Metro star party
Budding astronomers can peer through telescopes and learn about stars and the heavens. Participants can also hear about nocturnal wildlife and meet a live raptor while waiting for the skies to darken and stars to appear. The all-ages star party is free, but registration is required. The party runs from 8:30-10:30 p.m., Saturday, July 21, at Glendoveer Golf and Tennis Center, 14015 N.E. Glisan St. In the event of cloudy weather, the event, which is sponsored by Rose City Astronomers Audubon Society of Portland and Metro, will be cancelled.
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Flicks in the Park
coming to Fairview
Enjoy free family-friendly movies under the stars at Fairview Community Park, 21600 N.E. Park Lane, starting on Friday, July 20, with "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle." This PG-13 adventure movie stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black. On Friday, Aug. 10, the city will screen the animated hit, "Despicable Me 3," whose cast includes Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker and Julie Andrews. The movies begin at dusk. Bring only low-back chairs or blankets. No pets, alcohol or smoking/vaping allowed.
Contact Devree at 503-674-6224 for more information.