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A musical journey

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Living here, back then

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Brought to you by Linda Elder of Woodland Heights Assisted Living - Assisted Living INSIDER -


WOODLAND HEIGHTS ASSISTED LIVING - Linda ElderImagine you are preparing dinner for 60 of your closest friends and relatives. Or imagine that they are staying for the weekend and you are fixing three meals a day, every day.

The obvious is that you have a daunting task of meal planning, food shopping and cooking ahead of you. Then you remember that your cousin Sally and her daughters are severely allergic to seafood, Uncle Albert can’t eat anything that has to be chewed much and Grandpa Rogers has high blood pressure and can’t have salt. Your best friend, Kathy is dieting and great aunt Ellen has been losing weight and says food just doesn’t have much taste anymore. Your neighbor George has severe arthritis in his hands and can’t cut meat and firm vegetables.

This is the challenge of the kitchen staff in assisted living every day.

At 5 a.m., the Woodland Heights chefs begin. They review the doctor-ordered diet of every resident, watching for notices of changes given to them by the nurses. We have a policy of cooking without any added salt in consideration of the many seniors with heart or high blood pressure concerns.

Herbs and spices are used to maintain appealing flavor.

Daily, the chefs visit with our residents during meals to get feedback toward their goal of providing homemade, nutritious, appetizing meals that meet the ever-changing requests and needs of each of our residents.

Woodland Heights Assisted Living Residence

9355 SW McDonald St., Tigard 97224

503-684-9696

woodland-heights-assisted-living.com/

Brought to you by Norm Matheis of Specialty Heating & Cooling - Heating and Cooling INSDIER -


SPECIALTY HEATING & COOLING - Norm MatheisAre you roasting in your non- airconditioned house in an effort to “save money”? Dragging fans from room to room to prevent total body meltdown?

Good news! Home heating and cooling systems can be financed for an affordable monthly payment. And often, with the return-on-investment factored in, such a system will pay for itself.

Typical heating and cooling system replacements can vary in price depending on the specifics of your home, your comfort needs and efficiency ratings of the equipment.

At Specialty Heating & Cooling, we want to make this investment as easy as possible for you. We have many resources available to you for easy HVAC financing; whether you prefer the lowest monthly payment or our zero-percent-interest programs.

We partner with the most competitive financial institutions in order to offer some of the following financing options:

Zero-percent-interest options for 12, 18 or 60 months - Offers minimum monthly payments with low interest during zero-interest time frame. Great financing solution to save on interest; low payments available.

Fixed-rate programs with low monthly payment — Offers low monthly payment based on a fixed rate with a longer term of 12 years. This is our lowest payment program available.

No payments and no interest for 6 or 12 months – Buy now and pay later, no payments or interest till 2017.

Energy savings on your monthly utility bills from higher-efficiency equipment will often make your net monthly payment even less.

Our sales professionals have all the right tools to help inform and educate you for realistic energy savings and estimated net monthly payments.

Specialty Heating & Cooling

7500 SW Tech Center Drive, Suite 130, Tigard, OR 97223

(503) 946-6396

www.specialtyheating.com/

Brought to you by Dr. Daniel Beebe - Chiropractic INSIDER -


BEEBE CHIROPRACTIC - Dr. Daniel Beebe“At this clinic, we measure – we don’t guess,” says Dr. Daniel Beebe, of Beebe Chiropractic & Wellness Center in Tigard.

Prior to treatment, for example, patients receive a thermal scan and an electrical scan (also called surface EMG) to see if muscles are pulling and which way they’re going, says Beebe. “The scans can tell us how to proceed with treatment. Later, we can rescan to see if you’re improving and if not, make adjustments to the treatment.”

Though the equipment for the scans is available to any practitioner, “it’s expensive and it takes experience to use it,” says Beebe.

Beebe also does a complete blood-chemistry panel.

“Here in the Northwest, we see a lot of low Vitamin D, anemia, liver problems and heart problems,” says Beebe. “It’s just a real good screen for general body conditions.”

