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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.  For the January, 2020 issue, please submit calendar items to peggy@mountaintimesoregon.com by December 22, 2019. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!


EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

SATURDAY, NOV 30-DEC 1 

  • Holiday Artisan Fair, 9am-6pm, Mt Hood Oregon Resort, 68010 E Fairway Ave., Welches (also on Sun, Dec 1, 10am-3pm). Info: www.mthood-resort.com.
  • Sallies Trunk Sale, 11am-5pm, Zig Zag Inn, Hwy 26, Zig Zag (also on Sun, Dec 1). 

DECEMBER

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.
  • 24 hours in Sandy, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. A photo of each hour of the day of April 28 on display (until Jan 2). Taken by the Library Photography Group capturing unique views of Sandy during a typical day.
  • OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. "Exquisite Creatures." (runs through Feb 17, 2020). Christopher Marley's creations give visitors an opportunity to learn about biodiversity, morphology, biomimicry and taxonomy. Experience how awe-inspiring the natural world can be through the intricate design of its inhabitants. Info: www.omsi.edu.
  • OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. "Gingerbread Adventures." (runs through Jan 2, 2020). Expert bakers, architects, designers and construction firms worked together to build towering sculptures to marvel at. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

THURSDAYS 

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

FRIDAYS 

  • Bingo, 7pm (doors open 6:30pm), Mt Hood Lions Club, E Hwy 26/Woodsey Way, Welches (Bingo on Friday nights) Progressive Jackpots, children welcome with supervision. Snack bar, no outside food. Non-smoking. 

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. 

SUNDAY, DEC 1 

  • Holiday Artisan Fair, 10am-3pm, Mt Hood Oregon Resort, 68010 E Fairway Ave., Welches. Info: www.mthood-resort.com. 

TUESDAY, DEC 3-4 

  • Annual Craft Sale, 10am-2pm, Clackamas Community College, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Free, public event. Support CCC student clubs and local vendors by purchasing handmade art, crafts and treats. Donations for the CCC food pantry greatly appreciated, but not required. Suggested donations include fruit cups/applesauce, granola bars, canned meats, peanut butter, etc. Info: beau.gilbert@clackamas.edu.
  • Sallies Trunk Sale, 11am-5pm, Zig Zag Inn, Hwy 26, Zig Zag. 

TUESDAY, DEC 3 

  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham.  "A Travel Guide to our Moon." All shows presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images. Cost: $5 & $2 for MHCC students and children 17 and under. The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible. Info: 503-491-8297. 

WEDNESDAY, DEC 4 

  • "A Winter Reading," featuring local poets Rachel Vance and Francesco Gentinetta, 6-7pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Attendees will also have the chance to read their own or favorite poems. Info: Lara, lwilent@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-622-3460. 

THURSDAY, DEC 5 

  • Grand Opening of Mt Hood Yarn & Wool, 24403 E Welches Rd., Ste 104, Welches. A large variety of yarn, wool, needles, notions and spinning wheels for the knitter, crocheter and hand spinner. Finished goods and unique gifts from artists across the Pacific NW. 

FRIDAY, DEC 6 -7 

  • Sandy High School Ski Team Swap (Fri Swap Hours 5-10pm, Film at 6pm; Sat Swap Hours 10am-7pm, Film at 6pm), at Sandy High School, 37400 Bell St., Sandy. Warren Miller screening, door prizes, silent auction items and ski swap - new/used ski/snowboard gear down the hall. Event details & tickets ($20), at bit.ly/ski-swap2019.
  • Estacada Winter Artisan Show and Sale, Fri 5-8pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Estacada City Hall, 475 SE Main St., Estacada. 

FRIDAY, DEC 6 - 22 

  • Nutz N Boltz Theatre Company presents "Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some!)", 28861 Grange Street Boring. A  whirlwind mash-up of Christmas traditions and stories from ancient times to television and current events. A fun-filled, holiday evening. Show times: Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 3pm. Tickets available at door or online at http://nnbtheater.com. 

