Suzanne's Around Town
The Fantasticks, Beauty&The Beast, and Parent's Night Out!

Hi! Everyone-

So many cool local theater performances to choose from this week!

Happy First Week of March!

Suzanne




Mar 4th

Mommy and Me Mondays@ World Forestry Center from 10AM-11AM.

Enjoy some entertaining stories and music every Monday through April! Included with admission fee of $9 per adult, $6 for kids over 3, and kids 2 years and younger are free! Afterwards- take your time and enjoy all of the hands-on exhibits. Go to www.worldforestry.org 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.

Angel's Truck Stop: A Woman's Love, Laughter and Loss during the Vietnam War@ Tigard Library from 7-8:30PM. Local author-Angel Pilato- will discuss her memoir as life as a female officer during wartime in the 1960's-70's. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.


Mar 5th

Make a Lego Mini-Sea Turtle@ Lego Store (Wash. Sq.) from 5PM until supplies last!Free! Phone the store for more details at 503/670-9109. You can just never have enough Legos, can you? For kids from 6 to 14. Supplies are limited so arrive early. I have seen parents and kids line up at least 45 minutes ahead before!

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.


Mar 6th

Book Clubs for Kids@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.

Kids in Grades 1-4 can sign up for the Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award Book Club while older kids in Grades 5-8 can enjoy a Tween Book Club. Registration required at 503/350-4001 or go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Wondrous First Wednesday@ World Forestry Center Discovery Museum from 10AM-5PM. Admission is reduced to $3 per person for kids from 3 to 103! Go to www.worldforestry.org and click on "Events" and then "Special Admission Offers" 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.

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.


Mar 7th

ACMA presents "The Fantasticks"@ ACMA Arts Center (11375 SW Center St., Beaverton) at 7PM.

The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers, and a wall. This family-friendly production will also run March 14-16. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for students and $5 for matinees. Tickets are available online at www.acmatickets.com with more info at www.acmatheatre.com.

 

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. Imagination Station this week. Geared for ages 3 through 8 years old! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Beauty and the Beast@ Southridge High School (9625 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM. See Friday for details.


Mar 8th

Beauty and the Beast@ Southridge High School (9625 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM.

We've seen outstanding productions here and are looking forward to an enchanted evening! Show runs through this Saturday and also March 15&16th. Tickets are $10 for General Admission. Go to www.skyhawktheatre.com for ticket purchase and 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.

Japanese Storytime@ Beaverton CIty Library from 10:30-11AM.

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!

McMinnville Wine& Food Classic@ Evergreen Space Museum (500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville) from 3-9PM. This 20th annual festival is a showcase of the Northwest's finest wines along with delicious food and chef demos, fine arts and crafts and live music.$17 per adult (plus parking) and children 9 and under are free. No Strollers!!! Go to www.sipclassic.org for more info.

Book Fan Friday@ Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing at 4:30PM. Kids from 10 to 18 who love to write will enjoy this workshop! This month, author Joni Sensel (The Timekeeper's Moon) will lead a discussion about self-publishing. Go to www.powells.com for more info.

ACMA presents The Fantasticks@ ACMA Arts Center (11375 SW Center St., Beaverton) at 7PM. See Thursday for details.

Bye Bye Birdie @ Valley Catholic High School(4275 SW 148th Ave.) at 7PM. See Saturday for details.


Mar 9th

Family Day@ Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza Location (120 E Main Street, Hillsboro) from 10AM-1PM.

Crafts and games will begin at 10 a.m. and Tears of Joy Theatre will present Mantis and the Moon, a San Folk Tale from Southern Africa at 11 a.m. FREE! Go to www.washingtoncountymuseum.org for more info.

 

Kid's Club Indoor Garden@ Al's Garden Center (Sherwood) at 11AM. March is an excellent time to make an indoor garden. A terrarium is fun and easy to create as well as maintain. $5 per kid and you must pre-register at www.als-gardencenter.com.

McMinnville Wine& Food Classic@ Evergreen Space Museum (500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville) from 12-9PM. See Friday for details.

ACMA presents The Fantasticks@ ACMA Arts Center (11375 SW Center St., Beaverton) at 2PM AND 7PM. See Thursday for details.

Parent's Night Out@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 5PM-9PM. Kids (from 4-12) can enjoy a creative night in the studio while parents enjoy a pre-Valentine's 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.

Bye Bye Birdie @ Valley Catholic High School(4275 SW 148th Ave.) at 7PM. The biggest rock star of the late 50's ever to get drafted-Conrad BIrdie- travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he departs. Festive music and delightful dancing make this production suitable for all ages. $10 per adult, $6 per kid at the door or phone 503/644-3745 to reserve seats or go to www.valleycatholic.org for more info.

Beauty and the Beast@ Southridge High School (9625 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM. See Friday for details.


Mar 10th

Health Starts Here: Tropical Exploration@ Whole Foods (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 5:30-6:30PM.Chase away the March blues with some sunny dishes featuring tropical fruits. $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation. Phone the store to register and for more info at 503/645-9200.

Free "Herbalicious" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn how to grow your own herbs and use then use them in some new recipes! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

McMinnville Wine& Food Classic@ Evergreen Space Museum (500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville) from 12-5PM. See Friday for details.

Bye Bye Birdie @ Valley Catholic High School(4275 SW 148th Ave.) at 2PM. See Saturday for details.