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Wilkes Elementary School hosts holiday fair Dec. 7

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Wilkes Elementary School is hosting its annual holiday bazaar at 17020 N.E. Wilkes Road, Portland.

The gym will fill with vendors and a children’s craft making area. Santa will also make an appearance.

Vendors include jewelry, dolls, flowers, art, cards, ornaments, vintage and collectibles, books, signs and bottle stoppers.

For more information, call Robin Wooley at 503-255-6133, ext. 8640 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scouts prepare to gather food

Local Cub and Boy Scouts are out gathering nonperishable food for the Oregon Food Bank.

Cub Scout Pack 177 in Troutdale will knock on doors in the Sweetbriar Elementary neighborhood from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 7. Because they can’t knock on everyone’s door, the Cub Scouts also will have a collection center in the Sweetbriar Elementary parking lot during that time.

For more information, call Elizabeth Monzo, Cub Scouts Pack 177 Wolf Den leader, at 503-504-1829.

Students perform in George Fox’s Christmas concert

George Fox University’s annual Christmas concert will feature East County students.

“Tell the Good News!” returns to campus Dec. 13-15, including Andrew Bergh of Damascus, a sophomore majoring in music education and music; Diana Koba of Fairview, a junior majoring in music; Edward Koba of Fairview, a sophomore majoring in nursing; and Arielle Stuart of Portland, a freshman majoring in music.

The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. Preconcert music will be offered 45 minutes before each performance.

The cost is $12 for adults, $8 for seniors and George Fox alumni and $6 for students and children. Tickets can be purchased by visiting music.georgefox.edu.




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