What's happening in and around Wilsonville this week and coming up? Plays, concerts and movies in the park, and more

SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Come hear what Wilsonville told the experts it wants most in parks and recreation in the future, Aug. 2 at City Hall. Wednesday, Aug. 2

SCIENCE CLASS — Free one-hour hands-on science classes, dubbed 'Scales, Claws and Expanding Jaws' for kids entering grades 1-5. Presented by OMSI. Sign-up at the Children's Desk or by phone (503-570-1599). Space is limited, so register early.

PARKS PLANNING — Curious about the results of the City-wide Parks and Rec survey? Join Wilsonville Parks and Rec staff and the consultants from GreenPlay, LLC at 6 p.m. to learn of the findings. Wilsonville City Hall, 29799 S.W. Town Center Loop E.

Thursday, Aug. 3

SUMMER CONCERT — Rotary Club of Wilsonville has canceled the Tracey Fordice concert due to heat warnings.

Friday, Aug. 4

FIRST FRIDAY FILM — This month's free film at Wilsonville Library is a La-La lovely musical and old-school romance. The fun starts at 6 p.m., 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.

Satuday, Aug. 5

FUN IN THE PARK — Wilsonville's favorite summer event returns with a parkful of activities for families and kids, all free. Find out more at Town Center Park, 29600 S.W. Park Place; fun goes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 6

PAINT AND SIP —The Amerian Cancer Society will host a fundraising event called Paint and Sip. The class runs from 3-6 p.m. at Holiday Inn, 25425 S.W. 95th Ave. Seating is limited. For more information contact Laura Papajack at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tuesday, Aug. 8

REDWOOD SON — This Nashville-by-way-of-Portland musician will be playing a unique type of country-meets-soul beginning at 7 p.m. at Wilsonville Old Church, 30340 S.W. Boones Ferry. Free, all ages welcome.

LIVE MUSIC — Head to Villebois for Music at Montague, a free summer concert series. The Jessie Leigh Band plays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and every week a different local charity will be featured. Montague Park Ampitheater, Villebois Drive North.

WINE TASTING FUNDRAISER — The American Cancer Society will host a wine tasting and silent auction to raise money for cancer research. The event will run from 5-7 p.m. at Abella's Italian Kitchen, 8309 S.W. Main Street, #200. Cost is $20. For more information contact MaryRose Gangle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-682-8065.

Thursday, Aug. 10

SUMMER CONCERT — Wilsonville Rotary Club's summer concerts continue with Radical Revolution at Town Center Park, 29600 S.W. Park Place. The show begins at 6:30 p.m. with vendors on site for refreshments.

Friday, Aug. 11

BLOOD DRIVE — American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road, beginning at 11 a.m. Make an appointment online ( or call 1-800 RED CROSS. Sponsor Code: WilsonvilleLibrary.

MOVIES IN THE PARK — Head to the River Shelter in Wilsonville's Memorial Park at dusk for a free showing of "Moana." Lawn opens at 8:15 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 12

FUN RUN — A 5K walk/run will begin at Theraputic Associates, 29100 Town Center Loop W #190. Registration begins at 8 a.m., proceeds benefit the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias.

BREWFEST — Annual Wilsonville Brewfest begins at noon at Villebois Plaza; go to to find out more.

POKER FOR LIFE! — The American Cancer Society will host their event Poker For Life! starting at 6 p.m. For more information contact Pat Wolfram at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monday, Aug. 14

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL — Community of Hope Church will hope Vacation Bible School from Monday, Aug. 14 through Thursday, Aug. 17. The camp runs from 4-7:30 p.m. every day and dinner is provided. Space is limited. To register or for more information go to or contact the church office at 503-682-8855.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

GREAT BOOKS — Join a discussion group interested in the big questions in life, for a roundtable on "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," by Edward Gibbon. Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road; 6 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC — Head to Villebois for Music at Montague, a free summer concert series. Whiskey Darlings plays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight and every week a different local charity will be featured. Montague Park Ampitheater, Villebois Drive North.

COMMUNITY PICNIC — Wrap up summer by attending Wilsonville's first community-wide "block party," from 5-8 p.m. There will be a food cart pod with complimentary dinner (limited quantities), a rubber ducky race and plenty of other games and activities. Town Center Park 29250 S.W. Parkway Court.

Saturday, Aug. 19

CURIOUSITY CAFE — This month a Wilsonville Police Department officer will be on hand to answer questions and talk about a typical officer's duties. Come for a cup of coffee and great discussion, Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road; 1 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 20

SUMMER CONCERT — Newell Pioneer Village, next door to Champoeg Heritage Sate Park, is hosting a free family-friendly outdoor concert by Correl Creek Bluegrass Band from 4-6 p.m. Everyone is invited to bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic lunch, or purchase a snack at the concession stand. No pets please. The Newell Pioneer Village is located at 8089 Champoeg Rd. NE, St. Paul;


IRVING BERLIN — Clackamas Repertory Theatre celebrates the music of Irving Berlin with "The Melody Lingers on." Ten singers and an onstage band power this sweet, romantic, semi-autobiographical musical about one of America's most beloved composers. "The Melody Lingers on" runs Aug. 3-27 at the Osterman Theatre on the Clackamas Community College Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. Performances take place Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets may be purchased at" or by calling 503-594-6047.

MARY POPPINS — Wilsonville High School Theatre Director Jason Katz will be performing as chimney sweep Bert in Canby Community Theatre's production of "Mary Poppins" through Aug. 5.

HISTORIC AURORA — Support the Aurora Colony Historical Society at its annual fundraising dinner, this year held at the historic Octagon Building Aug. 26. Find out more at

GET CRABBIN' — Support the Clackamas Community College's wrestling program and plan on attending its annual crab feed and fundraiser Sept. 23. It's an all-you-can-eat affair, with appetizers, auction and social hour. Go to to find out more.


FARMERS MARKETS — Students from the Clackamas Community College Horticulture Department will be holding mini-markets Wednesdays through summer, selling produce from their organic campus farm. The food cart will be parked outside the Community Center at the Oregon City Campus, 19600 S. Molalla Ave., from 11:30 am.-1 p.m. And Wilsonville's Villebois neighborhood heats up on Thursday evenings with its own farmers market, from 4-8 p.m. at Sofia Park, 28836 Costa Circle West.

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