Listings of arts, entertainment and leisure activities in the Tigard and Beaverton areas
by: Submitted photo Actors Sean Powell, Andy Christensen and Julianne O’Connor are among the Village Players performing “The Diviners” at Village Baptist Church in Beaverton this weekend and next.


ART ON BROADWAY GALLERY - 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. Through Sept. 3. 'A Focus on Black and White,' by ceramic artist Kris Paul and photographer Willy Paul. The popular 'Breakfast in The Gallery' series, where the public is invited to enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast is one Saturday each month through October. This month, Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, Rae Campbell demonstrates fused glass.


SHAKESPEARE'S CLASSIC WORKS IN LOCAL THEATER - At Cedar Hills Crossing 16, 3200 S.W. Hocken Ave. Thursday, Sept. 15: 'Henry VIII.' Performance begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets at box office and online at


GUITARIST DORIAN MICHAEL TO PLAY FREE CONCERT - At Tigard Library. Thursday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Michael plays an eclectic mix of acoustic guitar instrumentals, blues vocals and a wide variety of original and traditional tunes.

THE BEATNIKS TAKE THE STAGE AT FINAL PERFORMANCE IN SUMMER CONCERT SERIES - Thursday, Aug. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Bridgeport Village. Nationally renowned band offers the final performance of summer concert series. Local youth acts from Tualatin-Tigard School District will warm up the crowd at 5:30 p.m.

BEAVERTON LAST TUESDAY - At The Round, 12600 S.W. Crescent St., Beaverton. 503-526-2379. Aug. 30, 5-8 p.m. Keegan Smith and The Fam. An eclectic mix of musical heavyweights, producers and band leaders from the Northwest. The band took the award for Best Live Performance at this year's Portland Music Awards. Free.

THE CONCHORDS CHORALE - is seeking tenors and basses for the fall session. Rehearsals are every Wednesday from 7:15-9:30 p.m. and begin Sept. 7 at Tualatin High School. For more info: call Dave Klosterman, 503-730-0115, or go to


'THE DIVINERS' - On the Village Baptist Church South Village lawn, 330 S.W. Murray Blvd., Beaverton. Village Players present 'The Diviners,' a powerful play about a small farming community during the Depression. Performances: Aug. 18-20, 7:30 p.m.; and Aug. 25-27, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 for all performances. Reservations (general admission) recommended and can be made by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with name and number of tickets desired. Because this is an outdoor venue, all performances are weather-permitting. Bring blankets and warm coats. 503-277-8893.

'THE MISER' - Masque Alfresco presents Moliere's 'The Miser' Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the following theaters: Aug. 20-21 and Aug. 27-28 on Beaverton Library lawn, 12375 S.W. Fifth St. (at Hall Boulevard). Admission is free, and hat is passed at end of show.

'BOEING-BOEING' - The Lakewood Theatre Company in Lake Oswego (368 S. State St., 503-635-3901) presents the Portland-area premiere of the comedy by Marc Camoletti, translated from the French by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans. Ending Aug. 21. Last performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. on Aug. 21. Ticket prices: $28/adults; $25/seniors. Discounts available for groups and students. For tickets, call 503-635-3901 or order online at


BEAVERTON BOOK CORNER - On the corner of Fifth and Washington, near the Beaverton Library. Opened by the New Friends of the Beaverton Library and volunteers, the 'littte house on the corner' will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 'Getting To Know You - Early Bookworm Specials' are planned each Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. Call Paul Gunning, 503-524-1785.

CEDAR MILL LIBRARY - Film Club. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 6:30 p.m. 'Helena from the Wedding,' a drama set in a remote cabin on New Year's Eve. Film Club attendance recommended for adults, 18 and older.

TIGARD LIBRARY - Monday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. Local author Cathy Lamb will discuss her newest novel 'First Day of the Rest of My Life.' Afterward, she'll sign copies of her book, which will be for sale. Free program in the library's community room. Info: 503-718-2517. Film Night (for adults). Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6:30 p.m. Showing the psychologal thriller 'Illegal' as part of Film Movement Film Series. Film is in French and Russian with English subtitles. 'Green Remodel basics.' Tuesday, Aug. 30, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to remodel your home sustainably with a presentation by Valerie Garrett from the Green Building Hotline.


