Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Oct.15-16, 22-23, 29-30, and 31 Haunted House

Beaver Homes Grange Haunted House from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 31105 Beaver Homes Road in Rainier. Due to the pandemic, face coverings are required for everyone over 5-years-old. Adults $6. Kids 6-10 $4. Seniors 60+ / Military with I.D. $5. Funds collected will be used to support the Grange and local nonprofits. For more information, call 503-556-0324.

Through Oct. 17 Get There Challenge

The event is designed to build skills, stay active, and make Oregon a better place. The ninth annual Get There Challenge participants can take actions to unlock a variety of experience, knowledge, and skill-building achievements. Anyone age 18 or older who lives and/or works in Oregon can join the Get There Challenge at any time by visiting

Oct. 31 Drive Through Trunk-or-Treat

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office in partnership with Columbia 911 Communications District will host a Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at 58611 McNulty Way in St. Helens. The agencies are currently seeking any small businesses or community partners that would like to host a trunk. For more information and to reserve your spot by Oct. 15, contact Malinda Duran at

Nov. 13-14 Holiday Bazaar

Look for over 25 local artists and craftspeople to will help you prepare for the holidays at the From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Caples House Holiday Bazaar. See a wide variety of gift items at one place, including framed nature photography, Native American art and regalia, quilts, jewelry, ceramics, dried gourds, baskets, leather bags, glassware, metal art, candles, soaps, toys, and so much more. Free admittance. Snacks and lunch for sale in the Tea Cottage. Silent auction with stuffed Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets. Caples House Museum is located at 1925 First Street in Columbia City. For more information, call 503-397-5390 or email

On Going

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 info: Events Page — LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL.

The Rainier Oregon Historical Museum is open from noon - 4 p.m. Saturday (except major holidays weekends). It is located inside Rainier City Hall on the 3rd floor. Go in side entrance and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. For more information, all 360-751-7039.

Rainier City Hall is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Rainier Public Library is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Fridays and 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays. It will be closed Sundays and Mondays. No more than six patrons will be allowed inside the library at any given time.

Avamere at St Helens hosts a Virtual Dementia Support Group – 3rd Wednesday of each month from 2 to 3 p.m. For more details, contact Jenny Hicks/Avamere at St Helens at 503-366-8070.

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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