Things to Do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of events. Many are free and most are family-friendly.
Jan. 4-Feb. 10 — Lakewood Theatre Company presents "Dial M for Murder" at Lakewood Center for the Arts. For tickets and showtimes, visit lakewood-center.org or call 503-635-3901.
Jan. 4 (8-11 p.m.) — Attend a New Year's celebration with live music and Ceili Mor at Winona Grange #271, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. Featured musicians include Elizabet Nicholson, Bob Soper and Erik Killops. Ceili is the Gaelic word for an evening gathering of friends sharing and enjoying traditional Irish music, song and dance. No experience or partner necessary. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for veterans, children and seniors. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 4 (5-7 p.m.) — Opening reception for Arts Council of Lake Oswego's ARTmart. Clean out your art collection and donate the treasures to the Arts Council, then buy from the donations. The sale continues throughout January. Visit artscouncillo.org or call 503-675-3738 for details.
Jan. 4 (6 p.m.) — First Friday Films at Wilsonville Public Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville. Working-class family man Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend, WInnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. Free. Snacks available by donation, or bring your own.
Jan. 5 (2 p.m.) — Michael Moloi Gumboots Dancing at the Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 Fourth St. Moloi is a master of several African dances. Free.
Jan. 5 (4-6 p.m.) — Attend an artist's reception for Robyn Lindsey at Creative Spirit Art Gallery, located inside West Linn Lutheran Church, 20390 Willamette Drive, West Linn. The exhibit, which also features photographs by Kate Ampersand, will be available for viewing throughout January. To learn more, visit wllc.org.
Jan. 5 (6-8 p.m.) — Hear Canva Azul play Mexican and Latin American music at Sabrozon Mexican Restaurant, 17770 Pilkington Road, Lake Oswego. All are welcome.
Jan. 7 (6:30 p.m.) — Lake Oswego Reads kickoff event and book giveaway at the Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 Fourth St. Free. This year's selection is "The Book of Unknown Americans."
Jan. 8 (6-8 p.m.) — Great Books Discussion Group at Wilsonville Public Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road. To be discussed: "A Simple Heart" by Gustave Flaubert. Free and open to all.
Jan. 8 (6:30 p.m.) — West Linn Public Library will host a presentation and reading from "Footsteps: Tales from Times Past," a collection of essays from a writing class at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center. Free and open to all.
Jan. 8 (7 p.m.) — Pints from the Past at Lake Theater & Cafe, 106 N. State St., hosted by the Lake Oswego Public Library and Clackamas County Historical Society. Free. Come early to purchase food and beverages.
Jan. 8 (7 p.m.) — First Tuesday Music program at Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Ave., features the Big North Duo and its toe-tapping mix of blues, country and swing. Free.
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