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Weekend Events–2/27-3/1/15

Posted on 27th February 2015 at 08:56

LCC’s Center Stage presents “Book of Days,” a story of small-town strife and struggle, written by Lansford Wilson. This is being performed in the Center Stage Theatre at the Rose Center for the Arts, with showtimes at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday nights, each weekend through March 17th. Check at the LCC Bookstore for tickets, or get them at the Rose Center Box Office.

Check out the Agatha Christie classic “And Then There Were None,” being presented this weekend and next weekend on the Dana Brown Mainstage at R. A. Long High School. Performances from this community theater group will be at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday night, tickets will be available at the door.

It’s the final weekend for the Stageworks Northwest presentation of “The Lion in Winter.” The story of the dysfunctional family of King Henry II will be presented at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday night, along with a 2 pm Sunday matinee, with all performances being held at the Longview Theatre on Commerce Avenue in Longview. Go to the Stageworks Northwest web page for more information.

Friday and Saturday out in Long Beach, they’re holding an Asian New Year Kite Celebration at the World Kite Museum. They’ll have displays of uniquely shaped and decorated kites, along with other folk art displays. The World Kite Museum is located at 303 Sid Snyder Drive in Long Beach.

The Love Street Playhouse in Woodland continues a production of the hysterical musical “Nunsense” through March 8th. This rollicking comedy will be presented Friday and Saturday night at the Love Street Playhouse, located at 126 Love Street in Woodland. Curtain is 7:30 pm each night.

Sydney Turya will be singing in a benefit show in support of the LCC Choir and their May performance trip to Carnegie Hall in New York City, starting at 7 pm Friday night at the Electric Bean on Washington Way in Longview.

Each weekend through the end of this month, Gallery 505 in Toledo is hosting a Metal and Glass Artwork Show, featuring works from a dozen different local artists. Hours at Gallery 505 run from 2 pm to 6 pm Wednesdays through Saturdays. They’re located at 205 Cowlitz Street in downtown Toledo.

Friday Night Open Gym continues at Youth and Family Link on Douglas Street in Longview, starting at 6:30 pm. There is a charge of $3 per adult to take part in the open basketball sessions. Call Youth and Family Link at 423-6741 for more information.

From 1 to 3:30 pm on Saturday, Cowlitz County Search and Rescue is putting on a Bingo/Bake Sale Fundraiser, being held at the Longview Eagles. The cost is $10 per person, with cash and prizes on the line. Get more details on the Cowlitz SAR web page. The Longview Eagles are located at 1526 12th Avenue in Longview.

Deb Kay has another seminar on Plant-Based Cooking, titled “Greens, Grains and Protein,” going from 12:30 to 4 pm this Saturday at the Youth and Family Link building on Douglas Street in Longview. Pre-registration is required. Call 431-4182 for more information.

Take the family over to the Longview Library for “Saturday Salsa,” where they’re going to have a chocolate fountain and churros for dipping, Mexican hot chocolate, games and a bilingual reading of “Grandma’s Chocolate.” This gets started at 2 pm on Saturday, and is open to everyone. No library card is needed to take part.

Down in St. Helens, the Columbia County Bridal Expo will go from 11 am until 4 pm at Columbia River Reception and Events, located at Meriwether Place. This annual event will have vendors and displays that will deal with all aspects of your big day, and there will also be a bridal fashion show at 2 pm. Meriwether Place is located at 1070 Columbia Boulevard in St. Helens, and admission is free.

The Rainy Months events for you and your family continue on Sunday at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, with a New Jersey-based group presenting an original musical based on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of the “Little House on the Prairie” series of children’s books. Come by the theatre at 12:30 for a free “carnival,” and then the show will start at 2 pm. Go to the Columbia Theatre web page for ticket information.

The 5th annual Janice J. King Memorial Benefit Dance and Auction is planned for Sunday at the Kelso-Longview Elks ballroom. The auction will feature art by the King Family and Friends, antiques, gifts and collectables, while the dance music will be provided by the King Brothers. Proceeds form the event will help Community Home Health and Hospice.