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JANUARY 20, 2020: MONDAY MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE UCC CHURCH IN FOREST GROVE

January 20, 2020 – Due to the The Senior Center being closed for Martin Luther King Day, the Monday morning meeting of Writers in the Grove will be held at the United Church of Christ (UCC), starting at the regular 9am time.

The church is located at 2032 College Way in Forest Grove (corner of College Way and 21st Ave).

We very much appreciate the generosity of the church in letting the group meet there.

NOVEMBER 11, 2019: MONDAY MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE FOREST GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

November 11, 2019 – Due to the The Senior Center being closed for Veterans Day, the Monday morning meeting of Writers in the Grove will be held at the Forest Grove United Methodist Church in the library room, starting at the regular 9am time.

The church is located at 1726 Cedar St. in Forest Grove (corner of 17th and Cedar).

We very much appreciate the generosity of the church in letting the group meet there.

SEPTEMBER 1, 2019: MONDAY MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE FOREST GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

September 1, 2019 – Due to the The Senior Center being closed for the Labor Day holiday, the Monday morning meeting of Writers in the Grove will be held at the Forest Grove United Methodist Church in the library room, starting at the regular 9am time.

The church is located at 1726 Cedar St. in Forest Grove (corner of 17th and Cedar).

We very much appreciate the generosity of the church in letting the group meet there.

Lend an Ear 2019 on July 20, 2019

Lend an Ear 2015 - Audience listens to MaryJane Nordgren read,The 10th Annual Lend an Ear, Come and Hear reading event is July 20, 2019, at Plum Hill Winery in Gaston, Oregon.

It begins at 10:30AM and goes to approximately 1:00PM, and is produced by Writers in the Grove.

July 20, 2019
Saturday 10:30am-1pmLendAnEar-2018
Plum Hill Vineyards
6505 SW Old Highway 47
Gaston OR 97119

The event is free and open to the public.

For ten years, writers from around Forest Grove and Washington County have submitted and read their work to dozens. Last year we had nearly a hundred attendees. This free event is held in a beautiful winery in the foothills near Hagg Lake overlooking the Tualitin Valley. Enjoy some wine from Plum Hill Winery, our fabulous hosts, and afterwards have a picnic with views of Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams from the covered picnic area.

Come laugh, cry, and sigh as you listen to our marvelous readers sharing their creative writing and storytelling skills at this fun family event at Plum Hill Winery.

Entry form and submission guidelines here: (more…)

February 18, 2019. MONDAY MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE FOREST GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Feb. 18, 2019 – Due to the The Senior Center being closed for the Presidents Day holiday, the Monday morning meeting of Writers in the Grove will be held at the Forest Grove United Methodist Church in the library room, starting at the regular 9am time.

The church is located on the corner of 17th and Cedar in Forest Grove.

We very much appreciate the generosity of the church in letting the group meet there.

 

JANUARY 21,2018: MONDAY MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE HOME OF PARKS AND PAULA ADAMS

The Forest Grove Senior Center will be closed for observance of Martin Luther King holiday on Monday, January 21st, so the weekly meeting will be hosted by Parks and Paula Adams at their home in Forest Grove at the regular time of 9am.

Afterwards there will be a short pot-luck gathering. Most people bring a small snack or some food or drink item to share. Hope to see you there!

OCTOBER 15, 2018: MONDAY MEETING AT PARKS AND PAULA ADAMS

The Forest Grove Senior Center will be closed for construction work on Monday, Oct. 15th, so the weekly meeting will be hosted by Parks and Paula Adams at their home in Forest Grove at the regular time at 9am.

Afterwards there will be a short pot-luck gathering. Most people bring a small snack or some food or drink item to share. Hope to see you there.

“INDEPENDENT AUTHORS” – PRESENTED BY BAG&BAGGAGE ARTS AND CULTURE DISCUSSION SERIES – SEPTEMBER 6, 2018.

Bag&Baggage is proud to present a new arts and culture discussion series! B&B A&C will bring together diverse artists from a range of cultural industries to discuss their work, their challenges, and their influences.

B&B A&C is free to the public!

Our first installment is “Independent Authors,” and will feature four local authors who have made a career self-publishing their work. The first event will include short readings from the author’s works followed by a discussion and Q&A session about the independent author and publishing industry. If you’ve ever wondered if you could write and sell your own books, this is a great introduction to the industry with special insights from local writers and editors who are making the magic happen!

Run Time: 90 minutes       Recommended for ages: 16+

B&B/A&C (Arts and Culture Lecture Series)
Independent Authors
September 6th, 2018 at 6:00pm
The Vault Theater & Event Space
350 E Main Street, Hillsboro 97123
(See Event Details and Author Information Here)

 

Lend an Ear 2018 on July 7, 2018

Lend an Ear 2015 - Audience listens to MaryJane Nordgren read,The 9th Annual Lend an Ear, Come and Hear reading event is July 7, 2018, at Plum Hill Winery in Gaston, Oregon.

It begins at 10:30AM and goes to approximately 1PM, and is produced by Writers in the Grove.

July 7, 2018
Saturday 10:30am-1pm
Plum Hill Vineyards
6505 SW Old Highway 47
Gaston OR 97119

The event is free and open to the public.

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