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EVENTS

Art in the Park

The Spiral Gallery has partnered with Milo McIver State Park to offer several free art classes in the park. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11, Sue Dumolt will teach an acrylic painting class, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 18, Annette Reisbick will teach a class on painting with fiber. For more information or to register, visit www.thespiralgallery.com. There is a $5 parking fee at Milo McIver State Park.

Farmer's Market

The Estacada Farmer’s Market is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Wade Creek House Antiques, 664 N.W. Wade St. Enjoy vendors, music, food, door prizes and more. Wares include locally grown plants, veggie starts, flowers and locally made crafts, soaps, jewelry, candles and more.

Garden Club

The Estacada Garden Club invites gardeners of all skill levels to its monthly meeting from 1-3 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the Flora Community Room at the Estacada Library. Enjoy listening to speakers and participating in events. For more information, call Norma Piper at 503-310-9064.

Quilt Club

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.

Spinning Group

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.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

City Council

The City of Estacada will hold its regular City Council meeting from 7-8 p.m. Monday, June 13, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Call 503-630-8270.

School Board

The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Clackamas River Elementary School, 301 N.E. Second Ave.

COMMUNITY CENTER

The Estacada Community Center is at 200 S.W. Clubhouse Drive. Visit estacadacommunitycenter.org or call 503-630-7454. The Community Center will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

Volunteer opportunities

The Estacada Community Center needs volunteers for many different jobs, including Meals on Wheels drivers, kitchen and dining room help, answering phones and yard work. There is a particular need for Meals on Wheels drivers. Call 503-630-8270 for more information.

Center rental

The center is available for rental for dinners, receptions and special events. Call 503-630-7454 for more information.

Field trip to OMSI

There will be a bus trip to OMSI on Sunday, June 5. Transportation is $3, and admission is $2. The bus will leave the Center at 9 a.m. and return around 4:30 p.m. Call 503-630-7454 to reserve a seat on the bus.

Dinner, live music and dancing

An all-ages evening of dinner, live music performed by the Heartland Classic Country Band and dancing will be held starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Community Center. Dinner is $6, or $3 if you come for music and dancing only. There will be a 50/50 raffle to benefit Meals on Wheels.  

Yoga classes

Yoga classes are now being held downstairs at the Community Center. Call 713-865-6841 for information.

Dance Fitness with Susan

All fitness levels are invited to Susan Wagner’s exercise class from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays at the Community Center.

Weekday lunches and games

Lunch is served in the Community Center’s dining room for all ages at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Donations are suggested for seniors. Chicken foot dominoes follows Monday and Thursday lunches. Bingo follows lunch on Tuesday and Friday. Call 503-630-7454 for bus service.

Wednesday breakfasts

The Community Center offers a $3 breakfast for all ages at 9 a.m. Wednesdays with a door-prize drawing with pinochle and cribbage following breakfast for those interested. Call 503-630-7454 for bus service.

Free all-ages Tai Chi classes

Free Tai Chi classes for all ages are held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at the Community Center.

Seniors exercise class

Exercise classes for seniors are held at 9:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the Community Center.

Tae Kwon Do classes

Tae Kwon Do classes for ages 8 and up are held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays downstairs at the Community Center. Call 503-975-7119 for information and cost.

Zumba classes

Zumba classes are held at the center from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings and 9:30-10:30 a.m. some Saturday mornings. Call 503-680-4338 for information.

Weight loss group

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a weight-loss group open to all ages, meets at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday mornings at the Community Center.

Library, ping-pong, puzzles

Drop in to the Community Center any time Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous

An Alcoholics Anonymous group meets from 7-8 p.m. every Thursday at the Assembly of God Church, 478 N.W. Wade Street. Another AA group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at St. Aloysius Parish, 297 N.W. Broadway.

Grief share

The Grief Share group is there for people who have lost a close friend or loved one, helping to turn mourning into acceptance and to remind of the joy that remains in life. The program consists of a 13-week study utilizing a workbook, videos and discussion. Confidentiality is required of all who attend. Grief Share meets from 2-4 p.m. Mondays at the Clackamas Valley Baptist Church, 29275 S.E. Eagle Creek Road.