Things to do
Looking for something special to do this weekend and into next week? Check out this list of entertainment options. Many are free and most are family-friendly.
Continuing through Sept. 22 — The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education presents the exhibition: "Hans Coper — Less Means More" at the museum, 724 N.W. Davis St., Portland. The exhibit includes Coper's sculptural work. Coper (1920-1981) was a radical Jewish artist who was a vanguard of British studio ceramics, and pushed the boundaries of clay and forms of abstraction as seen in the 45 pieces on display. Visit ojmche.org or call 503-226-3600 for more information.
July 11 (9-11 a.m.) — Learn to draw faces and heads in a free two-session class being taught by Lake Oswego Public Library librarian Todd Feinman. The class meets July 11 and 20 at the library. Bring pencils and drawing paper. To register, call 503-675-2540.
July 12 (9 p.m.) — Hear Mark Tegio and Lucas Benoit at Buffalo Gap Saloon and Eatery, 6835 S.W. Macadam Ave., Portland. The California-based artists bring their country, blues and folk music. No cover charge.
July 13 (11 a.m.-9 p.m.) — See you at the Portland Picnic Wine Tasting Festival at Westmoreland Park. The festival is a benefit for Ride Connection. Ride Connection is a private, nonprofit organization based in Portland dedicated to coordinating and providing transportation services to people with limited options in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties. For 30 years, Ride Connection has been linking accessible transportation options to people in our communities. Tasting packages range in price from $20 to $125. Visit portland-picnic.com for tickets.
July 13 (6-9 p.m.) — Bring your appetite to Anne Amie's newest summer tradition, the Anne Amie Cook Off. You be the judge between two three-course meals complete with wine pairings, created by vineyard manager Peter Ebbers and winemaker Thomas Houseman. To reserve seats, call Anne Amie at 503-864-2991. Anne Amie is located at 6580 N.E. Mineral Springs Road, Carlton. Visit anneamie.com.
July 14 (noon) — Join Independents for Progressive Action and Respond to Racism Lake Oswego for a screening of The Vanport Mosaic's "Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through the Voices of Its Residents" at Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego. The event includes a post-screening discussion. Learn more by calling Lisa Ortiz, iPA chair at 503-679-1219.
July 14 (4 p.m.) — Patrick Pinson of Cedar Mountain Drums entertains families with Native American drumming and storytelling at the Unity Center, 20255 Willamette Drive, West Linn. Donations requested. Call 503-697-9765 for more information.
July 17 (6-9:10 p.m.) — Lace up your tennis shoes and head over to the Lake Oswego High School track, 2500 Country Club Road in Lake Oswego for the All-Comers track meet. Events include sprints, jumps, throws, hurdles and distance races and are open to all ages, including adults. Cost is $5 for individuals or $15 for families. The meet is a fundraiser for LOHS track and field program. For more information, visit Facebook.com/lakeoswegoallcomers/.
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