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Washington County

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June 2012 • • • • •

Tuesday Marketplace Balloon Festival Westside Disc Golf Music for June Events Calendar


What are you doing with your time? If you are looking to fill it meaningfully, then you’ve found the right resource. We’ve got your exclusive Westside events calendar featuring everything happening on this side of the tunnel. Art, entertainment, lifestyle, and culture. It’s here in these pages. Find something to do that will thrill you. It’s the season to be outside, at the market, street fair, and sidewalk cafe. This month you can tour gardens in Forest Grove, try your hand at a local disc golf course, watch balloons rise over Tigard, and dine on international-inspired food at the Tuesday Marketplace. There’s music, food, beer, and things to do. For even more events, be sure to check out our online calendar. Thanks for reading.

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Disc Golf on the Westside Get out and play. Explore the array of courses in Washington County - some right in your own backyard.

Balloons rise over Tigard

The annual festival is not all about hot air balloons. It a full-on carnival and event for the family.

Tuesday Marketplace

The weekly street fair returns with fabulous food, three stages of live music, arts, crafts, and more.

Events Calendar

Find out what’s happening this month with event listings from across the entire Westside.

“Roscoe Put a Bird on It” by Liz Thoresen on display at Summa Real Estate Group in Downtown Hillsboro. Meet the artist, hear music, and eat great food from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 5 at Summa.


Man Cave Decor Instead of pictographs scrawled on the walls, maybe it’s time to get some new art for the man cave in honor of Father’s Day. This month you can check out a variety of art perfect for just that at Art on Broadway. Featured pieces will include acrylic industrial landscapes by artist Stephen Kekule. Also appealing to the masculine taste are sculptures with found objects by Joe Pogan. Check out the gallery in downtown Beaverton on Broadway between Watson and Hall. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday and will hold a reception open to the public from 6 to 9 p.m. on June 9.

Strawberry Festival

“Elevator” by Stephen Kekule

Celebrate the succulent fruit that ripens in the June sun at the 60th Annual Dixie Mountain Grange Strawberry Festival. Held every Father’s Day weekend, this year festivities will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 16 and 17 at the Dixie Mountain Grange in North Plains. Along with the strawberries, shortcake, and whipped cream, browse local craft booths, pick up jars of fresh honey, and purchase local plants. Money raised by the grange goes to support maintenance of the grange building and fund the grange scholarship program. For more information, visit the North Plains Chamber of Commerce.

Garden Tour in the Grove Photo by Carol Drew

Golf Benefit A golf tournament to benefit the Tualatin Valley Workshop is scheduled for Friday June 29 at the Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club. This is the fourth annual tournament for the Tualatin Valley Workshop, a non-profit organization that helps physically and developmentally disabled adults build skills and find employment. The cost is $150 for individuals and $600 for foursomes. Fore more information, visit www.tv-workshop.com

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Step into your own secret garden at the 18th Annual Spring Garden Tour from 12 to 4 p.m. on June 3 in Forest Grove. Whimsical statues, bubbling fountains, and blossoming flowers await you as you follow your map to garden locations which are secret until revealed that day. Advance tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at Corner Antiques in Forest Grove. Tickets the day of the event are $12 and can be purchased at the old train station at the corner of Main and 19th Avenue. Children under 12 are free. The old train station will also be open from 11:30 until 5 p.m. for visitors. For more information, visit: www.HistoricForestGrove.org


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Disc Golf on the Westside

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There are more than 120 disc golf holes in Washington County. How many of them have you played? Disc golf is a fairly easy and inexpensive sport that you can play alone or with a group. It’s a great way to get outdoors and explore new parts of the countryside or just go for a quick round at a nearby course. In short, the game combines the best of golf - the player with the lowest score wins - and Frisbee, you throw a disc just like you would toss the classic flying saucer. You can buy special discs that start as low as $10 new. There are drivers, putters, and mid-range discs. Check out a local sporting goods store or shop online. On the Westside, there are shorter courses in parks in Hillsboro and Beaverton. There’s also a convenient course at McMenamins Grand Lodge in Forest Grove. For a day trip, check out one of the state parks - Hagg Lake and L.L. Stub Stewart - or Horning’s Hideout in North Plains. There are fees for using some of these parks.

