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Wilsonville Parks & Rec in March

March 10, 2018 4:59 pm Category: Wilsonville & Local Community News A+ / A-

Spring Classes Starting Soon!

The Spring session of classes will begin in March.  Classes include: Healthy Bones and Balance, Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates Sculpt, Everyone is an Artist and a number of drop-in activities.   Programs for all ages can be viewed and registered for online at www.WilsonvilleParksandRec.com or by picking up an Activity Guide at the Community Center.

Estate Planning Workshops

Please join Pixton Law Group attorney Michael Rose this March for two free Estate Planning classes at the Wilsonville Community Center.  The first class, ‘Estate Planning 101’ will cover what is an estate plan and more importantly, do I need one? Class topics will include estate planning basics such as: wills, trusts, probate, powers of attorney, advance directives, and Medicaid Planning.  ‘Estate Planning 101’ will take place on Tuesday, March 20.

The second class, ‘You Can Afford Long Term Care’ will help you learn how to manage your current assets to pay for Long Term Care as well as teaching you how to plan strategically for Medicaid and Veteran’s Benefits. This class will take place on Tuesday, March 27.

Both classes will run 10 – 11:30 am at the Wilsonville Community Center.  The classes are free, but please contact Sadie Wallenberg at the Wilsonville Community Center to register. 503-570-1526 or wallenberg@ci.wilsonville.or.us

Alzheimer’s Education Series

The Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to present an ongoing series of free educational classes at the Wilsonville Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices, 29600 Park Place Court.  Sessions run from 10:00 – 11:30 am.  Space is limited. Please call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900 to register or for additional details.

Dementia Conversations – March 15

When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a diagnosis or medical treatment, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans for future care.

Legal and Financial – April 12

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s makes planning for the future more important than ever. In this class you will learn about important legal and financial issues, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources.

Free Income Tax Assistance

Appointments are now being taken for Free AARP Income Tax assistance at the Wilsonville Community Center. Income tax preparation and electronic filing for both 2017 Federal and State Returns will be provided with the joint help of the IRS and AARP Tax-Aide Program. This free service is provided by trained and certified IRS-AARP Tax Aid Volunteers. Call 503-682-3727 to schedule an appointment. Appointments available on Thursdays through April 12th from 9 am to 4 pm.

Community Garden Sign Up

The Wilsonville Community Garden opens for registration on Thursday, April 5th. Gardeners are asked to come to the Parks and Recreation Admin Office to register and pick their garden plot.  Registration opens at 8:00 am.    In-ground plots are $22 for the season.  Raised beds are $25 for the season. Please visit the Parks and Recreation website or contact Erica Behler at 503-570-1525 for more information.

Park Rental Season Opens March 12 for Wilsonville residents

Wilsonville Parks and Recreation offers a number of park rental options including the River Shelter, the Forest Shelter, Grove Shelter, Splash Shelter and sport fields in Memorial Park.

Reservations for Wilsonville residents and businesses will be accepted starting on March 12th for the 2018 season. The rental season runs from April 7th to Oct. 14th.  Reservations for non-residents will be accepted beginning March 19th.

For more information on availability and fees please visit the Parks and Recreation website or contact Ahsamon at 503-570-1530.

 

Source:  Parks & Recreation 2.10.18

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