We offer the Memo Calendar to publicize events open to the community. When sending submissions, please include details that apply and a contact name and phone number or email address. Submissions for November are due Thursday, Oct. 15. For best results, e-mail email@example.com or mail your submissions to 3510 N.E. 134th Ave., Portland, OR 97230. To leave a phone message, call 503-287-8904.
ACTIVITIES and CELEBRATIONS
Watch salmon returning to the Sandy River
salmon homecoming event is set for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Oxbow Regional Park, 3010 S.E. Oxbow Parkway, in Gresham. See one of nature’s epic stories up close during this family-friendly weekend. You’ll get a front row seat as salmon make their journey back to the wild, scenic Sandy River to lay eggs in the riverbed—and live out their final days.
Get the inside scoop from nature educators, take a short hike to the river’s edge and gather around the campfire for hot chocolate or apple cider (while supplies last). Don’t miss free activities for the kids. Tour a salmon restoration project on Saturday or learn how to find mushrooms in Oxbow’s ancient forest on Sunday.
There is a $5 per car or $7 per van parking fee at Oxbow. The event is free. Learn more at www.oregonmetro.gov/calendar.
Fall sports in progress at DDHS
With the beginning of the 2015–16 school year, athletics at David Douglas High School is off to a start. The football team has already played four games, with five coming up in October. Friday away games include Barlow on October 2, Reynolds on October 8, and Central Catholic on October 30. Home games include Centennial on October 16 and Gresham on October 23. All are scheduled League games.
The volleyball team started practice August 17. Other fall sports include boys’ and girls’ fall soccer and boys and girls’ cross-country.
Tour of untimely departures
Celebrate Halloween at historic Lone Fir Cemetery, Southeast 26th Avenue at Stark Street, Saturday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 9 p.m. Tours last 45 minutes.
Ghostly guides escort guests on one of two candlelit routes, where they will meet some of the cemetery’s residents and hear the unusual circumstances surrounding their untimely departures.
Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 for walk-ins. Seniors 60 and older pay $5 in advance and or as walk-in. Walk-in tickets are cash only.
Purchase advance tickets at www.oregonmetro.gov/calendar. Ticket sales benefit the nonprofit Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery and go toward improvement projects. Wheelchair accessible with advance arrangements. Some adult content; suitable for ages 13 and older.
CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
Sign up for DIY insulation workshop
This free workshop hosted by Community Energy Project, Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave., teaches participants how to weatherize a flat attic. Topics covered include safety, air sealing, ventilation, installing insulation and incentives to help cover the cost of your project. Learn more and register for this workshop and others at www.communityproject.org or call 503-284-6827 ext. 108.
Get the lead out
Learn to prevent lead exposure in your home at a free workshop hosted by Community Energy Project, Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 2900 S.E. Stark St. This workshop is great for households with children or pregnant women in housing older than 1978 or those concerned about lead exposure. Qualified participants receive a free kit of safety and testing supplies. Register for the workshop at www.communityproject.org or call 503-284-6827 ext. 108.
Stop the drafts in your home
A free weatherization workshop where participants learn how to stop drafts in their home, especially around doors and windows, to save energy and increase comfort is set for Wednesday, Oct. 14 at Alice Ott Middle School, 12500 S.E. Ramona St. This workshop, hosted by Community Energy Project is great for renters, too. Qualified participants receive a free kit of weatherization supplies. Register for this workshop or find others at www.communityproject.org or call 503-284-6827 ext. 108.
Choose native plants for your yard
Columbia Slough Watershed Council and East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District host a free native plant workshop Thursday, Oct. 15 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Whitaker Ponds Nature Park, 7040 N.E. 47th Ave.
This workshop will introduce you to common native plant communities in Portland, show you examples of species that do well in similar growing conditions, share successful planting tips that will help them thrive and more. A native plant slideshow will highlight characteristics and desired growing conditions of many local favorite native groundcovers, shrubs and trees. You’ll walk away with loads of information so you can decide which native plants will work well in your yard.
Register for this event by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District hosts a second native plant workshop Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Register for this event at www.emswcd.org or call 503-222-7645 to learn more.
Use natural essences to create perfume
Create a natural perfume at this beginner’s workshop Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. until noon at Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave. Instructors will discuss distillation and perfume history while students sniff 15 natural essences. Create your own formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Bulgarian rose, American Douglas fir and more. You will create a formula with your favorite oils blended into a .25 oz. spray bottle, which includes a mini-bag for your perfume and a take-home guide. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $60 and includes all supplies and materials. Adult class. Children 15 years+ may attend with instructor approval.
