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The Beaverton Resource Guide

BRG

Your FREE Monthly Community Paper

Volume 10 | Issue 3 | March 2020

Connecting residents to their community ...and businesses to their customers! “I want young people to understand how the fire service works and how they can help create safer communities. I also want our ranks to better reflect the community we serve.” – Chief Deric Weiss

Explore a career in the

FIRE

SERVICE

T l ti Valley Tualatin V ll Fire Fi & RRescue’s’ Career Day offers inside look (see page 23)

Find these stories inside & more! LOCAL BUSINESS

FRESH AIR OUR TOWN SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY LEARNING CORNER OUT & ABOUT

• Springtime Coffee Shop Round Up (page 3) • Worlds oldest orangutan lives near Beaverton? (page 12) • A call for Night Market vendors (page 22) • Attend a free downsizing seminar (page 27) • Coronavirus 101: what you need to know (page 16) • Local services to help with postpartum (page 21) • Washington County Event Calendar (page 25)

Many Thanks to our Community Partners!


“I always look forward to reading through the BRG to learn what’s happening in the different areas of Beaverton. We are all part of this community and sharing information on the local level allows our wonderful city to thrive.�

Mayor Denny Doyle:

Learning Corner: Uplifting Message

CONTENTS

Winter hibernation is over!

LOCAL BUSINESS

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

FRESH AIR

• Pages: 12-15 (animals, parks, pets, sustainability)

OUR TOWN

5 good reasons to get outside

• Pages: 22-23, 27 (city news, public safety, history)

SPIRITUAL ESSAY

SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY

• Pages: 17-19, 25 (senior ads, health, events)

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• Pages: 16, 20 (health & wellness)

LEARNING CORNER • Pages: 20-21, 26-27, 32 (essays, library, spotlight) OUT & ABOUT

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

FUN & GAMES

• Pages: 2, 32 (word puzzle contest)

OUR TOWN BEAVERTON, OREGON, USA

MAYOR & CITY COUNCIL

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

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

MEETINGS

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: www.beavertonoregon.gov.

Area Codes: (503), (971)

USEFUL NUMBERS

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

CONTACT

The Beaverton Resource Guide is a division of Cedar House Media. For questions or comments? Contact us: CEDAR HOUSE MEDIA BRG@cedarhousemedia.com 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

am a transplant. My reasons for moving to Portland with my wife three years ago may sound familiar to some of us: we wanted to live in a place where we can appreciate the beauty that is the natural world RIWKH3DFL¿F1RUWKZHVW7KH Portland area has year-round greenery, waterfalls, wildlife, ÀRZHUVWKDWVHHPWREORRP non-stop, mild winters, and of course plenty of precipitation to keep things looking IUHVKDQGOXVK2QWKHÀLSVLGH I grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, and even though I haven’t lived there since my childhood, I still remember the dark, brutally cold winter months that felt more like testing my resolve for survival than anything else. So yes, the winter months here in Portland are dark and wet‌really dark and wet. But with the transition of the seasons comes new opportunity for us to enjoy the natural beauty that is all around us once again! So, here are some things about getting outside we may have forgotten about during our winter hibernation: 1. Say hello to your neighbors. 5HPHPEHUWKHP"7KH\DUH still there! What a gift it is to have community! It’s okay to knock on a door just to say hello. 2. Go for a walk. Walking is so good for all of us. We may have put it on the back burner for a while, so ¿QG\RXUVQHDNHUVDQGJHW outside. And if you have a dog, don’t forget them! 3. +HDGWRWKHSDUN7KHUHLV this wonderful place that is usually free to go to, where

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 ďŹ nd 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 Familyâ€? in 2018 by www.livibility.com). 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 & Aboutâ€?, 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 ofďŹ ces 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 www.beavertonresourceguide.com. 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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other people are congregating, and people rarely have a bad experience. Grab your family and friends and head out for a wonderful time. 4. (QMR\WKHGD\OLJKW7KHGD\V are growing longer and lonJHU7DNHDGYDQWDJHRIWKHVH days by getting outside during the times that were once in the dark. You will ¿QG\RXUVHOIIHHOLQJPRUH upbeat, more energetic, and generally healthier. 5. Put the phone away, breathe in deeply, be mindful of the present. Getting outside allows for us to put aside so many of the distractions of our daily routines. Use the opportunities we have to savor our time on this earth for what is, with people we love and enjoy, and our community that has been placed in this particular time and place for a reason that we may never fully understand, but we can certainly appreciate. ‌and if the community gets on your nerves, then head on out to the acres and acres of wilderness that surround this wonderful city!

Rev. Jeff Binder, Pastor, Valley Community Presbyterian Church can be reached by visiting revbinder.wordpress.com

Answers to Last month’s Word Puzzle • • • • •

LITHIUM MANGANESE GOLD ZINC NICKLE

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IRIDIUM COPPER MAGNESIUM PLATINUM COBALT

• • • • •

SILVER LEAD IRON TUNGSTEN CADMIUM

• TITANIUM • TIN • MERCURY

Subject: Common Metals Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this publication are those of the writers and do not necessarily reect 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 by Frances Quaempts

Get Out and Grab a Tasty Cup of Joe Springtime Coffee Shop Roundup

The Coffee Shop

good coffee. seriously.

4712 SW Scholls Ferry Rd. Portland. (503) 707-4851. thecoffeeshoppdx.com

BUSINESS VWKHFORXGVFOHDUDQGĂ€RZHUV bloom, the spring season is a perfect time to check out these local coffee shops working hard WREULQJĂ€DYRUDQGFRPPXQLW\ connection to the area.

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Edge Coffee 14647 SW Millikan Way. Beaverton. (503)747-6021. edgegoodcoffee.com

Edge Coffee located near 7XDODWLQ+LOOV1DWXUH3DUNRIIHUV something special to the area coffee scene: in-store small batch roasting. Brenda Enyart has been roasting her own Sauvie Island Coffee for over twelve years. Brenda’s coffee venture began as a stay-at-home mom who realized Sauvie Island needed its own coffee. A roasting class inspired Brenda to buy her own roaster, eventually bringing it to Edge, ZKHUHWKHPDOOPHHWVQDWXUH1RW only is the coffee at Edge organic and bird friendly, Brenda’s longtime staff collaborate on blends, celebrating the distinct nuances of coffee beans from countries OLNH3DSXD1HZ*XLQHD(WKLRSLD DQG*XDWHPDOD7KH(GJHWHDP even has milk tastings to bring a fully developed delicious cup to every patron. But you don’t need be a coffee expert to sit indoors and gaze at the sunlit high wood beams, or sit outside and watch WKHORFDOELUGV7KHSDUNLQJLV ample and baristas are happy to customize drinks, using distinctive ingredients like sea salt, fresh orange peel, and lavender.

14647 SW Millikan Way | (503) 747-6021 www.edgegoodcoffee.com

Ki Coffee 4655 SW GrifďŹ th Dr. Ste. 160. Beaverton. (503)746-5907. facebook.com/kicoffeepdx

.LLQ-DSDQHVHPHDQV³HQHUJ\´ DQG0LVD7KRPSVRQœV.L&RIIHH located across the street from %HDYHUWRQ7RZQ6TXDUHUHÀHFWV not only her heritage, exuberance, and drive, but a long-time dream realized. Misa, a working mom who saved for years to realize her FRIIHHYLVLRQLVKXPEO\³LQYHVWHG and passionate about making a great cup of coffee like everyone HOVH´7KDWJUHDWFXSRIFRIIHH has evolved over the years, based in part on her studying coffee in

0DODZLDQG7KDLODQGHYHQWXDOO\ applying those high standards to HDFKGULQN.LIHDWXUHV7KRUQWRQ Roasters beans, Stumptown on nitro, beer, cocktails, kombucha, and sake. Ki is known for beautiful latte art as well as colorful art and merchandise for sale from local artists. Ki also has the very SRSXODU7RE\7RDVWQDPHGDIWHU the owner’s son, which is avocado toast highlighting Jacobson’s salt and house-made vegan aioli. In spite of the fancy touches and high standards, the key to Ki’s success is the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Lionheart Coffee Co. 4590 SW Watson Ave. Beaverton. (503)521-7051. lionheartcoffee.com

Late Night Coffee & Tea Shop Sandwiches served all day Great open study spaces. 4655 SW GrifďŹ th near Fred Meyer (503) 746-5907

Lionheart recently opened a second location in downtown Beaverton, offering a safe and welcoming space. Wife and husband team, Lauren and Ben Reese, are devoted to enriching the Beaverton community by delivering exacting quality with each beverage. While FRIIHHD¿FLRQDGRVIHHODWKRPH at Lionheart with every measured espresso shot, the Reese’s are dedicated to providing a space that is approachable and

Having an Event? We Cater! Visit our website or drop by one of our Beaverton locations on Scholls Ferry Rd or Watson Ave lionheartcoffee.com conscientious of people and the environment. Lionheart’s community focus includes rotating local roasters like Water Avenue, 6WHUOLQJDQG+HDUW7KHEDULVWDV here take coffee so seriously, some of them have entered comSHWLWLRQVEHFRPLQJ¿QDOLVWV7KLV includes Aaron Stout, who won the 2019 Oregon Coffee Board Brewers Cup, is competing in WKH1DWLRQDO%UHZHUVFXSDQG is ranked in the top 30 brewers LQWKH86$7KH5HHVHœVEHOLHYH ³JUHDWFRPSRQHQWVPDNHDJUHDW product.� From the layout and design of their space in the historic 95-year-old building on Watson Ave., to ensuring each customer is interacted with, Lionheart roars with care for the Beaverton community.

