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June 2019 calendar

SATURDAY, JUNE 1
    Upward Trails ministry’s overnight canoe trip by Diamond Peak in southern Oregon.  For details, 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Creation Encounters’ Forest Ecology Along the Clackamas River outing, starting at the Science House at Multnomah University,  8435 N.E. Glisan St, Portland 97220, and carpooling from there. Keith Swenson, adjunct professor of natural sciences at Multnomah, will lead this trip.to the upper Clackamas River drainage in the Mount Hood.National Forest. Suggested donation is $25 for families or $15 for an individual. www.creationencounter.com/tours
    8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Training for the ministry of International Association of Healing Rooms, New Life Christian Center, 16575 S.E. Webster Road, Milwaukie 97267. $25 individual or $40 per couple; payment can be deferred if needed. 503-786-8891 or nworegontt@gmail.com or www.healingrooms.com
    9:30 a.m., Walk for Hope and Fun Run to benefit Union Gospel Mission of Salem, Minto Brown Island Park, 2200 Minto Island Road S.W., Salem 97302.  5K (walk) and 5K/10K (run) options. Lunch included with registration. $30 for ages 13 and older, $10 for ages 5 to 12. ugmsalem.org/walkforhope
    11 a.m., Women’s luncheon with featured speaker Connie Jo Yutzy of Salem, Newberg Church of the Nazarene, 23177 Old Yamhill Road, Newberg 97132. $5. RSVP to 503-538-2570.
    Noon to 2 p.m., Free luncheon sponsored by Abuse Recovery Ministry & Services (ARMS), Beaverton Foursquare Church, 13565 S.W. Walker Road, Beaverton 97005. Theme is “The Power of Words,” and speaker is local author Poppy Smith. A former Bible Study Fellowship teacher who holds a master’s degree in spiritual formation and direction, Smith has ministered to women in 20 nations.  She writes a twice-monthly blog, Thrive.  Free luncheon, but donations accepted. RSVP by May 29 at 503-846-9284 or www.armsonline.org
    2 p.m., Journey Theater Arts Group presents A Year with Frog and Toad, first of six remaining public performances, Imago Theater, 17 S.E. Eighth Ave., Portland 97214. Also at 2 p.m. June 2 and 9; 7 p.m., June 7; and 2 and 7 p.m. June 8. Advance adult tickets are $12.  Youth and senior citizen  tickets are $10.  Today’s show is a “family day” with all tickets $10 in advance.  Tickets for all performances will be $4 more at the door.  Also school day performances at 9:30 and 11:45 a.m. on June 4, at $6 for groups from 10 to 99 persons, and $5 each for groups of more than 100.  360-750-8550 or journeytheater.org
    5 to 9 p.m., Wild About Education 15th anniversary gala dinner and auction to benefit Agia Sophia Academy of Beaverton, Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland 97221.  $100.  asagala.org
    6 p.m., Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho in concert, Christian Church of Hillsboro, 540 N.E. Edison St., Hillsboro 97124. libertyquartet.com
    7:30 p.m., The People Tour with Hillsong United in concert, Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N. Winning Way, Portland 97227 Tickets from $27.50 to $250.  hillsongunited.com
SUNDAY, JUNE 2
    9 a.m., 13th annual Mystery Ride sponsored by Heaven Bound Riders, the Eugene Chapter of Christian Motorcycle Association, starting at Discount Motorcycle Parts, 995 Tyinn St. Eugene 97402. Benefits The American Cancer Society.  Registration from 9 to 10:30 a.m.; last bike out at 10:45.  Cost is $25/bike (1up) and $10/passenger (2up), $10 for lunch only. Includes ride, commemorative pin (first 200 riders), Fully catered lunch by Texas Roadhouse, Prizes for motorcycle gear, weekend stays, gift certificates, etc. Register at www.heavenboundriders.
