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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.


EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

FRIDAY, SEPT 29-OCT 15 

  • Nutz-n-Boltz Theater Company presents "Dial M For Murder," (Runs Sept 29-Oct 15), 27861 Grange Street, Boring. Ex-tennis star Tony Wendice wants to murder his wealthy wife, Margot for her money. When he discovers she’s had a tryst with a young American, he designs the perfect murder. Wheelchair accessible. Showtimes: Fri/Sats 7:30pm, Sun 3pm. 

SATURDAY, SEPT 30 

  • 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. 

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. "Pompeii: The Exhibition." Through October 22, 2017. Experience the splendor of Ancient Rome and travel back in time to 79 A.D. 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. 

THURSDAYS 

  • 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. 

THROUGH OCT 1 

  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre performs "Tigers Be Still," The Osterman Theatre, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City. (Runs through Oct 1). Performances Thurs/Fri/Sats at 7:30 pm, Sun at 2:30 pm. Info/Box Office: 503-594-6047 or www.clackamasrep.org. 

THROUGH OCT 15 

  • Nutz-n-Boltz Theater Company presents "Dial M For Murder," (Runs Sept 29-Oct 15), 27861 Grange Street, Boring. Ex-tennis star Tony Wendice wants to murder his wealthy wife, Margot for her money. When he discovers she’s had a tryst with a young American, he designs the perfect murder. Wheelchair accessible. Showtimes: Fri/Sats 7:30pm, Sun 3pm. 

MONDAY, OCT 2 

  • Readers Theatre in Gresham presented by Mt Hood Repertory, 7pm, Gresham Chapel & Evening Event Center, 257 SE Roberts Ave., Gresham. Presenting "Knowing Cairo," by Andrea Stolowitz, directed by Jen Lanier. Rose, an elderly German-Jewish New Yorker, has scared away every caretaker until her psychologist daughter, Lydia, hires Winsome, an African-American woman who proves to be Rose's match. Admission $9. 

FRIDAY, OCT 6 

  • 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.
  • Rocktober, 5-8pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy and the adjoining sidewalk. Paint rocks with the Wy'east Artisan Guild.
  • Library Coffee House, 6pm, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (first Fri each month), featuring local musicians Betsy Langston, Monica Lodolini and Sheri Proffitt. Always a fun, family event. Music, coffee and dessert. 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.
  • "Seed to Supper with Stone Soup," a play, 5pm, and a Harvest Celebration hosted by Sandy & Hoodland Libraries and AntFarm (Rescheduled from Sept 9). Mt Hood Farmers Market, 38600 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Chef DeHay will create a meal for the community (veg. option available). Free to attend. Info: Susie, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, OCT 7 

  • Clackamas County Master Gardener "Fall into Gardening" program, 9am, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr., Milwaukie. Vertical gardening guru Harry Olson will share his productive system for growing vegetables. Full schedule of classes at www.cmastergardeners.org or contact Sherry Sheng, clackamasmg@gmail.com, 503-655-1822.
  • Mt Hood Community College Sustainability Fair and Salmon Safe Project Tour, 11am-3pm, MHCC, Gresham. MHCC will be the nation's first Salmon Safe certified community college. The certification includes removing some of the 57 acres of impervious surfaces on campus that drain polluted stormwater directly into salmon bearing Beaver and Kelly Creeks, and replacing them with rain gardens that will capture and filter stormwater.  Info: sara@sandyriver.org.
  • 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.
  • 7th Annual Oktoberfest, Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Hwy 26, ZigZag. Music by Chervona and Transcendental Brass Band. Tirolean German dancers, Jagermeister & Beer Girl, games, prizes, costumes. House made German food. Info: 503.622.3775. skywaybarandgrill.com. 

FRIDAY, OCT 13-14 

  • Timberline Lodge Comedy Weekend, 8-10pm both days. A weekend of laughs and entertainment. Friday: Josh Sneed, Kristin Key, Andrew Norelli. Saturday: Dwight Slade, Ahmed Bharoocha, Lacklan Patterson. Master of Ceremonies, Alex Falcone. Info: www.timberlinelodge.com. 

FRIDAY, OCT 13 

  • Haunted Library, 8-9:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Haunted Library "survivors" get to checkout magic potions, eat tasty treats if they dare, and try their hand at soaking a foe in the dunk tank. Free event. Intended for teens ages 12-17. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, OCT 14 

  • Bluegrass Concert, 7pm, Multnomah Grange #71, 30639 SE Bluff Rd, Gresham. Mandolin & Guitar Duet and Ash Creek. Suggested Donation $10 adults, $5 children. 