To register, go to www.leachgarden.org or call 503-823-1671.
DDHS Alums compete at swim meet
David Douglas High School swimming program alumni will participate in an Alum Swim Competition, Saturday, October 24 at the David Douglas Aquatic Center. Former members of the swim and polo teams are welcome to participate.
Warm-ups begin at 9 a.m., and the competition starts at 10 a.m. Each participant may enter up to three individual events. Relays will be composed by graduating year, or as close to that year as possible. Entry in the event is free. Donations will be welcome, and will go to the developing a Scots Wall of Fame, which will celebrate past achievements of DDHS water polo and swim teams.
To enter the competition, contact Jim Bowe (James_Bowe@ddouglas.k12.or.us). A social event follows at the family-friendly Bridge City Tap Room, 620 S.E. 122nd Ave. A 50/50 raffle will also be held for the Scots Wall of Fame; all donations are welcome.
PHS all classes
The monthly Second Wednesday gathering of Parkrose High class of 1969 classmates and friends from all other classes is Wednesday, Oct. 14 at Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant and Lounge, beginning at 4:30 p.m. If you know Parkrose grads, you know they’ll be there for a good long while. No host.
There will also be a PHS Alumni Walkabout and Breakfast Saturday, Oct. 24th. Meet at the PHS track at 9 a.m. Breakfast to follow at 10 a.m. at Elmer’s in Parkrose, 10001 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Meet at 9 a.m. on the high school track to walk and at 10 a.m. at Elmer’s Parkrose (101st & NE Sandy Blvd.) for food and socializing.
Please feel free to join the group for breakfast, even if you do not walk. Everyone please let organizers know if you plan to have breakfast so reservations can be made. Go to the Parkrose Class of 1969 Facebook page or directly to facebook.com/events/1633851756894496/ to sign up.
There is bound to be some drama
Parkrose Bronco Boosters and Parkrose High theater students will be at the ready from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. when you pull into the Parkrose Middle School turnaround, 11800 N.E. Shaver St., Saturday, Oct. 3 with a trunkload of returnable bottles and cans. They will relieve you of the responsibility of taking them to a recycle center. If you ask nice, they may even entertain you with a reading or two.
Women helping women and children
The 14th annual Circle of Strength Women’s Fundraising Brunch is Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Riverside Golf & Country Club, 8105 N.E. 33rd Drive. This event supports the Northwest Catholic Counseling Center, which provides professional mental health services to all, regardless of faith or finances.
The need for mental health care still looms large. Although there has been some progress with health care reform, significant barriers to accessing timely, meaningful care remain challenging particularly for lower-income women and children. A large number of people remain uninsured. For those with some access to plans, limitations on providers, huge deductibles, complex and confusing rules and bureaucracy all stand in the way of getting help when needed.
Tickets are $35 and tables of eight are $250. Buy tickets online at www.nwcounseling.org or call 503-253-0964. Donations to NCC are tax-deductible, and last year’s event raised nearly $85,000.
Trinity Lutheran School plans alumni
and friends fundraiser
Advance the Potential of Our Students is an annual fundraising event celebrating Trinity Lutheran School’s 125 years of Christian education, its students and the teachers who have been a part of that history. The event takes place Friday, Oct. 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the school gym.
Alumnus Grace (Kunert) Laman, ’91, is mistress of ceremonies, and Bob Fossum, director of Family Ministry Northwest District, LCMS, will be the keynote speaker.
Trinity Lutheran School graduates had the benefit of a rigorous, challenging and Christ-centered education, and many have become leaders in their communities and in their professions. Current and future students will be given the same opportunity with contributions received from the Advance the Potential of Our Students funding event.
Please call 503-288-6403 or email email@example.com if you wish to attend so organizers can make appropriate plans.
Parkrose Outdoor School needs your help
The sixth grade class at Parkrose Middle School wants to go to Outdoor School. Students and their parents are planning fundraisers to make that a reality. Watch the Parkrose Friends of Outdoor School Facebook page and the Memo Calendar for word of a Star Wars movie night, fun run, crafters bazaar, pancake breakfast and the monthly pop can drive Saturday, Nov. 7.
This grassroots effort is also looking for a donor or donors to match fundraising efforts with a tax-deductible donation.
