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Events calendar for June 25

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.

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

Soil Superheroes at Blue Lake - 1 to 5 p.m., Blue Lake Regional Park, 20500 N.E. Marine Drive, Fairview. Discover how worms help plants, beetles beat bad bugs, fungi fertilize soil and how other wild creatures can help your garden grow. Dig in to an active worm bin, find 'fossils' in the ground, make clay beads or create other cool soil crafts. For ages 3 and up; adult supervision is required. Free to attend. Parking $5 for cars, $7 for buses and free for bicycles and pedestrians. Located next to the water spray ground inside Blue Lake Regional Park. This is a drop-in program; no registration is necessary. Hosted by Metro.

MONDAY, JUNE 27

Food, Gardening and Agriculture in East Portland and East County - 6 p.m., Glenfair Church, 50 N.E. 143rd Ave., Portland. Join East Portland neighbors who are interested in sharing their food bounty and food knowledge while growing and learning from each other. Children are welcome.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28

Gresham Eagles Pinochle - noon, Fraternal Order of Eagles, 117 N.E. Roberts Ave. For more information, call 503-667-3019.

Gresham Senior Writers Club - 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Gresham Senior Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St. Call 503-826-1619 for more information.

Healthy Eating Active Living Community Forum - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Rockwood Library, 17917 S.E. Stark St. Share your thoughts on healthy eating and active living as well as learn more about what other communities are doing to improve their built environment. Call Stacy Humphrey at 503-618-2202 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .