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Mind, Body, Spirit: Creating a Vibrant Adult Life

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This series of programming is meant specifically for Adults over 50, and will continue each quarter of the year with brand new programs in each area; Mind, Body, and Spirit.

March – “Spirit”

Thursday, March 31st at 6:30pm in the Sandy Library Community Room. Heather Michet of Iris Healing Arts will present “The Spirit of Health”

Photography Group

The Photography Group meets the last Sunday of each month 1-2pm in the Community Room of the Sandy Library.  Contact Thea Kuziemski tkuziemski@ci.sandy.or.us We are on Instagram #sa_ho_pg and Flicker

Intercambio: Spanish & English Conversation Group/Español y Inglés Grupo de Conversación

Sandy Public Library, Thursdays at 7pm for more details, contact Katie Murphy 503-668-5537 kmurphy@ci.sandy.or.us

Are you interested in improving your Spanish? Intercambio is a new, weekly group starting at the Sandy Public Library. You are invited to come and practice your Spanish, while helping native Spanish speakers practice their English, in a casual, friendly setting.

¿Está usted interesado en mejorar su Inglés? Intercambio es un nuevo grupo a partir de la Biblioteca Pública de Sandy. Usted está invitado a venir y practicar su Inglés mientras que ayuda a hablantes nativos de Inglés practicar su español, en un ambiente informal y amistoso.

3 Book groups; Men, Women & Mystery

Visit the Library website or “like” the City of Sandy on Facebook to see what books the book groups are reading next.  Book Groups meet at the Sandy Library unless otherwise noted.

Men’s Group meets the first Monday of each month at 7pm (except for the Labor Day Holiday)

Women’s Group meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7pm

Mystery Group meets at the Senior Center on the fourth Thursday of each month at 2pm (except Thanksgiving & Christmas)



Mt Hood Hospice

Mt. Hood Hospice invites you to participate in our popular happiness support group based on the book Awakening Joy, by James Baraz. More than just a “feel-good” program, this group focuses on practical ways to incline the mind towards happiness and provides a positive network for developing and strengthening

practices that support a happier life.  We hope you will join us on this five month adventure in mindfulness as we develop our natural capacity for well-being, happiness and ease. Returnees are welcome!

When: Every other Tuesday 2:00-3:30 pm February 21 —June 20 2017

Where: Mt. Hood Hospice, 39641 Scenic Street, Sandy 97055

Cost: Free, but registration is required.  Contact Emilie to register 503-668-5545/E.cartoun@mthoodhospice.org

Awakening Joy

Mt. Hood Hospice is excited to invite you to participate in our popular happiness support group Awakening Joy.   Based on the book Awakening Joy, by James Baraz and using content from the on-line course “Awakening Joy” and other sources, this group focuses on practical ways to incline the mind towards happiness and provides a support network for those interested in learning to live a happier life.

We hope you will join us on this five month adventure in mindfulness as we develop our natural capacity for well-being, happiness and ease.

When: Every other Tuesday 2:00-3:30 pm, March 29—Aug 16 2016

Where: Mt. Hood Hospice Office, 39641 Scenic Street, Sandy OR 97055

Cost: Free, but please call to register

For more information or to register, call Emilie at 503.668-5545 or email e.cartoun@mthoodhospice.org

We hope to see you there!

Grief Education/ Support Group

Mt. Hood Hospice Grief Support Groups

People who are grieving the death of a loved one are invited to participate in Mt. Hood Hospice’s  bereavement education/support groups.  Our upcoming group will be meeting in Gresham for 5 consecutive Monday afternoons beginning on Monday, February 27, 2017.    Whether it has been months or years since your loss, this group can provide a supportive environment to help you develop coping skills, expand your support network and share your stories.  There is no cost for participating, but registration is required.   For details on meeting time and place or for more information please contact Emilie Cartoun at 503-668-5545 or email e.cartoun@mthoodhospice.org.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers’ Support Group

Whether your loved one is at home or in a facility, recently diagnosed or severely impaired, these groups are a wealth of practical solutions and emotional support.

Sandy Location
When: Second Wednesday of every month 1:00-2:30pm
Where: Sandy Senior Center
38348 Pioneer Blvd
Sandy, OR 97055

Gresham Location
When: Fourth Wednesday of every month 1:00-2:30pm
Where: Trinity Lutheran Church
507 W. Powell Blvd
Gresham, OR 97030


Sandy VFW

Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 Meeting

When: 3rd Friday of each Month 6 p.m.

Where: 38452 Proctor Blvd., Sandy, Oregon

For more information contact 503-668-6127

Sandy VFW Post 423 Auxiliary Monthly Meeting

When: 2nd Friday of every month 6 p.m.

Where: 38452 Proctor Blvd, Sandy, Oregon

For more information contact 503-668-6127

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