“Patients may come in and say ‘I’m really fatigued all the time.’ We’ve even seen cases where they were bleeding internally, but just didn’t know. Others will come in with an autoimmune condition, such as Hashimoto’s Disease.”

“I test for gluten and other sensitivities. With people who have gluten sensitivities, it can affect a woman’s thyroid — which is a surprise to many.”

Women with gluten sensitivities suffer thyroid problems as a ratio of 23 to 1 compared to men.

Beebe Chiropractic & Wellness Center

13500 SW 72nd Ave.

Tigard, OR 97223

503-620-1280

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Brought to you by Dr. Quenton Gebeau of Q Family Dental - Dental INSIDER -


Q FAMILY DENTAL - Dr. Quenton GebeauAt Q Family Dental, we often have patients who ask us why a taste of ice cream or a sip of coffee becomes a painful experience, or why brushing or flossing makes them wince or cringe. The answer, usually, is sensitive teeth.

 

Tooth sensitivity typically occurs when the underlying dentin layer of the tooth, which surrounds the tooth’s nerve, becomes exposed.

 

Permanent hypersensitivity, however, may require treatment. The first step is to determine the cause, which may include one or more of the following:

 

Tooth decay (cavities)

Exposed dentin, especially near the gum line

Cracked or fractured teeth

Fillings that are worn

Gum (periodontal) disease, or gum recession

Worn tooth enamel

Brushing too hard

Consuming acidic foods

 

The good news is, sensitive teeth can be treated after the cause is determined. Treatments may include:

 

Desensitizing toothpaste, which contains ingredients that seal off the microtubules inside the exposed dentin to help reduce tooth sensitivity.

Fluoride gel, which strengthens compromised tooth enamel, helps prevent tooth decay, and decreases hypersensitivity of the teeth.

A crown, filling, inlay or onlay, which is used to treat tooth decay and often prevents sensitivity

A surgical gum graft. If some gum tissue has been lost from the root (recession), this procedure will help cover the root and normally reduces sensitivity.  A graft typically helps prevent further recession.

A root canal, which involves removing infected pulp tissue from inside the root of a tooth and replacing it with a biocompatible, root filling material.  This is normally followed with a crown.

 

Make an appointment with Dr. Q today to determine treatment options and to eliminate pain and discomfort.

 

Q Family Dental

9370 SW Greenburg Rd., Tigard OR 97223

971-202-7244

qfamilydental.com/

Brought to you by Griffin Hampson - Cartridge-Network - PRINTER, INK & TONER INSIDER -


CARTRIDGE-NETWORK - Griffin HampsonNew printers for both consumers and business have a cautionary warning. Both buy on price or perceived savings while rarely having knowledge of each printer’s associated cost-per page (CPP).

New printer models generally replace a previous model with similar capabilities. Rarely do new models possess startling new capabilities. Printers have a market life cycle of three to four years until replaced by another new model for that segment, just like cars. The new Ford Fairlane, replaces the previous Fairlane. However gasoline is gasoline.

If you use aftermarket factory remanufactured or compatible cartridges which provide 30% to 60% savings, there is another key factor involved with buying a new model printer.

New model printers use “new to the world” cartridge(s) only capable of working in a specific model or series. Each new model or series’ OEM cartridges are your only alternative for a year, or more, until aftermarket factories catch up with collected empty / recycled cartridges, reverse engineered chips, parts and the appropriate ink or toner formulation. So your cartridge cost and associated CPP will be full retail.

Furthermore, most printers ship with an “Introductory”, “Set Up” or “Starter” cartridge(s) with a fraction of the Standard or Low Yield cartridge(s)’ stated “page rating”, let alone the High Yield version with significantly higher page rating and as a consequence a much lower CPP.

How do we approach customers’ printer purchases? Know your “needs” vs. “wants”. Color vs. black only?, copy & scan?, wireless?, duplexing? Routine volumes (measured by reams of paper), user(s) environment. Call or stop by to learn how to get the most value for your money.

Cartridge-Network

6800 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225

(503) 246-0665

http://www.cartridge-network.com

Brought to you by Marissa Phillips, ComForCare - Home Care INSIDER -


COMFORCARE - Marissa PhillipsAccording to the American Diabetes Association, more than 25 percent of seniors over age 65 have diabetes, diagnosed or undiagnosed.

