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


PUBLIC MEETINGS-

TUESDAYS, ONGOING 

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

WEDNESDAYS, ONGOING 

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

MONDAY, AUG 7 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 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, AUG 9 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 15 

  • Clackamas County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors meeting, 1pm, (third Tues each month) 221 Molalla Ave, Ste 102, Oregon City. Info: 503-655-3144 X119.
  • Disability Services Advisory Council of Clackamas County (third Tues each month) 1:30-3:30pm, at Aging & Disability Office, 221 Molalla Ave., Ste 104, Oregon City.  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.
  • 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, AUG 21 

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

SUNDAY, JULY 30 

  • Breakfast at the Sandy Grange, 8-11am (last Sunday of every month). 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy. Ham, pancakes, eggs cooked to order, juice and coffee. Cost $4. Info: 503-637-6608.
  • Sunday Sounds, 6:30pm, Meinig Park, Sandy. Music by 3-Leg Torso. Info: ci.sandy.or.us.

DAILY 

  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 E Hwy 26 Business Loop, Government Camp. Hours: 9am-5pm every day except Christmas and New Year. No admission, but donations accepted. Exhibits interpret history of winter sports, early exploration, settlement and natural history of Mt. Hood. Internet access/WiFi available. Info: 503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org.
  • Art at the Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Visit the library to see the beautiful quilts made by the local group, The Piecemakers! A different quilt is on exhibit each month. The Clackamas County Arts Alliance also exhibits the works of local (county) artists. Exhibit changes quarterly.
  • OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. "Pompeii: The Exhibition." Through October 22, 2017. Experience the splendor of Ancient Rome and travel back in time to 79 A.D. when Pompeii bustled as a commercial port and strategic military and trading city. Forgotten for centuries after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius, and then rediscovered over 250 years ago, this exhibit features a 4D theater experience and nearly 200 artifacts including frescoes, mosaics, and precious items belonging to the residents of Pompeii. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Preschool Story Time, 10am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Ages 3-5 years. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • "Art Eruption," 10-11am, Wildwood Recreation Site, near the playground. Community art and play since 1999. August Package $25/Walk-Ins $10. Also, "Wild is the Way," 1-3pm, Viewing Tank at Cascade Stream Watch. A kid's art based outdoor program. August Package $30/Walk-Ins $13. Both programs suitable for Pre-K through Grade 5. Info: www.eruptionart.com/classes 

THURSDAYS 

  • Wee Ones Story Time, 10am, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Appropriate for children 6 months to 3 years old.
  • Story Time, 10:30am, Hoodland Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Appropriate for children through preschool age.
  • Open Mic hosted by Chris Stoltz, 9pm, at The Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Hwy 26, ZigZag. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Mt. Hood Farmers Market, 3-7pm (through Oct. 29), 38600 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (adjacent to Dairy Queen). More than a dozen vendors. Local, organic baked goods, produce, meat, berries as well as flowers, crafts and much more. Info: mounthoodfarmersmarket.org. 

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. 

TUESDAY & THURSDAY, AUG 1 & 3 

  • Casting Call for Teens ages 12-17, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Teens will perform the play, Stone Soup, at a free community dinner scheduled to take place on September 8 to celebrate the Sandy Seed Library and Teen Learning Center vegetable garden harvest. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 2 

  • Sandy Hops & Blues Festival, 5:30-9:30pm. Meinig Park, Sandy. 6-7:30pm Hillstomp, an American punk blues duo; 8-9:30pm, Too Slim and the Taildraggers, straight whisky blues. Info: ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURS/FRI/SAT/SUN, AUG 3-27 

  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre performs Irving Berlin's "The Melody Lingers On." The Osterman Theatre, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City. (Runs Aug 3-27). Performances Thurs/Fri/Sats at 7:30 pm, Sun at 2:30 pm. Info/Box Office: 503-594-6047 or www.clackamasrep.org. 

THURSDAY, AUG 3 

  • Enjoy a history of Sandy, hosted by Nancy Johanesen-Dressler, 6:30pm, Sandy Historical Society & Museum, 39345 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. These 8 and 10 minute presentations have been edited and made into a wonderful history of the area and has been endorsed by the Oregon Trail School District for use in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades. $2 donation. Info: 503-668-3378. 

