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ABOUT THE CALENDAR-
VENUES THAT TYPICALLY HOLD EVENTS AND ARE PUBLISHED IN THE MOUNTAIN TIMES ARE LISTED BELOW. BECAUSE OF COVID-19, MANY VENUES ARE CLOSED AND EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED. BUSINESSES THAT ARE OPEN MAY HAVE SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES IN PLACE. FACEBOOK AND WEBSITES ARE ALSO GOOD SOURCES FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION,  AND SOME MEETINGS ARE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. 
 
For the November issue, please submit calendar items to peggy@mountaintimesoregon.com by October 21.

PLEASE, STAY SAFE AND STAY HEALTHY.


EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

THE FOLLOWING ARE VENUES THAT TYPICALLY HOLD EVENTS AND ARE PUBLISHED IN THE MOUNTAIN TIMES.  AT THE TIME OF GOING TO PRESS,  IT IS UNCERTAIN IF PUBLIC MEETINGS & GATHERINGS WILL BE PERMITTED DURING OCTOBER.  PLEASE CHECK THE FOLLOWING FOR MORE INFORMATION - FACEBOOK AND WEBSITES ARE ALSO GOOD SOURCES FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION,  MOST MEETINGS ARE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. 


PUBLIC MEETINGS.

Boring CPO, clackamasfire.com/fire-stations/station-14-boring/. Facebook.com/pages/Boring-Fire-Station/173231289361662. Meets 1st Tues of each month at 7pm.

Hoodland Fire District, 69634 E Hwy 26, Welches. Info: 503-622-3256, hoodlandfire.com. Tuesday, Oct 13, Board of Directors meeting via Zoom.

Rhododendron CPO, Info: rhodycpo@comcast.net, facebook.com/RhodyRising/

Sandy City Hall. 39250 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Info: 503-668-5533, ci.sandy.or.us, and Facebook for updates.  City Council meetings Monday, Oct 5 and Monday, Oct 19 at 7pm.

Sandy River Basin Watershed Council, 17405 NE Glisan Street, Portland. Info: sandyriver.org.


LIBRARIES

Hoodland Public Library. 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches.  Info. 503-622-3460, ci.sandy.or.us. The library is closed to the public, but there is still lots going on - virtually. Library Take-Out (curbside delivery of hold items) is available 5 days a week. No appt. needed. Hours: Mon, 10am-12pm, Tues-Fri 12-2pm. For full instructions on Library Take Out, visit the website at ci.sandy.or.us/library. There are a number of "virtual" programs happening with the use of Zoom on the internet, as well as information and activity videos posted on Facebook. Check out Facebook for Storytime Parents Group, the Library Book Group, Sandy Public Library Friends and the City of Sandy (city government). If you would like the library newsletter on a weekly basis, email libraryassistants@ci.sandy.or.us to be added to the mailing list. Need a LINCC library card? Apply for an eCard by visiting www.lincc.org. eCards are available to all residents of the LINCC library District (Clackamas Co.), age 13 and up.  The library can print your documents at no charge during this time. Send what you need printed to the library using the PrinterOn app, available in your app store, and then pick up your documents during Curbside Delivery hours. While the library remains closed, please call the Hoodland Library at 503-622-3460 Mon, 10am-12:30pm, or Tues-Fri 10am-2pm, or email hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us with any questions or assistance you may need. 

Sandy Public Library. 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. The library is closed to the public, but there is still lots going on - virtually. Library Take-Out (curbside delivery of hold items) is available Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm, Sun, 12-4pm - for full instructions on Library Take Out, visit the website at ci.sandy.or.us/library. Also a number of "virtual" programs are happening with the use of Zoom on the internet, as well as info and activity videos posted on Facebook. Some of the Facebook groups are: City of Sandy, Oregon (city government); Sandy Public Library Friends; Sandy & Hoodland Libraries (Storytime Parents Group); Library Book Group (Hoodland & Sandy Area). Don't know what to read? Request a book bundle by telling the library what you've been reading and they will pick a book. Check library website to get started. Read to the Dog (on Zoom) every Tuesday at 2pm.  Children can develop their confidence in reading aloud with a furry companion. Register your child online on the library website. Teen Advisory Boards will start on Oct 16 (third Friday of month): 3-4pm, Middle School TAB; 4:30-5:30pm, High School TAB. Digital Book Club on Mon, Oct 5 at 5pm (Sept mtg was rescheduled) "Where the Crawdads Sing" - Delia Owens, Email Thea Ellen at tellen@ci.sandy.or.us for a link to join in. Sit & Knit a Bit, Wednesdays at 2pm on Zoom. Email Thea Ellen at tellen@ci.sandy.or.us for a link to join in. The library can print your documents at no charge during this time. Send what you need printed to the library using the PrinterOn app, available in your app store, and then pick up your documents during Curbside Delivery hours. If you would like the library newsletter on a weekly basis, visit https://conta.cc/2ygVlob to sign up and receive it. Need a LINCC library card? Apply for an eCard by visiting www.lincc.org. eCards are available to all residents of the LINCC library District (Clackamas Co.), age 13 and up. Info 503-668-5537, libraryassistants@ci.sandy.or.us, or the website at ci.sandy.or.us. Library phone hours are: Mon-Thurs, 9am-6pm, Fri-Sat, 9am-5pm, Sun, noon-5pm.


