r Mountain Times - Events
   
  Your Mountain,
 Your Newspaper
· Home ·  Classifieds · Columnists · Events · Gallery · Opinion ·
· Local Links · Story Archives · Tell A Friend · Contact Us ·
 
Pic of the month

Main Menu
· Home
· Classifieds
· Columnists
· Contact Us
· Event Calendar
· Gallery
· Lead Stories
· Tell A Friend
· View from the mountain

Who's Online
There are currently, 37 guest(s) and 0 Staff Online.

ABOUT THE CALENDAR-

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.


EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

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. "Illusion-Nothing is as it seems.." Runs through Feb 19, 2018). Now you see it, or do you really? Explore optical, perceptual and audio illusions, the human mind, and the science behind magic and logic. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

THROUGH FEB 18 

  • Sandy Actors Theatre presents "Rose Colored Glass," by Susan Bigelow and Janice Goldberg. Directed by Megan Grassl.  (Runs Jan 26 through Feb 18). This play is set in 1938 Chicago and takes place in the back rooms of Lady O'Riley's pub and Rose Fleishman's deli. Their disparate worlds, separated by much more than the alley between their kitchens, are about to collide. 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. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Ladies Night at Skibowl during February, 3-10pm (Feb 6, 13, 20 & 27). Hit the slopes on Tuesdays, and enter the ladies raffle every week to win awesome prizes. Drawing in the Beer Stube. Must be present to win. Info: skibowl.com. 

THURSDAYS 

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

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. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Night skiing, 4-9pm, Timberline Lodge. www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Bingo, 7pm (doors open 6:30pm), Mt Hood Lions Club, E Hwy 26, Welches (Bingo on Friday nights through May). Progressive Jackpots, children welcome with supervision. Snack bar, no outside food. Non-smoking. 

SATURDAYS 

  • Night skiing, 4-9pm, Timberline Lodge. www.timberlinelodge.com. 

FRIDAY, FEB 2 

  • Skibowl Rail Jam, 5-10pm, Skibowl. Jam under the lights at the West Rope Tow, and will feature a custom course designed by the Skibowl park crew. Five to eight features, and great prizes. Registration: 5-7pm, Awards at 9:30pm. Info: skibowl.com
  • 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, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (first Fri each month), featuring an open mic. Show us what you've got in 10 minutes or less. Adults, teens, kids. All are welcome and encouraged to participate. Always a fun, family event. Music, coffee and dessert. Info: 503-668-5537. 

SATURDAY, FEB 3 

  • Hoodland Women's Club 9th Annual Crab Feed, 5:30pm No Host Bar, 6:30pm Dinner. Mt Hood RV Village, Evergreen Room, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. Crab or Baron of Beef, live music by Bodacious & Julie McCarl Cajun Music. Raffle baskets. Tickets: $25 adults, $15 children under 12. Available at Welches Clackamas Co. Bank, Welches Mtn Building Supply Store, Welches Liquor Store. Tickets may not be available at event. Info: Brigette Romeo, 503-622-4618. 

MONDAY, FEB 5 

  • Readers Theatre in Gresham presented by Mt Hood Repertory, 7pm, Gresham Chapel & Evening Event Center, 257 SE Roberts Ave., Gresham. Presenting "Boom," by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb and directed by Kate Mura. Admission: Adults $9, Students $4. Info: www.mthoodrep.com. 

TUESDAY, FEB 6 

  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "Rocks from Space: Meteors, Meteorites and Impacts...Oh My!." 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. The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible. Info: 503-491-8297. 

FRIDAY, FEB 9 

  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "Rocks from Space: Meteors, Meteorites and Impacts...Oh My!." 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. The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible. Info: 503-491-8297. 

