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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 22nd of the month.


EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

FRIDAY, SEPT 28-OCT 14 

  • Nutz N Boltz Theatre Company presents "Woman in Black." 28861 Grange St., Boring.  A chilling story of a haunted man looking to tell his tale of ghosts and horror and the unsuspecting actor who agrees to help him tell it. Show times: Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 3pm. 

SATURDAY, SEPT 29 

  • 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, SEPT 30 

  • 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. 

OCTOBER

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 Discovery of King Tut." (Runs Oct 6 - Jan 27, 2019). A once in a lifetime expedition into the history of ancient Egypt to experience the treasures of Tutankhamen and his famous tomb chambers. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

THURSDAYS 

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

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. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Mt Hood Farmers Market, 3-7pm (through Oct 5) 38600 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (every Friday, 3-7pm). 

THROUGH OCT 14 

  • Nutz N Boltz Theatre Company presents "Woman in Black." 28861 Grange St., Boring.  A chilling story of a haunted man looking to tell his tale of ghosts and horror and the unsuspecting actor who agrees to help him tell it. Show times: Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 3pm. 

MONDAY, OCT 1 

  • Readers Theatre in Gresham presented by Mt Hood Repertory, 7pm, Gresham Chapel & Evening Event Center, 257 SE Roberts Ave., Gresham. Presenting "Almost Maine," by John Cariani, directed by Tobias Anderson. A comedy. Admission: Adults $9, Students $4. Info: www.mthoodrep.com. 

TUESDAY, OCT 2 

  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "Autumn Sky Wonders." All shows presented under a realistic representation of the night sky. Cost: $5 & $2 for MHCC students and children 17 and under. The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible. Info: 503-491-8297. 

FRIDAY, OCT 5 

  • 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.
  • Rocktober! 6-8pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. A rock painting event for all ages. Learn about "Storytelling Rocks," enjoy live music and sample treats provided by the Sandy Public Library. Rocks and paint provided free of charge. Hosted by the Wy'east Artisans Guild.
  • Library Coffee House, 6pm, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (first Fri each month), featuring Claudia Nygaard, playing country music. Always a fun, family event. Music, coffee and dessert. Info: 503-668-5537.
  • Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Show, 6pm & 7:15pm, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham. "Autumn Sky Wonders." All shows presented under a realistic representation of the night sky. Cost: $5 & $2 for MHCC students and children 17 and under. The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible. Info: 503-491-8297. 

SATURDAY, OCT 6 

  • 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. Info: 503-668-2100.
  • Friends of Timberline Annual Dinner & Auction, Timberline Lodge. Each year the Friends gather to share their love of Timberline. Info: timberlinelodge.com. 

THURSDAY, OCT 11-NOV 4 

  • Wolf Pack Theater presents "Proof," by David Auburn. Showtimes: Thurs-Sun, 8pm, Sun matinees at 2pm. Tickets: Gen. Admission $18, Students/Seniors $15. Free Admission for law enforcement, firefighters and veterans (valid ID, 1 ticket per qualified guest). 39570 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. 

SATURDAY, OCT 13 

  • Exclusive Microlot Coffee tastings, 10am, Mt Hood Roasters, 73451 E Hwy 26, Rhododendron (next to Dairy Queen). Taste the complex and sweet rare coffee microlot from Antioquia, Columbia. Free event. Info: 503-622-6574. mthoodroasters.com.
  • Family Day at Timberline. All day. Fun for all ages. All day scavenger hunts, find the stuffed Bruno, walks with the real St. Bernards, Heidi or Bruno, storybook reading by the fireplace, movie with popcorn and pool play. Info: timberlinelodge.com.
  • Salmon Homecoming, 11am-4pm, Oxbow Regional Park, 3010 SE Oxbow Pkwy, Gresham. See spawning salmon! Come and learn about the challenges salmon face in completing their journey from the river to the sea and back again. Cost: $5 fee to enter park. Info: oregonzoo.org/events.
  • 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.
  • Author Talk with Warren C. Easley, 4pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Easley lives in Oregon where he writes fiction, and is the author of the Cal Claxton Oregon Mysteries. Info: Dianne, ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us, or 503-622-3460. 