7KH&RIIHH6KRSLQ5DOHLJK Hills is nestled at the edge of Beaverton serving families, friends, and Beavertonians on their way to and from Portland. Married FRXSOH0D\DQG6WHYH%RQ¿JOLR wanted to create a homey coffee VKRSIRU\HDUV¿QDOO\¿QGLQJWKH perfect location that’s convenient with free parking in a thriving FRPPXQLW\7KH&RIIHH6KRS IHDWXUHV7KRUQWRQ5RDVWHUVFRIIHH in an environment that’s clean and simple with coffee served right every time. Although many shops may have years of experience in the coffee business, May and Steve bring a fresh perspective to the scene as longtime consumers RITXDOLW\FRIIHHGULQNV7KHLU outsider status created a shop that delivers approachable and delicious coffee and drinks that every member of the family can HQMR\7KHLQWLPDWHVSDFHDOORZV the couple to experiment, not only with unique espresso drinks like a Mocha featuring mezcal, but DOVRZLWKWKHLUIRRGPHQX7KLV includes a soon to be unveiled avocado toast that will feature lobster medallions, caviar, and black WUXIÀHRLO

Make You Happy Yes, that’s our mission! Visit us also for breakfast (all-day), lunch, smoothies, cocktails & more! thecoffeeshoppdx.com

Employee of the Month by Dirkse CC

Helping to connect students with employment opportunities The Community Transition Program LOCAL BUSINESS

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their ability to live independently and make progress toward their post-secondary education goals, LQFOXGLQJHPSOR\PHQW7KLVLV where agencies like Dirkse Counseling & Consulting, Inc. join as SDUWQHUVZLWKWKH%6'&73WRDVVLVWLQWKHSURFHVVRIÂżQGLQJWKHLU ÂżUVWSDLGMRELQWKHFRPPXQLW\ On the evening of February 6th, Cindy Bahl, Director of %XVLQHVV'HYHORSPHQWDQG7DUD McIntosh, Discovery Specialist of

Dirkse CC, joined other employPHQWSURYLGHUVQRQSURÂżWVDQG support organizations to help educate parents and students around the employment process. Christopher Harvey-Foltz, Administrator for Special Programs at BSD &73VKDUHGÂł7KLVHYHQWLVDEOH to showcase what is next, what is beyond our transition program, for both the students and their parents. It gives them an opportunity to hear from a wide range

of community organizations and services and establish connecWLRQVZLWKUHDOSHRSOH7KHSDUHQW feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, and many parents noted how great it was to be able to hear about an organization and ask questions in real-time.� 7UDQVLWLRQWHDFKHU6WHYHQ%DHU VWDWHG³6RPHWLPHVDTXLFNPHHW and greet is all that is needed to create a wonderful partnership for our students and their families. As the night grows, so does the future of our students!� 7KH3DUHQW1LJKWDW%6' &73LVMXVWRQHRIWKHWRROVWKDW students and parents have to KHOSWKHPUHDFKWKHLUJRDOV7KH next step toward success comes LQREWDLQLQJWKHLU¿UVWMREZLWK employers in the community who are willing to give them an

opportunity to show their talents and contribute to the workforce. How can you help? Connect us with Beaverton businesses that would like to learn more about this program, the students, and the skills they have to offer. Help us make the future bright for these motivated and eager young adults.

If your business would like to be more inclusive to people with different abilities, matching skill sets to your business needs, please reach out to Cindy Bahl, Director of Business Development & Amplify! Events at cindy@dirksecc.com or call 503-258-7715.

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Bricks & MiniFigs

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

Meridian Medical Massage

Beaver Creek Village Shopping Center

Hall Street Center

Excel Financial

Goodwill

Tom’s Pancake House

Broadway

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

Beaverton High School

1st St Stott Ave

TVR&R Station 67

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Columbia Post Office Bank Vanity Junkie Salon

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City Park & Fountain

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Beaverton Family Chiropractic

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Cedar Mill Library

NW Dogwood St

Walgreens

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Starbucks

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Beaverton Lodge

Creekside Village

Beaverton Police Department

St Cecilia

Cady Ln

Village Home School

Home Depot

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Noodles & Company

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Farmers Market

Singing River Natural Medicine

Einstein Bros Bagels

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3rd St

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Beaverton

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Beaverton Town Square

Bvtn Hillsdale Hwy

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Fred Meyer Shopping Center

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2nd St

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Emerald City Smoothies

SW Davies Rd

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Motel 6

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La Hacienda Real Mexican Restaurant

Subaru on Dealership Cany

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Valley Hwy

Premier Kitchens & Cabinets

Light Benders

Canyon Square

Griffith

Alexia’s Window Tinting

PetCo

Starbucks Shutterbug

Big 5

Ford Dealerhip

24 Hour Fitness

Lombard Ave

WCVA

Millikan Way

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City Hall

Hyundai Dealerhip

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Canyon Auto Repair

Police Resource Center

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Betts Ave

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T.J. Maxx Beaverton Education Foundation

Tucker Ave

Comfort Inn Black Bear Diner

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SW W atson

Guaranteed Pest Control

Cedar Hills Blvd

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JMI Limousine JMI Insurance

Hometown Buffet

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Nissan Dealership

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Habitat for Humanity Restore

Arts & Communication Magnet Academy (ACMA)

Center St

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125th Ave

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Connecting Businesses to Local Customers Arts Increasing Access to the Arts...

theatreinthegrove.org (503) 359-5349

Wash. County Republicans

www.kuik.com

Beaverton Police Dept.

Oregon Long Term Care

Working for Oregon! www.washco.gop, 503-927-7374

www.beavertonoregon.gov 503-629-0111 MAP1D3

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

Theatre in the Grove

KUIK AM 1360

503-526-2460

Beaverton School District

Art on Broadway Gallery in downtown beaverton 503- 601-3300 MAP1C3

Cedar Hills Crossing

Solar Oregon

Village at Scholls Ferry 503-747-7238

TVF&R

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www.tvfr.com 503-259-1225

City Hall www.beavertonoregon.gov 503-526-2222 MAP1B2

oregonswashingtoncounty.com 503-644-5555 MAP1B2

503-526-6433

www.hart-theatre.org 503-693-7815

www.broadwayrose.org 503-620-5262

Now Enrolling! Preschool - 5th Grade 14485 SW Walker Road (across from Nike) 503-641-4600 | www.asapdx.org

Wash. County Visitors Center

Community Gardens (City)

HART Theatre

Broadway Rose Theatre

& Learning

www.thprd.org 503-645-6433

Chamber of Commerce Lana L. Nelson Oil Painting

Education

THPRD

library.cedarmill.org 503-644-0043 www.beaverton.org 503-644-0123

shopwashingtonsquare.com 503-639-8860

MAP1B2

503-231-5662

Cedar Mill Library

See my work LanaLNelson.com & www.villagegalleryarts.org/ lana-lnelson/ (in Facebook too!) Call me at 503 830-7894

Washington Square Mall

503-381-1670

Appreciation. Sit back and enjoy! annaclassica.com

www.co.washington.or.us/sheriff 503-846-2700

The Round

www.beaverton.k12.or.us 503-591-8000 www.cedarhillscrossing.com 503-643-6563 MAP1B1

European Classical Music

Wash. County Sheriff’s Office

Ombudsman Program www.oregon.gov/LTCO 1-800-522-2602

Visitors Center for

Democratic Party

Beaverton and Washington County oregonswashingtoncounty.org 503-644-5555 MAP1B2

Values in Action! 503-626-7018 www.washcodems.org

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

Energy Trust of Oregon 866-368-7878

97006

Community Gardens (THPRD) FOX 12 Oregon www.kptv.com 503-906-1249

Resources

gardenhomelibrary.org 503-245-9932

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KPTV Fox Channel 12

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US Bank

China Delight

SW 78th Ave

Faces by Vivian

Chase

SW 91st Ave

SW 96th Ave

McDonald’s

McCormick & Schmits

SW 103rd Ave

7-Eleven

Infiniti

Shiloh Inn

SW 107th Ave

SW 109th Ave

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Wally & Son Automotive

Azteca

97223 Garden Home

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Honda

97008

503-526-2460

Budget

Continental Cleaners

SW 110th Ave

Recycling & Waste Programs

Carl’s Jr.

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97007

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SW 108th Ave

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www.kptv.com

Aloha Community Library

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through historic photos, artifacts, exhibits and more! www.historicbeaverton.org 503-430-0106 MAP1C3

Canyon Rd

SW 87th Ave

Beaverton Civic Theatre BeavertonCivicTheatre.org 503-754-9866

97229 Bethany / Cedar Mill

97003

503-526-6433

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SW Dogwood Ln

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Beaverton Composting

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Valley Cinima

Cartridge Network

Walgreens

Fred Meyer Shopping Center

SW Dogwood Ln

SuperPlay

SW Apple Way

Sisters N Style

Signature Shoes

Jesuit High School

SW Laurelwood Ave

Starbucks

Sambi Restaurant

Ernesto’s

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

Valley Plaza

Jack in the Box

Michael’s Arts & Crafts

Togo’s

SW Jamieson Ave

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Murray Hills Christian Church murrayhills.org 503-524-5230

St. John Greek Orthodox Church

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

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new Primate Forest area, featuring expanded and improved spaces for chimps and orangutans. Primate Forest is one of eight major projects made possible by the community-supported zoo bond measure SDVVHGLQ:LWKÂżYHRI these projects now complete, WKHÂżQDOWKUHH²QHZKDELWDWV for polar bears and primates, and an improved habitat for rhinos â&#x20AC;&#x201D; are being managed as a single construction project.

LQWDNHIHHIRU¿QGHUV6RPH people might prefer to license their cats, knowing it could provide extra services. Other people are strongly against regulating cats in any way. In Washington County the current code allows us to provide services for cats by taking them in, and the fee we charge helps pay for that service. We are extremely grateful to the caring community members who are willing to spend the extra time and money to help the lost or stray cats that WKH\¿QGE\EULQJLQJWKHFDW to us and paying the $10 fee. You can access the code (under ³ODZVWRNQRZ´ DQGDKDQGRXW on keeping cats out of your

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Fresh Air: Ask the Animal Shelter

Why the different treatment for cats vs dogs? Dog licensing fees provide extra resources BONNIE HAYS My friend found a lost dog and when she called Animal Services, they came and picked the dog up from her house. I recently found a stray cat in my neighborhood, but when I called, I was told that not only did I have to bring the cat in myself, but that there would be a $10 fee! Why the different treatment for cats vs. dogs?

when it comes to managing animals in Washington County. Some nearby counties require licensing for cats just like dogs, while others do not accept cats into their shelter at all, also because of their respective codes and the resources available to provide those services. With dogs, the licensing fees paid by dog owners provide the resources for us to HWPHÂżUVWUHDVVXUH\RXWKDW VHQGDQRIÂżFHUWRSLFNWKHPXS we do care about dogs and DQGQRWFKDUJHÂżQGHUVDIHHWR FDWVHTXDOO\7KHGLIIHUHQFH intake the animal. Because cats lies in the fact that Washington arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t required to be licensed, Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s animal code does not and because of the unique have any particular provisions challenges involved with regRUUXOHVDERXWFDWV7KHFRGH XODWLQJÂżQGLQJFDWFKLQJDQG gives us our authority and housing cats, we are unable outlines our responsibilities to pick them up or waive the

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

Fresh Air: Cat Adoption

Cats that need new homes Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m missing. I would love nothing more than to snuggle with you and keep your lap warm, and would do best as an only cat. Meet me at Catâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cradle Rescue 503-320-6079.

