Community calendar: Oct. 11-21, 2017
STARCATCHER — Theatre in the Grove presents "Peter and the Starcatcher," through Oct. 15. Learn the story about how an orphaned boy becomes the legendary Peter Pan. Tickets: $14-$16. Performances Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. More: www.theatreinthegrove.org.
WACKY LADIES — Bag&Baggage presents "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townwomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of 'Murder at Checkmate Manor.'" Oct. 12-31 at The Vault Theatre, Hillsboro. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets:
OPEN HOUSE — Public Safety Open House, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Forest Grove Fire Station, 1919 Ash St. Fire station tours, fire engine rides, equipment demos. The public is invited to attend.
FOREST CENTER — The Tillamook Forest Center has some fun fall programs in store: The Mysterious Mushrooms program will be led by State Park Ranger Dane Osis on Oct. 15. Attend a naturalist-led Rainforest Walk on Nov. 4. On Nov. 18 and 19, attend two annual favorites — the Chinook Salmon Release and Holiday Wreath Making. Registration is required and space is limited for some programs. More: www.tillamookforestcenter.org.
CLASSICAL GUITAR — Classical guitarist Adam Levin plays a free concert at Portland Community College Rock Creek campus on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 pm. More: www.pcc.edu/rockcreekmusic.
DRIVER COURSE — AARP will offer a motorist refresher course for drivers age 50 and over on Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Tuality Health Education Center, 334 S.E. Eighth Ave., Hillsboro. $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. Call 503-708-0050 to enroll.
GENEALOGY — The Genealogical Society of Washington County Oregon will hold its monthly meeting from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 21, at Hillsboro Brookwood Library, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway. Featured speaker Hannah Allan will talk about "Bury the Dead, Not the Living: Organizing Your Records." The event is free and open to the public.
OPERA TO GO — Portland Opera presents an abbreviated, family-friendly version of "The Magic Flute" at the Walters Cultural Arts Center Saturday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. $5 suggested donation.
AMERICAN LEGION — 285 W. Main St. Oct. 21: Oktoberfest Dinner, 6 p.m .$6. hillsboropost6.org.
DAV — 285 W. Main St. Oct. 23: Annual visit of department Commander, 1:30 p.m. at Lovegren home. www.dav7.org.
SAVE THE DATE
MAYOR'S DINNER — Forest Grove Senior and Community Center presents "Once Upon Our Time," the mayor's dinner and auction. 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, at FGSCC, 2037 Douglas St. Tickets: $40 per person. 503-357-2021.
OPEN STUDIOS — Washington County Open Studios tour happens Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21 and 22. Artists open their studios for public tours. A list of participating artists and galleries is available at www.washcoart.org.
BOOK SALE — Friends of Forest Grove Library will hold a book sale Oct. 23-28. Hours vary. Books, videos, CDs, vinyl records, more.
HARVEST FEST — The Community of ChristChurch will hold a free Fall Festival, "Root Down, Rise Up" on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 5170 N.W. Five Oaks Dr., Hillsboro. Food, crafts, cider press, mason bees, pumpkin painting. More: