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Skate park fun begins with barbecue

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Attend the annual Go Skateboarding Day Barbecue at the skate park June 21.Mark your calendar for the Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation’s second annual Go Skateboarding Day Barbecue, to be held from noon to 8 p.m. June 21 at the skate park, 5705 Jean Road in Lake Oswego. Skating is free all day with parent/guardian signed pass.

Don’t miss the Missoula Children’s Theater Auditions and Rehearsals. Arrive at the West End Building’s Columbia room by 9:30 a.m. Auditions run from 10 a.m. to noon. No late admittance. Auditions are open to Lake Oswego youth ages 6 to 18. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Call Parks and Recreation office at 503-675-2549 to register. Rehearsals will take place June 16 to 20. The time of day depends on the actor’s role. Information and details about rehearsal times follow auditions. A $70 fee due for children selected for the week-long theater workshop with the Missoula Children’s Theatre tour directors and subsequent June 20 and 21 performances. Performances will be held at George Rogers Park, at the corner of Ladd and South State Street. Admission to the 4 p.m. June 20 show is free; there is a $5 cost per person for the performance at 10:30 a.m. June 21.

Bob Ross oil painting. This easy step-by- step class takes beginners to seasoned painters from blank canvas to a finished masterpiece in one class. All supplies are provided. Ages 12 and older, 5:30 to 9 p.m. June 16, $48.

Basic stand up paddle lesson. On dry land learn paddling safely, basic equipment and proper board carrying. On the water, learn basic paddle strokes needed to efficiently move a stand-up board on flat water. This is a fun, family friendly sport that is a great full body workout. Ages 10 and older, June 21, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., (ages 10 to 15 $30 and ages 16 or older $50).

Youth, collegiate experienced rowing camp. For youth or collegiate rowers who began rowing prior to June 2014, or new rowers who completed session 1 of Learn to Row camp, can enroll. Ages 13 and older, Monday through Friday, June 16 through July 11, 7 to 9 a.m., $100.

Youth learn to row camp. Participants learn proper rowing technique, whole body conditioning and water safety while enjoying a new activity. Youth who participate during the summer get a head start on team rowing if they choose to row during the school year. Must be entering grades 7 through 12 in fall 2014. Participants who complete session 1 can enroll in session 2 or choose to row in the experienced Summer Camp Program. Ages 13 to 18, Monday through Friday, June 16 through July 11, 9 to 11 a.m., $175.

Barnyard chickens. Start with a chick and end up with eggs over easy. Learn about raising chicks, city regulations, chicken tractors, the right nutrition and extra benefits of having poultry in your own yard. Ages 13 and older, 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 21, $15.




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