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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Na Rosai, a Portland-based folk band that fuses Celtic and Appalachian musical styles, will play at the Winona Grange on Oct. 10.


Music

Second Saturday Community Concert — Folk band Na Rósaí, which blends Celtic and Appalachian musical traditions, will perform in the initial concert of the seventh annual series at Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin, at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $16 for Tualatin residents, students and veterans, and $12 for children 12 and younger. For tickets, visit brownpapertickets.com/event/1881977.

Fall Concert — The Beaverton Symphony Orchestra will perform pieces by Salvador Brotons, Richard Wagner and Johannes Brahms at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 and at 3 p.m. Nov. 1. The venue will be the Village Baptist Church, 330 S.W. Murray Blvd. Half an hour before each concert, music director Travis Hatton will discuss the music being performed. Tickets are $10 per adult, $5 per student or senior or $20 for a family. For tickets, visit brownpapertickets.com/event/1733125.

Dance

Square Dance Lessons — Get started learning how to square dance with a free lesson from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, during the open enrollment period for fall dance lessons sponsored by the Tri Squares Square Dance Club. Eight more weeks of lessons are being offered for a total of $48 for adults and $32 for children 15 and younger. Classes are held at the Tigard Grange, 13770 S.W. Pacific Hwy. For more information, visit trisquares.com.

Theater

Adrift in Macao — Laugh yourself silly at this musical parody of film noir opening at the Broadway Rose New Stage Auditorium, 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24. This musical by Peter Melnick and Christopher Durang is an amusing send-up of 1950s cinema. Running time is about 95 minutes, with no intermission. The production run closes Oct. 25.

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Beaverton Civic Theatre's Twelve Angry Jurors - including (left to right) Steve Holgate, Diana Loverso, Virginia Kincaid, Stan Yeend and Greg Prosser - is scheduled to open Oct. 2.

Twelve Angry Jurors — Experience the drama and the passion of the Beaverton Civic Theatre’s production of this play adapted from the classic Reginald Rose black-and-white film “Twelve Angry Men,” opening in the Beaverton City Library auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2. The play runs through Oct. 17.

Play Reading — Join Mask & Mirror Community Theatre for a free reading of the comedy “Southern Hospitality” in the community room of the Tualatin Public Library, 18878 S.W. Martinazzi Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21. The play is the final part in the “Futrelle Sisters of Fayro, Texas” trilogy. Last season, the theater group staged its first play, “Dearly Beloved,” and will be putting on the second, “Christmas Belles,” in November. The public is invited to participate, discuss or observe. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-524-2058 to participate, or just show up to listen.

Library Events

Beaverton City Library

12375 S.W. Fifth St.

Think Fun Thursday — Enjoy a family-friendly exercise in creativity from 4 to 5 p.m. every Thursday through Oct. 22 with this event geared toward children ages 3 to 8. The first Thursday of the month will feature an “Imagination Station,” the second will feature LEGO and Duplo blocks, the third will tickle young brains with puzzles and books, and the fourth will let kids “play with things that go!” Drop-ins are welcome.

Family Resource Fair — Learn about Beaverton-area nonprofit groups and what they can do for your family from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 17. There will be fun activities geared toward children 10 and younger. Admission is free. A raffle will be held for those who visit five or more tables.

Cedar Mill Community Library

12505 N.W. Cornell Rd., Suite 13

Owl Book Group — Discuss this month’s selection, “A Spool of Blue Thread” by Anne Tyler, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, Sept. 25.

Voices in Verse — Enjoy open mic poetry at the library from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 26. Attendees are invited to share their verse or they can just listen to others.

Film Club — Watch and discuss the Argentine film “God’s Slave,” based on the events of a 1994 bombing in Buenos Aires, and the Hebrew-language short film “Machsom,” starting at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Meditation for Everyday Living — Learn a meditation technique used by William Smith, a retired lieutenant colonel and meditation practitioner for over 30 years, at a workshop on how meditation can improve physical, mental and spiritual health at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 2.