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Cradle Rescue 503-320-6079. Persephone (9 years) Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m a sweet girl who loves giving head butts when I want a kiss. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve gone through some recent changes in my home, which have caused me to

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become very lonely, as Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m not getting the attention and playtime I used to. I want nothing more than a family to love and who will love me back. Will you be my furrever family? Find out at Catâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cradle Rescue 503-320-6079.

Jaques (13 years) Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m a sweet, affectionate gent who has lived with my senior owner since I was a NLWWHQ1RZ,ÂśPORRNLQJIRUD quiet home to spend my golden years, preferably with someone who can give me the attention

Find your new kitty friend by contacting us at 503-320-6079 or www.catscradlerescue.com.

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connecting residents to their Community Fresh Air: Pet Care

Vets now embracing fear free practices VD\LQJ³\RXœUH2.´ZKHQ\RX clearly are not. Over the next days, weeks DQGPRQWKV\RXU³IULHQG´VHHPV to have forgotten the whole ordeal but you know you will 1(9(5WUXVWWKHHYLOER[RU \RXU³IULHQG´DJDLQ

Routine visit or alien abduction?! PET CARE Imagine this scenario:

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For some pets the alien abduction story ends here but for others, it about to get worse! <RXUÂłIULHQG´QRZJLYHV you a pet and says goodbye. â&#x20AC;&#x153;What?!? Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t leave me here,â&#x20AC;? you think as the aliens move you to a metal cage with many other scared pets. Before you know it, WKHDOLHQVVWDE\RXDJDLQ7KLV time you start to lose consciousness but before you pass out, you struggle and cry out for someone, anyone, to save you. When you wake up, you feel nauseated with a dull pain between your hind legs. Oh no! You have been further violated and through animal intuition, you know you are missing important body parts! After what seems like forevHU\RXUÂłIULHQG´FRPHVEDFNWR get you, puts you in a box, drives you home and annoyingly keeps

PTSD in pets can be reduced at clinics that practice fear free 7KLVOLWWOHVWRU\LVWRUHPLQG pet owners that brain chemistry is forever changed into severe 376'ZKHQ\RXUIXUU\IULHQGV are faced with a trigger that reminds them of a traumatic event and scenarios like the above story play out every day all over the world. It doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to be this way KRZHYHU7KHYHWHULQDU\SURfession is now embracing fear free handling so look for or ask your clinic about the Fear Free &HUWLÂżFDWLRQ$QRWKHUJRRGSURgram to look for is Cat Friendly Practice initiative which helps give a voice for the kitties. We are working hard to make your petâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s trip to the doctor more like a routine visit and less like an alien abduction!

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Dr. Lauren Smith is a veterinarian at Hart Road Animal Hospital located at 16400 SW Hart Rd, Beaverton. Contact her at 503-591-5282 or visit www.hartroadanimalhospital.com

Fresh Air: Native Plants to Oregon

Great plant for attracting wildlife Common Name: Western Crabapple OREGON FLORA â&#x20AC;˘ Binomial Name: Malus fusca â&#x20AC;˘ Soil Type: Keep Moist â&#x20AC;˘ Sunlight: Full Sun â&#x20AC;˘ Form/Growth: Slender, can be Bushy â&#x20AC;˘ Plant Type: Small Tree â&#x20AC;˘ Foliage: Deciduous â&#x20AC;˘ Flowering: Yes OVRNQRZQDV3DFLÂżFDQG Oregon Crabapple, the Western Crabapple has a long history of being valued; people LQGLJHQRXVWRWKH3DFLÂżF1RUWKwest appreciated the fruits and used the hardy wood to make tools and other implements. 7KHEDUNZDVDOVRXVHGIRUD large variety of medicinal purposes. While these parts of the Crabapple are still used today, the small tree has become more popular as an ornamental plant and grown in parks and gardens. 7KLVQDWLYHLV2UHJRQÂśV only native crabapple, and can be distinguished from east

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coast crabapples by the egg to REORQJVKDSHGIUXLW7KHDFLGLF and juicy fruit, called pomes, are tiny (10 mm long) and red DQGRU\HOORZ7KHSRPHVDUH edible to humans, though their particularly sour taste requires considerable sweetening when using them in jams and jellies. 7KH:HVWHUQ&UDEDSSOHĂ&#x20AC;RZers are clusters of small, fragrant, pink or white apple blossoms WKDWDSSHDULQVSULQJ7KHOLJKW to dark green leaves are often slightly curled, saw-toothed or lobed along the edges, and are 1.5 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 4 inches long. What appear to be thorns along the twigs are actually spurs that produce WKHĂ&#x20AC;RZHUVDQGIUXLWDQGFUHDWH SURWHFWLRQIRUVPDOOELUGV7KLV DORQJZLWKWKHIUXLWDQGĂ&#x20AC;RZHUV make this tree an ideal choice for attracting wildlife.

This Native Plant of the Month is brought to you by the City of Beavertonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Landscape and Urban Forestry Department. Visit Clean Water Serviceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Native Plant Finder webpage for interactive questions to help you ďŹ nd the right native plant to ďŹ t your needs!

Fresh Air: Pug Adoption

Betty loves fast walks if pushed in a stroller At age 14, Betty is still full of life PET ADOPTION

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in your arms or pushed in a stroller. She loves hanging

out with people, gets along well with other dogs, and LJQRUHVFDWV6KHÂśGEHÂżQHDV DQÂłRQO\GRJ´RUDVWKHQHZest member of a grumble. As a distinguished older lady, Betty does have a few typical senior pug ailments: she has rear leg weakness and needs to be helped up and down stairs (sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mastered the couch ramp in her foster home). Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s housetrained, but her rear-end weakness means she doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t

always have much lead-time when pooping. Kept on a regular potty schedule, sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s accident-free. She recently had 18 teeth removed but it hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t slowed her down--she ORYHVVQRUĂ&#x20AC;LQJXSKHUFDQQHG food, gumming treats, playing with plush toys, and chasing hands under blankets. Please donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t let Bettyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s age scare you off! She is full of life and still very vibrant, active and healthy!

If you are interested in adopting one of our wonderful pugs, you will ďŹ nd information and can ďŹ ll out an application at www.paciďŹ cpugrescue.org. If you have additional questions, please contact us at adoptions@paciďŹ cpugrescue.org

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Spring Registration Begins March 7th Are you ready to register for your spring classes? PARK & REC

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n-district registration begins on Saturday, March 7 at 8 am. Out-of-district registration will begin on 0RQGD\'HFHPEHU7KH activity guide is already available on-line or at centers (please refer to the :LQWHU6SULQJJXLGH 7KH district recommends registering on-line â&#x20AC;&#x201C; it is the fastest and easiest way to get registered. You can also drop in at any of our facilities to get in person assistance ZLWKUHJLVWUDWLRQ7HOHSKRQH registration is available by calling 503-439-9400.

for children in area hospitals. Did you know that more than a half-million pounds of crayons are discarded annuDOO\LQWKH86"7KLVHTXDOV about 60 million crayons! 7+35'LVSDUWQHULQJ ZLWK7KH&UD\RQ,QLWLDWLYH to collect your old crayons, melt them down, and recycle them into new crayons, to be given to children in area KRVSLWDOV7KHUHF\FOHGFUD\We Need Your Old ons are distributed to art proCrayons! grams at childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hospitals 7KURXJKRXWWKHPRQWKRI throughout the U.S. Several Portland area childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hosMarch, bring your old crayRQVLQWRDQ\7+35'IDFLOLW\ pitals participate in the proand help create new crayons gram including Doernbecher

Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospital, ProviGHQFH6W9LQFHQW0HGLFDO Center, Randall Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, and Shriners Hospitals for Children. Help us make a difference and please share your old crayons. Spring Cultural Art Exhibit all Month at Conestoga Recreation & Aquatic Center Check out Conestogaâ&#x20AC;Ś. Everyday throughout the month of March, Conestoga will be exhibiting a collection of different forms

of art celebrating the many different cultures in our community. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Your Vision for the Future? 7KLVSDVWVXPPHU7+35' volunteers spoke with more than 10,000 people and collected more than 12,500 ideas for the parks and UHFUHDWLRQVHUYLFHV1RZZH need your help! Committees have worked on streamlining those ideas into a survey for WKH7+35'SXEOLFWRWDNH 7KHLQIRUPDWLRQJDWKHUHG in this survey will guide 7+35'SULRULW\VHWWLQJIRU

the years to come. Please share your thoughts and WDNHWKH7+35'9LVLRQLQJ Survey available at: www. ELWO\7+35'6XUYH\%\ completing the survey, you can enter to win a $50 7+35'JLIWFDUG:HÂśOO draw one winner each month in March and April 2020.

Learn more about any of these events at www.thprd.org.

