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May 18

Latino Summit The Forest Grove Sustainability Commission is hosting its second annual Latino Summit. 6 to 8 p.m. Forest Grove United Church of Christ, 2032 College Way.

Haiku Contest Celebrate Poetry by entering your haiku poems through May 18. This year's theme is Alice in Wonderland/Alice Through the Looking Glass, recognizing the new movie, "Alice Through the Looking Glass." Contest winners from each of three age groups (K-6, 7-12, adult) will each receive $20 gift certificates to Regal Cinemas. North Plains Library.

May 19

Roads Open House The community is invited to comment on the Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program list of projects proposed for funding. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Community Auditorium in Forest Grove. Martin Road in Forest Grove is one of the projects being considered. Comments can be submitted three ways in person at the open house; online at MSTIP3e.com; or through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Food Film The Dairy Creek Community Food Web is screening "The Greenhorns are Coming to Town." Forest Grove Grange, 1917 B St. 7:30 p.m. Free popcorn.

May 20

Concert One of Portland's foremost traditional Irish singers, Colleen Raney, will take the stage at The Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro. 7:30 p.m. Celebrated for bringing a contemporary freshness to traditional music, Raney's following is loyal and growing — both among longtime adherents of Celtic music and younger fans who are new to the genre. $14 in advance. $18 day of show. brownpapertickets.com. 503-615-3485.

May 20 - 21

Viking House Stop by to see the house Forest Grove High School students built at an open house. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1051 Andy Ave. in Forest Grove.

May 21

Fundraiser Concert Forest Grove High School is holding its 25th annual silent auction and fundraiser. 6:30 to 9 p.m. $25 per person. Tickets available at FGHS main office at 503-359-2432 or from FGHS music students. Silent auction accepts credit cards. Catered by Maggie's Buns. La Hacienda Ballroom, 2020 Main St. in Forest Grove. Dinner, dancing lesson, music featuring the Forest Grove jazz band, Da Capo, orchestra and mariachi. Dance lessons at 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m.

Concert The Hillsboro Community Youth Choir presents its spring concert "Taking Flight," a concert of soaring and joyful music. 2 p.m. Century High School Auditorium, 2000 S.E. Century Blvd. $8 for adults and $2 for children. Tickets at the door or hillsborocommunityyouthchoir.org.

May 22

Bingo Members of the Banks Historical Society invite the public to play Bingo on Sunday nights from 5 to 8 p.m. at Banks Billiards, 111 S. Main St. The proceeds go to the historical society.

May 23

Science Talk Graduate student Elena Mahrt will present "Between the Ears: How Normal and Diseased Brains Process Communication Sounds." The first steps toward helping individuals with language impairments is to understand how the brain processes complex sounds. 7 p.m. Venetian Theatre & Bistro.

Author Event Marilyn Stablein is an award-winning poet, essayist, artist and author of 13 books. She'll talk as part of Conversations with Writers. Hillsboro Library Main Branch, 2850 Brookwood Parkway in Hillsboro. 7 to 9 p.m.

May 24

Green Cleaning Head to the Forest Grove City Library to learn about how everyday cleaning products impact health, budget and the environment. AmeriCorp Waste Reduction Specialist with Washington County Caitlin Ahearn will teach participants how to look for non-toxic cleaning alternatives and make their own. 6:30 p.m. Free. Everyone goes home with a recipe booklet and bottle of spray cleaner.

Bingo Forest Grove Senior and Community Center, 2037 Douglas St. Tuesday nights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. $13 for all games played. $100 and $500 progressive jackpots.

May 25

Book Club Head to the North Plains Public Library to discuss "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. 7 p.m. New members welcome. Refreshments served.

Concert The Portland Community College Rock Creek Music Program presents a free concert and lecture with guitar duo Peter Zisa and Pam Beaty in the Forum, Building 3, Room 114, at the Rock Creek Campus, 17705 N.W. Springville Road, Hillsboro. 7:30 p.m. Guitarists and PCC Music Faculty Peter Zisa and Pam Beaty will present music inspired by Brazil.

Film Screening There will be a free screening and discussion of "This Changes Everything," a film about climate change. 6 to 8 p.m. Washington Street Conference Center of the Hillsboro Park and Ride, 225 S. First Ave., Hillsboro. Free.

May 26

Survival Presentation Director of Rewild Portland Peter Michael Bauer will give a free presentation at the North Plains Library on survival skills, ancestral technology and their importance in modern wilderness excursions. 6:30 p.m. Learn the basic "10 essentials" of survival that will keep you alive in the wilderness.

May 28

Guitar Internationally known Richard Smith is coming to Vic's Guitar Cave in Forest Grove for a workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. and concert from 7 to 9 p.m. Reserve your spot at 503-357-2787.

May 30

Flag Ceremony Forest Grove Fire & Rescue personnel will host a flag raising ceremony at the community flag pole in honor of Memorial Day. 12:30 p.m.