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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 20th of the month.


EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

SUNDAY, SEPT 29 

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

MONDAY, SEPT 30 

  • Free food market, 9-10am (typically last Mon each month) at the parking lot behind Hoodland Senior Ctr., 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. Open to any person in need. Bring your own bags. No ID, name or address needed. Info: hoodlandlutheranchurch@gmail.com.

DAILY 

  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 E Hwy 26 Business Loop, Government Camp. Hours: 9am-5pm every day except Christmas & 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 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. "Exquisite Creatures." (Opens Oct 5 for a limited time). Christopher Marley's creations give visitors an opportunity to learn about biodiversity, morphology, biomimicry and taxonomy. Experience how awe-inspiring the natural world can be through the intricate design of its inhabitants. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, at The Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Hwy 26, ZigZag. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Mount Hood Farmers Market, 3-7pm (through October 25), at Ant Farm Outdoor Building, 38600 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Fresh produce, music, food and art. All locally created. Info: www.mounthoodfarmersmarket.org, 503-668-9955.
  • Bingo, 7pm (doors open 6:30pm), Mt Hood Lions Club, E Hwy 26/Woodsey Way, Welches (Bingo on Friday nights) Progressive Jackpots, children welcome with supervision. Snack bar, no outside food. Non-smoking. 

FRI/SAT/SUN 

  • 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. 

THROUGH OCT 13 

  • Nutz N Boltz Theatre Company presents "The Mystery of Irma Vap," by Charles Ludlam(Runs through Oct 13), 28861 Grange Street Boring. A spooktacularly funny show spinning mystery, monsters and fake legs into a fast-paced comedy for the Halloween season. For all ages. Show times: Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 3pm. Tickets available at door or online at http://nnbtheater.com. 

THROUGH OCT 27 

  • Wolf Pack Theater presents "Wait Until Dark," by Frederick Knott, directed by Howard Bickle, Jr. (Runs through Oct 27). A first rate shocker, a drama full of suspense. Showtimes: Thurs-Sun, 8pm, Sun matinees at 2pm. Tickets: Gen. Admission $18, Students/Seniors $15. Free Admission for law enforcement, firefighters and veterans (valid ID, 1 ticket per qualified guest). 39570 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Tickets online at wolfpacktheater.com. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 2 

  • Coffee with a Cop, 10am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Sandy police officers will be on hand to answer questions and visit. Coffee and light snacks provided.
  • Clackamas Community College's Associated Student Government community expo, 11:30-1:30pm, at Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. Enjoy sweets, treats and live music at the Willy Wonka themed expo. Free, public event. Local artists, craftspeople, public agencies and retailers. Info: Cynthia Boettcher, 503-594-1823, cynthia.boettcher@clackamas.edu. 

FRIDAY, OCT 4 

  • Bingo, Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy (first & 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, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (first Fri each month), featuring Rebecca and Leon - specializing in swing and the music of the 30s and 40s. Always a fun, family event. Music, coffee and dessert. Info: 503-668-5537.
  • 24 Hours in Sandy Reception, 6pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Images from the Photography Group project "24 Hours in Sandy" will be on display. There will be a slide show of the images and the book will be on display. Info: Thea Ellen, tellen@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, OCT 5 

  • Hoodland Fire Department Open House, 10am-3pm, Hoodland Fire Department, 69634 Hwy 26, Welches. Fire and EMS demonstrations, cookies and punch. Fun for the whole family. Info: 503-622-3256, www.hoodlandfire.com. 

FRIDAY, OCT 11 

  • Paint Night at Mallards, 6-8pm, Mt Hood Oregon Resort, 68010 E Fairway Ave., Welches. mthood-resort.com, 503-622-2250. 

SATURDAY, OCT 12 

  • 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.
  • Fundraising Banquet & Auction ("The Generations of Promise"), 5-8pm, Historic Lodge at Camp Arrah Wanna, 24075 E Arrah Wanna Blvd., Welches. Doors open 4:30pm, Bar opens 5pm, Dinner served 6pm. Dinner, bar, live and silent auctions, raffles, games, live music. A fun evening for a great cause. Tickets online at www.camparrahwanna.org. Cost: $60 per person includes dinner and 2 drink tickets. Info: Laura, 503-622-3189, lauray@camparrahwanna.org. 

