Things to Do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of entertainment options. Most are family-friendly and many are free.
Through June 30 — Broadway Rose Theatre Company presents "Into the Woods" on the New Stage, 12850 SW Grant Ave., Tigard. Tickets and showtimes can be found online at broadwayrose.org or call 503-620-5262.
Through September — Visit "The Science behind PIXAR" at OMSI, a hands-on exhibition about the science behind some of the most beloved animated films and their characters. Exhibit is broken into eight sections, each focusing on a step of the filmmaking process. Free with regular OMSI admission. Visit omsi.edu or call 503-797-4000.
June 14 (noon) — Hear the re-airing of "Folk You, Too!" presented by Fear No Music at the Old Church concert hall, 1422 SW 11th Ave., Portland. The concert celebrates the American ideals of inclusion, diversity and compassion that are vital to our nation's identity, featuring works by composers from El Salvador, Haiti and Nigeria. Admission is free for Fear No Music season ticket holders, immigrants and refugees, and $10 for general admission. Purchase online at fearnomusic.org.
June 15 (10:30 a.m.) — Take the whole family to see Clackamas Repertory's Wing It Interactive children's theatre with song, dance and fun for all. The performance takes place at Osterman Theatre on the Clackamas Community College campus, 19600 Molalla Ave., Oregon City. Admission is $5 per person at the door.
June 15 (5 to 10 p.m.) — Attend the 35th annual Lobster Feed and Charity Auction hosted by Lake Oswego Rotary Foundation and Lakewood Center for the Arts under the tent at Lakewood Center, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. The event is a benefit for Lakewood Center for the Arts and local, regional and international charities including Hunger Fighters of Oregon, CASA of Clackamas County, Lake Oswego Reads, Shelter Box, SASEE (Service Above Self: Educational Excellence) and Framework International. Tickets are $150 each. Call 503-635-6338.
June 16 (3 p.m.) — Willamette Falls Symphony presents "Heaven Through a Child's Eyes" at Oregon City United Methodist Church, 18955 S. South End Road, Oregon City. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students. Children under 12 admitted free with adult or senior. Visit willamettefallssymphony.org.
June 18 (7 p.m.) — Hear Carolyn Wood talk about her memoir "Tough Girl: An Olympian's Journey" at the Lake Oswego library, 706 4th St., Lake Oswego. The book recounts Wood's coming of age story on her road to the 1960 Rome Olympics as a young swimmer, and her 500-mile walk on the Camino de Santiago in an attempt to reclaim her "inner tough girl." Free.
June 22 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) — Attend the 14th-annual Designer's Garden Tour and view seven stunning gardens by local designers on a self-guided tour. For complete details visit anld.com.
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