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The Beaverton Resource Guide


Your FREE Monthly Community Paper

Volume 9 | Issue 10 | October 2019

Connecting residents to their community ...and businesses to their customers!

“Tricks are fine, but I prefer treats!”

This photo was taken specifically for the BRG by local photographer, Yoshiko Wong. She used a Cannon EOS R with a EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lense. The well-behaved subject is Alfie, a 3 month old toy poodle. The pumpkin came from the Aloha Costco and the Halloween props from the Dollar Tree, also in Aloha. Instagram @yoshikowongphoto

Find these stories inside & more! Local Business

Fresh Air Our Town Senior Living Community Learning Corner Out & About

Many Thanks to our Community Partners!

• Fall Fitness Roundup (page 3) • Help! A cat is chasing my chickens! (page 14) • Make a home fire escape map today! (page 17) • Exercise challenges as you age (page 20) • Get the flu shot, not the flu! (page 13) • Tips for teens looking for a job (pages 23) • Cash & Carry Art Sale (page 30) Volume 9 - Issue 10 (October 2019) | Beaverton Resource Guide – 1

“The Beaverton Resource Guide is a vibrant snapshot of the Beaverton Community.” Marie Prins, Washington County Visitors Association

A good neighbor is a found treasure.

Contents Local Business Fresh Air

• Pages: 13-15, 22 (animals, parks, pets, sustainability)

Our Town

• Pages: 13, 16-17 (city news, public safety, history)

Senior Living Community Learning Corner

~ Chinese Proverb (Photo by Yoshiko Wong)

• Pages: 3-12 (directory, advice, spotlight stories)

• Pages: 17-21, 31 (senior ads, health, events) • Pages: 12-13, 15 (health, auto) • Pages: 22-23, 32 (essays, library, spotlight)

Out & About

• Pages: 25-31 (events, art, programs, calendar, theatre)

Fun & Games

• Pages: 32 (cartoon, contests) Learning Corner: Uplifting Message


Let’s be better neighbors


First Settled: 1847 (by Augustus Fanno) Year Incorporated: 1893 Population: 97,229 (2017)

It’s worth the effort

Mayor: Denny Doyle Council: Catherine Arnold, Lacey Beaty, Mark Fagin Laura Mitchell, Marc San Soucie

Spiritual Essay


Sales Tax: 0.0% Zip Codes: 97005-08, 97075, 97078, 97003

Tuesdays, 6:30pm City Council meetings are held in the Forrest C. Soth Council Chambers in City Hall and open to the public. 503-526-2222 or visit:

Area Codes: (503), (971)


Income Tax: 9.0%

Elevation: 189 feet above sea level Yearly Rain/Snow: 39in/2in per year Clear Days per Year: 142 days Median Home Price: $353,316 (2017) Median Household Income: $58k (‘17) Projected Job Growth: 8.7% (2017) Average Communte Time: 22 min. High School Graduation Rate: 81%


Beaverton Recycling......................................... 503-526-2665 Beaverton School District.................................503-591-8000 Chamber of Commerce.................................... 503-644-0123 City Hall............................................................. 503-526-2222 City of Beaverton (Water)................................. 503-526-2257 Hazardous Waste Disposal (Metro)................. 503-797-1700 Oregon DMV..................................................... 503-299-9999 Oregon Ecycle................................................... 888-532-9253 NW Natural (Gas).............................................. 503-226-4211 PGE (Electricity)................................................800-743-5000 Police (Non-Emergency).................................. 503-526-2260 Waste Management (Trash)............................. 800-808-5901


The Beaverton Resource Guide is a division of Cedar House Media. For questions or comments? Contact us: Cedar House Media 4655 SW Watson Ave. Beaverton, OR 97005 503-641-3320 Monthly Writers City Staff Paul Craig Larry Ferguson Dirkse CC

Executive Editor: Cory Burden Managing Editor: Michael Wong Senior Designer: Sarah Jones Webmaster: Troy Brisbin Advertising: Frances Quaempts

TVF&R Staff Spencer Rubin M.E. Summer Beaverton Police Staff

Kili Garcia Frances Quaempts Kimberly Shute Jennifer Keene

Rhonda Kay Leonard County Staff Dr Bryen Bell Oregon Zoo Staff

PGE Staff THPRD Staff Oregon Clinic Curve/Jenny Craig

Message from the Editor

Hello Beaverton, welcome to another issue of The Beaverton Resource Guide. As a full-color, monthly newspaper that’s dedicated to the positive aspects of our community, you can be sure to find interesting and uplifting stories about what makes our city one of the best in the country (ranked #3 nationally for “Best Places to Raise a Family” in 2018 by The goal of The BRG is simple and can be easily read at the top of each page: connecting people who live, work or shop in and around Beaverton with the abundant local resources available. So whether you’re shopping and want to try out a new store or a new store that wants to reach out to new customers, The BRG is equally useful and happy to help play the role of match-maker. We also know a lot about what’s going on in the county and for those who are looking to get “Out & About”, we have the county’s event calendar, an exclusive with the Beaverton Farmers market, an extensive regional theatre line up, a full list of library programs as well as other announcements to help you connect to whatever interests you. The BRG is available for pickup at over 170 locations from major grocery retailers, restaurants, doctor offices and banks to city hall, hotels, regional libraries and the farmers market. For more information about advertising rates, current or past stories, distribution, our photo gallery and more, visit Thank you and I hope you had as much fun reading this issue as I had putting it together. Sincerely, Michael Wong (Managing Editor)

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few years back, a group of community leaders met with the mayor of Denver, Colorado to learn how they could better support the needs of the Denver metropolitan area. The Mayor, Bob Frie, listed off several local organizations that were in need of support. After detailing the needs of the community, Mayor Frie paused and said, “The majority of the issues that our community faces would be eliminated or drastically reduced if we could just figure out a way to become a community of great neighbors.” (The Art of Neighboring, John Pathak & Dave Runyon, 2012) Reflecting upon this story, I think it’s fair to ask the question: how would our community be impacted and enriched if we took it upon ourselves to be good neighbors? When the summer sun begins to fade behind the fall rainstorms, we tend to become a bit more detached from the people around us, especially those in our neighborhoods. What if we made an effort to connect with our neighbors this fall? What if we decided

to bless the 5 or 6 families that live closest to us? Blessing our neighbors could be a lot of fun, so let’s get creative in how we do it! • You could rake the leaves for your next-door-neighbor, • buy a housewarming gift for the family that just moved in, • invite someone over to watch the football game, • meet up for a cup of coffee, • or just take a few minutes to have a conversation outside your home before closing the garage door. It is that type of relationship-building that can make a lasting difference in your neighborhood and subsequently in the community at-large! This fall, let’s make an effort to be better neighbors.

By Chris Canton, Pastor, Lighthouse Church. Find us at 12555 SW 22nd St, Beaverton. Visit our website at Our Sunday service times are 10:30am (in English) and 2pm (en español)

Answers to Last month’s Word Puzzle • GLITTER • SHARPENER • HOMEWORK • JOURNAL




SUBJECT: SCHOOL ITEMS Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this publication are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the position of Cedar House Media and/or the Beaverton Resource Guide.

Connecting businesses with their customers and residents with their community!

Connecting Businesses to Local Customers Business Spotlight: Fall Fitness Roundup

Fall fitness advice from 4 local businesses Fall Fitness Roundup Local Business


s cooler weather approaches and the temptation to eat more and move less increases, we asked local fitness experts to give readers advice on how to stay fit this autumn.

Born to Ride NW Inspired by Soul Cycle and boutique yoga studios, Paula Levy’s digital-free full workout cycling gym and bar is a great fit for those “who like smaller more intimate gyms.” Since 2018, Born to Ride features a “judgement free cycling space,” that welcomes a wide range of ages, and offers participants the freedom to decide their workout intensity. Born to Ride incorporates core exercises, interval training with weights, TRX

suspension, and even lunges in parking lot. Fall Tip: “Work with limitations cold weather may produce,” Levy says. She also highlights the importance of cross training, trying different things, and enjoying what the body can do. Visit Born to Ride NW at 8340 SW Nimbus Ave. Beaverton, (503)469-8444

Portland Fitness Equipment (see ad page 14) For 25 years Portland Fitness Equipment has been selling high quality home gyms, cardio equipment, weight machines, and fitness gear to self-motivated customers who like to work out independently or compliment their gym workouts at home. Kim Moore has been a specialist with Portland Fitness since 1994 and says home-based fitness is convenient and saves money. While no one fitness machine “does it all,” Moore notes rowing machines are a great option because they work out 85% of muscle groups in less time.

Fall Tip: Kim suggests thinking ahead about fall fitness needs. “Try spinning or rowing machines for cold weather joint pain.” She says “cross training is important.” Visit Portland Fitness Equipment at 11685 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy. Beaverton, (503)-905-9725

Fitness for 40 Plus Husband and wife team Bob Shabasson and Maya Rhinewine along with their son, started Fitness for 40 Plus in 2013 and have been in their current location since 2016. Bob is a retired army major and both he and Maya worked for Portland and Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation divisions. Fitness for 40 Plus is a community focused studio gym featuring self-paced classes

designed so “clients constantly progress.” Circuits change daily and trainers customize workouts based on client goals from climbing the Himalayas to Olympic lifting to yoga. Fall tip: “Just start and do something you enjoy.” Bob and Maya also suggest trying small classes to stay motivated and accountable. Visit Fitness for 40 Plus at 8134 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy. Portland, (503) 799-5883

9 Round In 2016 co-owners Ingrid and Jeff Sanders opened 9 Round, a kickboxing studio gym featuring 30 minute workouts. Weights, calisthenics, and high intensity intervals are utilized to spike up the heartrate, generating an effective workout in less time. 9 Round is fully accessible to those in wheelchairs and the

Sanders have literally worked by hand to provide “a great place for new people and those who don’t like gyms.” Fall Tip: “Stay in motion because blood sugar doesn’t care what time of year it is.” They say fall is a perfect time to focus on gaining stamina to mitigate the stress of going back to school and holiday busyness. Visit 9 Round at 4105 SW 117th Ave., Suite D, Beaverton, (503) 372-5166 Frances Quaempts is homemaker, dog wrangler, and writer who can often be found hanging out in downtown Beaverton.

Celebrating 25 years of improving the lives & health of Oregonians, like you. (503) 935-8000 I

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Buster and LIlly's Doggie Daycare

Bricks & MiniFigs

Map #1: Downtown & Old Town Beaverton 122th Ave

Meridian Medical Massage

Beaver Creek Village Shopping Center

Hall Street Center

Excel Financial


Tom’s Pancake House


Farmington Rd

Gloria’s Secret Cafe Art on Broadway Quilter’s Corner Store Spicy Thai Restaurant

Stott Ave

Erickson Ave

Main St Angel S


Watson Ave

Unity of Beaverton


Farmers Market

7th St

BiZee Bird

City Library

Book Corner

Community Center

St. Cecilia School


Tucker Ave


9th S

Hall Blv


Washing to

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Beaverton Police Department

Sun Connection Travel & Cruises

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SW Davies Rd


Banner Bank

SW Av e

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Kaiser Permanente

Murray Scholls Family Dental

Lo st Sp rin gs Te rra ce


NW Mill Creek Dr

Cafe Murrayhill Murray-Scholls Library


Ava Roasteria



Murrayhill Dental

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Murray Scholls Townsquare

Dairy Queen


NW 129th Ave

NW Dale Ave

24 Hour Fitness

Bank of America

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NW Mur ray Blv d

SW Teal Bl vd

US Bank



Rd nell Cor NW


Taco Bell NW Joy Ave

NW Scie nce Park Dr

OnPoint Credit Union Gas

Thriftway Key Bank


Hapa Grill


Ba rro ws

Village Gallery

NW Heights Dental

Nature’s Pet

Murrayhill Marketplace

SW Murray Blvd


SW Osprey Dr

Cedar Mill Library

United Homecare Services




Rd ry Fer s l l o Sch

Village at Unity Scholls Ferry Chiropractic Casa Lola



Progress Ridge

Club Pilates




New Seasons

Ava Roasteria Ziba Salon Press Cafe

SW Walnut St

NW Dogwood St

Beaverton Family Chiropractic

Central NAC Meeting: If you live or own a business in Downtown Beaverton then this meeting is your way to communicate with the city. Please come join us on the first Monday of each month, 7pm at Beaverton Swim Center, 12850 SW 3rd Street, Beaverton

Map #2: SW Beaverton (Murray & Scholls)

SW Horizon Blvd



7th St

Elsie Stuhr Center

NW 123rd Ave

n Rd NW Saltzma




6th St


NW Filbert St

10 Qdoba

Department of Health Services

5th St

9th St

10th St


Turtles Yoga & Wellness

8th St

Beaverton Lodge

Creekside Village

Columbia Medical Alarm

St Cecilia

Cady Ln

Village Home School


B LaScala Food Court Vault Bar

7th St Hazel St

Noodles & Company

A Hall Street Center Beaverton Law Group Pacific Medical Group

City Park & Fountain

5th St 6th St

Camille Keith, LPC

Living Wisdom School

Singing River Natural Medicine


Columbia Post Office Bank Vanity Junkie Salon

Ava Roasteria

Home Depot

Bvtn Hillsdale Hwy


Holistic Health Center

3rd St Swim Center

Einstein Bros Bagels


Cedar House Media UR Restaurant Beaverton Florists

4th St

6th St


Fred Meyer Shopping Center

Beaverton Town Square

Buffalo Wild Wings


Watson Hall Bar

2nd St



Tulen Center

Burger King

Chuck E Cheese

Emerald City Smoothies Trader Joe’s

Ex Novo Parking

1st St

2nd St

Beaverton Pharmacy



Beaverton High School

TVR&R Station 67

am Rd


Olive Garden


Haven Pool & Spa



Panda Express

Red Robin

Motel 6


Boriken Restaurant

La Hacienda Real Mexican Restaurant

Subaru on Dealership Cany


Super Bowl Teriyaki

Valley Hwy

Premier Kitchens & Cabinets

Light Benders

Canyon Square


Alexia’s Window Tinting


Starbucks Shutterbug

Big 5

Ford Dealerhip

24 Hour Fitness

Lombard Ave


Millikan Way



Home Goods


Rose Biggi Ave

City Hall

Hyundai Dealerhip


The Round

Canyon Auto Repair

Police Resource Center

Canyon Place Shopping Center

Betts Ave


nt Ave Chamber of sce Commerce Cre

Franklin Ave

Budget Hotel

T.J. Maxx

Beaverton Education Foundation

Tucker Ave

Comfort Inn Black Bear Diner


Jo Ann’s

SW W atson

Guaranteed Pest Control

Cedar Hills Blvd

Hocken Ave


Hometown Buffet

Beaverton Signs

Nissan Dealership


114th Ave

Habitat for Humanity Restore

Arts & Communication Magnet Academy (ACMA)

Center St

117th Ave

Carey Custom Floors


123th Ave


Historic Downtown District

Lombard Ave


McDonalds Starbucks

124th Ave

New Seasons

125th Ave

Taco Bell



Haagen’s Shopping Center

Get y directo our ry list ing for on ly $15 per month

Big Al’s

Connecting businesses with their customers and residents with their community!

