What's happening in and around Wilsonville this week and coming up? Plays, concerts and movies in the park, and more

SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Dont forget- Wilsonville Farmers Market is still going strong, every Thursday night in the Villebois neighborhood.  Thursday, Aug. 10

SUMMER CONCERT — Wilsonville Rotary Club's summer concerts continue with Radical Revolution at Town Center Park, 29600 S.W. Park Place. The show begins at 5:30 p.m. with vendors on site for refreshments.

PARKS BOARD — The public is welcome at the meeting of the Wilsonville Parks & Recreation Advisory Board, which begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Parks & Rec buildings, 29600 S.W. Park Place. Agendas will be availble on the parks website.

Friday, Aug. 11

BLOOD DRIVE — American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road, beginning at 11 a.m. Make an appointment online ( or call 1-800 RED CROSS. Sponsor Code: WilsonvilleLibrary.

MOVIES IN THE PARK — Head to the River Shelter in Wilsonville's Memorial Park at dusk for a free showing of "Moana." Lawn opens at 8:15 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 12

FUN RUN — A 5K walk/run will begin at Theraputic Associates, 29100 Town Center Loop W #190. Registration begins at 8 a.m., proceeds benefit the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias.

BOOT CAMP — A free fitness boot camp will be held at Murase Plaza at 8:30 a.m., with donations going to benefit Mercy Corps. Participants need to bring mats, water and hand weights. Contact Heather Roberts, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with questions.

BREWFEST — Annual Wilsonville Brewfest begins at noon at Villebois Plaza; go to to find out more.

POKER FOR LIFE! — The American Cancer Society will host their event Poker For Life! starting at 6 p.m. For more information contact Pat Wolfram at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monday, Aug. 14

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL — Community of Hope Church will hope Vacation Bible School from Monday, Aug. 14 through Thursday, Aug. 17. The camp runs from 4-7:30 p.m. every day and dinner is provided. Space is limited. To register or for more information go to or contact the church office at 503-682-8855.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

LIVE MUSIC — Head to Villebois for Music at Montague, a free summer concert series. Whiskey Darlings plays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight and every week a different local charity will be featured. Montague Park Ampitheater, Villebois Drive North.

GREAT BOOKS — Join a discussion group interested in the big questions in life, for a roundtable on "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," by Edward Gibbon. Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road; 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

COMMUNITY PICNIC — Wrap up summer by attending Wilsonville's first community-wide "block party," from 5-8 p.m. There will be a food cart pod with complimentary dinner (limited quantities), a rubber ducky race and plenty of other games and activities. Town Center Park 29250 S.W. Parkway Court.

Saturday, Aug. 19

LOWRIE SCHOOL CLEAN-UP — Lowrie Primary will host a school clean-up Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9-11 a.m. Any interested volunteers are asked to bring gloves, close-toe shoes, blackberry pruners, weeding tools and buckets for weeds to work alongside the group Helping Hands from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

CURIOUSITY CAFE — This month a Wilsonville Police Department officer will be on hand to answer questions and talk about a typical officer's duties. Come for a cup of coffee and great discussion, Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road; 1 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 20

SUMMER CONCERT — Newell Pioneer Village, next door to Champoeg Heritage Sate Park, is hosting a free family-friendly outdoor concert by Correl Creek Bluegrass Band from 4-6 p.m. Everyone is invited to bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic lunch, or purchase a snack at the concession stand. No pets please. The Newell Pioneer Village is located at 8089 Champoeg Rd. NE, St. Paul;

Wednesday, Aug. 23

LIBRARY BOARD — The public is welcome at the meeting of the Wilsonville Library Board, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road. Agendas will be available on the library website.

Thursday, Aug. 24

ROTARY CONCERT — Performer Tracey Fordice is back, rescheduled from a previously cancelled Wilsonville Rotary Club Summer Concert show earlier in August. Openers begin at 5:30 p.m., Fordice at 6:30 p.m.; free, Town Center Park, 29600 Park Place.


HISTORY PUB — Wilsonville McMenamins Old Church hosts the next History Pub, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Presented by the Wilsonville Library Foundation and Wilsonville-Boones Ferry Historical Society, every month is a different program focusing on Oregon history.

IRVING BERLIN — Clackamas Repertory Theatre celebrates the music of Irving Berlin with "The Melody Lingers on." Ten singers and an onstage band power this sweet, romantic, semi-autobiographical musical about one of America's most beloved composers. "The Melody Lingers on" runs through Aug. 27 at the Osterman Theatre on the Clackamas Community College Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. Performances take place Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets may be purchased at or by calling 503-594-6047.

HISTORIC AURORA — Support the Aurora Colony Historical Society at its annual fundraising dinner, this year held at the historic Octagon Building Aug. 26. Find out more at

GET CRABBIN' — Support the Clackamas Community College's wrestling program and plan on attending its annual crab feed and fundraiser Sept. 23. It's an all-you-can-eat affair, with appetizers, auction and social hour. Go to to find out more.


FARMERS MARKETS — Students from the Clackamas Community College Horticulture Department will be holding mini-markets Wednesdays through summer, selling produce from their organic campus farm. The food cart will be parked outside the Community Center at the Oregon City Campus, 19600 S. Molalla Ave., from 11:30 am.-1 p.m. And Wilsonville's Villebois neighborhood heats up on Thursday evenings with its own farmers market, from 4-8 p.m. at Sofia Park, 28836 Costa Circle West.

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