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ABOUT THE CALENDAR-

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


EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

DAILY 

  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 E Hwy 26 Business Loop, Government Camp. Hours: 9am-5pm every day except Christmas & New Year. No admission, but donations accepted. Exhibits interpret history of winter sports, early exploration, settlement and natural history of Mt. Hood. Internet access/WiFi available. Info: 503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org.
  • Art at the Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Visit the library to see the beautiful quilts made by the local group, The Piecemakers! A different quilt on exhibit each month. The Clackamas County Arts Alliance also exhibits the works of local (county) artists. Exhibit changes quarterly.
  • OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. "Robot Revolution." (Runs through Sept 3, 2018). A collection of cutting-edge robots from some of the most innovative global robotics companies and universities. Guests will have the opportunity to react with robots that are rarely seen by the public. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

SUNDAYS 

  • Hoodland Farmers Market, 1-4pm, in the Rendezvous Center, behind El Burro, Welches (every Sunday through end of September). hoodlandfarmersmarket@gmail.com, phone: 503-890-6592 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Live Music at Timberline Lodge on the Back Patio, 4-6pm. See Music Line up for musical artists. Info: timberlinelodge.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. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Mt Hood Farmers Market, 3-7pm 38600 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (every Friday, 3-7pm). 

THROUGH AUG 12 

  • Wolf Pack Theater presents "Talley's Folly," by Lanford Wilson. A play set against a backdrop of a war and discrimination. 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. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 1 

  • Wednesday Summer Sounds. 6:30-8:30, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Music by Quarterflash, legendary 80's American rock and roll. Vendors and beer den. Info: www.ci.sandy.or.us. Cost: Free. 

THURS, AUG 2-26 

  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents "Annie," Osterman Theater, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Directed by Jayne Stevens and Wesley Robert Hanson. Showtimes: Thur-Sun 7:30pm, Suns 2:30pm. A rags to riches tale. Info: 503-594-6047, www.ClackamasRep.org. Cost: Tickets various prices, check online. 

FRIDAY, AUG 3 

  • First Friday in Downtown Sandy, 5-8pm. Info: sandyoregonchamber.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 Terry Robb with his unique blues sound. Always a fun, family event. Music, coffee and dessert. Info: 503-668-5537. 

SATURDAY, AUG 4 

  • Hoodland Fire Department Volunteer Support Group's Annual Garage Sale, 10 am-3 pm at the Fire Department's Main Station. Lots of stuff. Proceeds used by Hoodland Support Group to provide support to the community and our hard working fire fighters. Want to be a vendor? Info: 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. "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2." (136 minutes, PG 13). Info: ci.sandy.or.us. 

SUNDAY, AUG 5 

  • Sunday Sounds, 6:30-8pm, Meinig Park, Theater in the Woods Stage, Sandy. Music by Max Gomez (storyteller and songwriter) Info: ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 8 

  • Wednesday Summer Sounds. 6:30-8:30, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Music by Rae Gordon Band, blues with a side of soul. Vendors and beer den. Info: www.ci.sandy.or.us. Cost: Free. 

THURSDAY, AUG 9 

  • Hoodland Women's Club Golf Tournament & Auction, Tee off at 9am, at Mt Hood Oregon Resort, Welches. Scramble Fore Scholarships fundraising event. A chance to win $10,000 on Dixon golf sponsored holes and raffle for a $350 custom driver or $500 watch. If you have auction items you would like to donate, contact Brigette (stillcreekinn@frontier.com) or Nicole (icknole@msn.com). Info/Registration: hoodlandwomensclub.org.
  • Celebrate Boring & Dull Day Community Social in The Park, 5-8:30pm, Boring Station Trailhead Park, Boring. Come and join your Boring neighbors and experience the spirit of community. Free ice cream live music and special guests. 

SATURDAY, AUG 11 

  • 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.
  • Graduation Ceremony at Guide Dogs for the Blind, 1:30pm, Oregon Campus, 32901 SE Kelso Rd, Boring. Ceremonies commemorate the efforts of students and their dogs. Groups welcome with reservation. Guests should bring tissues, this is a moving event and one of the best ways to get acquainted with the program. Info: 503-668-2100.
  • Mt Hood Stargazing Event, 8:30pm, Timberline Lodge, Timberline. The program will be held in the Salmon River Parking Lot just east of the lodge, beginning with a brief introduction at 8:30pm followed by stargazing throughout the evening. Astronomy Professor Dr Todd Duncan will provide telescopes for the public to view the Moon, Saturn, ancient star clusters, dying stars and the center of the Milky Way from an elevation of 6,000 feet. Children are encouraged to attend. Program is free and available to everyone. Donations not required but appreciated to continue programs in future. Info: www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Starlight Cinema starting at dusk, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Family friendly feature length movie. "The Lego Ninjago Movie" (101 minutes, PG). Info: ci.sandy.or.us. 

