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.
Nov. 1 (1:30 p.m.) — Attend the First Friday Film Group, hosted by Lake Oswego Public Library at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego. This is a free screening and discussion led by librarian Allison Arnold. Seating is first come, first served. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., the film begins at 2 p.m.
Nov. 1-3 (times vary) — Lewis & Clark College's music and theater departments present "The Christians," a theatrical staging about the consequences of choices based on spirituality set in a modern American evangelical megachurch, backed by a 25-member choir and live band. Tickets are $5 to $15 and can be purchased online at go.lclark.edu/events/calendar. The performances are held in Fir Acres Theatre on campus, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland OR 97219.
Nov. 1 (8 to 11 p.m.) — Dance with Mikey Beglan from CoCavan, Ireland, Franz Sanger and Jeff Holland at the November Irish Ceili taking place at the grange located at 8340 SW Seneca St., Tualatin. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for a wee lesson. Admission is $12, or $10 for veterans, students and seniors. Nov. 1 starts the Celtic New Year so Samhaim costumes are optional. No experience or partner necessary. Hosted by the Winds of Donegal of IrishPDX.com.
Nov. 2, 3 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) — Attend the 26th annual Sitka Art Invitational at the World Forestry Center, 4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland. View nature-inspired art in a variety of mediums made by 130 Northwest artists. Admission is $7 (under 18 admitted free).
Nov. 3 (3 p.m.) — Willamette Falls Symphony will present "Music of Latin America" at Oregon City United Methodist Church, 18995 S. South End Road, Oregon City. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. Children under 12 are admitted free with adults or seniors.
Nov. 4 (7 p.m.) — The Music Monday concert at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego features United By Music USA, showcasing some of the professional Pacific Northwest mentors along with artists of the program. Musicians include Lisa Mann, Karen Lovely, Ben Rice, Dave Fleschner, Vicki Stevens-Cofield and Julie Amici. Tickets are $20 each or $100 for VIP seating for four closest to the stage. Order online at laketheatercafe-com.seatengine.com.
Nov. 5 (7 to 8:30 p.m.) — The First Tuesday Music presentation at the Lake Oswego Public Library features Sally Harmon and Frank Gruner for an evening of pop, jazz and classical standards as well as original compositions. It's a free concert at the library, 706 4th St. Lake Oswego.
Nov. 7 (5 to 8 p.m.) — Attend the Holiday Shopping Event at Kelly's Jelly warehouse, 5813 Jean Road, Lake Oswego. Local women-owned businesses will offer a variety of gift items, including art, wine, jewelry, clothing and accessories, plant gifts, wine books and more. It's all free. Attendees are encouraged to bring donations for With Love, a nonprofit which provides foster families with necessary resources such as diapers, blankets, books and other items.
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