Try this: “Shrek the Musical”, MLK Jr. Day; Portland Boat Show


Go green

Union High School, 6201 NW Friberg-Strunk St., Camas, presents “Shrek the Musical,” the Broadway adaptation of the films featuring an adorable green ogre, at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and January 21, and 2 p.m. January. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students, cash only at the door. Ticket sales start one hour before the start of the show. Doors open for general seating 30 minutes before showtime. Masks are mandatory. Learn more about uniontheatreplayers.com.

Head to the trees

Friends of Trees and the City of Vancouver are looking for volunteers to plant 6-10 foot trees in downtown Vancouver neighborhoods at 9 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers should arrive at Evergreen Bible Church, 9600 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, by 8:45 a.m. to register before proceeding to the planting site. Gloves and tools are provided, but dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Registration is required at amisoftrees.org. For details, email [email protected]

remember the dream

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast is 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday at Hilton Vancouver Washington, 201 W. Sixth St., Vancouver. Civil rights icon, diplomat and activist Andrew Young will speak about continuing King’s legacy. Tickets start at $50. Register on mlkvancouver2022.eventbrite.com. Participants must show proof of vaccination. Proceeds benefit the iUrban Teen Scholarship; learn more about www.iurbanteen.org.

Float your boat

The Portland Boat Show runs through Sunday at the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Buy fishing boats, yachts, cruisers, sport fishers and kayaks, plus electronics and accessories, propellers, boat towers and boat trailers. Get details and buy tickets ($15) at www.pdxboatshow.com. Masks are mandatory.

A day to serve

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a national day of service. Join volunteers at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the corner of MacArthur Boulevard and North Blandford Drive in Vancouver to help the Watershed Alliance remove invasive English ivy from Blandford Canyon. Dress warmly with long pants, closed shoes and a mask. Tools and gloves are provided. Requires intense physical activity. Registration and a COVID-19 self-screening are required; see thewatershedalliance.org.

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