October 22

9 a.m. Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District Board of Directors Regular Meeting

Due to the State of Oregon's order of social distancing, this meeting will be held virtually. For instructions on how to join the meeting please contact our Administrative staff at 503-366-6973.

October 24

8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Hazardous waste collection

Due to COVID-19, three earlier Household Hazardous Waste Collections were canceled. A collection event will be at the Transfer Station, 1601 Railroad Avenue in St. Helens. These are important events if you have accumulated household quantities of hazardous materials that need a proper, and free, disposal.

Please check the Columbia County website for further information on what they take and updates in case of COVID cancellation: https://www.columbiacountyor.gov/departments/SolidWaste/household-hazardous-waste-1.

Scappoose Bay Marina Cleanup 9 a.m. –11 a.m. 

The effort begins with a walk on the trails to identify native and invasive plants. This area is heavily used for fishing and recreation so there is lots to do. Volunteers will pick-up trash and fishing line to protect birds and fish from getting tangled and conduct weed removal along the path and waterfront as conditions allow. There will also be opportunities to plant native plants to increase habitat diversity. Sponsored by the Scappoose Bay Watershed Council. For more information, call 503-397-7904.

October 31

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Halloween Trick-or-Treat Drive-Thru at the St. Helens Recreation Center, 1910 Old Portland Road in St. Helens. Sponsored by the City of St. Helens, Berry, and Guild Mortgage. This family-friendly experience is designed to allow you to celebrate al the booths, tricks and treats of Halloween from the comfort and safety of your car.

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Ghoulish Grab 'n Go at the Columbia County Sheriff's Office located at 901 Port Ave in St. Helens on Halloween. Celebrate a safe Halloween this year and come by to grab some candy. For more information, call 503-366-4611.

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Scappoose Police Department Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treating at the Scappoose Police Department, 33568 E Columbia Ave, Scappoose. Police said they will take precautions to keep everyone safe.

On Going Events

The Spirit of Halloweentown. Old Town District in St. Helens. See the entire event schedule and locations at www.discovercolumbiacounty.com, www.spiritofhalloweentown.com and www.instagram.com/spiritofhalloweentown/

Lotus Collection

Operators of the Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland are inviting the public to see the largest lotus collection in the Pacific Northwest. Known as “he hua” in Mandarin, the lotus is a symbol of purity in Chinese culture and the most popular summer bloom in southern China.

Lan Su Chinese Garden, at 239 NW Everett Street in Portland, and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Visitors and garden members are encouraged to reserve their timed entries, in advance. Facial covering is required. Daily admission is $12.95 with reduced rates for students and seniors. Admissions are available now at www.lansugarden.org.

Wednesdays

7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Resonate Recovery

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. For more information, contact Bert at 503-475-3586, Debbie at 503-560-0521, Bill Bradley at 503-410-6273 or check the “Resonate” Facebook page.

Sundays

7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Resonate Recovery

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. For more information, contact Bert at 503-475-3586, Debbie at 503-560-0521, Bill Bradley at 503-410-6273 or check the “Resonate” Facebook page.

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 chronicleclassifieds@countrymedia.net, or call 503-397-0116.

 

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