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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.


MUSIC-

Thursday, June 1 

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

Friday, June 2 

  • Will West and Skip Von Kuske (groovy americana) 6pm at the Library Coffee House, Sandy Public Library
  • Chervona (party band), 7pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, June 3 

  • Bingo Therapy (alt country), Skyway
  • Karaoke , 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, June 4 

  • Celebrating Josh Wuerth's birthday with his music, all day. Skyway
  • Open Mic, 6pm, The Whistle Stop  
Wednesday, June 7
  • Jess Clemons. 3-5pm, Timberline (back patio)

Thursday, June 8 

  • Live Bands-It's Wuerth It. (Fundraiser for Welches School music program). Welches School Band; Fingers & Chilly; Steelhead Stalkers; Keegan Smith & The Fam; Acoustic Minds.  

Friday, June 9 

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

Saturday, June 10 

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

Sunday, June 11 

  • Open Mic, 6pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Far Out West (rootsy funk), 7pm, Skyway 

Monday, June 12 

  • Acoustic Minds (soulful), 7pm, Skyway  

Thursday, June 15 

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

Friday, June 16 

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

Saturday, June 17 

  • Kenny Lee and The Sundowners, The Shack
  • Mafondue (funk/blues), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Sunday, June 18 

  • Open Mic, 6pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Sportin' Lifers (jump blues), Skyway  

Monday, June 19 

  • Fingers & Chilly (folk/rock), Skyway 
Wednesday, June 21
  • Eric Kallio, 3-5pm, Timberline (back patio)

Thursday, June 22 

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

Friday, June 23 

  • Human Ottoman (trio), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Saturday, June 24 

  • The Strange Tones (surf rock), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Sunday, June 25 

  • Open Mic, 6pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Ziplander (americana), 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, June 26 

  • Acoustic Minds (soulful), Skyway  
Wednesday, June 28
  • Eric Leadbetter, 3-5pm, Timberline (back patio)

Thursday, June 29 

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

Friday, June 30 

  • Van Rotens (original folk fusion), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, July 1 

  • Elke (americana/country roots), Skyway  

Sunday, July 2 

  • Steelhead Stalkers (jazz), Skyway  

Monday, July 3 

  • Redwood Son (americana), Skyway  

Music Venues

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

The Shack, 67350 E Hwy 26, Welches. 503.622.3876

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

 

 

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, JUNE 5 

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 6 

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 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, JUNE 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. 

MONDAY, JUNE 19 

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 20 

  • 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 or like us on Facebook.
  • Committee for Citizen Involvement (CCI) of Clackamas County, 7-9pm, (third Tues each month) Public Services Building, 2051 Kaen Rd., Oregon City. A process-oriented committee, providing resources and opportunities for citizens to participate effectively in Clackamas County's land use planning and decision making process. Info: 503-655-8552. 
EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

DAILY 

  • Mt. Hood Community Seed Library at Green Canyon Apothecary, 68272 E Hwy 26, Welches. Seeds available to give or trade. Come celebrate the season with us. Available during shop hours.
  • 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. Some of the best science exhibits are coming to Portland this summer. Explore 5 halls chock-full of 200 interactive exhibits and activities for all ages. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

TUESDAYS 

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

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. 

THURS/FRI/SAT/SUN 

  • "Chapter Two," a play by Neil Simon and presented by the Wolf Pack Theater, 39570 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy, (runs June 1 through July 2). In this funny yet emotionally charged play, a writer struggles to escape the memory of his recently deceased wife by falling in love all over again. Show times: Thurs/Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun matinees 2pm. Tickets: General Admission $18, Students/Seniors $15. Info: www.wolfpacktheater.com. 

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.
  • Sandy Actors Theatre (behind ACE Hardware in Heritage Square, 17433 Meinig Ave) presents "Godspell," by John Tebelak and Stephen Schwartz (Performances June 2-25). The timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew. A modern-day version of the gospels, opening with John the Baptist calling a disparate group of young New Yorkers from their workaday lives to follow and learn from Jesus. Showtimes: Opening Night Party on June 2 at 7pm with regular showings Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3pm. Info: 503-668-6834. www.sandyactorstheatre.org, 503-668-6834.
  • "39 Steps," presented by Nutz n Boltz Theater Company, 27861 Grange St., Boring (Runs through June 4). This hysterical, harrowing parody of Alfred Hitchcock's thrillers, complete with a hero, a heroine and two actors portraying the other 100 roles in the dramatic(ish) world that only Hitchcock can create. Showtimes, Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun-3pm. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 2 

