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Events calendar for Nov. 9

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 to 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.

THURSDAY, NOV. 10

Free Math Presentation - 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Mt. Hood Community College, Room 2606, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Each year, the college's math department schedules a series to show some of the interesting and engaging topics of mathematics that aren't included in the normal curriculum. Other presentations are scheduled for Nov. 15 and Nov. 22. Free and open to the public; college visitors must purchase a parking permit for $3.

Fall Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce Expo - 4:30 p.m., St. Henry Catholic Church gym, 346 N.W. First St. The Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a Fall Expo, free and open to the public. Meet the newest local chamber businesses, enter a raffle and receive discount coupons that will save you money on local products and services. Contact Alison Hart at 503-665-1131 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Elks Bingo - 6:30 p.m., Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St. Members and guests welcome. Call 503-666-1805.

SATURDAY, NOV. 12

Family Caregivers Forum - 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Providence Medical Center, Cancer Center Auditorium, 4805 N.E. Glisan St., Portland. This free forum will examine key aging and caregiving-related issues and technologies, local resources and support services that can help seniors remain at home safely and successfully. The event is free but registration is required; call 1-877-926-8300 to register. Call Loriann McNeill at 503-988-3620, ext. 26263, for information.

Willow Planting at Fairview Park - 9 a.m. to noon, Conifer Park, 143 S.E. 205th Place. Volunteers are invited to plant willow and cottonwood seedlings along Fairview Creek, one of the few surface streams in the Columbia Slough watershed. Call 503-281-1132 for more information.