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

COURTESY PHOTO: OLD OREGON PHOTOS - 1900 view of Celilo Falls. Two speakers, one white and one Native, talk about growing up near Celilo Falls on the Columbia River prior to its eradication by flooding when the Dalles Dam was built at the Oct. 29 HIstory Pub.Thursday, Oct. 24

BOOK CLUB — Wilsonville Library's book club meets at 6 p.m. to discuss the true-crime memoir of Michelle McNamara, "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" regarding the journalists' obsession wtih pursuing the Golden State Killer. The book will be available for checkout at the library.

Saturday, Oct. 26

HARVEST FESTIVAL — Bring the entire family to Memorial Park for a costumed fun run, a 5K run, arts and crafts,

food and entertainment. All events except the 5K are free, but toiletry donations to

Wilsonville Community Sharing is encouraged. Go to wilsonvilleparksandrec.com to see details, including the schedule.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

HISTORY PUB — This month two speakers, one white and one Native, talk about growing up near Celilo Falls on the Columbia River prior to its eradication by flooding when the Dalles Dam was built. Doors open at 5 p.m. for this popular event, hosted by Wilsonville Friends of the Library, Wilsonville Boones Ferry Historical Society and McMenamins. The presentation begins at 6:30 p.m.

BLOOD DRIVE — Assist the American Red Cross by donating blood from noon-5 p.m. at the Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road. For an appointment, please visit redcrossblood.org.

Wednesdy, Oct. 30.

HALLOWEEN — Marquis Care will hold its annual Halloween party from 3-4 p.m. Children and family members can enjoy complimentary refreshments, games, a cakewalk, photo booth, trick-or-treating and creative costumes.The festivities will be held at the Marquis Assisted Living Building B, 30900 S.W. Parkway Ave., in Wilsonville. 

Saturday, Nov. 2

LIFE AND JUSTICE — St. Cyril Catholic Church, 9205 SW 5th St., Wilsonville, presents a Women's First Saturday free event when presenter Evelyn Bush leads everyone through a reflection based on her extensive experience implementing social justice programs; 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Sunday, Nov. 3

CLASSICAL — Willamette Falls Symphony brings the music of Latin America to the public for a perfomance of Silvestre Revueltas' "La Noche de los Mayas," Jose Pablo Moncayo's "Huapango," and Astor Piazzolla's "The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires," featuring violinist Tomas Cotik. The music starts at 3 p.m. at Oregon City Methodist Church, 18955 S. South End Road. Tickets at the door, $15 for adults, $10 students and seniors.

UPCOMING

MUSIC MAN — Musician Michael Allen Harrison will perform Nov. 15 at the Canby Pioneer Chapel, 508 N.W. Third Ave., Canby, for a fundraiser to benefit the Clackamas County Historical Society. For more information, go to michaelallenharrison.com.

HOLIDAY SWAG — Wilsonville Garden Club's annual holiday swag sale will take place Dec. 7. Garlands, wreaths, centerpieces and other holiday decor will be available for sale, with proceeds benefiting the club's scholarship fund.


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