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EVENTS

Plant sale

The Estacada Garden Club will host a plant sale at the Estacada Library on from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7. The club will have veggie starts, colorful foliage plants, annuals and color pots this year in addition to the usual perennials. All plants are at reasonable prices. Brownies will be available and Linda Eggiman, master gardener, will answer questions regarding planting and care.

Poultry swap meet

Bring healthy rabbits, chicks, ducklings, doves, flowers, crafts and produce or anything else you want to sell or swap. There will be a “chicken chat” on basic poultry management at 9 a.m. A 10-foot by 10-foot vendor space costs $20. The event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Wade Creek House Antiques, 664 N.W. Wade St. For more information call Larry at 360-273-7705.

Catholic classes

Starting 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 297 N.W. Broadway St., will host a six-week series called “Catholics Returning Home.” These sessions are for non-practicing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the church. For more information call the church office at 503-630-2416.

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.

Million Bells Hanging Baskets sale

Estacada High School's Safact organization is selling Million Bells Hanging Baskets through April 24. The cost is $23 per basket, and they will be available for pickup the weekend of April 30. For more information, contact Lisa Alves at 503-407-9993.

Traeger raffle

Estacada High School's Safact organization is selling raffle tickets for a black-and-bronze Traeger grill. Tickets are $5, or $20 for five tickets. Tickets will be drawn prior to graduation on June 4. For more information, contact Lisa Alves at 503-407-9993.

Bus to the beach

Estacada High School's Safact organization is sponsoring a bus trip to Lincoln City on April 30. The bus will leave the high school at 8:45 a.m. and leave Lincoln City around 4 p.m. A spot on the bus is $25. For more information, contact Lisa Alves at 503-407-9993.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

City Council

The City of Estacada will hold its regular City Council meeting from 7-8 p.m. Monday, April 25, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Call 503-630-8270.

School Board

The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Clackamas River Elementary School, 301 N.E.

Ave.

Chamber lunch

The Estacada Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly business luncheon at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Marissa Neldner of Linx Media will give a presentation on small-

business marketing, and Fire Chief Bob Morrisey and Police Chief Kim Yamashita will speak briefly about their departmental updates. Programs are free to Chamber members and are $15 for non-members. Lunch is available for $8. Reservations are required for lunch. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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, answering phones and yard work.

Center rental

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

Center board meeting

The next Community Center Board meeting will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at the center. It is open to the public.

Yoga classes

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

Blood pressure checks

There will be free confidential blood pressure checks at the Community Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, April 21.

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, April 23, 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.

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.