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Charles H Day 1-Day Sale!


Charles H Day Power Tools is having their one day sale event, July 9th ONLY, from 7am – 5pm.  Don’t miss out on the best deals of the year from brands like Bosch and Makita.  Get there before 2pm and enjoy some great barbecue!  Find them on the corner of Southeast 11th and Washington in Portland. When you care about a job, come to the guys who care about tools.  Charles H Day Power Tools, sales and repair since 1925.

Trudy's Living Room


Join Trudy Thursday July 9th, 5pm – 8pm as she presents an exhibition of Local Wood Craftsman.   Trudy has invited some of the area’s best Wood Craftsmen to show their work on July 9th for the July Artist Focus.  Stop by to see these amazing creations or simply to enjoy some summer fun here at Trudy’s on the second Thursday in July.  Snack on some delicious cuisine from Lamb’s Catering and indulge in some beer tastings from Neighbor Dudes Taphouse.  For more information, give her a call at 503.427.0870.  

Antique & Collectible Show


Attending an Antique & Collectible Show can be an emotional and fun-filled journey into the past. Seeing items from your past provoke wonderful memories. Pricing for many of the treasures you find at the show are modest and there is nothing like coming home and unwrapping your newly found treasure. 1400 booths both inside and out, filled with vintage – period lighting, antique tools, radios, scientific instruments, old technology, fine estate jewelry, kitchenware from the 40s and 50s, watches, vintage advertising, old prints, costume jewelry, Native American, toys, Hawaiian shirts and other vintage clothing, baseball cards, slot machines, bakelite jewelry, gambling items, salt & peppers, dolls, bears, autographs & movie memorabilia, antique BB guns, elegant and depression glass. Anything made prior to 1975. Click here to to read more on the event happening July 11-12.

Portland Bead Faire


The Portland Bead Faire is Jul. 10-12, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland. Hours are Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Millions of beads from around the world, including Czech, glass, lampwork, gold, silver, gemstone, crystal, pearl, and one of a kind at manufacturer's prices. Over 70 importers, exporters and wholesalers from around the world will be on site. Jewelry repair while you shop. For more info, call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com. Visit www.gemfaire.com.

Guns & Guacamole: An Oregon Military Museum Fundraiser


Historical Outreach Foundation and Salute Targets introduce Guns & Guacamole, an Oregon Military Museum Fundraiser hosted on July 18th from 10a-1:30p in Helvetia, OR. Shoot an array of iconic and rare vintage weapon types seldom seen on the collector market. Over 30 Weapons will be available to shoot, including M3 Grease Gun, M1928 A1Thompson, Belt-fed Browning .30, Model 1873 Trapdoor Springfield, and more. Buy tickets now for $200 - which includes lunch. Call 503.683.6151 or email info@historicaloutreach.com.

All Rockers Bleed Blood Drive!


ROLL UP A SLEEVE AND HELP SAVE A LIFE. JOIN KGON AND THE AMERICAN RED CROSS FOR THE ANNUAL ALL ROCKERS BLEED BLOOD DRIVE, JULY 21ST THROUGH 25TH. ALL PRESENTING DONORS AT RED CROSS CENTERS IN PORTLAND, VANCOUVER AND SALEM WILL RECEIVE A T-SHIRT, A TICKET TO THE CLARK COUNTY FAIR AND A CHANCE TO WIN A PAIR OF CONCERT TICKETS TO AEROSMITH OR OTHER GREAT BANDS. ALL THOSE WHO COME TO DONATE WILL ALSO RECEIVE A TEN DOLLAR VISA GIFT CARD, COURTESY OF SUBURBAN PROPANE. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE. SIGN UP TO DONATE TODAY. CALL 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Ladybug Run!


Join the Ladybug CDH foundation for their annual 5K and 10K race at Cooks park in Tigard. The stroller-friendly race course winds through open green spaces and forested paths along the Tualatin River in Tigard's Cook Park and adjoining neighborhoods to provide a unique and fun running experience. All race participants will receive a t-shirt, medal, enjoy live music, craft beer and much more! Best of all, the proceeds from the race go to the Ladybug CDH Foundation whose mission is to help raise public awareness, fund medical research, and  provide direct assistance to families in the Pacific Northwest with children affected by Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH), a potentially fatal congenital birth defect that affects 1 out of 2500 children born every year. Register today to get your run on and help us help families whose lives have been impacted by CDH.

