Suzanne's Around Town
Quarterflash, Snow White and Big Truck Day!

Hi! Everyone-

Summer has heated up!!!! Lots of fun things to do this week including an all time fave- Big Truck Day- at Conestoga!!! Don't skip the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile if it appears!!There's a free THPRD concert featuring Quarterflash on Saturday, too.

Time for a water fight!

Suzanne




Aug 5th

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.

Monday Storytime@ Fancy That (1336 NE Orenco Station Parkway, Hillsboro) at 1:30PM.

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

Maker Mondays@ Tigard Library from 4-6PM. Make it 3D! (Burgess Community Room) this week!  Watch Trinity Labs' 3D printers in action and learn about their present and future uses.For teens and adults! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/ibrary for more info.

 


Aug 6th

30th Annual National Night Out@ Beaverton City Park (5th&Hall) from 6-8PM.

Check out a community celebration with free activities. Kids and adults can check out a K-9 demo along with games and prizes, fire trucks, police cars, ambulances and more! Go to www.beavertonoregon.gov/nightout 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 at 11AM.

Brad Clark@ Beaverton City Library at Murray Scholls at 11AM. Comedy, songs, and stories for the whole family!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.

Crafty Kid Class@ Fancy That (1336 NE Orenco Station Parkway, Hillsboro) at 1:30PM. Sun catcher wind chimes this week, $5 per kid. Register at www.shop-fancythat.com/collections/events-at-the-shop. Phone for more info at 503/640-9909.

Make a Lego Mini-flamingo@ 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!

 

 


Aug 7th

Snow White@ Broadway Rose Theatre (Deb Fennell Theater at Tigard High School located at 9000 SW Durham Road in Tigard) at 11AM.These short (40ish minutes), lively productions are a great way to introduce kids to the theater!!! I started taking my kids when they were about 3.The original songs are always fun for both parents and tots and the ticket price is right at $8!!! Shows often sell out so get your tickets in advance by phoning the box office at 503/620-5262 or at www.broadwayrose.org. The kids can meet the characters afterwards for photos and program autographs!

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.

Home Depot@ Camp Bridgeport (Bridgeport Village,Tigard) from 10:30AM-12:30PM. Always popular! FREE!!! Check the Center Events for more info at www.bridgeport-village.com.

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

Brad Clark@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30PM AND 2PM. Comedy, stories, and songs for the whole family! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

 


Aug 8th

Buster's Red Nose Review@ Garden Home Library from 11AM-12PM.Clown antics for the whole family! Go to http://www.wccls.org/libraries/gardenhomefor more info.

Rice Museum NW Rocks Identification Program@ Beaverton City Library from 10AM-12PM. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Snow White@ Broadway Rose Theatre (Deb Fennell Theater at Tigard High School located at 9000 SW Durham Road in Tigard) at 11AM. See Wednesday for more info.

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

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.

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Play and crafts at Imagination Station this week for kids from 3 to 8 years!


Aug 9th

Free Friday Flicks by the Fountain@ Beaverton City Park (across from the library) at 8PMish(pre-movie entertainment at 7PM).

OZ The Great and Powerful (PG) this week! Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket to sit on and watch a free movie in the park! For complete info, go to www.beavertonoregon.gov and click on "Community" and then "Flicks by the Fountain".

Friday Fun Party@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Beaverton) from 10AM-6PM. Fab drop-in "We'll show you how" workshops. Today's cool crafts are "Dog Day" inspired with projects from $8 and up! 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.

Japanese Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at 10:30AM.

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!

Snow White@ Broadway Rose Theatre (Deb Fennell Theater at Tigard High School located at 9000 SW Durham Road in Tigard) at 11AM. See Wednesday for more info.

Tualatin Crawfish Festival@ Tualatin Commons from 5:30-10PM. Enjoy the waning days of summer with music, food, festivities, and fun! Free Admission! Go to www.tualatincrawfishfestival.com for more info.

 

 


Aug 10th

Big Truck Day@ Conestoga Recreation & Aquatic Center (9985 SW 125th Ave.) from 10AM-2PM.Big Truck Day is a great hands-on experience for everyone of all ages!!! Come and admire many types of trucks and vehicles up close, climb in and honk the horns! Learn about safety, get your face painted, hang out with Geoffrey the Giraffe and Chuck E. Cheese!!! FREE! For more info, phone 503/629-6313 or check out upcoming events at www.thprd.org.

Tualatin Crawfish Festival@ Tualatin Community Park from 10AM-9PM. Enjoy the waning days of summer with music, food, festivities, and fun! Free Admission! Go to www.tualatincrawfishfestival.com for more info.

Snow White@ Broadway Rose Theatre (Deb Fennell Theater at Tigard High School located at 9000 SW Durham Road in Tigard) at 11AM. See Wednesday for more info.

Reptile Man@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro) from 2:30PM-3:30PM. Go to www.hillsboro.plinkit.org for more info.

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

Groovin' on the Grass Summer Concert@ HMT Complex (15707 SW Walker Road, Beaverton) from 5-8:30PM. Gates open at 4PM. The whole family can enjoy a FREE concert featuring Quarterflash and Stone in Love. Go to www.thprd.org for more info!


Aug 11th

Free "Perfect Pizza" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM.Discover how easy it is to create pizza at home. Tips on crust to toppings!!Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!