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Hear Newberg Community Band in concert

The Newberg Community Band and McMinnville’s Second Winds Band will present a concert at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, in Bauman Auditorium on the George Fox University campus in Newberg. The concert is free and open to the public.

Learn more online at newbergcommunityband.com.

Compositions to be featured at Marylhurst

Aaron Copland’s Pulitzer Prize-winning composition “Appalachian Spring” will be performed in its original instrumentation for 13 instruments by some of Portland’s finest musicians at Marylhurst University at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 22.

Also on the program is “Chorale in E-flat (homage to Aaron Copland), Op. 118,” by renowned local composer Tomas Svoboda, who will be in attendance. Original works by Marylhurst University composition students and “Octet” by local composer Ken Seldon round out the program.

Chamber musicians include Zach Galatis, flute; David Hattner, clarinet; Adam Trussel, bassoon; Susan Smith, piano; Fritz Gearheart and Shin-young Kwon, first violin; Fumino Ando and Sarah Roth, second violin; Brian Quincy and Jennifer Arnold, viola; Hamilton Cheifetz and Valdine Mishkin, cello; and Ted Botsford, bass. Ken Seldon conducts.

The concert takes place in Flavia Hall on the Marylhurst University campus. It is free and open to the public.

Attend Bourbon & Bacon Fest

Entercom Radio is partnering with the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry to present Portland’s first Bourbon & Bacon Fest.

The event is scheduled from 7:30-11 p.m. on Saturday, June 13; it will be part of OMSI After Dark, which invites adults to enjoy child-free, brain-building science fun featuring live demonstrations, new exhibitions and old favorites.

The event will feature more than 30 local vendors offering a variety of bacon, bourbon, whiskey and brandy samples. Guests will also enjoy music from local DJs, mixology lessons, appearances by local radio personalities and more.

Tickets are $25 for premium or $13 general admission. Premium ticket holders need not wait in line to purchase tasting tokens; they’ll get 10 tokens and a Bourbon & Bacon tasting glass for $25. General admission tickets include entry into the event, where you can buy tokens and glasses once you are inside.

Purchase online at portland.bourbonandbacon.com.

Attend Portland Rose Society Spring Show

The Portland Rose Society invites the public to attend the 127th annual Spring Rose Show, which is scheduled for June 4-5 at Lloyd Center in Portland. Show hours are 1-9 p.m. on Thursday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday.

Participants may enter their roses from 6:30-9:30 a.m. on June 4. There is no cost to enter and you need not be a PRS member. All vases and supplies are provided; just bring your roses. Ribbons and trophies are awarded in all levels of experience, including children’s classes.

For more information, visit portlandrosesociety.org.

Alpenrose’s Dairyville to open June 7

Alpenrose Dairy, Oregon’s oldest family-owned dairy, is ready once again to welcome families to Dairyville, a Western-themed “town” located right on the 52-acre dairy farm.

A Portland tradition for more than 50 years, Dairyville has attracted families to its pioneer exhibit. Admission is free. The exhibit will be open from 1-4 p.m. each Sunday afternoon through Aug. 31.

Alpenrose Dairy is located at 6149 Shattuck Road in Portland.

Stretching seminar set for June 23

Muscles in Motion will hold a Stretching Seminar at 6:30 p.m. June 23 at the Upper Cervical Clinic, 15800 S.W. Upper Boones Ferry Road in Lake Oswego. The clinic will cover body mechanics of being flexible, stretching before or after workouts, how far is too far and how to age well by using your muscles properly. The event is free and open to the public.

Those wishing to attend should RSVP on Muscles in Motion Facebook page or at Muscles in Motion, 17437 Lower Boones Ferry Road, Suite 300 in Lake Oswego.

For more information call 503-597-8352.


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