Our Town: Real Estate

Addiction recovery center opens in Hillsboro 4D Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Rourke Center

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n January, a ribbon cutting ceremony marked the opening of an addiction recovery center in downtown Hillsboro. Funded by a grant from Washington County Behavioral +HDOWK7KH'2Âś5RXUNH Center is located at 362 SW Oak St. 7KHFHQWHUZLOOEHUXQE\ 4D Recovery (4D), which currently operates one of the most successful recovery community organizations in the

country. 4D provides a variety of peer-based recovery support services geared toward young DGXOWVDJHV7KHLUÂżUVW recovery center is located in Portland, and they have their sights set on opening two more in the next year, in addition to the new one in Hillsboro. Âł7KH%RDUGVXSSRUWVWKLV program because we recognize that those with substance use addiction challenges donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t

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have a lot of social options that encourage sober living,â&#x20AC;? said Washington County CommisVLRQHU3DP7UHHFHÂł$IWHUVHHing the success of 4Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s peerrun recovery community center in Portland, we are excited to have the 4D model extended to our county.â&#x20AC;? 7KH'2Âś5RXUNH&HQter, named after longtime 4D supporter James Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Rourke, will provide a safe, drug-free

environment for young adults to receive a variety of on-demand and ongoing recovery VXSSRUWGD\VD\HDU7KHVH services include social recovery meetings, recovery events, art-based activities, video games, pool and more. Young adults can also JHWJXLGDQFHIURP&HUWLÂżHG 5HFRYHU\0HQWRUVSHRple in recovery who help others cultivate and develop their recovery. Additionally, 4Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s executive director and FRIRXQGHU7RQ\9H]LQDUXQV an innovative leadership development program in which young adults develop personal and professional skills through civic engagement. Untreated addiction costs Oregonians $5.9 billion a year. Âł3DUWRIWKHLVVXHLVWKDWSHRSOH with addiction donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have the long-term supports they need WREHVXFFHVVIXO´VDLG9H]Lna, in recovery himself since Âł$FFRUGLQJWRWKH86

Surgeon General, we should be designing services that support SHRSOHIRUXSWRÂżYH\HDUV when the likelihood of them using again drops from 40-60% to 15%. Our model provides that care for our future generations. 4Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Recovery Centers are essentially safety net services that are accessible and free to anyone who wants to recover from addiction.â&#x20AC;? 7KHFHQWHULVRSHQHYHU\ day. Hours are Monday-Friday from 3 p.m.-midnight, and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-midnight.

For more information, stop by the center during regular business hours or visit us as www.4drecovery.org.

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Fresh Air: Gardening

Tips for mulching your garden Practical and aesthetic OREGON FLORA

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ith spring time just around the corner many of us are looking forward to getting back into the garden after the winter season. Mulching planting beds and landscaped areas is a great way to control weeds, improve soil fertility and resist soil compaction. 7KHUHDUHFRXQWOHVVW\SHVRI mulch that will help your garden beds including but not limited to, wood chips, straw, leaves, hazelnut shells (an Oregon favorite!) and even pre-bagged mulch from local department stores and garden centers. After selecting the type of mulch, get an idea of the area you plan to cover and create an estimate of the volume youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll

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need. Apply mulch at least three inches thick and make sure not to bury the base of any shrubs or the trunks of any trees. After \RXÂśUHÂżQLVKHGVZHHSRUEORZ off any hard surfaces and enjoy the practical and aesthetic values a fresh layer of mulch brings to your garden.

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connecting Residents to their community Community Submission: Health & Happiness

Coronavirus 101: What You Need to Know There are no cases in Oregon

coronavirus, your risk is very low. Âł$PHULFDQVDUHPXFK PRUHOLNHO\WRJHWWKHĂ&#x20AC;X 7KHĂ&#x20AC;XKDVDOUHDG\NLOOHG more than 10,000 Americans this year,â&#x20AC;? emphasized Dr. Andrew Levy, PulmRQRORJLVWDW7KH2UHJRQ &OLQLFÂł,I\RXKDYHQÂśW\HW JHW\RXUĂ&#x20AC;XVKRW´

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he new coronavirus has infected more than 73,000 people and killed more than 1,800 globally. Hereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what you need to know: What is the coronavirus? Coronaviruses are actually a category of viruses that include many viruses including the common cold, MERS, SARS and the new novel coronavirus that was discovered in Wuhan City, China in December 2019. 7KHQHZFRURQDYLUXVKDV EHHQQDPHG&29,'

Symptoms are similar WRWKHĂ&#x20AC;XÂąFRXJKVRUH throat, shortness of breath and fever. In severe cases, patients develop pneumonia RUEUHDWKLQJGLIÂżFXOWLHV Rarely, it is fatal. How is it spread?

7KHGLVHDVHFDQEH spread person to person by coughing or sneezing. What are the A new study suggests symptoms of the new &29,'FDQOLYHRQVXUcoronavirus, COVID-19? faces for 9 days.

Am I in danger of getting the new coronavirus? 7KHULVNWRSHRSOHLQWKH United States is very low; there are currently only 29 diagnosed cases in the 8QLWHG6WDWHV7KHYDVW majority of the cases are in China. Unless you have recently traveled to China, or unless you have been exposed to an individual who has been to China and exhibited symptoms of the

&29,'LQ2UHJRQ 7KHUHDUHFRQÂżUPHG cases in the United States DVRI)HE&29,' KDVFRQÂżUPHGFDVHVLQ different countries, but most are in China. What should Oregonians do?

Âł7KHPRVWLPSRUWDQWWKLQJ you can do is wash your What should I do KDQGVIUHTXHQWO\7KLVZLOO if I think I have the help prevent the spread of coronavirus? FROGVDQGĂ&#x20AC;XDQGUHGXFHWKH spread of any virus. Wash If you have fever, cough DQGGLIÂżFXOW\EUHDWKLQJ\RX your hands a lot,â&#x20AC;? emphashould contact your health- sized Dr. David Hotchkin, Pulmonary and Critical Care care provider. Be sure to GRFWRUDW7KH2UHJRQ&OLQLF let them know if you have recently traveled to China or been exposed to someone who has. A laboratory test is used to determine who has the coronavirus. Where is it now? 7KHUHDUHQRFDVHVRI

For more information, visit us at www.oregonclinic.com or call 503-935-8000

Community Submission: Health & Happiness

Indoor Air Quality and Your Health Environmentally Acquired Illness HEALTH

â&#x20AC;˘ Did you know that the quality of air in your home or work place can affect your health? â&#x20AC;˘ Most people have heard of sick building syndrome, but what makes a sick building?

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here are a variety of factors involved in sick buildings. Certain building materials, paints and glues contain volatile organic chemicals that off gas (breathe out) fumes that can LPSDFWRXUKHDOWK,QRIÂżFH buildings especially, all too often in order to reduce overhead costs, air is recycled through ventilation systems and these systems may not be properly maintained increasing a burden of dust, molds, bacteria and other chemicals

Is your building sick? in their air. Many cleaning products or air fresheners contain chemicals that can impact our health. Older homes are less at risk for being a sick building because their insulation is poor compared to newer enHUJ\HIÂżFLHQWEXLOGLQJV%XW older buildings can have other hazards such as lead paint, asbestos, rodent infestation and water damage. Leaks in plumbing or the roof or improperly sealed foundations can lead to

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PROGFRQWDPLQDWLRQ7KLV can be hidden behind a wall RULQWKHVXEĂ&#x20AC;RRUPDNLQJ LWGLIÂżFXOWWRGHWHFWEXWD person may notice that they feel ill when they are at home and better when they are away on vacation. 1RWDOOPROGVWKDWZHDUH H[SRVHGWRDUHWR[LF7KH3DFLÂżF1RUWKZHVWLVÂżOOHGZLWK mold, especially this time of year. Most of it, however, is not problematic unless you are allergic to molds, in which case you will have

increased allergy symptoms. But some molds such as stachybotrys (black mold) from water damage in buildings can have serious health HIIHFWV7KHVHDUHQRWGXHWR allergic reactions but rather to toxins that these molds produce. Symptoms can range from severe fatigue, brain fog, memory loss, migraines, neurological symptoms and immune problems from chronic exposure. Just getting rid of the mold wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t eliminate the problem unless the toxins are properly remediated from the furniture, books, clothing, bedding, carpets and the rest of the building. Recovering from environmentally acquired illness often takes time and is a ÂżQDQFLDOGUDLQRQSHRSOH%XW WKHUHLVKRSH7KHPRVWLPportant thing is to get away from the source of exposure as best as you can. If you canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t move or leave your job,

then you may want to invest LQDQDLUSXULÂżHU6DXQDV(Ssom salt baths and exercise to induce sweating help too. A ketogenic diet can be helpful here because it LQFUHDVHVWKHĂ&#x20AC;RZRIELOH through the liver which helps eliminate these toxins. AddLQJLQDÂżEHUVXSSOHPHQWOLNH psyllium husks or a binding agent like activated charcoal can also help, just be careful to take these supplements away from medications. And, if it can be helped, have your home thoroughly inspected before you buy it by an expert. It will save you a lot of problems in the long run.

Dr. Jennifer Means welcomes you for Primary Care for the whole family: Nutrition, IV Therapy, Naturopathy, and Acupuncture. Contact us at 503-641-6400.

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March is National Nutrition Month Every day is a good day to eat right

fresh frozen, dried or canned fruit packed in MXLFH7KRVHZLWKGHHS colors typically have more nutrients. Choose 100% fruit juice. Juices IRUWL¿HGZLWKFDOFLXP provide a non-dairy calcium source (e.g. medium size peach or banana, ½ cup berries or sliced melon, Ÿ cup dried apricots or raisins, ž cup 100% orange juice.

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TUFT University recommends: â&#x20AC;˘ 3 or more servings of low- or nonfat dairy products daily (e.g. 1 cup milk or yogurt, 1 ½ oz. low fat cheese). â&#x20AC;˘ 2 or more servings of protein-rich foods daily HJEHDQVÂżVKVNLQOHVV poultry, lean meat or eggs).

â&#x20AC;˘ 3 or more servings of bright-colored fresh, frozen or canned vegetables. Look for dark green, red, orange and/or yellow vegetables (e.g. romaine lettuce, winter squash, sweet potato, ž cup vegetable juice, ½ cup carrots, ½ cup cooked spinach). â&#x20AC;˘ 2 or more servings of

Whether caring for oneself or someone else, every day is a good day to eat right.

â&#x20AC;˘ 6 or more service of KLJKÂżEHUIRUWLÂżHGRU whole grains such as brown rice, whole-wheat pasta, and bran cereal (e.g. 1 slice whole-wheat bread, ½ cup raisin bran or oatmeal, ½ cup cooked enriched pasta or rice). â&#x20AC;˘ 8 8-oz glasses of water or beverages such as fruit or vegetable juice, milk, reduced sodium soup, tea or coffee.

