Events calendar for Sept. 14
THURSDAY, SEPT. 15
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.
Cub Scout Pack 717 Recruitment Night - 7 p.m., Fairview Community Center, 300 Harrison St. Contact at Tamie Arnold 503-317-8001 for more information.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17
SOLV Beach and Riverside Cleanup - Various locations. Volunteer for the SOLV Beach and Riverside Cleanup to pick up trash and enhance watershed health at more than 100 sites across Oregon, including several sites in East Multnomah County. Visit solv.org or call 1-800-333-SOLV.
Beaver Creek Canyon Trail Cleanup - 9 a.m. to noon, Glenn Otto Park, 1106 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Bring vegetation-removal tools and help clean the trail. All ages allowed, but adult supervision required for children. Call 503-252-9582 for information.
Aquifer Adventure - Noon to 4 p.m., Portland Water Bureau canoe launch, 16650 N.E. Airport Way, Portland. Big and little pirates alike are welcome to join the Portland Water Bureau and the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for a family festival about groundwater. Free, and food will be available for purchase. Call 503-281-1132.
Bully Proof Workshop - Noon to 1 p.m., Gresham Library, 385 N.W. Miller Ave. Master Jeong, chief instructor at Best Taekwondo Academy in Gresham, will teach children how to cope with bullying and learn life skills that help children understand and resolve conflict peacefully. Free. Call 503-492-5522 or visit bestTKD.com for information.
Herb garden gone wild - From 2 to 4 p.m. the last two weekends this summer. A walk with herbalist, survivalist Tammy Murray, who has 35 years experience in what you can eat and grow in your garden for food survival. Call Murray at 503-328-9545 to reserve a spot.