Suzanne's Around Town
Tom Sawyer, Portland Art Museum & Beaverton High Bazaar!

Hi! Everyone-

Hard to believe that it's almost Thanksgiving!

Stay warm!

Suzanne




Nov 11th

Free Admission@ Portland Japanese Garden from 10AM-4PM.The kids are off from school for Veteran's Day so go and enjoy the Koi! Go to www.japanesegarden.com for more info.

Mommy and Me Mondays@ World Forestry Center from 10AM-11AM. Go to www.worldforestry.org for more info.

 

 


Nov 12th

Four Buck Tuesday@ Oregon Zoo from 9AM-4PM.Admission is discounted to $4 per person and children 2 years and younger are free as usual. Go to www.oregonzoo.org for more info. As an adult, ride the Max and get $1.50 off admission (show ticket stub) so really $2.50 Tuesday!!!! Kids 6 years old and under ride the Max for free.

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.


Nov 13th

Believe Letter Launch Party@ Macy's Washington Square at 6PM.Let's get the letter writing to Santa started and enjoy some treats and fun to kick off the holidays! Macy's will donate $1 for every letter to Make-A-Wish, up to $1 million. Go to www.shopwashingtonsquare.com 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


Nov 14th

Canvas, Clay&Carafe@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 7-8:30PM.Relax and paint a stunning post-Impressionist landscape - no experience necessary! All instruction and materials provided. $34 per person, wine included! Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.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.

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

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Drop in for Builders with Legos for kids from 3 to 8 years! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Nov 15th

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer@ The Venetian Theatre (253 E. Main Street, Hillsboro) at 7PM.The Journey Theater Arts Group brings Mark Twain's classic story to exciting musical life with an adaptation of the Broadway musical! Tickets are $10-$15. Go to www.journeytheater.org or www.venetiantheatre.com for more info.

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.

Storytime&Craft @The Craft Factory (7832 S.W. Capitol Highway, Suite B-Multnomah Village) from 10:30AM-11AM. Friday Storytime is followed by a simple $5 craft. For more info on regular hours and events, go to: www.craftfactorypdx.com.

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10:30AM-11:10AM. 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!


Nov 16th

Beaverton High School Holiday Bazaar@ Beaverton High School (13000 SW 2nd Ave., Beaverton) from 10AM-5PM.Get a jump on holiday shopping with crafts and gifts made by over 100 local artisans! Live music and free door prizes, too!

Kids'Storytime@ Powell's at Cedar Hills at 12:30PM. Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown this week! Go www.powells.com and click on "Stores&Events". 

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer@ The Venetian Theatre (253 E. Main Street, Hillsboro) at 3PM& 7PM. See Friday for details.


Nov 17th

Free Admission@ Portland Art Museum from 12-4PM.Enjoy free admission to the museum on Free Family & Community Day! Discover the world of venerable samurai warriors and the virtues of courage, loyalty, perseverance, and honor through a day of storytelling, art-making, and martial arts demonstrations.Timed entry tickets are required for the Samurai exhibition. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org for more info.

Free "Choose Your Sides" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn some snazzy sides to compliment your Thanksgiving Day Turkey! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Nature Day in the Park@ Jenkins Estate from 11AM-3PM. FREE! In addition to the beautiful shade and herb gardens, Jenkins Estate's natural area provides habitat for a variety of native plants and wildlife. Join us as we look for signs of porcupine, deer and Pileated Woodpeckers while learning about all of the restoration work that has been completed as part of the 2008 Bond measure.Go to www.thprd.org and click on "News&Events".

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer@ The Venetian Theatre (253 E. Main Street, Hillsboro) at 2PM. See Friday for details.