Suzanne's Around Town
World Language Story Time, Wine Weekend, Rose Festival CityFair!!!!

Hi! Everyone-

The school year is winding down and break out the BBQ s- Memorial Day is upon us!

Enjoy the sun!

Suzanne




May 19th

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM.During the break from regular BCL storytimes, there will be various stories in world languages. Hebrew today! Geared from ages 2 to 6 years. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.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.



May 20th

Toiletries Drive&Spring Swap Meet@ Garden Home Library from 6:30-8PM.Do some spring cleaning and get rid of unwanted items- clothing, toys, household items. Bring an item and you can take an item. Leftover items will be donated to local charities. There will also be a week long toiletries drive to benefit Neighborhood House. The wishlist includes laundry detergent, tooth brushes, soap and more. Go to www.gardenhomelibrary.wordpress.com 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.

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. During the break from regular BCL storytimes, there will be various stories in world languages. German today! Geared from ages 2 to 6 years. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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



May 21st

Whole Foods Opening! @12220 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard.Check out the newest store today!There could be freebies!!! Woo-hoo!

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

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. Language to be announced!

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


May 22nd

YA Author Panel @ Powell's at Cedar Hills at 7PM.Authors of teen novels- Kiera Cass, Kevin Emerson, & Amanda Maciel- will discuss their recent works. Go to www.powells.com for more info.

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. Language to be announced!

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 "Things That Go" this week!


May 23rd

Opening Night to Rose Festival CityFair (formerly Waterfront Village)@ Tom McCall Waterfront Park (1020 SW Naito Parkway, Portland) from 5PM to 11PM.

The Rose Festival- Portland's biggest party of the year-kicks off with funtastic carnival rides, entertainment, and fireworks at 9:45PMish. Admission for the next 3 weeks is $7 per person for 7 years old and above.Go to www.rosefestival.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.

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. During the break from regular BCL storytimes, there will be various stories in world languages. Mandarin today! Geared from ages 2 to 6 years. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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!

Messy Art@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Drop-in messy art fun for kids from 2-6 years.



May 24th

2014 Multnomah County Fair@ Oaks Park (7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland) from 12-7PM through Monday!Free Admission! Free Parking!!! Bumper cars, kiddie&thrill rides, pony rides along with barnyard fun, petting zoo, a magic show by Professor Bamboozle, robotics demos, and a Flashmob!!!! Go to www.multnomahcountyfair.org or phone 503/233-5777 for complete schedule!

Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

Memorial Day Weekend@ Wine Country through Monday! See Sunday for details!

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will learn how to build a burger (a veggie one,too) in this fun, hands-on class!.Geared for ages 8 years and up!FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. Farsi today!

Rose Festival CityFair (formerly Waterfront Village)@ Tom McCall Waterfront Park (1020 SW Naito Parkway, Portland) from 11AM to 11PM. See Friday for details.



May 25th

Memorial Day Weekend@ Wine Country through Monday!Savor the region's acclaimed Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and other wines at any of more than 100 Oregon wineries which will open their doors to tours, picnics, and live music. Go to this site for more info:www.willamettewines.com

Free "Summer Kickoff " Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn new spins on barbecue and more! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Rose Festival CityFair (formerly Waterfront Village)@ Tom McCall Waterfront Park (1020 SW Naito Parkway, Portland) from 11AM to 11PM. See Friday for details.

2014 Multnomah County Fair@ Oaks Park (7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland) from 12-7PM through Monday!