Out and About

Listings of arts, entertainment and leisure activities in the Tigard and Beaverton areas
by: Submitted photo GRAINNE MURPHY


HOLIDAY BAZAAR AT VILLAGE GALLERY OF ARTS - Village Gallery of Arts, 12505 N.W. Cornell Road, Cedar Mill, has a holiday bazaar from Nov. 8 through Dec. 24, with new items added daily, all made by Portland-area artists, including cards, jewelry, paintings, mixed media, fused glass, stained glass, sculpture, pottery, fiber arts, silk scarves, tree ornaments and other Christmas-related hand-crafted dolls and miniature holiday houses. Featured artist for November is Bonnie Tucker, who does bold and vibrant collage art. Deaf since infancy, Tucker's work focuses totally on sight and feeling. Call 503-644-8001 or visit villagegallleryarts.org.

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 to 8 p.m. 503-525-9259.

THE GOLDEN GALLERY - At Beaverton Lodge, 12900 S.W. Ninth St. Through Oct. 30. 'Art in the Garden Group Show.' Free admission.


'DYING TO LIVE' - A documentary focusing on the near-death experiences of Sharon Lund will be screened Friday, Oct. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Unity of Beaverton Church, 12650 S.W Fifth St., Beaverton. Lund will also be on hand to discuss her experience. Following the screening and discussion, Lund's books and DVDs will be available for sale. 'Sharon Lund transcended childhood abuse, betrayal and AIDS,' says a spokesperson for the film, promising that 'this thought-provoking, inspirational, full-length documentary will change the way you look at life and death.' Admission is $10 at the door ($8 for seniors 65 and older). Visit SacredLife.com.

FATHOM THRILLER THURSDAYS - 'Jack The Ripper: The Definitive Story' and 'Butterfinger The 13th.' In select move theaters nationwide on Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. Local theater selected is Cedar Hills Crossing 16, 3200 S.W. Hocken Ave., Beaverton.

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.


STARLIGHT SYMPHONY CONCERT - At Tualatin Presbyterian Church, 9230 S.W. Siletz Drive, Sunday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. Featuring Mozart's 'Mystery Overture,' Vasily Kalinnikov's '1st Symphony' (first and second movements), Allan Halbert's 'Say Mambo,' Brahms' 'Variations on a Theme by Haydn' and Verdi's 'Nabucco Overture.' General admission is $12, $9 for seniors, $5 for students. Tickets available at the door or at starlightsymphony.us. Call 541-386-6400.

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. Reserve at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


'SEUSSICAL' THE MUSICAL - Nov. 4 is the first of six performances in the Tualatin High School Auditorium of the Dr. Seuss tribute. Evening performances will be Nov. 4 and 5 and Nov.11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon matinees will be Nov. 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available in the TuHS main office for $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens. Babies are free. Tickets available at the door 35 minutes before each performance or at ttsd.k12.or.us. Call 503-431-5705.


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 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.

library events

BEAVERTON AUTHOR TO SPEAK - Cathy Lamb, author of 'The First Day of the Rest of My Life,' is the guest speaker at the New Friends of the Beaverton City Library annual meeting Saturday, Oct. 29, at Beaverton City Library. The event begins at 10 a.m. in the auditorium with Lamb speaking at 11. Tickets to win a Nook Color Reader will also be for sale. The first book of the University of Oregon graduate and teacher turned freelance writer and author was 'Julia's Chocolate,' published in May 2007. It was followed by seven more, including her new one. Visit thebookcorner.org.


ST. PIUS HOLIDAY BAZAAR - St. Pius X Women's Club will hold its 51st annual Christmas and Holiday Bazaar starting with early bird night Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. ($2 early bird entry), followed on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The bazaar will be held in the Community Center, located at 1280 N.W. Saltzman Road. Profits help to fund parish projects and community outreach. Tickets may be purchased at the church office.

special events

JENKINS ESTATE 'SPOOKTACULAR' - At Jenkins Estate, 8005 S.W. Grabhorn Road, Beaverton, Saturday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $7 per child 2 to 10 and adults are free when accompanied by children. Children 2 to 10 are invited to the Jenkins Estate stables, which will be transformed into a 'not so spooky' Halloween adventure. Admission includes carnival games, craft projects, face painting, hayride to the pumpkin patch and prizes. Additional hayride tickets for family members over 10 are available for $1. Dracula's Snack Shack will be open for hungry goblins, serving children's favorite snacks. Costumes are encouraged! Visit jenkinsestate.com or call 503-629-6355.

HALLOWEEN FAMILY EVENT - Bridgeport Village announces the return of rhe annual Street of Treats event on Oct. 30 from 2-5 p.m. It will take place under the giant gazebo. Children and families are invited to participate in the games and activities.

TIGARD KNITTING GUILD - At Tigard Senior Center, 8815 S.W. Omara. today (Thursday), 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. More information at 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 school: Raleigh Hills on Oct. 25; William Walker Elementary on Nov. 15. Call Pizzicato Beaverton, 503-574-3115.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR TO BENEFIT TUALATIN HIGH SCHOOL XC, TRACK PROGRAMS - Saturday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Annual holiday bazaar and raffle. Benefit for the cross-country and track and field teams. More than 50 vendors will offer a wide range of specialty and art objects. Thanks to the generosity of merchants, many valuable prizes will be raffled off each hour. A lunch by Spaghetti Factory will be available. Proceeds from the bazaar will provide much-needed uniforms, equipment and other needs for the fall and spring teams. Admission is free. Info: Peggy Love, 503-620-8385.