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Listed are events happening in The Mountain area and surrounding communities. Public Meetings, Events & Things to Do, Support Groups, Clubs/Groups/Classes/Clinics, Senior Center Events, Recreation Providers, Visitor Information, Volunteer Opportunities, Bulletin Board, Music Line Up and The Dining Guide. Submit calendar items to peggy@mountaintimesoregon.com by the 22nd of the month.


PUBLIC MEETINGS-

TUESDAYS, ONGOING 

  • Sandy Toastmasters weekly meetings, (Lower Rec Room), 6:15-7:30pm, 39495 Cascadia Village Dr., Sandy. Sandy Toastmasters provides a mutually supportive and positive learning environment to develop communication and leadership skills. All that and fun at the same time! Info: Steven Winkler, 503-668-3607, stevesandy9@gmail.com. 

WEDNESDAYS, ONGOING 

  • Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce’s Good Morning Sandy, various locations, 7:30am. Info: 503-668-4006, www.sandyoregonchamber.org. 

MONDAY, MARCH 6 

  • Sandy City Council Meeting, 7pm, (first & third Mon each month), Council Chambers, 39250 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Info: 503-668-5533. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 7 

  • Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce, 7:45am, (first Tues each month), Mt. Hood Village Resort Fireside Room, 65000 E Hwy 26, Welches. Info: www.mthoodchamber.com.
  • Clackamas County Soil & Water Conservation District Executive Committee Meeting, 1pm, (first Tues each month) 221 Molalla Ave, Ste 102, Oregon City. Info: 503-655-3144 X119.
  • Boring CPO meeting, 7pm, (first Tues each month). Boring Fire District, 28655 SE Hwy 212, Boring. Info: 503-663-6271. www.boringfire.com. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 

  • Mt. Hood Lions Club monthly business meeting, 7pm, (second Wed each month), at their building on the corner of E Hwy 26 and E Woodsey Way, Welches. Info: 503-622-4223. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 14 

  • Hoodland Fire District Board of Directors, 7pm, (second Tues each month), Hoodland Fire District, 69634 E Hwy 26, Welches. Info: 503-622-3256, www.hoodlandfire.com. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 18 

  • Rhododendron CPO Meeting, 10:30 am, Resort at The Mountain, Trees Meeting Room, Welches. Agenda items include Rhododendron Boundary Change-RHODY RISING-Rhododendron Adopt-a-Landscape. 

MONDAY, MARCH 20 

  • Sandy City Council Meeting, 7pm, (first & third Mon each month), Council Chambers, 39250 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Info: 503-668-5533. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 21 

  • Clackamas County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors meeting, 1pm, (third Tues each month) 221 Molalla Ave, Ste 102, Oregon City. Info: 503-655-3144 X119.
  • Disability Services Advisory Council of Clackamas County (third Tues each month) 1:30-3:30pm, at Aging & Disability Office, 221 Molalla Ave., Ste 104, Oregon City. The Council promotes education and advocacy on state and local issues that impact the physically disabled community, caregivers and families. All are invited. Info: Georgianne at 971-673-6621.
  • Committee for Citizen Involvement (CCI) of Clackamas County, 7-9pm, (third Tues each month) Public Services Building, 2051 Kaen Rd., Oregon City. A process-oriented committee, providing resources and opportunities for citizens to participate effectively in Clackamas County's land use planning and decision making process. Info: 503-655-8552. 
EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

TUESDAY, FEB 28 

  • "Get the Lead Out," dance and exercise jam, 2:30-4pm. Sandy Community Center, upper level, 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. No partner needed, all ages and abilities welcome. This is a great way for Moms with toddlers to have some fun together and get moving! 1950's rock and roll, 1960's Motown and other eras. "Why walk when you can dance?"