SUNDAY, OCT 13 

  • Performance by Mt. Hood Community College instrumental music students, and partnered with Mt. Hood Pops, 3:30pm, at Mt Hood Community College, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. 

MONDAY, OCT 14 

  • Readers Theatre in Gresham presented by Mt Hood Repertory, 7;30pm, Gresham Chapel & Evening Event Center, 257 SE Roberts Ave., Gresham. Presenting "Ghosts," by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Valerie Absell. Ghosts is a scathing commentary on 19th century morality. Admission: Adults $9, Students $4, no reservations. No credit cards, please. Info: www.mthoodrep.com. 

FRIDAY, OCT 18 

  • Bingo, Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy (first & 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.
  • Sandy Library Haunt, 7-10pm, at 17255 Smith Avenue, Sandy (also on Oct 19, 25 and 26). A full walk-through haunted attraction with terrifying monsters, live actors and mind shattering effects. Plus a family friendly version protected by magic amulets giving safe passage for more easily frightened guests. Tickets at sandyhaunt.ticketleap.com. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, OCT 19 

  • Sandy Library Haunt, 7-10pm, at 17255 Smith Avenue, Sandy (also on Oct 25 and 26). A full walk-through haunted attraction with terrifying monsters, live actors and mind shattering effects. Plus a family friendly version protected by magic amulets giving safe passage for more easily frightened guests. Tickets at sandyhaunt.ticketleap.com. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Harvest Party, 7-9pm, Whistle Stop, 66674 Hwy 26, Welches. Pumpkin carving and hot cider. 

FRIDAY, OCT 25 

  • Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration, 4-6pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Music, crafts, food and fun. All ages are welcome. Info: Robin Ferrin, rferrin@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-622-3460.
  • Sandy Library Haunt, 7-10pm, at 17255 Smith Avenue, Sandy (also on Oct 26). A full walk-through haunted attraction with terrifying monsters, live actors and mind shattering effects. Plus a family friendly version protected by magic amulets giving safe passage for more easily frightened guests. Tickets at sandyhaunt.ticketleap.com. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, OCT 26 

  • Trick or Treat Trail, 1-4pm, downtown Sandy. A fun and safe trick-or-treat experience. Info: www.sandyoregonchamber.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.
  • Spaghetti Fundraiser, 3-7pm, Mt Hood Lions Club, Welches (corner of Hwy 26/Woodsey Way). A fundraiser to be held for Paul Cadd who lost his home recently by fire.
  • Family Fright Night at Timberline, starts at 6pm. Timberline Lodge. Scavenger hunt trick or treating, Halloween crafts and snacks, costume contest, ghost stories, zombie laser tag, and a viewing of "The Shining." Free admission, $10 for zombie laser tag. Info: timberlinelodge.com/events.
  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum's Social History Happy Hour (last Sat each month). 7pm. 88900 Government Camp Loop, Govt. Camp. Info: 503-272-3301.
  • Sandy Library Haunt, 7-10pm, at 17255 Smith Avenue, Sandy. A full walk-through haunted attraction with terrifying monsters, live actors and mind shattering effects. Plus a family friendly version protected by magic amulets giving safe passage for more easily frightened guests. Tickets at sandyhaunt.ticketleap.com. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SUNDAY, OCT 27 

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

MONDAY, OCT 28 

  • Free food market, 9-10am (last Mon each month) at the parking lot behind Hoodland Senior Ctr., 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. Open to any person in need. Bring your own bags. No ID, name or address needed. Info: hoodlandlutheranchurch@gmail.com. 

THURSDAY, OCT 31 

  • Spook Alley, Hoodland Shopping Center, Hwy 26, Welches. Safe, family fun.
  • Costume Contest and Halloween Night, 9pm-midnight, Whistle Stop, 66674 Hwy 26, Welches. Prizes for the top 3 costumes. Judging starts at 10pm.
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. 

