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Events and activities happening this week in western Washington County and beyond.

COMMUNITY

IT'S SHOWTIME — Showtime at Shute concert series continues on Thursday, Aug. 3 with DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid, cutting-edge Bhangra, Bollywood and global bass music. 6 p.m. Shute Park, Hillsboro. Free. On Aug. 10: Johnny Limbo & The Lugnuts, one of the Northwest's favorite classic oldies band, featuring music from the '50s and '60s.

FIRST WEDNESDAY — Businesses in downtown Forest Grove offer shopping specials and events from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 2.

MUSIC — Cloverdayle plays Music on the Green, Stella Olsen Park, Sherwood. Wednesday, Aug. 2, 6:30 p.m. Free. www.MusicontheGreen.net.

FREE FLICK — See "Finding Dory" at an outdoor movie on Friday, Aug. 4, at Harleman Park in Cornelius. Movie begins at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.) Free. The Friends of Cornelius Library will sell water, soda and snacks.

OUTLAWS — Forest Grove Outlaws play a free concert at Harleman Park in Cornelius on Sunday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. The Cornelius Booster Club will sell hot dogs, chips and drinks.

MARKET: Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market happens Aug. 8, 5 to 8:30 p.m., downtown Hillsboro. Music, food, vendors activities. Featured artist: Monica Milligan. >www.hillsborotuesdaynight.org.COURTESY PHOTO - Monica Milligan is the featured artist at the Aug. 8 Tuesday Night Market

MAGNOLIA FUN — The Springs at Tanasbourne sponsors two events at Magnolia Park this summer, 1810 N.W. 192nd Ave, Hillsboro. Free and open to the public. Aug. 10 — Bloco Alegria, Portland's Rio-style samba band. Aug. 24 — Chihuahua Desert, a country/folk band. Both performances begin at 6:30 p.m.

BOOK SALE — Friends of the North Plains Public Library Book Sale takes place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 12-14, during the Elephant Garlic Festival, inside the Jessie Mays Community Center, 30975 N.W. Hillcrest St. Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

FARM DINNER — Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce will hold a Farm Fresh Dinner on Friday, Aug. 18, 5 to 9 p.m. in the orchards at Denfeld Packing and Laurel Foods, 15445 S.W. Campbell Rd., Hillsboro. Tickets: $95 at htt://www.hillsborochamberor.com.

SAVE THE DATE

UNCORKED — Get Uncorked Aug. 19, from 4 to 9 p.m. A wine, microbrew and food experience on Main Street Forest Grove, experience live music, vendors and tastings along Main Street. Tickets: $10. www.fguncorked.com.

VETERANS' EVENTS

AMERICAN LEGION — Aug. 11-13: Call to volunteer at the North Plains Elephant Garlic Fest. www.Hillsboropost6.org.

VFW — Aug. 11: Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Every Thursday: 5 p.m. dinner, $7. 310 S.W. Walnut St., Hillsboro. www.vfw2666.org.

DAV: Aug. 9: 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6 p.m. meeting. 285 W. Main St., Hillsboro. www.dav7.org.

THEATER

ROMEO & JULIET — In this world premiere adaptation, Bag&Baggage Productions fuses the romantic, haunting poetry of Nizami's "Layla & Majnun" into Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet," re-imagining the Bard's tragic lovers in ancient Iran during the time of Emperor Constantine. Through Aug. 5, performed at Hillsboro's Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza, 150 E. Main St. Tickets: $20 at www.bagnbaggage.org.

MASQUE ALFRESCO — Masque Alfresco presents three weekends of Moliere's "Tartuffe." Friday through Sunday, Aug. 11-13, 7 p.m., at Beaverton City Library Lawn; Friday through Sunday, Aug. 18-20, 7 p.m., at The Beaverton Round, 12600 S.W. Crescent St.; and Friday, through Sunday, Aug. 25-27, 6:30 p.m., at Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza.

LIBRARY EVENTS

Aloha Community Library

17455 S.W. Farmington Road, 26A

REWILD — Learn how to rub sticks together to make a fire, and how to make the most ancient stone tools known to humanity. These skills will connect everyone to the past, teach us about who we are and where we came from, and provide knowledge that could help us in the future. Program for teens. 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3.

STORYTELLER — Rick Huddle combines physical humor, theatrical storytelling and music to put on variety shows that go beyond mere entertainment. 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 8.

Banks Public Library

42461 N.W. Market St.

PENNY PUPPETS —  Penny and her puppets will present a joyful program and fill the room with excitement and laughter. Includes puppets, stories and songs. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m.

REWILD — Learn how to rub sticks together to make a fire, and how to make the most ancient stone tools known to humanity. These skills will connect everyone to the past, teach us about who we are and where we came from, and provide knowledge that could help us in the future. Program for teens takes place at Sunset Park. 2 p.m., Aug. 10.

Cornelius Public Library

1355 N. Barlow

CLOWNING — Join Michael O'Neill, clown extraordinaire for an afternoon of fun. Wednesday, Aug. 2, 3 p.m.

ADULTING — Andy will share some basic home repairs everyone should all know how to do, and the basic tools we should all have in our homes. 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 8. For teens and adults.

SPITTIN' CONTEST — The annual Seed Spittin' Contest is here. Refresh with some watermelon, save your seeds, compete against others to see who can spit seeds the farthest. 3 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 9.

Forest Grove Library

2114 Pacific Ave.

STAR WARS — View "Star Wars: Rogue One." Teen event Thursday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m.

REPTILE MAN — Join the Reptile Man Richard Ritchey for an educational show for all ages. Two shows on Tuesday, Aug. 8: 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. 

Hillsboro Brookwood Library

2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway

PHOTO DISPLAY — Longtime Hillsboro Argus photographer Michal Thompson displays a retrospective of his 33 years at the newspaper. July and August. Upstairs gallery.

CONVERSATIONS — Oregon Humanities Conversation Project. In this conversation, Manuel Padilla, who has worked with refugees in Haiti, Chad, and Washington, D.C., asks participants to consider questions of uprootedness, hospitality, identity, perception and integration, and how we might build more informed, responsive, resilient and vibrant communities. 1 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 6.

BEAT THE HEAT — Watch "Ice Age" on the big screen. 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 8. 

Shute Park Library

775 S.E. Tenth Ave.

BUBBLEMANIA — Join in some outdoor fun with bubbles. 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 7. All ages welcome.

SOLAR STORYTIME — Have fun learning about what will happen during the solar eclipse and snag your pair of eclipse viewing glasses. 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 20.

North Plains Library

31334 N.W. Commercial St.

REPTILE MAN — Join the Reptile Man Richard Ritchey for an educational show for all ages. 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 9. Free. All ages welcome. Jessie Mays Community Center.

CARNIVAL — End of the summer reading carnival for children and their families. 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16. Free. All ages welcome. Balloon artists, cotton candy, face painting, a bounce house and Rojo the llama. Jessie Mays Community Center.

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