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Music from Heaven delivered with Pie in the Sky

Lake Oswego United Methodist Church will present Music ala Mode, a fundraiser for its music and outreach programs, at 7 p.m. May 18 at the church, 1855 South Shore Blvd., Lake Oswego.

Presenting the “music from heaven” will be the church’s Chancel Choir, Flipside praise band, Vesper Bells and Lake Carillon handbell choirs plus Bob Hinson. To enjoy with the music will be generous servings of homemade pies of all varieties.

Tickets are $15 each or $130 for a reserved table for eight. Call the church office at 503-636-8423 to purchase tickets and get more information.

Play Glow in the Dark golf

Lake Oswego Golf Course is hosting a Night Ranger Glow-Ball Tournament May 17. The event begins with a shotgun start at 7 p.m., dinner at 8:30 p.m. and the final nine glow ball and dusk, approximately 9 p.m.

Cost is $75 for a two-person team and includes green fees, prize fund, glow equipment, dinner. An early pay discount of $5 is granted those paying the entry fee before May 7.

Dinner is provided by Casa del Pollo after the first nine holes. To register call the Lake Oswego Golf Course at 503-636-8228. The course is located at 17525 Stafford Road in Lake Oswego.

Master Gardeners offer workshop

The Clackamas County Master Gardener chapter will host a workshop from 7 to 8 p.m. May 12 at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie. Guest speaker will be Jolly Butler who will speak on Making the Most of Small Gardens. Butler will discuss special design considerations, such as scale, soil needs and plant options available for creating a small space garden.

Butler is the author of “Gardening 101,” a column which appears in Garden Showcase magazine. She also teaches gardening basic classes at Portland Community College.

The event is free and open to the public.

McEvers showing at The Stafford

Watercolorist Kathie McEvers will be showing her art at The Stafford Boutique Retirement Community. The exhibit continues through June 4.

The Stafford is located at 1200 Overlook Drive in Lake Oswego.

Must See Oregon to feature Oregon Garden

Must See Oregon, a new event promoting recreational opportunities throughout Oregon, will feature The Oregon Garden from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 17. Clinics on geocaching, fly casting, a visit by Miss Oregon, demonstrations by Oregon State Parks rangers and kids’ activities will be part of the fun. Admission to The Oregon Garden will be free that day.

The event also showcases tourism opportunities throughout the state. Travel expert Steve Arndt, author of “Roads Less Traveled,” will be available to help plan trips.

For more information call 503-371-8904 or visit mustseeor.com.

Trainer’s Club exhibiting Refvem’s art in May

The colorful works of local artist Sarah Refvem are on exhibit at the Trainer’s Club through the month of May. According to Trainer’s Club owner Jennifer Lakey, Refven’s “bright abstracts are the perfect antidote to Oregon spring weather.”

Trainer’s Club is located at 333 South State St., suite W in Lake Oswego.

Northwest Senior Theatre to present spring musical

Northwest Senior Theatre will present “Do you Remember These?” a musical variety show featuring the music of the 1920s, ’30s and ’40s and salute to early radio at 2 p.m. May 14 through May 17 at Alpenrose Dairy Opera House, 6149 SW Shattuck Road in Portland. Admission is $5 at the door. Groups arriving by bus or van should arrive by 1:30 p.m. and notify Betty at 503-227-2003 prior to the show date.

Creative writing conference to be held at CCC

The Compose Creative Writing Conference takes place May 31 at Clackamas Community College’s Oregon City campus in Roger Rook Hall, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Workshops include fiction, poetry, playwriting, memoir, comics, songwriting, creative nonfiction, digital storytelling, grammar and publishing. The cost is $10 for CCC students and $15 for the general public. Lunch will be available for an additional $10. To register, call 503-594-3258 or 503-594-3262.

Attend Mark Twain dinner

Clackamas Community College’s English Department will hold its annual fundraising dinner on May 30 in the Gregory Forum at the college’s Oregon City campus, beginning at 7 p.m. Cost is $25 for students and $50 for all others. Donations will also be accepted. For information and reservations, contact Taylor Donnelly at 503-594-6159 or Sue Mach 503-594-3262.

Voices and Verisimilitudes focus of Peregrine series

Poetry and prose will take center stage as four authors read their works from VoiceCatcher, an online literary and art publication, when the Peregrine Literary Series continues at 7 p.m. May 18 at Holy Names Heritage Center, 17425 Holy Names Drive in Lake Oswego. Reading will be Marylynne Diggs, Michelle Fredette, M and Wendy Thompson.

Hosted by Joan Maiers, the Peregrine Literary Series showcases writers, artists and musicians whose work expresses the Pacific Northwest spirit and heritage. Programs are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring canned food donations for the Oregon Food Bank.




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