If you or your loved one needs assistance in managing diabetes, ComForCare can help.

With appropriate care and medication management, complications of diabetes can be prevented.

Under the direction of our Registered Nurse and along with your doctor, our caregivers can assist with nutrition and monitoring, which can help keep blood sugar levels consistent and prevent dangerous spikes. If desired, caregivers can help set up daily exercise routines to provide motivation for healthier living.

Our caregivers have specialized training managing chronic conditions such as diabetes. We can help coordinate doctor’s appointments, transport you to and from appointments, and help you carry out doctor-recommended activities.

Caregivers can set up regular schedules to coordinate eating and insulin administration to keep you healthy and balanced. If blood sugar levels ever become a concern, caregivers understand how to take immediate action and can contact medical services to assist.

Depending on the type and severity of diabetes, there are different diabetes management aids that may be prescribed by doctors. These may include insulin/glucose pumps, insulin pens or other devices. Our trained caregivers can help you get used to using the devices for blood sugar control and monitoring.

Nutrition is the cornerstone of proper diabetes management. Caregivers can help with meal planning and preparation so that meals are both healthy and enjoyable. We will make sure that your diet is well-balanced and low in sugar and carbohydrates to avoid blood-sugar fluctuations.

ComForCare Home Care

10580 SW McDonald St., Ste. 202

Tigard OR 97224

971-801-7606

comforcare.com/oregon/greater-portland-west

Brought to you by Pacific Medical Group - Medical Family Practice INSIDER -


PACIFIC MEDICAL GROUP  - Schedule an appointment today.Did you know that women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men?

“There is a silent health crisis in America. It’s the fact that, on average, American men live sicker and die younger than American women,” said Dr. David Gremillion of Men’s Health Network, the non-profit that sponsors Men’s Health Month each June.

Though many prefer to “tough it out” when they feel unwell, men owe it to themselves and their families to get regular medical checkups and screenings and to follow through with doctors’ recommendations.

Men are more at risk than women to suffer from heart disease, cancer, injuries, stroke, depression, hearing loss and other afflictions. More than 30,000 men die of prostate cancer each year.

“Just like taking the car in for an oil change or for the 25,000-mile checkup, men also need to take themselves to the doctor’s office to make sure everything is running smoothly,” Gremillion added. “That’s why Men’s Health Network created this campaign – to help men keep track of how often to check their blood pressure, get a tetanus booster and check their testosterone levels.”

Here’s a guide that outlines how often to get checkups: www.menshealthnetwork.org/library/getitcheckedpostermen.pdf

Pacific Medical Group’s five clinics have each been recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the NCQA and the State of Oregon, which means they offer enhanced, coordinated medical care for their patients.

Call now to schedule an appointment.

Pacific Medical Group

13200 SW Pacific Hwy

Tigard, OR. 97223

(503) 598-2000

www.pacificmedicalgroup.com/

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Brought to you by Nancy Felton, Crescent Grove Cemetery - Cemetery & Mausoleum INSIDER -


CRESCENT GROVE CEMETERY & MAUSOLEUM - Nancy FeltonAt Crescent Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum, we are always available to answer your questions and listen to your concerns. Here are some common concerns:

Q. How much notice do you require for a burial?   

A. Generally 3-4 days, depending on the family's specific or culture needs, but a minimum of 48 hours.

Q. What choices are there to honor our loved ones who choose cremation?

A. We allow cremated remains to be buried in a traditional casket grave, urn garden, inurned into a niche/columbarium which may or may not be in a mausoleum, or our scatter gardens.

Q. We are a couple. One of us wants to be cremated and the other casket burial. Is there any way we can be together in death, as we were in life?

A. Yes, you would need one grave or mausoleum space.  If the person who prefers cremation passes away first, we would place the cremated remains under where the headstone will be, so in the future when we open the grave for the casket burial, we will not disturb the cremated remains. Should it be reversed, we would place the cremated remains on top of the outer burial container for the casket.

