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Listing of local events, community center activities, public meetings and support groups

PMG FILE PHOTO - There are a variety of children's storytimes scheduled at the Estacada Public Library in the next few weeks. See listing for details.

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EVENTS

Baked Potato Feed

Eagle Creek Presbyterian Church, 20455 S.E. Burnett Road, will host a baked potato feed fundraiser from 3:30-7 p.m. Friday, May 31. Price is $6 adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit community outreach for senior citizens, and the church's ukulele group will provide music. For more information, call Paula Cooper at 503-880-6372 or Yvonne Stave at 503-803-8963.

4-H Pancake Breakfast

The 4-H Pancake Breakfast is planned for 7-11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Springwater Grange at the corner of Wallens Road and Springwater Road. Everyone is welcome. The menu includes eggs cooked to order, sausage, pancakes, hash browns, biscuits, gravy, milk, juice and coffee. Cost is $5.

Fundraising Rummage Sale

The Estacada Moose Lodge No. 333 has planned its rummage sale for 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 6-11. This is a sale of used items, with the proceeds being donated to help alleviate poverty. The lodge is located at 29788 S.E. Eagle Creek Road, Estacada. For more information: 503-630-5415.

Pioneer Food Event

Philip Foster Farm, 22725 S.E. Eagle Creek Road, will host a pioneer food event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 15. There will be a variety of cooking demonstrations and items to sample.

Estacada Uncorked

Estacada Uncorked will feature food and drink, live music and children's activities and is scheduled for 3-8 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at Harvest Market Square, 280 N. Broadway St. Cost is $15 for adults, and children are free with a ticketed adult. Purchase tickets at www.estacadauncorked.com.

American Legion Cruise-In

The Estacada American Legion Carl Douglas Post will host their annual car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 6, outside the Viewpoint Restaurant, 20189 S. Springwater Road. Registration is $15 per vehicle, and those who register prior to Saturday, July 6, will be eligible for the free breakfast buffet. For more information and registration, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fourth of July Festivities

The Estacada Fourth of July parade is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, July 4, in the city's downtown area. This year's theme is "The Sound of Music."

After the parade, community members can attend the annual Timber Festival. For more information, visit www.estacadatimberfestival.com.

River Fest

DJ Jonny Blaze's third annual River Fest is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at Promontory Park, 40600 S.W. Highway 224. The day will feature artists performing in genres from hip hop and rock to pop and classical, along with kayak and miniature paddle boat races, a giant water balloon fight, boxing on the water and a variety of refreshments for purchase.

Summer Celebration

The annual Estacada Summer Celebration will feature art and music activities for all ages and is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, on Broadway Street. For more information, visit www.estacadasc.org.

Yoga Classes

Beginning vinyasa and hatha yoga classes are held at 2:30 p.m. Mondays and 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Viola Community Club, 22364 S. Redland Road. Classes are suited for all skill levels. The cost is $5 per class.

Quilt Club

The Skip-a-Week club meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Garfield Grange, 33460 S.E. Divers Road. For information, call 503-630-4669.

Spinning Group

The Estacada spinning and fiber arts group meets from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays at Betty Veveiros CPA, 309 S.W. Highway 224.

Texas Hold'em Poker

A free Texas Hold'em poker game is held from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday at the Country Restaurant, 341 Main St. Another game of mad poker is at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Cazadero Inn, 352 S.W. Highway 224. Prizes are included.

Food Bank

The Estacada Area Food Bank is open from 10-11:45 a.m. and 12:30-3:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Food is available monthly to community members in Estacada, Eagle Creek, Colton, Carver and Barton who meet income requirements. To join the all-volunteer organization or to get food, call 503-630-2888 or stop by the Food Bank at 272 Broadway St.

ESTACADA LIBRARY

The Estacada Public Library is at 825 N.W. Wade St. Call 503-630-8273 for more information.

Spanish Conversation Group

Those interested in practicing their Spanish with other language learners are invited to join the library's Spanish Conversation Group, which meets from 1-2 p.m. Saturdays, May 18 and June 15.

Bilingual Storytime

Stop by the library for stories, rhymes, and songs in English and Spanish from 1-1:45 p.m. the first Saturday of every month.

The Living Room Drop In

The Living Room provides a safe space for GLBTQQ youth ages 14-20 in Estacada to connect with resources and one another. The group will meet from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday,

June 11.

Storytime and Playgroup

Scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Fridays, this playgroup features stories, songs, crafts and a healthy snack. The focus is on structured play and kindergarten readiness. Siblings are welcome.

Music and Movement Storytime with Ms. Deborah

Scheduled from 11-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays, this storytime uses music and movement to help children develop early literacy skills.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous

An Alcoholics Anonymous group meets from 7-8 p.m. every Thursday at the Estacada First Baptist Church, 29101 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. Another AA group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Saint Aloysius Hall, 297 N.W. Broadway St. This group also holds a speaker's meeting on the first Friday of the month.

Narcotics Anonymous

A Narcotics Anonymous group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 295 N.W. Wade St. Call 503-290-4507 for more information.

Grief Share

The Grief Share group is there for people who have lost a close friend or loved one, helping to turn mourning into acceptance and to remind them of the joy that remains in life. Grief Share groups meet from 2-4 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays at Clackamas Valley Baptist Church, 29275 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. The groups do not meet on holidays.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

City Council

The Estacada City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 10, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Call 503-630-8270.

Fire District

The Estacada Rural Fire District Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at 261 S.E. Jeremy Loveless Ave.

Cemetery District

The Estacada Cemetery District meets at 5 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 6.

COMMUNITY CENTER

The Estacada Community Center is at 200 S.W. Clubhouse Drive. Visit www.estacadacommunitycenter.org or call 503-630-7454.

Volunteer Opportunities

The center needs volunteers for many different jobs, including Meals on Wheels drivers, drivers to medical appointments, kitchen and dining room help, answering phones and greeting visitors, and yard work. Call 503-630-7454 to volunteer.

Weekday Lunches and Games

Lunch is served in the center's dining room for all ages at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, with a full salad bar on Tuesdays and Fridays. Donations are suggested for seniors; lunch is $4 for those under age 60. Chicken foot dominoes follows Monday and Thursday lunches. Bingo follows lunch on Tuesday and Friday. Call 503-630-7454 for bus service.

Dinner, Music and Dancing

The center hosts an evening of dinner, music and dancing from 5-8 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of the month, with live music from the Classic Country Connections Band. The cost is $8 per person, and the event is a fundraiser for the Meals on Wheels program.

Wednesday Breakfasts

The center offers a $5 breakfast for all ages at 9 a.m. Wednesdays with a door prize drawing and pinochle and cribbage following breakfast for those interested. Call 503-630-7454 for bus service to breakfast.


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