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December Music-

Please check with individual businesses regarding music for December

Check online and on the Skyway Bar & Grill Readerboard for events during December



  • Live Music, 6pm, Wraptitude




  • Live Music on the Patio with local musicians, 5:30-7:30pm, Le Happy




  • Live Music on the Patio with local musicians, 5:30-7:30pm, Le Happy



Le Happy Creperie & Bar, 38687 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. 503-563-7707. LeHappy.com

The Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Hwy 26, Zigzag, 503.622.3775. skywaybarandgrill.com. CHECK ONLINE/READERBOARD FOR EVENTS

Wraptitude, 67441 E. Hwy 26, Welches 503-622-0893. CHECK READERBOARD FOR EVENTS

Mountain Dining Guide-

AL FORNO FERRUZZA, 73285 Hwy 26, Rhododendron. 503-622-1212. Rustic Authentic Wood-Fired Pizza. Indoor dining/outdoor patio. Takeout & Delivery. Order at mapleaqua.com

AUNT B’S COUNTRY MOUNTAIN BAKERY, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches, 503-564-9285. Breads, cakes, pies, entrees. Open Fri-Tues 8-4. Closed Wed/Thurs. Heat & Eat Takeout

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

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

CHICALI CANTINA, Hoodland Shopping Ctr., Welches. 503-564-9091. Wed/Thur 11-8pm, Fri/Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 9am-2pm. Mexican. Frozen Fruit Margaritas. Grab n’ Go Burritos

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

COOPERS WINE BAR & SHOP, 24540 E Welches Rd., Welches, 503-662-2025. Wed-Fri 3-9pm, Sat 1-9pm. Wines, beers. Tasting flights. Charcuterie boards-meats, cheeses. Snacks

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

EL BURRO LOCO, 67211 Hwy 26, Welches. 503-622-6780. Days & hours online. Mexican. Margaritas. Beer. Indoor/Outdoor dining. Order at www.elburro-loco.com. Takeout

IVY BEAR FAMILY PIZZERIA, 54735 E Hwy 26, Sandy. 503-208-9111. Old World Style Pizza, calzones, wings, salads. Wine/Beer/Soda. Arcade Room. Cured meats.

LE HAPPY CREPERIE & BAR, 38687 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. www.LeHappy.com. 503-563-7707. French crepes, steaks, salads, soup. Cocktails, local drafts, wine, espresso. Takeout.

MT. HOOD OREGON RESORT, Welches. 503-622-2214. Altitude: Open 7 days a week. Hours vary.  Mallards Café & Pub: Open 7 days week. Familiar favorites. Gorgeous view with outside dining.  Riverstone Café Coffee Shop (off main lobby). 7am-12pm. Specialty coffees

SKYWAY BAR & GRILL, 71545 Hwy 26, Zigzag. 503-622-3775. Firepit. BBQ, ribs, burgers, famous Mac n’ cheese. Indoor/Outdoor dining. Infused cocktails. Takeout

THE RENDEZVOUS, 67149 Hwy 26 (Rendezvous Ctr). Welches, 503-622-6837. thevousgrill.com. Lunch/Dinner. Wed-Sun, 3-8pm.  Dine indoors/out. Specials. Takeout

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


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

FERNIE’S COFFEE, 73265 Hwy 26, Rhododendron. Thurs-Tues 6am-3pm. Closed Wed. Proudly serving Stumptown coffees. Breakfast & Lunch - Bagels, box lunches, soup, sandwiches

MT HOOD ROASTERS, 73451 Hwy 26, Rhody, 503-622-6574. Espresso, stuffed breakfast bagels, teas, freshly roasted coffee beans. Custom labeled coffee. Gifts. Outdoor sitting






  • Clackamas County Public Health will hold a weekly COVID-19 vaccine clinic every Friday from 2-5pm at the Sandy Community/Senior Center. Vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) will be available for age 5 and up, and an appointment is required (www.clackamas.us/coronavirus/vaccine).





  • A virtual Town Hall for Clackamas County Commissioners and residents to learn about two transportation projects proposed by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT): I-205 Tolling and the Regional Mobility Pricing Project. The event will be held on from 5:30-7pm. More information about these projects can be found on ODOT’s website at https://bit.ly/3odNDlb and https://bit.ly/3D80ATC. An ODOT representative will join commissioners to provide a brief presentation at the beginning of the event. The majority of the event will be dedicated to members of the public providing their opinions to commissioners. Clackamas County Commissioners are not proposing tolls – tolls on interstate highways can only be enacted by the state of Oregon. This event is meant to educate residents about what these projects are, the status of them, and for commissioners to hear feedback. Residents and interested parties are encouraged to register early for this webinar, as participation is limited to 500 attendees (per the county’s Zoom license). Clackamas County Commissioners may hold other webinars on transportation and similar topics early next year. The event will be recorded and archived to the county’s YouTube channel the following day. Zoom link: https://clackamascounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dTuf4HD3TzeYrmFHsG6dJA.