FRIDAY, OCT 20 

  • 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, OCT 21 

  • East County Veterans Stand Down, 10am-3pm, The Chapel, 27132 SE Stark St, Troutdale. Registration starts at 9am. Service Providers available 10am-3pm, Surplus distribution 1-3pm, Lunch 12-2pm. For homeless veterans on the Mountain, a limited number of bus passes are available at Hoodland Library. If you need a ride please contact Eileen at 503-753-2179. Info or to donate: Kim Pettina at 503-863-5493 or Pete Pringle at 503-669-7112, ext. 264, or e-mail stand_down@thechapelonline.org.
  • 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.
  • 24th Annual Reading is Fundamental Lions Club Steak & Prawn Dinner. Social Hour 6:30pm, Dinner 7pm, at the Mt Hood Lions Club, Hwy 26/Woodsey Way, Welches. Proceeds provide books and reading programs for Welches students. Donations $15 per person for dinner at door, for $12 presale at Welches Mtn. Building Supply, Clackamas Co. Bank, Barlow Trail Roadhouse. 

FRIDAY, OCT 27 

  • Dia de Los Muertos celebration, 4-6pm, Hoodland Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. All ages welcome. Info: Dianne, ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Family Fright Night at Timberline Lodge, 6pm. Scavenger Hunt Trick or Treating, pumpkin contest judging (vote for your favorite pumpkin created by Timberline's staff), cookie decorating and more. Costume contest at 8:30pm. Fireside Ghost Stories for children 8-9:30pm. Seriously creepy ghost stories for teen and adult audiences 9-9:30pm. "The Shining" at 10:30pm for adults. Info: timberlinelodge.com/event/halloween.
  • Teen Paint Night, 7-8:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Free, two-hour guided painting class using acrylic paints on canvass. No painting experience necessary. Register online at City of Sandy/Library website. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, OCT 28 

  • Fall Festival, noon-4pm, at The Resort at The Mountain, 68010 Fairway Ave, Welches. Fall themed games, mini golf, lawn bowling, croquet, corn hole, and live music. BBQ, cotton candy, carmel apples and popcorn. Vendor booths are still available. Info: 503-622-2220.
  • Trick or Treat Trail in downtown Sandy. 1-4pm, A fun and safe afternoon outing for the children. Stop in to get candy, play a game to win a prize. Costume Contest available at all participating downtown Sandy businesses. Info: info@sandyoregonchamber.org or Monica at msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Haunted Farm at Philip Foster Farm, 6-8pm, 22725 SE Eagle Creek Rd., Eagle Creek. Family-friendly event shares true stores of death and dying in Pioneer Oregon. Admission: $5/person or $20/family.
  • 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, OCT 29 

  • 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. 

MONDAY, OCT 30 

  • Zombie Walk, 4-6pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Face painting begins at 4pm, walk at 5pm, party at the library at 5:30pm. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
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, OCT 2 

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

TUESDAY, OCT 3 

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT 4 

  • Library Advisory Board Meeting, 6-7:30pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd.. Info: Sarah McIntyre, smcintyre@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, OCT 10 

  • 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, OCT 11 

  • 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, OCT 16 

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

TUESDAY, OCT 17 

  • 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. 

SATURDAY, OCT 21 

  • Rhody Rising citizen input meeting, 10:30am, Resort at The Mountain (Trees Room), 68010 E Fairway Ave., Welches.
MUSIC-

Friday, Sept 29 

  • Piano Bar, 6-8pm, Altitude
  • Trio Subtonic with Dan Balmer (jazz), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Saturday, Sept 30 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Wil Kinky Trio (soul), Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 5 

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

Friday, Oct 6 

  • Betsy Langston, Monica Lodolini & Sheri Proffitt, 6pm, Library Coffee House, Sandy Public Library
  • Piano Bar, 6-8pm, Altitude
  • The Steelhead Stalkers (jazz), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Saturday, Oct 7 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Oktoberfest: Live Music by Chervona and Transcendental Brass Band. Tirolean German Dancers, costumes, prizes. Skyway 

Thursday, Oct 12 

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

Friday, Oct 13 

  • Piano Bar, 6-8pm, Altitude
  • Josie Wails and The Jazzham (ragtime, folk, jazz), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Saturday, Oct 14 

  • Bluegrass Concert Series (Mandolin & Guitar and Ash Creek,), Concert 7pm, Multnomah Grange
  • Deadwood Standing (Americana) 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Thursday, Oct 19 

