Suzanne's Around Town
$1 Movies. Wild, and Recess Monkeys!

Hi! Everyone-

Lots of library fun this week with more fun activities than I can list!

For adults, the bestselling "Wild" author comes to Beaverton and her talk is sure to captivate!

Stay dry!

Suzanne




Jun 24th

Knights of Veritas@ Tigard Library from 4-5PM.

What was knighthood like in the Middle Ages?  The armored Knights of Veritas will demonstrate ancient fighting techniques with authentically weighted, detailed swords.  Dig through the myths and unearth the real world of knights!

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.

Summer Craft Celebration@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids (up to 12 years old) can stop buy to make cool crafts. All materials provided! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org/teens for more info.


Jun 25th

Recess Monkey@ Tigard Library from 3-4PM.

School's out for summer!  Come celebrate summer reading with a wild dance party! This trio of talented teachers from Seattle moonlights as Recess Monkey, a band that performs songs about animals and other fun stuff -like popcorn and human cannonballs- set to a great sing-along and dancing beat. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info or www.recessmonkeytown.com.

 

 

 

Regal Summer $1 Movies@ Local Theaters at 10AM. See a G or PG movie every Tues&Wed through August! Go to www.regmovies.com and click on  "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule.

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.

Beach Blanket Babies Dance Party@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11:30AM. Drop in for kids from babies to 6 years old.. 

Curt Carlyle's Seriously Funny Juggling@ Murray Scholls Branch of Beaverton Library at 11:AM. 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.

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

Random Club@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Black out poetry and mini books for grades 6 and up.

Beaverton Last Tuesday Concert@ The Round (Fountain Plaza at 12600 SW Crescent Street next to Mio Sushi,etc.)from 5-8PM. Free Outdoor Concert! Aaron Meyer- concert rock violinist- and his 6 piece band. Professional belly dancers, too. More info at www.beavertonarts.org. Bring your own picnic or purchase dinner from one of the nearby restaurants!

Kid's Club Event@ Cedar Hills Crossing (Community Room inside the mall) from 6-7PM. Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com for more info.


Jun 26th

Cheryl Strayed presents "Wild"@ Southridge High School Auditorium (9625 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7:30PM (Doors open at 7PM.)Cheryl Strayed resides in Portland and is the New York Times bestselling author of the memoir "Wild" .Strayed's book tells of "the most impulsive decision of her life": to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State and to do it alone. She had no experience as a long-distance hiker, and the trail was little more than"an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise". FREE! Get there early to snag a seat!!! Go to www.wccls.org and click on "Adult Summer Reading" and "Adults: Summer Reading Details" for more info.

Regal Summer $1 Movies@ Local Theaters at 10AM. See a G or PG movie every Tues&Wed through August! Go to www.regmovies.com and click on "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule.

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.

Curt Carlyle's Seriously Funny Juggling@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30&2PM. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Nature Mobile @ Beaverton City Park (across from library) from 1-3PM.

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.


Jun 27th

Nature Mobile@ Murray Scholls Branch of Beaverton Library from 12:30-2PM.Interactive nature fun and games every Thursday! Phone the library for more info at 503/644-2197.

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

I Dig Dinosaurs@ Garden Home Library from 11AM-12PM. Interactive puppet show by Dragon theater Puppets for the whole family! Phone for more info at 503/245-9932.

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


Jun 28th

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. Today's crafts are "garden" inspired! Kids can create bird houses, garden markers, painted pots and more! , Prices are $8-$16 per project. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com and click on calendar for more info!!! Friday Fun Days are 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.

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!

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


Jun 29th

Dining Month@ Portland through this weekend!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/

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

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


Jun 30th

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. LAST SHOW!

Free "Summer Desserts" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM.Refreshing frozen desserts that showcase summer fruits at their seasonal best! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!