To help Parkrose sixth graders have an Outdoor School experience to remember, contact Kari Gothro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLUBS and ORGANIZATIONS
Put worms to work in your garden
The Villa Garden Club meets Thursday, Oct. 22, at Savage Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1740 S.E. 139th Ave. Guest speaker Nancy Becker will tell you all you ever wanted to know about worms. She has a lot of hands-on experience in making worm boxes and will take you through the process, step by step. The business meeting begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by a brown bag lunch and the demonstration. Please call Chris McClure at 503-489-5437 for more information.
BAZAARS and CRAFT FAIRS
Parkview Christian Retirement Community
The semi-annual Parkview Christian Retirement Community Craft Fair is Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 1825 N.E. 108th Ave. Most items are handcrafted by residents. Find perfect gifts for your loved ones.
St. Rita Catholic Church
The annual St. Rita Fall Festival and Bazaar is Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 10029 N.E. Prescott St. There will be vendor booths, baked goods, fresh produce and Santa’s treasures. Food is served all day. Call 503-253-8810 for more information.
St. Therese Catholic Church and School
Celebrate 34 years of the annual St. Therese Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1260 N.E. 132nd Ave. Browse tables loaded with handmade arts and crafts, baked goods and more. Buy tickets for the holiday raffle and enjoy food in the café. Food sales benefit St. Therese Catholic Youth Organization sports programs.
Portland Christian Royals Holiday Bazaar
The annual Portland Christian Royals Holiday Bazaar features hand-crafted artisan goods, jewelry, home décor and more Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Portland Christian Jr./Sr. High School, 12425 N.E. San Rafael St.
Third annual Parke Diem
The nonprofit Portland Parks Foundation and Portland Parks & Recreation have announced the return of Parke Diem, a citywide volunteer work party for city parks.
“Portland Parks & Recreation can only do the great work we do because of partnerships with the Foundation and with our volunteers,” notes Portland Parks Commissioner Amanda Fritz, who will once again take part in several Parke Diem events. “Parks’ community gardens staff say that the volunteers at Parke Diem accomplish at least four months of work in just two days. I thank the Portland Parks Foundation for bringing so many volunteers together in one coordinated two-day effort.”
Mid-county parks on the Parke Diem list are Gateway Green and Helensview Community Garden.The work at Helensview Community Garden, 8678 N.E. Sumner St., will include preparing garden plots and pathways for winter and the first stage of creating a community gathering space inside the garden. Work is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Volunteers interested in working on Gateway Green will meet Saturday, Oct. 10 at 9 a.m. at the Gateway Transit Center concession stand. Work will continue until noon and include litter pick-up and removal of invasive species.
This site is bike accessible, so ride your bike if you choose. Volunteers need to be able to easily walk one mile.
Remember to wear long pants and close-toed shoes and bring hats, waterproof clothing if needed, full water bottles, work gloves and hand tools if you have them to either of these work events.
Register for all the Parke Diem events at www.parklandia.org.
Meet college admissions personnel
All area middle and high school students and their parents are invited to College Day at Portland Christian High School, 12425 N.E. San Rafael St., Sunday, Oct. 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. Representatives from about two dozen public and private universities will be on hand to answer questions about college.
Learn about SAT and ACT college admissions exams. Ask questions about applications, scholarships, financial aid and finding the right fit for your college-bound student.
Thirty-minute presentations will be offered on many of these topics, and participants can visit directly with college admissions representatives. This is a free event, so bring friends and family.
To learn more, contact Sherri James, PCHS dean of students, at 503-256-3960 or visit www.pcsschools.org.
DDSD offers text option
In addition to recorded phone messages from David Douglas School District, parents can request to receive school-related information via text message. Parents who register their cell phones as primary contact may opt in by texting Y to 689453. If they want to opt out of the texting alternative, they can text N to the same number.
Parents who have blocked Short Codes should contact their cell phone carrier to unblock. Any questions can be answered by the local school office.
HEALTH and WELLNESS
Flu shots available
Kaiser is sponsoring free flu shot clinics for David Douglas families. The clinics will be held at Floyd Light Middle School, 10800 S.E. Washington St., on November 23 and at Gilbert Park Elementary, 13132 S.E. Ramona St., on November 24. Both clinics will run from 3–7 p.m. Questions may be directed to Dan McCue at the David Douglas School District, 503-252-2900 or email@example.com.