FRIDAY, DEC 6 

  • 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.
  • Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Centennial Plaza, downtown Sandy. 6pm Warm cocoa, treats, caroling and more and free trolley rides. Mayor Stan Pulliam will lead countdown to the tree lighting at 7pm. The Sandy Historical Museum adjacent to the plaza hosting an open house with refreshments, a kid's craft table and live music by the Hammered Dulcimers.
  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham.  "A Travel Guide to our Moon."  All shows presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images. Cost: $5 & $2 for MHCC students and children 17 and under. The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible. Info: 503-491-8297.
  • Church on the Mountain's 15th annual Living Nativity, 6:30-9pm, 68211 Hwy 26, Welches. Worship, live music, caroling, refreshments. Kids can have their picture taken with the Holy family in the stable, sit upon a life-like ewe and pet her lamb. Each booth provides something for the kids to take home. Free event. Info: 503-622-4079, tcotm.org. 

SATURDAY, DEC 7 

  • Breakfast with Santa, 7am-noon, Sandy Senior Ctr., 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice, milk and coffee. Great raffle prizes - tickets $1 each or 7 for $5. Cost: $5 adults, $3 for children 12 and under. $1 for pictures with Santa. A fundraiser for the Sandy/Boring Meals-on-Wheels Program.
  • Welches PTCO Holiday Bazaar, 9am-3pm, 24901 E Salmon River Rd., Welches.  Get your holiday shopping done while supporting Welches Schools and local community vendors. Enjoy food, warm drinks, and pictures with Santa. Interested vendors may contact Perla Estrada at wptco.vp@gmail.com
  • Lindsoe Clayworks Holiday Studio Sale, 10am-5pm, 69177 E Barlow Trail Rd., Welches. Functional and unique pottery. Shop the Mountain for holiday gifts. Info: 503-622-4376, www.lindsoeclayworks.com
  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents "Wing It for Kids." 10:30am, Osterman Theatre in the Niemeyer Ctr, at CCC campus, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City. Fun shows for children ages 2-10 years old. Tickets $5 at door, cash or check only. www.clackamasrep.org.
  • Mt Hood Artisan Market, 11am-5pm, Mt Hood Village Resort (Evergreen Room), 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. Celebrate the holidays with local artists and vendors. Featuring handcrafted jewelry, pottery, art and more. If you are an artist or vendor and interested in participating, email Heidi at mounthoodvillage@equitylifestyle.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.
  • Performance by Mt. Hood Community College instrumental music students, and partnered with Mt. Hood Pops, 3:30pm, at Mt Hood Community College, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham.
  • Church on the Mountain's 15th annual Living Nativity, 4-7pm, 68211 Hwy 26, Welches. Worship, live music, caroling, refreshments. Kids can have their picture taken with the Holy family in the stable, sit upon a life-like ewe and pet her lamb. Each booth provides something for the kids to take home. Free event. Info: 503-622-4079, tcotm.org. 

SUNDAY, DEC 8 

  • Breakfast with Santa, 9am-11am, Mt Hood Oregon Resort, 68010 E Fairway Ave., Welches. Info: www.mthood-resort.com.
  • Lindsoe Clayworks Holiday Studio Sale, 10am-5pm, 69177 E Barlow Trail Rd., Welches. Functional and unique pottery. Shop the Mountain for holiday gifts. Info: 503-622-4376, www.lindsoeclayworks.com 

MONDAY, DEC 9 

  • Readers Theatre in Gresham presented by Mt Hood Repertory, 7;30pm, Gresham Chapel & Evening Event Center, 257 SE Roberts Ave., Gresham. Presenting "Greetings," by Tom Dudzick), directed by Tobias Andersen. A comedy. Andy has a sweet Catholic mother, a sour Catholic father and an intellectually disabled younger brother named Mickey. When he brings his Jewish atheist fiancé to meet the folks on Christmas Eve, his worst fears about family blow-ups are realized. It appears a witty spirit is set upon healing the family's wounds through Mickey's body. Admission: Adults $9, Students $4, no reservations. No credit cards, please. Info: www.mthoodrep.com. 

