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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers Skyhawks Youth Sports Camps all summer long. Sign up now.

Skyhawks Youth Sports Camp programs allow kids ages 3 1/2-12 to explore a variety of sports with an emphasis on fun and fundamentals. Great for young sports enthusiasts as they take their first steps into athletics, and for older players developing their skills.

There is no pressure, just lots of fun. Camp offerings include soccer, basketball, baseball and more. Week-long camps are offered from June 13-Aug. 18. For more information and to register, visit skyhawks.com or call 800-804-3509.

Get outdoors

Basic Skills Kayak — The Basic Skills Kayak class establishes the foundation that all paddlers need. In the classroom, we discuss paddling safely, local destinations and equipment. On the water, we introduce the basic skills and concepts needed to efficiently move a kayak through the water in every direction. We encourage students to practice a deep water wet exit and an assisted re-entry that is a safety skill every paddler should practice. Here are the details: ages 10 and older, offered each Saturday at 10 a.m., May 28 through Aug. 27, Tryon Cove at 14110 Stampher Road, $69 per day.

Elk Rock Paddle Tour — Enjoy a fun paddling trip from Tryon Cove location in Lake Oswego. We will explore the local area around Elk Rock Island Park just a short paddle from the shop. Pick up some new skills along the way from our friendly and knowledgeable guides. Let us show you how fun paddling in your own backyard can be. Here are the details: ages 10 and older, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday, May 28 through Aug. 28, Tryon Cove, $39 per tour.

Basic Skills Stand Up and Paddle Class — This class established the foundation that all stand-up paddlers need. Before hitting the water we discuss paddling safely, local destination and equipment. On the water, we introduce the basic skills needed to efficiently move a stand-up board through the water. We encourage students to practice a deep water rescue which is a safety skill every paddler should own. Here are the details: ages 10 and older, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., offered each Sunday, May 29 through Aug. 28, Tryon Cove, $59 per day.

Get Interested

Audition for Missoula Children’s Theatre presents “Rumpelstiltskin” — Auditions begin at 10 a.m., June 20, no late admittance. Arrive by 9:30 a.m. in order to sign in; pre-registration strongly encouraged. Register online or in person. Rehearsal Information will be shared after auditions. There is an $80 fee for children selected for the week-long theater workshop with the Missoula Children’s Theatre tour directors and subsequent June 24 and 25 performances. Note that not all youth who audition will receive parts. Time of day depends on actor’s role. Here are the details: Monday through Thursday, June 20-23, $80, in LO Parks & Rec-Palisades at 1500 Greentree Road.

Performances at George Rogers Park Main Stage — 4 p.m. June 24 is free, 10 a.m. June 25 admission is $5 per person.

Get Creative

Stay Within the Wines — Color and relax with a glass of wine. Adult coloring is fun and relaxing. We provide coloring pens, coloring sheet, one glass of wine and the fun. Bring your friends and stay within the wines together. Join us the first Thursday of each month. Students may purchase additional glasses of wine for $4 each. Snacks provided. Here are the details: ages 21 and older, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 2, LO Adult Community Center at 505 G Ave., $18.

Bob Ross Oil Painting — Easy step-by-step class takes beginners to seasoned painters from blank canvas to finished masterpiece in one class. All supplies provided. Visit loparks.org to view paintings. Here are the details: ages 12 and older, 1-4:30 p.m. May 31 for “Hazy Day” at LOACC; or 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 2 for “Magenta Water Lily” at LOPR-Palisades, $48.

Registration Information

Class information is in the Parks & Recreation Activities Guide and online at loparks.org. You may register by Internet, mail, drop-off during business hours at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation-Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road, Lake Oswego, 97034; or fax 503-697-6579; phone 503-675-2549. Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown.

Scholarships are also available for Lake Oswego residents.

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