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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 21st of the month.


EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31 

  • Wednesday Concert Series, 6:30pm at Main Stage, Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Ave,, Sandy. Featuring Cascade Crescendo, untamed Bluegrass.
AUGUST

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. "The Science Behind Pixar." (Runs through Sept 2) Experience the science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts used by artists and computer scientists, and learn about the filmmaking process through hands on activities. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Live Music at Timberline Lodge on the Back Patio, 4-6pm. See Music Line up on page 21 for musical artists. Info: timberlinelodge.com. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, at The Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Hwy 26, ZigZag. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Mount Hood Farmers Market, 3-7pm (through October 25), at Ant Farm Outdoor Building, 38600 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Fresh produce, music, food and art. All locally created. Info: www.mounthoodfarmersmarket.org, 503-668-9955. 

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. 

SATURDAYS/SUNDAYS 

  • Firewise Open House at Hoodland Plaza, Welches. Saturdays 11-2, Sundays 12-3 through Aug 18. Find out about getting your home ready for a wildfire. Info: FireWise.org. 

SUNDAYS 

  • The Hoodland Farmer's Market, 1-4pm, Rendezvous Shopping Ctr., Welches (through Sept 29). Family friendly event featuring fresh produce from local farmers, handmade goods from local artisans, educational classes, activities for children, live music, and more. 

THURSDAY, AUG 1 - 25 

  • Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, one of the most popular musicals ever written. Showtimes: Thurs-Sat, 7:30pm, Sunday, 2:30pm. Preview August 1, opening night Aug 3.  Transport yourself to an island of beauty and intrigue with Clackamas Rep's production of this American classic and enjoy hits like "Some Enchanted Evening," and so many more. Children under the age of 6 not admitted to performances. Info/Tickets: www.clackamasrep.org. 

FRIDAY, AUG 2 

  • 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 Adlai Alexander.  Always a fun, family event. Music, coffee and dessert. Info: 503-668-5537. 

SATURDAY, AUG 3 

  • Mt Hood Artisan Market, 11am-6pm, located in the courtyard at Mt Hood Village and RV Resort, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. A gathering of creative artists and vendors. For more info or to sign up as a vendor, e-mail Heidi_Flanders@equitylifestyle.com or BatesWarren@gmail.com.
  • 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.
  • Movies in the Park, starts at dusk, Main Stage, Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Avenue, Sandy. Playing - The Incredibles 2.
  • Mt Hood Stargazing event, 8:30pm, at Timberline Lodge. Hosted by the US Forest Service and 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. Free. 

SUNDAY, AUG 4 

  • Sunday Theater Series, 6:30pm, Amphitheater Stage, Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Avenue, Sandy. Featuring Leticia Varela Vargas, Estampa Mexicana (Mexican Folk Dance). 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 7 

  • Wednesday Concert Series, 6:30pm at Main Stage, Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Ave., Sandy. Featuring Kris Deeland & the Hurt, rockin' soul. 

FRIDAY, AUG 9 

  • Boring & Dull Day, 5-8:30pm, Boring Station Trailhead Park. Celebrating the pairing of Boring, and Dull, Scotland. Come and join your Boring neighbors and experience the spirit of community. Ice cream, live music and special guests. 

SATURDAY, AUG 10 

  • Hoodland Volunteer Support Group's Annual Garage Sale, 10am-3pm, Hoodland Fire Dept Main Station, 69634 Hwy 26, Welches. Proceeds used by Hoodland Support Group to provide support to the community and our hardworking firefighters. Refreshments available for purchase.
  • International Assistance Dog Week celebration, 10am-2pm, OMSI front plaza, 1945 SE Water Ave., Portland. This event will feature amazing assistance and rescue dogs and their trainers from Autism Service Dogs of America, Paws Assisting Veterans, Summit Assistance Dogs, The Joys of Living Assistance Dogs, and North Oregon Regional Search & Rescue. Free event. Info: www.omsi.org.
  • Mt Hood Steiner Cabins Annual Tour. A self-guided tour. Visit 6 cabins from Brightwood to Rhododendron built by hand between 1925-1945. Limited tickets available. www.mthoodmuseum.org.
  • Paint Night Under the Stars on the Bluff, Mt Hood Oregon Resort, 68010 E Fairway Ave, Welches. Info: mthood-resort.com.
  • Movies in the Park, starts at dusk, Main Stage, Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Avenue, Sandy. Playing - How to Train a Dragon: The Hidden World. 

