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    The Reser Presents
    Shine the Light: A Community Celebration
    The Reser Presents

    Shine the Light: A Community Celebration

    Date September 11, 2022 10:00am Pricing FREE

    Sunday, September 11
    10 am – 7 pm
    All Ages /FREE

    Join us for this free community open house and celebration to kick off The Reser’s inaugural season! This family day will include art appreciation, theater and art activities, and fantastic performances featuring many beloved local performers and organizations including Mariachi Tradición, Murray School of Irish Dance, Ballet Folklorico Academia Gabriela, J.J. Gregg, Beaverton Civic Theater, The Happy Family Masaai Dances, Oregon Chinese Coalition, Courtney Freed with Hamondy Hindi and many more.

    The art gallery at The Reser will be open and feature a curated selection from the 2022 Beaverton Arts Mix competition, with paintings, drawings, glassworks, sculpture, photography, and more. This event is free to attend and all ages are welcome!

    Sponsored by The Reser Family Foundation.


    Nii Ardey Allotey + Ekome – West African Drumming & Music / 10:30 AM

    Mariachi Tradición – Student Mariachi from Forest Grove / 11:30 AM

    Murray School of Irish Dance – Traditional Irish Dance / 12:30 PM

    Danni Lee – Singer, Storyteller & Musician / 1:30 PM

    J.J. Gregg – Dynamic & Meditative Sitar Music / 2:30 PM

    Ballet Folklorico Academia Gabriela – Beaverton Dance School / 3:30 PM

    Oregon Chinese Coalition – Chinese Opera & Dance / 4:30 PM

    The Happy Family Forever – Maasai Singing & Dancing / 5:30 PM

    Courtney Freed & Hamondy Hindi – Jazz Vocals & Guitar / 6:30 PM


    Beaverton Civic Theater presents theater games, workshops and activities for the whole family to enjoy, all day long!

    Charlotte’s Web Open Studio: Meet Charlotte from Charlotte’s Web and act out stories starring farm animals / 10 AM

    Puppet Story Telling: Create a set of stick puppets, rehearse a puppet perform a group puppet production / 11 AM

    Water Glass Xylophone Open Studio: Learn to how to make and play a water glass Xylophone / 12 PM

    Music: Explore the use of music in theatre, dance and the movies / 1 PM

    Dance; Let’s use dance to tell a story! We’ll get moving with warm-ups, learn some simple steps and have a dance party / 2 PM

    Senses: Explore how an actor uses all their senses to create characters / 3 PM

    Behind the Scenes: Learn how sets and props are built / 4 PM

    Singing Workshop: Singing knows no age, experience, or talent limits- we’ll learn about our bodies as instruments and then use them to perform together / 5 PM

    Improv Workshop: Join us for an hour of improv games and exploration / 6 PM