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20900 NW Amberwood Drive Hillsboro 9 holes Free

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Driving up California’s Highway 101 in a dirty white Chevy Trailblazer, Chad Coenson was wearing his sunglasses. The semi-nomadic writer was on his way to see about a girl in Santa Barbara. That girl would eventually become his wife. But at that particular moment, it wasn’t the girl on his mind. Coenson was plotting. He was in the thick of it. What he was thinking about was a story, the basis for his 2009 debut novel, “Me and Bobby McGee.” In the car, at that moment, on the freeway, Coenson was listening to a burned CD he called “The Outlaw Mix.” It was filled with songs by ever-wise and rough-tongued country greats like Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash. When Kris Kristofferson went into the chorus, Coenson heard it. “Freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose,” the song goes. That idea would be at the core of Coenson’ satirical work which criticizes the epidemic of apathy and complacency in this country through the absurdity of Keesey Cypher’s tale. Cypher, a gambler, former CIA agent and fellow with few redeeming qualities, is the quasi-protagonist in Coenson’s book. Since its publishing three years ago, “Me and Bobby McGee” has not gone unnoticed. The first-person novel that echoes the stylings of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson and resonates with political and social commentary has won two awards and it being optioned for a movie. Portland director Erich Demerath is set to begin filming in 2013. Some of the film will be shot on location in New Orleans and Las Vegas. This month you can meet the eccentric

and now local Coenson at Jacobsen’s Books & More from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday June 23. It’s part of the local author events held at Jacobsen’s every Saturday during the Hillsboro Farmer’s Market. Spoiler alert: Part of the absurdity of the tale in “Me and Bobby McGee” comes from one of the major conflicts in the novel. Cypher loses a gambling bet and his debtors give him two choices: complete a job no questions asked or die. Cypher chooses the job. Unbeknownst to him, he becomes embroiled in a smuggling ring with human cargo, specifically white babies who will be secretly sold into slavery in Mexico. The idea for the white baby slave trade actually started as a joke. It was Coenson’s cheeky way of dodging that ever obligatory question, “What do you do?” Instead of admitting that he was in sales and hated his job, he would reply something to the like, “I smuggle white babies into Mexico and sell them into slavery.” As shocking as that statement should be, Coenson was often amazed by the apathetic responses he would get. Most people seemed hardly to react at all. For “Me and Bobby McGee”, Coenson wrote some passages of the book while he was in college. The rest he wrote several years later while in Southern California on his laptop at coffee shops, in his apartment, at the bar, the beach, and in the bathroom. This book is not intended for kids. Coenson is working on his second novel and lives in Hillsboro with his wife, the one he went to see in Santa Barbara that day. - Cindy Dauer

Author Events Conversations with Writers Two poets and the editor of Fault Lines Poetry will be featured at the monthly Conversations with Writers Carolyn Martin event at the Influence Gallery and Music Hall this month. Carolyn Martin, who published Finding Compass, her first book of poetry in 2011, will talk along with award-winning poet Tiel Aisha Ansari who has published several collections of work. Editor Tony Pfannenstiel will give a talk about publishing. Conversations with Writers starts at 7 p.m. on June 25 at 135 SE 3rd Street. The event is held on the last Monday of every month.

Photo by Brian Libby

Richard Etulain

The History of Western Genre Trace back the roots of the Western genre of literature and see how it has changed with scholar Richard Etulain. A former professor of history at the University of New Mexico, Etulain has published more than 50 books and specializes in the history of The West. Etulain will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday June 13 at the Tigard Public Library.

Maintain A Healthy Weight Local nutritionist and physical trainer James Dubberly and writer Brenda Sloan Stevens will talk about their recent book “The Real Skinny” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday June 26 at the Garden Home Community and Library. James Dubberly and The book examines Brenda Sloan Stevens what it takes to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

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Outlaw Folk Rock in Forest Grove If you don’t fit in the box, they might call you an outlaw. Most people branded so seem to wear that name badge proudly. People have started to identify the music Robert Richter and Jessica Hitchborn play as outlaw folk rock. It doesn’t really fit neatly into the folk rock box. The musical duo kind of like it that way. Hitchborn, a Forest Grove native who was a two-time winner of the state fiddling competition as a teen, brings to the pair a unique sound with every song. Richter writes folksy ballads and plays slide guitar. The two, who are sometimes accompanied by a third singer, have performed several shows around the Westside and several more are planned for this summer. Catch them at 9 p.m. on June 2 at Ballad Town Billiards in Forest Grove. They are also set to perform at the North Plains Garlic Festival in August. For more information about the band, go to www.sonicbids.com/robertrichter

Jessica Hitchborn and Robert Richter

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Photo by Keith Buckley

Toe Tappin’ Trail Band in Hillsboro In the scheme of things, it hasn’t been that long since some of our ancestors traveled the Oregon Trail, but a lot has sure changed since then. Now rubber tires travel four-lane highways instead of wooden wheels in wagon ruts. Fiber optic cables stream email to our living rooms instead of letters arriving by Pony Express. Music has come a long way too with electric guitars and drum machines. While we forge on into the future, one must not forget to look back. The ever-popular musicians known as The Trail Band allow us to do just that. The band originally created to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Oregon Trail has come a long way too. From its origins in 1991, some 11 albums later, the eight original members of the band are still going strong and staying true to the historical music theme with Trail Band Classics. But they’ve also incorporated other genres and original music into their repertoire. This month The Trail Band will play at 7:30 p.m. on June 8 at the Walters Cultural Arts Center. Tickets are $20 for adults in advance. www.trailband.com


