Troutdale Historical Society Christmas Open House — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Harlow House, 726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Kids age 1 to 101 are invited to take pictures with Santa, share their Christmas wish lists, drink wassail and eat home-baked cookies. For information, call the Historical Society at 503-661-2164.

Troutdale Lions Club Community Christmas Party — 2 p.m., Sam Cox Building at Glenn Otto Park, 1106 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. The event includes cookie decorating, art projects and pictures with Santa beginning at 3 p.m. Hot cocoa, spiced cider and other beverages will be served. Guests are encouraged to bring used eyeglasses and hearing aids to help people with sight and hearing needs. For information, call Jon or Cindy Brown at 971-322-4583, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit

Angi Stilwell and Sara Stone Medical Massage Center grand opening — 1-6 p.m., 39 N.E. Kelly Ave., Gresham. Free gifts, refreshments and a NRG foot spa available (RSVP to guarantee a time but walk-ins welcome). For information, call 503-314-9162.


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.

An Evening at the Zimmerman House — 4-8 p.m., 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Gresham. Suggestion donation $5 per adult. The historic Zimmerman House was built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family. Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home. During the second evening tour, the Zimmerman House will feature carols around the parlor piano, family recipes on exhibit and ginger snap cookies made from a family recipe. Reservations are required and can be made at by calling 503-261-8078 or visiting or

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.

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