We offer the Memo Calendar to you to publicize events open to the community at large. When sending submissions, please include details that apply and a contact name and phone number or e-mail address. Submissions for March are due Wednesday, Feb. 15. For best results, e-mail Darlene Vinson at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Walk indoors during cold, rainy weather
Walking is a low-impact way to stay in shape. The Parkrose High walking track in the upper balcony of the gym at 12003 N.E. Shaver St. is free and open to the community Monday through Friday from 6 to 7 a.m. and 3 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. from September through June. The track is closed Sundays and during PHS varsity games.
Get out with the family
Your family is invited to enjoy free Friday Family Fun Nights at East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave.
Drop in for crafts, indoor park toys, sports and games Fridays, Feb. 3 and 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
For $2 per person, grab your suit and bring the whole family for an evening swim on Friday, Feb. 10. Open swim 4 to 5:30 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m; family swim 5:30 to 7 p.m. Call 503-823-3450 or visit portlandoregon.gov/parks/60370 to learn more.
Take a raptor road trip
Explore Sauvie Island in search of magnificent eagles, hawks and falcons Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Naturalists and hawk experts host activities at four sites around the island. Enjoy guided bird viewing, meet live raptors and see hawk identification displays. Free hot drinks and donuts in the morning.
Event check-in is at Kruger’s Farm Market, 17100 N.W. Sauvie Island Rd. You’ll receive a parking permit, event guide, birding map and picture handouts. Dress for the weather and allow about three hours. This event is sponsored by the Audubon Society of Portland, Metro, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Hawk Watch International.
Registration is not required. The cost is $10 per vehicle; cash only.
More variety in your vegetable garden
The Parkrose Community Garden Seed Swap is Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Parkrose United Methodist Church, 11111 N.E. Knott St.
Learn about the garden, meet fellow gardeners, exchange or pick up some new seeds and donate seeds for future garden projects. All gardeners are invited to this free event.
MEN workshop and concert at PHS
Parkrose High School, 12003 N.E. Shaver St., is hosting a Male Ensemble Northwest workshop for male middle and high school singers Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn choral techniques, conducting, rehearsal techniques, vocal jazz and other aspects of the choral art. The workshop fee is $15. It is open to all area middle and high school boys. Register in the theatre lobby the morning of the workshop.
Following the workshop, MEN and the Parkrose High A-Choir will perform in concert in the Parkrose High Theatre. Tickets are $5 at the door.
David Douglas families ready to party
The David Douglas Dads Club parent/student banquet is Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the DDHS south cafeteria, 1034 S.E. 130th Ave. All families in the school district are invited to attend this fun-filled evening. Dinner, door prizes, entertainment and dancing are included in the $5 admission price.
A photographer will be on hand to capture moments from the evening. Photos and raffle tickets will be available at an additional cost.
This year’s banquet theme is “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” Dress as formal or as casual as you like. Seating is limited, so get tickets for your family early at david-douglas-dads-club.ticketleap.com/cloudy-with-a-chance-of-meatballs. Please enter the building through the north door across from the Performing Arts Center (PAC) parking lot.
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Fix it for free
Learn simple ways to save money and connect with resources at this free city of Portland Fix-It Fair Saturday, Feb 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Madison High, 2735 N.E. 82nd Ave.
Ongoing exhibits and workshops share information about water and energy savings, food and nutrition, neighborhood and community resources, recycling, weatherizing your home, gardening and growing your own food, yard care and composting and more.
Participants can also access free lead blood testing, free lunch and free minor bike tune-ups and flat tire repair.
CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
Guild member to teach graphite drawing
Explore graphite drawing with Melody Lane Howden, guest instructor at Portland Fine Arts Guild, during classes Mondays Feb. 6, 13 and 20 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Rivercrest Community Church, 3201 N.E. 148th Ave. Students will learn techniques for drawing fruits, vegetables, landscapes and portraits.
Please park and enter on the north side of the church. Classes are held in the downstairs community room.
You do not need to preregister. Fees due at class time are $15 per class for guild members or $20 per class for non-guild members. If it is your first class with PFAG, the cost is $10.
Visit portlandfineartsguild.org for details and supply lists.
