What's Up: Oct. 10-16
Go on in to the Molalla Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 4:30 p.m. for spooktacular crafts. Crafts are designed for kids through fifth grade, but there is something for everyone in the family.
The Molalla Area Chamber of Commerce invites members to a free breakfast at Legend's Bar and Grill at Arrowhead Golf Course on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 7:30-9 a.m. The Chamber joins Clackamas Community College, the City of Molalla and Clackamas County Economic Development for the breakfast meeting, which will be a business and workforce solutions roundtable. Subjects include improved productivity, heightened employee engagement, increased morale, enhanced supervisory practices, effective change management and strengthened communication skills. The breakfast will replace the chamber's monthly breakfast/lunch for October. To register, visit the event website at molalla-workforce-roundtable.eventbrite.com.
Donate blood and help maintain a stable blood supply. Every day the Red Cross must collect nearly 14,000 pints of blood for patients across the country. St. James Catholic Church is holding a blood drive at their location on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 2-7 p.m. To learn more and make an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
Christian comedian Brad Stine is coming to Molalla Christian Church on Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more information, call the church at 503-829-2901.
The Molalla Moose Lodge is holding a car show in the high school parking lot next to the tennis courts on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be music from David Wyatt Band, door prizes, food, vendors and more.
The event is free for guests. All proceeds from the event and from the Lodge that day will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. For information, call 503-829-9065.
The Friends of the Library is holding its quarterly book sale from Friday to Sunday, Oct. 19-21 at the Molalla Public Library. There will be many wonderful books for sale. Contact the library for more information at 503-829-2593.
ANNUAL BBQ DINNER
Scotts Mills Firefighters Association is holding its 40th annual BBQ Chicken Dinner and Bingo Night at the Scotts Mills Fire Station, 490 Third St., on Saturday, Oct. 20 beginning at 5 p.m. They will serve sit-down or take-out meals from 5-7:30 p.m., the silent auction also runs from 5-7:30 p.m. and Bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. with door prizes awarded throughout the night. For more information, call Amy T. at 503-873-2997.
Molalla Christian Church is welcoming Jerry Nelson, an internationally renowned recording artist and concert pianist on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. He will share a captivating multimedia experience. All are welcome.
STEAM ACTIVITY CLUB
All teens ages 10-18 are invited to join and participate in a variety of crafts and activities that are both fun and educational at the Molalla Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. Teens will also be invited to give their input on club activities, allowing the club to grow and develop in ways that will meet the needs of participants.
The Molalla Adult Community Center is holding its annual Halloween party on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at noon. There will be a cake walk and prizes for best costume. It should be a "spook"tacular good time.
FAMILY HALLOWEEN FUN
The Molalla Public Library is hosting a Family Halloween Party on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. Come in costume.
SAUSAGE & SAUERKRAUT DINNER
Knights of Columbus, St. James council, are hosting their 4th annual sausage and sauerkraut dinner at St. James Church, 301 Frances St., on Nov. 3 from 3-7 p.m. Everyone is invited to this community event. Meals to-go will be available.
Save now by purchasing tickets before Nov. 1 at a rate of: $11 for adults and $5.50 for kids 12 and under. After Nov. 1, tickets will be $12 and $6.
You can purchase tickets online at stjamesmolalla.org/sausage-feed.
Milburn's Haunted Manor will once again be offering frights aplenty to area haunted house enthusiasts. The haunt, located at 11503 Broadacres Road NE in Hubbard, is open Friday-Sunday, Oct. 5-7, 12-14, and 19-21, as well as Thursday-Sunday (Oct. 25-28) and Tuesday-Halloween (Oct. 30-31). The attraction is opens at 7 p.m. each night and features two attractions, as well as pumpkin patch, food court and more.For more information, check the website at www.milburnmanor.com.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
MOLALLA FARMERS MARKET
FREE TRI-MET PASSES
Molalla Christian Church gives out free Tri-Met passes for low-income individuals who have a need. Passes are available at the church, 223 E. Third St., Monday through Friday from 10:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. The church can provide a book of 5-day passes and more depending on demand. The passes are made possible through a grant from Tri-Met to assist people with transportation needs to get into Portland for work, appointments, houseless help, veterans help and more.
The Molalla Adult Community Center holds a writing group every Tuesday at 1-2:30 p.m. The class is free and open to anyone.
TOPS #721 Molalla meets every Wednesday at 10 a.m. For more information, call Maryanne at 503-829-2972 or Paulette at 503-651-2448.
The City of Molalla is looking for volunteers for its Wastewater Facility and Collection Advisory Committee. To pick up a short application, visit the city hall offices at 117 Molalla Ave. For more information call 503-829-6855.
Molalla United Methodist Church will open a soup kitchen every Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. and the fourth Saturday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. They will provide a nutritious meal at no charge to those who desire or need them. Donations of juice, cheese, veggies, fruit and finances are welcome. The soup kitchen also needs volunteers to help cook, serve, wash dishes, and clean tables.
To volunteer go to the Facebook page and leave your phone number.
AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS
Monday Night Miracles Al-Anon Family Group (AFG) meets at the Smyrna United Church of Christ, 31119 S. Hwy 170 on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Molalla AFG meets at the Molalla United Methodist Church, 111 Mathias Road, on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at the Molalla Adult Community Center are held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 3 p.m. The center is at 315 Kennel Ave., in Molalla.
AQUATIC CENTER MEETINGS
The Molalla Aquatic District holds public Regular Board Meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Molalla Aquatic Center, 432 Francis St.
RPA BOARD MEETINGS
A Parkinson's Disease Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Molalla Adult Community Center. Families, care partners and friends are welcome. For more information, contact Debbie at 503-829-6008.
MOLALLA AQUATIC CENTER