Suzanne's Around Town
Ticket Giveaway, Monsters, Newts, and Spooky Stories!

Hi! Everyone-

Halloween is approaching....goblins, ghosts, and bad jokes! Ha,ha,ha!

Why were the ghosts upset when they moved into the hot, haunted house?

They found out it didn't have SCARE-conditioning!!! Ba-ha-ha-ha!

Check out the ticket giveaway on Sunday's info!!!!

Got Snickers?

Suzanne




Oct 29th

Fall Used Book Sale@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 Brookwood Pkwy) from 10AM-8PM.

Gently used books and more! More than 50,000 items to choose from! You'll find kids books, cookbooks, mysteries, fiction, nonfiction, reference, large print, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs--even videos and LPs at the Friends of the Library Book Sale! Come and browse any time during Library open hours through Sunday, November 4. For more information, go to www.hillsboro.plinkit.org.

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.


Oct 30th

Make Your Own Monster Pin@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.

Kids from 2 to 12 can make their own monster pin in the Halloween spirit! Go to www.beavertlonlibrary.org for more info.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 9:30AM-10:AM.

Fall Used Book Sale@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 Brookwood Pkwy) from 10AM-8PM.  See Monday for more info.

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.

Book Babies@ Garden Home Library at 10:30AM.

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.

Kid's Club Event@ Cedar Hills Crossing (Community Room inside the mall) from 5:30-6:30PM. Join in for some cool Halloween crafts. Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com and click on events for more info.

Singer/Songwriter Luzelena Mendoza@ Tigard Library from 7-8:30PM. Come and listen to a distinctive Pacific Northwest sound with Latin-inspired rhythms and a dash of  indie-folk.


Oct 31st

Spooky Stories@ Beaverton City Library at 3:30-4PM and 4:30-5PM.

Kids from 3 to 11 can wear their costumes and listen to some fairly spooky stories! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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.

Fall Used Book Sale@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 Brookwood Pkwy) from 10AM-8PM. See Monday for more info.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 11:30AM-12PM.

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

Preschool Storytime@ Garden Home Library at 11:45AM.

Trick-or-Treat@ Bethany Village from 3:30-5:30PM. Go to www.bethanyvillage.com for more info.

Trick-or-Treat@ Multnomah Village from 3:30-5:30PM. Go to www.multnomahvillage.org for more info.

Trick-or-Treating@ Bridgeport Village from 4-6PM. Go to www.bridgeport-village.com for more info.

Mall-O-Ween@ Cedar Hills Crossing from 5:30-6:30PM. Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com for more info.

 


Nov 1st

St. Pius X Holiday Bazaar@ St. Pius Catholic Church (1280 NW Saltzman Road, Portland) from 6-9PM.

Pay $2 admission to get a jump start on your holiday shopping during the Bazaar's opening night. Over 60 vendors with local wares! Go to www.stpius.org for more info.

Fall Used Book Sale@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 Brookwood Pkwy) from 10AM-8PM. See Monday for more info.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM & 1PM.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 11:30AM-12PM.

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Librayr from 11:45AM-12:15PM.

Preschool Storytime@ Tigard Library from 1:15PM-2PM. Music, interactive activities, and longer stories for blossoming readers! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nov 2nd

Empy Bowls@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 10AM-8PM.

Empty Bowls is an international, grassroots, crafts-based effort to end hunger. ALL profits will benefit the Oregon Food Bank. Drop in for a Open Studio Workshop and learn how to sculpt a bowl with clay! Or, glaze a pre-made bowl, your way! Price includes bowl (variety of sizes), glaze and firing. Drop in for the Open Studio and bring 2 cans of non-perishable food, receive $2 off any open studio package or retail item. Complimentary hot apple cider all day & complimentary wine after 4:00pm with purchase.Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com for more info.

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St. Pius X Holiday Bazaar@ St. Pius Catholic Church from 9AM-7PM. See Thursday for details.

Fall Used Book Sale@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 Brookwood Pkwy) from 10AM-8PM. See Monday 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. Apple still life inspired by Cezanne 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!

Paper Pals@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids from 6 to 12 years old can make cool crafts with paper. Registration required at 503/350-3600.


Nov 3rd

Newt Day@ Nature Park Interpretive Center (15655 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton) from 12-4PM.Join the newts on the trails and around the Interpretive Center and delve into the wonders of autumn!!!This is a family event that provides activities designed to inspire exploration of nature during a season when it's tempting to stay inside. Come dressed for the weather so that you will be comfortable participating in the outdoor activities. Admission is $2 per person and kids 2 and under are free!  Go to www.thprd.org for more info

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

St. Pius X Holiday Bazaar@ St. Pius Catholic Church from 9AM-7PM. See Thursday for details.

Fall Used Book Sale@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 Brookwood Pkwy) from 10AM-6PM. See Monday for more info.

FREE Build A Turkey Napkin Holder@ 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.

Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos@ Beaverton City Library from 11:30-12:30PM. Kids from 2 to 11 can drop in to make some crafts in the spirit of the holiday. Go to www.beavertoncitylibrary.org for more info.


Nov 4th

Elizabeth Mitchell Kids Concert@ The Village Ballroom (700 NE Dekum Street, Portland) at 2PM & 4PM.Elizabeth Mitchell and her family will perform as part of a national family concert tour to celebrate the release of her latest family-centric CD- Blue Clouds. NPR says of her music- "Some of the most uplifting kids music out there....Mitchell is without a doubt a kindie rock star". Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Go to www.brownpapertickets.com/event/273372 to purchase. Interested in winning 2 tickets to the 4PM show? Go to www.folkways.si.edu (click on CD cover with girl in flower, then scroll down for songs to play) and send an email to me at suzanne@suzannesaroundtown.com stating your fave Elizabeth Mitchell song. 2 runners up will get a free song download!

St. Pius X Holiday Bazaar@ St. Pius Catholic Church from 8AM-2PM. See Thursday for details.

$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.

Free "Turkey Tutorial" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Get the 411 on turkey!!! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Fall Used Book Sale@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 Brookwood Pkwy) from 12-6PM. See Monday for more info.

Open House@ Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing at 3PM. Activities and games for the whole family along with a Sci-Fi Authorfest at 4:30PM. Go to www.powells.com and click on "Stores&Events" for more info.