A roundup of plays, concerts and more in Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood.

Calvin Presbyterian Church in Tigard will host bluegrass band Sunny South Reunion Band this Saturday afternoon.


"CABARET" — Lakewood Theatre Company's run of this 1930s Berlin-set musical goes through Sunday, Oct. 15. For showtimes and ticket information, visit

"TRAILS" — Broadway Rose's production of this inventive tale of love and loyalty runs through Sunday, Oct. 22. For showtimes and ticket information, visit


BLUEGRASS CONCERT — Saturday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane, Tigard, will host a bluegrass concert featuring the Sunny South Reunion Band. Following the program, visitors are invited to enjoy a bluegrass sausage supper, featuring barbecued brats, corn on the cob and other regional offerings. Attendance is free to all, and donations to benefit Calvin's music programs are welcome.


Aloha Library

17455 S.W. Farmington Road Suite 26A

TODDLER STORYTIME — Monday, Oct. 2, 10:30-11 a.m. Join for a 30-minute storytime program for babies and toddlers ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

BOOK CLUB — Monday, Oct. 2, 6:30-8 p.m. This month's selection is "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen. All are welcome.

FAMILY STORYTIME — Wed-nesday, Oct. 4, 10:30-11 a.m. Join for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun geared toward getting kids hooked on reading from an early age.

SIT N' STITCH — Wednesday, Oct. 4, 1:30-3 p.m. Bring your knitting, crochet, or other yarn project, and plan to trade tips or simply enjoy the company of fellow crafters while you work on your latest creation.

Beaverton City Library

12375 S.W. Fifth St.

SCREEN-FREE CODING — Friday, Sept. 29, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Learn about algorithms and binary code with fun, screen-free games and activities.

ARABIC COMPUTER CLASS — Sunday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Learn the basics of computers in a friendly environment. This class will be taught completely in Arabic, and is geared toward adults. Registration required; call 503-644-2197, extension 2.

SONG CIRCLE — Monday, Oct. 2, 6:30-8 p.m. Join other singers, musicians and music-lovers of all levels in a supportive and informal environment to share songs and music. This event is free and opel to all.

TEDDY BEAR SLEEPOVER — Thursday, Oct. 3, 7-7:30 p.m. Bring your stuffed animal friend to a sleepover at the library. Listen to a storytime in your pajamas, then come back the next day to pick up your friend and see what fun the bears had. Ages 8 and younger with family.

Bethany Library (Cedar Mill Library @ Bethany)

Suite J-8, 15325 N.W.

Central Drive

TWOS TOGETHER — Monday, Oct. 2, 10:30-11 a.m. This program features active listening with short books, flannel board stories, nursery rhymes and songs with an emphasis on early literacy skills.

FARM ANIMALS DAY — Monday, Oct. 2, 1-4 p.m. Make a baby chick paper plate craft to celebrate farm animal day.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME — Tuesday, Oct. 3 10:30-11 a.m. Good listening skills are enhanced with longer stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy fun.

Cedar Mill

Community Library

12505 N.W. Cornell Road Suite 13

OWL BOOK GROUP — Friday, Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m.-noon. This month's selection is "Class Matters" by Bill Keller. Newcomers are welcome.

BRAIN FITNESS — Saturday, Sept. 30, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Come get your brain loose and limber with fun brain training games and exercises led by Certified Brain Fitness Trainer Dawn Anderson. Registration required; call 503-644-0043, extension 114.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB — Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m.-noon. and Thursday, Sept. 28, 3-5 p.m. Need help setting up an email account, formatting your resume or getting eBooks downloaded from the library? If so, you can get free help at this twice-weekly event.

WEDNESDAY HANGOUTS: BOARD GAMES — Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3-4:30 p.m. Ages 10-18 can come hangout at the Cedar Mill Library on early release Wednesdays to participate in several fun activities throughout the fall. During Board Game sessions, participants can play board games with other tweens and teens, and learn about game design.

Murray Scholls Library Beaverton Library

11200 S.W. Murray Scholls Place, Suite 102.

STEM STORYTIME: GRAVITY — Saturday, Sept. 30, 2-3 p.m. A storytime with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts. Ages 2-6 with family.

PUZZLE PAINTING — Sunday, Oct. 1, 2-3 p.m. Color, decorate and design your very own puzzle to take home and challenge your friends. Ages 2-6 with family.

BABY BUGS — Monday, Oct. 2, 11-11:30 a.m. Join for a fun and interactive Baby Bugs storytime for children under 1.

THINK FUN THURSDAY — Thursday, Oct. 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m. This week's theme is STEM toys. Grades 3-8 with family.

Garden Home Community Library

7475 S.W. Oleson Road, Suite 6

LEGO DAY! — Saturday, Sept. 30, 1-3 p.m. Join Blair Archer for building fun for all ages.

NERD NIGHT: TRIVIA FOR ADULTS — Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Come test your knowledge — solo or in a team — and find out who knows the most. Sets vary each month.

Sherwood Public Library

22560 S.W. Pine St.

TWOS TOGETHER STORYTIME — Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10:15-11 a.m.. At this program you will read books, sing songs, move to music and action rhymes while developing early literacy skills your child will need once they enter school.

FAMILY STORYTIME — Tuesday, Oct. 3, 11:15 a.m.-noon. Family storytime is for all ages and all abilities, specializing in the needs of children with sensory issues.

TEENLAB — Tuesday, Oct. 3, 4-5 p.m. At TeenLAB, you'll get to be part of a solid group of teens who want to make the library a great place for all youth through volunteerism. Grades 7-12.

LIBRARY TRIVIA NIGHT AT 503 UNCORKED — Thursday, Oct. 5, 7-8:30 p.m. Join librarian Beth for a night of trivia at 503 Uncorked, 22578 S.W. Washington St., Sherwood.

Tigard Public Library

13500 S.W. Hall Blvd.

WALK N' ROLL TO THE LIBRARY — Sunday, Sept. 10 to Saturday, Sept. 30. All-day event. Make the most of the spectacular September weather and the library's location on the Fanno Creek Trail by walking, biking, scooting or skating to the library. Visit the Children's or Adult Reference desks, tell them that you walked or rolled (on human-powered wheels), and get a small prize.

THE MUSIC OF BRAZIL — Saturday, Sept. 30, 2-3:30 p.m. The RR3 (Ronnie Robins Trio) performs music from Brazil, including MPB (Popular Music of Brazil), bossa nova and samba.

FALL HARVEST FUN — Sunday, Oct. 1, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Make and embellish your very own table centerpieces, potpourri sachets and treat baskets to take home. For kids and families.

BJ THE CLOWN'S TRAVELING COMEDY SHOW — Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bring the family to enjoy an exciting show of puppetry, magic, storytelling and physical comedy.

Tualatin Public Library

18878 S.W. Martinazzi Ave.

FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE NIGHT FOR TEENS — Friday, Sept. 29, 6-8:30 p.m. There will be different movies to choose from each week; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with suggestions.

TEEN WII U OR XBOX ONE — Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1, 1-5 p.m. Join other teens at the library and let the gaming begin.

HISPANIC HERITAGE CARNIVAL — Saturday, Sept. 30, 2-4 p.m. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an afternoon of games, food, and face painting.

BOOK DISCUSSION — Wednesday, Oct. 4, 7-8 p.m. This month's selection is "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Kreuger. All are welcome to attend.

West Slope

Community Library

3678 S.W. 78th Ave.

WEST SLOPE BOOK GROUP — Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2-3 p.m. This month's selection is "The Hummingbird's Daughter" by Luis Alberto Urrea. All are welcome to attend.

Blair Stenvick
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