Please note- at posting time, The Friends of Tryon Creek's website is infected with malware. To contact them about any of their programs, their number is 503-636-4398.
Author Talk, "William L. Sullivan presents 'D.B. Cooper and the Exploding Whale: Folk Heroes of the Northwest' slideshow", Monday, October 1, 7PM, Powell's Books, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton (book release party), and Wednesday, October 10, 7PM, Annie Bloom's Books, 7834 SW Capitol Hwy., Pdx. "Author William L. Sullivan takes us on a slide show tour of legendary Northwest folk heroes from Sacajawea and D.B. Cooper to Opal Whitely and Bigfoot. Expect entertaining and educational tales about the historical figures that helped define the spirit of the Pacific Northwest -- as told by the author of the thriller, 'The Case of D.B. Cooper's Parachute'." http://www.oregonhiking.com/
"Homeschooling in Oregon", Tuesday, October 2, 5:30PM, Hood River Library; Saturday, October 6, 3PM, Belmont Library; Monday, October 8, 6:30PM, Molalla Library conference room; and Tuesday, October 23, 7PM, Tigard Library Puett Room. "Do you want to know more about homeschooling? Join us for a presentation by Oregon Home Education Network, featuring a panel of Oregon homeschoolers. Panelists will provide an overview of homeschooling in Oregon and answer questions. Participants will receive a handout with a list of homeschooling resources." http://www.ohen.org/events
"Nighttime Hoots and Howls", Saturday, October 27, 6:30-8:30PM, at two locations: Hoyt Arboretum (meet at the shelter across the street from the Visitor’s Center at 4000 SW Fairview, course # 390511); and Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge (meet at Sellwood Park – SE 7th and Malden, course #390878). $3 per person. Preregistration required; register online: https://www.portlandparks.org/register/Start/Start.asp "Take a walk in the dark with a park naturalist and listen to the sounds of bats, owls, and coyotes, feel the swish of the grasses and leaves along the trails, and see shadows as the fall moon rises. Rain or shine - PLEASE be dressed for the weather and leave your pets at home. These twilight strolls are suitable for families, however an adult must accompany all children. Please carry little ones in slings or packs."