3D Printing meet up

Thursday, October 19 5:00 – 7:00 PM Free Brookwood Library Description: Work on 3D printing projects with like-minded makers and learn from one another. We have basic supplies and equipment. Feel free to drop in anytime and bring your own projects. The space is dedicated to this particular activity, no registration required. For teens and…

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Marathi-Hindi Storytime

Saturday, October 21 10:30 – 11:30 am Free Volunteers share stories in Marathi, Hindi, and English along with fun activities. International Storytimes are a fun way to be exposed to a new language or enjoy a language that you already know! Registration is not required. Brookwood Library 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy Hillsboro, OR 97123

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The Magic Flute: Portland Opera

Saturday, October 21 2 pm $5 suggested donation Recommended ages: 6 & up Walters Cultural Arts Center No advance sales for this event (walk-up only). Opera, Family-Friendly. Even if you have never been to an opera, prepare to be delighted and entertained by Portland Opera To Go’s short and sweet version of The Magic Flute.…

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Tchaikovsky’s All-Night Vigil by Cappella Romana

Sunday, October 22 2 pm Tickets start at $24 St. Matthew’s Church, Hillsboro Peter Tchaikovsky’s victorious 1880 court case surrounding his Divine Liturgy opened the floodgates of creativity in Russian Orthodox Church music. Benedict Sheehan, an emerging authority on Russian Orthodox singing and music director at St. Tikhon’s Seminary and Monastery in Pennsylvania, makes his…

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Hillsboro Reads: Closing Keynote — “Understanding Our Implicit Bias: Who Me? Yes You.” by Caprice D. Hollins, Psy. D.

Friday, October 27 6 – 7:30 pm Free Civic Center Auditorium As part of this year’s Hillsboro Reads program Our society has encouraged colorblind ideology without taking into consideration the impact it has on people of color. While the intentions may be good, this approach to race, racism and race relations doesn’t change the fact…

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Walters Concert Series: Chris Smither

Friday, October 27 7:30 pm $22 advance | $26 day of show Purchase Tickets Walters Cultural Arts Center Singer + Songwriter, Blues. Prolific and internationally celebrated singer-songwriter Chris Smither returns to the Walters for a highly anticipated solo performance. Called “one of the absolute best singer-songwriters in the world” by The Associated Press, “Smither’s roots…

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Page to Stage Playwrights Forum

Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:30 pm – 10 pm $10 HART Theater For the past four years in October, Hillsboro Artists’ Regional Theatre (HART) has presented Page to Stage: A Playwright’s Showcase, taking a unique look at the creative play writing process, and taking a playwright’s work from the page onto the stage, with readings…

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Mandarin Story Time

Saturday, October 28 10:30 – 11:15 AM Free, all ages welcome Brookwood Library Description: Volunteers share stories in Mandarin along with fun activities. International Storytimes are a fun way to be exposed to a new language or enjoy a language that you already know! Hillsboro Brookwood Library Community Room (1st Floor) 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy,…

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ArtFest on the Plaza

Saturday, September 30 9:00 am – 1:30 pm Free Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza Join us at the Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza for a Hillsboro Arts Month Kick off event! With popcorn, street magic, live performances, family activities, and demonstrations from: Westside Community and Youth Orchestra New Vision Dance Center Macalino Family of Authors…

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Hillsboro Farmers’ Markets

Weekends in October Times vary Free to attend Downtown Hillsboro – Main street  8 am – 1:30 pm Every Saturday until October 28, 2017, join us in Historic Downtown Hillsboro for fresh fruits and vegetables, delicious local foods, plants, crafts and much more. One of the oldest Farmers’ Markets in the state, it’s one you…

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Hillsboro Reads: Keynote Address — “Lift Off” by Donovan Livingston

Saturday, September 30 noon – 1 pm Free Brookwood Library Event Room Donovan Livingston presents his keynote address as part of the Hillsboro Reads program. Donovan Livingston is an award-winning educator, spoken word poet, and public speaker. In 2016, his Harvard Graduate School of Education convocation address, “Lift Off”, went viral, reaching over 13 million…

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Hillsboro Reads: Slam Poetry Showcase