FRIDAY, OCT 19 

  • 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.
  • Haunted Library: Asylum, 8pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. For one night only, walk through Sandy's Haunted Library. Free event coordinated by the Teen Advisory Board. For families and all ages. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, OCT 20 

  • East County Veterans Stand Down, The Chapel, 27132 SE Stark St., Troutdale. 9am Registration starts, 10am-3pm Service Providers available, 12-2pm Lunch. Provides Service Members and Veterans the opportunity to renew their spirit, health and overall sense of well being, and receive support, food, clothing and more. Banfield Pet Hospital will be on site to perform wellness exams, vaccines, toenail trims and ear cleaning for Veterans' pets. Info: Kim Pettina, 503-853-5493 or Leon DuPont, 503-412-4578.
  • 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. Info: 503-668-2100.
  • Mt Hood Lions Club Annual Auction and Steak & Prawn Dinner, at Lions Club, 24730 Woodsey Way, Welches. Social time and silent auction, 5:30pm, Silent auction closes at 6:45pm, Dinner 7pm, Oral auction 8pm. Pre-sale tickets $12 available at Welches Mtn Hardware, Clackamas Co. Bank, Barlow Trail Restaurant, and any Lions club member. Tickets $15 at door.
  • Magician Craig Martin at Timberline Lodge, Timberline. Magic show at dinner and a grand finale show in the Main Lobby. Info: timberlinelodge.com. 

THURSDAY, OCT 25 

  • Art Show/Reception "Good Times," 6:45 pm, Sandy Actor’s Theatre (behind Ace Hardware), 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Members of the Wy’east Artisans Guild present their collection of artwork in a variety of media by local artists. Featured artist is Micaiah Meyer. After the reception, attendees are invited to stay for a full-length, preview performance of "Over the River and Through the Woods." Doors open at 6:45pm, seating is on a first come basis. The art show on exhibit for the duration of the play, Oct 25-Nov 18 and may be viewed during theater hours. All donations support the Guild's public arts programs. 

FRIDAY, OCT 26-NOV 18 

  • Sandy Actors Theatre presents "Over The River and Through The Woods," by Joe DiPietro, (Runs Oct 26-Nov 18). Located behind Ace Hardware at 17433 Meinig Ave., Sandy. Show times: Friday/Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday matinees at 3 pm. Tickets: $18 adults/$15 Seniors, Veterans, Students (w/ID), $13 children 12 and under. Active duty military in uniform, free. Info: 503-668-6834. 

FRIDAY, OCT 26 

  • Dia de Los Muertos Celebration, 4-6pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Music, crafts, food and fun. All ages are welcome. Info: hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-622-3460. 

SATURDAY, OCT 27 

  • Mt Hood Community College Planting for Salmon with Depave, 10am-1pm, MHCC, 26000 SE Stark. (Parking lots EFGH, off Kane Rd). Join in to install the plants that will filter out contaminants. Register: https://depave.org/event/mhccplantingparty/
  • 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.
  • Trick or Treat Trail, 1-4pm, downtown Sandy. A fun and safe trick-or-treat experience. Info: www.sandyoregonchamber.com.
  • Family Fright Night at Timberline. 6pm in the Barlow Room. Family friendly halloween activities, scavenger hunt trick or treating, candied apples, cookie decorating, crafts. Pumpkin contest judging. Costume Contest at 8:45pm, grand prize winner receives $50 Timberline Gift card. Fireside ghost stories for children 8-8:30pm, with seriously creepy ghost stories for teens and adults from 9:15-9:45pm. Late night showing of "The Shining." Info: timberlinelodge.com.
  • 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.
  • Karaoke, Costume Party and Bobbing for Apples at The Whistle Stop Bar & Grill, 66674 Hwy 26, Welches. Prizes. Info: 503-622-3440. 

SUNDAY, OCT 28 

  • 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, OCT 29 

  • 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.
PUBLIC MEETINGS-
SUNDAY, SEPT 30 
  • Timberline Rim HOA Annual Member Meeting, 2pm (check in begins at 1pm), Timberline Rim Lodge, 65091 Mountain Meadow Lane.

