Suzanne's Around Town
Bob Eaton, Balloons, African Dance& Timbers at Fanno Creek!

Hi! Everyone-

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market starts up this week and all the library story times are in full swing. There are a few events at Fanno Creek, too!

Happy First Full Week of Summer Vacation!

Suzanne




Jun 18th

Summer Craft Celebration@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.

Kids from 2 to 12 years old can get crafty with their pals. No registration required! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM. Share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and a simple book while developing early literacy skills. Stay and play after the program. Phone the library for more details at 503/684-6537.

Puppet Workshop@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Kids 5ish and up can create sock and finger puppets and more! Go to http://www.tigard-or.gov/library/ for more info.


Jun 19th

Learn African Dance@ Garden Home Library from 7-8:30PM.

Explore the dances and rhythms of Ghana, Senegal, and Cuba! Class will be taught by Habiba Addo- a local storyteller and dance teacher. This will be a great work-out and learning experience for all ages!!! Please phone the library to RSVP at 503/245-9932 or email at HeatherW@wccls.org.

 

Regal Summer $1 Movies@ Local Theaters at 10AM. See a G or PG movie every Tues&Wed through August! Go to www.regmovies.com and click on "Coming Soon" and "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM & 11:15AM. Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

Reptile Show@ Garden Home Library from 10:30-11:30AM. Check out some cool creatures for Summer Reading Kick-Off!!! Email for more info at WillW@wccls.org for more info.

Fun for Ones (Ages 12-24 months)@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM AND 11:15AM-11:45AM. Bring your one year old for songs, rhymes, simple stories and movement activities. Great for new walkers. Stay and play after the program. (Limited to first 20 kids for each session!). Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info or phone the library at 503/684-6537.

Bob Eaton's Magic Show@ Murray Scholls Library at 11AM. Interactive magic tricks for all ages. If you can't see this show- Magician Bob will be at Beaverton City Library for 2 shows tomorrow! See Wednesday for details!

 


Jun 20th

Wednesday Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 3-6PM.

The Wednesday Beaverton market opens today and runs through August!!! So stock up on fresh berries and peaches in this smaller version of Saturday market.Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info. So you can attend the BCL kid's event at 2PM (Bob Eaton-Magician at 2PM) and head over to the market, bring a towel so the kids can frolick in the fountains and you've killed an afternoon!!!!

Regal Summer $1 Movies@ Local Theaters at 10AM. See a G or PG movie every Tues&Wed through August! Go to www.regmovies.com and click on "Coming Soon" and "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule.

Fun for Ones@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM and 11AM. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Toddler Time (ages 24-36 months) Storytime@ Tigard Library at 10:15AM-10:45AM AND 11:15-11:45PM. Number of participants is limited to first 20 children for each session.

Baby Bugs@ Beaverton City Library at 11:45AM.

Bob Eaton's Magic Show@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30-1:30PM and 2-3PM.

Storytime at Bliss Bake Shop@ Bethany Village Centre at 2PM. Storytime at a great local cupcake emporium! Free itty bitty cupcakes for kids who attend! Phone for more info at 503/645-6000 or go to www.blisscupcakeshop.com for more details.

Family Storytime@ Murray Scholls Branch at 2:00PM.

Tanasbourne Farmers Market& Indian Food Festival @ Whole Foods Market Tanasbourne Parking Lot(19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 4:30-7:30PM. Farm fresh produce and Indian food by local restaurants as well as Indian music& dance. Phone for more info at 503/645-9200.

Portland Timbers@ Fanno Creek Service Center (SW 112th Ave., Beaverton) Grand Opening from 5:30-7:30PM. Watch a scrimmage and kids (8-12) can participate in a youth soccer clinic. Autographs and more! Go to www.thprd.org for more info.


Jun 21st

Nature Mobile Every Thursday@ Beaverton City Library Lawn from 2:30-4PM.

Toddlers through 5th graders can learn about science and nature every Thursday! The THPRD Naturemobile staff will provide games and hands-on activities on a new topic! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM & 1PM.

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:15PM.This fun story time is geared for kids from 2 to 4 year old but all are invited. Early education skill building and crafts will compliment the story of the day. Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more info.

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Drop in each Thursday for a rotating fun activity- no registration required! This week kids can enjoy "Puzzle Time" .Geared for kids from 3 to 8 years old. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info!


Jun 22nd

Astronaut Book Workshop@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11:30AM (K-2) and 12:30-1:30PM (3-5).

 Make your own astronaut book with artist Sarah Fagan. Registration required at 503/350-3600.

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave,Tigard) from 5:45AM for Hot Air Balloon Launches to Dusk. Hot Air Balloons, carnival, arts&crafts, live music and more!!! Go to www.tigardballoon.org for complete info!

Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM. Share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and a simple book while developing early literacy skills. Stay and play after the program. Phone the library for more details at 503/684-6537.

Family StoryTime (ages 0-6 years)@ Tigard Library from 10:15-11:00AM AND 11:15AM-12:00PM. 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.

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) at 10:30AM&11:30AM. Painting on the ceiling inspired by Michelangelo 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!

Kids Day@ Lower George Rogers Park (Lake Oswego) from 12-4PM as part of the weekend long Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts (10AM-9PM today). Go to www.lakewood-center.org and click on Arts Festival and then Daily Schedule for more info.


Jun 23rd

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave,Tigard) from 5:45AM for Hot Air Balloon Launches to Dusk.Hot Air Balloons, carnival, arts&crafts, live music and more!!! Go to www.tigardballoon.org for complete info!

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts@ Lakewood Center for the Arts (368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego) from 10AM-9PM. Go to www.lakewood-center.org and click on Arts Festival and then Daily Schedule for more info.

Dining Month@ Portland. Here's one for date night! More than 60 local restaurants offer a 3 course dinner for just $25 through the month of June (last week!). Restaurants include such hot spots as Toast, Besaw's, Paley's Place, and Southpark! Go to this site for menus and maps: www.downtownportland.org.


Jun 24th

Sunday Trailways@ Fanno Creek Trail (Cul-de-Sac on 105th Ave just North of Denney Road, Beaverton) from 11AM-3PM.

Join THPRD for an afternoon of FREE recreation, environmental education, and activities for kids and adults at various locations along the trail including Garden Home Rec Center, Greenway Park, and Fanno Farmhouse! You can walk, run or bike!!!For details and map, go to www.thprd.org or phone 503/645-6433 for more info.

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave,Tigard) from 5:45AM for Hot Air Balloon Launches to 5PM. See Friday for more details.

New Seasons Market Story Time@ Progress Ridge at 10AM. 3 stories and snackage every Sunday!

Free "Grill Master:Fish&Seafood" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn how to grill seafood to perfection- not dry it out. You'll learn how to grill on a cedar plank, too! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts@ Lakewood Center for the Arts (368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego) from 10AM-6PM. Go to www.lakewood-center.org and click on Arts Festival and then Daily Schedule for more info.