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June 2013 calendar

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by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Watercolor artist Donna Sanson will give a demonstration Sunday, June 16, at Art on Broadway Gallery in Beaverton. See details in June 16 listing.

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Ansel Adams exhibit: Through Aug. 18, World Forestry Center Discovery Museum, 4033 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, 503-228-1367, www.worldforestry.org. The exhibit is drawn from the art collection of Bank of America and 30 of Adams’ most iconic photographs, including “Evening Clouds and Pool,” “East Side of the Sierra Nevada” and “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico.” Included with museum admission: $9 adults, $8 seniors (62-plus), $6 for children 3-18.

Lakewood Theatre Company presents “La Cage Aux Folles”: Through June 9, Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sundays, June 2 and 9. Tickets $35 adults, $32 seniors. Info: 503-635-3901, www.lakewood-center.org

“Particles on the Wall: Art and Science Exploration of Hanford and the Nuclear Age”: through June 14, Ecotrust Building (second floor), 721 N.W. Ninth Ave., Portland. Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility will host the first-ever Oregon showing of a multidisciplinary exhibit exploring the impact of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Exhibit open to the public weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sundays 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: www.oregonpsr.org, 503-274-2720.

Portland Center Stage presents “The People's Republic of Portland”: Through June 16, Gerding Theater at The Armory, 128 N.W. 11th Ave., Portland. World premiere of writer/performer Lauren Weedman's one-woman show. Curtain time 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, 2 p.m. matinees on Sundays and selected Saturdays and at noon Thursdays. Tickets start at $34, rush tickets $20, sold via phone (503-445-3700) or online at www.pcs.org.

“The Sunshine Boys”: Performances through June 23, Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. The company's final production of the 2012-13 season. Curtain time 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $15 general admission, $12 students/seniors (60 and older), $10 children under 12. Reservations recommended; call 503-668-6834. Handicapped-accessible seating and hearing assistance devices are available by reservation. Info: sandyactorstheatre.org or 503-668-6834. Also find “Sandy Actors Theatre” on Facebook.

Washington County Museum exhibits: 120 E. Main St., Hillsboro, 503-645-5353, www.washingtoncountymuseum.org. Through June 30: “Americans All: The Bracero Program in Washington County.” Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission free to museum members, $6 adults, $4 children. Children age 3 and younger get in free.

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Friends of Historic Forest Grove Annual Garden Tour: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2, starting at the old train station in Forest Grove at the corner of 19th and Main (1936 19th Ave.). Theme: “Gardens of All Sizes.” Tickets $12 pre-sale through June 1, $15 day of event, $7 Friends of Historic Forest Grove members and students with ID; children get in free. Info: 503-992-1280, www.historicforestgrove.org

Jim Beatty Jazz Band: 3:30-7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, JB's Lounge at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach, 909 N. Hayden Island Drive, Portland. Dance to the band's music as Beatty celebrates 60 years in the music business, including 45 years in Portland. Cost: $10 at the door. The band includes Jim Beatty, clarinet and soprano sax; Pat O'Neal, trombone, David Duthie, bass; Dave Johnson, guitar; Reece Marshburn, piano; Sam Foulger, drums; and Marianna Thielen, vocals. Big dance floor, river view seating, bar food and dinner menu. For reservations, call 503-978-4554.

Tualatin Valley Community Band: Free concert 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2, Deb Fennell Auditorium at Tigard High School, 9000 S.W. Durham Road, Tigard. Under the direction of Steve Heuser, the concert will feature solo clarinetist Dale Cleland, director of the Lake Oswego Millenium Band, performing “Adagio and Tarantella” by Ernesto Cavallini. Also featured will be small woodwind and brass ensembles from the band, as well as groups featuring students from local schools. Info: www.tvcb.org or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tvcb.org.

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Songwriter Circle with Cal Scott, Richard Moore and special guest Kathryn Claire: 7 p.m. Monday, June 3, O’Connor’s Vault, 7850 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland (Multnomah Village). Tickets $12 in advance from songwritersclaire.brownpapertickets.com or $15 at the door. Info: contact Matt Miner at 503-484-8196 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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The Benefits of Hypnosis: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 4, Bridge Meadows, 8502 N. Wayland Ave., Portland. Certified Hypnotherapist Katie Ramseur will give a presentation about hypnosis for all ages. Free; donations to the Hollywood Senior Center appreciated. Registration required; call or visit the Hollywood Senior Center, 503-288-8303.

