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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 21st 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. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Ladies Night at Skibowl, 3-10pm (Feb 5, 12, 19, 26). Ladies ski for only $25. Enter the Ladies Night raffle every week to win awesome prizes. Drawing in the Beer Stube every Tuesday night at 8pm. Must be present to win. Info: www.skibowl.com. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 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. 

THROUGH FEB 10 

  • Sandy Actors Theatre presents "Lend Me a Tenor," by Ken Ludwig, (Runs Jan 18-Feb 10). Not recommended for children under 12. Located behind Ace Hardware at 17433 Meinig Ave., Sandy. Show times: Friday/Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday matinees at 3 pm. Tickets: $18 adults/$15 Seniors, Veterans, Students (w/ID), $13 children 12 and under. Active duty military in uniform, free. Info: 503-668-6834, sandyactorstheatre.org. 

FRIDAY, FEB 1-3 

  • Nutz N Boltz Theatre Company presents "In Front of the Philco," 28861 Grange Street Boring. An evening of radio plays from days gone by. Comedies, thrillers, romance. An annual fundraiser as famous radio plays are read live, accompanied by sound effects, old ad jingles, and just good fun. Show times: Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 3pm. Tickets available at door or online at http://nnbtheater.com 

FRIDAY, FEB 1 

  • Rail Jam Series at Skibowl. Registration 5-7pm, Event 7-9pm. Awards at 9:30pm. Jams held at the West Rope Row, and will feature a custom course designed by Skibowl park crew. Great prizes. Info: www.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 Steve Hale (covers, soul with an edge). Always a fun, family event. Music, coffee and dessert. Info: 503-668-5537. 

SATURDAY, FEB 2 

  • 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. 

MONDAY, FEB 4 

  • Readers Theatre in Gresham presented by Mt Hood Repertory, 7pm, Gresham Chapel & Evening Event Center, 257 SE Roberts Ave., Gresham. Presenting "Orlando," by Sara Ruhl, directed by Elizabeth Taveres. Adapted fromVirginia Wolf's critically acclaimed novel. Admission: Adults $9, Students $4. Info: www.mthoodrep.com. 

TUESDAY, FEB 5 

  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "Seeing the Invisible Universe." 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 8 

  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "Seeing the Invisible Universe." 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.
  • Teen Lock-In-Winter Wonderland. At AntFarm from 8-10pm, and Sandy Library from 10pm-Midnight. Karaoke at AntFarm from 8-10pm, then go to the Library for a Winter Wonderland, including a snowflake making competition, cookie decorating contest, and winter dance-off (Wii Just Dance). Board games, video games, and You-Tube until midnight. Parent or guardian required for teen sign in at 8pm and sign out at midnight. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, FEB 9 

  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents "Wing It for Kids." 10:30am, Osterman Theatre in the Niemeyer Ctr, at CCC campus, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City. Fun shows for children ages 2-10 years old. Tickets $5 at door, cash or check only. 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.
  • Valloween Costume Party, 9pm-midnight at Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 Hwy 26, Zigzag. Music by 26 East. Info: skywaybarandgrill.com, 503-622-3775. 

THURSDAY FEB 14 - MAR 10 

  • Wolf Pack Theater presents "ART," by Yasmina Reza, directed by Melissa Jean Swenson. 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. 

THURSDAY, FRI 14 

  • Valentine Fundraiser Dinner (Dinner for Two), 6:30pm, Sanctuary Inn, 25315 E Arrah Wanna Blvd., Welches. Support the Church on the Mountain's youth group mission team. Tickets available at Hoodland Clackamas Co. Bank. Ticket Price: $15 presale only and cash only sales. Only 70 seats available. 

FRIDAY, FEB 15 

  • 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.
  • Skibowl's 10th Annual 80's Night, 6-10pm, Skibowl. Enjoy 80's music, swag and the classic 80's fashion contest. Break out your neon, legwarmers and anything else that rocked the decade. Prizes. Info: skibowl.com. 

