Out and About
Edgefield History Pub: "Detained By My Country" — doors open at 5 p.m. event is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, McMenamins Edgefield Blackberry Hall, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. For Japanese Americans living in the West during World War II, the removal to prison camps in 1942 is an experience they will never forget. Toby and David Loftus will interview their mother, Mitzi, regarding her time in a prison camp at Tule Lake and Heart Mountain, Wyo. Mitzi will tell of her family's movements through World War II and re-settlement in Oregon, with the attendant discrimination they experienced in the postwar years. Free, first come, first served.
Country Cut-Ups Square Dance Club — 7-10:30 p.m. first, fourth and fifth Saturday nights, 13987 S.E. Richey Road, Boring. Dance classes are held from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays. First class is free, $5 per person after that. For more info, call Marc at 503-502-8478.
Book events at Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop — 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, storytime for ages 1-3 with their favorite adult; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, for ages 1-6 with their favorite adult. Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop, 43 N.W. Third Ave., Gresham. For more information, visit maggiemaesbooks.com.
Book Events at Books Around the Corner — 40 N.W. Second St. 4-5 p.m. First Wednesdays Writers Group; 4-5 p.m. First Fridays Historical Fiction Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Second Tuesdays Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club; 4:30-5:30 p.m., Second Thursdays Teen Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Second Fridays Nonfiction Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Second Wednesdays Book Talk Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Third Thursdays Page Turner Book Club; 6-8 p.m. Third Saturdays Silent Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Fourth Thursdays Horror Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Last Wednesdays Fiction Addiction Book Club; Check website calendar for True Crime Book Club and Cookbook Club. Free. Visit booksaroundthecorner.com for more information.
"Myth and Magic" — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Thursday, Feb. 6, excluding holidays, city of Gresham Visual Arts Gallery, Public Safety & Schools Building, 1331 N.W. Eastman Parkway. The city of Gresham's latest art exhibition conjures the artistic spirit of the legendary and unknown with artists exploring mystical worlds and creatures in fairy tales, folklore and stories shared through the millennia, including works from a wide range of media: painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, digital art, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, glass and other 3-D works. Free. For more information, visit greshamoregon.gov/Gresham-Art-Committee/.
Harlow House Museum — 1-3 p.m. Sundays, 726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. The home was built in 1900 on what was known as the Harlow Farm by Fred Harlow, son of Troutdale founder Capt. John Harlow. The house is relatively unchanged from the day it was built. Visit troutdalehistory.org or call 503-661-2164 for more information.
King of Roads Exhibit — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Troutdale Historical Society Barn Exhibit Hall, 732 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Call 503-661-2164 for more information.
Zimmerman Heritage Farm — noon to 4 p.m. every third Saturday, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Gresham. "Vases and Valentines" exhibit features designs in Depression Glass, Carnivale Glass, and pottery from Roseville, Hull and van Briggle on vases pulled from the house's collection for the first time. Also featured is the contents of a traveling trunk found in the house, which belonged to Isobel Zimmerman's uncle, Andrew McCall, on exhibit for just a few more months. Admission is a $5 suggested donation. Visit www.echohistory.org for more information.
Gresham Senior Center — 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, live music with Boothill Express playing country tunes. Potluck dinner precedes music at 5 p.m. Cost is $5. From noon to 3:30 p.m. the last Sunday of the month, the center hosts the NW Jamboree. Jam with the group or just listen. Set-up begins at 11:30 a.m. Gresham Senior Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St., Gresham. For more information, call 503-988-4870 or visit greshamseniorcenter.com.
The Bronx Bar — 23705 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Wood Village. Live music 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Free. Visit eatbronxbar.com or call 503-489-6555 for more information.
The Hoppy Brewer — 328 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, Beer Event with Caldera; 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, live music with Scratchdog Stringband, free, and BBQ with Chapman's for purchase. For more information, visit oregonshoppyplace.com or call 503-328-8474.
M&M Restaurant and Lounge — 137 N. Main Ave, Gresham. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, live music with Burn. Visit facebook.com/mmrestaurantandlounge/?rf=74677253 or call 503-665-2626 for complete schedule.
Spot On Sports Pub — 209 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Visit Spot on Sports Pub on Facebook or call 503-328-6155 for more information.
Spinella's Off the Wall — 436 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, Troy Dixon; 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, Kenny Lavitz; For more information, visit spinellasoffthewall.com/?page_id=823 or call 503-492-0800.
Spud Monkey's — 17312 N.E. Halsey St., Portland/Gresham. Live music on Fridays. Free. For more information, call 503-492-3880.
Edgefield Live Music Series — McMenamins Edgefield Winery Tasting Room, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale, 7-9 p.m. All shows are free, for those age 21 and older. Visit www.mcmenamins.com/edgefield for more information.
- Tuesday, Jan. 28: Swingali
- Wednesday, Jan. 29: Michael Berly
- Thursday, Jan. 30: Annachristie Sapphire
- Friday, Jan. 31: Brian Copeland Band
- Saturday, Feb. 1: The Columbians
- Sunday, Feb. 2: Silver Lake 66
- Monday, Feb. 3: Cellotronik
- Tuesday, Feb. 4: Mark Tegio
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