Things to do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list. Most events are free and many are family-friendly.
Sept. 29 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) — West Linn Volunteer Resource Fair at McLean House, 5350 River Road, West Linn. Free. Learn about agencies that could use your help.
Sept. 29 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) — An Homage to Women Poets of Iran at Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College campus, 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road, Portland. Tickets are $25 each online at andisheh.org. The event is preceded by a day of workshops at the college focused on Iranian calligraphy, music, dance and drumming. The workshops are free. Learn more online at andisheh.org.
Sept. 29-30 — LOCAL 14 Art Show and Sale at Leftbank Annex, 101 N. Weidler St., Portland. One of the premiere art shows in Portland. Hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 at the door.
Oct. 1 (7 p.m.) — Dan Balmer presents the Music Monday concert at Lake Theater Cafe, 106 N. State St., in celebration of the release of his new CD "Not A, The." Tickets are $15 each or $100 for a VIP table for four closest the stage. Visit laketheatercafe-com.seatenginge.com.
Oct. 1 (7:30-9 p.m.) — Speed Date the Lake Oswego City Council Candidates at Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Ave. Free. Hosted by First Addition Neighbors and Forest Hills Neighborhood Association. All welcome.
Oct. 3 (5:30 p.m.) — Kruse Way Rotary's 14th-annual Rotary Sounds Concert. This year's concert, "Walk Through Strawberry Fields," features The Wanna Beattles, a Beatles tribute band. Proceeds benefit programs supported by the Kruse Way Rotary Club. The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. Tickets are $60 and can be purchased online at krusewayrotary.org.
Oct. 3 (7 p.m.) — Oswego Heritage Council's First Wednesday Lecture series presents "Historic Preservation and the Path to a Sustainable Future" at Oswego Heritage House, 398 Tenth St., Lake Oswego. Guest speakers are Dorothy Atwood from Lake Oswego Sustainability Network and Rachel Verdick of Verdick Design. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The museum will be open for viewing before and after the presentation. All are welcome to the free event.