SUNDAY, AUG 11 

  • Sunday Theater Series, 6:30pm, Amphitheater Stage, Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Avenue, Sandy. Featuring Nutz-n-Boltz Theater Company, Mystery/Improv Mash Up! 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 14 

  • Wednesday Concert Series, 6:30pm at Main Stage, Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Ave., Sandy. Featuring Stringed Migration, Celtic & International Roots Music 

FRIDAY, AUG 16 

  • 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 17-18 

  • Mount Hood Huckleberry Festival & Barlow Trail Days (Sat, 10-6pm, Sun 10-5pm), at the "Oregon Country Settlement," 73341 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.
  • Annual Crawdad Festival, Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E. Hwy 26, Zigzag. Crawdads, BBQ, live music, face painting, balloon making, wheel of fun and much more. Info: 503.622.3775, skywaybarandgrill.com. 

SATURDAY, AUG 17 

  • The Huckleberry Half Marathon 10K/5K, throughout Welches. Info: www.huckleberryhalfmarathon.com
  • Mt Hood Artisan Market, 11am-6pm, located in the courtyard at Mt Hood Village and RV Resort, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. A gathering of creative artists and vendors. For more info or to sign up as a vendor, e-mail Heidi_Flanders@equitylifestyle.com or BatesWarren@gmail.com.
  • 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.
  • Movies in the Park, starts at dusk, Main Stage, Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Avenue, Sandy. Playing - Wonder Park 

THURSDAY, AUG 22 

  • 16th Annual Hoodland Women's Club Benefit Golf Tournament & Auction, at Mt Hood Oregon Resort. Registration 7:30am, Tee Time 9am. Scramble Fore Scholarships. All golfers welcome. Auction at 2pm in the Trails Room, anyone welcome. Contact info: Bonnie, 503-622-6842 / bill.k7fo@gmail.com. Registration/payment options: hoodlandwomensclub.org. 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 

  • 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 24-25 

  • Hoodland Senior Center Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast & Raffle, 8am-12noon, at Mt Hood Lions Club, Welches. Cost: $6 at door. Presale tickets $5 from Senior Ctr., Clackamas Co. Bank, Welches Building Supply or from any Senior Ctr board member. Raffle is for a Mt Hood Corridor Coverlet and/or a $75 gift certificate from the Rendezvous Restaurant. Raffle tickets $5 each. 

SATURDAY, AUG 24 

  • Brightwood Tavern's Annual Slug Races, fun starts at 1pm, on Brightwood Loop Road. Bring your own slug racer. Goldfish Races, Food, drinks, games and lots of prizes, plus crowning of the annual Slug Queen. Info: 503-622-1568.
  • Movies in the Park, starts at dusk, Main Stage, Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Avenue, Sandy. Playing - Dumbo. 

SUNDAY, AUG 25 

  • 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.
  • A Tribute to Ray Atkeson, Friends of Timberline Fine Arts Luncheon and Lecture, 11am-1pm at Timberline Lodge, Timberline. The opening of the 22nd Annual Mountain High Exhibit featuring an informative lecture by Rick Schaffer, stepson and protege of the renowned Northwest photographer, along with many of Ray's magnificent images of the Pacific Northwest. Event will include a catered lunch with wine and champagne. Cost: $75 advance tickets available via ticket link: https://atributetorayatkeson.eventbrite.com. Your ticket supports Friends of Timberline's conservation and restoration projects at National Historic Landmark Timberline Lodge (info at friendsoftimberline.org). 

