Things to do
Ongoing — Clackamas County Arts Alliance invites the public to view the art of Clackamas County artists on display at venues throughout the county. For a list of who is exhibiting where visit the website clackamasartsalliance.org.
Jan. 3 (2-4 p.m.) — The Lake Oswego Public Library's Film Discussion Group will watch a screening of "Boy," a semi-autobiographical film from acclaimed director Taika Waititi.
Set in a Maori community in 1984 rural New Zealand, the film is a hilarious and heartfelt coming-of-age tale about heroes, buried treasure, magic and Michael Jackson.
The screening takes place at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., film starts at 2 p.m. Free.
Jan. 3 (7:30-11 p.m.) — Attend the New Year's Ceili taking place at Winona Grange, 8340 SW Seneca St., Tualatin. Dance to the music of Dale Russ on fiddle, Preston Howard on pipes andn whistles and Joe Root on keyboard. All ages (13 and up) welcome. Cost is $12, $10 for veterans, students and seniors. No experience or partner needed. Visit IrishPDX.com for more information.
Jan. 4 (1:30-3 p.m.) — Hear Oregon artist Melinda Thorsnes talk about her new exhibit at Michael Parsons Fine Art, 716 SW Madison St., Portland. Thorsnes' intense narratives fearlessly depict cheeky characters who embody much of the United States' current political unrest and socially corrupt zeitgeist. The art will be exhibited through Jan. 11.
Jan. 7 (7 p.m.) — Lake Oswego Public Library's First Tuesday Music program features WildWood String Quartet playing at the library, 706 4th St. They will perform a variety of musical numbers including works of Medelssohn, Mozart, popular classical selections, opera tunes and a even a little rock and roll. Free and open to all.
Jan. 8 (1-3 p.m.) — The Second Wednesday Performing Arts event at the Lake Oswego Library will be "Trek on Stage!," a one-man musical performance piece in two acts, written and performed by Rand Bishop. Stories and original songs are based on Bishop's memoir, "Trek: My Peace Pilgrimage in Search of a Kinder America." The event is free and open to all.
Jan. 9 (7 p.m.) — The full orchestras of Lakeridge Middle School and Lakeridge High School will present a concert with 3 Leg Torso at Lakeridge High School auditorium, 1235 Overlook Drive, Lake Oswego. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students online at lrhs.tix.com. Don't miss this fun performance.
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