Tackling higher education in Oregon
“Prioritizing the Needs of Higher Education in Oregon: The State’s Role in Changing Times” is a civic education program presented by the League of Women Voters of Portland. It will be held Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Multnomah County Board Room, 501 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.
Discussion topics include:
• The 40-40-20 goal for education
• State funding for education
• Supporting institutions of higher education
• Diversity and equity in higher education
• The future of public higher education
Participating on the panel are Ben Cannon, executive director, State of Oregon, Higher Education Coordinating Commission; Lisa Avery, president, Sylvania Campus, Portland Community College; Sona Andrews, provost and vice president for academic affairs, Portland State University; Lew Frederick, senator, Oregon State Senate District 22.
This event is free and open to the public. If you miss the program on Feb. 7, it will be available subsequently on Metro East Community Media channels and on demand at www.lwvpdx.org.
Donate refundable cans and bottles
After being snowed and iced in for the first couple of weeks last month, there is no doubt that you have a nice collection of refundable cans and bottles gathering dust in the garage. Load them up and drive on down to Parkrose Middle School, 11800 N.E. Shaver St., Saturday, Feb. 4 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. A cadre of Parkrose Bronco Boosters and student helpers will be there to accept your generous donation. Funds raised from these monthly collections support Parkrose students and student activities.
Circle Saturday, March 4 on your calendar now as a reminder of the next collection date.
Help send a Scout to camp
Boy Scout Troop 606 will collect your gently used clothing and household goods—jackets, shoes, purses, fabric and yarn, backpacks, duffel bags, kitchen linens, bedding, pillows, towels, curtains, drapes, tablecloths and placemats—through the month of February. All proceeds from this will go towards getting the Scouts to summer camp. To arrange for pickup of your donations, please call Sue Lampe at 503-560-1148 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hockey fans in support of PEF
Watch the Winterhawks face off against the Vancouver Giants Saturday, March 4 and support the Parkrose Educational Foundation. For $20 (that’s $10 off normal price), you will sit in the 200 level of the Memorial Coliseum with other Parkrose hockey fans to cheer on the Winterhawks at this 6 p.m. game. Buying your ticket through a link on the foundation website will also give you a special online price for a hot dog and soda. Go to parkroseedfdn.org and click on the Winterhawks logo.
A chance to meet the Cubs
The annual Portland Christian Schools Royal Gala & Auction is Saturday, March 11 at the Jr./Sr. High Campus, 12425 N.E. San Rafael St. The guest speaker is two-time major league baseball all-star Royce Clayton.
Doors open at 5 p.m. for a silent auction and appetizers, followed by dinner and a live auction.
Auction packages include a visit to the Chicago Cubs’ spring training session in Arizona; a meet-and-greet with Joe Madden; and a two-night stay at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, with dinner at the Palm Restaurant.
Tickets are $50 each. Register online at pcschools.org.
CLUBS and ORGANIZATIONS
Network with east Portland business owners
East Portland Chamber of Commerce brings small business tools and resources together at regular meetings and seminars. Enjoy free appetizers with members and guests at the monthly EPCC Happy Hour, Thursday, Feb. 2 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Old Chicago, 10300 S.E. Washington St. Visit eastportlandchamberofcommerce.com to view the group’s full schedule.
Learn about local Rotary
Northeast Rotary meets Tuesdays at Kings Omelets, 10711 N.E. Halsey St. at noon. For more information about the club, call Kevin Minkoff at 503-252-3988.
Volunteer in your community
Montavilla Kiwanis Club meets Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m. at Chinese Village, 520 S.E. 82nd Ave. Montavilla Kiwanis is part of global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time.
Learn why Rotary is important to building community
Central East Portland Rotary meets at Elmer’s Restaurant, 10001 N.E. Sandy Blvd., every Thursday morning at 7 a.m. CEP Rotary funds college scholarships, mentors students and raises money to fight muscular dystrophy and polio.
Meet business owners at GABA luncheon
Gateway Area Business Association meets Thursday, Feb. 9 from noon to 1 p.m. at Bradford’s Sports Lounge, 10346 N.E. Halsey St. Network with local business owners over lunch. Lunch price is $8 per person.
