Elsie Stuhr Day, a holiday party that honors the countless contributions of the district’s most celebrated founder, will take place on Dec. 16 at the community center named in her honor.
The 13th annual event, at the Elsie Stuhr Center (5550 SW Hall Blvd.) will include gifts, refreshments, THPRD trivia and performances from the Beaverton High School Carolers and the Pilgrim Lutheran School Hand Bell Choir. Admission is $5 for the event, which takes place from 1:30-3:30 pm.
"This is a special event for us because it celebrates one of our founders, Elsie Stuhr, who improved the lives of so many people with her dedication to health and wellness and the community,” said Karin Madsen, program coordinator at the center.
Elsie Stuhr Day is open to anyone 55 and older. Guests are encouraged to pre-register by calling 503-629-6342.
Formed in 1955, THPRD is the largest special park district in Oregon, spanning 50 square miles and serving about 240,000 residents in the greater Beaverton area. The district provides year-round recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Offerings include thousands of widely diverse classes, 95 park sites with active recreational amenities, nearly 70 miles of trails, eight swim centers, six recreation centers, and about 1,500 acres of natural areas. For more information, visit www.thprd.org or call 503-645-6433.
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|Date: December 12, 2016
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