Suzanne's Around Town
Bingo!, Tween Science, & Wednesday Markets!

Hi! Everyone-

The school year zipped by. WOW!

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market starts up this week and all the library story times are in full swing.

Happy First Full Week of Summer Vacation!

Suzanne




Jun 17th

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 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.

Duct Tape Crafts@ Beaverton City Library from 3:30-4:30PM. Kids in grades 6-12 can stop buy to make cool crafts. All materials provided! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org/teens for more info.


Jun 18th

Magician Bob Eaton@ Murray Scholls Branch of Beaverton Library at 11:AM.Come and see a local favorite for some family fun! These shows are usually out on the patio so bring hats, sunscreen, and blanket to sit on. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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.

Summer Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11-11:30AM. Geared for kids from baby to 6 years!

Messy Art for Little Kids@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids from 2-7 years can drop in to enjoy art activities with a sink nearby! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Jun 19th

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market@ SW Hall Blvd.(Across from Beaverton City Library) from 3-7PM.Smaller than the Saturday market but you can still stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables and maybe even buy a snow cone! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.The Wednesday Market runs through August!!!

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

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.

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

Magician Bob Eaton@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30&2PM.

Tanasbourne Farmers Market& Indian Food Festival @ Whole Foods Market Tanasbourne Parking Lot(19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 4:30-7:00PM. Farm fresh produce and Indian food by local restaurants as well as Indian music& dance. Phone for more info at 503/645-9200. There's also an Indian Cooking Class at Whole Foods from 5:30-6:30PM, $10 per person, you must reserve your spot in advance by emailing at Melissa.vanbebber@wholefoods.com.

 

 


Jun 20th

Tween Science@ Beaverton City Library from 3-4:30PM.

Kids in grades 4-8 can participate in a fun experiment involving states of matter. Registration required by phone at 503/350-4001 or online at www.beavertonlibrary.org.

 

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

Music In Action@ Garden Home Library from 11AM-12PM. Interactive music show for the whole family! Phone for more info at 503/245-9932.

Nature Mobile@ Murray Scholls Branch of Beaverton Library from 12:30-2PM. Phone the library for more info at 503/644-2197.

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Puzzle Time this week for kids from 3 to 8 years!


Jun 21st

Family Bingo Night@ Cedar Hills Rec Center (11640 SW Park Way, Portland) from 6-8PM.$3 per person! Bingo cards, popcorn& beverages for purchase. You must pre-register at 503/629-6340. Every game has a winner!!! Childcare available for kids 5&under for $3 per kid, per hour!Go to www.thprd.org and click on News&Events for more info.

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave,Tigard) from 5:45AM for Hot Air Balloon Launches to Dusk. Hot Air Balloons, carnival, arts&crafts, live music and more!!! Go to www.tigardballoon.org for complete 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.

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" workshops. Kids can create Tie Dye Shirts, bandanas, paper mache masks and more! Prices are $8-$12 per project. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com and click on calendar for more info!!! Friday Fun Days will be a weekly event!

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. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com for calendar and more info!

Kids Day@ Lower George Rogers Park (Lake Oswego) from 12-4PM as part of the weekend long Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts (10AM-9PM today). Go to www.lakewood-center.org and click on Arts Festival and then Daily Schedule for more info.

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


Jun 22nd

FREE Admission@ Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Ave., Portland) from 11AM-3PM.Check out the summer exhibits focused on civil rights and leadership in American history. There will be docent-led gallery tours, kids' activities, live music, and food vendors on the plaza. View an exact reproduction of the Declaration of Independence and JFK's Oval Office Table and Rocking Chair in the "Windows on America" exhibition. Go to www.ohs.org and click on "Visit" and "Events Calendar" for complete schedule.

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave,Tigard) from 5:45AM for Hot Air Balloon Launches to Dusk. Hot Air Balloons, carnival, arts&crafts, live music and more!!! Go to www.tigardballoon.org for complete info!

Furry Friends Day@ Beaverton Farmers Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM. Visit with the Beaverton Canine police and others! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts@ Lakewood Center for the Arts (368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego) from 10AM-9PM. Go to www.lakewood-center.org and click on Arts Festival and then Daily Schedule for more info. 

Flower Power@ Tigard Library from 2-3PM. Plant flowers in the courtyard planters (weather Permitting), then make flower crafts indoors.  Each child who plants a flower outside will have a personalized planter stick so they can keep track of how much their plant has grown! Geared for 5 years and up!

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


Jun 23rd

Free "Make-Ahead Summer Sides" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM.Do ahead layered salads and more! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave,Tigard) from 5:45AM for Hot Air Balloon Launches to 5PM. See Saturday for more details.

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts@ Lakewood Center for the Arts (368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego) from 10AM-6PM. Go to www.lakewood-center.org and click on Arts Festival and then Daily Schedule 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.