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Quilt and fabric shows offers plenty to see

The Canby Quilt and Fabric quilt show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday at Knight Elementary School, 501 Grant St. The show annually includes more than 100 quilts or quilted items.

Saturday, the show will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the car show. Admission is free and donations are accepted to benefit the Youth Sewing Program.

For more information, go online to http://www.canbyquilts.com or call 503-263-3563.

Annual Art Walk is back

The Canby Art Association will display are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at Wait Park during the Cutsforth’s Thriftway Cruise-in.

Saturday market continues during Big Weekend

Canby Saturday Market will be open for business Saturday

The market runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday at the Canby Cinema parking lot behind Cutsforth’s Thriftway.

Canby Rotary hits the grill hard

Canby Rotary members will offer a barbecue sausage or hamburger lunch at 10 a.m. in Wait Park Saturday. Lunch will include chips, soda or water for $5.

Flower Farmer Basil and Art Festival

The Flower Farmer Basil, Wine and Art Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday through Monday, and again Saturday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 2 at 2512 N. Holly St. The train will run for the festival. There will be local artists along with a menu of basil dishes available.

For more information, call 503-266-3581 or go online to www.flowerfarmer.com.

Book sale by library

Friends of the Canby Public Library will hold a book sale on Saturday in conjunction with the Big Weekend events in and around Wait Park.

Proceeds from the book sale will help support and enhance library functions. For more information call the library at 503-266-3394.

Breakfast in the Park

Breakfast in the park will be Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. at Wait Park. The cost is $5 per person. Menu will include pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit and juice. Coffee will be available for $1.

For more information, call the chamber office 503-266-4600 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Canby Livability Garage Sale

The Canby Livability Garage Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 1320 N. Holly St. Proceeds will go to benefit the Canby Livability Coalition and parks in Canby.

Donations are being accepted until the garage sale begins. Donations can be dropped off anytime during the day at 1320 N. Holly St. There will be a tent in the driveway and donation slips. All donations are tax deductible.

For more information, call 503-263-4747 or visit the Canby Livability Coalition Facebook page.

Dog Cruise-in is planned for Thelma’s

Thelma’s Place will hold a dog cruise-in at the Thelma’s Place courtyard on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a $25 donation. The event is a fundraiser for Thelma’s Place, an adult day center for people suffering from memory loss, and receive a tax deduction.

Thelma’s Place is at 352 NW Second Ave. in Canby.

For more information, call 503-266-5100.

Dahlia Run continues fundraising

The third annual Canby Dahlia Run (formerly Canby Charity Run) will be held Saturday from 7-11 a.m. at New Life Foursquare Church in Canby.

There will be a half marathon and a 10K walk-run route.

Cost is $40 for the 10K and $45 for the half marathon. Day of race registration will accept cash or checks only.

This year’s proceeds will go to The Canby Center, Wilderness International & Mercy Missionaries.

Free movie in the park planned

Canby public access channel CTV5 will hold a movie in the park event Friday, Aug. 23, in Wait Park.

The movie “Goonies” will be shown around 7:45 p.m.

Canby Adult Center to to hold Grandparents Day

The Canby Adult Center will celebrate Grandparents Day Thursday, with clowns Blossom and Baloney on hand to paint faces, create balloon animals and demonstrate clown magic.

The CAC invites kids, grandkids, any kids at all, to stop by for clowning and a hamburger feed at 11:30 a.m. The event is $3 for children ages 11-under, $4.25 for ages 12 to 59. It is donation only for attendees age 60 and above.

Canby Legion auxiliary will hold fundraiser breakfast

The Canby American Legion Auxiliary will hold its annual breakfast to benefit the Mount Hood Search and Rescue Team Sunday, Sept. 8, from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Breakfast will consist of bacon, sausage, chicken-fried steak or ham, hot cakes, hash browns, eggs to order with coffee, milk and juice for $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 10-under.

The breakfast will be at 424 NW First Ave. Use the Fir Street entrance.

Pickleball group wants to expand play to all levels

A group in Canby is offering open pickleball play for all skill levels.

Currently, the group plays Thursday mornings at the Canby First Baptist Church gym but is open to starting new play times depending on what is needed.

For more information, call 503-263-1232.

Every Tuesday is bingo at Canby Adult Center

The Canby Adult Center’s bingo game runs from 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays. Doors open at noon.

There are 10 regular games, four specials and a weekly blackout game. The first regular packet is $5 and the second is $3. There’s also a blackout pot of $200 and weekly raffles.

Canby Adult Center is at 1250 S, Ivy St.




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