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April 11

Concert l Hailed as the “Godfather of Jazz Jams” in Portland, Ron Steen is a seasoned musician who has been leading jam sessions for more than 20 years. He’s a prolific drummer who delivers jazz with a vivacious spirit and energy that has made him famous in the region. Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro. $15 in advance. $18 day of show. Call 503-615-3485 for tickets.

April 11-April 13

Sale l The Pass It On Spring Sale has 100,000 items in the old Haggen Grocery store building, 18000 N.W. Evergreen Parkway in Hillsboro. Gently used or new clothes, shoes, toys, strollers, high chairs, bassinets, swings, play yards, bouncy seats, changing tables, toddler beds, toy boxes, outdoor toys, books, movies, games, puzzles, bedding, diapering and feeding. About 75 percent of sales going back to the consigning families and much of what doesn’t sell to the Northwest Children’s Outreach. Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 11-13

Gem Faire l The West Coast Premier Jewelry and Bead Show will be at the Washington County Fairgrounds this weekend. Noon to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $7 admission. Jewelry, stones, beads, tools and displays.

April 12 to 13

Sale l The Scholls Women’s Club is holding their annual plant sale. Fruit and flowering trees, shrubs, perennials, ground covers, herbs, vegetables, berries and more. Groner Elementary School, 23405 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road in Hillsboro. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

April 12

Concert l Influence Music Hall, 135 S.E. Third Ave. Hillsboro, will host a tribute to the Rolling Stones. A variety of music hall members will come together for one night of Rolling Stones hits. Performers include Catherine Bede, Gene Ralph, John Tyner, Randy Morrison, Mitch Ward, Mark Newton, and Rodney Stubbs. Suggested donation $10. 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

Class l Polly Gottesman of Pumpkin Ridge Gardens will teach a class on prepping for winter gardening. Grow produce all year long. North Plains Community Gardens. 1 p.m.

Lu’au l Pacific University’s Hawaiian Club is hosting its annual lu’au with traditional food, music, dancing and entertainment on their Forest Grove campus. Dinner at 4:30 p.m. Show at 6:30 p.m. Contact 503-352-2073, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., pacificu.edu. Tickets $25 to $37. Stoller Athletic Center.

SOLV Event l Head to Jackson Bottom Wetlands, 2600 S.W. Hillsboro Highway in Hillsboro, to join Hillsboro’s Youth Advisory Council at the Preserve for Global Youth Services Day. Improve the habitat for the thousands of ducks and geese, deer, otters, beavers, herons and eagles that call Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve home. Hillsboro Parks and Recreation will provide tools, supplies, water and work gloves for invasive plant removal, litter cleanup, native planting and more. 9 a.m. to noon.

Festival Wrap-up l The Hillsboro Main Library will host the wrap-up of the Art of the Story Festival with all five featured storytellers, a no-host bar and appetizers. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Dance Troupe l For this month’s Super Saturday in North Plains, Kukatonon Children’s African Dance Troupe, featuring traditional African dances with two drummers, will perform. This free performance is suitable for all ages. Jessie Mays Community Hall, 30975 N.W. Hillcrest St. in North Plains. 1 p.m.

April 13

Latino Festival l The Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 10th annual Latino Cultural Festival. 2 to 5 p.m. Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza, 150 E. Main St. in Hillsboro. Art, futsal tournament, parade, entertainment.

April 15

Poetry Night l The Walters Cultural Arts Center is hosting its monthly Open Poetry Night. 7 p.m. Open to new members, readers and listeners.

Garden Class l Ron Spendal, OSU Extension Master Gardener, will teach a class on mason bees and other native pollinators. Learn about life cycle, nesting and management. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro.

April 16

Lecture l The Washington County Museum’s Crossroads Lecture will discuss Cinco de Mayo, including how French and the Egyptian militaries are part of the tradition. Free with museum admission. $3 if only attending the lecture. 120 E. Main St. in Hillsboro. Noon.

Soil Class l There will be a soil health class for annual and perennial crop growers. Clean Water Services, 2550 S.W. Hillsboro Highway. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Workshop l The Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Building Your Business workshop, “The Human Factor: Three Keys to Being a Great Employer.” 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hillsboro Chamber, 5193 N.E. Elam Young Parkway. To RSVP, contact Jill Hult at 503-726-2142 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. $5 for members and $10 for non-members and guests. Pizza included

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