SUNDAY, AUG 12 

  • Sunday Sounds, 6:30-8pm, Meinig Park, Theater in the Woods Stage, Sandy. Music by Three for Silver (acoustics) Info: ci.sandy.or.us.. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 15 

  • Wednesday Summer Sounds. 6:30-8:30, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Music by Mariachi Viva Mexico, experience the joy of the fiesta! Vendors and beer den. Info: www.ci.sandy.or.us. Cost: Free. 

FRIDAY, AUG 17 

  • 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. 

SATURDAY, AUG 18-19 

  • Annual Crawdad Festival, Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E. Hwy 26, Zigzag. Crawdads, BBQ, live music (see Music Line Up for musical artists), face painting, balloon making, wheel of fun and much more. Info: 503.622.3775, skywaybarandgrill.com.
  • Mount Hood Huckleberry Festival & Barlow Trail Days (Sat, 10-6pm, Sun 10-5pm), at the "Oregon Country Settlement," 73341 E Hwy 26, Rhododendron (located behind The Still Creek Inn). Native American salmon bake, watermelon launch, lots of huckleberry produce, Native American storytelling, flute music and drumming, and much more. Something for the whole family. Free admission and free parking. 

SATURDAY, AUG 18 

  • Starlight Cinema starting at dusk, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Family friendly feature length movie. "Jumanji; Welcome to the Jungle." (119 minutes, PG 13). Info: ci.sandy.or.us. 

SUNDAY, AUG 19 

  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents "Portland Sings," a foot-stomping concert, 7pm, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Join local musical theatre star Courtney Freed and her revolving cast of talented musicians for Puttin' On the Ritz: Hits of the 1930s. Info: 503-594-6047, www.ClackamasRep.org. Cost: Tickets $20. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 22 

  • Wednesday Summer Sounds. 6:30-8:30, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Music by Redray Frazier, rock and soul troubadour with his six-piece band. Vendors and beer den. Info: www.ci.sandy.or.us. Cost: Free. 

FRIDAY, AUG 24-25 

  • Hood to Coast Relay, starts at Timberline Lodge at 6 am and ends at Seaside (2-day event). The largest running relay in the world. Please watch for runners on the roads. 

SATURDAY, AUG 25-26 

  • Hoodland Senior Ctr Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast & Raffle, 8am-1pm, at Mt Hood Lions Club, Hwy 26, Welches. Cost: $6 at door. Pre-sale tickets $5 at Clackamas Co. Bank, Welches Mountain Building Supply and the Hoodland Senior Center, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches or from any board member. Raffle is for a Mt Hood Coverlet. Raffle tickets $5. There will also be a flea market fundraiser at the pancake breakfast. 

SATURDAY, AUG 25 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Brightwood Tavern's Annual Slug Races, fun starts at 2 pm, on Brightwood Loop Road. Bring your slug racer. Goldfish Races, Food, drinks, games and lots of prizes, plus crowning of the annual Slug Queen. Info: 503-622-1568.
  • "Mingle at The Museum," 4-8pm, Sandy Historical Society Museum, 39345 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Local art, wine, beer, food and more. A fundraiser for the museum sponsored by Buddha Kat Winery with all proceeds going to the museum. Tickets $10 online at BuddaKatWinery.com, or $12 at the door.  Info: sandyhistorical@sandyhistory.com, www.sandyhistory.com, 503-668-3378.
  • 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, AUG 26 

  • 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.
  • Shakespeare in the Park, 6pm, Theater in the Woods Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). Info: ci.sandy.or.us. Cost: Free 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 29 

  • Wednesday Summer Sounds. 6:30-8:30, Dale Nichols Main Stage, Meinig Park, Sandy. Music by Midnight Serenaders, hot jazz and vintage swing of the 1920s-40s. Vendors and beer den. Info: www.ci.sandy.or.us. Cost: Free.
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 6 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 7 

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

WEDNESDAY, AUG 8 

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

SATURDAY, AUG 11 

  • Government Camp CPO meeting, 7pm, Mt Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 Government Camp Loop Rd., Government Camp. 

TUESDAY, AUG 14 

  • 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. 