Social Security Workshop — Get advice from independent insurance and annuity agent Alaina Johnson on how to make sound decisions about Social Security benefits at 2 p.m. Oct. 3.

Talking About Dying — Reflect on and discuss the subject of death and dying as the library hosts one of 30 conversations being held as part of an initiative by Oregon Humanities from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 6. Pre-registration is required. Call 503-644-0043 ext. 114 to reserve a seat.

SUBMITTED PHOTO - This was supposed to be the fashion of 2015, as predicted by 'Back to the Future Part II,' a lighthearted 1989 science fiction movie that will be screened at the Cedar Mill Library on Oct. 21.

Marty McFly Returns! — Take in a special showing of the 1989 film "Back to the Future Part II" beginning at 4:29 p.m. Oct. 21 — the exact minute at which the film's protagonist, Marty McFly, traveled forward in time. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes. This event is free for ages 10 and up. Hoverboard not included.

Bethany Library

15325 N.W. Central Dr., Suite J-8

Duct Tape Crafts — Teens and tweens are invited to create unique and surprising things out of duct tape from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.

Family Game Night — Play board games from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at this all-ages library event.

Garden Home Community Library

7475 S.W. Oleson Rd., Suite 6

Multimedia Presentation — Learn about the ‘Aztec Eagles’ — a Mexican expeditionary squadron that fought alongside the Allies in World War II — through a screening and presentation by author and filmmaker Sig Unander at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Tigard Public Library

13500 S.W. Hall Blvd.

Destroyed by an Earthquake — Set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, place yourself in the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake that ravaged San Francisco as author and speaker Sig Unander presents dramatic images from history to illustrate the disaster.

Walk ‘n’ Roll to the Library — Through Wednesday, Sept. 30, walk, bike, scoot or skate to the library. Visit the Children’s or Adult Reference desks and tell them you walked or rolled (on human-powered wheels) and get a small prize and a big thumbs-up.

Jazz Guitar — Experience the eclectic musical stylings of Eric Skye and learn about the art of improvisation from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 3. This event is cosponsored by Music in Small Spaces.

Virtual Planetarium Series — Join scientist Roy Torley for a virtual tour of the cosmos from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 and Oct. 30. The subject of the Oct. 9 event will be nebulae, and the subject of the Oct. 30 event will be our solar system. The series is for all ages.

North African Native Music and Culture — Get an introduction to the music and culture of the Berber people as Algerian-born musician Moh Alileche and others perform from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 10. Alileche will play the mondol, a steel-stringed instrument similar to the mandolin. He will be accompanied by a drummer and a flutist.

Swedish Roots, Oregon Lives — Hear the oral histories of Swedes who settled in Oregon from author Lars Nordstrom from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Stories for a Dark Night — Feel the hairs on the back of your neck stand up as award-winning storyteller Ken Iverson tells ghost stories from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 28. This event is for adults and teenagers.

Tualatin Public Library

18878 S.W. Martinazzi Ave.

Aztec Dance Troupe Performance — Come watch 15 to 20 dancers from Danza Azteca perform traditional dances along with live music in the community room from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27. Dancers will teach a few steps to participants at the end if they are interested in learning more about Aztec dance.

I’ve Decided to Self-Publish — Now What? — Learn some tips and tricks to publishing your own work through CreateSpace from Patricia Marshall, publisher of Luminare Press, at this workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13. The Northwest Writers & Publishers Association is co-presenting this workshop with the Tualatin Public Library.

Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher — Take in a musical performance by New York-based guitarist Peter Fletcher in the hearth area at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27. He will perform Spanish and classical music at this free event.

Soup Night — Hear from Maggie Stuckey, author of "Soup Night," about writing and soup, and enjoy a bowl or two yourself, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Soup is provided courtesy of New Seasons Market. Signed copies of Stuckey's book will be available for purchase. No registration is required for this free, all-ages event.

