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What's happening - July 14, 2011

THURSDAY, JULY 14

· SWAP YOUR STUFF - 2 p.m. West Linn Public Library, 1595 Burns St. Teen Summer Reading Program event. 503-656-7853.

· PROJECT POOCH BBQ - 4 to 7 p.m. Whole Foods Market Bridgeport, 7380 S.W. Bridgeport Road, Tigard. Benefit for the Lake Oswego-based organization.

· FOOTHILLS DISTRICT FRAMEWORK PLAN OPEN HOUSE - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Lake Oswego City Hall, 380 A Ave. Brief presentation will begin at 6 p.m. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-227-6593, Ext. 102.

· LAKE OSWEGO WRITER'S GROUP - 6 to 8 p.m. Lake Oswego Library upstairs conference room. Meets second Thursday of every month. Info: Kiira Taylor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-0697-6581.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 16

· LAKE GROVE FIRE DISTRICT #57 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MONTHLY MEETING - 9 a.m. 17665 Pilkington Road, Suite B.

· RESTORATION WORK PARTY - 9 a.m. to noon. Maddax Woods and Burnside Park, 5785 River St., West Linn. Takes place every third Saturday. Info: Steve, 503-722-9581 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

· DUTCH OVEN COOKING DEMONSTRATION - 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd. Free outdoor demonstration program led by a park ranger.

SUNDAY, JULY 17

· LANDSCAPING FOR CONSERVATION: NATIVE GARDEN SUPPORT - 2 to 4 p.m. Tryon Creek Park, 11321 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd. Free, but pre-registration for this class encouraged. 503-636-9986.

MONDAY, JULY 18

· MONDAY VOLUNTEER GROUP - 8:30 a.m. to noon. Meet at tool shed in gravel parking lot at Mary S Young Park, West Linn. Invasive species removal. Bring your own work gloves. Tools provided. Lorie, 503-803-0678.

· JOB SEEKERS SUPPORT GROUP - 4 to 6 p.m. Marylhurst University Baxter Hall. Lynn, 503-699-6271.

· LAKE OSWEGO TOASTMASTERS - 6:30 to 8 p.m. 17377 S.W. Boones Ferry Road #200. Website: www.lakeoswegotoastmasters.com.

· AUTHOR TALK - 6:30 p.m. West Linn Public Library. Robin Cody, author of 'Another Way the River Has: Taut True Tales from the Northwest.'

TUESDAY, JULY 19

· SCRABBLE CLUB - 6:45 p.m. Lakewood Center, 368 S. State St. Meets every Tuesday. Info: Ruth Hamilton, 503-675-7663 or visit www.portlandscrabble.org

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

· THIRD TUESDAY AUTHOR SERIES - 7 p.m. Lake Oswego Library, 706 4th St. Michele Longo Eder, author of 'Salt In Our Blood.'

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

· WEST LINN FARMERS MARKET - 5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Willamette area.

THURSDAY, JULY 21

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

· WEST LINN RIVERVIEW LIONS CLUB - 6:30 p.m. West Linn Adult Community Center, Rosemont Road. Meeting and dinner. Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays. 503-657-8290.

· TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM EVENT - 6:30 p.m. West Linn Public Library, 1595 Burns St. YouTube Night.

· AGREEING TO DISAGREE ABOUT ONE'S BELIEFS - 7 to 9 p.m. Sachi Wellness Center, 2008 Willamette Falls Drive, West Linn. Valerie and Roger Pease of Inspiration Works. Sponsored by the Tea and Cookie Organization, a non-profit created to explore and learn about different paths to transformation. Info: www.teaandcookie.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.