Update for July 2, 2017

The Community Connection seeks to strengthen the communities in Damascus, Boring and adjoining neighborhoods by creating new and promoting existing social, educational, and service opportunities for our residents and visitors. You are receiving this email because you are subscribed to our email newsletter, which is generally delivered on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Click here to learn more about our mission and get involved!

Featured Events

Organic Valley Farm Discovery Tour
July 8, 10am-3pm

Cloud Cap Farm, Boring

Join the Moore and Collman families for a day on the farm! Take a walk in the pasture, meet your local Organic Valley farmers - and their farm animals, check out the milking parlor, sample Organic Valley and Organic Prairie products, shake and make your own butter, farm book story time and more! Organic lunch available for purchase.. Ciick here to learn more.

Anything Goes Sale!
July 15-16, 10am-5pm

Boring-Damascus Grange, Boring

Anything Goes!  Over 45 vendor tables. Food, drink, good times! Proceeds benefit the community service work of the Boring-Damascus Grange.

Upcoming Events

EventDateTimeVenueTown
Lunch and Bingo
Jun 2212:00 PM - 12:00 PMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Mt Hood Farmer’s Market
Jun 223:00 PM - 7:00 PMSandy, OregonSandy
The Cemetery Club
Jun 227:30 PM - 9:00 PMSandy Actors TheatreSandy
Gresham Farmer’s Market
Jun 238:30 AM - 2:00 PMDowntown GreshamGresham
Free Microchipping & Dog Vaccines
Jun 239:00 AM - 11:00 AMAnimal Adoption & Education CenterClackamas
Estacada Farmer’s Market
Jun 2310:00 AM - 2:00 PMWade Creek House AntiquesEstacada
Eagle Creek Lavender Festival
Jun 2310:00 AM - 4:00 PMEagle Creek Lavender FarmEagle Creek
Fire Dept. Open House
Jun 231:00 PM - 2:00 PMEstacada Rural Fire Dept.Estacada
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
Jun 237:00 PM - 10:30 PMBoring BarnBoring
The Cemetery Club
Jun 237:30 PM - 9:00 PMSandy Actors TheatreSandy
Breakfast, Sandy Grange #392
Jun 248:00 AM - 11:00 AMSandy Grange #392Sandy
Lavender Festival
Jun 2410:00 AM - 4:00 PMEagle Creek Lavender FarmEagle Creek
Historical Society Quarterly Meeting
Jun 241:30 PM - 3:00 PMSandy Historical MuseumSandy
The Cemetery Club
Jun 243:00 PM - 4:30 PMSandy Actors TheatreSandy
Springwater Grange Potluck
Jun 256:30 PMSpringwater GrangeEstacada
Lunch and Bingo
Jun 2612:00 PM - 2:00 PMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Breakfast at the Center
Jun 279:00 AM - 10:00 AMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Jun 279:30 AM - 12:30 PMGuide Dogs for the BlindBoring
Damascus Farmer’s Market
Jun 274:00 PM - 7:30 PMCentennial ParkDamascus
Lunch and Bingo
Jun 2912:00 PM - 12:00 PMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Mt Hood Farmer’s Market
Jun 293:00 PM - 7:00 PMSandy, OregonSandy
Gresham Farmer’s Market
Jun 308:30 AM - 2:00 PMDowntown GreshamGresham
Estacada Farmer’s Market
Jun 3010:00 AM - 2:00 PMWade Creek House AntiquesEstacada
Estacada Uncorked
Jun 303:00 PM - 8:00 PMDowntown EstacadaEstacada
11th Annual Party on the Patio
Jun 305:00 PM - 10:00 PMZig Zag InnWelches
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
Jun 307:00 PM - 10:30 PMBoring BarnBoring
Lunch and Bingo
Jul 0312:00 PM - 2:00 PMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Estacada Timber Festival
Jul 04All-dayEstacada Timber ParkEstacada
Breakfast at the Center
Jul 049:00 AM - 10:00 AMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Jul 049:30 AM - 12:30 PMGuide Dogs for the BlindBoring
Teen Learning Garden
Jul 042:30 PM - 4:30 PMSandy Public LibrarySandy
Lunch and Bingo
Jul 0612:00 PM - 12:00 PMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Mt Hood Farmer’s Market
Jul 063:00 PM - 7:00 PMSandy, OregonSandy
Dinner & Bingo
Jul 066:00 PMSandy Grange #392Sandy
First Friday at The Spiral Gallery
Jul 066:00 PM - 8:00 PMThe Spiral Gallery — An Artists’ CooperativeEstacada
Gresham Farmer’s Market
Jul 078:30 AM - 2:00 PMDowntown GreshamGresham
Estacada Farmer’s Market
Jul 0710:00 AM - 2:00 PMWade Creek House AntiquesEstacada
Dinner and Dancing
Jul 075:00 PM - 8:00 PMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
Jul 077:00 PM - 10:30 PMBoring BarnBoring
Lunch and Bingo
Jul 1012:00 PM - 2:00 PMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Laundry Love
Jul 106:00 PMCedars Laundromat, SandySandy
Breakfast at the Center
Jul 119:00 AM - 10:00 AMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Jul 119:30 AM - 12:30 PMGuide Dogs for the BlindBoring
Damascus Farmer’s Market
Jul 114:00 PM - 7:30 PMCentennial ParkDamascus