DAILY 

  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 E Hwy 26 Business Loop, Government Camp. Hours: 9am-5pm every day except Christmas and New Year. No admission, but donations accepted. Exhibits interpret history of winter sports, early exploration, settlement and natural history of Mt. Hood. Internet access/WiFi available. Info: 503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org.
  • Art at the Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Visit the library to see the beautiful quilts made by the local group, The Piecemakers! A different quilt is on exhibit each month. The Clackamas County Arts Alliance also exhibits the works of local (county) artists. Exhibit changes quarterly.
  • OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. "The Art of the Brick" Exhibition (runs Feb. 18 through May 29, 2017). Named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions," this exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya takes LEGO bricks to sophisticated art form and beyond. The world's largest display of LEGO art features original pieces of inspiring works as well as re-imagined versions of some of the world's most famous art masterpieces made exclusively from LEGO bricks. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Pre-school Story Time, 10am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Ages 3-5 years.
  • Ladies Night at Skibowl, 3-10pm. Ladies night is every Tuesday with ticket savings. Raffle every week with awesome prizes. Drawing in the Beerstube every Tuesday at 8pm - must be present to win. Info: www.skibowl.com. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Baby Story Time, 11am, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Babies up to 1 year old. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Toddler Story Time, Sandy Library, 10am, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Appropriate for children 1-2 years old.
  • Story Time, 10:30am, Hoodland Library, Welches Mountain Center, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches All ages welcome. Followed by play time so you and your child can enjoy a whole hour of fun.
  • Open Mic hosted by Chris Stoltz, 9pm, at The Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Hwy 26, ZigZag. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Friday Night Bingo at the Mt Hood Lions Club, 7pm. E. Hwy 26 & Woodsey Way (MP 41.1), Welches. (Through May 5.) Progressive Blackout Jackpot, Snack Bar, Non-Smoking.
 FRIDAYS/SATURDAYS/SUNDAYS 
  • Timberline Lodge tours Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 11am, 1pm & 2pm. Join a US Forest Service Ranger for a 25-minute tour of historic Timberline Lodge. Explore the rich history of the lodge and all it has to offer. Tours are free and available to everyone. Donations not required but appreciated to ensure programs can be continued. Meet at US Forest Service desk inside Timberline Lodge. Info: 503-622-2033, www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Nutz N Boltz Theater Company presents "Moon Over Buffalo" through March 19. A fast situational comedy about a family troupe of traveling actors on the brink of self-destruction when affairs, reluctant romance and mistaken identity threaten to destroy them and their show or make them stronger than ever. 28861 Grange St., Boring. Show times: Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 3pm.
  • Sandy Actors Theatre presents Michael Christofer's "Shadow Box," directed by Steven Koeppen." (Runs March 31 through April 23.) Important, touching and courageous, this Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning drama deals with the human strength of three terminal cancer patients who live in separate cottages on a hospital's grounds, surrounded by family and friends. Located behind Ace Hardware at 17433 Meinig Ave., Sandy. Show times: Friday/Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday matinees at 3 pm. Info: 503-668-6834. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 3 

  • "Rail Jam" at Skibowl. 5-7pm registration. Compete to win prizes or come and catch it all at the West Rope Tow Yeti Park. Info: skibowl.com or 503-272-3206.
  • Bingo, Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy (first and third Fridays). Doors open 5:30pm. Hot meal served at 6pm. Cost $5 per person. Bingo at 7pm, 3 cards for 12 games, $12. Info: 503-637-6608.
  • Library Coffee House, 6pm, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (first Fri each month). Aaron Meyer, rock concert violinist. A family friendly event, with music, coffee, desserts and a craft for kids. Info: 503-668-5537. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 4 

  • "Ski the Glade Trail" all day long, starting 8am. Benefit for Mr. Hood Cultural Center & Museum. Info and reservations: 503-272-3301.
  • Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday at the library (Sandy Library from 10am-noon/Hoodland Library from 1-2pm). Cupcakes, popcorn and a movie. Info: msmith@ci.sandy.or.us
  • Blue Grass Concert Series, Multnomah Grange #71, 30639 SE Bluff Rd., Gresham OR. The Loafers as well as Sleepy-Eyed Johns. Doors open at 5pm for Bluegrass Jam Session, Snack Bar, Record Table, with live concert beginning at 7pm. Info: 503-633-3548. 

SUNDAY, MARCH 5 

  • USUSA Slope Style, Timberline. Info: www.timberlinelodge.com. 

MONDAY, MARCH 6 

  • Readers Theatre in Gresham presented by Mt. Hood Repertory, 7pm, Gresham Chapel & Evening Event Center, 257 SE Roberts Ave., Gresham. Presenting "Sixty Miles to Silver Lake," by Dan LeFranc, directed by Joel Patrick Durham. A lifetime can pass in the sixty miles between a boy's soccer practice and his father's new apartment. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 7 

  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "The Milky Way in all of its Glory." All shows presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images. Cost: $5 & $2 for MHCC students and children 17 and under. Info: 503-491-8297, william.blackmore@mhcc.edu. Individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability should call 503-491-6923, or 503-491-7670 (TDD) 2 weeks prior to event to ensure availability. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 10 

  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "The Milky Way in all of its Glory." All shows presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images. Cost: $5 & $2 for MHCC students and children 17 and under. Info: 503-491-8297, william.blackmore@mhcc.edu. Individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability should call 503-491-6923, or 503-491-7670 (TDD) 2 weeks prior to event to ensure availability.
  • Teen Jeopardy Trivia Night, 7-9:30pm. Sandy Library Community Room, Get a team together and compete against other teams to win a prize. Teens are not required to register a team and can show-up at the event and be assigned a team. Info: rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 11 

  • "Hope on the Slopes" at Skibowl. This 24-hour event begins with check-in and registration beginning at 7am. Ski and Ride for a cure. Vertical challenge and fundraising event for skiers and snowboarders to benefit the American Cancer Society. Info: www.hopeontheslopes.org.
  • "Kegs for a Cure" at Skibowl West. 11am-4pm. Enjoy beers from more than eight different breweries. All proceeds from beer sales will be donated to the American Cancer Society. DJ Vinylogy provided by Elysian Brewing. Info: www.skibowl.com.
  • Graduation Ceremony at Guide Dogs for the Blind, 1:30pm, Oregon Campus, 32901 SE Kelso Rd, Boring. Ceremonies commemorate the efforts of students and their dogs. Groups welcome with reservation. Guests should bring tissues, this is a moving event and one of the best ways to get acquainted with the program. Info: 503-668-2100. 

