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
SAN Thursday Community Dinner
Apr 18 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Adult Egg hunt (seniors)
Apr 19 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Sandy Public Library Sandy
Lunch and Bingo
Apr 19 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Community Egg Hunt
Apr 19 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Meinig Park Amphitheater Sandy
Dinner & Bingo
Apr 19 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sandy Grange #392 Sandy
Plants & Popcorn! Bees: Tales from the Hive
Apr 19 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Sandy Public Library Sandy
Popcorn & Plants!
Apr 19 6:30 PM Sandy Public Library Community Room Sandy
Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt
Apr 19 8:45 PM - 11:00 PM Meinig Park Sandy
Free Saturday Breakfast
Apr 20 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
31st Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Apr 20 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Donald Robertson Park Wood Village
Earth Day 2019 Recycling Event
Apr 20 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Gresham City Hall Gresham
Spanish Conversation Group
Apr 20 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Public Library Estacada
Portland Opera Preview
Apr 20 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Gresham Library Gresham
Dinner and Dancing
Apr 20 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Free Ballroom Social Dance Mixer
Apr 20 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Live Bluegrass Music Concert
Apr 20 7:00 PM Multnomah Grange #71 Gresham
Springwater Grange Potluck
Apr 22 6:30 PM Springwater Grange Estacada
Lunch and Bingo
Apr 23 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Job Seekers Support Group
Apr 23 1:30 PM Gresham Public Library Gresham
Breakfast at the Center
Apr 24 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
Apr 24 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Guide Dogs for the Blind Boring
Leach Garden Honeybee Hike
Apr 24 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Leach Botanical Garden Portland
Senior Luncheon
Apr 24 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Lewis and Clark Montessori School (Deep Creek Building) Damascus
Line Dancing
Apr 24 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Boring Barn, Countty Cut-Ups Boring
Poetry Open Mic
Apr 24 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Hoodland Library Welches
SAN Thursday Community Dinner
Apr 25 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Line Dancing
Apr 25 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Boring Barn, Countty Cut-Ups Boring
Lunch and Bingo
Apr 26 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Estacada Chamber of Commerce 3rd Annual Spring Gala
Apr 27 3:30 AM - 4:30 AM First Baptist Church, Fireside Room Estacada
Free Microchipping & Dog Vaccines
Apr 27 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Animal Adoption & Education Center Clackamas
Repair Fair
Apr 27 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Children’s Day/Book Day Around the World
Apr 27 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Estacada Public Library Estacada
Children’s Day, Book Day / Dia de los Niños, Dia de los Libros
Apr 27 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sandy Public Library Sandy
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
Apr 27 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Boring Barn Boring
Mountain Jamboree
Apr 27 7:00 PM Sandy Senior Center Sandy
Twenty-four Hours in Sandy
Apr 28 All-day Sandy, Oregon Sandy
Breakfast, Sandy Grange #392
Apr 28 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sandy Grange #392 Sandy
Lunch and Bingo
Apr 30 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Job Seekers Support Group
Apr 30 1:30 PM Gresham Public Library Gresham
Breakfast at the Center
May 01 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
May 01 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Guide Dogs for the Blind Boring
Leach Garden Honeybee Hike
May 01 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Leach Botanical Garden Portland
Line Dancing
May 01 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Boring Barn, Countty Cut-Ups Boring
SAN Thursday Community Dinner
May 02 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Line Dancing
May 02 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Boring Barn, Countty Cut-Ups Boring
Lunch and Bingo
May 03 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Dinner & Bingo
May 03 6:00 PM Sandy Grange #392 Sandy
First Friday at Spiral Gallery
May 03 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Spiral Gallery Estacada
Free Leach Botanical Garden Guided Tour
May 04 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Leach Botanical Garden Portland
Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingues
May 04 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Estacada Public Library Estacada
Dinner and Dancing
May 04 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance
May 04 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Boring Barn Boring
Lunch and Bingo
May 07 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Job Seekers Support Group
May 07 1:30 PM Gresham Public Library Gresham
Breakfast at the Center
May 08 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Guide Dogs for The Blind Campus Tour
May 08 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Guide Dogs for the Blind Boring
Leach Garden Honeybee Hike
May 08 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Leach Botanical Garden Portland
Senior Luncheon
May 08 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Lewis and Clark Montessori School (Deep Creek Building) Damascus
Line Dancing
May 08 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Boring Barn, Countty Cut-Ups Boring
Free Food Market
May 09 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM St. Paul of Damascus Lutheran Church Damascus


