Suzanne's Around Town
4th of July, Wipe-Out!, and the Science of Sound!

Hi! Everyone-

Flip-flops, fireworks, BBQs, and swimming!

It's finally starting to feel like summer!

Happy 4th!

Suzanne




Jun 30th

Stage Trouper@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.Children's acting troupe presents "Summer Camp: A Musical about Finding a Place to Belong".  A musical mash-up will follow.Best suited for kids in Grades K-9th. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info. This show will be shown at the Murray Scholls branch on Wednesday!
Chess Club@ Beaverton City Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Kids from 3-8th grades can lean the game or hone their skills. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Jul 1st

Make a Mini LEGO Beach Vani@ Lego Store (Wash. Sq.) from 5PM-6PM!Free! Phone the store for more details at 503/670-9109. You can just never have enough Legos, can you? For kids from 6 to 14. Supplies are limited so arrive early. I have seen parents and kids line up at least 45 minutes ahead before!

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.

The Science of Sound@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls from 11AM-12PM. Kids can explore the science of sound through songs and instruments.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. This show will be shown at the Beaverton City Library on Wednesday.

Random Club@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Geared for grade 6 and up Today, kids can make cool crafts with Washi Wrap! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Doctor Who Party@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids in grades 6-12 can drop in for activities and snacks.


Jul 2nd

The Science of Sound@ Beaverton City Library from 12:30-1:30PM.Kids can explore the science of sound through songs and instruments. All ages welcome. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Wondrous First Wednesday@ World Forestry Center Discovery Museum from 10AM-5PM. Admission is reduced to $3 per person for kids from 3 to 103! Go to www.worldforestry.org and click on "Events" and then "Special Admission Offers" 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.

Stage Troupers@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls from 11AM-12PM. Children's acting troupe presents "Summer Camp: A Musical about Finding a Place to Belong".  A musical mash-up will follow. Best suited for kids in Grades K-9th.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.

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!!!


Jul 3rd

The Taming of the Shrew@ Arnold Park (17770 SW Blanton Street, Aloha) from 6-8PM.FREE! Oregon Practice Shakespeare Fest is dedicated to bringing a new style of Shakespearean performance to the Portland area by using the techniques of Shakespeare's time limited rehearsal; an onstage prompter; fast-paced, energetic acting; and lots of audience interaction. This lends a much more improvisational feel to the performances.Go to www.thprd.org and click on "News&Events" for more info.
Imagination Station@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Crafts and play for kids from 3-8 years. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Jul 4th

Happy 4th of July!!!!

Hillsboro Annual 4th of July Parade at 10AM. The parade follows East Main east to Cornell, north to Grant, and west to 2nd Avenue.

Fireworks at Dusk at Oaks Park. Go to www.oakspark.com for more info.

Fireworks at Dusk at Tigard High School. Go to http://www.tigard-or.gov/community/ and click on Fourth of July for more info.

Fireworks at the 2014 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival start at 10PM. Go to this site for more info: www.waterfrontbluesfest.com and click on "features" for more info on spectacular fireworks


Jul 5th

Wipe-Out@ Beaverton Swim Center(12850 SW Third Street, Beaverton) from 2:30-4PM.The Aqua Challenge -a 40 foot long inflatable obstacle course- adds a lot of fun and excitement to open swim! One false move and SPLASH! Geared for 7 years and older who can pass the swim test. Drop-in fee of $4.50 per adult, $3.50 per kid in district ($9 per adult& $7 per kid out of district). Go to www.thprd.org for more info.

Beaverton Farmers Market Opens@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM. Farmers Ending Hunger will be on hand with a Mr. Potato Head project for the kids. Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

FREE "Build a Bug House" Kids Workshop@ Home Depot stores (closest would be 4401 SW 110th Ave) from 9AM to Noon. Kids will learn tool safety and have fun working on this "hands-on" project. For more info and photo of project, go to www.homedepot.com and type in "kids workshops" in search box. Project is geared for kids 5ish to 12 years old. Phone the Beaverton store for more info at 503/469-4242.

FREE Admission@ Portland Art Museum from 12-5PM. Bank of America Card holders can enjoy free admission to the museum on the first weekend of each month! Kids 17 and younger are always free. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org for more info.

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will make hand held fruit pies in this fun, hands-on class!! This class is geared for 8-12 years. FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.


Jul 6th

$2 Sunday@ OMSI from 9:30AM-5:30PM.The first Sunday of every month is just $2 admission. Go to www.omsi.edu for complete info.

Free "Cobblers, Crumbles, & Pies" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

FREE Admission@ Portland Art Museum from 12-5PM. Bank of America Card holders can enjoy free admission to the museum on the first weekend of each month! Kids 17 and younger are always free. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org for more info.

Wipe-Out@ Beaverton Swim Center from 2:30-4PM. See Saturday for details.