com for five extra raffle tickets. More information at 541-514-8228 or Facebook/heavenboundriders
    6 p.m,. Liberty Quartet from Boise, Idaho, in concert, John Day Church of the Nazarene, 521 E. Main St., John Day 97845.  541-575-1895 or libertyquartet.com
    6 p.m., Annual David Dougherty Scholarship Concert, Hoodview Church of God, 1530 Mount Hood Ave, Woodburn 97071.  This scholarship fund is in memory of Dougherty, who was a longtime pastor at the church.  The concert will be headlined by local pianists Roger and Nancy Wilhite and friends, plus some musicians from the church. 503-981-1660 or hoodview.church
    7 p.m., Choir of Living Savior Lutheran Church in concert, at the church, 8740 S.W. Sagert St., Tualatin 97092.  Featured will be anthems from throughout the church year. 503-692-3490 or secretary@living-savior.org
SUNDAY, JUNE 3
    30th annual Homeschool Outdoor School for ages 9-16, first of three consecutive days, Camp Morrow, 79551 N Morrow Road, Tygh Valley 97063. Evening sessions focus on science from a creation perspective.  Day classes and recreation also, including fishing, archery, canoeing, disc and mini-golf, volleyball, water slide and more.    $185 for students, $125 for Counselors. Register at www.homeschooloutdoorschool.com.  For more information, email dbnett10@gmail.com
    6:30 p.m., First rehearsal for five fall Sunday concerts for Lutheran Choral Association’s 81st season, Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 N. Rosa Parks Way, Portland 97217. All voices welcome; no auditions. 503-515-8935 or lutheranchoral.org
TUESDAY, JUNE 4
    10 a.m., Hillsboro Aglow monthly prayer, New Day Family Church, 3155 S.W. 234th Ave., Suite G, Hillsboro 97123. 503-332-5739 or 503-706-5581.
    1 to 4 p.m., Used homeschool curriculum sale sponsored by Salem Area Christian Home School Network, Peoples Church, 4500 Lancaster Drive N.E. Salem 97305.   Sachsn.org
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5
    9:30 a.m., Portland AM Aglow monthly meeting, Discovery Christian Center,  6030 S.E. 136th St (1/2 block off SE Foster Rd), Portland 97236.  Featured speaker is Rebecca Paul, who has sended God’s call to establish a ministry in the red-light district in Kolkata, India. portlandamaglow@gmail.com
    10:30 a.m., Tools for Downsizing seminar, Parkview Christian Retirement Community, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220.  A focus on making the transition into senior living. Free, but reservations required because of limited space. Includes lunch afterward. 503-255-7160 or www.ParkviewRetirement.org
    7 p.m., Why Can’t We Be Friends?, a presentation by Michael Calcagno of Arizona Origin Science Association, McMinnville Adventist Church, 1500 S.W. Old Sheridan Rd, McMinnville 97128.  A focus on the symbiotic relationships in nature among organisms and what they reveal about God and today’s fallen world.  503-476-2300 or, www.azosa.org
THURSDAY, JUNE 6
    Noon to 1 p.m., Annual benefit luncheon for Open House Ministries of Vancouver, Wash., Warehouse 23, 100 Columbia St., No. 102, Vancouver 98660.  Theme is “Growing Hope Together.” For $75 tickets: 360-737-0300 or leslie.cook@shel        Volunteer training for First Image pregnancy resource centers, Portland-area location to be announced. 503-256-0808 or first-image.org
    4:30 p.m., Christian News Northwest Publisher John Fortmeyer interviewed on the Georgene Rice show on KPDQ-FM radio about the newspaper’s 25th anniversary.  The station is at 93.9 FM.
    6 p.m., Promotional gathering for Conquest 2019, Father’s House International/Casa del Padre church, 1666 S.E. Lambert St., Portland 97202. Conquest 2019 is a multicultural and bilingual worship event and conference to be held Sept. 7 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. conquest2019.org
FRIDAY, JUNE 7
    6:30 p.m. 2019 OCEANetwork graduate recognition, Salem First Baptist Church, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301.  Honoring graduating homeschool students in a ceremony featuring a special speaker; cap, gown and diploma; and a light dessert reception.  $175 with early bird discount, $225 for all others.  Oceanetwork.org
    Better Life Broadcasting Camp Meeting, first of two consecutive days, Milo Adventist Academy, 324 Milo Drive, Days Creek 97429. Keynote speaker is Dick Duerksen of the Adventists’ Oregon Conference.  541-474-3089 or BLBN.org
     Women’s conference with Margaret Feinberg,  first of three consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. Feinberg is a Bible teacher, author and leading conference speaker who was named by Christianity Today as one of 50 women most shaping culture and the church. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    7 p.m., All About Jesus 9-Day Revival Seminar with Lee and Marji Venden, first of 10 consecutive days, McMinnville Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1500 S.W. Old Sheridan Road, McMinnville 97128. Continues at 7 p.m. weekdays and Sundays, and on Saturdays at 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday lunch provided. All attendance free of charge.  503-472-7841 or www.allaboutjesusseminars.org
   7 p.m., Ekballo Northwest, a gathering of cross generational family worship and impartation, first of two consecutive days, Eagle Mountain Church, 2221 N.E. Third St., lower level, Bend 97701.  Continues Saturday until 10 p.m.  Sponsored by Ekballo Bend and Eagle Mountain Church. Speakers Rod & Marion Hall of Ekballo  Hawaii;  Brian Francis Hume; Bobby  and Becky Haaby of Eagle Mountain Church; and Scott and Michelle Flora of Ekballo Bend.  Worship led by teams from Ekballo Hawaii and Pasadena; Angela Pinkston and team, Eagle Mountain Church and the Grammon Family Band. $35. Register at ekballobendnw.eventbrite.