Connecting Businesses to Local Customers Arts

Beaverton Composting

PGE Green Power Program

Beaverton Police Dept.

Recycling & Waste Programs


Increasing Access to the Arts... (503) 359-5349

through our Scholarship Program and the Campaign to build the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts

Bag & Baggage

Art on Broadway 503-345-9590

Gallery in downtown beaverton 503- 601-3300 map1c3

European Classical Music

Appreciation. Sit back and enjoy!

Lana L. Nelson Oil Painting 503-591-8000

The Round

Broadway Rose Theatre

& Learning

Solar Oregon 503-643-6563 map1b1



Cedar Mill Library 503-644-0043 503-645-6433

Chamber of Commerce

Village at Scholls Ferry 503-644-0123 map1b2


City Hall 503-259-1225 503-693-7815


It’s not to late, enroll now!

503-526-6433 503-644-5555 map1b2

Democratic Party

Wash. County Sheriff’s Office

Values in Action! 503-626-7018

Preschool - 5th Grade 14485 SW Walker Road (across from Nike) 503-641-4600 |

Wash. County Visitors Center

Community Gardens (City) 503-620-5262


503-381-1670 map1b2

Cedar Hills Crossing

HART Theatre

Visitors Center for

Beaverton and Washington County 503-644-5555 map1b2

KUIK AM 1360

Beaverton School District 503-526-2222 map1b2

See my work & lana-lnelson/ (in Facebook too!) Call me at 503 830-7894


Cascade Montessori Preschool M- F: 7am to 530pm *Ages 2-6* Call Miss Tiffany at (503) 591-9654 503-846-2700

Energy Trust of Oregon


Community Gardens (THPRD)



through historic photos, artifacts, exhibits and more! 503-430-0106 map1c3

FOX 12 Oregon



en ard




97223 Tigard



Bridgeton Chiropractic

Map #3: Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy & Canyon Rd


China Delight

SW 78th Ave

US Bank


Carl’s Jr.

McCormick & Schmits

Faces by Vivian



Shiloh Inn Wally & Son Automotive

SW 103rd Ave

SW 109th Ave






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West Slope Post Office

SW Canyon Rd


B ke r

97223 Garden Home

Beaverton Zip Codes

W al

SW 96th Ave


Continental Cleaners

SW 110th Ave

Potions Salon



Ombudsman Program 1-800-522-2602

Beaverton City Library

SW 103rd Ave

SW 108th Ave



Oregon Long Term Care (503) 644-2197 map1c4

SW 107th Ave

SW 110th Ave


217 217 503-259-0185



KPTV Fox Channel 12

Aloha Community Library Classes and Workshops 12505 NW Cornell Rd (next to the Cedar Mill library)

rm Fa 503-245-9932

(See useful ph# list on page 2)

on gt

Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy


Garden Home Community Library


Affordable Arts and Crafts

97078 503-906-1249

SW 87th Ave 503-754-9866

TV Hwy

SW 91st Ave

Beaverton Civic Theatre

97229 Bethany / Cedar Mill

Canyon Rd

Murray Blvd

Learn About our City’s Past

26 26


Jade River Healing Arts Center

Safeway Shopping Center

Valley Cinima

Cartridge Network


Fred Meyer Shopping Center

New Seasons



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Raleigh Hills Assisted Living SW Dogwood Ln


SW Apple Way

Sisters N Style

Signature Shoes

Jesuit High School

SW Laurelwood Ave


Sambi Restaurant


Arctic Circle Businesses • Omega Gymnastics SW 5th St • Haiyan Int’l Dance Academy

Valley Plaza

Jack in the Box

Michael’s Arts & Crafts


SW Jamieson Ave

See Downtown Map


SW 99th Ave

Kaiser Permanente

SW Western Ave

SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy

SW Oleson Rd

Theatre in the Grove 503-629-0111 map1d3 503-639-8860

SW Dogwood Ln

& Culture

Washington Square Mall


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Education (503) 644-2197 map1c4

& Learning


Beauty & Wellness

Acting & Speech Coaching

All levels and all ages welcome! Call Terry at 503-707-4554

The Book Corner 503-643-5188 map1c4

Your food adventure is ready at Milk+T! Beaverton Downtown Association

Exciting Autumn in Old Town Old Town is gearing up for an exciting autumn! Local Business


e have several new businesses coming to Old Town over the next few months including Afuri, Lionheart Coffee Company, and The Whole Bowl at the intersection of 1st and Watson. With all the buzz surrounding the community here, it’s going to get busier, and that’s a good thing! In order to maximize mobility and accessibility, we encourage you to bike, take the bus to one of our many downtown bus stops, or walk from the nearby MAX and WES stations. You can even join the Westside Transportation Alliance in supporting the 2019 Oregon Get There Challenge. You can win great prizes by riding transit, biking, and walking, If you drive, consider carpooling and parking in one of the several free parking lots in Old Town. Find out where those parking lots are by visiting www.beavertonoregon. gov/2286/parking.

Check the Beaverton Downtown Association Facebook page and website for more information about upcoming programs as they develop! • Restaurant Week (9/26 – 10/6) • BOO-verton Trick-or-Treat (10/31) • Old Town Untapped (11/2) • CoSign: VIP Viewing Party (11/9), Community Unveiling (11/30– Small Business Saturday) • Winter Passport to Old Town (January - March 2020) We have great sponsorship opportunities, so let us know how you’d like to be involved!

Customized Learning

in a choice-based environment. Small classes, all subjects, K-12. 503-597-9100 map1c4

My Masterpiece Art Studio

Open Studio, Parties & Classes 503-453-3700

The Catwalk Hair Studio

Beaverton Education Foundation 503-643-7453

Learn to prosper with life!

Let your self esteem blossom. Aweigh Impasse holding classes at 12750 SW 2nd Street, Ste 102 Call (916) 396-9633


Men, Women & Kids!

Up-do, Bridal, Special Occasion, Lash Extentions, Face Waxing, Colour, highlights, smoothing 503-430-0008 map2d

Counseling for Caregivers 503-926-6284 map2e

and Healers. Camille Keith, LPC-Intern Supervisor Tara Sanderson, PsyD (971-295-1547)

Insurance Partners NW

Beaverton Coloring Books

Color in the fun images as your kids learn about the city. The perfect gift or souvenir!

Photo History of Beaverton

127 pages of fascinating images and stories of our city’s heritage. 503-641-3320

Learn to Ballroom Dance! 503-593-8252 map1b1

Support Your Library The Beaverton Downtown Association promotes the historic preservation of Old Town Beaverton and supports activities that add to the vibrancy of the historic downtown core. Want to get involved? Check out our website at

* Living Proof * J Beverly Hills * *Moroccanoil* Call Kelly Christiansen at 503-464-6711 map2d

by donating to the Beaverton Library Foundation online @

Belly Dance! Beginners Welcome! 503-974-6287

*Free Placement Testing*

See student success stories in Kid’s corner on back cover! 503-639-7219 map2d

Private Piano Lesons

Home, Auto, Business, & Health Friendly local independent agents! 503-372-5621

Birth & Postpartum Doulas 503-718-7574 map1c3

Your Healing Sanctuary 503-297-3825 map3bh

Family Chiropractic Center Specializing in personalized corrective care based on problems, not just symptoms. 503-574-4872

All ages and levels PhD in Piano, 30yrs experience. 971-246-4824

Primary Care for the whole family

Nutrition, IV Therapy, Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Dr. Jennifer Means & Dr. Elizabeth Elliott welcome you! 503-641-6400 map1b4

Jazz Combo Classes

for Adult Jazz Students. CONNECT * SHARE * CREATE Call Tina at 917-202-9816 today!

Beaverton School District 503-591-8000

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Preschool- Grade 7

Education centered in the heart. 4855 SW Watson Ave. Beaverton 503-671-9112 map1c4

Bridgeton Chiropractic

Specializing in Chiropractic, Rehab, Nutrition and DOT Exams. Call Today 971-255-1708 map3c

Connecting businesses with their customers and residents with their community!

Connecting Businesses to Local Customers Healthy Affordable Pet Supplies

Housing &

Nature’s Pet 503-579-2403 map2a

Home Maintenance 30 Minute Fitness & Weight Loss 20229 SW T.V. Hwy, Aloha 503-356-5454

Columbia Medical Alarm, Inc.

Serving Beaverton & Tigard

Interior and Exterior Shutters Fine Window Treatments That Are Uniquely You! 503-406-2544

Personal Safety & Health Solutions

Beaverton Pharmacy

Medicare accredited 503-644-2101 map1c3

Enjoy Life with Friends

Independent Living, Assisted Living & Memory Care. 503-629-5500

The place for all your bird needs.

Exotic birds, healthy foods, toys, boarding & advice. Great prices! 503-644-9515 map1c4

New Continuous Gutters!

Local LifeLine Provider (503)644.4736

Personal health & safety solutions including GPS & medication dispensing. 503-644-4736 map1d4

Grab your “Honey Do” list and gimme a call. No job too small! 971-238-8358

Residential Remodeling & Repairs

Gutter & roof cleaning, gutter repair, pressure washing, moss removal. 503-268-9121

Dryrot, Doors/Windows, Fencing/ Gates/Decks, Bathrooms, Flooring, Siding and More! (503)999-8656

Retirement Residence

Take a look at what retirement living should be! 503-646-0635 map1b5


Animals & Pet Care

Adopt a Lovable Put 503.704.3587

Dr. Dan Miller

Visit our Maximized Living clinic! 5075 SW Griffith Dr, Suite 120 503-644-8844 map1e5

OR Friends of Animal Shelters

Painting & General Contracting 503-747-7818

(503) 646-2119

Guaranteed Pest Control

*Finishing Fine Interiors* **Weather Tight Exteriors** (CCB#205045) 503-451-3239

Protecting your health and property since 1949! 503-646-2119 map1b2 Please

Come On...Let’s Play!!

Washington County Dog License

Daycare & Overnights

call for an estimate

SW Cedar Hills Blvd (CCB4070 #43186). 503.596.2146 map1b1

**Cats and other pets exempt** AnimalServices

Birds • Insects & Spiders • Rodents Senior Living Community

Comprehensive dental

care for your entire family. Visit us at: 503-590-7574 map2b

Holistic Health Clinic

driveways, patios, walkways 503-443-9846

#1 choice for animal emergencies

503-643-9735 map1b5

SISTED IS LIKE DANCING. Been inLIVING an accident? OU NEED THE RIGHT PARTNER. Raleigh Hills Assisted Living

503.446.0698 map1b1

the county. For more info:

Daycare & Pet Hotel Suites

8625 SW Scholls Ferry Rd. Easy access from SW Hall & 217 Visit or HART ANIMAL call us atROAD 503.430.5821

“We take care of all construction needs including kitchens & baths!” Low prices on water Family Practice heater replacements Senior InORBeaverton Road •Living Beaverton, 97007 • (971) 245-2340 Hindi & Punjabi speaking 14570 SW Hart 971-246-3682 (CCB#102201) • Assisted LivingLiving Services And Available Offering Independent provider available. Assisted Living Services **Mon-Sat Extended Hours** At Canfield Place, we are family. 503-644-1171 map1c3 503-626-5100


503-591-5282 Fax 503-591-5368


16400 SW Hart Rd, Ste D Beaverton, OR 97007 Churches & Spiritual

Hart Road Animal Hospital

Individual VeterinaryCare Care for Your Special Individual Individual Veterinary

for your Special Individual! 503-591-5282

12555 SW 22nd St, Beaverton Our Sunday service times are 10:30am (in English) & 2pm (en español)


for as low as $15/month!


Great Cats for Great Homes Dr. Lauren M. Smith

Partner. It’s such a simple word. But, most would say, it’s thehome not becomes obtrusive, so you get exactly what you need, when you Where our most important word when you’re in need of Assisted Living need it. your home! **PLUMBING** Services. It’s certainly how we see it at Canfield Place Hills Construction Contracting Retirement Community – like a great dance partner we know Call (971) 245-2340 now to schedule your complimentary 503-297-3200 when to lead and when to follow. We’re always helpful, but lunch and tour. And come see what steps we can take together. & Service Residential, Remodel

Get your business listed

Oregon Humane Society 503-285-7722

We make it easy to and feel Protecting your health property since 1949! Concrete Enhancement of Oregon right at home. Pet Lost & Found Beautifying & protecting concrete family A local owned & operated business. All found pets are registered with 503-646-8575

comprehensive consultations in Biofield & Chakra Modalities at 12750 SW 2nd Street, Ste 102. Call for Appointment: (916) 396-9633 Tetyana Zinchenko, Practitioner

End Petlessness

Dove Lewis 24hr Pet Hospital

Valley Community Presbyterian Your Shower Door & Mirror

*EXPERTS* Free estimates on all projects. Come talk to us! 503-644-3153

Shutters Portland

Shutters | Blinds | Shades Schedule an in-home appointment today. 503-406-2544

Your Local Pet Place!

Shopping for pet supplies should be easy... that’s what we do! 503-352-4269

Contact us at or call 503.292.3537.

Bethel Congregational UCC Sunday mornings at 10am.