TUESDAY, DEC 10 

  • Christopher Marley lecture and book signing, 7pm, OMSI (Empirical Theater), 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. Meet Christopher Marley, the bestselling author whose stunning three-dimensional art - comprised of sustainably-sourced animal, mineral and plant specimens, is currently featured in Exquisite Creatures exhibit. Info and prices: omsi.edu. 

WEDNESDAY, DEC 11 

  • Extreme Gingerbread Challenge, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Teens will build and decorate a festive creation then display it in the library. Library patrons will vote for their favorite. Winner receives a gift card to Mt Mocha. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-668-5537.
  • Ugly Sweater Contest, 7-9pm, Whistlestop Bar & Grill, 66674 Hwy 26, Welches. Don your uglies and win. Judging at 8pm. 

FRIDAY, DEC 13 

  • Christmas Tree Lighting, 6pm, Timberline Lodge. Join in to officially light up Timberline's 30' Christmas tree. Afterwards continue the fun and help decorate. Sing carols after the tree lighting for anyone who wants to join in. No charge to join in for the Christmas Tree lighting. 

SATURDAY, DEC 14 & 15 

  • Mt Hood Skibowl, Santa Visits. Info: www.skibowl.com. 

SATURDAY, DEC 14 

  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents "Wing It for Kids." 10:30am, Osterman Theatre in the Niemeyer Ctr, at CCC campus, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City. Fun shows for children ages 2-10 years old. Tickets $5 at door, cash or check only. www.clackamasrep.org.
  • Government Camp Christmas Tree Lighting, 6pm, in the village of Government Camp. The holiday season officially commences with the tree lighting ceremony. Sing along to classic Christmas carols while enjoying complimentary hot cocoa and donuts provided by Huckleberry Inn. Special appearance by Santa and Frosty the Snowman as they arrive on the fire truck.
  • Mt Hood Lions Club Toy & Food Drive and Dinner, 6pm Happy Hour, 7pm Dinner, at Mt Hood Lions Club building, Hwy 26 and Woodsey Way, Welches. Beef, ham and all the trimmings. Advance Tickets $12, at Welches Mtn Hardware, Welches Clackamas Co. Bank, Barlow Trail Roadhouse and Coffee House 26. $15 at door. Please bring a new unwrapped toy, and nonperishable food for the Hoodland Community Christmas Basket Program.

FRIDAY, DEC 20 

  • 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, DEC 21 & 22

  • Mt Hood Skibowl, Santa Visits. Info: www.skibowl.com 

SATURDAY, DEC 21 

  • 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. 

SATURDAY, DEC 28  

  • Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum's Social History Happy Hour (last Sat each month). 7pm. 88900 Government Camp Loop, Govt. Camp. Info: 503-272-3301. 

SUNDAY, DEC 29 

  • 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. 

MONDAY, DEC 30 

  • Free food market, 9-10am (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. 

TUESDAY, DEC 31 

  • New Year's Eve Celebration at Timberline Lodge, Timberline. Music, dancing and fireworks. Reservations and info: www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • 32nd Annual New Year's Eve Extravaganza at Mt Hood Skibowl. Skibowl West: DJ, Beer Garden, traditional torchlight parade down the Lower Bowl followed by spectacular fireworks display. Skibowl East: DJ, cosmic tubing and fireworks. Info: skibowl.com.
PUBLIC MEETINGS-

TUESDAYS, ONGOING 

  • Sandy Toastmasters weekly meetings, (Lower Rec Room), 6:15-7:30pm, 39495 Cascadia Village Dr., Sandy. Sandy Toastmasters provides a mutually supportive and positive learning environment to develop communication and leadership skills. All that and fun at the same time! Info: Steven Winkler, 503-668-3607, stevesandy9@gmail.com. 

