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Events calendar for June 1

The Gresham Outlook welcomes calendar notices for weekly public events and support group meetings in East County. To submit an item, simply 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, JUNE 2

'We Want You Here' Smart Leasing Seminar - 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Gresham City Hall, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. At this free seminar you'll learn how Gresham's Small Business Center and incentives can save money. Hear from Gresham's community organizations about how they can help support your business, talk to local business owners about leasing in Gresham and network with other business owners and entrepreneurs. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

FRIDAY, JUNE 3

Roses: Best for the Northwest - 10 a.m., Drake's 7 Dees, 16519 S.E. Stark St. Free and open to the public. Call 503-256-2223 for information.

Plant Explorations at Blue Lake - 1 to 5 p.m., Blue Lake Regional Park at the water spray ground, 20500 N.E. Marine Drive, Fairview. Learn how seeds travel, stems sprout, plants grow or how flowers make fruit in a beautiful children's garden. Enjoy activities such as potato printing, bookmark making, flower origami or leaf rubbings. For ages 3 and older; adult supervision is required. Parking $5 for cars, $7 for buses and free for bicycles and pedestrians. No registration is necessary. Hosted by Metro.

Rummage Sale - 3 to 6 p.m., Rockwood United Methodist Church, 17805 S.E. Stark St. Shop for household items, toys, tools and more. Proceeds benefit the mission. Call 503-665-8764 for information.

Friday Night Magic - 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays, 4th Street Brewing Co., 77 N.E. Fourth St. Local magician Brian Proctor performs every Friday night at 4th Street Brewing. Visit BrianProctorMagic.com or 4thStreetBrewing.com for information.

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

Rummage Sale - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rockwood United Methodist Church, 17805 S.E. Stark St. Shop for household items, toys, tools and more. Proceeds benefit the mission. Call 503-665-8764 for information.

Memorial Rose Garden Ceremony at Powell Valley - 10 a.m., Powell Valley Assisted Living and Memory Care Community, 4001 S.E. 182nd Ave. Powell Valley staff and residents commemorate the lives of people who have died during the last year with this annual ceremony. The Portland Royal Rosarians officiate the ceremony while family, friends and staff plant a rose bush in the garden. A breakfast buffet will be served afterward. For information, call Denise Zimmerman or Desiree Zimmerman at 503-665-2496.

Plant Explorations at Blue Lake - 1 to 5 p.m., Blue Lake Regional Park at the water spray ground, 20500 N.E. Marine Drive, Fairview. Learn how seeds travel, stems sprout, plants grow or how flowers make fruit in a beautiful children's garden. Enjoy activities such as potato printing, bookmark making, flower origami or leaf rubbings. For ages 3 and older; adult supervision is required. Parking $5 for cars, $7 for buses and free for bicycles and pedestrians. No registration is necessary. Hosted by Metro.

Soil and Composting Gardening Class - 10 a.m. to noon, Snow-CAP Community Charities, 17850 S.E. Stark St. Snow-CAP Community Charities is offering this free workshop for novice and experienced gardeners. To reserve a spot or for more information, call Kari James at 503-675-8785, ext. 37, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Tomatoes at 10 - 10 a.m., Drake's 7 Dees, 16519 S.E. Stark St. Free and open to the public. Call 503-256-2223 for information.

What To Do In the Garden In June - 10 a.m., Al's Garden Center, 7505 S.E. Hogan Road. Learn simple tips to keep your yard growing beautifully just in time for summer. Free and open to the public. Call 503-491-0771 for information.

Climbing Roses and their Friends the Trellis Family - 10:45 a.m., Drake's 7 Dees, 16519 S.E. Stark St. Free and open to the public. Call 503-256-2223 for information.

Bully Proof Seminar - 5 p.m., Team Quest, 18206 S.E. Stark St. Matt Lindland, a co-founder of Team Quest, an Olympic silver medalist in wrestling and a mixed martial arts fighter, will cover basic self-defense skills as well as safety and awareness. This free seminar is open to children ages 6-12. Team Quest hosts the seminar as a service to the community. For more information, visit tqmma.com or call 503-661-4134.