Cosmopolitans to present concert tomorrow

The Cosmopolitans will play at The Bobbin’ Robin, also known as Robinwood Station, Nov. 15 starting at 7 p.m. The Cosmopolitans are Gary Guenther, playing clarinet, flute and saxophone, and Larry Munson on guitar. The duo plays acoustic swing, jazz and blues.

This event is intended for all ages and childcare is available onsite. Admission is free though donations are appreciated to help sustain the concert series.

Robinwood Station is located at 3706 Cedaroak Dr. in West Linn.

For more information call Jack Norby at 503-720-4733.

Lighting of Maddax Woods set for Nov. 16

The 10th annual Lighting of Maddax Woods will open Nov. 16 with a benefit sale and party from 3 to 8 p.m. Music, storytelling, coffee, hot cocoa and more are planned for the celebration. The lighted walk through the woods continues from 4 to 9 p.m. daily through Dec. 31. For sale are fresh-cut trees, wreathes and swags, native plants and nature-related gifts. The event is a fundraiser for the Friends of Maddax Woods.

The park is located at 5785 River St., West Linn. For more information, call 503-722-2137.

Unity presentation to help regain power

The Unity Center will present “An Afternoon With don Miguel Ruiz Jr.” Nov. 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the center, 20255 Willamette Drive, West Linn.

Ruiz will speak on his book, “The Five Levels of Attachment,” as part of Unity’s fall series “Wholehearted Living: Experience Your Authentic Self.” Tickets to the event are $20 and can be purchased online at

“The Five Levels of Attachment’ is a guide to understanding how we have developed our belief structures and how to go about re-evaluating — or even severing — these harmful attachments,” said Ruiz. “It is important to be aware of where we are on the scale of attachment with any particular belief. With awareness we can regain the power to make our own decisions.”

Ruiz is a Nagual, or Toltec Master of Transformation. He is a direct descendant of the Toltecs of the Eagle Night lineage, and the son of don Miguel Ruiz, author of “The Four Agreements.”

Get prepared for disaster

Alan Corson, author of “The Family Guide to Survival Skills That Can Save Your Life and the Lives of Your Family,” will share information on the topic Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Lake Oswego Public Library.

In an interactive, free presentation and demonstation with time for questions, Corson will discuss shelter, fire, safe drinking water and the myths and facts of emergency survival. He will present a “Bug Out Bag” to show what the critical items every person and household should have on hand in the event of an emergency. He will discuss what needs to be carried in your car whenever you leave home. Attendees will leave with everyday emergency preparedness measures they can use immediately.

High school art on exhibit at Lake Oswego library

The eighth annual high school art show featuring pieces created by students at Lake Oswego and Lakeridge high schools is on exhibit at the Lake Oswego Public Library through Nov. 30.

Learn to use organic vegetables in holiday meals

The Nov. 21 Third Tuesday Wellness Seminar at Trainer’s Club Fitness Center will feature Bill Lakey of Organically Grown. He will share ways to use organic winter vegetables and discuss genetically modified organisms (GMO) and what you need to know about them. The presentation begins at 5:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The Trainer’s Club is located at 333 S. State St. in Lake Oswego.

Lakewood in Lights set for Dec. 2

Lakewood in Lights, the fundraising event for Lakewood Theatre Company’s Rising Star program will be held Dec. 2 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Lakewood Center for the Arts. The Rising Star program supports performances and educational opportunities for artists.

The event will feature performances by Stephanie Heuston, Benjamin Farmer, Joe Theissen and Scott Parker, as well as silent and live auctions, raffles and festive trees. Complimentary wine will be served along with foods by Babica Hen Café.

Tickets are $50 each, $35 of which is tax deductible. They can be purchased online at or by calling the box office at 503-635-3901.

Lakewood Center for the Arts is located at 368 S. State St. in Lake Oswego.

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