TUESDAY, OCT 1 

  • Boring CPO Meeting, 7pm (first Tues each month), Boring Fire Station, 28655 SE Hwy 212, Boring.
  • Mount Hood Area Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting, 8am, (first Tues each month), at the Mt Hood RV Resort, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. Info: www.mthoodchamber.com. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 2 

  • Library Advisory Board Meeting, 6pm, Sandy Library,38980 SE Proctor Blvd., Sandy (first Wednesday of month). Info: Sarah McIntyre, smcintyre@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, OCT 7 

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

TUESDAY, OCT 8 

  • 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. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 9 

  • Mt. Hood Lions Club monthly business meeting, 6:30pm (second Wed each month), at their building on the corner of E Hwy 26 and E Woodsey Way, Welches. Info: 503-622-4223. 

TUESDAY, OCT 15 

  • Disability Services Advisory Council of Clackamas County (third Tues each month) 1:30-3:30pm, 221 Molalla Ave., Ste 104, Oregon City.  Meetings are held in an accessible space. Issues of the physically disabled community, their families and caregivers. DSAC reviews Medicaid, state and local issues that may have an impact on transportation, benefits, housing and other programs for the disabled. Clackamas Co. residents invited to attend. www.dsac-cc.org.
  • Clackamas Soil & Water Conservation District Board Meeting, 4pm, Clackamas SWCD Office Board Rm, 221 Molalla Ave, Ste 102, Oregon City. Info: www.conservationdistrict.org.
  • 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. 

MONDAY, OCT 21 

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

Sunday, Sept 29 

  • Steelhead Stalkers Trio (jazz-latin-funk), 7pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 3 

  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway 

Friday, Oct 4 

  • Library Coffee House, Rebecca and Leon (swing, 30s & 40s music), 6pm, Sandy Library
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Outbound Traveler (campfire folk), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Oct 5 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • JoyTribe (funk-rock), 9pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 10 

  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Oct 11 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Dodgy Mountain Men (stompgrass from Missoula), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Oct 12 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Quick & Easy Boys (psychedelic rock & roll), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Oct 13 

  • Fingers & Chilly (folk rock), 7pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 17 

  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Oct 18 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Pat Stilwell Band (rock infused blues), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Oct 19 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • 26 East (folk rock), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Oct 20 

  • Sweet Plot (funk-rock from San Francisco), 7pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 24 

  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Oct 25 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Petunia & The Vipers (cowboy swing from Canada), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Oct 26 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Pagan Jug Band (bluegrass zydeco americana/costume party), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Oct 27 

  • New Victorian Solo (ethereal folk), 7pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 31 

  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran/Halloween costume party, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Nov 1 

  • Trio Subtonic (jazz), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Nov 2 

  • Johnny Burgin Band, 9pm, Skyway  

Music Venues

Sandy 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

DINING-

BRIGHTWOOD TAVERN, Brightwood Bridge Rd. 503-622-1568. Burgers, chicken, soups. Lunch specials Mon - Fri. Full menu every night.  Happy Hour daily 3:30-6:30 pm. Pool Tourneys.

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

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. DRAGONFLY BAKERY at 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches, Open 7 days a week. 7-3pm

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, calzones, wings, salads, homemade dressings, ice cream floats. Wine/Beer/Soda.

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

MT. HOOD OREGON RESORT, Welches. 503-622-2214. Altitude: B’fast/Lunch/Dinner. Happy Hour & specials. mallards café & pub B’fast at 7am. Lunch/Dinner menu 11am.

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

THE RENDEZVOUS, 67149 Hwy 26. Welches, 503-622-6837. Lunch & Dinner, fresh local seafood. Grill & Tap Room. Patio. Chef’s Daily Specials.  Wine Down Wed. Take & Bake specials.

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 w/stunning views; Blue Ox Bar - Casual Dining. 

WHISTLE STOP, Hwy 26, Brightwood. 503-622-3440. Homemade soups & breads. Breakfast until 2pm,  Moon’s famous Whistle Burger, Lunch & Dinner. Fri/Sat Karaoke at 9pm.