Wind Ensemble Performs in Beaverton Photo by Bill Reed

Check out two free concerts by the Beaverton Wind Ensemble this month. The group, which formed in 2010, will play American Music from 1900 to 1925 on Wednesday June 20 and a

tribute to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on Wednesday June 27. Performances start at 7 p.m. at the Beaverton Civic Library Auditorium. Concerts are free.

Amadeus Jones Makes Music in Hillsboro Music always sounds better when the person playing really loves it. When you hear Amadeus Jones - a local band - you feel that it’s authentic. The music comes naturally, it doesn’t feel strained or forced. The four musicians in Amadeus Jones are all passionate about the craft and have unique musical backgrounds. Rick Tinling has studied classical guitar for years. Greg Clemmons learned to play music in the Midwest with his father who was a professional musician. Cam Clitheroe can play the clarinet, oboe, and the flute, and Nancy Hursh was a vocal major in college. The group started playing music together about ten years ago at their local church. Together they cover a wide variety of music, from classics to modern, jazz standards to pop songs. Their songbook is a binder full of sheet music. All four members of Amadeus Jones are Hillsboro residents. Three of four either are or were engineers. Hursh teaches piano lessons and is a former elementary teacher. Tinling now teaches math at Lincoln High School. You can hear Amadeus Jones at 8:30 p.m. on June 9 at Primrose and Tumbleweeds in Downtown Hillsboro.

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Photos courtesy of the Tigard Balloon Festival

Balloons Take Off at Annual Tigard Festival Story by Devan Bey If you happen to glance upwards around six o'clock on a Friday morning in June, you may witness dozens of rising balloons leaving a glowing imprint upon the morning sky. Some Tigard residents welcome the sight as an initiation to summer and the promise of fun. The 28th Annual Tigard Balloon Festival will delight Westsiders and Oregonians from Friday, June 22nd to Sunday the 24th. In recent years, the festival has seen as many as twenty thousand guests, all eager to witness a colorful array of balloons and participate in dozens of events. These events range from a carnival, a youth soccer tournament, car shows, the night glow of hot air balloons in the sky and live music. Organizers say they are thrilled to offer diverse activities for all age groups and interests, leading many to call the festival Tigard's premiere family event. The festival offers more than joy to the community in which it takes place. Because many aspects

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Along with hot air balloons, the festival features carnival rides. are supported (literally and financially) by volunteers, the festival is able to proudly donate about $35,000 to local charities every year. As the sun finally sets, though the balloons no longer float in

the sky, they leave behind happy memories of food, music, and a deeply satisfied community. For more information about events or volunteering, visit www.tigardballoon.org


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Tuesday Marketplace

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The Weekly Street Festival Returns to Downtown Hillsboro on June 12 Story by Stephanie Haugen When eating regular fries, it is all right to just dip them in ketchup. But when eating frites – fries with an international twist – you might try dipping them in something more exotic like curry ketchup, garlic aioli, honey mustard or smoky chipotle sauce. You can even try them topped with Tillamook cheese curds and smothered in gravy. This year the Sideshow Eatery – serving up gourmet frites and more – will be one of several new exotic food vendors at the Tuesday Marketplace which kicks off the season on June 12 in Downtown Hillsboro and runs through August. Marketplace hours are 5 to 8:30 p.m. Along with the Sideshow Eatery, new to the market this year will be Crepe Canaveral, serving up sweet and savory crepes, and Sweetrock Farm Swiss Bakery, selling specialty bread adapted from traditional artisan recipes. For Jason Myers of the Sideshow Eatery, it’s not all about serving frites from his revamped delivery truck-style food cart. The marketplace newbie will also serve New Orleans-style donuts. The Tuesday Marketplace – entering

its 14th season - has become a Hillsboro tradition and a meeting place for families, friends, adults, and kids alike with a wide variety of activities that appeal to everyone, including three stages with music, craft and art booths, educational and health activities, and a wide selection of traditional and exotic market food. Along with the new food vendors, some favorites will return as well. Decadent Creations will be back again this year and so will the famous Decadent Bar—shortbread covered in coconut, almonds, chocolate chunks, caramel sauce and sea salt. The Westside-based business also specializes in a variety of cookies, bars, scones, breads, quiches and pies. Behind Decadent Creations is owner Mindy Huggins. For Huggins, the market is about getting out and having fun. “It’s a really great way to meet people,” Huggins said. “It’s like a big party.”

