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Events calendar for Aug. 3

The Gresham Outlook welcomes calendar notices for weekly public events and support group meetings in East County. To submit an item, send the information to Dateline, The Gresham Outlook, P.O. Box 747, Gresham, 97030; email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or fax it to 503-665-2187 at least 10 days before the event or meeting.

THURSDAY, AUG. 4

Elks Bingo - 6:30 p.m., Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St. Members and guests welcome. For more information, call 503-666-1805.

FRIDAY, AUG. 5

Water Wonders at Blue Lake Park - 1 to 5 p.m., Blue Lake Regional Park, 20500 N.E. Marine Drive, Fairview. Explore how water helps plants and creatures thrive, and how to protect it from pollution. Discover activities such as lake creature explorations, water critter origami, water cycle card making or fishy potato stamp printing. Suitable for ages 3 and older; adult supervision is required. Meet next to the water spray ground inside Blue Lake Regional Park. Free. Parking is $5 for cars, $7 for buses and free for bicycles and pedestrians. For more information, call 503-234-3000. Hosted by Metro.

Friday Night Magic - 7 to 9 p.m. every Friday, 4th Street Brewing Co., 77 N.E. Fourth St. Local magician Brian Proctor performs every Friday night at 4th Street Brewing. Visit BrianProctorMagic.com or 4thStreetBrewing.com for information.

Around the Campfire at Oxbow: Songs with Dave Orleans - 8 to 9 p.m., Oxbow Regional Park, 3010 S.E. Oxbow Parkway. Dave Orleans brings energetic and folksy songs for all ages to the campfire. Campfire shows are open only to overnight campers. Pets are not allowed. For more information, call 503-797-1650, option 2. Hosted by Metro.

SATURDAY, AUG. 6

Water Wonders at Blue Lake Park - 1 to 5 p.m., Blue Lake Regional Park, 20500 N.E. Marine Drive, Fairview. Explore how water helps plants and creatures thrive, and how to protect it from pollution. Discover activities such as lake creature explorations, water critter origami, water cycle card making or fishy potato stamp printing. Suitable for ages 3 and up; adult supervision is required. Meet next to the water spray ground inside Blue Lake Regional Park. Free. Parking is $5 for cars, $7 for buses and free for bicycles and pedestrians. For more information, call 503-234-3000. Hosted by Metro.

Around the Campfire at Oxbow: Birds of Prey of the Pacific Northwest - 8 to 9 p.m., Oxbow Regional Park, 3010 S.E. Oxbow Parkway. Live birds of prey visit the campfire circle from the Audubon Society of Portland's Wildlife Care Center. Find out cool raptor facts and see these birds up close. Campfire shows are open only to overnight campers. Pets are not allowed. For more information, call 503-797-1650, option 2. Hosted by Metro.