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, OCT 1 

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

TUESDAY, OCT 2 

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

WEDNESDAY, OCT 3 

  • Library Advisory Board Meeting, 6-7:30pm, Hoodland Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Info: Sarah McIntyre, smcintyre@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, OCT 9 

  • 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, OCT 10 

  • 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, OCT 15 

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

TUESDAY, OCT 16 

  • Disability Services Advisory Council of Clackamas County (third Tues each month) 1:30-3:30pm, at Aging & Disability Office, 221 Molalla Ave., Ste 104, Oregon City.  Promoting education and advocacy on state and local issues that impact the physically disabled community, their families and caregivers. Meetings are held in an accessible space. Clackamas Co. residents invited to attend. Info: Bruce, 503-663-5452 or 503-298-3045, 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-

Friday, Sept 28 

  • Eric Kallio (folk), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

Saturday, Sept 29 

  • Redwood Son (americana), Skyway
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop  

OCTOBER 

Monday, Oct 1 

  • Fingers & Chilly w/special guest, 8pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 4 

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

Friday, Oct 5 

  • Library Coffee House, Claudia Nygaard, 6pm, Sandy Library
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Sol Seed (Reggae), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Oct 6 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Ezra Bell w/special guest Honora Hildreth (alt. pop), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Oct 7 

  • Johnny Martin Quartet (swing), 6pm, Skyway  

Monday, Oct 8 

  • Fingers & Chilly w/special guest, 8pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 11 

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

Friday, Oct 12 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Dodgy Mountain Men (stompgrass), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Oct 13 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Billy D & The Hoo Doos (originals and classic rock), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Oct 14 

  • Live Music  at Skyway, TBD  

Monday, Oct 15 

  • Fingers & Chilly w/special guest, 8pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 18 

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

Friday, Oct 19 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Bob Shoemaker (delta blues), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Oct 20 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Countryside Ride (honky tonk), 9pm, Skyway 

Sunday, Oct 21 

  • Back Up & Push (bluegrass), 7pm, Skyway  

Monday, Oct 22 

  • Fingers & Chilly w/special guest, 8pm, Skyway  

Thursday, Oct 25 

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

Friday, Oct 26 

  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Eric Kallio (slide blues guitarist), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Oct 27 

  • Halloween Fun & Costume Party, DJ Music 7-10pm, Mallards
  • Karaoke, 9pm, The Whistle Stop
  • Halloween Costume Party & Contest, Music with Mars Retrieval Unit (psychedelic rock), 9pm, Skyway 

Sunday, Oct 28 

  • Deja 2, Mike Gilbert & John Slater (folk/rock), 7pm, Skyway  

Friday, Nov 2 

  • Reverb Brothers (rockin' blues), 9pm, Skyway 

Saturday, Nov 3 

  • Too Loose (rock & roll), 9pm, Skyway  

Sunday, Nov 4 

  • Them Coulee Boys (electrified alt-folk), 7pm, Skyway 

Music Venues

Mallards Pub & Cafe, Mt Hood Oregon Resort (golf course side), 68010 E Fairway, Welches. 503.622.3101, mthood-resort.com.

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

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

The Whistle Stop, E Hwy 26, Brightwood, 503.622.3400 

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 (New), at 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches 

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

MOGUL MOUNTAIN PIZZA, Hoodland Park Plaza, Welches. 503-622-4323. Pizza. Dine In, Take Out and Delivery available. 

MT HOOD BREWING CO, 87304 E Gov’t. Camp Loop, Gov’t Camp. 503-272-3172. Entrees, sand-wiches, 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. 

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, 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 October, including a visit to Spirit Mountain Casino, Bob's Red Mills and Trader Joes, Kiyokawa Family Orchards and local lunches out. Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities.

Ask the Senior Center about Energy Assistance - applications available Oct 1 at the center.

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.
  • 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 

  • Mountain Motivators Weight Loss Club. Walk with the Motivators at 9am and then meet at 10am. Emphasis on nutrition and exercise. Info: Donna 503-882-9246.
  • 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. 

