Suzanne's Around Town
Strawberries, Magic & Mummies!

Hi! Everyone-

Happy Father's Day to all those Great Dads and Fab Grandfathers out there!

Only a few more days of school and then Summer vacation begins!!!! Batten down the hatches, we can do it!!!!

Are you bored yet? Ha,ha,ha!

Suzanne




Jun 10th

Dining Month@ Portland through June!Here's one for date night!!! More than 80 local restaurants offer a 3 course dinner for just $29 through the month of June. Restaurants include such hot spots as Besaw's, Paley's Place, and Southpark! Go to this site for menus and maps: http://downtownportland.org/dining-month/
Book Babies@ Tigard Library (13500 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard) 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.

Jun 11th

Fun for Ones (Ages 12-24 months)@ Tigard Library (13500 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard) 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 (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland) at 10:30AM. Go to http://gardenhomelibrary.org/ for more info.

Four Buck Tuesday@ Oregon Zoo from 10AM-4PM. Admission is discounted to $4 per person and children under 3 are free as usual. Go to www.oregonzoo.org for more info. As an adult, ride the Max and get $1.50 off admission (show ticket stub) so really $2.50 Tuesday!!!! Kids 7 years old and under ride the Max for free.

 


Jun 12th

U-Pick Strawberries@ Baggenstos Farm (15801 SW Rogers Road, Sherwood) from 9AM-6PM daily!Have the kids gather the Hoods, Bentons, Shutkins and Totems. You can bake up the shortcakes later! It's strawberry season- YIPPEE!!!! Check out www.baggenstosfarms.com for details and http://www.tricountyfarm.org/ for a farm fresh produce guide.

Preschool Storytime@ Garden Home Library (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland)at 11:45AM.

Toddler Time@ Tigard Library at 10:15&11:15AM.

Hillsboro Farmer's Market@ Whole Foods Market Tanasbourne (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 4-7PM.

Kids Can Cook@ Whole Foods Market Tanasbourne (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 5:30-6:30PM. The kids will get to make their own salad on a stick and a special dairy and oil free version of ranch dressing to dip them in. FREE! To reserve your spot, email melissa.vanbebber@wholefoods.com.


Jun 13th

Magic with Steve@ Garden Home Library (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland) from 11AM-12PM.

Enjoy a fun magic show for kids and families. Go to http://gardenhomelibrary.org/ for more info.

School's Out for Most Elementary Schools!!!!!!!!!!! Happy Summer!!!!!!!!


Jun 14th

Friday Fun Party@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Beaverton) from 10AM-6PM.Get the summer off to an arty start with fab drop-in "We'll show you how" workshps. Kids can create paper mache water melon bowls, ceramic outdoor votives, and/or mosaic stepping stones! Prices are $8-$18 per project. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com and click on calendar for more info!!! Friday Fun Days will be a weekly event!

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 10:30AM-11AM.

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10:30AM-11:10AM. New longer class! New project each week inspired by a famous artist.$10 per kid -ages 2 to 5 years, you must phone ahead to reserve a spot at 503/453-3700. George Seurat dot paintings this week.Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com for calendar and more info!

Once Upon a Mattress@ HART Theatre (185 SE Washington St, Hillsboro) at 7:30PM. See Sunday for details.


Jun 15th

Mummies Of the World @ OMSI (1945 SE Water Ave., Portland) from 9:30AM-5:30PM (closed Mondays) through 9/8.Mummies of the World is the largest exhibition of mummies and related artifacts ever assembled. This exciting  collection includes ancient mummies and important artifacts from Asia, Oceania, South America, Europe, as well as ancient Egypt, dating as far back as 6,500 years. Learn about this preservation practice through multimedia and interactive exhibits.Go to http://mummies.omsi.edu/ for more info.

Happy Birthday, Murray Scholls Library!@ Beaverton Murray Scholls Branch Library from 10AM-12PM. Games, crafts, and birthday cake to celebrate #3!!!

Chess Club for Kids@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30AM-11:30AM. Kids in grades 3-8 can learn the game or hone their skills.

FREE Museum Family Saturday@ Oregon Maritime Museum (near Waterfront Park SW Naito Parkway at Pine Street, Portland) from 11AM-3:30PM. Discover Portland's maritime history with a craft to take home! Fine print- family activities on cabin deck are free.Free to families with children under the age of 14. Still need to pay admission if you'd like a tour - $5 per adult, $3 per kid 6-17, under 6 years is free! Go to www.oregonmaritimemuseum.org for more info.

Kids Can Decorate 108: Father's Day Cookies@ Whole Foods Market Tanasbourne (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 2-4PM. Decorate a cookie or two for dear ol' Dad.$3.99 per kid, reserve a spot at laura.brown@wholefoods.com.

Once Upon a Mattress@ HART Theatre (185 SE Washington St, Hillsboro) at 7:30PM. See Sunday for details.


Jun 16th

Fabulous Father's Day Fancies@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PM.Dads and kids can celebrate with stories and crafts! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Once Upon a Mattress@ HART Theatre (185 SE Washington St, Hillsboro) at 2PM. A great family-friendly musical with a whimsical retelling of The Princess and the Pea. Plenty of song and dance to entertain. $10 per kid, $14 per adult. Production runs through the end of the month. Go to www.hart-theatre.org to purchase tickets.