What's happening this week and coming up in Wilsonville and surrounding areas?

Thursday, Sept. 19

HOWL-A-WEEN — Dress up your dog and bring it down to Memorial Park Dog Park for a costume contest. Dress to match, if you like. Entry is $5 preregistered, $8 day of event; 5-7 p.m.

TOWN HALL — Rep. Courtney Neron will hold a town hall meeting for residents to share concerns, ask questions and talk about issues they'd like prioritize in the next legislative session. Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road, 6-7 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

WILSONVILLE HISTORY — Wilsonville-Boones Ferry Historical Association, Wilsonville Library Foundation and McMenamins present History Pub, a program focusing on local history. "Wilsonville: Myths and Milestones" begins at 6:30 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. A free event with limited seating. McMenamins Old Church, 30340 S.W. Boones Ferry Road.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

LIBRARY BOARD — The Wilsonville Library Board meets at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public; 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.


FAITH SHARING — St. Cyril Catholic Church presents a women's faith sharing event every Thursday in October. Presenter Nancy Haught will facilitate a study of the Book of Ruth. $20 fee; call 503-682-2332 to sign up.


COMMUNITY PLANNING — The Aurora Butteville Barlow Community Planning Organization (ABB-CPO) will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Butteville Store, located at 10767 Butte St., Aurora. The meeting will cover current land-use issues within the ABB-CPO boundaries. If you have questions, please contact Bernice Ivey at 503-678-3383.

THEATER — Portland native Lauren Steele performs a one-woman show, "Queens Girl in the World," at Clackamas Repertory Theatre through Sept. 29. A coming-of-age story about a young black girl in the 1960s, it follows Jacqueline Marie Butler as she moves 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 or by calling 503-594-6047.

COFFEE CREEK — The Coffee Creek Correctional Facility Prison Advisory Committee (PAC) will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in the Oak Room of the Wilsonville Library. Agenda items include departmental updates by the superintendent and executive management team. At the conclusion of the meeting there will be a public comment period.

The purpose of the PAC is to serve as a citizen advisory group to the facility regarding correctional issues, activities and practices affecting the community. The PAC also serves as a conduit for information disseminated to and received from the public.

Coffee Creek houses all incarcerated women in Oregon and maintains numerous programs without taxpayer funds, offering many volunteer and donation opportunities for members of the community.

Programs include assistance dog training, organic gardening, eyeglass manufacture, sewing, quilting and many others. Send questions to Shelley Clayton, 503-570-6405, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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