Suzanne's Around Town
Washington County Fair, Greek Festival, and Party in the Park!

Hi! Everyone-

So many fun and festive events this week- sounds like gyros at the Greek Festival and snow cones at the Washington County Fair for us!!! The Reptile Man will entertain the kids at the Greek Festival on Saturday- FYI!!!

Lots of great gently used kids' stuff at our garage sale this Saturday- cute clothes, gently used books, games and maybe even a foosball table!!!

Stay Cool!

Suzanne




Jul 23rd

Night Owl Crafts@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM.

Kids from 5-ish and up can make crafts inspired by creatures of the night, including bats, owls, and fairies. No registration required. Go to http://www.tigard-or.gov/library/ for more info or phone the library at 503/684-6537.

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.

Chess Club@ Beaverton City Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Kids in grades 3 through 8 can play others or learn the game! No registration required!

Pacific Crest Trail@ Powell's Books at Cedar Hills at 7PM. Inspired by Cheryl Strayed's "Wild" to hike the PCT? Paul Gerald's "Day and Section Hikes: Pacific Crest Trail Oregon" will help hikers of all interests and skill levels plan a trip on the PCT as it winds through Oregon! Go to www.powells.com for more info.


Jul 24th

Ladybug Theater presents "Where's Rosie"@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30PM and 2PM.

Learn all about the water cycle and how to conserve water in this fun and interactive puppet show. Great for all ages. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.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.

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.

Amazing storytelling with Ann Rutherford@ Garden Home Library from 11AM-12PM. Enjoy smart, funny, trickster tales by a local storyteller. Phone the library for more details at 503/245-9932.

Komedy 4 Da Kidz@ 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, Komedy will appear at the Beaverton City Library tomorrow and Tigard Library tonight.

Komedy 4 Da Kidz@ Tigard Library at 7PM.

 


Jul 25th

Free Tennis Lessons@ Beaverton High School Tennis Courts (13000 SW 2nd Street) every Wednesday from 6-7PM.

Beaverton High School will be hosting FREE lessons for all students attending Beaverton elementary, middle or high schools! Bring the whole family, racquets will be available to borrow, all ability levels welcome!!! Contact Coach Katy Robinson or Coach Matt Hottmann at beavertonhightennis@gmail.com.

 

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.

Club Sport@ Camp Bridgeport (Bridgeport Village,Tigard) from 10:30AM-12:30PM. The kids will enjoy some 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.

Komedy 4 Da Kidz@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30-1:30PM. Juggling, jokes, and comedy galore!

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.

Every Child Ready to Read Parent Workshop@ Tigard Library from 6:30-8PM. Pre-registration required at 503/718-2656.


Jul 26th

Washington County Fair@ (Washington County Fair Complex) 873 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro from 10AM-11PM.

Check out the carnival rides,entertainment, barn dance, elephant ears, truck pulls, pig scramble, monster trucks, demolition derby and livestock displays. Kids will have a chance to churn butter, grind wheat, and milk a faux cow!!!FREE admission, $5 parking per car, charge for rides and some events like the Miranda Cosgrove concert (Nickelodeon teen star). Fair is through Sunday, go to www.faircomplex.com/fair/index.php 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 classic games. Geared for kids from 3 to 8 years old. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info!


Jul 27th

Glendi Greek Festival@ St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church (14485 Walker Road-across from Nike Campus) from 12-9PM.Nosh on delicious greek fare from Gyros to Spanakopita to Baklava along with Middle Eastern and Ethiopian specialties! Plenty of entertainment for the whole family. Go to www.glendigreekfestival.com for more info on parking, etc. Through Sunday! FREE admission!

Washington County Fair@ 873 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro from 10AM-11PM. See Thursday 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. Printmaking inspired by Hokusai 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@ Harman Swim Center from 5-8PM. Inflatable fun for the kids in the pool!!! Aqua challenge is Wipe Out! style fun for kids (6 and up?) who pass the swim test. Open swim rates apply. Phone for more info at 503/629-6314.

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" @ Beaverton City Library at 8PM. Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for more info.


Jul 28th

Garage Sale Extravaganza@ 14320 Stallion Drive (Beaverton near Hiteon School) from 8AM-3PMish.

Come on over to buy GENTLY used, quality items - baby& kid toys, books, clothing, play structures, furniture, bikes, housewares and more. No Junk!!! CASH ONLY!!! MOMS want to see the playroom floor again so items are reasonably priced to MOVE!!!

Washington County Fair@ 873 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro from 10AM-11PM. See Thursday for details.

7th Annual Party in the Park@ HMT Recreation Complex (158th&Walker) from 11AM-5PM. Free fun for everyone- inflatable play structures, classic cars, arts&crafts,K-9 unit demo, and the Beaverton Int'l Celebration with performances on 2 stages! Free drop-in sports, swimming (check for times) and tennis clinic. For complete schedule, go to www.thprd.org and click on "Party in the Park".

Glendi Greek Festival@ St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church (14485 Walker Road-across from Nike Campus) from 12-9PM. The Reptile Man will have 2 shows for the kids today at 4PM & 6PM. Go to www.glendigreekfestival.com for more info.

Aqua Challenge@ Harman Swim Center from 1:30-4:30PM. See Friday for details.

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" @ Beaverton City Library at 8PM. Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for more info.


Jul 29th

Free "Summer Fruits" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn how to prepare cobblers, salads, infused drinks and more! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Washington County Fair@ 873 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro from 10AM-11PM. See Thursday for details.

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

Glendi Greek Festival@ St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church (14485 Walker Road-across from Nike Campus) from 12-7PM.

Aqua Challenge@ Harman Swim Center from 12:30-2:30PM. See Friday for details.

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" @ Beaverton City Library at 2PM. Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for more info.