SATURDAY, FEB 10 

  • Pancake Breakfast, 7am-1pm, at Mt Hood Lions Club. E Hwy 26, Welches (corner of Woodsey Way/Hwy 26). Hosted by the Mt Hood Lions Club, Boy Scout Pack and Troop 173. All profits to be used for the benefits of the Boy Scout Pack and Troop 173, and funds for activities such as hiking and camping, etc. If you are interested in joining, call for information (Pack 173 for ages 6-11, Troop for ages 12-17). Info: 503-451-4095. Tickets: $6 adults, $4 children.
  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents "Wing It," 10:30am, Osterman Theater, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. "Wing It" is an interactive series for children ages 2-10.  Tickets: $5 at the door. Info: 503-594-6047, www.ClackamasRep.org.
  • 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.
  • Tassels & Tails Special Graduation Ceremony for Guide Dogs for the Blind, 1:30pm, at the Hilton Portland Downtown. RSVP for graduation ceremony - www.guidedogs.com. Info: 503-668-2100.
  • Mt Hood Learning Center "Let Them be Little" Dinner & Auction, 5-9pm, Mt Hood RV Village, 65000 E Hwy 26, Welches. Doors open 5pm, Silent Auction 5-7pm, Dinner 6pm, Oral Auction 7:15-8:30pm. Cost: Dinner tickets per person $10 pre-sale, $12 at door. Info: 503-668-3868, mthoodlc@gmail.com, mthoodlc.com. All proceeds to the Mt Hood Learning Center, a non-profit pre-school. 

FRIDAY, FEB 16 

  • 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.
  • 80s Night at Skibowl, 6-10pm. Show up wearing 80s style duds for a discounted night. Enjoy 80s music in the Beerstube from 6-10pm, swag and the classic 80s fashion contest. So break out that neon, your leg warmers and headbands. Info: skibowl.com. 

SATURDAY, FEB 17 

  • Saturday Night Lights Fireworks at Skibowl, 8-11pm. The party will be at the Skibowl Snow Tube & Adventure Park. Rockin' Cosmic Tubing with a DJ spinning the hottest tunes starting at 7pm. 

SATURDAY, FEB 22 

  • 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 Sat each month). 7pm. 88900 Government Camp Loop, Govt. Camp. Info: 503-272-3301. 

SATURDAY, FEB 24 

  • 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. 

SUNDAY, FEB 25 

  • 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.
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, FEB 5 

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

TUESDAY, FEB 6 

  • Boring CPO Meeting, 7pm (first Tues each month), Boring Fire Station, 28655 SE Hwy 212, Boring. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 7 

  • Library Advisory Board Meeting, 6-7:30pm, Hoodland Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Info: Sarah McIntyre, smcintyre@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, FEB 10 

  • Government Camp Community Planning Organization meeting, 7pm, Mt Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 Government Camp Loop, Government Camp. Info: Govtcampcpo@gmail.com. 

TUESDAY, FEB 13 

  • 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, FEB 14 

  • 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. 

SATURDAY, FEB 17 

  • Community Input meeting for Rhody Rising, 10:30am, Resort at The Mountain, Trees Room, 68010 E Fairway, Welches. This meeting will be one of several opportunities for the community to voice opinions, ideas and concerns about the Rhododendron Oregon core community. All ideas are welcome. 

TUESDAY, FEB 20 

  • 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.  Promoting education and advocacy on state and local issues that impact the physically disabled community, their families and caregivers. Meetings are held in an accessible space. Clackamas Co. residents invited to attend. Info: Bruce, 503-663-5452 or 503-298-3045, www.dsac-cc.org.
  • Sandy City Council Meeting, 7pm, (typically first & third Mon each month), Council Chambers, 39250 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Info: 503-668-5533.
  • 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.
MUSIC-

Thursday, Feb 1

Open Mic hosted by Chris Stolz, 9pm, Skyway

Friday, Feb 2 

  • Open Mic, 6pm, Library Coffee House, Sandy Public Library
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Cascade Crescendo (high energy bluegrass), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Feb 3 

  • Bodacious & Julie McCarl Cajun Music, 6:30pm, Crab Feed, Mt Hood RV Village
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Cedar Teeth (folk rock), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Feb 4 

  • Eric Kallio, 4-6pm, Rams Head, Timberline 

Monday, Feb 5 

  • Fingers & Chilly (origs and covers), 8pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Feb 8 

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

Friday, Feb 9 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Left Coast Country (americana), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Feb 10 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Keegan Smith Band (pop/reggae), 10th Annual Valloween Party, 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Feb 11 

  • Green Neck Daredevils (Texas bluegrass), 7pm, Skyway 

Monday, Feb 12 

  • Fingers & Chilly (origs and covers), 8pm, Skyway  

Wednesday, Feb 14 

  • Steelhead Stalkers (jazzy Valentine's Day), 6pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Feb 15 