FRIDAY, AUG 4 

  • First Friday in Sandy is a fun way for residents & visitors to sample a taste of Sandy. 5-8 pm (first Friday each month through October). Treat yourself to a stroll around town and enjoy an evening of dining, art, wine & beer tastings, in-store specials, music, special raffles and more. Info: sandyoregonchamber.org.
  • Library Coffee House, 6pm, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (first Fri each month), featuring Kelsey & The Next Right Thing in an encore performance. Kelsey & TNRT were a big hit last year so don't miss Kelsey's very soulful style. Always a fun, family event. Music, coffee and dessert and a craft for the kids. Info: 503-668-5537.
  • Bingo, Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy (first and third Fridays). Doors open 5:30pm. Hot meal served at 6pm. Cost $5 per person. Bingo at 7pm, 3 cards for 12 games, $12. Info: 503-637-6608. 

SATURDAY, AUG 5 

  • Hoodland Fire Dept's Volunteer Support Group's Annual Garage Sale, 10 - 3 pm at the Hoodland Fire Dept. Main station. Welches. Vendors wishing to rent tables please contact Rochelle at purple-girl@frontier.com, 503-622-4432.
  • Starlight Cinema starting at dusk, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Family friendly feature length movie. "Moana." (113 minutes, PG). Info: ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 9 

  • "Boring & Dull Day," Boring Station Trailhead Park, 5-9pm. A community social in the park with many planned activities including a gigantic prize-filled Raffle. Info: Steve Bates, 503-663-6271. 

SATURDAY, AUG 12 

  • Annual Steiner Cabin Tour, 9am-4pm. Info: https://mthoodmuseum.org/event/steiner-cabin-tour.
  • 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.
  • Starlight Cinema starting at dusk, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Family friendly feature length movie. "Lego Batman." (129 minutes, PG). Info: ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY, AUG 15-16 

  • Sandy Actors Theatre presents "Eclipse: Rendezvous with Darkness," 2pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches.. A play written and performed by the Sandy Actors Theatre. Info: Monica Smith, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 16 

  • 14th Annual Hoodland Women's Club Benefit Golf Tournament & Auction, Resort at The Mountain, Welches. (sponsored by Hoodland Thriftway). All golfers welcome. Registration 7:30am, Tee Time 9am. Scramble Fore Scholarships. Info/Registration: hoodlandwomensclub.org. Bonnie, 503-622-6842/bill.K7fo@gmail.com. 

FRIDAY, AUG 18 

  • Bingo, Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy (first and third Fridays). Doors open 5:30pm. Hot meal served at 6pm. Cost $5 per person. Bingo at 7pm, 3 cards for 12 games, $12. Info: 503-637-6608. 

SAT/SUN, AUG 19-20 

  • 14th Annual Crawdad Festival, Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E. Hwy 26, Zigzag. Crawdads, BBQ, live music, face painting, wheel of fun and lots more fun. Info: 503.622.3775, skywaybarandgrill.com 

SATURDAY, AUG 19 

  • Starlight Cinema starting at dusk, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Family friendly feature length movie. "Pete's Dragon." (103 minutes, PG). Info: ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, AUG 21 

  • The Big Eclipse Viewing Party, 9:30am, Bluff Park, Goldenrain St., Sandy. Bring a snack and gather to watch the eclipse. Viewing glasses will be provided. Info: Monica Smith, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us 

FRIDAY, AUG 25 

  • 36th Annual Hood to Coast Relay kicks off from Timberline Lodge at 6am. This is an overnight, long-distance relay race and is one of the longest and largest in the world. Starting at Timberline Lodge, the race goes through Portland metro area, over the Coast Range and finishes on the beach in Seaside. 

SAT/SUN, AUG 26-27 

  • Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast, 8am - noon (Aug 26 & 27), Mt. Hood Lions Club, Hwy. 26 at Woodsey Way, Welches. Pancakes, sausage, cantaloupe, juice and coffee. Cost: $5. Raffle also. Proceeds to benefit Hoodland Senior Center. Advance Tickets: Hoodland Senior Ctr., Clackamas Co. Bank, Welches & Welches Mtn. Building Supply Store. 

SATURDAY, AUG 26 

  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum's Social History Happy Hour (last Saturday each month). 7pm. 88900 Government Camp Loop, Govt. Camp. Info: 503-272-3301.
  • Starlight Cinema starting at dusk, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Family friendly feature length movie. "A Dog's Purpose." (120 minutes, PG). Info: ci.sandy.or.us. 

