Things to do
Feb. 13 (7:30 p.m.) — Hear the Alexander String Quartet at Agnes Flanagan Chapel on the Lewis & Clark College campus, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland. The concert features performances of string quartets by Mozart, Shostakovich and Beethoven. Tickets are $20 general admission at the door.
Feb. 14, 15 (8 p.m.) — Spend Valentine's Day falling in love with Portland playwright Brad Bolchunos as Readers Theatre Repertory presents "Up, Up and Away," "The Glurping," "The Untame Game" and "Cranial Comradery" at Blackfish Gallery, 420 NW 9th Ave., Portland. Tickets are $10. Call 971-266-3787 for more information.
Feb. 15 through 23 — See Oregon Ballet Theatre's production of Christopher Stowell's choreography of "The Sleeping Beauty" at Keller Auditorium in Portland. Featured in the demanding role of Princess Aurora are Xuan Cheng, Ansa Capizzi and Eva Burton. Tickets start at $29. Call the box office at 503-222-5538.
Feb. 15 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) — Attend Zwickelmania at Stickmen Brewing Company, 40 N. State St., Lake Oswego. This family-friendly event features guided brewery tours, meet the brewer sessions and samples. Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Events happen throughout the Portland metro area. Visit oregoncraftbeer.org for a complete schedule.
Feb. 15 (9 p.m.) — Lewis & Clark College Theater Department presents its annual "Once Upon a Weekend." Six students have seven days to write, one day to cast, and two hours to rehearse before presenting their 10-minute play on stage. It is free in the Black Box at Fir Acres Theater on campus, 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road, Portland.
Feb. 15 (9 p.m.) — Hear the Kenny Lavitz Kombo play at The Ship Tavern, 7827 SW 35th Ave., Portland. The band features West Linn musician Kenny Lavitz.
Feb. 16 (2 p.m.) — Hear Lake Oswego resident and historian Nancy Dunis read from her book, "Story Soup" at the West Linn library, 1595 Burns St. The book is a collection of columns she wrote for Jottings from 5th and G, for the Lake Oswego Review and West Linn Tidings. The event is free and open to all.
Feb. 16 (3 p.m.) — The Who's On Third? Community Concert Series presents Kim & Terry performing their "That's Amore" post-Valentine's Day show of family and favorite love songs. The concert is held at the Woodburn United Methodist Church, 700 N. Cascade Dr., Woodburn. A freewill offering will be taken and mid-concert refreshments will be provided. The concerts are open to all.
Feb. 19 (7 p.m.) — Attend the Oregon Zoo pub talk on training orangutans in Borneo to improve welfare. The zoo's primate keepers recently went to help train staff and orangutans at the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation and worked with both non-release adult orangutans and younger animals who may one day return to their native forests. Hear about the successes and challenges, how this important work promotes improved animal welfare and how you can support and get involved in future projects. The event is for all ages; cost is $15 for adults, $10 for students and free for kids ages 0-2. No registration required. Visit oregonzoo.org/talks for more information.
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