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Thursday, Oct. 5
COFFEE CREEK OPEN HOUSE — The City of Wilsonville is hosting an informational meeting and open house about the Coffee Creek Industrial Area, covering the future vision for the area, proposed zoning changes, planned roadway improvements and the Willamette Water Supply Project. City staff will be on hand at Republic Services, 10295 S.W. Ridder Road, from 6-7:30 p.m. to answer questions about what these projects mean for nearby property owners and residents.
Friday, Oct. 6
FREE MOVIE — Head to Wilsonville Library at 6 p.m. for a free film, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.
HOMECOMING — Annual Wilsonville High School Homecoming Parade begins at 5:30 p.m. The route leaves the school, heads eastbound on Wilsonville Road and into Meadows Loop, heading back to the high school.
Saturday, Oct. 7
BUTTEVILLE MUSIC — The historic Butteville Store, French Prairie's acoustic music venue hosts performer Steve Blanchard. For more information go www.butteville.org.
WOMENS MINISTRY TALK — St. Cyril's Women First Saturday is hosting a presentation by Mary Jo Saavedra, M.A.I.S., CSA, CAPS on Saturday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall at St. Cyril's Catholic Church, 9205 S.W. 5th St. She will share aging strategies for a fulfilling life for women over 50 using her "Six Pillars of Aging Wellbeing." No reservations necessary. Free will offering accepted.
Sunday, Oct. 8
COMMUNITY CONCERT — Old Blind Dogs, a group of Scottish musicians, play a high-energy blend of traditional folk tunes at Sherwood Center for the Arts, 22689 S.W. Pine Street, at 7:30 p.m. Go to brownpapertickets.com/event/3033584 for tickets or call 800-838-3006.
Wednesday, Oct. 11
PLANNING COMMISSION — The Planning Commission meets the second Wednesday of each month at Wilsonville City Hall, 9799 S.W. Town Center Loop E. Agendas and packets will be made available to download at ci.wilsonville.or.us/AgendaCenter.
SLIDE GUITAR — San Francisco-based slide guitar master Dennis Johnson performs at McMenamins Old Church in Wilsonville at 7 p.m.; 30340 S.W. Boones Ferry Road.
BLOOD DRIVE — Help the American Red Cross by donating blood at Heart of the City, 28925 S.W. Boberg Road, Wilsonville, from 2-7 p.m. Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-red-cross to make and appoint or just walk in.
Thursday, Oct. 12
BOOK CLUB — Join fellow readers for a discussion of "The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story" by Doug Preston, 6 p.m. at Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.
BIRTHDAY PARTY — Trudy's Living Room in Wilsonville, 9740 S.W. Wilsonville Road, is celebarting its fourth anniversary with music by the Mark Davis Band, local artists and refreshments, all free as a thank you to the community. Fun begins 5-8 p.m.
PARKS BOARD — Wilsonville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting is open to the public, 6 p.m. at Wilsonville City Hall, 29799 S.W. Town Center Loop E.
Saturday, Oct. 14
BOOK NOTES — Come hear Jass Two Plus One, a musical group that has all the romance and adventure of 1920s Jazz, at the Wilsonville Library's Book Notes Concert, 2 p.m.; 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.
WINE TASTING — Terra Vina Vineyards is open for a fall wine tasting from noon to 6 p.m. and visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to share the lovely vineyeard views; 337 S.W. Ladd Hill Road.
COMMUNITY CONCERT — Nova Scotian sisters Cassie and Maggie MacDonald will perform as part of the Saturday Community Concert in Tualatin. The sisters play a blend of traditional and contemporary Celtic music. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and show starts at 7:30. Go to brownpapertickets.com/event/3033584 for tickets or call 800-838-3006.
Monday, Oct. 16
GENEALOGY CLUB — Discover new genealogical resources and tools, discuss personal research and goals, and learn from experienced genealogists at monthly meetings. Open to seasoned genealogists and beginners, 1 p.m.; 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.
CITY COUNCIL — Wilsonville City Council work session and meeting at City Hall, 29799 S.W. Town Center Loop E. Both work session, at 5 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. are open to the public and agendas can be found at ci.wilsonville.or.us.
BLOOD DRIVE — Hep save a life at the Red Cross blood drive at the Wilsonville Library, beginning at 11 a.m. Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-red-cross to make and appoint or just walk in.
TANNAHILL WEAVERS — One of Scotland's premier bands, Tannahill Weaver, brings its diverse repertoire to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Oregon City, for a 7:30 p.m. performance. Go to brownpapertickets.com/event/3033584 for tickets or call 800-838-3006.
PUMPKIN REGATTA — The 14th annual Pumpkin Regatta returns to Tualatin Oct. 21, a free event where you can watch costumed characters paddle 1,000-pound pumpkin boats in a series of wacky races. The Pumpkin Regatta also features pie eating contests, kids pumpkin decorating, face painting, pumpkin golf, pumpkin bowling, a kids costume contest, Smokey and Rojo the Llama Boys, clown shows, hot food and drinks, and more. In addition, the Pacific Giant Vegetable Growers will hold the 18th annual Terminator Weigh-Off and New Seasons Giant Tomato Weigh-Off. There will also be a 5K Regatta Run and a Regatta Medallion Hunt, where treasure hunters can follow clues to find a hidden medallion and win a prize. Go to tualatinoregon.gov/pumpkinregatta for more information.
HAPPY DAZE — West Linn artist Josh Gross has an exhibit of high-quality ink jet prints on display at Clackamas Community College Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. from Sept. 18-Oct. 27.