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PREPARE for a SMOOTH HOME SALE this YEAR Attend a Downsizing Seminar on April 2nd, 10-11am

the last step you want to have to tackle is what to do with the bits and bobs. If you are interested in learning more, join us March 5th from 10:00am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 11:00am at the Oregon Food %DQN7KHFRVW"2QHFDQRI food. (See ad on page 26)

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very year, we buy one more of this and one more of that, but where does it go? Has it been used or is just housed in a closet not seeing the light of day? Have you become guardian over your childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s youthful memories and adult possessions? You are not alone. Spring-cleaning is on everyoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mind as we head into the season, this adds momentum to the desire of creating organization within the home. How to start? By removing unwanted items. Because it can be a big task, especially if having lived in a home for decades, the best way is to chunk

it down starting with the smallest room so that you will feel good with having completed the process in one ORFDWLRQ7KHQPRYHRQWR the next size and so on. 7RWKDWHQGNQRZWKDWLW is easy to under estimate the amount of time it can take to complete a comprehensive reduction of home possessions.

If you are considering selling your home this year then now is the best time to get started. It can take months to go through items, pack along the way and take to different donation locations. And like building a home, having the foundation laid for your plan to scale down will help you when feeling

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connecting Residents to their community Learning Corner: Ask the Beaverton Car Guy

Community Submission: Health & Happiness

Do you have cloudy headlight covers?

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any thanks to everyone who has called and written in asking for help with all kinds of automotive issues. From buying or selling a new or used car to common or unusual problems, I really appreciate the opportunity to save you time and money. Over the course of the last few months, I have had a few readers ask about cloudy headlamps and how to get them VSLII\DJDLQ7KHDQVZHUWR their relief, was as simple as brushing ones teeth. Yes, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s toothpaste to the rescue!

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Using toothpaste to clean oxidized, faded or cloudy headlights 1. Gather the correct materials.7RFOHDQ\RXUKHDGOLJKWV using the toothpaste method, you will need the following: car wax, masking tape, plastic or vinyl gloves (optional), soft cloth, toothpaste (any kind), water 1. Start by cleaning with soap. First wash with soap and ZDWHUXVLQJÂżUPEDFNDQG forth movements with a cloth or sponge, then rinse with plain water. After

allowing some time to air dry, look at your headlights again closely. 1. Protect surrounding area with masking tape. Using masking tape, cover the areas surrounding your headlights to protect them IURPDFFLGHQWDOVFXIÂżQJ 1. Wear gloves. Wear plastic or vinyl gloves if you have sensitive skin. Dampen a clean, soft cloth in water, and add a dab of toothpaste. 1. Use toothpaste laden cloth. Firmly rub the surface of your headlights with the toothpaste-laden cloth in small circles. Add water and toothpaste as needed, and expect to spend up to

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ÂżYHPLQXWHVFOHDQLQJHDFK affected light. 1. Rinse.1H[WULQVHZLWK water and allow to air dry. 1. Apply car wax.7RKHOS protect your headlights from future damage, you may consider applying car wax to your lights using a clean cloth in a circular motion, followed by another rinse with water. Why it works Just as toothpaste can remove unwanted particles from the enamel on your teeth, it can remove stains from your headOLJKWV7KLVLVEHFDXVHWRRWKSDVWH â&#x20AC;&#x201C; even gel and whitening varieties â&#x20AC;&#x201C; contains a mild abrasive that buffs out the surface for a smooth feel and look that translates into clearer headlights. 7KDQN<RXDOOIRUUHDGLQJ I sure hope this information is useful. Remember people, do not pay too much for a new or used car or truck, of any kind!

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Leading healthcare organizations have begun to encourage a more conservative approach to managing ADHD. Recent research conColic cluded visible improvement 7LUHGSDUHQWVPD\ÂżQGVRPH in ADHD symptoms through relief from colic symptoms chiropractic care of children with a professional chiropracpreviously diagnosed with tic check-up. One study found ADHD. that chiropractic adjustments can reduce crying by up to two hours per day. Ear infections 7KH$PHULFDQ$FDGHP\ of Pediatrics now discourages antibiotics for young children experiencing ear infections. Researchers have found a strong correlation between adjustments (focused on aligning the spine and central nervous system) and the resolution of ear infections in children in combination with other natural remedies.

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My quest to see the northern lights But study up before you go

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bout a year ago, my family took a trip to Alaska in hopes to see the infamous aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights. But we didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t do enough planning and ended up not being able to see them, which has recently made me motivated to learn more.

For those of you who donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know much about them, the northern/southern lights are a bunch of lights that appear in the night sky YDU\LQJLQFRORU7KH\DUH caused by collisions between certain gases (oxygen and

nitrogen) and electrically charged particles released from the sun. In my opinion, the aurora borealis is one of the most incredible phenomenons on this earth. 7KHFDWFKWKRXJKLVWKDW these lights are only present

in some areas of the world during certain seasons. Since the aurora happens near the magnetic poles, getting as close as possible to them will be the best chance at seeing them. Fairbanks Alaska and Iceland are two

really good places to travel to if you are trying to see them. %XWWKHPDJQLÂżFHQWOLJKWVDUH also sometimes present in the United States as well. Another important thing to know is that since the lights only appear in dark, clear skies, the best time to go hunting for them is in late August to early April, when the weatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clear and there are long nights. Getting away from as much light pollution DVSRVVLEOHZLOODOVRVLJQLÂżcantly increase your chances of spotting them, though I NQRZWKDWFDQEHGLIÂżFXOW with the increase of fossil fuels in our air. If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re ever traveling during the winter, make sure

to look up where the aurora borealis is and keep these tips in mind! (p.s. make sure to dress really warm!) I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wait until I can get another chance to see them in person.

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The Realities of Postpartum Services to help around Beaverton

If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re in need of just about any service having to do with pregnancy, birth, and postpartum, this groupâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Facebook page should be your ÂżUVWVWRS7KH\KDYHDYDULHW\ of professionals covering all aspects of new parenthood. ,I\RXFDQÂśWÂżQGWKHKHOS\RX need in their group, they can refer you to an even more extensive network of resources.) 7KHNLQGVRIVHUYLFHV\RXÂśOO ÂżQGIRUSRVWSDUWXPPRPV DQG their partners) include: â&#x20AC;˘ Postpartum Doulas7KHVH wonderful women are an extra set of hands that seemingly know what you need before you ask. With extensive knowledge of the process of recovery, they can help with just about any task needed during the newborn phase.

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vulnerable, newly postpartum stage. In speaking with other mothers, in addition to my own experience, it seems that the medical establishment (and society at large) prepare and support us during pregnancy, up to the moment of birth. But frequently, the focus then shifts to the baby. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re left with little information about what to expect from our new

bodies, making recovery that PXFKPRUHGLIÂżFXOW While I could undoubtedly step atop my soapbox and proclaim the need to normalize more of the realities of motherhood, thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a topic for another day. However, I would like to highlight some of the fantastic resources for postpartum moms around Beaverton.

â&#x20AC;˘ Lactation Consultants Breastfeeding is way harder than most of us thought it would be before we had kids. From getting a proper latch, to supply issues, and everything in between, a good lactation consultant will guide you through both the physical (and the often-overlooked mental)

â&#x20AC;˘ Counselors - Pregnancy LQYROYHV$/27RIKRUmones. So once baby and placenta are out, mom experiences a massive hormonal shift. Add in sleep deprivation and the stresses of life, and things can get overwhelming for a new mom. Finding WKHULJKWERDUGFHUWLÂżHG therapist can help. â&#x20AC;˘ Sleep Specialists - While most babies arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t known for being fantastic sleepers, a sleep specialist can help make sure your little one has the optimum environment that they need to drift off into dreamland.

Katie Carrick lives in Beaverton with her husband, two young children, and their yappy but loveable dog, Mendel. Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a former clinical scientist who now works as a freelance writer. For more information visit mkcontentcreation.com.

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connecting Residents to their community Our Town: Beaverton Police Department

Our Town: Fox 12 Oregon

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he city is seeking food, craft and merchandise vendors from around the world for the sixth annual %HDYHUWRQ1LJKW0DUNHWV 7KHYHQGRUDSSOLFDWLRQZLOO be available from Monday, Mar. 9 through Friday, May 15 at www.BeavertonOreJRQJRY1LJKW0DUNHW Interested vendors should submit an online or paper application, available in English and Spanish. It is not necessary to be an esWDEOLVKHGEXVLQHVVRUĂ&#x20AC;XHQW English speaker; support is available to navigate the proFHVV9HQGRUVZLOOEHFKRVHQ by a selection committee and QRWLÂżHGRIWKHLUVWDWXVE\ Monday, Jun. 1. Selection criteria includes a preference for Beaverton-area businesses, unique cultural product offerings, and compatibility of the

vendorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mission with that of the market. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee participation. 7KH%HDYHUWRQ1LJKW Market exists to create a vibrant, intercultural, family-friendly space that is reminiscent of night markets LQWHUQDWLRQDOO\7KHPDUNHW offers a culturally-relevant evening activity and

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gathering space with ethnic food and crafts for families of all backgrounds in Beaverton, to be celebrated this year on Saturday, Jul. 18 and Saturday, Aug. 15.

For more information, visit www. BeavertonOregon.gov/NightMarket.

Beaverton woman is on a mission to bring smiles and warm feet to children in need. Andie Proskus, 27, has muscular dystrophy and has been in the hospital due to surgeries and therapy for much of her life. During that time, she says she was given a pair of bright socks that brought a smile to her face and knew she had to pass along that feeling to others. So, she organizes socks drives for local childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hospitals, sometimes from her own hospital bed. She recently organized an event at Beaverton High School during halftime of a basketball game, where people tossed socks onto the basketball court. With the help of her friends and area schools, Proskus has been collecting socks for hospitalized children. She says their reaction makes all the hard work worth it. Âł,FDQUHODWHDORWWRZKDW the families and the kids are going through, and it not only brings a smile to their face, and helps brighten their day up for a little bit, but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also very therapeutic for me, and warms my heart to see the smiles something as simple as a pair of colorful, fun pair of socks can bring,â&#x20AC;? Proskus said. Proskus has been doing these sock drives for about six years. She collected

more than 100 pairs of socks WKHÂżUVW\HDUDQGKDVQRZ collected over 10,000. Âł6RPHWKLQJDVVLPSOHDV a fun pair of socks can really make a difference and lift up the childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s day even if only for a few moments. It not only brings the child a smile, but also means a lot to their families, and it helps my own heart to and is very therapeutic,â&#x20AC;? Proskus said. Proskus is a graduate of Beaverton High School. She has received donations of socks from as far away as Australia.