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Connecting Customers to Local Businesses Beaverton Church of the Nazarene

Catalyst Business Newsletter

Customer Service Is Hard Wait...No It’s Not! Business Advice

I’m a happy customer!


here is a thing that all business owners and managers should commit to memory, and pledge action to: THE ECONOMY OF THE LOYAL CUSTOMER! Finding new customers is incredibly more expensive than keeping current ones. It is also much more labor intensive! In an era of Blah Corporate Customer Service...where ignoring the customer or doing the bare minimum is have amazing opportunities to dazzle customers...keeping them for life...and essentially making them brag about you to their circles!! Being proactively service minded is easy, and fun...when you have the right mindset, embrace it, and want to do it! Warning: It does take constant training, polishing and practicing. It takes effort. But what happens when things go wrong? What happens when you or one of your employees makes a costly error? Do you ignore the situation? Bury your head in the sand? Wait too long to fix the problem? Do the blah bare minimum to “fix” it? Bad Idea! Your current customers have chosen you!! They picked YOU to give you amazing gifts: THEM...THEIR $...THEIR TIME...THEIR LOYALTY!

This is why you exist! You do not exist for you. If you are in business, you exist for those you serve. That’s the deal! Keeping a loyal customer is so incredibly valuable, and much more cost effective that recruiting new ones. Yeah, both are important...but those current gift givers already believe in you. They want to be loyal to you. They want to be treated right. So, when something goes wrong: Fix it yesterday! When a mistake is made: Do not ignore it! When your customer is upset and/or has a problem: Make it better...NOW! Not tomorrow. Lose your loyal customers, and not only do you lose a valuable part of your business... but you also lose someone who brags about you, and gain someone who complains about you. OUCH! Basic stuff...right? It is! It’s Business Common Sense! It’s Customer Service 101! So why are so many businesses bad at customer service? Make sure you thrive at keeping your customers happy...and your business will thrive! You are here for them! • Make It Easy for People to Do, and Keep Doing Business with You! • Look Up…and Surprise Someone! (503) 643-6616

Southminster Presbyterian

Church. 12250 SW Denney Road Progressive Spirit, Beloved Community, 503-644-2073

St. John Greek Orthodox Church 14485 SW Walker Rd, Beaverton Sunday service at 10am. Visitors welcome! | 503-644-7444

Murray Hills Christian Church 503-524-5230

Good Samaritan Ministries or call 503-644-2339.

Bilal Mosque Association (503) 591-7233

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St. Barnabas Espicopal Church Sunday Services: 8 & 10am 2201 SW Vermont, Portland 503-246-1949

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Beaverton Church of the Nazarene 12555 SW 22nd St, Beaverton (503) 643-6616 Spencer Rubin is a sales/marketing expert and a passionate advocate for the success of small, local business owners. To sign up for Spencer’s weekly Catalyst Newsletter. Contact 971-732-4745.

Enjoy Authentic Mexican Food!

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Join First Transit as a Lift Driver for our TriMet contract As a Lift Driver, your major responsibilities will be to: • Drive a cutaway paratransit vehicle in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the service area within a daily assigned time schedule Primary Lift Driver job requirements: • Must be at least 21 years of age • Valid Driver’s License • Have at least 3 years of driving experience

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Sun Connections

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My Masterpiece Art Studio

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Support Excellence in our City Library, Donate today!

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Did you know that Beaverton City Library has not just books/audiobooks/ebooks, movies on DVD/Blu-Ray and via streaming, music on CD, educational and research databases, but also musical instruments, outdoor recreational equipment, games, kitchenware, a/v equipment, power tools and more? In addition, the library offers a programs of interest for all ages, ranging from infants through seniors, at both locations. To see a complete list of library collections, services, programs and events, please visit www., or call 503-644-2197 to speak with one of our staff. We look forward to serving you!

Glenn Ferdman (Library Director) We offer same day appointments to meet your urgent medical needs. Call to schedule an appointment today! Mon-Thurs: 7:30am - 7:00pm Fridays: 7:30am - 6:00pm Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm “A NCQA and State of Oregon Recognized Medical Home”

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connecting Residents to their community Community Submission: Health & Happiness

Relief from TMJD is just around the corner with help from your local chiropractor



o you experience chronic pain in your jaw, difficulty opening it fully, or having it lock up? Perhaps there’s a popping or clicking sound when you open and close your mouth. If so, you could be one of the estimated 10 million Americans that suffer from some form of TMJD. TMJD, or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, is inflammation and dysfunction occurring around the joint where your jaw attaches to your skull just in front

Some people find temporary relief with massage or cold packs, and others turn to irreversible procedures like filing down the teeth or even surgery. While the pain and discomfort TMJD causes can come and go, the

of your ears. There is no consensus on what causes TMJD, but many researchers point to bruxism (grinding your teeth), poorly aligned bite, nail biting, or even injuries to the jaw as possible factors.

underlying issue of a misaligned jaw remains. Luckily, there is a method many people don’t realize has proven effective in not only relieving the symptoms, but targeting the underlying cause: chiropractic. With the implementation of specific scientific adjustments, your Chiropractic Physician is able to realign the joint and allow your body’s natural healing process to take over. By focusing on restoring the body’s ability to heal itself, Chiropractic is able to provide a non-invasive and non-surgical solution for people seeking relief from TMJD.

The Chiropractic profession applies this same philosophy to the entire body: by restoring your body’s own healing ability, you are able to take your health into your own hands without the use of pills, injections, or surgical procedures. Give our office a call, and we can help you find a Chiropractor near you!

By Dr. Bryen A. Bell, a Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician with over 20 years of professional experience. Contact Dr. Bell at True Potential Chiropractic family care facility. Call 503-574-4872 or visit

Employer Spotlight: Dirkse CC

Beaverton business is tapping into the world of disability inclusion and finding dependable and reliable help


Local Business

n case you haven’t heard, there is a labor shortage in the United States and it’s even being felt here in Beaverton. Factors such as the increase in the minimum wage, the rising cost of medical insurance, historically low unemployment rates, and even underemployment are all contributing to this issue. Employers are stretched thin, seeking to find better ways to fill vacant positions with skilled and reliable candidates. Some employers, however, are turning to an untapped pool of candidates who have historically been overlooked and underutilized in their communities.

At a recent workshop in Beaverton, Dirkse CC Training and Curriculum Development Specialist, Andrew Lundgren, M.A., LMFT, LPC shared with attendees the answer to their hiring problems: tapping into the world of disability inclusion. By putting aside fears, biases, and myths of employing people with disabilities, employers can move from a place of anxiety to a place of relief, hope, and improve their bottom line through disability inclusion. Here are some suggestions that were shared

to help support and overcome these barriers: • Look at your hiring practices - are they accessible to all people? • Learn about disabilities and potential accommodations • Learn about resources that can help – many are free to access • Connect with partner agencies who are experts in hiring people with disabilities Lorraine Clarno, Executive Director of the Beaverton

Chamber of Commerce, shared that in her experience, hiring people with disabilities means hiring “dependable, reliable, and caring individuals” who help to streamline the day-today work activities. She added, “Dirkse CC has educated me about the opportunities of working with people with disabilities, but what it did for our staff morale was a bonus I didn’t anticipate. It’s been fantastic!” Companies can not only improve their bottom line through hiring candidates with disabilities, as Clarno mentioned, they can also improve their staff morale by showing a commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and diversity. When employees feel their company values their sense of belonging and believes in diversity, employees report a higher level of satisfaction, productiveness, and overall, community.

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If you would like to know more about how to recruit, train, hire, and retain a diverse workforce, attend Amplify! Success - “The Benefits of Disability Inclusion in The Workforce” on October 16th, 2019, at Nike WHQ. Featured this year is keynote speaker Becky Curran Kekula from Disability:IN sharing more on the economic benefits of inclusion along with local success stories and resources to help our community tap into this workforce solution.

For more information, contact Cindy Bahl, Director of Business Development and Amplify! Events at Dirkse Counseling & Consulting. 503-258-7715 or register at https://

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connecting residents to their Community Student Corner: Teen Essay

Community Submission: Health & Happiness

Get the flu shot, not the flu It’s not just for kids and the elderly



t seems like fall has just begun, but we’re already talking about the flu virus. It is difficult to predict what type of flu will be prominent each year. Flu seasons are unpredictable for a variety of reasons: the timing, severity, and length of the season usually vary from one year to another. Flu season typically peaks between December and February, but physicians are already starting to see some of the first cases. So, when should you get your flu shot? Now. “The vaccine takes a couple weeks to become fully effective, so don’t wait until the flu virus is in your area. Later in the season, many places run low on the vaccine, so it’s a good idea to

Teens need money too flu virus at all, and if you DO get the virus, your symptoms will be less severe and shorter in duration. The flu vaccine reduces ER visits, hospitalizations, and deaths from the flu virus. Think the flu vaccine is only for the very young or elderly? Think again!

get one while they are readily available and in stock,” said Dr. David Hotchkin, Lead Physician for Influenza Planning at The Oregon Clinic The flu vaccine is slightly different each year. The vaccine inoculates your body against the strands of the flu virus predicted to be most prevalent in the United States that season. Receiving the flu vaccine drastically reduces your chances of getting the

“The flu is a highly infectious disease, and anyone can get it. If our community is well vaccinated, it reduces the spread of the disease for everyone,” said Dr. Jeffrey Bluhm, Pulmonologist at The Oregon Clinic. The CDC recommends the flu shot to anyone over 6 months of age.

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So get a job Teen Essay Hello fellow teens


ince I’m getting older and am now being pushed to be more independent, it’s finally time for me to get a job. I’ve recently been applying for jobs at a variety of places, and I have a few tips for teens out there looking to finally start earning some money and work. 1. Build a resume. Building a good, accurate resume that shows off all of your skills and qualities is one of the most important parts of the job application process. Even if the job you’re applying for doesn’t require a resume, it’s always good to have. Make sure to update your resume regularly as you gain new skills and experience! 2. Don’t just apply to one place. Applying to multiple places is good for a couple reasons. First of all, if you don’t get one job you wanted, you still have other options. Also, after interviewing with multiple places, you might find that one job fits your needs better than a different job you had previously wanted.

3. Consider school/activities and develop a schedule that would work for you and a potential employer. Doing this ahead of time is really helpful so then you can discuss this if asked in an interview. Thinking about this before you apply is also a good way to ensure that you have the time and commitment a job requires. 4. Finally, look at options close to home. You never know when transportation might become unavailable, especially at this age. Also, getting a job that’s close to where you are can save you a lot of gas and time. If you’re considering applying for jobs, I hope these tips helped!

Kili is a junior at Mountainside High School. She loves singing, playing piano and ukulele, and also running track and field.

Fresh Air: Cat Adoption

Cats that need new homes from Cat’s Cradle Pet Adoption

Cheyenne (4 years)


’m a talkative playful gal who would will keep you entertained for hours. If you take time to play with me, I’ll make you laugh and smile. I’m very affectionate and will often give “kisses” by leaning in close to you. You’ll know how much I love being petted by my loud purring. And if you talk to me, I’ll often answer back. Check me-owwt at Cat’s Cradle Rescue 503-320-6079.

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us at Cat’s Cradle Rescue 503-320-6079.

home where I can get lots of attention. I love chin rubs and pets; I’ll show my gratitude with loud purring and head butts. I sometimes play with toys, but prefer to sit next to you. Give me a chanceI’m at Cat’s Cradle Rescue 503-320-6079.

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with the Kumon Math and Reading Program * Enroll between 10/1/19 and 11/15/19 to waive the Registration Fee of up to $50. The Registration Fee includes services such as processing, student evaluation and lesson plan development. Registration Fee waiver only valid at participating Kumon Math and Reading Centers. Most Kumon Centers are independently owned and operated. Additional fees may apply. See Center for applicable terms and conditions. © 2019 Kumon North America, Inc. All rights reserved.

Kumon Math and Reading Center of South Beaverton 12325 Southwest Horizon Blvd., Ste. 221 Beaverton, OR 97007

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connecting Residents to their community Fresh Air: Zoo News is Good News

Zoo wins international awards for excellence … again!


Oregon Zoo

he Oregon Zoo drew praise from colleagues at zoos and aquariums across the continent this fall, earning three prestigious awards from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums — one for conservation work on behalf of imperiled Northwest butterflies, one recognizing achievement in workforce and audience diversity, and a third for design innovation at the zoo’s new Education Center. The awards were announced last month at AZA’s annual conference, held this year in New Orleans.

“We are deeply honored,” said Dr. Don Moore, Oregon Zoo director. “These awards are some of the highest

distinctions in the zoo world. They represent the respect of our peers from around the country.” Since 2012, the Oregon Zoo has been recognized

with 12 of the association’s major annual awards: six for conservation work on behalf of endangered species, two for excellence and innovation in exhibit design, one for

environmental efforts in the zoo’s day-to-day operations, one for achievement in diversity, and two for marketing excellence. “Earning so many awards in such a short span of time is extraordinary,” said AZA President and CEO Dan Ashe. “Oregonians can be very proud of their zoo — it’s one of the top zoos in the country.” The Oregon Zoo’s species recovery effort for Taylor’s checkerspot butterflies earned honors in the North American Conservation Awards category for “exceptional efforts toward regional habitat preservation, species restoration and support of biodiversity.” The zoo also received

AZA’s Angela Peterson Excellence in Diversity award, recognizing its “significant innovative, productive, far-reaching, program to promote diversity” and expand its circle of inclusion. And the zoo’s new LEED Platinum education center — conceived to inspire young minds and serve as a regional hub for conservation — earned an innovation award in AZA’s Exhibit category, adding one more honor to its growing list of sustainable design accolades.

For more Oregon Zoo information, visit

Fresh Air: Ask the Animal Shelter

Fresh Air: Native Plants to Oregon

Help! A cat is chasing my chickens!!

All the leaves quake in unison

Q&A w/Bonnie Hays Bonnie Hays Recently, there has been a cat coming into my yard and harassing and menacing my pet chicken. I’m not sure if it is a stray or if it belongs to someone in the neighborhood. I chase it away when I see it in my yard, but I can’t be out there all the time. I’m scared that my chicken will be killed in my own yard! Can you help? A cat found on your property can be brought to the shelter for a $10 fee. We will scan the cat for a microchip, contact an owner if possible, and post the cat on our lost and found website. If the owner is located, they will need to come to the shelter to pick their cat up and will be subject to fees based on how long their cat was here. If no owner comes forward, the cat will become ours and we will assess them and work to create the best outcome. If you haven’t already, you may want to speak with your neighbors to find out if the

cat belongs to any of them. A conversation could lead to them keeping their cat on their own property where it will be safer and less likely to harm birds, including local wildlife and your chicken. If talking directly doesn’t work, consider mediation. Beaverton’s Center for Mediation and Dialogue and the Hillsboro Mediation Program are both successful at calming down both sides of neighbor issues and helping people resolve their differences. Why is the Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter closed on Sundays? What about the animals? First of all, let us reassure you that the animals are receiving care on Sundays and any holidays where we

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are closed to the public. We have staff and volunteers at the shelter 365 days per year to care for the animals. We would need a much larger staff (and budget) in order to be open every day of the week. Animal care staff are key, but administrative specialists, officers, medical staff, and managers are also needed in order to serve the public. Staff are also able to undertake important deep cleaning and other tasks that they just can’t do when they are also helping customers.

