Sound of Music, Journey Tribute, and Kids Active Now Classes!
The Beaverton hills are alive with the sound of music- there's a great local produciton of The Sound Of Music and several FREE concerts sponsored by our local Park&Rec!!!!
Happy 4th of July!!!!
|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.|
U-Pick Strawberries@ Baggenstos Farm (15801 SW Rogers Road, Sherwood) from 9AM-6PM daily! Have the kids gather the Hoods, Bentons, Shutkins and Totems. You can bake up the shortcakes later! It's strawberry season- YIPPEE!!!! Check out http://www.baggenstosfarms.com for details and www.tricountyfarm.org for a farm fresh produce guide.
Splash Pad Open@ Conestoga Recreation Center (9985 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton)!!! The new outdoor splash pad with very cool fountains and sprinklers is already open now during Family and Open Swim times. Drop-in fee is $3 per kid (In-District) and that includes pool and splash pad time. If you already have a monthly swim pass then you won't have to pay extra! This is a very fun place to cool off as the summer heats up. Go to www.thprd.org for more info.
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.
Baby Hour@ Portland Art Museum (1219 SW Park Ave., Portland) at 10AM. Take a group tour of the exhibitions with your baby (up to one year old) followed by coffee and conversation. More info & pre-register at www.portlandartmuseum.org.
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.
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.
Make a Lego Mini-Olympic Torch@ Lego Store (Wash. Sq.) from 5PM until supplies last! Free! Phone the store for more details at 503/670-9109. You can just never have enough Legos, can you? For kids from 6 to 14. Supplies are limited so arrive early. I have seen parents and kids line up at least 45 minutes ahead before!
Fireworks at Dusk at Oaks Park. Go to www.oakspark.com for more info.
Fireworks at Dusk at Tigard High School. Go to www.tigard-or.gov.com for more info.
Fireworks at the 2012 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival start at 10PM. Go to this site for more info: www.waterfrontbluesfest.com and click on "features" for more info on spectacular fireworks.
Wondrous First Wednesday@ World Forestry Center Discovery Museum from 10AM-5PM. Admission is reduced to $3 per person for kids from 3 to 103! Go to www.worldforestry.org and click on "Events" and then "Special Admission Offers" for more info.
|Stone in Love Concert@ Garden Home Park (8020 SW 83rd Ave., Portland) from 6-8PM.Bring your family, a lawn chair or blanket, and meet your neighbors and friends for a summer evening of fun and music that will take you back in time, to the days when Journey ruled the radio airwaves. Stone In Love is a Portland-based tribute band and their set list includes Dont Stop Believin, Faithfully and other chart-topping sing-a-longs Seating is on the grass; beach/sand chairs or blankets for seating are encouraged. The Rec Mobile and the Nature Mobile will be on site to engage kids with games and activities. Go to www.thprd.org for more info. FREE!!!!|
FYI- TIGARD LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAYS DUE TO BUDGET CUTS.
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.
Nature Mobile Every Thursday@ Beaverton Library's Murray Scholls Branch from 12-1:30PM AND 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.
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 make cool paper creations during "Paper Pals". Geared for kids from 3 to 8 years old. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info!
The Sound of Music@ 7:30PM. See Saturday for details.
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.
Friday Fun Event@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10AM-4PM. Drop in every Friday for special themed Open Studio Workshops. Today it's "Thing-a-ma-jig Day!" Friday with cool "Recycled into Robots" and "Tin Can Pets"! Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com and click on calendar and Friday Fun Event for complete info&prices!
Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) at 10:30AM&11:30AM. Watercolors inspired by William Turner 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!
Special Needs Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 11-11:30AM.
The Sound of Music@ 7:30PM. See Saturday for details.
|Broadway Rose presents "The Sound of Music"@Deb Fennell Auditorium (9000 SW Durham Road, Tigard) Thursdays-Sundays through 7/22.The Oregonian pronounces the latest Broadway Rose Production a hit -"Singing nuns, surly Nazis, lush alpine meadows...Broadway Rose delivers the goods and the show is a hit, thanks to smart direction by Sharon Maroney, fine technical work, a top-of-the-line cast and a tuneful little orchestra conducted by Alan D. Lytle." Tickets are $30-35, performance run time is 2 hours, 35 minutes with one 15-minute intermission, for kids 6 years and up! Go to www.broadwayrose.org for more info.|
Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM. German sausages, gelato, artisan cheeses, Gloria's tamales, crepes, falafel, knife sharpening, and of course, plants and vegetables, too. Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.
New Seasons Market Story Time@ Progress Ridge at 10AM. 3 stories and snackage every Sunday!
Free "DIY Canning" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn delicious side dishes and desserts for your 4th of July BBQ! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!
The Sound of Music@ 2PM. See Saturday for details.