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What's happening - Sept. 29, 2011

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29

· 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. 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. www.marylhursttoastmasters.org.

· SOCIAL MEDIA 101 FOR BUSINESS - 7:45 a.m. registration. Comprehensive overview of major social media platforms. Marylhurst University in the Willow conference room, 17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst. Cost is $20.

· WINE TASTING - 5:30 p.m. Cow Catcher release party at The Olive and The Grape, 14559 Westlake Drive, Lake Oswego. Complimentary tasting of Seattle Magazine's best Washington state red blend under $20.

· NORTHWEST ASSOCIATION OF BOOK PUBLISHERS - 11 a.m. at Marriott Fairfield Inn, 6100 S.W. Meadows, Lake Oswego. For those who have a book or are thinking about writing one.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30

· WALLMASTERS TOASTMASTERS - 6:45 a.m. TOC Management Services, 6825 S.W. Sandburg Road, Tigard. 503-550-6572. www.wallmasters.org.

SATURDAY, OCT. 1

· WINTERIZING YOUR POND - 10 a.m. Prepare your pond for the cold months ahead. Hughes Water Garden, 25289 S.W. Stafford Road in Tualatin. 503-638-1709.

· WALUGA LODGE A.F. AND A.M. MEETING - 8 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. meeting. 417 Second St., Lake Oswego. Ron, 503-245-1250.

· CELEBRATE THE GIFTS ART FESTIVAL - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane in Tigard. Donations and percent of art sales benefit local mission projects. 503-639-3273. www.calvinpresbyterian.org.

SUNDAY, OCT. 2

· SCOUT CLEANUP DAY - Noon to 5 p.m. Lake Oswego troops and Cub Scout packs can help clean up Oswego Pioneer Cemetery. Bring a unit flag, dress in class Bs and bring lawn tools, gloves and yard trash bags. 16525 Stafford Road, Lake Oswego. Mark Hoyt, 503-476-4661. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

· CELEBRATE THE GIFTS ART FESTIVAL - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane in Tigard. Donations and percent of art sales benefit local mission projects. 503-639-3273. www.calvinpresbyterian.org.

MONDAY, OCT. 3

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

· LAKE OSWEGO TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 to 8 p.m. 17377 S.W. Boones Ferry Road, Ste. 200. Guests welcome at 6:15 p.m. www.lakeoswegotoastmasters.com.

TUESDAY, OCT. 4

· SCRABBLE CLUB - 6:45 p.m. Lakewood Center, 368 S. State St. Meets every Tuesday. Ruth Hamilton, 503-675-7663. 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.

· VISTING ARTIST - 5 p.m. Miller Center for the Humanities, room 105, Lewis and Clark, 615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road, Portland. Art department invites practicing artists, critics and curators to share. Susie J. Lee, multimedia.

· WEST LINN CHAMBER WORKSHOP - 5 to 7 p.m. Workshop presenter Brandi Hereford, membership and event director for Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce and Constant Contacts presenter. Bolton Fire Station, 6050 Failing St., West Linn. 503-655-6744. www.westlinnchamber.com.

· WILLAMETTE FALLS HERITAGE AREA WORKSHOP - 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. 'The Economics of Heritage' with guest Donovan Rypkema. Clackamas County Historical Society's Tumwater Room, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City. www.wfheritage.org/events.html.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5

· 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. 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. Rita, 503-496-3729.

· COFFEE WITH COUNCILOR JENNI TAN - 10 to 11:30 a.m. Robinwood Starbucks, West Linn. An informal meeting to get to know Tan and talk with her about issues.

· CASA CHILD ADVOCATES - 6 to 7 p.m. 1011 S.W. Molalla Ave., Ste. 203, Oregon City. Child Advocates Inc. seeking volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates. Information session. 53-723-0521. www.casa-cc.org.

THURSDAY, OCT. 6

· 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.

· NEWCOMERS WELCOME CLUB OF LAKE OSWEGO/WEST LINN - 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 3480 Chaparrel Drive, West Linn. Meet and greet. Sue, 503-747-5251. www.newcomerswelcomeclub.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.

· MARYLHURST TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m. Baxter Hall, Marylhurst University. Open to all. Meets each Thursday. www.marylhursttoastmasters.org.

· 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. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Send news of your event to What's Happening, Review/Tidings, 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.. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Thursday before the next publication date.