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n The Mount Hood Farmers Market is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through the end of October at 38600 Proctor Blvd. For more information, visit mounthoodfarmersmarket.org.

n A strawberry waffle fundraiser breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, June 12, at the Boring-Damascus Grange, 27861 S.E. Grange Street, Boring. Adults are $7, children under age 6 eat free, and there is a family rate of $30 (maximum six persons). The breakfast includes made-from-scratch Belgian waffles, fresh local strawberries, juice, milk, coffee and tea. For more information, visit boringgrange.org

n The WyEast Artisan Guild present “The Beast Within” at the Sandy Actors Theatre through June 19. In the show, artists explore their connections to the animal world using watercolor, acrylic, oil and collage in whatever style appeals to them.

n The Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd, presents “The Lion in Winter” through June 19. Shows are 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors, and $10 for children 12 and under. To purchase or for more information, visit sandyactorstheatre.org.

n Alphabetica, an art show showcasing the work of Wy’East Artisans Guild members and their exploration of the alphabet, is on display through July 5 at the Sandy Public Library. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

n An adult art class as part of the “Mind-Body-Spirit: Creating a vibrant adult life” program will be offered from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in June in the Sandy Library Community Room. Eileen Holzman will teach beginning drawing. Contact Sarah McIntyre at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

n Wy’east Artisans Guild will present a costumed-figure drawing session from 6-9 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, in the AntFarm cultural arts center, 39140 Proctor Blvd. This is a chance for artists of all ages and skill levels to experience a live drawing event. While a clothed model strikes various poses, professional artists from the Wy’east Artisans Guild will demonstrate their figure-drawing techniques. Cost: $5. Bring art supplies of your choice, but no oil paints. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP to Jennifer Bliesner at 503-668-5434 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

n The Hoodland Book Group meets Wednesday, June 15, at 6:30 p.m. Those who are interested in joining the group should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-622-3460.

n The Library Photography Group meets from 1-2 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month in the Community Room of the Sandy Public Library. Contact Thea Kuziemski for This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and find them on Instagram and Flicker.

n The Hoodland Public Library LEGO Club meets from 1-3 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday of the month. Appropriate for ages 6-12, and no registration is necessary. LEGOs are supplied.

n Sandy Public Library hosts preschool story time at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, for children ages 3-5, and toddler time at 10 a.m. Thursdays, for children ages 1-2. The Hoodland library story time is 10:30 a.m. Thursdays and is appropriate for all ages.

n Are you interested in improving your Spanish? Join Intercambio at the Sandy Public Library. Practice your Spanish, while helping native Spanish speakers practice their English in a casual, friendly setting. The group meets at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. For more details, contact Katie Murphy by calling 503-668-5537 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Food assistance

n The Sandy Community Action Center’s food pantry is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; closed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Thrift store hours are noon to 4 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, contact the Sandy Action Center at 503-668-4746.

n Free dinner, Sandy Seventh-day Adventist Church, 6 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 18575 Langensand Road. For information, call 503-668-6144.

n Free dinner, Community Church of Sandy, 6 p.m. every Friday at 39290 Scenic St. For more information, call 503-668-4543.

n Free dinner, at 6 p.m. every third Monday, Sandy Assembly of God Church, 39800 Highway 26, Sandy. For information, call 503-668-5589.

n Free dinner, St. Michael Catholic Church in Sandy, 6 p.m. every Saturday at 18090 Langensand Road. For more information, call 503-668-4446.


n The Firwood Community Planning Organization and Wildcat Neighborhood Associations meet at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month 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 Boring CPO meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Boring Fire Station on Highway 212 in Boring. For more information, call Chairman Michael Fitz at 503-502-5837.

Civic groups

n Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4273: 6 p.m. every third Friday of the month in the upstairs hall. Sandy VFW is located at 38452 Proctor Blvd. For more information on membership, call Bert Key at 503-668-8418.

n Sandy Toastmasters: 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 Sandy Kiwanis Club: 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month at Stephanie’s International Cafe, 39024 Proctor Blvd. For information, visit sandykiwanis.org or call 503-819-0511.

n Sandy Lions Club: 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of every month in the banquet room of the Sandy Family Restaurant, 39042 Proctor Blvd. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Tim Anders at 360-903-0644 or John Taylor at 503-668-0328.

n Sandy Community Action Center Board: 5-7 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at Clackamas County Bank, 38975 Proctor Blvd.

n Sandy Garden Club: 9:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month, September through June, in the Historic Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 S.E. Kelso Road. Meetings feature guest speakers and garden tours and shared knowledge. For more information, contact club President John Ludi at 503-668-9230.

n The Disability Services Advisory Council of Clackamas County meets every third Tuesday of the month in Oregon City. The council promotes education and advocacy on state and local issues that affect the physically disabled community, their families and caregivers. The council honors diversity and invites people from throughout the county to participate in meetings. For more information, call Georgianne at 971-673-6621.

Support groups

n Sandy Principles and Progress Al-Anon family group meetings are held at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at 38348 Pioneer Blvd.

n Take Off Pounds Sensibly: 7:30-9 a.m. each Wednesday at the Clackamas County Bank’s Sunset Community Room, 38935 Proctor Blvd. For more information, call 503-668-0002.

n Sandy Senior Center offers an Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group from 1-3 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month. Sandy Senior Center is located at 38348 Pioneer Blvd. in Sandy. For questions or more information, call 503-489-2154.

n Narcotics Anonymous meetings are held three times a week in Boring and Sandy. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. Monday and Friday in Room 5 at the Living Word Fellowship Church, 12700 S.E. Orient Drive, Boring, and at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Living Way Fellowship Church, 39300 Dubarko Road, Sandy.

n Mt. Hood Hospice offers a support group that can help if someone in your life suffers from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The Alzheimer’s/Dementia caregivers’ support group meets from 1-2:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of every month at Trinity Lutheran Church, 507 W. Powell Blvd., Gresham. Contact Emilie Cartoun at 503-668-5545 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

n District 25 Alcoholics Anonymous Sandy Discovery Group: 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 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 7:30 p.m. Sundays at St. John in the Woods Catholic Church, 24905 E. Woodsey Way, Welches.

n The District’s Courage to Change group meets from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Sandy Actors Theatre, 17433 Meinig Ave. in Sandy, for a Big Book study session, and from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the theater for open-topic discussion. The group also meets from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday for Big Book steps study at the Immanuel Church fellowship hall, 39901 Pleasant St., in Sandy.

n Take Off Pounds Sensibly: 6:30-8 p.m. each Thursday at Clackamas County Bank’s Sunset Community Room, 38935 Proctor Blvd. For more information, call 503-668-3417.