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Events calendar for July 16

The Gresham Outlook welcomes calendar notices for weekly public events and support group meetings in East County. To submit an item, send the information to Dateline, The Gresham Outlook, P.O. Box 747, Gresham, 97030; email 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, 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

Gresham Police/Landlord Forum - 3 p.m., City Hall, Council Chambers, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. The Gresham Police/Landlord forum facilitates communication between property managers and police through education and problem solving to promote safety and increase neighborhood livability. For more information, contact Detective Jim Leake at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.