Canby United Methodist continues garden signups

The Canby United Methodist Church’s community garden is taking signups. Interested gardeners can call the church office at 503-263-6419 for garden plot sizes, prices and to get a garden packet.

The community garden is at 1520 N. Holly St.

Canby Police need residents to claim lost, stolen property

The Canby Police Department reminds residents they must file a claim for any unclaimed property within 30 days of its posting on the department website or lose their interest in that property.

Unclaimed property in police possession is listed on the department website on the found/unclaimed property links under News & Announcements.

Those believing some of the property is theirs should call the police property room at 503-266-0761 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

They should be prepared to provide a detailed description of the property, circumstances of its loss and proof of ownership as necessary. Positive identification is required before property will be released.

Sons of the American Legion host Mother’s Day Breakfast

The Sons of the American Legion will hold two Mother’s Day breakfasts Sunday. The first seating will be 8:15-10 a.m. and the second from 10:30 a.m. to noon. at the Legion hall, 424 NW First Ave. to benefit its veterans poppy project.

Menu consists of choice of omelets, bacon, chicken-fried steak, sausage or ham, with cottage fries and a biscuit. Also available will be French toast and a meat or strawberry waffle and a meat. All meals come with fresh fruit, coffee, juice and milk. There will also be cheesecake and cinnamon rolls.

Cost is $10 for adults with children ages 10 and under $5. Proceeds to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.

Use the Fir Street entrance.

To make reservations, call Earl at 503-266-7727.

Garden plots available at Baker Prairie garden

Garden plots are available at the Baker Prairie Community Garden at Baker Prairie Middle School.

To reserve a 20-by-20-foot plot, call 503-260-5095.

There is a $20 refundable deposit and a $20 yearly fee.

Swim center swim lesson registrations have begun

The Canby Swim Center is taking registration for its summer swim lessons. For more information on the signups or other swim programs, visit the swim center at 1150 S. Ivy St. or check the website at

Youth running club has resumed workouts twice a week

The Youth Running Club has resumed meeting this spring for kids ages 8-14. It is a free, community-based, recreational running club that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-4:45 p.m. at the Ackerman track.

Gretchen Keyser is the Tuesday coach and April Lesher is the Thursday coach. Children are welcome to drop in whenever they can, and parents are welcome to run too.

Parents should fill out a permission form in advance (the schools will have them in the main office) or come fill it out on the child's first practice. The season will run through May 22.

For more information, or an electronic permission form, contact coordinator Tracie Heidt at 503-336-3604 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free lunch available at The Canby Center Thursdays

The St. Vincent De Paul lunch bus is back in Canby after a six-month break, stopping at The Canby Center every Thursday at noon. The meals are free and open to anyone.

For more information, call the center at 503-266-2920.

Grad party planning ongoing, volunteers sought

The 2014 graduation all night party continues preparations for this year’s event from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. May 30 at Baker Prairie Middle School. Volunteers are sought for a variety of roles.

For more information, visit the website at or contact Brenda Griffin at 503-266-6283 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Hubbard cemetery meeting will be held Tuesday

The annual membership meeting of the Hubbard Cemetery Association will be held on Tuesday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Hubbard Fire Station, 3161 Second St. Hubbard. The agenda will include election of trustees and officers.

Members consist of owners of lots and the descendants of those buried in the Hubbard Cemetery. All members and anyone interested in the cemetery are encouraged to attend.

For more information please call 503-981-4249.

Canby Adult Center is looking for kitchen help

The Canby Adult Center is looking for volunteers for several hours to assist with food preparation and serving. Volunteers will need to be able to work on their feet for several hours. The Adult Center serves meals Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from about 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The facility could use one day a week or one day a month help. To volunteer, stop by the center to pick up an application.”

Canby Adult Center hosts card games on Monday

Join the Canby Adult Center for bridge every Monday at 1 p.m.

Pinochle is offered Tuesday and Friday afternoons at 1 p.m.

All levels of player are welcome.

Bingo games continue for St. Patrick garden project

The St. Patrick Community Garden project will hold bingo every Friday throughout March at the St. Patrick Parish Center at 422 NW Ninth Ave. in Canby.

There will be only one session in the afternoon from 1-4 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Regular games and specials are played; cash prizes awarded, including $200 progressive pot.

Proceeds will benefit completion of St Patrick Community Garden which provides fresh organic produce for food bank clients and gardeners. For more information, call 503-260-5095.

Canby Clinic, Cutsforth’s team up for healthy talk

The Canby Clinic has partnered with Cutsforth's Thriftway for a free health talk workshop the fourth Thursday of every other month from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Cutsforth’s Town Hall.

Aurora Unit 110 offers monthly flea market

The Aurora Unit 110, American Legion Auxiliary holds its First Saturday of the Month flea market Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The hall is at 21510 Main St. in Aurora.

Vendor tables are upstairs and down; admission is free but visitors are encouraged to take an item for the food barrel. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, call Frances at 503-678-6251.

Lions Club sets annual plant sale for May

The Canby Lions Club will hold its annual plant sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Canby Cinema 8 parking lot along with the Canby Farmers Market.

The sale will offer many kinds of plant materials. Proceeds go to the Canby Lions Club program such as eyeglasses, hearing aids, scholarships and other local projects.

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