WEDNESDAYS, ONGOING 

  • Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce’s Good Morning Sandy, various locations, 7:30am. Info: 503-668-4006, www.sandyoregonchamber.org. 

MONDAY, DEC 2 

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

TUESDAY, DEC 3 

  • 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, DEC 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, DEC 11 

  • 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, DEC 16 

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

TUESDAY, DEC 17 

  • 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.
  • Clackamas Soil & Water Conservation District Annual Meeting, 4-4:10pm, Board of Directors Meeting, 4:10pm, Clackamas SWCD Office Board Rm., 22055 S Beavercreek Rd., Beavercreek. The board will meet to discuss District business and financial transactions. Meeting open to public. Info: www.conservationdistrict.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.
DINING-

AL FORNO FERRUZZA, 72385 Hwy 26, Rhododendron. 503-622-1212. Hot oven rustic Sicilian pizza. Open 7 days a week. 

BRIGHTWOOD TAVERN, 63010 E 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.

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, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches, 503-564-9285. Cakes, Pies, Sandwiches and Breakfast Sandwiches. Holiday cakes and pies! 

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, pizzas. Handcrafted beers. Happy Hour Mon-Thurs 2-6pm/Fri-Sun 4-6 pm. Family friendly. 

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). 

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, drink specials, outdoor seating, freshly roasted coffee beans by the pound. Gifts.

MUSIC-

Saturday, Nov 30 

  • Lloyd Jones Struggle Quartet (rhythm blues), 9pm, Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop   

Sunday, Dec 1 

  • Jess Clemmons, 4-6pm, Rams Head Bar, Timberline
  • Deja2 + 1 (folk rock). Michael Gilbert, John Slater and Loren King, 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, Dec 2 

  • Shane Brown, 6pm, Wraptitude  

Thursday, Dec 5 

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

Friday, Dec 6 

  • Bob Shoemaker, 5-7pm, Rams Head Bar, Timberline
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Eric Kallio Trio (folk, blues), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Dec 7 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Left Coast Country (bluegrass), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Dec 8 

  • Gayle Ritt, 4-6pm, Rams Head Bar, Timberline
  • Robert Meade (R&B & americana), 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, Dec 9 

  • Tony Graham, 6pm, Wraptitude  

Thursday, Dec 12 

  • Aaron Meyer (concert violinist), 6pm, AntFarm
  • Open Mic hosted by Dillon Coran, 9pm, Skyway  

Friday, Dec 13 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Pickin' Pear (folk n roll duo) & Cascade Crescendo (bluegrass/jamgrass), 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Dec 14 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Strange Tones & The Vixen Dancers (blues-surf rock), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Dec 15 

  • Eric Kallio, 4-6pm, Rams Head Bar, Timberline
  • Montage (folk rock) members of Fingers & Chilly with Tobias, 7pm, Skyway 

Monday, Dec 16 

  • D and Lee, 6pm, Wraptitude 

Thursday, Dec 19 

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

Friday, Dec 20 

  • Jon Tullis, 5-7pm, Rams Head Bar, Timberline
  • Christmas Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • The Steelhead Stalkers (jazzy Christmas show) 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Dec 21 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Christmas singalong with Jil Heimensen playing piano, 3-5pm & The Resolelectric (american roots), 9pm, Skyway 

Sunday, Dec 22 

  • Christmas singalong with Jil Heimensen playing piano, 3-5pm & Eric Leadbetter Trio (acoustic rock), 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, Dec 23 

  • Fingers and Chili (special Christmas program), 6pm, Wraptitude 

Tuesday, Dec 24 

  • Christmas Eve Karaoke for all ages, 8pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Dec 26 

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

Friday, Dec 27 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • A Cara O Cruz Band (latin blues rock) 9pm, Skyway  

Saturday, Dec 28 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Billy Dee & The Hoo Doos (Chicago blues), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Dec 29 

