Suzanne's Around Town
Garage Sale, Summer Reading, & Sports Science!

Hi! Everyone-

School's out, Happy Father's Day!, Happy Summer!


Jun 9th

How to Train Your Dragon Party@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.Hiccup and Toothless are back! Celebrate the next How to Train Your Dragon movie with games and crafts! Grades 1-5 with adult.Registration required online or at 503/350-3600. Go to for more info.      
Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM.

Jun 10th

Sign-up for Summer Reading at the library!Kids age birth through 5th grade can register to be part of the Kids Summer Reading Program to read and earn great prizes! Starting June 1st you can register online, or drop by the childrens area of the Beaverton City Library on 5th and Hall or the Murray Scholls branch library. Read for 15 hours. Keep track of your time by coloring in each light bulb. Come back to the library to collect your prizes! 6th-12th graders can sign up for Teen Summer Reading online or at the teen desk!

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 for more info or phone the library at 503/684-6537.

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

Jun 11th

Toddler Time@ Tigard Library at 10:15 & 11:15AM.Explore basic literacy concepts and group skills activities designed to appeal to toddlers. Be ready to wiggle! Stay and play after the program. Go to for more info.

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

Jun 12th

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

Think Fun Thursdays: Builders@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Legos for ages 3-8 years this week.

Jun 13th

Sports Science@ Beaverton City Library from 1-2PM.
Join in for this outdoor program which incorporates fun science experiments related to sports and movement. Ages 4-12 with family.Registration required. Go to  for more info.                

Friday Fun Day@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 10AM-6PM. Hot new art projects like mosaic stepping stones, cool treats and colorful prizes! Go to 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.

Japanese Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM.

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:

Boy Eats Drum Machine@ Beaverton City Library from 7-8:30PM. Local musician Jon Ragel crafts catchy pop songs using turntables, saxophones, synths, vocals and a drum machine.  And he's written the soundtrack to his own science fiction novel.  Learn how this innovative artist writes a story in both words and song.  Get ready to dance! Go to for more info.  


Jun 14th

Washington County Museum Family Day@ Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza Location (120 E Main Street, Hillsboro) from 10AM-1PM.FREE! Join Museum staff and volunteers for a Free Family Day with crafts and activities related to quilting!. Come check out the Museums two quilt shows, with fun quilting activities for all ages led by special guests from Westside Quilters Guild. Museum staff and volunteers will provide additional craft activities in our gallery.This event is free and open to the public.Check out the new exhibits, too! Go to for more info.

Fabulous Garage & Bake Sale@ 14320 SW Stallion Drive, Beaverton from 8AM-4PM. Plenty of gently used kids clothes, books, toys, household items. No junk! Everything is priced to sell! Cash or check only!

Tree-Mendous Second Saturday@ World Forestry Center from 10:30AM-2PM. Storytime, crafts, and games. Go to for more info.

Butterfly Beach Bucket Planters@ Al's Garden Center (16920 SW Roy Rogers Road, Sherwood) at 11AM. Kids will make colorful beach bucket planters to attract butterflies! $5 per kid and you must pre-register by going to

Parent's Night Out@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 5PM-9PM. Kids (from 4-12) can enjoy a creative night in the studio while parents can enjoy some chillax time!. $38 per child, $18 for each additional sibling. Go to for more info. Phone the Studio to reserve a spot at 503/453-3700.

Jun 15th

I Heart Felted Beads@ Tigard Library from 1:30-3PM.Get your hands into some wool, water, soap and ball-rolling to make felted beads. Make one or enough for a bracelet. Geared for 5 years and up. Go to for more info.