- Beaverton Valley Times - Features
FRIDAY, JAN. 4
Hillsboro Toastmasters Club 881 - 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. every Friday, Hales Restaurant, 2755 S.E. Tualatin Valley Highway, Hillsboro. Club is now in its 40th year. Info: Erik Gross, 503-595-0884 Ext. 4, or www.geocities.com/toastmaster881/.
Wallmasters Toastmasters - 6:45 a.m. every Friday, TOC Management Services, 6825 S.W. Sandburg Road., Tigard. Info: Robbie 503-992-2286, www.wallmasters.org.
SATURDAY, JAN. 5
American Association of University Women Beaverton Branch - 1 p.m., Beaverton Library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St. Speaker: Denial Banks will speak on Microcredit. Open to the public. Info: Joyce Lockard 503-533-4190.
Food Addicts Anonymous - 9 a.m. every Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital, 1040 N.W. 22nd Ave., Portland, in the Wilcox Bldg, Conference Room A. Info: Sandy 503-617-6971.
SUNDAY, JAN. 6
Catholic Adult Singles Group - 5:30 p.m., first Sunday of the month, Our Lady of Peace Retreat, 3600 S.W. 170th Ave., Beaverton. Info: Janet 503-533-8978 or Jean 503-641-0328.
MONDAY, JAN. 7
Aloha-Beaverton T'ai Chi Club - 8:30 a.m., 20285 S.W. Tualatin Valley Highway. Club also meets Wednesday mornings from 8:30 to 9:20. Paul Keller, 503-577-0630.
Eager Beavers Square Dance Club - 1 to 3:15 p.m., Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 S.W. Hall Blvd., Beaverton. Club meets every Monday for plus dancing; $2 donation.
New Era of PWP - 7 p.m. Beaverton Community Center, Sycamore Room, 12350 S.W. Fifth St. For single parents whose children are grown and gone from home are invited. Info: 503-649-7304.
Overeaters Anonymous - Noon, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 S.W. Canyon Road, Beaverton, Room 208. Dorothy, 503-293-5476.
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Aloha Chapter 487 - 6:30 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 18865 S.W. Johnson St., Aloha. 503-649-3511 or 503-649-2283.
Aloha Chapter 928 - 7 to 8 p.m., Reedville Presbyterian Church, 2785 S.W. 209th Ave., Aloha. Info: Teresa 503-914-5990 or www.or928.com.
Beaverton Chapter 696 - 9:15 a.m., Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 S.W. Allen Blvd. Dolores, 503-646-5974.
Beaverton Chapter 1084 - 7 to 8 p.m., New Vision Fellowship Church, 5525 S.W. Menlo Drive, Beaverton. Leader: Cindy Martell, 503-810-8829. Info: www.tops.org.
Washington County Public Affairs Forum - 11:30 a.m., Beaverton Elks Club, 3500 S.W. 104th, (enter through back entrance). Public welcome. Info: www.washingtoncountyforum.org.
WRIP City Toastmasters - 6:45 to 8:15 p.m., Peterkort Centre II, 9755 S.W. Barnes Road. Improve public speaking skills. Guests welcome. Info: 503-352-5291 or www.geocities.com/wripcity.
TUESDAY, JAN. 8
Aloha Sunset Rotary Club - Noon, The Farmhouse Country Inn at Red Lion Hotel Hillsboro, 3500 N.E. Cornell Road. Info: 503-642-2905.
Beaverton Sertoma - 7 a.m., Red Robin restaurant, Southwest Canyon Road at 117th Avenue.
Cedar Mill Business Association - Meets on the second Tuesday of the month at noon, Cedar Mill Library Community Room (upstairs). 503-629-5799 or cedarmill.org/ /CMBA.
Feedbackers Toastmasters - 7 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, at the Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 S.W. Hall Blvd., Beaverton. Toastmasters club for advanced evaluation skills. Info: Carl, 503-590-9498.
Fuchsia Club, S.W. Portland - 7 p.m., second Tuesday of the month, Edgewood Downs Retirement Inn, 7799 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road. For those interested in learning about fuchsia growing. Info: Clarence Berger, 503-644-1966.
Overeaters Anonymous - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 S.W. Canyon Road, Beaverton. Infants and children welcome. Bob, 503-286-8796.
Rainy Day Doll Club - 10 a.m., second Tuesday of the month, Beaverton Community Center, 12350 S.W. Fifth Ave., Beaverton. The club welcomes doll enthusiasts. Info: 503-645-4023.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly Hillsboro Chapter 774 - 10 to 11 a.m., Hillsboro Senior Center, 750 S.E. Eighth Ave. Pat, 503-642-2058.
Timber Talkers Toastmasters - Noon to 1 p.m., Nimbus Conference Center, 9403-B S.W. Nimbus Ave., Beaverton. For fun and to fight your fear of public speaking. http://www.timbertalkers.com/.
Tualatin Valley Elks 2780 - 7:30 p.m., every Tuesday. Info: 503-691-1935.