Learn who supports Parkrose businesses
The Parkrose Business Association meets Thursday, Feb. 16 at 11:30 a.m. for its monthly membership luncheon at Holiday Inn—Portland Airport, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd. These luncheons offer business-to-business networking and a unified voice with city officials. To learn more, visit parkrosebusiness.org.
Hear all about peonies
Peonies are the topic at the Villa Garden Club meeting, Thursday, Feb. 23 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Savage Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1740 S. E. 139th Ave. You are invited to hear a presentation by Lore Sampson of Rarity Gardens on this Northwest garden favorite.
Bring a lunch. Coffee and dessert will be served. Call Chris McClure at 503-489-5437 to learn more.
SnowCap needs volunteer drivers
SnowCap Community Charities, 17805 S.E. Stark St., has urgent need of two volunteer drivers to deliver food boxes to seniors. If you can help, SnowCap can expand its delivery program by 200 additional seniors.
Contact Nate Larsen, volunteer coordinator, at email@example.com or 503-405-4295 for more information. One of the delivery vehicles is a Sprinter that houses the SnowCap Mobile Food Pantry. No special license is required, but a good driving record is essential.
If driving is not up your alley, other opportunities exist. Check in with Nate to see how you can get involved.
Join trail-building work party
The Northwest Trail Alliance and Friends of Gateway Green need volunteers for a Gateway Green work party Saturday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Helpers will pull ivy and dig a new trail.
Go to nw-trail.org, click on “Events” and scroll down to “Big Dig @ Dirt Lab” for details and to register.
Coffee and donuts will be offered for breakfast, and lunch and beverages will be provided.
Check out school open house
Trinity Lutheran Christian School, 5520 N.E. Killingsworth St., plans an open house Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The school offers classes for preschool through eighth grade as well as year-round, state-licensed extended care and child care for ages 3 through 12.
You may also call 503-288-6403 any time to schedule a tour at a time that fits your schedule. Children can participate in a shadow day to experience the daily activities at Trinity before making a choice. Enrollment is open year-round.
Keep busy with weekly activities
Cherry Blossom Seniors hosts drop in games, puzzles and activities at East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave. The EPCC lounge is open for seniors weekdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Scheduled activities include bunco, pinochle, bingo, bridge and basketball. Learn more at mealsonwheelspeople.org/what-we-do/dining-centers/cherry-blossom-center/.
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization offerings this month
IRCO provides the following services at East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave. To book appointments or to learn more, call Pearl Kaohelaulii-Butacan, activities coordinator, at 503-484-6371.
Diabetes Support Group meets Mondays, Feb. 6 and 20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Join others aged 60 and older with Type 2 diabetes for informal meetings. Talk about challenges, ask questions and share ideas. This group is led by a registered nurse. Free to seniors.
Foot Care Clinic available Thursdays, Feb. 9 and 23. This nurse-run clinic includes foot soak, toenail trim and file, foot massage, callous and corn sanding/smoothing and reduction of thick fungal nails. The fee is $40. Clients must bring own tub and towels.
SHIBA Program, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) Program uses trained volunteers to help people with Medicare make health insurance decisions. SHIBA volunteers can help you select a Medicare prescription drug plan, find out if you’re receiving all possible benefits, compare supplemental health insurance policies, evaluate your need for long-term care insurance or file an appeal or insurance complaint.
Senior Law Project, Thursday afternoons beginning Feb. 2. The Senior Law Project offers seniors the opportunity to get free legal advice from volunteer attorneys in 30-minute sessions. To qualify for this program, you must be 60 or older or married to someone who is 60 or older; be a resident of Multnomah County or have a legal issue in Multnomah County; and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Certain exceptions for domestic violence victims apply.
Low Vision Group meets Thursday, Feb. 16 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Talk with other seniors about eye disease and coping with your diagnosis. Discuss any new treatments that are available and any problems you may have.
FAITH and VALUES
Mobilize your spiritual gifts
Thomas P Welch and Northwest Catholic Counseling Center, 8383 N.E. Sandy Blvd., offer a workshop to help those suffering from depression Saturday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. until noon. Titled “Using Our Spiritual Gifts to Rise from Depression,” Welch will help attendees learn ways to mobilize spiritual gifts to be more in alignment with who God wants you to be. The workshop provides a sacred space to reflect on and gain understanding of what may be contributing to depression.