Q. When would a headstone be installed?

A. Headstones are purchased when the family is ready to do so. Most order right away, but some families wait weeks, months, sometimes years. 

Q. Who installs the monument?

A. Cemetery staff or the granite company install the monuments, depending on size.

Crescent Grove Cemetery & Mausoleum

9925 SW Greenburg Rd.

Tigard, OR  97223

(503) 639-5347

www.crescentgrovecemetery.com/

Brought to you by Annette Saarinen, AccounTax of Oregon - Accounting INSIDER -


ACCOUNTAX OF OREGON - Annette SaarinenSo you're halfway through the tax year for 2016. Yes, really!

While your 2015 taxes were due just a few months ago, it’s time to take a look at how this year is shaping up for your business or personal taxes.

At AccounTax, we call this a “mid-year review,” which helps take the stress out of next year’s returns — and a lot more.

Review what’s happened and make corrections — Two quarterly tax payments have come and gone. Mid-year is a good time to see what you’ve paid in estimated taxes and balance projections, using actual numbers. The next quarterly estimate is due Sept. 15.

Track where your money is going – daily. More than a monthly reconciliation, knowing where your money is every day means your business or household can be nimble enough to make corrections within the next six months. To accomplish that, you’ll need an accounting program or detailed spreadsheet, you can see where money is flowing both in and out.

Review capital expenses and plan for deductions — Section 179 is a portion of the tax code that allows business owners to deduct the full expenses of a capital purchase immediately, rather than depreciating the cost over a period of time. To take advantage of this tax opportunity, business owners must understand the tax differences between taking the deduction versus offsetting it into future years. Performing a financial review in July allows your business six months to plan for capital expenditures and strategic purchases.

Accountax of Oregon

8050 SW Pffafle St., Suite 110

Tigard, OR 97223

503-619-1040

accountaxoforegon.com/

Brought to you by Griffin Hampson - Cartridge-Network - PRINTER, INK & TONER INSIDER -


CARTRIDGE-NETWORK - Griffin HampsonDo “bargain” (cheap) printers save you money? Rarely. Consumers and businesses are sold printers and buy on price, without understanding a printer’s actual cost-per-page (CPP).

Office supply stores, warehouse clubs (limited selection / knowledge) and general merchandise big chain stores (limited selection / knowledge), have printers “on special” for $60 or $70 with $40, $50+ in savings from “regular pricing”. Buyer beware. The least expensive printers have higher CPP. You’ll spend more money for cartridges with a high CPP.

Fully costed CPP costs range as follows: inkjet from $0.05 - $0.30+, black laser from $0.01 to $0.05, color laser from $0.06 to $0.25.

Spending $30 or $40 more on a better inkjet model, or $100 for a laser printer now, saves hundreds (or thousands) of dollars over time, because CPP costs are significantly lower. There are several superior performing and low CPP inkjet printers currently available for about $100. Why save $40 or $50 for an inferior printer?

And remember if you’re interested in factory remanufactured or compatible cartridges, buying the newest printer, which replaced a virtually identical model, means only OEM cartridges are available for a year or more, so you can’t reduce further your CPP for quite a while, with aftermarket cartridges.

How we approach customers’ printer purchases: know your “needs” vs. “wants”. Color vs. black only?, copy & scan?, wireless?, duplexing? Routine volumes (measured by reams of paper), user(s) environment. Call or stop by our store to learn how to get the most value for your money.

Cartridge-Network

6800 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225

(503) 246-0665

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Brought to you by Askol Saieedi, Prestige Senior Living Riverwood - Retirement Living INSIDER -


PRESTIGE SENIOR LIVING - RIVERWOOD - Askol SaieediOlder couples sometimes find that running a household, taking care of themselves and each other has become too much of a burden.

Prestige Care communities offer options for couples, even when level-of-care requirements differ.

Couples can choose studio or one-bedroom apartments. All have kitchenettes with compact-sized refrigerator/freezers and microwaves. All meals are served in the dining room, unless a resident is unwell or requests to have room trays delivered to them as part of their service plan.

For each resident, regardless of marital status or cohabitation, a level-of-care assessment is done. A comprehensive service plan is tailored to each, with all activities of daily living considered — including dressing, bathing, grooming, elimination, mobility, reminders and medication management.

Care needs are assessed and a service plan is developed for each of our residents. Certain services cannot be supported in Assisted Living and require Skilled Nursing or Alzheimer’s care. When in search of a community to live in, make sure to ask for details about next-level care.

We invite you to visit our community for a free tour. Call today to reserve a time!

Prestige Senior Living - Riverwood

18321 SW Pacific Highway

Tualatin, OR 97062

503-716-4971

www.prestigecare.com/assisted.php?id=104

Brought to you by Norm Matheis of Specialty Heating & Cooling - Heating and Cooling INSIDER -


SPECIALTY HEATING - Norm MatheisHave an older home-cooling system? Energy.gov suggests looking for the following warning signs to determine whether your system needs maintenance, repair or replacement:

Refrigerant leaks — If your air conditioner is low on refrigerant, either it was undercharged at installation or it leaks. Simply adding refrigerant is not a solution. A trained technician should fix any leak, test the repair, and then charge the system with the correct amount of refrigerant. The performance and efficiency of your air conditioner is greatest when the refrigerant charge exactly matches the manufacturer's specification.

Inadequate maintenance — When filters and air conditioning coils become dirty, the air conditioner will not work properly, and the compressor or fans are likely to fail prematurely.

Electric control failure — The compressor and fan controls can wear out, especially when the air conditioner turns on and off frequently, as is common when a system is oversized. Because corrosion of wire and terminals is also a problem in many systems, electrical connections and contacts should be checked during a professional service call.

Sensor problems — Room air conditioners feature a thermostat sensor, located behind the control panel, which measures the temperature of air coming into the evaporative coil. If the sensor is knocked out of position, the air conditioner could cycle constantly or behave erratically.

Drainage problems — When it's humid outside, check the condensate drain to make sure it isn't clogged and is draining properly. Room air conditioners may not drain properly if not mounted level.

Specialty Heating & Cooling

7500 SW Tech Center Drive, Suite 130, Tigard, OR 97223

(503) 946-6396

www.specialtyheating.com/


Tigard's Features

CRAIG MITCHELLDYER - Dan Murphy as Pseudolus and Deanna Olsen White as Tintinabula are sure to entertain audiences in 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.'
July 28, 2016

Expect Dan Murphy to be pretty darn funny in Broadway Rose's 'Forum'

by Barbara Sherman
A few funny things happened to actor on his way to running Tigard theater company When Dan Murphy talks to the audience during Broadway Rose’s next show, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” he won’t be doing his usual “curtain talk.”…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The three little fairies (left to right), Leila (played by Sarah Ohminski), Celia (Samantha Hughes) and Fleta (Jan Rosenthal) create mischief and humor in Gilbert and Sullivan's 'Iolanthe.'
July 28, 2016

Light Opera of Portland to stage 'Iolanthe'

by The Times
Hilarious Gilbert & Sullivan political satire comes to Alpenrose Dairyville in August Has there ever been a better time to make fun of politicians? Light Opera of Portland would say no, and therefore takes a shot at political rivalries with its…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The annual Party in the Park sponsored by Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District is set for Saturday at the Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex in Beaverton.
July 28, 2016

Out & About

by Ravleen Kaur
Theater Into the Woods by ACMA — This musical intertwines several classic fairy tales, such as “Cinderella,” “Rapunzel” and “Little Red Riding Hood,” into an epic new journey at 7 p.m. July 28-30 and 1 p.m. July 30. Evening shows are $10 for…


July 28, 2016

Religion Notes

by Ravleen Kaur
Westside United Methodist Church hosts free neighborhood gathering on Saturday Westside Journey United Methodist Church in Beaverton is hosting a free neighborhood gathering from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. This party celebrates Westside UMC's…
July 28, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Ravleen Kaur
Beaverton Area Coffee Connection — The Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce holds a weekly networking meeting on Friday mornings. From 7:45 to 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, the meeting will be hosted by Buffalo Wild Wings, 11995 S.W. Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy.…
COURTESY PHOTO - Jamie Bestwick, an X Games star, will drive a race-prepped Toyota Yaris in the Rose Cup Races, July 29-31.
July 28, 2016