SENIOR CENTERS

Hoodland Senior Center, 65000 E. Hwy 26, Welches. Info: 503-622-3331, hoodlandseniorsinfo@gmail.com.

Sandy Community Center/Sandy Senior Ctr. 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Meals on Wheels will continue. Check with the Center for online classes, shopping trips, hikes and mystery drives. Info: 503-668-5569, ci.sandy.or.us.


THEATERS/MUSEUMS

Note that some theaters have closed their season and others not providing performances until later in the year.

Mt Hood Community Theater, located in Mt Hood Community College. Coming in November - The Miracle Worker. Info: https://www.mhcc.edu/PerformingArtsEvents.

Mt Hood Jazz Festival at Mt Hood Community College. Save the date April 23-25, 2021 for Mt Hood Jazz Festival. Info: www.mhcc.edu/jazzfestival. Facebook @MtHoodJazzFestival.

Mt Hood Museum & Cultural Center. 88900 E Hwy 26 Business Loop, Government Camp. Open Wed - Sun, 9am-3pm. Face masks and social distancing required. Heritage Night auction will be online between Nov 7 and 14. If anyone has items to offer for the auction please contact Valerie Ladd at the museum at 503-272-3301 to arrange the donation. Info: 503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org.

Nutz N Boltz Theatre Company, 28861 Grange Street Boring. Through Nov 8 at the weekends, a different staged reading. Stories include Hound of the Baskervilles, Pygmalion, Don Juan in Hell, an evening with Edgar Allen Poe and Darrow. One weekend per show. Info: http://nnbtheater.com

OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. Info: www.omsi.edu. BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life exhibit open through Oct 4. Limited guests, staggered ticketing times and other guidelines in exhibit halls.

Readers Theatre in Gresham presented by Mt Hood Repertory, Gresham Chapel & Evening Event Center, 257 SE Roberts Ave., Gresham. www.facebook.com/ReadersTheatreGresham/

Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. 2020 Season Closed, but check website for online video shows. Info: sandyactorstheatre.org

Wolf Pack Theater, 39570 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Info:  wolfpacktheater.com. 


CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Mt Hood Area Chamber of Commerce. Info. www.mthoodchamber.com.

Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, Info: 503-668-4006, www.sandyoregonchamber.org.

 

CLUBS/GROUPS/CLINICS/INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS/EVENTS

AntFarm, 39140 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Reading, writing, arts programs, gardening, helping senior citizens, YouthCore jobs. Info: 503-668-9955 ask for Claudia, or email claudiap@antfarmyouthservices.com. Community teams being established in Estacada, Sandy and on the Mountain. Learn about alcohol and drug use and prevention, support for unaccompanied youth with possible homelessness, and much more. Meetings in person, and on Zoom. Call 503-668-9955 ask for Valerie, or email valerie@antfarmyouthservices.com. General info: info@antfarmyouthservices.com, https://antfarmyouthservices.com.

Camp Arrah Wanna,  24075 E Arrah Wanna Blvd., Welches. Info: www.camparrahwanna.org.

Clackamas County House District 52 Oregon Trail Democrats, meets at Clackamas Co. Bank Sunset Room, 38935 Proctor Blvd., Sandy on 4th Tues, 6:30-8:30pm. Monthly meeting. Check prior to meeting to determine if meeting in person or on Zoom. Info: Susan Gates, 503-668-9628, www.oregontraildemocrats.com.

Clackamas County Master Gardeners, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr., Milwaukie. Check prior to lecture if to be held virtually. Monday, Oct 12, 7-8pm. Monthly Lecture: Mutualism, Deception and Self-Defense-The Complex Dance of Co-Evolution in Insects and Plants by Celeste Seales Mazzacano, Owner & Principal Scientist, CASM Environmental, LLC. Info: www.clackamascountymastergardeners.org.

Disability Services Advisory Council of Clackamas County, 221 Molalla Ave., Ste 104, Oregon City.  Info: www.dsac-cc.org.