  • Sandy City Council meeting at 6pm. (typically held on 1st & 3rd Mondays) Check on ci.sandy.or.us for agenda. Members of the public also have the choice to view and participate in the meeting online via Zoom. Info: 503-668-5533, ci.sandy.or.us, and Facebook for updates.




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




  • Disability Services Advisory Council of Clackamas County will hold a virtual discussion of emergency preparedness for persons with disabilities in Clackamas County communities, featuring a panel discussion by representatives from organizations that are involved in preparation and relief in the event of emergencies including the Red Cross, FEMA, City of Milwaukie CERT and others. Please contact Bruce Lloyd at bmlloyd46@gmail.com for details and Zoom link.
  • Sandy River Basin Watershed Council, 6:30-8:30pm (2nd Wed of month), held via Zoom. 17405 NE Glisan Street, Portland. Check calendar online for meetings and more info. Info: sandyriver.org.




  • Hoodland Fire District, 7pm. (2nd Tues of each month). 69634 E Hwy 26, Welches. Board of Directors meeting. Info: 503-622-3256. Zoom link online at hoodlandfire.us.




  • Sandy City Council meeting at 6pm. (typically held on 1st & 3rd Mondays) Check on ci.sandy.or.us for agenda. Members of the public also have the choice to view and participate in the meeting online via Zoom. Info: 503-668-5533, ci.sandy.or.us, and Facebook for updates.




  • Clackamas Soil & Water Conservation District, Annual Meeting followed by a Board Meeting, 4pm. The Annual Meeting will present an annual report, audit and length of service awards to employees and board members. The Board Meeting (at approximately 4:10pm) will discuss district business and financial transations. District Office, 22055 S Beavercreek Rd., Beavercreek. Info: conservationdistrict.org. Please call 503-210-6000 for instructions to join by phone or Zoom. The office is closed at this time.





  • Holiday Market and Meet the Authors event with Steve and Judi Graeper, authors of "Images of America: Rhododendron," from 5-8pm at Cooper’s Wine Bar & Shop, 24540 E. Welches Rd., Welches.
  • City of Sandy Tree Lighting Ceremony, 6pm, Centennial Plaza (across the street from City Hall), a combination of live-streamed and drive-thru/walk-thru. Watch the tree lighting via Facebook and YouTube with a special season's greeting from the City Councilors and the Mayor. Drive by Sandy's Centennial Plaza to see the tree and pick up a craft, drop off a letter to Santa, donate toys and pick up a cookie and hot chocolate. Santa will be waving to passers-by. Donations will be accepted to fill Kiwanis barrels for toys, with a special need of toys and gift cards for older kids and teens.


Dec 10-11


  • Sandy Ski Team offers a Warren Miller movie at 6pm at Sandy High School, 37400 Bell St. in Sandy. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at https://webstores.activenetwork.com/school-software/sandy_high_school_on/. After ordering, tickets will be available at the will-call desk in the main lobby outside of the theater entrance. Please arrive early to pick up your ticket and bring a valid ID. Tickets will also be available at the door on a cash-only basis. Please remember to bring a mask and give other parties/groups distance in the auditorium area. For more information, email josh.kanable@ortrail.k12.or.us.
  • Sue Allen Studio Ink Open House Holiday Sale, 10am-4pm at Sue's Studio, 20373 E. Donnydell Lane (on Barlow Trail Rd.) Brightwood. www.sueallenstudio.ink.




  • The Pioneer Booster Club/Sandy Senior All Night Party will hold a fundraiser, offering a viewing of the movie “Elf” at 9:30am Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Sandy Cinema, 16605 Champion Way in Sandy. Proceeds from the event will help fund the Sandy Senior All Night Party. The event will feature discount concessions, a silent auction, baskets and more. For more information, email sandyhighsanp@gmail.com. This is not affiliated with the Oregon Trail School District.
  • Multnomah Grange #71 and the Oregon Bluegrass Association's 3rd Bluegrass Concert, 7pm, featuring SunFish Duo and Corral Creek Bluegrass. Concert starts a 7pm with a jam session at 6pm in the lobby prior to the program. Snack bar opens at 6:30pm. To keep bluegrass events continuing and keep everyone safe vaccination cards must be presented at entry and masks worn.