MONDAY, AUG 26 

  • Free food market, 9-10am (typically last Mon each month) at 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. Info: hoodlandlutheranchurch@gmail.com.
  • Bar Wars Golf event, at Mt Hood Oregon Resort, 68010 E Fairway Ave., Welches. Info: mthood-resort.com. 

SATURDAY, AUG 31 

  • Mt Hood Artisan Market, 11am-6pm, located in the courtyard at Mt Hood Village and RV Resort, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. A gathering of creative artists and vendors. For more info or to sign up as a vendor, e-mail Heidi_Flanders@equitylifestyle.com or BatesWarren@gmail.com.
  • 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 Cultural Center and Museum's Social History Happy Hour (last Sat each month). 7pm. 88900 Government Camp Loop, Govt. Camp. Info: 503-272-3301. 
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 5 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 6 

  • Boring CPO Meeting, 7pm (first Tues each month), Boring Fire Station, 28655 SE Hwy 212, Boring.
  • Mount Hood Area Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting, 8am, (first Tues each month), at the Mt Hood RV Resort, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. Info: www.mthoodchamber.com. 

TUESDAY, AUG 13 

  • Hoodland Fire District Board of Directors, 7pm, (second Tues each month), Hoodland Fire District, 69634 E Hwy 26, Welches. Info: 503-622-3256, www.hoodlandfire.com. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 14 

  • 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. 

MONDAY, AUG 19 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 20 

  • Disability Services Advisory Council of Clackamas County (third Tues each month) 1:30-3:30pm, 221 Molalla Ave., Ste 104, Oregon City.  Meetings are held in an accessible space. Issues of the physically disabled community, their families and caregivers. DSAC reviews Medicaid, state and local issues that may have an impact on transportation, benefits, housing and other programs for the disabled. Clackamas Co. residents invited to attend. 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-

Wednesday, July 31 

  • Cascade Crescendo (bluegrass), 6:30pm, Meinig Park  

AUGUST

Note: Music at Skyway. *7-10 outdoor stage or 9-midnight indoor stage if rain 

Thursday, Aug 1 

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

Friday, Aug 2 

  • Library Coffee House, Adlai Alexander, 6pm, Sandy Library
  • *Cedar Teeth (psych folk/indie rock), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Aug 3 

  • *Left Coast Country & Mountain Fist (bluegrass), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, Aug 4 

  • McDougall (old time punk folk), 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, Aug 5 

  • Timothy James Duo (pop rock/blues), 7pm, Skyway  

Wednesday, Aug 7 

  • Julia McCarl, 3-5pm, Timberline back patio
  • Kris Deeland & The Hurt (rockin' soul) 6:30pm, Meinig Park 
Thursday, Aug 8 
  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway 

Friday, Aug 9 

  • *Eric Kallio w/special guest Kyle Neidig (folk), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Aug 10 

  • David Kahl, 7-10pm, Mallards
  • *The Strange Tones w/The Vixen Dancers (surf rock blues), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, Aug 11 

  • Fabiola Roudha (pop soul from Guatemala), 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, Aug 12 

  • Bob Shoemaker & The Vaporizers (delta blues), 7pm, Skyway  

Wednesday, Aug 14 

  • Eric Leadbetter, 3-5pm, Timberline back patio
  • Stringed Migration (celtic roots) 6:30pm, Meinig Park 
Thursday, Aug 15 
  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway 

Friday, Aug 16 

  • Pete & Paul Barkett, 6-9pm, Mallards
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Aug 17 

  • Annual Crawdad Fest, Skyway: Pagan Jug Band (bluegrass zydeco), noon-3pm; Countryside Ride (honky tonk), 3:30-6:30pm; Jon Koonce & The Gas Hogs (rock & roll), 7-10pm
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, Aug 18 

