Events calendar for Oct. 8


The Gresham Outlook welcomes calendar notices for weekly public events and support group meetings in East County. To submit an item, send the information to Dateline, The Gresham Outlook, P.O. Box 747, Gresham, 97030; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or fax it to 503-665-2187 at least 10 days before the event or meeting.


'Falling Leaves' Small Standard Flower Show - 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church, 5441 S.E. Belmont St., Portland. The Multnomah District of the Oregon State Federation of Garden Clubs is hosting the Small Standard Flower Show. About 137 district members, including members of the Petal Pushers Garden Club of Gresham, are expected to participate in the show, which will feature judging in dozens of categories related to horticulture and floral design. There will also be a bazaar, refreshments and a luncheon. The show is open to the public. Call Multnomah District co-directors Linda Shamp at 503-760-6549 or Carolyn Elsten at 503-661-1003 for more information.

Vegetarian Cooking Class - 2 to 4 p.m., Seventh-day Adventist Church, Fellowship Hall, 223 S.E. Cleveland Ave. Join in for an afternoon of preparing healthy, tasty meals, recipe sharing, shopping help, cooking tips and techniques. This is an ongoing class held every second Sunday of the month.


Little Trout Play Park - 10 to 11:30 a.m., Glenn Otto Park, Sam Cox Building, 1106 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Toddlers through 5-year-old children can enjoy an hour and a half of fun and frolic. Adult supervision is required. No registration is needed, but the cost is $1.50. Call Troutdale Recreation at 503-674-7206.

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.

Ice Cream with a Councilor - 2 p.m., Damascus Dairy Queen, 20205 S.E. Highway 212. Meet with city councilors and talk about local issues.


College Fair - 7 p.m., Gresham High School, 1200 N. Main Ave. Representatives from all seven Oregon public universities and Mt. Hood Community College will be on hand at Gresham High School. Students can meet with admissions counselors, learn about financial aid and other issues that might affect college students. Call 503-674-5555 for information.