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Summer Celebration

The 16th-annual Estacada Summer Celebration is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, July 21-23, on Broadway Street. A variety of art and music activities are scheduled throughout the event. For more information on this free event, visit www.estacadasc.org.

Skip-a-week Quilt Show

Estacada’s Skip-a-week club will hold a quilt show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 22-23, at Estacada First Baptist Church, 29101 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. Quilters who are not members of the club are also encouraged to submit their quilts for the show for $5 and a 10-percent commission of any quilt sold. For more information, call Martha Bachler at 503-668-4866.

Back to School Blast

The annual “Back to School Blast” at Clackamas Valley Baptist Church is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Juy 23. Children can pick up school supplies for the upcoming year. There will also be games and snacks. The church is located at 29275 S.E. Eagle Creek Road. For more information, call 503-630-5484.

Vacation Bible School

Children ages 3-12 are invited to vacation bible school at Clackamas Valley Baptist Church from 9 a.m. to noon from Monday, July 25, to Friday, July 29. Participants will enjoy games, music and bible study. For more information, call 503-630-5484. The church is located at 29275 S.E. Eagle Creek Road.

Class reunion

Members of Estacada High School’s class of 1976 are invited to celebrate their 40th class reunion at 3 p.m. Aug. 20, at Ole’s Medium Rare, 10287 S.E. Highway 212, Clackamas. For further information and to RSVP, call Jean Wolf at 503-351-9757.

Free concert

The U.S. Navy Band, Country Current, a premier country bluegrass

ensemble, will be performing in from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the field between Clackamas River Elementary and Estacada Middle School. Those interested are encouraged to bring picnic blankets or lawn chairs to the event.

Farmers Market

The Estacada Farmers 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.

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.

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.

Wednesday Senior Lunches

Grace Place Assisted Living offers lunch for all local seniors every Wednesday. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Grace Place dining hall, 380 N.W. Sixth Ave. The cost is $3.


City Council

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

School Board

The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Clackamas River Elementary School, 301 N.E. Second Ave.

Chamber lunch

The next Chamber of Commerce lunch program is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Mayor Brent Dodrill will give a “State of the City” address and bring attendees up-to-date on government level happenings in Estacada.


The Estacada Community Center is at 200 S.W. Clubhouse Drive. Visit estacadacommunitycenter.org or call 503-630-7454.

Volunteer opportunities

The Estacada Community Center needs volunteers for many different jobs, including Meals on Wheels drivers, kitchen and dining room help, 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.

Blood pressure checks

There will be free and confidential blood pressure checks from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 21 at the center.

Community Center Board meeting

The monthly Community Center Board meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at the center. The meeting is open to the public.

Zumba classes

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

Dance Fitness with Susan

Exercise to music for all fitness levels on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with Susan Wagner at the Community Center from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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 with 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.

Wednesday breakfasts

The Community Center offers a $4 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.

Free Tai Chi classes

Free Tai Chi classes for ages 12 and up 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.

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.


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 those grieving 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 and 4-6 p.m. Thursdays at the Clackamas Valley Baptist Church, 29275 S.E. Eagle Creek Road.