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Wednesday, June 12

GLADSTONE BUISNESS: The June meeting of the Gladstone Owners and Managers will be tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. at Flying Pie Pizzeria,16691 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd. Host: Joshua Welch, 503-496-3170. For questions contact Walt Fitch at 503-544-9672 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

FATHER’S DAY LUNCH: Honor fathers at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave., today at 11:30 a.m. RSVP to 503-655-7701.

FARMERS MARKET: The Oregon City Summer Downtown Wednesday Market runs Wednesdays weekly from 3 to 7 p.m., through Sept. 25, at Eighth at Main Street.

Thursday, June 13

COOKING CLASS: Learn all about crackers and dips with Chef Ivy Manning today from 5 to 7 p.m. Classes are held at: Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Cooking School, 5000 S.E. International Way, Milwaukie; class fee $50. Call Bonnie at 971-206-2208 before sending in payment, to make sure space is available.

CCC GRADUATION: The graduation ceremonies for GED and adult high school diploma recipients will take place at 7 p.m. in the Randall Gymnasium.

MHS CLASS REUNION: Plan ahead for the 40th class reunion party for the Class of 1973. The event takes place Aug. 10 from 6 to 11 p.m. At the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas. The deadline for registration is June 13. Contact Stacey Hardie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.

Friday, June 14

CCC GRADUATION: Graduation ceremonies for degree and certificate recipients will take place at 7 p.m. in the Randall Gymnasium.

BIPARTISAN PRESENTATION: Richard Etulain, author of “Lincoln’s Oregon Country Politics in the Civil War Era,” will present historic examples of effective bipartisan mediation under the leadership of President Abraham Lincoln. The free community discussion will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Museum of the Oregon Territory in Oregon City, off Highway 99E, overlooking Willamette Falls at 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City. Visit clackamashistory.org or call 503-655-5574 for details.

GARAGE SALE: The Oregon City Optimist Club garage sale takes place today and tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Danielson Hilltop Mall, next to Papa Murphy’s. All proceeds assist the youth in the Oregon City area. Contact Brian Shaw at 503-557-0897 for more info. Donate furniture, household items, books and toys by calling Denny Edelen right up until the day of the sale at 503-656-6558.

Saturday, June 15

READING: Read aloud to a friendly and furry elephant today from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Ledding Library. Call to sign up for a 15-minute session: 503-786-7588.

SPANISH STORY TIME: Today at 2 p.m. at the Ledding Library.

OC FARMERS MARKET: Market is open every Saturday from now through Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the parking lot of Clackamas County’s Public Services Building, 2051 Kaen Road. Free admission and parking; visit orcityfarmersmarket.com or call Jackie Hammond-Williams, 503-734-0192.

FARMERS MARKET: The Sunnyside Farmers Market takes place in the Sunnyside Church parking lot, 13231 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Happy Valley, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For additional information or to become a vendor, contact the market at 503-504-8615.

MASTER GARDENERS: The Oregon City Farmers Market will host the popular 10-Minute University classes, which meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. Today’s class: Raised Bed Gardening, taught by Sherry Holley.

FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION: Celebrate Father’s Day at the Philip Foster Farm, 29912 S.E. Highway 211, in Estacada. Today’s events will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the farm is now open Tuesday through Saturday through Labor Day. Entrance fee is $5 per person or $20 per family. For more information, contact the farm at 503-637-6324, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL DINNER: The Ten O’Clock Church holds its annual dinner, silent auction and raffle today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 23345 S. Beavercreek Road, in Beavercreek. Call 503-632-4553 for more info. Proceeds help support the Beavercreek Food Pantry and Summer Camp youth programs.

Sunday, June 16

FARMERS MARKET: The Milwaukie Farmers Market takes place every Sunday from now through Oct. 27, at 10723 S.E. Main St. Market hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit milwaukiefarmersmarket.com for more info.

Tuesday, June 18

WELLNESS WORKSHOP: This workshop with Dr. Jesse Buttler takes place from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Pond House, adjacent to the Milwaukie Ledding Library, 2215 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Dr. Buttler will discuss detoxification therapy, nutrition, diet and a unique approach to addressing the emotional cause of disease. Parking is available at the library. Call Northwest Natural Medicine, LLC, if you would like to attend: 503-786-2181.

ELDER JOURNEY: A conversation about aging will be held today from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive. Call 503-653-8100 for more info.

LIBARARY PROGRAM: Milwaukie’s Police Chief Bob Jordan will answer kids questions about police work today at 2 p.m. at The Ledding Library, 10660 S.E. 21st Ave., Milwaukie. Call 503-786-7580. This program is for ages 4 and up.

LIBRARY ACTIVITY: Join the Bug Chicks as they lead an expedition into the insect world, tonight from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Library, 13793 S.E. Sieben Parkway, Clackamas. Call 503-794-3883.

Wednesday, June 19

FARMERS MARKET: The Oregon City Summer Downtown Wednesday Market runs Wednesdays weekly from 3 to 7 p.m., through Sept. 25, at Eighth at Main Street.

LIBARARY PROGRAM: Book talks for ages 8 to 11 take place today at 2 p.m. at the Ledding Library.

KNIT & STITCH: Knitters and stitchers of all ages and skill levels are invited to sit and craft on the third Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Sunnyside Library.

Ongoing

SUMMER READING: Weekly activities for kids at the Carnegie Library in Oregon City include morning crafts and afternoon programs. This year we invite everyone to participate, including adults!  For more information, visit: orcity.org/library/event/summer-reading-program.

Wednesday, June 12

POETRY READING: The Ledding Library’s Annual Poetry Series welcomes this season’s final poet Andrea Hollander Budy to read her poetry at 7 p.m. tonight at The Ledding Library Pond House, 2215 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. For information about the readings, contact the Series Coordinator, Tom Hogan, at 503-819-8367 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Friday, June 14

CHILDREN’S THEATRE: Oregon City Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.,” tonight and tomorrow at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 16, at 2 p.m. at Oregon City High School’s Jackson Street Theatre, 1306 12th St., in Oregon City. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and children 12 and under. The box office opens at 6 p.m. Handicapped access and seating available (please call ahead to reserve this area). Call 503-351-2679 for more info.

BALLET: The Abernethy Performing Arts program presents performances of “Russe Classique, “Firebird,” “Chopinanna” and “Polovisitian Dances,” today and tomorrow at West Linn High School. For more information, visit the website abernethyperformingarts.homestead.com.

Saturday, June 15

CONCERT: Come to a special Father’s Day show featuring music from the 1940s with Lee Wallace and Ardeth Fullmer at 7 p.m. at Libbie’s Restaurant, 11056 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie. Info: 503-654-2905.

LIVE MUSIC: Listen to the Rich Gritty Band & Friends from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at Spring Creek Coffee House, 10600 S.E. McLoughlin Blvd., in Milwaukie.



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