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What events are coming to Wilsonville and surrounding areas in the next weeks?

COURTESY PHOTO - Kids will run through water, mud, colored powder and more during the June 1 Blender Dash in Tualatin. Wednesday, May 22

LIBRARY BOARD — Wilsonville Library Board of Directors meets; public is welcome. Agenda items include the work plan for 2019 and a possible meeting day change. Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the directors conference room, 8200 S.W. Wilsonville Road.

Friday, May 24

COMEDY — The farcical "Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)[Revised]" will be presented by WilsonvilleStage at 7:30 p.m. at Charbonneau Country Club; go to wilsonvillestage.org for tickets.

Saturday, May 25

MEMORIAL DAY — The Korean War Veterans Association hosts an event in honor of Memorial Day, including a posting of the colors, readings and a performance of "Taps." The event begins at 11 a.m. at Town Center Park, 29600 Park Place, Wilsonville.

COMEDY — The farcical "Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]" will be presented by WilsonvilleStage at 7:30 p.m. at Charbonneau Country Club; go to wilsonvillestage.org for tickets.

SPRING CONCERT — I-5 Connection Choir presents a free show of classic favorites in four-part harmony at 3 p.m. at Meridian United Church of Christ (Frog Pond). The show will honor the choir's director Jocelyn Higgins and pianist Katie Turner.

Sunday, May 26

COMEDY — The farcical "Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)[Revised]" will be presented by WilsonvilleStage at 2:30 p.m. at Charbonneau Country Club; go to wilsonvillestage.org for tickets.

Tuesday, May 28

HISTORY PUB — The Wilsonville Library Foundation, McMenamins and Wilsonville-Boones Ferry Historical Society team up to host a monthy program dedicated to Oregon history. "Did They Really Wear That on the Trail?" by author Marge Harding looks at the fashion of the Oregon Trail. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., talk begins at 6:30 p.m., 30340 S.W. Boones Ferry Road.

UPCOMING

BLENDER DASH — The City of Tualatin's Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back the wildly popular Blender Dash. Over 1,000 kids ages 6-15 will run through color, slosh through foam and mud, navigate obstacles and dodge zombies during this noncompetitive, nontimed run June 1. The Blender Dash is a great way to kick off the summer and encourage kids to get outside and have fun while getting fit. Registration starts at 8 a.m. at Tualatin Community Park. Go to tualatinoregon.gov/recreation/blender-dash-1 for more information.

ANNE FRANK — Clackamas Community College's Theatre Department opens the spring main stage May 23 with "And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank." Presented as a multimedia play, it weaves videotaped interviews of concentration camp survivors Ed and Eva, with live actors recreating scenes from their lives. Ed and Eva knew Frank before her family went into hiding. Ed was Frank's boyfriend, and Eva was her childhood friend who lived in the same apartment building in Amsterdam. Part oral history, part dramatic adaptation, prepare to be transported on a theatrical journey. Directed by Julie Akers, "And Then They Came for Me" features an ensemble of CCC students and community members with scenery and lighting design by Chris Whitten and costumes by Gina Piva. An opening night reception will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, with music provided by CCC's Jazz Combo under the direction of Music Department Chair Lars Campbell. Refreshments will be served. "And Then They Came for Me" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays, May 23-June 2. All performances are in the Niemeyer Osterman Theatre, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Tickets are $11 for adults, $9 for seniors (62+) and $5 for students. For tickets, visit www.clackamas.edu/theatre or call 503-594-3153.


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