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

Event Date Time Venue Town
Lunch and Bingo
Feb 18 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Breakfast at the Center
Feb 19 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Feb 19 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Guide Dogs for the Blind Boring
Adult Literacy Tutoring
Feb 19 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Gresham Regional Library Gresham
SAN Thursday Community Dinner
Feb 20 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Line Dancing
Feb 20 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Boring Barn, Country Cut-Ups Boring
Read to the Dog
Feb 20 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Sandy Public Library - Kids Room Sandy
Lunch and Bingo
Feb 21 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Free Food Market
Feb 21 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lewis and Clark Montessori Charter School Damascus
Dinner & Bingo
Feb 21 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sandy Grange #392 Sandy
Mindfulness; being in the present,
Feb 21 6:30 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Bring back the 80s
Feb 21 8:00 PM Timbr Pub & Grub Boring
Free Microchipping & Dog Vaccines
Feb 22 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Animal Adoption & Education Center Clackamas
100th Anniversary of Womens’ Right to Vote
Feb 22 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Gresham Library Gresham
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
Feb 22 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Boring Barn Boring
Mountain Jamboree
Feb 22 7:00 PM Sandy Senior Center Sandy
Breakfast, Sandy Grange #392
Feb 23 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sandy Grange #392 Sandy
Art Supply Swap
Feb 23 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Sandy Public Library Community Room Sandy
Teen Library Advisory Board
Feb 24 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sandy Library Sandy
Springwater Grange Potluck
Feb 24 6:30 PM Springwater Grange Estacada
Lunch and Bingo
Feb 25 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Read to the Dog
Feb 25 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Sandy Library Kids Room Sandy
Breakfast at the Center
Feb 26 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Feb 26 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Guide Dogs for the Blind Boring
Adult Literacy Tutoring
Feb 26 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Gresham Regional Library Gresham
SAN Thursday Community Dinner
Feb 27 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Line Dancing
Feb 27 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Boring Barn, Country Cut-Ups Boring
Lunch and Bingo
Feb 28 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Free Food Market
Feb 28 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lewis and Clark Montessori Charter School Damascus
Sandy Public Art Invitation
Feb 28 6:00 PM Sandy Community Center, Upstairs Sandy
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
Feb 29 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Boring Barn Boring
Lunch and Bingo
Mar 03 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Breakfast at the Center
Mar 04 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Mar 04 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Guide Dogs for the Blind Boring
Adult Literacy Tutoring
Mar 04 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Gresham Regional Library Gresham
SAN Thursday Community Dinner
Mar 05 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Line Dancing
Mar 05 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Boring Barn, Country Cut-Ups Boring
Read to the Dog
Mar 05 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Sandy Public Library - Kids Room Sandy
Lunch and Bingo
Mar 06 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Free Food Market
Mar 06 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Lewis and Clark Montessori Charter School Damascus
Dinner & Bingo
Mar 06 6:00 PM Sandy Grange #392 Sandy
First Friday at Spiral Gallery
Mar 06 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Spiral Gallery Estacada
Johnson Creek Watershed Council’s 22nd Annual  Watershed Wide Event
Mar 07 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM 240th  place, Damascus Damascus
Dinner and Dancing
Mar 07 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
Mar 07 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Boring Barn Boring