Special Events

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event — Dispose of unused or expired prescription medication with no questions asked at the Tualatin Police Department, 8650 S.W. Tualatin Rd., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. The event offers “drive-thru convenience” and is part of a national initiative to help people safely get rid of surplus prescription drugs.

Operation School Bell Open House — Take a behind-the-scenes look at a program that will provide new school clothes for almost 3,000 needy children in the Beaverton and Hillsboro school districts, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at Assistance League Shops, 4000 S.W. 117th Ave., Beaverton. For more information, visit portland.assistanceleague.org.

Oktoberfest — Celebrate the traditional German festival at the Juanita Pohl Center, 8513 S.W. Tualatin Rd., Tualatin, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 2. This event is for adults age 55 and older. Non-alcoholic drinks and an authentic German dinner with sausages, sauerkraut and cabbage will be served, along with dessert. The One Woman Band will perform. Tickets are $7. Register by Monday, Sept. 28. For more information or to get tickets, visit tualatinoregon.gov/recreation/pohl-center-special-events.

Fall Native Plant Sale — Purchase native trees, shrubs, ground cover and perennials at the Tualatin Valley Nature Center, 15655 S.W. Millikan Way, Beaverton, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 3. This is the 10th annual edition of this event put on by the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District. Admission is free.

E Ala E (Rise Up) Hula Exhibition — Enjoy the sixth annual hula exhibition, “Ku’u One Hanau (Sounds of My Birth),” from the ‘O.H.A.N.A. Foundation and Ka Lei Hali’a O Ka Lokelani, beginning at 2 p.m. Oct. 3. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. The venue is the Alpenrose Dairy Opera House, 6149 S.W. Shattuck Rd., Portland. For more information or to buy tickets, visit ohanafoundationpdx.org/E-Ala-E.html.

Soup's On — Taste a variety of soups at this annual event cosponsored by the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon and the city of Beaverton at Valley Catholic Athletic Center, 4275 S.W. 148th Ave., from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3. Guests vote on their favorite soups, with awards for the top three winners. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Sunshine Pantry. For more information or to register, visit ssmo.org/news-events/soups-on/.

Art in the Burbs — The Foundation for Tigard-Tualatin Schools is holding a fine arts festival and sale at Alberta Rider Elementary School, 14850 S.W. 132nd Ave., Tualatin, from Oct. 9 to Oct. 11. Hours on Oct. 9 are 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., hours on Oct. 10 are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and hours on Oct. 11 are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event supports arts in Tigard and Tualatin public schools.

Regatta Run — The Tualatin Chamber of Commerce is honoring the memory of the late Cpl. Matthew Lembke with this year’s 5K run and walk that starts at 9 a.m. Oct. 17. The route begins at Tualatin Community Park. Registration is $32 per person. For more information or to register as either a runner or a walker, visit fitcitytualatin.com/regatta-run/.

West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta — The quirky annual festival returns for its 12th year at the Tualatin Commons, 8325 S.W. Nyberg St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 17. Costumed racers will paddle 1,000-pound pumpkin boats across the Lake of the Commons, the Pacific Giant Pumpkin Growers will hold their annual weigh-off, and the public will enjoy live music, food and entertainment. Admission is free.

Cedar Mill Cider Festival — Learn how the pioneers made cider and sample the results at this family-friendly, interactive event at the John Quincy Adams Young House, 12050 N.W. Cornell Rd., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18. Admission is free. This event is sponsored by the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District.

Great Pumpkin Hunt — Enjoy Halloween-themed activities and decorations, as well as a flashlight pumpkin hunt outside, at the Garden Home Rec Center, 7475 S.W. Oleson Rd., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 23. Admission is $10.

Community

Tigard Kiwanis Club Luncheon — The Tigard Kiwanis Club, a service organization that benefits children in the community, invites the public to join it at Café Allegro, 12386 S.W. Main St. in Tigard, from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday. Lunch is $12. To see the list of upcoming speakers, visit the Kiwanis’ Facebook page at Kiwanis Club of Tigard or tigardkiwanisclub.org. Call Jean Jackson at 503-708-4321 for more information.

