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This week's calendar
Nov. 13 to 15
Sleeping Beauty * Journey Theater Arts Group presents Enchanted Sleeping Beauty. The Venetian Theatre, 253 E. Main St. Tickets at journeytheater.org or 360-750-8550. Pre-sale adult tickets $14. Youth and senior tickets $10. $4 more at the door. Friday 7 p.m. Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Art Reception * Patricia Cochran will display Neighborhood Friends, a collection of six of her paintings. North Plains Public Library will host a reception with refreshments. 7:30 p.m.
Lego Day * Drop in to the Jessie Mays Community Hall in North Plains between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to build with Legos or Duplos. Kids, teens, and adults are welcome to participate.
Concert * The Barn Owls will play at the Walters Cultural Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. $15 in advance. $20 day of. The trio is known for their musicianship, beautiful harmonies, and intuitive and the inventive approach to the old-time and early country music tradition.
Genealogical Meeting * The Genealogical Society of Washington County will host Lisa McCullough, wholl talk about DNA testing. 10 a.m. to noon. Hillsboro Main Library. McCullough taught classes in DNA and chairs a group devoted to helping people interpret and analyze their DNA results.
Avian Adventureb * The Oregon Bird Man and 15 of his feathered friends will share what is happening to parrots in the wild today, some of the interesting behaviors of these creatures in captivity, and things to know before getting a parrot as a pet. All ages. Free. Jessie Mays Community Hall, North Plains. 1 p.m.
Concertb * The Quebe Sisters present their Western swing style of Americana. The trio of Hulda, Sophia and Grace Quebe dominated state and national fiddle competitions as teenagers, and today their unique sound delights audiences both domestically and abroad. Pacific Universitys Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center. in Forest Grove. Tickets $25. 7:30 p.m.
Flea Market * There will be a fundraiser flea market and swap meet at the Forest Grove Senior & Community Center, 2037 Douglas St. in Forest Grove. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Produce, antiques, collectables, jewelry, dolls and more. Drawings for prizes. Call 503-357-2021 or 503-781-9929 for more information.
Dance * The Washington County Museum will host a dance performance and lecture demonstration by the students of the Anjali School of Dance featuring Bharatanatyam, a classical dance from India. 11 a.m. The museums free family day is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with activities. In the Civic Center above Starbucks in downtown Hillsboro.
Bird Song * The Venetian Theatre & Bistro, 253 E. Main St., will host OMSI Science Pub. 7 p.m. Morgan Wirthlin, PhD candidate at OHSU, will talk about young songbirds around the world that learn to sing by imitating their parents in a process remarkably similar to how babbling infants learn to speak. Why is it that so few animals possess this complex ability, whereas others, such as dogs, struggle to imitate, despite understanding up to 1,000 human words? And how can learned behaviors, which change drastically over our lifetimes, be encoded in our genes? Suggested $5 donation.
Arts & Culture Networking * Connect with the local creative community and join the Westside Cultural Alliance for a free arts and culture networking event. 5 to 7 p.m. Orenco Taphouse, 1198 N.E. Orenco Station Parkway. Mix with working artists, representatives from nonprofit organizations, people working in the creative industries.
Winter Dahlia Care * OSU Master Gardener Bob Campbell will show attendees how to dig, divide and store dahlias for the winter to ensure healthy spring tubers. Bring gloves and dig up dahlias tubers for division. 9:30 a.m. Demonstration Gardens at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
Musical Presentation * Cornell Estates will host Mark and Helena Greathouse at 1:30 p.m. Mark and Helena will give a lively cabaret style program, appropriate for all ages, featuring Marks own songs, as well as several familiar songs. The music is interspersed with short, humorous dialogues, which highlight challenges Helena and Mark have experienced in their lives as a Czech-American couple. 1005 N.E. 17th Ave. in Hillsboro. Free.
BINGO * The Hillsboro Senior Center, 750 S.E. Eighth Ave., offers bingo games every Wednesday at 5:45 p.m.
Elderly LGBT * The Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services Family Caregiver Support Program is sponsoring a free Coffee and Conversation for seniors in the LGBT community. Friends, family members and caregivers are also welcome to attend. 10 a.m. to noon. Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 S.W. Hall Blvd. in Beaverton. No registration is required. Call 503-846-3083 for more information.
Book Folding * Mary Kelly will show you how to get started with Book Folding. This is an adult craft class. Call 503-615-6500 to register. 3 to 5 p.m. Free. Shute Park Branch Library.
Bilingual Reading Group * AgeCelebration and Jacobsens Books are partnering in community to offer Happy Readers, a weekly volunteer-led English/Spanish bilingual storytime/cuentos program for early literacy reading readiness for pre-school age children and their families. Volunteers read stories, sing songs, and lead reading/writing activities. Free. Every Thursday. 1 to 1:45 p.m. Jacobsens Books, 211 E. Main St.
Community Dance * AgeCelebration, dedicated to healthy lifestyles for all ages, for a free community dance. 6 to 7:30 p.m. ZOO Health Club, 895 N.E. 25th Ave. in Hillsboro.
Concert * Kate Davis returns to The Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St., at 7:30 p.m. Whether shes crooning rootsy ballads or plucking bright riffs from her bass, Davis puts a fresh spin on the standards and her own lush tracks. $20 in advance and $25 day of show. www.brownpapertickets.com. 503-615-3485.
Holiday Bazaar * Cornell Estates will hold its annual holiday bazaar. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local crafters, artists, seamstresses and others will be on hand with their homemade goods, seasonal decorations, jewelry, childrens gifts and more. No item more than $25. Harp player Jenny Lindner will perform. Santa, Mrs. Claus and Frosty will be there for pictures. All vendor fees and donations from the bazaar will benefit the Hillsboro Firefighters Toy and Joy Program.
Concert * The Beaverton Community Bands fall performance will be at 4 p.m. at Aloha High School, 18550 S.W. Kinnaman Road. John Williams, David Gorham music among others.