COFFEE/ESPRESSO/TEA/SMOOTHIES

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

MT HOOD ROASTERS, 73451 Hwy 26, Rhododendon (By DQ) 503-622-6574. Espresso, summer drink specials, outdoor seating, freshly roasted coffee beans by the pound. 7 days a week, 8-5.

SENIOR CENTERS-

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

There are many additional outings with the Hoodland Senior Center during October, including regular shopping trips, Spirit Mountain Casino, Red Lobster, Bob's Red Mill, Trader Joes and New Seasons, and local lunches out. Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities and to register for the special trips.

Bus Drivers needed for shopping and day trips. Valid Class C Driver's License and completion of two classes and a written test (at no cost to you) is required.  Can you help?

MONDAY, SEPT 30 

  • Free Food Market, 9-10am. Food is free and anybody is welcome. Please bring bags or boxes. 

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.
  • Hoodland Ukulele Group (HUG), 2pm. Bring your ukulele or come in to learn how to play. Anyone who just wants to come in and enjoy the music is also welcome. Info: Jeff 503-878-3346, HoodlandUkuleleGroup@gmail.com.
  • Bible Study, 1pm. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Tai Chi Class, 10-11am.
  • Knitting with Valerie, 1pm. Plenty of knitting needles and yarn available or bring your own. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Hoodland Weight Loss Group (was the Mountain Motivators Weight Loss Club). 10-11am. Emphasis on nutrition and exercise. Monthly dues $5.
  • 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.
  • Chi Kung Class, 11:15-11:45am
  • Pinochle and cards, 1:30pm. Everyone is welcome to come and play.
  • Writers' Workshop, 2-4pm, at Hoodland Lutheran Church (no religious affiliation). Info: Tommie Kirkendall, 503-622-5127. 

TUESDAY, OCT 8 

  • Board Meeting, 10am at the Center. Everyone welcome to share ideas.
  • Caregiver Support Group, 2:30pm (second and fourth Tues each month). Info: Donna, 503-622-3226. 

TUESDAY, OCT 22 

  • Caregiver Support Group, 2:30pm (second and fourth Tues each month). Info: Donna, 503-622-3226. 

THURSDAY, OCT 24 

  • SHIBA presentation, 12-12:30pm. Individual counseling, 1:30-3pm. A good time to think about whether your Medicare Plan is still providing for all of your medical and prescription needs. 

MONDAY, OCT 28 

  • Free Food Market, 9-10am. Food is free and anybody is welcome. Please bring bags or boxes.  

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

There are many additional outings with the Sandy Senior Center during October, including regular shopping trips, movies, Seasons & Regions Seafood Grill, Mt Hood Comm. College Sky Planetarium Theater, Oregon Zoo, Museum & Deepwood Estates, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Hoyt Arboretum, Hood River for apples, Bauman's Farm & Garden Ctr., Graham Oaks Nature Park, hiking trips and local lunches out. Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities at ci.sandy.or.us and to register for special trips.

MONDAY, SEPT 30 

  • Massage, 9-11am. Schedule 15 min ($15) or 30 min ($30) massage at front desk.
  • Pain Management Class, 9-11:30am. Take charge of your health.

MONDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • Pinochle, 1pm. Everyone welcome.
  • Oil Painting, 1pm.
  • Bridge, 6:30pm. Veteran players and newcomers welcome. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Pool Table, 9-11am. Join a small group for a game of pool. Show up when you can.
  • Functional Fitness. 11am. Increase flexibility and strength. Chair support if needed.
  • Tai Chi, 1-2pm. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • A Change of Pace, 12:30-4:30pm. Appropriately structured activities for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia disorders. Cost: $14 for 4 hours. More info: 503-668-5569.
  • Cribbage lessons & games, 1-3pm. All welcome. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Functional Fitness, 11am. Increase flexibility and strength. Chair support if needed. 