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

Friday, Oct 20 

  • Piano Bar, 6-8pm, Altitude
  • Bob Shoemaker Duo (Delta blues), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Saturday, Oct 21 

  • Lewi Longmire & The Left Coast Roasters (Rock Americana), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Thursday, Oct 26 

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

Friday, Oct 27 

  • Piano Bar, 6-8pm, Altitude
  • Dodgy Mountain Men (Montana stompgrass) 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Saturday, Oct 28 

  • Halloween Party: Captain's Orders (pirate rock), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop 

Sunday, Oct 29 

  • D'Vonne Lewis' Limited Edition (jazz), 8pm, Skyway  

Monday, Oct 31 

  • Scary-aoke, The Whistle Stop 

Friday, Nov 3 

  • Terry Robb Trio (blues) 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Nov 4 

  • Alder Street (bluegrass) 9pm, Skyway  

Music Venues

Altitude, Resort at The Mountain, 68010 E Fairway Ave, Welches. 503-622-2214. mthood-resort.com

Multnomah Grange #71, 30639 SE Bluff Rd., Gresham. 503.633.3548

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

DINING-

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

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

DRAGONFLY CAFÉ & BAKERY, Mt Hood Village Resort. 503-622-2400. Home-baked breads, pastries. Dine In/Take Out/Catering/Cocktails. Fri & Sat Prime Rib/Seafood. 

EL BURRO LOCO, 67149 Hwy 26, Welches. 503-622-6780. Lunch, Dinner, Mexican favorites, Take out available. Margaritas. Cantina. Patio. 

IVY BEAR FAMILY PIZZERIA, 54735 E Hwy 26, Sandy. 503-208-9111. Fresh made pizza, calzones, pasta, wings, salads, homemade dressings, ice cream floats. Wine/Beer/Soda. 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, Sun Open Mic. 

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 (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.

OCTOBER is the time for previous applicants for energy assistance to renew their applications. Contact the Senior Ctr for more info and applications.

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

THURSDAYS 

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

TUESDAY, OCT 10 

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

THURSDAY, OCT 12 

  • Legal Services, at Sandy Senior Ctr. Free one-half hour consultation for seniors. Call 503-668-559 for appointment. 

TUESDAY, OCT 17 

  • SHIBA Presentation. 11:30-noon. Individual counseling, 1-2pm.
  • Living with Vision Loss Seminar, held at Oral Hull Park, Sandy. Info and register call (503) 668-6195. 

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.
  • 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 

MONDAY, OCT 2 

  • Massage Therapy, 10:30am-noon. By appt only. 

TUESDAY, OCT 3 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am. 

MONDAY, OCT 9 

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT 11 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm.
  • Alzheimer's Support Group, 1-3pm. Open to anyone whose life is affected by Alzheimer's or related dementia disorders.  

THURSDAY, OCT 12 

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

TUESDAY, OCT 17 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am. 

TUESDAY, OCT 24 

  • Hearing Clinic, 11am. Sign up in advance required.
  • Bingo, 12:45pm. 

THURSDAY,  OCT 26 

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

SATURDAY, OCT 28 

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

TUESDAY, OCT 31 

  • Halloween Skit and Party, Noon. 
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, OCT 19 

  • 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, OCT 21 

  • 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
  • East County Veterans Stand Down, 10am-3pm, The Chapel, 27132 SE Stark St, Troutdale. Registration starts at 9am. Service Providers available 10am-3pm, Surplus distribution 1-3pm, Lunch 12-2pm. For homeless veterans on the Mountain, a limited number of bus passes are available at Hoodland Library. If you need a ride please contact Eileen at 503-753-2179. Info or to donate: Kim Pettina at 503-863-5493 or Pete Pringle at 503-669-7112, ext. 264, or e-mail stand_down@thechapelonline.org. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 25 

  • 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. Kids age 10-14 and all skill levels welcome. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Preschool Story Time, 10-11am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • "Book a Librarian" from 2-6pm at the Hoodland Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Make an appointment or drop in for assistance with research, using library resources or catching up on the latest technologies. Info: 503-622-3460, email hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAYS 

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

THURSDAYS 

  • Wee Ones Story Time, 10-11am, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Appropriate for children 6 months to 3 years old. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Weekly Story Time, 10:30-11am, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Appropriate for children through preschool age. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Youth Art Class, 4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. In partnership with the Wy'East Artisans Guild. For 1-6th graders. Preschooler activities available with parent present. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • "Read to the Dog," 4-5pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Kids learning to read can practice their skills. Reading to a dog will help struggling kids gain confidence in a no-stress, non-judgmental environment. Call 503-668-5537 to make an appointment for your child. 

