Out & About: Friday, Jan. 26 to Thursday, Feb. 1
(Broadway Rose, Mask & Mirror, Beaverton Civic Theatre)
"PARNASSUS ON WHEELS" — Lakewood Theatre Company brings to the stage the world premiere of C.S. Whitcomb's adaptation of Christopher Morley's debut novel "Parnassus on Wheels." The show runs through Sunday, Feb. 11. For showtimes, tickets and more information, visit www.lakewood-center.org.
"MURDER FOR TWO" — Broadway Rose Theatre company presents a murder mystery musical with only two performers, but plenty of characters. The show opens Thursday, Jan. 25 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Broadway Rose New Stage in Tigard. For showtimes, ticket info and more, visit http://www.broadwayrose.org/murder-for-two.
"THE RECEPTIONIST" — This dark comedy is part of Mask & Mirror's "unMasked" series. The show runs through Sunday, Jan. 28 at the Tualatin Heritage Center. For showtimes, ticket info and more, visit http://www.maskandmirror.com/the-receptionist.html.
"THEY REPORT TO YOU" — Thursday, Feb. 1, 7-8:30 p.m.The East Washington County Democrats will host Daniel Lewkow, ACLU Campaign Manager for "They Report to You: Campaign for District Attorney Accountability." District attorneys play a very powerful role in the criminal justice system. This presentation will offer insight into the broad impact of the DA's powers and explain how voters can take a stand for fair and effective justice. The public is invited to attend this free event at the King City Clubhouse, 15245 S.W. 116th Ave., King City.
17455 S.W. Farmington Road Suite 26A
TODDLER STORYTIME — Monday, Jan. 29, 10:30-11 a.m. Join for a 30-minute storytime program for babies and toddlers ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.
FAMILY STORYTIME — Wednesday, Jan. 31, 10:30-11 a.m. Enjoy weekly storytime for toddlers through early grade school kids.
COMMUNITY WRITING WORKSHOP/TALLER COMMUNITARIO DE ESCRITURA — Wednesday, Jan. 31, 5-7 p.m. This workshop provides two hours of prompt-based creative writing time, guided by a facilitator from Write Around Portland, with sharing and strengths-based feedback. Ages 13 and older.
Beaverton City Library
12375 S.W. Fifth St.
DIY: GLOVE MONSTERS — Friday, Jan. 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Join to turn winter gloves into silly monsters. Gloves will be provided. Grades 3-6. Registration required; visit http://beavertonlibrary.org/register.
TALLEST LEGO STRUCTURE CHALLENGE — Saturday, Jan. 27, 2-3 p.m. Join in different LEGO challenges, including building the tallest structure, with a chance to win small prizes. Grades 5-8 with an adult.
CURIOUS GEORGE PARTY— Sunday, Jan. 28, 4-3 p.m. Come for crafts and games and meet Curious George, the Man in the Yellow Hat, and all of their friends from "Curious George: The Golden Meatball." Co-hosted with the Beaverton Civic Theatre. Ages 2-12 with family.
"STRANGER THINGS" FANDOM FEST — Tuesday, Jan. 30, 6-7 p.m. Test your knowledge of this Netflix hit with trivia, create a themed craft, and enjoy a waffle or two. Grades 6-12.
Bethany Library (Cedar Mill Library @ Bethany)
Suite J-8, 15325 N.W.
FUN FOR ONES — Tuesday, Jan. 30, 9:30-10 a.m. Early literacy skills start with songs, rhymes, books and action for walkers and an adult.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME — Tuesday Jan. 30, 10:30-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-noon. Good listening skills are enhanced with longer stories, songs, rhymes, and early literacy fun.
AFTER SCHOOL CRAFT DAYS: DRESS UP FOXES — Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2:30-4 p.m. Fold a little paper origami fox buddy, then bundle it up in a paper sweater and scarf. Grades K-5.
12505 N.W. Cornell Road
OWL BOOK GROUP — Friday, Jan. 26, 10:30 a.m.-noon. This month's selection is "The Soul of an Octopus" by Sy Montgomery. Newcomers are welcome.
VOICES IN VERSE POETRY GROUP — Saturday, Jan. 27, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Bring along a cup of coffee and share your own poetry, or listen to others read their favorites. Newcomers are welcome.