SUNDAY, MARCH 12 

  • Wally's Pepper Sauce Rail Jam (reg. starts at 8am), Timberline Lodge. Prizes, hot sauce and good times in store. Cost: $20 reg. fee. Info: www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • "Full Moon Snowshoe Tours," Timberline Lodge, 7pm. Complimentary tours with USFS Rangers. Dress warm and bring your snowshoes for a hike around the lodge. Info: www.timberlinelodge.com. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 17 

  • Bingo, Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy (first and third Fridays). Doors open 5:30pm. Hot meal served at 6pm. Cost $5 per person. Bingo at 7pm, 3 cards for 12 games, $12. Info: 503-637-6608.
  • St. Patrick's Day Party, 9pm, Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E. Hwy 26, Zigzag. Wear your green. Live music. Info: 503-622-3775 or skywaybarandgrill.com. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 18 

  • 2017 Welches Spring Bazaar. 10am-5pm, 24901 E. Salmon River Rd., Welches. Come and support local craft and gift vendors. Many raffle items. Proceeds to support Welches School's 6th graders Outdoor School in May.
  • Planting at Wildwood Recreation Site, 10am-noon. Join Sandy High School volunteers to plant native shrubs and replace the invasive Policeman's Helmet removed last summer. Register: www.sandyriver.org. 

SUNDAY, MARCH 19 

  • Turning and Burning, Registration 9am-10:30am at Wy'east Day Lodge, Timberline. Carving starts at 11am. Limbo on snow. Info: www.timberlinelodge.com. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22 

  • Student Planting Day at the Sandy River Delta Park Crown Point Hwy, Troutdale. 9-11am. Info and RSVP: bill@sandyriver.org. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 25 

  • "Snow Beach Festival" at Skibowl, starting 9am. Kick off Oregon's spring break with a blast. Pond skimming, Suds on the Slopes, hot dog and pie eating contest, live DJ, prizes and fun all day long. Info: www.skibowl.com.
  • Graduation Ceremony at Guide Dogs for the Blind, 1:30pm, Oregon Campus, 32901 SE Kelso Rd, Boring. Ceremonies commemorate the efforts of students and their dogs. Groups welcome with reservation. Guests should bring tissues, this is a moving event and one of the best ways to get acquainted with the program. Info: 503-668-2100.
  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum's Social History Happy Hour (last Saturday each month). 7pm. 88900 Government Camp Loop, Govt. Camp. Info: 503-272-3301. 

SUNDAY, MARCH 26 

  • Breakfast at the Sandy Grange, 8-11am (last Sunday of every month). 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy. Ham, pancakes, eggs cooked to order, juice and coffee. Cost $4. Info: 503-637-6608. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 28 

  • "Get the Lead Out," dance and exercise jam, 2:30-4pm. Sandy Community Center, upper level, 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. No partner needed, all ages and abilities welcome. This is a great way for Moms with toddlers to have some fun together and get moving! 1950's rock and roll, 1960's Motown and other eras. "Why walk when you can dance?" 

FRIDAY, MARCH 31 

  • "Ski for Sunshine" at Skibowl. 9am-4pm. Donate 10 cans of food and receive a free day lift ticket. Info: www.skibowl.com.
  • Mustache Party, 9pm, Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E. Hwy 26, Zigzag. Costumes encouraged with mustache. Contest judged with trophies. Live music. Info: 503-622-3775 or skywaybarandgrill.com. 
MUSIC-

Thursday, Mar 2 

  • Open Mic hosted by Chris Stolz, 9pm, Skyway 

Friday, Mar 3

  • Aaron Meyer (rock violionist) 6pm at the Library Coffee House, Sandy Public Library
  • Jaimie Leopold & The Short Stories (americana/folk), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Mar 4 

  • Bluegrass Concert Series (The Loafers and Sleepy-eyed Johns), Concert 7pm, Multnomah Grange
  • Mr. Musu (funk/rock/groove), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, Mar 5 

  • Ram's Head Music Series: Jay Cote, 4pm, Timberline
  • The Pagan Jug Band (bluegrass), 9pm, Skyway  

Monday, Mar 6 

  • 4NatureSake (Mt Hood hip hop), 10pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Mar 9 

  • Open Mic hosted by Chris Stolz, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Mar 10 

  • Dodgy Mountain Men (Montana stompgrass) 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Mar 11 

  • Ram's Head Music Series: Jon Tullis, 7pm, Timberline
  • Blueflags & Blackgrass (ragtime jug band), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, Mar 12 

  • Ram's Head Music Series: Richard Arthur, 4pm, Timberline
  • Bob Shoemaker (delta blues), 7pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Mar 16 

  • Open Mic hosted by Chris Stolz, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Mar 17 

  • Left Coast Country-St Patrick's Day party (bluegrass), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Mar 18 

  • Lewi Longmire & The Left Coast Roasters (roots rock), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, Mar 19 

  • Ram's Head Music Series: Eric Ledbetter, 4pm, Timberline
  • The Steelhead Stalkers (jazz/blues), 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, Mar 20 

  • 4NatureSake (Mt Hood hip hop), 10pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Mar 23 

  • Open Mic hosted by Chris Stolz, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Mar 24 

  • Mafondue (R&B funk), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Mar 25 

