Lakeridge student performing solo at PYP Association concert
Lakeridge High School junior Owen Kaufmann will be featured during a major concert on Sunday, Feb. 14.
The Portland Youth Philharmonic Associations Portland Youth Conservatory Orchestra and Portland Youth Wind Ensemble will be performing their mid-season Cadenza Concert at 4 p.m. on Feb. 14 at Skyview High School, 1300 N.W. 139th St., Vancouver, Wash. Kaufmann, an alto saxophonist, will be spotlighted during a John Moss arrangement of Claude Debussys 1910-era piece, The Girl with the Flaxen Hair. The wind ensemble conductor is Dave Matthys, a former Lake Oswego High School band director.
The Cadenza Concert will open with American composer John Zdechliks band standard, Chorale and Shaker Dance. Other compositions during the event will include Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovskys Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 2, also known as Little Russian, and American composer Julie Girouxs concert band work, Culloden III.
General admission is $15, $12 for seniors and students. Groups of 10 or more are eligible for a 10 percent discount when purchased in advance. Group tickets are available until noon on the Friday before the performance. For more information or to buy tickets, visit http://www.portlandyouthphil.org or call 503-223-5939.
Free immunization clinic on tap
Children without health insurance or who are covered by the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) can participate in a clinic for all state-required vaccines from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11.
Parents should bring immunization records to the clinic; a parent or guardian must be present and sign an authorization form for children younger than 15.
Depending on supply, flu vaccines also may be available for uninsured adults. Appointments are not available; the event is for walk-ins only.
The event will be held at New Hope Community Church, 11731 S.E. Stevens Road, Happy Valley. For more information, call 503-655-8799.
For people covered by OHP, immunizations also are available from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday at Sunnyside Health and Wellness Center, 9775 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Clackamas. For more information on this service, call 503-655-8471.
Student safety poster contest deadline coming up
High school students in Clackamas County are invited to participate in the Drive to Zero Posters and Coasters safe driving media contest. The goal of the contest is for students to create artwork that promotes safe driving to others in the community.
Student artwork or written messages should be based on risk factors such as speed, distracted driving or impaired driving, or on prevention strategies such as seat belt use, parent support or eliminating distractions. Students are encouraged to use positive, uplifting messages that reflect the need to drive with respect and courtesy.
Entries must be submitted by March 11; contest details are available at ClackamasSafeCommunities.org.
The contest is sponsored by Clackamas County Drive to Zero Program, Clackamas Town Center and State Farm Insurance.