Suzanne's Around Town
OR State Fair, Dahlias, and Art in the Pearl!

Hi! Everyone-

Yet a few more summer festivals to round out the summer!

Enjoy!

Suzanne




Aug 26th

Oregon State Fair@ Oregon State Fairgrounds (2330 17th Street NE, Salem) from 10AM-11PM through Labor Day!What more could you ask for? 4-H displays, Square Dancers, Roller Derby, Chinese acrobats, GASCAR Crazy Animal Races, Timbersports and the Super Orbier and other carnival rides! Munch on corn dogs and funnel cakes! Check out www.oregonstatefair.org for complete schedule and directions!
Chess Club@ Beaverton City Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Kids in grades 3 through 8 can learn the game or hone their skills. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Aug 27th

Kid's Club Event@ Cedar Hills Crossing (Community Room inside the mall) from 5:30-7PM.OMSI will be on hand to present their "Amazing Whales" program with life size inflatable whale and more! Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com and click on events for more info.

Oregon State Fair@ Oregon State Fairgrounds (2330 17th Street NE, Salem) from 10AM-11PM through Labor Day! See Monday for details.

Summer Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11AM-11:30AM.

Beaverton Last Tuesday Concert@ The Round (Fountain Plaza at 12600 SW Crescent Street next to Mio Sushi,etc.)from 5-8PM. Free Outdoor Concert! The last concert of the summer will feature Todd Haaby and Band- Latin music with Nuevo Flamenco guitar. South Indian dancers will also perform! More info at www.beavertonarts.org. Bring your own picnic or purchase dinner from one of the nearby restaurants!

 


Aug 28th

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market@ SW Hall Blvd.(Across from Beaverton City Library) from 3-6PM.This is the last one!!!! Visit the library, bring swimsuits& towels for the fountains, and buy some local produce and snow cones for the perfect end of summer afternoon! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

Oregon State Fair@ Oregon State Fairgrounds (2330 17th Street NE, Salem) from 10AM-11PM through Labor Day! See Monday for details.

Summer Street Fair@ Camp Bridgeport (Bridgeport Village,Tigard) from 10:30AM-12:30PM. The kids will enjoy some games and projects in the Center Court area. FREE!!! Check the Center Events for more info at www.bridgeport-village.com.

 


Aug 29th

Brazilian Rhythms@ Garden Home Library from 11AM-12PM.Local guitar teacher and performer- Ronnie Robbins- will present a Brazilian music program! Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more info.

Oregon State Fair@ Oregon State Fairgrounds (2330 17th Street NE, Salem) from 10AM-11PM through Labor Day! See Monday for details.

Nature Mobile Every Thursday@ Beaverton Library's Murray Scholls Branch from 12-1:30PM. Toddlers through 5th graders can learn about science and nature every Thursday! The THPRD Naturemobile staff will provide games and hands-on activities on a new topic! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-6PM. Drop in for a movie in the auditorium today.Geared for kids from 3 to 8 years old. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info!


Aug 30th

Super Suprise Day@My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Beaverton) from 10AM-6PM.Open studio specials and $4 art making grab bags! Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com and click on calendar for more info!!!

Oregon State Fair@ Oregon State Fairgrounds (2330 17th Street NE, Salem) from 10AM-11PM through Labor Day! See Monday for details.

Bards& Brews@ Primrose & Tumbleweeds (248 E. Main Street, Hillsboro) at 7PM. Authors Chelsea Cain, Sandra de Helen, April Aasheim, and Laurence Overmire will discuss their works. Go to www.niwawriters.com for more info or phone at 503/703-8525.


Aug 31st

End of Summer Extravaganza@Garden Home Library from 12-2PM.Face-painting, magicians, balloon animals, and a therapy Llama to celebrate the end of summer! Phone for more info at 503/245-9932.

Oregon State Fair@ Oregon State Fairgrounds (2330 17th Street NE, Salem) from 10AM-11PM through Labor Day! See Monday for details.

Annual Dahlia Festival@ Swan Island Dahlias (995 NW 22nd Ave, Canby) from 10AM-6PM through Labor Day. Free admission, free parking!!! Chill-ax in the rainbow of colors - indoors and out in the fields (great photo opp!!!). Go to www.dahlias.com for more info.

17th Annual Art in the Pearl@ NW Park Blocks of Portland from 10AM-6PM and through Labor Day. Peruse the art (ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry & more), enjoy the music, and try out the hands-on art activities for children and adults in the education pavillion. Performances and great food, too. Go to www.artinthepearl.com for more info.

Summer Wipeout Aqua Challenge@ Aloha Swim Center (18650 SW Kinnaman Road, Aloha) from 10:15AM-12:45PM. Open swim will feature the giant Aqua Challenge obstacle course inflatable toy. Participants must pass a swim test to use the the inflatable. Swim one length front crawl and one length on back without goggles. Go to www.thprd.org for more info.

 


Sep 1st

$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.

Oregon State Fair@ Oregon State Fairgrounds (2330 17th Street NE, Salem) from 10AM-11PM through Labor Day! See Monday for details. 

Free "Salad-It's What's for Dinner" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

17th Annual Art in the Pearl@ NW Park Blocks of Portland from 10AM-6PM and through Labor Day. See Saturday for details.

Annual Dahlia Festival@ Swan Island Dahlias (995 NW 22nd Ave, Canby) from 10AM-6PM through Labor Day. See Saturday for details.

Summer Wipeout Aqua Challenge@ Aloha Swim Center (18650 SW Kinnaman Road, Aloha) from 2-3PM. See Saturday for details.