Friends of Timberline. Sat, Oct 3, 5-6pm, Virtual Lodge Visits and Friends of Timberline Online Auction Kickoff. This year's FOT Auction is a multiday event beginning on Oct 3 at 5pm and closing on Oct 12 at 1pm. Advanced preview of items available when you register to bid. New items may be added daily until Oct 2. Info: www.friendsoftimberline.org/events.

Guide Dogs for the Blind, Oregon Campus, 32901 SE Kelso Rd, Boring. Info: 503-668-2100, www.guidedogs.com

Hoodland Women's Club, Info: hoodlandwomensclub.org.

Mt Hood Lions Club, E Hwy 26 and E Woodsey Way, Welches. Info: 503-622-4223.

Mt Hood Republican Women's Club. Info: President Clarice Moss, 503-658-5227, claricemoss@yahoo.com.

Meditation at Wy'East Zen Ctr., meeting at Celtic Spirit Yoga, 38736 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Wednesday evenings on Zoom - wyeastzencenter.org to sign into Zoom. Info: Emile Cartoun, 503-997-3193, emilie@wyeastzencenter.org.

Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Info: www.PrimeTimersDiningClub.com, Pat, 503-936-5861.

Sandy Kiwanis, Info: www.sandykiwanis.org, 503-819-0511.

Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. http://www.vfw4273.org/ 


SUPPORT GROUPS

AA Meetings in Sandy and The Mountain (https://www.aa.org)

Government Camp: sober.com/meetings/state/city/aa?state=Oregon&city=Government%20Camp

Sandy: sober.com/meetings/state/city/aa?state=Oregon&city=Sandy

Welches: wseb-awseb-1e7pn84oznq1l-236369770.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com/aa-meetings-welches-or

Clackamas County Support, Crisis and Suicide Prevention 24 hour hotline. 503-655-8585. Intervencion Telefonica en Casio de crisis salud mental las 24 horas. 503-655-8585

Clackamas Women's Services (support for domestic violence),  A Safe Place, Family Justice Ctr. for Clackamas Co., 256 Warner Milne Rd, Oregon City. Closed to public until further notice. Info: CWS Crisis and Support Line, 503-654-2288, Toll Free 1-888-654-2288; A Safe Place, 503-655-8600, cwsor.org. For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. Other law enforcement assistance (non-emergency), 503-655-8211.

Grief Support Groups (sponsored by Mt Hood Hospice).  Living with Grief is to help those who are processing the death of a loved one. Tues through Oct 20 from 5:30-7pm; Weds through Oct 21 from 10:30am-12pm and Thurs through Oct 22 from 1-2:30pm.

Caregivers Together is to connect you with other caregivers without having to leave your home. Tues through Oct 20, 10-11:30am or 2-2:30pm. Groups are free and held online using Zoom. Technical assistance is available. Registration required for meeting login info, no connection to Mt Hood Hospice required to participate. 503-668-5545, llirette@mthoodhospice.org, mthoodhospice.com.

NAMI Family Support Group, meets at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 39901 Pleasant Street, Sandy.  Info: Blythe Nordbye, 503-680-2849, blythenordbye@gmail.com.

NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) support for individuals, veterans and family members. 503-344-5050. Info@namicc.org 


OTHER

Free Food Market - Monday, Oct 26, 9-10am (usually on last Monday each month) in the parking lot behind Hoodland Senior Ctr., 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. Open to any person in need. Bring your own bags. No ID, name or address needed. Drive-thru pick of food for your safety. Info: hoodlandlutheranchurch@gmail.com.

 

RECREATION PROVIDERS

Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. Info: 503-622-7979, www.timberlinelodge.com.

Mt. Hood Skibowl/Adventure Park. Info: www.skibowl.com or 503-222-2695.

The Fly Fishing Shop. Info:  www.flyfishusa.com.

Mt. Hood Oregon Resort, Welches. Golf and more. Info: 503-622-3101, www.mthood-resort.com.

Mt. Hood Adventures. Info: 503-715-2175, 888-422-4776, www.mthoodadventure.com.

Windells Camp, 59550 E Hwy 26, Sandy. Info:  info@windells.com 503 622-3736.

 

VISITOR INFO

Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 E Hwy 26 Business Loop, Government Camp. Open Wed - Sun, 9am-3pm.503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org.

Mt. Hood Adventures, 88335 E. Government Camp Loop, Government Camp. 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. 503-622-3191, Ext. 668, www.fs.fed.us/r6/mthood.

Sandy Historical Society Museum, 39345 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. 503-668-3378, sandyhistorical@sandynet.org, www.sandyhistorical.org.

The Mt Hood Area Chamber of Commerce, 503-622-3017, mthoodareachamber@gmail.com, www.mthoodchamber.com.

Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, 503-668-4006, sandyoregonchamber.org.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team). Call the Hoodland Fire District for further information. Do you have what it takes? 503-622-3256, hoodland@hoodlandfire.org.

The Hoodland and Sandy Senior Centers need volunteer drivers. Can you help? Info: 503-622.3331 (Hoodland), 503.668.5569 (Sandy).

 

BULLETIN BOARD

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. Community Basket program third Thurs 9am until food is gone. Proof that you reside in the Oregon Trail School District is required. Info: www.sandyactioncenter.org, 503-668-4746.

DINING-

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PEOPLE CONTACT THE FOLLOWING BUSINESSES AHEAD OF TIME TO DETERMINE WHEN THEY ARE OPEN AND TO MAKE RESERVATIONS, IF NECESSARY.  PLEASE NOTE THAT MASKS MAY BE REQUIRED AT ALL OR SOME OF THE FOLLOWING DINING ESTABLISHMENTS. 

AUNT B’S COUNTRY MOUNTAIN BAKERY, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches, 503-564-9285. Breads, cakes, pies, sandwiches, entrees. Open TuesSun, 8-4. HEAT & EAT TAKEOUT. 

BARLOW TRAIL ROADHOUSE, 69580 Hwy 26, Welches. 503-622-1662. Closed Mon/Tues. Lunch & Dinner. Daily Specials/Halibut & chips/Fried chicken. American style cooking. 

BRIGHTWOOD TAVERN, 63010 E Brightwood Bridge Rd. 503-622-1568. 10am-10pm. Burgers. Specials. Full menu every night.  Happy H daily 3:30-6:30 pm.  Outdoor seating. 

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

DRAGONFLY CAFÉ & BAKERY, Mt Hood Village Resort. 503-622-2400. Home-baked breads, pastries. Dining/Catering/Cocktails. Fri/Sat Prime Rib/Seafood. Outdoor seating. 

EL BURRO LOCO, 67211 Hwy 26, Welches. 503-622-6780.  M-F 4-8pm, Sat-Sun 11am-8pm. Mexican favorites. Margaritas, Picnic-style Patio dining. Order online elburro-loco-com. 

IVY BEAR FAMILY PIZZERIA, 54735 E Hwy 26, Sandy. 503-208-9111. Pizza, calzones, wings, salads, homemade dressings, ice cream floats. Wine/Beer/Soda. Arcade Room. 

MT. HOOD OREGON RESORT, Welches. 503-622-2214. Altitude: (temporarily closed). Mallards Café & Pub: Open 12-8pm., Fish & Chips/Burgers. Indoor/Outdoor seating. Spectacular views. Riverstone Café Coffee Shop (off the main lobby). 7am-12pm. Specialty coffees. 

SKYWAY BAR & GRILL, 71545 Hwy 26, Zigzag. 503-622-3775. Open 2-8pm, Thurs/Fri/Mon. Noon-8pm Sat/Sun. Firepit.  NW BBQ, famous mac’n cheese. Outdoor dining/takeout. 

THE RENDEZVOUS, 67149 Hwy 26. Welches, 503-622-6837. Lunch & Dinner. W-F 3-8pm, S/S noon-8pm. Specials/Take & Bake/Full menu avail to go.  Indoor/Outdoor seating. 

WHISTLE STOP, 66674 Hwy 26, Welches. 503-622-3440. Open 9am-9pm, 21 and over. Burgers. Breakfast until 2pm,  Lunch & Dinner, Full Bar. 

COFFEE/ESPRESSO/TEA/SMOOTHIES 

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

MT HOOD ROASTERS, 73451 Hwy 26, Rhody, 503-622-6574. Espresso, specials, freshly roasted coffee beans. Gifts.  Fall drink specials. Outdoor sitting areas.

MUSIC-

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PEOPLE CONTACT ANY BUSINESS AHEAD OF TIME TO DETERMINE WHEN THEY ARE OPEN. FIND MORE INFORMATION ON COMMUNITY READER BOARDS, SOCIAL NETWORK PLATFORMS AND ELSEWHERE ONLINE.  THE FOLLOWING LIST OF ESTABLISHMENTS TYPICALLY FEATURE LIVE MUSIC EACH MONTH AND CAN BE CONTACTED DURING OCTOBER TO SEE WHAT OFFERINGS ARE AVAILABLE.

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

The Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Hwy 26, Zigzag, 503.622.3775. skywaybarandgrill.com. Live music typically on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and open mic on Thursdays.

Timberline Lodge, Rams Head Bar. timberlinelodge.com.

Wraptitude, 67441 E Hwy 26, Welches, 503.622.0893. Typically live music on Monday evenings at 6pm.

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