Dec
13
Fri
Karaoke and Dance @ Sandy Senior Center
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Image result for Karaoke and pizzaEvery second Friday of the month join us for Karaoke and Dance at the Sandy Senior Center! Presented by DD& MH Provider of Oregon and Sandy Activity Night. Pizza and refreshments are provided. Bring a side dish to share. $5.00 contribution.

Sandy VFW 4273 Ladies Auxiliary @ VFW Hall
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Image result for Sandy VFWThe objects of the Veterans of Foreign Wars are fraternal, patriotic, historical and educational; to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and  history of our dead, and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws: to foster true patriotism, to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom; and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies, whomsoever.

Dec
14
Sat
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens @ AntFarm Outdoor Building
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am

Image result for the young helping the oldCommunityConnect is a day of helping local senior citizens with home management tasks. Come and help out!

Saturday Afternoon Kids Club @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Sandy Library Community Room, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

1st Saturday of each month: LEGO Club

2nd Saturday of each month: Pokemon

3rd Saturday of each month: LEGO Club

4th Saturday of each month: Science

Appropriate for Kids ages 6-12

 

Adult Paint Night @ Sandy Library Community Room.
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm

Image result for Adult paint night libraryImage result for Adult paint night libraryImage result for Adult paint night libraryImage result for Adult paint night libraryAdult Paint Night, Saturday, December 14, 6:30 pm, Sandy Library Community Room. Come Paint with us! Local artist Melissa Lawrence will lead you, step by step from bare canvas to a finished painting. This event is limited to 20 participants. For registration information or questions, contact us. Contact: Rebecca Robinowitz, rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us, 503-668-5537

Sandy Grange Potluck & Meeting @ Sandy Grange #392
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Image result for Potluck grange meetingImage result for oregon grangeThe Sandy Grange #392 holds monthly meetings on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 7:30 PM.  The GWA meets at 5:30 PM, followed by a Pot-Luck Dinner at 6:30 PM.

AA Speaker Meeting @ Living Way Fellowship
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Image result for aa speaker meeting format “I always share for the bulk of my talk about how I worked my 12 steps, giving the audience an overview of what the 12 step program is all about. Remember, I’m sharing my story to carry our message to the addict who still suffers. I also share the benefits of this program. The promises I received. How great my life is today thanks to my relationship with a higher power.”

Dec
15
Sun
Sunday Solutions AA @ Living Way Fellowship
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Every Sunday , U-Turn Room, Living Way Fellowship

Dec
16
Mon
T-LAB: Teen Library Advisory Board @ Sandy Public Library Community Room
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Image result for Sandy Oregon Library T-LABJoin the T-LAB to get involved and help plan our teen programs!  Come hang out, eat pizza, and share your ideas with the library.  It looks great on your resume or college application. For teens ages 12-17.

Teen Library Advisory Board @ Sandy Library Community Room.
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

TImage result for Teen Library advisory boardeen Library Advisory Board, Monday, December 16, 3:00 – 4:00 pm,Sandy Public Library Community Room. We want to hear from you! Teens ages 12 – 17 are invited to join the Teen Library Advisory Board (TLAB) and help us come up with fun teen programming ideas. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, in the Sandy Library Community Room. The pizza arrives at 3:45 pm! Contact Rebecca Robinowitz rrobinowitz@ci.sandy.or.us

Game Factory – Coding Club @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image result for Game codingEvery Monday 4-5 pm (except the 3rd Monday) Sandy Library Community Room All skill levels welcome.  This is a program for kids age 10-14.

Sandy Library Teen Advisory Board @ Sandy Public Library
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Sandy Library Community Room. Teens aged 12-17 interested in joining TAB are welcome to fill out a Sandy Library Volunteer application. TAB provides an opportunity for teens to have a say in what happens at the library, and to develop planning and leadership skills, which look great on resumes and college applications. TAB meets the 3rd Monday of each month.

Dec
17
Tue
AntFarm: Community Men’s Bible Study @ The AntFarm
Dec 17 @ 7:00 am

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Preschool Story and Playtime @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Preschool Story and Playtime occurs every Tuesdat in the Sandy Library Community Room from 10:00am to 11:30am.  The program is suitable for kids 3 to 5 years. Playtime and snack is provided by generous funds from Clackamas County Children, Youth, and Family Divisions, and Todos Juntos.

Storytimes open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to babies, toddlers, families and young children. Did YOU know that nearly half of the children entering kindergarten lack the early reading skills needed for school success. Sandy Public Library has several free programs and services for children that enhance skills in reading, interactive play and early literacy development.