FAITH and VALUES
Tour Portland Christian campuses
Both PCS campuses host Welcome Wednesday events for visitors every Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.Portland Christian elementary campus is at 11845 S.E. Market St. The Junior/Senior High campus is at 12425 N.E. San Rafael St.
Invite your friends and acquaintances to stop in to see the campus and meet the principal. No appointment necessary. Visit www.pcschools.org to learn more.
Enroll in preschool now
A few spots remain open at Gethsemane Lutheran Preschool, 11560 S.E. Market St. School has started, but new students are welcome to enroll now. Call 503-256-1835 now to set up a tour with Preschool Director Katie Strobel.
Gethsemane Lutheran offers preschool programs for 3- and 4-year-olds. Classes meet Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Find them on Facebook or on the web at www.glcportland.org/preschool.
Gregory Heights Library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd., 503-988-5386
Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted.
Tiny Tots: Storytime for children 12 to 24 months with adult. Thursdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Book Babies: Storytime for children from birth to 12 months with adult. Thursdays from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: Storytime for children 24 to 36 months with adult. Fridays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime: Storytime for children 3 to 6 years with adult. Fridays from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Family Storytime: Storytime for children from birth to 6 years with adult. Saturdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Vietnamese Storytime: Storytime presented in Vietnamese for children from birth to 6 years with adult. Saturdays from 11:15 a.m. to noon.
Symphony Storytime: The Oregon Symphony is on the road for interactive, musical storytimes. This series focuses on books, music, instruments, sound and fun. Each week features a visit from an Oregon Symphony musician who will play and provide an introduction to his or her instrument and orchestral music. Wednesdays in October from 4 to 5 p.m.
Legos at the Library: Bring your mad Lego skills to the library and let your imagination flow. Bricks and supplies provided. Donations welcome. For kids ages 5 to 11. Friday, Oct. 2 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Juba This and Juba That—A Collection of African American Folktales: Storytelling plays a huge role in the culture of both Africans and African Americans. In this presentation, Chetter Galloway uses animation, sound effects and audience participation to perform a potpourri of fun-filled stories from the African diaspora. It includes amazing animal adventures and trickster tales, as well as stories of courage, wisdom and perseverance. Experience the rich folklore of African Americans through these stories and learn how they assist with teaching character development. These engaging tales not only entertain, they also educate listeners about the important role of storytellers in preserving history. Saturday, Oct. 3 from 1 to 1:45 p.m.
Decorate Your Own Sugar Skull: Paint your own edible sugar skull and dedicate it to an ancestor or loved one. Why sugar? Throughout Mexico, Day of the Dead is a celebration of joyful remembrance, and the sweetness of sugar reminds us of joy. Saturday, Oct. 24 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Teen Council: Meet new friends, learn new skills, help the library, eat snacks and have fun. Teen Council members work with library staff to make the library teen-friendly. Thursdays, Oct. 1, 15 and 29 from 4 to 5 p.m.
A Good Yarn: Whether you are a beginner or an experienced knitter, come join the fun and learn together. All experience levels and ages welcome. Please bring your own supplies. Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Vietnamese Language Exchange: Practice Vietnamese or English and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in English and half in Vietnamese. Beginners welcome. Saturdays from 3 to 4 p.m.
Language Exchange: Engage in conversation with native English speakers who want to practice their Spanish and with native Spanish speakers who want to practice their English. Saturdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Talk Time: Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Sundays from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Pageturners Book Group: Read “Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory” by R. Gregory Nokes. Engage in stimulating conversation about books. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Monday, Oct. 19 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Vietnamese Computer Lab: Lab assistants are available to help beginners practice their computer skills. Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Taste of Programming: Come to this class for answers to your programming questions: What will I be able to do if I learn to program? What is the difference between programming and coding? Where can I learn more? This class teaches programming in a casual and slow-paced setting. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Sunday, Oct. 4 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Beginning Programming: Come to this two-session class to get started with programming. This class teaches programming in a focused and fast-paced setting and uses lessons from Codecademy.com. Sign up for a free account before class to get started right away. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Sundays, Oct. 11 and 18 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave., 503-988-5392
Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted.
Book Babies: Storytime for children from birth to 12 months with adult. Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Tiny Tots: Storytime for children 12 to 24 months with adult. Tuesdays from 10:15 to 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: Storytime for children 24 to 36 months with adult. Fridays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
Preschool Storytime: Storytime for children 3 to 6 years with adult. Mondays from 10:15 to 11 a.m. and Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m. to noon.
