This week calendar
Through May 29
Theater * Bag&Baggage Productions presents Jane Austen's "Emma." Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Adapted by Michael Fry, the show will be an Oregon premiere In celebration of the bicentenary of the novel's publication.
Book Club * Head to the Forest Grove City Library to discuss "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough. 7 p.m.
Park Meeting * Metro invites the public to a community meeting about Chehalem Ridge nature park. This session will be held in Spanish. Forest Grove High School, 1401 Nichols Lane. Pie and coffee provided. Tell us what activities you'd be interested in participating in at the park. 6 to 8 p.m. Visit oregonmetro.gov/chehalemridge for more information or to add feedback. A session will be held May 17 in English.
Concert * Portland Community College is hosting a free concert and lecture by Thousand Waves. Building 3, Room 114, at the Rock Creek Campus, 17705 N.W. Springville Road in Hillsboro. 7:30 p.m. Thousand Waves is a unique chamber group that celebrates the music of the East and the West.
Teen Crafts * Teens can head to the Forest Grove City Library for craft time. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Visitation Fundraiser * Visitation Catholic School is hosting a community silent auction with refreshments and an appearance by Rudy the Magician. 6 p.m.
Writing Workshop * Writers in the Grove will host a writing workshop at the Forest Grove City Library. 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Wetlands Fun Head to the Fernhill Wetlands to assist local biologists in identifying a diverse array of birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles and plants. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. fernhillwetlands.org.
Super Saturday * Members of The Portland Ballet Youth Company will come to North Plains to perform in the fifth annual preview of excerpts from the upcoming Spring Concert. 1 p.m. Free. Jessie Mays Community Hall. Both traditional and modern pieces. All ages.
Genealogical Meeting * The Genealogical Society of Washington County is meeting 10 a.m. to noon. Hillsboro Main Library Community Room, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro. Guest speaker Lisa McCullough will go over using Evernote, a popular, and powerful, organizational tool that can be used across all platforms to save, organize and share information.
Family Day * The Washington County Museum is hosting a free family day. Guests will have a chance to view the Museum's exhibit "This Kalapuya Land" and interact with primitive technology, as well as learn about the vibrant history that gave Washington County the nickname "Silicon Forest" with the exhibit "Innovation in Washington County." Participants will also have the chance to make a craft to take home. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Flea Market Head to the Forest Grove Senior & Community Center for a flea market. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 503-357-2021 for a table reservation.
Band Concert * The Second Winds Community Band presents "Playing the Oldies." Free. Donations appreciated. 3 p.m. McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. in McMinnville. Secondwinds.org.
Firefighters Breakfast * The Forest Grove Firefighter's Association is holding a fundraiser breakfast at the fire station, 1919 Ash St. in Forest Grove. 8 a.m. To 1 p.m. Pancakes, eggs, smoked ham and an assortment of fruit and beverages. Dine in or take out. Adults $8, seniors $6, children 12 and under $5. Proceeds benefit the community funds of the WWCFA to support assistance to local families in need after fires or other emergencies.
Fields for Food * There will be a Fields for Food Workshop to connect new and beginning farmers and existing landowners. The workshop will cover how to find farmers and craft a lease. Attendees will also hear from landowners who have leased to new/beginning farmers. Find more information here: swcd.net/event/fields-for-food-2. St. Bede's Episcopal Church, 1609 Elm St. in Forest Grove. 6 to 8 p.m. Free. Snacks. Call 503-992-0078, Ext. 302 to RSVP.
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.
Concert * One of Portlands 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, Raneys 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.
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 their 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.
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.