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Keep kids busy all summer long
Need a plan to keep your kids active, learning, and busy all summer long? Look no further: our Summer Activity & Resource  Guide has opportunities for every age. 

July 11 Golf Tournament to raise funds for schools
Golfers, bring your foursome to the annual golf tournament organized by the Gladstone Education Foundation. All proceeds benefit Gladstone Schools & youth programs. The tournament has a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11 at Stone Creek Golf Course. Participation is $125 per golfer or $450 per foursome. Hole sponsorship is $250 or $750 with golf for 4. To sponsor a hole or to register your team, call Tammy Tracy at 503.655.2777 or email tracyt@gladstone.k12.or.us.

Summer recreation program offers sports, arts, day camps
Gladstone’s community schools program offers low-cost summer classes, day camps, and activities for children, teens, and adults. Youth classes range from theater, guitar, hip-hop and ballet to martial arts, sports camps, day camps, driver education, and babysitting classes. Adult courses include watercolor, mosaics, and garden art as well as canning, yoga, first aid, investing, ukulele, and much more. To register, visit www.gladstone.k12.or.us or call 503.650.2570.

Thursday events offer fun & learning each week

Children six and under are invited to participate with caregivers in free enrichment activities designed to help toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten students get ready for school. Each child attending will receive a free book each visit. The events take place from 4:15 to 5 p.m. each Thursday at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families, 18905 Portland Avenue in Gladstone. Here’s the schedule:
• First Thursdays — Story Hour
• Second Thursdays — Activity Hour
• Third Thursdays — STEAM Hour
• Fourth Thursdays — Science Hour