Big to do
Wednesday, Feb. 20
OREGON HISTORY — Historian Darrell Jabin has created a program to explain how geography and the explorations of various countries impacted the discovery of the state of Oregon and how we got our name in "Finding Oregon: How the State was Discovered and Named," a free Murdock Talk hosted by the Clackamas County Historical Society from 7-8 p.m., 211 Tumwater Dr., Oregon City. Arrive 15 minutes early to ensure a seat.
Thursday, Feb. 21
CITY COUNCIL — Wilsonville City Council meets at 7 p.m. after an earlier executive and work session that begins at 5 p.m. Agenda items can be found at ci.wilsonville.or.us, 29799 S.W. Town Center Loop E.
Friday Feb. 22
CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION — The City of Wilsonville will host a meeting on behalf of Congressman Kurt Schrader and the Oregon Congressional Delegation regarding the Willamette River BiOp (biological opinion on endangered salmon) that also has a bearing on the Willamette River reservoirs stored-water allocation issue 9-11:30 a.m., 29799 S.W. Town Center Loop East.
Saturday, Feb. 23
HEART OF GOLD — Join our community members for a dinner and auction honoring Wilsonville's First Citizen nominees at 5 p.m., Wilsonville Holiday Inn, 25425 S.W. 95th Ave., tickets and information at wilsonvillerotary.com/event/stars-of-giving.
Tuesday, Feb. 26
HISTORY PUB — Learn all about state politics circa 1850s at the February installment of History Pub, sponsored by Wilsonville McMenamins, Wilsonville-Boones Ferry Historical Society and Wilsonville Library Foundation. Learn about the march towards statehood and the "Salem Clique" aiming to control the Democratic Party in Oregon. Presention begins at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. at the McMenamin's Old Church, Boones Ferry Road.
Thursday, Feb. 28
PARKS AND REC— Wilsonville's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board holds a public meeting at 4:30 p.m.; agendas can be found by calling 503-570-1506. 29600 S.W. Park Place.
Sunday, March 2
WOMEN'S SPEAKER — St. Cyril Catholic Church presents author Nancy Haught,
who will speak on her book "Sacred Strangers" from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall, 9205 S.W. 5th St., Wilsonville. The event is free.