com
    9 p.m., Praise concert, Redeemed Christian Church of God,  10302 N.E. Sandy Blvd, Portland 97220 . A free-admission concert with praise ministers from both Canada and Oregon. 503-269-4292
SATURDAY, JUNE 8
    9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Creation Encounters’ Mysteries of the Columbia River Gorge outing, starting at the Starbucks, 1040 E. Marina Drive, Hood River 97031.  Participants will explore evidence for a young Earth and a global Flood. Suggested donation is $25 for families or $15 for an individual, Each family will receive a creation field notebook of the Gorge containing a quiz and other educational activities for kids.  Www.creationencounter.com/tours
    6 p.m. Worship night, The Bible Church, 13333 S.E. Rusk Road, Milwaukie 97222. Worship led by Anna Byrd, director for Todd White at Lifestyle Christianity University in Texas. 503-832-7450
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m., CD release party for Cheryl Thomas’ newest recording, Rise Up!, Powell Valley Covenant Church, 133t S.E. 282nd Ave., Gresham 97080.  Thomas is a business owner, producer and host of the cable TV show God Encounters. $5 admission. cherylinhisservice@gmail.com
SUNDAY, JUNE 9
    4 to 6 p.m., Revival Now! Pentecost Service, Five Streams Community Chruch, 1726 Cedar St. Forest Grove 97116. An evangelistic service celebrating the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. Child care for small children available. 503-680-2311 or fivestreamschurch@fivestreams.org
MONDAY, JUNE 10
    6 p.m., Vancouver Aglow monthly meeting, Shiloh Fellowship Church, 10709 S.E. 10th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98664.  Featured speaker is Apostle Matt Schreiber and his wife, Beth, from Milwaukie.  They are praise and worship leaders and prophetic ministers.  Food and fellowship during the first hour, followed by the speaker at 7. 360-694-6914.
TUESDAY, JUNE 11
    6 to 7:30 p.m., Lebanon After 5 Connection monthly dinner and program for women, The Lobby, 661 S. Main St., Lebanon 97355. Theme this month is “Harmonious Hormones.” Malinda Davis of Lebanon will bring information on keeping fit, healthy and beautiful through all of life’s stages with hormone therapy.  Also, guest speaker Nancy Gabert, a certified residential appraiser and amateur dramatist from Bend, will present “What’s In Your Backpack?”, a humorous portrayal of life today. $10. RSVP at 541-258-6414 or 541-259-1396 or NancyPinzino@comcast.net
    6:30 p.m., Free workshop on “Money and Marriage,” Sherwood Community Friends Church, 23264 S.W. Main St, Sherwood 97140.  Joshua Gore of Thrivent Financial will discuss how marriage and money can grow stronger together.  RSVP to 503-625-7879 or scfc@sherwoodfriends.org
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pulpit to Pavement evangelism outreach in downtown Salem, sponsored by Gospel Focus, based out of the ministry’s office, 229 High St., Salem 97301.  Begins with refreshments and a prayer time during the first hour, evangelism from 10 a.m. to noon, and then a debriefing time and lunch from noon to 1 p.m. 503-480-6409 or 503-949-1954 or gospelfocusministries.com
THURSDAY, JUNE 13
    6:30 p.m., Columbia-Willamette Women of Vision’s Summer Book Group, home of Kathy Wong Fisher, 21042 S. Wisteria Road, West Linn 97068. The group will discuss The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World. 503-650-4837.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14
