Next weeks calendar is full of not-to-be missed LO Reads events
Lake Oswego Reads participants have a variety of events to enjoy this week in celebration of the book selection, 'Mink River,' written by Lake Oswego author Brian Doyle. Mark your calendar with these events:
* Friday, Feb. 3 - Moonstruck Chocolate Café is hosting an exhibit of Mick Geronimo's and Sean Minogue's photographs of the Oregon coast. A reception with the artists occurs today from 6 to 8 p.m. The photographs will be on display through February.
* Saturday, Feb. 4 - Taste wines and local cuisine at a Sip and Savor event at the West End Building from 2 to 5 p.m.
* Monday, Feb. 6 - Enjoy a sneak peak at Portland Opera's production of 'Madame Butterfly,' Puccini at his best. Hear why Michael the cop was addicted to Puccini's opera music beginning at 7 p.m. at Lakewood Center for the Arts.
* Tuesday, Feb. 7 - Music at the Lake Oswego Library's First Tuesday series features Celtic music performed by Hanz Araki and his band, beginning at 7 p.m.
* Wednesday, Feb. 8 - The Second Wednesday Performing Arts feature this month is an Irish dance performance by Maher School of Irish Dance students at 2 p.m. at the Lake Oswego Library.
Those with tickets can enjoy a community cow barbecue at 5:30 p.m., and then hear author Brian Doyle speak at 7 p.m. Tickets are valid until 15 minutes before the presentation begins; seats empty at that time will be filled from those who are in a waiting line.
* Thursday, Feb. 9 - Enjoy an Irish and Oregon three-course dinner and a book discussion led by Mayor Jack Hoffman and First Lady Agnes Hoffman at Oswego Lake Country Club at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25, register at 503-675-2538.
* Friday, Feb. 10 - Join a discussion of 'Mink River' at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, Fifth and G.
* Saturday, Feb. 11 - Hear author Molly Glass discuss how what she read has influenced her writing, 10 a.m., Oswego Heritage House.
Come experience 'Something to Crow About' at Graham's Stationery, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Scuplture, weavings, foods, paintings and more.
A complete list of Lake Oswego Reads events visit www.lakeoswegoreads.org.