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Attend Leap Year Raclette Party

SE Wine Collective is hosting a Leap Year Raclette Party Monday, Feb. 29 from 6:30 p.m. to closing at the collective, 2425 S.E. 35th Place in Portland. Cheesemonger Steve Jones of Cheese Bar will prepare the melted cheese.

Menu features Fromage Raclette, potatoes and sweetheart ham with mustard and cornichons plus pairings of Alpine white, Jura red, and your choice of cider or beer. Cost is $25 per person for food and wine, gratuity not included.

Reservations are required; call 503-208-2061 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free band concert offered for children

The Newberg Community Band will perform a concert especially for children, although it is also open to anyone who loves music.

It will be at 2:30 p.m. March 13 at George Fox University in the Bauman Auditorium, 1009 E. North St., Newberg. The concert will include “Roller Coaster” with three solo trumpets and the band, “Mambo” from “West Side Story,” “When Johnny Comes Marching Home,” “William Tell Overture” (Lone Ranger theme), “Over the Rainbow,” “The Captain America March” and more. The concert is free and open to all.

Attend Sip Classic at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is hosting a SIP Wine and Food Classic March 11-13 at the museum, located at 500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, across the highway from the McMinnville Airport and about three miles southeast of McMinnville, on Highway 18. Hours are 3-9 p.m. Friday, noon-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

The event features chef demonstrations and discussions with winemakers. Tickets are $17 for a single day pass; multiple day passes are available online at sipclassic.org.

Marylhurst Symphony to present concert

Marylhurst Symphony, under the direction of Lajos Balogh, will present a concert of Russian classics at 4 p.m. March 6 at St. Anne’s Chapel on the Marylhurst University campus, 17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors at the door, and refreshments will be served.

Sitka Center announces summer workshops

The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology is offering more than 100 workshops this summer that strengthen one’s connection to art, nature and humanity. Traditionally, the workshops are designed for adults of varied skill levels, with some offerings for all ages. New this year is “Youth Week” in early August, featuring workshops for youth ages 12-17 on topics ranging from digital storytelling to nature sun prints.

Sitka Center offers a limited number of need-based scholarships. For details, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To learn more about the workshops and membership, call 541-994-5485 or visit sitkacenter.org.