SUNDAY, AUG 27 

  • Breakfast at the Sandy Grange, 8-11am (last Sunday of every month). 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy. Ham, pancakes, eggs cooked to order, juice and coffee. Cost $4. Info: 503-637-6608.
  • Sunday Sounds, 6:30pm, Meinig Park, Sandy. Music by 3-Leg Torso. Info: ci.sandy.or.us.
MUSIC-

Sunday, July 30 

  • Roots Reggae & World Music. Artists from around the globe. 9am-11pm. NW World Reggae Festival.
  • Open Mic, 6pm, The Whistle Stop
  • 3 Leg Torso (eclectic chamber band) 6:30pm, Meinig Park
  • Left Coast Country (bluegrass), Skyway  

Thursday, Aug 1 

  • Open Mic hosted by Chris Stolz, 9pm (Skyway 10 yr Anniversary Party, specials & giveaways), Skyway 

Wednesday, Aug 2 

  • Ed Desmarteau, 3-5pm, Timberline
  • Sandy Hops & Blues Fest. Hillstomp, 6-7:30pm; Too Slim and the Taildraggers, 8-9:30pm. Menig Park 

Friday, Aug 4 

  • Kelsey & The Next Right Thing, 6pm, Library Coffee House, Sandy Public Library
  • Live Piano Music with Jesse, Altitude
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Amanda Richards & The Good Long Whiles (americana/country), Skyway 

Saturday, Aug 5 

  • Live Piano Music with Jesse, Altitude
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Dead Wood Standing (stomp grass), Skyway 

Sunday, Aug 6 

  • Open Mic, 6pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Talbott Brothers, 6:30pm, Meinig Park
  • Sneaky Bones Trio (alt. folk), 7-10pm, Skyway  

Monday, Aug 7 

  • Jerry Meier (rock), 7-9pm; 4 Natures Sake (hip hop), Skyway 

Wednesday, Aug 9 

  • Chris Merrill, 3-5pm, Timberline
  • Kory Quinn & The Quintessentials, 6-8:30pm, Meinig Park  

Thursday, Aug 10 

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

Friday, Aug 11 

  • Live Piano Music with Jesse, Altitude
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Far Out West (rock), Skyway  

Saturday, Aug 12 

  • Live Piano Music with Jesse, Altitude
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Cedar Teeth (bluegrass), Skyway  

Sunday, Aug 13 

  • Open Mic, 6pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Backup and Push (bluegrass), 7-10pm, Skyway  

Wednesday, Aug 16 

  • Eric Kallio, 3-5pm, Timberline
  • Scott Pemberton, 6-8:30pm, Meinig Park.  

Thursday, Aug 17 

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

Friday, Aug 18 

  • Artistic License, 7-9pm, Timberline
  • Live Piano Music with Jesse, Altitude
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Aug 19 

  • Crawdad Festival: Transcendental Brass Band, noon-3pm; The Bayou Boys, 3:30-6:30pm; Terry Robb Band, 7-10pm, Skyway
  • Live Piano Music with Jesse, Altitude
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Sunday, Aug 20 

  • Crawdad Festival: Jimmy Russell Trio, noon-3pm; The Pagan Jug Band, 3:30-6:30pm; Bottleneck Blues Band, 7-10pm, Skyway
  • Open Mic, 6pm, The Whistle Stop  

Monday, Aug 21 

  • 4 Natures Sake (hip hop), 10pm, Skyway  

Wednesday, Aug 23 

  • Ages & Ages, 6-8:30pm, Meinig Park. 

Thursday, Aug 24 

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

Friday, Aug 25 

  • Live Piano Music with Jesse, Altitude
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Steelhead Stalkers (jazz), Skyway 

Saturday, Aug 26 

  • Live Piano Music with Jesse, Altitude
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Feral Cats (rock & roll), Skyway 

Sunday, Aug 27 

  • Open Mic, 6pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Christy Hays Band (alt. country), 7-10pm, Skyway  

Monday, Aug 28 

  • Naughty Sweethearts (country blues), 7pm, Skyway  

Wednesday, Aug 30 

  • Pura Vida Orquestra, 6-8:30pm, Meinig Park. 

