On Tap: Feb. 12
ADULT COOKING CLASS
Adults and teens 14 and up are invited to a free Mexican cooking class at the Molalla Public Library on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. to join Araceli Cruz from La Popular Catering Service for the second in a series of Mexican cooking classes. Learn to make tortillas. Space is limited.
The Molalla Aquatic Center will be closed for the Molalla High School district meet on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15. The public is invited to come out and support the high school swim team. Entry costs are $6 for adults and $4 for students.
FREE SWIM LESSONS
Registration opens on Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. for free spring break swim lessons at the Molalla Aquatic Center March 23-27. Space is limited.
The Molalla Public Library will be closed on Feb. 17 in observance of President's Day.
The Molalla Community Planning Organization will meet Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. at the Molalla Public Library. The CPO offers an opportunity for those living in the unincorporated area surrounding the City of Molalla to learn about and become involved in land-use issues that may affect them. All are invited to attend. For further information, contact Chair Jan Courtain at 503-829-9957.
Your blood is needed more than you may think. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Please consider giving on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 1-6 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Molalla. Make an appointment to donate and join a nationwide family of generous donors in a lifesaving cause. To make an appointment, either download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
CANBY FRIENDS MEETING
Friends of the Canby Public Library will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Willamette Room at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is open to anyone interested in FOL and what it does.
IWO JIMA CEREMONY
MARK PRAIRIE EVENT
The Mark Prairie Historical Society will meeting on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Canby Public Library's Willamette Room. Carol Palmer from the Canby Heritage and Landmark Commission, and MPHS member, will discuss care of headstones at historic cemeteries at about 11 a.m. The meeting is open to the public.
For more information, go to markprairiehistoricalsociety.org.
At the end of February, the Molalla Aquatic Center will hold water safety instructor and lifeguard certifications. Those interested should contact the aquatic center at 503-759-POOL to register.
PROBLEM SOLVING FOR PARENTS
District 63 firefighters will hold its 46th annual bingo night at the Donald Fire Station on Saturday, March 7. Dinner is from 4:30-6:30 p.m., with bingo starting at 6:30 p.m. There will be raffle prizes, door prizes and cash for bingo game winners. Pie and ice cream will be served for $4. Bingo games cost 50 cents per game and an additional 50 cents for each extra card.
For more information, call 503-678-5966.
The Cypress Branch Auxiliary of Boys & Girls Aid will hold its 18th annual Crab & Rib Dinner on Saturday, March 14, at Charbonneau Golf Club in Wilsonville. The event includes a silent auction, speakers who have been impacted by B&G. For more information, go to boysandgirlsaid.org. Tickets are $65 per person or $520 for a table of eight. To buy tickets, go to crabandrib.org.
CANBY EMPLOYMENT EXPO
The Canby Employment Expo, sponsored by Columbia Distributing, is a community hiring event bringing together job seekers and local employers for the betterment of the community. This event will take place on April 23 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center. Employers will be announced shortly, so make sure to follow this event to be kept abreast of new announcements online at www.bit.ly/CanbyEmploys.
FREE WATER FITNESS
The Molalla Aquatic Center is offering community members a high intensity deep water fitness class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-6:45 p.m. Stop by the front desk to get a free pass for the first class.
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