Bobbin Robin Club invites all to sing-along in West Linn
The Bobbin Robin Club will present a winter solstice musical event Saturday at Robinwood Station, 3706 Cedaroak Drive in West Linn. West Linn musician John Nilsen will begin the evening with a solo performance of folk, jazz and classically woven holiday favorites at 6 p.m. A community sing-along around a bonfire, weather permitting, will follow at 7 p.m.
The Bobbin Robin Club will provide lyric sheets, guitar accompaniment, hot cocoa and cookies. Those attending are encouraged to bring cookies and beverages to share in the spirit of the season.
For more information, call Jack Norby at 503-720-4733.
West Linn Lutheran presents Sounds of the Season
West Linn Lutheran Church will present the Sounds of the Season and Labyrinth of Lights Festival on Dec. 27. The nativity and labyrinth opens at 6 p.m., and the music begins at 7 p.m. The post-Christmas revelry features a variety of seasonal music and carol singing. The outdoor labyrinth will be festively lit for the occasion.
Refreshments will be served. The public is encouraged to bring non-perishable food donations for the West Linn Food Pantry.
The labyrinth is open to the public at all times, but will only be lit on Dec. 27.
WLLC is located at 20390 Willamette Drive in West Linn. For more information, call the church at 503-656-0110.
Stickmen Brewery and Skewery adds music, brunch
Stickmen Brewery and Skewery, located at 40 N. State St. in Lake Oswego, now offers live music each week and weekend brunch. Visit the facebook.com/stickmenbeer/events for the lineup and news about the New Years Eve party.
For more information, call 503-344-4449.
Coffee table book on Lake Oswego released
Ron Wilks, owner of Rhino Media Group, has released a new coffee table book, Lake Oswego, a great place to live. In production for the better part of a year, it is available for sale at Grahams Book and Stationery, 460 Second St. in Lake Oswego, and other locations.
The book showcases some of the remarkable residences in the community, from the stone manse on Jantzen Island, reclaimed by Avia founder Jerry Stubblefield, to delightful cottages in First Addition, and classic Richard Sundeleaf homes throughout the area.
The book has sections on neighborhood feel, economic health, education of young people, art and culture, recreation, and even the legendary boathouses on several of the properties along the lake shore.
Photographic images, most by local professionals, are plentiful, sizable, and illustrate the stories being told in ways that rivet the reader. Design for the book was done by longtime resident, Loren Weeks, editorial and narrative by Tim Leigh.
Jewish a capella choir to perform
Magevet, the premier Jewish, Hebrew and Israeli a cappella group from Yale University, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 3 during the Shabbat dinner at Congregation Shaarie Torah, 920 NW 25 Ave., Portland, and again at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 4 at Temple Beth Israel, 1972 NW Flanders St., Portland.
The group performs liturgical pieces, modern pop and contemporary songs pulled from Jewish sources around the world.
The Friday performance includes a dinner; tickets are $12. Tickets to the Saturday concert are $5 each.
For more information, call 503-226-6131.
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