Thursday, Aug 31 

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

Saturday, Sept 2 

  • Yak Attack (electronica), Skyway  

Sunday, Sept 3 

  • No Time 2 Lose (folk/country), 6-9pm, Skyway 

Monday, Sept 4 

  • Timberline Lodge Music Fest, 12:30pm-Sunset.
  • Carl Solomon, 12:30pm; Linsay Lou and The Flatbellys, 1pm; The Way Down Wanderers, 2:15pm; The Railsplitters, 3:30pm, We Banjo 3, 5pm.
  • Redwood Son (americana) 6-9pm, Skyway 

Music Venues

Meinig Park, 17670 Meinig Avenue, Sandy. ci.sandy.or.us

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

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

The Whistle Stop, E Hwy 26, Brightwood, 503.622.3400

Timberline Lodge (Back Patio), 27500 E Timberline Road, Timberline Lodge. 503-272-3293. timberlinelodge.com

 

 

 

DINING-

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

COFFEE/ESPRESSO/TEA/SMOOTHIES

MOUNTAIN MELS, 68272 Hwy 26, Welches (back side of Hoodland Shopping Ctr). 503-564-9135. Organically grown teas, smoothies, and snacks. Gluten free, dairy free.

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

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

MONDAYS 

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

TUESDAYS 

  • Tai Chi Class, 10-11am. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Mountain Motivators Weight Loss Club. Walk with the Motivators at 9am and then meet at 10am. Emphasis on nutrition and exercise. Info: Donna 503-882-9246.
  • Better Bones for Balance, 10-11am. Beginning class will improve fitness, strength and balance. Dress in comfy clothing, sneakers/running shoes.
  • Knitting with Valerie, 11:30am. 

THURSDAYS 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 8 

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

THURSDAY, AUG 11 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 22 

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

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

MONDAYS 

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

TUESDAYS 

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

WEDNESDAYS 

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

THURSDAYS 

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

FRIDAYS 

  • Tai Chi, 1pm 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 2 

  • Blood Pressure clinic, 10:30am
  • Bingo, 12:45pm. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 10 

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

THURSDAY, AUG 11 

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

WEDNESDAY, AUG 16 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 23 

  • Hearing Clinic, 11am, by appointment only, call 503-668-5569. 

THURSDAY,  AUG 24 

  • Mystery Book Club, Sandy Senior Center Community Room. Check Facebook to see what is being read. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us

SATURDAY, AUG 26 

  • Mountain Jamboree, 7pm, Dining Room. Sing, play and dance. Bring a dessert to share. Coffee is provided. 
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 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, AUG 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, AUG 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, AUG 23 

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

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

TUESDAYS 

  • "Book a Librarian" from 2-6pm at the Hoodland Library, 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.
  • "Yoga with a View," 5-6pm, Timberline Lodge. Check in at front desk, Drop-ins welcome. Cost: $5. Info: www.timberlinelodge.com 

WEDNESDAYS 

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

THURSDAYS 

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

SATURDAYS 

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

SUNDAYS 

  • Qi gong for Health & Vitality, 12:45-2pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room. Register online by Aug 3. Info: Susie Jenkins sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 2 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 2pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 SE Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (First & third Wed each month.) MakerSpace is an analog program that fosters opportunities for teens to have experiences that ignite creativity, imagination, pique interest and connect with a community of creators. Teens 12-17, be inspired.
  • Library Advisory Board, 6-7:30pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room. Info: Sarah McIntyre, smcintyre@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Meeting at M&M Restaurant & Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave., Gresham, 503-665-2626. 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, AUG 3 

  • 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. 

MONDAY, AUG 7 

  • Hoodland Women's Club Meeting & Potluck Luncheon. Location to be determined. Info: hoodlandwomensclub.org
  • Book Group (Men's group), 7pm, (first Mon of each month) Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. 

TUESDAY, AUG 8 

  • Anime Club, 2pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Specifically designed for 6-8th graders. Watch some Anime, talk about favorites, eat popcorn with other anime fans. Teens 12-17 welcome. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 9 

  • Anime Club, 3:30-5pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy, (second & fourth Wednesday each month). Specifically designed for 6-8th graders. Watch some Anime, talk about favorites, eat popcorn with other anime fans. Teens 12-17 welcome. 

