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What's happening this week and coming up in Wilsonville and surrounding areas?

PMG FILE PHOTO - Bring all the kids to Fun in the Park Aug. 3 in Wilsonville. Thursday, July 25

SUMMER CONCERT — Dance Hall Days will perform as part of the free Wilsonville Rotary Summer Concert series, with openers beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Town Center Park, 29600 S.W. Park Place.

Friday, July 26

MOVIE — Bring the kids to watch a movie at River Shelter in Memorial Park at dusk; the film is free and you can see what's showing at wilsonvilleparksandrec.com.

Saturday, July 27

FAMILY DAY — Don't miss the Faith & Family Day from noon-4 p.m. at Community of Hope Church, 27817 S.W. Stafford Road. There will be music, crafts and activities, a rock wall and sno-cones. Guests also will be given discount coupons for admission to the Street of Dreams home tour.

Tuesday, July 30

HISTORY PUB — The Wilsonville Public Library Foundation, the Wilsonville/Boones Ferry Historical Society, and McMenamins have teamed up to present free monthly programs focusing on Oregon's rich history. Held at the McMenamins Old Church (near Fred Meyer). This month's topic is "Rajneeshpuram Revisited" presented by Carl Abbott, professor emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State University. Doors open at 5 p.m.; arrive early to ensure a seat. Presentation begins at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 31

AG OPEN HOUSE — OSU's Northwest Research and Extension Center, located just south of Wilsonville, will hold an open house from 4-7 p.m. with information and activities provided by Master Gardeners and Future Famers of America. Take a wagon ride or try your hand at driving a tractor, learn about food preservation, and enjoy the tasty barbecue and berry pie available for purchase. NWREC is located at 15210 N.E. Miley Road, Aurora.

ONGOING

MUSICAL — Clackamas Repertory Theatre will present the classic musical "South Pacific" Aug. 1-25 at Clackamas Community College's Osterman Theatre. To enhance the audience's experience, Clackamas Rep will provide a preshow lecture on World War II and U.S./Japan relations one hour before each performance by Jackie Flowers, a U.S. history professor at CCC, and actor/director talkbacks following performances on Friday, Aug. 9, 16 and 23. Find out more at clackamasrep.org.

ART SHOW — Glass artist Karla Piatt has a display at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church through July. Piatt grew up in Huntington Beach, California, and graduated from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. She completed a master's degree at Portland State University and has taught computer science at Portland State for the past 25 years. In the display, glass pieces are arranged to create the "flow" of salmon in a stream, running horses, birds in flight or simply abstract shapes in an eye-catching pattern. The works are colorful and imaginative and can be viewed before and after church services at 8818 S.W. Miley Road, Wilsonville.

UPCOMING

FUN IN THE PARK — Wilsonville's favorite family-themed festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Town Center Park. All activities are free.

FARM DINNER — Friends of Luscher Farms will hold an event with local wine and beer, dinner, dancing and an opportunity to tour the historic farm property Sept. 7. Twilight on the Farm will provide support for Friends of Luscher Farm, which promotes numerous programs and activities, including the Luscher School to Farm Internship, Children's Garden, community supported agriculture (CSA), habitat restoration and fundraising for infrastructure development. A portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible; https://luscherfriends.org.

YARD SALE — Support the Stevens-Crawford Heritage House by patronizing its annual yard sale fundraiser Aug. 9-10, coinciding with the McLoughlin Neighborhood Sale, which has more than 250 sellers. Sale runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The heritage house is located at 603 6th Street.


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