'Footstep' authors to present at WL library
Authors of essays published in "Footsteps Tales from Times Past" will read from the book at the West Linn library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8.
The book is the result of a writing class taught at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center. The presentation is free and open to all.
West Linn library is located at 1595 Burns St.
Sitka Center hosting Artist Show and Tell
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology is hosting an Artist-in-Residence Show and Tell at the center, 56605 Sitka Drive, Otis, OR 97368 Jan 5. beginning at 1 p.m. The Show and Tell is an opportunity for the community to learn about the work done by the artists and scientists including photographer Kristen Densmore, ecologist and writer Bruce Byers and multimedia artist Soraya Berry. Light refreshments and presentations will be held in Boyton Studio. The event is free and open to all. Visit sitkacenter.org to learn more.
Nordic Northwest offers Cook and Eat class
Nordic Northwest will present a Cook and Eat class Jan. 8 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The class focuses on preparing Jansson's Temptation and brined ham. Broder Soder Chef James Drinkward will show class participants how to prepare this traditional potato and anchovy dish alongside traditional brined ham. Class fee is $30 for non-members. Sign up by calling 503-977-0275 or online at nordicnorthwest.org. Nordic Northwest is located at 8800 S. W. Oleson Road, Portland.
The Playhouse to stage 'Any Body for Tea?'
The Playhouse, a division of Beaverton Civic Theatre, will present "Any Body for Tea?" at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26.
This casual script-im-prov performance of the one act play follows six older women who live together in a boarding house, as they scheme to get that cute Irish homicide cop who lives acress the way to pay them a visit.
Script-im-prov is a unique performace style that provides a glimpse into how a show comes together. The actors have been given scripts, they have no knowledge of who else has been cast and there is no director.
All seats are $5. Performances take place at 12375 S.W. 5th St., Beaverton. Call 503-754-9866 for more information.
Hygge exhibition at Nordic Northwest
A traveling exhibit from the Museum of Danish America will be on display Jan. 7 through March 31 at Nordic Northwest, 8800 S.W. OIeson Road, Portland OR 97223. The exhibit is about the Danish concept of hygge, a word which means cozy, comfortable, happy, content and warm. Hygge is a true value in Danish culture and evident in architecture, design concepts, clothings and much more. The exhibit is free and open to all.