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UPCOMING EVENT MARCH 14, 2020: LOCAL AUTHOR FAIR

The Forest Grove City Library is hosting the 1st Local Author Fair. Authors from the local community will be here to discuss their work and sell their books. Short readings and refreshments will also be provided.

  • Saturday March 14, 2020,  1:00 – 4:00PM
  • Forest Grove City Libary:  2114 Pacific Ave, Forest Grove, OR 97116

Several members from Writers in the Grove will be participating!

See the city Calendar Event page for a list of participants and additional information.

 

FEBRUARY 17, 2020: MONDAY MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE UCC CHURCH IN FOREST GROVE

February 17, 2020 – Due to the The Senior Center being closed for President’s 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.

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.