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Bits & Pieces: Women's disc golf

The 2013 U.S. Women’s Disc Golf Championships will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 20 to 22, at Pier Park and Blue Lake Park in Troutdale. It’s one of five major championships held by the Professional Disc Golf Association. It’ll be the first major held in the Northwest and will feature about 130 disc golfers.

For info: www.pdga.com.

Dance championship

Amateurs and spectators are encouraged to participate in the Northwest Dancesport Championships, a ballroom dance competition as part of National Ballroom Week in October.

The USA Dance Portland Chapter will play host to the event Oct. 12 and 13 at the Ainsworth Event Center, 1512 S.W. Morrison St. (info: www.NWBallroomCompetition.org).

Climbing classic

The American Alpine Club, Northwest Region, will hold its second annual event, Craggin’ Classic, Oct. 12 and 13 at Smith Rock, in Terrebonne, between Madras and Bend. There’ll also be a showing of “Reel Rock 8,” an outdoor party, vendor fair, clinics for beginning to advanced climbers, and a fun run. For info: www.americanalpineclub.org.

Delayed Mistakes

Due to an actor leaving for a family emergency, Artists Repertory Theatre’s production of “Mistakes Were Made” has been delayed a week, and is now set to open Sept. 28. Also, director Michael Mendelson has stepped in to play the lead role, and Damaso Rodriguez, Artists Rep artistic director, will help direct it.

“Mistakes Were Made” was written by accaimed playwright and TV writer Craig Wright.

Up in lights

The Hollywood Theatre has turned on the lights of its new marquee. As part of the Hollywood’s Kickstarter campaign to pay for the marquee, author Julia Park-Tracey, and “The Doris Diaries” will curate a 1920s Hollywood glam night with a special reading and screening of the silent film “Wings,” 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25. The reading will be of her great aunt Doris Bailey’s diary. The second version is called “Reaching for the Moon.” Bailey lived in Portland in the 1920s and attended the Hollywood regularly, including in 1926 when it opened.

For info: www.hollywoodtheatre.org.

Imago’s plans

Imago Theatre, after taking a break the past season, will return in December with “Frogz,” its signature work (Dec. 13 to Jan. 5). But there are also some new productions as well, including “The Caretaker,” with Allen Nause, former artistic director of Artists Repertory Theatre in the lead (Feb. 27 to March 23). In addition, the group will launch a new, family-friendly dance theater company, “The Elastics,” which performs May 2 to June 1.

For info: www.imagotheatre.com.

Springwater Corridor repairs

Portland Parks & Recreation plans repairs on the Springwater Corridor Trail, just south of the Ross Island Bridge, starting in late September. There’ll be limited closures (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, leaving commuting hours intact) as crews work to restore eroded areas. For info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks.

Designers unite

The Portland Design Festival, put on by The Center for Architecture and the American Institute of Architects, will take place Oct. 3 to 18 around the city. Graphic design, film, architecture and urban planning are some of the design disciplines featured. The festival kicks off during First Thursday, Oct. 3, in the Pearl District. For info: www.PortlandDesignFestival.org.

Movie time

Upcoming big-screen releases:

Sept. 20: “Prisoners”; “Battle of the Year 3D”; “The Patience Stone”

Oct. 4: “Runner Runner”; “Gravity”

Oct. 11: “Machete Kills”; “The Summit”

Oct. 18: “Carrie”; “The Fifth Estate”

Oct. 25: “The Counselor”; “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa”; “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones”

Nov. 1: “Enders Game”; “Last Vegas”

Nov. 8: “Thor: The Dark World”