Out and About
Listings of arts, entertainment and leisure activities in the Tigard and Beaverton areas
ART ON BROADWAY GALLERY - 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. Through Oct. 29: Exhibit of 'My Passion - Color and Space,' featuring pastel landscapes and small watercolor abstracts by Beaverton artist Myla Keller. Through Oct. 29: Exhibition of works by 12 artists whose studios are located on the west side of Portland.
PRINT ARTS NORTHWEST GALLERY - Washington County Museum, 17677 Springville Road, Portland. Oct. 20-Nov. 12. 'East Meets West.' Prints by Janette Hopper and Ralph Steeds. Opening reception, Oct. 20, 5:30-8.00 p.m. 503-525-9259.
THE GOLDEN GALLERY - At Beaverton Lodge, 12900 S.W. Ninth St. 'Art in the Garden Group Show.' Through Oct. 30. Artists speak at 2:30 p.m. Refreshments served. Free admission.
INTIMATE HOUSE CONCERT WITH GRÁINNE MURPHY AND KATHLEEN BOYLE - In Wee Ceili Room in Tualatin. Saturday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m. All seats, $20, are in advance because venue is in a private home. To reserve: email samkeator
PIANIST LANG LANG IN CONCERT ON BIG SCREEN - At Cedar Hills Crossing 16, 3200 S.W. Hocken Ave. Beaverton. Oct. 22 and 24, 8 p.m. Cinematic concert event marking 200th birthday of Franz Liszt. Call 818-761-6100.
IRISH FIDDLER KEVIN BURKE IN CONCERT - World-renowned Irish fiddler Kevin Burke will perform Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Third Wednesday Celtic Lunch Hour Concert at the Tualatin Heritage Center, 8700 S.W. Sweek Drive, Tualatin. Tickets (at the door only) are $10. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy some of the best Irish music by one of the top players in the world. This is a SandAIrishEntertainment.com production.
'I LOVE YOU BECAUSE' - It's the last weekend at Broadway Rose Theatre Company in Tigard for this romantic musical comedy, being performed at the Broadway Rose New Stage, 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard, through this Sunday. Evening performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Matinees are at 2 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday. Tickets start at $28 for adults, with $20 tickets available for ages 6 to 25. Visit broadwayrose.org or call the box office at 503-620-5262.
FIRST FRIDAY IRISH MUSIC AND DANCE - At Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. October musicians are Seamus Egan Beglan and Danny O'Hanlon, with Sam Keaton calling. Cost: $10/adults, $5/students 8 and older and seniors 65 and older. Official drop-off for local food bank every month, October-May.
THE WINDS OF DONEGAL - At Winona Grange, No. 271, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. Celebrating five years in Washington County, traditional Irish dance class. Every Thursday evening, 7-9 p.m. Sam Keator teaches and calls the traditional dances. A drop-in class. Cost: $5 per week for those age 13 and older. 503-691-2078.
BALLROOM CLASSES AND DANCES - At Leedy Grange Hall, Cedar Mill. 'Love to Dance? Want to Learn?' Every second and fourth Friday of month. Series of ballroom classes and dances. Beginners' lessons, 7 p.m., followed by open dancing, 8-10 p.m. Cost: $7/adults, $5/students.
SQUARE DANCE/ROUND DANCE LESSONS - Kinton Grange, 19015 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road. Sundays, 3-4:30 p.m. Call 503-640-2923; 503-647-0081.
BEAVERTON CITY LIBRARY -The library will host free, informative computer classes open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays during October, November and December. All classes run from 10 a.m. until noon. No registration required. Call: 503-350-5249. On Thursday evening or Saturday morning sessions, Oct. 13, Nov. 3 and 17, Dec. 1 and 15, elementary school-age children are welcome to 'Read To The Dogs.' The dogs are trained therapy dogs that love listening to children read! To register your child, call 503-350-3600, or stop by the children's desk at the library.
BETHANY LIBRARY - Saturday, Oct. 29, 8 p.m. Teens: Mystery Night. Two sessions: one for middle school ages 11-14 at 6 p.m.; and a second session for high school ages 14-18 at 8 p.m. Registration required: 503-617-7323. Teen-only event.
