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Dance with the Debs

West Linn High School’s Debutante Dance Team invites students in kindergarten through eighth grade to Dance with the Debs from 1-5 p.m. Dec. 12. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes. The cost of the dance workshop is $35, which includes a T-shirt and snacks. The event concludes with a performance at 4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Sue Acord at 503-309-2889 or visit the school’s website, wlhs.wlwv.k12.or.us or the West Linn HS Debutante Fan page on Facebook.

See rain forest through artists’ eyes

West Linn artists Jan Rimerman and Dave Haslett invite the public to view the Amazon rainforest, Machu Picchu and the Galapagos through their artists’ eyes. They will share pictures taken as they paddled, hiked and swam through Peru and Ecuador. The event is at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 and 14 at 510 Museum and ARTspace, 510 First St. in Lake Oswego. Seating is limited to 50 people per showing. To reserve a seat email janrimerman@gmail.com. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free.

Peregrine Lit Series to feature couple’s “cornucopia of words”

The Peregrine Literary Series to be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 will feature a couple’s cornucopia of words. Poets Alice and Wayne Lee will read from their recent publications.

Alice will read from her poetry-memoir, titled “China Moon: Necklace of Stone,” and Wayne will read from his “Googling a Present Participle: Poems, Prose Poems, Bogus Monologues & Fraudulent Artifacts.” Books will be available for purchase at the event, which takes place at Holy Names Heritage Center, 17425 Holy Names Drive in Lake Oswego.

The literary series is hosted by Joan Maiers. Light refreshments will be served and those attending are encouraged to bring canned food donations for the food bank.

Pilato to share military experiences at WL library

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Angel Pilato, a Lake Oswego author, will discuss the events of the 1960s at a special presentation to be made at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in the West Linn Library, 1595 Burns St. Pilato was the first female officer to manage an officer’s club and the first to be assigned to run one on a fighter base in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. Her memoir, “Angel’s Truck Stop: A Woman’s Love, Laughter and Loss during the Vietnam War,” recounts her experiences while stationed at Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base in Thailand from 1971-1972. The fighter pilots christened the officer’s club “Angel’s Truck Stop,” which became the backdrop for the conflicts, challenges and choices she encountered.

The program is free and open to the public.

TRAG to hold artists’ reception

The Three Rivers Artist Guild will hold an artists’ reception from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 22 at Three Rivers Gallery and Gifts, 613 Seventh St., in Oregon City. The public is invited to attend, enjoy cider and appetizers and meet the local artists exhibiting at the gallery.

Mountain Park presents third annual bridal show

Over 30 local vendors will participate in Mountain Park’s third annual bridal show, on Nov. 21 from noon-4 p.m. Admission is free. Vendors will include jewelry, catering, photography, floral, make-up, spas, hotels, bartenders, DJs and more. The event will be at the Mountain Park Clubhouse, 2 Mt. Jefferson Terrace in Lake Oswego. Refreshments will be available, and the first 50 attendees will receive free swag bags.

PYP to play Nov. 14

Portland Youth Philharmonic, America’s first youth orchestra, opens its 92nd season with a fall concert Nov. 14 at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway. The 7:30 p.m. concert is presented in collaboration with the Finlandia Foundation’s Columbia-Pacific Chapter. The concert will showcase pianist Nathan Kim of Newberg.

Tickets range in price from $15-$55 and can be purchased online at portlandyouthphil.org or by calling 503-223-5939.

Auditions set for “A View from the Bridge”

Wilsonville Theater Company is holding open auditions for Arthur Miller’s “A View from the Bridge” Dec. 10-12. Director Terry D. Kester is seeking a Hispanic and multi-ethnic cast with a strong command of the English language. Those wishing to audition should schedule an appointment online at wilsonvilletheater.com. Auditions will be held at Wilsonville Grange, 27350 S.W. Stafford Road in Wilsonville. Rehearsals begin Jan. 6 with opening night set for Feb. 18.