Upcoming Meetings, Clubs & Recurring Activities

EventDateTimeVenueTown
Ant Farm Community Folk Time
Jun 212:00 PMAntFarm Cafe & Community CenterSandy
Sandy Seed Library Volunteer Meeting
Jun 212:00 PM - 3:30 PMSandy Public Library - Community RoomSandy
Clackamas River Basin Council Meeting
Jun 216:00 PM - 8:30 PMMt. Scott Fire Station< Happy ValleyHappy Valley
Sandy Kiwanis Meeting
Jun 216:30 PM - 8:00 PMStephanie's International CafeSandy
Sandy Optimist Club
Jun 217:00 PM - 8:30 PMSandy Community CenterSandy
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study
Jun 217:00 PM - 8:30 PMLiving Way FellowshipSandy
Photography Group Portraits in the Park
Jun 217:00 PM - 8:30 PMMeinig ParkSandy
Photography Group
Jun 217:00 PM - 8:30 PMVaries, third Thursday of the monthSandy
Early Risers Kiwanis Meeting
Jun 226:50 AMM & M RestaurantGresham
Sandy Community Action Friday Dinner
Jun 226:00 PM - 7:00 PMCommunity Church of SandySandy
Celebrate Recovery
Jun 227:00 PM - 8:30 PMGood Shepherd ChurchBoring
Alcholics Anonymous Meeting
Jun 227:00 PM - 8:30 PMVarious LocationsVarious
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens
Jun 239:00 AMAntFarm Outdoor BuildingSandy
Saturday Afternoon Kids Club
Jun 232:00 PM - 4:00 PMSandy Library Community RoomSandy
Sunday Worship Services
Jun 24All-dayVarious LocationsVarious
Sunday Solutions AA
Jun 249:00 AM - 10:15 AMLiving Way FellowshipSandy
Game Factory – Coding Club
Jun 254:00 PM - 5:00 PMSandy Library Community RoomSandy
Sandy River Basin Watershed Council
Jun 256:30 PM - 8:00 PMSandy Clackamas County Bank AuditoriumSandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Jun 257:00 PM - 8:30 PMVarious LocationsVarious
Preschool Story and Playtime
Jun 2610:00 AM - 11:30 AMSandy Library Community RoomSandy
AntFarm Community Folk Time
Jun 262:00 PMAntFarm Cafe & Community CenterSandy
Sandy Toastmasters
Jun 266:15 PM - 7:30 PMCascadia Village Retirement CommunitySandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Jun 267:00 PM - 9:30 PMVarious LocationsVarious
Eastern Star Social Club
Jun 267:30 PM - 9:00 PMSandy Masonic LodgeSandy
Damascus/Boring Kiwanis Club
Jun 277:00 AM - 8:30 AMPub 212Damascus
TOPS Chapter Meeting
Jun 277:30 AM - 8:30 AMClackamas County BankSandy
Good Morning Sandy
Jun 277:30 AM - 8:30 AMVariesSandy
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm
Jun 279:30 AM - 10:30 AMAntFarm Axis Learning CenterSandy
Garfield Skip-a-Week Quilt Club
Jun 2710:00 AM - 3:00 PMGarfield GrangeEstacada
Parent-Child Community Play Group
Jun 2710:30 AM - 12:00 PMSandy Community CenterSandy
Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service
Jun 276:30 PM - 8:00 PMMt. Hood HospiceSandy
Wee Ones Story Time
Jun 2810:00 AM - 11:00 AMSandy Library Community RoomSandy
Ant Farm Community Folk Time
Jun 282:00 PMAntFarm Cafe & Community CenterSandy
Mystery Book Club
Jun 282:00 PM - 3:30 PMSandy Senior CenterSandy
Sandy Seed Library Volunteer Meeting
Jun 282:00 PM - 3:30 PMSandy Public Library - Community RoomSandy
Sandy Kiwanis Meeting
Jun 286:30 PM - 8:00 PMStephanie's International CafeSandy
Sandy Optimist Club
Jun 287:00 PM - 8:30 PMSandy Community CenterSandy
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study
Jun 287:00 PM - 8:30 PMLiving Way FellowshipSandy
Early Risers Kiwanis Meeting
Jun 296:50 AMM & M RestaurantGresham
Sandy Community Action Friday Dinner
Jun 296:00 PM - 7:00 PMCommunity Church of SandySandy
Celebrate Recovery
Jun 297:00 PM - 8:30 PMGood Shepherd ChurchBoring
Alcholics Anonymous Meeting
Jun 297:00 PM - 8:30 PMVarious LocationsVarious
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens
Jun 309:00 AMAntFarm Outdoor BuildingSandy
Saturday Afternoon Kids Club
Jun 302:00 PM - 4:00 PMSandy Library Community RoomSandy
Sunday Worship Services
Jul 01All-dayVarious LocationsVarious
Sunday Solutions AA
Jul 019:00 AM - 10:15 AMLiving Way FellowshipSandy
Game Factory – Coding Club
Jul 024:00 PM - 5:00 PMSandy Library Community RoomSandy
AntFarm Family Support Meeting
Jul 026:30 PM - 7:30 PMAnt FarmSandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Jul 027:00 PM - 8:30 PMVarious LocationsVarious
Preschool Story and Playtime
Jul 0310:00 AM - 11:30 AMSandy Library Community RoomSandy
AntFarm Community Folk Time
Jul 032:00 PMAntFarm Cafe & Community CenterSandy
Sandy Toastmasters
Jul 036:15 PM - 7:30 PMCascadia Village Retirement CommunitySandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Jul 037:00 PM - 9:30 PMVarious LocationsVarious
Firwood CPO/Wildcat Neighborhood Association
Jul 037:00 PMDover/Firwood Fire StationFirwood
Boring Community Planning Organization
Jul 037:00 PM - 8:30 PMBoring Fire Station Boring
Damascus/Boring Kiwanis Club
Jul 047:00 AM - 8:30 AMPub 212Damascus
TOPS Chapter Meeting
Jul 047:30 AM - 8:30 AMClackamas County BankSandy
Good Morning Sandy
Jul 047:30 AM - 8:30 AMVariesSandy
Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Jul 047:30 AM - 9:00 AMAntFarm Axis Learning CenterSandy
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm
Jul 049:30 AM - 10:30 AMAntFarm Axis Learning CenterSandy
Garfield Skip-a-Week Quilt Club
Jul 0410:00 AM - 3:00 PMGarfield GrangeEstacada
Parent-Child Community Play Group
Jul 0410:30 AM - 12:00 PMSandy Community CenterSandy
Sandy Library Advisory Board Meeting
Jul 046:00 PM - 7:30 PMSandy Library Community Rm.Sandy
Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service
Jul 046:30 PM - 8:00 PMMt. Hood HospiceSandy
Wee Ones Story Time
Jul 0510:00 AM - 11:00 AMSandy Library Community RoomSandy

