Big To Do
Thursday, Aug. 22
TROLLEY TOUR — SMART is offering free, self-guided tours on its open-air trolley. Registration is required. Trolley leaves from Wilsonville Community Center. Make your reservation at 503-682-3727. New pairs of socks are asked in donation for the tours.
Friday, Aug. 23
BLOOD DRIVE — Head to the Wilsonville Library for a Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.
Saturday, Aug. 24
CELEBRATE THE COLONY — An open-pit salmon dinner, raffle and auction to support the Old Aurora Colony Museum begins at 4 p.m. Rebecca and Ray Hardiman will provide jazz accompaniment, and the dinner features local microbrews and wine. Find out more and reserve tickets at 503-678-5754.
Monday, Aug. 26
PLANNING — Wilsonsville's Development Review Board B meets at 6:30 p.m. to consider applications made to the City for upcoming projects. It is open to the public and will be held at City Hall, 29799 S.W. Town Center Loop E. Find the agenda at www.ci.wilsonville.or.us.
Tuesday, Aug. 27
HISTORY PUB — "Portland's Pinball Racketeers & the FBI's Most Wanted" is the topic of this month's presentation by the Wilsonville-Boones Ferry Historical Society, Friends of the Wilsonville Library and McMenamins. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the free 6:30 p.m. presentation. Come early to ensure a seat. McMenamins Old Church, 30340 S.W. Boones Ferry Road.
FREE CANCER SCREENINGS — Dermatology Clinic P.C., 8642 S.W. Main St., Wilsonville, is offering free skin cancer screenings on Mondays and Tuesdays in August. Appointments are required, 503-427-0269.
MUSICAL — Clackamas Repertory Theatre will present the classic musical "South Pacific" through Aug. 25 at Clackamas Community College's Osterman Theatre. To enhance the audience's experience, Clackamas Rep will provide a preshow lecture on World War II and U.S.-Japan relations one hour before each performance by Jackie Flowers, a U.S. history professor at CCC, and actor/director talkbacks following performances on Friday, Aug. 23. Find out more at: clackamasrep.org.
THEATER — Portland native Lauren Steele performs a one-woman show, "Queens Girl in the World," at Clackamas Repertory Theatre from Sept. 5-29. A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story about a young black girl in the 1960s, "Queens Girl in the World" follows Jacqueline Marie Butler as she moves from the safety of her sheltered Queens neighborhood to a new school in Greenwich Village, where she is one of only four black students, and race suddenly matters. Tickets may be purchased at www.clackamasrep.org
or by calling 503-594-6047.
SCOUTING —Girl Scout Service Unit 9 (West Linn, Wilsonville, Lake Oswego area) is offering a free drop-in Back to Scouting event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8. It will be held at Tualatin Community Park. All girls get a free patch for attending. They will get to do activities like crafts, sing songs, meet current Girl Scouts and complete steps to earn badges. All incoming kindergarteners to high school seniors are welcome.
FARM DINNER — Friends of Luscher Farm will hold an event with local wine and beer, dinner, dancing and an opportunity to tour the historic farm property Sept. 7. Twilight on the Farm will provide support for Friends of Luscher Farm, which promotes numerous programs and activities, including the Luscher School to Farm Internship, Children's Garden, community-supported agriculture (CSA), habitat restoration and fundraising for infrastructure development. A portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible: https://luscherfriends.org
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