Bilingual literacy celebration set Friday

Bilingual literacy celebration set Friday

The Forest Grove City Library will host a Children’s Day/Book Day (Dia de los Ninos/ Dia de...

'Full Monty' deserves a full house

'Full Monty' deserves a full house

Risqué show is tasteful, fun and moving, reviewers say While many of their shows are typical of...

African children's choir to perform in Banks

African children's choir to perform in Banks

The Asante Children’s Choir from East Africa will bring “Jericho ... Moving...


Forest Grove's Features

COURTESY PHOTO - The library piece is made of special glass in magenta and amber colors. The light reflected through the 20 steel tubes with fins of glass changes as the viewers position shifts, creating a kaleidoscope of colors.
April 15, 2015

Public art dedication set at library Sunday

by Linda Saari
Internationally renowned artist Ed Carpenter will be on hand Sunday, April 19, at the Forest Grove City Library as his large public art piece “Mollie’s Garden” is celebrated in a community…
COURTESY PHOTO - (Left to right) Tyler Oshiro, Zachary Centers, Tanner Nobury, Brandon B. Weaver (on floor), Mark Putnam and Keith White perform the climatic finale number Let It Go.
April 15, 2015

Theatre in the Grove tackles adult comedy

by Stephanie Haugen
With 'The Full Monty,' local troupe sheds inhibition, adds fun Theatre in the Grove has been taking a few more risks in recent years, putting on racier shows with more adult content at their…
COURTESY PHOTO - A native of Japan, Kuniko Yamamoto started performing in her hometown of Osaka. Shell be in Banks tonight, April 15.
April 15, 2015

Make room for storytime tonight

by (None)
The annual Washington County Cooperative Library Services Art of the Storytelling Festival is in full swing this month. Tonight, Wednesday, April 15, Kuniko Yamamoto will present Japanese Folk…
COURTESY PHOTOS - A signature quilt made in 1910 by a ladies group associated with the Forest Grove United Methodist Church will be on display Sunday as part of a local history presentation.
April 08, 2015

A century of history, in stitches

by Stephanie Haugen
Forest Grove church invites public to view four quilts this Sunday Women of the Forest Grove United Methodist Church have been stitching together pieces of local history for more than a century.…
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO  - Dancing is a huge part of the performance at Pacifics annual luau, which also includes musical performances and fire juggling.
April 08, 2015

It's time again for Pacific's annual lu'au

by (none)
Cherry blossoms, kids running around outside and Pacific University’s lu’au — these are markers of spring in Forest Grove. This weekend, the smell of Hawaiian flowers and authentic cuisine will…
April 08, 2015

Yamhelas trail meeting slated for April 16

by (none)
The Yamhelas Westsider Trail planning team has invited the public to an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. in McMinnville.…
COURTESY PHOTO - The Pacific University Jazz Band will kick off the spring concert series with Jazz Nite.
April 01, 2015

Celebrate spring with Pacific's musical groups

by Stephanie Haugen
The Pacific University music department is sponsoring a series of spring concerts open to the public. Celebrate glorious spring with a variety of musical entertainment. All performances are held…
COURTESY PHOTOS - Local families will head out for annual Easter egg hunts come Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine.
April 01, 2015

Families find Easter in local egg hunts

by Stephanie Haugen
Rain or shine, Easter egg hunts are an Oregon tradition for families. So branch out from individual yards this week and see how many eggs are hidden in western Washington County. n The Forest…
COURTESY PHOTO - Sandra Conlon as Girl (front), Robin Michaels as Millie (back), and Ilana Watson as April and Les Ico as Bill bring HARTs new play to life.
March 25, 2015

HART actors do well with 'tragicomic' characters

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
'Hot l Baltimore' cast makes its audiences follow clues Plays are funny things — some have clear-cut beginnings and endings, well-developed plotlines and carefully crafted character development.…
COURTESY PHOTO - Nun on a Bus author Simone Campbell will be at Pacific University April 6 for a talk.
March 25, 2015

Pacific hosts 'nun on the bus' next month

by Staff
Pacific University hosts Sister Simone Campbell at 7 p.m. Monday, April 6, for a special talk. Invited by Pacific University’s Center for Peace & Spirituality, Campbell, author of “A Nun On the…

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Mar 25, 2015

Art briefs

by Stephanie Haugen
Choreographers, dancers wanted for summer event The Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) is seeking proposals from master-level choreographers and dancers to create and perform a dance as part of…
COURTESY PHOTOS: CASEY CAMPBELL PHOTOGRAPHY - Cassie Greer as Proteus, Jessi Walters as Silvia and Clara Hillier as Valentine bring The Six Gentlepersons of Verona to life on stage with a comedic plot.
Mar 18, 2015

Making silk out of a Shakespearean sow's ear

by Tina Arth and Darrell Baker
Bag&Baggage's all-female cast brings 'Six Gentlepersons' to life Bag & Baggage seems, in addition to its stated goal of offering Hillsboro “Real. Provocative. Theatre.” to harbor a second…
COURTESY PHOTO - This spring, the Tillamook Forest Center will announce two days in which families can come up and help release Steelhead fry.
Mar 18, 2015

Explore the forest this spring

by (none)
The Tillamook Forest Center reopened this month after a winter hiatus and is kicking off spring with special educational forest programs for the whole family — preschool story times, tree…
FOREST GROVE NEWS-TIMES - Barbershop quartets from across the Pacific Northwest will be competing in Forest Grove this Friday and Saturday.
Mar 18, 2015

Old contest brings out new tricks

by Stephanie Haugen
Barbershop quartets fill Forest Grove High auditorium with song This is the 69th year for Balladtown USA, the All-Northwest Barbershop Quartet Contest, but for many, it’s a year of firsts. For…
COURTESY PHOTOS - The annual fundraiser show, Hip to Be Square, is always popular with onlookers.
Mar 11, 2015

April exhibit seeks artists

by Stephanie Haugen
Local artists are invited to enter Sequoia Gallery + Studios’ annual Hip to be Square Show. The show brings in around 100 works created on 12-inch-by-12-inch wooden boards or canvases. All…
Mar 11, 2015

Art breifs

by Stephanie Haugen
Fines go for food in North Plains During National Library Week, Sunday, April 12 through Saturday, April 18, the North Plains Public Library will participate in an effort to help the hungry by…
COURTESY PHOTO - There will be an opening reception today for Portland artist Erin Dengerinks exhibit, Love, Luck and Tenacity.
Mar 11, 2015

Pacific hosts reception for new art display

by (none)
Luck, Love & Tenacity, an exhibition of works by artist Erin Dengerink, will be displayed in the Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art at Pacific University through Friday, March 20. Dengerink created…




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