FRIDAYS

  • Pool Table, 9-11am. Join a small group for a game of pool. Show up when you can.
  • Moves & Grooves, 11-11:45am.
  • Tai Chi, 1-2pm       

TUESDAY, OCT 1 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 2 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm 

MONDAY, OCT 7 

  • Pain Management Class, 9-11:30am. Take charge of your health. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 9 

  • Alzheimer's Support Group, 1-3pm. 

THURSDAY, OCT 10 

  • Law Project, 9am-12pm. By appointment only. Legal help offered, 30-min appt. 

MONDAY, OCT 14 

  • Pain Management Class, 9-11:30am. Take charge of your health.
  • Birthday Party, 11:45am-1pm. Come for lunch, have a piece of birthday cake. 

TUESDAY, OCT 15 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am 

THURSDAY, OCT 17 

  • Flu Shot Clinic, 1-3pm 

MONDAY, OCT 21 

  • Pain Management Class, 9-11:30am. Take charge of your health. 

TUESDAY, OCT 22 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm 

MONDAY, OCT 28 

  • Medicare Meeting - SHIBA Medicare Fall enrollment presentation, 12:30-1:30pm Presentation; 2-4pm Individual counseling. 

THURSDAY, OCT 31 

  • Halloween Carnival, 12:30-1:30pm. Old fashioned carnival. Dress up for costume contest. Games.
SUPPORT GROUPS/SERVICES-

MONDAYS 

  • The Grief Support Group (sponsored by Mt Hood Hospice) meets 2-3:30pm each Monday, Trinity Lutheran Church, 507 W Powell Blvd., Gresham. No charge, but registration is required. For more information call Cindy Johnson, 503-668-5545.
  • 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 

  • Sandy Courage to Change Alcoholics Anonymous (Ongoing recovery meeting), 2pm. Sandy Actors Theatre, 17333 Meinig, Sandy.
  • 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, Lutheran Church, 39901 Pleasant St., (lower level), Sandy.
  • Courage to Change Group-Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30-6:30pm, Immanuel Church, Upstairs, 39901 Pleasant St., Sandy.
  • Al-Anon, 6-7pm, St John in the Woods Catholic Church, 24905 Woodsey Way, Welches.
  • 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.  

THURSDAY, OCT 17 

  • 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, OCT 19 

  • 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, OCT 23 

  • Alzheimer’s Support Group, 1-2:30pm, (fourth Wed each month), Trinity Lutheran Church, 507 W. Powell Blvd., Gresham. Info: Jeanette Vice, 503-666-4305
CLUBS/GROUPS/CLASSES/INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS-

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) while school is in session. 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. 

MONDAYS 

  • Hoodland Ukulele Group (HUG), 2pm. at Hoodland Senior Center, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. All levels welcome. Bring your ukulele or come in to learn how to play. Anyone who just wants to come in and enjoy the music is also welcome. Donations gladly accepted but not required. Info: Jeff 503-878-3346, HoodlandUkuleleGroup@gmail.com. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Preschool Story Time and Me and My Playgroup, 10-11am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Book a Librarian, 2-6pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Make an appointment or drop in for assistance from a reference librarian with research, using library resources. Info: hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us or 503-622-3460. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Teen Space Wednesdays, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Weekly program provides teens, ages 12-17 or grades 6-12, a dedicated space to hand out, watch youtube on the big screen, play Wii, board games, listen to music, do arts and crafts (supplied), and connect with a community. Popcorn, water, and juice provided. Monthly there will be a special Teen Space program including virtual reality gaming, making mug cakes in the microwave, and making chai tea from scratch.
  • Community Acupuncture with Stacey McCarthy, L. Ac of Mountain Acupuncture, 5-7pm. Relaxation and pain relief in a friendly group setting. Cost: $30. Call 503-754-9053 to sign up.
  • Silent meditation and discussion with Wy'East Zen Center, meeting at Celtic Spirit Yoga, 38736 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. 6:30-8pm. Doors open at 5:45pm. The forms are Soto Zen but all faith traditions are welcome. Beginner instruction is available. Info: Emile Cartoun, 503-997-3193, emilie@wyeastzencenter.org. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Wee Ones Story Time, 10-11am, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Appropriate for children 6 months to 3 years old. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Weekly Story Time, 2-2:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Appropriate for children through preschool age. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Writers' Workshop, 2-4pm, Hoodland Lutheran Church (no religious affiliation), 59151 Hwy 26, Brightwood. Donations gladly accepted but not required. Info: Tommie Kirkendall, 503-622-5127.
  • Youth Art Class, 4-5:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. In partnership with Wy'east Artisans Guild. For 1st-6th graders. Preschooler activities available with a parent present. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • "Read to the Dog," (Every other Thurs), 6-7pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. 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 a 15-min appointment for your child. Info: Monica Smith, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAYS 

