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Events Calendar: Whats happening this month

SPECIAL EVENTS

Book Signing — Author Dorothy Hill Baroch will sign copies of her new book, Listen to the Heartbeat of the Church: A Pathway to Parish Renewal, at Shalom Prayer Center July 20 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Books may be purchased at Shalom, 840 S. Main St., Mount Angel. Contact Christine Zollner at 503-845-6773 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Art Show — “Toto, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore” Art Show will be August’s theme. All art forms are welcome except abstract, and are due July 30. Woodburn Art Center, 2551 Boones Ferry Road, Woodburn. Call 503-982-6450 for more information. Art center hours are Monday through Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.

Celebrating 150 years at Historic Butteville Store — July 19-21. Friday evening meet at the Butteville Store, for wine bar with munchies from 3 to 6 p.m. On Saturday, there will be cake for all, presentations beginning at 1:30 p.m., on-going kids’ activities, live music from 4 to 6 p.m. and a special Saturday Supper from 6 to 9 p.m. (reservations required). On Sunday, you will find a delicious Butteville breakfast with homemade quiche, cinnamon rolls and other mouthwatering breakfast specials accompanied by live music from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call 503-678-1605 or www.champoeg.org.

TRIPS

Oregon State Hospital — This trip through Chemeketa Center for Learning in Retirement will be July 30. The Museum of Mental Health has recently opened and houses 120 years of hospital history, including mementos from the movie, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” which attendees can watch the day before at 9 a.m. Vans will leave the Woodburn Chemeketa Community College campus at 9 a.m. and will return by 3 p.m. The cost is $15 not including lunch. To sign up, visit the Woodburn Chemeketa location, 120 E. Lincoln St., Woodburn.

Fiesta Mexicana shuttle — The 50th anniversary of Woodburn’s Fiesta includes a variety of ethnic food, artisan’s alley and a wide variety of entertainment. The shuttle from The Estates Clubhouse leaves at noon and returns at 2 p.m. Aug. 2. The cost of $5 includes transportation and admission. To register, visit woodburnparks.org or call 503-982-5264.

MUSIC & DANCE

Country Meadows Village socials — The public is invited to Country Meadows Village Retirement Community, 155 S. Evergreen Road in Woodburn, for free social hours this month. All events are at 3 p.m. Meadows, the three-story building, hosts Ken Gaskin on July 21, Dave Dohren on July 24 and Aileen Petrie with her accordion July 25. Courtside, the one-story building, is hosting Stan Lasley on July 31. These events are accompanied by light refreshments. Call 503-982-2221 for more information.

Woodburn Cowboy Church — Enjoy country, western and gospel music at Cascade Park Retirement Community, 950 N. Cascade Drive in Woodburn, the third Saturday of every month. Every event will feature the music of Woodburn Cowboy Church. The original Cowboy Church was started by Joanne Yates (sister of Johnny Cash) and her husband Harry Yates in Nashville, Tenn. Bill Oleen, a Woodburn resident, is heading up this localized group of musicians from the area. There will be food and music starting at 6 p.m. The event is free. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Bill at 503-777-2848.

CLASSES

What to do in your garden — July is the month to pay close attention to your vegetables as well as all of your hanging baskets. It is also a good time to dig spring blooming bulbs if their tops have died back. Come to this one-hour class to learn how to help your garden survive the ‘dog days of summer’ in this complimentary class at Al’s Garden Center, 1220 N. Pacific Highway in Woodburn, on July 20 at 10 a.m. Registration is not required.

Food Preservation Class! — The Extension Service is offering a variety of food preservation classes this summer. July 31, 6 to 9 p.m., Treats from the Food Dryer; Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to noon, Introduction to Fermented Pickles; September 7, 1 to 5 p.m., Fermented Pickles, Part 2; Oct. 8, 6 to 9 p.m., All About Apples; Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to noon, Introduction to Pressure Canning. Preregistration required. Cost is $30 a class, Fermented Pickles is $35. Fee includes instructional packet, recipes, and sample product to take home. The classes will be held at the OSU Extension annex, located at 200 Warner Milne Road in Oregon City. For more information call 503-655-8634 or visit us at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/clackamas/.

