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Listings of a selection of free or nonprofit community, neighborhood and arts events in Clackamas County

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Wednesday, Jan. 29

DONATE BLOOD: From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at PCC Structurals, 2770 S.E. Mailwell Drive, Building D, Milwaukie. Donors are urged to make an appointment by visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 800-733-2767. 

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Oregon Food Bank and Cougar Cave." Learn how to help those who are food insecure. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at CCC's Harmony campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room HW130. Call 503-594-0620 for more information. Cost is $3 per session.

PROJECT SAFE HOUSE: Drop in at Lewelling Elementary School, 5325 S.E. Logus Road, Milwaukie, to view design plans and speak to project staff about the 43rd Avenue SAFE Project from 5-7 p.m.

BABY STORYTIME: Children up to 18 months old are invited to this event at 9:30 a.m. at the Gladstone Public Library, 135 E. Dartmouth St.

MIDWEEK RENEW YOGA: Those age 16 and over are invited to this free community yoga class at 6:30 p.m. at the Oak Lodge Public Library, 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove.

GARDEN TOUR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Anyone who loves gardening and libraries is invited to help with the Friends of Oak Lodge Public Library's Garden Tour in July. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

AARP TAX AIDE: The Pioneer Adult Community Center is taking appointments for free tax assistance for low- to middle-income Clackamas County taxpayers. Call 503-657-8287, ext. 0, to make an appointment.

Thursday, Jan. 30

ALL AGES STORYTIME: Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and more at this event at 9:30 a.m. at the Gladstone Public Library.

Friday, Jan. 31

FAMILY STORYTIME: Children ages 2-5 and their families are invited to this event at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Public Library.

DONATE BLOOD: From 1-6:30 p.m. at Regal Hilltop Cinema, 325 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City. Donors are urged to make an appointment by visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767.

Saturday, Feb. 1

SATURDAY STORYTIME: Children age 2 and up are invited to this event at 11 a.m. at the Oak Lodge Public Library.

EVERYONE READS: The Oregon City Public Library, in conjunction with Clackamas Community College, will host a One City, One Book communitywide read of Heidi Durrow's "The Girl Who Fell From the Sky." The book giveaway and kickoff event will take place from 10 a.m.-noon at the library, 606 John Adams St.

MY LITTLE VALENTINE DANCE: Create lasting memories of an enchanting valentine-themed evening with dancing, dessert, games and a photo booth from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. For more information or to register, call 503-794-8092. NCPRD resident,s $20 per person; nonresidents, $25 per person.

KIDS AND FAMILY PROGRAM: Youth age 12 and younger and their families are invited to enjoy the Alexander Master of Marvels Show from 1:20-2:30 p.m. at the Oregon City Library.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

SEASONED ADULTS: The Seasoned Adult Enrichment Program presents "Oregon's History of Racism" by Gregory Nokes. All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at CCC's Harmony campus, 7738 S.E. Harmony Road, room HW130. Call 503-594-0620 for information. Cost is $3 per session.

Thursday, Feb. 6

BLOOD DRIVE: From 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Pamplin Media, 6605 S.E. Lake Road, unincorporated Milwaukie. To schedule an appointment, go to redcross.org, sponsor code: LakeRd. For assistance, call 800-RED-CROSS, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text 503-866-2023

BOOK DISCUSSION: Discuss Heidi Durrow's "The Girl Who Fell From the Sky" from noon-1 p.m. at Clackamas Community College's Roger Rook Building, Room 220, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City.

Friday, Feb. 7

FIRST FRIDAY FILMS: See "Check It" at 6:30 p.m. at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, 1726 Washington St., Oregon City. For details, visit orcity.org/library/first-friday-films.

Neighborhood meetings

BEAVERCREEK: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the Beavercreek Grange Hall, 22041 S. Kamrath Road. Visit Beavercreek.org, call 503-632-8370 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

BORING: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, Boring Fire Station on Highway 212. Call 503-502-5837 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CANEMAH: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, Oregon City Police Department, 320 Warner Milne Road.