AntFarm Community Folk Time @ AntFarm Cafe & Community Center
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm

Cultural Arts Folk Time every Tuesday and Thursday

Read to the Dog @ Sandy Library Kids Room
Dec 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Image result for Read to the dogImage result for Read to the dogImage result for Read to the dogRead to the Dog, Also now every other Tuesday at 3:30 pm, Every other Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Sandy Public Library – Kids Room. Kids learning to read can practice their skills with a therapy dog. Reading to a dog will help kids gain confidence in their reading abilities in a no-stress, non-judgmental environment. Stop by the library or call 503-668-5537 to make a 15-minute appointment for your child. Contact Monica Smith msmith@ci.sandy.or.us

Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting @ Chamber of Commerce Office
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Image result for chamber of commerce sandy orThe Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce has worked for more than five decades to preserve and advance the quality of life in Sandy. Our purpose is two-fold: advocating for a healthy, responsible, and diverse business environment and providing the resources, tools and connections that help businesses succeed. All members of the Chamber and the public at large are encouraged to attend.

Sandy Toastmasters @ Cascadia Village Retirement Community
Dec 17 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

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Yoga Class at AntFarm Cultural Arts Center @ AntFarm Cultural Center
Dec 17 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Image result for yoga classAntFarm Youth ServicesYoga Donation based- 6:15pm-7:30pmDecember 5, 2017 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm,AntFarm Cultural Arts Center 39140 Proctor Blvd. Sandy, OR 97055. The Community is invited to a weekly, donation-based evening of Yoga. Come relax, stretch and please bring your own mat or blanket. Instructor Katey Linkous has an inviting, warm class that is open to all levels

Dec
18
Wed
Good Morning Sandy @ Varies
Dec 18 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Image result for sandy oregon chamber of commerceEvery first and third Wednesday you are invited to join us at Good Morning Sandy, a networking opportunity given by the Sandy Area Chamber- supporting business in our growing community. Location to be determined (check the Sandy Chamber of Commerce website for more information). The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce has worked for more than five decades to preserve and advance the quality of life in Sandy.

TOPS Chapter Meeting @ Clackamas County Bank
Dec 18 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

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Weekly meetings are the heart of TOPS’ support. They usually last an hour or less. You’re welcome to attend your first meeting free of charge—bring a friend if you like. There’s no obligation. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting. (That’s the first time you’ll see listed.)
  • Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
  • There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
  • Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
  • When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
  • Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm @ AntFarm Axis Learning Center
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Image result for your networking universe(YNU) Your Networking Universe Meeting 9:30-10:30am, Wed, December 6, 9:30am – 10:30am, Weekly on Wednesday. Your Networking Universe (YNU) is a networking organization providing networking consultation to business owners and salespeople. Please feel free to drop in Wednesday mornings or check out the website: yournetworkinguniverse.com

Parent-Child Community Play Group @ Sandy Community Center
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parents and caregivers are invited to join and meet others with young children, make new friends, share and exchange information about parenting, learn about community resources, and have fun with other activities for you and your child. Playgroup is a parent/child interactive opportunity in a relaxed, large indoor-park setting offering playtime and semi-structured activities. Light snack provided. Park is staffed by volunteers and help is always needed to set-up and put away toys and activities.

Study Hall at AntFarm @ AntFarm Axis Learning Center
Dec 18 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Image result for study hall Study Hall: Wednesdays after school to 5 pm December 6, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm AntFarm Axis Learning Center, Reoccurring every Wednesday afternoon, from school dismissal until 5pm is Open Study Hall in the Axis Learning Center at AntFarm. This will be a quiet, distraction free place for students to work on homework, use the computer lab if needed, and utilize Khan Academy for homework help. There will be no direct tutoring support, but students will be supervised by an adult to help maintain focus and ensure that computer time is being used only for schoolwork (i.e. no games or socializing). All independent students ( age 10+) are welcome

Teen Makerspace at the Library @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image result for Teen MakerspaceTeen Makerspace meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month. We provide the tools and space, you bring the inspiration.  You’ll be amazed by what you can do.  Be inspired.  Teens 12-17 welcome.

Kid’s Art Class @ AntFarm Community Center
Dec 18 @ 3:30 pm

Image result for Art Class for kidsArt Class (1st-6th grade). Elementary School Art Classes for ages 6 and up. Doodlers develop new skills and talents while designing unique creations using a variety of wonderful materials.  Each Elementary School Art Class focuses upon developing skills, learning techniques and expanding self confidence.  Doodlers develop: Artistic skills and craftsmanship, Knowledge of artistic styles and art history, Imaginative projects, The power of self expression, and more.

Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service @ Mt. Hood Hospice
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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Wy’East Zen Center meets every Wednesday evening. If you are coming for the first time, you are welcome to arrive between 6:00 and 6:15 if you would like a brief orientation.

