Suzanne's Around Town
Free Admission to Lan Su Chinese Garden through Monday!!!

Hi! Everyone-

Hope you survived the Holidaze! Now back to reality!

Happy New Year!!!

Suzanne




Jan 5th

Song & Rhyme Time@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM.

Songs, rhymes, puppets and dancing for kids from 0 to 6 years. No registration required!

Free Admission@ Lan Su Chinese Garden from 10AM-5PM through Monday (1/9). See Saturday for more details!

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:15PM.

Preschool Storytime@ Tigard Library from 1:15PM-2PM. Music, interactive activities, and longer stories for blossoming readers! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.


Jan 6th

BOGO (Buy One Get One Free)@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10AM-8PM.

Chillax with some art therapy after the first week back to school. Buy one open studio package and get one free - painting, collage, clay and more. Complimentary treats for the kiddos all day and parents can enjoy complimentary vino beginning at 4pm.

Free Admission@ Lan Su Chinese Garden from 10AM-5PM through Monday (1/9). See Saturday for more details!

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) at 10:30AM&11:30AM. Clay winter landscapes inspired by Monet this week!!! $8 per kid -ages 2 1/2 -5 years, you must phone ahead to reserve a spot at 503/453-3700. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com for calendar and more info!

Family StoryTime (ages 0-6 years)@ Tigard Library from 10:30-11:15AM AND 11:30AM-12:15PM. Bring the whole gang for stories and songs Limited to first 20 kids for each session. Phone the library for more info at 503/684-6537.

Seriously Funny Juggling@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 NE Brookwood Parkway)from 7-8PM. The ever popular Curtis Carlyle performs a  fun fusion of world-class juggling and innovative comedy that will entertain the whole family!!! Go to www.hillsboro.plinkit.org for more info!


Jan 7th

Free Admission@ Lan Su Chinese Garden (NW 3rd & Everett, Portland) from 10AM-5PM through Monday (1/9).

Enjoy free admission (regularly $9.50) as part of "Great Eight Free Days" through Monday! The garden shop expands into a garden pavilion to offer a dazzling display of Chinese New Year items in preparation for the beginning of the Year of the Dragon on January 23. Visitors can also escape the cold with tea in the cozy teahouse, which keeps garden hours and does not require reservations. Go to www.lansugarden.org for more info.

FREE Make a Savings Shed (small bank)@ Home Depot stores (closest would be 4401 SW 110th Ave) from 9AM to Noon. Kids will learn tool safety and have fun working on this "hands-on" project. For more info and photo of project, go to www.homedepot.com and type in "kids workshops" in search box. Project is geared for kids 5ish to 12 years old. Phone the Beaverton store for more info at 503/469-4242.

FREE Group Fitness Launch@ Cedar Hills Rec Center(11640 SW Park Way) from 9-10:30AM. Try free mini-classes of Zumba, Bodycombat, and Bodypump! Meet the fitness staff and get a schedule of upcoming classes! Phone for more info at 503/629-6340 or go to www.thprd.org.

Special Needs Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30AM-11AM. This storytime is geared for kids who may need a multi-sensory, yet low-key presentation. Geared for preschool/primary grades. For more info and to pre-register, phone the library at 503/350-3600.


Jan 8th

Health Starts Here: New Ways with Old Favorites@ Whole Foods Market (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) at 5:30PM.

Learn how to make vegan tamale pie in the first of a 3 part series! Suggested donation is one can of food for the OR Food Bank. Pre-register by phone at 503/645-9200 or by email at melissa.vanbebber@wholefoods.com.

Free Admission@ Lan Su Chinese Garden from 10AM-5PM through Monday (1/9). See Saturday for more details!