Saturday, September 30 1:30 – 3 pm Free Brookwood Library Event Room The Slam Poetry Showcase is presented as part of the Hillsboro Reads program. Join Jorah La Fleur and Jason Graham for an exciting taste of Slam Poetry. Audience participation will be encouraged! Want to participate? Check this site for registration and guidelines: hillsboro-oregon.gov/hillsbororeads…

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Cuentos en Español/Stories in Spanish

Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays Throughout October Free Hillsboro Shute Park Library Sundays: October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 Bilingual Family Storytime/Cuentos Bilingues Event Type: Children’s program Age Group(s): Preschoolers 3-6 years, Toddlers 24-36 months Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM Description: 30 to 40 minutes of stories, fingerplays, and movement activities. 30 a 40 minutos…

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Paper Crafting Meetup

Thursday, October 5 5:00 – 7:00 PM Free Hillsboro Brookwood Library Work on paper crafting projects with like-minded makers and learn from one another. We have basic supplies and equipment. Feel free to drop in anytime and bring your own projects. The space is dedicated to this particular activity, no registration required. Find other events,…

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Live Music Lineup at Pizzario

Fridays, October 6, 13, 20, 27 7:30 – 10:30 pm No cover Pizzario Enjoy live music at Pizzario starting at 7:30pm. The rotating lineup is always packed with great local musicians that you and the gang can jam to with a cold one and a delicious slice! See more at their website and facebook page:…

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OrenKofest

October 7, Saturday 12 pm – 7 pm Free Jerry Willey Orenco Station Plaza Discover Hillsboro’s agriculture in the place where it all began – Orenco! OrenKoFest is where agritourism meets the city. Visit the new Orenco Station Plaza tucked right next to Orenco Station MAX stop and the new Platform District condominiums. At OrenKoFest…

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Open Poetry Night

October 11, Tuesday 7 pm – 8:30 pm Free Walters Cultural Arts Center Join this fun, informal gathering of poetry-lovers for a night of enchanting verse and good conversation on the second Tuesday of every month. The Walters Cultural Arts Center hosts an evening of storytelling and poetry. Regional writers and readers are invited to…

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Mondrian Collage Art for kids

Thursday, October 12 1:00 – 2:30 PM Free Hillsboro Brookwood Library Description: Please join us in discovering shapes, color, lines and white space. We will work with construction paper shapes to create your own Mondrian collage. Advanced registration required. Attendee must be between the ages of 7 Years and 11 Years old. Attendee must be…

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Orenco Photography Club

Thursday, October 12 6:30 pm Free and open to the public Cornell Estates Party Room The Club conducts a regular monthly meeting on the second Thursday of the month at Cornell Estates, 1005 NE 17th Ave., Hillsboro.  People start gathering at 6:00 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. The normal agenda for the…

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Farndale Avenue… Murder at Checkmate Manor by Bag n Baggage Productions

Thursdays – Sundays, October 12 – 31 7:30 pm, and 2:00 pm on Sundays $25+ The Vault Theater Bag&Baggage Productions presents: The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Production of Murder at Checkmate Manor by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jr. Every drama group has experienced the horrors of what can go wrong…

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Belles by STAGES

Friday – Sunday, October 13 – 15 7:30 pm Sunday 2:00 pm $12 + HART Theater Told in “two acts and forty-five phone calls,” Belles visits six southern sisters, who, over the course of an autumn weekend, seek to bridge the physical and emotional distance between them via the telephone. The six Walker sisters all…

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Fabric and Fibers meetup

Saturday, October 14 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Free Brookwood Library Description: Come sew, knit, crochet, hook, embroider, quilt, and … ! Work on fabric and fiber projects with like-minded makers and learn from one another. We have basic supplies and equipment. Feel free to drop in anytime and bring your own projects. The space…

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Arabic Storytime

Sunday, October 15 2:30 – 3:30 pm Free Brookwood Library Volunteers share stories in Arabic and English along with fun activities. International Storytimes are a fun way to be exposed to a new language or enjoy a language that you already know! Registration is not required. Brookwood Library 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy Hillsboro, OR 97123

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