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Learn the meaning behind military patches

Military insignia expert Chris Brown will explain the meaning behind the colorful patches found on the uniforms of U.S. soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen from the Civil War through World War II at the Lake Oswego Public Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The program is free and open to the public, courtesy of the Friends of the Lake Oswego Library.

The library is located at 706 Fourth St. in Lake Oswego.

Annual Open Barn event set for July 6

SuDan Farm in Canby will host its annual Open Barn event from noon to 7 p.m. July 6. The free event features samples of grilled lamb, beer can chicken and smoked turkey, plus offerings from Puddin River Chocolates, Goldin Artisinal Goat Cheese, St. Josef’s Winery and Schmid Family Farm’s berries.

Attendees can see sheep shearing from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and then enjoy music by Shorty and the Mustangs from 2 to 5 p.m.

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Flower arranging class offered

Master Gardener Kathy Whitman will teach Flower Arranging Made Easy, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 12 at Luscher Farm. Cost is $18 for residents or $27 for nonresidents. Sign up online at lakeoswegoparks.org or by calling 503-675-2549.

Fred Bridges to speak at McLoughlin House

Fred Bridges will be the featured presenter at the Third Saturday Speaker Series at the historic McLoughlin House, 713 Center St. in Oregon City. Bridges, a World War II veteran and living history interpreter, will speak on the life of Dr. Forbes Barclay and medicine of the 19th century. The presentation takes place at noon Saturday and is free to the public.

The McLoughlin House is open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Phoenix, Portland boy choirs to sing together

The Phoenix Boys Choir Tour Choir and the Portland Boychoir will present a joint concert from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 21 at Central Lutheran Church, 1820 NE 21st St., Portland. A donation of $15 for adults is suggested. Children are admitted free.




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