Around town for March 30, 2011
Rainwater conservation class Saturday
Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District, Water Environment Services, RiverHealth, Clackamas River Water Providers and Oak Lodge Sanitary District have teamed up to offer a free class, 'Introduction to Rainwater Harvesting.'
The instructor is Clair Klock, senior resource conservationist, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District.
Two-dollar Tuesday lunch at ECC
The Estacada Community Center hosts Two-dollar Tuesdays, serving a soup and sandwich lunch at noon each Tuesday for $2. The ECC also serves breakfast each Wednesday beginning at 9 a.m. for $3. Meals are open to all ages in the community. The Estacada Community Center is at 200 S.W. Clubhouse Drive. For more information, call the center at 503-630-7454.
Breakfast and more at Community Center
Breakfast is served every Wednesday at 9 a.m. for $3 any age; call the center for the menu. Exercise class is Mondays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. TOPS meets Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m.; join in, slim down.
Mondays and Thursdays, lunch is at noon offering two menu choices, with dominoes afterward. Tuesdays, featuring $2 lunch, includes two free bingo cards. Play for little bag of food and whatnots.
The Estacada Community Center is lat 200 S.W. Clubhouse Drive. For more information, call the center at 503-630-7454.
Storytime Tuesday at library
The Estacada Public Library hosts a storytime every Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Flora Room, 825 N.W. Wade St. Come to storytime ready to wiggle, squirm, skip, dance, talk, sing, laugh and hear tales. For more information, call the library at 503-630-8273.
Teen Lounge for grades 6-12 takes place Wednesdays from 2-4:30 p.m. Music, board games, video games (projected on big screen), crafts and more are featured in the Flora Room of the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St. Come and hang out with your friends after school. For more information, call the library at 503-630-8273.
Infant, toddler playgroup at library
The playgroup at the Estacada Public Library meets at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday in the Flora Room at the library, 825 N.W. Wade St.
Springwater Grange Pancake Breakfast
Come to Springwater Grange monthly pancake breakfast. Like last month, it is the same good menu of eggs cooked to order, sausage, pancakes, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee - all for only $5.
Come join us for good food and fellowship from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, April 2, at 24591 S. Wallens Road, on the corner of Wallens and Springwater Road.
Donations needed for egg hunt
The Estacada Rural Volunteer Firefighters are asking for donations for the annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 23. Candy, cash donations, plastic Easter eggs to stuff are all welcome.
Bring donations to the Estacada Rural Fire District administrative office at 445 S.E. Currin St. or call Jennifer at 503-630-7712 for information.
S.A.F.A.C.T. 5K benefit run April 9
The Best Dry Run starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at Milo McIver State Park, 24101 South Entrance Road.
The 3.1-mile run or walk benefits S.A.F.A.C.T., Senior Alcohol and Drug Free All-night Celebration Time. Fees are $25 through April 5, $30 race day; or $10 students, $15 race day. Families registering three or more get $5 per person off.
For information, enter 'SAFACT' in Facebook or visit safactestacada.com.
Whitewater Festival needs volunteers
The Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival will be May 14 and 15. This event brings hundreds of whitewater enthusiasts to the Clackamas River for two days of whitewater events.
The Estacada Area Chamber of Commerce is working with the event organizers to recruite volunteers to help put on the event. Volunteers are needed for course set-up, security, traffic control, judging and a few other miscellaneous jobs.
Grief Share meets Monday at Clackamas Valley Baptist
The Clackamas Valley Baptist Church Grief Share support group meets every Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 29275 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. The support group is designed to help those who have lost a close friend or loved one. For more information, call 503-630-5484
Grace House offers Alzheimer's support group
Grace House, 380 N.W. Sixth Ave., offers an Alzheimer's support group, in cooperation with Mt. Hood Hospice, at 6 p.m. every third Monday of the month that includes activities for Alzheimer's patients while caregivers attend the group. Call Kira Buresh, residence director at Grace House, for more information at 503-630-5341.
Drumming every first Wednesday
For more information on Hidden Lake Retreat, visit hiddenlakeretreat.org.
Safe appointments now available for violence survivors
Clackamas Women's Services provides support services and resources for survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Clackamas County.
If you need help, Rural Advocate April M. Quast is now providing secure appointments at a safe location in your area on Mondays.
Call for information or an appointment, call 503-545-8748. The website is cwsor.org.
Grief Share group meets Mondays at CVBC
The Clackamas Valley Baptist Church Grief Share support group meets from 6:60-8:30 p.m. every Monday at 29275 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. The support group is designed to help those who have lost a close friend or loved one. For more information, call 503-630-5484
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings weekly
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held at 7 p.m.every Monday and at 8 p.m. every Friday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 297 N.W. Broadway.