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7:00 p.m. - HMT Rec Complex, Dryland Meeting Room 15707 SW Walker Road
May 20 deadline to join International Celebration
On July 27, the popular Beaverton International Celebration is back, as part of our annual Party in the Park celebration.
Help celebrate Beaverton's incredible diversity by participating as an exhibitor or performer. Our event co-host, The City of Beaverton, is accepting applications until May 20. Vendors apply here by May 15.
- What is the Beaverton International Celebration? Get an up-close look.
- The Beaverton Sun Run, July 28, is a new 5K/10K family event.
The countdown is on! An event-filled summer is near
It's drawing nearer every day and - finally - we can look ahead to a summer filled with great events, including our Concert & Theater in the Park series.
Cloverdayle (pictured) headlines our first event: July 6 at Garden Home Park.
Check out our summer newsletter for the scoop on all of our biggest summer events.
Notice: Fanno Creek Trail segment closed until May 20
Trail improvements has resulted in the closure of a segment of the Fanno Creek Trail. The segment, between Fallbrook Place and Scholls Ferry Rd./Allen Blvd., will be-open by May 20.
Two new dog parks to open before the end of 2013
The Park District is currently in the process of building two off-leash areas for dogs. New dog parks at Paul & Verna Winkelman Park and PCC Rock Creek will both will be open by the end of 2013.
Can't wait? The district currently has one off-leash area. Hazeldale Park has an off-leash area, open seven days a week, dawn to dusk.
District celebrates opening of revamped Jordan Woods
On April 28, the Park District celebrated the grand re-opening of the Jordan Woods Natural Area with a ribbon-cutting event.
The ceremony was held in conjunction with a scheduled Nature Day in the Park, providing park neighbors a chance to learn more about the area from our Natural Resources staff. >>Photos
Legendary coach Rod Harman shares years of wisdom
THPRD.com recently sat down with legendary Beaverton coach Rod Harman to summarize a few of the valuable things he's learned during nearly six decades as a coach and mentor.
Harman, for whom the Harman Swim Center is named, was inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame last summer.
Summer registration - including camps - is now open
Don't delay. Summer registration is under way. Browse the summer activities guide - including the 2013 Summer Camp Guide - to learn more about the hundreds of classes, camps and summer programs offered for kids and adults of all ages.
If you're new to the Park District, click here to learn more about residency and pre-registration requirements.
- Un parte de la guía de actividades está disponible en español.
The Oregonian praises THPRD partnership with school district to create community park in Aloha
In an April 2 editorial, The Oregonian praised a partnership between THPRD and Beaverton School District that will result in a community park in Aloha, and improved recreational facilities at Mountain View Middle School.
Most funding for the project, announced by THPRD on March 28, comes from the 2008 voter-approved bond measure. Planning will begin this fall, with construction slated to start in 2016.
- May 16: Parks Bond Citizen Oversight Committee Meeting
- May 20: Budget Committee Meeting
- June 3: Regular Meeting of the THPRD Board of Directors
- Click here to access the full list of board and committee meetings.