    6 p.m.,  Special music, preaching and fellowship time at Tri-City Baptist Temple,  18025 Webster Road, Gladstone 97027. Guest speaker is T.J. Wilder from Washington; music by Citizens of Glory.  Free pizza and pop.  Singing, preaching, food, fun and fellowship. 503-655-9326 or Graphics@tcbt.org
SATURDAY, JUNE 15
    Upward Trails ministry’s hike in Lava Canyon in southwest Washington. A moderate 5.9-mile loop, with 1,500-foot elevation gain, that includes crossing a high suspension bridge and descending a 40-foot ladder into a deep canyon that has numerous waterfalls. 360-513-9244 or upwardtrails.com
    9 a.m., Design Science Association monthly meeting, Great-er Portland Bible Chruch, 2374 S.W. Vermont St., Portland 97219.  John Morris of Institute for Creation Research will speak on “The Global Flood.”  503-544-3255 or www.DesignScienceNW.org
    11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Portland Women’s Connection presents a Mother and Daughter High Tea, Parkview Retirement Community, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220. Speaker is Jan Ripley, a wife, mother, grandmother and hair stylist and salon owner.  She speaks on restoring the home and how she found the secret to restoring a life.  She also will give a special featuring on hair styling, “New Do’s and New You.” $15.50.  RSVP to 503-658-5453 or joylindstedt@msn.com
    6 p.m, 40th annual Strawberry Vespers, Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 10501 S.E. Market St., Portland 97216. A concert of Christian music by Portland-areea musicians, followed by a strawberry shortcake feed. 503-252-8080 or sunnysideadventist.org
FATHER’S DAY
SUNDAY, JUNE 16
    Father’s Day.  Honoring the critical, God-ordained role that all fathers play.  All churches will have observances.
    10 to 11:15 a.m., Dramatist Chuck Neighbors of Salem presents a one-man play, “Go Ask Your Mother!” during morning worship, Molalla Christian Church, 223 E. Third St., Molalla 97038. 503-829-2901.
MONDAY, JUNE 17
    9 a.m., Vacation Bible school, first of five consecutive mornings, Beaverton Adventist Church, 14645 S.W. Davis Road, Beaverton 97007. Theme is “Rome: Paul and the Underground Church.”  503-646-9828 or beavertonsda.com
    Ascend 2019, a “West Coast convergence of young artists and musicians of faith,” first of five consecutive days, The Story Ashland church, 318 B Street, Ashland, 97520.  Sponsored by the church and the Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation. Speakers are Xaviet Brasseur, the church’s pastor;  artist Frank Ordaz of California; Jeanne Rowlett Randall, president of the foundation; and author and motivational speaker Jenna Randall Hays. 541-601-7496 or 541-482-1561 or www.ascend2019.com
    Western Oregon Middle School Leadership Camp for sixth through eighth graders, sponsored by the Western Oregon chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, first of three consecutive days, George Fox University’s Newberg campus. $180. www.pdxfca.org/middle-school-leadership-camp
    Summer Family Conference with Chuck Bomar, first of six consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center. Bomar is founding pastor of Colossae Church in the Portland area and an author. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    6 to 8 p.m. Community Bible Camp for age 4 years through eighth grade, first of four consecutive evenings, Portland Community Church, 7100 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton 97008.  Free dinner available every evening at 5:30 p.m.  503-372-6976 or PortlandCommunityChurch.org
TUESDAY, JUNE 18
    10 a.m., Hillsboro Aglow monthly meeting, New Day Family Church, 3155 S.W. 234th Ave., Suite G, Hillsboro 97123. 503-332-5739 or 503-706-5581.
