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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Noah Strycker will embark on a quest to see 5,000 bird species in 2015. He became enthralled with birds as a boy.
November 20, 2014

Put a bird on it - or maybe 5,000 of them

by Jennifer Anderson
Man aiming for species-spotting record part of Wild Arts fest Noah Strycker has lived for months at a time in some of the most remote places on Earth — Antarctica, Costa Rica, the Galapagos…
November 20, 2014

Meals on Wheels People hosts Thanksgiving dinners

by The Times
Meals on Wheels People will deliver more than 1,000 turkey dinners to homebound seniors on Thanksgiving Day. The organization will also host community Thanksgiving dinners at several locations…
November 08, 2014

World War II talk coming up at Washington County Museum

by Doug Burkhardt
Local historian Sig Unander will be presenting a documentary about the forgotten heroes of World War II, “The Aztec Eagles,” an elite corps of Mexican Air Force pilots who flew missions for the…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: THPRD - Visitors will learn about the adaptations of newts and other forest inhabitants at indoor exhibits and interactive activities hosted by the park district's nature experts.
November 05, 2014

It's raining: Time to go newt exploring

by Beaverton Valley Times
Tualatin Hills Nature Park hosts Newt Day activities on Saturday Rain or shine, Newt Day returns to the Tualatin Hills Nature Park on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Nature Park Interpretive…
November 05, 2014

Community events honor Veterans Day

by Christina Lent
Special programs invite public to pay tribute Families looking to honor veterans can participate in an array of community celebrations marking Veterans Day. Here are a few events close to home:…
November 01, 2014

World War I anniversary inspires new exhibit

by The Times
All military veterans get in free to Washington County Museum in November The donation of a World War I uniform worn by Washington County resident William Crandall’s father, Sgt. John Crandall,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Tigard photographer Loren Nelson with his large format camera at the Helzer Art Gallery at Portland Community College's Rock Creek Campus.
October 30, 2014

The patient photographer

by Caitlin Feldman
Loren Nelson's photography exhibit steps back in time through the perspective of a blacksmith shop established in 1890 Virtually untouched since its doors closed for business in 1962, the…
October 30, 2014

Does your group want to perform?

by The Times
Bridgeport Village recently announced a new program called “Season of Sounds.” This program will give school choirs, bands and theater groups the chance to perform at Bridgeport Village in…
October 30, 2014

Military veterans are invited to special patriotic tribute

by The Times
Tigard High hosts early Veteran's Day celebration on Nov. 7 Tigard High School’s leadership class invites all veterans to its annual recognition ceremony Friday, Nov. 7, to honor all those who…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: CARLI DAVIDSON - Wally, an African wild dog, practices his standup routine at the Oregon Zoo. On Saturday, the zoo will host an evening of comedy to benefit conservation of this and other endangered species.
October 29, 2014

Zoo comedy night is going to the animals

by Beaverton Valley Times
Event supports Portland Audubon and Tanzanian Carnivore Project Cackling geese, laughing hyenas and hard-to-amuse humans all stand to benefit from the Oregon Zoo’s second annual comedy night…

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Oct 25, 2014

State seeks input on senior issues and disability concerns

by The Times
The state of Oregon wants to hear from people about the services it should be providing for seniors and people with disabilities. Aging and People with Disabilities, a division of the Oregon…
Oct 24, 2014

Westside Economic Alliance welcomes Bonamici, Schrader

by The Times
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will be in Tigard next week to discuss her plans for the 114th Congress. The Oregon Democrat from Beaverton will speak at the Westside Economic Alliance’s breakfast…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Pumpkin-grower Steve Daletas and his daughter Stacey Wiltermood pilot the UO/OSU combo 'Platypus' pumpkin during the West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta.
Oct 23, 2014

The greatest pumpkin of all

by Caitlin Feldman
West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta was record setting and a sight to behold “I didn't know you could ride in a pumpkin,” one woman said to another as they walked around the perimeter of Tualatin's…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Eliot Grasso, with guitarist Glenn Waddell, will perform a family-friendly concert of Irish music on Saturday.
Oct 23, 2014

Irish music takes spotlight in intimate concert

by Beaverton Valley Times
Music in Small Spaces is Saturday in Beaverton library Music in Small Spaces, sponsored by the Beaverton Arts Commission, presents "An Afternoon of Irish Music" on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: PCC - Families can enjoy free hay rides that loop around the Portland Community Colleges Rock Creek Campus all day and will be staged between buildings 2 and 5.
Oct 23, 2014

PCC Rock Creek hosts Harvest Festival

by Beaverton Valley Times
Hay rides, pumpkins and more are on tap for Saturday event Need a pumpkin? No problem. Portland Community College’s Rock Creek Campus is hosting its annual Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 2…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - French aerial pioneer Fred Deb returns to Pendulum Aerial Arts for special performance.
Oct 23, 2014

Women take to silks in 'Frida'

by Beaverton Valley Times
Pendulum Aerial Arts reunites trio of talented performers Pendulum Aerial Arts presents “Frida — A Rare Evening of Women in Circus” with special guest artists French aerial pioneer Fred Deb and…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED GRAPHIC - Portland-based band Blitzen Trapper shared some of its roots on Friday night by performing Neil Young's 'Harvest' album in its entirety.
Oct 18, 2014

Blitzen Trapper tips hat to Neil Young classic at Doug Fir Lounge

by Shannon O. Wells
Taxed voices aside, band nobly navigates twists of "Harvest" album Blitzen Trapper's good-hearted gesture to add a second, all-ages show on Friday evening at Doug Fir Lounge nearly cost…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Boy Scouts will once again demonstrate the use of an antique apple press.
Oct 17, 2014

Cedar Mill Cider Festival returns Sunday

by Beaverton Valley Times
Community event offers festive food, music and fun for all The Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District will host the eighth annual Cedar Mill Cider Festival on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Husband and wife Reece Marshburn and Marianna Thielen never intended to make music together, but have been dedicated to their band, The Bylines, in earnest since 2011.
Oct 17, 2014

Finding their sound

by Caitlin Feldman
Marianna Thielen and Reece Marshburn create music and perform as The Bylines, they have a show this Saturday, Oct. 18 Marianna Thielen and Reece Marshburn didn’t want to be “that couple” — the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Archaeologist and artist Virginia Parks will be showing off some of her encaustic paintings (painting using a variety of different colored waxes) during this weekend's Washington County Open Studios art tour.
Oct 17, 2014

Artists share insight into creative process

by Geoff Pursinger
Washington County Open Studios tour is this weekend The fifth annual Washington County Open Studios art tour returns this weekend, with dozens of artists ready to showcase their creations. The…



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