6:00 pm Meditation Hall open upstairs. You are welcome to come and ask questions, sit in the zendo or visit downstairs. The door will be open until 6:45.

6:30-7:00 pm Sitting meditation (Zazen)

7:00 pm Short service

7:10 pm Tea and cookies

7:20-8:00 pm Tea, Dharma talk 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month, reading and discussion 1st & 3rd Wednesdays.

Dec
19
Thu
Wee Ones Story Time @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Wee Ones Story Time occurs every Thursday in the Sandy Library Community Room from 10:00am to 11:00am.  The program is suitable for little ones 6 months to 3 years.

Storytimes open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to babies, toddlers, families and young children. Did YOU know that nearly half of the children entering kindergarten lack the early reading skills needed for school success. Sandy Public Library has several free programs and services for children that enhance skills in reading, interactive play and early literacy development.

Free English Class @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Image result for learn english Clases de Inglés Gratis. Todos los martes y jueves, 12-1: 30 pm. Todos los niveles son bienvenidos. No es necesario registrarse. Sala de la comunidad de Sandy Library. Póngase en contacto con Katie: kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us

Ant Farm Community Folk Time @ AntFarm Cafe & Community Center
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm

Cultural Arts Folk Time every Tuesday and Thursday

SAN Thursday Community Dinner @ Community Church of Sandy
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sandy Activity Night along with DD & MH Provider of Oregon is excited to announce that we are now offering a free community dinner every Thursday from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

This will be run by employees of DD & MH Provider of Oregon and our Clients, Volunteers, donations from Sandy Community Action Center, and the Community Church of Sandy by allowing us to use their beautiful kitchen and dining area.

It offers people a free warm meal, a cup of coffee, socializing, and a bit of love. Anyone is welcome, not just the good folks here in Sandy.

It is held at the Community Church of Sandy at
39290 Scenic St, Sandy, OR 97055. We will be entering from the North side of the church and up the ramp.

Youth Art Class @ Sandy Public Library Community Room
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Image result for Youth art class In partnership with the Wy’East Artisans Guild. For 1-6th graders. Preschooler activities available with a parent present.

Sandy Kiwanis Meeting @ Stephanie's International Cafe
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Sandy Kiwanis meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays at Stephanie’s. Image result for Kiwanis Sandy OregonKiwanis are volunteers changing the world through service to children and communities. Kiwanis members help shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged, and care for the sick. They develop youth as leaders, build playgrounds, raise funds for pediatric research, and much more.  When you give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream, and succeed, great things happen! In the Sandy club we have two main goals,

  1.  Do all we can to help develop our youth to become good leaders and responsible adults
  2. To help those in need within our community.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study @ Living Way Fellowship
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Image result for alcoholics anonymous sandy oregonOpen to public – These meetings are open to anyone – addicts/alcoholics, their loved ones, anyone in the community, etc. Just like closed meetings, open meetings do not require an invitation to join. Living Way Foursquare Church has 6 Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) meetings each week. There are a total of 11 Sandy AA meetings and 0 meetings within 25 miles of Sandy, Oregon. In addition, there are Sandy treatment centers within 25 miles of Sandy and Oregon drug and alcohol treatment centers.

Photography Group @ Sandy Library Community Room.
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Image result for Photography clubThis group is designed as a conversation group. A program every month, with an informal camera outing planned in between. Please have a camera. Bring one piece for group critique every month (Optional).Location varies, join the Facebook group Photographers of the Sandy and Hoodland Library. Thursday, November 15 (3rd of each month), 7:00 pm. Meet-up. Bring a couple photos you would like to share. Contact: Thea Ellen tellen@ci.sandy.or.us

Photography Group @ Sandy Library Community Room.
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm

Related imagePhotography Group, Thursday, December 19, 7:00 pm, Sandy Public Library. This group is designed as a conversation group. A program every month, with an informal camera outing planned in between. Please have a camera. Bring one piece for group critique every month (Optional).Contact Thea Ellen tellen@ci.sandy.or.us

Sandy Optimist Club @ Sandy Community Center
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

No automatic alt text available.We are a non-profit service organization and raise money in our community to help the youth in our community. We are comprised of caring individuals from many walks of life banding together to become a larger force in our community. What makes an Optimist Club different from any other service organization in the world is our positive, upbeat attitude. We believe that the Optimist difference is shown in our name and our actions. Sharing our outlook with others provides hope and allows us to bring out the best in YOUth.

