Suzanne's Around Town
Jeannette Walls, Balloons & Wednesday Farmers Market!

Hi! Everyone-

School's out but it still feels like fleece weather!

Happy Summer!

Suzanne





Jun 17th

Jeannette Walls@ Powell's at Cedar Hills Crossing at 7PM.From Jeannette Walls, author of the bestselling memoir The Glass Castle, comes a heartbreaking novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world in a feat of imagination and storytelling. Deeply moving, The Silver Star (Scribner) is about triumph over adversity and about people who find a way to love each other and the world, despite its flaws and injustices. Go to www.powells.com and click on "Store Events" for more info.

Regal Summer $1 Movies@ Local Theaters at 10AM. See a G or PG movie every Tues&Wed through August! Go to www.regmovies.com and click on  "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule.

Bob Eaton@ Murray Scholls Branch of Beaverton Library at 11AM. These shows are usually out on the patio so bring hats, sunscreen, and blanket to sit on. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Summer Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11-11:30AM. Geared for kids from baby to 6 years!

Kid's Club Event@ Cedar Hills Crossing (Community Room inside the mall) from 4:30-6:30PM. Rock climbing for kids from 5-13 years.Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com for more info.

Beaverton Last Tuesday Concert@ The Round (Fountain Plaza at 12600 SW Crescent Street next to Mio Sushi,etc.)from 5-8PM. Free Outdoor Concert! Check out the Patrick Lamb Band and the NW Dragon&Lion dancers! More info at www.beavertonarts.org. Bring your own picnic or purchase dinner from one of the nearby restaurants!

The Charlie Brown Show@ Tigard Library from 6:30-7:30PM. Comedy and juggling show for the whole family.



Jun 18th

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market@ SW Hall Blvd.(Across from Beaverton City Library) from 3-6PM.

Smaller than the Saturday market but you can still stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables and maybe even buy a snow cone! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.The Wednesday Market runs through August!!!


Regal Summer $1 Movies@ Local Theaters at 10AM. See a G or PG movie every Tues&Wed through August! Go to www.regmovies.com and click on "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule.

Mad Science@ Murray Scholls Branch of Beaverton Library at 10:30AM. These shows are usually out on the patio so bring hats, sunscreen, and blanket to sit on.Geared for grades 3-6. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Bob Eaton's Magic Show@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30&2PM. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.



Jun 19th

Duct Tape Crafts@ Beaverton City Library from 3-4PM.Stop in and craft with duct tape. Invent your own creation or follow some duct tape craft instructions! Geared for grades 6-12. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.
The Charlie Brown Show@ Garden Home Library from 11AM-12PM. Juggling and comedy for the whole family!

Jun 20th

Nature Mobile@ Murray Scholls Branch of Beaverton Library from 1-3PM.Join educators from the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation for a series of interactive nature programs with hands-on activities for the whole family.

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave,Tigard) from 5:45AM for Hot Air Balloon Launches to Dusk. Hot Air Balloons, carnival, arts&crafts, live music and more!!! Go to www.tigardballoon.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.

Friday Fun Party@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Beaverton) from 10AM-6PM. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com and click on calendar for more info!!! Friday Fun Days will be a weekly event!

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!

Kids Day@ Lower George Rogers Park (Lake Oswego) from 12-4PM as part of the weekend long Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts (10AM-9PM today). Go to www.lakewood-center.org and click on Arts Festival and then Daily Schedule for more info.



Jun 21st

FREE Admission@ Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Ave., Portland) from 11AM-3PM.Check out the summer exhibits focused on Lincoln's legacy, Oregon vineyards, and Working on the River. There will also be a discussion by local Portland authors on their historical fiction novels. Go to www.ohs.org and click on "Visit" and "Events Calendar" for complete schedule.

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave,Tigard) from 5:45AM for Hot Air Balloon Launches to Dusk. Hot Air Balloons, carnival, arts&crafts, live music and more!!! Go to www.tigardballoon.org for complete info!

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will make Zoku slushies, popsicles and more in this fun, hands-on class!! This class is geared for 5-12 years. FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts@ Lakewood Center for the Arts (368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego) from 10AM-9PM. Go to www.lakewood-center.org and click on Arts Festival and then Daily Schedule for more info. 

Ready, Set, Grow@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Plant flowers in the courtyard planters (weather Permitting), then make flower crafts indoors. Geared for 5 years and up!


Jun 22nd

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave,Tigard) from 5:45AM for Hot Air Balloon Launches to Dusk.

Hot Air Balloons, carnival, arts&crafts, live music and more!!! Go to www.tigardballoon.org for complete info!

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts@ Lakewood Center for the Arts (368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego) from 10AM-6PM. Go to www.lakewood-center.org and click on Arts Festival and then Daily Schedule for more info.

Free "Classic Summertime Grill " Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn how to make the best burger and more! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!