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What's happening - May 19, 2011

 THURSDAY, MAY 19

· CLACKAMAS COUNTY LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS LIBRARY STUDY - 9:15 a.m. 5133 Timbergrove, Lake Oswego. Public encouraged to attend. Info: Joan, 503-639-4064.

· ESSENTIAL JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES AND CAREER CONNECTION TIPS - 2 p.m. West Linn Public Library, 1595 Burns St. First in a four-part Career Skills Series. Sponsored by Chamber of Commerce.

· LOS BILINGUES TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m. Tualatin Legacy Meridian Park Hospital Education Center. Practice/improve Spanish and leadership skills. Meets each Thursday. www.losbilingues.com

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

· U-CHOOSE ISSUES EDUCATION FORUM - 6:30 to 9 p.m. West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way. Curtis Bowers will address the real 'agenda' of the progressive left. Children, teens, adults welcome. Flyer at http://www.u-choose.us/

· ROSEWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION/CPO BOARD MEETING - 7 p.m. River Grove School library, 5850 S.W. McEwan.

· THE THIRTEEN INDIGENOUS GRANDMOTHERS: HOW TO WALK AS ONE - 7 to 9 p.m. Sachi Wellness Center, 2008 Willamette Falls Drive. Info: www.teaandcookie.org

FRIDAY, MAY 20

· CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NETWORKING EVENT - 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Marylhurst University. Info: Alex, 503-635-0286.

SATURDAY, MAY 21

· MADDAX WOODS AND BURNSIDE PARK RESTORATION WORK PARTY - 9 a.m. to noon. 5785 River St., West Linn. Info: 503-722-9581 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

· PONDLESS WATERFALLS AND CREEKS - 10 a.m. Hughes Water Gardens, 25289 S.W. Stafford Road. Free. Info, 503-638-1709.

· GOLD BUYING EVENT - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Consigning Women, 1235-B McVey Ave. Valley Goldmine of Lake Oswego will buy your gold. This is a benefit for Rose Haven. 503-697-1636.

· ELECTRIC BICYCLE TEST RIDE - 11 a.m. to noon. West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way. Learn about electric pedal bicycles and test ride one with Kalkhoff eBikes.

SUNDAY, MAY 22

· PONDLESS URNS AND BUBBLING ROCKS - 1 p.m. Hughes Water Gardens, 25289 S.W. Stafford Road, Tualatin. Free.

MONDAY, MAY 23

· INVASIVE SPECIES REMOVAL - 8:30 a.m. to noon. Mary S. Young Park. Bring your own gloves. Tools provided. Info: John Linman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-636-0134.

· LOACC COMPUTER USER GROUP - 9 a.m. 'Doctor' is in session. 9:30 a.m. Question and answer day, hosted by Bob Guyan

· JOB SEEKERS SUPPORT GROUP - 4 to 6 p.m. Marylhurst University, Baxter Hall. Meets weekly. Free. Contact: Lynn Brown, 503-699-6271.

· LAKE OSWEGO TOASTMASTERS - Arrive at 6:15 p.m. Meeting 6:30 to 8 p.m., 17377 S.W. Boones Ferry Rd. #200. For information call David Jamieson, 503-310-3495 or visit www.LakeOswegoToastmasters.com

TUESDAY, MAY 24

· CLACKAMAS COUNTY CHAPTER OF PARENTS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS (PFLAG) - 7 to 8:30 p.m. Atkinson Memorial Church, Oregon City. Ron Rasmussen, veteran of the U.S. Air Force, will update about removal of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy. Meets each fourth Tuesday. Info: 503-799-9875.

· ENVIRONMENTAL BOOK GROUP MEETING - 7 p.m. Lake Oswego Library, 706 4th St. Discussion on 'The Fires of Home' by Daniel Gottlieb.

· WEST LINN/OREGON CITY CHESS CLUB - 7 to 10 p.m. Meets every Tuesday. Basement of Pioneer Adult Community Center, 615 Fifth St., Oregon City. Brian, 503-744-0997.

· LAKEWOOD CENTER SPEAKER SERIES - 7 p.m. Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St. Tonight's discussion: On Heart Health with Dr. James Beckerman. Bank of Oswego will host reception following presentation. Tickets free at Lakewood Center or Adult Community Center, but pick up early to get a seat.

· MARYLHURST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETING - 7 p.m. West Linn Adult Community Center on Rosemont Road.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

· STAFFORD ADULT CHOIR - 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. each Wednesday. Stafford Boutique Retirement Community, 1200 Overlook Drive. Adults welcome. Refreshments follow practice. Rita, 503-496-3729.

· NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI) SEMINAR SERIES - 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Marylhurst University. Clackamas Community College, McLoughlin Auditorium. Tonight's topic: Where do we go from here? Series continues weekly through June 1. Can attend one or all sessions. Registration requested but not required. 503-344-5050 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

THURSDAY, MAY 26

· NORTHWEST ASSOCIATION OF BOOK PUBLISHERS - 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Fairfield Inn, 6100 S.W. Meadows Road, Lake Oswego. A group of independent publishers that meet. Info: Cleon Cox, 503-684-3581.

· GIRL SCOUT SUSTAINABILITY EVENT - 4 to 6 p.m. New Seasons Market Mountain Park Store, Boones Ferry Road and Monroe Parkway. Troop 713 will create the largest salad in Lake Oswego, made from sustainable, local foods.

· LIBRARY OPEN FORUM - 7 p.m. Lake Oswego Library. Speaker Holly Springfield, founder of Portland chapter of the Emily Dickinson International Society, will talk about Dickinson's writing. Bring a favorite Dickinson poem to share.

· MARYLHURST TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 p.m. Baxter Hall, Marylhurst University. Open to all. Meets Thursdays. Info: http://www.marylhursttoastmasters.org/

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