COLTON:  7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, Colton Fire Station, 20987 S. Highwayy 211. Call 503-891-6218 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

EAGLE CREEK-BARTON: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, Eagle Creek Fire Station, 32200 S.E. Judd Road. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FIRWOOD: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, Dover/Firwood Fire Station, 24545 S.E. Firwood Road, unincorporated Sandy. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

GOVERNMENT CAMP: 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum, 88900 Government Camp Loop.

HECTOR CAMPBELL: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, Milwaukie Public Safety Building, 3200 S.E. Harrison St.

HISTORIC MILWAUKIE: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, Libbie's Restaurant, 11056 S.E. Main St.

ISLAND STATION: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, Milwaukie Grange, 12015 S.E. 22nd Ave.

JENNINGS LODGE: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, Church of the Nazarene, 4180 S.E. Jennings Ave. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

LAKE ROAD: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, Rowe Middle School, 3606 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie.

LEWELLING: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, Chapel Theatre, 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie.

LINWOOD: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, Linwood Elementary School, 11909 S.E. Linwood Ave., Milwaukie.

MCLOUGHLIN: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, Fire Station's meeting room, 624 John Adams St., Oregon City. This special meeting will discuss proposed developments of residential/commercial buildings at Fifth and JQ Adams streets, and at 920 Seventh St.

OAK GROVE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, Performing Arts Center at Rose Villa, 13505 S.E. River Road. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

REDLAND-VIOLA-FISCHER'S MILL: 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 5, Redland Grange, 18131 S.E. Fischers Mill Road, unincorporated Oregon City.

STAFFORD-TUALATIN VALLEY: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, Stafford Primary School, 19875 S.W. Stafford Road, unincorporated West Linn.

SUNNYSIDE-WEST MT. SCOTT: 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, Clackamas Fire Station #5 Community Room, 9339 S.E. Causey Ave., (east of I-205). Guest speaker will talk about the upcoming Census activities. Call 503-698-2519.

Arts

Wednesday, Jan. 29

TEEN ART CONTEST: The Libraries in Clackamas County invite interested teens to submit original artwork for the fifth annual Teen Summer Reading Artwork contest. Submissions are welcome until Jan. 31. For more information, contest rules and an entry form, go to lincc.org and click on "Library Events" or get a form at any of the 13 libraries in the county.

BALLROOM DANCING: Dance to Swing Street Glenn Tadina Big Band and the Black Magic Band from 12:45-3 p.m. on alternating weeks at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. Cost is $5 at the door.

ART EXHIBIT: Clackamas Community College will host the work of artist Tom O'Day through Feb. 7 in the Alexander Gallery, located in the Niemeyer Center on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. It's open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, with the exception of campus holidays. Free.

JUMP START IMPROV CLASS: Learn all about improvisation in this class taught by members of Spontaneous Combustion. It meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Oak Grove Methodist Church, 14700 S.E. Rupert Drive. Visit risingphoenixtheater.com for details.

Thursday, Jan. 30

LIVE THEATER: Chapel Theatre presents "Blind," in partnership with Fertile Ground. The play is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 9. For tickets, visit chapeltheatremilwaukie.com; the theater is located at 4107 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie.

Friday, Jan. 31

JOHN MUNGER MEMORIAL JAZZ BAND: It's a perfect opportunity to practice dance steps from noon-2 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Free.

Saturday, Feb. 1

MEET THE AUTHOR: Meet local author Lisa Mundorff, who will share her picture book, "Welcome Home," featuring many Milwaukie sites at 2 p.m. at the Ledding Library, 10660 S.E. 21st Ave., Milwaukie. A collage art project will follow the reading; suitable for ages 3 and up.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

ART LAB: Make Klimt collages at this event for children and families from 2:30-4 p.m. at the Oregon City Public Library, 606 John Adams St.