  • Ram's Head Music Series: Eric Kallio, 7pm, Timberline
  • Bottleneck Blues (blues), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, Mar 26 

  • Johnny Laser (folk/country), 6pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Mar 30 

  • Open Mic hosted by Chris Stolz, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Mar 31 

  • Yak Attack (Mustache party-electronica dance band), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, April 1 

  • Terry Robb Trio (blues), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke with Bill, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, April 2 

  • Redwood Son (americana rock), 7pm, Skyway  

Music Venues

Multnomah Grange #71, 30639 SE Bluff Rd., Gresham. 503.633.3548

Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy - ci.sandy.or.us

The Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Hwy 26, Zigzag, 503.622.3775. skywaybarandgrill.com

The Whistle Stop, E Hwy 26, Brightwood, 503.622.3400

Timberline Lodge (Rams Head Bar) Timberline. www.timberlinelodge.com

 

DINING-

AL FORNO FERRUZZA, 72385 Hwy 26, Rhododendron. 503-622-1212. Hot oven rustic Sicilian pizza. Dine in, carry out, delivery. Bar. Organic Elixir cocktails.

BRIGHTWOOD TAVERN, Brightwood Bridge Rd. 503-622-1568. Burgers, chicken, soups. Lunch specials Monday - Friday. Happy Hour daily 3:30-6:30 pm. Pool Tourneys, Free Pool Sundays. Patio.

COFFEE BREWSTERS, Hoodland Shopping Ctr., 503-622-3396. Espresso, Scones, Bagels, Sandwiches, Snacks. Free Wi-Fi.

COFFEE HOUSE  26, 67211 E Hwy 26, Welches (Rendezvous Ctr) 503-622-4074. Coffee, espresso, smoothies, fresh baked goods. Free WiFi. Mon-Sar 7-4pm, Sun 7-3:30pm.

DRAGONFLY CAFÉ & BAKERY, Mt Hood Village Resort. 503-622-2400. Home-baked breads, pastries. Dine In/Take Out/Catering/Cocktails. Fri & Sat Prime Rib/Seafood.

EL BURRO LOCO, 67149 Hwy 26, Welches. 503-622-6780. Lunch, Dinner, Mexican favorites, Take out available. Margaritas. Cantina. Patio.

IVY BEAR FAMILY PIZZERIA, 54735 E Hwy 26, Sandy. 503-208-9111. Fresh made pizza, pasta, calzones, wings, salads, homemade dressings, ice cream floats. Wine/Beer/Soda. Growlers.

MOGUL MOUNTAIN PIZZA, Hoodland Park Plaza, Welches. 503-622-4323. Pizza. Dine In, Take Out and Delivery available.

MT HOOD BREWING CO, 87304 E Gov’t.  Camp Loop, Gov’t Camp. 503-272-3172. Entrees, sandwiches, signature pizzas. Handcrafted beers. Happy Hour daily 4-6 pm. Family friendly.

MULTORPOR LODGE at Skibowl East, 503-272-3206. Luncheon specials, soups, grilled sandwiches, speciality coffees and the OUTBACK CAFÉ & ESPRESSO at Skibowl, 503-272-3206, Slope-side lodge with convenient seating, music, TVs, brown bag area. RATSKELLER BAR & PIZZERIA, downtown Gov’t Camp. Pizza, dips, salads, wraps, burgers. 503-272-3635. HIGH MOUNTAIN CAFÉ, downtown Gov’t Camp. Coffee, espresso, pastries, sandwiches. 503-272-3059.

SKYWAY BAR & GRILL, 71545 Hwy 26, Zigzag. 503-622-3775. Dining, all ages til 10pm. Firepit. Handmade foods, famous mac’n cheese. Music (see lineup).

STILL CREEK INN, 73365 E Hwy 26, Rhododendron, 503-622-4618. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Specialty German Menu. Cocktails, steaks, seafood.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 67149 Hwy 26. Welches, 503-622-6837. Lunch & Dinner, fresh local seafood. Grill & Tap Room. Patio Dining. Chef’s Daily Specials.

THE RESORT AT THE MOUNTAIN, Welches. 503-622-2214. Altitude: B’fast, Lunch & Dinner. Happy Hour & specials. mallards café & pub (by golf course) open year round. 

THE SHACK, 67350 Hwy 26. Welches.  503-622-3876. B’fast, Lunch & Dinner. Sports Bar-Big Screen TVs. Taco Tues. Military & Vet Discounts. Free Pool Sun & Mon. Patio.

TIMBERLINE LODGE, Timberline. 503-272-3267. Cascade Dining Room - Fine Dining; Ram’s Head Bar - Casual Dining with stunning views (Music); Blue Ox Bar - Casual Dining.

WHISTLE STOP, Hwy 26, Brightwood. 503-622-3440. Homemade soups & breads. Breakfast, Moon’s famous Whistle Burger. Lunch & Dinner.  Fri/Sat Karaoke.

SENIOR CENTERS-

HOODLAND SENIOR CTR-65000 E. Hwy 26, Welches. Info: 503-622.3331. 

  • DAILY - Blood Pressure checks, 8am-5pm, at Hoodland Fire Dept. No appointment necessary. 

