things to do
Looking for something special to do this weekend or into next week? Check out this list of entertainment options. Most are free and many are family friendly.
Through Feb. 16 — Lakewood Theatre Company presents "Wait Until Dark" at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. Get tickets and details online at lakewood-center.org.
Through Feb. 16 — See "School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play" at The Armory at Portland Center Stage, 128 NW 11th Ave., Portland. The production is a first collaboration between PCS and Artists Repertory. For tickets visit pcs.org or call 503-445-3700.
Through Feb. 16 — Stumptown Stages presents "Mamma Mia!" at Portland'5 Winningstad Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. The ABBA-inspired musical tells the story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This funny tale unfolds on a Greek island. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. For tickets and show times visit stumptownstages.org.
Feb. 7 (7 p.m.) — Attend "Hermit Warblers to Rufous Hummingbirds: Forest Birds in a Warming World," a Lake Oswego Reads program at the Lake Oswego library, 706 4th St. Presented by wildlife ecologist Sarah Frey, who will share insights on how a changing climate affects biodiversity in forested montane landscapes. Free.
Feb. 7 (8 to 11 p.m.) — Kick up your heels at the First Friday Ceili Mor (Big Dance) hosted by Irish PDX at Winona Grange, 8340 SW Seneca St., Tualatin. The music is provided by Na Rosai. Cost is $12 general admission, $10 for veterans, students and seniors. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 7 — 23: New Century Players Community Theatre presents "Don't Talk to the Actors" at Rose Villa Performing Arts Center, 13505 SE River Road, Portland OR 97222. For showtimes, tickets and more visit newcenturyplayers.org.
Feb. 8 (7 p.m.) — Attend Shanghaied on the Willamette concert featuring Jonathan Lay and Gordy Euler hosted by Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Willamette Falls, 710 6th St., Oregon City. The duo performs songs "plundered from land and sea," with vocals accompanied by fiddle, bodhran, guitar, mandola, tin whistles, harmonicas and banjo. Treats and beverages will be available. Admission is a suggested donation of $20, but no one will be turned away. Call 503-656-7296.
Feb. 8 (7:30 p.m.) — Attend the Second Saturday concert at Winona Grange #271, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin, hosted by Irish PDX. Performers include Jim and Susie Malcolm. Jim is known as the ultimate Scottish troubadour. Tickets are $15 to $20 available at 800-838-3006 or $28 general admission at the door. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
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