Friday, Feb. 7

LIVE THEATER: New Century Players presents "Don't Talk to the Actors" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 9, 16 and 23 at Rose Villa Performing Arts Center, 13505 S.E. River Road, Oak Grove. For tickets call 503-367-2620 or visit newcenturyplayers.org.

Saturday, Feb. 8

LIVE MUSIC: Starting at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Willamette Falls, 710 Sixth St., Oregon City, enjoy an evening with the lively musical duo of Jonathan Lay and Gordy Euler who perform traditional Celtic, English and American music, especially music of the sea and waterways. Their vocal harmonies are accompanied by a "fleet" of acoustic instruments, including fiddle, bodhran, guitar, mandola, tin whistles, harmonicas and banjo. Treats and beverages available. Suggested donation $20, no one turned away.

Ongoing

STEVENS-CRAWFORD HERITAGE HOUSE: The house has reopened, and visitors are welcome from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 603 Sixth St., Oregon City. Call 503-655-2866 for more information.

BINGO: Play bingo and help support Meals on Wheels on Thursdays at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Regular games start at 7 p.m. Interested in volunteering? Call 971-303-0418.

ROTARY CLUB: The Gladstone-Oak Lodge Rotary Club meets from noon-1 p.m. Thursdays at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave. All are welcome.

GLADSTONE LIBRARY STORYTIMES: The Gladstone Library hosts four weekly storytimes at 135 E. Dartmouth St. Toddler storytime takes place at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays; baby storytime is at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays; and all-ages storytime is at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays and Saturdays.

OREGON CITY LIBRARY STORYTIMES: The Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St., offers storytimes for toddlers (ages 1 and 2) at 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays; Music & Movement Storytimes (up to age 5) at 10:15 and 11 a.m. Thursdays; and Preschool Connection storytimes for 3- to 5-year-olds at 10:15 a.m. Fridays.

AMERICAN MAH-JONGG: Learn to play American mah-jongg from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Mondays at the Pioneer Adult Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. Free.

OLDTIME FIDDLERS: Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers' Association hosts a free dance music jam from 1-4 p.m. on first Saturdays at the Sunnyside Grange, 13130 S.E. Sunnyside Road. Everyone is invited to come and join to play, or just listen, dance or sing. Fiddle teachers are available for the first part of the afternoon.

OAK LODGE STORYTIMES: The Oak Lodge Library hosts three different storytimes at 16201 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove. Babies and toddler storytime takes place at 11 a.m. Mondays; all-ages storytimes take place at 11 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

SUPPORT GROUP: The Open Minds Art Studio meets from 1:30-4 p.m. Thursdays at the NAMI Clackamas Office.

NAMI CONNECTIONS: NAMI Connections meets from 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 6-7:30 p.m. Sundays at Kaiser Brookside, 10180 S.E. Sunnyside Road.

BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Oregon City Public Library Used Bookstore, 814 Seventh St., offers a 10% discount to seniors age 55 and older on Mondays.

SQUARE DANCING: All square dancers are invited to join the Bachelor 'n' Bachelorettes at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Abernethy Grange, 15745 S. Harley Ave., Oregon City. For questions, call 503-654-9141.

SQUARE DANCING: Join the River City Dancers at 7 p.m. on the second and third Saturdays of each month at the Milwaukie Community Club, 10666 S.E. 42nd Ave. Free Sunday beginner classes for those age 12 and up start at 6 p.m. Sept. 8.

BINGO: Bingo for those 21 and over is played at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Oregon City Elks Lodge No. 1189, 610 McLoughlin Blvd.

TOPS MEETINGS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly groups meet 6-8 p.m. Thursdays at the Kairos-Milwaukie United Church of Christ, 4790 S.E. Logus Road; at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at St. Stephen Church, 290 W. Gloucester St., Gladstone; and 6-8 p.m. Mondays in the Clairmont Mobile Home Park meeting room, 13531 Clairmont Way, Oregon City.

BEAUTIFUL BABIES: This group for parents of mobile babies and young toddlers meets from 6-8 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Ave. Call 503-367-9116 for details. Free dinner and childcare.

