Suzanne's Around Town
Apples, Bulbs, Le Pigeon!

Hi! Everyone-

Now that the rain has stopped, fall is in the air! Time to visit pumpkin patches and pick apples!

Don't forget the no school day for many on Friday!

Happy October!

Suzanne

 




Oct 7th

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 8th

4 Buck Tuesday@ Oregon Zoo from 9AM-4PM.Admission is discounted to $4 per person and children under 3 are free as usual. Go to www.oregonzoo.org for more info.

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.


Oct 9th

It's National Walk and Bicycle to School Day!!!.Take a brisk walk or pedal to school with your kids and help the environment at the same time!! Go to www.walktoschool-usa.org 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. This story time is designed for 1-year-olds and features fun with bubbles, songs, short books, and rhymes. 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 10th

Le Pigeon Demo@ SweetWares (6306 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland) from 6:30-8PM.SweetWares welcomes Lauren Fortgang in celebration of the release of Le Pigeon's new cookbook. Lauren will demonstrate the makings of her famous Apple Crostada and provide samples and anecdotes of the life of a pastry chef at one of Portland's top restaurants. FREE! All ages welcome! Go to www.sweetwares.com 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.

Mathmania!@ Beaverton City Library from 3:30PM-5PM. Kids in Grades 1 through 5 can drop in to try some cool math activities (with parent or adult). Phone for more info at 503/350-3600.

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Drop in for Builders this week--play with LEGOs and Duplo blocks- for kids from 3 to 8 years! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Oct 11th

Van Gogh Day@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10AM-5PM.

Special Open Studio all day (no school for many!) for inspiring workshops and projects based on Vincent van Gogh -one of the world's favorite master artists! Open studio projects frange from $8 to $18. For more info, go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com.

 

PlayFitFun! Day Camp@ Sexton MTN. Elementary from 7:30AM onwards. Organized physical activity for the no school day for K-6th graders. Half day is  $20, full day is $35. Phone for more info at 971-732-4745 or email at spencer@playfitfun.com.

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 from 10:30-11AM.

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!

"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 12th

18th Annual Kids' Bulb Day@ Al's Garden Center (Sherwood) at 9:30AM, 11:30AM, & 1:30PM.

Kids from 3-13 are invited to learn hands-on how to plant their own potted spring bulb garden which they get to take home. FREE! But you must pre-register at www.als-gardencenter.com. We have done this event for a few years now and it's really fun! Buy your pumpkins while you're there!

 

 

Washington County Museum Family Day@ Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza Location (120 E Main Street, Hillsboro) from 10AM-1PM. FREE! Celebrate Indian culture with dance and more today!Go to www.washingtoncountymuseum.org for more info.

Applefest@ Oregon Heritage Farm (22801 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro) from 10AM-5PM. Sample Jonagolds, Galas, and Honeycrisps and cider, too. Fun apple related activities for the whole family at this annual festival. Go to www.oregonheritagefarm.com or phone at 503/628-2775. Website says 2nd Sunday but person on phone says 2nd Saturday!!!

13th Annual Hillsboro Airport Air Fair@ Hillsboro Airport Terminal (3355 NE Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 11AM-3PM. FREE! Airfield tours, activities, aircraft displays, flight simulators to test flying skills! Fun for the whole fam! Go to www.portofportland.com or phone 503/415-6853 for more info.

Apple Festival@ Smith Berry Barn (24500 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro) from 12-4PM. See Sunday for details.

Pumpkin Crafts@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Geared for 4 years and up. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Pumpkin Painting Party@ Bridgeport Village from 2-5PM. FREE! Go to www.bridgeport-village.com 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.

Parent's Night Out@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 5PM-9PM. Kids (from 4-12) can enjoy a creative "Tricks and Treats" night in the studio while parents can enjoy some chillax time!. $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.


Oct 13th

Apple Festival@ Smith Berry Barn (24500 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro) from 12-4PM.The orchard is open for u-pick! Sample heirloom apples and pears in addition to apple foods and ciders! Go to www.smithberryvbarn.com for more info.

Free "Vanilla" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn the many uses of vanilla, different types, and check out vanilla paste! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

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.