Founded in 1986, the Society's mission is to preserve, promote
and interpret the rich and colorful history of Tualatin

 
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Heritage Center

 

 
   
April & May 2015 Event Calendar

 

West Side Story:  Tualatin and Washington County Railroad History
Wednesday, April 1, 1:00pm
Location: Tualatin Heritage Center
Free

Historic Railways that traveled through Tualatin and Washington County will be the focus of Alfred Mullett’s journey through time for this interesting presentation. Alfred is active in the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation and has been researching interurban electric rail companies. He notes there were several different operators of passenger and freight trains through Tualatin. Monthly program sponsored by the Tualatin Historical Society. For information, call 503.885.1926.

Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Fridays, April 10 & 24, 10:00am to Noon
Location: Tualatin Heritage Center
Free

Bring a project or start one. Help is available. All levels welcome.

“Massacred for Gold”
Thursday, April 16, 7:00pm
Location: Tualatin Heritage Center
Donations accepted

Author Greg Nokes will share the story of Chinese goldminers killed by local residents
in Hells Canyon and general mistreatment of Chinese immigrants to the Northwest in
the 19th century. Monthly program co-sponsored by Ice Age Flood Institute Columbia Chapter and the Tualatin Historical Society. For information, call Sylvia Thompson at 503.257.0144.

Community Concert in the Heritage Center
Alba’s Edge Concert and CD Release
Friday, April 24, 2015, 7:30 pm, doors 6:45 pm

Notes: All community (ADA)
Cost: $10 under 12, $15 students,Tualatin Historical Society members, Veterans and Tualatin residents, $20 general available only at Brown Paper Tickets by calling 800.838.3006 or online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1171491.
$20 all at the door (cash or check only)

Come and enjoy a blend of Celtic music with Jazz, Latin and Funk styles from this groundbreaking progressive Celtic band.'s Edgecelebrate the release of their debut albumRun to Flypart of the Northwest leg of their CD release tour. The product of a brother-sister collaboration between pianist Neil Pearlman and fiddler Lilly Pearlman, Alba's Edge has been rapidly gaining attention for their blend of Celtic music with Jazz, Latin and Funk styles. Over the past few years the quartet has played festivals and concerts around the US and toured Mexico through the US Consulate in Guadalajara as ambassadors of American Celtic music.

Alba's Edge is the product of this wide variety of musical backgrounds. Their music layers fiddle tunes with cycling and building motifs, Jazz improvisation and Latin/Funk grooves to create a momentum that makes each piece a journey, pulling the listener along for the ride. Don't miss this very special chance to celebrate the new album just as it is fully released to the public!
For information, call S and A Irish Entertainment & Events at 503.691.2078.

“History of Oregon Forestry”
Wednesday, May 6, 1:00pm
Free

Mke Cafferata of the Oregon State Forestry Department presents the history of forestry in Oregon. Monthly program sponsored by the Tualatin Historical Society. For information, call 503.885.1926.

Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Fridays, May 8 & 22, 10:00am to Noon
Free

Bring a project or start one. Help is available. All levels welcome.

The Missoula Floods:A-Transformation of the Pacific Northwest
Thursday, May 21, 7:00 pm
Donations accepted

Follow these giant floods from their inception in Western Montana all the way to the Pacific Ocean with pictures and information that help define the huge impact they had then and still have today. Bob Setterberg is a long-time volunteer docent at the Oregon History Museum. He is a lifelong resident of Oregon and a graduate of Portland State University earning a BS in Education with a focus on US History. Bob’s interest in the Missoula Floods began about three years ago when he attended the monthly meeting of the Lower Columbia Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute. Suggested donation of $3 per adult. Monthly program co-sponsored by Ice Age Flood Institute Columbia Chapter and the Tualatin Heritage Center. For information, call Sylvia Thompson at 503.257.0144.

 

We hope to see you at one of our programs and events.
These events are sponsored by the Tualatin Historical Society. We welcome you to join us!

 

 

 

Need a place for your gathering?
Call 503.885.1926 for more information about how to rent this unique facility for your holiday party, anniversaries, reunions, meetings, and weddings.
www.tualatinhistoricalsociety.org


Engraved Memorial and Honorary Bricks
Bricks are still available for purchase for our heritage garden patio. For the time being,
4 x 8 inch bricks are holding at $50 and will increase to $75 in the future.  They make great gifts.  Pick up an order form at the Heritage Center or request one by email or mail from the Heritage Center by calling 503.885.1926. 

 

 

 


 
 

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10 am-2 pm plus
special events

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adjacent to the
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503-885-1926


 
     

This website is maintained in loving memory of Shirley Disch, 1928 – 2004

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