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Viva Village understands that aging is a team sport Let’s do it together! SENIOR LIVING Women’s Coffee. (open to all) Every Tuesday, 10 am. Jim and Patty’s Coffee, 4130 SW 117th Ave. Beaverton. Nature Walk. (open to all) Saturday, March 7, 9:30 am. Summer Lake Park, 11450 SW Winter Lake Drive, Beaverton. Artists Interest Group. (members and volunteers) Monday, March 9 and 23, 2-4 pm. Private home studio in Highland Park Neighborhood. Enjoy creating collage and fractured books. $3 materials fee. RSVP for address. Life Stories. (members and volunteers) Tuesday, March 10, 1:30-3:30 pm. Southminster Presbyterian Church, 12250 SW Denney Road, Beaverton. Get to know fellow Viva Village members and volunteers while listening to and sharing life stories. RSVP.

Dine Around Beaverton and Beyond. (members, volunteers and guests) Wednesday, March 11,1 pm. Oasis Lebanese Cuisine,14845 SW Murray Scholls Drive, Beaverton. RSVP recommended. Pinochle & Scrabble Players (members and volunteers) Friday, March 13 and 27, 10:30 am. Elsie Stuhr Center-Coffee Room, 5550 SW Hall Blvd, Beaverton. Join others who enjoy these classic games for a morning of conversation and fun. RSVP. Village 101 Presentation. (open to all) Saturday, March 14,10:00-11:30 am. Elsie Stuhr Center, Cedar Room, 5550 SW Hall Blvd, Beaverton. Information for prospective members and volunteers. RSVP.

Village Forum. (open to all) Monday, March 16, 2:-3:30 pm. Wesley Room at First United Methodist Church, 12555 SW 4th St, Beaverton. Presentation by Chris Ayzaukian, General Manager of the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts on plans for this new Beaverton performance facility and community resource. RSVP. Urban Hikers. (open to all) Thursday, March 19,10 am. Cooper Mountain Nature Park, 18895 SW Kemmer Road, Beaverton. Hike at a moderate pace for 2 miles on gravel path. RSVP. Quilters and Knitters Interest Group. (members and volunteers) Thursday, March 19, 1-2:30 pm. Private home in Westbrook Neighborhood. Work on personal projects while sharing ideas and expertise. RSVP. Thursday Night Social. (open to all) Thursday, March 19, 5:30 pm. McMenamins Brew Pub, 6179 SW Murray Blvd, Beaverton. RSVP.

food Restaurant. Meet at VV parking lot (4905 Griffith Park) for car pooling. RSVP required.

Volunteer Social Event. (volunteers) Friday, March 20, 1-3 pm. Viva Village Office, 4905 SW Griffith Dr, #104, Bvtn. Join other Village volunteers for coffee & conversation. RSVP. Men’s Coffee Break. (open to all) Tuesday, March 24, 10-11. Ki Coffee, 4655 SW Griffith Dr. #160, Beaverton.

Gardening Enthusiasts (members and volunteers) Thursday, March 26, 10 am-2:30 pm. Visit to Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. Meet at VV parking lot (4905 Griffith Park) for car pooling. RSVP. Visit to Spirit Mountain Casino (members and volunteers) Monday, March 30, 8 am-4:30 pm. Meet at Michael’s Arts and Crafts Store (4955 SW Western Ave., Beaverton) to board the free shuttle bus to the casino in Grand Ronde. RSVP required.

Village Book Club. (open to all) Tues, 3/24, 4 pm. Private home in Westbrook Neighborhood. Selected Book: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah, RSVP. History Interest Group. (members and volunteers) Wednesday, March 25, 10 am-3 pm. Oregon History Museum, 1200 SW Park Ave. Portland. Visit current exhibits and then enjoy lunch at Southpark Sea-

For more Information or to RSVP, call 503-746-5082 or email vivavillageevents.org. To see a complete list of events, visit our website: vivavillage.clubexpress.com.

Out & About: Washington County Visitors Association

Washington County Event Calendar OUT & ABOUT Ramona Quimby Through March 14 – Beaverton Civic Theatre (Beaverton City Library) beavertoncivictheatre.org

Mary Poppins, Jr. Through March 8 – Theatre in the Grove (Forest Grove) theatreinthegrove.org/wp/ Hillsboro First Tuesday Art Walk March 3 – Downtown Hillsboro hillsborodowntown.com/events/ hillsboro-art-walk

The Measure of Innocence March 3-22 - Bag&Baggage Productions (Hillsboro) bagnbaggage.org

Celebration of Creativity March 5-8 – Southminster Presbyterian Church (Beaverton) celebrationofcreativity.com

Dia Do Choro Concert March 6 – Walters Cultural Arts Center (Hillsboro) hillsboro-oregon.gov/ city-services-overview/cultural-arts/ walters-cultural-arts-center-/concerts

Grand Lodge 98th Birthday Celebration March 7 – McMenamins Grand Lodge (Forest Grove) mcmenamins.com

Vishten Concert March 7 – Pacific University Performing Arts Series (Forest Grove) pacificu.edu/events/ www.BeavertonResourceGuide.com

performing-arts-series/

Deathtrap March 7-29 – Mask &

Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 14 – Hare Field

Mirrors (Tigard) maskandmirror.com

(Hillsboro) murphysfurniture.net/Events

Beaverton Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

St. Patrick’s Day Across the Land March 17 – McMenam-

March 13 and 15 – Village Baptist Church (Beaverton) beavertonsymphony.org

ins Grand Lodge (Forest Grove) & Cornelius Pass Roadhouse (Hillsboro) mcmenamins.com

Beaverton Winter Farmers Market March 7, 14, 21, 28 – SW

A Touch of Frost: Music for Winter Nights March 20 -

Hall Boulevard between 3rd & 5th Streets (Beaverton) beavertonfarmersmarket.com

Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra Hillsborosymphony.org

Dirty Leprechaun 5k Mud Run March 14 – Lee Farms (Tualatin) terrapinevents.com

Marc Camoletti’s Don’t Dress for Dinner March 20 – April 5 - HART Theatre (Hillsboro) hart-theatre.org

Acoustic Guitar Summit March 20 – Walters Cultural Arts Center (Hillsboro) hillsboro-oregon. gov/city-services-overview/cultural-arts/walters-cultural-arts-center-/ concerts

Taste Local March 21-22 – McMenamins Grand Lodge (Forest Grove) tualatinvalley.org/taste-local/ Maialata March 22– Montinore Estate (Forest Grove) maialatapdx.com G.O.A.T. Farm Tour and Wine Tasting March 22– Fraga Farmstead Creamery (Gaston) apolloni.com

Ain’t Misbehavin’ March 26 –

April 26 – Broadway Rose (Tigard) broadwayrose.org

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 tualatinvalley.org/events-festivals)

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What’s Happening Around Beaverton This Month? Lib Library P Programs in and Around Beaverton

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

Children’s Programs at BCL Main Growth Mindset: A Framework for Optimal Child Development with Guest Speaker Megan Barella. 3/2 | 6-7:30pm | Meeting Rooms A & B | Adults only. Bring the growth mindset research alive in your home and classroom to transform developmental challenges, optimize children’s brains for life-long learning, and help children develop a trust in themselves and you! Sign Language Storytime 3/12 | 12:15-1pm | Storytime Room | Ages 3 & under with adult. Join us to learn the basics of signing with your baby or toddler through songs and stories. The last 15 minutes will be a chance for parents to practice signs and for children to play.

World Languages Storytime Week 3/16-3/20 | 10:1510:45am | Storytime Room | Ages 3-6 with family. Join us each day for a storytime in a different language!

BCL Baby Shower 3/20 | 10:15-11:15am | Meeting Room A | Ages 1 & under with family. We would like to welcome your new baby to the library! We will have a playtime, tips for parents, and a free gift for babies under one.

Spring Break: From Aardvark to Zebra 3/20-3/29 Grades K-5. Need something to do with your kids during Spring Break? The library has you covered! There is something for kids happening every day. Learn about endangered animals through crafts, challenge your family to find all the clues in an animal scavenger hunt, DIY a llama headband, play animal bingo, design an animal habitat, make a bee house, sing along to The Lion King (2019), and more.

Teen Programs at Main Landing a Job Workshop for Teens 3/31 | 5-6pm | Meeting Room B | Grades 6-12. Looking for a job to start earning some money of your own? Join us to learn tips for

applying, l i iinterviewing, i i and d accepting i your new job! Parents and caregivers are invited to attend.

Adult Programs at Main Practical Skills for Family & Friend Caregivers: Bathing Without a Battle. 3/7 | 10-11:30am | Meeting Room A. When someone has dementia, simple personal care tasks like bathing can be a struggle. Learn tips and tricks for helping your loved one stay clean and healthy without the battle. Learn from older adult specialists trained in an award-winning program designed for helping those with dementia bathe without the fear and fighting. Learn about different bathing techniques, proper preparation for a smooth bath, helpful products and supplies, and real-life examples. There will be time to ask situation-specific questions at the end of the presentation.

Why DIY? Self-sufficiency & American Life 3/7 | 3-4:30pm | Meeting Room B. Join us for an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project focused on Do-It-Yourself! Living in a world of ever greater convenience, what motivates us to be makers and doers? How do makerspaces and skills courses affect community engagement and involvement? As we become more self-sufficient, what gets left behind? The conversation will be led by Jennifer Burns Bright, a food educator, recipe developer, and travel writer based in Astoria, Oregon.

The Lost Art of Civil Discourse 3/11, 1:30-3:30pm and 3/30, 6-8pm | Meeting Room B. Learn the Lost Art of Civil Discourse! The Beaverton Center for Mediation and Dialogue is holding seven different sessions that explore how we think and talk about differences and practice dialogue rather than debate. In the first half of each session, small groups will talk about the potential benefits and difficulties inherent in listening to other people’s beliefs (with the help of a trained mediator and facilitator). In the second half, the groups will engage in exercises to practice what they’ve discussed in an environment less risky than a holiday dinner. Join us for one or more sessions. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided.