  • Free Food Market, 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. No ID, name or address needed. Drive-thru pick of food for your safety. For help, call 503-622-9213 and leave a message. Info: hoodlandlutheranchurch@gmail.com.




Newsletter. The Sandy & Hoodland library newsletters are being mailed and emailed on a monthly basis. Call or email libraryassistants@ci.sandy.or.us if you would like to be added to either mailing list. Blog at sandylibrary.blogspot.com.

Read to the Dog - canceled until further notice.

HOODLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY. 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches.  Info. 503-622-3460, ci.sandy.or.us, hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us.

HOURS: Mon 10am-4pm; Tues 1pm-7pm; Wed -Fri noon-6pm; Sat noon-5pm; Sun closed. Face masks required.



  • Storytime, 10:30-11am, reading books, singing songs and learning rhymes, masks not required for children under five years old.




  • Digital Book Club, 7pm. “The Bear and the Nightingale,” by Katherine Arden. A Zoom link will be sent a week before the meeting. To receive the link, email kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us.




  • Women’s Book Club, 7pm. “The First Lady,” by James Patterson. A Zoom link will be sent a week before the meeting. To receive the link, email sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us.


Craft for a Cause: Comfort for Hospice, the Sandy and Hoodland Libraries are partnering with Mt. Hood Hospice to provide warmth and comfort to patients receiving end-of-life care. Knit or crochet a shawl or lap blanket using our guidelines here: sandylibrary.blogspot.com/2021/11/craft-for-cause-november2021.html (or pick up printed instructions at either library). We will be collecting items through February and delivering them to Mt. Hood Hospice as they are turned in. Please deliver your finished shawl or lap blanket no later than Feb 28 to either Sandy or Hoodland Library.

Bring your new or handmade hats, ear-warmers, mittens, gloves, scarves, socks and slippers to decorate the holiday tree at the Hoodland Library through Friday, Dec. 10. The items will go to the Hoodland Community Christmas Basket program for local families. Applications for baskets are available at various locations in the community, including the library, and are due by Friday, Dec. 3.

KIDS, TEEN AND ADULT TAKE & MAKE KITS available at the Hoodland and Sandy Libraries on a monthly basis, while supplies last. Kids and Adult kits available starting the 15th of the month, teen kits available starting the 1st of the month.

CURBSIDE DELIVERY of hold items available Mon-Sat. Call from the parking lot during open hours, provide your library card number, and your items will be checked out and brought to you. Info: ci.sandy.or.us/library/page/curbside-services-hours.

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS. 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).

eCARD. 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. 

MOBILE PRINTING. Mobile printing available from your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Send what you need printed to the library using one of our mobile printing options, then pick up your documents during curbside delivery hours. Info: ci.sandy.or.us/library/page/mobile-printing.

BOOK BUNDLE. Request a Book Bundle if you don't know what to read next - the library will pick something out. Visit the website for the form - ci.sandy.or.us/library, or email libraryassistants@ci.sandy.or.us to have it sent to you.

SANDY PUBLIC LIBRARY. 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Info 503-668-5537. ci.sandy.or.us.

HOURS: Mon/Tues 10-7pm; Wed-Fri 10-6pm; Sat/Sun 12-5pm.



  • Sit & Knit a Bit (online knitting club), 2pm on Zoom. Help pass the time, de-stress, and socialize with other community members. All are welcome. Info: libraryassistants@ci.sandy.or.us.




  • Digital Book Club, 7pm. “The Bear and the Nightingale,” by Katherine Arden. A Zoom link will be sent a week before the meeting. To receive the link, email kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us.




  • Women’s Book Club, 7pm. “The First Lady,” by James Patterson. A Zoom link will be sent a week before the meeting. To receive the link, email sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us.



Kids Take & Make: Mini Gnome, take home a kit to make a mini gnome to display on your holiday table or give as a gift.

Adult Take & Make: Star Ornaments, take home a kit for adults with everything they need to make two lovely, hand-crafted tree ornaments.

Teen Book Box, each month teens will receive mystery boxes filled with two personalized book selections, as well as some goodies to make monthly reading that much more fun! Let our teen librarian guide you to discover some truly awesome literature and a few tasty snacks! Each quarter, 20 youth in middle school and high school (grades 6th-12th) can sign up for a free three-month subscription to our Teen Book Box service. Email Rebecca Hansetto to sign-up at rhanset@ci.sandy.or.us.

