Events calendar for Aug. 27
SUNDAY, AUG. 28
Lions Barbecue and Family Fun Day at Oral Hull - Noon to 4 p.m., Oral Hull Park, 43233 S.E. Oral Hull Road, Sandy. Enjoy a barbecue chicken dinner, live music, carnival booths, face painting, a cakewalk, raffles, swimming and a tour of the gardens. Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for ages 12 and younger. Call 503-668-6195 for information.
Kathy Mozena Memorial Garden Tour - Noon to 4 p.m., 30815 E. Woodard Road, Troutdale. Stroll through Kathy Mozena's lovely gardens at the former Lost Acres Dahlia Farm. Kathy's husband, Jim, and many friends have prepared her gardens as a final memorial. Kathy died in July from pulmonary fibrosis, enjoying her gardens from the window of her cottage home. Open to the public.
Oregon Labor Rights Week: Women in the Workplace - Noon, Plaza del Sol, 18709 S.E. Stark St. This is an educational event put on by the Consulate of Mexico. There will be about 14 information booths along with music and dancing. For more information, contact Cesar Cortez at 503-274-1442, ext. 18.
Plant Explorations at Blue Lake Park - 1 to 5 p.m., Blue Lake Regional Park, 20500 N.E. Marine Drive, Fairview. Learn how seeds travel, stems sprout, plants grow, or how flowers make fruit in a beautiful children's garden. Enjoy fun activities such as potato printing, bookmark making, flower origami and leaf rubbings. Suitable for ages 3 and up; adult supervision is required. Parking is $5 for cars, $7 for buses and free for bicycles and pedestrians. For more information, call 503-234-3000. Hosted by Metro.
MONDAY, AUG. 29
Child Safety Training - 3 p.m., Rockwood Grange, 18303 S.E. Stark St. Cares Northwest and the Center for Family Success are hosting a free educational workshop about the safety and well being of children. Physicians, nurses and counselors will present information on shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma, the effects of domestic violence on children and drug and alcohol effects on babies. Call 503-286-0600 to register for this event. Childcare is available by reservation.
'Feeding the Hungry Brain' Nutrition Tele-Seminar - 7 to 8 p.m. Learn which foods are brain drainers and brain boosters and improve your overall nutrient intake. Presented by Selena Moffitt, CPR instructor and holistic nutrition counselor. Register for a call-in number and pass code at RadiantLifeHealthCounseling.com or cal 503-318-6512.
TUESDAY, AUG. 30
Gresham Eagles Pinochle - Noon, Fraternal Order of Eagles, 117 N.E. Roberts Ave. For more information, call 503-667-3019.
Gresham Senior Writers Club - 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Gresham Senior Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St. Call 503-826-1619 for more information.