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THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

District continues to make big strides with bond program by Bob Wayt, THPRD The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District continues to fulfill the promise it made in a bond measure approved by voters in 2008. Eleven projects were completed in 2012, most notably the expansions/ renovations of the Conestoga Recreation & Aquatic Center and […]

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Mayor’s Message

| February 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Mayor’s Message

February 2013 As we welcome the New Year, I am confident that Beaverton has a bright future. We are seeing positive changes all around us. The recent announcement by Nike that it will significantly expand its operations is a win-win for all of us. Beaverton residents can expect to see more family-waged jobs and a […]

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January Recipe: Tropical Wintertime Smoothie

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
January Recipe: Tropical Wintertime Smoothie

  Tropical Wintertime Smoothie ¾ c. Pineapple ½ c. D’Anjou Pear ½ c. Frozen Blueberries ½ c. Plain Yogurt* ¾ c. Orange Juice 2 Tbsp Honey ½ to ¾ c. Ice Cubes *I used 0% Plain Fage Brand Greek Yogurt Add all ingredients into a blender and pulse for about 30-45 seconds; enough time to […]

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“DARE TO BE SQUARE” – 12”x12” ART EXHIBIT AT ART ON BROADWAY

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
“DARE TO BE SQUARE” – 12”x12” ART EXHIBIT AT ART ON BROADWAY

CONTACT: Gretha Lindwood Phone: 503-526-0189, Email: gretha@artbygretha.com “DARE TO BE SQUARE” – 12”x12” ART EXHIBIT AT ART ON BROADWAY BEAVERTON, OR, December 5, 2012 — Art On Broadway Gallery in Beaverton challenged its award-winning local artists to create works in a 12”x12” format for the first display of the new year. Whether the artist works […]

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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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