TUESDAY, OCT 9 

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

THURSDAY, OCT 11 

  • Legal Service-free one half hour consultation (for seniors 60 or older), provided by a Sandy attorney. Call 503-668-5569 for appointment. At the Sandy Senior Center. 

TUESDAY, OCT 16 

  • Shiba Presentation, 11:30am-12:30pm. Individual counseling, 1:30-3pm. Time to think about your Medicare Plan. 

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

There are many additional outings with the Sandy Senior Center during October, including shopping trips, a visit to Chinook Winds, Hood River, Albany Carousel Museum, hiking, and dining out. Please check with the Senior Center for a full list of activities at ci.sandy.or.us.

MONDAYS 

  • Silvertones Music Group, 10am. New members welcome at all times.
  • Oil Painting, 1pm. Info: Anna Mae Lindsay, 503-668-4476.
  • 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: $12 for 4 hours.
  • Cribbage Games, 1-3pm. All welcome. Lessons for those new to 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 

TUESDAY, OCT 2 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am.
  • Bingo, 12:34pm. 

MONDAY, OCT 8 

  • Birthday Party, 11:45am-1pm, Come for lunch, have some birthday cake and enjoy music by The Silvertones. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 10 

  • Alzheimer's Support Group, 1-2:30pm. 

THURSDAY, OCT 11 

  • Legal Service-free (by appointment only) one half hour consultation (for seniors 60 or older), provided by a Sandy attorney, 9-noon. Call 503-668-5569 for appt. 

TUESDAY, OCT 16 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic, 11am. 

MONDAY, OCT 22 

  • SHIBA OEP Medicare 101 Presentation. 12:30-1:30pm, Informational Presentation. 2-4pm. Individual Counseling. To schedule individual session, call 503-665-8269, Option 4. 

TUESDAY, OCT 23 

  • Bingo, 12:34pm. 

SATURDAY, OCT 27 

  • Mountain Jamboree, 7pm, Dining Room. Sing, play and dance. Bring a dessert to share. Coffee is provided. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 31 

  • Halloween Skit & Lunch, 11:45am.
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.
  • 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, OCT 18 

  • 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, OCT 20 

  • 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, OCT 24 

  • 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-

SATURDAY, SEPT 29 

  • Rain Garden Workshop, 9am-1pm, Mt Hood Comm. College, 26000 SE Stark, Rm GE201. Learn how to construct your own rain garden. You will learn how to assess your site to determine best location and size, calculate impervious surfaces, soil suitability, appropriate plants, and how to build and maintain your rain garden. Register: www.emswcd.org.

OCTOBER 

  • 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 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 

  • Haunted Library Planning Committee, 3:30-5pm, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. All welcome. Info: rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAYS 

  • Preschool Story Time, 10-11am, Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy.
  • 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 

  • Community Acupuncture with Stacey McCarthy, L. AC, 2-6pm. Call 503-754-9053 to sign up. Info: www.stickwithstacey.com.
  • 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 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, 10:30-11am, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Appropriate for children through preschool age. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • 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. 

FRI/SAT/SUN 

  • Essential Oil Parties, Upstairs at the Dragonfly Cafe & Bakery, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches (Fri/Sat, 6-7pm, Sun 1-2pm through October). Giveaways, snacks, drinks and drawings for free prizes. Learn about essential oils. Info: www.facebook.com/events/263047380989900. 

SATURDAYS 

  • Saturday Afternoon Kids' Club, 1-3pm, 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 Movies; 3rd Sat LEGO Club; 4th Sat Makerspace), ages 6-12. Info: Monica, msmith@ci.sandy.or.us. 

MONDAY, OCT 1 

  • Hoodland Women's Club Meeting & Luncheon. 11:30am, at The Shack, 67350 Hwy 26, Welches. All women welcome. Info: hoodlandwomensclub.org, or Regina at rmlythgoe@msn.com, 503-622-3117.
  • Men's Book Club, 7-9pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. "The Eleventh Man," by Ivan Doig. Info: Susie, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 3 

  • Makerspace, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Tools and space provided, you bring the inspiration. You'll be amazed by what you can do. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Prime Timers Dining Club for singles age 50 and up. Meeting at M&M Restaurant & Lounge, 137 N Main Ave, Gresham, 503-666-2626. 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, OCT 4 

  • Sandy Kiwanis, 6:30pm, (first & third Thurs) at Stephanie's Cafe, 39400 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Order off the menu. Info: sandykiwanis.org, 503-819-0511. 