SATURDAY, FEB 16 

  • 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.
  • Saturday Night Lights Fireworks and Party, 7-11pm, at Skibowl Snow Tube & Adventure Park. Cosmic tubing and DJ with the hottest tunes starting at 7pm. Info: www.skibowl.com. 

TUESDAY, FEB 19 

  • Full Moon Showshoe at Timberline, 7pm. A complimentary guided full moon snowshoe stroll to explore the open fields and forests around Timberline Lodge with a guide. Meet in the Lower Lobby of Timberline Lodge 1/2 hour prior to start time. The complimentary snowshoe tour is 3/4 mile. Please bring snowshoes or rent from Timberline (rental shop hours 9am-4pm daily). Info: timberlinelodge.com. 

SATURDAY, FEB 23 

  • 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.
  • 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. 

SUNDAY, FEB 24 

  • 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, FEB 25 

  • 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, FEB 28-MAR 10 

  • Clackamas Co. College's theatre department's "The Liar," by David Ives, (Runs Feb 28-Mar 10). At the Niemeyer Osterman Theatre, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City.  Showtimes: Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sunday matinees at 2:30pm. Fri, Mar 8 at 10am (pay-what-you-can performance). Tickets available online at www.clackamas.edu/theatre, 503-594-3153.
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 4 

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

TUESDAY, FEB 5 

  • 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, FEB 6 
  • Library Advisory Board Meeting, 6:30pm, Sandy City Hall Chambers, 39250 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Info: Sarah McIntyre, smcintyre@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, FEB 8 

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

TUESDAY, FEB 12 

  • 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 13 

  • 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, FEB 19 

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

Friday, Feb 1 

  • Melodie Ayres, 5pm, Rams Head Bar, Timberline
  • Library Coffee House, Steve Hale, 6pm, Sandy Library
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Cedar Teeth (rustic roots/rock), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Feb 2 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Rae Gordon Band (blues), 9pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Feb 7 

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

Friday, Feb 8 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Strange Hotels (indie dance pop), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Feb 9 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Annual Valloween Costume Party, 9pm with 26 East  (Folk - Rock & Roll), Skyway  

Sunday, Feb 10 

  • Acoustic Minds & Glitter Fox (pop-rock), 7pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Feb 14 

  • Valentines Day Specials - Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Feb 15 

  • Eric Kallio, 5pm, Rams Head Bar, Timberline
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Roy Melleaux (funk-fusion) with Shane Brown, 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Feb 16 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Redwood Son and The Resolectrics (westicana), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Feb 17 

  • Mike Dillon Band (punk/jazz), 9pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Feb 21 

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

Friday, Feb 22 

  • Tara Velarde, 5pm, Rams Head Bar, Timberline
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Pagan Jug Band (bluegrass), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Feb 23 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Hillstomp (folk/blues), 9:30pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Feb 24 

  • Steelhead Stalkers Duo (jazz), 7pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Feb 28 

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

Friday, Mar 1 

  • June Bugs (folk rock), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Mar 2 

  • Lewi Longmire & The Left Coast Roasters (roots americana), 9pm, Skyway  

Music Venues

Rams Head Bar, Timberline Lodge, Timberline. timberlinelodge.com

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-

AL FORNO FERRUZZA, 72385 Hwy 26, Rhododendron. 503-622-1212. Wood fired pizza, Sicilian pasta. Dine in, carry out, delivery. Full Bar. Open 7 days/week.

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 (New), at 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches 

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. 

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, sand-wiches, 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 February, including shopping trips, Taste of Village Chinese, Museum of the Oregon Territory, and local lunches out. Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities.

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?

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. 

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. 

TUESDAY, FEB 5 

  • American Heart Association CPR, AED, FBAO class, 1pm. Call Senior Ctr to register. Cost: $25 for Heart Saver (lay rescuer); $75 for healthcare professionals for 2 year card. 

TUESDAY, FEB 12 

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

WEDNESDAY, FEB 13 

  • Book and Story Sharing, 2pm (second Wed each month). Share books and stories you've read and enjoy camaraderie. 

