elementary School, 11909 S.E. Linwood Ave., Milwaukie.

MCLOUGHLIN: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, Fire Station's meeting room, 624 John Adams St., Oregon City. This special meeting will discuss proposed developments of residential/commercial buildings at Fifth and JQ Adams streets, and at 920 Seventh St.

OAK GROVE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 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.

REDLAND-VIOLA-FISCHER'S MILL: 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5, Redland Grange, 18131 S.E. Fischers Mill Road, unincorporated Oregon City.

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

Arts

Wednesday, Feb. 5

ART LAB: Make Klimt collages at this event for children and families from 2:30-4 p.m. at the Oregon City Public Library, 606 John Adams St.

PLAY-READING: Linestorm Playwrights, in conjunction with the Fertile Ground Festival, presents "Dorothy's Dictionary," by E.M. Lewis, at noon at the Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Free.

Thursday, Feb. 6

PLAY-READING: Linestorm Playwrights, in conjunction with the Fertile Ground Festival, presents "Small Bites," by Linestorm playwrights and friends, at noon at the Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Free.

Friday, Feb. 7

HISTORIC SITE REOPENING: With the McLoughlin House closed this year for renovations, tours will restart for the season in the parlor of the Barclay House, 719 Center St., Oregon City, and will include a short walk around the surrounding park/gravesites and outside of both houses. Tours begin each hour starting at 10 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with the last tour at 3 p.m. and the gift shop closing at 4 p.m. More information available at mcloughlinhouse.org.

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. Cost is $5 at the door.

ART EXHIBIT: Clackamas Community College will host the work of artist Tom O'Day through Feb. 7 in the Alexander Gallery, located in the Niemeyer Center on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. It's open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, with the exception of campus holidays. Free.

JUMP START IMPROV CLASS: Learn all about improvisation in this class taught by members of Spontaneous Combustion. It meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Oak Grove Methodist Church, 14700 S.E. Rupert Drive. Visit risingphoenixtheater.com for details.

LIVE THEATER: New Century Players presents "Don't Talk to the Actors" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 9, 16 and 23 at Rose Villa Performing Arts Center, 13505 S.E. River Road, Oak Grove. For tickets call 503-367-2620 or visit newcenturyplayers.org.

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

PLAY-READING: Linestorm Playwrights, in conjunction with the Fertile Ground Festival, presents "Songs from the Stage," by E.M. Lewis and Holly Richards, at noon at the Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Free.

Saturday, Feb. 8

LIVE MUSIC: Starting at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Willamette Falls, 710 Sixth St., Oregon City, enjoy an evening with the lively musical duo of Jonathan Lay and Gordy Euler who perform traditional Celtic, English and American music, especially music of the sea and waterways. Their vocal harmonies are accompanied by a "fleet" of acoustic instruments, including fiddle, bodhran, guitar, mandola, tin whistles, harmonicas and banjo. Treats and beverages available. Suggested donation $20, no one turned away.

PLAY-READING: Linestorm Playwrights, in conjunction with the Fertile Ground Festival, presents "Hannah and Other Stories," by Dan Kitrosser, at noon at the Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Free.

Sunday, Feb. 9

PLAY-READING: Linestorm Playwrights, in conjunction with the Fertile Ground Festival, presents "And Everything Nice," by Sara Jean Accuardi, at 6 p.m. at the Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Free.

ADULT CRAFT: Adults 18 and over are invited to learn to make quilled paper valentines from 2-4 p.m. at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave. Call the Gladstone Library at 503-656-2411 to reserve a spot.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

ART LAB: Learn to make ink blots from 2:30-4 p.m. at the Oregon City Library.

Friday, Feb. 14

VALENTINE CARDMAKING: All ages are invited to drop in and make Valentine's Day cards from 10 a.m-4 p.m. at the Ledding Library, 10660 S.E. 21st Ave., Milwaukie.

Ongoing

STEVENS-CRAWFORD HERITAGE HOUSE: The house has reopened, and visitors are welcome from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 603 Sixth St., Oregon City. Call 503-655-2866 for more information.

BINGO: Play bingo and help support Meals on Wheels on Thursdays at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Regular games start at 7 p.m. Interested in volunteering? Call 971-303-0418.

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.

GLADSTONE LIBRARY STORYTIMES: The Gladstone Library hosts four weekly 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 and Saturdays.

OREGON CITY LIBRARY STORYTIMES: The Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St., offers storytimes for toddlers (ages 1 and 2) at 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays; Music & Movement Storytimes (up to age 5) at 10:15 and 11 a.m. Thursdays; and Preschool Connection storytimes for 3- to 5-year-olds at 10:15 a.m. Fridays.

AMERICAN MAH-JONGG: Learn to play American mah-jongg from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays at the Pioneer Adult Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. Free.

OLDTIME FIDDLERS: Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers' Association hosts a free dance music jam from 1-4 p.m. on first Saturdays at the Sunnyside Grange, 13130 S.E. Sunnyside Road. Everyone is invited to come and join to play, or just listen, dance or sing. Fiddle teachers are available for the first part of the afternoon.

OAK LODGE 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: 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.

BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Oregon City Public Library Used Bookstore, 814 Seventh St., offers a 10% 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.

SQUARE DANCING: Join the River City Dancers at 7 p.m. on the second and third Saturdays of each month at the Milwaukie Community Club, 10666 S.E. 42nd Ave. Free Sunday beginner classes for those age 12 and up start at 6 p.m. Sept. 8.

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.

WOMEN'S AA: This group meets from 6-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the Oak Grove Methodist Church, 14700 S.E. Rupert Drive. Call 503-781-8085 for more information.

TOPS MEETINGS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly groups meet 6-8 p.m. Thursdays at the Kairos-Milwaukie United Church of Christ, 4790 S.E. Logus Road; at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at St. Stephen Church, 290 W. Gloucester St., Gladstone; and 6-8 p.m. Mondays in the Clairmont Mobile Home Park meeting room, 13531 Clairmont Way, Oregon City.

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 childcare.

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 childcare.

GROWING UP: This group is for parents who have children 3-6 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 childcare.

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. Fridays 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.

TECH CONNECT: One-on-one technology assistance is available by appointment only from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Oregon City Library. Call 503-657-8269, ext. 1017, to set up an appointment.

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. Sundays at the Oregon City Library.

SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST: Enjoy breakfast from 9 a.m.-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 3-5 p.m. Sundays at the Milwaukie American Legion Post, 2146 S.E. Monroe St.

FITNESS: This free REFIT fitness class takes place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City.

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. Thursdays on the top floor of the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St. Contact Matthew Broderick, membership leader, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MILWAUKIE TOASTMASTERS: The Milwaukie Talkies Toastmasters meets 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. the first Tuesday 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..

AL-ANON: Friends and relatives of alcoholics meet from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Oak Grove Methodist Church, 14700 S.E. Rupert Drive. For more information, call the Al-Anon Office at 503-292-1333.

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 3-6 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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