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Treat your sweetheart Feb. 14

Events, special foods and beverages and more ideas for celebrating Valentine's Day

Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - GP Kitchen is whipping up some sweet treats for Valentines Day, such as these Red Velvet whoopie pies.

Take advantage of the many activities, foods and fun that businesses and organizations have planned to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Here is a quick rundown for consideration:

Clackamas Repertory Theatre continues its series of interactive children’s shows with a Valentine’s Day-themed performance, “Wing It: A ‘Mazing’ Love Story” at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 14 in the Osterman Theatre on the Clackamas Community College campus. In this all-new installment, the forest friends discuss their favorite love stories, but it soon becomes clear that some characters have a better grasp about love than others.

“Wing It” is created for children ages 2-8. Admission is a suggested $5 donation at the door.

Future “Wing It” shows are scheduled for April 11, June 13, Oct. 3, Dec. 5 and 12. For more information, visit clackamasrep.org or call 503-594-6047.

Through the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, GP Kitchen, formerly Gourmet Production, is offering a special menu of sweet treats at both its locations, 433 N.W. 10th Ave. in Portland and at 39 B Ave., in Lake Oswego. Get red velvet whoopee pies for $2.25, shortbread hearts dipped in bittersweet chocolate for $1.50 or packages of three for $4.25. All day Feb. 13 you can get love jars of deep dark chocolate pots de crème me for $3.75.

For more information or to order, call 503-697-7355.

World Class Wines will hold a tasting of special Valentine wines from 4:30-8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the store, 269 A Ave., Lake Oswego. Cost is $15 to sample six wines, plus $5 for an optional bonus pour. Owner Rick Baldwin may possibly open a bottle of bubbly using a saber.

Lewis & Clark College will present the seventh annual (Anti) Valentine’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in Evans Auditorium on campus.

The concert features three choral ensembles and four a cappella singing groups and includes music for Valentine’s Day lovers and haters.

Tickets range in price from $5-$10.

On a Whim Studio has several Valentine-themed cooking and art classes. For complete details, call 503-305-8493. The studio is located at 467 Third Street in Lake Oswego.


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