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

There are many additional outings with the Sandy Senior Center during February, including shopping trips, The Cheesecake Factory, McGraths, a Mystery Drive, Nordia House & Broder Soder, Home & Garden Show, hiking and lunches out. Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities at ci.sandy.or.us. The center will be closed on February 18.

The Sandy Senior Center needs Volunteer Drivers. If you are able to help, please contact the Senior Center for information.

Medicare Assistance Program - SHIBA is sponsored by Clackamas Co. and designed to help participants with Medicare Insurance claims.

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 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tai Chi, 1-2pm 

TUESDAY, FEB 5 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am. 

THURSDAY, FEB 7 

  • CPR Class, 1-5pm. Free. 

MONDAY, FEB 11 

  • Birthday Party, 11:45am-1pm, Come for lunch, have some birthday cake and enjoy music by The Silvertones. 

TUESDAY, FEB 12 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 13 

  • Card making class with Richard Lyons (in collaboration with Respite participants), 1pm.
  • Alzheimer's Support Group, 1-2:30pm. 

THURSDAY, FEB 14 

  • Legal Service-free (by appointment only), 9-noon. Volunteer attorney available for a free 30-minute appointment. Call 503-668-5569 for appt. 

TUESDAY, FEB 19 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am. 

TUESDAY, FEB 26 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm.
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.  

SATURDAY, FEB 16 

  • 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. 

THURSDAY, FEB 21 

  • 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. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 27 

  • 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 

  • Ukulele Classes, 2:15-3:45pm, Hoodland Senior Center, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. All levels welcome. Donations gladly accepted but not required. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Preschool Story Time and Me and My Playgroup, 10-11am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • 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 

  • 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, 10:30-11am, 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, 59151 Hwy 26, Brightwood. Donations gladly accepted but not required.
  • "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.
  • 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. 

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, 2-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (1st Sat LEGO Club; 2nd Sat Pokeman; 3rd Sat LEGO Club; 4th Sat Science), ages 6-12. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SUNDAY, FEB 3 

  • Nourishing Broths for Health, 1:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Presented by Karen Morgan. Learn how to make a great tasting and super nutritious broth. Learn the basics, how to get started and how to have fun. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, FEB 4 

  • Hoodland Women's Club Meeting & Luncheon. 11:30am, at The Rendezvous, 67149 Hwy 26 (at Arrah Wanna Blvd). Welches All women ages 18 up are welcome to attend. Guest Speaker: Shirley Smith. Info: hoodlandwomensclub.org, or Cindy Fetty, fettycindya@gmail.com.
  • Men's Book Club, 7-9pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," by Mark Twain. Info: Susie, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, FEB 5 

  • Chinese New Year, 6:30pm at the Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. The library is hosting a family event to celebrate the Year of the Boar. Stop in for food, games, music and crafts. In partnership with Oregon Trail Academy. Info: Katie Murphy, kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 6 

  • Makerspace, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Tools and space provided, you bring the inspiration. You'll be amazed by what you can do. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Meeting at M & M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N Main Ave, Gresham, 503-665-2626. Celebrating our 20th year anniversary. 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, FEB 7 

  • 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, FEB 8 

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

SATURDAY, FEB 9 

  • DIY Valentine Card: An Adult Craft event, 10am, Sandy Library Comm. Rm, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Make Valentine's Day Cards with your friends. Bring your ideas, supplies provided. Info: Susan Winsinger, swinsinger@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Teen Paint Night, 7-8:30pm, Sandy Library Comm. Rm, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Register for free event at www.ci.sandy.or.us/library or contact Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, FEB 11 

  • Clackamas County Master Gardeners, 7-8pm, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr., Milwaukie. Speaker: Dr. Scott Burns. Topic: Earthquakes in Northwestern Oregon. Program is free and open to public. Info: www.cmastergardeners.org. 