Restore Oregon Presentation — The Tigard Noon Rotary Club is welcoming the executive director of Restore Oregon, Peggy Moretti, at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, for a presentation titled “They Don’t Make ‘Em Like This Anymore: Our Quest to Save the Authentic Places That Make Oregon, OREGON.” The Tigard Noon Rotary Club meets from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Nicoli’s Grill & Sports Bar, 17880 S.W. McEwan Rd., Lake Oswego. The presentation is free and the optional lunch is $13. Members of the public are invited to attend. Call 971-235-2743 for more information.

Creative Networking Event — Connect with the local creative community and join the Westside Economic Alliance for a free arts and culture networking event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the New Seasons Market at Progress Ridge, 14805 S.W. Barrows Rd., Beaverton. Anyone with an interest in arts, culture, heritage or the humanities is welcome to attend. There will be a no-host bar and food. RSVP for this event at tinyurl.com/CreativeNetworking-9-24-15.

Secrets of Dog Body Language — Learn what dogs might be trying to tell you and learn how to send the right signals with your own body in “Secrets of Dog Body Language,” an educational seminar at Hannah the Pet Society’s Westside Health and Education Center, 10164 S.W. Washington Square Rd., Suite B3, Tigard, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. Veterinarian Rolan Tripp will give a presentation at this free event. Cash donations will be welcomed for Hannah’s Helping Hands, the charitable arm of Hannah the Pet Society. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served.

Not Your Grandmother's Library! — The American Association of University Women's Tigard-area branch is hosting Tigard Library Director Margaret Barnes for a talk on how libraries in the Washington County Cooperative Library System collaborate and share resources at its meeting 7 p.m. Oct. 13. The group meets at the King City Crown Center, 16880 S.W. 126th Ave. The program is free and open to the public.

Art

Open Studios ‘Sneak Peek’ at Art On Broadway — The Washington County Open Studios “Sneak Peek” at Art On Broadway Gallery, 12570 S.W. Broadway Street in Beaverton, continues through Oct. 3. The event will include a portion of the 38 artists participating in this year’s tour. The studio tour is set for Oct. 17-18.

Peggy Harkins at Art On Broadway — Artist Peggy Harkins will display her hand-sculpted, carved and painted wood sculptures and functional pieces as the featured artist for September at Art On Broadway Gallery, 12570 S.W. Broadway Street.

New Beaverton City Hall Art — Celebrate a new installation by stained-glass artist Chuck Franklin in the Beaverton Building, 12725 S.W. Millikan Way, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29. The free event will also include a "mini tour" of the new City Hall building.

Art On Broadway Anniversary — Join Art On Broadway in Beaverton for a celebration of its fifth anniversary at 12570 S.W. Broadway from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4. There will be wine and hors d'oeuvres served, and there will also be a raffle. Admission is free.

BAM! Art Exhibition — BAM! is an art exhibition and sale held at the Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St., from Oct. 8-11. BAM! artists will be honored at an artist and donor reception on Oct. 9, with monetary prizes and award ribbon artist recipients selected by BAM! art jurors. This year’s event calendar will include an outdoor “Quick Draw” and art demonstrations by Washington County open studios on Oct. 10, children’s art activities facilitated by library staff, and Beaverton Civic Theatre performances. For more information, go to beavertonoregon.gov/BAM and apply to the Call to Artists at callforentry.org listed under call title “Beaverton Arts Mix! 2015 — Art Show and Sale.”

BAM! Quick Draw — Register for the “quick draw” event from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 in which the Beaverton Arts Mix! will challenge artists to create a finished work in two hours outside the Beaverton City Library. Judging will take place that afternoon, with prizes of up to $300. Artwork created for the quick draw will be sold at the BAM! show on Oct. 10 and Oct. 11. To register or learn more, call 503-536-2502.

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