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Kids can help with library mosaic

Hillsboro artist Lynn Adamo invites kids of the Hillsboro community to help create 15 mosaic pavers to decorate the entryway of the recently remodeled Shute Park Branch of the Hillsboro Public Library.

Free workshops will be held in the community room at the main branch of the Hillsboro Public Library, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway, for kids ages 7 to 12 with a parent or guardian, teens and adults. No previous experience is necessary.

Workshops will be held Feb. 1, 8 and 22, in different sessions from 10 a.m. to noon, noon to 2 p.m., and 2 to 4 p.m.

Contact Adamo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-640-0660 to reserve a spot.

Vote for Hillsboro Teen Idol favorites

Hillsboro’s Parks & Recreation Department has organized the sixth annual Hillsboro Teen Idol vocal soloist competition.

Ten contestants have moved onto the final competition, which will be held at the Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St. in Hillsboro, Saturday, Feb. 1.

Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the first round of competition begins at 1 p.m.

The finalists are McKencie Brock from Brown Middle School; Samantha Kusch from Poynter Middle School; Bianca Salinas from South Meadows Middle School; Alex Bowman from Glencoe High School.

From Century High School students include Cheyenne Buckley, David Kalamafoni and Jessica Alba; and Rachel Davis, Cienna Dorado and Curtis Gonzalez from Liberty High School.

Call to young artists for display opportunity

The Hillsboro Youth Advisory Council and the Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center will host the 2014 Youth Art Exhibit.

Artists attending Hillsboro high schools can have their artwork displayed in a professional gallery with other young artists.

There will be an opening night reception April 2 for students, families and the public to recognize selected artists.

Educators or students interested in participating should contact Bridie Harrington for information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-681-3494 by Feb. 14.

Join Pacific’s orchestra every Wednesday

The public is invited to join Pacific Philharmonic — a full symphony orchestra at Pacific University open to community members.

Rehearsals are every Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m. at Pacific’s Forest Grove campus.

Those interested in participating should contact Dr. Bryce Seliger at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-352-2298.



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