Upcoming Meetings, Clubs & Recurring Activities

Event Date Time Venue Town
Early Risers Kiwanis Meeting
Apr 19 6:50 AM M & M Restaurant Gresham
Sandy VFW Post 4273 Men’s meeting
Apr 19 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Sandy VFW Hall Sandy
Sandy Community Action Friday Dinner
Apr 19 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Celebrate Recovery
Apr 19 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Good Shepherd Church Boring
Alcholics Anonymous Meeting
Apr 19 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Apr 20 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Immanuel Lutheran Church Sandy
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens
Apr 20 9:00 AM AntFarm Outdoor Building Sandy
Hoodland Library Saturday Kids Club
Apr 20 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room, Welches
Saturday Afternoon Kids Club
Apr 20 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Sunday Worship Services
Apr 21 All-day Various Locations Various
Sunday Solutions AA
Apr 21 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Living Way Fellowship Sandy
Game Factory – Coding Club
Apr 22 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Sandy River Basin Watershed Council
Apr 22 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Sandy Clackamas County Bank Auditorium Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Apr 22 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
Preschool Story and Playtime
Apr 23 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
AntFarm Community Folk Time
Apr 23 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Toastmasters
Apr 23 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM Cascadia Village Retirement Community Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Apr 23 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Various Locations Various
Eastern Star Social Club
Apr 23 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Sandy Masonic Lodge Sandy
Damascus/Boring Kiwanis Club
Apr 24 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Pub 212 Damascus
TOPS Chapter Meeting
Apr 24 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Clackamas County Bank Sandy
Good Morning Sandy
Apr 24 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Varies Sandy
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm
Apr 24 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Garfield Skip-a-Week Quilt Club
Apr 24 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Garfield Grange Estacada
Parent-Child Community Play Group
Apr 24 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service
Apr 24 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Mt. Hood Hospice Sandy
Wee Ones Story Time
Apr 25 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Ant Farm Community Folk Time
Apr 25 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Kiwanis Meeting
Apr 25 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Stephanie's International Cafe Sandy
Sandy Optimist Club
Apr 25 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study
Apr 25 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Living Way Fellowship Sandy
Early Risers Kiwanis Meeting
Apr 26 6:50 AM M & M Restaurant Gresham
Sandy Community Action Friday Dinner
Apr 26 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Community Church of Sandy Sandy
Celebrate Recovery
Apr 26 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Good Shepherd Church Boring
Alcholics Anonymous Meeting
Apr 26 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens
Apr 27 9:00 AM AntFarm Outdoor Building Sandy
Hoodland Library Saturday Kids Club
Apr 27 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room, Welches
Saturday Afternoon Kids Club
Apr 27 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Sunday Worship Services
Apr 28 All-day Various Locations Various
Sunday Solutions AA
Apr 28 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Living Way Fellowship Sandy
Game Factory – Coding Club
Apr 29 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Apr 29 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Various Locations Various
Preschool Story and Playtime
Apr 30 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
AntFarm Community Folk Time
Apr 30 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Toastmasters
Apr 30 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM Cascadia Village Retirement Community Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Apr 30 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Various Locations Various
Damascus/Boring Kiwanis Club
May 01 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Pub 212 Damascus
TOPS Chapter Meeting
May 01 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Clackamas County Bank Sandy
Good Morning Sandy
May 01 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Varies Sandy
Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
May 01 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm
May 01 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Garfield Skip-a-Week Quilt Club
May 01 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Garfield Grange Estacada
Parent-Child Community Play Group
May 01 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service
May 01 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Mt. Hood Hospice Sandy
Wee Ones Story Time
May 02 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Ant Farm Community Folk Time
May 02 2:00 PM AntFarm Cafe & Community Center Sandy
Sandy Kiwanis Meeting
May 02 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Stephanie's International Cafe Sandy
Sandy Optimist Club
May 02 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Sandy Community Center Sandy
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study
May 02 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Living Way Fellowship Sandy

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


Upcoming Classes

Event Date Time Venue Town
Seniors exercise class
Apr 22 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
AntFarm: Community Men’s Bible Study
Apr 23 7:00 AM The AntFarm Sandy
Yoga in the Garden
Apr 23 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Leach Botanical Garden Portland
Book a Librarian
Apr 23 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hoodland Library Community Room Welches
Yoga Class at AntFarm Cultural Arts Center
Apr 23 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM AntFarm Cultural Center Sandy
Computer Tutorials Wednesdays at the Estacada Public Library
Apr 24 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Estacada Public Library Estacada
Study Hall at AntFarm
Apr 24 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM AntFarm Axis Learning Center Sandy
Anime Club at the Library
Apr 24 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Sandy Public Library Sandy
Kid’s Art Class
Apr 24 3:30 PM AntFarm Community Center Sandy
Yoga Class
Apr 24 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM The Mason Jar Cafe Estacada
Seniors Exercise class
Apr 25 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Estacada Community Center Estacada
Free English Class
Apr 25 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Sandy Library Community Room Sandy
Youth Art Class
Apr 25 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Sandy Public Library Community Room Sandy
Adult Literacy Tutoring
Apr 25 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Gresham Library Gresham
How to attract butterflies to your yard
Apr 25 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Sandy Public Library 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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