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Attend mixed watermedia workshop on Saturday

Artist Melissa Gannon is offering a Sunflower Music Mixed Watermedia Workshop from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 21 at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave. in Gladstone.

Cost is $55. To register, call Gannon at 503-557-3963.

Open garden event at Rare Plant Research

Mark the calendar for Rare Plant Research’s open garden event to take place May 21 and 22. This is the one weekend the garden is open to the public.

The garden is located at 11900 S. Criteser Road in Oregon City. Wine and food will be available for purchase.

Summer dance classes announced

Dave and Jody Crandell will teach Thursday night dance classes beginning June 9. Partners are required for these classes. Learn beginning tango at 7 p.m. or country western two-step at 8:15 p.m.

Beginning jitterbug and intermediate level waltz classes will be taught beginning July 7 and beginning lindy hop swing and intermediate jitterbug swing classes begin Aug. 4.

Sessions last four weeks and cost is $45 per person.

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

Questions can be directed to the Crandells at 503-637-6295.

Newberg Community Band to present concert

“Let’s Dance!” is the theme of the Newberg Community Band’s spring concert to be held at 7:30 p.m. June 9 in the Bauman Auditorium at George Fox University in Newberg. The concert is free and open to all.

Learn more online at newbergcommunityband.com.

Barbecue, concert to benefit veteran outreach

Meridian United Church of Christ’s Veteran Outreach committee is hosting a fundraiser May 21 at the church, located at 6750 S. W. Boeckman Road in Wilsonville. The event features a barbecue and concert by Josephine P. Elle, Charlotte Dakota and Paradox. Tickets are $25 or two for $40. Veterans and all active military are admitted free of charge.

People can also sign up to be part of the church’s Relay for Life team at the event.

Purchase tickets online at GrowAMusicGarden.org or at the church between 9 a.m.-2 p.m., or call 503-682-0339 or organizer Deb Rankin at 760-500-2282.

Hear Musical Shenanigans in Oregon City

Willamette Falls Symphony’s end of the season concert is sure to tickle your funny bone. Titled Musical Shenanigans, the program features “Phantom of the Oprah,” “Duet for Two Cats,” “Beethoven’s 5th Mambo” and more serious music too.

A silent auction will be held during intermission to raise money for the nonprofit musical group.

The concert will take place at 3 p.m. June 5 at Oregon City United Methodist Church, 18955 South End Road, Oregon City.

Tickets, priced at $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and free for those younger than 12 accompanied by an adult, will be available at the door, by paying with cash or by check only.

For more information, visit willamettefallssymphony.org or call 503-632-7267.

Sign up to exhibit your car at Love INC Car Show

Clackamas Love INC, in collaboration with Relay For Life of Oregon City-West Linn, is hosting the Love INC Car Show at Clackamas Community College from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June 25. Clackamas Love INC is a nonprofit partnership of Clackamas County churches that work together to provide thousands of needed items to individuals and families in our community every year, as well as education in important areas such as parenting and employment. Relay For Life is working hard to raise money for the fight against cancer.

The Car Show is going to be a fun, family-friendly event, with great food, raffles, carnival games, a kid’s area, and more. Food includes Dahlias Taqueria, Kona Ice and Voodoo Donuts. Car show registrants will be eligible for People’s Choice Prizes. The event is free for spectators. Those registering cars can sign up online at http://loveinccarshow.eventbrite.com or by calling Kristen at 503-739-5195. Car registration is $25 in advance, or $30 the day of the event.