SATURDAY, OCT 6 

  • Fall into Gardening with OSU Master Gardeners, 9am (doors open 8:30am), Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr., Milwaukie. Speaker: OSU Prof. and entomologist Gail Langellotto, on "What Gardeners Should Know about Native Pollinators." Info: cmastergardeners.org. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 10 

  • Mt Hood Republican Women club business meeting, 11:30am., Gresham Elmer's Restaurant, 1590 NE Burnside Road, Gresham. Explanation and discussion of ballot initiatives, flyers and candidate info. Both men and women welcome to attend. Info: President Clarice Moss, 503-658-5227, claricemoss@yahoo.com.
  • Anime Club, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Watch episodes of anime, do an activity and eat a snack. Teens 12-17 welcome. Contact Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, OCT 11 

  • Women's Book Club, 7-9pm, Sandy Public Library (second Thurs). 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Discussing "Wild: from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed. Info: Susie, jenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, OCT 12 

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

MONDAY, OCT 15 

  • 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. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Chillers, 7pm, Sandy Public Library Community Room, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Master storyteller Christopher Leebrick presents a riveting performance of Edgar Allan Poe's masterpiece. Also featuring other spooky tales from around the glove. Doughnuts and cider. For adults and teens (ages 12 and up). Info: Thea, tellen@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 17 

  • Makerspace, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Tools and space provided, you bring the inspiration. You'll be amazed by what you can do. Teens 12-17 welcome. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • Hoodland Book Group, 6:30-8:30pm, Hoodland Public Library, 24525 E Welches Rd., Welches. Discussing "Exit West," by Mohsin Hamid. Info: Dianne, ddowney@ci.sandy.or.us. 

THURSDAY, OCT 18 

  • Sandy Kiwanis, 6:30pm, (first & third Thurs) at Order off the menu. Info: www.sandykiwanis.org, 503-819-0511.
  • Photography Group, 7pm, (third Mon each month), Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Local photographer Roger Jones talks about his extensive career in the field. Info: Thea, tellen@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, OCT 19 

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

SATURDAY, OCT 20 

  • Adult Paint Night, 6:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Local artist Melissa Lawrence will lead you step-by-step from bare canvas to finished painting. Registration is required. Free. Event limited to 20 and for teens 12-17. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SUNDAY, OCT 21 

  • Using Herbs to Live Abundantly, 1pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Workshop lead by Master Herbalist Meg Turner focuses on the use of herbs and alternative health remedies to bolster the immune system. Make herbal samples. Info: Susie, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

TUESDAY, OCT 23 

  • Clackamas County House District 52 Oregon Trail Democrats, 7pm, (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, OCT 24 

  • Anime Club, 2:30-4:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Watch episodes of anime, do an activity and eat a snack. Teens 12-17 welcome. Contact Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • 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. 

THURSDAY, OCT 26 

  • Prepare for Winter, 6:30pm, Sandy Library Community Rm., 38980 Proctor Blvd, Sandy. OSU Master Gardener, Kris LaMar will offer tips and information. Info: Susie, sjenkins@ci.sandy.or.us. 

FRIDAY, OCT 27 

  • Teen Paint Night, 7pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Local artist Melissa Lawrence will lead you step-by-step from bare canvas to finished painting. Registration is required. Free. Event limited to 20. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

WEDNESDAY, OCT 31 

  • Teen Makerspace: Glow in the Dark Slime, 2:30pm, Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Experiment with solids and liquids while making your own slime to take home. Info: Rebecca, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us.

