Suzanne's Around Town
Nature Park, Careers, Winter Market!

Hi! Everyone-

Preschool aged kids can get a feel for Nature Park preschool at a Tuesday class and also at Thursday's Open House. Tweens can learn about career possibilities at Beaverton City Library and the Beaverton Farmers Market returns with a Winter version on Saturday!

February already!

Suzanne




Jan 28th

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.

Mommy and Me Mondays@ World Forestry Center from 10AM-11AM. Interactive stories and more! Go to www.worldforestry.org for more info.


Jan 29th

Nature Kids Preschool Preview@ Nature Park Interpretive Center (15655 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton) from 1-3PM.

Kids from 3 to 5 years can get a sneak peek of nature preschool in these weekly classes with crafts, walks, stories, games, and songs in the classroom and along the trail. Register for one or all of them, $14 per session, in-district. Phone 503/629-6350 or go to www.thprd.org for more info.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 9:30AM-10:AM. Get your morning started with fun stories for kids from 3ish to 5 years old at the newest branch! Staff will be present to let storytime attendees into the library before regular open hours.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.

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.

Kids Club Event@ Cedar Hills Crossing from 5:30-7PM. Kids 12 and under can enjoy a fun presentation on fitness and nutrition by OMSI along with related activities! Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com for more info.


Jan 30th

Fun for Ones@ Beaverton City Library.There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM and 11:15AM. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org 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.


Jan 31st

Career Exploration for Tweens@ Beaverton City Library from 6-7:30PM.

Kids in grades 3 through 8th can meet career experts in a variety of fields, learn about various jobs and educational paths, and also check out some fun crafts and activitiies! No registration required. Go to www.beavertonlibary.org for more info.

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.

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

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.

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids from 3 to 8 years can drop in to watch a movie this week!

Pre-school Open House@ Nature Park Interpretive Center (15655 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton) from 4-6:30PM. Bring your kids to check out Nature Kids and companion preschool programs offered throughout the year. Meet the teachers, Q&A, register for 2013-14 school year. Phone for more info at 503/629-6350 or go to www.thprd.org.

 


Feb 1st

Paper Pals@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.

Kids from 6 to 12 years old can drop in to make  cool crafts with paper. No registration required! Got 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. New project each week inspired by a famous artist.$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!

 


Feb 2nd

Ayana Mathis@ Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing at 4PM.

The author of Oprah's current Book Club 2.0 selection will read and sign copies of her debut novel-"The Twelve Tribes of Hattie". Go to www.powells.com and click on stores and events for more info.

FREE "Build a Diamond Shaped Birdhouse"@ 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 Winter Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 10AM to 1:30PM. Get your farm fresh potatoes, cabbage, spinach, kate, chard and brussel sprouts!!!! This event will reoccur on the 1st&3rd Saturday of the month through April! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

Read to the Dogs@ Beaverton City Library from 10AM-12PM. Kids from 6 to 12 years old can improve their reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to therapy dogs. The dog-and-handler teams are registered volunteers with Delta Societys Pet Partners Program, sponsored by DoveLewis. Sessions are 20 minutes and registration is required at 503-350-3600 or sign up in person at the Childrens Desk on the first floor of the library.

FREE Admission@ Portland Art Museum from 12-5PM. Bank of America Card holders can enjoy free admission to the museum on the first weekend of each month! Kids 17 and younger are always free. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org for more info.


Feb 3rd

Super Bowl Sunday@ Tigard Public Library from 3-7:30PM.

Watch the big game on the Library's big screen in a family friendly environment. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library 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.

FREE Admission@ Portland Art Museum from 12-5PM. Bank of America Card holders can enjoy free admission to the museum on the first weekend of each month! Kids 17 and younger are always free. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org for more info.