Sequoia Gallery + Studios: 136 S.E. Third Ave., Hillsboro, 503-693-0401. June 4-28: art by nationally known art instructors and local artists, using techniques and methods taught in classes taken at Sequoia. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 4. Show also includes work by 30 additional artists and 12 on-site studios will be open during the reception. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. www.sequoiagallerystudios.org

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Prime Timers Dining Club: Wednesday, June 5, Francis Xavier's Restaurant, 1933 N.E. 181st Ave. (1 bock north of Halsey), Porrtland. Single adults 50 and older are welcome. Social time at 6 p.m. followed by ordering from a special dinner menu at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is Dutch treat. Info: Call Pat at 503-936-5861 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Website: www.PrimeTimersDiningClub.com

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Dining Well: 3-4 p.m. Thursday, June 6, Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland, 503-288-8303. Learn how to get the most out of healthy dining in this presentation on health and nutrition. Free. Registration required; call or visit the senior center.

Mt. Hood Community College First Thursday Concert: Noon-1 p.m. Thursday, June 6, MHCC jazz ensembles perform in the Student Union (formerly the College Center), 26000 S.E. Stark St., Gresham. Alumnus Robert Crowell directs the ensembles. Free admission, free parking at the college.

Reading by author Kevin Renner: 7 p.m. Thursday June 6, Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, 503-228-4651. Renner will read from his book “In Search of Fatherhood: Daughters Praising, Speaking Up, Talking Back.” Free.

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Movie Matinee: “Parental Guidance”: 1 p.m. Friday, June 7, Trenton Terrace Community Room, 4720 N. Trenton St., Portland. A $1 donation is suggested for the Hollywood Senior Center. Movie will be reshown with subtitles at 1 p.m. Friday, June 21.

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Art On Broadway Gallery: 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton, 503-601-3300. Reception 6-9 p.m. Saturday June 8, for 14 local guest artists whose works are featured in “Interiors,” a show continuing through June 29. Gallery open Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Website: http://artonbroadway.net.

Portland Chamber Orchestra presents “Oh Those Gershwin Boys!” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8, Phil Barnekoff Auditorium at Century High School, 2000 S.E. Century Blvd., Hillsboro. Concert repeats at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Agnes Flanagan Chapel at Lewis & Clark College, 615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road, Portland. A musical journey through the 1930s with composer George Gershwin as seen through the eyes of his brother Ira and George's friend and collaborator Kay Swift. Tickets: www.portlandchamberorchestra.org. Box office assistance: 503-205-0715.

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The Swingin' With Dean Show: 2-3 p.m. Sunday, June 9, Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St., Beaverton. Free concert featuring soloist Dean Ratzman on piano, trombone, trumpet and vocals, performing hits of great American artists from the 1940s to the 1970s — swing, jazz, blues, rock and pop. Info: ratzpack.net or search for Dean Ratzman on YouTube.com.

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Beaverton Historical Society monthly presentation: 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, Beaverton History Center, 12412 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. Free. Program: “The Tualatin-Yamhill Peoples,” by David G. Lewis, an enrolled tribal member and tribal historian of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. Free; donations to the Beaverton Historical Society are appreciated. Beaverton History Center is open Tuesday and Thursday noon-4 p.m. Info: 503-430-0106, website HistoricBeaverton.org

The Benefits of Hypnosis: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 11, Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland, 503-288-8303. Certified Hypnotherapist Katie Ramseur will give a presentation about hypnosis for all ages. Free; donations to the center appreciated. Registration required; call or visit the senior center.

Portland Gay Men's Chorus: 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, downtown Portland. The chorus presents “Show Tunes! Bill Dickey's Big Broadway Bash.” Tickets start at $17. Info: 503-226-2588, online at pdxgmc.org/concert.

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Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group: 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 (second Wednesday of each month), Sandy Community Center, 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy. Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or a related dementia disorder? This group can help. Info: call Cami at 503-668-5569 or Emilie at 503-668-5545.

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AARP Driver Safety: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday-Friday, June 13-14, Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland, 503-288-8303. Two-day driver safety class offered through AARP. Cost: $12 for AARP members, $14 non-members. Registration required; call or visit the senior center to sign up. Donations appreciated.

