This week's calendar
Lego Palooza Drop in at the Jessie Mays Community Hall between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for Lego Palooza. Hang out and build with Legos or Duplos that we provide. All ages.
Origami Learn origami, the Japanese art of paper folding. Well have a Star Wars focus with examples of many characters and folding instructions. 12:30 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway.
Egg Hunt Cornell Estates is hosting an Easter egg hunt for the public. 1:30 p.m. Entertainment for all ages. Crafts, music, refreshments. 1005 N.E. 17th Ave., Hillsboro.
Egg Hunt The KUIK annual Great Westside Easter Egg Hunt is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Washington County Fair Complex, 873 N.E. 34th Ave. in Hillsboro. There will be lots of candy and tons of great prizes for kids, plus a police car, inflatable bounce houses (weather permitting), games, arts & crafts, face painting, and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Egg hunt and Easter Bunny photos are free. Admission $5 per family. The hunts will be broken down by age: 2 and under hunt at 10 a.m.; 3 and 4 hunt at 11 a.m.; 5 to 7 hunt at noon; 8 to 10 hunt at 1 p.m.; and moms get to hunt at 2 p.m. for jewelry, trips, massages and more.
Egg Hunt Businesses at Orenco Station in Hillsboro will host Easter Fun from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Easter Bunny photos, coloring contest and treats including pizza samples.
Egg Hunt The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals presents its annual Thunder-Egg-Stravaganza. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 26385 N.W. Groveland Drive in Hillsboro. $5 admission. Talks about thundereggs, free thunderegg cutting. Find eggs and redeem for prizes.
Writing Talk The Rev. Dr. Marilyn Sewell is a Unitarian Universalist minister who says what and how we write cannot be separated from who we are. Her life is portrayed in the documentary, Raw Faith. Shell speak at the monthly gathering of Conversations with Writers. 7 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library.
Science Talk As part of OMSIs monthly Science Pub events, the Nature Conservancys Southeast Oregon Project Manager Jay Kerby will present, Sagebrush Conservation: Can a Pasta Machine Save the West? Hell explain how a non-native grass is dramatically transforming the sagebrush ecosystem to the detriment of wildlife, ranching and human health; why traditional restoration methods are not up to the challenge; and how good science paired with a pioneering approach are imagining a whole new way to restore desert landscapes. Venetian Theatre & Bistro, 253 E. Main St. 7 p.m.
Book Club The North Plains Public Library will discuss Mary Coin by Marisa Silver. 7 p.m.
BINGO The Hillsboro Senior Center, 750 S.E. Eighth Ave., offers Bingo games every Wednesday at 5:45 p.m.
Historical Presentation The Hillsboro Historical Society presents Injustice or Insanity: The saga of a sheriff, a fugitive, and two unmarked graves, with local authors Ken and Kris Bilderback. The societys annual meeting will follow. 7 p.m. Hillsboro Civic Center, 150 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.
Beekeeping Introduction The North Plains Public Library invites the public to learn about the benefits of keeping honeybees. Jeff Clark and his family keep bees in rural northern Washington County. He is the president of the Tualatin Valley Beekeepers and a journeyman in the Oregon Master Beekeeper Program. This free presentation will cover hives and equipment, cost of getting started, local rules and regulations, resources for more information such as local bee groups and bee schools. 6 to 7 p.m.
Adult Reading Come with family and enjoy listening Black Rock Coffin Makers by Louis LAmour. 6:30 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library.
Free Health Talk - Tuality Healthcares Dr. Daniel Friedman will talk about headaches and migraines at Cornell Estates at 1:30 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public. Learn about different types of headaches and migraines as well as causes and treatment options for both.
BodyVox - BodyVox returns to the Walters Cultural Arts Center with a modern dance performance led by Emmy Award winning choreographers. 7:30 p.m. $15 in advance. $20 day of the show. Brownpapertickets.com. 503-615-3485.
April 2 to 9
Storytelling Festival - The 12th Annual Art of the Story week will take place at Washington County Libraries. Free admission. On April 5, Tom Swearingen will present Horsin Around at 7 p.m. at the Walters Cultural Arts Center. Things seen, heard, and experienced while in the saddle provides plenty of material for these stories told in the rhythm and rhyme of cowboy poetry. On April 8, Kevin Kling will discuss all the ways we traverse this amazing planet buses, cars, boxcars, planes, boats and more at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course in North Plains at 7 p.m. On April 9, Amy Theberge will present Amy Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and Van Mallinson will present Daring Dachshund Adventure Tales! At 11 a.m. at the Aloha Library, 17455 S.W. Farmington Road.
First Tuesday - Downtown Hillsboro businesses will stay open late with drinks and hors d oeuvres to celebrate new art displays as part of First Tuesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Stop by Walters Cultural Arts Center, Sequoia Gallery, Clarks Bistro & Pub, Lens Flare, Summa Real Estate, and more.
Writers Group - Share writing projects and receive feedback from peers. 6:30 p.m. North Plains Public Library. New members welcome.