Welcome to the Beaverton Historical Society

Join us for our Valentine's Social

Featuring: Music from Heartstrings

http://www.heartstringsduo.com

When:  Tuesday, February 10, 2015;  7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Where:  The Beaverton History Center, 12412 SW Broadway, 
Beaverton, OR 97005
Admission:  $2.00 suggested donation

The public is invited to a Valentine’s Social at Beaverton History Center Tuesday, February 10 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.    Enjoy traditional and contemporary music by Heartstrings, a Tualatin-based husband and wife duo who play dulcimer, violin, banjo, and string bass.  Their CDs will be available for purchase.

Bring your favorite dessert to share.  Coffee will be provided.  Raffle tickets will be offered for $1.00 each for a variety of great prizes.  These proceeds will benefit Beaverton Historical Society.  The event is free and appropriate for all ages.  Reservations are not required.

The Center is located at 12412 SW Broadway in historic Old Town Beaverton.  For more information call 503-430-0106 or email info@historicbeaverton.org

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February is Black History Month
Join us for a special Saturday Event

Featuring: Rosa Colquitt, Ph.D.
When: Saturday, February 21, 2015, presentation at 11:30 am, center open from 11am - 2pm
Where: The Beaverton History Center, 12412 SW Broadway,
Beaverton, OR 97005
Admission: $2.00 suggested donation

Rosa Colquitt grew up in a military family living on various army bases on the East Coast. She attended college in North Carolina, completing her PH.D. degree at North Carolina State University in Research Studies. Prior to her doctorate studies, the focus of Rosa's undergraduate education was English and Ethnic Studies. It was during that time that she devoted her Master's thesis to the topic of the "Women characters in the prose and short stories of Harlem Renaissance writer, Langston Hughes." To the present date, Hughes remains as Rosa's favorite American writer. Since moving to Oregon to join her family in 1989, Rosa has spent many years speaking to literary circles, high schools, colleges and at other cultural events on a range of topics relevant to African American literature and history. As a highly sought after speaker for national Black History Month events, Rosa says February is obviously her busiest time of the year!

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