Here's our weekly roundup of events in Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin and Sherwood.

Seattle author Beth Jusino will offer self-publishing tips on Sunday afternoon at Cedar Mill Community Library.


"CABARET" — Lakewood Theatre Company's run of this 1930s Berlin-set musical goes through Sunday, Oct. 15. For showtimes and ticket information, visit

"TRAILS" — Broadway Rose's production of this inventive tale of love and loyalty debuts Thursday, Sept. 21, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 22. For showtimes and ticket information, visit


WINE TASTING AND SILENT AUCTION — Friday, Sept. 15, 6-9 p.m. Ages 21 and older. The Tualatin Historical Society is hosting a wine tasting and silent auction fundraiser at the Tualatin Heritage Center, 8700 S.W. Sweek Drive,Tualatin. Enjoy fine Northwest wines and food, a silent auction, and live music at this annual event. Tickets are $30 in advance; call 503-885-1926 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Tickets will be $35 at the door.

PETTING ZOO AND BBQ FUNDRAISER — Saturday, Sept. 16, 11 a.m. The Good Neighbor Family Pantry, a local non-profit, is having a fundraising event at Southwest Church of Christ, 9725 SW. Durham Road, Tigard.


Aloha Library

17455 S.W. Farmington Road Suite 26A

TODDLER STORYTIME — Monday, Sept. 18, 10:30-11 a.m. Join for a 30-minute storytime program for babies and toddlers ages 0-3 and their grown-ups.

SIT N' STITCH — Wednesday, Sept. 20, 1:30-3 p.m. Bring your knitting, crochet, or other yarn project, and plan to trade tips or simply enjoy the company of fellow crafters while you work on your latest creation.

FAMILY STORYTIME — Wednesday, Sept. 20, 10:30-11 a.m. Join for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun geared toward getting kids hooked on reading from an early age.

Beaverton City Library

12375 S.W. Fifth St.

KOREAN STORYTIME — Saturday, Sept. 16, 10:30-11:15 a.m. The Oregon Korean School will host a storytime with songs and books. Everyone is welcome.

SUNDAY FAMILY MATINEE — Sunday, Sept.17, 2-4 p.m. Enjoy the auditorium's plush seats while you watch popular new-to-DVD family movies on the big screen for free. This month's selection is "Moana."

SCREENING: CASCADE FESTIVAL OF AFRICAN FILMS — Monday, Sept.18, 5:30-8:30 p.m. The library will screen a family-friendly selection presented by the Cascade Festival of African Films.

PACIFIC NORTHWEST READING CAFE — Wednesday, Sept. 20, noon-1:30 p.m. This book discussion group meets to discuss books written by Northwest authors or written with a setting in the Pacific Northwest. It is open to the public, and you can bring a lunch along to enjoy while discussing books.

Bethany Library (Cedar Mill Library @ Bethany)

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

BACK TO SCHOOL BOOK SALE — Saturday, Sept. 9 to Saturday, Sept. 23. All-day event. Kids are back in school, which means it's time to stock up on some great books for both kids and adults when a serious study break is needed.

FAMILY GAME NIGHT — Saturday, Sept. 16, 5:30-7 p.m. Join other members of your community and play some fun board games.

TWOS TOGETHER — Monday, Sept. 18, 10:30-11 a.m. This program features active listening with short books, flannel board stories, nursery rhymes and songs with an emphasis on early literacy skills.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 10:30-11 a.m. Good listening skills are enhanced with longer stories, songs, rhymes and early literacy fun.

Cedar Mill Community Library

12505 N.W. Cornell Road Suite 13

WRITER'S MILL — Sunday, Sept. 17, 1-3 p.m. Seattle author Beth Jusino offers a step-by-step look at the process of self-publishing, from how to choose editors and designers to how to register an ISBN.

BABY TIME — Monday, Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m.-noon. Beginning together with rhymes, favorite books and action songs, families will learn about early literacy Skills for babies. Best for non-walkers.

OPEN COMPUTER LAB — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m.-noon. and Thursday, Sept. 21, 3-5 p.m. Need help setting up an email account, formatting your resume or getting eBooks downloaded from the library? If so, you can get free help at this twice-weekly event.

