Monday, July 27, 2009

Handling the Heat

With temperatures rising past 100-degrees this week, you may wonder where to go to cool down. The City of Hillsboro is encouraging citizens who don't have air conditioning and need a place to cool down to stop in at one of the following cooling stations:

Tyson Recreation Center
1880 NE Griffin Oaks Street
5 pm - 9 pm (extended hours, M-F)

Hillsboro Senior Center
750 SE 8th Avenue
9 am to 9 pm (extended hours, M-F)

Main Library
2850 Brookwood Parkway
10 am to 8 pm (M-F)

Shute Park Branch Library
775 SE 10th Avenue
10 am - 8 pm (M-W)
10 am - 6 pm (Th-F)

West Police Precinct
250 SE 10th Avenue
3 pm - 9 pm (M-F)

The following Hillsboro churches will also be open his week for those needing a place to cool down:

Sonrise Church
6701 NE Campus Drive
12 pm - 5 pm

Westport Church
20085 NW Tanasbourne Drive
10 am - 4 pm (Tue, Thu & Fri)

Everyone is welcome at any of the cooling stations. However, children should be accompanied by an adult.

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