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Feb. 6


Concert — Jesse McCann tells “The Story Of The Guitar.” The modern guitar has ancestors which started in Babylonian times, circulated from Greece to most countries in Europe, evolving into the 20th century. All ages. Free. 2 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library, 2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway.

Winter Reading — Complete Winter Reading and receive a ticket to celebrate your family’s reading. Families with kids age 9 and younger. Free. Shute Park Branch Library, 775 S.E. Tenth Ave. in Hillsboro. 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Feb. 7

Cookie Decorating — Practice cookie decorating skills just in time for Valentine’s Day. Mindy Simmons, owner of Decadent Creations Bakery, will share tips and tricks. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Ages 13 and older. Call 503-615-6500 to register. Hillsboro Main Library.

Feb. 9

Fire Meeting — The Washington County Fire District #2 Board of Directors will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. Station 17, 31370 N.W. Commercial St., North Plains.

Pancake Lunch — The All Saints Episcopal Church will host a Fat Tuesday Pancake Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Open to the public. Donation suggested. Sausage, pancakes and beverage. 372 N.E. Lincoln St.

TOPS Meeting — Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Club Inc. is a low-cost, non profit weight loss support group that meets every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 937 N.E. Jackson School Road in Hillsboro. tops.org. Leann at 503-648-0408 or Amanda 408-334-3604.

Feb. 10

Make Maze — Cardboard boxes are great for making mazes. Come walk through our maze and help us complete it. For ages 7 and up. 3 p.m. Free. Shute Park Branch Library, 775 S.E. 10th Ave.

Concert — Portland Community College Rock Creek Performing Arts Department and the PCC Rock Creek Multicultural Center will present Ms. Shirley Nanette as part of Black History Month celebrations at PCC Rock Creek. Building 5, room 122 at the Rock Creek Campus, 17705 N.W. Springville Road, Portland. Free. 12:30 p.m. Nanette, in the tradition of such jazz greats as Lena Horne and Ella Fitzgerald, is known as a “dynamic, genuinely expressive, highly entertaining performer who generates incredible energy onstage.”

BINGO — The Hillsboro Senior Center, 750 S.E. Eighth Ave., offers Bingo games every Wednesday at 5:45 p.m.

Feb. 11

Card Craft Workshop — The North Plains Public Library will host a free art workshop for adults led by Hillsboro craft artist Marie Buckley. Artist Trading Cards (also known as ATCs) are miniature works of art about the size of a baseball card. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bring scissors, special paper, buttons, ribbons and other materials if possible. Call 503-647-5051 to sign up.

Feb. 12 - 13

Valentine’s Sale — Residents of Maryville Nursing Home, 14645 S.W. Farmington Road in Beaverton, will sell their handmade heart cookies, Valentine cards, flowers, gift bags, treats, candles and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Feb. 12, 13, 18 - 20

Musical Theater — Glencoe High School’s theater department presents “Catch Me If You Can — The Musical,” based on a book by Terrence McNally. Music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman. Performances at 7:30 p.m. The story follows Frank Jr., a 16-year-old con-man who evades the FBI’s best detective for five years. Recommended ages 13 and up. Tickets at SHOWTIX4U.com. Friday and Saturday nights $8 for students, seniors, and Thespian members, and $12 for all others. $6 for Thursdays.

Feb. 13

Pruning Demo — The Oregon State University Extension Washington County Master Gardener Association is hosting a free pruning demonstration in collaboration with the Tualatin Valley Garden Club. 3850 S.W. Minter Bridge Road in Hillsboro. 9 a.m. to noon. Rain or shine. Learn to prune cane berries, grapes, ornamental shrubs, fruit trees, ornamental trees and roses. Demonstrations by experienced volunteers and professional tree pruner Bill Stone. Learn about tool care and bring two tools to be sharpened. No sign up necessary.

Genealogical Society — The Genealogical Society of Washington County hosts Pam Vestal, who will present “Filling in Stories of our Female Ancestors,” who often didn’t leave much of a paper trail. Hillsboro Main Library. 10 a.m. to noon.

Valentine’s Concert — The Conchords Chorale presents The Trouble with Trebles concert at Cornell Estates. 2 p.m. The Trouble with Trebles is a double-trio of ladies performing all sorts of fun tunes. 1005 N.E. 17th Ave., Hillsboro.

Valentine’s Crafts — Make Beautiful Valentines. 2:30 p.m. Ages 5 and older. Free. Hillsboro Main Library.

Valentine Cookies — Enjoy decorating valentine themed cookies. First through sixth graders. 3 p.m. Call 503-615-6500 to register. Free. Hillsboro Shute Park Branch Library.

Curt Show — Curtis Carlyle fuses world-class juggling skills and fresh, innovative comedy. Free. 1 to 3 p.m. Jessie Mays Community Hall in North Plains.

Opera — Discover opera, the “Italian musical” and what a circus it can be. Portland Opera explains terms, roles and dramatic devices. All ages. Free. 2 p.m. Hillsboro Main Library.

Feb. 14

Cupid Cabaret — Bag&Baggage Productions presents “Cupid Cabaret, A Night of A Thousand Stars.” Celebrate Valentine’s Day with music, comedy, poetry and drama. $30 individual or $50 per couple. bagnbaggage.org. 503-345-9590. The Venetian Theatre, 253 E. Main St. in Hillsboro.

Feb. 15

Driving Class — There will be an AARP Smart Driver course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tuality Health Education Center, 334 S.E. Eighth Ave. in Hillsboro. Call 503-848-6677 to enroll. $15 for AARP members. $20 for non-members.

Lego Palooza — Drop in between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for Lego Palooza at the Jessie Mays Community Hall. in North Plains. Hang out and build with Legos or Duplos that we provide. (Please leave yours at home and ours there.) Kids, teens, and adults are welcome to participate.

Feb. 17

Lenten Series — All Saints Episcopal Church, 372 N.E. Lincoln St. in Hillsboro, invites the public to their Soup and Salad Lenten Series for five consecutive Wednesdays during February and March. Enjoy a soup and salad dinner with the showing of the PBS presentation of Elaine Pagel’s “From Jesus to Christ.” 6 p.m.

Concert — Portland Community College Rock Creek Performing Arts Department presents early music performer Hideki Yamaya in the Forum, Building 3, Room 114, at the Rock Creek Campus, 17705 N.W. Springville Road in Portland. 8 p.m. Yamaya is a lutenist and guitarist, who specializes in lutes and early guitars from the Renaissance and Baroque periods as well as later guitars from the 18th and 19th centuries.


Stephanie Haugen
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