Featured September Event …
Let's Get Moving!
Events Update, ed. 22
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Events Update: General Meeting, Let's Get Moving!, other September (and October) events, and looking ahead to our Launch Celebration …
Viva Village General Meeting
September 10, 2016VV general meeting 9/10/16

There was a good turn-out for the General Meeting last Saturday, despite the change of time and location.

VV general meeting 9/10/16

It was good to be together to catch up on the details of these next short weeks leading up to Launch.

Reminder: After October 1, General Meetings will be open to Viva Village members and volunteers.

Thank you, Yongkie, for documenting this special occasion!
Beaverton Celebration Parade,Beaverton Celebration Parade
Saturday, September 10
It was perfect weather for the Beaverton Celebration Parade.

Some Viva Villlagers marched as part of the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce, who provided a sign to showcase our Village.

Beaverton Celebration Parade
A great morning for a walk with friends at the

Koll Center Wetlands—Fanno Creek TrailWalkers at Fanno Creek
with the Fanno Farmhouse

You even found a fine feathered friend too — looking quite dapper with that splash of blue!
Fanno Creek duck

Thank you Bonnie, for finding so many beautiful natural areas in and around Beaverton, and sharing them with Viva Villagers!

Viva Village

Featured September Event
Let's Get Moving!
Stay independent with stamina, strength,
balance, and mobility …

Villagers walking

Saturday, September 24, 2016
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Elsie Stuhr Center, Manzanita Room
5550 SW Hall Blvd., Beaverton

An interactive fitness workshop for older adults,
Presented by senior fitness expert Jacqueline Sinke
Learn how to:
  • prevent falls
  • stay fit and injury-free
  • build and maintain everyday fitness
A free workshop, sponsored by Viva Village, and open to the public

RSVP:, or call 503-644-7417
More Events
Dine Around Beaverton & Beyond

Cafe MurrayhillWednesday, Sept. 14th 
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

The luncheon group is set to enjoy a meal at the Café Murrayhill.
RSVP: Frieda,
Seating limited to first 8 people to sign up.

Village 101 PresentationsVV logo

Two opportunities this month to find out more about Viva Village

Learn how a Village can benefit you,
and how you can benefit others in your neighborhood.
Thursday, September 15Beaverton Activities Center
Beaverton Activities Center
12500 SW Allen Blvd. (corner of Hall and Allen)
7:00–8:30 p.m.
RSVP: or 503-312-7675

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Murray Hill Christian ChurchSunday, September 18
Murray Hill Christian Church
in the Fellowship Hall
15050 SW Weir Rd.
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
For more information, email

Giovanni's restaurantThursday Social Time
Thursday, September 15
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Giovanni's Restaurant

12390 SW Broadway, Beaverton
At the corner of Broadway and Hall

Join us for a casual meal out and lots of good conversation.

RSVP: or 503-644-7417
The Book ThiefViva Village Book Club

The Book Thief, by Markus Lusaka
in a private home in the Beaverton area
Tuesday, September 20
6:30-8:30 p.m.

The Book Thief centers around the life of a ten-year-old girl living in Germany during World War II. This novel describes both the beauty and destruction of life in this era.

or call 503-644-7417.
Men's Coffee Breakcoffee cup
Tuesday, September 27
9:30–10:30 a.m.

Java Lounge is at the corner of NW Cornell and Dale Ave. There is a parking lot in back (turn right on Dale from Cornell). A ramp for wheelchairs leads up from the parking lot. Lots of room to park on Cornell as well.

For more information: contact Ross Miller, 503-713-3563
Viva Village Nature Walk: Fanno Creek Park in Beaverton
October 1, 2016, at 9 a.m.
Meet across the street from 7375 SW Bel-Aire

We hope you can join us. Please meet across the street from 7375 SW Bel-Aire in Beaverton, just south of Denney. The trail enters the park between houses.

We will follow the red line on the map (about 1 mile roundtrip). Go north (left) on the trail for ¼ mile past the small lake and turn around. Go ½ mile south and turn around to head back to the cars.Fanno Creek trail

Check out Yongkie's inviting pictures of this ADA trail.

“The site provides a popular trail for walkers, runners, and bicyclists, and benches for leisure. Bird and wildlife watching opportunities abound; visitors should be on the lookout for beavers, songbirds, waterfowl, and red-tailed hawks soaring overhead.” (quote taken from THRPD).

Fanno Creek Trail map
Mark Your Calendar
Viva Village Launch Celebration
and Ribbon Cutting


Thursday, October 13
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Westbrook Clubhouse

Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.
Catered food to follow
5:00 – 7:00

Join us in celebrating the dedicated volunteers, the donors, and sponsors who have contributed so much to Viva Village. 

Viva Village is truly a group effort, and all deserve recognition!
Dahlias are one of the joys of late summer.
Enjoy these dahlias as photographed by Yongkie Hurd.

Click on the photo to see more.


Stay Current:

Our website is an excellent source of Village information.

Contact members of the Governing Council anytime at,
or call 503-644-7417.

Viva Village is a member of Villages NW nonprofit Hub & Spoke Network.
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