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

Friday, Feb 16 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Bob Shoemaker & The Vaporizers (delta blues), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Feb 17 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Redwood Son (americana), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Feb 18 

  • Eric Kallio (singer/songwriter), 5-6:30pm, and The Mike Dillon Band (punk/jazz), 9pm, Skyway 

Monday, Feb 19 

  • Fingers & Chilly (origs and covers), 8pm, Skyway 

Thursday, Feb 22 

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

Friday, Feb 23 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • 26 EAST (rock and roll), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Feb 24 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Feral Cats (rock and roll), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Feb 25 

  • Terry Robb (solo/acoustic/blues), 9pm, Skyway 

Monday, Feb 26 

  • Fingers & Chilly (origs and covers), with special guest, 8pm, Skyway 

Friday, Mar 2 

  • Dryland Farmers (rock/reggae), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Mar 3 

  • Fortune's Folly (alt. rock), 9pm, Skyway 

Sunday, Mar 4 

  • Coulee Boys (American roots), 7pm, Skyway  

Music Venues

Crab Feed, Mt Hood RV Village-Evergreen Room, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches

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

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. 

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

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, 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. Live Music (see lineup). 

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

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. Live music (see lineup) 

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

COFFEE/ESPRESSO/TEA/SMOOTHIES 

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

HIGH MOUNTAIN CAFÉ, Gov’t Camp. Coffee, espresso, pastries, sandwiches. 503-272-3059. 

MT HOOD ROASTERS, 73451 Hwy 26, Rhododendon (next to DQ) 503-622-6574. Full espresso bar, outdoor sitting areas, freshly roasted coffee beans by the pound. Open 7 days a week, 8-5.

SENIOR CENTERS-

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

The Hoodland Senior Center will be closed on Monday, February 19. There are many additional outings with the Hoodland Senior Center during the month. Please check with the Senior Center.

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.
  • Knitting with Valerie, 1pm. Plenty of knitting needles and yarn available or bring your own. 

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.
  • Spanish class, informal, conversational classes, 1-2pm. No cost. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Tai Chi Class, 10-11am.
  • Pinochle and cards, 1:30pm. Everyone is welcome to come and play. 

MONDAY, FEB 5-11 

  • Low Vision Seminar, held at Oral Hull Park, Sandy. Living with Vision Loss "Winter Adventure Retreat" Info/register call (503) 668-6195. 

TUESDAY, FEB 13 

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

WEDNESDAY, FEB 28 

  • Hoodland Senior Center 40th Anniversary, 1-3pm. Join in for refreshments. 

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

The Senior Center will be closed on Monday, Feb 19. There are many additional outings with the Sandy Senior Center during the month, including shopping trips and dining out. Please check with the Senior Center.

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN 31 

  • Protect Yourself discussion, 12:30pm. A discussion regarding elder abuse and how to protect yourself against it. Q&A time. 

MONDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • Walk with Ease (new class), 11-11:50am, Art Room.
  • Oil Painting, 1pm. Info: Anna Mae Lindsay, 503-668-4476.
  • Pinochle, 1pm. Everyone welcome.
  • Bridge, 6:30pm. Veteran players and newcomers welcome. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Pool Table, 9-11am. Come join a small group for a game of pool.
  • Hearing Clinic, 11am. Sign-ups in advance required. Call or stop by to register
  • Functional Fitness (replaces Flex & Stretch class), 11am. Increase flexibility and strength. Chair support if needed.
  • Tai Chi, 1-2pm. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • Walk with Ease (new class), 11-11:50am, Art Room.
  • A Change of Pace, 12:30-4:30pm. Appropriately structured activities for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia disorders. Cost: $12 for 4 hours.
  • Cribbage Lessons & Games, 1-3pm. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Functional Fitness (replaces Flex & Stretch class), 11am. Increase flexibility and strength. Chair support if needed. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Pool Table, 9-11am. Come join a small group for a game of pool.
  • Walk with Ease (new class), 11-11:50am, Art Room.
  • Tai Chi, 1-2pm 

MONDAY, FEB 5 

  • Massage Therapy, 10:30am-noon. By appointment. Chair massage for neck/back/shoulders. $10 for 15 minutes. 