THURSDAY, AUG 10 

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

FRIDAY, AUG 11 

  • Sandy VFW Post 4273 Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, 6pm, (second Fri each month) at VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • Adult Paint Night, 6:30 pm, Sandy Public Library. A free, two-hour guided painting class using acrylic paints on canvas. The pre-determined painting will be taught step-by-step by an instructor in front of the class. No painting experience necessary. Info: Susie Jenkins, SJenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, AUG 14 

  • HEART, Emergency Response Team, 7pm, Hoodland Fire Station, 69634 E Hwy 26, Welches. Local training every month (second Monday). "Under the Volcano." Guest speaker: Jay Wilson, County Emergency Operations Center. Bring a friend. Everyone welcome. Info: 503-622-3256. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 16 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 2pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 SE Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (First & third Wed each month.) MakerSpace is an analog program that fosters opportunities for teens to have experiences that ignite creativity, imagination, pique interest and connect with a community of creators. Teens 12-17, be inspired.
  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Road, Welches. Under discussion: "Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal," by Mary Roach.  Info: hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-622-3460. 

THURSDAY, AUG 17 

  • 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, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 7pm. Discussion on upcoming projects. Bring just one finished photo (digital or printed) to discuss. Info: Thea Kuziemski, tkuziemski@ci.sandy.or.us 

FRIDAY, AUG 18 

  • Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 Meeting, 6pm, (third Fri each month), VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • Paint Night-Teens,7-8:30pm, Sandy Public Library. This is a free, two-hour guided painting class using acrylic on canvas. Individual assistance as needed and no experience necessary. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us 

MONDAY, AUG 21 

  • Teen Advisory Board meeting, 2pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (third Monday each month). Teens interested in joining are welcome to fill out a volunteer application. TAB provides an opportunity for teens to have a say in what happens at the library and to develop planning and leadership skills. Teens aged 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, AUG 22 

  • 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, AUG 23 

  • Anime Club, 3:30-5pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy, (second & fourth Wednesday each month). Specifically designed for 6-8th graders. Watch some Anime, talk about favorites, eat popcorn with other anime fans. Teens 12-17 welcome.
  • Seed Saving for Beginners, 6:30pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room. Learn to grow your own plants, save the seed and share with others. Presented by Nicole Forbes, Education and Events Coordinator for Dennis 7 Dees Landscaping. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@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.
RECREATION/VISITOR INFO-
  • Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. Year-round skiing/snowboarding, lodge tours. 503-622-7979, www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Mt. Hood Skibowl. Summer activities.  Adventure Park. 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-
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sandy, has various volunteer opportunities. Info: www.guidedogs.com, 503-668-2100.
  • Firefighters, Special Task Group, Support Group, HEART and Explorers. Call the Hoodland Fire District for further information. Do you have what it takes? 503-622-3256, hoodland@hoodlandfire.org.
  • Consider being a volunteer at the Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, Government Camp. Hours and days very flexible. Call the museum at 503-272-3301 or drop by if interested.
  • The Hoodland Senior Center is in need of drivers for Meals on Wheels. Must have a valid Oregon driver's license, proof of insurance and a dependable vehicle. Also, bus drivers are needed for day trips. Class C driver's license is required as well as attendance at three classes with Ride Connection (no cost to volunteers).

 

BULLETIN BOARD-
  • Mark Your Calendar: Labor Day, Sept. 4, 2017, Timberline Lodge Mountain Music Festival, 12:30pm-Sunset. Free admission, rain or shine.
  • The Hoodland Fire Dept's Volunteer Support Group's Annual Garage sale will be on Aug 5 from 10 - 3 pm at the Hoodland Fire Dept. Main station. Vendors wishing to rent tables please contact Rochelle at purple-girl@frontier.com, 503-622-4432.
  • If you're a veteran and need information regarding VA benefits, counseling, healthcare, home loans, etc. call 503-650-5631 or e-mail veterans@co.clackamas.or.us.
  • Donations accepted for delivery to several veterans hospitals in Oregon: Men’s/women’s clothing, boots/shoes, backpacks, quilts, toothbrushes and toothpaste, books and puzzles etc. Cotton fabrics especially sought. Please call Jean Bettencourt, VFW at 503-663-0510 or email at jean.bettencourt@aol.com for guidelines and to arrange drop-off in Sandy.
  • The Sandy Community Action Center at 38982 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy, is the food pantry for residents from Boring to Government Camp. The Center provides emergency food assistance to those in need. The pantry is open for income-eligible people from 10am-4pm Wed & Fri and 10am-1pm Sat. Proof that you reside in the Oregon Trail School District is required. Food boxes through the community Basket Program are available on the third Thursday of the month from 9am to Noon. Info: www.sandyactioncenter.org, 503-668-4746. 

 

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