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To wash down all the exotic foods and goodies, be sure to stop by the marketplace wine and beer garden. Local beer, wine, and cider makers will be on hand each week to talk shop and answer your questions while you taste their creations. Highlights of the market season this year include a children’s parade on July 3, a dog parade on July 17, and sidewalk chalk art on August 7 among other events planned. Lesley Wise, Tuesday Marketplace manager, said the market is not just a great place to get dinner, meet with continued on next page ...


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friends, enjoy music and shop, but also a place to support local farmers, artists and business owners, and stay connected with the community. “There are arts and crafts you can’t find anywhere else, and great, unique products you wouldn’t see anywhere but here,” said Wise. One such local artisan is Bob Mills of Bob’s Woodworks. Mills has been coming to the Tuesday Marketplace for the last four years, selling his homemade birdhouses, birdfeeders, planting boxes and wooden animal puzzles. His works often feature funky prints, local college logos and mascots, and random odds and ends. Mills has been woodworking for the last 20 years, but has been focusing on it even more now that he’s retired. He likes the Tuesday Marketplace because “it’s the best run market I’ve been to and always has a lot of people.” The market usually hosts between 7,000 and 9,000 people and around 80 to 100 booths each Tuesday. Be sure to check out this Tuesday summer tradition. Whether you’re coming from far away or just down the street, the market is located a few blocks from the MAX station and one block from a parking garage. Bicycle parking is sponsored by Washington County Bike Transportation Coalition. For more information, visit www.tuesdaymarketplace.org

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The whole family is invited to the 23rd annual Tualatin River Discovery Day paddle trip on June 30. Canoes and kayaks can be rented for $30 each. Life jackets and paddles are provided. Boats launch near Highway 99 and Hazelbrook Road then participants will paddle to the Tualatin Community Park where nature activities await. Discovery Day is being hosted by the Tualatin Riverkeepers. For more information or to register, visit www.tualatinriverkeepers.org

See “Tommy Twimble” get tangled up this month as the one-man vaudeville show comes to the Westside. Actor Thomas Schroyer brings mime, hat manipulation, and more. The show free begins at 2 p.m. on June 16 at the Beaverton City Library.

Drumming in the Summer In Japanese the word “taiko” means drum. See traditional Japanese drums used in a modern way when Portland Taiko comes to Old Town Sherwood at 2 p.m. on June 26 for a free show at the Sherwood Library. Along with the music, audience members will learn about Japanese history and culture. Portland Taiko is an Asian American drumming ensemble that was formed in 1994. For more information visit portlandtaiko.dreamhosters.com Rich Iwasaki Photography

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Steven Douglas admits that the skills he learned in 1980 while patrolling the border between East and West Germany don’t exactly translate to the modern working world. “That job you can’t bring back,” he said. At 21, the Los Angeles-area native had just joined the Army and found himself in hostile territory. In total he served for ten years and for awhile was stationed in Kentucky at Fort Knox. Eventually, after leaving the service and experiencing a few personal misfortunes, Douglas headed to Oregon to live near his sister so he could start again. When he got here, he wasn’t feeling like himself. So Veterans Affairs referred him to the Veterans and Family Center in Beaverton. Douglas said without this shelter, he would probably be living on the street. This month the Veterans and Family Center is having a Classiccar themed fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday June 16 in the Valley Catholic Parking lot. The Cruise In event will benefit the Beaverton Veterans and Family Center, a facility operating on an annual budget of about $800,000. Most of the funding comes from the Salvation Army. Event organizers are hoping to raise another $10,000 to support the expansion of the center’s garden program, family library, and other services. In 2010 the facility served 180 veterans. At the fundraising event, there will be food vendors, classic cars, and Miss Portland announcing winners and selling raffle tickets. For more information, contact (503) 780-4679.


The Vineyard View Life at Plum Hill Vineyards is never average. In this column, follow the lives of newbie vintners Juanita and RJ Lint who, four years ago, converted a 33-acre dairy farm just north of Gaston into a vineyard. Between making the wine, running the tasting room, managing employees, and the adventures of Ghost the winery dog, you’ll see there’s never a dull moment.

