What's Up: July 18-24
FRIENDS OF LIBRARY SALE
The Friends of the Library is holding a book sale from Friday, July 20 to Sunday, July 22 at the Molalla Public Library.
MOLALLA RIVER WATCH
Molalla River Watch is holding its board meetings on a modified summer schedule. There will be a meeting on Tuesday, July 24 from 1-3 p.m., no meeting in August and another meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 2-4 p.m. All meetings take place at the Molalla Public Library, 201 E 5th St, Molalla, OR 97038.
Molalla Public Library is hosting a Teen Karaoke night on Tuesday, July 24 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Snacks will be provided.
Special guests, Mad Science of Portland and Vancouver, are coming to help kids explore dirty science. The event takes place on Wednesday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the Molalla Public Library.
Come see the stars at Clackamas Community College. The college is hosting a Star Party on Friday, July 27 from 9-11 p.m. at the newly restored Environmental Learning Center. The event is free and open to the public. Volunteers from Rose City Astronomers will share views of the night sky through their telescopes. Weather-permitting, participants may see Venus, the rings of Saturn, the polar cap on Mars, the largest moons of Jupiter, double stars, star clusters and nebulae. The Environmental Learning Center is located at 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City.
Bring your own blanket, chairs and binoculars.
For more information, call 503-594-3015. To learn more about the Environmental Learning Center, visit www.clackamas.edu/ELC.
MUSIC, ART BY RIVER
The annual Junk Refunk Street Market will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, in downtown Canby. The market, which was voted one of the best markets by "Flea Style Magazine," will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and feature more than 100 vendors, as well as other events going on.
FRANKLIN GRAHAM CRUSADE
Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham and president and CEO of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, is coming to the Portland area to share a message of hope alongside music from The Afters and more. The event takes place on Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center.
MOLALLA CHRISTIAN VBS
Molalla Christian Church is holding their Vacation Bible School the week of Aug. 6-10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the church, 223 E. Third St. VBS is for grades K-5. This year's theme is River Rampage.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Molalla Police and community partners are holding National Night Out, a community celebration with an emphasis on safety, on Aug. 7 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Sally Fox Park in Molalla. Communities across the nation hold events on the same night with a goal of fostering relationships between law enforcement and community members. This year is the 35th anniversary of National Night Out.
In Molalla, DJ Rob will be turning tunes, Molalla Communications will be giving out free bike helmets, Emergency vehicles will be available for kids to climb in, plus more.
Lumber Jack Grill will hold a car show on Sunday, Aug. 12, from noon to 7 p.m. The show will feature all makes and models. Funds raised at the show will benefit families that have been impacted by the fires in Oregon. Donations of goods and clothing are also being accepted. Donations may be made to Smyrna United Church of Christ.Message the show on Facebook to register your car at fb.me/thetaproomatlumberjackgrill.
There will be a Celebrate Molalla community event on Saturday, Sept. 22. The event will include music, food, a car show, kids crafts, vendors and more. The planning team is still in need of face painters, jewelry makers, metal crafters, singers with acoustic instruments, fiddlers, acapella groups, balloon artists, wood carvers, loggers and banjo players.
The Molalla Heritage Apple Festival 2018 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dibble House Museum Complex, 620 S. Molalla Ave. The Molalla Area Historical Society has hosted the festival since 1975. This event will feature homemade pies, cider pressing, butter-making, live music, local vendors and more. The festival is free, but MAHS welcomes donations to support them in their mission to preserve Molalla's rich history. Come see the stars at Clackamas Community College. The college is hosting a Star Party on Friday, July 27, from 9 to 11 p.m. at the newly restored Environmental Learning Center. The event is free and open to the public. Volunteers from Rose City Astronomers will share views of the night sky through their telescopes. Weather-permitting, participants may see Venus, the rings of Saturn, the polar cap on Mars, the largest moons of Jupiter, double stars, star clusters and nebulae. The Environmental Learning Center is located at 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Bring your own blanket, chairs and binoculars.For more information, call 503-594-3015. To learn more about the Environmental Learning Center, visit www.clackamas.edu/ELC.