See what is happening around Washington County in the next few week. There are a variety of events.

COURTESY PHOTO - Cassie Greer is one of six actors performing in Bag&Baggage Productions Love Drunk.THEATER

LOVE DRUNK — Favorite actors from Bag&Baggage bring the best of Shakespearean love stories to the stage — the best they can be while drunk, that is. Friday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m. Tickets:

NO FILTER — No Filter Improv comes to Bag&Baggage on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Comedy, havoc, questionable morals. Tickets:

HART — "Wedding of the Century" runs Feb. 9-25 at HART Theatre, 185 S.E. Washington St., Hillsboro. Tickets:


BINGO — Friends of the Hillsboro Community Senior Center hold a bingo fundraiser and food bistro every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. Games begin at 5:30 p.m. All ages. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Hillsboro Community Senior Center, 750 S.E. Eighth Ave.

SPOKEN WORD — Open Poetry Night. Poets and lovers of poetry gather for a casual evening of shared inspiration and creative camaraderie. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m. Free. Walters Cultural Arts Center, Hillsboro.

WORKSHOP — "Clay Love." Play with clay at Valley Art. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Ages 7+.

VALENTINES — Apolloni Vineyards is hosting a Valentine's Cheese + Chocolate Fondue Party Saturday, Feb. 10, and Sunday, Feb. 11. The event will feature sparkling rosé, estate whites, pinot noir, sangiovese and dessert wine. $15/person. Club members are complimentary.

PANCAKE LUNCHEON — Enjoy pancakes, sausage, beverages and more on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Donations accepted. All Saints Episcopal, 372 N.E. Lincoln St. in Hillsboro. 503-648-2514.

CONCUSSIONS — Local organization AgeCelebration is presenting a three-part concussion recovery workgroup. These head injuries can cause major and minor problems for many people, not just professional sports athletes. Feb. 8 through 22. Thursdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Register at Hillsboro Community Senior Center, 750 S.E. 8th Ave., online at, or by phone at 503-615-1090. Use course code #57451.


HISTORY — Celebrate Black History Month with the Washington County Museum and with a local story event and film screening by Bertony Faustin at Abbey Creek Vineyard, 31441 N.W. Commercial St., North Plains. Abbey Creek is Oregon's first black-owned winery. The event takes place Thursday, Feb. 22, 6 to 8 p.m. Faustin will talk about his life and passion for winemaking and host a screening of his documentary, "Red, White and Black," about minority winemakers in the state. Tickets are free for museum member, $10 for non-members and include admission, light appetizers and the film screening. A cash bar is available for wine.


American Legion — 285 W. Main St. 

Feb. 13: Annual Hillsboro Police Officer of the Year dinner and award presentation. Monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m.

DAV — 285 W. Main St.

Feb. 10: Memorial for Robert Skene

Feb. 14: Potluck, 5:30 p.m. Monthly meeting, 6 p.m.                              

VFW — 310 S.W. Walnut St. 

Feb. 8: Annual Sweethearts Dinner

Feb. 9: Monthly meeting

Every Thursday: Dinner, 5 p.m.


FRUIT PRUNING — Joanne DeHaan teaches techniques for pruning blueberries, grapes, cane berries and trailing berries. Bring your bypass clippers. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 10-11:30 a.m. Washington County Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden at the Washington County Fair Complex.

PRUNING DEMO —Tualatin Valley Garden Club and the Washington County Master Gardener's host their annual pruning demonstration on Saturday, Feb. 17, 9 a.m. to noon, 3850 S.W. Minter Bridge Road., Hillsboro. Tool sharpening, cleaning, purchasing and care advice will be available. Two tools per attendee will be sharpened. Refreshments and hot drinks provided. More info: Dave Russell at 503-648-4236.


Aloha Community Library

17455 S.W. Farmington Road, Suite 26A

MEDITATION — Join an introductory meditation workshop led by Certified Health and Wellness Coach Cherice Godard. Evening includes a short lecture on the history, types and benefits of a meditation practice. Participants will then be taught basic principles of meditation, engage in practice and participate in group discussions. Free. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m.

Banks Public Library

42461 N.W. Market St.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME — Storytime for ages 3 to 6 is every Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. Younger siblings are welcome. Come to the library for fun with books, stories, songs and rhymes.

Cornelius Public Library

1355 N. Barlow St.

LEGOS — Join in Tuesdays and complete a weekly challenge with Legos. All ages welcome. Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

GUESSING JAR — Stop by the library anytime through Feb. 12 and guess how many conversation hearts are in the jar.

MO BIRTHDAY — It's author Mo Willems' birthday, Feb. 8. Celebrate by creating your very own Elephant and Piggie or Pigeon stories and other activities. Thursday, Feb. 8, 5:30 p.m.

Forest Grove Library

2114 Pacific Ave.

WRITER'S WORKSHOP — Join novelist Deborah Kennedy for a free mini writing workshop, "The Writer's Craft: Keys to Unlocking the Interconnected Narrative." Contact the Forest Grove City Library reference desk at 503-992-3337 to register. Saturday, Feb. 17, 10:15-11:45 a.m.

TED TALKS — Daniel Kahneman will present "The Riddle of Experience." 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24.

Hillsboro Brookwood Library

2850 N.E. Brookwood Parkway

GENEALOGY — The Genealogical Society of Washington County Oregon will hold its monthly meeting Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon. Featured speaker Leslie Brinkley Lawson will speak about "Getting from Then to Now, Locating People in the Last Century." The event is free and open to the public. GSWCO is not limited to research in Washington County, and promotes the study of genealogy in all parts of the world.

DROP-IN ZEN — Meditate or relax in a softly-lit environment with yoga mats, music and quiet time to center yourself and reset after a hard week of work. (BYOMat, supplies are limited.) Every Friday, 5-6 p.m.

NO SCAMS — The Better Business Bureau will give a free presentation on the latest scams and threats via phone, email and social media, and how to deal with them. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 6 p.m.

Shute Park Library

775 S.E. 10th Ave.

DOCUMENTARY — Join in a screening of "Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice," a documentary about the U.S. government's internment of Japanese-American Oregonians during WWII, and Minoru Yasui's legal challenge to that practice. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m.

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