Dec
20
Fri
Dinner & Bingo @ Sandy Grange #392
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Image result for BingoDinner & Bingo: Dinner at 6:00 PM – Bingo at 7:00 PM. Dinner Cost:  $5.00. Bingo Cost:  3 cards for $12  for the 12 games, or,  6 cards for $20.00. Bring a can of food for our Food Drive for the Sandy Action Center and receive one (1) free card for the 12 games. (Only 1 free card per night)

Sandy VFW Post 4273 Men’s meeting @ Sandy VFW Hall
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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The objects of the Veterans of Foreign Wars are fraternal, patriotic, historical and educational; to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and  history of our dead, and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws: to foster true patriotism, to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom; and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies, whomsoever.

Dec
21
Sat
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens @ AntFarm Outdoor Building
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am

Image result for the young helping the oldCommunityConnect is a day of helping local senior citizens with home management tasks. Come and help out!

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Image result for nami oregonOur mission is to improve the quality of life of individuals living with mental illness and their families and loved ones through education, support, and advocacy.  NAMI Oregon has long advocated for an integrated health care system that focuses on individual and family health.

Saturday Afternoon Kids Club @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Sandy Library Community Room, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

1st Saturday of each month: LEGO Club

2nd Saturday of each month: Pokemon

3rd Saturday of each month: LEGO Club

4th Saturday of each month: Science

Appropriate for Kids ages 6-12

 

Free Ballroom Social Dance Mixer @ Sandy Community Center
Dec 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Ballroom dancing at the Sandy Community Center, every third Saturday of the month.

 

Dec
22
Sun
Sunday Solutions AA @ Living Way Fellowship
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Every Sunday , U-Turn Room, Living Way Fellowship

Dec
23
Mon
Game Factory – Coding Club @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image result for Game codingEvery Monday 4-5 pm (except the 3rd Monday) Sandy Library Community Room All skill levels welcome.  This is a program for kids age 10-14.

Sandy River Basin Watershed Council @ Sandy Clackamas County Bank Auditorium
Dec 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

We work with private landowners and our other partners to improve conditions for salmon, steelhead and aquatic and terrestrial wildlife. To do this we plan and implement habitat restoration projects at high priority sites on rivers and creeks.

 

Dec
24
Tue
Library Closed @ Sandy Library
Dec 24 all-day

Image result for library closed for the holidaysDecember 24th, 25th, and Wednesday, January 1st, Sandy and Hoodland Libraries will be closed. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours.

AntFarm: Community Men’s Bible Study @ The AntFarm
Dec 24 @ 7:00 am

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Preschool Story and Playtime @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Preschool Story and Playtime occurs every Tuesdat in the Sandy Library Community Room from 10:00am to 11:30am.  The program is suitable for kids 3 to 5 years. Playtime and snack is provided by generous funds from Clackamas County Children, Youth, and Family Divisions, and Todos Juntos.

Storytimes open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to babies, toddlers, families and young children. Did YOU know that nearly half of the children entering kindergarten lack the early reading skills needed for school success. Sandy Public Library has several free programs and services for children that enhance skills in reading, interactive play and early literacy development.

AntFarm Community Folk Time @ AntFarm Cafe & Community Center
Dec 24 @ 2:00 pm

Cultural Arts Folk Time every Tuesday and Thursday

Sandy Toastmasters @ Cascadia Village Retirement Community
Dec 24 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

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Yoga Class at AntFarm Cultural Arts Center @ AntFarm Cultural Center
Dec 24 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Image result for yoga classAntFarm Youth ServicesYoga Donation based- 6:15pm-7:30pmDecember 5, 2017 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm,AntFarm Cultural Arts Center 39140 Proctor Blvd. Sandy, OR 97055. The Community is invited to a weekly, donation-based evening of Yoga. Come relax, stretch and please bring your own mat or blanket. Instructor Katey Linkous has an inviting, warm class that is open to all levels

Eastern Star Social Club @ Sandy Masonic Lodge
Dec 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Image result for Sandy Oregon Eastern StarThe Order of the Eastern Star is a social order admitting both women and men dedicated to making the world a better place. Our organization has raised over $16 million dollars for charities such as Cancer Research; College Scholarships; Supporting positive Youth Organizations and many other projects over the last 3 years. Masonic Organizations are known for the care and concern among their members.

Dec
25
Wed
Library Closed @ Sandy Library
Dec 25 all-day

Image result for library closed for the holidaysDecember 24th, 25th, and Wednesday, January 1st, Sandy and Hoodland Libraries will be closed. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours.

Good Morning Sandy @ Varies
Dec 25 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Image result for sandy oregon chamber of commerceEvery first and third Wednesday you are invited to join us at Good Morning Sandy, a networking opportunity given by the Sandy Area Chamber- supporting business in our growing community. Location to be determined (check the Sandy Chamber of Commerce website for more information). The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce has worked for more than five decades to preserve and advance the quality of life in Sandy.