CLASSES FOR HOMESCHOOL FAMILIES - At Village Home Education Resource Center. Campuses in Beaverton and N.E. Portland. 503-597-9100. Classes begin the week of Sept. 12. Also, at Village Home main campus, 5150 S.W. Watson, Beaverton. 503-597-9100. A vibrant learning community designed especially for homeschool families. Sept. 8, 6:30-8 p.m.

FARMINGTON GARDENS - 21815 S.W. Farmington Road, Beaverton. 503-649-4568. August events. Aug. 20, 11 a.m. Garden Buddies (children's garden club for ages 4-12). Registration required. Aug. 20, 2 p.m. Edible Gardens Club, with Linda Shively. No charge. Aug. 27, 5-8 p.m. An evening with Mike Darcy and Kym Pokorny (benefits the Beaverton chapter of PEO). Tickets in advance: $25; to purchase email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

HUGHES WATER GARDENS - 25289 S.W. Stafford Road, Tualatin. 503-638-9035. Free classes. Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m. Pondless urns and bubbling rocks. Saturday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m. Building ponds and waterfalls.

THE GARDEN CORNER AUGUST SEMINARS - At 21550 108th Ave., Tualatin. Wednesday, 11 a.m. Lawn care for the 21st century. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 5:30-8 p.m. Floral arranging from the backyard. All events are free unless noted. Registration required. 503-885-1934.


'FILL THE BOOT' FOR MDA - At the following locations and dates and times, off-duty firefighters and family members from Tualatin Valley Firefighters Union (Local 1660) will ask motorists to donate to Muscular Dystrophy Association. Volunteers will be posted at several locations in TVF and R's service areas. This year's goal is to raise as much as last year's event, which brought in $50,000. Locations and dates include: Friday, Aug. 19, 7-10 a.m., Beaverton Highway 217/Farmington Road and 3-6 p.m. at Bridgeport Road/I-5, Tualatin. Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Bridgeport Road/I-5. Info: 503-441-9324 (pager).

LOVE INC BEAVERTON - At Merlo Station High School, 1841 S.W. Merlo Drive, Beaverton. Saturday, Aug. 20, 9.30-10 a.m. A community leader preview of the fifth annual 'Packed with Love Event.' With the support of community partnership, the plan is to serve 800 sixth- through 12th-grade students with backpacks and supplies. RSVP to 503-336-5946.

OREGON INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW - Hillsboro. Aug. 19-21. Featuring The Patriots 6-Jet Team, military fighters, jet and parachuting demonstrations. Gates open Friday night at 6 p.m. and the skies come to life at 7 p.m. Festivities continue through Saturday and Sunday; gates open at 9 a.m. and overhead action begins at 10:45 a.m. For admission, tickets available at or call 503-389-3153.

MARES and MARGARITAS FIESTA - At Lake Oswego Hunt Equestrian Center. Aug. 20 at 5 p.m. Ladies' night out. Outdoor dining on deck and polo field. Mexican dinner, music, raffle and silent auction. All proceeds go toward preserving the 75-year-old national registered historic place. Cost: $40 per person. Tickets: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More info at

'BEAVERTON CELEBRATION DAY' - Five family-friendly events in one day on Saturday, Aug. 27: Family Fun Run/Walk, the popular Beaverton Celebration Parade, Old Town Festival, Beaverton Community Vision open house, and Bike Beaverton at Schiffler Park. Participation in all the events, with the exception of the Run/Walk, will be free to all who wish to participate. The 54th annual Beaverton Celebration Parade with its 2011 theme, 'Just Imagine,' will be held at 10 a.m. Beaverton Old Town Festival is noon to 4 p.m., begins where the Beaverton Celebration Parade ends, on Broadway. Includes four popular bands, the Bite of Beaverton food fair, a children's fun center, a street fair with local artists, a vintage car show and more. Call 503-968-3400/503-350-4088.

KING CITY LAWN BOWLING CLUB - Behind the King City Clubhouse, 15245 S.W. 116th Ave. Every second and fourth Saturday of the month at 1:30 p.m. for the rest of the summer, the club will provide instructors to anyone who would like to learn to lawn bowl. Club members meet regularly to lawn bowl on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1:30 p.m., and people are also invited to stop by on those days. Call President Roger Rimer (503-649-9470) or Ed Ott (503-716-8754).

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