Out & About
"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 www.MaskandMirror.com for $15 adults and $12 seniors. Family friendly show is suitable for all ages.
"THE COMEDY OF ERRORS": Tigard High School presents a cartoon twist on the well-loved William Shakespeare play. Curtains: 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 11. Tickets are available online at thsdrama.com for $8 (plus a service fee) or at the door prior to each performance for $10. Purchases made at the door are cash and check only.
"A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING": Broadway Rose, through 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 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. www.broadwayrose.org, or 503-620-5262.
"HONK!": STAGES Performing Arts Youth Academy presents "HONK!" through 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 stagesyouth.org.
"JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS": Oregon Children's Theatre and Visible Fictions, based in Glasgow, Scotland, present the Greek classic, through May 19. Curtains: Saturdays, 2 and 5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Winningstad Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: $20-$32 for adults; $15-$28 for children. Group rates available. Box Office: 503-228-9571 or www.octc.org. Recommended for ages 7 and older.
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 tigard-or.gov/library.
CALVIN FINE ART GALLERY: Calvin Presbyterian 10445 S.W. Canterbury Lane, Tigard. Featuring "Colorful Expressions: A Bright New Exhibit," works by three artists, through May 30. Robin Becic's works include watercolor and acrylic on Yupo paper (a recyclable, waterproof, tree-free synthetic paper); Nathalie Equall paints primarily with soft pastel on archival sanded paper over an under-painting of oil paint and metal spirit; Michael Fleming is a fused-glass artist. Gallery hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 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.
SHERWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Student Art Show gallery opening reception, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 22. Free. Come view the next gallery exhibit at the Center for the Arts. Meet the student artists and enjoy refreshments in the lobby. The 2019 Student Art Show has become an annual favorite, featuring various students taking art classes in the Sherwood area. This includes students of all ages from the Center for the Arts, Sherwood School District and private studios. This exhibit will be open May 22-June 19. Info: SherwoodCenterfortheArts.org. Location: 22689 S.W. Pine St., Sherwood; 503-625-4ART; business hours, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekdays.
SHIRLEY HUFFMAN AUDITORIUM: Exhibition of landscape paintings by Sheila Chugani Baumgardner on display through April in the Hillsboro Civic Center's Shirley Huffman Auditorium and adjacent gallery wall, 150 E. Main St. Open weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Baumgardner paints whimsical acrylic landscapes inspired by the urban parks of Portland and the natural wonders of Oregon, and reflective of her cultural heritage and upbringing. Born in India, Baumgardner spent most of her formative years in Japan and now lives in Portland.
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 alohalibrary.org, 503-259-0185.
I-5 CONNECTION CHOIR: Free annual concert, 3 p.m., Saturday, May 25, Meridian United Church of Christ, 6750 Boeckman Road, Wilsonville.
KING CITY MUSIC CLUB: KCCA building, 15245 S.W. 116th Ave., King City. New singers welcome. Information: President Muriel Dresser, 503-684-3978.
ROSE CITY FLUTE CHOIR: Spring concert, "The Spirit of Spring." at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Cedar Hills United Church of Christ, 11695 S.W. Park Way, Beaverton. Open to the public, admission at the door is $8 adults; $5 for senior citizens and students. The 26-piece flute orchestra will play a variety of music selections, including classical, American, folk and original music scored for flute choir. Selections on the evening's program include Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro, Overture;" "Memories of East Tennessee" (Austin Scott), "The Girl from Ipanema" (Antonio Jobim) and more. The company uses many varieties of flute including piccolos, concert flutes, alto and bass flutes, contrabass flutes and a subcontrabass flute. The group is directed by Phyllis Louke of Beaverton, a musician, flute instructor and composer. For more information, go to www.phyllislouke.com.
NORDIA HOUSE:8800 S.W. Oleson Road, Portland. "Crossing the North Sea," an exploration of fiddle styles that developed as a result of the maritime trade routes between Norway, Shetland and points beyond. Featuring hardingfela (Norwegian fiddle) player Rachel Nesvig and Scottish fiddler Brandon Vance. Concert: 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 25. Tickets: $20 members; $25 nonmembers, www.nordicnorthwest.org/0425191.
THINGS TO DO
ALOHA GARDEN CLUB PLANT AND GARDEN ART SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 27, Aloha Huber Park Elementary School, 5000 SW 173rd Ave., Aloha.
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 irishpdx.com 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.
GOLDEN VALLEY BREWERY AND RESTAURANT: Golden Valley will host Beaverton Education Foundation every third Tuesday through June, with 10 percent of sales between 6-10 p.m. 1520 N.W. Bethany Blvd., Beaverton.
KINTON GRANGE: Nonprofit organization that supports the people in the rural communities around Beaverton-Scholls-Tigard, and other nonprofit groups such as the Boy Scouts, will hold a ham dinner and craft bazaar, 1-4 p.m., Sunday, April 28, 19015 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton, to raise funds for grange maintenance.
OPEN MIC: Influence Music Hall, 135 S.E. Third Ave., Hillsboro, hosts open mic every Friday, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Music, poetry and comedy welcomed. Info: influencemusichall.org or call 503-701-6859.
PIXAR AT OMSI: "The Science Behind Pixar," an exhibition about the science behind some of the animated films and their characters, at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). The hands-on exhibition demonstrates the technology that supports the creativity and artistry of Pixar's storytellers. Created by the Museum of Science, Boston and Pixar Animation Studios, and featuring more than 40 interactive elements, the exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar's films to the big screen. Runs through Sept. 3. Tickets to this exhibit, which include general museum admission, are $21 for adults, $14 for youth (ages 3-13), and $17 for seniors (ages 63+). Prices for OMSI Members are $5 for adults, $3 for youth, and $4 for seniors. Guests can purchase tickets online at omsi.edu, via phone at 503-797-4000 or in person at the museum.
TIGARD GARDEN CLUB: Annual plant sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, Bull Mountain Farmer's Market, Canterbury Square, 1500 S.W. Pacific Highway, Tigard.
TUALATIN LIBRARY: The Friends of the Tualatin Library will hold a three-day used book sale from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday, May 3; from 1 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 4; and from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, May 5, in the Community Room of the Tualatin Public Library, 18878 S.W. Martinazzi Ave. More details: www.friendsoftualatinlibrary.org.
TUALATIN VALLEY GARDEN CLUB: Annual plant sale, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, April 27, Washington County Fair Complex, East Entrance, Southwest 34th and Cornell Road, Hillsboro.
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.
WRITERS IN THE GROVE: A free writing workshop is offered for young people and adults on the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon. For writers with all levels of experience. For more information, call 503-992-3247.
Hillsboro Brookwood Library, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway.
ANNIE BLOOM'S: 7834 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland. • Author Valerie Brooks will read from her debut thriller, "Revenge in 3 Parts," 7 p.m., Thursday, April 25. • Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday, April 27. Featuring exclusive books and literary items, plus a scavenger hunt. • Seattle author Ari Rosenschein to read from his debut short fiction collection, "Coasting," 7 p.m., Thursday, May 9.
POWELL'S BOOKS AT CEDAR HILLS CROSSING: 3415 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton. • Graham Hancock will discuss "America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization," 7 p.m., Monday, April 29. • Henry Thomas, "The Window and the Mirror," 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 30. • Tehlor Kay Mejia will discuss her romantic fantasy debut novel for teens, 7 p.m., Thursday, May 2, in conversation with Michelle Ruiz Keil. • Julie M. Albright will discuss "Left to Their Own Devices," 7 p.m., Friday, May 3.
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