TOPS Chapter Meeting @ Clackamas County Bank
Dec 25 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

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Weekly meetings are the heart of TOPS’ support. They usually last an hour or less. You’re welcome to attend your first meeting free of charge—bring a friend if you like. There’s no obligation. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting. (That’s the first time you’ll see listed.)
  • Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
  • There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
  • Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
  • When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
  • Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm @ AntFarm Axis Learning Center
Dec 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Image result for your networking universe(YNU) Your Networking Universe Meeting 9:30-10:30am, Wed, December 6, 9:30am – 10:30am, Weekly on Wednesday. Your Networking Universe (YNU) is a networking organization providing networking consultation to business owners and salespeople. Please feel free to drop in Wednesday mornings or check out the website: yournetworkinguniverse.com

Parent-Child Community Play Group @ Sandy Community Center
Dec 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parents and caregivers are invited to join and meet others with young children, make new friends, share and exchange information about parenting, learn about community resources, and have fun with other activities for you and your child. Playgroup is a parent/child interactive opportunity in a relaxed, large indoor-park setting offering playtime and semi-structured activities. Light snack provided. Park is staffed by volunteers and help is always needed to set-up and put away toys and activities.

Study Hall at AntFarm @ AntFarm Axis Learning Center
Dec 25 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Image result for study hall Study Hall: Wednesdays after school to 5 pm December 6, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm AntFarm Axis Learning Center, Reoccurring every Wednesday afternoon, from school dismissal until 5pm is Open Study Hall in the Axis Learning Center at AntFarm. This will be a quiet, distraction free place for students to work on homework, use the computer lab if needed, and utilize Khan Academy for homework help. There will be no direct tutoring support, but students will be supervised by an adult to help maintain focus and ensure that computer time is being used only for schoolwork (i.e. no games or socializing). All independent students ( age 10+) are welcome

Anime Club at the Library @ Sandy Public Library
Dec 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Image result for animeWatch episodes of anime, do an activity and eat a snack second and fourth Wednesday of each month.  Teens 12-17 welcome. Anime is a diverse art form with distinctive production methods and techniques that have been adapted over time in response to emergent technologies. It consists of an ideal story-telling mechanism, combining graphic art, characterization, cinematography, and other forms of imaginative and individualistic techniques. The production of anime focuses less on the animation of movement and more on the realism of settings as well as the use of camera effects, including panning, zooming, and angle shots

Kid’s Art Class @ AntFarm Community Center
Dec 25 @ 3:30 pm

Image result for Art Class for kidsArt Class (1st-6th grade). Elementary School Art Classes for ages 6 and up. Doodlers develop new skills and talents while designing unique creations using a variety of wonderful materials.  Each Elementary School Art Class focuses upon developing skills, learning techniques and expanding self confidence.  Doodlers develop: Artistic skills and craftsmanship, Knowledge of artistic styles and art history, Imaginative projects, The power of self expression, and more.

Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service @ Mt. Hood Hospice
Dec 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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Wy’East Zen Center meets every Wednesday evening. If you are coming for the first time, you are welcome to arrive between 6:00 and 6:15 if you would like a brief orientation.

6:00 pm Meditation Hall open upstairs. You are welcome to come and ask questions, sit in the zendo or visit downstairs. The door will be open until 6:45.

6:30-7:00 pm Sitting meditation (Zazen)

7:00 pm Short service

7:10 pm Tea and cookies

7:20-8:00 pm Tea, Dharma talk 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month, reading and discussion 1st & 3rd Wednesdays.

Dec
26
Thu
Wee Ones Story Time @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Wee Ones Story Time occurs every Thursday in the Sandy Library Community Room from 10:00am to 11:00am.  The program is suitable for little ones 6 months to 3 years.

Storytimes open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to babies, toddlers, families and young children. Did YOU know that nearly half of the children entering kindergarten lack the early reading skills needed for school success. Sandy Public Library has several free programs and services for children that enhance skills in reading, interactive play and early literacy development.

Free English Class @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Image result for learn english Clases de Inglés Gratis. Todos los martes y jueves, 12-1: 30 pm. Todos los niveles son bienvenidos. No es necesario registrarse. Sala de la comunidad de Sandy Library. Póngase en contacto con Katie: kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us

Ant Farm Community Folk Time @ AntFarm Cafe & Community Center
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm

Cultural Arts Folk Time every Tuesday and Thursday

SAN Thursday Community Dinner @ Community Church of Sandy
Dec 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sandy Activity Night along with DD & MH Provider of Oregon is excited to announce that we are now offering a free community dinner every Thursday from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

This will be run by employees of DD & MH Provider of Oregon and our Clients, Volunteers, donations from Sandy Community Action Center, and the Community Church of Sandy by allowing us to use their beautiful kitchen and dining area.

