Things to Do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of events. Most are free and many are family friendly.
Through Dec. 30 — "A Christmas Memory" paired with "Winter Song" at The Armory, 128 N.W. 11th Ave., Portland. Visit pcs.org for showtimes and tickets.
Dec. 14, 15, 16 (7:30 p.m. daily plus 3 p.m. Sunday) — Celebrate the Season with DoJump and 3 Leg Torso at Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St. Portland. Enjoy DoJump's theatrical acrobatic and aerial performances combining hilarious comedy, heart-stopping beauty, viruosity and wit, combined with 3 Leg Torso's wildly innovative and diverse music inspired by traditions from all over the globe. For tickets visit albertarosetheatre.com/calendar.html or call 503-764-4131.
Dec. 14 (6:30 p.m.) — Family Movie Night at West Linn library is a screening of "Elf." Free for all ages. Cookies, cocoa included. 1595 Burns St., West Linn.
Dec. 15 (2 p.m.) — Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation presents its 2018 holiday concert, Mistletoe and Starlight featuring Tony Starlight. The concert features holiday classics sung in the style of Bing Crosby and Dean Martin. Tickets are $21 for adults, $14 for students; purchase by calling 503-675-2549. The concert is a benefit for the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center.
Dec. 15 (6 p.m.) — Watch the Christmas ships sail by from Foothills Park, 199 Foothills Blvd. in Lake Oswego. The ship parade is weather-dependent. Visit christmasships.org to view complete schedule.
Dec. 16 (10:45 a.m.) — Storyteller Will Hornyak will present "Winter Light: Stories for Tending the Inner Fire" at McLean House, 5350 River St., West Linn. Hornyak will tell stories which consider winter as the season when the mythical fire burns brighest. Free.
Dec. 17 (7 p.m.) — Sugar and Spice holiday show at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St. Lake Oswego. Features LaRhonda Steele, Julie Amici and friends. This is a benefit for Fly Me to the Moon, a new nonprofit aimed at bringing professional musical performances to senior and assisted living and memory care facilities. Tickets are $20 or $120 for VIP seating for four closest to the stage. Visit laketheatercafe.com. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Dec. 18 (7 p.m.) — Lake Oswego library's Third Tuesday Author's Talk features Karen Karbo, author of "In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons from 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules," and 14 award-winning novels, memories and works of non-fiction including the best-selling "Kick Ass Women" series. The event is free and open to all at the library, 706 4th St.
Dec. 19 (6 p.m.) — Virtual Reality Night at West Linn Public Library 1595 Burns St., West Linn. Sign up for 15-minute time slot by calling 503-742-8623 or stop by the Youth Services Desk to reserve a space on either the PlayStation 4 or the HTC Vive. Free and open to all. Children under 12 need to have a parent/guardian present.