MONDAY, AUG 20 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 21 

  • 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.
MUSIC-

Every Monday 

  • Fingers & Chilly w/special guest, Skyway 

Every Wednesday 

  • Karaoke, 7-9pm, Mallards 

Every Thursday 

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

Every Friday & Saturday 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Wednesday, Aug 1 

  • Eric Leadbetter, 4-6pm, Timberline Back Patio
  • Quarterflash (rock & roll), 6:30-8:30, Meinig  

Friday, Aug 3 

  • Library Coffee House, Terry Robb, 6pm, Sandy Library
  • McDougall (punk jazz), Skyway  

Saturday, Aug 4 

  • Kris Deelane & The Hurt (motown), Skyway
  • Tracy Klas, Mallards 

Sunday, Aug 5 

  • Max Gomez (storyteller/songwriter), 6:30-8pm, Meinig
  • The Green Neck Daredevils (Texas bluegrass), Skyway  

Wednesday, Aug 8 

  • Ed Desmarteau, 4-6pm, Timberline Back Patio
  • Rae Gordon Band (blues), 6:30-8:30, Meinig  

Friday, Aug 10 

  • Reverb Brothers (americana/blues), Skyway  

Saturday, Aug 11 

  • Fur Coats (psychedelic pop), Skyway
  • NW Sugar Shakers, Mallards  

Sunday, Aug 12 

  • Three for Silver (acoustics), 6:30-8pm, Meinig
  • Trio Subtonic w/Dan Balmer (jazz), Skyway  

Wednesday, Aug 15 

  • Chris Merrill, 4-6pm, Timberline Back Patio
  • Mariachi Viva Mexico, 6:30-8:30, Meinig  

Saturday, Aug 18 

  • Annual Crawdad Fest., noon-10pm. Skyway. Root Cellar, noon-3pm; Pagan Jug Band, 3:30-6:30; Blue Flags & Black Grass, 7-10pm.
  • New Iberians, Mallards  

Sunday, Aug 19 

  • Annual Crawdad Fest., noon-11:30pm, Skyway. Eric Kallio, noon-1:30pm; MaFondue, 2-5pm; The Pagan Jug Band, 5:30-8:30pm; Mike Dillon Band, 9:30-11:30pm.
  • Portland Sings (concert) 7pm, Clackamas Rep 

Wednesday, Aug 22 

  • Gayle Ritt, 4-6pm, Timberline Back Patio
  • Redray Frazier (rock & roll), 6:30-8:30, Meinig 

Friday, Aug 24 

  • Kory Quinn Band (americana/country), Skyway 

Saturday, Aug 25 

  • The Feral Cats (rock & roll), Skyway
  • DJ Edge, Mallards 

Sunday, Aug 26 

  • Pete Kartsounes (folk), 7pm, Skyway 

Wednesday, Aug 29 

  • Terra Jean, 4-6pm, Timberline Back Patio
  • Midnight Serenaders (jazz/vintage swing), 6:30-8:30, Meinig  

Friday, Aug 31 

  • 26 East (rock & roll), Skyway  

Saturday, Sept 1 

  • Thunder Road, Mallards 

Monday, Sept 3 

  • Timberline Music Festival, 12:30-sunset.  Mountain Honey, 12:30pm; Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, 1:15pm; The Talbott Brothers, 2:30pm; The Caleb Klauder Country Band, 4pm; Claire Lynch, 5:30pm. 

Music Venues

Clackamas Rep Theatre, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City. www.ClackamasRep.org.

Mallards Pub & Cafe, Mt Hood Oregon Resort (golf course side), 68010 E Fairway, Welches. 503.622.3101, mthood-resort.com.

Meinig Park (Theater in the Woods), Sandy.

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

Timberline Lodge (music on the back patio), Timberline. timberlinelodge.com.

 

DINING-

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

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

DRAGONFLY CAFÉ & BAKERY, Mt Hood Village Resort. 503-622-2400. Home-baked breads, pastries. Dine In/Take Out/Catering/Cocktails. Fri & Sat Prime Rib/Seafood. 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, pasta, wings, salads, homemade dressings, ice cream floats. Wine/Beer/Soda. 

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

MT HOOD BREWING CO, 87304 E Gov’t. Camp Loop, Gov’t Camp. 503-272-3172. Entrees, sandwiches, 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. Music. 

MULTORPOR LODGE at Skibowl East, 503-272-3206. OUTBACK CAFÉ & ESPRESSO at Skibowl, 503-272-3206, RATSKELLER BAR & PIZZERIA, downtown Gov’t Camp.  503-272-3635.   HIGH MOUNTAIN CAFÉ, downtown Gov’t Camp.  503-272-3059. 

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

THE RENDEZVOUS, 67149 Hwy 26. Welches, 503-622-6837. Lunch & Dinner, fresh local seafood. Grill & Tap Room. Patio. 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.  Music. 