It offers people a free warm meal, a cup of coffee, socializing, and a bit of love. Anyone is welcome, not just the good folks here in Sandy.

It is held at the Community Church of Sandy at
39290 Scenic St, Sandy, OR 97055. We will be entering from the North side of the church and up the ramp.

Youth Art Class @ Sandy Public Library Community Room
Dec 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Image result for Youth art class In partnership with the Wy’East Artisans Guild. For 1-6th graders. Preschooler activities available with a parent present.

Sandy Kiwanis Meeting @ Stephanie's International Cafe
Dec 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Sandy Kiwanis meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays at Stephanie’s. Image result for Kiwanis Sandy OregonKiwanis are volunteers changing the world through service to children and communities. Kiwanis members help shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged, and care for the sick. They develop youth as leaders, build playgrounds, raise funds for pediatric research, and much more.  When you give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream, and succeed, great things happen! In the Sandy club we have two main goals,

  1.  Do all we can to help develop our youth to become good leaders and responsible adults
  2. To help those in need within our community.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study @ Living Way Fellowship
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Image result for alcoholics anonymous sandy oregonOpen to public – These meetings are open to anyone – addicts/alcoholics, their loved ones, anyone in the community, etc. Just like closed meetings, open meetings do not require an invitation to join. Living Way Foursquare Church has 6 Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) meetings each week. There are a total of 11 Sandy AA meetings and 0 meetings within 25 miles of Sandy, Oregon. In addition, there are Sandy treatment centers within 25 miles of Sandy and Oregon drug and alcohol treatment centers.

Sandy Optimist Club @ Sandy Community Center
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

No automatic alt text available.We are a non-profit service organization and raise money in our community to help the youth in our community. We are comprised of caring individuals from many walks of life banding together to become a larger force in our community. What makes an Optimist Club different from any other service organization in the world is our positive, upbeat attitude. We believe that the Optimist difference is shown in our name and our actions. Sharing our outlook with others provides hope and allows us to bring out the best in YOUth.

Dec
28
Sat
CommunityConnect: Helping Senior Citizens @ AntFarm Outdoor Building
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am

Image result for the young helping the oldCommunityConnect is a day of helping local senior citizens with home management tasks. Come and help out!

Saturday Afternoon Kids Club @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Sandy Library Community Room, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

1st Saturday of each month: LEGO Club

2nd Saturday of each month: Pokemon

3rd Saturday of each month: LEGO Club

4th Saturday of each month: Science

Appropriate for Kids ages 6-12

 

Mountain Jamboree @ Sandy Senior Center
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm

Sing, play & dance on the liveliest Saturday of the month! Bring a dessert to share. Coffee on us. When: 7:00pm, 4th Saturday of the month. Where: Sandy Senior Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd., SandyContact: Tanya Richardson

Dec
29
Sun
Breakfast, Sandy Grange #392 @ Sandy Grange #392
Dec 29 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Image result for Oregon Grange breakfastImage result for oregon grange Breakfast: Ham, Pancakes and Eggs (cooked to order), with Coffee and Juice, $4.00 per person.

Sunday Solutions AA @ Living Way Fellowship
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am

Every Sunday , U-Turn Room, Living Way Fellowship

Dec
30
Mon
Game Factory – Coding Club @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Image result for Game codingEvery Monday 4-5 pm (except the 3rd Monday) Sandy Library Community Room All skill levels welcome.  This is a program for kids age 10-14.

Dec
31
Tue
AntFarm: Community Men’s Bible Study @ The AntFarm
Dec 31 @ 7:00 am

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Preschool Story and Playtime @ Sandy Library Community Room
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Preschool Story and Playtime occurs every Tuesdat in the Sandy Library Community Room from 10:00am to 11:30am.  The program is suitable for kids 3 to 5 years. Playtime and snack is provided by generous funds from Clackamas County Children, Youth, and Family Divisions, and Todos Juntos.

Storytimes open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to babies, toddlers, families and young children. Did YOU know that nearly half of the children entering kindergarten lack the early reading skills needed for school success. Sandy Public Library has several free programs and services for children that enhance skills in reading, interactive play and early literacy development.