SATURDAYS 

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

MONDAY, OCT 2 

  • Hoodland Women's Club Meeting & Luncheon. 11:30am, Homestead Girl Scout Day Program Camp, 72180 Hwy 26, Rhododendron. A guest speaker from the Girl Scouts will speak about this historic property. Catered by Bridget Romeo of Still Creek Inn. All are welcome. Info/RSVP: hoodlandwomensclub.org. 

TUESDAY, OCT 3 

  • Fall Job Fair, 10am-1pm, Clackamas Community College (Gregory Forum), 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City. Local employers will be on site hiring for open positions. Event is free and open to the public. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 4 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 2:30-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 SE Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (First & third Wed each month.) Tools and space provided, you bring the inspiration, You'll be amazed by what you can do. Teens 12-17. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Meeting at 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, OCT 5 

  • 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. 

SUNDAY, OCT 8 

  • ESOL Tutor Training, 2-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Training is open to current tutors, those interested in tutoring, as well as learners. Presenter will demonstrate techniques for teaching English. Info: Katie, kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, OCT 9 

  • Clackamas County Master Gardener chapter program, 7-8pm, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr., Milwaukie.  Topic: The Sauvie Island Partnership with Speaker Jane Hartline who will talk about the 'right plant, right place' in a larger context. Learn to set the stage for inspiration, relaxation and creature protection in your outdoor living space.  Free, and open to the public.  Info: 503-653-8100. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 11 

  • Mt Hood Republican Women club, 11:30am., Gresham Elmer's Restaurant, 1590 NE Burnside Road, Gresham. Speaker: Ann Marie Gurney of the Freedom Foundation. Info: President Clarice Moss, 503-658-5227, claricemoss@yahoo.com.
  • Writing Your Own Obituary, 1-2:30pm, Sandy Community Ctr., 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Two-part workshop (also on Oct 25). What matters to you in your life? Create your own life review. Cost: Free, but a donation of $5 per person will help cover photocopying costs. Info/Register: Contact Sharon at bridgestories@icloud.com, 503-330-0900.
  • Anime Club, 2:30-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Watch episodes of anime, do an activity and eat a snack. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us  

THURSDAY, OCT 12 

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

FRIDAY, OCT 13 

  • Advance Directives for You and Your Family, 2-4pm, Sandy Senior Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. A presentation explaining what an Advance Directive is and why it is important to have one. Info: Susie, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Sandy VFW Post 4273 Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, 6pm, (second Fri each month) at VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. 

MONDAY, OCT 16 

  • Teen Advisory Board meeting, 4-5pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (third Monday each month). Help the library plan programs and events for other teens. Teens aged 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 18 

  • Teen MakerSpace, 2:30-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 SE Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (First & third Wed each month.) Tools and space provided, you bring the inspiration, You'll be amazed by what you can do. Teens 12-17. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Road, Welches. Info: ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-622-3460. 

THURSDAY, OCT 19 

  • 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. Location varies, check in with Thea for details on this month's meeting. Info: Thea Kuziemski, tkuziemski@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, OCT 20 

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

TUESDAY, OCT 24 

  • 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!  Save the date for the 2017 Oregon Summit on October 20-22 at the Sunriver Resort where Ted Lieu, of California's 33rd Congressional District will be the Keynote Speaker. Info: Susan Gates, 503-668-9628, www.oregontraildemocrats.org. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 25 

  • Writing Your Own Obituary, 1-2:30pm, Sandy Community Ctr., 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Two-part workshop. What matters to you in your life? Create your own life review. Cost: Free, but a donation of $5 per person will help cover photocopying costs. Info/Register: Contact Sharon at bridgestories@icloud.com, 503-330-0900.
  • 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.
  • Anime Club, 2:30-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Watch episodes of anime, do an activity and eat a snack. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us
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.

 

BULLETIN BOARD-
  • Canned Food Drive at McKenzie Dental, 24540 E Welches Road, Welches. Please drop off canned food during September & October. For every donation you will be entered for a drawing at the end of Oct to win a meal at The Rendezvous.
  • 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.
  • Cultural Passes available at the Hoodland Library. Info: 503-622-3460 or hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us, or web site www.lincc.org and click on Cultural Passes.
  • 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.

 

 

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