 


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES-
  • 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. Basic class begins on Sept 10. Do you have what it takes? Go to HoodlandFire.us, select "Volunteer Opportunities" and click on Hoodland CERT. Or drop by the Hoodland Fire Station. 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-
  • Timberline Lodge & Ski Area. Year-round skiing/snowboarding, lodge tours. Night skiing 4-9pm Fri/Sat and holidays. 503-622-7979, www.timberlinelodge.com.
  • Mt. Hood Skibowl. Adventure Park. 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.
  • Mt. Hood Village Resort. Fitness center/pool. 503-622-4011, www.mthoodvillage.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.
  • Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, 38979 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10 - 4 pm (Tuesday and Thursday available to members by appointment only) 503-668-4006.
BULLETIN BOARD-
  • Annual Canned Food Drive at McKenzie Dental, 24540 E Welches Rd., Welches. Anyone can come in to donate to help benefit the local community. For every donation you will be entered into a drawing at the end of October for a meal at The Rendezvous.
  • 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 Program offers free or discounted adventures at local venues. Available at the Hoodland Library. Call for information as to which passes are available, 503-622-3460 or hoodlandlibrary@ci.sandy.or.us.
  • 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.

 

EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO-

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. "Robot Revolution." (Runs through Sept 3, 2018). A collection of cutting-edge robots from some of the most innovative global robotics companies and universities. Guests will have the opportunity to react with robots that are rarely seen by the public. Info: www.omsi.edu. 

SUNDAYS 

  • Hoodland Farmers Market, 1-4pm, in the Rendezvous Center, behind El Burro, Welches (every Sunday through end of September). hoodlandfarmersmarket@gmail.com, phone: 503-890-6592. 

THURSDAYS 

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

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. 

FRIDAYS 

  • Mt Hood Farmers Market, 3-7pm 38600 Proctor Blvd., Sandy (every Friday, 3-7pm). 

SATURDAY, SEPT 1 

  • Mt Hood Artisan Market, 3-8pm, Mt Hood RV Resort, 65000 E Hwy 26, Welches. 

MONDAY, SEPT 3 

  • Timberline Lodge Mountain Music Festival, 12:30pm - Sunset. Held in the outdoor amphitheatre at Timberline Lodge. Music all day long (see Music line for artists). Free admission. Bring an instrument and join the Taborglass Players on the pickin' patio. No dogs or picnic lunches, please. Info: 503-272-3134, timberlinelodge.com. 

THURSDAY, SEPT 6 

  • Art Show/Reception "Steps," 6:45 pm, Sandy Actor’s Theatre (behind Ace Hardware), 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Members of the Wy’east Artisans Guild present their collection of artwork in a variety of media by local artists. The featured artist for this show is Rod Stroh, local photographer and longtime resident. After the reception, attendees are invited to stay for a full-length, preview performance of "Bill W and Dr. Bob." Doors open at 6:45pm, seating is on a first come basis. The art show will be on exhibit for the duration of the play, Sept 7-30th and may be viewed during theater hours. All donations support the Guild's public arts programs. 

THURSDAY, SEPT 6-30 

  • Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents "Ripcord." Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by David Smith-English. Osterman Theatre in the Niemeyer Ctr., at CCC campus, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City. In a senior living facility, cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with new arrival Marilyn. Abby has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper Marilyn by any means necessary. Tickets available online at www.clackamasrep.org. Showtimes: Thurs-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm. Children under 6 not permitted to performances. For questions re suitability of productions for older children, please call 503-594-6057. 

FRIDAY, SEPT 7-30 

  • Sandy Actors Theatre presents "Bill W and Dr Bob," by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey, directed by James Bass. (Runs Sept 7-30). A textured and truthful telling of AA's story. This inspiring play sketches evocative portraits of two complex men without portraying either as an untarnished hero. Located behind Ace Hardware at 17433 Meinig Ave., Sandy. Show times: Friday/Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday matinees at 3 pm. Tickets: $18 adults/$15 Seniors, Veterans, Students (w/ID), $13 children 12 and under. Active duty military in uniform, free. Info: 503-668-6834. 

FRIDAY, SEPT 7 

  • 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 Kory Quinn and Bob Soper. Always a fun, family event. Music, coffee and dessert. Info: 503-668-5537. 

SATURDAY, SEPT 8 

  • 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.
  • 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. 

