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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - There will be a 50th anniversary celebration for Estacada couple Merlin and Sharon Miller, pictured here, on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the community center.

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Flea market and craft sale

The Eagle Creek Grange will host a flea market and craft sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8. Soup, sandwiches, chili dogs, pie and coffee will be available. The grange is located at 24491 Eagle Creek Road.

Philip Foster Farm cider squeeze

Philip Foster Farm’s annual cider squeeze is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own apples, purchase apples from Philip Foster Farm or simply buy cider. The day will feature games, food, craftsmen and musicians. The farm is located at 29912 S.E. Highway 211, Eagle Creek. For more information, call 503-637-6324.

Alternative lodging meetings

The city is hosting informational sessions for those interested in renting out a room or portion of their house to overnight guests. Meetings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at The Mason Jar, 360 Broadway St., and 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at The Grind Coffeehouse, 105 Highway 224. For more information, call Matt Lorenzen at 503-630-8270 x206.

Anniversary celebration

There’s a 50th anniversary celebration open house planned for Estacada couple Merlin and Sharon Miller from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Estacada Community Center, 200 S.W. Clubhouse Drive.

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 begins 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, Sept. 26, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Call 503-630-8270.

School Board

The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Clackamas River Elementary School, 301 N.E. Second Ave.


The Estacada Public Library is located at 25 N.W. Wade St. Call 503-630-8273 for more information.

Wednesday Storytime

“A to Z” Storytime with Miss Laurie is scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon every Wednesday. The event is an opportunity for children ages infant to 4 to learn the alphabet through reading, singing and playing. There is no story time on Nov. 23, Dec. 13, Dec. 21 and Dec. 28.


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 tasks, 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.

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, Oct. 1 at the center. Cost is $8 or $3 for music and dancing only. 50/50 raffle to benefit Meals on Wheels.

Zumba classes

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. 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 center from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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 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 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 center.

Seniors exercise class

Exercise classes for seniors are held at 9:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the 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 center. Call 503-975-7119 for information and cost.


Caregivers Support Group

Grace Place Senior Living hosts a monthly support group for caregivers. Those who care for individuals who are elderly or suffering from terminal or mental illnesses are encouraged to attend. The group meets from 3-4 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at Grace Place, 380 N.W. Sixth Ave.

Alcoholics Anonymous

An Alcoholics Anonymous group meets from 6:30-7:30 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.