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Adult programs

Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, Dec. 20)
12-Week Citizenship (ESL) Class (18+ Years)

Lutheran Community Services Northwest offers free 12-week citizenship classes for ESL speakers and N-400 application services with accredited immigration counselors. Fall term at the Oak Lodge runs every Wednesday through Dec. 20, 2017. Classes are open to anyone who has had their green card for five years or more (three if married to a U.S. citizen).

Important: Students need to bring their green card to the first day they attend. New students are welcome to join anytime during the first three weeks of classes.

30 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Music: Fresh Air Blues (All Ages)

Local favorite Arthur Moore (and friends) bring a cool breeze to the stacks with Fresh Air blues harp. All ages are welcome.
5 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Music: Winter Concert (All Ages)

Jump-start your holiday spirit with great seasonal songs played by musicians David Mixer on violin and Melissa Terrall on piano. All ages are welcome to this fun and free event.
9 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Beyond Crayons: Adult Holiday Coloring (18+ Years)

It’s the holiday edition of our popular monthly series, with seasonal postcards, gift tags and more to color and take home. Relax and socialize with other adults – a welcome respite in this busy season. Free of charge, with all supplies provided. No registration needed--drop in anytime during the session.
14 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
WorkSource Clackamas Career Workshop Series (18+ Years)

Northwest Family Services can help with all aspects of your job search. Attend the whole series, including:
  • 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Job Search Success
  • 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Resume Ready
  • 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Skills for Work & Life
16 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Craft: Felted Mistletoe (16+ Years)

LeBrie Rich is back to help participants create beautiful felted mistletoe sprigs just in time for the holidays. They’re great as gifts or for hanging over your doorway! All supplies provided. Class size is limited, so please preregister by calling 503-655-8543.
21 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
WorkSource Clackamas Career Workshop Series (18+ Years)

Northwest Family Services can help with all aspects of your job search. Attend the whole series, including:
  • 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Social Media & Job Searching
  • 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Acing the Interview
  • 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Interview Coaching

Children's programs

Storytime break: Dec. 24, 2017 through January 7, 2018 (programs resume Jan. 8, 2017)

Mondays at 11 a.m. (Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18)
Tuesdays at 1 p.m. (Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 12, Dec. 19)
WiggleTime: Books for Babies (0-2 Years)

Stories, rhymes and playtime for tiny tots and their grown-ups. Caregivers will get fun ideas for activities that encourage interaction and early literacy. Mingle, stay and play afterward!

Fridays at 11 a.m. (Nov. 24, Dec. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15, Dec. 22)
Family Storytime (2-5 Years)

Storytime isn’t just about books! Each storytime is followed with a craft, which encourages creativity and develops early literacy skills that help children learn to read as they get older.

Saturdays at 11 a.m. (Nov. 25, Dec. 2, Dec. 9, Dec. 16, Dec. 23)
Saturday Storytime (All Ages)

Join us to hear great books, sing songs, and share laughs. Each storytime is followed by a fun, themed craft activity!

2 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Let’s LEGO (5+ Years)

We’ll supply the LEGOs; you bring your creativity! Build with other LEGO fans and then tear down your creations.
16 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Puppy Tales: Read to a Dog (K-4th Grade)

Read to a real dog! Give your child the chance to practice reading aloud to a trained therapy dog. One-on-one sessions build confidence for beginning and reluctant readers. Children will have approximately 15 minutes to read with Salishan (a Pet Partners dog) and her handler, Tessa. Please register by calling 503-655-8543.

Here is a printable version of the program calendar for November and December.

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