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EVENTS

Free Health Talk

Gwendolyn Shearer will give a free talk on nutrition called “Food and Mood” on Monday, Sept. 12, at Abundant Life Wellness, 386 S. Broadway St. Seating is limited. Call 503-887-4693 to reserve a space.

Shop Local Trade Fair

The Estacada Chamber of Commerce is the sponsor of the Shop Local Trade Fair, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 on the lawn in front of City Hall. Chamber members will showcase their businesses and wares. The Mossy Rock Ramblers will play live music, and the chamber will provide free hot dogs.

Financial aid presentation

At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, Lisa Brookshier of the Office of Student Access and Completion will lead a presentation about financial aid for college. Brookshier will discuss changes to the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) starting with a new application opening of Oct. 1 rather than the traditional Jan. 1 opening.

Vintage outdoor market

Wade Creek House will host a vintage outdoor market on Saturday, Sept. 17. The event will feature oversized vendor spaces, the Estacada farmers market and a great line-up of country music. Vendors will sell their antiques, vintage, primitive, industrial, re-purposed, and handmade treasures for your home and garden. For further information, including vendor guidelines and application, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

City Council

The city of Estacada will hold its regular City Council meeting from 7-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Call 503-630-8270.

School Board

The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Clackamas River Elementary School, 301 N.E. Second Ave.

Chamber luncheon

The Estacada Chamber of Commerce is noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. The meeting will focus on local candidates and ballot measures.

ESTACADA LIBRARY

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

Civics for Adults class

Teacher and librarian Donna Cohen will facilitate a workshop about voting rights, voter registration, voter fraud, alternative election options, methods of financing campaigns redistricting and gerrymandering. The non-partisan workshop is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 in the library’s Flora Room.

This event is free. For more information contact the library or contact Donna Cohen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Lego Creativity Club

The Lego Creativity Club is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Children under age 8 should be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesday Storytime

“A to Z” Storytime with Miss Laurie is scheduled for 11 a.m. to noon every Wednesday beginning Sept. 14. The event is an opportunity for children ages 0-4 to learn the alphabet through reading, signing and playing. There is no story time on Nov. 23, Dec. 13, Dec. 21 and Dec. 28.

International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Festivities are scheduled for International Talk Like a Pirate Day from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19. There will be pirate stories, music and crafts, as well as a special pirate invasion. All ages are welcome at this free event. Costumes are encouraged. Call the library at 503-630-8273 to preregister.

COMMUNITY CENTER

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.

Free Classic Movie Night

The movie “The Sting” with Paul Newman and Robert Redford (rated PG) will be shown at the center at 6:39 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9. Admission is free. Popcorn, candy and snacks will be available for purchase. There will be a 50/50 raffle for cash and prizes to benefit programs at the center.

Spirit Mountain Casino trip

There will be a bus trip to Spirit Mountain Casino for those age 21 or older on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Transportation is $20. The bus leaves the center at 8 a.m. and returns around 4 p.m. Call 503-630-7454 to reserve a seat on the bus.

Red Cross blood drive

The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 at the center. Call 1-800-REDCROSS (800-733-2767) for an appointment.

Blood pressure checks

There will be free and confidential blood pressure checks at the Community Center from 11:00 am till noon Thursday, Sept. 15.

Board meeting

The next community center board meeting will be at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at the center. The meeting is open to the public. Time is to be determined.

Free Saturday breakfast

Estacada Community Outreach will host a free breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at the center. All are welcome.

Dessert, live music, dancing

An evening of coffee and dessert, live music performed by the Heartland Classic Country Band and dancing will be held starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at the center. The cost is $4. There will be a 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.

SUPPORT GROUPS

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.