  • Saturday Afternoon Kids' Club, 1-2pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E. Welches Rd. (1st Sat Art Club, 2nd Sat Lego Club, 4th Sat Lego Club), ages 6-12. Legos and art supplied provided. Info: Dianne, ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Saturday Afternoon Kids' Club, 2-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (1st Sat LEGO Club; 2nd Sat Arts and Crafts; 3rd Sat Pokemon; 4th Sat Science. Ages 6-12. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 2 

  • Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Meeting at M and M Restaurant & Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave, Gresham, 503-665-2626. Come and start some new friendships! (typically first Wed each month). Social Time 6pm, dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is Dutch treat. Info: www.PrimeTimersDiningClub, Pat, 503-936-5861. 

THURSDAY, OCT 3 

  • Sandy Kiwanis, 6:30pm, (first & third Thurs) at Stephanie's Cafe, 39400 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Order off the menu. Info: www.sandykiwanis.org, 503-819-0511. 

SATURDAY, OCT 5 

  • Adult Paint Night, 6:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Come and paint! Local artist Melissa Lawrence will lead you, step by step from bare canvas to a finished painting. Event is limited to 20 participants. Registration info and questions, contact Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-668-5537. 

MONDAY, OCT 7 

  • Hoodland Women's Club Meeting, 11:30am, at Zig Zag Mountain Cafe, Hwy 26 & Lolo Pass. Speaker: Sarah Marshall, author of "Preservation Pantry" - Modern canning from Root to Top, Stem to Core. All women ages 18 up are welcome to attend. Seating limited, respond by Oct 3 to Cathie Anderson, andersonc60@gmail.com. Info: hoodlandwomensclub.org, or Cindy Fetty, fettycindya@gmail.com.
  • Men's Book Club, 7-9pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Discussing "Windigo Island," by William Kent Krueger. Info: Susie, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 9 

  • Mt Hood Republican Women club business meeting, 11:30am., Gresham Elmer's Restaurant, 1590 NE Burnside Road, Gresham. Speaker: House Dist. #34 Rep. Christine Drazan. Men and women welcome. Info: President Clarice Moss, 503-658-5227, claricemoss@yahoo.com. 

THURSDAY, OCT 10 

  • Women's Book Club, 7-9pm, Sandy Public Library (second Thurs each month). 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Discussing "Nowhere to run," by Mary Jane Clark.  Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, OCT 11 

  • Sandy VFW Post 4273 Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, 6pm, (second Fri each month) at VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. 

SATURDAY, OCT 12 

  • Meet a Scientist at OMSI, 1-4pm, OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. Features local scientists who share their research and knowledge with you through hands-on activities and conversation. Info: www.omsi.edu 

MONDAY, OCT 14  

  • Clackamas County Master Gardeners, 7-8pm, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr., Milwaukie. Speaker: Amy Campion. "Naturescaping with Seeds." Learn to grow plants starting from seed. Program is free and open to public. Info: www.clackamascountymastergardeners.org. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 16 

  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Discussing "Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood" by Alexandra Fuller. Info: Dianne Downey, ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, OCT 17 

  • Medicare Seminar, 2pm, at Clackamas Co. Bank (Sunset Room), 38975 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Valuable information will be provided to help you better understand your Medicare needs and options. Information and applications will be available by a sales person at meeting. Call 503-668-2580 to reserve your seat. For persons with specials needs accommodations, call 800-555-5757 TTY 711.
  • Sandy Kiwanis, 6:30pm, (first & third Thurs) at Stephanie's Cafe, 39400 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Order off the menu. Info: www.sandykiwanis.org, 503-819-0511. 