MONDAYS 

  • Better Bones for Balance, 10-11am. Beginning class will improve fitness, strength and balance. Dress in comfy clothing, sneakers/running shoes.
  • Bible study, 1pm 

TUESDAYS 

  • Tai Chi Class, 10-11am. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Mountain Motivators Weight Loss Club. Walk with the Motivators at 9am and then meet at 10am. Emphasis on nutrition and exercise. Info: Donna 503-882-9246.
  • Better Bones for Balance, 10-11am. Beginning class will improve fitness, strength and balance. Dress in comfy clothing, sneakers/running shoes. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Tai Chi Class, 10-11am.
  • Cards and Board Games, 2pm. Everyone is welcome to come and play. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 9 

  • Legal services provided free by Sandy attorney at Sandy Senior Ctr. Call for appointment, 503-668-5569. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 14 

  • Board Meeting, 10am at the Center. Everyone welcome to share ideas. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 28 

  • Parkinson's Class/Support Group. 11am (fourth Tues of every month). Educational materials available. Support and sharing to help develop a program that will benefit those afflicted with Parkinson's and caregivers. 

SANDY SENIOR CTR-38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Info: 503-668-5569.

TUESDAY, FEB 28 

  • Parkinson's Support Group, 11am. Share experiences and tips for living with Parkinson's Disease.
  • Hearing Clinic, 11am. Advance registration required.
  • Bingo, 12:45pm 

MONDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • Oil Painting, 1pm. Info: Anna Mae Lindsay, 503-668-4476.
  • Pinochle, 1pm. Everyone welcome.
  • Bridge, 6:30pm. Veteran players and newcomers welcome. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Flex & Stretch, 11am. Increase flexibility and strength. Sitting and standing routines.
  • Oil Painting, 1pm. Info: Anna Mae Lindsay, 503-668-4476.
  • Tai Chi, 1pm. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • A Change of Pace, 1-5pm. Appropriately structured activities for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia disorders. 

THURSDAYS  

  • Flex & Stretch, 11am. Increase flexibility and strength. Sitting and standing routines. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Tai Chi, 1pm 

TUESDAY, MARCH 7 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 

  • Foot Clinic, 9am
  • Alzheimer's Support Group, 1-3pm. Open to anyone whose life is affected by Alzheimer's or related dementia disorders. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 9 

  • Legal services provided free by Sandy attorney at Sandy Senior Ctr. By appointment only. Call 503-668-5569. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 14 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 21 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 25 

  • Mountain Jamboree, 7pm, Dining Room. Sing, play and dance. Bring a dessert to share. Coffee is provided. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 28 

  • Parkinson's Support Group, 11am. Share experiences and tips for living with Parkinson's Disease.
  • Hearing Clinic, 11am. Advance registration required.
  • Bingo, 12:45pm 
SUPPORT GROUPS/SERVICES-

MONDAYS 

  • Mt. Hood Hospice Grief Support Group, 2-3:30pm, Trinity Lutheran Church, 507 Powell Blvd., Gresham.. Adults grieving the death of a loved one are invited to participate beginning Feb. 27-March 27. Cost: Free but registration is required. Info: Emilie Cartoun, 503-668-5545 or e.cartoun@mthoodhospice.org.
  • Estacada Friendship Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm, St. Aloysius Community Hall, 297 N. Broadway Street, Estacada.
  • Sandy Discovery Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm, Foursquare Church of Sandy, 39300 Dubarko Drive, Sandy. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Happiness Support Group (every Tuesday through June 20), 2-3:30pm, Mt. Hood Hospice, 39641 Scenic Street, Sandy. Group focuses on practical ways to incline the mind toward happiness and provide a positive network for developing and strengthening practices to support a happier life. Cost: Free, but registration required. Info/Register: Emile, 503-668-5545, e.cartoun@mthoodhospice.org.
  • Sandy Principles and Progress - Al Anon Family Group, 6-7pm, 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy.
  • Sandy Discovery Group-Alcoholics Anonymous (Sandy Women's meeting-closed meeting), 7-8:15pm, Immanuel Church, Fellowship Hall, 39901 Pleasant Street, Sandy.
  • Sandy Tuesday Night-Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30-9pm, Sandy Community Ctr, 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Clackamas Women's Services offers a free domestic violence support group, 11:30am-1pm, (each Wed). A Safe Place, Family Justice Ctr. for Clackamas Co., 256 Warner Milne Rd, Oregon City. If you would like support from healing in an abusive relationship, join in this confidential group. Bring your lunch or snack if you wish. Info: CWS Crisis and Support Line, 503-654-2288; A Safe Place, 503-655-8600.
  • Courage to Change Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 12-1pm, Sandy Actors Theater, 17433 Meinig Ave, Sandy.
  • Courage to Change Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30-6:30pm, Immanuel Church, Fireside Room, 39901 Pleasant St., Sandy.
  • Welches Timberline Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30-9pm, St. John in the Woods Church, 24905 Woodsey Way, Welches. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Welches Timberline Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 6:30-7:30pm, St. John in the Woods Church, 24905 Woodsey Way, Welches.
  • Sandy Discovery Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 7-8pm, Foursquare Church of Sandy, 39300 Dubarko Drive, Sandy. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Welches Timberline Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, Woodsey Way Women's AA - closed meeting. 6-7pm, St. John in the Woods Church, 24905 Woodsey Way, Welches.
  • Estacada Friendship Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 7pm, St. Aloysius Community Hall, 297 N. Broadway Street, Estacada.
  • Sandy Discovery Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 7-8:15pm, Foursquare Church of Sandy, 39300 Dubarko Drive, Sandy. 

