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This week's calendar

June 3

Friday Flick — Head to the Jessie Mays Community Hall, 30975 N.W. Hillcrest St. in North Plains at 6 p.m. for a free showing of the British stop-motion animated movie, “Shaun the Sheep.”

Trail Meeting — The Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency is holding a meeting at the Banks Fire District building, 13430 N.W. Main St. in Banks. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The work session will cover writing bylaws, fundraising, establishing committees, rail banking and more.

June 3 to June 18

Theater — HART Theatre’s production of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” is at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

June 3 to June 19

Theater — Theatre in the Grove’s production of “On Golden Pond” by Ernest Thompson and directed by Gavin Knittle runs Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for seniors (60 and over) and youths (17 and under). Retired couple Ethel and Norman Thayer spend every summer at their home on Golden Pond. This year, their adult daughter visits, bringing along her 13-year-old son. The turbulent relationship between father and daughter, the generation gap between young and old, and the difficulties facing a couple in the twilight years of a long marriage all combine in a play that gives us unique insight into the modern family life.

June 4

Concert — Portland Community College Rock Creek choirs will perform the music of Broadway at 7 p.m. in the Forum, Building 3, Room 114, at the Rock Creek Campus, 17705 N.W. Springville Road in Hillsboro. The proceeds from this concert will help fund the PCC Rock Creek choir program. $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children under 16. The Rock Creek Choirs will perform some of Broadway’s most iconic songs from Roger and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific,” Marilyn Wilson’s “Music Man” and Cy Coleman’s “City of Angels,” along with favorite tunes by jazz legend Duke Ellington.

June 5

Clue — Head to the Hillsboro Main Library for a life-size game of Clue. Come dressed as your favorite Clue character, if you like. Refreshments provided. Free. 1 to 3 p.m.

Kickball Fundraiser — HomePlate Youth Services is hosting Home Runs for Homeless Youth 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hillsboro Stadium, 4450 N.W. 229th Ave. in Hillsboro. Twenty-two adult teams in costumes will play throughout the day for prizes and bragging rights. Families can enjoy a children’s game at noon and other fun activities throughout the day. Raffle prizes and beer garden. Free admission. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 971-322-9381. homeplateyouth.org/homeruns.

Concert — Let the Oregon Chorale transport you with this concert featuring artistic director candidate Scott Tuomi. The first half will include pieces from traditional choral music, including “Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia” and Byrd’s “This Sweet and Merry Month.” The second half of the concert will include pieces about summer and celestial bodies, including Eleanor Daley’s “The Stars are with the Voyager” and Eriks Eisenvalds’ “Stars.” St. Matthew Catholic Church, 447 S.E. Third Ave. Hillsboro. 2 p.m.

June 7

First Tuesday — Merchants of downtown Hillsboro businesses will stay open late and host openings receptions for new art displays with deals, food, drinks and music. 5 to 8 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center, Weichert Realtors, Sequoia Gallery + Studios, Clark’s Bistro, Hillsboro Community & Senior Center.

June 8

Concert — Piano duo XXDigitusDuo will present a dynamic recital of music from Frank Zappa to Radiohead at Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus, Building 3, Room 114, at the Rock Creek Campus. Free parking and admission. Members Momoko Muramatsu and Maria Garcia met while studying at the New England Conservatory in Boston. Muramatsu has appeared internationally as recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician and maintains a private teaching studio in Portland. Garcia began piano studies in her native Puerto Rico at the age of four, and at the age of 10 she made her debut with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra. She has a private teaching studio in Northeast Portland. 7:30 p.m.

Bingo — The Hillsboro Senior Center, 750 S.E. Eighth Ave., offers bingo games every Wednesday at 5:45 p.m.

June 9

Holocaust Talk — Author and Holocaust survivor Alter Wiener will share his life story at the Jessie Mays Community Hall at 7 p.m. Wiener has shared his life story in the states of Oregon and Washington with 850 audiences in universities, colleges, schools, churches, synagogues, temples, prisons, companies and book clubs. Wiener’s autobiography, “From a Name to a Number,” was published in 2007. Alterwiener.com.

June 10

Pittock Visit — Cornell Estates hosts a reenactor of Georgiana Pittock and her chauffeur H. Hawkinson for an afternoon of history. 1:30 p.m. The visit includes stories from her early life, her journey on the Oregon Trail, meeting Mr. Henry Lewis Pittock, establishing the Portland Rose Society and the Portland Rose Festival and more. Free.

Film Screening — The Foreign or Independent Library Movie (F.I.L.M.) Series screening at the Hillsboro Main Library will be “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” The film recounts the adventures of Gustave H., a legendary concierge at a famous hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy, which involve a priceless painting and the battle for a large family fortune. The movie is for adults. Free. 6 p.m.

June 11

Genealogical Meeting — The Genealogical Society of Washington County is holding its regular monthly meeting 10 a.m. to noon. Hillsboro Main Library. Local historian and author Sig Unander is working on a biography about Claire Phillips, a legendary actress and spy from Oregon.

Family Day — The Washington County Museum is holding a free family day with the theme, Summers of the Past!” Play with pioneer toys and make a toy to take home for summer. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

June 12 - 14

Auditions — HART Theatre is holding auditions for its production of “Macbeth,” directed by Paul Roder. June 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pythian Building, 147 S.E. 2nd St. in Hillsboro. June 13 and 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. at HART Theatre. Attendance required at one session. Headshots preferred. Performances Sept. 9 to 25.

June 14

Craft Guild Meeting — Head to the North Plains Public Library and join their informal group of knitters and crocheters. 8 to 10 a.m. Anyone interested in gathering for camaraderie (and coffee) as you work on your individual projects is welcome.

Fire Meeting — The Washington County Fire District #2 Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Station 17, 31370 N.W. Commercial St. in North Plains.

Tuesday Market — It’s the opening night of the Hillsboro Tuesday Night farmers market. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Food, art, flowers, crafts, music.