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
Sandy Summer Sounds
Jul 21 6:30 PM Theater in the Woods Meinig Park Sandy
Sandy Haunt Planning Meeting
Jul 22 4:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Springwater Grange Potluck
Jul 22 6:30 PM Springwater Grange Estacada
Music Mondays 2019
Jul 22 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Arts Plaza Gresham
Lunch and Bingo
Jul 23 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Job Seekers Support Group
Jul 23 1:30 PM Gresham Public Library Gresham
Can You Escape?
Jul 23 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room Sandy
Breakfast at the Center
Jul 24 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Jul 24 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Guide Dogs for the Blind Boring
Line Dancing
Jul 24 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Boring Barn, Countty Cut-Ups Boring
Twilight Market
Jul 24 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM Gresham Station Gresham
Sandy Summer Sounds
Jul 24 6:30 PM Meinig Park Dale Nichols Stage Sandy
Sandy Summer Sounds
Jul 24 6:30 PM Theater in the Woods Meinig Park Sandy
SAN Thursday Community Dinner
Jul 25 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Line Dancing
Jul 25 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Boring Barn, Country Cut-Ups Boring
Fall Vegetable Gardening with Dennis Brown
Jul 25 6:30 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Annual Quilt Show and Sale
Jul 26 All-day Estacada First Baptist Church Estacada
Lunch and Bingo
Jul 26 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Space Shuttle Escape Room
Jul 26 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Gresham Farmers’ Market
Jul 27 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Arts Plaza Gresham
Free Microchipping & Dog Vaccines
Jul 27 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Animal Adoption & Education Center Clackamas
Spanish Conversation Group
Jul 27 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Public Library Estacada
Sandy Summer Sounds
Jul 27 6:30 PM Theater in the Woods Meinig Park Sandy
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
Jul 27 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Boring Barn Boring
Mountain Jamboree
Jul 27 7:00 PM Sandy Senior Center Sandy
Breakfast, Sandy Grange #392
Jul 28 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sandy Grange #392 Sandy
Sandy Summer Sounds
Jul 28 6:30 PM Theater in the Woods Meinig Park Sandy
Sandy Haunt Planning Meeting
Jul 29 4:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Music Mondays 2019
Jul 29 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Arts Plaza Gresham
Lunch and Bingo
Jul 30 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Job Seekers Support Group
Jul 30 1:30 PM Gresham Public Library Gresham
Breakfast at the Center
Jul 31 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Jul 31 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Guide Dogs for the Blind Boring
Line Dancing
Jul 31 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Boring Barn, Countty Cut-Ups Boring
Twilight Market
Jul 31 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM Gresham Station Gresham
Sandy Summer Sounds
Jul 31 6:30 PM Theater in the Woods Meinig Park Sandy
Casting Call Sandy Library
Aug 01 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Red Yarn Hoodland Library
Aug 01 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room Welches
SAN Thursday Community Dinner
Aug 01 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Line Dancing
Aug 01 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Boring Barn, Country Cut-Ups Boring
Lunch and Bingo
Aug 02 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Dinner & Bingo
Aug 02 6:00 PM Sandy Grange #392 Sandy
Outside the Lines Art Show
Aug 02 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Spiral Art Gallery Estacada
First Friday at Spiral Gallery
Aug 02 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Spiral Gallery Estacada
 Library Coffeehouse: Adlai Alexander
Aug 02 6:00 PM Sandy Library Sandy
Gresham Farmers’ Market
Aug 03 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Arts Plaza Gresham
Casting Call Sandy Library
Aug 03 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Free Leach Botanical Garden Guided Tour
Aug 03 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Leach Botanical Garden Portland
Dinner and Dancing
Aug 03 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Sandy Summer Sounds
Aug 03 6:30 PM Theater in the Woods Meinig Park Sandy
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
Aug 03 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Boring Barn Boring
Sandy Summer Sounds
Aug 04 6:30 PM Theater in the Woods Meinig Park Sandy
Birthday celebrations & crafts
Aug 05 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Music Mondays 2019
Aug 05 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Arts Plaza Gresham
Men’s Book Group
Aug 05 7:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Lunch and Bingo
Aug 06 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Job Seekers Support Group
Aug 06 1:30 PM Gresham Public Library Gresham
Breakfast at the Center
Aug 07 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Aug 07 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Guide Dogs for the Blind Boring
Line Dancing
Aug 07 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Boring Barn, Countty Cut-Ups Boring
Twilight Market
Aug 07 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM Gresham Station Gresham
Sandy Summer Sounds
Aug 07 6:30 PM Theater in the Woods Meinig Park Sandy
SAN Thursday Community Dinner
Aug 08 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Line Dancing
Aug 08 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Boring Barn, Country Cut-Ups Boring
Lunch and Bingo
Aug 09 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Karaoke and Dance
Aug 09 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sandy Senior Center Sandy
Gresham Farmers’ Market
Aug 10 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Arts Plaza Gresham
Spanish Conversation Group
Aug 10 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Public Library Estacada
Sandy Summer Sounds
Aug 10 6:30 PM Theater in the Woods Meinig Park Sandy