Tickets are $30. Call 503-253-0964 or visit nwcounseling.org to register. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration.
NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETINGS
Wilkes Community Group general meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2101 N.E. 162nd Ave.
Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood Association meeting Monday, Feb. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ron Russell Middle School, 3955 S.E. 112th Ave. Please enter through the front double doors near the bus drop-off. The meeting will take place upstairs in the library.
Russell Neighborhood Association meeting Thursday, Feb. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at University of Western States, 2900 N.E. 132nd Ave. For more information, contact Ron Glanville at firstname.lastname@example.org or look to russellneighbors.org.
Hazelwood Neighborhood Association board meeting Monday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at EPNO, 1017 N.E. 117th Ave.
Contact Chair Arlene Kimura at email@example.com for more information.
Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association board meeting Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Fire Station #2, 4800 N.E. 122nd Ave. Visit argay.org for more information or contact Chair Doug Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parkrose Neighborhood Association meeting Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Russellville Grange, 12105 N.E. Prescott St. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Mill Park Neighborhood Association meeting Monday, Feb. 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 11560 S.E. Market St. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Everybody Reads 2017 featuring “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” by Matthew Desmond is underway. Thousands of books and e-books have been made available at area libraries for this annual community reading project. The author will present a talk Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. This event is presented by Literary Arts. Ticket information is available at literary-arts.org.
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 up to 12 months with adult. Thursdays from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime: Storytime for children from 3 to 6 years with adult. Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Family Storytime: Storytime for children up to 6 years with adult. Saturdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Catch Me Telling Stories: S. Renee Mitchell, a spoken word poet, performer and storyteller, will entertain your whole family with an interactive performance that engages your senses and celebrates creativity, courage and connectivity to our authentic selves and to each other. Renee performs from her heart and will provide tips for adults to keep the magical storytelling moments going at home. A performance treat for the whole family. Monday, Feb. 6 from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.
Princess and the Pea: Tears of Joy Theatre adds a comedic charm to this cracked version of the classic fairy tale. Find out if you too might be a princess and the importance of true love. Saturday, Feb. 11 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 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. Fridays from 4 to 5 p.m.
Follow the Reader: Practice your new reading skills with a teen buddy. Discover new books, learn new words and make a new friend. Sign up for a 30-minute session to read with a specially trained teen volunteer. Registration required; call 503-988-5386. Saturdays 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: Practice English or Spanish and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. 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.
Warm Up with Chai: Winter in the damp Pacific Northwest is the perfect time to think about chai. It is a delicious drink with warming herbs that improve circulation, mental acuity and energy levels. After discussing how each herb affects the body, you will make and taste a few chai variations. Everyone will go home with herbal information, recipes and chai. Bring your appetite for good tastes and learning. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Sunday, Feb. 19 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Stay Fit While You Sit: Learn various ways to stay fit while you sit. Topics include neck and back injury avoidance, tips for back health, good posture versus poor posture, computer and desk stretches, home and workplace ergonomics and patient treatment outcomes. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Sunday, Feb. 26 from 3 to 3:45 p.m.
Pageturners Book Group: Join Everybody Reads, Multnomah County Library’s annual community reading project. Read “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” by Matthew Desmond. Engage in stimulating conversation about books. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Monday, Feb. 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Vietnamese Computer Help: Library volunteers provide one-on-one assistance with basic computer functions like setting up e-mail accounts and filling out online forms and applications. Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Beginning Cybersecurity: Curious about the basics of staying safe online? Come to this class to learn what you can do to protect yourself. This class is for beginners. Bring your own laptop or mobile device, or use a library computer. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 1 to 3 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.
Lunar New Year: The Lunar New Year is one of the most important holidays in many Asian cultures; it celebrates life, good health and prosperity. Bring in the new year with cultural performances, educational activities and light refreshments. Sunday, Feb. 5 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Craft a Valentine and Spread the Love to Your Neighbors in Need: Drop in and make a valentine for someone special. Along with the ribbons and glue, there will be an opportunity to make a small donation to SnowCap, an organization created to provide food, clothing, advocacy and other services to the poor. Donations of unused school supplies, diapers and new socks of all sizes gladly accepted. No cash donations will be accepted. Donations are optional and are not required for participation. Sunday, Feb. 12 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Book Babies: Storytime for children up to 12 months with adult. Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to noon, except Feb. 20.
