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Hillsboro's Electric Avenue Grand Opening
Celebrate the grand opening of Hillsboro’s Electric Avenue on May 18!
Do you love your electric vehicle? Just want to learn about electric vehicles at a family-friendly event?
Celebrate the grand opening of Hillsboro’s Electric Avenue — an electric vehicle (EV) charging station from Portland General Electric (PGE) that will support charging for up to six vehicles at a time.
Saturday, May 18
10 am – 2 pm
Sunset Esplanade Shopping Center on TV Highway (next to Mod Pizza & Taco Time)
Attendees can learn about and test drive a variety of electric vehicles on site in a no pressure, non-sales environment.
Community leaders including Mayor Steve Callaway, Councilor Kyle Allen, PGE CEO Maria Pope, among others, will provide opening remarks at 10 am, with EV test drives beginning immediately after the presentation.
Live music begins at noon featuring the City of Hillsboro’s employee band, Public Records Request. And yes, they will be covering the 1982 hit "Electric Avenue" by Eddy Grant!
Educational and vendor booths to learn about sustainability programs, electric vehicles, and electricity safety for children.
Restaurant options available nearby to purchase lunch before or after exploring the event.