TUESDAY, FEB 12 

  • Rapid AIDS Testing, 4-7pm, Sandy Public Library Study Rm, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Results in as little as 60 seconds. Sandy Library and the Cascade AIDS Project have partnered to bring a free testing clinic to Sandy. Info: Maureen Houck, mhouck@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 13 

  • Mt Hood Republican Women club business meeting, 11:30am., Gresham Elmer's Restaurant, 1590 NE Burnside Road, Gresham. Speaker: Kevin Moss. Both men and women welcome to attend. Info: President Clarice Moss, 503-658-5227, claricemoss@yahoo.com.
  • Anime Club, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Teens 12-17, or grades 6-12 welcome. Watch some anime, eat snacks, draw, craft, and iron perler beads. Contact Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, FEB 14 

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

FRIDAY, FEB 15 

  • Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 Meeting, 6pm, (third Fri each month), VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • Popcorn & Plants, What Plants Talk About, 6:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Kris LaMar, OSU Master Gardener, will lead a discussion after participants view the documentary. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, FEB 19 

  • Special Preschool Storytime - Leap Into Science: Balance. 10-11:30am. Invitation for preschool children and their families to have fun learning about the science of balance with six different science-based stations. At each station, explore and manipulate the placement of weight on objects, your own body, and design toys that balance like magic. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 20 

  • Teen Makerspace, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Tools and space provided, you bring the inspiration. You'll be amazed by what you can do. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Discussing "America's First Daughter," by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie. Info: Dianne Downey, ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, FEB 21 

  • Sandy Kiwanis, 6:30pm, (first & third Thurs) at Order off the menu. Info: www.sandykiwanis.org, 503-819-0511.
  • Photography Group, 7pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (third Thurs each month). First ever, Show Don't Tell event. Submit a photo that speaks to you of love/OR of something you love. Prize. Deadline for submission is Feb 18. Info: Thea Ellen, tellen@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, FEB 23 

  • Workshop for Horse Owners, 9am-3pm, Clackamas Co. Event Ctr., 694 NE 4th Ave, Canby. Mud and Manure and Pests, Oh My! Featured Speaker: Alayne Blickle, creator and director of Horses for Clean Water. To register: Eventbrite https://bit.ly/2zWMZ2S. Cost $10. 

SUNDAY, FEB 24 

  • Workshop for Horse Owners, 1-4pm, 7175 NE Evergreen Pkwy, Ste 400, Hillsboro. Sustainable Horse Keeping: Pastures, Horse Health & Water Conservation. Featured Speaker: Alayne Blickle, creator and director of Horses for Clean Water. To register: https://www.swcd.net/ or call 503-277-3709. Free. 

TUESDAY, FEB 26 

  • 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 27 

  • Anime Club, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Watch episodes of anime, do an activity and eat a snack. Teens 12-17 welcome. Contact 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, FEB 28 

  • Keeping Your Home and Property Safe from Wildfire Workshop, 6-8pm, Estacada Comm. Ctr., 200 SW Clubhouse Dr., Estacada. Learn about defensible space, fuel reduction, assistance available and more. No fee, space is limited and pre-registration required. Clackamas Soil & Water Conservation Dist., 503-210-6000, tguttridge@conservationdistrict.org.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES-
  • Disability Services Advisory Council of Clackamas Co. needs a volunteer member for a 2-yr term, working on issues of the physically disabled community, their families and caregivers. Meetings held once a month on the third Tues, 1:30-3:30pm at 221 Molalla Ave, Ste 104, Oregon City. If interested, please call Dion Destin at 971-673-7017.
  • Love horses? Volunteer with Zeb's Wish Equine Sanctuary. For more info, call 503-341-1102, zebswish@gmail.com.

  • The Hoodland Senior Center 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.
  • 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. Night skiing 4-9pm Fri/Sat nights through March 9, weather permitting. 503-622-7979, www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Mt. Hood Skibowl. Tubing/skiing/snowboarding. 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.
  • 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.
  • The Mt Hood Area Chamber of Commerce, 503-622-3017, mthoodareachamber@gmail.com, www.mthoodchamber.com.
  • 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. 
BULLETIN BOARD-
  • February 14 is application deadline for 2019 Oregon Music Hall of Fame College Scholarships Applications. Info and online applications: http://www.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.
  • 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 available passes, 503-622-3460 or hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • 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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