Common Name: Quaking Aspen Fresh Air • Binomial Name: Populus tremuloides • Soil Type: Moist • Sunlight: Full sun tolerates some shade • Form/Growth: Medium sized tree up to 60 feet tall • Foliage: Deciduous • Flowering/ Fruiting: Yes – Catkins


Each month, you will have the chance to have your questions answered by the animal shelter. Email your questions to Jennifer_Keene@ and we will try to answer as many as possible. For more information on these topics and more, please visit The Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter is located at 1901 SE 24th Ave in Hillsboro.

he Quaking Aspen gets its name from the movement of the leaves in the slightest winds causing all the leaves to move in unison. A very attractive native landscape tree that can tolerate many types of soils but prefers moist areas with lots of sun, but prefer a cooler climate. The leaves on a Quaking Aspen are darker green on the top and a whitish green on bottom growing to around 3 inches wide and 3 and a half inches long giving it a round- ovate form with a pointed tip. The leaves turn a yellow to gold color in fall before dropping. The bark on the Quaking Aspen when younger is smooth green to

whitish in color, then develops into a darker grey color that is furrowed. In the wild these trees usually grow in large groves in meadows and often found in the Rocky Mountains.

Photo credit Sean Lawson This Native Plant of the Month has been brought to you by the City of Beaverton’s Landscape and Urban Forestry Department.

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October is Fitober at THPRD

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Fitober BodyPump Launch is Here!


t’s never too late to start thinking about taking control of your health and wellness why not join us for Fitober! We’ve got an original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This workout challenges all of your major muscle groups using weight room exercises like squats, presses, lifts, and curls. This event is FREE for all, please contact centers to register... space is limited. • Conestoga Recreation and Aquatic Center: Wed., October 2, 5:30pm. Intro

to BodyPump. Launch class starts at 6pm. • Cedar Hills Recreation Center: Saturday, October 5th at 9:15 am. Intro to BodyPump and Launch class starts at 9:45 am. Howl-O-Ween is Almost Here Are you looking for a spook-tacular way to celebrate Halloween? Look no further than THPRD. You can’t miss

Pumpkin Bob at Harman Swim Center on Saturday, Oct. 19 3 - 4:30pm. Or how about Trunk or Treat at Aloha Swim Center on Friday, Oct. 25, 5 - 7pm. Or at our Cedar Hills Park Grand Opening Celebration – we’ll have a costume parade and lots of tasty treats for youth on Saturday, Oct. 26, 11am - 2pm.

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t’s never too early to learn about using energy wisely and safely. That’s why many PGE employees volunteer in classrooms to help with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) lessons, and why we also offer free curriculum materials and in-school presentations and plays that help kids learn about energy in fun ways. On the Grid, for example, is an entertaining, high-energy show that helps fourth through sixth graders learn about STEM careers, saving energy, renewable resources and more. We’re excited to help educate the next generation about how to stay safe around electricity and

about how, together, we can build a clean energy future for Oregon. Want us to help your school?

We offer resources to schools throughout our service area. Let the teachers in your life know it’s easy to request free materials and set up performances through our website.

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Community Submission: Ask The Beaverton Car Guy

My sunroof is leaking, what should I do?

Step 1 - Wipe the sunroof periphery

6 easy steps Car Guy

The periphery is the trough around the opening of the sunroof. Wipe it down with a damp cloth so that you can remove all the dirt and debris that has collected over the years. Debris can possibly get stuck between the seal and trough area creating openings that allow water to seep through.

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hank You once again to all who have written, emailed and called we surely appreciate your feedback. This question comes from Sally of Beaverton. My sunroof has started to leak and with the raining season upon us, is there something I can do that won’t cost an arm and a leg?

With more and more cars coming equipped with sunroofs this is a very good question. In Sally’s case, she told me she does not park her vehicle in a garage and has a lot of trees in her driveway. These trees drop a lot of tree debris onto her car. I explained that most likely the leak from the roof on the car was due to plugged drains. Let me explain. Years ago, before the sunroof’s were power devices that slid open, the roof was cut and a sunroof was added. These types of sun roof’s did not have drains so had a tendency to leak. Older folks may remember the many complaints of cars with leaking sunroofs.

Step 2 - Find the draining tubes

Today’s powered sunroofs are equipped with 4 drain tubes that dispose of the water (from rain or melted snow, etc) The drains are located in the 4 corners of the glass roof panel. When we park our vehicle under trees, there will always be some debris that will become lodged into the sun roof track that could eventually clog the drain tubes which lead under the vehicle through the side pillars. Here are some very simple solutions to freeing up clogged sunroof drains. Obviously with the rainy season here, I hope this article will help many of you.

Check the corners of the sunroof. This is where you will find the draining tubes. Check the outside for visible blockage. Then go a few inches deeper to see if there are any more clogs. Step 3 - Feed a thin wire down drainage tube Push the wire in with very little pressure to feel for clogs. Slowly rotate cable and then push down. Feel for more blockage. This can also be done with compressed air in the event you own an air compressor, with a blow gun attachment. Step 4 - Pour water inside the drainage system Take a pitcher of water and slowly pour it in each of the

drainage tubes. Observe for proper draining to ensure the water flows properly through the drains and no longer goes inside the vehicle.

Step 6 - Clean Sunroof

Step 5 - Check the rubber lining The lining of the sunroof could also be wrinkled, loosening the air tight seal while your sunroof is closed. Open the sunroof and check that the rubber seals are not wrinkled and if so, lightly stretch and position them properly. You may have to align them if the lining has moved out of position through constant opening and closing. Wipe around and inside the lining to remove scum that has collected or even pieces of debris. The sunroof, whether controlled automatically or manually, should now be easier to open and close.

Once you have tested and ensure that all the drains are clean and lining up in proper position, maintain the sunroof’s exterior and interior by cleaning it with glass cleaner. Always do a maintenance check especially during the fall season when a lot of leaves and debris collect on the roof. Thank You all for reading! I hope this information has been of help to our loyal readers. Please remember folks, we specialize in buying and selling of vehicles of all types. If you have a car to sell, please give us a chance to save or make you $$$. We also do new vehicle leasing and are rarely beat on price. We can be reached by phone at (503) 930-1493 or email us:

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connecting Residents to their community Our Town: Beaverton Police Department

Don’t get stuck in the middle of an intersection You can get a ticket Public Safety

Our Town: City News


ave you ever been driving through in intersection, and have the car in front of you stop, leaving you stuck in the middle of the intersection? • Beaverton has until June 30, You are not alone. However, it is your responsibility not to let 2022, to change its zoning rules to comply with the law. this happen to you. You cannot enter an intersection before you How does this relate to the know you can clear it. (That Housing Options Project? includes creeping out into the In 2018, the city started work- intersection on a left turn, but ing on a project that considers that is another traffic issue for where and how different types of another traffic safety article.) homes might be allowed in the This article is about ORS city’s residential areas. Allowing 811.290 Obstructing Cross a wider variety of housing will Traffic. It states: mean the housing market can • (1) A person commits the produce homes for a variety of offense of obstructing cross family sizes, preferences, and traffic if the person is operatincome levels. Staff will incorpoing a vehicle and the person rate the requirements of HB2001 enters an intersection or a into alternatives that will be marked crosswalk when there drafted this fall. is not sufficient space on the Community members will other side of the intersection have the chance to review and or crosswalk to accommodate comment on different ways the the vehicle without obstructcity can allow varied housing ing the passage of other types in existing neighborvehicles or pedestrians. hoods. City Council is expected • (2) The offense described in to consider new development this section applies whether rules in 2020. or not a traffic control device indicates to proceed. • (3) The offense described in this section, obstructing cross traffic, is a Class D Visit traffic violation, which HOP to sign up for project updates. carries a $115 fine.

Housing Options Project New state rules for middle housing types to be reflected Our City


new state law (known as House Bill 2001 or HB2001) requires “middle housing” to be allowed in residential areas of cities and counties. Middle housing types include duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, townhouses, and cottage clusters. Below are a few key facts about what this means for Beaverton: • HB2001 applies to all residential areas (R1, R2, R4, R5, R7 and R10 zones), and possibly commercial and multiple-use districts. • Duplexes must be allowed on every lot where detached single-family homes are allowed. • All other middle housing types must be allowed in every zone where detached single-family homes are allowed.

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As you can read, section (1) states you have to be clear of not just the lane for cross traffic but the crosswalk as well. The crosswalks are designed to allow pedestrians safer crossing, but if your vehicle is blocking the crosswalk, it forces the pedestrians out into traffic. When drivers get stopped for this, they often state, “But my light was green?” Section (2) states the offense happens whether or not a traffic control device indicates to proceed. When people obstruct cross traffic, it not only causes delays for cross traffic, it can make other drivers very upset. That can lead to other drivers making poor decisions. They may drive into oncoming traffic to get around the vehicle. They may make unsafe or unsignalled lane changes, cutting off other drivers. They may race through the intersection running a yellow or even a red light, because they were delayed. The best way to avoid this is to pay attention to not just the car in front of you, but to watch what is happening on the other

side of the intersection. As a driver what should you do if you are in this situation? You have a few of choices. First, stay calm. Hopefully, the traffic in front of you clears before your traffic light goes red. If it doesn’t, don’t do anything without make sure you can do it safely. It is better to do nothing and be safe then do something and get into a crash. If there are two lanes going in the same direction, is the other lane next to you open and is it safe to get into it? If you decide to get into the other lane, understand you are making an illegal lane change, as the law requires you to signal 100 feet before making a lane change. You have to decide is obstruction cross traffic worse than an illegal lane change? Both could get you a ticket.

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Create a fire escape map of your home and practice getting out safely October is Fire Prevention Month Public Safety


ualatin Valley Fire & Rescue encourages you to be an everyday hero by creating and practicing a home fire escape plan today. This year, the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape — Plan and Practice Your Escape,” focuses on the importance of knowing what to do in the event of a fire. The two most common causes of Oregon residential fires in 2018 were cooking and heating, and the 3,122 residential structure fires resulted in 30 deaths, 125 civilian injuries, and $80 million in

Install a smoke alarm on every level of your home, in each bedroom and in hallways.

property and content loss. The majority of people who die in a fire succumb to heat and smoke inhalation, not flames. Having working smoke alarms in your home greatly increases your chances of surviving a fire. Smoke alarms are available

for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. These alarms use strobe lights and/or vibration to alert residents. Fire is nothing like what you see on television or in the movies. It produces dark and deadly smoke that can fill your home in minutes and can

confuse you to the point that you never make it out. That is why every firefighter wears an air pack before entering a burning building and uses thermal imagers to search for victims. Most fatal fires happen at night when people are sleeping. Working smoke alarms are designed to activate early to help ensure that you and your family have time to safely escape from your home. We recommend drawing a map of your home with all members of your household and marking two exits from each room and a path to your designated safe meeting place outside from each exit. One of those exits could be a window. Once you have an escape map, have a home fire drill and practice using different

ways out. We recommend closing doors behind you as you leave to help slow the spread of smoke, heat, and fire. It’s important to teach children how to escape on their own in case you can’t help them. Families with infants, toddlers, and loved ones with mobility needs should make special plans to ensure everyone gets out safely. Once outside, remain outside, and call 911. Never go back inside a burning building for anything.

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Our Town: Fox 12 Oregon

Art can help break the silence of mental illness National Alliance Of Mental Illness


Our Town

ome people in in Washington County are ‘breaking the silence’ and stigma of mental illness. Painting is an escape for Hannah Hargens and her many peers at “NAMI,” the National Alliance Of Mental Illness in Washington county.

“I first started coming here, I was a little skeptical just because I wasn’t really acceptive of my mental illness but once you start coming here and you realize there are other people who are struggling with the same issues it’s really rewarding

to be able to find this place of acceptance” Hargens said. The place of acceptance is NAMI otherwise known as “home” for many people battling mental illnesses. “People will tell you that this is their life this is the change that they had to make. It was comfortable it was safe and its nonjudgmental,” Office Manager Shelley Turner said. NAMI offers free education, support, and many creative outlets and something

almost everyone seems to enjoy is the art room. “It’s not just doing the art it’s like you become a family,” Art Facilitator Linda Hunt said. Staff at NAMI support their artists with the supplies they need and they’re taking it one step further, they’ll be selling the art that lines these walls in December empowering the people who need it most. Leaders at NAMI said it’s another step towards squashing the stigma that is mental illness.

“I think it brings back the fact that I’m just like everybody else. I’m no different just because I have a mental illness,” Turner said. In December, NAMI will host an open house and art auction at their location in Aloha.

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October is Healthy Lung Month Celebrate by taking a deep breath! Senior Living


he old saying is “You don’t know what you’ve got until you lose it”. While most of us take our healthy lungs for granted, people who have difficulty breathing don’t! What can you do to keep your lungs healthy? The American Lung Association provides the following tips: 1. Don’t smoke- Cigarette smoking is the major cause of lung diseases including lung cancer, chronic bronchitis and emphysema. If you smoke, it’s never too late to benefit from quitting. 2. Avoid exposure to indoor pollutants that can damage your lungs- When weather turns cold and rainy, we

tend to keep windows closed, and harmful chemicals can build up. • Read all labels on cleaning supplies and household products before

you buy them. Avoid cleaning products that contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs), fragrances, irritants and flammable ingredients.

