n The initial First Friday of the year begins at 5 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the downtown core on both boulevards between Ten Eyck and Bluff roads. The event is sponsored six months a year by Sandy Main Street. For more information, call 503-489-2160.
n An egg hunt in the dark is planned for teenagers in middle or high school. The event requires flashlights, bags and appropriate clothing. The event begins at 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, in Meinig Park. For information, call 503-475-2347.
n An Easter sunrise service will be conducted at Jonsrud Viewpoint at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, March 31. All comers are welcome.
n The Firwood CPO and Wildcat Neighborhood Association meet the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Dover Fire Station, 24545 Firwood Road, Sandy. For more information, call Marge Stewart at 503-668-8797 or Jerry Hein at 503-826-8448.
n The Villages at Mt. Hood board of directors meets at 4 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. For agendas or more information, go to thevillagesatmthood.com.
n The Boring CPO meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Boring Fire Station, 28655 Highway 212, Boring. For more information, call Chairman Steve Bates at 503-663-6271.
n The Sandy Kiwanis Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Mt. Hood Hospice, 39641 Scenic St. A light meal is offered for $5. For more information, visit sandykiwanis.org or call 503-819-0511.
n Everyone is welcome to visit the Sandy Toastmasters, a group that helps people develop their public speaking and leadership skills. Meetings run from 6:15-7:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the lower level of Cascadia Village Retirement Community, 39495 Cascadia Village Drive. For more information, call Harlan Wheeler at 503-622-1726.
n The Sandy Optimist Club meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at the Sandy Senior Center, 38438 Pioneer Blvd. For more information, call 503-668-9542 or go to sandyoptimist.org.
n The Community Church of Sandy offers a free dinner at 6 p.m. every Friday at 39290 Scenic St. For more information, call 503-668-4543.
n Sandy Assembly Of God Church offers a free dinner at 6 p.m. every third Monday at 39800 Highway 26, Sandy. The church also has its food pantry and clothes closet open those nights. For more information, call 503-668-5589.
n St. Vincent de Paul serves a free lunch from noon to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at the Sandy Community Action Center, 38982 Pioneer Blvd. For more information, call 503-668-4746.
n St. Michael Catholic Church in Sandy offers a free dinner at 6 p.m. every Saturday at 18090 Langensand Road. For more information, call 503-668-4446.
n Clackamas Womens Services offers a free and confidential support group for survivors of domestic violence from 10-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday. The meetings are held at a confidential location in Sandy. For more information, call Allison Schultz, rural counselor, at 503-201-2530.
n The evening chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays at Clackamas County Banks Sunset Community Room, 38935 Proctor Blvd. For more information, call 503-668-3417.
n Celebrate Recovery meets at 6 p.m. Fridays at Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 S.E. Haley Road in Boring. Its open to anyone 18 or older who has any hurts, habits or hang-ups. For more information, call 503-663-5050.
n Sandy Principles & Progress, an Al-anon group, meets from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at Sandy Community Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd. For more information, call 503-330-0900.
n District 25 Alcoholics Anonymous Sandy Discovery Group meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and the second Saturday of the month, and at 9 a.m. Sundays at Foursquare Church of Sandy, 39300 Dubarko Road. The Sandy group also meets at 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Sandy Community Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd. The Welches Timberline group meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays for text studies, at 6 p.m. Fridays for women, at 5 p.m. Saturday and at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at St. John in the Woods Catholic Church, 24905 E. Woodsey Way, Welches.