City Facilities and Playgrounds Closed
To slow the spread of coronavirus and protect our community members’ health, City of Hillsboro facilities and playgrounds are closed until further notice.
Select Park Amenities Open May 23
Dog parks, tennis and pickleball courts, Reedville Creek skate park, Orchard Park disc golf course, and Rood Bridge Park's watercraft launch open Saturday, May 23. Other park amenities such as playgrounds, basketball courts, sports fields, and picnic shelters remain closed.
Parks and Trails Open
All Hillsboro parks and trails remain open for exercise and walking.
Community members should take the need for physical distancing seriously and maintain at least six feet separation from others.
Creative Aging: The Significance of Art for the Aging Brain
with Elizabeth Higgins
- Date: 10/15/2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Location: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 E. Main Street
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
- Introduction: In this presentation, artist and instructor Elizabeth M. Higgins will share her knowledge about the significance of art for the aging brain, as well as provide an engaging creative activity for attendees.
When it comes to preserving our mental and physical abilities as we age, the adage “use it or lose it” has been confirmed by recent studies in the field of neuroscience. Findings from current creativity experts have further strengthened the case for using the arts to improve the quality of life for older adults through creative expression and meaningful social engagement, while either creating art or simply viewing and experiencing it in various forms.
In this presentation, artist and instructor Elizabeth M. Higgins will share her knowledge about the significance of art for the aging brain, as well as provide an engaging creative activity for attendees.