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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 September issue, please submit calendar items to peggy@mountaintimesoregon.com by August 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 AUGUST.  PLEASE CHECK THE FOLLOWING FOR MORE INFORMATION - FACEBOOK AND WEBSITES ARE ALSO GOOD SOURCES FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION,  AND SOME MEETINGS ARE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM.

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS.

Boring CPO, clackamasfire.com/fire-stations/station-14-boring/. Facebook.com/pages/Boring-Fire-Station/173231289361662.

Hoodland Fire District, 69634 E Hwy 26, Welches. Info: 503-622-3256, hoodlandfire.com.

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 - 1st & 3rd Mondays 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: 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. 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 Mon-Fri, 12-1pm - 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). 2020 Summer Reading Program for kids, teens and adults runs through August 31. For information, go to  https://www.ci.sandy.or.us/summer-reading-for-kids-teens-and-adults. 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.  Call Sandy Library at 503-668-5537 or email libraryassistants@ci.sandy.or.us with any questions or assistance. Library phone hours are: Mon-Thurs, 9am-6pm, Fri-Sat, 9am-5pm, Sun, noon-5pm.

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) - 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). 2020 Summer Reading Program for kids, teens and adults runs through August 31. For information, go to  https://www.ci.sandy.or.us/summer-reading-for-kids-teens-and-adults. 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 September.

Mt Hood Community Theater, located in Mt Hood Community College. Info: https://www.mhcc.edu/PerformingArtsEvents/

Mt Hood Jazz Festival at Mt Hood Community College, 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. Check with the museum regarding a new Government Camp walking event which includes both 5K and 10K options and incorporates history. Registration materials at the museum. Info: 503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org.

Nutz N Boltz Theatre Company, 28861 Grange Street Boring. Info: http://nnbtheater.com

OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. Info: www.omsi.edu. BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life exhibit now open. Limited guests 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. Info: www.mthoodrep.com. www.facebook.com/ReadersTheatreGresham/

Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. 2020 Season Closed. 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. Info: 503-668-9955,  info@antfarmyouthservices.com, https://antfarmyouthservices.com.

Camp Arrah Wanna,  24075 E Arrah Wanna Blvd., Welches. Drive in Movie Family Night, Aug 14 & 15, 28 & 29 at Camp Arrah Wanna. Space is limited.  Please RSVP, info@camparrahwanna.org, or 503-622-3189. More details at www.camparrahwanna.org.

Clackamas County House District 52 Oregon Trail Democrats, meets at Clackamas Co. Bank Sunset Room, 38935 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Info: Susan Gates, 503-668-9628, www.oregontraildemocrats.com.

Clackamas County Master Gardeners, Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr., Milwaukie. Info: www.clackamascountymastergardeners.org.

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

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. Yard Sale on Saturday, Aug 29, 10am-3pm in Lions Club parking lot, corner of Hwy26/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. 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 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 Group (sponsored by Mt Hood Hospice on Mondays), Trinity Lutheran Church, 507 W Powell Blvd., Gresham. Info: call Cindy Johnson, 503-668-5545, mthoodhospice.com.

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

 

OTHER

Free Food Market - Monday, August 31, 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. 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).

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.

Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sandy, has various volunteer opportunities. Info: www.guidedogs.com, 503-668-2100.

 

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. 

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.  Daily, 11am-8pm.  Mexican favorites. Margaritas, Beer, Picnic-style Patio dining. To order: 503-622-6780. 

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. 

RATSKELLER BAR & PIZZERIA, downtown Gov’t Camp.  Order online http://ratskellerpizzeria.com, 503-272-3635.  HIGH MOUNTAIN CAFÉ, downtown Gov’t Camp.  503-272-3059. 

SKYWAY BAR & GRILL, 71545 Hwy 26, Zigzag. 503-622-3775. Open 3-9pm, Thurs-Mon.  Firepit. Handmade foods, 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 Daily Specials and Take/Bake Specials.  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.  Summer 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 AUGUST TO SEE WHAT OFFERINGS ARE AVAILABLE. 

Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. ci.sandy.or.us. Typically First Fridays.

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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