Suzanne's Around Town
Charlie Brown, Aqua Challenge & Parents Night Out!

Hi! Everyone-

Summer is officially here now that the temps are over 80!!!

If you are looking for a cool day trip, the Washington County LIbrary has added a Cultural Pass to the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum (sorry- not the Wings and Waves)!!! Click on www.wccls.org (click on "News&Events" at top and scroll down for July 6th story) for more info and participating libraries (Both Beaverton Branches & Tigard are included!). Phone your library ahead to reserve- pass is good for two free admissions!!!!Other passes include Chinese and Japanese Gardens and Pittock Mansion-FYI!

Keep Cool!

Suzanne

 




Jul 16th

Book Craft Fair@ Beaverton City LIbrary from 2-3PM.

Kids from toddlers through 11 years old can make cool crafts about their favorite books. Registration required at 503/350-3600.

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.


Jul 17th

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM.

Enjoy crafts and activites inspired by Greg Heffley's misadventures. Watch the movie based on book two, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules. Go to http://www.tigard-or.gov/library/ 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.

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.

Rocket Hampsters@ Garden Home Library from 11AM-12PM. Phone the library for more details at 503/245-9932.

Mad Science@ Beaverton Library's Murray Scholls Branch at 11AM. Probably on the patio so bring blankets to sit on (hats&sunscreen, too). If you can't catch this show, Mad Science will appear at the Beaverton City Library tomorrow.


Jul 18th

Kids Active Now Drop-in Classes@ Murray Hill Basketball Courts by the Pool (11010 Southwest Teal Boulevard) every Wednesday&Friday from 9:30-11AM.

Turn the Disney Channel off!!!!Don't let your kids vegetate on the couch this summer. Kids from 6 to 12 years can get moving in these fun classes which include a warm up, workout,and game followed by a snack with trivia games afterwards. $10 per kid, $8 per additional sibling, no advanced sign-up required. There's a Family Class on Wednesday nights, too. For more info, go to www.kidsactivenow.com or phone Parisjat Umscheid at 503-840-0301.

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.

Gymboree@ Camp Bridgeport (Bridgeport Village,Tigard) from 10:30AM-12:30PM. The kids will enjoy some science and games in the Center Court area. FREE!!! Check the Center Events for more info at www.bridgeport-village.com.

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

Mad Science Show@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30 and 2PM. Amazing experiments before your very eyes! Always a crowd fave so arrive early for a seat!

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@ Beaverton Library's Murray Scholls Branch at 2:00PM.

Wednesday Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 3-6PM. Go to the 2PM Beaverton Library show and hit the market afterwards for berries in season, live music, honey sticks, and a popsicle or shaved ice!

The Sound of Music@ Deb Fennell Auditorium (Tigard) at 7:30PM. Fantastic nun choir and cute kids!!! Last week!!!Go to www.broadwayrose.org for info.


Jul 19th

Free Summer Concert@ Greenway Park (SW Pearson CT and SW Parkview Loop, Beaverton) from 6-8PM.Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket to sit on and enjoy the folk and blues inspired Thad Beckman Band! The Rec and Nature Mobiles will be on hand to entertain the kids! Go to www.thprd.org and click on "News and Events" for more info.

FYI-TIGARD LIBRARY IS 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 enjoy puzzles.  Geared for kids from 3 to 8 years old. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info!

The Sound of Music@ Deb Fennell Auditorium (Tigard) at 7:30PM. Go to www.broadwayrose.org for info.


Jul 20th

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" @ Beaverton City Library at 8PM.

The Beaverton Civic Theatre presents a musical based on the Charles M. Schulz comic "Peanuts". Charlie Brown learns about happiness and what it takes to be a "good man". Tonight's opening show is a Community Partnership Performance so tickets are just $5 with the donation of a new or gently used book. Otherwise ticket prices are $15 for adults, $5 for kids (10 and under).Show runs through August 5th! Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for more info.

Salem Art Festival& Fair from 10AM-7PM. 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 "Ice Cream" Friday with lots of ice cream inspired art in ceramics and painting! 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. Pool collage inspired by Hockney 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!

Aqua Challenge & Aviator@ Conestoga Rec Center Pool from 3-4:30PM & 6:30-8:30PM.  Inflatable fun for the kids in the pool!!! Aviator is for the little kids while the Aqua challenge is Wipe Out! style fun for kids who pass the swim test. Open swim rates apply. Phone for more info at 503/629-6313.

The Sound of Music@ Deb Fennell Auditorium (Tigard) at 7:30PM. Go to www.broadwayrose.org for info.


Jul 21st

Salem Art Festival& Fair@ Bush's Pasture Park (Salem) from 10AM-7PM.

Get your art on at the 63nd Annual Salem Art Fair and Festival! The Artist Marketplace will feature works by over 200 artists and craftspeople. Peruse (and purchase) the paintings, ceramics, jewelry and more! Over 50 free performances offer live music, theater, and family entertainment. Check out http://aff2012.salemart.org/ for schedule and directions.$5 per adult, kids 12 and under are free!!!!

OPB Children's Village@ Da Vinci Days Festival (OSU lower campus, Corvallis) from 10AM-6PM. See Sunday for details.

Family Day@ Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Ave, Portland) from 11AM-3PM.  FREE for kids! Guided tours and family activities.Go to www.ohs.org for more info.

Aqua Challenge & Aviator@ Conestoga Rec Center Pool from 1-4:15PM. See Friday for details.

Parent's Night Out@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 5PM-9PM. Kids (from 4-12) can enjoy a creative night in the studio, pizza dinner & movie while parents enjoy a date night. $38 per child, $18 for each additional sibling. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com for more info. Phone the Studio to reserve a spot at 503/453-3700.

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" @ Beaverton City Library at 8PM. See Friday for details.

The Sound of Music@ Deb Fennell Auditorium (Tigard) at 2PM and 7:30PM.. Go to www.broadwayrose.org for info.


Jul 22nd

OPB Children's Village@ Da Vinci Days Festival (OSU lower campus, Corvallis) from 11AM-5PM.

This annual festival celebrates art, science, and technology with parades, science workshops, and live music. In the OPB Children's Village, the kids can enjoy hands-on activities such as bug school, robotics, aviation, astronomy, gymnastics, martial arts and more! Admission prices are $10-20 per adult, $10 per child (6-12), and children 5 and under are free! Go to www.davinci-days.org for complete schedule. $5 per adult, kids 12 and under are free!!!!

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

Free "Tomato Sauce& Salsa" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn how to prepare and can fresh summer ingredients! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Salem Art Festival& Fair from 10AM-5PM. See Saturday for details. Free admission from 2-5PM.

Aqua Challenge & Aviator@ Conestoga Rec Center Pool from 2-4:15PM. See Friday for details.

The Sound of Music@ Deb Fennell Auditorium (Tigard) at 2PM. Go to www.broadwayrose.org for info. LAST performance!!!

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" @ Beaverton City Library at 2PM. See Friday for details.