     11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m,. Portland Women’s Connection monthly luncheon, Parkview Christian Retirement Community, 1825 N.E. 108th Ave., Portland 97220.  Today is a Mother & Daughter High Tea, and mothers, daughters, granddaughters and friends are welcome.  Speaker is Jan Ripley, a wife, grandmother and hair stylist who will speak on “Restoring Home” and how she found the secret to restoring a life.  She also will present a special feature, “New Do’s and New You.” $15.50 for adults, $7.75 for children 12 and younger. 503-658-5453 or joylindstedt@msn.com 
    7 p.m., Community-Wide Night Out featuring author and speaker Barb Boswell of Woodland, Wash., Trinity Lutheran Church, 309 W.  98660.  39th St., Vancouver, Wash.  Her message, “Lean On Me,” will consider who or what people depend on through life’s trials.  Dessert reception follows. Free admission; freewill offering taken for  American Cancer Society’s Clark County Relay for Life. Dessert reception will follow. A 19-year breast cancer survivor, Boswell is author of Every Time I Turn Around, I Bump into God!, Every Time I Turn Around, I Catch a Glimpse of God! and her latest, Every Time I Turn Around, God Whispers in My Ear! 360-608-3132 or bbos2@juno.com
THURSDAY, JUNE 20
    3 p.m., Adventurous Life Marriage Retreat with Brian and Maryann Remsburg, first of three consecutive days, Raab Campground, NF-63, Estacada 97023. Includes a whitewater rafting trip on the upper Clackamas River. Adventurouslife.net
    Sixth annual Central Oregon Camp Meeting sponsored by the Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, first of three consecutive days, on the grounds of the Christmas Valley Adventist Church,  60508 Old Lake Road, Christmas Valley 97641. 541-306-0384 or cosdacamp.com
    7 p.m., Day Brothers Band bluegrass concert, Lynchwood Church of God, 3818 S.E. 174th Ave., Portland 97236. Free admission.  503-665-6638.
FRIDAY, JUNE 21
    8 a.m., 20th annual Golf Classic to benefit Firm Foundation Christian School of Battle Ground, Wash., Lewis River Golf Course, 3209 Old Lewis River Road, Woodland, Wash. 98674. 360-687-8382 or firmfoundationchristianschool.org
    Good Samaritan Ministries’ Family Camp, first of three consecutive days, Christian Renewal Center, 22444 N Fork Rd S.E., Silverton 97381.  Adults $125;  children ages 7 to 12, $62.50;  children ages 4 to 6, $31.25; free for ages 3 and younger. 503-644-2339 or GoodSamaritanMinistries.org/events
SATURDAY, JUNE 22
    Upward Trails ministry’s choice of two outings.  This morning is a 20-mile bicycle trek on the paved Row River Trail out of Cottage Grove, following the lakeshore on a Covered Bridges Scenic Bikeway.  Tonight is an overnight camp at Dorena Lake, followed by a 4-mile hike with 1,000-foot elevation gain, to see Brice Creek Falls and Trestle Falls.  For the bike outing, 503-668-8950; for the camping and hiking, 503-522-7205. upwardtrails.com
    Summer Family Conference with Rene Schlaepfeer, first of eight consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  Schlaepfer is senior pastor of Twin Lakes Church near Santa Cruz, Calif., and an author. 1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
SUNDAY, JUNE 23
    Junior Camp for ages 10-12 and Rad Camp for ages 13-17, first of eight consecutive days, Big Lake Youth Camp,  26435 Big Lake Road, Sisters 97759. biglake.org
MONDAY, JUNE 24
    9 to 11:30 a.m., Vacation Bible school for preschoolers age 3-6 (or those enterting first grade in the fall), first of four consecutive mornings, Salem Evangelical Church, 455 Locust St. N.E., Salem 97301. Free registration.  Bible stories, bounce houses, snacks, games and more. 503-581-0102 or www.salemec.com
    9 a.m. to noon, In the Wild day camp for children who have completed kindergarten through fifth-grade, first of four consecutive mornings, Crosspointe Baptist Church, 9810 N.E. 76th St., Vancouver, Wash. 98662.  Free. Also includes a Family Night event at 6 p.m .Thursday. 360-567-7956 or jpresmith@msn.com
    9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vacation Bible school for kindergarten through sixth grades, first of three consecutive days, Church of the Good Shepherd, 805 S.E. Ellsworth Road, Vancouver, Wash.  98664.  Theme is “God’s Backyard Bible Camp.” $10, but scholarships available for any child. 360-892-7770.
    11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bill Smith speaking at weekly Vancouver luncheon meeting for Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship in America, Izzy’s Pizza & Buffet, 1503 N.W. 78th St #A, Vancouver, Wash. 98685.  Smith and his wife Vicky minister to those struggling with addiction, helping them be transformed from broken to mended.  503-536-3608 or fgbmfamerica.org
    6 p.m. Vacation Bible school, first of weeklong evening sessions, Revolution Church, 13047 S.E. Ramona St., Portland 97236.  Theme is “Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good.” 971-231-5136.
