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I-5 Connection Chorus presents Christmas concert

The I-5 Connection Community Chorus will present a holiday concert at 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Meridian United Church of Christ, 6750 Boeckman Road in Wilsonville.

Director Jocelyn Higgins leads the group in singing a mix of sacred and secular songs with accompanist Katie Turner. Audience members are encouraged to come early to enjoy other music performed by musicians Katie Turner, Kip Stevenson, Gene Nudelman, Marshall Watkins and Ken Ochsner.

The 50-member group practices from 10 a.m. — noon Thursdays at the Wilsonville Community Center, 7965 S.W. Wilsonville Road in Wilsonville. For more information email Higgins at jphiggins@comcast.net or call the center at 503-682-3727.

First Thursday Art Show at Trudy’s Living Room

On Dec. 3 from 5-8 p.m., Trudy’s Living Room will be showing the work of local photographers, including landscape, portrait and wildlife. Refreshments will be provided.

The store is located at 9740 Wilsonville Road in Wilsonville. Call 503-427-0870 for more information.

OHC to hold annual show, toy drive

Oswego Heritage Council hosting holiday gift show and toy drive

Local artists will be selling their works on Dec. 2 from 2-8 p.m. at Oswego Heritage House, 398 Tenth St. in Lake Oswego. A variety of items will be for sale, including toys, jewelry, wine, stationary, glass, hats, puppets, metal art, vintage items, miniatures, and more.

Attendees can enter a raffle to win a gift basket, and kids can visit Santa from 5-7 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a toy to donate to the Lake Oswego Fire Department toy drive.

For more information call 503-635-6373.

CCC to hold Holiday Craft Fair

Handmade crafts and other gifts will be for sale Dec. 1-2 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Community Center Mall on the CCC campus, at 19600 Molalla Ave in Oregon City. For more information call Michelle Baker at 503-594-3041 or email mbaker@clackamas.edu.

CCC presents fall 2015 concert schedule

Student groups, alumni and faculty are performing in several concerts throughout December at CCC.

Instrumental Jazz Night is Dec. 1 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Osterman Theatre at CCC.

Contemporary Music Ensemble will perform from 7:30-9 p.m. at Osterman Theatre.

The Wind Ensemble and String Ensemble will play from 7:30-9 p.m. at Osterman Theatre.

Sing for Joy!, featuring the CCC Mainstream and Chamber choirs, will be held 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 16000 S Henrici Road in Oregon City.

Admission is $5 for each concert. Osterman Theatre is on the CCC campus at 19600 Molalla Ave. in Oregon City. For more information call the music department at 503-594-3337.

Christmas Fantasy Trail with castle in Oregon City forest

The 23rd annual Christmas Fantasy Trail is open Dec. 2-30 from 6-9 p.m., Monday-Saturday, except for Dec. 24 and 25. The wooded area is decorated with thousands of lights, and visiters can explore the 40-foot lighted castle, the tunnel, suspension bridge, maze, crooked house, and nightly bonfire.

Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for children. Cash only. Refreshments available.

The trail is located at 19754 South Ridge Road in Oregon City. Call 503-631-2047 for details or to get directions.

Irish dance to benefit food pantry

IrishPDX is sponsoring an evening of Irish music, singing and dancing Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. at Winona Grange #271, located at 8340 Seneca St. in Tualatin. There will be a short dance lesson at 7:45 p.m.

Members of Na Rosai, Erik Killips, Conor O’Bryan and Richie Rosencrans will provide music.

Admission is $10. Students and veterans are admitted for $8.

Attendees are encouraged to bring food donations for the Tualatin Schoolhouse Food Pantry.

Most needed are personal hygiene items, pet food, and canned meals.

Email sam.keator@frontier.com or visit IrishPDX.com for details.

Get discount on dance lessons

Dave and Jody Crandell are offering a discount on beginning and intermediate couples dance classes.

Couples registering for beginning lindy hop swing classes or intermediate jitterbug swing classes can pay $70 for the three-week sessions. The classes will be held at Rosemont Ridge Middle School, 20001 Salamo Road in West Linn.

Register through West Linn Parks and Recreation, 503-557-4700.

Redman to present an Evening of Storytelling

Earl Redman, author of “Abdu’l-Baha in Their Midst” and “Shoghi Effendi Through the Pilgrim’s Eye: Building the Administrative Order,” will be in Lake Oswego for a special evening of storytelling at 7 p.m. Nov. 24 at the Bahai Center, 16103 S.W. Lake Forest Blvd. in Lake Oswego.

The event is free and open to the public.


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