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Events calendar for Jan. 11

FRIDAY, JAN. 13

Gresham Senior Center Yearly Dollar Sale - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gresham Senior Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St. Hundreds of items are on sale for just $1 each. Call 503-988-4870 for information.

Gresham Senior Center Fabric Sale - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gresham Senior Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St. Grab bags are $1 each, and three fat quarters are $1. Call 503-988-4870 for information.

SATURDAY, JAN. 14

Get Digging at Fairview Creek - 9 a.m. to noon, Conifer Park, 143 N.E. 205th Place. Like to dig? Enjoy a little mud? Help plant native trees and shrubs at Fairview Creek, one of the few surface streams within the watershed. Free. For more information call 503-281-1132. Hosted by the Columbia Slough Watershed Council.

Damascus Town Hall - 1 to 3 p.m., Hillsview Community Church, 23225 S.E. Borges Road, Damascus. The meeting will begin with roundtable discussions, followed by a larger question-and-answer session with city officials over dessert and coffee. Call 503-658-8545 for information.

Guide Dogs for the Blind Graduation - 1:30 p.m., Guide Dogs for the Blind, 32901 S.E. Kelso Road, Boring. Blind men and women who have completed the two-week course say goodbye to their instructors and classmates and return home with their canine charges. Open to the public. Call 503-668-2100 for information.

Bring Your Own Friend Day at IKEA - 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., IKEA Portland, 10280 N.E. Cascades Parkway, Portland. This special in-store event for IKEA shoppers and their friends will feature gift card giveaways, free breakfast and two-for-one lunches, food samples and recipe cards, complimentary chair massages and rejuvenation activities. Register on the Facebook page for coupons and to have $1 per friend donated to Save the Children. Call 503-282-4532.

Clatsop Butte Park Work Party - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Southeast 155th Avenue and Belmore Heights, Portland. Join Portland Parks and Recreation, Friends of Clatsop Butte, Hands On Portland and other community members will plant native trees, shrubs and wildflowers on Clatsop Butte. Wear long pants and sturdy walking shoes, and bring a water bottle, warm clothes and rain gear. Tools, gloves, water and treats will be provided.

Damascus Town Hall - 1 to 3 p.m., Hillsview Community Church, 23225 S.E. Borges Road, Damascus. The meeting will begin with roundtable discussions, followed by a larger question-and-answer session with city officials and staff over dessert and coffee. Call 503-658-8545 for information.

Guide Dogs for the Blind Graduation - 1:30 p.m., Guide Dogs for the Blind, 32901 S.E. Kelso Road, Boring. Blind men and women who have completed the two-week course say goodbye to their instructors and classmates and return home with their canine charges. Open to the public. Call 503-668-2100 for information.



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