CURBSIDE PICK-UP. New signs will designate the parking spaces as 5 minutes or less. If you wish, give the library a call and your holds will be brought out as before. Remember, you will need your library card number so items can be checked out. Curbside service may be used to pick up holds, and summer reading prizes. Info: 503-668-5537.

BOOK BUNDLE. Request a Book Bundle if you don't know what to read next - the library will pick something out. Visit the website for the form, or email libraryassistants@ci.sandy.or.us to have it sent to you.

MOBILE PRINTING. Mobile printing available from your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Info: ci.sandy.or.us/library/page/mobile-printing.

CONNECT ONLINE VIRTUAL PROGRAMS on 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).

BORROW. Do you need to borrow something? Tired of the same old board games? Check out the library's Library of Things online (kitchenware, musical instruments and more).

eCARD. If you don't already have a LINCC library card, apply for an eCard on www.lincc.org.  eCards grant immediate access to online resources, including eBooks and eAudiobooks. eCards available to all residents of LINCC Library District (Clackamas County), age 13 and up.


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. Info: 503-668-5569, ci.sandy.or.us.




  • Sandy Actor's Theatre,  39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy, presents "Miracle on 34th Street," a radio play by the Lux Radio Theater.  Directed by Cheryl Rudarmel-Beam. A beloved American holiday classic that comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. Cost: Adults $18, Seniors, Veterans & Students $15, Children $13. Active Duty Military in Uniform free. Info: sandyactorstheatre.org for show times. 503-936-4378.


DEC 10-19


  • Nutz-n-Boltz Theater, 27861 Grange Street, Boring, presents “The Game’s Afoot,” by Ken Ludwig.  Info and showtimes:  www.nnbtheater.com, 503-593-1295.


THROUGH FEB 13, 2022


  • OMSI, 1945 SE Water Street, Portland. “Mandela: The Official Exhibition.” A global exhibition that explores the story of Nelson Mandela. Info: www.omsi.edu.


Additional Information

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

Mt Hood Museum & Cultural Center. 88900 E Hwy 26 Business Loop, Government Camp. www.mthoodmuseum.org.

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

Sandy Historical Society, Inc., Museum/Visitor Center/Giftshop, 39345 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Museum, Visitor Center & Gift Shop open Tues-Sat 10am-4pm, closed Sun-Mon. Info: 503-668-3378, sandyhistorical@sandyhistory.com, www.sandyhistory.com.


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

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




  • Meditation at Wy'East Zen Ctr., 6pm on Zoom - wyeastzencenter.org to sign into Zoom. Info: 503-997-3193, info@wyeastzencenter.org.




  • Clackamas County House District 52 Oregon Trail Democrats, (4th Tues) 7-9pm at Clackamas Co. Bank Sunset Room, 38935 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Check prior to meeting to determine if meeting in person or on Zoom. Info: Susan Gates, 503-668-9628, www.oregontraildemocrats.com.


Additional Information

AntFarm, 39140 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Reading, writing, tutoring, arts programs, gardening, helping senior citizens, YouthCore jobs, Work Programs, Internships. Learn about alcohol and drug use and prevention, support for unaccompanied youth with possible homelessness, and much more. Meetings in person, and on Zoom. Call 503-668-9955, email info@antfarmyouthservices.com, or more information online at https://antfarmyouthservices.com.

Clackamas County Master Gardeners, 7-8pm. Monthly Lecture. Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr., Milwaukie. www.clackamascountymastergardeners.org for update on monthly lecture topic and Zoom link.

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

Mt Hood Kiwanis Camp, Info: https://mhkc.org. Walk, Roll or Stroll fundraising event coming up. More info at www.mhkc.org/WALK.

Mt Hood Lions Club, E Hwy 26 and E Woodsey Way, Welches. Info: 503-622-4223. Check reader board for activities.

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

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/


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


  • Government Camp: sober.com/meetings/state/city/aa?state=Oregon&city=Government%20Camp
  • Sandy: sober.com/meetings/state/city/aa?state=Oregon&city=Sandy
  • Welches: wseb-awseb-1e7pn84oznq1l-236369770.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com/aa-meetings-welches-or


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

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

Grief Support Groups (sponsored by Mt Hood Hospice).  Free community support groups  on zoom. No connection to hospice required. Structured discussion groups focusing on grief. llirette@mthoodhospice.org, on Facebook @Mthoodhospice, www, mthoodhospice.org. Mt Hood Hospice's Pet Peace of Mind Program helps to keep patients and pets together during hospice care. For more information on Pet Peace of Mind, visit the web site at mthoodhospice.org.

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

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


Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, 88900 E Hwy 26 Business Loop, Government Camp. 503-272-3301, www.mthoodmuseum.org.




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