SATURDAYS 

  • Welches Timberline Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 5-6pm, St. John in the Woods Church, 24905 Woodsey Way, Welches. 

SUNDAYS 

  • Sandy Discovery Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 9-10:15am, Living Way Fellowship Foursquare Church, 39300 Dubarko Road, Sandy.
  • Grace in Govy-Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30-7:30pm every Sunday at Mt Hood Cultural Center & Museum, Government Camp.
  • Welches Timberline Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30-9pm, St. John in the Woods Church, 24905 Woodsey Way, Welches. 

MONDAY, MARCH 13 

  • Early Assessment Support Alliance, Sandy Library Community Room, 6:30-8pm. Informational talk about the services of EASA, a program for community members, teachers, parents and mentors who have contact with youth. The goal is to direct them and/or their families to help and support. Info: www.easacommunity.org. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 16 

  • Veteran's assistance, 9:30am-noon, Sandy VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (third Thurs of month). Janice Tafoya, Veterans Service Officer for Clackamas County, will assist veterans on a first-come, first-served basis. Or schedule an appointment at Clackamas County Veterans Service Office, 1810 Red Soils Court, Oregon City at 503-605-5631. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 18 

  • NAMI Family Support Group, 9-10:30am, (third Sat each month) Immanuel Lutheran Church, 39901 Pleasant Street, Sandy (behind police station). Please enter by the back door. This is a family support group for loved ones of persons with a mental illness. Info: Blythe Nordbye, 503-680-2849, blythenordbye@gmail.com. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22 

  • Alzheimer’s Support Group, 1-2:30pm, (fourth Wed each month), Trinity Lutheran Church, 507 W. Powell Blvd., Gresham. Info: Emilie Cartoun, 503-668-5545, e.cartoun@mthoodhospice.org.
CLUBS/GROUPS/CLASSES/INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS-

TUESDAY, FEB 28 

  • Clackamas County House District 52 Oregon Trail Democrats, 7pm, (fourth Tues each month), Clackamas Co. Bank Sunset Room, 38935 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Everyone is welcome! Info: Susan Gates, 503-668-9628, www.oregontraildemocrats.org.

ONGOING 

  • Sandy School Based Health Center, Mon-Fri 7am-3pm for Oregon Trail School District Students, grades K-12 at Sandy High School (east entrance). Provides a range of medical services, including injury and illness diagnosis and treatment, physicals, screenings, lab tests, immunizations and more. Students and families are not billed for services - insurance is billed when available. Info/Appt: 503-668-3483. Also open to everyone from 3pm-8pm Mon-Fri. Call 503-655-8471 to schedule appt. www.clackamas.us/healthcenters.
  • "Book a Librarian" every day at the Sandy Public Library. Call for an appt. 503-668-5537. 

MONDAYS 

  • Game Factory/Coding Club, (no meetings 3rd Mon) 4-5 pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Learn how to code and play games. Teens age 11-17 and all skill levels welcome. Use one of the library's laptops or bring your own device. 

TUESDAYS 

  • "Book a Librarian" from 2-6pm at the Hoodland Library, Welches Mountain Center, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Make an appointment or drop in for assistance with research, using library resources or catching up on the latest technologies. Info: 503-622-3460, email hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Art Class at Ant Farm, 3:30-5pm, 39140 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Free to the public. Info: 503-668-9955. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Community Acupuncture with Stacey McCarthy, L. AC, 2-6pm. Call 503-754-9053 to sign up. Info: www.stickwithstacey.com.
  • Meditation at the Wy'East Zen Center, 39641 Scenic St., Sandy. 6:30-7pm with Dharma talk and discussion from 7-8pm. Newcomers are welcome to arrive at 6:15pm for a brief orientation or instruction. The forms are Zen Buddhist but all faith traditions are welcome. Info: Emilie Cartoun, 503-997-3193. 

THURSDAYS 

  • "Read to the Dog," 4-5pm, Sandy Public Library. Kids learning to read can practice their skills. Reading to a dog will help struggling kids gain confidence in a no-stress, non-judgmental environment. Call 503-668-5537 to make an appointment for your child. 

SATURDAYS 

  • Saturday Afternoon Kids Club, 2-4 pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (1st Sat Lego Club; 2nd Sat Scratch: game coding club; 3rd Sat Art Club; 4th Sat Video Games & Minecraft). Appropriate for kids 7-12. Free and no registration required.
  • Saturday Afternoon Kids Club, 1-3pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E. Welches Rd. (2nd Sat Lego Club, Art Club, ages 7-12; 4th Sat Lego Club). Info: hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-622-3460. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 4-5 pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 SE Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (First and third Wednesday each month.) MakerSpace is an analog program that fosters opportunities for teens to have experiences that ignite creativity, imagination, pique interest and connect with a community of creators. Teens 12-17, be inspired.
  • Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Meeting at Heidi's Restaurant, 1230 NE Cleveland Ave., Gresham, 503-667-4200. Come and start some new friendships! (first Wed each month). Social Time 6pm, dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is Dutch treat. Info: PrimeTimersDning@aol.com., www.PrimeTimersDiningClub, Pat, 503-936-5861. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 2 

  • Sandy Kiwanis, 6:30pm, (first & third Thurs) at Sandy Family Restaurant, 39024 Proctor Blvd., Sandy  Order off the menu. Info: www.sandykiwanis.org, 503-819-0511. 

