Out and About
- The Times - Features
Listings of arts, entertainment and leisure activities in the Tigard and Beaverton areas
ART ON BROADWAY GALLERY - 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. Saturday, June 4, 6-9 p.m. A free reception to open the new exhibit 'Oregon Inside and Out' by member Linda J. Baker. The show will continue through June 27.
ART ON BROADWAY GALLERY - 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. 'Breakfast in the Gallery' resumes on one Saturday each month from 9 a.m. to noon through October. The public is invited to enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast when gallery artists demonstrate their skills and methods of creating works of art. Dates of the breakfasts are June 18, July 16, Aug. 20 and Sept. 10. Through May 28: New exhibit: 'Another Perspective' by member artists Rae Campbell and Gretha Lindwood.
THE VILLAGE GALLERY OF ARTS - 12505 N.W. Cornell Road. 503-297-1089. The Art Challenge Show ends June 3. June 7 through July 3 is a group show with featured artist Kat McCullough.
THE GOLDEN GALLERY AT BEAVERTON LODGE - 12900 S.W. Ninth St. Through June 30. Works of art from students of Rae Campbell, a glass artist who started teaching art eight years ago, with a special interest in working with seniors. Various mixed media shown include fused glass, ceramics, mosaics miolica, jewelry.
WORK OF PHOTOGRAPHER KARLIS GRANTS - On display at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 9205 S.W. Barnes Road, in collaboration with the Beaverton Arts Commission. Ends May 31, on the second floor hallway in the main tower, a colorful exhibit of floral photographs by 88-year-old Karlis Grants of Beaverton.
TUALATIN HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR POPS CONCERT - In TuHS Auditorium. June 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m.
STARLIGHT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT - At Tualatin Presbyterian Church, 9230 S.W. Siletz Drive. Sunday, June 5, 7 p.m. Allan Halbert conducts orchestra in 'Summer Delights' concert, which includes an eclectic mix of music from Debussy to Green Day. General admission/$14, seniors/$10, students/$7, age 12 and under/free. Tickets at the door or online, starlightsymphony.us. Telephone: 541-386-6400.
'MARY POPPINS' COMES TO PORTLAND - Keller Auditorium, June 23. A portion of all ticket sales for the June 23 production will benefit the Beaverton Education Foundation. Tickets: $83.50 and $73.50. Tickets available for a limited time at portlandopera.org/bef, special offer code: befbenefit. For more info, call 503-643-7453.
DANCEWELL BALLROOM PROGRAM - Northwest corner of Allen Blvd. and Sunshine Court. Last dance in May: Tuesday, May 31. 'Tuesday Night Minglers' 8-10 p.m., a full variety of CD music, plus an hour of mixer lesson. Cost: $6. Singles and couples of all ages always welcome. Dance and partner dance lessons held Sundays through Mondays at various times. Info, dancewellballroom.com or call 503-241-0460, Ext. 0.
'POTTY DANCE' - At Aloha Grange, S.W. 185th and TV Highway. June 4 Valley Squares fundraiser for the Aloha Grange restrooms' upgrade. Those who attend will 'dance in the restrooms' and earn a toilet dangle for our badges. Music and calls will be 'piped in' so one can dance the same as on the main floor. Dancing begins at 7:30 p.m. Mainstream Workshop, 8-10 p.m. Mainstream with Rounds. Refreshments follow the dance. Valley Squares will donate all the door fees and their share of Split the Pot to the project. Info: 503-642-2578.
TRADITIONAL IRISH DANCE CLASS - At Historic Winona Grange, No. 271, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. Every Thursday evening, 7-9 p.m. Sam Keaton teaches and calls the traditional dances. This is the fourth year in Washington County sharing the Irish culture. A drop-in class. Cost: $5 per week for those age 13 and older.
DANCEWELL BALLROOM PROGRAM - Northwest corner of Allen Blvd. and Sunshine Court.This program includes dances in Beaverton in May: Tuesdays, May 24 and 31. Tuesday Night Minglers, 8-10 p.m., a full variety of CD music, plus an hour of mixer lesson. Cost: $6. Dance and partner dance lessons held Sundays through Mondays at various times. Info, dancewellballroom.com or call 503-241-0460, Ext. 0.
SQUARE DANCE/ROUND DANCE LESSONS - Kinton Grange, 19015 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road (5½ miles west of Washington Square). Sundays, 3-4:30 p.m. Info, 503-640-2923; 503-647-0081.
SUMMER CAMPS AND CLASSES - At Fired-Up Dance Academy, King City Plaza. July 11 through Aug. 18. The studio offers a wide variety of classes throughout the school years, culminating with June recital. Classes include ballet, jazz, tap, tumbling and hip-hop. Adults can participate in jazz or tap classes. The camps include Princess Camp for 4 to 6 year olds or a four-day camp for advanced dancers. For info: 503-620-3155.
BEAVERTON CITY LIBRARY - Wednesday mornings, through June 8, 10:30 a.m.-noon. 'Mastery of Aging Well' - A Progam for Healthy Living. A video discussion group, a different topic each week related to aging and healthy living. Free and no signup required. More info: 503-644-2197. Tuesday, June 7, 6-7:30 p.m. The library hosts a talk on 'Aging in Place - Outfitting Your Home So That You Can Be Safer in it as You Grow Older.' Presented by Valerie Garrett, coodinator of the Regional Green Building Hotline. No registration required. Info: 503-350-5249.