Warm water and soap is usually enough. • Avoid using odor-masking chemicals or “air-freshening” devices. • Reduce or eliminate allergens, like dust mites and dust. • Address mold or mildew problems in your home. Reduce humidity. • Store household chemicals, paints or solvents safely in an outdoor shed. Avoid storing them in a basement or attached garage. 3. Minimize exposure to outdoor air pollutionOlder adults are at an increased risk from air pollution. When ozone and particulate levels are high avoid exercising outside. Rather, walk indoors at a shopping mall or gym. 4. Prevent infection- A cold or other respiratory

infection can sometimes become very serious. Protect yourself by washing your hands often with soap and water, avoid crowds during the cold and flu season, and get a flu vaccine every year. 5. Get regular healthcareregular check-ups help prevent diseases, even when you are feeling well. Here’s to your healthy lungs! Celebrate by taking a deep breath.

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connecting residents to their Community Senior Living: Real Estate

Prepare your parent’s home for Winter 5-Easy Steps for children of elderly parents


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t is true that as we become older, we keep an eye on our parents helping them with the upkeep of their home. In that vein, assisting with seasonal care is one area where we can be of service. 1. As we transition into winter, making sure that any drafty areas around windows and doorframes are addressed can help save money and make the home more comfortable. Window caulking, weather stripping, or storm windows may be the answer. 2. Check insulation in the attic as well as under the home. If pipes are exposed it is an easy and inexpensive fix to obtain

tubular foam wrap. It is pre-sliced and slides over the piping and can be secured with duct tape. 3. Annual servicing of the furnace is vital, which is akin to changing the oil in your car, it will help the heating system last much longer and work more efficiently. This is a key function for the home and for daily comfort so by making this consistent investment, it will save so much in the long term delivering extended life

of the furnace. Monthly changing of the filters, especially with having animals, will help the furnace run cost effectively. 4. With the amount of rain we receive in the northwest, it is crucial to make sure that gutters are in good working order. Being securely fastened to the home, free of debris and either draining into the ground or away from the home is critical in making sure the home is protected from the rain. Water

damage from inefficient gutters can become an expensive fix later, such as resulting in flooding of the crawlspace. 5. Additionally, plants should be trimmed back and garden hoses removed from exterior faucets and a hose bib cover installed over each faucet. These are easy steps that can be taken to make sure you and your parent’s homes are prepared for the colder season and remain in good working order for winter.

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connecting Residents to their community Senior Living: Health & Wellness

Exercise Challenges as You Age It’s one of the best anti-aging tools Senior Living “We don’t quit playing because we age, we age because we quit playing.” George Bernard Shaw y virtue of being human, you’re going to face exercise challenges as you age. Your knees won’t climb like they used to, your lungs won’t carry you through an aerobic workout quite as robustly as they did 10 years prior, and you’ll notice more soreness in your joints following a tough workout routine. After the age of 40, your muscles are also losing strength with every passing day. That’s the bad news. The good news is, you’re not alone. The best thing you can do is understand the exercise challenges you come up against as you get older and know what you can do to fight back.


First, by exercising regularly with a weight-bearing workout, such as the Curves Circuit, you are doing your body a big favor when it comes to aging. Research shows physically active people age more slowly than those who are sedentary. A 2014 review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons looked at the relationship between aging and exercise. Researchers found as long as you exercise vigorously from time to time, any type of regular workout plan slows the decline of the heart and lungs’ ability to deliver oxygen to

muscles by up to 50 percent. Exercise after age 40 can also help prevent age-related weight gain and reduce your risk of diseases like heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Here are some specific exercise challenges you face as you get older, and what you can about them: The challenge: Injury Just like a car, as you age, you’re more likely to break down. When you reach your 40s and beyond, you’re at greater risk for minor aches and pains, as well as more

serious injuries that can sideline you for extended periods of time. Some of the most common injuries include: lower back pain, rotator cuff injuries, knee problems, plantar fasciitis, and hamstring tears. What you can do: Maintaining muscle strength with a program like the Curves Circuit increases balance and reduces the risk of falls—one of the leading causes of injury for older people. Strengthening the muscles that surround injury-prone areas can help prevent injuries as well. Regularly engage in a whole-body workout like the Curves Circuit to give your muscles extra power to aid in preventing age-related sprains and strains. The challenge: Arthritis Arthritis, or swelling, pain, and stiffness in the joints, is a common occurrence in adults. According to the Arthritis Foundation, 54 million Americans suffer from arthritis. The condition frequently affects

major joints such as the elbow and the knee, which can put a real damper on your workout plan. What you can do: Keep moving. Numerous studies show that both aerobic exercise and strength training can reduce joint pain, ease inflammation associated with arthritis, and help people complete their daily tasks. In one study published in the journal Rheumatology International, researchers looked at the effectiveness of a homebased workout plan, a walking program, and no exercise on people with osteoarthritis of the knee. For three months, the first group did the home-based program, the second group did the walking program, and the third group did no exercise. Groups one and two saw less pain and more physical function compared to the group that didn’t exercise. The moral: The best workout for arthritis is any workout


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at all. There is a caveat, however. If you experience pain in an affected joint during an activity, it’s a warning you should take it easy. Pain is your body’s way of telling you something isn’t right.

and sadness. By becoming active and strong, you are likely to naturally feel more self-assured. And because you feel so much better physically when you exercise, you will feel better mentally, too. The challenge: Less strength

The challenge: Fatigue According to a study done by the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, people are more likely to feel tired as they get older. And women are more prone to fatigue than men at any age. When you feel fatigued, you’re less apt to engage in a gym workout and more likely to feel depressed and get sick. What you can do: Get off the couch. Ironically, one of the best things you can do to combat fatigue is what you may feel like doing the least. In a study published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, researchers looked at 36 tired people who rarely exercised. As part of the study, one group did 20 minutes of

moderate-intensity aerobic exercise three times a week for six weeks. The second group engaged in low-intensity exercise, and the third group didn’t exercise at all. The low—intensity group saw the biggest energy boosts—65 percent. This is evidence that you don’t need to push yourself too hard to increase your energy; you just have to exercise regularly with a full body workout routine. The challenge: Poor self-image As women get older, they often feel less confident about how they look, especially

when it comes to a gym environment where they feel everyone should be svelte and in tip top shape. What you can do: Find a supportive workout environment. Part of Curves’ philosophy as a workout routine for women is to invite women of all shapes, sizes, and ages to become stronger and support their health goals. Exercise is a natural ego boost. When you engage in a full body workout, it is common knowledge that your body releases endorphins that can help combat feelings of insecurity, anxiety, depression,

Ironically, the time in our lives when we start to lose physical strength is the time when we need emotional strength the most. When it comes to thriving as an older person, these two strengths go hand in hand. What you can do: Train functionally. Functional training like the Curves full body workout involves working groups of muscles rather than individual ones. The ultimate goal: to maintain your ability to perform activities that carry into your everyday life, such balance exercises, stretching, and agility drills. Training with a full body workout like the Curves Circuit that

combines strength, cardio, and stretching, gives a physical strength that can translate to overcoming emotional hurdles we face every day. Next time you want to use your age as an excuse to skip your workout, remember: Exercise is one of the best anti-aging tools. A whole-body workout at Curves can energize you, boost your mood, relieve stress, decrease arthritis pain, prevent illness, and help you look and feel younger overall!

The information contained above is presented in summary form only and intended to provide broad consumer understanding and knowledge of various healthcare topics. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or advice of your doctor or other healthcare provider. To learn more about the benefits of the Curves workout, schedule a free consultation. Call us at 503-356-5454 By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig.

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connecting Residents to their community Literary Corner: Flash Fiction

The Blunders Are All on the Board Genre: Science Fiction Flash Fiction


he great irony of existence is that one is both living and dying at the same time.” The non-sequitur startled Stan, causing him to knock over a chess piece he’d just set on the board. Honestly, he should be used to this after three months. Velma often started the day with strange pronouncements she’d been computing while Stan slept. “Do you mean yourself as well, or just me?” “All things are subject to

entropy,” Velma replied. Velma was the colloquial pronunciation of the entity’s given name VLMA—Variable Laser Magnetogenesis Array. She’d originally been developed as the next generation of artificial intelligence, but she’d quickly evolved into something else entirely.

“I’m surprised you understand the concept of irony,” Stan said, continuing to set up the board. “I thought only humans had the capacity to accept dissonance without attempting to fix it, to put things back in order.” “I have assimilated 46,897,358,158 hours of Vine microblogs from the historical records. The dissonance is the desired end state. Order is not expected nor required.” The ventilation system in the locked vault hissed, filling the room with the oxygen Stan needed to survive in the sealed chamber. “Does this irony impact your algorithm?” Stan asked,

moving his first pawn forward. “Indeed.” A bead of sweat slid down Stan’s temple. “How so?” Velma’s knight moved from the back row, as if by an unseen hand. “War is illogical because it ends life, but peace is fallacious because death is inevitable.” “So…” Stan’s own hand shook as he moved another pawn. “You’ve made your decision?” “More input is needed before earth-destruction protocols are initiated.” Stan breathed a sigh of relief, even if the reprieve was only temporary. “What kind of input?”

“What is the significance of pet rocks?”

Mary Elizabeth Summer is the author of the young-adult Trust Me mystery series. She lives in Beaverton with her wife, their daughter, their dog, and their evil overlor— er, cats.

Fresh Air: Pug Adoption

Learning Corner: Travel Beaverton & Beyond

This little pug could use a new home

See the history of Florence

Meet Maxx, age 8

Travel log of Italy, part 2 (con’t from July issue)

Pet Adoption

Travel Essay From Pisa to Florence



es - that’s two x’s for twice the spice. I am 8 years old (just had my birthday, #virgoseason) and in true Virgo nature, I will tell you exactly how you are petting me wrong! If I don’t like your scratches, I will move your hand to exactly where you should be scratching. When I first arrived at my foster home, I was really nervous - my tail was straight and I wasn’t sure what was going on. Now that I’ve settled in, I LOVE to play with toys (fetch is my favorite!!!), run around my back yard with my foster brother, and I am so curious anytime you get up - I just have to know what you’re doing. I do have those silly weak pug back legs, but don’t worry

rom Pisa, we traveled to Florence and then into the heart of Tuscany countryside. The bus ride from Pisa to Florence took us 1.5 hours with our arrival into Florence at 12 noon. Florence is considered the ‘capital’ of the Tuscany region, and with a large population of over 1 million.

they are not too bad and I can still do everything. I love going on walks and love to run and chase my toy! I have lived with kids and done just fine, they tell me I would probably get along with anyone! I do have my quirks, I won’t go to the bathroom on walks, only when I am free in the back yard! I really love walks but just don’t expect me to do my business then! I am potty trained but I need access to go the bathroom during the day, I can’t make it a whole work day without the bathroom! I will need someone with a fenced yard no apartments for this guy! It would also be great if my new family would be interested in seeing if acupuncture or therapies would help my

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back legs. They are still pretty strong but sometimes they can’t keep up with me! I’m a really friendly guy who loves to play - I can’t wait to meet you!

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Learning and seeing History The city, located about 145 miles northwest of Rome, is surrounded by gently rolling hills that are covered with villas and farms, vineyards, and orchards. According to Britannica, Florence was founded as a Roman military colony about the 1st century BCE, and during its long history it has been a republic, a seat of the duchy of Tuscany, and a capital (1865–70) of Italy. During the 14th–16th century Florence achieved preeminence in commerce and finance, learning, and especially the arts. As I walked around the famous historic city center of Florence, look up to see the historic buildings with carved images looking right back at you.

It’s a great destination to see the best Renaissance art in Europe. Make sure you have enough time to seek out famous works by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Dante, Machiavelli, Galileo, and its most-renowned rulers, generations of the Medici family. Alas, we are back onto the bus by 3pm. This is certainly a city that I’ll come back to explore in detail.

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Looking for Something to Do? Get Out & About! Senior Living: Viva Village

Aging is a team sport, let’s do it together! Viva Village Events Senior Living Women’s Coffee

(open to all). Tuesday, October 1 & 15, 10 am. Jim and Patty’s Coffee, 4130 SW 117th Ave, Beaverton.

Treasure Hunters

(members and volunteers). Friday, October 4, 1 pm. Visit Beaverton thrift stores. Meet for carpooling at 4905e SW Griffith Drive. RSVP.

Nature Walk

(open to all). Saturday, October 5, 9:30 am. Waterhouse Lake, 16185 Schendel Ave, Beaverton.

Life Stories

(members and volunteers). Tuesday, October 8, 1:30-3:30 pm. Southminster Presbyterian Church, 12250 SW Denney Rd, Beaverton. Get to know fellow Viva Village members and volunteers while listening to and sharing life stories. RSVP.

Gardening Enthusiasts

(members and volunteers). Thursday, October 10, 10-11 am. Jenkins Estate, 8005 SW Grabhorn, Bea-

verton. Washington County Master Gardener Presentation, “Divide & Conquer Overgrown Perennials.” RSVP for carpooling information.

Village 101 Presentation

(open to all). Saturday, October 12, 10-11:30 am. Elsie Stuhr Center, Cedar Room, 5550 SW Hall Blvd, Beaverton. Information for prospective members and volunteers. RSVP.

Aging with Grace: Navigating the Personal Journey of Aging

(open to all). Saturday, October 12, 1:30-4 pm. Relating to Ourselves. Meghan Marty, licensed clinical psychologist and founder, Rose City Geropsychology. No cost for members and volunteers. Tickets for the public: $10. RSVP required. Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 SW Hall Blvd, Beaverton.

Dine Around Beaverton and Beyond

(members, volunteers, and guests). Wednesday, October 16, 1 pm. Seasons and Regions, 6660 SW Capitol Highway, Portland. RSVP recommended.

Quilters and Knitters Interest Group

(members and volunteers). Thursday, October 17, 1-2:30 pm. Private home in Westbrook neighborhood. Work on personal projects while sharing ideas and expertise. RSVP for address.

Pinochle Players

(members and volunteers). Friday, October 18, 1-3 pm. Coffee Room, Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 SW Hall Blvd, Beaverton). Join others who enjoy this classic game for an afternoon of cards and conversation. RSVP.

Thursday Night Social

(open to all). Thursday, October 17, 6 pm. La Sen Bistro Vietnamese Grill, 2725 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Ste.105, Beaverton. RSVP.

Village Forum

(open to all). Monday, October 21, 2-3:30 pm. Fireside Room, First United Methodist Church, 12555 SW 4th Street, Beaverton. Enjoy folk, traditional, and classical music with five Village musicians playing flute, guitar, ukulele, and piano. RSVP.