Second Annual Molalla Food, Wine, Beer, and Music Festival


Molalla Fountain Plaza is pleased to host the Second Annual Food, Wine, Beer, and Music Festival! This year, the festival will take place on July 25 from 12pm-10pm and admission is FREE. Local vendors will provide food, as well as an assortment of arts and products. Musical guests include Cousin IT, Dr. Borromeo, Kyle TenEyck and Joe Gibson, Justin Hoskinson, Eric LaBre band, and more! You will not want to miss out on this day of spectacular family fun and community!

Smokin Down the Highway


Smokin Down The Highway has its first annual festival August 1st and 2nd. With BBQ Championship, Car Show, Community Recognition and Celebration event will be held at the Sublimity Harvest Festival Grounds and is presented by Hillyer’s Family of Dealerships. Smokin Down the Highway is a 100% non-profit with proceeds benefiting the community groups that help put on the festival, Marion-Polk Food Share, and Disabled American Veterans. Smokin Down the Highway is searching for great participants in the communities around Oregon to help spread the word and make our event successful this year and for years to come. You can find all the information about the event online or on Facebook

Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon


Nestled in the heart of Willamette Valley just 45 minutes from Portland, participants rave about the incredible sunrise views at the start at Stoller Family Estate, the small town charm, friendly atmosphere and amazing Pinot Noirs poured at the post-race Wine & Music Festival in downtown Carlton. The race expo is held at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville. Bring your family and friends and plan to stay and play! Two-person relay also offered. 

The Bite of Oregon!


The Bite of Oregon celebrates its 32nd anniversary August 7‐9th at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. During the three‐day weekend event, Oregon’s top chefs, best wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries, along with celebrity chef demonstrations and challenges, live entertainment and children’s activities, will join forces to make the Bite of Oregon one of the state’s premier outdoor culinary events. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Oregon. General Admission Tickets are $5, available now at biteoforegon.com/tickets

Seaport Celebration!


Come join in the fun at the most family-friendly, fun-filled day of adventure on the river this summer! Seaport Celebration will take you inside the fences of an active marine terminal to explore the working waterfront with activities and excitement for all ages.  Saturday, August 15th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  You'll enjoy live entertainment including musical headliner Recess Monkey, interactive displays and demonstrations, free giveaways and prizes, $10 jet boat rides, and much more!  The best part, admission and parking are free!
Due to federal security regulations, government-issued photo ID is required for all adults. 

Clark County Fair!


Don't miss Summer's Best Party - The 146th Annual Clark County Fair! August 7th-16th in Ridgefield, WA. As always, the fair is sure to provide you and your family endless entertainment in the FREE 99.5 The Wolf Grandstands including Demo Derby, Monster Trucks, Bull Riding, and more in addition to all the  great concerts! Plus, this year is bringing you the new Superhero Adventure exhibit! It's a city scape straight from the pages of your favorite comic books with a ton of interactive exhibits. Click here for more information.

Alzheimer's Association


Are you or is someone you know caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia? There is help available. (Clark County) (May 12, 2015) Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month, from 1:00-2:30 pm, at Mill Plain United Methodist Church, 15804 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98684. For information call Melody Mello at 360.882.7840. Alzheimer’s disease is one of the fastest growing concerns in the United States. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the nation and is the only cause of death in the top ten without a way to prevent, cure, or slow its progression. Within Washington State, Alzheimer’s disease is the third leading cause of death and the prediction is 140,000 people will be living with Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. In the year 2013, nearly 319,000 people in the state of Washington cared for loved ones living with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association is the world leader in Alzheimer’s disease research and support, and we are continually striving to progress and make a difference in the fight against this disease. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information on the Alzheimer’s Association, visit www.alzwa.org

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Amboy Territorial Days Celebration


Amboy Territorial Days Celebration which is held every year on the 2nd full weekend in July at the Amboy Days Territorial Park.  The yearly celebration includes an exciting Log Show featuring competitions in the traditional skills used in the logging profession such as log rolling, axe throwing, pole climbing, choker setting, hot saws (chain saws) and much more. Many other events take place at the Park through-out the year including the Amboy Riding Club events in the riding corral, Veteran's celebrations, Christmas Lights Festival, Music festivals and more
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