  • First Friday in Sandy is a fun way for residents & visitors to sample a taste of Sandy. 5-8 pm (first Friday each month). 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.
  • Bingo, Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 SW Kelso Rd., Sandy (first and third Fridays). Doors open 5:30pm. Hot meal served at 6pm. Cost $5 per person. Bingo at 7pm, 3 cards for 12 games, $12. Info: 503-637-6608.
  • Library Coffee House, 6pm, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (first Fri each month). Will West and Skip Von Kuske, Groovy Americana. A family friendly event, with music, coffee, desserts and a craft for kids. Info: 503-668-5537. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 3 

  • "Bike Helmet Give Away," 10am-Noon, at the Hoodland Fire District #74 main station, 69634 E. Hwy 26, Welches. Intended for children 2-16 who live within the Hoodland Fire District boundary. (Funded by the Hoodland Fire Dept. Volunteer Support Group's Annual Garage Sale).
  • 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, JUNE 5 

  • Readers Theatre in Gresham presented by Mt. Hood Repertory, 7pm, Gresham Chapel & Evening Event Center, 257 SE Roberts Ave., Gresham. Presenting "Occupant," by Edward Albee and directed by Chrisse Roccaro. An unnamed interviewer posthumously questions Louise Nevelson, the groundbreaking American sculptor. A touching, humorous and honest tribute to a woman who was a pioneer for free thinking women everywhere and stood strong as one of the 20th century's greatest artistic minds. 

TUESDAY, JUNE 6 

  • Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "This Summer's Rare Total Eclipse." Cost: $5 & $2 for MHCC students and children 17 and under. Info: 503-491-8297, william.blackmore@mhcc.edu. Individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability should call 503-491-6923, or 503-491-7670 (TDD) 2 weeks prior to event to ensure availability. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 7 

  • Clackamas County Bank's Annual Shred Day and Rummage Sale, 38975 Proctor Blvd, Sandy. All proceeds from this fundraiser go to benefit Mt. Hood Hospice. New or like-new donations for the rummage sale gladly accepted. 

THURSDAY, JUNE 8 

  • "Music-It's Wuerth It," 5pm, Skyway Bar & Grill, Zigzag. A fundraiser for Welches Schools music program in honor of Josh Wuerth. Live bands, raffles and auctions. $10 admission, includes two raffle tickets. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 9 

  • Mt. Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 1pm & 6pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "This Summer's Rare Total Eclipse." Cost: $5 & $2 for MHCC students and children 17 and under. Info: 503-491-8297, william.blackmore@mhcc.edu. Individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability should call 503-491-6923, or 503-491-7670 (TDD) 2 weeks prior to event to ensure availability. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 16 

  • 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, JUNE 17 

  • 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, JUNE 19 

  • "Longest Day Parkway-A Traffic Free Event," 6:30-8pm. Ride, walk, roll. Family fun, free stuff and food. Starts and ends at Sandy Bluff Park, 36910 Goldenrain St., Sandy. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24 

  • Noah's Quest, Sandy Bluff Park, 36910 Goldenrain St., Sandy. Registration begins 8am. 1K Kiddie Run, 9am; 10K Run, 9:15am; 5K Walk, 9:20am; 5K run, 9:40am. Register online at www.cityofsandy.com
  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum's Social History Happy Hour (last Saturday each month). 7pm. 88900 Government Camp Loop, Govt. Camp. Info: 503-272-3301. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25 

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 27 

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

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

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

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

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, JUNE 6 

  • Defensive Driving Class, 9am-4pm 

THURSDAY, JUNE 8 

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 13 

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 27 

  • 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 

TUESDAY, JUNE 6 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am.

THURSDAY, JUNE 8 

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 20 

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 22 

  • Mystery Book Club, 2-4pm, Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24 

  • 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. 

TUESDAY, JUNE 6 

  • Happiness Support Group (every other Tuesday through June 20), 2-3:30pm, Mt. Hood Hospice, 39641 Scenic Street, Sandy. Group focuses on practical ways to incline the mind toward happiness and provide a positive network for developing and strengthening practices to support a happier life. Cost: Free, but registration required. Info/Register: Emile, 503-668-5545, e.cartoun@mthoodhospice.org. 

THURSDAY, JUNE 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, JUNE 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. 

TUESDAY, JUNE 20 

  • Happiness Support Group (every other Tuesday through June 20), 2-3:30pm, Mt. Hood Hospice, 39641 Scenic Street, Sandy. Group focuses on practical ways to incline the mind toward happiness and provide a positive network for developing and strengthening practices to support a happier life. Cost: Free, but registration required. Info/Register: Emile, 503-668-5545, e.cartoun@mthoodhospice.org 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28 

  • 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. 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.
  • The Hoodland and Sandy public Library's Summer Reading Program for kids, teens and adults begins June 1. Stop by the library to pick up a packet and information any time after June 1. Weekly events at the Hoodland Library will be Tuesdays at 2pm beginning July 1 and Wednesdays beginning July 12 at the Sandy Library. Info: www.ci.sandy.or.us/library. 

