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Teens present “The Wizard of Oz”

Participants in the Broadway Rose Theatre teen workshop will present “The Wizard of Oz” from Aug. 12-18 at the New Stage in Tigard.

The intensive three-week training workshop is designed for young performers who are serious about pursuing musical theater in high school, college or professionally. Focused on building real-world experience in a professional setting, the 40 participating students will rehearse and mount a full-scale production of “The Wizard of Oz.”

Performance times are 2 p.m. on Aug. 12, 13, 14 and 15, and 6 p.m. on Aug. 14.

Performances will be at the New Stage, located at 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard.

All tickets are $10; children under 2 sitting on parents’ laps are admitted free. Purchase tickets online at broadwayrose.org or call the box office at 503-620-5262.

TRAG outdoor art event set for Aug. 15-16

Three Rivers Artist Guild will hold its third-annual “Artists Outstanding in their Field” show and sale Aug. 15-16 at the home of member Phyllis Flury.

Flury will showcase her fused glass art; watercolorist Bonnie Moore and jeweler Jerilyn Walker also will display their work. The event runs from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Aug. 15 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Aug. 16 at 10695 S.E. 222nd Drive in Damascus. Refreshments, beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Visit outsidestyleglass.com for a slide show of last year’s event.

Sign up now for Mayor’s Championship

The 26th-annual Mayor’s Championship will take place at Lake Oswego Golf Course on Sept. 12. The event will open with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Registration is open with play limited to 76 players; sign up individually or in teams of four.

The event is hosted by Lake Oswego Mayor Kent Studebaker and features an 18-hole scramble format, mini-golf putting challenge, low-gross and low-net payouts and closest-to-the-pin contests, plus a $10,000 hole-in-one prize.

All players receive tee prizes and a raffle ticket for a drawing. Greens fee is $49.

Registration can be made by calling 503-636-8228. Entry deadline is Sept. 9.

County fair set for Aug. 18-23

The 109th Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo will take place Aug. 18-23 at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds in Canby. Fair hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-midnight; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-

8 p.m.

Five days of rodeo action are planned, with shows starting nightly at 7:30 p.m. The carnival — with rides, food and midway entertainment — runs all six days. Rodeo tickets range in price from $7-$12. Carnival tickets are 50 cents each; kiddie rides take eight tickets and the major rides take nine tickets. Ride wristbands are available every day for $40 onsite or $30 if purchased online in advance.

Admission to the fair is $9 for adults, $5 for juniors (ages 7-12) and seniors (65-74); children 6 and under are admitted free, as are Diamond Jubilee Seniors (those 75 and over).

Wheelchairs and electric scooters are available to rent at the information booth during the fair on a first come, first served basis. Parking is $5.

For complete details on events, visit Clackamas.us/fair.

Weiner to speak at Stafford

Holocaust survivor and author Alter Weiner will speak at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 14 in the Sullivan Theater at The Stafford Boutique Retirement Community. Incarcerated for three years in five different concentration camps, Weiner survived brutal conditions. He has written “From a Name to a Number,” a book in which he documents the experience.

The event is free; however, those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by calling 503-496-3729.

I-5 Connection seeks singers

The Wilsonville Community Chorus, also known as the I-5 Connection, is recruiting soprano, alto, tenor and bass singers who enjoy singing four-part harmony, as well as a substitute pianist who can play a variety of music. The pianist is a paid position; singers are volunteers.

I-5 Connection practices each Thursday from 10 a.m.-noon with Director Jocelyn Higgins at the Wilsonville Community Center, 7965 S. W. Wilsonville Road in Wilsonville. The chorus performs a variety of music and provides concerts during the holidays and in spring. The chorus performs at retirement centers and community sites in the area throughout the year.

Those interested in joining I-5 Chorus should email Higgins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Patty at the Wilsonville Community Center, 503-682-3727.