Click here to view next week's meetings and beyond.


Upcoming Classes

EventDateTimeVenueTown
Read to the Dog
Jun 214:00 PM - 5:00 PMSandy Library Kids RoomSandy
Youth Art Class
Jun 214:00 PM - 5:30 PMSandy Public Library Community RoomSandy
Seniors exercise class
Jun 259:30 AM - 10:30 AMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
AntFarm: Community Men’s Bible Study
Jun 267:00 AMThe AntFarmSandy
Yoga Class at AntFarm Cultural Arts Center
Jun 266:15 PM - 7:30 PMAntFarm Cultural CenterSandy
Computer Tutorials Wednesdays at the Estacada Public Library
Jun 2711:00 AM - 1:00 PMEstacada Public LibraryEstacada
Study Hall at AntFarm
Jun 271:30 PM - 5:00 PMAntFarm Axis Learning CenterSandy
Anime Club at the Library
Jun 272:30 PM - 4:30 PMSandy Public LibrarySandy
Kid’s Art Class
Jun 273:30 PMAntFarm Community CenterSandy
Yoga Class
Jun 277:00 PM - 8:30 PMThe Mason Jar CafeEstacada
Seniors Exercise class
Jun 289:30 AM - 10:30 AMEstacada Community CenterEstacada
Free English Class
Jun 2812:00 PM - 1:30 PMSandy Library Community RoomSandy
Read to the Dog
Jun 284:00 PM - 5:00 PMSandy Library Kids RoomSandy
Youth Art Class
Jun 284:00 PM - 5:30 PMSandy Public Library Community RoomSandy

Click here to view next week's classes and beyond.

Volunteer Opportunities

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The Community Connection is run entirely by volunteers! And we also work to connect people with the volunteer needs of other organizations in our community.  

From helping with an event to database entry to service on a board of directors, there are a wealth of opportunities to work together with your neighbors to strengthen our community!


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