  • Annual Crawdad Fest, Skyway: MaFondue (funk soul), noon-3pm; Pagan Jug Band (bluegrass zydeco), 3:30-6:30pm; Tempa & Naor's Soul Kitchen (zydeco soul), 7-9pm  

Monday, Aug 19 

  • Shane Secor (americana/alt country), 7pm, Skyway  

Wednesday, Aug 21 

  • Eric Leadbetter, 3-5pm, Timberline back patio 
Thursday, Aug 22 
  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway 

Friday, Aug 23 

  • *Hillstomp (american punk blues duo), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Aug 24 

  • *Kris Deelane & The Hurt (motown), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, Aug 25 

  • The Resolectrics (americana roots rock/soul), 7pm, Skyway  

Wednesday, Aug 28 

  • Dawna Stafford, 3-5pm, Timberline back patio 
Thursday, Aug 29 
  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway 

Friday, Aug 30 

  • *Green Mountain Guild (folk soul jazz), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Aug 31 

  • * Fortunes Folly (90s rock), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Sunday, Sept 1 

  • Son of Trees (Latin rock), 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, Sept 2 

  • Fingers & Chilly w/Eric Kallio, 12-1pm; The Columbians, 1:15-2:15pm; US Cadenza, 2:45-4pm; Garcia Birthday Band, 4:30-6:30pm, Timberline Lodge Music Fest
  • James Eliot Jones of The Needs (alt country rock), 7pm, Skyway  

Music Venues

Mallards (Mt Hood Oregon Resort), 68010 E Fairway Ave, Welches. www.mthood-resort.com

Meinig Memorial Park, 17670 Meinig Ave, Sandy.

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

The Whistle Stop, E Hwy 26, Brightwood, 503.622.3400

Timberline Lodge (Back Patio), Timberline. www.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 at 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches, Open 7 days a week. 7-3pm

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

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.

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).

SUMMIT SUMMER DINING RESTAURANT, 90255 Gov’t Camp Loop. Gov’t Camp. 503-272-0256. Daily BBQ, Eat In, Take out, Patio Seating. Lunch & Dinner. 11am-8pm

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. 

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 regular shopping trips, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Clackamas County Fair, Spirit Mountain Casino Grande Ronde Pow-Wow, and local lunches out. Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities and to register for the special trips.

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?

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.
  • Hoodland Ukulele Group (HUG), 2pm. Bring your ukulele or come in to learn how to play. Anyone who just wants to come in and enjoy the music is also welcome. Info: Jeff 503-878-3346, HoodlandUkuleleGroup@gmail.com.
  • 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 

  • Hoodland Weight Loss Group (was the Mountain Motivators Weight Loss Club). 10-11am. Emphasis on nutrition and exercise. Monthly dues $5.
  • 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.
  • Chi Kung Class, 11:15-11:45am
  • Pinochle and cards, 1:30pm. Everyone is welcome to come and play.
  • Writers' Workshop, 2-4pm, at Hoodland Lutheran Church (no religious affiliation). Info: Tommie Kirkendall, 503-622-5127. 

TUESDAY, AUG 13 

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

SATURDAY, AUG 24-25 

  • Huckleberry Pancake Breakfast, 8am-12noon, at Mt Hood Lions Club, Welches. 

MONDAY, AUG 26 

  • Free Food Market, 9-10am. Food is free and anybody is welcome. Please bring bags or boxes.

 

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

There are many additional outings with the Sandy Senior Center during August, including regular shopping trips, dining out at the Rendezvous, Powell Butte hike, Lost Lake Walk, North Plains Garlic Festival, Cully Farmers Market, Powerland Heritage Park Museum, Flippin House National Historic Site (known as The Castle), Moon Brine Pickles, Portland Maritime Museum, Music Monday in Gresham, Bowling, Renovation & Landscaping Show, and local lunches out. Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities at ci.sandy.or.us and to register for special trips.

MONDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • 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. 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: $14 for 4 hours.
  • Cribbage lessons & games, 1-3pm. All welcome. 