Aging With Grace Navigating the Personal Journey of Aging

Three-part series September 28, 1:30–4 pm Session 1: Relating to Others

October 12, 1:30–4 pm Session 2: Relating to Ourselves

October 26, 1:30–4 pm Session 3: Tools for the Journey Interactive learning through presentations and small group discussions

Men’s Coffee Break

(open to all). Tuesday, October 22, 10-11 am. Ki Coffee, 4655 SW Griffith Dr, #160, Beaverton.

History Interest Group

(members/volunteers). Wed, Oct. 23, 10am-3pm. Visit the Oregon Jewish Museum, 724 NW Davis St with lunch at Kenny & Zuke’s Deli, 1038 SW Harvey Milk Street. RSVP for carpooling.

Aging with Grace: Navigating the Personal Journey of Aging

(open to all). Saturday, October 26, 1:30-4pm. Tools for the Journey. Panel Discussion and Workshop. Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 SW Hall Blvd. No cost for members/volunteers; tickets: $10. RSVP.

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Out & About: Washington County Visitors Association

Washington County Event Calendar Out & About

Washington County Open Studios Tour

October 19-20 – Multiple locations

Hillsboro’s Saturday Farmers Market

Through October 26 (Saturdays) – Downtown,

Charlotte’s Web

October 19-27 – Beaverton City Library Auditorium,

Tigard’s Sunday Farmers Market

Through October 27 (Sundays) – Public Works parking lot,

Auxtoberfest Brunch

October 20 – Raptor Ridge Winery

Forest Grove Farmers Market


Through October 30 (Wednesdays) – Downtown Forest Grove

Pumpkin Patches, Hay & Corn Mazes

Throughout October - hours vary by location,

Old College Hall Open House

October 2 – Forest Grove,


October 3 - 27 – Broadway Rose New Stage (Tigard)

Beaverton Arts Mix!

October 3-6 – Beaverton City Library

South Pacific

October 11-27 – Theatre in the Grove (Forest Grove)

October 26 – The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club,

Westside Quilters Guild Quilt Show October 2 and 3 – Tualatin Health Education Center (Hillsboro)


October 5 – McMenamins Grand Lodge (Forest Grove)


October 5 – Oregon Heritage Farms

Portland Opera To Go: La Boheme

October 5 – Walters Cultural Arts Center (Hillsboro)

2019 Harvest Dinner

October 5 – Ponzi Vineyards (Sherwood)

A Clockwork Orange

October 10-27 – The Vault Theatre (Hillsboro)

Molly’s Revenge in Concert

October 12– Winona Grange #271 (Tualatin)

Lenox’s Cider Dinner


October 17 – Cornelius Pass Roadhouse,

Clue: The Musical

October 18 – Stickmen Brewery

October 12 – Oregon Heritage Farms Through October 13 – Beaverton City Library Auditorium

Elk-King’s Mountain Traverse

October 12– Tillamook Forest Center

Pumpkins & Pints

West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta and Run/Walk

October 19 – Tualatin Commons

The Tualatin Valley is a short drive from Portland and is home to nationally renowned golf courses, award-winning wineries, tax-free shopping, agricultural experiences, outdoor recreational activities and more. With a combination of suburban and rural settings, the Tualatin Valley offers an unparalleled experience for all travelers. (Visit

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Beaverton Farmers Market Map & Vendor Stories Out & About: Farmers Market Recipe

Two delicious recipes for Swiss Chard and Beets in large bowl. Wrap in foil with beets in a single layer (should be airtight so beets will steam). Lay package on baking sheet and bake in a 400 degree oven for 1 – 1 ½ hours until beets are tender. This step can be done several days in advance.

Twice Cooked Beets in Red Wine Recipe Slow Roasting Beets • 1 lb. beets, scrubbed but not peeled, cut into wedges no bigger than 1 ½” across the back end • 1 T. olive oil • ½ t. kosher salt (or to taste) fresh herb of your choice Toss all ingredients together

Saute Leeks • 2 leeks, cleaned, trimmed and thinly sliced • 2 T. olive oil Saute leeks in olive oil until they are translucent and tender, about 12 minutes. Add beets

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to pan, salt and pepper to taste, sauté for 5 minutes Chianti Glaze 2 c. Chianti 2 T. butter Add to pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until wine almost evaporates and glaze coats beets, stirring occasionally. Add butter and stir until melted. Adjust salt and pepper if desired.

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99 Salmon Creek Farm

97 Tipping the Scale Bakery

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101-2 May's Produce and Flowers 92 ProFarm Produce


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143 Freeland Spirits

• Winter squash

90 Rose City Pepperheads

• Grapes 149

Thinking Tree Spirits

65 Stephens Farm 67 Twisted Croissant

• Artichokes 89 Rarity Gardens

148 • Onions Price Right Farm

• Apples

85 Lonely Lane Farms

• Pears 151

Felton • Beets & Mary • Artisan CarrotsFoods

• Fall raspberries • Romano beans 152 Blue Raven Farmstand

• Chestnuts • Hazelnuts 153

ELA Farm pota• Fingerling toes 154

Puppernickel • Brussels Sprouts 156 • Eggplant

Bob Walchli Farms

• Celery

68 Ah-Nuts

88 Ota Tofu

• Asian Pears

121 Miami Nice

120 Fetzer’s German Sausage

69 Drop Shop Distillery 70 Garden Lane Farms

71 Kiyokawa Family Orchards

84 Linda Brand Crab

80 Martinez Family Farm

183 AVIV

60 Black Dirt Farm

119 Wraps

37 Fressen Artisan Bakery 38 Souper Natural

58 Pumpkin Ridge Gardens 57 Portland Juice Co.

39 Sweet Briar Farms

56 Portland Fresh

40 Cocacao

55 Henry Higgins Boiled Bagels

41 Early Mom

51 Sun Gold Farm

43 Columbia River Sour Dough 43 Nut-tritious Foods

116 Dedadent Creations

44 Mind Your Manna

48 Sosa Farms

78 Humdinger Foods

118 Oofty

34 Sinful Confections 33 Old School Peanut Roasters

36 Portland Creamery

50 503 Distilling

101-8 Don Felipe Products

• Corn • Potatoes

35 TBees

61 Ewing Young Distillery

73 Winters Farms

184 Unger Farms

• Green beans

62 Doggie ZoomZoom

63 Info Booth

Ashwagandha Farm

6 Simington Gardens

23 Momo Cocoa

12 Great Harvest Hillsboro 13 Cultured Kindness 14 Zoe Ann's Cheesecakes 15 Briar Rose Creamery

21 Thompson Enterprises

46 Aesthete Tea

19 Blue Darter Farm

47 Suzanne’s Chocolates

18 Jimmy Tomato

101-7 Clean Slate Suds

• Cabbage

101-5 Landia Skincare

16 Quinn’s Crabcakes 17 Santo’s Family Farm

101-3 Bearded Oregon

111 McCarthy’s Beverages

110 The Mushroomery

108 Puppernickle

105 Gathering Together Farm

104 Scratch Meats

• Bok choy


103 Bozoroth Beverages

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Directions 1. Place olive oil in sauce pan, heat for 1 minute. Start adding chard to pan in batches, adding the next as soon as there is room in the pan. When all the chard is in the pan add water or stock (if extra moisture is necessary), garlic and salt and pepper. 2. Lower the heat to medium low and cover pan. Cook for another 4 minutes being careful not to overcook, 3. Add gremolata, toss and serve immediately. Gremolata

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• 2 T. olive oil • 4 large cloves of garlic, minced • up to ¼ c. water, chicken or vegetable stock (optional)

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29 Denison Farms

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remolata is a classic Italian condiment which ads flavor and excitement to cooked vegetables, meats and salads. 1. Get 2 bunches Swiss Chard 2. Clean chard by dipping in a sink of cold water. Let dry between layers of paper towels. 3. Pull out the large, tough pieces of stem. Tear into large pieces. This step may be done a day or so in advance by storing the cleaned and dried leaves between layers of paper towels in a zip-lock bag. The paper towels absorb the excess water still clinging to the leaves after washing.

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Visit our info booth to find these featured vendors:

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Swiss Chard with Gremolata

In a food processor, or with a knife, finely chop: • 1 peeled garlic • ½ c. Italian parsley • 1 T. grated lemon peel

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100% Grass Fed Beef

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Fresh Falafel Sandwiches

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Many varieties of leaf greens, carrots, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, corn, broccoli & more! Booth #80

dark chocolate and coconut experience. It’s vegan, gluten-free, paleo and completely organic! Booth #40

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Lean pork & beef with just the right amount of seasonings and spices. NO preservatives or additives! Ask Info Booth for location

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What’s Happening Around Beaverton This Month? Learning Corner: Love Your Library

Library Programs Learning Corner Beaverton City Library

Newbery Honor. Her children’s picture books and novels for teens have received several awards and international recognition. She has given readings and lectures at many renowned places, including the United Nations, the Library of Congress, and the U.S. Embassy in Japan. The New York Times calls Renée’s writing “charming and evocative.” Renée grew up in Portland and is eager to talk about her work, answer questions, and sign books!

Adult Programs at Main

12375 SW 5th St., Beaverton 503-644-2197 All events are free. Registration, where noted, is one month in advance.

Children’s Programs at Main

Family Tech Time

10/9 | 4:30-5:30pm | Children’s area | Grades K-5 with family. Get your hands on our STEM toys! A variety of robots, games, and building challenges will be available to explore. Some are even available to check out from our Library of Things collection.

Messy Art

10/21 | 4-5pm | Meeting Room A | Ages 2-8 with family. Make art while making a mess!

DÍa de los muertos manualidades / Day of the Dead Crafts

10/26 | 1:30-2:30pm | Meeting Rooms A & B | Para niños de 2 a 11 años y sus familias / Ages 2-11 with family. Acompáñanos a celebrar el Día de los muertos con artesanías. Incluye calaveras de azúcar, decoración de tu propia máscara y más. / Celebrate the Day of the Dead with fun crafts, including sugar skull decoration, masks, and more!

Spooky Babies Dance Party

10/28 | 11-11:45am | Meeting Rooms A & B | Ages 6 & under with family. Wear your costume and dance to silly, spooky music! Indoor costume parade follows this event.

Teen Programs at Main Teen Short Story Contest: Ordinary Horrors

10/1 – 10/22 | Grades 6-12. What everyday thing scares you? Between October 1 and 22, submit a short story about normal objects or happenings that are creepy! $100, $50 and $25 prizes for middle and high school divisions sponsored by the New Friends of the Beaverton City Library. Entry forms will become available at both BCL locations and online during the last two weeks of Sept.

Author Visit: Renee Watson

10/29 | 6:30-7:30pm | Meeting Room A | All ages. Renée Watson is a New York Times bestselling author, educator, and activist. Her young adult novel, Piecing Me Together (Bloomsbury, 2017), received a Coretta Scott King Award and

Fall Used Book & Media Sale

10/9 – 10/13 | Meeting Rooms A & B. Join the New Friends of the Beaverton City Library for their annual fall sale at the library, Oct. 9-13. The Friends will have thousands of used books, movies and music available for purchase at unbeatable prices. Book-lovers will enjoy a huge selection of fiction and non-fiction titles in all genres and areas of interest. The Friends will have a large offering of children’s books and some foreign language items for sale, too. A Members-only Night kicks off the sale, Wednesday, Oct. 9. Membership will be available at the door. The sale continues Thursday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 13, 12-6 p.m., everything is halfprice! Sale proceeds benefit Beaverton City Library.

NaNoWriMo Kick-off Party

10/26 | 2-4pm | Cathy Stanton Conference Room. November is National Novel Writing Month-get ready to write and rock! If you’re new, come in and learn about NaNoWriMo, and if you’re already a veteran, stop by to get inspired and talk with other writers about the upcoming crazy month of November. Snacks and door prizes provided. Free and open to the public; no registration.

ry based on the themes “Trick or Treat” and “Spooked, Frightened, or just Plain Scared.” Beaverton City Library’s Story Slam is a friendly, open-mic storytelling competition. Potential storytellers will put their names in a hat; names will be picked from the hat and those chosen will take to the stage to tell their true, personal, 5- to 8-minute story. Come put your name in the hat to tell a story or just to enjoy the show! Stories must be told from memory. The winner receives a $10 gift certificate to The Book Corner. This program is free and open to the public; recommended for ages 13 and up. Potential storytellers should arrive 15 minutes early to speak with the event host about their planned story.

Children’s Programs at Murray Scholls Critter Clinic

10/19 | 4-5pm | Ages 3-8 with family. Let’s imagine we are veterinarians with a vet clinic that’s just the right size for kids to play with. We’ll even look at animal X-rays!

Get Spooky With The Addams Family

10/20 | 2-3pm | Grades K-5 with family. Get ready to be silly and spooky while we do fun crafts and activities to celebrate the new Addams Family movie!

Counting on Katherine Party

10/23 | 1:15-2pm | Ages 3-6 with adult | Registration required. Hear this inspiring true story about how Katherine Johnson saved Apollo 13, then join the party with crafts and activities.

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Fermentation Festival

10/27 | 1-4pm | Meeting Rooms A & B. Fermentation Festival is a celebration of all things fermented! Vendors will sample and sell fermented foods and beverages, including sauerkraut, kombucha, natto, beer, and wine, and fermenting masters will present how-to demonstrations. This is a family-friendly event-all ages are welcome! Free and open to the public; no registration required.

Book Buzz

10/29 | 6-7:30pm | Reading Room. Attention, all book clubs and book lovers! Join us for an evening all abuzz with books. Let our friendly and knowledgeable staff introduce you to your next discussion-worthy book club pick or the great book love of your life. We will be highlighting new and old titles in all genres, fiction and non-fiction. Refresh yourself with tea and treats, and spend some time mingling with other book enthusiasts. We will replenish your to-beread list, and send you home with a free book! Free and open to the public; no registration is required.

Story Slam: Halloween Edition

10/30 | 7-8:30pm | Auditorium. It is that time of year-for tricks, treats, and spookiness. Come tell or listen to a sto-

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All events are free. Become an ACLA member! 17455 SW Farmington Rd, Suite 26A, Aloha | Visit for more information or call 503-259-0185. Support your local library! Visit for more information about volunteering, donating, becoming an association member, and more.

For adults and youth Toddler Storytime:

Mondays at 10:30-11am. Toddler Storytime takes place every Monday at 10:30am! Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, dances, and activities aimed at children between the ages of 18 and 36 months. Adults are expected to sit with children and participate.

