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Missoula Children’s Theatre’s “Pied Piper”: 3:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Donavon Wooley Performing Arts Center at Clatskanie Middle/High School.


Cowlitz Valley Moose Lodge: King Brothers, 7-10 p.m., Feb. 20 (doors open at 6 p.m.), 921 Washington Way, Longview; need not be a Moose member to attend. Limited number of advance tickets: $10, available at the Longview Senior Center, 1111 Commerce Ave.; $15 at the door; money raised benefits senior center programs.

Longview Senior Center: Line dance lessons 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 1111 Commerce Ave., Longview. 360-636-0210.


Garry Kinsky’s Toying With Science: 2 p.m. Feb. 24, Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 1231 Vandercook Way, Longview. Part of the Fibre Federal Credit Union sponsored Rainy Months Series, the theater’s live performance series for young families. A fast-paced, varied program that combines circus skills, mime, original music and audience involvement in exploring the scientific principles of gravity, leverage, fulcrums and simple machines. $7 per person. Tickets available at box office (11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays), by calling 360-575-8499 or visiting

Cowlitz Valley Old-Time Music Association: Country and bluegrass entertainment and open mic program. 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Catlin Grange, 205 Shawnee, N. Kelso. Acoustic and electric instruments, donations at door; info: 360-578-7818.


Longview Eagles: karaoke, 8-11 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. DJ every other Saturday. 1526 12th Ave., Longview. 360-425-1444.

Mary’s Bar and Grill: 8-11 p.m. Karaoke with Kyle Harbaugh, every Thursday, 4503 Ocean Beach Highway, Longview. 360-751-1368.

Porky’s Public House and Eatery: Bob Nelson Jazz Trio (Bob Nelson, guitar; Dennis Yalch, bass; Alan Cook, drums), 6-8 p.m. Feb. 20, 561 Industrial Way, Longview. 360-636-1616.

Scooter’s Bar and Grill: Alotta Music plus karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays. 1107 N. Pacific Ave., Kelso. 425-2223.


“Almost Maine”: 7 p.m. Feb. 14-16, 21-23 with 2 p.m. matinee Feb. 23, Kelso High School, 1904 Allen St., Kelso. Presented by the Kelso High School Theatre group. Tickets: $10 per person, adults; $7 per person students and senior citizens, $5 per person for thespians. Details: Dylan, 360-562-6043 or


Alcove Gallery at CAP’s Community Arts Workshop: Exhibit of paintings by Portland artist and cartoonist Apala Barclay titled “African Influences: Liberia” from Feb. 14 to April 2. Gallery hours are noon-3:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, in the Community Arts Workshop at CAP, 1526 Commerce Ave., Longview. The entrance to the gallery is next door to the Sylvester Apartments. Details: 360-425-3430, extension 306, or

Appelo Archives Center: Historic exhibitions of the Naselle-Grays River area. Hours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment. 1056 State Route 4, Naselle. 360-484-7103;

Broadway Gallery: Guest artists for February are Mary Huels, ceramics; and Barbara Matkowski, mixed media. Join guest artists for First Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month to listen to music and enjoy refreshments. Guest artists works are on display all month along with 40 local cooperative gallery members. The gallery extends a call to artists for new memberships. Details can be found on the website. Regular hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 1418 Commerce Ave. 577-0544.,

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum: Graveyard of the Pacific: Dangerous Currents, shifting Sands on display through March 19. Historic artifacts, photographs and first-person accounts from wrecks such as the Admiral Benson, the Alice, the Potrimpos, the Glenmorag and more than 20 more ships are features along with the U.S. Life Saving Service, U.S. Coast Guard and other volunteer rescue units. A portion of the show devoted to noted shipwreck historian James A. Gibbs and Ocean Park photographer Charles Fitzpatrick. Permanent exhibits on Lewis and Clark and the Columbia River, an 1890 railroad car and a model of the old train that ran up the Long Beach Peninsula. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. $5 adults, $4 seniors older than 55, $2.50 youngsters ages 12-18, free for children younger than 12 years old. Free admission Thursdays due to sponsorship from the Port of Ilwaco. 115 S.E. Lake, Ilwaco. 360-642-3446;

Cowlitz County Historical Museum: Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Open until 9 p.m. first Thursday of month. Donations accepted. 405 Allen St., Kelso. 577-3119.

Koth Memorial Gallery: A variety of art work created by Lower Columbia College art students on display through Feb. 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, closed Sundays. Longview Public Library, 1600 Louisiana St., Longview. Daniel: 360-442-5307.

Lelooska Cultural Center: More than 600 native artifacts from North America including dolls, moccasins and an entire fur trade store furnished to the period. Free. 161 Merwin Village Road, off Lewis River Road. Open by appointment. 225-9522.

Lower Columbia College Forsberg Art Gallery: Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. In Rose Center for the Arts art gallery at the college, 1900 Maple St., Longview. 360-442-2510;

McThreads Art Works: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 1233 Commerce Ave., Longview. 360-261-2373.

Rainier Oregon Historical Museum: Hours: noon-4 p.m. Saturdays (except holidays), third floor of City Hall, 106 W. B St., Rainier. Old photos or items people would like to share or donate to the museum are welcome. Old photos can be scanned and originals returned to owners. 503-556-4089, 360-751-7039,

River Life Interpretive Center at Redmen Hall/Central School: Regular hours: noon-4 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays. 1394 State Route 4 (Ocean Beach Highway). 360-795-3007, leave a message; or

Tsuga Gallery: Features more than 30 local artists’ work, including paintings, photography, sculpture and jewelry. 70 Main St., Cathlamet. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

Wahkiakum County Historical Society Museum: Extensive logging, fishing and cultural displays. 1923 locomotive outside. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays May through October, or by appointment. 65 River Street, Cathlamet. 360-849-4353.

— The Daily News

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