Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Community members enjoy the free lunch during the St. Helens Citizens Day celebration at McCormick Park in 2021.

June 25 Citizens Day in the Park

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities are family-friendly, free, and designed for a wide-age range. The event takes place at at McCormick Park, 475 S 18th Street in St. Helens. Citizens Day is an annual community event hosted by the City of St. Helens focused on strengthening community connections by encouraging people to turn off technology and enjoy a day of fun activities in St. Helens’ largest park. Activities include a free barbeque lunch, live music, lawn games, vendors, and more.

June 25 Family Scavenger Hunt

The event is a fundraiser for the Amani Center for Children's Advocacy. The hunt begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. at Copes Park 11 Lillich Street in Clatskanie. Open to all ages. Families are encouraged to join the fun. Teams only play. No team limits. Free ice pops. Grand prize is a two night stay ay Great Wolf Lodge. For more details, call 971-889-1268.

June 25 Pride Month Celebration

2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Plaza Square in the Riverfront District of St. Helens. Bring your signs and flags. Celebration and Picnic from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, 58892 Saulser Road in St. Helens. Music and fun. Bring a dish to share if able. Hosted by Moving Forward Columbia County.

June 29 Blood Drive

The American Red Cross Blood Drive from 12 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the St. Helens Senior Center, 375 S 15th Street in St. Helens. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit and enter sainthelens to schedule an appointment.

June 30 Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District Board of Directors Regular Meeting

The Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District Board of Directors Regular Meeting will be held at 9 a.m. at the Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District Meeting Room/via Zoom. For instructions on how to join the meeting via Zoom, please contact our Administrative staff at 503-366-6973.

July 4 Pancake Breakfast

The Scappoose Rural Fire Protection District will hold a pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Scappoose Fire Station, 52751 Columbia River Highway. The cost is donation only with the procedures to be used for high school graduation scholarships sponsored by the Scappoose Firefighters Association. For additional details, call 503-543-5026.

July 13-14-15-16 Plant Sale

The Columbia County Fairgrounds, 58892 Saulser Road in St. Helens, is hosting a benefit plant sale from noon until 7 p.m. on July 13, 14, and 15. And from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on July 16. Free admission. For more information or to volunteer contact the Columbia County Fairground's office at 503-397-4231.

On Going Events

13 Nights

Annual St. Helens waterfront music concerts at the the Columbia View Park amphitheater. Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia View Park amphitheater. See the concert schedule and feature stories about the performers at

Farmers Market

The 20th season of the Scappoose Market 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, contact

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:, or call 503-789-9240 Visit the council's website for agenda postings and Zoom at

Resonate Recovery

Meets at 7 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. For more information call Debbie at 503-560-0521 or check the Resonate facebook page.

Columbian Toastmasters
Promoting positive learning and leadership through public speaking. Anyone is welcome! Meeting virtually via Zoom from 12-1 p.m. every Thursday.
  • Phone:  503-369-0329

Overcomers Outreach

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, or call 503-397-0116.



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