Hillsboro Community Calendar: July 7-21, 2016
Theater Bag & Baggage Productions is putting on Coriolanus, by Thomas Sheridan, adapted from Shakespeare. The searing tragedy of political manipulation and familial betrayal is a shockingly contemporary tale of intrigue, spin-doctors and divided politics. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza, 150 E. Main St. in Hillsboro. Outdoor venue; bring chairs and seating.
Theater HART Theater presents Continuing Education, written by Sharon Gavin and directed by Carl Dahlquist. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $13, students $11. 185 S.E. Washington St. in Hillsboro.
Sidewalk Chalk Join us to make beautiful art on the sidewalks around the Hillsboro Main Library. Children of all ages. 2:30 p.m.
Choir Camp Take the stage at the Walters Cultural Arts Center in an exciting camp offered in collaboration with the Hillsboro Community Youth Choir. Explore the vocal performance techniques that singers use to bring down the house while having fun singing and working together in an ensemble. For all experience levels. 503-615-3485.
Tuesday, July 12
Walking Tour See another side of our town with the Hillsboro Historical Society and the South Downtown 1912 Walking Tour. Costumed guides will lead the tour to one of the oldest neighborhoods of Hillsboro. Compare the houses and churches standing today with their locations on historic maps. Listen to stories and maybe solve a mystery or two. Meet at the U.S. Bank at the corner of Second and Main in Downtown Hillsboro. Free and open to the public. 6:30 p.m.
Garden Party The Washington County Museum are invited to a garden party fundraiser hosted by Pat Reser. The annual event features an amazing garden and delicious cuisine. Noon to 2:30 p.m.
Fire Meeting The Washington County Fire District #2 Board of Directors will have their monthly meeting open to the public at 6:30 p.m. at Station 19, 15200 S.W. Midway Road in Hillsboro.
Wednesday, July 13
Lego Palooza Head to the Jessie Mays Community Center, 30975 N.W. Hillcrest St., for a free hour of entertainment and fun with LEGOs. 1 p.m. Best for ages 3 and up.
Bingo The Hillsboro Senior Center, 750 S.E. Eighth Ave., offers Bingo games every Wednesday at 5:45 p.m.
Thursday, July 14
Taiko Rhythm Teens can head to the Jessie Mays Community Center for Japanese Taiko drum playing with stance, traditional rhythms, and playing with partners. 3 p.m. Open to those entering grades six through 12.
Concert Cloverdayle, a country duo, will play in Shute Park, 953 S.E. Maple St. in Hillsboro. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, July 15
Celebrate Hillsboro The free family festival in downtown Hillsboro, Celebrate Hillsboro, is back. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hillsboro Hops, parade and rally, STEAM Street, farmers market, arts and crafts, beer and wine.
Hillsboro Dinner The First Annual Downtown Hillsboro Farm to Table Dinner will be followed by the Annual Downtown Block Party. Dinner is 6 to 8 p.m. on on Main Street. The event is sold out. For more information visit hillsborofarmtotable.com.
Sunday, July 17
Concert The 234th Army Band Concert will play in Cornelius Harleman Park. 6 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 20
Food Talk Oregon is famous for its food for its long traditions in agriculture and fisheries, and its role in the movement to promote whole foods in communities, schools and home kitchens. In addition to the daily practice of cooking and eating, many Oregonians also think, talk and write about food. This program, facilitated by Wendy Willis, poet, essayist, and executive director of the Policy Consensus Initiative at Portland State University, will offer participants a chance to reflect on how our relationship to food production, preparation, and consumption might help create self-sufficiency and empowered citizenship. Hillsboro Main Library. 6 p.m.
Preservation Workshop The Washington County Museum is hosting a preservation workshop 10 to 11:30 a.m. $10 for adults. $5 for members. The workshop will cover problems that arise from poor storage and handling of old photos. More effective and alternative solutions will be provided. The workshop will include a behind-the-scenes museum tour.
Family Band Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band will be at the Jessie Mays Community Hall, 30975 N.W. Hillcrest St. in North Plains. 1 p.m. An hour of free entertainment and fun. Rock out with the very first Americans to win a Latin Grammy.
Thursday, July 21
Concert Dina Y Los Rumberos, a cuban salsa band, will play in Shute Park, 953 S.E. Maple St. in Hillsboro. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Artist Trading Cards Connect and swap art with others at the North Plains Public Library. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Hillsboro craft artist Marie Buckley first introduced Artist Trading Cards (known as ATCs) to our community in February. Once a month since then, she and other local craft artists who have created these miniature works of art about the size of a baseball card bring them to the library to trade with others. This is a fun way to meet other artists and exchange creations. The get-together is free and open to the public.