VALENTINE THEME AT SECOND EDITION — Monday, Jan. 29. All-day event. Stop by Second Edition, the library's secondhand shop, to check out the selection of Valentine-themed items.
FILM CLUB: "MOKA" — Wednesday, Jan. 31, 6:15-9 p.m. Diane Kramer is led by one obsession: to find the driver of the mocha-colored Mercedes that hit and killed her son. This French film is recommended for viewers 18 and older.
Garden Home Community Library
7475 S.W. Oleson Road, Suite 6
SILLY DANCE PARTY — Friday, Jan. 26, 4-5 p.m. This program is designed with preschoolers in mind, but all ages are welcome to come and dance.
80s AEROBIC WORKOUT — Saturday, Jan 27, 10-11 a.m. Feeling nostalgic for the VHS exercise videos you grew up with? The library will be projecting 80s workouts for you to exercise to on its 18-foot screen. Wear your favorite neon leg warmers and leotard, or come as you are to enjoy a stylish kick off to a healthy new year. This free event is open to all.
BLUE MOON DREAM CATCHERS FOR TWEENS AND TEENS — Wednesday, Jan. 31, 6:30-8 p.m. Celebrate the blue moon by making your own dream catcher. Ages 11 and older.
BOB ROSS ART NIGHT — Thursday, Feb.1, 6-7:30 p.m. Join for a casual art night of making happy clouds, happy trees, and happy accidents. The library will project episodes of "The Joy of Painting" to serve as inspiration.
Murray Scholls Library Beaverton Library
11200 S.W. Murray Scholls Place, Suite 102
STEM STORYTIME — Saturday, Jan. 27, 2-3 p.m. Enjoy a special storytime focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. This week's theme is "clouds and rain." Ages 2-6 with family.
TEENS-ONLY STUDY TIME — Sunday, Jan. 28, 11 a.m.-noon. Get some quiet study time at the library before it opens. Brain-boosting snacks and paper-editing services will be provided.
PUZZLE PAINTING — Sunday, Jan. 28, 2-3 p.m. Color, decorate and design your very own puzzle to take home and challenge your friends. Ages 2-6 with family.
BANANAGRAMS TOURNAMENT— Tuesday, Jan. 30, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Bring your friends to compete in this epic Bananagrams tournament. Who will come out on top? Will you beat the librarian? Snacks will be provided. Grades 5-8.
Tigard Public Library
13500 S.W. Hall Blvd.
STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER — Friday, Jan. 26, 6-7:30 p.m. Bring your favorite stuffy for a pizza and pajama party hosted by Teen Library Council. Listen to bedtime stories, make fancy stuffy accessories, then leave your fuzzy friend for a sleepover at the library. Pick up your stuffy the next day.
SMASH CLUB TOURNAMENT — Saturday, Jan. 27, 1-5 p.m. All levels are welcome to this double-elimination WiiU tournament coordinated by Tigard High School's Smash Club. Grades 6-12.
LEGO STEAM ZONE — Sunday, Jan. 28, 1:30-3 p.m. Drop in to build with LEGO® bricks and explore a featured tech toy.
E-BOOK CLINIC — Wednesday, Jan. 31, 6-8 p.m. Do you need help setting up your e-reader or mobile device to download free e-books and e-audiobooks successfully? Learn about OverDrive and Libby, the library's digital download services. Registration required; sign up at the Reference Desk or call 503-718-2517.
Tualatin Public Library
18878 S.W. Martinazzi Ave.
TEEN WII U OR XBOX ONE — Saturday, Jan. 27 and Sunday, Jan. 28, 1-6 p.m. Join other teens at the library and let the gaming begin.
SATURDAY FAMILY STORYTIME — Saturday, Jan. 27, 11 a.m.-noon. Join for a special weekend storytime the whole family can enjoy.
A WILL IS NOT ENOUGH IN OREGON — Wednesday, Jan. 31, 7-8:30 p.m. A comprehensive review of essential state and federal documents will be discussed by attorney Richard B. Schneider in this free presentation to help you gain control. No registration is required.
3678 S.W. 78th Ave.
LAST TUESDAY GAME NIGHT — Tuesday, Jan. 30, 4-8 p.m. Adults and teens can drop in any time. Bring your own games or choose from the library's collection.