Local author Kathryn Hurd will host a series of readings and book signings for her newly published book of Estacada history, "Estacada Sagas." She will also introduce her new children's book "Esther's Wild Rides," set in Estacada in 1904. Books will be available for purchase at all events. The events are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at the Mossy Rock, 398 Broadway St.; 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at Hi-School Pharmacy, 207 Broadway St.; 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at The Mason Jar, 360 Broadway St.; and 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Philip Foster Farm, 29912 S.E. Eagle Creek Road.
The Estacada Farmers Market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 30, outside Wade Creek House Antiques, 664 N.W. Wade St.
The Performing Arts Group of Estacada invites anyone interested in submitting a play for the group's spring 2018 project to attend a meeting at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Flora Room in the Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St. For more information, contact the group via its Facebook page "Performing Arts Group of Estacada."
Estacada Summer Celebration
The annual Estacada Summer Celebration will take place July 21-22. The event will feature live music, opportunities to create art and opportunities to admire art. For more information and a full schedule of events, visit www.estacadasc.org.
Old Time Cruise to Estacada
Aspen Meadow Band Benefit Event
The Aspen Meadow Band will host its annual "Summer Finally Got Here" concert and classic car show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Aspen Meadow Amphitheater, 24232 S. Upper Highland Road, Colton. Though the event is free, all donations made will benefit the Oregon chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. For more information, visit www.summerfinallygothere.com.
Vintage Outdoor Market
Wade Creek House Antiques will host a vintage outdoor market from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at 664 N.W. Wade St. The event will feature a variety of vendors with antiques, vintage, primitive, industrial, re-purposed, and handmade items.
Estacada High School All Alumni Reunion
A reunion is open to all who attended Estacada schools, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at picnic section two in Barton Park. Participants should bring a food dish and their own beverages for a potluck lunch at 1 p.m. Food should not be brought in glass containers. There is a $5 per family registration fee and a $5 parking fee per vehicle. Attendees are also encouraged to bring canned food donations. For more information, contact Phyllis at 503-781-2790 or Debbie at 503-780-4233.
Estacada High School class of 1977 reunion
The Skip-a-Week club meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Garfield Grange, 33460 S.E. Divers Road. For information, call 503-630-4669.
The Estacada spinning and fiber arts group meets from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays at Betty Veveiros CPA, 309 S.W. Highway 224.
Coffee with Firefighters
Estacada fire holds a community coffee at 9 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the fire station, 445 S.E. Currin St. The event is an opportunity to meet firefighters and staff, ask questions and learn about the district.
The Estacada City Council meets from 7-8 p.m. Monday, July 24, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Call 503-630-8270.
The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St.
The Estacada Community Center is at 200 S.W. Clubhouse Drive. Visit www.estacadacommunitycenter.org or call 503-630-7454.
Red Cross blood drive
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at the center. Call 1-800-733-2767 for an appointment.
Blood pressure checks
There will be free confidential blood pressure checks from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 20, at the center.
Community Center Board meeting
The next Community Center Board meeting will be at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20, at the center. The meeting is open to the public.
Weekday lunches and games
Lunch is served in the center's dining room for all ages at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, with a full salad bar on Tuesdays and Fridays. Donations are suggested for seniors; lunch is $4 for those under 60. Chicken foot dominoes follows Monday and Thursday lunches. Bingo follows lunch on Tuesday and Friday. Call 503-630-7454 for bus service.
The center offers a $5 breakfast for all ages at 9 a.m. Wednesdays with a door prize drawing and with pinochle and cribbage following breakfast for those interested. Call 503-630-7454 for bus service to breakfast.
Zumba classes are held at the center from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. some Saturday mornings. Zumba is $5 per class, or $25 for a monthly pass. Call 503-680-4338 for more information.
Dance Fitness with Susan
Exercise to music for all fitness levels on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with Susan Wagner at the center from 6:30-7:30 p.m.