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Watch holiday short films in Troutdale; Remove ivy at Nadaka Park; Centennial offers two pediatric vaccine clinics

PMG FILE PHOTO - The Gresham Senior Center seeks a new board member.Gresham Senior Center seeks board member

The Gresham Senior Center is seeking a motivated person to join its board and help guide the nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting seniors across East Multnomah County into a bright future.

An applicant for the board of directors must be willing to volunteer at various activities and fundraising events. A financial background is a benefit but not a requirement.

For questions or if interested in applying, contact Paul Nasiatka at 571-641-9617, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications should be submitted by Tuesday, Nov. 30.

Watch holiday short films in Troutdale

The city of Troutdale is screening a pair of animated holiday short films that are perfect for the whole family.

The Merry Movie Day will take place periodically Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Sam Cox Building in Glenn Otto Community Park, 1102 E. Historic Columbia River Highway. The two short films being shown are "Merry Madagascar" and "Shrek the Halls."

The free double feature will hit the silver screen throughout the day, with showings at 10 a.m., noon, 2 and 4 p.m. The room will be cleaned between time slots, and the doors open 15 minutes prior to the screenings. There will be hot cocoa, holiday treats, and a photo area.

Remove ivy at Nadaka

Volunteers are needed to help protect the trees at Nadaka Nature Park by removing invasive ivy.

The No Ivy event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 20, at the park, 17615 N.E. Glisan St. The removal is family friendly, and gloves, tools and snacks will be provided. Volunteers are asked to bring masks, sturdy shoes and water bottles.

For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Advisory group plans meeting in Troutdale

The Troutdale Citizens Advisory Committee will gather in early December to discuss the update of the town's Transportation System Plan.

The group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the Kellogg Room of the Troutdale Police Community Center, 234 S.W. Kendall Court.

The public is welcome to attend in-person or virtually via Zoom. Further information is available at or by contacting the Planning Division at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-665-5175.

Centennial offers two pediatric vaccine clinics

The Centennial School district is hosting two free pediatric vaccine clinics for children ages 5 to 11.

One clinic is offering families the first dose from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, then offering the second dose from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14, both at Oliver Elementary, 15840 S.E. Taylor St., Portland.

Another clinic is offering first doses from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, then giving second doses from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16. These clinics will be at Meadows Elementary, 18009 S.E. Brooklyn St., Portland.

Although the district recommends registering for the event on its website, drop-ins are accepted. Patients younger than 15 will require parent/guardian consent to receive vaccinations. Spanish and Russian interpreters will be available at each of the clinics.

Centennial School District partnered with Legacy Health Services, Metropolitan Family Service, and Immunize Oregon to provide these clinics.

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