Preschool Storytime:

Wednesdays at 10:30-11am. An interactive storytime for children and their grown-ups filled with stories, songs, rhymes, and activities geared toward getting kids ready to read. For ages 3-6 yr. Adults are expected to sit with children and participate.

Tech Assistance:

Tue at 4-6pm | Wed at 5-7pm. Need assistance with basic computer skills? We can help! Drop in during a regularly scheduled tech assistant session, or call to reserve a longer appointment (limit 1 hour per person).

Messy Arts & Crafts:

Tue 10/1 at 10:30-11:30am. Let your little one’s creativity run wild with sensory arts and crafts every 1st Tuesday of the month. It’s okay to make a mess! For ages 0-6yr. All children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children).

Teen Tech Lab:

Tue 10/1 at 3:30-5pm. Whether you want to play Fortnite with your friends or try out some new tech gadgets, the Teen Tech Lab is for you! We’ll provide laptops, robots, makey makey boards, and more. Just bring yourself and come ready for some fun! For teens in grades 6-12 only.

Nature Mobile: Camouflage Costumes

Wed 10/2 at 3:30-4:30pm. See how different animals and bugs blend in (or stand out) with their habitats! During this month’s Nature Mobile visit, we’ll learn about what camouflage is and how Oregon’s living things use their skin, size, shape, and color to survive. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children).

We’ll have LEGOs, K’Nex, Magna-Tiles, and more. Come with your thinking caps and get ready to create! For ages 3-13. Small pieces that may present a choking hazard to children under 3 will be present. All children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children).

Reading Buddies:

Mon 10/14 & 10/28 at 5-6pm. Need practice reading? Sign up for a session of Reading Buddies at the Aloha Community Library! Kids can improve their reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a trained therapy animal. Read with a dog on second Mondays, or with a cat on fourth Mondays. Sessions are 15 minutes each between 5 and 6pm. Please call or visit the library to register.

Pajama Storytime:

Tue 10/15 at 6:30-7pm. Put on your favorite pajamas and join us for a cozy evening of stories, songs, and fun for the whole family! For ages 2 and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children).

BIG Book Sale:

Thu 10/17 through Sat 10/19. The Aloha Community Library Association’s BIG Book Sale is back! We’ll fill our Community Room with books and movies for you to browse throughout all of the library’s regular open hours. All proceeds will support library operations.

Writers Group:

Sit n Stitch:

Sat 10/19, 12:30-3pm. Drop in for a quiet place away from home to hit your word count goal, or to socialize with other local writers. You bring the talent and we’ll provide the tea, snacks, and quiet – not to mention a whole building full of research material and inspiration!

STEM Lab: Escape Room:

Wed 10/23 at 3:30-4:30pm. Come explore your creativity with LEGOs every 4th Wednesday of the month! Spend the afternoon creating masterpieces out of the legendary colorful building blocks. We’ll provide the LEGOs, you provide imagination! For ages 5-13. All children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children).

Thu 10/3 & 10/17 at 1:30-3pm | Mon 10/14 & 10/28 at 6-7:30pm. Bring your knitting, crochet, or other yarn project, and come join the Sit n Stitch group! Trade tips or simply enjoy the company of fellow crafters while you work on your latest creation. Wed 10/9 at 3:30-4:30pm. It’s October, which means spooks, frights, and scares abound! Let’s get ready for national train your brain day and put our heads together for some frighteningly serious puzzle solving in our escape room! Can you get out in time? For ages 5-13. All children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children). Registration required. Please call or visit the library to sign up.

Queer Writers Read:

Wed 10/9 at 6-7:30pm. Join us to hear local queer writers Pamela K Santos, Adam Swanson, Vinnie Kinsella, and Erin Gurley share short works on the theme of libraries and bookstores, followed by audience discussion led by moderators Kate Gray and Kate Carroll de Gutes.

Graveyard Escape Room:

Thu 10/10 at 3:30-5pm. Do you have what it takes to escape? Join other teens and work together to escape a frightacular graveyard full of zombies, ghouls, and witches galore! Bring your thinking caps and come ready for some spooky fun. For teens in grades 6-12 only. Registration required. Please call or visit the library to sign up.

Engineering Lab:

Sat 10/12 at 10:30am-12pm. Let’s build!

LEGO Free Play:

Family Movie:

Thu 10/24 at 4-6pm. Grab your popcorn and join us for a family movie every 4th Thursday at the library! In this heartwarming adventure, Miguel, a young boy who dreams of becoming a musician, finds himself trapped in the land of the dead and must discover the real story of his family to return to the land of the living. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Monthly Matinée:

Fri 10/25 at 2-4pm. Join us every fourth Friday of the month for an early afternoon matinée movie! In October’s spooky rom-com, follow the antics of two vampiric socialites in New York City as they try to navigate both modern life and the dating scene.

Genealogy for Beginners:

Tue 10/29 at 6-7:30pm. Learn how to use basic resources and techniques to get started on tracing your family history in this class by experienced genealogist Laurel Smith.

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Looking for Something to Do? Get Out & About! Preschool Storytime: Halloween Takeover!

Wed 10/30 at 10:30-11:30am. Our regular Preschool Storytime gets a ghoulishly fun makeover just in time for Halloween! Wear your costumes and get ready for a spooktacular storytime filled with songs, stories, tricks and treats in celebration of one of our favorite holidays. For ages 3-6 yr.

Garden Home Community Library

Join us for the annual Haunted Library in the expanded library space! The first hour, from 4:30-5:30pm is only slightly spooky and safe for children with sensory sensitivities (no flashing lights, no fog, no jump scares). It’s an eerie maze with silly spooky fun! Then we take a break from 5:30-6pm to became SUPER SPOOKY! From 6-8pm we will try to scare you, and there will be fog, flashing lights, and jump scares! Come check out the Haunted Library, if you dare!

Adult Events: Nerd Night: Trivia for Adults

All library events are free and open to anyone. No library card required. Unless otherwise noted, events take place at the GHCL Annex (7306 SW Oleson Rd) across the street from the library. 503-245-9932.

All Ages Events: Community Sustainability & Repair Fair

Friday, October 4, 5-7:30pm. Location: THPRD Garden Home Rec. Center Gymnasium at 7475 SW Oleson Rd. Exhibitions on a variety of topics. Open to all ages. Exhibitors this year include: Briar Patch Herbs, Imperfect Fruit, Happy Baby Food, Indow Windows, the Green Reaper, Metro Happy Homes, National Wildlife Federation – Garden for Wildlife, Portland Fruit Tree Project, Tualatin Soil & Water Conservation District, Victory Seed Company, Washington County Bicycle Transportation Coalition, Winterbloom, Xerces Society, and more. A Repair Fair is a free, volunteer-driven event where people with repair skills help fix broken items such as and pants, a blenders, mixers, coffee makers, vacuums, bikes and more. (Please no gas-powered equipment, TVs or microwaves.) Limit of 2 items per person; register at

Ukulele Party

Saturday, October 19, 11am-12pm. Location: GHCL Annex. Ukulele Party: It’s like a ukulele jam, but partier. With Aaron Canwell of Portland kindie (kid+indie) band “Micah and Me!” Garden Home Library’s Ukulele Parties are open to all ages and excellent for beginners. Just bring yourself; we’ll provide 25 ukuleles.

Art Night: Skull and Raven Collage

Wednesday, October 23, 6–8pm. Location: GHCL Annex. Drop in and make a delightfully scary masterpiece. We’ll provide all the art supplies you’ll need to create a personalized collage featuring the silhouette of a skull or raven. Advanced and beginner artists are welcome. All ages. Art supplies are provided by the Library.

Haunted Library!

Friday, October 25, 4:30-5:30pm. Only Slightly Spooky (safe for those with sensory sensitivities). 6-8pm Super Spooky. Location: Inside the Library.

Tuesday, October 1, 6:30-8:30pm. Location: GHCL Annex. On the first Tuesday of every month, come test your knowledge-solo or in a team – and find out who knows the most. Five varying sets of trivia, including current events and music. Prizes for most and least points at the end of the night.

Crafternoon Tea

Wednesday, October 2, 2-4pm. Location: GHCL Annex. Bring your own craft project to work on, and enjoy the company of fellow craft enthusiasts! All levels are welcome. Tea is provided.

Tuesday Night Nourishment book group

Tuesday, October 8, 12:30-2pm. Location: GHCL Annex. Selection: Burial Rights by Hannah Kent. Set against Iceland’s stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution. Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only Tâoti, a priest Agnes has mysteriously chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her. But as Agnes’s death looms, the farmer’s wife and their daughters learn there is another side to the sensational story they’ve heard.

Board Game Night

Wednesday, October 9, 6-9pm. Location: GHCL Annex. Come play board games. New selection provided each month. Participants are also invited to bring their own games to share.

Night (2014, rated R*, 104 minutes), an Iranian vampire-western-noir-horror film by director Ana Lilyamirpour. Film night attendees are welcome to bring their own takeout or snacks. The library will provide light refreshments (popcorn, candy, and coffee). *This film is not rated in the U.S., however its average international certification is equivalent to an R rating.

Garden Gnomes du plume – a Writer’s Group

Tuesday, October 22, 6:30-8:30pm. Location: GHCL Annex. Our small group (limited to 15 people), meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December). Topic changes monthly; group is led by group members. Monthly writer’s prompt and agenda is sent 7 days before the meeting. If you are interested in attending or learning more, please register in person or by phone (503-245-9932).

For Youth & Family: Fall Storytime Schedule (*held inside the library)

• Book Babies: Tuesdays at 10:30am • Family Story Time: Weds at 6pm

Drop In Crafts or STEAM Activities for Little Learners

Saturdays 10am – 12pm

Special family events: Family Karaoke

Thursday, October 11, 6-7:30pm. . Location: GHCL Annex. Rock out with us to songs the whole family can enjoy! There will be snacks, lights, and popular songs including oldies, Disney favorites, and top-40 hits to sing together.

Lego Creativity Club

Saturday, October 26, 1–3pm. Location: GHCL Annex. This is our regular visit from Master Builder Blair Archer. All children (who don’t eat LEGOs) are invited to come and play and build this weekend instead! Let’s build something fun together!

Cedar Mill & Bethany Community Libraries

Crafternoon Tea

Wednesday, October 16, 2-4pm. Location: GHCL Annex. Bring your own craft project to work on, and enjoy the company of fellow craft enthusiasts! All levels are welcome. Tea is provided.

Film Night: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Friday

October 18, 6pm-8pm. Location: GHCL Annex. At this month’s Film Night, we’ll screen A Girl Walks Home Alone at

OBOB 101 for Grown-Ups

Cedar Mill Library: Mon October 21 | 6:30-8pm | Adults only. Bethany Library Annex: Mon December 2 | 6:30-8pm | Adults only. An overview of OBOB, what to expect in a battle and preparing kids to have fun and be successful.

Cedar Mill Library LEGO Free Play

Fri October 11, November 1 | 10:30am12pm | Ages 5+. A drop-in program with a STEAM challenge!


Wed October 30 | 10-11:30am | Ages 2426 months. Make a paper pumpkin craft to take home. Costumes welcome!

Halloween Craft

Thu October 31 | 10am-5pm | Ages 2+. Make a masking tape mummy, find hidden characters, and more!

Not-So-Scary Library Maze

Sat October 26 | 6-8pm. Can you find your way through our library maze? A family friendly adventure with activities. Costumes welcome!

Wednesday Hangouts: Game Fest

Wed October 16, December 18 | 3:305pm | Ages 10-18. Play console games and eat snacks with your friends.

Wednesday Hangouts: Anime Club

Wed October 2, November 6, December 4. 3:30-5pm | Ages 10-18. Watch anime, make crafts and play trivia.

Food & Fiction for Teens and Tweens

• Bethany Library (15325 NW Central Drive, Suite J-8, (503) 617-7323)

Sat October 26, November 23 10:30am12pm | Ages 16+. Bring along a cup of coffee and share your own poetry or listen to others read their favorites

Escape Room for Adults: Trapped in the Upside Down

Sat October 5 | 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm | Ages 18+. Registration Required: starts at Your friend Will is trapped in the Upside Down. Can you decipher his messages and save him?

44th Annual Libraries Association Meeting

Tue October 15 | 7pm. We welcome the public to meet assocation members as they vote on new board members and bylaws revisions. Refreshments served.

How to Talk Across the Political Divide:

A Better Angels Skills Workshop. Sat October 19 | 1-4pm | Ages 16+. RSVP, call (503) 644-0043 ext. 114. Drop-ins welcome. Learn listening and speaking skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences and identify common ground.

Bethany Library Annex LEGO Party

Mon October 28, 3-4pm | Ages 5+. Cooperatively build with LEGOs or work on your own design. A different challenge each session.

After School Crafts

October 2, October 9, 16, 23, 30, 3:304:30pm | Ages 5-10. Egg Carton Spiders

Smart Play

Fri October 25, 10:30am-12pm | Ages 3-6. Grocery Store: What play food will you shop for at this kid-sized grocery store?

Bad Guys Party

Fri October 18 | 3-4:30pm | Ages 6-9. Celebrate Wolf, Shark, Snake, Piranha and their friends at this Bad Guys Party!

Writers’ Mill

One-Year-Old Pumpkin Patch Playgroup

Owl Book Group

• Cedar Mill Library (12505 NW Cornell Rd, (503) 644-0043)

Voices in Verse Poetry Group

Wed October 9 | 4-5pm | Ages 11-18. Enjoy snacks and discuss Renee Watson’s YA book about Portland. Pick up a free copy of This Side of Home in September to prep for the discussion. Sun October 20, November 17, 1-3pm | Ages 16+. Join this gathering of people who love to write. October: Inspiration and style with Carolyn Martin.

Reduce your waste

Tuesday, October 15, 7-8pm. Location: GHCL Annex. For every can of garbage (or “trash”) placed at the curb, the equivalent of 70 cans of waste are generated upstream in the production of the materials we throw away. All of that has an impact on the climate. But there is so much you can do to reduce your waste. Learn how from Master Recycler Betty Shelley.

THPRD Nature Mobile

Cedar Mill Library, Sat October 12, 1011:30am | Ages 5+. Bethany Library Annex, Wed October 23, 3:30-4:30pm | Ages 5+. Camouflage Costumes!