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 August, including a trip to McGrath's Fish House, Senior Day at the Clackamas County Fair, Spirit Mountain Casino, 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?

If you are a senior and feel lonely or experiencing anxiety or depression, there is a Senior Loneliness Line. Call 503-200-1633, or visit SeniorLonelinessLine.org.

Oral Hull Park Low Vision Seminars. Aug 8-14 Moderate Adventure Retreat; Aug 17-23 High Adventure Retreat, and Aug 27-29 Arts & Hobbies, Living with Vision Loss.

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.
  • Pinochle and cards, 1:30pm. Everyone is welcome to come and play. 

THURSDAY, AUG 9 

  • Legal Service-free one half hour consultation (for seniors 60 or older), provided by a Sandy attorney. Call 503-668-5569 for appointment. At the Sandy Senior Center. 

TUESDAY, AUG 14 

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

 

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

There are many additional outings with the Sandy Senior Center during the month, including shopping trips, hikes, movies, a cruises on the Willamette river and dining out. Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities at ci.sandy.or.us.

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 (replaces Flex & Stretch class), 11am. Increase flexibility and strength. Chair support if needed.
  • Tai Chi, 1-2pm. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • A Change of Pace, 12:30-4:30pm. Appropriately structured activities for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia disorders. Cost: $12 for 4 hours.
  • Cribbage Games, 1-3pm. All welcome. Lessons for those new to game. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Functional Fitness (replaces Flex & Stretch class), 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

WEDNESDAY, AUG 8 

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

THURSDAY, AUG 9 

  • Legal Service-free one half hour consultation (for seniors 60 or older), provided by a Sandy attorney, 9-noon. By appointment only, call 503-668-5569. 

MONDAY, AUG 13 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 14 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm 

THURSDAY, AUG 16 

  • Gastrointestinal health class with Genevieve White, 11am. 

SATURDAY, AUG 25 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 28 

  • 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.
  • 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 16 

  • 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 18 

  • NAMI Family Support Group, 9-10:30am, (third Sat each month) Immanuel Lutheran Church, 39901 Pleasant Street, Sandy (behind police station). Please enter by 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 22 

  • 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. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Preschool Story Time, 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 

  • Youth Art Class, 10-11:30am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. In partnership with the Wy'East Artisans Guild. For 1-6th graders. Preschooler activities available with parent present. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Community Acupuncture with Stacey McCarthy, L. AC, 2-6pm. Call 503-754-9053 to sign up. Info: www.stickwithstacey.com.
  • Teen Events (Summer Schedule). Each Wednesday, 2:30-4:30pm August. 1st Wednesday, MakerSpace. 2nd Wednesday, Anime Club. 3rd Wednesday, MakerSpace. 4th Wednesday, Game Factory & Coding Club. Sandy Library's Learning Garden open Wednesdays, 2:30-4:40 and teens may work in the garden to pay off their library fines. 30 minutes = $5 fine waiver. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • 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.
  • AntFarm & Sandy Library Learning Garden Reward Program, 3-5pm, Hwy 2, next to Tollgate Restaurant. Participating teens will receive $5 fine vouchers for overdue library fines, for each time they participate a minimum of 30 mins a day. Teens who participate in at least 5 Learning Garden days will be invited to an end of summer pizza party. Ages 12-17. Info: cierra@antfarmyouthservices.com, 503-668-9955.
  • "Read to the Dog," 4-5pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Kids learning to read can practice their skills. Reading to a dog will help struggling kids gain confidence in a no-stress, non-judgmental environment. Call 503-668-5537 to make an appointment for your child.
  • Yoga with a View at Timberline Lodge, Timberline. (Thursdays through August 30), 5:30-6:30pm (weather permitting). All ages and skill levels welcome. Check in at the Front Desk to pay, $5 per person. Bring your own mat. 

SATURDAYS 

  • AntFarm & Sandy Library Learning Garden Reward Program, 10am-2pm, Hwy 2, next to Tollgate Restaurant. Participating teens will receive $5 fine vouchers for overdue library fines, for each time they participate a minimum of 30 mins a day. Teens who participate in at least 5 Learning Garden days will be invited to an end of summer pizza party. Ages 12-17. Info: cierra@antfarmyouthservices.com, 503-668-9955.
  • 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. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 1 

  • Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Meeting at M & M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N Main Ave., Gresham, 503-666-2626. Come and start some new friendships! (typically first Wed each month). Social Time 6pm, dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is Dutch treat. Info: www.PrimeTimersDiningClub, Pat, 503-936-5861. 