  • Jahkey B (singer songwriter-reggae), 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, Dec 30 

  • Clear Creek Renegades, 6pm, Wraptitude
  • Tony Graham (country/rock), 6pm, Skyway  

Tuesday, Dec 31 

  • 26 East (rock n roll - roaring 20s NYE party), 9:30-12:30, Skyway  

Music Venues

Ant Farm Cafe & Bakery, 39140 Proctor Blvd., Sandy, 503-668-9955, antfarmyouthservices.com

Rams Head Bar, Timberline Lodge, Timberline. timberlinelodge.com

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

The Whistle Stop, E Hwy 26, Brightwood, 503.622.3400

Wraptitude, 67441 E Hwy 26, Welches, 503.622.0893

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 December, including regular shopping trips (shopping in Sandy on Dec 4 and 18), Portland Christmas Bazaar, Drive-through light show at Portland International Raceway, Spaghetti Factory and Christmas Ships . Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities and to register for the special trips.

Medicare Open Enrollment until December 7. Call Ella Vogel at the Hoodland Sen. Ctr for appointment. The Center will be closed on December 25.

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?

Free Hair Cuts for the home bound. Call the senior center to register at 503-622-3331.

DAILY 

  • Blood Pressure checks, 8am-5pm, at Hoodland Fire Dept. No appointment necessary. 

MONDAYS  

  • Better Bones for Balance, 10-11am. Beginning class will improve fitness, strength and balance. Dress in comfy clothing, sneakers/running shoes.
  • Bible Study, 1pm.
  • 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. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Tai Chi Class, 10-11am.
  • Knitting with Valerie, 1pm. Plenty of knitting needles and yarn available or bring your own.
  • Spanish Classes, 2pm. 

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. 

SATURDAY, DEC 7 

  • Lions Club Christmas Dinner and Toy Drive, Social Hr 6pm, Buffet Dinner 7pm. Roast beef, ham, vegetables and all the fixings. Please bring a toy and/or non-perishable food to donate. 

TUESDAY, DEC 10 

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

TUESDAY, DEC 24 

  • Caregiver Support Group, 2:30pm (second and fourth Tues each month). Info: Donna, 503-622-3226. 

MONDAY, DEC 30 

  • 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 December, including regular shopping trips, movies, Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill & Christmas Ships, A movie at Sandy Cinema & Dinner at Smoky Hearth, Blakeslee Winery & Sleigh bells, Spaghetti Factory & Christmas Ships Parade, "White Christmas" at Barlow High School, Christmas Fantasy Trail at Wenzel Farms, Festival of Lights at PDX International Raceway, Pittock Mansion & Lunch, Friday Flicks "Miracle on 34th Street," Mystery Drive & Dessert, 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.

The center will close at 1pm Dec 24, and will be closed on Dec 25.

Volunteer Drivers needed to drive seniors from Sandy and Boring to medical appointments throughout the area. Gas mileage reimbursement.

MONDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • Pinochle, 1pm. Everyone welcome.
  • Oil Painting, 1pm. Bring your own project and supplies.
  • 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. More info: 503-668-5569.
  • Cribbage lessons & games, 1-3pm. All welcome. Lessons for those new to the game. 

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.
  • Tai Chi, 1-2pm    

MONDAY, DEC 2-13 

  • Toys for Tots. Please bring your new unwrapped toy into the center. 

TUESDAY, DEC 3 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am 

WEDNESDAY, DEC 4 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm 

FRIDAY, DEC 6 

  • Tree Trimming & Decorating Party, 12:30pm.

SATURDAY, DEC 7

  • Breakfast with Santa, 7am-noon. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice, milk and coffee. $5 adults, $3 children 12 and under. $1 pictures with Santa. Great raffle prizes. Make holiday cards and shop the holiday bazaar. 

MONDAY, DEC 9 

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

WEDNESDAY, DEC 11 

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

THURSDAY, DEC 12 

  • Law Project, 9am-12pm. BY APPT. ONLY. Legal help offered, 30-min appt. 

