Suzanne's Around Town
Food for Fines, Superhero Yoga, Science Experiments!

Hi! Everyone-

One more week until Spring Break! We can do it!

Why should you never iron a 4-leaf clover?

You should never press your luck! Ha,ha,ha!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Suzanne






Mar 17th

Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM.Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!!

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



Mar 18th

Science Experiments for Little Kids@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11:30AM.Drop-in! Easy science kids can do! Geared for 2-6 years.Go to www.beavertlonlibrary.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.


Mar 19th

March is Portland Dining Month!!! 3 Courses for $29!!!

Check out some Portland hotspots for Date Night! Choose from The Bent Brick, Southpark, or Firehouse Restaurant or pick from the 87 other restaurants serving up three courses for just $29. In addition to being the best time to eat your way around the city, a donation is made to the Oregon Food Bank with each Open Table reservation through www.downtownportland.org. Go to www.eater.com click on Portland,OR for the 11 Best Dining Month Menus (according to Eater.com).

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.


Mar 20th

Canvas, Clay&Carafe@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 7-8:30PM.Enjoy a little art therapy without kids! Relax and paint a scenic folk art cow- 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.

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

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

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids from 3 to 8 years can drop-in for "Puzzles" this week!


Mar 21st

Messy Art For Little Kids@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.Open ended activities with a sink nearby. Geared for kids from 2- 6 years.Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org 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!


Mar 22nd

Superhero Yoga Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 1-1:45PM.Enjoy a special storytime with movement and play, featuring superhero yoga poses.Register online at www.beavertoncitylibrary.org. Geared for 4-9 years with adult.

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will learn all about Stir frying in this fun, hands-on class!! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

Let's Go Fly a Kite!@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Create a kite and fly it in the big field outside. Ages 5 and up! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.


Mar 23rd

Food for Fines@ Tigard Library through March 29th!Take a Bite out of Fines!!! The Tigard Library will hold it's 6th Food for Fines drive starting today. For every 2 non-perishable (canned tuna, peanut butter, pasta, cereal,etc.) food items donated- the library will waive $1 of fines from your account- up to $10!!!! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info!

Free "Cooking What's In Season" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Farmers' markets are coming alive with the bounty of spring. Learn how to select and cook baby artichokes, peas, asparagus, fava beans and more. Learn the cooking methods that are best for showcasing the delicate flavors of these tender new vegetables.Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Superhero Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 12:30-1:30PM. Geared for 2-6 years old. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.