Culture & Community
Apply now to be part of BAM! event
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Beaverton Arts Mix! (BAM!) art show and sale. The event is Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 3 to 6 at the Beaverton City Library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St.
All two- and three-dimensional visual artists in Oregon are welcome to apply. Monetary prizes and ribbons will be awarded.
Entries must be submitted online by Thursday, June 27. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will occur in July. Accepted artists will receive guidelines on delivering work to the event.
Artists may submit up to four works for consideration. There are no entry or exhibit fees for participants, and the city does not collect a commission on art sales during the event. All artwork must be for sale. Work previously accepted to BAM! will not be considered. Students are encouraged to apply.
For a full listing of submission and eligibility requirements and to apply online, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/BAM.
Artists will be honored at an reception on Thursday, Oct. 3. A free Quick Draw event on Saturday, Oct. 5, will be open to artists (BAM! and non-BAM!) of all disciplines and media. Additional program and event information will be available in September.
BAM! is a signature event of the city's Arts Program. Learn more at www.BeavertonOregon.gov/arts.
Tualatin Library sets annual fundraiser
The Friends of the Tualatin Library will hold a three-day used book sale in May.
The event runs from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday, May 3; from 1 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 4; and from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, May 5, in the Community Room of the Tualatin Public Library, 18878 S.W. Martinazzi Ave.
A "members only" pre-sale is set for 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 3. Current members of the Friends of the Library will have first pick of all the sale material. Non-members can join online before the sale or at the door for as little as $5 (for seniors and teens).
This sale will feature a large collection of books for children of all ages, a selection of audiobooks and music CDs, as well as comic books and graphic novels, as well as the usual offering of adult fiction and non-fiction, old books and classics.
Most book prices range in price from 50 cent to $2. Some works are priced higher.
During Sunday bargain sale hours, regularly priced books and media items (DVDs, CDs, audiobooks) will be $3 per bag. Items tagged with a yellow sticker will be half-price.
Credit cards, cash and checks are accepted for payment.
For more information or for those wishing to volunteer, go online to www.friendsoftualatinlibrary.org.
Accountants elect new leaders for coming year
The Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants has elected its 2019-20 board of directors, who were installed April 1.
The group includes Laura K. Bergstrom, who works in Beaverton, and Geoffrey T. Dougall, who lives in Beaverton. Both will serve as officers.
Others elected to leadership positions include Board Chair Kari T. Patterson,; Chair-Elect Selene L. Sullivan; Vice Chair Charles R. Mello; past Chair Amy I. Dale, and directors Tracy M. Allen, Kelly S. Bosch, Mary L. Ericksen, Ross E. Holliday and Tonya M. Moffitt.
Jenkins Estate plan needs volunteers
The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District Invites the public to share comments on the Jenkins Estate Concept Plan.
The estate is an historical 68-acre estate dating back to the early 20th century. Visitors have enjoyed views of gardens and walking paths with nearly two miles of self-guided trails.
As an update to the original master plan, developed in 1978, the parks district started a concept plan process in summer 2017 to help guide the activities, uses and goals of the estate. The overall goal was to assess the community needs for recreation, historic preservation, natural resource preservation and stewardship, and evaluate future use opportunities.
Staff is nearing completion of the plan and seeks feedback from community members through April 30.
Senior Theatre heads to Alpenrose
Northwest Senior Theatre presents its new spring show, "Raising The Standards," at Alpenrose Dairy Opera House, 6148 Shattuck Road, Portland, at 2 p.m. daily, May 15 through 18.
The show is a revue of The Great American Songbook, featuring songs from the 1920s through the 1950s, including, "Let's Do It," "I Got Rhythm" and "Just One Of Those Things." The songs came mainly from Broadway, Hollywood musicals and the popular music creators of the late 19th and early 20th century, often referred to as Tin Pan Alley. Works include those of Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, Al Sherman, Johnny Mercer, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and more.
Tickets are $10 at the door.