Suzanne's Around Town
Spring Break, Presidential Book Signing, & Tulips!

Hi! Everyone-

Hope you all enjoy some chillax time, sun and fun! No homework- yipeeee!!!!

Happy Spring Break!

Suzanne




Mar 24th

Spring Break with Snoopy@ World Forestry Center (4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland) from 10AM-3PMExplore a topic  (The Universe, Elements, Trees,etc.) with cool crafts and special guests such as Mad Science, etc. All activities included with museum admission of $9 per adult and $6 per child (3-18). Go to www.worldforestry.org for more info.

Mommy and Me Mondays@ World Forestry Center from 10AM-11AM. Enjoy some entertaining stories and music every Monday through April! Included with admission fee of $9 per adult, $6 for kids over 3, and kids 2 years and younger are free! Afterwards- take your time and enjoy all of the hands-on exhibits. Go to www.worldforestry.org for more info.

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.

Superhero Training Academy@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30AM-11:30AM. Drop-in, geared for ages 2-8.

Rock Climbing Wall@ Cedar Hills Crossing from 1-3PM. Kids from 5-16 years can try the rock climbing wall (outside-near the theater). Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com for more info.




Mar 25th

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!

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.

Spring Break with Snoopy@ World Forestry Center (4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland) from 10AM-2PM.  Go to Monday for more info or go to www.worldforestry.org for complete info.

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




Mar 26th

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).

Spring Break with Snoopy@ World Forestry Center (4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland) from 10AM-2PM. Check out Monday or go to www.worldforestry.org for complete info.

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

Preschool Storytime@ Garden Home Library at 11:45AM.

The Science of Superheroes@ Beaverton City Library from 1-2PM. Geared for ages 4-11, drop-in! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.




Mar 27th

Dragon Theater Puppets@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30AM-11:15AM.Enjoy a puppet show about a band of superheroes that team up to fight for creativity against the villain known as The Bad Idea. Geared for ages 3-12 with family. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.     

Spring Break with Snoopy@ World Forestry Center (4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland) from 10AM-2PM. Go to Monday or to www.worldforestry.org for complete info.

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



Mar 28th

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.

Spring Break with Snoopy@ World Forestry Center (4033 SW Canyon Road, Portland) from 10AM-2PM.  Check out Monday or Go to www.worldforestry.org for complete 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.




Mar 29th

28th Annual Woodburn Tulip Fest@ Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm (33814 S. Meridian Road, Woodburn) from 9AM-6PM daily through May 4th.Tip toe through the tulips! Check out the gorgeous flowers and bring your camera. Go to www.woodenshoe.com for info on family activities, directions, and flower conditions. $10 parking per car includes admission for all occupants!

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

Mega Superhero Crafts@ Beaverton City Library from 1-2PM. Use your superpowers and creativity to make crafts a superhero would love! Ages 2-11 with family, drop-in.

Earth Science Open House@ Hillsboro Main Library (2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy, Hillsboro)  from2:30-4:30PM. The Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals will offer hands-on activity stations for kids and adults to sift for fossils and more! Registration required at 503/615-6500 or online at www.hillsboro-oregon.gov .


Mar 30th

President Jimmy Carter@ Powell's City of Books on Burnside at 2PM.President Jimmy Carter will sign copies of his new book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power (Simon and Schuster). In A Call to Action, an informed and passionate charge about human rights abuses against women around the globe, President Carter- one of the world's most renowned human rights advocate- describes his personal observations of the conditions and hardships of half the world's population. A purchase of A Call to Action is required to join the signing line. For more info, go to www.powells.com.

Free "Elevating the Egg" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn to create frittatas, Eggs Benedict, and other eggs-traordinary dishes.Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Superhero Scavenger Hunt@ Beaverton City Library from 1-5PM. Drop-in geared for 4-12.Come look for the hidden superheroes at the library.