Cannabis: A Pharmacist’s Perspective 3/25 | 6:30-7:45pm | Meeting Room A. Ever wish you went to pharmacy school? Or maybe you just want to know more about how cannabis can affect your health? Join Danielle Backus, an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice with a specialization in geriatrics, to talk about the benefits and risks of using cannabis. Bring your questions about marijuana, THC, and CBD, and get ready for a great conversation!

Book Buzz 3/31 | 6-7:30pm | Meeting Room A. 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

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some time i mingling i li with i h other h book b k enthusiasts. We will replenish your tobe-read list, and send you home with a free book!

Children/ Teen Programs at BCL Murray Scholls Can You Break a Guinness World Record? 3/3 | 4:30-5:30pm | Grades 5-8. How much Jello can you eat with chopsticks in one minute? How quickly can you type the alphabet backwards on an iPad? Try your hand at these and other challenges to see if you can make a new world record!

Spring Break: From Aardvark to Zebra 3/20-3/29 Grades K-5. Need something to do with your kids during Spring Break? The library has you covered! There is something for kids happening every day.

Elephant & Piggie Party 3/29 | 2-3pm | Grades K-5 with family. Do you love the Elephant & Piggie series? If so, join us as we make some fun crafts based on the books!

Aloha Community Library Association

All events are free. Become an ACLA member! 17455 SW Farmington Rd, Suite 26A, Aloha | Visit alohalibrary.org/donate for more information or call 503-259-0185.

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.

Messy Arts & Crafts: Tue 3/3 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 0-6 yr. All children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children).

Tech Assistance: Tue 3/3, 3/10, 3/24, & 3/31 at 4-6pm | Wednesdays at 1-3pm. Need some one-on-one 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).

Nature Mobile: Spring Has Sprung: Wed 3/4 at 3:30-4:30pm. It’s time for the flowers to start to grow! This month we are learning all we can about the plants around us. We will make a flower related craft

andd talk the different parts off lk about b h diff a plant and how it grows. Presented by the knowledgeable nature experts from THPRD. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children).

Sit n Stitch: Thu 3/5 & 3/19 at 1:30-3pm | Mon 3/9 & 3/23 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.

Open Computer Lab: Thu 3/5 & 3/19 at 2:30-4pm. Drop in and join us during lab hours to use one of our library laptops to practice your computer skills or work on a project! A staff person will be available to provide guidance and assist you with computer questions. Music & Movement Storytime Sat 3/7 at 11-11:30am. Let’s get ready to move! Explore songs, dancing, rhythm, stories, and more during an engaging and active storytime. For children ages 6 and younger. All children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children.)

Reading Buddies: Mon 3/9 & 3/23 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. Please call or visit the library to register. Parenting Workshop: Toddler Talk: Tue 3/10 at 6:30-8pm. Join child development expert Megan Barella (meganbarella.com) in this fun workshop to understand your toddler’s world and to transform tantrums, hitting, biting, & screaming. Let’s laugh together and support one another to make raising a toddler more fun and enjoyable, and to raise toddlers who thrive. For adults only. Content is appropriate for parents and adults caring for children.

STEAM Lab: Science of Seuss: Wed 3/11 at 3:30-4:30pm. Have you ever wondered about the science of Seuss? During this STEAM Lab, we’ll make oobleck, build truffula trees, construct traps for Thing 1 and Thing 2, and more! For ages 5-13. All children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children).

Creative Care Revolution: Storytelling Workshop for Family Caregivers: Thu 3/12 at 4-5:30pm. Join us for a special event with Timeslips Creative Storytelling to learn how to engage with a friend, family member, or neighbor who might be lonely, frail, or experiencing memory loss. At this creative storytelling workshop, guests learn some simple engagement techniques that can create shared moments of imagination – with no right or wrong answers. Presented by Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services.

Engineering Lab: Sat 3/14 at 10:30am-12pm. Let’s build! We’ll have

LEGOs, K’N K’Nex, M Magna-Tiles, LEGO Til and d 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).

Reducing Food Waste: Mon 3/16 at 6-7:30pm. The Eat Smart, Waste Less Challenge is an opportunity for families to save money and contribute to their communities by reducing the amount of food they waste and keeping food fresher longer. Presenter Lindsay Kemp will talk about the issue of food waste, share some easy to do tips, invite attendees to take the Challenge, and give away free tools to make it even easier.

Crafternoon: Leather Key Fobs: Tue 3/17 at 3:30-5pm. Join us to make a leather key fob stamped with a Celtic-inspired design in this class led by instructor and experienced leatherworker Jeff Rathjen! For adults and ages 16+ only. All materials provided. Aprons will be available, but please wear clothing that can get stained! Spaces are limited; please call or visit the library to register.

Pajama Storytime: Tue 3/17 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 (min. 1 adult per 5 children).

Coffee with the Library Director: Thu 3/19 at 3-4pm. Your chance to meet our library leadership team, share ideas, and ask questions. Join us!

Writers Group: Sat 3/21 at 12:303pm. 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!

Bug Chicks: Entomology Rules! Tue 3/24 at 2-3pm. Embrace your inner bugdork and learn about the wonderful world of entomology from the Bug Chicks! Get an upclose look at a variety of arthropods with preserved specimens and a live bug zoo. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 1 adult per 5 children).

LEGO Free Play: Wed 3/25 at 3:30-4:30pm. Come explore your creativity with LEGOs every 4th Wed. 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 (min. 1 adult per 5 children). Family Movie: Thu 3/26 at 2-4pm Grab your popcorn and cozy up for a monthly family movie at the library! Experience Pokémon like never before in this live-action film that showcases a wide array of beloved Pokémon characters, each with its own unique abilities and personality. Rated PG. All ages

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Monthly Matinée: Fri 3/27 at 2-4pm Join us every fourth Friday of the month for an early afternoon matinée movie selected by our library staff! In March’s heist comedy movie, partners-in-crime Debbie Ocean and Lou Miller put together a team of specialists to pull off an ambitious feat: stealing $150 million worth of diamonds in plain sight, right in the middle of the Met Gala. Rated PG-13.

Cedar Mill & Bethany Community Libraries

Adults: Cedar Mill Library Writers’ Mill Sunday March 15 | 1-3pm | Ages 18+. You are invited to join the Owl Book Group for a great book discussion held monthly in the library’s 2nd floor Lewis Community Room. Unless otherwise noted, the group meets on the last Friday of each month. Newcomers are always welcome! In March, the Owls will discuss Warlight by Michael Ondaatje. For a complete list of titles, past and present, go to http://library.cedarmill. org/services/book-clubs/ Owl Book Group Friday March 27 | 10:30am-12pm | Ages 18+. Share your thoughts on The Mother Tongue, by Bill Bryson. Newcomers Welcome. CML Lewis Room

Voices in Verse Saturday March 28 |10:30am-12pm | Ages 18+. Bring along a cup of coffee and share your own poetry or listen to others read their favorites. The group meets on the fourth Saturday morning of each month in the library’s upstairs meeting room. Newcomers welcome! • Cedar Mill Library (12505 NW Cornell Rd, (503) 644-0043) • Bethany Library (15325 NW Central Drive, Suite J-8, (503) 617-7323) • Bethany Library Annex (4888 NW Bethany Blvd, Suite K-2, Portland, (503) 617-7323)

Kids: Cedar Mill Library Family Board Game Day Monday March 23 | All Day | Children’s Area | Ages 5+ , Come play your favorite board games and discover new ones with your family or friends.

Lego Free Play Tues 3/24, 10:30am-12pm | Ages 5+. A drop-in program with a STEAM challenge for kids ages 5+ who enjoy building with Legos. March: Build the tallest free standing structure! April: Build a structure that can withstand a “drop test”. Smart Play: Outdoor Fun Wednesday March 25 | 10:30am-12pm | Ages 3-5. Pretend to go camping, relax in a tent, and cook over a pretend fire.

THPRD Nature Mobile Thursday March 26 | 10:30am-12pm | Ages 5+. Spring has Sprung! The Nature Mobile brings the environment to the library! Each month will feature exciting new ways for your child to explore nature! Ages 5 and up. Teens: Cedar Mill Library

Super Smash Bros Tourney for Teens Saturday March 14 | 2-4pm | Ages 11-18. Compete against your friends to see who has the best Smash bros skills with the Switch version of the game. Multiple consoles with other games will be set up as well.

Wednesday Hangouts: Anime Club Wed. March 4 | 4-5:30pm | Ages 11-18. Curious about anime? Already a huge fan? Want to learn more about Japanese culture and entertainment? Join us on 1st Wednesdays to watch anime, play games, make crafts, and learn all about this popular genre. www.BeavertonResourceGuide.com

Kids: Bethany Annex World Language Play Group Thursday March 19 |10-11am | Ages 6-24 Months. Join us for fun agility activities and a simple obstacle course designed for kids 6 -24 months and their grownups.

Book Bingo Monday March 23 | 10:30-11:30am | Ages 6-10. Will one of your favorite chapter book covers be a square in book BINGO? Join the fun to find out! Prizes will be awarded. Tuesday Morning Mix Up Tuesday March 24 |10:30-11:3 | Ages 3+. Join us Tuesday morning for a surprise activity! We will mix up reading, talking and play activities!

Kids Movie Event Friday March 27 | 3-5pm | Ages 6+. Bring a blanket to sit on and your favorite pillow to watch this PG movie with undercover agents in disguise.

Home Depot Workshop Tuesday March 24 | 2-4 pm | Ages 6-10. Join us for a fun afternoon of building with the Home Depot kids workshop crew. Kids will take home their creation. For ages 6 -10 and their grownups.

STEM Elementary Program Wed. March 25 | 2-3pm | Grades 3-5. Explore core concepts in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with our fun, hands-on activities. Bring your curiosity and willingness to experiment! March 25: Play-Doh Engineering: Little engineers can get started designing simple structures using only playdoh, straws, and sticks. Build a house, a tower, a bridge, or whatever else you can imagine.

Teens: Bethany Annex STEM Time: Building Lego Boats Saturday March 7 | 2-3pm | Ages 11-18. Can you build a boat out of Legos that will float AND hold the most pennies? Join our challenge and win a prize!