THURSDAYS 

  • Functional Fitness, 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.
  • Moves & Grooves, 11-11:45am.
  • Tai Chi, 1-2pm 

FRIDAY, AUG 2 

  • Free Friday Flicks at 1pm. Fresh, hot popcorn. "The Book Club." 

TUESDAY, AUG 6 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am 

THURSDAY, AUG 8 

  • Law Project, 9am-12pm. By appointment only. Legal help offered, 30-min appt. 

MONDAY, AUG 12 

  • Birthday Party, 11:45am-1pm. Come for lunch, have a piece of birthday cake. 

TUESDAY, AUG 13 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 14 

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

TUESDAY, AUG 20 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am 

FRIDAY, AUG 23 

  • Free Friday Flicks at 1pm. Fresh, hot popcorn. "Dumbo." 

MONDAY, AUG 26 

  • Massage, 9-11am. Schedule 15 min ($15) or 30 min ($30) massage at front desk.
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.
  • Al-Anon, 6-7pm, St John in the Woods Catholic Church, 24905 Woodsey Way, Welches.
  • 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 15 

  • Veteran's assistance, 9:30am-noon, Sandy VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (third Thurs of month). Janice Tafoya, Veterans Service Officer for Clackamas County, will assist veterans on a first-come, first-served basis. Or schedule an appointment at Clackamas County Veterans Service Office, 1810 Red Soils Court, Oregon City at 503-605-5631. 

SATURDAY, AUG 17 

  • NAMI Family Support Group, 9-10:30am, (third Sat each month) Immanuel Lutheran Church, 39901 Pleasant Street, Sandy (behind police station). Please enter by the back door. This is a family support group for loved ones of persons with a mental illness. Info: Blythe Nordbye, 503-680-2849, blythenordbye@gmail.com. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 28 

  • 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-

MONDAYS 

  • Hoodland Ukulele Group (HUG), 2pm. at Hoodland Senior Center, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. All levels welcome. Bring your ukulele or come in to learn how to play. Anyone who just wants to come in and enjoy the music is also welcome. Donations gladly accepted but not required. Info: Jeff 503-878-3346, HoodlandUkuleleGroup@gmail.com. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Preschool Story Time and Me and My Playgroup, 10-11am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • 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 Wy'east Artisans Guild. For 1st-6th graders. Preschooler activities available with a parent present. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Community Acupuncture with Stacey McCarthy, L. Ac of Mountain Acupuncture, 5-7pm. Relaxation and pain relief in a friendly group setting. Cost: $30. Call 503-754-9053 to sign up.
  • 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, 2-2:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Appropriate for children through preschool age. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Writers' Workshop, 2-4pm, Hoodland Lutheran Church (no religious affiliation), 59151 Hwy 26, Brightwood. Donations gladly accepted but not required.
  • Summer Yoga with a View, Timberline Lodge, Timberline (Thursdays, through Aug 29). 5pm (weather permitting. All ages and skill levels are welcome. $5 per person. Check in at the Front Desk to pay. Bring your own mat. Info: timberlinelodge.com.
  • "Read to the Dog," (Every other Thurs), 6-7pm, 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 a 15-min appointment for your child. Info: Monica Smith, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAYS 

  • Saturday Afternoon Kids' Club, 2-4pm (summer dates 1st and 3rd Saturdays), Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (1st Sat LEGO Club; 3rd Sat Pokemon; ages 6-12. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, AUG 5 

  • Men's Book Club, 7-9pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Discussing "Mueller Report," by Robert Mueller - continued. Info: Susie, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 7 

  • Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Meeting at M&M Restaurant & Lounge, 137 N Main, Gresham, 503-665-2626. 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 8 

  • Basic Computer Class (Mouse & Keyboard), 3pm, at Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. New to computers or been a while since you used one? Come to Computer Basics and learn how to start and shut down a computer; create, save, open a file, etc. A free class, sponsored by the Friends of the Sandy Library. Other classes on Aug 15 (Computer Basics) and Aug 22 (Internet Basics). Contact Sandy Library to register or if you have questions at 503-668-5537. 

