Back to School!, Beaverton Parade, & Bike Beaverton!
Time to hit the school treadmill once again- new teachers, homework, no more chillax schedule!
We're looking forward to the Beaverton Parade on the weekend and there's even a Parents Night Out at My Masterpiece this Saturday!
Happy Back to School Season,
Reptile&Amphibian Show@ OMSI from 9:30AM-7PM. $3 per person. Go to www.omsi.edu for more info.
15th Annual Art in the Pearl@ NW Park Blocks of Portland from 10AM-6PM and through Labor Day. Go to www.artinthepearl.com for more info.
Annual Dahlia Festival@ Swan Island Dahlias (995 NW 22nd Ave, Canby) from 10AM-6PM through Labor Day. Go to www.dahlias.com for more info.
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.
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.
Book Babies@ Garden Home Library at 10:30AM.
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.
Pre-school Storytime@ Garden Home Library at 11:45AM.
|OMSI Amazing Whales Program@ Beaverton City Library - 3 One Hour Sessions starting at 3PM.Kids in grades K through 5th are invited to crawl inside a life size inflatable whale and learn more about Whales and Dolphins! Pre-registration required at 503-350-3600.|
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.
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 "Imagination Station" with play and crafts. Geared for kids from 3 to 8 years old. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info!
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.
Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) at 10:30AM&11:30AM. Cubist collage inspired by George Braque 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!
Free Family Day@ Washington County Museum (PCC Rock Creek Campus-17677 NW Springville Road, Portland) from 10AM-1PM. Make a map, enjoy a scavenger hunt!! Snacks and juice provided. Go to www.washingtoncountymuseum.org and click on Events&Programs for more info.
Al's Kids' Club@ Al's Garden Center (16920 SW Roy Rogers Road, Sherwood) at 11AM. Make a blooming paper card with flower seeds! $5 per kid. Pre-registration required by going to www.als-gardencenter.com . Click on "Events and Seminars" and then "2012 Kid's Club Schedule".
Tree-mendous Second Saturday@ World Forestry Center from 11AM-3PM. Join in for paper making and more! Go to www.worldforestry.org and click on "events" for more info.
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.
New Seasons Market Story Time@ Progress Ridge at 10AM. 3 stories and snackage every Sunday!
Free "Knife Skills" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn how to wield a knife like the Top Chefs! Complimentary knife sharpening (one per person), too! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!
Do Not Feed The Bears@ Tigard Library from 1:30-3PM. Enjoy crafts, activity stations, bear games, honey treats and more!!! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.
An Afternoon of Flamenco@ Beaverton CIty Library from 2-3PM. Enjoy a live performance of dancing, singing, and guitar! Then learn some dance moves! No registration! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.
Mo Willems@ Cedar Hills Powells Books at 2PM. Meet the three-time Caldecott Honor Winner (for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!) for a book signing/reading of his new, hilarious take on a classic- Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs! Go to www.powells.com and click on "Stores&Events" for more info.