Events

Upcoming Featured Events

WORLD RELIGIONS: ONE RIVER, MANY STREAMS
Saturdays in September/October 11:00am
SJNM Foyer (Sept. 8 – held in the Chapel
We walk side-by-side with persons of many Spiritual Traditions, at Mary’s Woods and with friends and family members. Gather with us for teaching and discussions to help us better understand a little more deeply the richness of each. Come and explore how inter-religious encounters enrich and unite the Traditions to support the common good of humankind. There is no charge for this class.

TOUR: SWIFTS WATCH
Thursday, September 20
Depart PH at 5:30pm
Sit on the lawn at Chapman School for the spectacular display of Vaux Swifts, which gather to roost in the school’s chimney. Portland Audubon volunteers will be present with information about the Swifts. Close to sunset the swifts begin circling directly above the school chimney in a large flock. They enter the chimney just after sunset. The breathtaking event takes about 30 minutes. Boxed dinner and chair included.

BOB ROSS PAINTING WORKSHOP
Monday, September 24
10:00am
Learn step-by-step the magic behind painting happy little trees in the “Golden Morning Mist.” All materials included.

CLASS: MAKE YOUR OWN TERRARIUM
Wednesday, September 26
2:00pm, in the Art Studio
Make your own beautiful terrarium scene. Emily from Community Life leads this fun and simple craft class.

THE OPERA DEN: BROMANCES AND FRENEMIES
Wednesday, September 26
3:00pm, in the Sandpiper Room
The Opera Den returns to discuss “Bromances and Frenemies,” tenor-baritone duets that run the gamut of emotions, from reminiscing about happier times, to swearing an oath of friendship, to plotting the downfall of a rival.

TOUR: TIMBERLINE LODGE
Thursday, September 27
Depart PH at 9:30am
A delicious lunch and guided tour of the historic Timberline Lodge, which stands on the south slope of Mt. Hood at an elevation of 6,000 ft.

TUESDAY COFFEE: OR REPRESENTATIVE JULIE PARRISH
Thursday, September 27
10:00am, in the Auditorium
Representative Julie Parrish speaks about the issues facing Oregon and some of the Legislative proposals addressing these issues. This will be her fourth visit to MW, she has received compliments in the past for her coherent and even-handed discussion of the political scene in Salem.

ACTIVE AGING WEEK SCAVENGER HUNT
Friday, September 28
1:00pm
Join us for a new Active Aging Week event – 10 Dimensions Scavenger Hunt! There will be nine stations throughout the PH designed to get you involved in the MW 10 Dimensions of Celebrating Life. You can do as much or as little as you like. More info coming soon to your in-house mail.