TUESDAY, FEB 6 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am.
  • Bingo, 12:45pm. 

THURSDAY, FEB 8 

  • Legal services, 9am-Noon. Call 503-668-5569 to schedule appointment. 

MONDAY, FEB 12 

  • Birthday Party, 11:45-1pm. Come for lunch and have some birthday cake. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 14 

  • Valentine Exchange, noon.
  • Alzheimer's Support Group, 1-3pm. Open to anyone whose life is affected by Alzheimer's or related dementia disorders. 

TUESDAY, FEB 20 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am.
  • Brain Fitness, 11am. Memory games and activities. 

SATURDAY, FEB 24 

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

TUESDAY, FEB 27 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm.
SUPPORT GROUPS/SERVICES-

MONDAYS 

  • 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 Theater, 17433 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, 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. 

THURSDAY, FEB 15 

  • 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, FEB 17 

  • 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, FEB 28 

  • 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 

  • Game Factory/Coding Club, 4-5 pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Learn how to code and play games. Kids age 10-14 and all skill levels welcome. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Preschool Story Time, 10-11am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • "Book a Librarian" from 2-6pm at the Hoodland Library, 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. 

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. 

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, 10:30-11am, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Appropriate for children through preschool age. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Youth Art Class, 4-5:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. In partnership with the Wy'East Artisans Guild. For 1-6th graders. Preschooler activities available with parent present. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • "Read to the Dog," 4-5pm, 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 an appointment for your child. 

SATURDAYS 

  • Saturday Afternoon Kids' Club, 1-3pm, 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, 2-4 pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (1st Sat Lego Club; 2nd Sat Scratch: Game Coding Club; 3rd Sat MakerSpace; 4th Sat Video Games & Minecraft). Appropriate for kids 7-12. Free and no registration required. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, FEB 1 

  • 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, FEB 3 

  • Art Club - Special Valentine card making, 1-3pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. For adults, families and kids. Info: Robin, 503-622-3460 or rferrin@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, FEB 5 

  • Hoodland Women's Club Meeting & Luncheon. 11:30am, The Ivy Bear, 54735 E Hwy 26, Sandy. Guest Speaker: Susie Anderson on her experience serving Queen Elizabeth II. Info: hoodlandwomensclub.org, or gwhite@healthcoachnw.com.
  • Men's Book Group, 7-9pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Discussing "1984," by George Orwell. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 7 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 SE Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (First & third Wed each month.) Tools and space provided, you bring the inspiration, You'll be amazed by what you can do. Teens 12-17. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Meeting at the M & M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N Main Ave, Gresham, 503-665-2626. We'll be celebrating our 19th year anniversary! Come and start some new friendships! (first Wed each month). Social Time 6pm, dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is Dutch treat. Info: www.PrimeTimersDiningClub, Pat, 503-936-5861 email pat@ PrimeTimersDning@aol.com. 

THURSDAY, FEB 8 

  • Women's Book Club, 7-9pm, Sandy Public Library (second Thurs each month). 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Book selection for February: "The Midnight Bell," by Jack Higgins. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, FEB 9 

  • Sandy VFW Post 4273 Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, 6pm, (second Fri each month) at VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • Soup Night with Author Maggie Stuckey, 6:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. An evening of books, good food, and community building. Warm bowls of soup provided while you learn about hosting your own neighborhood soup night. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, FEB 10 

  • Naturescaping Workshop, 9am-1pm, Mt Hood Comm. College (GE Building), 26000 SE Stark, Gresham. Naturescaping is the practice of designing, or redesigning, your landscape to reduce water use and decrease storm water runoff, saving you time, money and energy. Register at www.emswcd.org. 

SUNDAY, FEB 11 

  • Art/Craft Supplies Swap, 2-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Trade your old craft/art supplies for things you do need. Info: Thea Kuziemski, tkuziemski@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, FEB 12 

  • Clackamas County Master Gardener chapter program, 7-8pm, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr., Milwaukie. Speaker: John Bailey, Ph.D. Topic: "The Larger Story of the Eagle Creek Fire: Environmental Impacts." Free, and open to the public.  Info: 503-653-8100. 