International Taste Test Fest Friday March 27 | 12-1pm | Ages 11-18. Try foods from different

cultures and see what you like best! Registration is required and will begin on Sunday, 3/1 at bit.ly/tastetestfest.

Adults: Bethany Annex Container Gardening Sunday March 1 | 2-3pm | Ages 18+. Spring is finally here and with our occasional sun breaks and milder temperatures we are ready to think about this season’s gardening. Even the smallest patio or porch can boast a crop of vegetables or a garden of flowers in containers. Container gardeners are limited only by their imagination! An OSU Extension Master Gardener will share tips and techniques for planning and planting your container gardens. They will cover some basics, dispel some myths and inspire you with container gardening ideas. Toddler Talk with Megan Barella Tuesday March 31 | 6:30-8pm | Ages 18+. Understand your toddler’s world. Transform tantrums, hitting, biting, and screaming. Let’s make raising a toddler more fun and enjoyable and raise toddlers who thrive.

Garden Home Community Library

Film Night: Where’d You Go, Bernadette (PG-13) Friday, March 20, 6-8 pm. Bernadette Fox is a notorious woman who has become so increasingly agoraphobic over time that she never leaves the house. When her daughter Bee requests a family trip to Antarctica as her reward for a stellar report card, hijinks ensue. Film night attendees are welcome to bring their own takeout or snacks. The library will provide light refreshments (popcorn, candy, and coffee).

Ukulele Party with Aaron Canwell Saturday, March 21, 11 am -12 pm. Garden Home Library’s Ukulele Parties are open to all ages/abilities and excellent for beginners. Just bring yourself; we’ll provide 30 ukuleles. With Aaron Canwell of Portland kindie (kid+indie) band “Micah and Me!”

Adult at GHCL Annex Nerd Night: Trivia for Adults Tuesday, March 3, 6:308:30 pm. On the first Tuesday of every month, come test your knowledge solo or in a team (recommended!). Five varying sets of trivia, including current events and music. Prizes for most and least points at the end of the night.

Crafternoon Tea Wed., March 4, 2-4 pm. Bring your own handcraft project (knitting, crochet, needlepoint, macramé, stamping, cardmaking, or other…) to work on, and enjoy the company of fellow craft enthusiasts! All levels are welcome. Tea is provided.

Located at 7475 SW Oleson Rd. All library events are free and open to anyone. No library card required. GHCL Annex is located at (7306 SW Oleson Rd across the street from the library. 503-245-9932. www.gardenhomelibrary.org

Program at Garden Home Main Library Read to a Dog, Thursday, March 19, 4 – 6:15 pm. We have six 20-minute slots for a child to read with a certified therapy dog! Please call the library to sign up for a reading session with either Abbot or Kody and their wonderful humans, Pam and Bonnie. Winter Storytime Schedule, Book Babies on Tuesdays at 10:30 am: Family Story Time on Wed.s at 6 pm; Drop-in Crafts or STEAM Activities for Little Learners on Saturdays 10 am – 12 pm

All Ages at GHCL Annex Board Game Afternoon: Roll for the Galaxy, Sunday, March 15, 11 am -3 pm. Reserve your space to play Roll for the Galaxy, a dice game of building space empires for 2–5 players. Your dice represent your populace, whom you direct to develop new technologies, settle worlds, and ship goods. The player who best manages his workers and builds the most prosperous empire wins! Open to ages 13 and older. Call 503-245-9932 or come in to the library to reserve your space.

Tuesday Night Nourishment book group March 10, Two time options: 12:30-2 pm -OR- 7-8:30 pm. Selection: Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: an African childhood by Alexandra Fuller. Synopsis: Alexandra Fuller tells the idiosyncratic story of her life growing up white in rural Rhodesia as it was becoming Zimbabwe. The daughter of hardworking, yet strikingly unconventional English-bred immigrants, Alexandra arrives in Africa at the tender age of two. She moves through life with a hardy resilience, even as a bloody war approaches.

Board Game Night Wed., March 11, 6-9 pm. Come play board games. New selection provided each month. Participants are also invited to bring their own games to share.

Crafternoon Tea Wed., March 18, 2-4 pm. Bring your own handcraft project (knitting, crochet, needlepoint, macramé, stamping, cardmaking, or other…) to work on, and enjoy the company of fellow craft enthusiasts! All levels are welcome. Tea is provided. Garden Gnomes du plume – a Writer’s Group Tuesday, March 24, 6:30-8:30 pm. 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).

Tweens & Teens at Annex Teen Book Group & Pizza (ages 12 and up) Thursday, March 12, 5:30-7pm. GROUP FULL! Please contact the library to be added to a wait list for this book group. Thank you. Feel free to contact Katrina with any questions or concerns.

Special family events: Family Movie Day: Frozen II Saturday, March 7, noon - 3pm. Come watch the newly released Frozen II. Elsa the Snow Queen has an extraordinary gift -- the power to create ice and snow. But no matter how happy she is to be surrounded by the people of Arendelle, Elsa finds herself strangely unsettled. After hearing a mysterious voice call out to her, Elsa travels to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond her kingdom -- an adventure that soon turns into a journey of self-discovery.

Family Karaoke Friday, March 13, 6-7:30 pm. 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, March 28, 1-3pm. . 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!

Support Excellence in our City Library, Consider joining the Foundation board! Do you enjoy collaborating with like-minded folks? Would you be interested in helping raise funds for library remodeling plans and other large projects? Joining the Beaverton Library Foundation Board might be for you! The Board meets once a month and is looking to infuse the group with fresh energy, new points of view, and out-of-thebox ideas. Contact me for more details if you are interested in exploring this opportunity!

Glenn Ferdman

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What’s Happening Around Beaverton This Month? Out & About: Village Gallery of Arts

Educational art gallery With classes for both adults & kids OUT & ABOUT Vanaja Mulagada

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.

ADULT CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS Drop-In Open Studio -- with Virginia Sumner, organizer. *NEW* Two, All-day Sessions. Dates: February 16, AND/OR March 15; Time: 11am 4pm .All ages and abilities.

Second Sunday Artist Reception: March 8, 2 - 4pm. Come meet the artists and enjoy refreshments while browsing the new show! • Featured 2-D Artist: Vanaja Mulagada: Watercolor and acrylic artist. • Featured 3-D Artist: Virginia Sumner: Book arts including handbound journals, bookbinding kits, altered books and books written and illustrated by Virginia.

Virginia Sumner

Media Focus Wall: For the month of March this wall highlights photography and digital art.

YOUTH CLASSES

“Come Art With Me!” is a drop-in, open studio for all ages and abilities. Bring your project and experience the motivation, inspiration and encouragement that creating in a shared workspace provides. What, you don’t have a project but want to join the fun?

This class will be a general themed painting class, so students can bring in any subject matter they choose. Brooke will demonstrate in the first hour, leaving time for students to integrate techniques into their own work.

Intro to Watercolor -- with Debbie Teeter. *New* 4-week course. Dates: Tuesdays: March 3, 10, 17, 24; Time: 2 - 5pm. Beginner level Debbie Teeter

with Mary Lehner. Improve Your Watercolor Painting Techniques. Two separate, 5-week courses. Dates: Mondays: March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13; OR April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18; Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm. Intermediate to Advanced Level Watercolor. Mary Lehner

Ramona Quimby 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. We will be painting from Still Life imagery this 5-week session. Mary 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.”

THE STORY: Unpredictable.

Exasperating. Boisterous and independent. That’s Ramona Quimby for you. The problems facing the Quimbys, a middle-class Oregon family, are problems common to most families, and the family’s togetherness in tackling

the sacrifices and adjustments required when the father is unexpectedly fired from his job is a clear statement of traditional family struggles. Along with the discovery that life is not always fair, eventually Ramona and Beezus come to realize wthat sisters may not always agree, but they can be good to have around.

Sumner -- * NEW * 1-day Workshop. Date: Saturday: March 21; Time: 10am - 3pm. Beginner to Intermediate Level. Please bring your lunch to maximize workshop classroom time.

Creative Reuse Art Class

Come join an exciting class learning a variety of art forms. I will be developing your 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

Freshen Up & Loosen Up!

Introduction to Abstract Acrylic Workshop with Virginia

& Terri Rottman. Ages 7 - 11. 4-week course. Dates: Thursdays: February 6,13, 20, 27. Time: 3:45 - 4:45pm.

Children’s Art Classes -- with Debbie Teeter. Ages 7 - 11 years old -- one 3-week course, OR one 4-week course. Dates: Thursdays: March 5, 12, 19; OR: April 2, 9, 16, 23

discover the possibilities of the plant kingdom in watercolor. Each class begins with a critique and hands-on lesson which applies to the day’s concept or technique.

Painting with Brooke with Brooke Walker-Knoblich. Two, 2-week courses. Dates: Tuesdays: February 18 & 25; OR: March 24 & 31; Time: 10am - 1pm. Appropriate for any medium; Students of all skill levels welcome. Please bring all your painting supplies and a table easel.

Children’s Creative Reuse Art Class -- with Teresa Misley

Children explore their creative potential in a fun, playful and safe environment to learn various art techniques and create fun craft projects, which will be taken home to share with family and loved ones. The class will focus on the process rather than the product.

Mary Burgess

Have you always wanted to try watercolor? Or have you tried watercolor but found it somewhat daunting? Whether you have painted before or not, this class will guide you through the basics of working with watercolor and also give you some options for creative approaches with it. Lessons will cover the unique properties of this medium, composition, color, and a few “bells and whistles.” We will explore varied subject matter, and also how other artists have explored this medium.

The focus here is on getting paint down and tapping into our authentic, expressive, inner self. No worries, we will be keeping it lighthearted and all about fun in this fast-paced workshop. Learn the basics of creating and critiquing abstract art.

Close Encounters With Juicy Fruit with Mary Burgess -- (in Watercolor) *NEW* 6-week course, Mornings or Evenings. Dates: Wednesdays: March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15 Times: 9:30am - 12:30pm; OR 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Some watercolor experience is helpful. This six week class will focus on fruiting elements of the landscape. Whether is is juicy berries, pine cones, rose hips or the like, we will zoom in to

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