August 12 Food Bank Grand Opening
Columbia Pacific Food Bank (CPFB) Grand Opening, Ribbon Cutting, and Public Tours at 12 p.m. at the new CPFB headquarters at 14th Street and Columbia Boulevard in St. Helens.
August 13 Strawberry Pancake Breakfast
A strawberry pancake breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Columbia City Community Hall, 1850 2nd Street in Columbia City. The breakfast includes a slice of ham, scrambled eggs and two fluffy pancakes topped with strawberries and whipped cream. Breakfast comes with coffee and a choice of orange juice or milk. Adults $12. Children $9. Call 503-396-5658 for more information.
August 13 Show & Shine Car Show
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Columbia City School, 2000 2nd Street in Columbia City. The event includes a book sale, quilt raffle, craft vendors, an art show and kids zone. For details, call 503-396-5658.
On Going Events
Back to School Supply Drive
It's that time of year - Back to School! And Columbia County is hosting a Back to School Supplies Drive. Students often need basic school supplies such as pencils, markers, crayons, glue, scissors, paper, folders, notebooks, and backpacks. Your contributions will stay within the county to help local students prepare for a successful school year. Donation boxes are located at the Columbia County Courthouse on Strand Street, the Columbia County Sheriff's office on Port Avenue, or at the Public Works Department on Oregon Street in St. Helens. Donations will be accepted until Sept. 9.
Annual St. Helens waterfront music concerts at the Columbia View Park amphitheater. Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia View Park amphitheater. See the concert schedule and feature stories about the performers at thechronicleonline.com.
Movies by Moonlight
Scappoose Public Library and the City of Scappoose offer free Movies by Moonlight each Friday in August at Heritage Park, 52469 SE Second Street, in Scappoose. A series of four family friendly movies will be shown with thematic activities and events each night. For up-to-date information about the events, visit the Movies by Moonlight website link, Facebook page, or contact Jeff Weiss 503-543-7123. Food vendors will be on site with snacks and full meals available for purchase. All movies start at dusk with pre-movie events beginning at 7 p.m. In the event of rain, the showing will be rescheduled. Alcohol and smoking are not permitted in the park.
The 20th season of the Scappoose Market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lower Columbia River Watershed Council
Meets at 7 p.m. every other second Tuesday. Meetings are currently held electronically by Zoom. For more information, contact Council Coordinator Allan Whiting at E-mail: email@example.com, or call 503-789-9240 Visit the council's website for agenda postings and Zoom at www.lowercolumbiariver.org/events-page.
Meets at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday - Sundays. This is a Bible based, Christ-centered spiritual recovery meeting for those struggling with addictions and compulsive behavior at 220 S. 1st St., St. Helens. Everyone is loved and welcomed. Free childcare available. For more information call Debbie at 503-560-0521 or check the Resonate Facebook page.
Meetings are held every Saturday at 9 a.m. at Creekside Baptist Church, 51681 SW Old Portland Rd., Scappoose. Call Fred 971-757-6389.
To list an event in the Community Calendar, email details with a phone number that may be published for anyone that might have questions, to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 503-397-0116.