Steppin' Out for Aug. 17


Cinema Under the Stars

WHAT: Cinema Under the Stars wraps up its summer season with a screening of 'Despicable Me,' a PG-rated animated movie. Hosted by the Greater Gresham Area Prevention Partnership.

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 20. The movie starts at dusk.

WHERE: H.B. Lee Middle School, 1121 N.E. 172nd Ave. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

COST: Free to attend. School booster clubs and other groups will provide concessions, with proceeds funding school improvements.

INFO: Call 503-823-0088 or visit

Garden Tour

WHAT: The West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce invites people to tour eight uniquely inspired gardens in or around Bridal Veil, Corbett, Gresham and Troutdale. The tour ends at 4 p.m. with an 'Art of Community' reception at the Troutdale home of Linda and Terry Cook.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.

WHERE: Various locations. Attendees will receive a map to follow a self-guided tour.

COST: Tickets are $20 (free for children) and can be purchased at or at the Harlow House museum, 726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, on the day of the tour.

INFO: Visit or call Karen Schaaf at 503-705-6987.