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. A new exhibit, 'Fire and Water,' by member artists Nikki Dilbeck and Sue Jensen will continue through July 30. Art on Broadway continues its popular 'Breakfast in The Gallery' series where the public is invited to enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon one Saturday each month through October as gallery artists demonstrate their skills and methods of creating works of art. The next breakfasts will take pace on Aug 20 and Sept. 10.
SEQUOIA GALLERY + STUDIOS - 136 S.E. Third Ave., Hillsboro. 503-693-0401. Show, to July 30, includes art of Kathleen Chamberlin, Gayle Pedemonte, Nathan Johnson and 30 additional artists.
SHAKESPEARE'S CLASSIC WORKS IN LOCAL MOVIE THEATER - At Cedar Hills Crossing 16, 3200 S.W. Hocken Ave. Monday, Aug. 1: 'Henry IV Part 1.' Thursday, Aug. 18: 'Henry IV Part 2.' Thursday, Sept. 15: 'Henry VIII.' Each performance begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets at box office and online at FathomEvents.com.
'SOUNDS OF SUMMER' - Free band concert in Bishop-Scheckla Pavilion, Cook Park, 17005 S.W. 92nd. Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m. The Tualatin Valley Community Band is under the direction of Steve Heuser. This performance will feaure a number of familiar summer melodies and a few new tunes. For more concert info, visit tvcb.org.
THIRD ANNUAL GLENDI GREEK FESTIVAL - ('Glendi' is Greek for 'Celebration.') St. John the Baptist Geek Orthodox Church, 14485 S.W. Walker Road, Beaverton.Three days: Friday, July 29, 4-10 p.m.; Saturday, July 30, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, July 31, noon-8 p.m. Live Greek dances in colorful authentic national dress, demonstrations of the ancient art of sacred icons, and visitors may purchase specialties from Greek, Ethiopian and Middle Eastern cuisines. A children's schedule of actvities on Saturday afernoon includes the return of Reptile Man with a show at 1 p.m. and another at 4 p.m. His incredible live reptile show is fascinating, exciting and designed to delight and amaze all ages. Proceeds from the festival will benefit St. John the Baptist's building fund and the Oregon Food Bank. Music and dancing, and prizes include a trip to Hawaii, Disneyland or New York City. Info: glendigreekfestival.com.
LIVE FROM JERUSALEM - An evening with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conduced by Zubin Mehta with soloists Renée Fleming and Joseph Calleja. Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m. This Fathom Event will be showing at Cedar Hill Crossing 16 theater, S.W. Hocken Ave., Beaverton.
'THE MISER' - Masque Alfresco presents Moliere's 'The Miser' Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, July 22-Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at following theaters: July 22-24 and July 29-31 at George Rogers Park, The Furnace, Green and Furnace St., Lake Oswego; Aug. 5-7 at Tualatin Heritage Center, 8700 S.W. Sweek Drive and Tualatin Road; Aug. 12-14 at Bagley Park, 2001 N.E. Jackson, Hillsboro; Aug. 20-21 and Aug. 27-28 on Beaverton Library lawn, 12375 S.W. Fifth St., and Hall Boulevard. Admission is free and hat is passed at end of show.
"THE TEMPEST' OR 'THE ENCHANTED ISLE' - At Bag and Baggage. July 28 to Aug. 13 (with a gala July 27). American premiere of one of the most popular scripts from the English Restoration. Recommended for ages 15 and up.
'BOEING-BOEING' - The Lakewood Theatre Company in Lake Oswego (368 S. State St., 503-635-3901) presents the Portland-area premiere of the comedy by Marc Camoletti, translated from the French by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans. Through Aug. 21. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 7 p.m. on July 17 and 24; and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on July 17, Aug. 7, 14 and 21. Ticket prices: $28/adults; $25/seniors. Discounts available for groups and students. For tickets, call 503-635-3901 or order online at lakewood-center.org.
'HAIRSPRAY' - The Broadway Rose Theatre in Tigard opened its 20th summer season July 1 with the musical comedy 'Hairspray, which ends Sunday (July 24). Last performances: Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; matinees Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24, at 2 p.m. Shows at the Deb Fennell Auditorium, 9000 S.W. Durham Road. Tickets: $28 to $35 for adults and $20 tickets available for ages 6 to 25. Order tickets at broadwayrose.org or call 503-620-5262.
HULA AND TAHITIAN DANCE LESSONS - Classes at Ballys Total Fitness, 17800 S.W. Kinnaman Road, Aloha. Seven different classes weekly include beginning, intermediate and advaced hula for children and adults and Tahitian dance. Beginning hula for children is Sundays 2:45 to 3:15 p.m.; beginning hula for adults is Thursday 7:30 to 9 p.m.; Tahitian for children and adults is Sunday 4 to 4:30 p.m. Info: hulaaaloha.org or 971-227-8354.
