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Wayne's World coffee house set for June 22

The Fellowship Hall at Lake Oswego United Methodist Church will become Wayne's World Coffeehouse on June 22. The coffeehouse will feature three musical acts that will alternate performing from 7 to 9 p.m.

Performing will be Chris Morrisette, Dan Weber and coffeehouse host Wayne Richards.

Morrisette plays original material and encourages other singers and songwriters through his company, King of the Yard Music.

Weber entertains with heartbreaking and funny songs inspired by true stories from the roads he has traveled. He was a 2012 finalist in the New Folk competition at the Kerrville Folk Festival and a regional winner of the West Coast Songwriters' Performing Songwriter Competition in 2009 and 2011.

Since the release of his new CD, 'Ash and Bone,' he has received accolades from many national industry magazines.

Richards is the lead singer and songwriter of Southern Nights. His songs 'Heartland' and 'So Easy' have been covered by other bands. His music is often heard on KBOO radio.

The public is invited to attend the smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free event. Admission is free, however donations are welcome. Beverages and fresh-baked cookies will be sold to benefit the church music fund. For more information, call 503-636-8423.

Lake Oswego United Methodist church is located at 1855 South Shore Blvd.

Glow in the dark golf planned for June 23

Join the fun at Lake Oswego Golf Course for an evening of glow in the dark golf on June 23 with a ‘70s night glow ball tournament.

The event starts at 6:30 p.m. with a putting contest, followed by golf on the back nine holes at 7:15 p.m. Dinner will be served at 8:45 p.m., and the final nine holes of golf will be played at dark.

The two-person team entry fee is $79, which includes green fees, a prize fund, glow equipment and a dinner and drink ticket. A $5 team discount will be given for those bringing their own glow balls.

The deadline to register is today. Dinner will be served at Bunkers following the first nine holes of play. To register, call the pro shop at 503-636-8228.

Skate park mural unveiling is today

The Youth Action Council has been hosting art sessions for students to help paint murals for the Lake Oswego Skate Park for the past several weeks, and the art is finally ready to unveil.

The skate park mural unveiling will be today from noon to 2 p.m. Refreshments, raffle prizes and a DJ are all part of the fun planned for the event. The event is free and open to the public.

Landscaping for conservation workshop set

Friends of Tryon Creek will host a 'Landscaping for Conservation' workshop June 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants will learn how to manage their gardens from the ground up, starting with the soil and its complex role supporting plants. They will also learn about gardening with native plants, which use less water and don't require expensive fertilizers and pesticides.

The event is free. Pre-register at tryonfriends.org or by calling 503-636-4398.

River Heritage Day set for Willamette Park

The first annual River Heritage Day will be celebrated in West Linn on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Willamette Park. The goal of the event is to share the area's riverfront heritage, to incite interest and curiosity about local history and to inform and involve people in the area's natural history. The event is free and organized by the Willamette Falls Heritage Foundation.

Clackamas Community Band plays Wednesday

The Clackamas Community Band will present a concert in West Linn's Hammerle Park at 7 p.m. on June 27. The program includes patriotic and Americana-related selections. The event is free.

Sunday is movie night at Maher's Irish Pub

Maher's Pub will be hosting a series of summer movie nights on its patio Sunday evenings with movies starting at 5 and 7 p.m. Maher's is located at 352 A Ave., in downtown Lake Oswego.

Pamper with a Purpose event set for July 1

Pamper with a Purpose, a grassroots event to raise awareness and funds to stop genocide in Darfur and the Congo, will be held July 1 at 3 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park in Lake Oswego.

The event features speakers, music and solar cooker demonstrations, which illustrate how women and girls in Darfur and the Congo can reduce their risk of rape by staying in the refugee camps versus going out to collect firewood. In the Congo, four women and girls are reportedly raped every five minutes.

Guest speakers will be Fred Kramer, executive director of Jewish World Watch of Encino, Calif., and Steve Bilow of local Congolese Community JWW.

The event features a raffle, auction and art activities and haircuts and other personal care services for a suggested donation of $20.

Watch Tour de France coverage at St. Honore

St. Honore Boulangerie will once again air the Tour de France race June 30 through July 22. Each day's race will be broadcast on large-screen televisions every morning at 6 a.m. at the Northwest Thurman location in Portland and at 7 a.m. at the Lake Oswego outpost, located at 315 First Ave. in Lake View Village, and then rebroadcast throughout the day.

St. Honore has been an ongoing sponsor of the Sorella Forte cycling team, the largest all-woman's club in Oregon, which, in 2011, won Oregon Bicycle Racing Association's Best All Around Team award, the highest level a team can attain from the OBRA.

Two stores support Gallery Without Walls

Accessories From the Heart has partnered with Brighton to support children's art programs in Lake Oswego.

For every purchase of a Brighton Americana bracelet made until July 31, the retailer will donate 50 percent to the Arts Council of Lake Oswego.

Donating by design is a continuing tradition of Brighton, where founder and owner Jerry Kohl and his team of designers have created jewelry collections, which have raised more than $8 million for charity.

The Americana bracelet sells for $48.