SATURDAY, MARCH 4 

  • Clackamas County Master Gardener program, 7-8pm, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr., Milwaukie. "Garden Discovery Day." This free event offers an efficient way to learn about gardening. Learn about helping damaged plants or garden soil that is tough to dig. For a full schedule of classes go to www.cmasterdeners.org or contact Sherry Sheng, clackamasmg@gmail.com, 503-655-1822. 

MONDAY, MARCH 6 

  • Hoodland Women's Club meeting, 11:30am. Rebel & Rye, Welches. Info: londoda@gmail.com. If you're interested in becoming a member, contact Regina Lythgoe at 503-622-3117.
  • Book Group (Men's group), 7pm, (first Mon of each month) Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 7 

  • Trillium Trails Garden Club, 7pm, Hoodland Senior Center, 65000 E. Hwy 26, Welches. Speakers are  David and Annilese Doolittle from Petalheads Nursery, "Hellebores." They will bring plants to sell. Visitors welcome. Info: Mary Carlson, 503-622-3573. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 

  • Mt. Hood Republican Women, 11:30am, Francis Xavier's Restaurant, 1933 NE 181st Ave, Portland. Guest speaker is Ruth Bendl who is knowledgeable on election fraud, voter registration and polling place safety. Info: Clarice Moss, 503-658-5227, email claricemoss@yahoo.com.
  • Anime Club, 2:30-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy, (second and fourth Wednesday each month). Specifically designed for 6-8th graders. Watch some Anime, talk about favorites, eat popcorn with other anime fans.
  • "Introduction to Meditation," WyEast Zen Center, 39641 Scenic St., Sandy, 6:30-8pm. This free workshop is open to everyone, from beginner to experienced. The form is Buddhist but the principles are universal. Info: emilie@wyeastzencenter.org 503-997-3193. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 9 

  • Women's Book Club, 7pm, Sandy Public Library (second Thurs of each month). 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 10 

  • Sandy VFW Post 4273 Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, 6pm, (second Fri of month) at VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • "Getting Off the Sugar Roller Coaster" class, 6:30pm, Mountain Mel's Green Canyon Apothecary, 68272 E. Hwy. 26, Welches. Info 503-564-9135. 

MONDAY, MARCH 13 

  • HEART, Emergency Response Team, 7pm, Hoodland Fire Station, 69634 E Hwy 26, Welches. Local training every month (second Monday). Topic for March: a representative from the Red Cross with discuss "What We Do and How You Can Help." Bring a friend. Door Prize at HEART meeting. Everyone welcome. Info: 503-622-3256. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 14 

  • Spotlight on Low Vision, 11:30am, AntFarm, 39140 Proctor Blvd., Sandy, Lunch and Learn with Sharon Elder, Exec. Dir. at Oral Hull and Gale Webb, who has worked with the Commission for the Blind for over 20 years. Presentation for individuals whose vision is beginning to go, or is gone. No charge. Bring brown bag for lunch or purchase at cafe. Info: 503-668-9955. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 4-5 pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 SE Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (First and third Wednesday each month.) MakerSpace is an analog program that fosters opportunities for teens to have experiences that ignite creativity, imagination, pique interest and connect with a community of creators. Teens 12-17, be inspired. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 16 

  • Sandy Kiwanis, 6:30pm, (first & third Thurs) at Sandy Family Restaurant, 39024 Proctor Blvd., Sandy  Order off the menu. Info: www.sandykiwanis.org, 503-819-0511.
  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, Welches Mountain Center, 24525 E Welches Road, Welches. Under discussion: "The Maytrees" by Annie Dillard. Info: hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us or call 503-622-3460. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 17 

  • Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 Meeting, 6pm, (third Fri of the month), VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • Adult Paint Night, Sandy Library Community Room, 6:30-8:30pm. Enjoy a two hour guided painting class using acrylic paints on canvas. Register online to reserve your spot: www.ci.sandy.or.us/library. 

MONDAY, MARCH 20 

  • Teen Advisory Board meeting, 4-5pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (Every third Monday) Teens interested in joining are welcome to fill out a volunteer application. TAB provides an opportunity for teens to have a say in what happens at the library and to develop planning and leadership skills. Teens aged 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22 

  • Anime Club, 2:30-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy, (second and fourth Wednesday each month). Specifically designed for 6-8th graders. Watch some Anime, talk about favorites, eat popcorn with other anime fans. Dress up as your favorite Anime character and win a prize. Info: Rebecca, Rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Mt Hood Lions Club (fourth Weds. each month), 6:30pm, Social Time, 7 pm, Dinner meeting. At their building on the corner of E Hwy 26 and E Woodsey Way, Welches. Info: 503-622-4223. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 23 

  • Mystery Book Club, 2-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Info: sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 24 

  • "DIY Facial Care with Herbs," 6:30pm, Mountain Mel's Green Canyon Apothecary, 68272 E. Hwy. 26, Welches. Info: 503-564-9135. 

