Suzanne's Around Town
Linda Ronstadt, Wordstock, and Greek Festival!

Hi! Everyone-

October already! There's more great local theater this week, Wordstock, Greek Festival, Native Plant Sale, and an Autumn Baking class at W&S!

Stay Dry!

Suzanne




Sep 30th

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.

 


Oct 1st

Linda Ronstadt@ Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing at 7PM.

Linda Ronstadt, whose 45-year career has encompassed a wide array of musical styles, weaves together a captivating story of her origins and rise to stardom in the music scene of the 1960s and '70s. In Simple Dreams (Simon & Schuster), Ronstadt reveals the eclectic and fascinating journey that led to her long-lasting success, including stories behind many of her beloved songs. 

 

 

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 9:30AM-10:AM. Get your morning started with fun stories for kids from 3ish to 5 years old at the newest branch! Staff will be present to let storytime attendees into the library before regular open hours.Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

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.

Book Babies@ Garden Home Library at 10:30AM.

Make a Mini-Lego Witch @ Lego Store (Wash. Sq.) from 5PM-6PM! 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!

Cirque Du Libre@ Tigard Library from 6:30-7:30PM. Traditional and original stories told through circus theater!Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.


Oct 2nd

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 "Visit Us" for more info.

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.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 11:30AM-12PM.

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

Preschool Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:15PM.


Oct 3rd

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.Drop in for Imagination Station -play and crafts- for kids from 3 to 8 years! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:15PM. Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more info.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 11:30AM-12PM.


Oct 4th

62nd Annual Greek Festival@ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (3131 NE Glisan Street, Portland) from 10AM-10PM.

OOOMPAH!!!! There will be Greek folk dancers to entertain and everything from gyros to baklava to nosh on! It's betta with feta! Plenty of children's activities, craft booths, and cooking demos, too. Check out www.goholytrinity.org and click on "Greek Festival" .

 

 

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!

Paper Pals@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids from 6 to 12 years can drop in for an hour of creative paper projects!

"Disney's My Son Pinocchio Junior"@ HART Theatre (185 S.E. Washington St., Hillsboro) at 7:30PM. Stages Performing Arts Youth Academy of Hillsboro performs a spin on the classic musical tale. Ticket info at www.stagesyouth.org.

Beaverton Civic Theatre's "The Crucible"@ Beaverton City Library at 8PM. Read a great review here: http://westsidetheatrereviews.blogspot.com/2013/09/the-crucile-at-bct.html. Tickets are $15 per adult, $12 per student and $5 for 10 years and younger. Show runs every weekend through October 13th.Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for more info.


Oct 5th

Fall Native Plant Sale@ Nature Park Interpretive Center (15655 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton) from 10AM-2PM.

Check out the more than 100 plant varieties for purchase! Info booths for sustainable gardening techniques along with native trees,shrubs,and perennials for sale! Proceeds go to future park improvements. Go to www.thprd.org and click on "News & Events" for more info..

 

FREE Make a Mini-Fire Rescue Plane@ 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.

Wordstock@ Oregon Convention Center from 10AM-6PM. See Sunday for details!

62nd Annual Greek Festival@ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (Portland) from 10AM-10PM. See Friday for details.

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.

Disney's My Son Pinocchio Junior"@ HART Theatre (185 S.E. Washington St., Hillsboro) at 2PM. See Friday for details.

Beaverton Civic Theatre's "The Crucible"@ Beaverton City Library at 8PM. See Friday for details


Oct 6th

Wordstock@ Oregon Convention Center (777 NE MLK Blvd., Portland) from 10AM-6PM.

$11 per adult but kids 13 and under are free. Check out the NW's largest book and literary festival. There will be plenty of fun activities for the kids and plenty of interesting author talks for parents, too! Go to www.wordstockfestival.com for complete schedule.

$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 "Autumn Baking" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Sweet treats for fall!  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.

62nd Annual Greek Festival@ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (Portland) from Noon-8PM. See Friday for details.

Beaverton Civic Theatre's "The Crucible"@ Beaverton City Library at 2PM. See Friday for details.

Disney's My Son Pinocchio Junior"@ HART Theatre (185 S.E. Washington St., Hillsboro) at 2PM. See Friday for details.