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Sportsman’s meal is on the way

The annual all-you-can-eat Sportsman’s Breakfast, sponsored by the Sandy Fire Department, will be held in about two weeks.

The 19-consecutive-hour affair includes not only a traditional firehouse breakfast with all the trimmings, but also a drawing for many prizes and helmet fittings.

The feast takes place in the engine bay at the fire station in Sandy beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, April 26, and continues until noon Saturday, April 27, at the station, 17460 Bruns Ave.

Breakfast and drawing tickets are available in advance from any firefighter or at the station.

Helmet sales and fitting hours are from 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 26, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27. Helmet wearers must be present to buy and fit helmets for biking, skating or skiing.

For more information, call 503-668-8093.

Blood drive set at Kelso Elementary

Friends of Tracy Hoyle at Kelso Elementary School have organized a blood drive to honor her as well as support National Donate Life Month.

The blood drive at Kelso is from 1:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the school, 34651 Kelso Road.

For information or to make an appointment, call the school at 503-668-8020 or visit the American Red Cross website at redcrossblood.org

Sandy Oktoberfest seeks talent show entries

The Sandy Oktoberfest Committee recently announced that a feature of this year’s festival will be a talent show noon to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, on the main stage in the Biergarten.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three talents, as determined by a panel of judges from the Sandy Committee.

All types of amateur or professional talent are welcomed, including singers, dancers, musicians and bands. The performance should be no more than 10 minutes in duration.

To enter, email buda@sandyoktoberfest.net for an application.

Lots of activity at Boring theater

Three events from the Nutz-N-Boltz Theater will bring local residents to the Boring-Damascus Grange Hall in April and May.

An improvisation comedy night is set to begin at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26. This is family-friendly comedy for all ages. The improvisation comedy group TBA will perform.

“Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom,” a play for children, will be staged May 3, 4, 5, 10 and 11. There will be special games and seating for the littlest. Tickets are $10 adults and $5 for 12 and under.

A staged reading of Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women will be held at 7 p.m. May 16 and 17. Tickets are $5.

For information, visit nnbtheater.com.

Commissioners set meeting in Boring

The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a series of four town halls during the year.

The first town hall will be in Boring at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Boring Fire Station, near the post office and Highway 212 in downtown Boring.

The Boring Community Planning Organization is sponsoring the meeting.

Residents win ‘Main Street Money’

Seven local residents shared $100 in “Main Street Money” as a result of their efforts during the April First Friday event.

The game is called Best Poker Hand, and entrants visited stores in Sandy’s downtown core to collect playing cards. At the end of the evening, entrants turned in their best poker hands.

Winners included Debbie Grimes, Chuck Shirey, Edeltraud Foster, Cheryi Daniels, Pam Kahut, Toni Simmons and Genie Ott.

The winners received “Main Street Money,” which can be spent at participating businesses in downtown Sandy.

Give the county advice on roads

The Clackamas County Transportation System Plan Public Advisory Committee is inviting public comment on plans for future projects.

A meeting will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Room 115, Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Road in Oregon City.

The committee is advising the county on transportation system improvements needed in unincorporated areas of the county over the next 20 years. The focus April 23 will be to prioritize transportation projects.

Recommendations will be available for comment at meetings throughout the spring and at an online open house from May 15-June 15 at clackamascountytsp.com.

For more information, call 503-742-4683.

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