New era revving up for Rose Cup Races

by Jeff Zurschmeide
Auto racers start their engines with Friends of PIR at the wheel The first Rose Cup Races took place in Portland in the summer of 1961, and for 55 years, the event has attracted amateur and professional auto racers to the city to compete for the…
COURTESY: ELLEN MORRIS BISHOP - Author Ellen Morris Bishop and her faithful companion, Diesel, hike Hurricane Creek Trail.
July 28, 2016

Happy trails and tails: Dog-friendly hikes abound

by Jennifer Anderson
Make pet safety and comfort the priority With its abundance of dog parks, dog-friendly restaurants and dog-themed events around every corner, the Portland metropolitan area is undoubtedly a pooch’s paradise. Summertime is a great time to explore new…
Pacific Growlers
July 26, 2016

Get your laugh on at Pacific Growlers

by Miles Vance
In this area of presidential politics and rhetorical rampages, it'd be good to have a laugh. Pacific Growlers Taphouse, 11427 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road, has the answer for you at 7 p.m. Aug. 3. That's the date for the latest "Growling with Laughter"…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Beaverton Night Market was a huge success during its one-night debut in 2015. This year, festival-goers might have twice as much fun with two nights planned. The city is looking for vendors for one market each in July and August.
July 21, 2016

Out & About

by Ravleen Kaur
Theater Into the Woods by ACMA —This musical intertwines several classic fairy tales, such as “Cinderella,” “Rapunzel” and “Little Red Riding Hood,” into an epic new journey at 7 p.m. July 28-30 and 1 p.m. July 30. Evening shows are $10 for…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Art on Broadway Gallery in Beaverton is calling for entries of original artwork for an upcoming exhibition titled Through the Looking Glass.
July 21, 2016

Art On Broadway opens call for 'Through the Looking Glass'

by The Times
Art On Broadway Gallery in downtown Beaverton is calling for entries of original artwork for its August Guest Show, “Through the Looking Glass.” The exhibition is open to 2D, 3D, and jewelry artists. Artists may submit one or two pieces of art for a…
July 21, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Ravleen Kaur
Beaverton Area Coffee Connection — The Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce holds a weekly networking meeting on Friday mornings. From 7:45 to 9 a.m. Friday, July 29, the meeting will be hosted by Whole Foods Market, 12220 S.W. Scholls Ferry Rd. It’s…
July 21, 2016

Religion Notes

by Ravleen Kaur
Beaverton Christian Church hosts Neighborhood Party All are invited to Beaverton Christian Church’s neighborhood party from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 22. The outdoor event will feature a carnival-like atmosphere with games, prizes, activities and…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - There are fairs happening all around Portland, including the Washington County Fair.
July 21, 2016

It's fair time nearby, a short drive away

by Jason Vondersmith
Musical lineups are strong, including at Oregon State Fair From St. Helens to Hillsboro to Salem, it’s fair season. Make your plans for the following (and make sure to check websites for specials and complete information): Washington County Fair,…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The Rose City Rollers roller derby team will come to the Beaverton City Library on Sunday to share their
message of empowerment and athleticism with girls.
July 07, 2016

Out & About

by Ravleen Kaur
Theater ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ — Enter a world of fantasy and fairies as Experience Theatre Project stages an outdoor production of William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy at The Beaverton Round. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2…
COURTESY: DEE DEE MURRY - The horses are the stars in Cavalia's 'Odysseo,' which stages at Zidell Yards starting Thursday, July 7. Cavalia owns about 200 horses, about a third of them retired. It is paramount that the horses are allowed to live and behave 'naturally,' says Normand Latourelle, Cavalia creator and producer.
July 07, 2016

