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Just for Fun Spotlight

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Just for Fun Spotlight

Bricks & Minifigs is a specialty toy store that buys, sells, and trades all things LEGO. Our store, conveniently located in Canyon Place Shopping Center, carries a full line of new, used and retired sets, minifigure characters, and bulk bricks. There are large tables filled with bulk LEGO pieces allowing you to fill up containers […]

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A ring’s journey from Afghanistan to Beaverton

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
A ring’s journey from Afghanistan to Beaverton

By FOX 12 Staff Rings in our culture signify many important events like graduations, weddings and special achievements, just to name a few. For one local soldier, however, the ring he wears signifies something different. And to understand the incredible journey of this ring, you have to go to Afghanistan. The ring was lost by […]

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THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

Volunteer, 81, has inspired swimmers with special needs by Bill Evans, THPRD Gwen Foley is an unsung hero of the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s Specialized Aquatics program, volunteering her time to teach one-on-one swim lessons each Sunday at the Beaverton Swim Center for more than 30 years. “Sharron (Patapoff, swim center supervisor) asked […]

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December Recipe: Holiday Green Bean Casserole

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
December Recipe: Holiday Green Bean Casserole

My wife loves green bean casserole during the holiday season. We would make it the traditional way with the can of mushroom soup, French’s onions, etc., but I was never a big fan. A couple of years ago, I decided I could do better than this. I replaced the can version with my own ‘re-creation’. […]

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ACMA Performs Family-Friendly “Great Expectations”

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
ACMA Performs Family-Friendly “Great Expectations”

The Arts & Communications Magnet Academy (ACMA) Theatre Company, Beaverton, will perform the Charles Dickens classic “Great Expectations,” which will benefit “Books For Kids,” and continue ACMA’s tradition of providing professional-quality theater featuring a director and students who work in the community. The play is directed by David Sikking, founder of Hellfire Productions, and an […]

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Beaverton Civic Theatre: Every Christmas Story Ever Told

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Civic Theatre: Every Christmas Story Ever Told

The Beaverton Civic Theatre’s holiday comedy, “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some!)” by Michael Carleton, James FitzGerald and John K. Alvarez, opens Friday Nov. 30. Rather than redo the classic Dickens tale yet again, six actors take a humorous romp through the holiday season when they decide to perform every Christmas story ever […]

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Ring The Bells: Santa and Holiday Cheer Return to Washington Square

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Ring The Bells: Santa and Holiday Cheer Return to Washington Square

Here Comes Santa Claus! Continuing an annual tradition, Washington Square, the region’s premier shopping center, welcomes Santa Claus and his merry band of elves for another year of holiday enjoyment at his magical lodge. Children, young and old, can stop by for a photo with Santa and make sure he knows exactly what they want […]

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THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

Get a head start on the new year, enroll in a class by Bob Wayt, THPRD Want to learn a new skill, or improve on one you already have? Would you like to get in better shape this winter while having fun? Are you hoping to make new friends and connect with your community in […]

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Rally to save sport pays off at BSD schools

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Rally to save sport pays off at BSD schools

When cuts in the Beaverton School District put golf on the chopping block, coaches at Beaverton’s high schools weren’t about to let their sport go down with a fight. Now, a group of supporters and players are celebrating raising more than $130,000 to keep the golf program alive at Beaverton, Southridge, Sunset, Westview and Aloha […]

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Mayor’s Message, Dec 2012

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mayor’s Message, Dec 2012

One thing that continues to inspire me is the passion our community has to make Beaverton better. Every day I see those that selflessly dedicate their time and resources to ensure our vulnerable residents receive basic human services. Recently, a group of local health representatives formed the Beaverton Community Health Partnership (BCHP) with a vision […]

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