Big to do
Wednesday, March 20
RIBBON CUTTING — Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce will welcome Marion's Carpet Warehouse at a Morning Spark and ribbon cutting from 7:30-9 a.m. Preregister at http://bit.ly/March20SPARK.
HISTORY TALKS — Find out how the state was grown and developed in "Building Oregon," a Murdock Talks event presented by the Clackamas County Historical Society at 7 p.m., at 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City. Free, arrive early to ensure seating.
Thursday, March 21
MORE HISTORY TALKS — Learn about the history and current status of the Willamette Falls Locks at the Oregon City Elks Ballroom, 610 McLoughlin Blvd., Oregon City; doors open at 5 p.m., talk begins at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 23
SPACE TALK — Come learn the story behind the bold NASA decision to launch Saturn V as we revisit this history-making flight. Speaker is Donn Anderson, docent at Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum. 1-2 p.m., Wilsonville Library, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Drive
Tuesday, March 26
HISTORY PUB — Join the Wilsonville Library Foundation and Wilsonville-Boones Ferry Historical Society at McMenamins Old Church for a talk about the history of the "Red Tail Angels," better known as WWll's Tuskegee Airmen. Speaker is historian and author Sig Unander Jr. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and seats fill quickly; speaker begins at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 31
WHO'S ON FIRST — The men's vocal group The Occasional Quartet will perform a benefit concert for the Woodburn Food Bank, from 1-3 p.m at Woodburn United Methodist Church, 700 N. Cascade Drive. Nonperishable food will be collected and a free will offering is requested.
MUSIC FOR SENIORS — A benefit concert for Fly Me to the Moon, a nonprofit that brings live music to seniors in group facilities, will feature violinist Aaron Meyer, 3 Leg Torso, Julie Amici and Duffy Bishop on May 19 at the Alberta Abbey in Portland. Tickets at www.squareup.com/store/Fly_Me_To_The_Moon
THEATRICAL SEASON — Clackamas Repertory Theatre has announced its 15th season lineup, which begins in June and includes "South Pacific," "Queens Girl in the World" and "Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood." Fans can purchase a season pass at http://www.clackamasrep.org/tickets-events/season-pass/.
ART EXHIBIT — Husband and wife team John Koster and Tina Hospers will exhibit their Northwest-inspired wood-cut, 3-D artworks at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Wilsonville. The artwork is on display until March 31, before and after services, at 8818 S.W. Miley Road. In honor of St. Francis, who loved animals, the artists have pledged a portion of each sale to be donated to The Oregon Humane Society.
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