'Odysseo' unharnesses horsepower

by Jason Vondersmith
Portland saddles up for big top horse show 'Odysseo' The creator and producer of Cavalia’s “Odysseo” — the grandest horse show in the world — has sat on the back of one of his beautiful and majestic animals only once. “For a picture,” Normand…
July 07, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Ravleen Kaur
Beaverton Area Coffee Connection — The Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce holds a weekly networking meeting on Friday mornings. From 7:45 to 9 a.m. Friday, July 15, the meeting will be hosted by Orchard Supply Hardware, 10860 S.W. Barnes Rd., in…
July 07, 2016

Religion Notes

by Ravleen Kaur
Beaverton Baha’i Community holds Interfaith Devotional Everyone is welcome at Beaverton Baha’i Center’s Interfaith Devotion at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, July 10. Each multi-faith program features readings on a theme, musical interludes and a period for…
CRAIG MITCHELLDYER/BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY - The cast of the Broadway Rose production of 'West Side Story' features Andrew Wade as Tony and Mia Pinero as Maria, star-crossed lovers who fight to be together against all odds.
June 30, 2016

Actor Andrew Wade comes home to play 'classic' role

by Barbara Sherman
After five years working in LA, Wade returns to Portland to play Tony in 'West Side Story' Andrew Wade has returned to his Portland roots this summer, starring as the doomed protagonist Tony in the Broadway Rose production of “West Side Story.” But…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Blues musician Curtis Salgado will headline the first concert in Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation Districts Concert & Theater in the Park series, set for 6 p.m. July 7 at Garden Home Park.
June 30, 2016

THPRD's free Concert & Theater in the Park series opens July 7

by The Times
Curtis Salgado takes the stage at 6 p.m. July 7 at Garden Home Park You may be loving the summer weather, but there's always time for the blues, and Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District knows it. Blues musician Curtis Salgado opens THPRD’s free…
CRAIG MITCHELLDYER/BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY - Andrew Wade as Tony and Mia Pinero as Maria star in 'West Side Story,' which is one of the most powerful and revered musicals in history.
June 30, 2016

'West Side Story' opens June 30

by (none)
Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 25th anniversary season with “West Side Story,” with a preview performance Thursday, June 30, opening night Friday, July 1, and performances continuing through July 24. With Shakespeare’s greatest love…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Experience Theatre Project's production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' runs through July 10 at The Round in Beaverton.
June 30, 2016

Out & About

by Ravleen Kaur
Theater ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ — Enter a world of fantasy and fairies as Experience Theatre Project stages an outdoor production of William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy at The Beaverton Round. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2…
June 30, 2016

Religion Notes

by Ravleen Kaur
Beaverton Baha'i Community holds Interfaith Devotional Everyone is welcome at Beaverton Baha'i Center's Interfaith Devotion at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 3. Each multi-faith program features readings on a theme, musical interludes and a period for…
June 30, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Ravleen Kaur
Beaverton Area Coffee Connection — The Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce holds a weekly networking meeting on Friday mornings. From 7:45 to 9 a.m. Friday, July 8, the meeting will be hosted by Ascend Realty, 15000 S.W. Barrows Rd, Suite 201, in…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Members of the Experience Theatre Project rehearse 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.'
June 23, 2016

Theater in The Round

by Mark Miller
Beaverton theater company making public debut with Shakespearean comedy. William Shakespeare may have died 400 years ago and may have lived nearly 5,000 miles away, but Westside residents won’t have far to go to see his work this summer. On Friday,…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Juggler and magician Henrik Bothe will perform at the Sherwood Center for the Arts on July 5.
June 23, 2016

Out & About

by Mark Miller
Theater ‘HMS Pinafore’ — Come aboard Gilbert & Sullivan’s storied ship for this romantic drama on the high seas, as presented by the Light Opera of Portland through Sunday, June 26. The curtain comes up on this musical production 7 p.m. Friday and…

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James Allen will display his work Fashion as part of the Special Exhibit.
Jun 23, 2016

Immerse yourself in art at Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

by Barb Randall
Art of every imaginable type available at the three-day festival Be prepared, Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts attendees — there is not one, but six special exhibits at this year’s Festival of…
Jun 23, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Mark Miller
Beaverton Area Coffee Connection — The Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce holds a weekly networking meeting on Friday mornings. From 7:45 to 9 a.m. Friday, June 24, the meeting will be hosted by…
Jun 23, 2016