TERRIFIC TODDLERS: This group is for parents with children 2 to 3 years old. It meets every second Thursday of the month at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Ave. Call 503-367-9116 for details. Free dinner and childcare.

GROWING UP: This group is for parents who have children 3-6 years old. It meets every third Thursday of the month at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Ave. Call 503-367-9116 for details. Free dinner and childcare.

ALL ABOUT MEMORY: This program focuses on teaching techniques to improve mental fitness by using memory enhancing and retaining activities. It meets from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. For additional information, application process and scheduled fees, call 503-653-8100 and speak with Abby or Lisa.

TECH HELP: One-on-one computer and technology help is available by appointment from noon-4 p.m. Saturdays at the Gladstone Public Library. To schedule a half-hour appointment, call 503-656-2411, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit the library at 135 E. Dartmouth St. Weekday appointments can be arranged if needed.

TECH CONNECT: One-on-one technology assistance is available by appointment only from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Oregon City Library. Call 503-657-8269, ext. 1017, to set up an appointment.

SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: This group meets from 2-4 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of the month at the NAMI Clackamas Office, 10202 S.E. 32nd Ave., Milwaukie. Call 503-344-5050 for details.

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: This group meets from 2-5 p.m. Sundays at the Oregon City Library.

SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST: Enjoy breakfast from 9 a.m.-noon Sundays at the Milwaukie American Legion Post, 2146 S.E. Monroe St. The event supports veterans and local community activities. Prices range from $3 for children to $7+ for adults.

CHARITY BINGO: The community is invited to play bingo from 3-5 p.m. Sundays at the Milwaukie American Legion Post, 2146 S.E. Monroe St.

FITNESS: This free REFIT fitness class takes place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City.

GET MOVING: The Oregon City Walking Group (getthinspired.me) meets at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. All ages and speeds welcome.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: This group meets from 7-8 p.m. Mondays at Clackamas Park Friends Church, 8120 S.E. Thiessen Road, Milwaukie. For more information, call Margaret at 503-757-1943.

WAGON TONGUE TOASTMASTERS: All are welcome to learn to be a better public speaker with this supportive group. It meets from 12:05-12:50 p.m. Thursdays on the top floor of the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St. Contact Matthew Broderick, membership leader, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MILWAUKIE TOASTMASTERS: The Milwaukie Talkies Toastmasters meets from 7:15-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Oregonians Credit Union, 6915 S.E. Lake Road, Milwaukie. For more information, contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

AMERICAN LEGION: All are welcome to attend Oregon City's American Legion meetings starting at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Pioneer Center, entering the lower level near Washington and Fifth streets. For more information, contact post Cmdr. Ed Mathews at 503-313-3395 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

AL-ANON: Friends and relatives of alcoholics meet from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Oak Grove Methodist Church, 14700 S.E. Rupert Drive. For more information, call the Al-Anon Office at 503-292-1333.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: From noon-1 p.m. Thursdays, join the Overeaters Anonymous group in Oregon City in the religious education wing of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls, 710 Sixth St. For more information, call 503-705-5599.

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT STORYTIME: Children up to age 5 are invited to this event from 10:15-11 a.m. Thursdays at the Oregon City Library, 606 John Adams St.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Children ages 3-6 are invited to this event at 10:15 a.m. Fridays at the Oregon City Library.

MAH-JONGG: Those who enjoy American mah-jongg are invited to play from 1-4 p.m. Fridays at the Happy Valley Library. Be sure to bring your 2018 National Mah-Jongg League cards.

MUSIC MAKERS: Singers in the Oregon City area are invited to join this group meeting from 10 a.m.-noon Fridays at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. The cost is $30 per semester.

CURE: This organization that seeks to help people with incarcerated family members meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month (except the second Monday in September) at Abundant Life Church, 17241 S.E. Hemrich Road, Damascus. For more information, leave a message for Will Timberman at 503-757-7762 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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