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EVENTS

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. Anyone interested in volunteering for the festival should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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.

Free chair massages

The Oregon Massage and Lymphedema Clinic will offer free, 5-minute chair massages from 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 1. The clinic is located at 386 S. Broadway St.

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.

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.

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.

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.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

City Council

The City of Estacada will hold its regular City Council meeting from 7-8 p.m. Monday, July 11, at City Hall, 475 S.E. Main St. Call 503-630-8270.

School Board

The Estacada School Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 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.

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.

Center closed on July 4

The Center will be closed on Monday, July 4. There will be no lunch, and Senior Exercise and Zumba will not be held.

Hearing check

There will be free hearing checks at from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 5, at the center.

Foot care clinic

There will be a foot care clinic from 11:40 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, at the center. Call 503-630-7454 for rates and to schedule an appointment.

Bus trip to Lavender Festival

There will be a bus trip to the Eagle Creek Lavender Festival on Sunday, July 9. Cost for transportation is $3. The bus will leave the center at 10 a.m. and will return around 2:30 p.m.

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, July 2, at the center. Dinner is $6, or $3 if you come for music and dancing only. There will be 50/50 raffle to benefit Meals on Wheels.

American Legion Auxiliary meeting

At 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 1, the Estacada chapter of the American Legion Auxiliary will meet at the center. New members are welcome.

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 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 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 at the Clackamas Valley Baptist Church, 29275 S.E. Eagle Creek Road.