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Movie Matinee: “Hyde Park on Hudson”: 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland, 503-288-8303. Suggested donation $1; enjoy pizza, salad and soft drink for $2. Movie shown with subtitles at 1 p.m. Friday, June 21.

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Art On Broadway Gallery: Free monthly artist demonstration 1-3 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton, 503-601-3300. Donna Sanson will share her process of painting with watercolors. website http://artonbroadway.net.

Tabor Heights Concert Series: 4 p.m. Sunday, June 16, the Double Reed Divas of the Oregon Chamber Players return to Tabor Heights United Methodist Church, 6161 S.E. Stark St., Portland, 503-232-8500, www.taborheightschurch.org. Program includes music of Handel, Salieri and others, including some dances. Suggested donation $10; reception following the concert.

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Introduction to Brain Fitness: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday, June 17, Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland, 503-288-8303. Learn about the benefits of brain fitness and how you can improve it in this introduction by brain fitness instructor Debra Ochoa. You also can sign up for the eight-week Brain Fitness series that starts June 24. Presentation is free; donations to the senior center appreciated. Registration required; call or visit the center.

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The Elder Journey, a Conversation on Aging: 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, the Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie. Join other older adults for a Conversation on the Elder Journey, offered by the nonprofit organization VIEWS (Volunteers Involved for the Emotional Well-being of Seniors). Life and how we view it changes as we age. Aging brings challenges, and aging also brings gifts and wisdom to meet those challenges. Learn the 7-step Model of Successful Aging. Be part of a discussion about finding joy and meaning in life. Come see how helpful discussion with peers can be. Call the Milwaukie Center at 503-653-8100 for free registration.

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Monthly dance at the Al Kader Shrine Center: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 23, Al Kader Shrine Center, 25100 S.W. Parkway Ave., Wilsonville. Dance or just listen to the John Bennett Dance Band, featuring John Bennett, piano; Wayne Travillion, cornet/trombone; Jim Buchmann, reeds; David Duthie, bass; Dave Johnson, guitar; and Jack Dawes, drums. Admission $10 per person at the door. Net proceeds benefit the Shriners. No-host bar and light dining menu. Cabaret-style seating. Large dance floor, beautiful ballroom, free parking. Info: 503-684-6143.

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Healing Touch Clinic: 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 24, All Saints Episcopal Church, 4033 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland. Info: 503-230-2331. Donations accepted.

n 10 Signs of Alzheimer's: 10 a.m. to noon Monday, June 24, Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland, 503-288-8303. Join representatives from the Azheimer’s Association for this free presentation. Donations to the center appreciated. Registration required; call or visit the senior center.

Understanding Windows 8: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday, June 24, Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland, 503-288-8303. Get your Windows 8 and other computer questions answered by computer tutor Bob Cochran in this workshop. Free; donations appreciated. Registration required; call or visit the senior center.

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Movie Matinee: “Parental Guidance”: 1 p.m. Friday, June 28, Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland, 503-288-8303. Suggested donation $1; enjoy pizza, salad and soft drink for $2. Movie shown with subtitles at 1 p.m. Friday, July 5.

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Brothers in Song — Broadway, Gospel and Jazz favorites: 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29, Unity of Portland, 4525 S.E. Stark St., Portland. The musical trio — Douglas Webster, Nehemiah Brown and Matthew Casey (Brown and Casey also are ministers — perform for the first time together. Tickets: $10 and $15. Tickets and info: www.CarouselConcerts.com, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 1-212-262-5220.

Silent movie event: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 29, Beaverton City Library main branch, Rooms A and B, 12375 S.W. Fifth St., Beaverton. The Beaverton Historical Society celebrates the 1920s by showing a selection of silent movie comedy classics from 1914 to 1927. Doors open at 11 a.m. Showtimes at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Free; donations to the historical society are appreciated. Info: 503-430-0106, website HistoricBeaverton.org.

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“Que Sera! Celebrating Doris Day,” a musical revue: 5 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at the historic Venetian Theatre & Bistro, 253 E. Main St., Hillsboro, 503-693-3953. Back by popular demand, Kristi King's one-woman show brings the iconic star to life, relating Day's life stories and singing her greatest hits. Two acts with one intermission. Tickets $32, online at venetiantheatre.com or box office one hour before performance.