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Master Gardeners to discuss weather, gardening

The Clackamas County Master Gardener chapter will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive in Milwaukie. The event is free and open to the public.

Guest speaker will be Rod Hill, meteorologist for KGW-TV Channel 8, speaking on how changing weather patterns will affect gardens.

For more information, call 503-653-8100.

City of West Linn honors its top volunteers

The Robert Moore Award was created by the West Linn City Council in 2013 to recognize individuals who contribute to the quality of life in the community without reward or recognition. Nominations for the 2014 awards are due on Friday, Nov. 21. A citizen review panel will review the nominations and forward its recommendations to the City Council.

Classes offer holiday coping strategies

Providence Hospice Community Care Program is offering free classes to help those coping with the death of a loved one get through the holiday season and other days that hold special meaning.

“Get Me Through the Holidays: 10 Strategies for Coping with Loss” will be facilitated by trained hospice staff and offer simple and effective tools to help people turn their compassion into action.

The classes will be held at many locations throughout the metro area, including one at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, at Providence Milwaukie Hospital, 10153 S.E. 32nd Ave., in Milwaukie; and one at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Providence Willamette Falls Community Center, 519 15th St., Oregon City. To reserve a space, call Anne Kister at 503-215-4636.

Documentary puts focus on gun violence

The Clackamas County League of Women Voters is hosting a screening of the documentary film “Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence” on Thursday, Nov. 13, at Lake Theater and Café, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego. The film is produced by the Presbyterian Church and will be followed by a panel discussion on the public health aspects of gun violence.

Admission to the event is $8. Beverages and food will be available for purchase.

To learn more, email Marge Easley at marge.easley@frontier.com or Sonja Kollias at vskollias@aol.com.

Veterans' Day events planned at Camp Withycombe

A 5K run/walk will be held at Camp Withycomber in Clackamas on Saturday, Nov. 8, beginning at 9 a.m. Runners and walkers will follow a course through the military equipment and vehicles used by the Oregon National Guard. The Oregon Military Museum will receive $10 from each $35 registration fee. Children can participate in the fun run free of charge.

A veterans' day open house with lunch will follow the 5K race. Attendees can view exhibits in the museum.

Camp Withycombe is located at 15300 S.W. Minuteman Way, Highway 212, east of Highway 205 in Clackamas. To register. visit https://www.imathlete.com/events/EventReg/EventReg_SelectType.aspx?fEID=20991&fNew=1&fsource=imAEOverview.

For details, call 503-683-6161.

Women of Worth to hold luncheon, silent auction

The Women of Worth group at Rolling Hills Community Church will hold its monthly luncheon from 11:30 to 2 p.m. Nov. 20 at the church, 3550 S.W. Borland Road in Tualatin. The group is for women age 50 or better. Guest speaker at the luncheon meeting will be Sue Bartz, speaking on the topic of “Choosing Kindness.” A silent auction will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Tickets are $12; reservations are requested to be made by noon Nov. 17. For information and to purchase tickets, call Kate Schafroth at 503-638-5900 or email Mary Boehr at marybkb83@gmail.com.

Get tickets for ArtBARK

Project POOCH's ArtBARK Pup Art Show will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 20 at The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel, 1022 S.W. Stark St. in Portland. The event features an art sale, with art donated by many artists, wine, food, raffles and live music provided by Daniel Sanderman.

Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased online at projectpoochartbark.eventbrite.com.

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