‘Deep Green’ film to be shown in West Linn

West Linn residents are invited to attend a special showing of the film ‘Deep Green’ at Robinwood Station June 8 at 3 p.m.

The documentary film about stopping climate change was directed by Matt Briggs, who will conduct a two-hour question and answer session after the showing.

Admission and refreshments are free, but a $5 donation is suggested.

The Robinwood Station is located at 3706 Cedaroak Drive. The event is sponsored by the Resiliency Organization of West Linn and Friends of Robinwood Station. For more information, visit

Students are encouraged to attend.

Attend free vaulting demonstration

The Stafford Hills Equitation Vaulting Team will put on a free demonstration June at 10 a.m. at 705 Moses Lane in West Linn. The event will include a raffle and food.

The horse vaulting team is looking to connect with the community before competing on a national stage. For more information, contact Charity Hudnot at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

West Linn Farmer’s Market starting for season

The West Linn Farmer’s Market kicks off June 4. The market, held at 1780 Willamette Falls Drive, runs Wednesdays 5 to 8 p.m. through Aug. 27. Come for fresh food, crafts, entertainment and more. For a list of vendors and general information, go to

Event added to Old Time Fair

A new event to the Old Time Fair is the PJs to Pancakes kids one-mile and 5K run.

The run, set for July 20, will start in Willamette Park and follow Volpp Street, which borders the beautiful Willamette River. The city is encouraging all runners to show up in their pajamas for this family event.

The kids run will stay within the boundaries of Willamette Park. All kids registered will receive a ribbon.

The 5K run will be a loop and return to Willamette Park.

All participants in the run will receive a free breakfast, at the conclusion of the run, provided by the West Linn Lions. Don’t miss this opportunity to run a family friendly 5k in your PJs.

The kids one-mile run is free, though registration is required. The 5K run is $8 for pre-registration and $10 on the day of the event.

Stop by English Tea Fundraiser

The West Linn Riverview Lions’ annual English Tea fundraiser is set for June 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Historic McLean House, 5350 River Street.

The club will serve finger sandwiches, fruit, scones with Devonshire cream, lemon curd tarts, cookies and tea throughout the afternoon.

Tickets are $13 at the door or in advance.

All proceeds will go to community needs. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-310-2975.

Register for the Old Time Fair Parade

The 2014 Old Time Fair Parade is set for July 19 at 10 a.m. on Willamette Falls Drive.

The parade theme this year is “All Aboard the Reading Railroad,” celebrating the West Linn Library’s 75th Anniversary. West Linn librarians past and present will serve as the Grand Marshalls.

All participants who want to be judged must submit forms by midnight July 17. As always, participants are welcome to register on the day of the parade but will not be able to participate in the judging.

Online registration is the preferred method if possible. To register, visit

Volunteer at the West Linn Public Library

Many of the items the West Linn Public Library checks in and shelves each day are handled by volunteers.

The library is looking for volunteers age 14 and older who can make a regular commitment to shelve library materials, keep shelves organized and participate in occasional special projects.

For more information, call Shasta Barnes at the library at 503-656-7853, ext. 3020, or visit

Fight back at Maddax Woods

Maddax Woods needs help to fight back against English ivy and other invasive, non-native plants.

You can volunteer to help save the trees, native plants and animals in the nature parks.

Every third Saturday of each month there are park restoration events. All individuals, families and groups are invited.

For more information, contact Steve Miesen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-722-9581.

Attend Daddy Daughter Dance

The annual Daddy Daughter Dance is set for June 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Adult Community Center. This year’s theme is “Saddle up Li’l Partners.”

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 503-557-4700 or the Adult Community Center at 503-557-4704.

Advantis Credit Union introduces new community grant

Advantis Credit Union launched the fourth annual GROW Community Fund May 1.

GROW is a $50,000 grant fund designed to provide nonprofit and service organizations with financial resources to address a wide range of needs and to tackle challenges in the community, one project at a time.

Since 2011, the Advantis GROW Community Fund has contributed $150,000 to local organizations and funded more than 20 projects including creating community gardens for elementary students, refurbishing a home for foster children and providing kitchen equipment to an organization that feeds low-income adults with mental illnesses.

Local nonprofit and public service organizations are invited to submit a grant application for any amount up to $10,000 at Applications will be accepted online through May 30.

A selection committee will narrow down and identify the projects that provide the most long term benefits to the community. The public will then be invited to vote and determine which projects will receive grant funding. Online voting will begin June 9 and take place on Advantis’ Facebook page ( and the Advantis homepage (

The 2014 GROW grant recipients will be announced in early July.

Register for Fun in the Sun camps

The Parks and Recreation department will offer a Fun in the Sun recreation day camp at Hammerle Park and Willamette Park this summer. The camps are held Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Register early as space is limited. Maximum capacity is 40 at both Hammerle Park and Willamette Park.

Camper to staff ratio is 10:1. Registration fees run between $89 and $94.

To learn more visit

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