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Events calendar for Aug. 17

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. 18

Third Thursdays in Gresham - 5:30 to 8 p.m., historic downtown Gresham along Main Avenue. Extended business hours, live music, wine tasting, artisan booths and special promotions are a few highlights of this seasonal event. Visit exploregresham.com or call 503-665-5990 for information.

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. 19

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.

SATURDAY, AUG. 20

Applebee's Pancake Breakfast Benefit for Gresham Senior Center - 8 to 10 a.m., Applebee's, 489 N.W. Burnside Road. This pancake breakfast benefits the Gresham Senior Center. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the senior center, 600 N.E. Eighth St.

Community Yardwork Day - 8:30 a.m. to noon, Fairview Elementary School, 225 Main St., Fairview. Smith Memorial Presbyterian Church members and staff, along with friends and family of Fairview Elementary, will work to get the school in tip-top shape. If possible, volunteers should bring gardening gloves, clippers, shovels, recycling bags, rakes, rags and Windex. Muffins and beverages will be provided. RSVP to 503-754-8390 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Aug. 19.