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Submit input on safe routes to schools

The Safe Routes to Schools Program wants to make Trillium Creek Primary School safer and more accessible for children to walk and bicycle to school.

Fill out an online survey to share your opinion. Surveys must be submitted by Oct. 17. Visit surveymonkey.com/s/v6rs6r6. An advisory group will meet on Oct. 19 at 8 a.m.

Purchase your poinsettia

The West Linn High School Debutantes will sell poinsettias to raise money for competitions and costumes. Orders must be placed by Oct. 27. Cost is $16-$24. To place an order, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Meet teachers at Oregon Virtual

Oregon Virtual Academy, the statewide online school for grades K-11 will host a meet the teacher event on Oct. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lake Oswego Hilton Garden Inn, 14850 Kruse Oaks Drive in Lake Oswego. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Apply for the youth concerto contest

Students ages 12-19 are to perform on movement (10 minutes maximum) from a concerto of choir with his or her pianist. The competition will be held Jan. 12 at the United Methodist Church, 18955 SE End Road in Oregon City.

Winners will receive $100 and will perform at the Willamette Falls Symphony concert on March 17 at 3 p.m. Application deadline is Dec. 7. Participation is limited to the first 25 applicants. For more information, call 503-232-0098.

Welcome autumn at CREST Farm

The CREST Farm open house will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 20. The open house will feature farm tours, apple pressing, seed saving and more. For more information about the open house, contact Beth Webb at 503-673-7350 or visit crest.wlwv.k12.or.us.

Volunteers are needed for the CREST headquarters garden Mondays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Volunteers will help harvest, plant, weed and work in the greenhouse. For more information, contact Beth Merril at 503-673-7350.

For more information, call 503-673-7400.

Sign up for a chess tournament

Any student grades K-12 may sign up for a five-round chess tournament from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 20. The tournament is an Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation qualifier and will be held at Clackamas High School, 14288 SE 122nd Ave. in Clackamas.

Register by Oct. 16 for $25. For more information, contact Ed Addis at 503-658-7809 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




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