While being caught up in the thrill of making wine or the excitement of sharing our wine in the tasting room, it is very easy to forget our industry is all about the farming. Farming is good; being dependent on Mother Nature, not always so good. Not only are we reliant on weather, but we also have to contend with 4-legged and winged creatures. In 2011, we had the latest harvest in Oregon wine industry history. The last two years, birds have been a severe problem, so what’s in store for 2012? A customer came into the tasting room the other day and asked, “Is this going to be a good year for wine?” Now we know any time is a good time for wine but how do I answer that knowing that wine makers are the only true optimists in this world. We start every year upbeat, get excited at bud break, and positively giddy at verasion. If it’s a hot dry summer, we are so excited that the sugars are going to be high. If it’s a delayed harvest (like 2010-2011), we are touting the benefits of “longer hang times” and balanced acidity. If it’s an early harvest, that’s great because the weather is better to harvest in and the bird damage is lower. Vintage assessment is truly a mysterious art form. My observation is that wine lovers seem to fall into two categories, evens and odds. I’m not referring to their personalities but the vintages they seem to like. I, myself, am an even. I covet the 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010 Oregon Pinot noir vintages. Others are a bit odd, they like the 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2009 vintages. Each have their merits and one could make strong arguments in favor or against each vintage. So, is this year going to be a good vintage? Yep! It’s already started, will come to an end sometime between September and December and it’s an even numbered year. My guess is it’s going to be the best year, ever.

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Find cupcakes and sweet treats at the Tuesday Marketplace in Downtown Hillsboro every week starting June 12.

Events Calendar Friday 1

Rose Show, Beaverton 9 to 11:30 a.m. Elise Stuhr Center Local roses on display FREE First Friday, Beaverton 4 to 9 p.m. Downtown Beaverton FREE Music and Wine, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. The Friendly Vine Prices vary Live Music, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Band: Frame by Frame FREE Summer Concert Series, Tigard 7 p.m. Tigard Public Library Band: Roundhouse (bluegrass) FREE Live Music, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Big Ron Sabin FREE Amadeus, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. HART Theatre $14 The 39 Steps, Forest Grove 8 p.m. Theatre in the Grove $14 adults

Saturday 2

Farmers Market, Beaverton 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Cedar Mill 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Murray and Cornell Farmers Market, Hillsboro 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro

Ford Car Show, Hillsboro 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Washington County Fairgrounds $5 Saturday Market, Sherwood 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Old Town Sherwood Meet the Author, Hillsboro 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jacobsen’s Books & More Authors: Brad Cameron and Tonya Macalino FREE Adopt a Bubba Cat, Sherwood 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cat Adoption Team Name your price! Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Live Music, Gaston 1 to 4 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Tea & Cozy Mysteries, Cedar Mill 2 p.m. Cedar Mill Library Summer reading FREE Live Music, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Band: Jon Koonce One Man Band FREE Amadeus, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. HART Theatre $14 The 39 Steps, Forest Grove 8 p.m. Theatre in the Grove $14 adults Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Ron Stephens FREE

Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Band: Robert Richter and Anna Lisa FREE

Sunday 3

Farmers Market, Orenco 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orenco Station Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Annual Garden Tour, Forest Grove 12 to 4 p.m. Various Locations Hosted by FHFG $10 Live Music, Gaston 1 to 4 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Amadeus, Hillsboro 2 p.m. HART Theatre $14 The 39 Steps, Forest Grove 2:30 p.m. Theatre in the Grove $14 adults Matters of the Heart, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. St. Matthew Catholic Church Oregon Chorale Presents $15

Monday 4

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Current events and local issues FREE

Tuesday 5

Show Opening, Hillsboro 6 to 8 p.m. Sequoia Gallery + Studios Artists: Fran Richards, Gayle Pedemonte and Jose Smolensky FREE

Art and Music, Hillsboro 6 to 8 p.m. Summa Real Estate Downtown Tualatin Valley Artists present FREE Trivia Night, Garden Home 6:30 p.m. Garden Home Community Library FREE Old Town Trivia, Sherwood 7:30 p.m. Clancy’s Pub and Restaurant FREE

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Friday 8

Date Night, Gaston 5 to 8 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards Catered dinner $12.95 Music and Wine, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. The Friendly Vine Prices vary F.I.L.M. Series, Hillsboro Wednesday 6 6 p.m. Farmers Market, Tanasbourne Hillsboro Public Library 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Film: Protektor Cornell and Stucki Avenue FREE First Wednesday, Forest Grove Live Music, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. 6 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove McMenamins Grand Lodge Farmers market, wine tasting, music Band: Crown Point Prices vary FREE Weekly Jam Session, Forest Grove Amadeus, Hillsboro 6 to 8 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Vic’s Guitar Cave HART Theatre FREE $14 Book Discussion Group, Tualatin Mozart Requiem, Hillsboro 7 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Tualatin Heritage Center St. Matthew Catholic Church Book: Straight Man by Richard Portland Chamber Orchestra Russo Presents FREE $5 to $25 Historic Walking Tour, Forest Grove Night Walk, Sherwood 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Meet at Corner Antiques Tualatin River National Wildlife Sojourn Forest Grove presents Refuge $7 per person Space is limited 503-625-5944 Thursday 7 Trail Band, Hillsboro Thirsty Thursdays, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. 5 to 7 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center Mainbrew Live Music Beer and wine tasting $20 advance/$20 day of show FREE Live Music, Hillsboro Live Music, Forest Grove 8:00 p.m. 6 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds McMenamins Grand Lodge Musician: Jon Koonce Band: Big Mama Gayle & Her Sugar FREE

