Things to Do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of entertainment options. Most are free and many are family-friendly.
Ongoing — OMSI presents "The Science Behind Pixar," an exhibition about the science behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters. It's a hands-on exhibit which demonstrates the technology that supports the creativity and artistry of Pixar's storytellers. For details visit omsi.edu.
Continuing through June 9 — Lakewood Theatre Company presents "Singin' in the Rain" with shows Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. and Sunday evening performances at 7 p.m. at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. For tickets visit lakewood-center.org or call 503-635-3901.
May 10, 11 (7:30 p.m.) — The Portland Ballet presents "Current/Classic," a mixed-repertoire program of contemporary and classical dance pieces which showcase the academy's advanced company dancers. Tickets start at $10. The dance performances take place at Lincoln Performance Hall at Portland State University, 1620 SW Park in Portland. Visit theportlandballet.org or call 503-750-3157.
May 11 (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.) — West Linn Riverview Lions Club will hold its annual spring plant sale at Bolton School. 5933 Holmes St., West Linn. Come early for the best selection of bedding plants, hanging baskets and veggie starts. Proceeds benefit community needs.
May 11 (7 p.m.) — Voices from the Past presents the world premiere of "McLoughlin and Moore" at Sunset Fire Hall, 2215 Long St., West Linn. The play is written by Roger Shepherd about John McLoughlin, aka Father of Oregon, the founder of Oregon City, and Major Robert Moore, the creator of Linn City, which became West Linn. Tickets are $10 online at westlinnhistory.org.
May 11 (7:30 p.m.) — Attend the community concert of Cal Scott, musical director of Oregon Trail Band at Winona Grange #271, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. Ticketes are available online at brownpapertickets.com/event/4050948 or call 800-838-3600, or pay $25 at the door.
May 14 (7 p.m.) — Pints from the Past presents Marylou Colver's presentation on Turning Oswego's Iron into Gold at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego. The program focuses on Paul C. Murphy, early Lake Oswego real estate and land development mogul. Admission is free; food and beverages are available for purchase.