Trick-or-treating — 5-7 p.m., Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets, 450 N.W. 257th Way, Troutdale. Participating merchants will dress in costumes to greet children and distribute wrapped candy and treats.

Museum features scariest storm in Oregon’s history — 5-8 p.m., Oregon History Museum, 1200 S.W. Park Ave., Portland. The museum will remain open late to welcome visitors for a special Halloween “Night at the Museum” featuring “The Mightiest Wind: The 1962 Columbus Day Storm.” Travel back in time and relive the storm in a hurricane machine, play TV weather person on a green screen and take home some candy. Visit for more information.


Soroptimist International luncheon — noon to 1 p.m., Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St., Gresham. Join Soroptimist International of Gresham for a luncheon featuring Deborah Kafoury, county commissioner for District 1 and a passionate advocate against domestic violence.

Elks Bingo — 6:30 p.m., Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St. Members and guests welcome. For more information, call 503-666-1805.


Book signing — 5-8 p.m., The Shaken Martini, 101 W. Historic Columbia River Highway in Troutdale. Author Julie Stewart will sign copies of the new Troutdale pictorial book with more than 200 historic photos of the community from Arcadia Publishing, The books is available for $21.99. For information, call 503-465-1841.

Wines of Portugal tasting — 5-9 p.m., Allegri Wine Shop and Art Gallery, 44 N. Main Ave. Gresham, OR. For information, call 503-465-1841.

Spice of Life Fundraiser — 6 p.m., Gresham Senior Center, Multnomah County East Building, 600 N.E. 8th Ave., Gresham. A fall fundraiser featuring oven-fried chicken dinner and a variety show with $100 and $50 prizes for the favorite performer and runner-up. Tickets are $10 and available at Gresham Senior Center. For information, call 503-988-4870.


Holiday open house — 9 a.m.-6p.m., Al’s Garden Center, 2012 7505 S.E. Hogan Road, Gresham. Tour poinsettia-growing greenhouses at 10 a.m.; sample gourmet holiday foods from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; register kids for a holiday kids project for $5; learn about classic plant containers at 1 p.m.; and receive 10 percent off all purchases during the day. The poinsettia tour and kids’ project require pre-registration at 503-491-0771. Free and open to the public. Visit for details.

Help for your introverted dog — 4:30-6:30 p.m., Oregon Humane Society Manners Hall, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd., Portland. Not everyone’s dog is the life of the party. Learn why your dog may be scared and tips to make your dog feel more confident. $35 fee with dog; $25 without dog. Register at


T-Touch for dogs workshop — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oregon Humane Society, Manner Hall, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd. Portland. Learn relaxation and healing techniques for your pet. T-Touch methods have been scientifically proven to have therapeutic benefits for an animal’s physical and emotional health. $55 with dog; $35 without dog. Register at

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