TUESDAY, FEB 13 

  • ESOL Connect, 6-7:30pm, (second Tues of each month). Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Connect with other students and tutors in the ESOL program. Offering directives that help build connections, such as playing bingo or board games or taking a field trip. Kids are welcome. Info: Katie Murphy, kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 14 

  • Mt Hood Republican Women club business meeting, 11:30am., Gresham Elmer's Restaurant, 1590 NE Burnside Road, Gresham. Speaker: Cheryl Harris, from Sandy's Pregnancy Resource Ctr. Both men and women welcome to attend. Info: President Clarice Moss, 503-658-5227, claricemoss@yahoo.com.
  • Anime Club, 2:30-4:00pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Watch episodes of anime, do an activity and eat a snack. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, FEB 15 

  • 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.
  • Photography Group, 7pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Gear Swap! Bring that third tripod and trade it for something you need. Thea, tkuziemski@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, FEB 16 

  • Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 Meeting, 6pm, (third Fri each month), VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • Teen Lock-in, 8-10pm at AntFarm, 10-12am at Sandy Public Library. First half of the night is karaoke at AntFarm, then move to the library for video games, Wii, and YouTube until midnight. Teens will need a guardian to sign-in/out. Teens 12-17. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 21 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 2:30-4:30pm., Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. We provide the tools and space, you bring the inspiration. You'll be amazed by what you can do. Be inspired. Teens 12-17 welcome. Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Pollinator Workshop, 6-8:30pm, Mt Hood Comm. College (GE Building), 26000 SE Stark, Gresham. Learn about the different kind of pollinators that might be living in your garden, discover plants to help attract and support pollinators, and go beyond the bloom to consider ways to provide shelter, water, nesting and overwintering sites. Register at www.emswcd.org.
  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Road, Welches. Discussing "The Last Bus to Wisdom," by Ivan Doig. Info:hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-622-3460. 

THURSDAY, FEB 22 

  • Mystery Book Club, 2-4pm, Sandy Community Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Info: Suzie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, FEB 26 

  • 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. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Travel Talk-Japan, 6:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. See a grandparent's view of Japan with Paul Winsinger. A book list including both fiction and non-fiction books about Japan will be available. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, FEB 27 

  • 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. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 28 

  • Anime Club, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Watch episodes of anime, do an activity and eat a snack. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Weed Workshop, 6-8:30pm, Mt Hood Comm. College (GE Building), 26000 SE Stark, Gresham. Weeds, we all have them. Learn how to identify the most common garden and landscape weeds along with some of the other more notorious plant invaders of the region. This workshop will provide some simple yet effective tips to manage weeds without using synthetic herbicides. Register at www.emswcd.org.
  • 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. 
RECREATION/VISITOR INFO-
  • Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. Year-round skiing/snowboarding, lodge tours. Night skiing 4-9pm Fri/Sat and holidays.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. 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), 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.
  • 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-
  • Volunteer Drivers needed to drive seniors in Sandy and Boring to medical appointments throughout the Portland and Gresham area. Please call Cami Henderson at Sandy Senior Center for more info at 503-668-5569.
  • 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-
  • Ski The Glade is on March 3, a benefit for the Mt Hood Cultural Ctr & Museum. Info: 503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org.
  • Mark your calendars! Lion's Club Auction/Dinner is on March 10.
  • Aspiring musicians. Applications for The Oregon Music Hall of Fame college scholarships are available. The application deadline is February 14, 2018. Each applicant should be a student studying music with the talent of instrument or voice graduating spring from an Oregon high school. Info: www.omhof.org, and questions e-mail to info@omhof.org.
  • Clases de Inglés Gratis, Póngase en contacto con Katie, kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us. Free English Classes offered at the Sandy Public Library. One to three participants will be paired with a native-English speaking tutor. Info/Registration: Katie, 503-783-2583, kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Teen Art Contest. Teens invited to submit original artwork for a Teen Summer Reading Artwork contest, themed "Libraries Rock." $100 cash prize for winner. Submit by Feb 12. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • 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 Program offers free or discounted adventures at local venues. Available at the Hoodland Library. Call for information as to which passes are available, 503-622-3460 or hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us.

 

Weather

Advertisements


Information

Valid HTML 4.01!

Valid CSS!



 
All material ©2008 The Mountain Times and may not be reproduced/distributed in any form without written permission from the publisher.

Web Site Design Precision Artists 
PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2005 by Francisco Burzi. This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the GPL. PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.