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June 2012 The 39 Steps, Forest Grove 8 p.m. Theatre in the Grove $14 adults Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Band: Sandy Saunders FREE

Saturday 9

Farmers Market, Beaverton 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Cedar Mill 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Murray and Cornell Farmers Market, Hillsboro 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Half Marathon, Helevetia 8 a.m. Gordon Faber Recreation Complex Crusin’ Sherwood 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Old Town Sherwood Classic Car show and events Habitat Restoration, Sherwood 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tualatin River Wildlife Refuge 503-625-5944 Meet the Author, Hillsboro 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jacobsen’s Books & More Authors: Rita Traut Kabeto and Christine Green FREE Acting Class, Tualatin 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Van Raden Community Center Mask and Mirror Theatre presents FREE registration required Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Writing Workshop, Forest Grove 10:30 a.m. Forest Grove City Library FREE

Jass Two Plus One, Beaverton 2 p.m. Beaverton City Library Live Music FREE Artists Reception, Beaverton 6 to 9 p.m. Art on Broadway Art for the Man Cave FREE Live Music, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Band: Jack McMahon FREE Amadeus, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. HART Theatre $14 The 39 Steps, Forest Grove 8 p.m. Theatre in the Grove $14 adults Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Amadeus Jones FREE Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Band: Sandy Saunders FREE

Sunday 10

Farmers Market, Orenco 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orenco Station Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Live Music, Gaston 1 to 4 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Amadeus, Hillsboro 2 p.m. HART Theatre $14

Scrapbook Club, Cedar Mill 2 to 4 p.m. Cedar Mill Library FREE The 39 Steps, Forest Grove 2:30 p.m. Theatre in the Grove $14 adults Music Jam, Tualatin 3 to 6 p.m. Winona Grange $1

Monday 11

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Current events and local issues FREE

Tuesday 12

Tuesday Marketplace, Hillsboro 5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Food, music, vendors FREE Live Music, Hillsboro 4:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Big Ron Sabin FREE Write In, Hillsboro 5:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Writers welcome FREE Book Group, Garden Home 7 p.m. Garden Home Community Library Book: The Geography of Bliss Open Poetry Reading, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center FREE The Way Radio Was, Beaverton 7 p.m. Beaverton Historical Society Dick Karman presents FREE

Old Town Trivia, Sherwood 7:30 p.m. Clancy’s Pub and Restaurant FREE

Friday 15

Thursday 14

Old Town Sherwood What’s Blooming on the Refuge, Sherwood 9 to 11 a.m. Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Registration required 503-625-5944 Meet the Author, Hillsboro 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jacobsen’s Books & More Authors: Linda Sundve and Carol Marleigh Kline FREE

Music and Wine, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. The Friendly Vine Prices vary Wednesday 13 Live Music, Forest Grove Farmers Market, Forest Grove 6 p.m. 4 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Downtown Forest Grove Band: Sonny Hess Band Farmers Market, Tanasbourne FREE 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The 39 Steps, Forest Grove Cornell and Stucki Avenue 8 p.m. Weekly Jam Session, Forest Grove Theatre in the Grove 6 to 8 p.m. $14 adults Vic’s Guitar Cave Live Music, Hillsboro FREE 8:30 p.m. Between the Book Covers, Tigard Primrose and Tumbleweeds 7 p.m. Musician: Ron Hughes Tigard Public Library Richard Etulain explores the Western FREE FREE Saturday 16 Book Group, Forest Grove Farmers Market, Beaverton 7 p.m. 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Forest Grove City Library Downtown Beaverton Book: Executive Privilege by Phillip Farmers Market, Cedar Mill Margolin 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. FREE Murray and Cornell Historic Walking Tour, Forest Grove Farmers Market, Hillsboro 7:30 p.m. 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Meet at Corner Antiques Downtown Hillsboro Sojourn Forest Grove presents Saturday Market, Sherwood $7 per person 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rose in the Rose, Various 5 to 8 p.m. Local wineries North Willamette Vintners $25 Thirsty Thursdays, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. Mainbrew Beer and wine tasting FREE Live Music, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Band: Supervisor FREE

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Landscapes and abstract oil paintings by Fran Richards are featured at Sequoia Gallery in Downtown Hillsboro.

Events Calendar Saturday 16 continued ...

Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Bicycle Drive, Garden Home 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lamb’s Thriftway Washington County Bicycle Transportation Coalition FREE Saketini Saturday, Forest Grove 11 a.m. Sake One Prices vary Strawberry Festival, North Plains 12 to 5 p.m. Dixie Mountain Grange Shortcake prices vary Live Music, Gaston 1 to 4 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE Live Music, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Band: Peter Krebs Trio FREE The 39 Steps, Forest Grove 8 p.m. Theatre in the Grove $14 adults Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Tim Trautman FREE Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Band: Nilika Remi FREE

Sunday 17

Annual Microcar Extravaganza, Forest Grove 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge FREE

Farmers Market, Orenco 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orenco Station Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Strawberry Festival, North Plains 12 to 5 p.m. Dixie Mountain Grange Shortcake prices vary Father’s Day Roast, Gaston 1 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards Pig and Pinot Writer’s Mill, Cedar Mill 1 to 3 p.m. Cedar Mill Library Writer’s group FREE The 39 Steps, Forest Grove 2:30 p.m. Theatre in the Grove $14 adults Great NW Music Tour, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Musician: Amy LaVere FREE

Monday 18

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Current events and local issues FREE Westside Quilters Guild, Hillsboro 6:45 p.m. Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church Quilters of all skill levels invited to join FREE

Tuesday 19

Tuesday Marketplace, Hillsboro 5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Food, music, vendors FREE

Craft Circle, Garden Home 7 p.m. Garden Home Community Library FREE Phillip Margolin, Beaverton 7 p.m. Beaverton City Library Mystery author talk FREE Who Rescued Whom?, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center Animal-Human Relationship talk FREE Old Town Trivia, Sherwood 7:30 p.m. Clancy’s Pub and Restaurant FREE

Wednesday 20

The Elephant’s Child, Hillsboro 1:30 p.m. Cornell Estates Stage Troupers presents FREE The Mystery or Terrior, Rock Creek 2 p.m. Washington County Museum Dr. Scott Burns of PSU presents $3 Farmers Market, Beaverton 3 to 6 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Forest Grove 4 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove Farmers Market, Tanasbourne 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cornell and Stucki Avenue Weekly Jam Session, Forest Grove 6 to 8 p.m. Vic’s Guitar Cave FREE An Evening with Phillip Margolin, Tigard 7 p.m. Tigard Public Library From criminal defense lawyer to mystery writer

FREE Beaverton Wind Ensemble, Beaverton 7 p.m. Beaverton City Library Auditorium American Music 1900-1925 FREE Historic Walking Tour, Forest Grove 7:30 p.m. Meet at Corner Antiques Sojourn Forest Grove presents $7 per person

Thursday 21

Third Thursday Movie, Beaverton 6:30 p.m. Beaverton City Library Best Little Known American Directors FREE Thirsty Thursdays, Hillsboro 5 to 7 p.m. Mainbrew Beer and wine tasting FREE Live Music, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Musician: The Accordion Babes FREE

Friday 22

Festival of Balloons, Tigard All Day Cook Park $7 for three-day pass Music and Wine, Forest Grove 5 to 8 p.m. The Friendly Vine Prices vary A Taste of Washington County, Rock Creek 5:30 to 9 p.m. Washington County Museum $65 Live Music, Forest Grove 6 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Musician: Kris Deelane FREE

Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Bill Feldman FREE

Saturday 23

Festival of Balloons, Tigard All Day Cook Park $7 for three-day pass Bald Peak Half Marathon, Chehalem Mountains 7:30 a.m. McCormick Hill Road Prices vary Farmers Market, Beaverton 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Beaverton Farmers Market, Cedar Mill 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Murray and Cornell Farmers Market, Hillsboro 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro Saturday Market, Sherwood 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Old Town Sherwood Meet the Author, Hillsboro 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jacobsen’s Books & More Author: Chad Coenson FREE Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Relay for Life, Hillsboro 10 a.m. Washington County Fairgrounds Voices in Verse, Cedar Mill 10 a.m. Cedar Mill Library Open Mic Poetry FREE Live Music, Gaston 1 to 4 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE

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Upcoming Events at Cornell Estates Stage Troupers present: “The Elephant’s Child” 1:30 p.m. Wednesday June 20

Our residents indulge in art, music, nature, adventure, education, community service, and many other activities! 1005 NE 17th Avenue Hillsboro, OR 97124 (503) 640-2884 www.cornell-estates.com

Aid & Attendance Benefits for Veterans and Spouses 6:30 p.m. June 25 Orenco Photography Club 7 p.m. Thursday June 28 Ask a Pharmacist 1:30 p.m. Friday June 29 All events are free and open to the public

June 2012 Open Mic, Forest Grove 2 p.m. Forest Grove City Library Read your work FREE Live Music, Forest Grove 7 p.m. McMenamins Grand Lodge Musician: Tyler Fortier FREE Live Music, Hillsboro 8:30 p.m. Primrose and Tumbleweeds Musician: Andy Harrison FREE Live Music, Forest Grove 9 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards Band: Dixie Wrecked Band FREE

Sunday 24

Festival of Balloons, Tigard All Day Cook Park $7 for three-day pass Farmers Market, Orenco 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orenco Station Farmers Market, West Union 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Union and Cornelius Pass Sunday Trailways, Beaverton 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fanno Creek Trail THPRD Live Music, Gaston 1 to 4 p.m. Plum Hill Vineyards FREE

Monday 25

Public Affairs Forum, Hillsboro 12 p.m. Old Spaghetti Factory Current events and local issues FREE

Aid & Attendance Benefits for Vets, Hillsboro 6:30 p.m. Cornell Estates FREE Conversations with Writers, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Influence Music Hall and Gallery Local writers speak FREE Science Pub, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Venetian Theatre The Neuroscience of Pleasure and Love $5 donation

Old Town Trivia, Sherwood 7:30 p.m. Clancy’s Pub and Restaurant FREE

Orenco Photography Club, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Cornell Estates FREE The Sound of Music, Tigard 7:30 p.m. Broadway Rose Theatre $25 and up

Farmers Market, Cedar Mill 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Murray and Cornell Farmers Market, Hillsboro 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday 27 Downtown Hillsboro Farmers Market, Forest Grove Saturday Market, Sherwood 4 p.m. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Downtown Forest Grove Old Town Sherwood Prices vary Friday 29 Meet the Author, Hillsboro Farmers Market, Tanasbourne Owl Book Group, Cedar Mill 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. Jacobsen’s Books & More Cornell and Stucki Avenue Cedar Mill Library Authors: Jamie McCracken, Trent Weekly Jam Session, Forest Grove Book: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen Goodbaudy, Ray Macalino 6 to 8 p.m. FREE FREE Vic’s Guitar Cave Ask a Pharmacist, Hillsboro Farmers Market, West Union FREE 1:30 p.m. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday 26 Film Night, Cedar Mill Cornell Estates West Union and Cornelius Pass Taiko Drums 6:30 p.m. FREE Red, White, and Celebrate, Various 2 p.m. Cedar Mill Library Music and Wine, Forest Grove 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sherwood Public Library Film: Vasermil (Israel) 5 to 8 p.m. Local wineries Japanese-style drumming FREE The Friendly Vine North Willamette Vintners FREE Beaverton Wind Ensemble, Beaverton Prices vary Prices vary Tuesday Marketplace, Hillsboro 7 p.m. Live Music, Forest Grove Live Music, Gaston 4:30 to 8 p.m. Beaverton City Library Auditorium 6 p.m. 1 to 4 p.m. Downtown Hillsboro American Music 1900-1925 McMenamins Grand Lodge Plum Hill Vineyards Food, music, vendors FREE Musician: Muriel Stanton Band FREE FREE Historic Walking Tour, Forest Grove FREE Native Plant Workshop, Cooper Beaverton Last Tuesday, Beaverton 7:30 p.m. NW Summer Music Games, Hillsboro Mountain 5 to 8 p.m. Meet at Corner Antiques 7 p.m. 1 to 2:30 p.m. The Beaverton Round Sojourn Forest Grove presents Hillsboro Stadium Cooper Mountain Nature Park FREE $7 per person Oregon Crusaders THPRD and Metro present Write In, Hillsboro $20 to $40 FREE, registration required 503Thursday 28 5:30 p.m. The Sound of Music, Tigard 629-6350 Meet your Vintner, Orenco Primrose and Tumbleweeds 7:30 p.m. Live Music, Forest Grove 5:30 to 7 p.m. Writers welcome Broadway Rose Theatre 7 p.m. The Orenco FREE $25 and up McMenamins Grand Lodge Featuring David Hill Winery Arts and Culture Book Club, HillsLive Music, Forest Grove Musician: Steve Bradley & Scott $5 boro 9 p.m. Cronin Thirsty Thursdays, Hillsboro 6 p.m. Ballad Town Billiards FREE 5 to 7 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center Band: The Bar Pilots The Sound of Music, Tigard Mainbrew Off-beat, fun, and informative books FREE 7:30 p.m. Beer and wine tasting FREE but registration required Broadway Rose Theatre FREE Saturday 30 Recommended Reads, Beaverton $25 and up Live Music, Forest Grove Farmers Market, Beaverton 6:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Beaverton City Library McMenamins Grand Lodge Downtown Beaverton Book Group Musician: BBQ Orchestra FREE FREE

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