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What's happening - March 31 through April 7

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

· MARYLHURST TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m., Baxter Hall, Marylhurst University. Visit www.marylhursttoastmasters.org.

· NORTHWEST ASSOCIATION OF BOOK PUBLISHERS - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fairfield Inn, 6100 S.W. Meadows Rd. If you have a book or are writing one, visit this group of independent publishers. Contact Cleon Cox at 503-684-3581.

· BENEFITS FOR WARTIME VETERANS AND SPOUSES - 2 to 3 p.m., Carman Oaks Senior Living, 3800 Carman Dr., Lake Oswego. Mei Wong speaks about pension benefits for in-home or nursing care. Free. Contact 503-636-3800.

· THINK, DISCUSS, DO - 7 p.m., LO Library, 706 4th Street. Exchange ideas and information at the library's new open forum. Discussion will be around small presses and publishing your own book. Contact Alicia Yokoyama 503-534-5285.

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

· WALLMASTERS TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 a.m., TOC Management Services, 6825 S.W. Sandburg Rd., Tigard. Contact Megan 503-550-6572.

· 789JAM YOUTH ACTIVITY CENTER - 4 to 6 p.m., Willamette Christian Church, 3153 S. Brandywine. After school program for middle school students. Westlinnoregon.gov/parksrec.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

· WALUGA LODGE, A.F. and A.M. - 8 a.m. breakfast; 9 a.m. tiled meeting at 417 2nd St., Lake Oswego. For more information contact Master of the Lodge Ron Eggers at 503-245-1250.

· LAKE OSWEGO NEIGHBORHOOD ACTION COALITION (LONAC) - 9:30 a.m., Oswego Heritage House, 398 10th Street. All are welcome to participate in discussions of city and neighborhood issues. Contact John Surrett 503-697-7064.

· TRILLIUM FESTIVAL AND NATIVE PLANT SALE - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tryon Creek State Park. Live music, children's activities, crafts and food vendors, art show and sale. Free shuttle from Riverdale HS and Lewis and Clark College.

· HUGHES WATER GARDEN FREE CLASS - 10 a.m., 25289 S.W. Stafford Rd., Tualatin. 'Pondless Urns and Bubbling Rocks.' Free, register at 503-638-1709.

· WL LIBRARY BOOK SALE - Noon to 5 p.m., 1595 Burns St. The library is overstocked so there will be a large selection of books and media items. The sale continues on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., and Monday from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (On Monday, a grocery bag of books is just $2.)

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

· 'WESTERN WOMEN: PIONEERS and PROSTITUTES' - 4 p.m., Lake Oswego United Methodist Church, 1855 South Shore Blvd. One-woman show written and performed by Melinda Strobel. Tickets are $15.

MONDAY, APRIL 4

· WL CURBSIDE CLEANUP WEEK - Free curbside cleanup for all WL residences (on your regular garbage day) will include pickup of everything from barbecues to small appliances. Items must be contained in cans, bags or boxes. Paint or hazardous materials will not be collected. Questions? Contact West Linn Refuse and Recycling at 503-557-3900. From April 4 to April 8.

· MARY S. YOUNG PARK RESTORATION - 8:30 a.m. to noon, 19900 Highway 43, West Linn. Remove invasive ivy and reintroduce native plants. Bring gloves; tools provided. Contact John Linman 503-636-0134; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

· LOACC COMPUTER USER GROUP - 9 a.m. Q and A, 9:30 a.m. Library programming: The Hidden WEB.

· JOB SEEKERS SUPPORT GROUP - 4 to 6 p.m., Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Hwy. Lynn Brown, Marylhurst director of career services, and Maureen Muldoon, job support and outreach coordinator, address career transitions. Contact 503-699-6271.

· LAKE OSWEGO TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m., 17377 S.W. Boones Ferry Rd. #200. For information call David Jamieson, 503-310-3495 or visit www.LakeOswegoToastmasters.com

TUESDAY, APRIL 5

· WL CHAMBER LUNCH FORUM: BUILDING A STRATEGIC BUSINESS PLAN - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oregon Golf Club, 25700 Pete's Mountain Rd. Presented by Sherry B. Jordan, MA, MFT, founder of Northwest Coaching Group. Cost $20 members/$25 non-members. RSVP 503-655-6744.

· SCRABBLE CLUB - 6:45 p.m., Lakewood Center for the Arts. Club meets weekly. Contact Ruth Hamilton 503-675-7663.

· WEST LINN/OREGON CITY CHESS CLUB - 7 to 10 p.m., Pioneer Adult Community Center, in the basement. All are welcome, chessboards available. Contact Brian Berger 503-744-0997.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6

· FREE PARENT-CHILD PLAYGROUP - 10 to 11:30 a.m., Sunset Firehall, 2215 Long St., West Linn. Adults must stay with children. Snack provided. 503-655-8601.

· COFFEE WITH COUNCILOR JENNI TAN - 10 to 11:30 a.m., Robinwood Starbucks.

· SING WITH THE CHOIR AT STAFFORD BOUTIQUE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY - 3:45 p.m. Donna Kagan director. Contact Rita Sigura 503-496-3729.

· COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES - 6 to 7 p.m., 1001 S.W. Molalla Ave., Suite 203, Oregon City. CASA seeks volunteers to speak for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system. Call 503-723-0521 or visit www.casa-cc.org.

· 'HISTORIC NOTES AND PHOTOGRAPHS ON CITIZENS AND PLACES IN LAKE OSWEGO' - 7 p.m., Oswego Heritage House, 398 10th Street. Part of the First Wednesday series. Free for members, and $5 for non-members. Contact 503-635-6373.

· FIRST ADDITION/FOREST HILLS NEIGHBORS COORDINATING COMMITTEE - 7 p.m., LO Adult Community Center. Contact Maria Meneghin, 503-699-9857.

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

· NEWCOMERS WELCOME CLUB - 10:30 a.m., for location contact Kathy at 503-344-4827 or visit www.newcomerswelcomeclub.org. Open to newcomers to the area, empty nesters, singles, and retirees. Make friends and help others.

· RIBBON CUTTING CHILDREN'S CENTER - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1713 Penn Ln., Oregon City. Join in the opening of the brand new facility. Contact Tracy Cramer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

· WEST LINN RIVERVIEW LIONS CLUB - 6:30 p.m., West Linn Adult Community Center. Meeting and dinner. Contact 503-657-8290.

· MARYLHURST TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m., Baxter Hall, Marylhurst University. Visit www.marylhursttoastmasters.org.

Send news of your event to What's Happening, Review/Tidings, P.O. Box 548, Lake Oswego, Ore. 97034 or e-mail Linda Hundhammer 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.