SUNDAY, SEPT 9 

  • Cyclocross, Liepold Farms, 14050 SE Richey Rd., Boring. Presented by the City of Sandy. For more info: OBRA.org or call 503-668-5569 or e-mail recreation@cityofsandy.com.
  • Dogs Day Out, 10am-2pm, Liepold Farms, 14050 SE Richey Rd., Boring. Presented by the City of Sandy. A fundraiser for local Sandy dog parks and Fences for Fido. Dog friendly corn maze, optional fun walk/run. Part of the Cyclocross event. Food, drinks, music, raffle, pet-related exhibitors, games, prizes, demonstrations and more. 

SATURDAY, SEPT 15 

  • Presentation at Mt Hood Roasters, 9am, 73451 Hwy 26, Rhododendron (Next to Dairy Queen), to Leanna Little for her recycling efforts and in conjunction with World Cleanup Day. Free coffee and Dragonfly Bakery pastries at Mt Hood Roasters for the presentation.
  • Salmon Headwaters Cleanup, 10am-1pm, Timberline Lodge, 27500 W Leg Rd., Timberline. Help pick up trash below the ski slopes at the top of the watershed in partnership with Snowrider Project. Bring sturdy footwear, water, and clothing for mountain weather. Register at solveoregon.org or contact Sara@sandyriver.org 

FRIDAY, SEPT 21 

  • 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.
  • Teen Lock-In. From 8-10pm at AntFarm with Karaoke, and 10pm-12am at Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy, with video games, Wii and YouTube. Teens will need a guardian to sign in/out. Teens ages 12-17. Contact Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us. 

SATURDAY, SEPT 22-23 

  • Mount Hood Salmon, Mushroom & Bigfoot Festival (Sat 10-6pm, Sun 10-5pm, at Mt Hood Village, 65000 Hwy 26, Welches. Native American salmon bake, Mt Hood Scarecrow contest, Mt Hood fashion show, Native American storytelling, Sasquatch talks and much more. Lots of salmon and wild mushrooms. Free admission and parking. 

SATURDAY, SEPT 22 

  • 8th Annual Confederated Tribal Celebration, 10am-5pm, at Mt Hood Skibowl, 87000 Hwy 26, Government Camp. Join the Warm Springs, Paiutes, and Wasco tribes as they celebrate the history of their ancestors on Mt Hood. Festivities begin at 10am with tribal members arriving on horseback in full regalia to Skibowl. A Living Village, tribal dancing, drumming, arts and crafts vendors, and traditional salmon bake. All are welcome! Info: skibowl.com, 503-272-3206.
  • Bonney Butte Hawk Migration Festival, 10am-4pm, Mt Hood Cultural Center & Museum, Government Camp. A free, family-friendly event with live raptors, vendor booths and educational programs and activities.
  • Lower Sandy Floating Cleanup, 10am-3pm, Lewis & Clark Park, 1 Jordan Rd., Troutdale. Enjoy a free float down the river and help to protect and restore its beauty. Meet at Lewis and Clark State Park, join a shuttle to Dabney, and float back down collecting trash along the way. No experience, no equipment necessary. Register at solveoregon.org or contact Sara@sandyriver.org.
  • Mt Hood Lions Club 4th Annual Chili Cook-off, 11am-3:30pm, at Mt Hood Lions Club, 24730 E Woodsey Way, Welches. Tickets: $5 presale - Available at Welches Mountain Hardware Store, Clackamas Co. Bank and from any Lions club member. $6 at the door. Proceeds benefit Mt Hood Learning Center.
  • 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.
  • 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 Artisan Market, 3-8pm, Mt Hood RV Resort, 65000 E Hwy 26, Welches.

FRIDAY, SEPT 28-OCT 14 

  • Nutz N Boltz Theatre Company presents "Woman in Black." 28861 Grange St., Boring.  A chilling story of a haunted man looking to tell his tale of ghosts and horror and the unsuspecting actor who agrees to help him tell it. Show times: Friday/Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 3pm. 

SATURDAY, SEPT 29 

  • 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, SEPT 30 

  • 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.
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