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Thelma’s, Canby Art Association ‘Get Corked’

The Canby Arts Association and Thelma’s Place will host the Get Corked fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Thelma’s Place.

Proceeds benefit the Thelma’s Place day respite program and features local art, appetizers, wine, raffles and music from acoustic guitarist Curtis Rice.

A $15 donation will be accepted at the Second Street double gate entrance.

Canby High School class of 1954 to hold class reunion

Around 30 members of the Canby High School class of 1954 will gather Friday at the high school to celebrate their 60th reunion.

The day will begin with a tour of the campus at 10 a.m., followed by lunch in the commons area. A short program will follow, including announcement of the winners of 1954 Canby area trivia contest, singing some old school songs and classmates receiving a certificate for 60 years of "broadening the horizons" in a graduation ceremony held in specially prepared caps and gowns at around 2:15 p.m. There will be an opportunity to take photos with classmates. Adjournment and nap time will be at 3 p.m.

A no-host brunch is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at the River House Hotel in Oregon City.

Legion Pancake breakfast set for Colony Days

The Aurora American Legion will hold its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Legion hall at 21510 Main St.

Members of Post 110 and Sons of the American Legion (Squadron 110) will serve breakfast to the local street vendors who set up their booths for the Aurora Colony Days faire.

In addition to pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, orange juice, and coffee can be purchased for $7 a plate, $4 for children ages 11 and under. The American Legion hall will hold its rummage sale upstairs on the main floor after opening Friday.

Proceeds enable all three organizations to benefit veterans, especially those confined to the Portland VAMC.

For more information, call Bernie at 503-349-2757 or Seth at 503-939-6237.

The post will also have a fundraiser rummage sale through Saturday to benefit veterans at the Portland VAMC.

Auction to raise money for local program

McLaren Auction Services will offer antique appraisals as a fundraiser during Aurora Colony Days. On Saturday, an appraiser will look at items from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a $5 donation. All proceeds will benefit the local Backpack Buddies program.

For more information contact Sarah Compton at 503-678-2441.

Canby High School to hold fundraiser

Canby Music Boosters will hold a fundraiser barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 22, in the Cutsforth’s Thriftway parking lot.

Annual Party at the Farm slated for Aug. 23

The annual Party at the Farm will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, at the historic Stauffer-Will Farm.

The evening will include appetizers, grilled salmon and tri-tip buffet, dessert, a wall of wine, beer tasting, and silent and oral auctions. Proceeds to benefit the Old Aurora Colony Museum.

For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the museum office at 503-678-5754.

Local Boy Scout troop holding 75th celebration

Boy Scouts of Troop 258 invites all former members and friends to join the troop in celebrating its 75 years of serving the community Sunday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Herman A. Bergman Lodge "A-frame" in Canby Community Park.

For more information, contact the troop at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free lunch program runs into August

The Canby School District’s Summer Lunch Program continues through August for all children ages 1 to 18.

The free meals will be offered at Wait Park and Bethany Church, Monday through Friday, from noon to 12:30 p.m. through Aug. 29.

No registration required.

CHS class of 2004 plans 10th reunion

The Canby High School class of 2004 is planning its 10-year reunion for Saturday, Sept. 6, from 6 to 10 p.m. at McMenamins Old Church and Pub in Wilsonville.

Reunion Tickets now on sale at https://2004chs.wufoo.com/forms/canby-high-school-class-of-2004. Price will be $35 for an individual or $60 per couple, which includes one drink ticket per person (beer, wine or soda) and buffet dinner. For more information, check the website at http://canbyclass2004.wix.com/chs2004 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Small farm issues covered at September class

The OSU Extension Service, Clackamas County SWCD, and Clackamas Community College are partnering for the second annual Small Farm School on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the college.

This all-day event is for beginning farmers and small acreage landowners in the north Willamette Valley. Registration is open through Aug. 27 or until full. The cost is $65 for adults and $40 for youth, ages 13 to 18, with an adult.



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