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Leslie Cheney-Parr showing art in June

Lake Oswego artist Leslie Cheney-Parr is showing her art at Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Hwy., Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, 1237 S.W. 10th St., PGE Headquarters, 3 World Trade Center, 121 S.W. Salmon, all in Portland; Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St. S.E., Salem and at Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St., Springfield.

Learn more online at cheneyparr.com or call 503-668-7401.

Trumbull photographs at Wishbone Home & Design

Lake Oswego photographer Jim Trumbull is showing his photographs of Oswego Lake and other images at Wishbone Home & Design, 41 B Ave., Lake Oswego.

See “Little Mermaid, Jr.”

Christian Youth Theater’s Portland affiliate will present Disney’s “Little Mermaid Jr.” June 3 - 11, with 7 p.m. shows Fridays and 2 and 7 p.m. shows on Saturday at The Bridge House, 2816 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. Adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture, the production features bright and colorful costumes and creative lighting and sets. Tickets are available online at cytportland.org/shows.

LO Library has new cultural passes available

Just in time for summer the Lake Oswego Public Library has new cultural passes to share. Available are passes to:

  • The End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Oregon City. Learn about pioneer life with hands-on exhibits about the Oregon Trail. Pass admits two adults and up to six children.

  • The Gilbert House Children’s Museum in Salem. The Gilbert House has educational activities and experiences to spark natural curiousity and imagination. The house also has a large and remarkable playground. The pass admits up to five people.

  • The World of Speed Museum in Wilsonville. Museum features historic racecars, boats and motorcycles that tell the story of motorsports culture. Details of what the pass includes will be available by mid-June.

    Passes can be reserved for use by presenting a library card. Learn more by calling the library at 503-636-7628.

    Summer reading programs began June 1

    The summer reading programs offered by Lake Oswego Public Library began June 1 and continue through the month of August. Reading programs are available for youth, teens and adults. Learn more online at ci.oswego.or.us/library.

    Ride the Columbia Gorge Express

    Oregon Department of Transportation has launched its new Columbia Gorge Express bus with round-trip service linking the Gateway Transit Center with Rooster Rock State Park and Multnomah Falls. The service, which operates Friday through Sunday, through Sept. 25, provides transportation options that help relieve severe parking and traffic congestion at Multnomah Falls. Cost of the round trip is $5.

    During the service, travelers may park for free at Rooster Rock State Park and ride the shuttle at no charge to Multnomah Falls, a 10-minute ride.

    There are 12 departures a day from the Gateway Transit Center, the first at 8:45 a.m. The final bus of the day leaves Multnomah Falls at 6 p.m. Each bus will have rack space for three bicycles.

    For more information visit columbiagorgeexpress.com.

    Hardimans, Steen playing at Five-0-Three Saturday

    Restaurant Five-0-Three, 21900 Willamette Drive suite 201 in West Linn, will share the music of vocalist Rebecca Hardiman, pianist Ray Hardiman and Ron Steen on drums from 6:30-9:30 p.m. June 4. The entertainment is free.

    The Hardimans will return to perform at Five-0-Three from 6:30-9:30 p.m. June 30.

    St. Paul’s Trail Ride set for June 5

    The annual St. Paul Rodeo Trail Ride kicks off June 5, with breakfast at 7 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, juice, eggs and fresh Oregon strawberries are on the menu. After breakfast at approximately 10 a.m. several hundred horses and riders will gather at the rodeo arena to take off for the ride through the countryside and along the Willamette River, and concludes with a free lunch at the Tack Room Saloon.

    Cost of the breakfast is $8 for adults and $5 for children up to age 12.

    A youth rodeo, sanctioned by the Northwest Youth Rodeo Association will be held June 4 and 5 and is open to the public. Admission is free. The youth rodeo begins at 10 a.m. each day.

    The St. Paul Rodeo is June 30- July 4. Tickets are on sale and range in price from $16 - $26. Visit StPaulRodeo.com or call 1-800-237-5920.