FRIDAY, AUG 9 

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

WEDNESDAY, AUG 14 

  • Teen Summer Reading, Constellation Wall Art, 2:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Bring the cosmos into your room with constellation art that actually lights up. Registration required, class limited to 10 participants. Info: ci.sandy.or.us/library, or contact Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, AUG 15 

  • Basic Computer Class (Computer Basics), 3pm, at Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. New to computers or been a while since you used one? Come to Computer Basics and learn how to start and shut down a computer; create, save, open a file, etc. A free class, sponsored by the Friends of the Sandy Library. Other class on Aug 22 (Internet Basics). Contact Sandy Library to register or if you have questions at 503-668-5537.
  • 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.
  • Sandy Library Photography Group, 7pm, at Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Group discussion. Bring a photograph to share with the group (optional). Info: Thea Ellen, tellen@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, AUG 16 

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

WEDNESDAY, AUG 21 

  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Discussing "Virgil Wander" by Leif Enger. Info: Dianne Downey, ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, AUG 22 

  • Basic Computer Class (Internet Basics), 3pm, at Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. New to computers or been a while since you used one? Come to Computer Basics and learn how to start and shut down a computer; create, save, open a file, etc. A free class, sponsored by the Friends of the Sandy Library. Contact Sandy Library to register or if you have questions at 503-668-5537.
  • Saving Seeds for Fun and Frugality, 6:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Master Gardener, Cindy Manselle, will go over the history of saving seeds, the best types of plants to save seeds from, how to save different types of seeds, and how to store saved seeds. She will provide hands-on demonstrations of how to save seeds. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, AUG 23 

  • Green Burial; a Natural Alternative, 6:30pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Everything you want to know about green burial and more. Learn some history of funeral service and how the pioneers buried their loved ones. Presented by Rob Gaskill of Estacada Funeral Chapel. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, AUG 27 

  • Clackamas County House District 52 Oregon Trail Democrats, 7pm, (typically fourth Tues each month), Clackamas Co. Bank Sunset Room, 38935 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Everyone is welcome!  Info: Susan Gates, 503-668-9628, www.oregontraildemocrats.org. 

WEDNESDAY, AUG 28 

  • 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.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES-
  • Love horses? Volunteer with Zeb's Wish Equine Sanctuary. For more info, call 503-341-1102, zebswish@gmail.com.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sandy, has various volunteer opportunities. Info: www.guidedogs.com, 503-668-2100.

 

RECREATION/VISITOR INFO-

RECREATION PROVIDERS

  • Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. Year-round skiing/snowboarding, lodge tours. 503-622-7979, www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl. Zip lines, bungee, rock wall, Alpine slide, etc. Open 7 days a week starting June 15. Info: www.skibowl.com or 503-222-2695.
  • The Fly Fishing Shop. Equipment, information, instruction. 503-622-4607, www.flyfishusa.com.
  • Mount Hood Oregon Resort, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
BULLETIN BOARD-
  • Canned Food Drive for Neighborhood Missions Food Pantry Aug 7 thru 19 at Hoodview Gardens Nursery, 46870 SE Hwy 26, Sandy. Receive discounts on your Hoodview Gardens purchases by bringing cans of high protein food items. Full info at hoodviewgardensllc.com, or on facebook.
  • 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 Express: Your LINCC to adventure. A free service provided by libraries in Clackamas Co. that provides instant online access to free and low-cost passes to museums, gardens, and other local venues. Log in to your LINCC account to make a reservation.
  • Transit tokens at the Sandy and Hoodland Libraries. Daily unlimited ride passes for SAM and Mt Hood Express ($5); SAM/STAR 24 trip passes ($20); SAM/STAR monthly passes ($30); SAM/STAR 5 individual ride tokens ($5). Info: www.ci.sandy.or.us/fares.
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