Events Calendar: Whats happening this month
Art Show Toto, Were Not in Kansas Anymore Art Show will be Augusts 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.
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 Cuckoos 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 Woodburns Fiesta includes a variety of ethnic food, artisans 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.
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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.
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 Als 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/.
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 childrens 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 Ocasios Komedy 4 da Kidz. Aug. 1 is also the summer reading program raffle following the performance. For more information, call 503-980-2413.
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.
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.