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Events calendar for Aug. 10

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. 11

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. 12

Community Rummage Sale - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., former Saturn Dealership, Southeast Stark Street and Sundial Avenue. Sponsored by the Optimist Club of Gresham, this sale will include everything from toys to tools. Proceeds go to support youth programs. The sale continues until Saturday.

Animal Activities at Blue Lake - 1 to 5 p.m., Blue Lake Regional Park, 20500 N.E. Marine Drive. (Repeats at same time on Saturday.) Come see what creatures visit a garden and how they help it grow. Find animal footprints, see what brings butterflies and how to help birds eat better. Enjoy activities such as critter rock painting, animal origami and wildlife journaling. For ages 3 and up; adult supervision is required. Free program. Parking $5 for cars, $7 for buses and free for bicycles and pedestrians. Located next to the water spray ground inside Blue Lake Regional Park. This is a drop-in program; no registration is necessary.

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: Greg Clarke - 8 to 9 p.m., Oxbow Regional Park, 3010 S.E. Oxbow Parkway. Musician Greg Clarke brings old-time tunes around 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. 13

Bull Run Watershed Tour - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Portland Parks and Recreation, Room 600, 2909 S.W. Second Ave., Portland. See Portland's tap water at its source and learn about the protected resources that provide the area with high-quality drinking water. Cost is $10 and advance registration is required; call 503-823-7437 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Community Rummage Sale - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., former Saturn Dealership, Southeast Stark Street and Sundial Avenue. Sponsored by the Optimist Club of Gresham, this sale will include everything from toys to tools. Proceeds go to support youth programs.

Family Walk - 9 to 10:30 a.m., Gresham City Hall Plaza, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Family Walks start at 9 a.m. sharp on the Gresham City Hall Plaza next to the MAX station. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. These family walks will cover a couple of miles at a pace suitable for families. Call Sandra Doubleday at 503-618-2816 for more information.

Family Bicycle Ride - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Main City Park, 219 S. Main Ave. These are slower paced group rides of about 8 to 10 miles around Gresham that pass by parks, schools and other public facilities. Riders are encouraged to arrive 10 minutes early; the group leaves at 10 a.m. sharp. Call Bud Rice at 503-667-0683.

Healthy Kids' Fair - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, 24800 S.E. Stark St. The fair will include low-cost immunizations, public safety vehicle tours, a bike helmet fitting and sale, a car safety check, information about healthy habits and eating, field games and a teddy bear clinic, where children can bring in their stuffed animals to be repaired. Call 503-335-3500 or visit legacyhealth.org for more information.

Guide Dogs for the Blind Graduation - 1:30 p.m., 32901 S.E. Kelso Road, Boring. The public is invited to attend this graduation for men and women who have completed the program at Guide Dogs for the Blind. Visit guidedogs.com or call 503-668-2100 for information.

Barlow High School Football Fundraiser - 4:30 p.m., Cascade Athletic Club, 19201 S.E. Division St. This luau and dinner will raise funds for the football program. Dinner begins at 5:15 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and available at the door or in advance by calling 503-830-2571.

Around the Campfire at Oxbow: Margaret Eng - 8 to 9 p.m., Oxbow Regional Park, 3010 S.E. Oxbow Parkway. Margaret Eng, Outdoor School staff member and storyteller, shares American Indian legends, songs and stories. Campfire shows are open only to overnight campers. Pets are not allowed. For more information, call 503-797-1650, option 2. Hosted by Metro.