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

PMG FILE PHOTO - The annual Estacada Veterans Day parade is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11.

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EVENTS

Free Saturday breakfast

Estacada Community Outreach will host a free breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Clackamas Valley Baptist Church, 29275 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. Free shuttle service is available to and from the church. Pick up times at City Hall are 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Drop off times at City Hall are 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Flea Market at the

Eagle Creek Grange

There will be a flea market at the Eagle Creek Grange from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14; 9 am. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. The grange is at 24491 S.E. Eagle Creek Road.

Christmas Choir Festival

Rehearsals are underway for Estacada's Christmas Choir Festival, scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Estacada Auditorium, 500 N.E. Main St. The event is free. Any choir group can join the concert by contacting Elaine Butler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling Edith Cameron at 503-630-4470. Rehearsals for the community choir are at 7 p.m. Saturdays at Estacada First Baptist Church, 29101 S.E. Eagle Creek Road, and all are invited to participate.

Coffee with a Councilor

Coffee with a Councilor is scheduled from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, with Mayor Drinkwine and Councilor Spangler at Old Mill, 150 S.W Frontage Road.

Harvest Party

The Estacada Moose Lodge will host a harvest party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 29788 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. There will be food, games, prizes and pumpkin painting.

Veterans Day Ceremony

and Parade

The Estacada Area Support Our Troops Foundation will host a parade and ceremony for Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11. The parade will begin at 11 a.m., and participants should meet between 10-10:30 a.m. at Estacada High School, 355 N.E. Sixth Ave. There will be a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial, 267 N.E. Second Ave., immediately following the parade. For more information, call Linda Main at 503-630-6494.

Veterans Day Breakfast

The Estacada American Legion Carl Douglas Post will host their annual Veterans Day breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 267 S.W. Second Ave. Suggested donations are $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 9 and younger. Proceeds from the event will help purchase an emergency defibrillator unit for the Estacada Senior Community Center.

Veterans Day Spaghetti Dinner

A spaghetti dinner is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Eagle Creek Grange, 24491 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. Veterans are free, adults are $5 and children are $3.50.

Garden Club

The Estacada Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St. The topic of the meeting is carnivorous plants.

Brunch with Santa

The Estacada Moose Lodge will host a brunch with Santa from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at 29788 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. Cost is $5 for brunch and $3 for photos with Santa.

Christmas Tree Lighting

The Estacada Christmas Tree Lighting is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St.

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 game of mad poker is scheduled for 7 p.m. Mondays at the Cazadero Inn, 352 S.W. Highway 224.

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.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

City Council

The Estacada City Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov 25, at Estacada City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St.

School Board

The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Estacada High School, Room 35, 355 N.E. Sixth Ave.

Eagle Creek and Barton CPO

The Eagle Creek and Barton COP will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St. The proposed zoning change from Douglas Ridge Rifle Range on 15 acres of land on Judd Road is on the agenda.

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, Nov 7.

COMMUNITY CENTER

The Estacada Community Center is at 200 SW Clubhouse Drive. Visit www.estacadacommunitycenter.org or call 503-630-7454 for more information.

Membership Month

November is membership month for ECC. Stop by or call to pick up a membership form. Your membership donation entitles you to vote for the Board of Directors and helps the organization serve the community.

Wednesday Breakfast

9 a.m. every Wednesday is a $5 breakfast for all ages. Shuttle pickup available.

Weekday Lunches and Games

On Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays ECC serves lunch — a hot entrée, dessert, coffee and tea, with a full salad bar on Tuesdays and Fridays. Lunch is $4 for those under age 60. Seniors are invited to donate

at whatever level they

choose. Shuttle service is available.

Dinner, Music and Dancing

The Classic Country Connections band will entertain at the center as part of an evening of dinner, music and dancing from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. The $8 per person admission fee supports the center's Meals on Wheels program.

Veteran's Day

The Center will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day, but current service personnel and veterans who may be unable to walk in the parade are invited to ride the Center bus during the event. Call 503-630-7454 for arrangements.

Trip to OMSI

The Center shuttle bus will be off to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in Portland on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The bus leaves at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $20, which covers trip and admission. OMSI's featured exhibit is "Exquisite Creatures."

Red Cross Blood Drive

There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20. Call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule an appointment.

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 6:30 p.m. Tuesday 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.

ESTACADA LIBRARY

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

Spanish Conversation Group

The library will host a Spanish Conversation Group from 1-2 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of each month. It is an opportunity to improve Spanish speaking skills through a facilitated conversation.

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.

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.

Ms. Laurie's A to Z Storytime

This weekly storytime for children ages 4 and younger is scheduled for 11 a.m. to noon every Wednesday. Read, sing, and play while learning the alphabet and developing early literacy skills.

Me and My Preschool Storytime and Playgroup

Scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to noon on Fridays, this event features stories, songs, crafts, and a healthy snack, with a focus on structured play and kindergarten readiness with lots of music, fun, and learning.

Music and Movement Storytime

This weekly event is from 11-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Music and movement help children develop early literacy skills by using sound and rhythm, story, song and instruments.

Dungeons & Dragons Club, ages 18 and older

A Dungeons & Dragons group for adults will meet from 1-4 p.m. on Sundays, Nov. 10, and 17. The group is seeking 2-3 new players. Beginners welcome, and all supplies are provided.

Dungeons & Dragons Club, ages 10-14

Youths interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons are invited to this group, which meets from 3:30-7 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 11, 18 and 25.


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