TUESDAY, JUNE 25
    7:30 a.m., 17th annual Alexander Christian Foundation Golf Tournament, Santiam Golf Club, 8724 Golf Club Road S.E., Aumsville 97325.  Funds raised go toward providing scholarships for students preparing for Christian ministry. 541-979-0634 or 541-221-5829 or acfo-onlline.org
    167th Oregon Christian Convention, first of six consecutive days, on the convention grounds, 5605 Jubilee Drive S.E. Turner 97392. Theme is “Equip Your Church to Survive and Thrive.” Speakers include Tim Wallingford, Aron Chambers, ,Alan Ahlgrim and Dan Cole. Worship led by Dan and Ali Cole and Kyle Crumpecker. Morning devotions led by Mike Miller and guests. www.oregonchristianconvention.org
    6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Grand opening and “Kidz Art Walk” at ElRod Center, 105 E. Hilliard Lane, Eugene 97404. An opportunity to see what this non-profit outreach has done for local children and adolescents over the last several months.  ElRod Center is designed to be a safe place and welcoming environment for them to heal through play and artistic expression and build friendships. www.elrodcenter.com
THURSDAY, JUNE 27
    9 a.m. to 7 p.m., 33rd annual rummage sale sponsored by Salem Right to Life, first of three consecutive days, First Baptist Church of Salem, 395 Marion St. N.E., Salem 97301. Continues during the same hours Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday.  503-559-4971.
    2 p.m., Hub Nation Summit 2019: New Wineskins, first of three consecutive days, Eagle Mountain Fellowship, lower level at 2221 N.E. Third St., Suite 100, Bend 97701.  Hub Nation events facilitate strategic action plans to solve problems in cities and nations. According to organizers, this is a “Kingdom mobilization summit focused on major impact technologies, capitalization vehicles, communication infrastructures and apostolic resource centers.” Speakers include Lance Wallnau, Johnny and Elilzabeth Enlow, Dave Hodgson, David Yarnes, Mark Simon, Steve Wilson, Bobby Haaby and James and Anna Kramer. www.eventbrite.com/e/hub-nation-2019-tickets-54158783379
FRIDAY, JUNE 28
    25th annual Oregon Christian Home Education Conference, first of two consecutive days, Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road S.E.,, Albany 97322. Theme is “Walking in Freedom.” Speakers include  Andrew Pudewa of the Institute for Excellence in Writing, Israel Wayne of Family Renewal Ministries and Lee Binz of TheHomeScholar. Also exhibits and 70 workshops on topics related to home schooling and Christian living. .$65 per couple through June 13, $75 after that date.  Parents of preschoolers free as long as the oldest child is younger than 6 and the parent have never attend the conference. OregonHomeSchoolConference.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 29
    Upward Trails ministry bicycle outing in Long Beach, Wash. and on the city’s boardwalk.  About 22 miles, level and paved.  503-484-7998 or 503-668-8950 or upwardtrails.com
    11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hawaiian Family Fun Day sponsored by Options Pregnancy Resource Center, Bruce Starker Arts Park, 4485 Country Club Drive, Corvallis 97333.  Free Hawaiian barbecue and shave ice, Hawaiian dancing, kids’ bounce house and obstacle court, cake walk, toddler booth, and Options PRC mobile clinic tours.  Bring lawn chairs. 541-924-0160 or optionsprc.org
    1 to 7 p.m, God and Country Rally, on the steps of the Oregon State Capitol, Salem. Event organizers urge those participating to wear “patriot attire or swag.” 541-294-8577 or Shelly.carterpeck@gmail.com or toloose8@gmail.com
    Summer Family Conference with Ron Allen, first of five consecutive days, Cannon Beach Conference Center.  Alen is senior professorof Bible exposition at Dallas (Texas) Theological Seminary.  1-800-745-1546 or cbcc.net
    5 p.m., Patriotic Weekend, first of two consecutive days, Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 S.E. Haley Road, Boring 97009. Continues 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday.  Guest speaker is Rear Adm. William “Dean” Lee, second in command for all U.S. Coast Guard operations policy. 503-663-5050 or goodshepherdcc.org
    7 to 10:30 p.m., Field of Fireworks, a free community event including a fireworks show, on the field next to Northside Community Church, 1800 N. Hoskins St., Newberg 97132.  The fireworks will begin around 9:45 p.m.  503-538-0440.
SUNDAY, JUNE 30
    Junior Camp for ages 10-12 and Rad Camp for ages 13-17, first of eight consecutive days, big Lake Youth Camp,  26435 Big Lake Road, Sisters 97759. biglake.org