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.
  • Art Class at Ant Farm, 3:30-5pm, 39140 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Free to the public. Info: 503-668-9955. 

WEDNESDAYS 

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

THURSDAYS 

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

SATURDAYS 

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 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.
  • "Mind, Body, Spirit: Travel Talk-Spain," 6:30pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Enjoy a brief slide show of a three week trip to Spain, highlighting regional differences in language, culture and cuisine. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • 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, JUNE 5 

  • Hoodland Women's Club Meeting, 11:30am. Timberline Lodge. Agenda: Installation of 2017-2018 Officers.  Info: londoda@gmail.com. If you're interested in becoming a member, contact Regina Lythgoe at 503-622-3117.
  • Book Group (Men's group), 7pm, (first Mon of each month) Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 3-5 pm, 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, 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, JUNE 8 

  • 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, JUNE 9 

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

MONDAY, JUNE 12 

  • HEART, Emergency Response Team, 7pm, Hoodland Fire Station, 69634 E Hwy 26, Welches. Local training every month (second Monday). "Assemble the Essentials." What's in your Family Disaster Kit? It could save your life. Guest speaker: Nancy Wilms, Canby CERT. Bring a friend. Everyone welcome. Info: 503-622-3256.
  • Clackamas County Master Gardener program, 7-8pm, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr., Milwaukie. "Conserving our Bumble Bees," presented by Rich Little, Xerces Society. Full schedule of classes at www.cmasterdeners.org or contact Sherry Sheng, clackamasmg@gmail.com, 503-655-1822. 

TUESDAY, JUNE 13 

  • Trillium Trails Garden Club. Meet at 9am at the Hoodland Senior Center. "Edibles and Their Companions," presented by Mallory Gwynn. Info: Mary Carlson, 503-622-3573. 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 

  • 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, JUNE 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.
  • Camera 101, 7pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room. A Photography Group event focusing on getting to know your camera. Bring just one finished photo (printed or digital) and your camera. Info: Thea Kuziemski, tkusiemski@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 16 

  • Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 Meeting, 6pm, (third Fri each month), VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • Teen Paint Night, Sandy Public Library Community Room. 7pm. Free, two-hour guided painting class using acrylic paints on canvas. No painting experience needed. Teens 12-17. Info: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, JUNE 19 

  • Teen Advisory Board meeting, 4-5pm, 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. 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 4-5 pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 SE Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (First & third Wednesday each month.) MakerSpace is an analog program that fosters opportunities for teens to have experiences that ignite creativity, imagination, pique interest and connect with a community of creators. Teens 12-17, be inspired.
  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Road, Welches. Under discussion: "Plainsong," by Kent Haruf. Info: hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-622-3460. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 24 

  • Free Youth Fishing Clinic for children 12 and under. 9am-2pm. Sponsored by Mt. Hood National Forest, Zigzag Ranger District. Clinic location: Trillium Lake, approximately 3 miles east of Govt. Camp. Bring a sack lunch, warm clothing, rod and reel and a cooler to bring home the "catch of the day." Bait will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (Licenses required for adults.) Info: Cate Dillon, catherinedillon@fs.fed.us, 503-622-2005. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25 

  • Timberline's first "Paint Night." Join Bottle & Bottega, amazing local artists, and paint an image of Timberline Lodge. No experience necessary. Mix and mingle from 5-5:30pm, food and beverages will be available for purchase. Painting starts promptly at 5:30. Tickets $45/person and includes all materials, instruction, aprons and 16x20 take-home canvas. Info: www.timberlinelodge.com/event/paint-night 

TUESDAY, JUNE 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, JUNE 28 

  • 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.
  • 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. 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-
  • Sandy/Hoodland Advisory Board is looking for two members. The open positions are for residents of the Sandy Library Service area. For more information, contact Library Director Sarah McIntyre at 503-489-2168 or smcintyre@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sandy, has various volunteer opportunities. Info: www.guidedogs.com, 503-668-2100.
  • Firefighters, Special Task Group, Support Group, HEART and Explorers. Call the Hoodland Fire District for further information. Do you have what it takes? 503-622-3256, hoodland@hoodlandfire.org.
  • Consider being a volunteer at the Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, Government Camp. Hours and days very flexible. Call the museum at 503-272-3301 or drop by if interested.
  • The Hoodland Senior Center is in need of drivers for Meals on Wheels. Must have a valid Oregon driver's license, proof of insurance and a dependable vehicle. Also, bus drivers are needed for day trips. Class C driver's license is required as well as attendance at three classes with Ride Connection (no cost to volunteers).

 

BULLETIN BOARD-
  • Pet Food & Supply Drive at McKenzie Dental, 24540 E Welches Rd., Welches (open to community, no appointment necessary). Enter for a drawing to win a gift card to Rendezvous for two by dropping off food/supplies during May and June. Help your community's pets.
  • 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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