Religion Notes

by Mark Miller
St. Pius X Catholic Church holding ‘Adapted Liturgy’ On Sunday, June 26, St. Pius X Catholic Church in Cedar Mill is having a shorter Mass that celebrates the lives and gifts of all people,…
Jun 16, 2016

Religion Notes - June 16, 2016

by Mark Miller
Jonathan Swanson Trio kicks off MoTA concert series this weekend Mission of the Atonement Summer Concert Series presents the Jonathan Swanson Trio at 7 p.m. Saturday. Advance tickets cost $15…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Singer-songwriter Josephine Relli plays the guitar at her house in Garden Home.
Jun 16, 2016

Singing soul

by Mark Miller
Garden Home teenager makes her debut in Portland's indie music scene. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A singer-songwriter from the Portland area just released an eclectic debut album on…
Jun 16, 2016

Weekly Meetings - June 16, 2016

by Mark Miller
Beaverton Area Coffee Connection — The Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce holds a weekly networking meeting on Friday mornings. From 7:45 to 9 a.m. Friday, May 13, the meeting will be hosted by…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The annual Tigard Festival of Balloons is coming back to Cook Park from June 24 to June 26, featuring craft and business vendor booths, a beer garden, carnival attractions, live music and more.
Jun 16, 2016

Out & About - June 16, 2016

by Mark Miller
Theater ‘Disney’s High School Musical Jr.’ — Be swept up in the drama of high school and swept away by some catchy musical numbers as Journey Theater Arts Group in Beaverton puts on this…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Kylah Wilson looks at the fava beans while weeding a row at the Supa Fresh Youth Farm in Metzger.
Jun 09, 2016

(Supa) Fresh produce for sale!

by Mark Miller
YouthSource farming program provides young people with job skills, customers with organic veggies. If you're driving along Southwest Locust Street on Wednesday afternoon, look out for dancing…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - The annual Tigard Festival of Balloons is coming back to Cook Park from June 24 to June 26, featuring craft and business vendor booths, a beer garden, carnival attractions, live music and more.
Jun 08, 2016

Out & About

by Mark Miller
Theater ‘Disney’s High School Musical Jr.’ — Be swept up in the drama of high school and swept away by some catchy musical numbers as Journey Theater Arts Group in Beaverton puts on this…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Carl Cadonau III knows a thing or two about Alpenrose Dairys Dairyville in Southwest Portland - his family has owned and operated the dairy for 100 years and Dairyville opens for its summer session on Sunday at 6149 S.W. Shattuck Rd.
Jun 02, 2016

Come on down to Dairyville

by Mark Miller
Alpenrose Dairy celebrating 100 years in business The Portland summer is hot and the Alpenrose ice cream is cold, so why not spend a Sunday at Dairyville? A Portland-area attraction since the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Good Samaritan Ministries International Day of Prayer & Fasting begins at noon Saturday at the Mission of Atonement Prayer Labyrinth, 7400 S.W. Scholls Ferry Road in Beaverton.
Jun 02, 2016

International Day of Prayer and Fasting due this weekend

by The Times
Good Samaritan Ministries will hold its 25th annual International Day of Prayer and Fasting June 4-5, and several local organizations are helping make it happen. According to a press release…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Light Opera of Portland opens its season June 17 with the Gilbert & Sullivan classic HMS Pinafore.
Jun 02, 2016

Out & About

by Mark Miller
Music Movie Night Pops Concert — Finish the school year with the Tualatin High School Instrumental Music Department’s largest concert of the year at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. Eight performing…
Jun 02, 2016

Religion Notes

by Mark Miller
Beaverton Christian Church women’s ministry sewing for Haiti this month It’s sewing-central at Beaverton Christian Church on June 11, when volunteers from the women’s ministry will be making…
Jun 02, 2016

Weekly Meetings

by Mark Miller
Beaverton Area Coffee Connection — The Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce holds a weekly networking meeting on Friday mornings. From 7:45 to 9 a.m. Friday, June 3, the meeting will be hosted by…