Events calendar for Sept. 17
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18
Gresham CROP Hunger Walk for Church World Service - 1:30 p.m., downtown Gresham. Held rain or shine, this 3.3-mile walk raises money for Zarephath Ministries' kitchen and pantry. Every walker must pre-register at Gresham United Methodist Church, 620 N.W. Eighth St. Shorter walking routes are offered. Call 503-408-6865 or visit cropwalkonline.org for information.
MONDAY, SEPT. 19
Bike Commuting 101 Workshop - Noon to 1 p.m., Gresham City Hall, Barlow Trail Room, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. The workshop will be led by Bicycle Transportation Alliance staff and volunteers, and topics will include information on safe and legal riding; foul-weather riding; lights and rain gear; how to carry clothes, groceries and kids; dealing with helmet hair; and route-planning and maps. These presentations will be followed by a question and answer session, and an opportunity for you to receive one-on-one route-planning assistance from experienced bicycle commuters. Refreshments will be provided; feel free to bring a sack lunch.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20
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.
Creative Writing Group - 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 224 W. Powell Blvd. Join other aspiring writers for critique and guidance in writing for fun or publication. For more information, call 503-665-2159.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21
Midweek Walk - 12:05 p.m., Gresham City Hall plaza, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Make sure you have comfortable shoes and a bottle of water. These walks cover a couple of miles at a brisk pace suitable for business attire. Walks will take 40 to 50 minutes and will return to the same starting location. Contact Sandra Doubleday at 503-618-2816.