CEDAR MILL LIBRARY -Writer's Mill. Sunday, Oct.16, 1-3 p.m. Hands-on gathering of people who love to write. Estate planning workshop. Thursday, Oct. 20, 6:30 p.m. Speaker: attorney Richard Schneider, co-author of 'A Will is Not Enough in Oregon.' No reservations required. Oct. 22, 10 a.m. Local poet Dr. Gene Jackson will visit the library's poetry group to read his latest volume of poetry.
FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON TO BENEFIT CEDAR MILL LIBRARY -Friday, Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m. 'Cover to Cover' fashion show and luncheon at Christ United Methodist Church in Cedar Mill. Gently used/new designer fashions and accessories provided by Second Edition. Also a raffle and silent auction. Event coordinated by Second Edition volunteers to benefit the library. Cost: $18 per person. Reservations only. Purchase tickets at Second Edition or call Nancy or Susan at 503-644-6395.
GARDEN HOME COMMUNITY LIBRARY -Tuesday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Craft Circle for adults. Bring your own or work on a craft provided by the library. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. Film night for adults. This month's screening 'If I want to Whistle, I whistle,' from Romania.
TIGARD LIBRARY - On Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7 to 8 p.m., the library will host a book discussion about teen literature for adults. The group will discuss Patrick Ness' 'The Knife of Never Letting Go,' an award-winning post-apocalyptic novel where boys become men at the age of 13 and they can hear each other's thoughts. The group, recommended for ages 16 through adult, will meet in the Houghton Room. No registration required. Call 503-718-2517.
OREGON'S BLUE BOOK'S 100TH BIRTHDAY - At Tigard library on Friday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Experience history through this video by Jabin. Free program. Call 503-718-2517.
OUTERWEAR FOR OTHERS - Winter clothing drive now through Nov. 30. Dignity Memorial providers have partnered with the Salvation Army to collect new or gently-used coats and clothing. Drop boxes for donations may be found at the following local funeral homes: Pegg, Paxson and Springer Funeral Home, 4675 S.W. Watson in Beaverton; Skyline Memorial Gardens Funeral Home and Cemetery, 4101 N.W. Skyline Blvd., in Portland; Young's Funeral Home, 11831 S.W. Pacific Highway in Tigard; National Cremation Service, 1260 S.W. Greenburg Road, Suite 412, in Portland.
CEDAR MILL FARMERS MARKET - In parking lot in front of Safeway at Murray and Cornell. Fall schedule: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Featuring local crafts and produce, plus ready-to-eat food and live music.
QUILTER'S MARKET FALL SALE - At 20210 S.W. Teton, Tualatin. Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Quilts, vintage, holiday decorations, gifts, dolls, handbags, fall harvest décor. Free parking and admission for this juried homemade show.
THE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY - Regular meeting is Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m., at Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N. First Ave., Room 140. Barbara Clark Hovorka, family history research teacher at Portland Community College and speaker at family history conferences, seminars and workshops, will speak on 'Things I Wish I Knew When I Started' and '15 Things to Do in 15 Minutes.' Open to the public. 503-640-4431.
BOOK SIGNING BY LOCAL AUTHOR - Laini Taylor will be signing her book 'Daughter of Smoke and Bone' at the following Beaverton bookstores: Powell's Books, Cedar Hills Crossing, 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m.; and Barnes and Noble, 18300 N.W. Evergreen Parkway, on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 4:30 p.m.
DOGGIE PALOOZA CELEBRATES ALL THINGS DOG - At World Forestry Center, in Washington Park. Oct. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The one day a year fair when visitors and their canine companions are invited to visit with local pet vendors, learn about pet safety, canine fashions, get photos taken for entry into a magazine, etc. Call 503-228-1367.
TIGARD KNITTING GUILD - At Tigard Senior Center, 8815 S.W. Omara. Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Judy Becker, known as the inventor of Judy's Magic Cast-on, aka 'magic toe-up cast-on,' will be the guest speaker. Guests welcome to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. tigardknittingguild.com.
HARVEST FESTIVAL AT PCC - At Rock Creek campus. Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The annual student-sponsored community event celebrates the fall harvest and this year's festival also celebrates the 50th anniversary of PCC. Features include the usual pumpkin patch, hayrides, musical entertainment and a giant birthday cake. 971-722-4376.
DOUGH FOR DOLLAR EVENTS FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS - This fundraising program is scheduled for the following schools: Montclair Elementary on Oct. 18; Raleigh Hills on Oct. 25; William Walker Elementary on Nov. 15. Call Pizzicato Beaverton, 503-574-3115.