CEDAR MILL LIBRARY - Owl Book Group, Friday, May 27 10:30 a.m. Book selection: 'Henry's Sisters' by Cathy Lamb. Voices in Verse. Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m. Open Mike Poetry. Share your own poetry and listen to others read their favorites. Sunday, June 12, 2-4 p.m. Scrapbook Club. Work on own projects and socialize and learn from each other. Adults only. Newcomers welcome.
GARDEN HOME COMMUNITY LIBRARY - June 1. Start of Summer Reading at Washington County Cooperative Libaries for adults, children and teens. For more info or to sign up (June 1 or after) visit wccls.org/srp. Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. The Garden Home Community Library Book Group will meet to discuss 'The Girl Who Fell From the Sky' by Portland-raised author Heidi Durrow. Copies available in the library.
TUALATIN PUBLIC LIBRARY - Class conducted through the Adult Programming of libraries, recreation districts and community organizations. Thursday, June 2, 7-8:30 p.m. 'A Will Is Not Enough In Oregon.' Presentation by attorney Richard B. Schneider, followed by question and answer session. Free class and no registration required. 503-691-3074.
CLASSES AT FARMINGTON GARDENS - At 21815 S.W. Farmington Road, Beaverton. Info: 503-649-4568, farmingtongardens.com. June 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 'Couples' Workshop: Build Your Own Willow Furniture.' Class fee: $125. $10 registration fee. June 5, 1 p.m. 'What to do in the Garden in June,' with Tony Van Houtin. June 11, 11 a.m. 'Edible Gardens Club,' with Linda Shively. June 18, 11 a.m. 'Garden Buddies.' Children's garden club for ages 4-12. The session is 'Totally Tomatoes.' A tomato plant will be potted to take home and learn how to keep it healthy and get a great harvest. $5 materials fee per child. Registration required. June 19, 1-3 p.m. 'Chef in the Garden: Cooking With Fresh Herbs.'
HUGHES WATER GARDENS - 25289 S.W. Stafford Road, Tualatin. 503-638-1709. Free classes. Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m. Building ponds and waterfalls. Sunday, May 29, 1 p.m. Water gardening in containers. Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m. Planting around your pond. Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m. Building ponds and waterfalls.
THE GARDEN CORNER 2011 SEMINARS - At 21550 108th Ave., Tualatin. May 28, 10 a.m. 'Edibles in the Landscape;' 1 p.m. 'Landscaping for Small Spaces.' June 4, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. 'Pots to Fountain.' June 11, 10 a.m.: Begonia Fest.' June 18, 10 a.m. 'Coleus Craze.' June 25 10 a.m. 'Caring for your Hanging Basket.' All events are free unless noted in description. Registration required. 503-885-1934.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER - At Parkside Business Center, 7929 S.W. Cirrus Drive, No. 23, Beaverton. Sunday, June 5. Come to Good Samaritan Ministries to pray together, joining in community prayer here and around the world at this 20th Annual International Day of Prayer. Prayer Stations 6-9 a.m. Community prayer and fellowship 9 a.m. to noon. Contact: 503-644-2339.
BORDERS HOSTS SUMMER READING KICKOFF - 7227 S.W. Bridgeport Road, Tualatin. Saturday,June 4, 2 p.m. A party to kick off the summer reading program, Double Dog Dare. The party will include a trivia challenge, literacy games, a craft and prizes. Children who read 10 books over the summer can earn a free book through Borders' Double Dog Dare summer reading program. Free event geared for eight to 12 year olds. Info: Ginger Moshofsky, 503-968-7576.
TUALATIN BOY SCOUT TROOP 530'S 40TH ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST - At the Juanita Pohl Senior Center, 8513 S.W. Tualatin Road, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 5. The breakfast will consist of pancakes, sausage, scamled eggs and beverages. Cost: $6 per person, $4 for ages 62 and older, and $20 for families. Tickets available at the door. Proceeds will support the Scouts and their activities.
'AMBLE AND SKEDADDLE' - Sunday, June 5, 9:30 a.m. at Greenway Park in Beaverton. A 5K and 10K run and walk benefiting the Arc of Washington County. Participants will have the option of running or walking a single lap for a 5K, or two laps to complete a 10K. One will not have to choose which event until they arrive at the 5K finish. There will also be a free children's run for children 10 and under at 9:15 a.m.
THE BEAVERTON GARDEN CLUB - Meets second Thursday of month from September to June at the Beaverton Community Center, 12350 S.W. Fifth St., Suite 100. Speakers, hands-on learning service projects and refreshments, plus field trips and community activities and service. The following meeting is scheduled: June 9: Club potluck and rose show at Beaverton Library. Visitors welcome. Call Carol Mohr, 503-590-1942.
THE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY - On Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m., the Genealogical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Washington Public Services Building, 155 N. First Ave., in Room 140. Elaine Mattson will speak on 'Scandinavian Genealogy Research.' A former educator in the Beaverton School District, she started a Family History Interest Group at St. Mathew Lutheran Church in Beaverton. In addition to members, the meeting is open to the public. 503-648-6538.
HOARDERS, CLUTTERERS AND PROCRASTINATORS MEETING - At Westside Service Center, 4550 S.W. Stott Ave., Beaverton. Every Friday, 6:30-8 p.m. Any hoarder or clutterer who seeks relief is welcome. Rent contribution of $1 or $2 per meeting appreciated. (Parking on street or in Beaverton High School parking across from WSC. Cars parked at Dairy Queen get towed.) For further info, 503-804-6835.