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The Gresham Outlook welcomes calendar notices for weekly public events and support group meetings in East County. To submit an item, send the information to Dateline, The Gresham Outlook, P.O. Box 747, Gresham, 97030; email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or fax it to 503-665-2187 at least 10 days before the event or meeting.


Vegetarian Cooking Class - 2-4 p.m., Seventh-day Adventist Church, Fellowship Hall, 223 S.E. Cleveland Ave. Join in for an afternoon of preparing healthy, tasty meals, recipe sharing, shopping help, cooking tips and techniques. This is an ongoing class held every second Sunday of the month.


A Skoosh Japanese - 6-8 p.m., Greater Gresham Baptist Church, 3848 N.E. Division St. The Gresham Sister City Association presents A Skoosh Japanese, an evening of Japanese culture including art displays, demonstrations, musical performances and presentations. This is a free community event, open to all. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Little Trout Play Park - 10-11:30 a.m., Glenn Otto Park, Sam Cox Building, 1106 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Toddlers through 5-year-old children can enjoy an hour and a half of fun and frolic. Adult supervision is required. No registration is needed, but the cost is $1.50. Call Troutdale Recreation at 503-674-7206.

Gresham Eagles Pinochle - Noon, Fraternal Order of Eagles, 117 N.E. Roberts Ave. For more information, call 503-667-3019.

Gresham Senior Writers Club - 12:30-2:30 p.m., Gresham Senior Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St. Call 503-826-1619 for more information.

Creative Writing Group - 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 224 W. Powell Blvd. Join other aspiring writers for critique and guidance in writing for fun or publication. For more information, call 503-665-2159.


Tadpole Tales - 10-11 a.m., Columbia Slough Water Quality Facility, 19595 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Children ages 3 to 5 and accompanying parents are invited to a short story and guided nature walk with the Columbia Slough Watershed Council. Cost is $3 and advance registration requested at 503-956-8558.

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