Upcoming Meetings, Clubs & Recurring Activities

Event Date Time Venue Town
T-LAB: Teen Library Advisory Board
Feb 17 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sandy Public Library Community Room Sandy
Sandy Library Teen Advisory Board
Feb 17 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sandy Public Library Sandy
Game Factory – Coding Club
Feb 17 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Feb 17 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
Preschool Story and Playtime
Feb 18 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
AntFarm Community Folk Time
Feb 18 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Feb 18 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Chamber of Commerce Office Sandy
Sandy Toastmasters
Feb 18 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM Cascadia Village Retirement Community Sandy
Boring-Damascus Grange Meeting
Feb 18 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Boring-Damascus Grange Boring
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Feb 18 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Various Locations Various
Damascus/Boring Kiwanis Club
Feb 19 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Pub 212 Damascus
TOPS Chapter Meeting
Feb 19 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Clackamas County Bank Sandy
Good Morning Sandy
Feb 19 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Varies Sandy
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm
Feb 19 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Garfield Skip-a-Week Quilt Club
Feb 19 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Garfield Grange Estacada
Parent-Child Community Play Group
Feb 19 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service
Feb 19 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Mt. Hood Hospice Sandy
Hoodland Book Group
Feb 19 6:30 PM Hoodland Public Library Welches
Wee Ones Story Time
Feb 20 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Chamber of Commerce Leadership Luncheon
Feb 20 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Estacada City Hall Estacada
Ant Farm Community Folk Time
Feb 20 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Clackamas River Basin Council Meeting
Feb 20 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Mt. Scott Fire Station Happy Valley
Sandy Kiwanis Meeting
Feb 20 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Stephanie's International Cafe Sandy
Sandy Optimist Club
Feb 20 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study
Feb 20 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Living Way Fellowship Sandy
Photography Group
Feb 20 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Photography Group
Feb 20 7:00 PM Sandy Public Library Community Room Sandy
Early Risers Kiwanis Meeting
Feb 21 6:50 AM M & M Restaurant Gresham
Sandy VFW Post 4273 Men’s meeting
Feb 21 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Sandy VFW Hall Sandy
Celebrate Recovery
Feb 21 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Good Shepherd Church Boring
Alcholics Anonymous Meeting
Feb 21 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens
Feb 22 9:00 AM AntFarm Outdoor Building Sandy
Hoodland Library Saturday Kids Club
Feb 22 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room, Welches
Saturday Afternoon Kids Club
Feb 22 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Sunday Worship Services
Feb 23 All-day Various Locations Various
Sunday Solutions AA
Feb 23 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Living Way Fellowship Sandy
Game Factory – Coding Club
Feb 24 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Sandy River Basin Watershed Council
Feb 24 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Sandy Clackamas County Bank Auditorium Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Feb 24 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
Preschool Story and Playtime
Feb 25 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
AntFarm Community Folk Time
Feb 25 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Toastmasters
Feb 25 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM Cascadia Village Retirement Community Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Feb 25 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Various Locations Various
Eastern Star Social Club
Feb 25 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Sandy Masonic Lodge Sandy
Damascus/Boring Kiwanis Club
Feb 26 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Pub 212 Damascus
TOPS Chapter Meeting
Feb 26 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Clackamas County Bank Sandy
Good Morning Sandy
Feb 26 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Varies Sandy
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm
Feb 26 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Garfield Skip-a-Week Quilt Club
Feb 26 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Garfield Grange Estacada
Parent-Child Community Play Group
Feb 26 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service
Feb 26 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Mt. Hood Hospice Sandy
Wee Ones Story Time
Feb 27 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Ant Farm Community Folk Time
Feb 27 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Kiwanis Meeting
Feb 27 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Stephanie's International Cafe Sandy
Sandy Optimist Club
Feb 27 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study
Feb 27 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Living Way Fellowship Sandy
Early Risers Kiwanis Meeting
Feb 28 6:50 AM M & M Restaurant Gresham
Celebrate Recovery
Feb 28 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Good Shepherd Church Boring
Alcholics Anonymous Meeting
Feb 28 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens
Feb 29 9:00 AM AntFarm Outdoor Building Sandy
Hoodland Library Saturday Kids Club
Feb 29 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room, Welches
Saturday Afternoon Kids Club
Feb 29 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Sunday Worship Services
Mar 01 All-day Various Locations Various
Sunday Solutions AA
Mar 01 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Living Way Fellowship Sandy

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


Upcoming Classes

Event Date Time Venue Town
Seniors exercise class
Feb 17 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
AntFarm: Community Men’s Bible Study
Feb 18 7:00 AM The AntFarm Sandy
Book a Librarian
Feb 18 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room Welches
Read to the Dog
Feb 18 3:30 PM Sandy Library Kids Room Sandy
Yoga Class at AntFarm Cultural Arts Center
Feb 18 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM AntFarm Cultural Center Sandy
Computer Tutorials Wednesdays at the Estacada Public Library
Feb 19 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Estacada Public Library Estacada
Study Hall at AntFarm
Feb 19 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Teen Makerspace at the Library
Feb 19 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Kid’s Art Class
Feb 19 3:30 PM AntFarm Community Center Sandy
Sip & Learn Real Estate Matters
Feb 19 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM Boring Brewery / Boring Winery Boring
Yoga Class
Feb 19 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM The Mason Jar Cafe Estacada
Seniors Exercise class
Feb 20 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Free English Class
Feb 20 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Youth Art Class
Feb 20 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Sandy Public Library Community Room Sandy
Youth Art Class *Please note new day*
Feb 20 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Youth Art Class *Please note new day* Sandy
Mindfulness: Being in the present
Feb 21 6:30 PM Sandy Public Library Community Room Sandy
Teen Creative Writing Workshops
Feb 23 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Seniors exercise class
Feb 24 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
AntFarm: Community Men’s Bible Study
Feb 25 7:00 AM The AntFarm Sandy
Book a Librarian
Feb 25 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room Welches
Read to the Dog
Feb 25 3:30 PM Sandy Library Kids Room Sandy
Yoga Class at AntFarm Cultural Arts Center
Feb 25 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM AntFarm Cultural Center Sandy
Computer Tutorials Wednesdays at the Estacada Public Library
Feb 26 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Estacada Public Library Estacada
Study Hall at AntFarm
Feb 26 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Anime Club at the Library
Feb 26 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Sandy Public Library Sandy
Kid’s Art Class
Feb 26 3:30 PM AntFarm Community Center Sandy
Yoga Class
Feb 26 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM The Mason Jar Cafe Estacada

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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