Aug. 3LEWISTON — A cast full of children will take the stage for the Summer 2017 Youth Production of “Peter Pan Jr.” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3 in the Lewiston High School auditorium.
The production also will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4-5 and 10-12, with matinees at 2 p.m. Aug. 6 and Aug. 13. The play, which features 57 children from around this region, is directed by Mel Syverson.
Admission is $15 for regular price, and $10 for children, students and seniors. Listed prices do not include tax. Tickets are available by calling (208) 746-3401 or visiting www.lctheatre.org.
LEWISTON — Two exhibits by artists from this region will open with receptions Aug. 3 and the end of the month at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History here.
The River & Vines Plein Air Exhibition features a collection of work from new and veteran plein air artists who took part in paint-outs in vineyards and venues with river views in June. The exhibit features an awards ceremony and artist reception beginning at 5 p.m. Aug. 3 at the center, 415 Main St. Juried and cash prizes of $500, $300 and $100 will be awarded during the social at 6 p.m. It will continue through Sept. 3.
The second exhibit is works by Noah Kroese, a Moscow freelance illustrator. His show, which continues through Sept. 9, features his comic strip-style illustrations from his book “Saturday” along with other pieces of his work. A reception for Kroese, who graduated in 2004 from the University of Idaho, is 5 p.m. Aug. 31. Kroese will hold an artist talk and slide show starting at 6 p.m.
Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
CLARKSTON — The Valley Art Center’s Mixed Media Show, which opens here Aug. 4, will feature seven artists from the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley.
An opening reception will be 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 4 at the center, 842 Sixth St. Refreshments, including light appetizers, will be served.
The exhibiting artists are Denise Conally, Marlys Seubert, Alison Weaver, Jennifer Whitted, all of Lewiston, and Judy Fairley, Alison Oman, Linda Shewey, all of Clarkston.
The show will continue through Aug. 31 and gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
PULLMAN — “It Came from Outer Space,” a child-oriented planetarium show about meteorites, will be held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 5-6 in the Washington State University planetarium here.
The planetarium is in Room 231 of Sloan Hall. Admission is $5 (cash or check only).
MOSCOW — Author Amy Shively Hawk of Hood River, Ore., will give a reading from her book about her stepfather, held prisoner of war in Vietnam, at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at BookPeople of Moscow.
Shively Hawk also will sign copies of “Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton: An Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in Vietnam,” the story of Capt. James Shively, who survived six years in captivity during the Vietnam War. The book’s foreword is written by Shively’s fellow prisoner, U.S. Sen. John McCain.
Shively married Shively Hawk’s mother after his release from a Hanoi prison when the author was 5 years old.
BookPeople is at 521 S. Main St.