TUESDAY, MARCH 28 

  • Clackamas County House District 52 Oregon Trail Democrats, 7pm, (fourth Tues each month), Clackamas Co. Bank Sunset Room, 38935 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Everyone is welcome! Info: Susan Gates, 503-668-9628, www.oregontraildemocrats.org. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 31 

  • "Heal Yourself with Acupressure," 6:30pm, Mountain Mel's Green Canyon Apothecary, 68272 E. Hwy. 26, Welches. Info 503-564-9135.

 

RECREATION/VISITOR INFO-

RECREATION INFORMATION

  • Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. Year-round skiing/snowboarding, lodge tours. 503-622-7979, www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Mt. Hood Skibowl. Skiing/Snowboarding/Cosmic Tubing. 503-272-3206, www.skibowl.com
  • The Fly Fishing Shop. Equipment, information, instruction. 503-622-4607, www.flyfishusa.com.
  • The Resort at The Mountain. Golf, Croquet, Spa, Dining. Live music at mallards pub and cafe. 503-622-3101, www.mthood-resort.com.
  • Mt. Hood Adventures. Concierge-type services for recreational activities in the area. 88335 E. Government Camp Loop, Government Camp. 503-715-2175, 888-422-4776, www.mthoodadventure.com.
  • Mt. Hood Village Resort. Fitness center/pool. 503-622-4011, www.mthoodvillage.com.
  • Windells Camp, 59550 E Hwy 26, Sandy. Indoor skate facility and BMX. info@windells.com 503 622-3736. 

VISITOR INFO 

  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 E Hwy 26 Business Loop, Government Camp. Open daily (except Christmas & New Year), 9 am - 5 pm, 503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org. Brochures, maps, guide books, passes, etc.
  • Mt. Hood Adventures, 88335 E. Government Camp Loop, Government Camp. Open daily, 9 am - 6 pm 503-715-2175, 888-422-4776, www.mthoodadventure.com.
  • Mt. Hood Info. www.mthood.info, 1-888-622-4822.
  • Mt. Hood National Forest, Zig Zag Ranger District, 70220 E Hwy 26, Zig Zag. Open Daily, 7:45 am – 4:30 pm (closed for lunch noon – 1 pm). 503-622-3191, Ext. 668, www.fs.fed.us/r6/mthood.
  • Sandy Historical Society Museum, 39345 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Open 7 days/wk. Mon-Sat 10-4 pm, Sun 12-4 pm Free Admission. 503-668-3378, sandyhistorical@sandynet.org, www.sandyhistorical.org.
  • Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, 38979 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10 - 4 pm (Tuesday and Thursday available to members by appointment only) 503-668-4006.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES-
  • Sandy/Hoodland Advisory Board is looking for two members. The open positions are for residents of the Sandy Library Service area. For more information, contact Library Director Sarah McIntyre at 503-489-2168 or smcintyre@ci.sandy.or.us
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sandy, has various volunteer opportunities. Info: www.guidedogs.com, 503-668-2100.
  • Firefighters, Special Task Group, Support Group, HEART and Explorers. Call the Hoodland Fire District for further information. Do you have what it takes? 503-622-3256, hoodland@hoodlandfire.org.
  • Consider being a volunteer at the Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, Government Camp. Hours and days very flexible. Call the museum at 503-272-3301 or drop by if interested.
  • The Hoodland Senior Center is in need of drivers for Meals on Wheels. Must have a valid Oregon driver's license, proof of insurance and a dependable vehicle. Also, bus drivers are needed for day trips. Class C driver's license is required as well as attendance at three classes with Ride Connection (no cost to volunteers).

 

BULLETIN BOARD-
  • Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 1. The Sandy Nature Trails Run. 100% Trail, 100% Local 5K running and walking event. 9am. All ages and all levels welcome! Benefits the Oregon Trail School District. To register and for more info: ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?eid=6525
  • If you're a veteran and need information regarding VA benefits, counseling, healthcare, home loans, etc. call 503-650-5631 or e-mail veterans@co.clackamas.or.us.
  • Donations accepted for delivery to several veterans hospitals in Oregon: Men’s/women’s clothing, boots/shoes, backpacks, quilts, toothbrushes and toothpaste, books and puzzles etc. Cotton fabrics especially sought. Please call Jean Bettencourt, VFW at 503-663-0510 or email at jean.bettencourt@aol.com for guidelines and to arrange drop-off in Sandy.
  • The Sandy Community Action Center at 38982 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy, is the food pantry for residents from Boring to Government Camp. The Center provides emergency food assistance to those in need. The pantry is open for income-eligible people from 10am-4pm Wed & Fri and 10am-1pm Sat. Proof that you reside in the Oregon Trail School District is required. Food boxes through the community Basket Program are available on the third Thursday of the month from 9am to Noon. Info: www.sandyactioncenter.org, 503-668-4746.

 

 

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