The Gresham Outlook welcomes calendar notices for weekly public events and support group meetings in East County.
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.