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Next week's happenings

Nov. 20

Neighborhood Watch Cornelius’ COPCAB will be hosting a meeting for those interested in participating in a Neighborhood Watch program. 7 p.m. Cornelius City Council Chambers, 1310 N. Adair St.

Author Event Gaston author Ken Bilderback will talk about tracing the history of a creek with no name and how it led him to explore Oregon history. Noon to 1 p.m. Washington County Museum.

Nov. 21

Town Meeting The city of Banks is hosting a workshop to kick off the Main Street Revitalization Planning Initiative, enhance the city’s economic vitality and improve pedestrian- and bicycle-friendliness. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Banks Fire Station, 13430 N.W. Main St. in Banks.

Book Club “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver will be the November North Plains book club discussion topic. Tired of living on a failing farm and suffering oppressive poverty, bored housewife Dellarobia Turnbow, on the way to meet a potential lover, is detoured by a miraculous event in Appalachia. 7 p.m.

Nov. 22

Music Jack McMahon will bring the warm and resonant voice that has accompanied Gerry Goffin and other New York songwriters to McMenamins Grand Lodge. 7 p.m.

Caregiver Conference Head to Tuality Health Education Center, 334 S.E. 85th Ave. in Hillsboro, for a free family caregivers conference. Learn about legal planning, coping with caregiving emotions, understanding the Affordable Care Act and more. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reserve a spot at 503-846-3089.

Nov. 22 to Dec. 15

Theater “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” a play with opportunities for young actors and a perfect acknowledgement of the allure of theater as art about a Christmas production under the worst of circumstances that succeeds nonetheless. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. HART Theatre, 185 S.E. Washington St., Hillsboro. $15 adults; $13 seniors; $11 children.

Nov. 23

Crafts Make Thanksgiving placemats. 1 to 3 p.m. Valley Art Gallery. Free.

Music Ron Hughes will play at Urban Decanter. 7 to 10 p.m.

Music Wil Kinky will bring his bluesy and soulful style to McMenamins Grand Lodge. 7 p.m.

Dance The city of North Plains is hosting a country dance to raise funds for the Friends of the North Plains Library. $5 suggested donation. Soda and hot dogs for sale. 7:30 p.m. Jessie Mays Community Hall, 30975 Hillcrest Ave.

Nov. 23 and 24

Bazaar St. Anthony’s Catholic Church is hosting a holiday bazaar with more than 30 vendors, local wine tasting and a goodie shop with homemade baked goods. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.



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