Big to do
Wednesday, March 9
PLANNING COMMISSION — Wilsonville Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m.; the public is welcome. On the agenda is a legislative hearing on the parks and recreation master plan. Wilsonville City Hall, 29799 S.W. Town Center Loop.
Thursday, March 10
BOOK CLUB — Join fellow readers for lively and thought-provoking conversation about excellent books. Books to be discussed are available for check out at the Wilsonville Library. This month's book is "The Rainbow Comes and Goes" by Anderson Cooper. Club meets at 6 p.m. at the Wilsonville Community Center, 7965 S.W. Wilsonville Road.
PARKS ADVISORY BOARD — Wilsonville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets at 4:30 p.m.; the public is welcome. On the agenda is a discussion on the board's goals. Parks Administrative building, 29600 S.W. Park Place.
Saturday, March 12
WERK IN WILSONVILLE — Annual day of service in Wilsonville, concentrating on a variety of park projects. Check in and breakfast at 8 a.m.; work goes until noon or 1 p.m. Wilsonville Community Center, 7965 S.W. Wilsonville Road.
COMMMUNIT CONCERT — Canadian quartet The Fretless plays at Winona Grange, playing a complex yet digestible melding of intricate classical arrangements and folk melodies. Get tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show at brownpapertickets.com/event/3033779. The grange is located at 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin.
WILSONVILLE GARDEN CLUB — Plan to stock up for the gardening season at the Wilsonville Garden Club annual plant sale. Blooming annuals, summer and shade perennials and lightly used garden art and containers will be available for purchase. Clackamas Community College-Wilsoville, 29353 Town Center Loop E; sale runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
LIVE MUSIC — Head to the historic Butteville Store just across the Willamette River from Wilsonville in French Prairie for dinner and performance by the Never Strangers Band, with its "Northwest sound" of bluegrass, gospel and American folk. Dinner seating starts at 6 p.m.; call for reservations at 503-678-1605.
JANE KILPATRICK — Author Jane Kilpatrick will hold a book signing and reception at the Old Aurora Colony, centered on her "Emma of Aurora" book series. Find out more at www.auroracolony.org.
BOOK NOTES — Wilsonville Friends of the Library presents Book Notes, a free community concert. This month come hear John Nilsen, a singer-songwriter of contemporary new age and jazz. Performance begins at 2 p.m. in the Wilsonville Community Center, 7965 S.W. Wilsonville Road.
Wednesday, May 16
CREST PLANT SALE — Wilsonville's CREST Farm, operated by and benefitting WL-WV School District students, returns with its annual tomato plant sale. Come get your starts for your vegetable garden from 1-6 p.m.; CREST is located next to Boones Ferry Primary at 11265 S.W. Boones Ferry Road. You can preorder at
Saturday, May 19
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE — Free ESL classes for native speakers of all languages and all levels of English competency, to practice vocabulary, reading, writing and speaking. Wilsonville Parks and Recreation Administrative Building, 29600 S.W. Park Place, 11 a.m.
COMMUNITY CONCERT — The last of the free "Who's on First?" concert series of the season at Woodburn United Methodist Church will be May 20 with the Conchords Chorale performing music from Scotland, Ireland and Wales. The concert begins at 3 p.m.; 700 N. Cascade Dr., Woodburn.
ART SHOW — Clackamas Community College's student art show opens May 17 and runs through June 7 in the Alexander Gallery. The show is a juried exhibition that showcases CCC students' exploration of disciplines throughout the year. The show will include painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography, digital design and jewelry making. The Alexander Gallery is located in the Niemeyer Center on the Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. The gallery is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., except for campus closures.