A listing of theater, arts and musical events, along with things to do, throughout our communities.

Mask & Mirror Community Theatre presents the mystery/parody "The Butler Did It."


"THE BUTLER DID IT" — Mask & Mirror Community Theatre closes its eighth MainStage season with the mystery/parody "The Butler Did It" by Tim Kelly, May 3–19. Curtains: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. at Calvin Church, 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane, Tigard. Tickets are available at for $15 adults and $12 seniors. Family friendly show is suitable for all ages.

"A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING" — Broadway Rose, March 29-April 28. Featuring the music of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Featuring Caitlin Brooke, Joey Côté, Deborah Mae Hill, Kelly Sina and Joe Theissen. Curtains: 7:30 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Also: 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 13, 20 and 27. New Stage, 12850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard. Tickets: $30 to $48 adults; $20 ages 6018; $25 ages 19-30; group discounts available., or 503-620-5262."HONK!" — STAGES Performing Arts Youth Academy presents "HONK!" April 19-May 5. Fridays-Saturdays 7 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m. No show on April 21. Adaptation of "The Ugly Duckling." HART Theatre, 185 S.E. Washington St., Hillsboro. $12-$15. Visit

OREGON BALLET THEATRE — Sherwood Center for the Arts' Family Matinee Series presents Oregon Ballet Theatre 2 (OBT2) 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13. Composed of talented young dancers chosen from top levels of the Oregon Ballet Theatre School. Featured: A duet from "Rassemblement," by Nacho Duato; "Jewels" from the third act of "Sleeping Beauty;" "Ellington Suite" by Dennis Spaight; and a new piece by OBT Soloist Matthew Pawlicki- Sinclair. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. 22689 S.W. Pine St. Sherwood. $5. Visit, 503-625-4278.

BOOK DAY — Tigard Public Library presents "Children's Day Book Day with Ballet Folklórico," April 28, 2 p.m. Celebrate children, families and reading with crafts and a Ballet Folklórico performance. 13500 S.W. Hall Blvd., Tigard. Free. Visit

"PHYSICAL EDUCATION" — Movement and dance for all bodies with artist group Physical Education, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, April 13, Washington County Museum, PCC Rock Creek Campus, 17677 N.W. Springville Road, Portland. Info:; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 503-645-5353.


ART ON BROADWAY — 12570 S.W. Broadway St., Beaverton. "Winter Dreams" is a group show featuring work from each of the 18 artists who make up Art on Broadway Gallery. Member artist Barbara Paanakker's exhibiton, "A Colorful Journey," through April. Works include paintings and ceramics. Information: Phone 503-601-3300; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; online at

CALVIN FINE ART GALLERY — Calvin Presbyterian 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane, Tigard. A solo show by Liz Walker runs through March, along with a group show featuring Kim Ghaemmaghami, wire sculpture, and Peter Irving, ceramics. Gallery hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m.-noon.

GOLDEN GALLERY —Beaverton Lodge, 12900 S.W. Ninth St., Beaverton. Featuring new paintings by Char Breshgold, through April. Gallery hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Information: 503-646-0635


ANDEAN FOLK MUSIC — Aloha Community Library presents "Chayag," a concert of Andean folk music, 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27. Featuring Alex Llumiquinga of Chayag. 17455 S.W. Farmington Road, Suite 26A, Aloha. Free. Visit, 503-259-0185.

ISING CHOIR — With the Westside Chamber Orchestra, hosting a celebration of Mozart, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6; and 3 p.m., Sunday, April 7, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 S.W. Canyon Road, Beaverton. No tickets necessary and free of charge; donations accepted, with 100 percent donated to the Beaverton Arts Foundation campaign for the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts. Information:

RULE OF THREE — Swedish folk band to perform at Nordic Northwest Nordia House, 8800 S.W. Olseon St. Portland, Thursday, April 11, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $30- $35. Info:


BEAVERTON GARDEN CLUB annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 27, St. Cecelia School parking lot, behind the church, SW Fifth & Franklin St., Beaverton.

CEILI — S&A Irish Entertainment presents Irish dancing, first Friday of the month, October through May at the Winona Grange, 8340 S.W. Seneca St., Tualatin. Time: 7:30-11 p.m. "Ceili" is the Gaelic word for an evening gathering of friends sharing and enjoying traditional Irish music, song, dance and fun. Cost: $12, or $10 for veterans, students and 65 and up. Visit for more information.

CLARK'S LUMBER CAR SHOW — 11th annual show, Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Southwest Church of Christ, 9725 S.W. Durham Road, Tigard. Music, awards, door prizes, hot dogs, more. Donations accepted for Little Hands Big Hearts Foundation.

NATIVE PLANTS — On Thursday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the WCGMA Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, 8005 S.W. Grabhorn Road in Aloha, the Washington County Master Gardener Association holds its presentation, "Growing NW Native Plants" with speaker and master gardener Ardis Schroeder. Schroeder will answer such questions as, "What is the definition of a native plant?" and, "What specific Northwest native plants will grow well in my yard or garden?" Use the Camp Rivendale entrance, park and then walk past play structure down to the Learning Garden. No registration needed. Free parking.

SEASONAL BUGS — On Tuesday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m., the Washington County Master Gardeners Association holds its presentation, "Seasonal Bugs and Beasties, at Beaverton's Griffith Park Building, Room 330, 4755 S.W. Griffith Drive. No registration needed and parking is free. Jean Natter describes some of the critters that greet us and offers suggestions for effective and appropriate responses.

TOASTMASTERS — 7 a.m., Wednesday, April 3, Murray Hills Christian Church, 15050 S.W. Weir Road, Beaverton. Public invited to annual open house, to share the benefits of Toastmasters membership: self-confidence, improved public speaking skills, critical thinking, listening skills, supportive evaluations and more. Snacks and coffee available. Information:

WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM — Exhibition "AgriCulture: Shaping Land and Lives in the Tualatin Valley," runs through spring 2019. Featuring photography, video, illustration, an interactive drawing station and historical objects from the museum's collection surround and take inspiration from these stories. PCC Rock Creek Campus, 17677 N.W. Springville Road, Portland. Museum admission is $3 to $5; free for members and entrance to the museum is included with the event.

ANNIE BLOOM'S — 7834 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland. • Nina LaCour, Shanthi Sekaran, Zahra Noorbakhsk, Vernon Keeve and Laura Davis will present "Border Crossing," featuring fiction, poetry and comedy that explore the boundaries of where creativity can take us, 7 p.m., Thursday, March 28. • Rebecca Lawton to read from her book, "The Oasis This Time: Living and Dying with Water in the West," 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 2. • Kate Ristau presents "Morrigan's Revenge," the sequel to her Middle Grade debut, "Clockbreakers," 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 9. • Portland author and beer guru Jeff Alworth to read from "The Widmer Way: How Two Brothers Led Portland's Craft Beer Revolution," 7 p.m., Thursday, April 11.

POWELL'S BOOKS AT CEDAR HILLS CROSSING — 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton. • Ally Condie will speak with Brendan Reichs about Condie's "The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe," 7 p.m., Friday, March 29. • Portland author Dana Haynes will read from his eighth mystery/thriller, "St. Nicholas Salvage & Wrecking," 7 p.m., Monday, April 1. (Haynes is managing editor of The Times.) • Caitlin Starling will discuss her work, "The Luminous Dead," 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, in conversation with Sarah Gailey. • Westside Writing Group, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4. • Author Katie Arnold will discuss her book "Running Home," 7 p.m., Friday, April 5.

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