Suzanne's Around Town
Rails,Rocks& Collies!!!

Hi! Everyone-

Tons of musical events this week and the Border Collies will perform at two libraries!!! Rails at Beaverton City Library, Rocks at the Rice Museum, and the Oregon International Air Show revs up!!! You can learn to knit or crochet and there's more dog action at GH's Bow Wow Bash on Saturday.

So much to do while keeping up with Olympic coverage!!!!

Happy August!

Suzanne

 




Jul 30th

Alphabeticians@ Bethany Fountain at Bethany Village (corner of Bethany Blvd.& NW Central Drive, Portland) at 10AM.

The kids can rock out to some original, upbeat tunes like "Monkey on My Shirt" and "Dishwasher Safe" in this festive outdoor concert!!!! Phone the Cedar Mill Library/Bethany Branch at 503/617-7323 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.


Jul 31st

Beaverton Last Tuesday Concert@ The Round (Fountain Plaza at 12600 SW Crescent Street next to Mio Sushi,etc.)from 5-8PM.

Free Outdoor Concert! Enjoy Southern blues and jazz performed by Grammy-nominated Patrick Lamb. Native American dancers,too! More info at www.beavertonarts.org. Bring your own picnic or purchase dinner from one of the nearby restaurants!

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.


Aug 1st

Border Collie International@ 10:30AM (Murray Scholls Branch) & 2PM (Beaverton City Library).

These rescued border collies do it all- football, basketball, baseball, soccer, and Frisbee!!! 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.

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.

Yo-Yo University@ Garden Home Library from 10:30-11:30AM. Professional Yo-Yoers demo what you can do with a yo-yo! Kids can even learn a trick or 2! Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more info.

Girls Rock Camp@ 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.

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.

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.


Aug 2nd

Beaverton Community Band@ Lawn of the Beaverton City Library from 7-8PM.

Bring your lawn chair or blanket and sit back and enjoy the concert of summr tunes from Bacharach to the Beatles!!! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org 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 for paper crafts today! Geared for kids from 3 to 8 years old. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info!


Aug 3rd

Free Friday Flicks by the Fountain@ Beaverton City Park (across from the library) at 8PMish(pre-movie entertainment at 7PM).

This week's flick is "UP". (96 min., PG). Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket to sit on and watch a free movie in the park! For complete info, go to www.beavertonoregon.gov and click on "Community" and then "Flicks by the Fountain".

Special Needs Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 11-11:30AM. This storytime is geared for kids who may need a multi-sensory, yet low-key presentation. Geared for preschool/primary grades. For more info and to pre-register, phone the library at 503/350-3600.

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 "Fairies and Frogs" Friday with lots of royal and froggy 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. Paintings inspired by Diana Ong 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!

Oregon International Air Show@ Hillsboro Airport at 6PM. Check out all the awe inspiring acts from the U.S.Air Force Thunderbirds to Otto the Helicopter, fireworks, KidzZone, warbird aircraft and much more! Check out www.oregonairshow.com for complete schedule and ticket specials!

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


Aug 4th

Knit-Out& Crochet 2012@ Tigard LIbrary from 11AM-3PM.

Want to learn to knit or crochet or work on a project? The Tigard Knitting Guild and Always in Stitches, the Oregon Chapter of the Crochet Guild of America, will provide demonstrations, free instruction, needles and yarn. View displays of crocheted and knitted items for some inspiration and enter to win door prizes. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info or phone the library at 503/684-6537.

 

 

 

9th Annual Summer Festival@ Rice NW Museum of Rocks & Minerals (26385 NW Groveland Drive, Hillsboro) from 9AM-6PM. See Sunday for details.

FREE Build Cork Bulletin Board@ Home Depot stores (closest would be 4401 SW 110th Ave) from 9AM to Noon. Kids will learn tool safety and have fun working on this "hands-on" project. For more info and photo of project, go to www.homedepot.com and type in "kids workshops" in search box. Project is geared for kids 5ish to 12 years old. Phone the Beaverton store for more info at 503/469-4242.

Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM..Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

Beaverton Modular Railroad Club@ Beaverton City Library from 10AM-5PM. Drop by and visit with members of the Beaverton Modular Railroad Club-there will be models for viewing and you can ask questions about this fascinating hobby! All ages welcome! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

8th Annual Bow Wow Bash@ Garden Home Recreation Center from 10AM-2PM. Bring your pooch for a day of family fun! K-9 Demo, info boothes, and Dog Olympics! FREE! Phone for more info at 503/629-6341.

Oregon International Air Show@ Hillsboro Airport - shows starting at 10:45AM. See Friday for details.

Family Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at 1PM.

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


Aug 5th

9th Annual Summer Festival@ Rice NW Museum of Rocks & Minerals (26385 NW Groveland Drive, Hillsboro) from 9AM-4PM.

There will be daily demos of faceting, Thunderegg cutting, and Geode cracking along with free drawings! $5 per adult, $4 per kid (5-17) and 4 and under are free. Go to www.ricenorthwestmuseum.org for more info.

$2 Sunday@ OMSI from 9:30AM-5:30PM. The first Sunday of every month is just $2 admission. Go to www.omsi.edu for complete info.

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

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

Oregon International Air Show@ Hillsboro Airport - shows starting at 10:45AM. See Friday for details.

Beaverton Modular Railroad Club@ Beaverton City Library from 1-4:30PM. See Saturday for details.

Starry Night Extravaganza@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Make some night inspired masterpieces with printmaking and more.! Geared for 5 years and up. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

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