Fri October 25, 10:30am-12pm | Ages 16+. A great book discussion held monthly. Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

Mon October 28 | 10:30-11am | Ages 12-24 months. Join us for playtime in a pumpkin patch! Costumes welcome.

Preschool Pumpkin Party

Tue October 29 | 10:30-11:30am | Ages 3-6. Play in the pumpkin patch, make a

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• Bethany Library Annex (4888 NW Bethany Blvd, Suite K-2, Portland, (503) 617-7323)

General Events Read to the Dogs

Bethany Library, Select Mondays, 6-7pm. To register, call (503) 617-7323. Cedar Mill Library, Select Tuesdays | 6-7pm. To register, call (503) 644-0043 ext. 112. Trained dog & handler teams help young readers practice reading skills in a relaxed environment.

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Out & About: Village Gallery of Arts

paper pumpkin to take home and take your photo next to a friendly scarecrow. Costumes welcome.

With classes for both adults & kids

Toddler Pumpkin Patch Playgroup

Educational art gallery Out & About

Wed October 30 | 10-10:30am | Ages 24-36 months. Join us for playtime in a pumpkin patch! Costumes welcome.

Trapped in the Upside Down: A Stranger Things Escape Room

Sat October 12 | 3-5pm | Ages 11-18. Registration Required: Call (503) 6177323. Your friend Will is trapped in the Upside Down. Can you decipher his messages and save him?

The Joy of Self Care: Art Therapy

October 5 | 1-3pm | Ages 18+. Set aside time and mental space for creativity as you make visual poetry and layered expressive artworks in paint and ink.

Volunteering: Why and How

Thu October 10 | 6:30pm | Ages 14+. Studies show that volunteering is good for you and for the community. Learn about options for volunteering, tips on applying, and the impact you can make as a volunteer.

Saturdays now through October 12: The Village Gallery of Arts, as a member of the Cedar Mill Business Association, will have artists demonstrating at a booth between 9am and 2pm. There will be art for sale and information about the Gallery, art classes, and community art events. The purpose is to promote the Gallery as a member of the Cedar Mill Business Association to the Cedar Mill community. The Cedar Mill Farmer’s Market is located at the corner of NW Cornell and NW Murray in the parking lot next to Safeway.

Classes and Workshops (for more details on each listing, please see our website, www.villagegalleryarts. org or call 503-644-8001)

Citizen Activism 101: Making Change Happen Workshop

Thu October 3 | 6:30-8pm | Ages 18+. Want to improve life for yourself and your neighbors or have a concern about local, state or federal laws? Learn strategies for change, getting heard, tracking legislation, providing testimony and more in this workshop led by local librarian Donna Cohen.

Cedar Mill Farmer’s Market

Debbie Teeter Children’s Art Classes

October Award Show

October is when Active and Participating Members of the Gallery are eligible to enter this juried award show in place of the usual Featured Artist and Crafter of the Month show. There will be prizes awarded, and we have an exceptional juror, Richard Helmick, CPSA CPX, to judge the show. Richard Helmick is Co-president of the Portland Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America, among many other honors and achievements, and his work has been accepted into many national and international juried exhibitions and is included in many public and private collections. The October reception will be Sunday, October 13, from 2 - 4pm. Come to the reception and enjoy refreshments, meet the winning artists and see all the artwork!

Ages 7 - 11 years old, Two 4-week courses. Dates: Thursdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24, OR: October 31, November 7, 14, 21; Time: 3:45 - 4:45pm. Come join an exciting class learning a variety of art forms. Debbie will be developing each child’s art ability and providing them an opportunity to build their skills and explore different media and approaches, so they can find out what they will enjoy. Each lesson will explore both art concepts and techniques. Activities may include drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media. Subject matter will include people, faces, landscapes, plants and animals, and exploring subject matter in imaginative ways. Classes fill quickly; call the Gallery or visit the website for more information.

Craft Supplies Exchange

Sat October 26 | 1-4pm | Ages 18+. Bring in your new or gently used unwanted craft materials and exchange them for others.

Family Board Game Saturday

November 9 | 2-4pm. Celebrate International Games Week! Play a variety of favorites and our giant board games.

Edible Wristbands

Fri November 15 | 4-5pm | Ages 11-18. Using yummy treats make your own wristband or necklace that you can wear AND eat!

Bethany Library Bethany Village Trick or Treat

Thu October 31 | 3-5pm. Drop by the library for a fun treat!

Susan Pfahl Italic Calligraphy

3-week course. Dates: Thursdays: October 3, 17, & 24; Time: 1 - 3pm. Introduction to the Italic Script, starting from the beginning. Whether you have never held a calligraphy pen, or if you have done calligraphy in the past and want a refresher, this is an excellent opportunity to hone your skills. Think of the beautiful greeting cards and notes you will create! If you already have calligraphy materials, bring them if you like. Purists may use ink wells and dip pens, or calligraphy fountain pens if desired. We will discuss other supplies in class that students may find helpful.

at the beginning of class will reinforce each concept.

Mary Lehner - Freshen Up Your Watercolor Painting

5-week course, Dates: Mondays: October 7, 14, 28, November 4; Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm. Intermediate to Advanced Painters. Are you ready to take your painting skills to the next level and bring passion to your watercolors? Join Mary Lehner to explore fresh ways to invigorate your style. She will demonstrate and discuss the journey from static to lively interpretations in watercolor. This class is not so much about technique as it is about letting the watercolor medium work to your advantage by slowly learning to “go with the flow.” Using landscape and seascape photo research supplied by the the teacher, students will learn to “see” the subject matter in a new light, use looseness and color contrast to enhance dimensionality, and use light, shadow, color reflections and composition to learn to paint in a visually expressive and interpretive style.

Rosé & Monet with Virginia Sumner and Lori McLaughlin

Date: Saturday: October 12; Time: 5 7pm. MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD TO REGISTER. Imagine sitting next to friends with a glass of wine and a paintbrush or two; having good conversation and creating a fantastic painting of Monet’s “Water Lilies.” Well, it can happen! Sign up and have good wine, good friends and a great painting to conclude the evening. Come join us for a creative and fun evening! All materials provided.

Mary Burgess Elements of the Desert Landscape in Watercolor

LEGO Presentation

Sat October 19 | 2-3pm | Ages 12+. Grant Davis is an Electrical Engineering student who designed a popup book that LEGO started producing in 2018. Grant will share about his LEGO career and the process behind getting to work with the largest toy company in the world.

themed painting class, so students can bring in any subject matter they choose. Please bring all your painting supplies and a table easel. Brooke will demonstrate in the first hour, leaving time for students to integrate techniques into their own work. Each class also includes a small group critique at the end. Painters of all skill levels are welcome.

Washington County Open Studios

at Village Gallery of Arts - October 20 & 21. Come watch artists working and demonstrating their art! We will have 16 artists over the course of the weekend creating and demonstrating drawing, painting, or craft techniques and interacting with visitors about their creative process. A host will greet visitors and help them get the most out of the event. Make Village Gallery of Arts just one stop on your Open Studios Tour -- pick up a brochure to find other local artists and studios in Washington County who are also demonstrating this weekend!

Cash & Carry Art Sale!

October 26: Art Challenge Cash & Carry Show Opens, 10am. Hundreds of Original 6”x 6” artworks and festive wreaths! 10am October 26 until Sold Out! (See ad, this page.) Works by talented local artists of all ages -- students and professionals. You’ll leave with something you love! New art displayed every day! Come several times to see what’s new! Great holiday gift ideas! For more details and information please check our website, call the Gallery, or drop by and pick up a flyer.

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Children’s Shodo Classes

Ages 6 - 14 years old. Three 3-week courses. Dates: Mondays: October 7, 21, 28; OR November 11, 18, 25; OR December 2, 9, 16. Times: 4:30 - 6:00pm; OR 6:30 - 8pm. Express kids’ creativity and build concentration by writing and drawing using Japanese Calligraphy techniques. Children will learn the basics of how to write Japanese characters or English characters with the Calligraphy brush in their own style. Kids will be taught the fundamentals of the ancient Zen art of Shodo; which is not just the way of calligraphy, but also teaches concentration, meditative calm and attention, and expression of oneself through the brush. Call or visit website for class supply list and more information.

6-week course, Mornings or Evenings. Dates: Wednesdays: October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20; Time: 9:30am 12:30pm, OR 6 - 9pm. Some experience with watercolor helpful. Using traditional watercolor techniques, students will learn how to paint skies, rocks and plants of the desert landscape. Working from provided reference images, or your own, we will capture the essence of land features found in Oregon’s high desert, and the magnificent land-forms and unique colors of the American Southwest through structured lessons and practice. Demonstrations, critiques and exercises

For more details on each listing, please see our website, or call 503-644-8001) Village Gallery is a non-profit educational art gallery located at 12505 NW Cornell Road, Portland, next to the Cedar Mill Library.

Brooke Walker-Knoblich Painting with Brooke

Three, 2-week courses. Dates: Thursdays, October 3 & 10; OR Tuesdays, November 12 & 19; OR Tuesdays, December 3 & 10; Time: 10:00am - 1pm. Students of all skill levels welcome. Appropriate for any medium. This class will be a general Connecting businesses with their customers and residents with their community!

Looking for Something to Do? Get Out & About!

Aladin Jr. The Story: In Agrabah, City of Enchantment, every beggar has a story and every camel has a tail! Aladdin, a kind but wily, street urchin, falls in love with beautiful Princess Jasmine, who he knows is way out of his league. The Sultan has declared Princess Jasmine must choose a husband within the next day. After she turns down the offers from various wealthy suitors, Aladdin (with the help of a fast-talking, magical Genie) introduces himself as wealthy suitor Prince Ali Ababua. The evil royal advisor, Jafar, also has his sights set on the kingdom, and tries to convince the Sultan to force Jasmine to wed him. Will love conquer all? Perhaps - if love has a little help from a Genie.


TVF&R Fire Station 67 20th Anniversary

Open House October 19, 10am-2pm Elsie Stuhr Center

Senior Events Senior Living Health & Wellness Resource Fair

Saturday, October 5 from 9am-1pm. Health Fair is offering free health screenings, local non-profit resources, senior services vendors, free give-aways & raffle prizes and more! Free Admission Halloween Costume Party & Dance

Thursday, October 31, 1:30-3:30pm. Join us for Spooktacular Halloween dance and costume party! Get into the Halloween spirit and enjoy an afternoon of good music, good company, great costumes and yummy treats. Prizes will awarded for best costume. $5 dollar per person. Must be 55+

For more info, visit Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 SW Hall Blvd, (503) 629-6342.

The public is invited to attend an Open House to celebrate the 20th anniversary of TVF&R Fire Station 67 serving the Beaverton community. Visitors can stop by the fire station at 13810 SW Farmington Road anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. Tour the station, check out apparatus, visit with firefighters, and learn fire and life safety tips. All ages are welcome.

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Book by ENDA WALSH Music and Lyrics by GLEN HANSARD & MARKÉTA IRGLOVÁ Based on the Motion Picture Written and Directed by JOHN CARNEY

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The Story: Fall in love with the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant who connect over their shared passion for music on the streets of Dublin. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration

quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated romance, accentuated by the inviting, emotional score that earned an Academy Award, Grammy Award, Oliver Award, and a Tony Award. Featuring the Oscar-winning song ‘Falling Slowly.’ Audience discretion is advised.

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Fun & Games: Photography Contest

Local Photography Contest Sponsored by The Shutterbug Contest The Beaverton Resource Guide would like reward local photographers who take great pictures of our community. If you see something interesting, funny or amazing, please send it to us and you could win an great prize from our sponsor, The Shutterbug. (Note: Judges premitted to vote for previously submitted photos. Judging Criteria • Current/Seasonal/Local • Memorable/Artistic Merit/ Visual Appeal Win a 11x14 Canvas Wrap Thank you to The Shutterbug for sponsoring this contest. Please visit them at 11929 SW Canyon Rd (across from Home Goods). Entering is easy Rename each photo with a title and your name and email them to:

Contest Rules By entering in this contest, the entrant will accept full and complete representation of their entry as the sponsor(s) will not have any affiliation of any potential violations. Entrants also accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules.

Super Student Corner: Kumon

This contest is only open to residents of the greater Beaverton area (or Washington County) who are at least 13 years old. If applicable, entrant must know the name and address of all identifiable persons in their photographs, and must provide such person with a proper release form. All rights reserved

to the photographer. Entrant

agrees to allow sponsor(s) to use photographs for promotional purposes without restriction.

This contest is sponsored by The Shutterbug, 11929 SW Canyon Rd, Beaverton, 503-639-5088,

Win A $25 Gift Certificate to Black Bear Diner!

Kumon of South Beaverton Classroom

Student Corner


n Kumon there is an expectation that students reach level G by 4th grade. Level G in Kumon Math is considered beginning Algebra in Oregon. Reaching G level means that students have mastered the foundations of math including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals and order of operations. Using this mastery, they go into algebra levels with the mental calculation abilities to do algebra without a calculator. Students who reach G by 4 are at the top of their math class and are on their way to obtaining the next Kumon expectation of J by 6 which is reaching Calculus by 6th grade.

by Rick Anderson

Word Puzzle Contest!

Algebra by 4th grade: an expectation in Kumon

Contest Winner Hanging Around

Email Let us know which words you found (minimum of one correct word) along with 1) where you picked up the paper and 2) what your favorite story was, and we’ll enter your name into our drawing at the end of the month. (Find last month’s answers on page 2)

Can you find 18 GEMSTONES ???

Finley W. and Max W are 2 of the 6 kids who have reached G by 4th Grade!

The Kumon center of South Beaverton had six students obtain the honor of meeting G by 4 this summer: Anika K., Abrar A., Jefferson L., Rachel L., Finley W. and Max W. Pictured is Max and Finley who are twins that obtained G by 4 this summer. Their family and the Kumon center of South Beaverton are so proud of their achievement and hard work!

We Make Your Smart Kids

Even Smarter

To schedule a free placement test please call 503-639-7219.

About Kumon of South Beaverton: Welcome to Kumon, the world’s largest after-school math and reading program. The Kumon Method has helped millions of children achieve more than they ever thought they could. We believe it can help your child, too. At Kumon, your child will build skills that lead to success inside and outside the classroom while gaining a sense of confidence that will help them in the classroom and beyond. 32 – Beaverton Resource Guide | Volume 9 - Issue 10 (October 2019)

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