SUNDAY, JULY 17
Animal Activities at Blue Lake - 1 to 5 p.m., Blue Lake Regional Park, 20500 N.E. Marine Drive. Come see what creatures visit a garden and how they help it grow. For ages 3 and up; adult supervision is required. Free program. Parking $5 for cars, $7 for buses and free for bicycles and pedestrians. This is a drop-in program; no registration is necessary.
TUESDAY, JULY 19
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.
Creative Writing Group - 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 224 W. Powell Blvd. Join other aspiring writers for critique and guidance in writing for fun or publication. For more information, call 503-665-2159.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20
Prospective Volunteer Firefighters Meeting - 7:30 p.m., Corbett Fire Station, 36930 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett. Multnomah County Rural Fire Protection District 14 is looking for volunteers to join. Learn more at this informational meeting. Call 503-695-2272 for information.