Tiny Tots: Storytime for children from 12 to 24 months with adult. Tuesdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: Storytime for children from 24 to 36 months with adult. Fridays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime: Storytime for children up to 6 years with adult. Fridays from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime: Storytime for children 3 to 6 years with adult. Mondays from 10:15 to 11 a.m., except Feb. 20, and Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m. to noon.
Black Storytime: The African and African American experience comes alive for children up to 6 years with a favorite adult and other family members. Saturdays from noon to 12:30 p.m.
Chinese Storytime: Storytime presented in Cantonese for children up to 6 years with a favorite adult and other family members. Saturdays from 2 to 2:45 p.m., except Feb. 4.
Vietnamese Storytime: Storytime presented in Vietnamese for children up to 6 years with adult. Sundays from 1 to 1:45 p.m., except Feb. 5.
Russian Storytime: Storytime presented in Russian for children up to 6 years with adult. Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m., except Feb. 21.
STEAM Storytime: Enjoy a 15-minute storytime, followed by age-appropriate science, math or art exploration. For children from ages 2 to 6. Thursdays from 6 to 6:45 p.m.
Yarn Club: Whether your interest is knitting or crocheting, come join the fun and learn together. All levels and ages welcome. Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Chess at the Library: Have fun playing chess or Chinese chess. Chess equipment provided. All ages welcome. Saturdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Teen Council: Build leadership skills, work on creative projects, plan events, earn service hours and have fun with other teens and library staff. Snacks provided. E-mail email@example.com for more information. Mondays from 4 to 5:30 p.m., except Feb. 20.
Read to the Dogs: Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog from Pet Partners®. Registration required; call 503-988-5392. Saturdays, Feb. 11 and 25 from noon to 2 p.m.
Legos at the Library: Bring your mad Lego skills to the library and let your imagination flow. For kids from ages 5 to 11. Mondays, Feb. 13 and 27 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Language Exchange: Engage in conversation with English speakers who want to practice Spanish, as well as with Spanish speakers who want to practice English. Sundays from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
English Classes: Free ESL classes. All levels welcome. Mondays and Fridays from 1 to 2:30 p.m., except Feb. 20, and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Citizenship Class: Learn about the process of becoming a citizen. Prepare for your citizenship interview. Study United States history and government for the examination. Classes are in English and are taught by Goodwill instructors. Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
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.
Russian Citizenship Classes: Learn about the process of becoming a citizen in a 10-session series of classes. Classes are taught in Russian by a volunteer from SOAR Legal. Tuesdays, Feb. 7 to April 11 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Citizenship Classes: Learn about the process of becoming a citizen in a six-session series of classes. Classes are in English and are taught by library volunteers. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Sundays, Feb. 12 to March 19 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Pageturners Book Groups: Join Everybody Reads, Multnomah County Library’s annual community reading project. Read “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” by Matthew Desmond. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 1 to 2:15 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
TechnoHosts: Trained volunteers can help you with basic computer issues. Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m.
Computer Help: Volunteers help with basic computer functions. Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Assistance in Vietnamese also available. Russian assistance available from 5 to 6 p.m. Fridays from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Assistance in Chinese also available.
E-books and Audiobooks—Hands-On Help: Bring your device and drop in for one-on-one help. Fridays from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Beginning Cybersecurity: Curious about the basics of staying safe online? Come to this class to learn what you can do to protect yourself. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Using Craigslist: Craigslist is an online classified ads service. Learn how to post an item to sell, search for a job or a rental home and stay safe when using Craigslist. You don’t need to be a computer expert to take this class, but you must be able to use a mouse and a keyboard and be comfortable navigating the internet. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Computer Basics: Never tried a computer before? In this class, you will learn the very basics of using a Windows-based computer, a keyboard and a mouse. No experience is necessary for you to take this relaxed, fun class. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 2 to 4 p.m.