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What's happening - Sept. 8, 2011

THURSDAY, SEPT. 8

· WEST LINN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MORNING NETWORKING - 8-9 a.m. Morning Networking with Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue. Refreshments and a tour of the new Bolton Fire Station. 6050 Failing St., West Linn. Call 503-655-6744 or visit www.westlinnchamber.com.

· LAKE OSWEGO ROTARY - Noon. Lakewood Center, 368 S. State St. Meets each Monday. Info: Don Irving, 503-638-0804.

· 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.

· 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 p.m. West Linn Lutheran Church, Room 203, 20390 Willamette Drive. Info: http://www.meetup.com/EDAWestLinn/ Michelle, 503-804-9317.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 9

· LAKE OSWEGO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING - 8 to 9 a.m. Trios Studio, 3 Monroe Parkway. Refreshments provided.

· GAME CLUB FOR KIDS WITH ASPERGER'S SYNDROME - 6:30 to 10 p.m. West Linn Lutheran Church, 20390 Willamette Drive. $8 donation and potluck dish requested. http://aspergersnet.org/game_club.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10

· FIRST ADDITION/ FOREST HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION GARAGE SALE - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

· STEWARDSHIP SATURDAYS, FRIENDS OF TRYON CREEK - 9 a.m. to noon. 11321 Terwilliger Blvd. Second and fourth Saturdays. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Gloves and light snack provided.

· WATER GARDENING IN CONTAINERS WITH FALL AND WINTER INTEREST PLANTS - 10 a.m. Hughes Water Gardens, 25289 S.W. Stafford Road, Tualatin. Free class. 503-638-1709.

· LEAGUE OF WEST LINN NEIGHBORHOODS - 10 a.m. to noon. Meets second Saturdays to explore ideas and solutions to preserve and enhance community of West Linn. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-0657-0550, or

· DOG CLUB'S THIRD ANNUAL PET FESTIVAL - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 18675 Willamette Drive, West Linn. Games, prizes, free hot dogs.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 11

· RIVERGROVE'S 40th BIRTHDAY PICNIC - 3 to 5 p.m. Lloyd Minor Park, beween the streets of Marlin, Tualamere and Dogwood. Hot dogs, sodas and birthday cake provided. Bring a side dish to share and folding chairs or blanket. Bring a photo to include in a time capsule.

MONDAY, SEPT. 12

· 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 - 9 to 11 a.m. Temporary change of meeting place through November: Lake Oswego Computer Repair Store, 393 N. State St. Vestas Corporation 'Overview of Wind Energy.' Info: 503-635-3758.

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

· LAKE GROVE FIRE DISTRICT # 57- 6:30 p.m. 17665 Pilkington Road, Suite B. Regular monthly meeting.

· 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.

· CLACKAMAS COUNTY MASTER GARDENER PROGRAM - 7 to 8 p.m. Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie. Speaker is Carolyn Kolb of Wind Dancer Garden, who will share hints on ornamental grasses. Free and open to public. 503-653-8100.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13

· SCIENCE WITHOUT LIMITS SYMPOSIUM 'FORM AND FUNCTION: MOLECULAR MACHINES AT THE NANOSCALE' - Lewis and Clark College, 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road. Lectures and events with keynote addresses by Michael Summers and Carlos Bustamante. Additional events include a forum, presentation of students' research and festival. Free and open to the public. Continues Sept. 14.

· 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

· 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.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14

· 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.

· WILLAMETTE WOMAN DEMOCRATS (W2D) - 4 to 6 p.m. Oswego Lake Country Club (no denim). 'The Invisible Political Power Brokers: Women Who Educate, Advocate and Influence State Legislators,' with Angi Dilkes Kristen Leonard, Gail Meyer and Lauren Rhoades, all leaders in the field of lobbying for progressive causes. Light refreshments. $12 members, $15 non-members. Reservations by Sept. 12: 503-656-4445.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 15

· SHARE SINGERS MEETING - 10 to 11:30 a.m. West Linn Adult Community Center, 22500 Salamo Road. This group visits local assisted living communities to sing and have conversations with residents. New members welcome. Music reading ability not required. Info: Jim, 503-635-9434.

· 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.

· WEST LINN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AFTER HOURS - 5 to 6:30 p.m. Ribbon cutting at W205 Executive Suites, 1800 Blankenship Road, Suite 200. Refreshments and raffle prizes. Visit www.westlinnchamber.com.

· 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.

· SKYLANDS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETING AND NEIGHBORHOOD MIXER - 7 p.m. 'Cone Park.' 18049 Skyland Circle. Contact Burke Smith, 503-635-3510.

· WALUGA NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION BOARD MEETING - 7 to 9 p.m. Lake Grove Elementary School. 503-744-0795.

· HOLLY ORCHARD NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION BOARD MEETING - 7 p.m. 4362 Glacier Lily St. All neighbors welcome.

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