FOR YOUTH

Read to a Doggie Pal — Sign up this week to read to a doggie pal July 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Woodburn Public Library, 280 Garfield St. Sign-up is required, so call 503-982-5260.

Science Explorer story time — This weekly event at the Woodburn Public Library, 280 Garfield St., will be every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. This is for children ages 3-7. It includes stories, rhymes, games and a craft. For more information, call the Youth Services desk at 503-980-2413.

Library performers — The children’s area of the Woodburn Public Library, 280 Garfield St., is hosting performers all summer on Thursdays at 1 p.m. July 18 features Alex Zerbe: The Zaniac. July 25 is Bradley Clark with stories and music. Aug. 1 is Angel Ocasio’s “Komedy 4 da Kidz.” Aug. 1 is also the summer reading program raffle following the performance. For more information, call 503-980-2413.

Third Friday teen anime event — Hang out the third Friday of the month, July 18, from 3:30 and 5 p.m., in the multipurpose room of the Woodburn Public Library for anime movies, games and fun conversation. Bring an anime to share with the group. Snacks and prizes will be provided. Feel free to bring anime to share. These events are open for ages 12-18. For more information or to subscribe to teen event reminders contact Elvira at 503-982-5252 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Check all library events at www.woodburnlibrary.org and on Facebook.

Dinosaur story time — This themed story time at the Woodburn Public Library, 280 Garfield St., will be Friday from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 503-980-2413.

“The Art of Seeing” Photography — July 20, from 8 a.m. to noon; $20. Photographer Tom Silver will teach how to get the most out of your equipment and basic composition of great photos.  Woodburn Art Center, 2551 Boones Ferry Road. Call 503-982-6450.

Toddler story time — This weekly event at the Woodburn Public Library, 280 Garfield St., will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. This is geared toward children ages 12-36 months. The story time includes book sharing, finger plays, songs and movement with an unstructured playtime at the end. For more information, call the Youth Services desk at 503-980-2413.

Summer Escapades and Teen ‘Scapes — This weekday camp provides structured activities, including games, arts and crafts, sports and field trips. The cost for grades 1-5 is $80 a week. The cost for grades 6-8 is $90 a week. Lunch is provided. The location is Heritage and Valor schools, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Early drop-off is available at 7:30 a.m. and late pickup is available until 5:30 p.m. Themes are: Imagination, July 22-26; Barnyard Palooza, July 29-Aug. 2; Under the Sea, Aug. 5-9; Celebrate!, Aug. 12-16. Register at www.woodburnparks.org or the aquatic center, or call 503-982-5266.

Teen Writing — July 24 from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Woodburn Library Conference Room. Are you a writer or do you enjoy writing? Bring a story, poetry or idea to share with other teen writers and get ideas. Writing prompts and games will be provided to help inspire. Materials and snacks will be provided. For more information or to subscribe to teen event reminders contact Elvira Sanchez-Kisser 503-982-5254 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Kids classes in art appreciation — Each week students will study different famous artists and make art based on their work. July 25, and Aug. 8, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $15 plus $3 for supplies per week. Woodburn Art Center, 2551 Boones Ferry Rd., 503-982-6450.

Safety Camp — Woodburn Kiwanis and City of Woodburn Parks and Recreation Program will facilitate the Kiwanis Safety Camp Program on July 29 to Aug. 1 at Heritage Elementary School from 9 a.m. to noon. Registrations are being accepted online at the City of Woodburn web site and you can also contact the Parks and Recreation Department. $25 and includes Camp T-shirt, snacks and crafts. Call 503-982-5264 for more information.

Kids Art Camp —Classes held Tuesdays 1 to 3 p.m. through July 30. Classes open to kids 5 and above at Woodburn Art Center, 2551 N. Boones Ferry Road. Drop in for $22 per day plus a $3 supply fee.



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