FRIDAY, OCT 18 

  • Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 Meeting, 6pm, (third Fri each month), VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. 

MONDAY, OCT 21 

  • Teen Library Advisory Board meeting, 3-4pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (third Mon each month). Help the library plan programs and events for other teens. Teens aged 12-17 welcome. Pizza arrives at 3:45pm. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, OCT 22 

  • Clackamas County House District 52 Oregon Trail Democrats, 7pm, (typically 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. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 23 

  • Medicare Seminar, 2pm, at Clackamas Co. Bank (Sunset Room), 38975 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Valuable information will be provided to help you better understand your Medicare needs and options. Information and applications will be available by a sales person at meeting. Call 503-668-2580 to reserve your seat. For persons with specials needs accommodations, call 800-555-5757 TTY 711.
  • 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, OCT 24 

  • Investigating the Zero Waste Lifestyle, 6:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Presenter, Renae Gregg, an advocate for living sustainably for 30 years. Discussion of the historical development of our consumer/disposable culture and some of the hurdles to social and personal change. Defining zero waste and investigating several ways to work toward that goal. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, OCT 26 

  • Meet a Scientist at OMSI, 1-4pm, OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. Features local scientists who share their research and knowledge with you through hands-on activities and conversation. Info: www.omsi.edu.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES-
  • Love horses? Volunteer with Zeb's Wish Equine Sanctuary. For more info, call 503-341-1102, zebswish@gmail.com.
  • The Hoodland  and Sandy Senior Centers needs Bus Drivers for shopping and summer day trips. Valid Class C Driver's License and completion of two classes and a written test (at no cost to you) is required.  Can you help? Info: 503-622.3331 (Hoodland), 503-668-5569 (Sandy).
  • Sandy Fire District has opened recruitment for volunteer firefighters through Nov 1. Application pkts available from 8-5pm, M-F at the main station located at 17460 Bruns Ave, Sandy. Also available for download at www.sandyfire.org. 
  • C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team). 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.
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sandy, has various volunteer opportunities. Info: www.guidedogs.com, 503-668-2100.

 

RECREATION/VISITOR INFO-

RECREATION PROVIDERS

  • Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. Year-round skiing/snowboarding, lodge tours. 503-622-7979, www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl.  Info: www.skibowl.com or 503-222-2695.
  • The Fly Fishing Shop. Equipment, information, instruction. 503-622-4607, www.flyfishusa.com.
  • Mount Hood Oregon Resort, Welches. Golf, Croquet, Spa, Dining. 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.
  • 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), 9am-5pm, 503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org. Brochures, maps, guide books, passes, etc.
  • Mt. Hood Adventures, 88335 E. Government Camp Loop, Government Camp. Open daily, 9am-6pm 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.
  • The Mt Hood Area Chamber of Commerce, 503-622-3017, mthoodareachamber@gmail.com, www.mthoodchamber.com.
  • Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, 503-668-4006, sandyoregonchamber.org.
BULLETIN BOARD-
  • McKenzie Dental Annual Canned Food Drive, 24540 E Welches Rd., Welches. For every donation you will be entered for a drawing at the end of October for a meal at The Rendezvous.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hoodland Library's community room available for use by groups. Reservation requirements. Call for more information, 503-622-3460.
  • Cultural Pass Express: Your LINCC to adventure. A free service provided by libraries in Clackamas Co. that provides instant online access to free and low-cost passes to museums, gardens, and other local venues. Log in to your LINCC account to make a reservation.
  • Transit tokens at the Sandy and Hoodland Libraries. Daily unlimited ride passes for SAM and Mt Hood Express ($5); SAM/STAR 24 trip passes ($20); SAM/STAR monthly passes ($30); SAM/STAR 5 individual ride tokens ($5). Info: www.ci.sandy.or.us/fares. 

 

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