Suzanne's Around Town
Happy Spring!

Hi! Everyone-

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April Fool's Day is just ahead - so beware!!!!

Happy Spring! Happy Easter!





Mar 31st

25th Annual Woodburn Tulip Fest@ Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm through April 25th

Check out the gorgeous flowers and bring your cameras for the fantastic photo opps! Go to for info on family activities, directions, and flower condition updates. $5 for parking on weekdays and $10 on weekends!

Storytime at Bliss Bake Shop@ Bethany Village Centre from 10-10:30AM. Phone for more info at 503/645-6000 or go to the website at

Fun for 1s (12-24 months) Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at 10:15AM. Go to for more info or phone 503/350-3600.

Toddler Time (ages 24-36 months) Storytime@ Tigard Library at 10:30-11:15AM AND 12:30-1:15PM. Number of participants limited to the first 20 children for each session. Go to for more info or phone the library at 503/684-6537.

Baby Bugs (Infants-12 months) Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at 11:15AM.




Apr 1st

Book Babies@ Tigard Library

Book Babies (infants to 12 months)@ Tigard Library from 10:30AM-11AM. Babies and their grown-ups will share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and a simple book while developing early literacy skills. Go to for more info.


Preschool Storytimes (ages 3 1/2 to 6 years) @ Beaverton City Library at 10:15AM and 11:30AM. Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600 or go to

Hey, it's April Fool's Day Today (see photo). Better be careful out there. Ha,ha,ha!

Apr 2nd

Free Admission ALL DAY @ the Portland Children's Museum

Everyone can visit the museum today from 9AM-8PM for free to celebrate Day of the Young Child. Go to and check out the calendar for special events for today.

Weekly Storytime@ Tanasbourne Whole Foods Market (Hillsboro) on Fridays from 11-11:30AM. Great stories with awesome snackage! Phone the store at 503/645-9200 for more info.

Apr 3rd

Spring Egg Hunt@ Cedar Hills Rec Center Playfield at 9:40AM.

This rain or shine outdoor hunt will be split into 2 age groups. $6 per child. Phone 503/629-6340 for more details.

Egg Hunt @ Lake Oswego (West End Building at 4101 Kruse Way) at 9AM. Kids from 0-10 years can enjoy an egg hunt for FREE! Go to or phone 503/675-2549 for more details.

Blue Lake Bunny Bonanza Egg Hunt@ Blue Lake Regional Park (Fairview) from 10AM-Noon. Free with $5 parking fee. Go to and click on calendar at left or phone Sue at 503/665-4995 for more info.

Eggstravaganza@ Beaverton Christian Church for ages 0-10 from 10AM-Noon. Food donation for food pantry required for admission. Egg hunts, flower planting, inflatables, crafts and more.Go to or phone 503/646-2151 for more info.

48th Annual Easter Egg Hunt@ Alpenrose Dairy. A local tradition since 1962! FREE! Kids ages 3-5 hunt at 10:30AM, Moms at 11:30AM and kids 6-8 at 12:30PM. Go to or phone 503/244-1133 for more details.

KUIK's Annual Great Family Easter Event@ Washington County Fair Complex (Hillsboro)from 10AM-3PM (gates open at 9AM)FREE! Egg hunt plus pony rides, petting zoo, Easter Bunny and even a hunt for Moms. Go to for specific times for hunts for different ages or phone 503/640-1360.

Egg Hunt@ Trader Joe's (all day). Eggs will be hidden throughout the store for your kiddos to find while you're whizzing through for last minute shopping!

Easter Eggstravaganza@ Whole Foods Market (Tanasbourne) at 11AM. Kids can dye Easter Eggs with natural dyes and then decorate some cool Easter Bunny cupcakes. $3 per kid. Limited class size so you must phone to pre-register at 503/645-9200.

Professor Banjo@ TIgard Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Enjoy some singing and dancing with Professor Banjo. Go to for more info.


Apr 4th

$2 Sunday@ OMSI from 9:30AM-5:30PM

The first Sunday of every month is just $2 admission. Go to this link for more info: