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See what's happening around town with this listing of club and organization meetings, as well as ongoing events.

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FILE PHOTO - Trade and talk plants with other gardeners at a Neighborhood Plant Swap this weekend. See listing for details.

Events

• Neighborhood Plant Swap — 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 13, Eastrose Fellowship Unitarian Universalist, 1133 N.E. 181st Ave., Portland. Gardeners invited to bring extra plants from their yard and trade them for new treasures for the garden. Please label plants with their name and best growing conditions. More info, email Karen Pyle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

• Clackamas Community Choir — 3:30-5 p.m. Sundays, Hillsview Community Church, 23225 S.E. Borges Road, Damascus. Singers ages high school and older are encouraged to join the choir for their Christmas musical, "Two Sides of Christmas," which will be performed at the church Dec. 14 and Dec. 16th. No auditions or fees to participate. For more information, contact Jon at 503-698-4765.

• Bingo — doors open at 5 p.m. every Thursday night, Gresham Elks Lodge No. 1805, 3330 N.E. Division St. Early bird games start at 6:30 p.m., followed by regular games at 7 p.m. For more information, call the Elks at 503-666-1805.

• Zimmerman Heritage Farm — noon to 4 p.m. third Saturday of each month, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Gresham. Exhibit features quilts from the 1850s to the 1930s. Admission is $5 for seniors, $7 for adults; free to ECHO members and children under age 13. More information, visit echohistory.org.

• Heslin House Museum and Historic Jail — noon to 4 p.m. third Saturday of each month, 60 Main St., Fairview. Exhibit features posters and other memorabilia focused on the home front during World War II. Admission is free to ECHO members and Fairview residents; $2 for all others. More information, visit echohistory.org.

• Harlow House Museum — 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale.

• King of Roads Exhibit — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Troutdale Historical Society Barn Exhibit Hall, 732 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. For more information, call the Troutdale Historical Society at 503-661-2164.

• Exotic Bird Meet and Greet — noon to 2:30 p.m. third Saturday of each month, Petco, 12020 S.E. Division St., Portland. Sponsored by the Exotic Bird Rescue of Oregon.

• Interfaith Vigil for Peace and Tolerance — 6:30-7:30 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Gresham Library, 385 N.W. Miller Ave. All are welcome. Sponsored by the Baha'i Faith of Gresham.

Family activities

Join the staff at Maggie Mae's Kid's Bookshop for regular and special events aimed at children. The bookshop is located at 43 N.W. Third Ave., Gresham. For more information, call 503-512-7493.

• Toddler Storytime — 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for ages 1-3 with their favorite adult.

• Family Storytime — 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, for ages 1-6 with their favorite adult.

Club meetings

• Mt. Hood Republican Women — 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, Elmer's Restaurant, 1590 N.E. Burnside Road, Gresham. Guest speakers will address and discuss all the ballot measures on the November ballot at approximately 12:15 p.m. The public is invited. For more information, contact Clarice Moss at 503-658-5227 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

• VFW Gresham United Post No. 180 — 6 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, 219 N.W. First St., Gresham.

• Rotary Club of Gresham — noon, Wednesdays, M&M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave., Gresham.

• Rockwood Kiwanis Club — 12:10 p.m. Wednesdays, Abby's Pizza, 21255 S.E. Stark St., Gresham. For more information, call 503-740-3541.

• Prime Timers Dining Club — For more information, visit www.PrimeTimersDiningClub.com or call Pat at 503-936-5861.

• Rotary of the West Columbia Gorge — 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Mt. Hood Room, McMenamins Edgefield, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale.

• Gresham Breakfast Lions Club — 7 a.m. Thursdays, M&M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave. For more information, contact Leonard Kirk at 907-748-8699.

• Soroptimist International of Gresham — noon, first, second and third Thursday of every month, Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St.

• Gresham Kiwanis Earlyrisers — 7 a.m. Fridays, M&M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave. Gresham.

• Country Cut-Ups Square Dance Club — 7-10:30 p.m. first, fourth and fifth Saturday nights, 13987 S.E. Richey Road, Boring. Dance classes are held from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 13. First class is free, $5 per person after that. For more information, call Marc at 503-502-8478.

• Sandy Chapter, NW Steelheaders — 7-9 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, Sam Cox Building, Glenn Otto Community Park, 1102 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Guests welcome. For more information, contact Steve Rothenbucher at 503-257-0039.

• Kiwanis Club of Damascus-Happy Valley — 7-8 a.m. Wednesdays, PUB212 and Restaurant, 20400 S.E. Highway 212, Damascus.

• Kiwanis Club of Clackamas-Happy Valley — 6-7 p.m. third Wednesday of each month, McCools Pub & Grill, 12066 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Clackamas.

• Kiwanis Club of the Columbia Gorge, Troutdale, Corbett — 6 p.m. first Thursday of each month, Gresham Honda, 24999 S.E. Stark St. More info, www.columbiagorgekiwanis.org.

• Baby Boomers Social Club — 7-10:30 p.m. second Saturday of each month, Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St. Join others born between 1946 and 1964 for dancing and socializing. Cost is $8 for members, $12 for non-members and $8 for first timers. More info, visit www.babyboomerssocialclub.com.

Government

• East Metro Economic Alliance 2018 East Metro Superintenents Panel — 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fairview City Hall, 1300 N.E. Village St. Presentation by representatives from Gresham-Barlow, Reynolds, Centennial, David Douglas and Oregon Trail school districts, as well as Mt. Hood Community College. Register by visiting www.eastmetro.org.

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