Suzanne's Around Town
Holly Days, Ornament Extravaganza& Aqua Challenge Wipe-Out!

Hi! Everyone-

We are looking forward to a short school week again and Turkey Day!!!!

Time for a seasonal corny joke! What do you get when you cross an iPhone with Thanksgiving dinner?

A turkey with delicious apps! Ha,ha,ha!

Have a great holiday!

Suzanne




Nov 25th

Free "Pie" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 7PM.Learn foolproof crusts and delicious fillings. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

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

Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM.


Nov 26th

Kid's Club Event@ Cedar Hills Crossing (Community Room inside the mall) from 5:30-7PM.Join in for some cool holiday crafts. Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com  and click on "events" 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.


Nov 27th

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 Time@ Tigard Library at 10:15 & 11:15AM.

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 28th

Happy Thanksgiving!

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline@ 1-888-674-6854 and go to www.fsis.usda.gov and click on "Topics" and then "Fact Sheets" for more info on safely roasting a turkey.

Butterball Turkey Talk Line@ 1-800-288-8372

Foster Farms Thanksgiving Turkey Help Line@ 1-800-255-7227

Deep Frying Turkey Tip@ www.eatturkey.com

Crisco Pie Hotline@ 1-877-367-7438

King Arthur Baking Hotline@ 802-649-3717

For great side dish recipes: www.smittenkitchen.com and www.thepioneerwoman.com

Best Baguette (3625 SW Hall Blvd.) is open from 8AM-2PM if you need a pre-turkey snack! www.thebestbaguette.com


Nov 29th

Ornament Extravaganza@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Beaverton, OR) from 10AM-6PM.Drop in anytime to sculpt and paint ornaments for holiday decorating and gift giving! Clay Gingerbread people, bisqueware, wood and much more! Ornaments price range is $8-$25. Bring the whole family- there's a project for everyone. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com or phone the studio at 503/453-3700.

Wine Country Thanksgiving@ Willamette Valley Wineries (through Sunday). More than 160 wineries and tasting rooms will open their doors for special tastings and holiday happenings. Go to this link for more info: http://willamettewines.com/events/thanksgiving-weekend/

Aqua Challenge Wipe-Out!@ Harman Swim Center (7300 Sw Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton) from 2-4PM. Navigate this wipe-out! themed inflatable or take the plunge! For adults & kids (7 years and older, must pass swim test). In district drop in fee of $4 per adult and $3 per kid applies! Go to www.thprd.org and type in "Wipe-out! Water Toys" for more info or phone Harman at 503/629-6314.

If It's Monday, This Must Be Christmas@ Beaverton City Library at 8PM. See Saturday for details!


Nov 30th

Holly Days@ Main Street Hillsboro from 1:00-6PM.Extended shopping hours, caroling, choirs, real reindeer!,  music, Holiday Farmers Market starting at 1PM, Santa arrives at 2PM, and tree lighting at 5:30PM. In addition, video game designer-Patrick Coan- will display his "Symphony of Light"- an interactive light show at 5:30PM at the Civic Center Plaza. Go to www.tuesdaymarketplace.org for more info.

Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club-2013 Model Railroad Show @ 2505 N. Vancouver, Portland from 10AM-5PM. See Sunday for details!

Aqua Challenge Wipe-Out! @Harman Swim Center from 1:30-3PM. See Friday for details.

If It's Monday, This Must Be Christmas@ Beaverton City Library at 8PM. The Beaverton Civic Theatre presents another seasonal treat! Wise cracks and plot twists fly faster than Santa's sleigh in this yuletide whodunit, featuring down-and-out gumshoe, Harry Monday, when the Harrigan's department store payroll goes missing, along with the store's St. Nick. With only one day, Christmas Eve, to solve the case, can Harry piece together the clues, and find the felons? Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for tickets. Show runs through Dec. 8th!

Wine Country Thanksgiving@ Willamette Valley Wineries (through Sunday). See Friday for details


Dec 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.

Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club-2013 Model Railroad Show @ 2505 N. Vancouver, Portland from 10AM-5PM. Check out miles of miniature track and vintage railroads! Tickets are $2-$6 and $15 for VIP Tour. Next weekend also. Go to www.cgmrc.com for complete info.

Wine Country Thanksgiving@ Willamette Valley Wineries (through Sunday). See Friday for details.

Aqua Challenge Wipe-Out!@ Harman Swim Center from 2-4PM. See Friday for details.

If It's Monday, This Must Be Christmas@ Beaverton City Library at 2PM. See Saturday for details!