MONDAY, DEC 16 

  • The Connection: The Older Adult Loneliness Project, 1-3pm. For those experiencing loneliness or have a loved one experiencing loneliness. 

TUESDAY, DEC 17 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am 

WEDNESDAY, DEC 18 

  • Bingo, 12:45pm 

MONDAY, DEC 30 

  • Massage, 9-11am. Please schedule a 15 min ($15) or 30 min ($30) massage at the 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.
  • Lightening Our Load 12-Step Meeting-Eating Disorders Anonymous & Codependents Anonymous, 5-5:45pm, Sandy Community Ctr., 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy.  Do you desire to recover from eating disorders or from care-taking others at the expense of your own health and serenity? Anyone dealing with both EDA or CoDA concerns is welcome. No dues or fees. Info: lighteningourload12@gmail.com, 503-330-0900.
  • Sandy Principles and Progress - Al Anon Family Group, 5:45-6:30pm, Sandy Community Ctr., 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy.
  • Sandy Discovery Group-Alcoholics Anonymous (Sandy Women's meeting-closed meeting), 6:30-7:30pm, 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. 
SATURDAY, DEC 7 
  • Mt Hood Hospice's 23rd Annual Time of Remembering, 2-3:30pm, Sandy Baptist Church, 34435 SE Jarl Rd., Boring. Whether or not Mt Hood Hospice helped care for your loved one, join in celebrations the lives of loved ones during the holiday season. Music, reading of names, lighting of candles and a memorial service. Info: pamwilson@mthoodhospice.org 

THURSDAY, DEC 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, DEC 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.
CLUBS/GROUPS/CLASSES/INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS-

MEETINGS ONGOING 

  • Sandy School Based Health Center, Mon-Fri 7am-3pm for Oregon Trail School District Students, grades K-12 at Sandy High School (east entrance) while school is in session. Provides a range of medical services, including injury and illness diagnosis and treatment, physicals, screenings, lab tests, immunizations and more. Students and families are not billed for services - insurance is billed when available. Info/Appt: 503-668-3483. Also open to everyone from 3pm-8pm Mon-Fri. Call 503-655-8471 to schedule appt. www.clackamas.us/healthcenters. 

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.
  • "Read to the Dog," (Every other Tues), 3:30pm, 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. 

WEDNESDAYS 

  • Teen Space Wednesdays, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Weekly program provides teens, ages 12-17 or grades 6-12, a dedicated space to hand out, watch youtube on the big screen, play Wii, board games, listen to music, do arts and crafts (supplied), and connect with a community. Popcorn, water, and juice provided. Monthly there will be a special Teen Space program including virtual reality gaming, making mug cakes in the microwave, and making chai tea from scratch.
  • 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. Info: Tommie Kirkendall, 503-622-5127.
  • Youth Art Class, 4-5:30pm, 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. 

SATURDAYS 

  • Saturday Afternoon Kids' Club, 1-2pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E. Welches Rd. (1st Sat Art Club, 2nd Sat Lego Club, 4th Sat Lego Club), ages 6-12. Legos and art supplied provided. Info: Dianne, ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Saturday Afternoon Kids' Club, 2-4pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. (1st Sat LEGO Club; 2nd Sat Arts and Crafts; 3rd Sat Pokemon; 4th Sat Science. Ages 6-12. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SUNDAY, DEC 1 

  • Herbal Gift Making for the Holidays, 2-5pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Learn some easy and fun gifts to give for the holidays. Materials provided. No experience necessary. Presenter Meg Turner, HD/ESL Adjunct Instructor at Mt Hood Community College, is a master herbalist, homeobotanical therapist, and educator of 32 years. Info: Susie Jenkins, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us 