TWOS TOGETHER — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 10:30-11a.m. This program will feature active listening with short books, flannel board stories, nursery rhymes, songs and songs with an emphasis on early literacy skills.

Garden Home Community Library

7475 S.W. Oleson Road, Suite 6

BLACK & WHITE FILM NIGHT — Friday, Sept. 15, 7-8:45 p.m. The third of three films in the library's black and white film series is "Pi" (1998), a psychological thriller directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Sean Gullette. This film is rated R.

SATURDAY FAMILY MATINEE — Saturday, Sept. 16, 1-6 p.m. The library will screen "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie," a ridiculous romp for all ages.

CRAFTEROON TEA — Wednesday, Sept. 13, 6-9 p.m. Bring your own handcraft project (knitting, crochet, needlepoint, macramé, etc.) to work on, and enjoy the company of fellow craft enthusiasts. Tea will be provided, and all levels are welcome.

Murray Scholls Library Beaverton Library

11200 S.W. Murray Scholls Place, Suite 102.

SUMINAGASHI PAPER ART — Friday, Sept. 15, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Grades 5-8. Use "floating ink" to marble paper and create unique art.

FAIRY MAGIC — Saturday, Sept. 16, 2-3 p.m. Ages 2-6 with adult. Decorate your very own fairy wings.

BABY BUGS — Monday, Sept. 18, 11-11:30 a.m. Join for a fun and interactive Baby Bugs storytime for children under 1.

DIY CRAFTS: LOCKER MAGNETS — Tuesday, Sept. 12, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Grades 6-12. Use the materials provided and your crafting skills to create fun magnets to use in your new locker or give away to friends. Snacks provided.

Sherwood Public Library

22560 S.W. Pine St.

READ TO KARMA — Friday, Sept. 15, 2-4 p.m. Brush up on your reading skills in a fun and non-judgmental environment while reading with a trained therapy dog for 20 minutes. Each participant gets a certificate and a photo with Ripley. Designed for independent readers. Stop by or reserve your spot by calling the library at 503-625-6688.

TWOS TOGETHER STORYTIME — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 10:15-11 a.m.. At this program you will read books, sing songs, move to music and action rhymes while developing early literacy skills your child will need once they enter school.

FAMILY STORYTIME — Tuesdays, Sept. 19, 11:15 a.m.-noon. Family storytime is for all ages and all abilities, specializing in the needs of children with sensory issues.

Tigard Public Library

13500 S.W. Hall Blvd.

WALK N' ROLL TO THE LIBRARY — Sunday, Sept. 10 to Saturday, Sept. 30. All-day event. Make the most of the spectacular September weather and the library's location on the Fanno Creek Trail by walking, biking, scooting or skating to the library. Visit the Children's or Adult Reference desks, tell them that you walked or rolled (on human-powered wheels), and get a small prize.

EXPLORING THE ART AND TECHNIQUE OF COLLAGE — Saturday, Sept. 9, 2-3:30 p.m. Artist Susan Kent will demonstrate the techniques of layering paper and using found objects in collage, covering basic supplies and different ways of using them. Bring copies of your family photographs to use in assembling your own collage. Class limited to 20 people; to register, call 503-718-2517.

BETWEEN THE LINES: "THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE" — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 4:30-6 p.m. Join this new book discussion group for grades 6-8 and discover some fantastic reads while enjoying snacks, games and crafts. Registration is required; sign up at the Children's Reference Desk and get your free copy of the book while supplies last. This month's selection is "The War That Saved My Life" by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley.

Tualatin Public Library

18878 S.W. Martinazzi Ave.

FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE NIGHT FOR TEENS — Friday, Sept. 15, 6-8:30 p.m. There will be different movies to choose from each week; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with suggestions.

TEEN WII U OR XBOX ONE — Saturday, Sept. 16 and Sunday, Sept. 17, 1-5 p.m. Join other teens at the library and let the gaming begin.

FAMILY STORYTIME — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m. This storytime is designed with stories and songs for the entire family.

THE OREGON TRAIL CONNECTION TO THE LAKE MISSOULA FLOODS — Thursday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. Curious about the erratic glaciers in the area? Like to find out more about the role Oregon, specifically Tualatin, played during the ice age? Join the library for a visual journey along some of the paths the pioneers took through flood channels carved long before explorers arrived.

Blair Stenvick
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