SQUARE DANCE CLASSES - Aloha Grange, S.W. 185th Ave. Singles, couples and families all welcome. Beginning July 26, class fees will be $5/adults, $2 youth 10-18, $3/college-young aduls 19-25, family maximum $12 per class. Dress is casual, wear comfortable shoes. Call 503-642-2578 or go to valleysquares.com.
DANCEWELL BALLROOM PROGRAM - Tatyana's Ballroom, 6280 S.W. Arctic Drive, Beaverton. Weekly dances are held Tuesdays, beginning July 26, 8-10 p.m. They include a full variety of CD music, ballroom, swing, Latin and nightclub mix, plus a half-hour mixer lesson. Cost: $6 (singles), $6 (couples). Ballroom and partner dance lessons are held Sundays through Mondays at various times. Info: dancewellballroom.com or call 503-241-0460, Ext. 0.
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.
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.
SUMMER CAMPS AND CLASSES - At Fired-Up Dance Academy, King City Plaza. 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. Call 503-620-3155.
BEAVERTON CITY LIBRARY - Every Friday, 2 p.m. Mark Twain Movie Series. Free and open to public. No registration required. Call 503-526-2577. Chess players in grades 3-8 are invited throughout the summer to learn the rules or hone their skills against other players. The club meets 2 to 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of every month until Aug. 22. Registration required. Call 503-350-4001 to register grades 6-8 and 503-350-3600 to register grades 3-5.
BEAVERTON BOOK CORNER - On the corner of Fifth and Washington, near the Beaverton Public Library. Opened by the New Friends of the Beaverton Library and volunteers, the 'little house on the corner' will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 'Getting To Know You - Early Bookworm Specials' are planned each Saturday in July and August, 9 a.m. to noon. At this time, 'bookworms' (customers) can buy one, get one free. Each Saturday there will be special theme days for the bookworm sale. Call Paul Gunning, 503-524-1785.
BETHANY LIBRARY - In front of the library. Thursday, July 21, 5:30 p.m. The breakdancing troupe, Mid-City Breakers, will perform at the first of the annual Bethany Village Summer Concert Series.
CEDAR MILL LIBRARY - Voices in Verse. July 23, 10 a.m. Open mike poetry. Share your own poetry or listen to others read their favorites.
GARDEN HOME COMMUNITY LIBRARY - July 26. 6:30 p.m. Film Night. Thomas Coulter will screen his documentary 'The Oregon Nikkei Story: Japanese Americans in Oregon 1880-1945.' A look at the growth and development of the Japanese community in the state up until the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Summer reading at Washington County Cooperative Libaries for adults, children and teens. For more info or to sign up, visit wccls.org/srp.
TIGARD LIBRARY - Monday, Jully 25, 7-8 p.m. A free program about the history and legacy of Portland's Kaiser shipyards during World War II. 'A Ship Grows in Portland: The Kaiser Shipyards' features Caitlin Shrigley from the Oregon Maritime Museum. From 1941 to 1945 Kaiser Shipyards built more than 700 vessels from Liberty ships to T-2 tankers. Info: 503-718-2517.
TUALATIN LIBRARY - Friends of the Tualatin Library annual book sale in the Community Room of the library. July 22-24. This is the first multi-day sales event for the organization. Friday, July 22, 3-6 p.m.; Saturday, July 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, July 24, 1-4 p.m. Book prices will range from 25 cents for children's books, adult paperbacks for 50 cents and hardcover books for $1. A limited selection of CDs and DVDs available.
THE GARDEN CORNER JULY SEMINARS - At 21550 108th Ave., Tualatin. Saturday, July 23, 11 a.m. Caring for your hanging basket. Friday, July 29, 11 a.m. Larry Finley with Terra Nova plants. All events are free unless noted in description. Registration required. 503-885-1934.
THE TIGARD KNITTING GUILD - Will meet at the Tigard Senior Center, 8815 S.W. Omara in Tigard on Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. All you want to know about alpacas and alpaca yarn will be presented by Karin Finch of White Oak Alpaca in Woodland, Wash. She and her husband have owned their business since 1998. In addition to running the farm with 70 alpacas, Karin knits and spins. At the meeting she will have yarn and roving for sale. Info: tigardknittingguild.org.
KING CITY LAWN BOWLING CLUB - Behind the King City Clubhouse, 15245 S.W. 116th Ave. Every second and fourth Saturday of the month at 1:30 p.m. for the rest of the summer, the club will provide instructors to anyone who would like to learn to lawn bowl. Members will teach newcomers how to play and also loan equipment to beginners so they can try out the sport. Club members meet regularly to lawn bowl on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1:30 p.m., and people are also invited to stop by on those days. Call President Roger Rimer (503-649-9470) or Ed Ott (503-716-8754).