Upcoming Meetings, Clubs & Recurring Activities

Event Date Time Venue Town
Game Factory – Coding Club
Jul 22 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Sandy River Basin Watershed Council
Jul 22 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Sandy Clackamas County Bank Auditorium Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Jul 22 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
Preschool Story and Playtime
Jul 23 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
AntFarm Community Folk Time
Jul 23 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Toastmasters
Jul 23 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM Cascadia Village Retirement Community Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Jul 23 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Various Locations Various
Eastern Star Social Club
Jul 23 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Sandy Masonic Lodge Sandy
Damascus/Boring Kiwanis Club
Jul 24 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Pub 212 Damascus
TOPS Chapter Meeting
Jul 24 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Clackamas County Bank Sandy
Good Morning Sandy
Jul 24 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Varies Sandy
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm
Jul 24 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Garfield Skip-a-Week Quilt Club
Jul 24 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Garfield Grange Estacada
Parent-Child Community Play Group
Jul 24 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service
Jul 24 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Mt. Hood Hospice Sandy
Wee Ones Story Time
Jul 25 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Ant Farm Community Folk Time
Jul 25 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Kiwanis Meeting
Jul 25 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Stephanie's International Cafe Sandy
Sandy Optimist Club
Jul 25 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study
Jul 25 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Living Way Fellowship Sandy
Early Risers Kiwanis Meeting
Jul 26 6:50 AM M & M Restaurant Gresham
Sandy Community Action Friday Dinner
Jul 26 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Celebrate Recovery
Jul 26 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Good Shepherd Church Boring
Alcholics Anonymous Meeting
Jul 26 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens
Jul 27 9:00 AM AntFarm Outdoor Building Sandy
Hoodland Library Saturday Kids Club
Jul 27 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room, Welches
Saturday Afternoon Kids Club
Jul 27 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Sunday Worship Services
Jul 28 All-day Various Locations Various
Sunday Solutions AA
Jul 28 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Living Way Fellowship Sandy
Game Factory – Coding Club
Jul 29 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Jul 29 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
Preschool Story and Playtime
Jul 30 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
AntFarm Community Folk Time
Jul 30 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Toastmasters
Jul 30 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM Cascadia Village Retirement Community Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Jul 30 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Various Locations Various
Damascus/Boring Kiwanis Club
Jul 31 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Pub 212 Damascus
TOPS Chapter Meeting
Jul 31 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Clackamas County Bank Sandy
Good Morning Sandy
Jul 31 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Varies Sandy
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm
Jul 31 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Garfield Skip-a-Week Quilt Club
Jul 31 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Garfield Grange Estacada
Parent-Child Community Play Group
Jul 31 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service
Jul 31 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Mt. Hood Hospice Sandy
Wee Ones Story Time
Aug 01 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Ant Farm Community Folk Time
Aug 01 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Kiwanis Meeting
Aug 01 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Stephanie's International Cafe Sandy
Sandy Optimist Club
Aug 01 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study
Aug 01 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Living Way Fellowship Sandy
Early Risers Kiwanis Meeting
Aug 02 6:50 AM M & M Restaurant Gresham
Sandy Community Action Friday Dinner
Aug 02 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Celebrate Recovery
Aug 02 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Good Shepherd Church Boring
Alcholics Anonymous Meeting
Aug 02 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens
Aug 03 9:00 AM AntFarm Outdoor Building Sandy
Hoodland Library Saturday Kids Club
Aug 03 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room, Welches
Saturday Afternoon Kids Club
Aug 03 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Sunday Worship Services
Aug 04 All-day Various Locations Various
Sunday Solutions AA
Aug 04 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
Jul 22 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada

Jul 22 9:55 PM - 10:55 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
AntFarm: Community Men’s Bible Study
Jul 23 7:00 AM The AntFarm Sandy
Book a Librarian
Jul 23 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room Welches
Yoga Class at AntFarm Cultural Arts Center
Jul 23 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM AntFarm Cultural Center Sandy
Youth Art Class **New Time for Summer**
Jul 24 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Computer Tutorials Wednesdays at the Estacada Public Library
Jul 24 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Estacada Public Library Estacada
Study Hall at AntFarm
Jul 24 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Anime Club at the Library
Jul 24 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Sandy Public Library Sandy
Kid’s Art Class
Jul 24 3:30 PM AntFarm Community Center Sandy
Yoga Class
Jul 24 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM The Mason Jar Cafe Estacada
Seniors Exercise class
Jul 25 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Free English Class
Jul 25 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Basic Computers
Jul 25 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy
Youth Art Class
Jul 25 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Sandy Public Library Community Room Sandy
Seniors exercise class
Jul 29 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
AntFarm: Community Men’s Bible Study
Jul 30 7:00 AM The AntFarm Sandy
Book a Librarian
Jul 30 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room Welches
Yoga Class at AntFarm Cultural Arts Center
Jul 30 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM AntFarm Cultural Center Sandy
Youth Art Class **New Time for Summer**
Jul 31 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sandy Library Community Room. Sandy

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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