Try the following: 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 starring a loveable green ogre, on Friday, Saturday and January 21 at 7 p.m. and January 21 at 7 p.m 14 o’clock. 22. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students, cash only at the box office. Ticket sales begin one hour before the performance begins. Doors open for general seating 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance. Masks are compulsory. Learn more at

Go to the trees

Friends of Trees and the City of Vancouver need volunteers to plant 6- to 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 at 8:45 a.m. for registration before heading to the planting site. Gloves and tools are provided, but dress appropriately for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Registration on is required. For more details, email [email protected]

remember the dream

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast is held Mondays from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the 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 at Participants must provide proof of vaccination. Proceeds benefit the iUrban Teen Scholarship; Learn more at

Float your boat

The Portland Boat Show runs through Sunday at the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland. The opening hours are today and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; 10am to 8pm Saturday; and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shop fishing boats, yachts, cruisers, sport fishermen and kayaks as well as electronics and accessories, propellers, boat turrets and boat trailers. Check out and purchase tickets ($15). Masks are compulsory.

A day to serve

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