Washington County Peak Oil Group - 6:30 p.m., second Tuesday of the month, Orenco Unitarian Universalist Church, 22785 N.W. Birch St, Hillsboro. The public is invited.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9
Aloha-Beaverton T'ai Chi Club - 8:30 to 9:20 a.m., 20285 S.W. Tualatin Valley Highway. Club also meets Mondays at 8:30 a.m. Paul Keller, 503-577-0630.
Beaverton Area Bible Class - 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., Red Robin on Canyon Road at 117th Avenue. Nathan Lewis, 503-626-1520.
Beaverton Rotary - Noon, Beaverton Elks, 3500 S.W. 104th.
Beaverton Sunrise Rotary Club - 7:30 a.m., Kingstad Meeting Center, 15450 S.W. Millikan Way. Info: Sam Scott, 503-639-4396.
Cascade Zydeco Lessons - 7 p.m. lessons, followed by dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Portland Police Athletic Association, 612 S.E. Alder St., Portland. Free parking at the US Bank lot. Dance to CDs. Cost: $3 donation.www.cascade-zydeco.com.
Daylighters Toastmasters - 6:40 to 8 a.m., Cedar Hills Recreation Center, 11640 S.W. Park Way, Room 8. First Wednesday of every month light refreshments and breakfast foods is served.Info: 503-848-6510 or 503-671-5583.
Noontime Nomads Toastmasters - Noon to 1 p.m., Tigard City Hall. Relieve your fear of public speaking and have fun doing it. http://www.noontimenomads.org/.
Toast to 'U' Toastmasters - Noon to 1 p.m., Unicru Inc. 9525 S.W. Gemini Drive, Beaverton. Info: Nate McFarlane, 503-596-3100.
TOPS Beaverton 417 - 10 a.m., Beaverton Masonic Temple, 4690 S.W. Watson, Beaverton. Info: Laura, 503-655-6704.
Touchstone Toastmasters - Noon, Intel Supercomputers, 15201 N.W. Greenbrier Parkway (at Cornell Oaks). Ken Coomes, 503-531-5002.
THURSDAY, JAN. 10
Adoptive Parent Support Group - 7 to 8:30 p.m., second and fourth Thursday of the month, Countryside Community Church, 18810 S.W. Kruger Road. Kari Walker, 503-625-7663.
Beaverton Garden Club - 9:30 a.m., second Thursday of the month, Beaverton Community Center, 12350 S.W. Fifth St., Suite 100. All new and experienced gardeners welcome to attend. Info: 503-524-6922.
Beaverton Optimists - 7 a.m., every Thursday, Peppermill restaurant, 17455 S.W. Farmington Road, Aloha. 503-626-5320.
Beaverton social dances - 1:15 to 3:30 p.m., Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 S.W. Hall Blvd. Ballroom and pattern dancing to Ruthie and the Boys. Donation $2.
Carousel Figure Skating Club - 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., every Thursday, Valley Ice Arena, 9250 S.W. Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway. All ages and ability levels welcome. Info: Cheryn, 503-297-7248.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Beaver Chapter - Second Thursday of the month, 6:15 p.m. social, 6:45 p.m. program and business meeting, Beaverton Resource Center, 12500 S.W. Allen Blvd. Info: April Bullard 503-642-7888.
Genealogical Society of Washington County - 7 p.m., second Thursday of the month. Public Services Building, Room 140, Washington County Courthouse, 1st and Main Street, Hillsboro. Public welcome. Info: 503-640-4431.
Kiwanis Club of Cedar Hills - Noon, lunch, program follows, every Thursday, Beaverton Elks Lodge, 3500 S.W. 104th Ave. Guests welcome. Info: 503-848-2066.
Overeaters Anonymous - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 S.W. Canyon Road, Beaverton. Infants and children welcome. Lisa, 503-429-2422.
Soroptimist of Hillsboro - Noon, second and third Thursdays of the month, Farmhouse restaurant, 3500 N.E. Cornell Road, Hillsboro. Info: Ellyn Greenwald, 503-848-9628 or Lisa McNeilly, 503-640-5160.
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Beaverton 929 - 8:30 a.m. every Thursday, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Room 210, 10390 S.W. Canyon Road, Beaverton.
Portland 1091 - Weigh-in at 5:45 p.m., meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at West Hills Village, Senior Residence, first-floor dining room, 5701 S.W. Multnomah Blvd., Portland. First Meeting is free; $20 annual membership; $5 monthly dues. Info: 503-407-3208 or 503-892-1309.
Aloha 864 - 6:45 to 8 p.m., Pineridge Mobile Courts, 6900 S.W. 195th Ave., Aloha. Sis Kalleck, 503-649-6875.
Tualatin Valley Toastmasters Club 7499 - 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday, Unitarian Universalist Community Church (basement social hall), 22785 N.W. Birch St., Hillsboro. Guests welcome. Info: Jeff King, 503-359-1428 or www.hillsborotoastmasters.org.
Westside Service Center - Non-profit group for drug and alcohol recovery holds several meetings every day, seven days a week. Club located at the corner of Stott Street and Farmington Road. Info: 503-641-2075.