S.T.E.A.M. Storytime: Storytime for children 2 to 6 years with a little extra S.T.E.A.M. added. S.T.E.A.M. is Science, Technology, Education, Arts and Math. Participants will be doing an easy and age-appropriate art activity and science exploration after a 15-minute storytime. Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m.
Black Storytime: The African and African American experience comes alive for children from birth to 6 years with a favorite adult and other family members along for the adventure. Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
Chinese Storytime: Storytime presented in Cantonese for children ages newborn to 6 years with adult. Saturdays from 2 to 2:45 p.m.
Vietnamese Storytime: Storytime presented in Vietnamese for children ages newborn to 6 years with adult. Sundays from 1 to 1:45 p.m.
Russian Storytime: Storytime presented in Russian for children ages newborn to 6 years with adult. Tuesdays from 6 to 6:30 p.m.
Yarn Club: Whether your interest is knitting or crocheting, come join the fun and learn together. All experience levels and ages welcome. Please bring your own supplies. Thursdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Chess at the Library: Have fun playing chess or Chinese chess. The chess equipment is provided. All ages welcome. Saturdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Spooky Ceramic Painting: Some spooky critters are waiting to be painted. The lead-free paint, water buckets, aprons, colorful mats and brushes are supplied. You just come and have fun. Friday, Oct. 23 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Decorate Your Own Sugar Skull: Paint your own edible sugar skull and dedicate it to an ancestor or loved one. Saturday, Oct. 31 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Teen Council: Meet new friends, learn new skills, help the library, eat snacks and have fun. Teen Council members work with library staff to make the library teen-friendly. Please contact Karen at 503.988.5734 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in this program. Mondays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Food Hero Recipe Taste Testing Presentation: OSU Extension Services Nutrition educators show kids how easy it is to eat more fruits and vegetables by demonstrating how to make a healthy recipe. For middle school and high school students. Monday, Oct. 12 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Language Exchange: Engage in conversation with native English speakers who want to practice their Spanish, as well as with native Spanish speakers who want to practice their English. Sundays from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
English Classes: Free ESL classes. All levels welcome. No registration required. For more information, call 503-988-6318. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Talk Time: Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Saturdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Mane Taine Your Natural Hair: Your natural hair is beautiful: curly, straight, fine, coarse, short, long or in-between. In whatever state or stage you hair is in, you can make it beautiful and chemical free. Saturday, Oct. 3 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Censorship by Omission—The Diversity Deficit: Join authors Stacey Lee, Isabel Quintero and Tess Sharpe for an exciting panel discussion on the importance of diverse narratives, their current books and more. Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation. For teens and adults. Saturday, Oct. 3 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
DIY Insulation Workshop: Learn how to weatherize a flat attic. The workshop covers all stages of the insulating process, including the initial audit, creating a supply list, prepping the attic, finding the right insulation and getting cash incentives to help cover the cost of your project. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
GED Success—Plan of Action: Your success on the GED can begin at Multnomah County Library. Financial scholarship information included. You will need an email account and a Multnomah County Library card to participate in the class. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Saturday, Oct. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Pageturners Book Groups: Engage in conversation about books and get to know your neighbors. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Read “Shanghai Girls” by Lisa See for discussion Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Read “Spheres of Disturbance” by Amy Schutzer. Meet the author on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 1 to 2:15 p.m.
Principles of a Healthy Home: Join the Multnomah County Health Department in this introductory class on the fundamentals of a healthy home. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Saturday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to noon.
Computer Lab: Friendly, patient lab assistants are available to help you practice your computer skills. Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and Fridays from 2:30 to 5 p.m.
E-books & Audiobooks—Hands-On Help: Drop in for one-on-one help. Please bring your device and any other equipment you need to download and/or transfer. Fridays from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
TechnoHosts: Friendly, trained TechnoHost volunteers can help you with basic computer issues. Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Android Tablet Essentials: Learn how to use your new Android tablet. You must have a Google or Gmail account in order to participate. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Sundays, Oct. 4 and 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
iPad Part 2: Now that you know the basics, learn about how to make your iPad work for you. Please bring your own iPad, fully charged. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Sundays, Oct. 18 and 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Meet the Computer: In this two-session course, you will learn the very basics of using a computer, a keyboard and a mouse. Fridays, Oct. 23 and 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pat MacAodha contributed to this month’s Calendar.