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What's happening - Aug. 18, 2011

THURSDAY, AUG. 18

· WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT PROJECT - 3 to 5:30 p.m. 14-week course begins today for women who have been emotionally or physically abused. Free and open to all women in Clackamas County. Info: Patricia, 503-655-8776 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

· WEST LINN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS AFTER HOURS - 5 to 6:30 p.m. Lil' Cooperstown Pub and Grill, 1817 Willamette Falls Drive.

· LOS BILINGUES TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m. Legacy Meridian Park Tualatin Hospital Education Center. Practice/improve your Spanish and leadership skills. Every Thursday. Visitors free. www.losbilingues.com.

· MARYLHURST TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m. Baxter Hall, Marylhurst University. Open to all. Meets each Thursday. Info: http://www.marylhursttoastmasters.org/

· WEST LINN RIVERVIEW LIONS CLUB - 6:30 p.m. West Linn Adult Community Center, Rosemont Road. Meeting and dinner. Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays. 503-657-8290.

· EATING DISORDERS ANONYMOUS (EDA) - 8 to 9 p.m. West Linn Lutheran Church, 20390 Willamette Drive, Room 203. Meets each second and fourth Thursday. Info: http://www.meetup.com/EDA-Bulimia-Support-Group-aka-H-E-A-L-T-H-Class/

FRIDAY, AUG. 19

· LAKE OSWEGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING - 8 to 9 a.m. Acceleration Chiropractic, 154950 S.W. Sequoia Parkway #150, Portland. Refreshments provided. Visitors always welcome. 503-636-3634.

· WESTERN STYLE BARBECUE FUNDRAISER - 6 to 7:30 p.m. West Linn Adult Community Center, 1180 Rosemont Road. Hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, homemade potato salad, cowboy baked beans, chips, watermelon, lemonade. $10 adults, $5 kids ages 10 and under. Beer and wine for sale. Profits go toward expansion fund. Reservations at 503-557-4704.

SATURDAY, AUG. 20

· LAKE GROVE FIRE DISTRICT #57 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING - 9 a.m. 300 B Ave., Lake Oswego. Regular monthly meeting.

· RESTORATION WORK PARTIES AT MADDAX WOODS AND BURNSIDE PARK - 9 a.m. to noon. 5785 River St., West Linn. Every third Saturday.

· MARES AND MARGARITAS FIESTA - 5 p.m. Lake Oswego Hunt Equestrian Center, Iron Mountain Road. Ladies Night Out. Mexican dinner and margaritas, wine or beer $40. Music, raffle and silent auction. Proceeds go toward preserving the Hunt Club. Info: www.lakeoswegohunt.com. Tickets: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MONDAY, AUG. 22

· MONDAY VOLUNTEER GROUP - 8:30 a.m. to noon. Meet at tool shed in gravel parking lot at Mary S Young Park, West Linn. Invasive species removal. Bring your own work gloves. Tools provided. Lorie, 503-803-0678.

· COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER USERS GROUP - Center closed for cleaning this week and next Monday.

· JOB SEEKERS SUPPORT GROUP - 4 to 6 p.m. Marylhurst University, Baxter Hall. Lynn, 503-699-6271.

· LAKE OSWEGO TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 to 8 p.m. 17377 S.W. Boones Ferry Road #200. Guests should arrive at 6:15 p.m. Website: www.lakeoswegotoastmasters.com.

TUESDAY, AUG. 23

· CLACKAMAS COUNTY CHAPTER OF PARENTS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS (PFLAG) - Picnic with members of The Living Room, a safe haven for LGBTQ youth in Clackamas County. Info for picnic: 503-799-9875.

· SCRABBLE CLUB - 6:45 p.m. Lakewood Center, 368 S. State St. Meets every Tuesday. Info: Ruth Hamilton, 503-675-7663 or visit www.portlandscrabble.org

· MARYLHURST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION - 7 p.m. West Linn Adult Community Center, 1180 Rosemont Road.

· WEST LINN/OREGON CITY CHESS CLUB - 7 to 10 p.m. Meets every Tuesday in the basement of Pioneer Adult Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. Brian, 503-744-0997.

· TURNINGPOINTS FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN ABUSED BY SPOUSE, PARTNER OR BOYFRIEND - Two hours once a week, sponsored by Clackamas County for women ages 18 and older. 503-654-2288 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24

· ROTARY CLUB OF WEST LINN- Noon. West Linn Lutheran Church, 20390 Willamette Drive. Meets every Wednesday. Lunch, prepared by B and B Bar B Que, available for $15. Info: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

· STAFFORD ADULT CHOIR - 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Stafford Boutique Retirement Community, 1200 Overlook Drive. Choir directed by Donna Kagan. Refreshments served following practice. Call Rita to register: 503-496-3729.

· WEST LINN FARMERS MARKET - 5 to 8 p.m. Old Willamette at Willamette Falls Drive. Today is the last day.

THURSDAY, AUG 25

· NORTHWEST ASSOCIATION OF BOOK PUBLISHERS - 11 a.m. Marriott Fairfield Inn, 6100 S.W. Meadows Road, Lake Oswego. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-684-3581.

· WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT PROJECT - 3 to 5:30 p.m. For women who have been emotionally or physically abused. Free and open to all women in Clackamas County. Info: Patricia, 503-655-8776 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

· LAKE OSWEGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ON THE GO (YPLO) - 4 to 7 p.m. Good way to meet other young professionals. Travel on a VIPPDX bus and stop at Gubancs, Terrace Kitchen and another surprise location. Limited to 25. $25 members, $30 non-members. Info at Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce website, LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

· LAKE OSWEGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS AFTER HOURS - 5 to 7 p.m. Buckley Law, Three Centerpointe Drive, Suite 250. Prizes, networking. $5 door charge benefits Chamber.

· LOS BILINGUES TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m. Legacy Meridian Park Tualatin Hospital Education Center. Practice/improve your Spanish and leadership skills. Every Thursday. Visitors free. www.losbilingues.com.

· MARYLHURST TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m. Baxter Hall, Marylhurst University. Open to all. Meets each Thursday. Info: http://www.marylhursttoastmasters.org/

· EATING DISORDERS ANONYMOUS (EDA) - 8 to 9 p.m. West Linn Lutheran Church, 20390 Willamette Drive, Room 203. Group meets each second and fourth Thursday. Info: http://www.meetup.com/EDA-Bulimia-Support-Group-aka-H-E-A-L-T-H-Class/

Send news of your event to What's Happening, Review/Tidings, P.O. Box 548, Lake Oswego, OR 97034 or email Susan Mansfield at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Thursday before the next publication date.