THURSDAY, AUG 2 

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

SATURDAY, AUG 4 

  • Saturday Afternoon Kids' Club, 2-4 pm, (first Sat each month) Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Lego Club. For kids 7-12. Free and no registration required. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.

MONDAY, AUG 6-10 

  • Sandy Actor's Theater Summer Youth Drama Camp "Broadway Spectacular," 10am-3pm (Mon-Fri) For ages 11-18. With performances on August 9th and 10th at 7pm (free).  Cost: $150 (includes t-shirt). For more information, contact Cheryl at 503-475-8460, or go online for registration at sandyactorstheatre.org. 

MONDAY, AUG 6 

  • Hoodland Women's Annual Potluck Picnic, 11:30am, Ackley Park in Rippling River, Welches. Park is on Bright Avenue (turn north off Fairway Ave & Bright Ave). Please bring potluck dish to share. A-1 Main dish, J-Q Dessert, R-Z Side or salad. BYOB, a chair, a guest. Wear something plaid. Raffle, trivia. RSVP Regina at 503-622-3117 or rmlythgoe@msn.com. Info: hoodlandwomensclub.org.
  • Men's Book Club, 7-9pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. "Peace Like a River," by Leif Enger. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, AUG 10 

  • Sandy VFW Post 4273 Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, 6pm, (second Fri each month) at VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • Adult Paint Night (Event Full), 6:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Local artist Melissa Lawrence will lead you, step by step, from bare canvas to a finished painting. Please register. Register/questions: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 15 

  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Discussing "The Dog Stars," by Peter Heller. Info: Dianne Downey, ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, AUG 16 

  • Sandy Kiwanis, 6:30pm, (first & third Thurs) at Order off the menu. Info: www.sandykiwanis.org, 503-819-0511.
  • Photography Group, 7pm, Sandy Library Community Rm., 38980 Proctor Blvd, Sandy. Every third Thursday and location varies. DIY display with Mike Earussi. Info: Thea Ellen, tellen@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, AUG 17 

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

MONDAY, AUG 20 

  • Teen Library Advisory Board meeting, 3-4pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (third Mon each month). Help the library plan programs and events for other teens. Teens aged 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Stop the Cravings, 6:30pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Lose Weight for Good by Creating Your Own Diet! Genevieve White, a Certified Health Coach, will share her knowledge and expertise. This program is part of the Mind-Body-Spirit classes designed for adults 55+. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 22 

  • 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, AUG 23 

  • Mystery Book Club, 2-4pm, Sandy Community Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Saving Seeds, 6:30pm, Sandy Library Community Rm., 38980 Proctor Blvd, Sandy. Master Gardener, Cindy Manselle will teach different methods of saving seeds. Collect seeds from your garden to be saved and used in the future. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, AUG 28 

  • 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. 
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES-
  • 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 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.
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sandy, has various volunteer opportunities. Info: www.guidedogs.com, 503-668-2100.
  • Firefighters, Special Task Group, Support Group, CERT and Explorers. Call the Hoodland Fire District for further information. Do you have what it takes? 503-622-3256, hoodland@hoodlandfire.org.

 

RECREATION/VISITOR INFO-
  • Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. Year-round skiing/snowboarding, lodge tours. Night skiing 4-9pm Fri/Sat and holidays. 503-622-7979, www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Mt. Hood Skibowl. Winter: skiing, snowboarding, cosmic tubing. Summer: Adventure Park. Pony rides, alpine slide, bungee tower, zip lines and much more.Info: www.skibowl.com or 503-222-2695.
  • The Fly Fishing Shop. Equipment, information, instruction. 503-622-4607, www.flyfishusa.com.
  • Mt Hood Oregon Resort (formerly Resort at The Mountain), 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.
  • 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-
  • Canned Food Drive for Neighborhood Missions food pantry, Aug 7-19 at Hoodview Gardens, 46870 SE Hwy 26, Sandy. Bring 3 cans/jars of high protein food such as canned tuna, peanut butter, chili, etc. and receive a 20% discount off your entire purchase at Hoodview Gardens. Bring 3 items of pasta, rice, toiletry items, etc. and receive a discount of 10% off your total purchase. All food items must be new with no dents and cannot be expired or near expiration date.
  • 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 which passes are available, 503-622-3460 or hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Transit tokens at the Sandy and Hoodland Libraries. Daily unlimited passes for SAM and Mt Hood Express ($5), SAM 24 trip passes ($20). SAM monthly passes ($30), SAM/STAR 5 individual ride tokens ($5). Info: www.ci.sandy.or.us/fares.

 

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