MONDAY, DEC 2 

  • Hoodland Women's Club Meeting, 11:30am, Mt Hood Oregon Resort, 68010 Fairway Ave., Welches. All women ages 18 up are welcome to attend. Please bring an unwrapped gift for ages 8-13 to donate to the Christmas Basket program.  For more details call President Marci Slater at 503-622-1986. or Cindy Fetty, fettycindya@gmail.com.  Info: hoodlandwomensclub.org.
  • Men's Book Club, 7-9pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Discussing  "A Woman of No Importance," by Sonia Purnell. Info: Susie, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, DEC 4 

  • Medicare Seminar, 10am, at Clackamas Co. Bank (Sunset Room), 38975 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Better understand your Medicare needs and options. Info and applications will be available by a sales person at meeting. Call 503-668-2580 to reserve your seat. For persons with specials needs accommodations, call 800-555-5757 TTY 711.
  • 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. Remember to bring your gift wrapped White Elephant Gift for the gift exchange (don't add your name to the gift because it's a surprise) Info: www.PrimeTimersDiningClub, Pat, 503-936-5861. 

THURSDAY, DEC 5 

  • 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. 

MONDAY, DEC 9 

  • Clackamas County Master Gardeners, 7-8pm, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr., Milwaukie. Speaker: Loree Bohl. "We're Rich! Exploring the Many Nurseries of the Pacific Northwest." Program is free and open to public. Info: www.clackamascountymastergardeners.org. 

WEDNESDAY, DEC 11 

  • Mt Hood Republican Women club business meeting, 11:30am., Elmer's Restaurant, 1590 NE Burnside Road, Gresham. After the meeting, annual Christmas auction will be held. All donated items are welcome. Books, children's toys, fruit cakes, etc. Proceeds will be used to help those that most need it in the local area. Men and women welcome. Info: President Clarice Moss, 503-658-5227, claricemoss@yahoo.com. 

FRIDAY, DEC 13 

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

SATURDAY, DEC 14 

  • Meet a Scientist at OMSI, 1-4pm, OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. Features local scientists who share their research and knowledge with you through hands-on activities and conversation. Info: www.omsi.edu.
  • Adult Paint Night, 6:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Come and paint! Local artist Melissa Lawrence will lead you, step by step from bare canvas to a finished painting. Event is limited to 20 participants. Registration info and questions, contact Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-668-5537. 

MONDAY, DEC 16 

  • Teen Library Advisory Board meeting, 3-4pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (third Mon each month). Help the library plan programs and events for other teens. Teens aged 12-17 welcome. Pizza arrives at 3:45pm. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, DEC 18 

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

THURSDAY, DEC 19 

  • 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. Info: Thea Ellen, tellen@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, DEC 20 

  • Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 Meeting, 6pm, (third Fri each month), VFW Hall, 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
BULLETIN BOARD-
  • Holiday Toy Drive at McKenzie Dental, 24540 E Welches Rd., Welches from Nov 1-Dec 12. All items for the Hoodland Christmas Basket Drive for kids. For older kids and teenagers, warm socks, scarves, hats, gloves, wallets, etc. All unwrapped toys are welcome, and anyone can drop off items.
  • Giving Trees at the Libraries. For the Hoodland Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches: Please bring your new or handmade hats, ear-warmers, mittens, gloves, scarves, socks and slippers to decorate the holiday tree (through Dec 13). Items will go to Hoodland Community Christmas baskets. For the Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy: Please bring hats, scarves, mittens, socks and personal care products. Items will be donated to Sandy Community Action Center.  
  • 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.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES-
  • Love horses? Volunteer with Zeb's Wish Equine Sanctuary. For more info, call 503-341-1102, zebswish@gmail.com.
  • The Hoodland  and Sandy Senior Centers 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 (Hoodland), 503-668-5569 (Sandy).
  • Sandy Fire District has opened recruitment for volunteer firefighters through Nov 1. Application pkts available from 8-5pm, M-F at the main station located at 17460 Bruns Ave, Sandy. Also available for download at www.sandyfire.org. 
  • 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. Skiing, Snowboarding, Cosmic Tubing.  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.
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