AntFarm Community Folk Time @ AntFarm Cafe & Community Center
Dec 31 @ 2:00 pm

Cultural Arts Folk Time every Tuesday and Thursday

Read to the Dog @ Sandy Library Kids Room
Dec 31 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Image result for Read to the dogImage result for Read to the dogImage result for Read to the dogRead to the Dog, Also now every other Tuesday at 3:30 pm, Every other Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Sandy Public Library – Kids Room. Kids learning to read can practice their skills with a therapy dog. Reading to a dog will help kids gain confidence in their reading abilities in a no-stress, non-judgmental environment. Stop by the library or call 503-668-5537 to make a 15-minute appointment for your child. Contact Monica Smith msmith@ci.sandy.or.us

Sandy Toastmasters @ Cascadia Village Retirement Community
Dec 31 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

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Yoga Class at AntFarm Cultural Arts Center @ AntFarm Cultural Center
Dec 31 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Image result for yoga classAntFarm Youth ServicesYoga Donation based- 6:15pm-7:30pmDecember 5, 2017 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm,AntFarm Cultural Arts Center 39140 Proctor Blvd. Sandy, OR 97055. The Community is invited to a weekly, donation-based evening of Yoga. Come relax, stretch and please bring your own mat or blanket. Instructor Katey Linkous has an inviting, warm class that is open to all levels

Jan
1
Wed
Library Closed @ Sandy Library
Jan 1 all-day

Image result for library closed for the holidaysDecember 24th, 25th, and Wednesday, January 1st, Sandy and Hoodland Libraries will be closed. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours.

Good Morning Sandy @ Varies
Jan 1 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Image result for sandy oregon chamber of commerceEvery first and third Wednesday you are invited to join us at Good Morning Sandy, a networking opportunity given by the Sandy Area Chamber- supporting business in our growing community. Location to be determined (check the Sandy Chamber of Commerce website for more information). The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce has worked for more than five decades to preserve and advance the quality of life in Sandy.

Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting @ AntFarm Axis Learning Center
Jan 1 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Sandy Area Chamber of CommerceChamber of Commerce Board Meeting: 7:30am-9:00am Wed, December 6, 7:30am – 9:00am Monthly on the first Wednesday,  AntFarmAxis Learning Ctr. The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce has worked for more than five decades to preserve and advance the quality of life in Sandy. Our purpose is two-fold: advocating for a healthy, responsible, and diverse business environment and providing the resources, tools and connections that help businesses succeed.

TOPS Chapter Meeting @ Clackamas County Bank
Jan 1 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

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Weekly meetings are the heart of TOPS’ support. They usually last an hour or less. You’re welcome to attend your first meeting free of charge—bring a friend if you like. There’s no obligation. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Each member has a private weigh-in before the meeting. (That’s the first time you’ll see listed.)
  • Meeting starts with members sharing challenges, successes, or goals (if they want).
  • There’s a brief program. TOPS gives each chapter engaging, professionally prepared programs covering a variety of health and wellness topics.
  • Awards go to weekly or monthly best losers, contest winners, and members who’ve reached goal!
  • When needed, there’s a quick business meeting before the closing.
  • Meeting closes with a thought for the week or other inspirational activity.
Your Networking Universe at AntFarm @ AntFarm Axis Learning Center
Jan 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Image result for your networking universe(YNU) Your Networking Universe Meeting 9:30-10:30am, Wed, December 6, 9:30am – 10:30am, Weekly on Wednesday. Your Networking Universe (YNU) is a networking organization providing networking consultation to business owners and salespeople. Please feel free to drop in Wednesday mornings or check out the website: yournetworkinguniverse.com

Parent-Child Community Play Group @ Sandy Community Center
Jan 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Parents and caregivers are invited to join and meet others with young children, make new friends, share and exchange information about parenting, learn about community resources, and have fun with other activities for you and your child. Playgroup is a parent/child interactive opportunity in a relaxed, large indoor-park setting offering playtime and semi-structured activities. Light snack provided. Park is staffed by volunteers and help is always needed to set-up and put away toys and activities.

Study Hall at AntFarm @ AntFarm Axis Learning Center
Jan 1 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Image result for study hall Study Hall: Wednesdays after school to 5 pm December 6, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm AntFarm Axis Learning Center, Reoccurring every Wednesday afternoon, from school dismissal until 5pm is Open Study Hall in the Axis Learning Center at AntFarm. This will be a quiet, distraction free place for students to work on homework, use the computer lab if needed, and utilize Khan Academy for homework help. There will be no direct tutoring support, but students will be supervised by an adult to help maintain focus and ensure that computer time is being used only for schoolwork (i.e. no games or socializing). All independent students ( age 10+) are welcome

Kid’s Art Class @ AntFarm Community Center
Jan 1 @ 3:30 pm

Image result for Art Class for kidsArt Class (1st-6th grade). Elementary School Art Classes for ages 6 and up. Doodlers develop new skills and talents while designing unique creations using a variety of wonderful materials.  Each Elementary School Art Class focuses upon developing skills, learning techniques and expanding self confidence.  Doodlers develop: Artistic skills and craftsmanship, Knowledge of artistic styles and art history, Imaginative projects, The power of self expression, and more.

