The spirited sounds of the Beaverton Community Band will fill the summer air as they perform two concerts on the lawn of the Beaverton City Library on June 29 and August 3 at 7 p.m. The band will also perform at the City of Beaverton’s Picnics in the Park and National Night Out. For more information, please visit www.BeavertonCommunityBand.org.
Residents of Beaverton will get a chance to mingle with their neighbors and local leaders during Picnics in the Park. The picnics will be held in Autumn Ridge Park (July 6), Camille Park (July 13), Schiffler Park (July 20) and Carolwood Park (August 10). To find out which picnic to attend or for more information, please visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/Picnic.
On Saturday, July 10 the Central Beaverton Neighborhood Association Committee will kick-off its Summer Theatre Series in Schiffler Park. At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. (in English and Spanish, respectively) the group will perform a children’s production of King Midas. At 6 p.m. the family-friendly spoof Murder at the Oriental Express will be performed on the main stage. Encore performances of both plays will take place in the Beaverton City Library Auditorium throughout the month of the July. For dates and times of performances or more information, please visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/CentralBeaverton.
Many of these concerts are free and open to all ages. The buildings are cool historical places decorated with amazing murals. Some of the larger spots have gardens and grounds to explore. There's several in the greater PDX area.