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Friends of McLean Park and House host a number of community events throughout the year. Please join us next time, we’d love to see you!

upcoming events…

 

Aug 19, 2017 12:00 PM
Join Friends of McLean Park and House for an old fashioned, summertime BBQ. Lunch will feature the famous Lion Burgers from the West Linn Lions Club (vegetarian option available). Entertainment will include a live bluegrass band, lawn games and a visit from COWL, the city's owl mascot! Tickets - which include lunch - are $8 in advance and $10 at...

past events…

 

May 06, 2017 6:00 PM
Hear the stories of the historic people who helped settle the West Linn area and develop the industries, neighborhoods, schools and parks we have today.  The West Linn Historical Society, producers of the popular Living History Tour, held annually in the fall each year since 2008, brings to life mill workers, electric developers, boat builders, homesteaders, the first woman school...
Apr 22, 2017 9:00 AM
Join us for Earth Day Volunteer event and yard clean up
Dec 11, 2016 4:00 PM
Neighbors and volunteers joined Friends of McLean Park & House to celebrate the holidays with cookies, cider and caroling.  The kids decorated cookies, and we all ate FAR too many cookies.  Photos taken in front of the festive Christmas tree will be posted in the West Linn Tiding's holiday greeting.  
Oct 29, 2016 9:00 AM
  Volunteers joined a local Girl Scout in planting a native garden at McLean House, to qualify for her Gold Award.  Grace planned the entire event, designed the native garden, and negotiated with local companies for support.  Our wonderful Bosky Dell Natives nursery advised on plant materials which we purchased for a very reasonable price.  The garden was completed in...
Sep 10, 2016 5:00 PM
History Alfredo -  Late summer sun slanted on the lawn while the Friends and volunteers prepared for an evening of community, charity, carbs and catching up.   Adding to the charm of the house tours were historic clothing fashions on display, courtesy of the West Linn Historical Society. Libations were served with style, and the raffle and silent auction commenced...
Feb 14, 2016 12:00 AM
Volunteers from the West Linn Garden Club donated a Dawn Redwood sapling to McLean House. The Dawn Redwood is considered a "living fossil". It dates from prehistoric times, and was long considered to be extinct, as its only evidence was in fossilized rock.  In 1941 a living specimen was discovered in remote China. Its seeds were brought to North America, where...
Dec 13, 2015 5:00 PM
Every Year Friends of McLean Park and House host a neighborhood cookie exchange.  The evening includes singing (hilarious) holiday songs, children's games, and of course cookies, hot cider, and mulled wine.  The group and individual photos taken at the event are featured in the West Linn Tidings holiday greetings issue.
Sep 13, 2014 12:00 AM
McLean House hosted a successful local art and garden event. Everything from paintings to garden sculptures, handmade soaps, and re-purposed furniture was featured, and a children's gardening project was hosted by the Bordens.
Oct 15, 2011 6:00 PM
Friends gathered for an evening of entertainment, with interactive mystery theater provided by New Century Players. Dinner was wonderful, the auction a huge success. Fun had by all!