Suzanne's Around Town
Fruit Finales, Free THPRD concert, and Happy 4th!

HI! Everyone-

Seems like it's heating up for a fab 4th!

 Got Sparklers?

Suzanne




Jul 1st

Monday Drop-in Playtime@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM.Stop by on Monday afternoons for a surprise activity- dress-up, toys, tunnels, or crafts!

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.


Jul 2nd

Make a Lego Mini-Crab@ 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!

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.

Thomas Schroyer@ Murray Scholls Branch of Beaverton Library at 11:AM. Mime, physical comedy, music and MORE!  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.

Random Club@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Design your own buttons and magnets for grades 6 and up.


Jul 3rd

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.

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.

Thomas Schroyer@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30-1:30PM. A "new vaudeville" act with mime, music, physical comedy and more! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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.

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 red, white, and blue parfaits! FREE! To reserve your spot, email laura.brown@wholefoods.com.

 


Jul 4th

Happy 4th of July!!!!

Hillsboro Annual 4th of July Parade at 10AM. Go to http://www.hillsbororotary.org/  and scroll down for parade route.

Fireworks at Dusk at Oaks Park. Go to www.oakspark.com for more info.

Fireworks at Dusk at Tigard High School. Go to http://www.tigard-or.gov/community/ and click on Fourth of July for more info.

Fireworks at the 2013 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival start at 10PM. Go to this site for more info: www.waterfrontbluesfest.com and click on "features" for more info on spectacular fireworks.


Jul 5th

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.

Jul 6th

FREE Concert@ Garden Home Park (8020 SW 83rd Ave., Portland) from 6-8PM.Bring your family, a lawn chair or blanket, and meet your neighbors and friends for a summer evening of fun and country music!  Cloverdayle, a countrified husband & wife team known for their compelling live show will perform. The Portland-based duo has shared the stage with industry heavyweights Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, and Tim McGraw. Seating is on the grass; beach/sand chairs or blankets for seating are encouraged. The Rec Mobile and the Nature Mobile will be on site to engage kids with games and activities. Go to www.thprd.org for more info. FREE!!!!

Beaverton Farmers Market Opens@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM. Farmers Ending Hunger will be on hand with a Mr. Potato Head project for the kids. Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

FREE "Surprise craft relating to Despicable Me 2" Kids Workshop@ 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.

Kids' Storytime@ Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing at 11AM. Go to www.powells.com for more 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.

 

 


Jul 7th

$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 "Fab Fruit Finales" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Pies, galettes, cobblers and more!Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

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.

I Spy@ Tigard Library from 12-6PM. Drop-in for a self-guided scavenger type hunt outside the library grounds. Pick up a game card at the Children's Desk! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.