Wy’East Zen Center Meditation & Service @ Mt. Hood Hospice
Jan 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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Wy’East Zen Center meets every Wednesday evening. If you are coming for the first time, you are welcome to arrive between 6:00 and 6:15 if you would like a brief orientation.

6:00 pm Meditation Hall open upstairs. You are welcome to come and ask questions, sit in the zendo or visit downstairs. The door will be open until 6:45.

6:30-7:00 pm Sitting meditation (Zazen)

7:00 pm Short service

7:10 pm Tea and cookies

7:20-8:00 pm Tea, Dharma talk 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month, reading and discussion 1st & 3rd Wednesdays.

Jan
2
Thu
Wee Ones Story Time @ Sandy Library Community Room
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Wee Ones Story Time occurs every Thursday in the Sandy Library Community Room from 10:00am to 11:00am.  The program is suitable for little ones 6 months to 3 years.

Storytimes open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to babies, toddlers, families and young children. Did YOU know that nearly half of the children entering kindergarten lack the early reading skills needed for school success. Sandy Public Library has several free programs and services for children that enhance skills in reading, interactive play and early literacy development.

Free English Class @ Sandy Library Community Room
Jan 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Image result for learn english Clases de Inglés Gratis. Todos los martes y jueves, 12-1: 30 pm. Todos los niveles son bienvenidos. No es necesario registrarse. Sala de la comunidad de Sandy Library. Póngase en contacto con Katie: kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us

Ant Farm Community Folk Time @ AntFarm Cafe & Community Center
Jan 2 @ 2:00 pm

Cultural Arts Folk Time every Tuesday and Thursday

SAN Thursday Community Dinner @ Community Church of Sandy
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sandy Activity Night along with DD & MH Provider of Oregon is excited to announce that we are now offering a free community dinner every Thursday from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

This will be run by employees of DD & MH Provider of Oregon and our Clients, Volunteers, donations from Sandy Community Action Center, and the Community Church of Sandy by allowing us to use their beautiful kitchen and dining area.

It offers people a free warm meal, a cup of coffee, socializing, and a bit of love. Anyone is welcome, not just the good folks here in Sandy.

It is held at the Community Church of Sandy at
39290 Scenic St, Sandy, OR 97055. We will be entering from the North side of the church and up the ramp.

Youth Art Class @ Sandy Public Library Community Room
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Image result for Youth art class In partnership with the Wy’East Artisans Guild. For 1-6th graders. Preschooler activities available with a parent present.

Sandy Kiwanis Meeting @ Stephanie's International Cafe
Jan 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Sandy Kiwanis meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays at Stephanie’s. Image result for Kiwanis Sandy OregonKiwanis are volunteers changing the world through service to children and communities. Kiwanis members help shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged, and care for the sick. They develop youth as leaders, build playgrounds, raise funds for pediatric research, and much more.  When you give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream, and succeed, great things happen! In the Sandy club we have two main goals,

  1.  Do all we can to help develop our youth to become good leaders and responsible adults
  2. To help those in need within our community.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step Study @ Living Way Fellowship
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Image result for alcoholics anonymous sandy oregonOpen to public – These meetings are open to anyone – addicts/alcoholics, their loved ones, anyone in the community, etc. Just like closed meetings, open meetings do not require an invitation to join. Living Way Foursquare Church has 6 Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) meetings each week. There are a total of 11 Sandy AA meetings and 0 meetings within 25 miles of Sandy, Oregon. In addition, there are Sandy treatment centers within 25 miles of Sandy and Oregon drug and alcohol treatment centers.

Sandy Optimist Club @ Sandy Community Center
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

No automatic alt text available.We are a non-profit service organization and raise money in our community to help the youth in our community. We are comprised of caring individuals from many walks of life banding together to become a larger force in our community. What makes an Optimist Club different from any other service organization in the world is our positive, upbeat attitude. We believe that the Optimist difference is shown in our name and our actions. Sharing our outlook with others provides hope and allows us to bring out the best in YOUth.

Jan
3
Fri
Dinner & Bingo @ Sandy Grange #392
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm

Image result for BingoDinner & Bingo: Dinner at 6:00 PM – Bingo at 7:00 PM. Dinner Cost:  $5.00. Bingo Cost:  3 cards for $12  for the 12 games, or,  6 cards for $20.00. Bring a can of food for our Food Drive for the Sandy Action Center and receive one (1) free card for the 12 games. (Only 1 free card per night)