Suzanne's Around Town
Bastille Day, Cinderella at Broadway Rose, and Red Yarn!

Hi! Everyone-

Plenty to do at the libraries this week!

Happy Bastille Day!

Suzanne




Jul 7th

LEGO Party@ Beaverton City Library from 2-3:30PM.Celebrate LEGOs with building contests, games, and more! Two chances to win: the build-it-at-home contest or the build-it-here contest. Bring your own creation from home and have your peers choose the best creation! No entries bigger than 14 x 14 x 18 please. Registration required at www.beavertonlibrary.org or phone the library at 503/350-3600. Geared for kids in grades 1-5 with family.     
Drop-In Science Playtime@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Jul 8th

Red Yarn@ Murray Scholls Library at 11AM.
Calling all naturalists! Sing, dance and laugh along with Red Yarn and his lovable critters as they take you on a scientific journey into the Deep Woods. All ages. 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.
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. 

Family Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11-11:30AM.

Random Club@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Geared for grade 6 and up. Check out "Doodle Droids" - robots that can draw! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

The Zaniac@ Tigard Library from 6:30-7:30PM. Beat-boxing, live music looping and audience participation for the whole family! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.


Jul 9th

Disney Planes "Fire&Rescue Party"@ Camp Bridgeport (Bridgeport Village,Tigard) from 11AM-1PM.

Take an adventure with Radio Disney Portland for a Planes Fire & Rescue theme event! Radio Disney Portland will be playing games, handing out awesome prizes and dancing to your favorite Radio Disney tunes!  Kids will be able to make paper airplanes on-site and there will be a fun paper airplane contest to see whose airplane can go the furthest!FREE!!! Check the Center Events for more info at www.bridgeport-village.com.

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.

Cinderella@ Broadway Rose Theatre (Deb Fennell Theater at Tigard High School located at 9000 SW Durham Road in Tigard) at 11AM. See Friday for more info.

Red Yarn@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30PM&2PM. Calling all naturalists! Sing, dance and laugh along with Red Yarn and his lovable critters as they take you on a scientific journey into the Deep Woods. All ages. 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 10th

Summer Concert@ Garden Home Park (8020 SW 83rd Ave, Portland) from 6-8PM.FREE! Enjoy a concert on the lawn by 11-member 5 Guys Named Moe band with horn sections and dynamic vocals! Go to www.thprd.org for complete details!

Cinderella@ Broadway Rose Theatre (Deb Fennell Theater at Tigard High School located at 9000 SW Durham Road in Tigard) at 11AM. See Friday for more info.

Oregon Children's Theater@ Garden Home Library from 11-11:30AM. Oregon Children's Theater will perform "Smarty Pants". Phone for more details at 503/245-9932.


Jul 11th

Cinderella@ Broadway Rose Theatre (Deb Fennell Theater at Tigard High School located at 9000 SW Durham Road in Tigard) at 11AM.These short (under an hour), lively productions are a great way to introduce kids to the theater!!! I started taking my kids when they were about 3.The original songs are always fun for both parents and tots and the ticket price is right at $10!!! Shows often sell out so get your tickets in advance by phoning the box office at 503/620-5262 or at www.broadwayrose.org. The kids can meet the characters afterwards for photos and program autographs!

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!

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.

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!



Jul 12th

Ten Tiny Dances@ Beaverton Farmers Market(at City Park& First Street) from 10:00AM-1PM.

Experience diverse dance styles from Modern to Indian, to Korean to Mexican to Hula on tiny stages set up around the market. Performances will repeat every half hour. FREE! Go to www.beavertonarts.org for more info.

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will learn how to "spiralize" veggies and more in this fun, hands-on class!! This class is geared for 5 and older! FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

Cinderella@ Broadway Rose Theatre (Deb Fennell Theater at Tigard High School located at 9000 SW Durham Road in Tigard) at 11AM. See Friday for more info.

Al's Kids' Club: Blueberries or Bust@ Al's Garden Center (16920 SW Roy Rogers Road, Sherwood) at 11AM. $5 per kid. Learn how to grow blueberry plants and take one home. Pre-registration required by going to www.als-gardencenter.com . Click on "Events and Seminars" and then "2013 Kid's Club Schedule".

Turkey Rama@ East Wortman Park, McMinnville from 10AM-8PM. Take a short road trip to this 54th annual event-the world's largest turkey BBQ with live music, carnival rides and more! Go to www.downtownmcminnville.com for  more info!

Bastille Day Festival@ Director Park (SW Park&Yamhill, Portland) from 12-6PM. Free! Vive La France!!! Check out this 11th annual festival- plenty of entertainment, pommes frites, "Le Jardin des Enfants" for kids 3 and up with crafts, etc., and a French-themed market. Go to www.afportland.org and click on Bastille Day for more info.

Reptile Man@ Hillsboro Main Library from 2:30-3:30PM.Turtles, snakes and frogs, oh my! You don't want to miss Richard Ritchey's fun fact-filled and slithery show! Geared for ages 5-12. Go to www.hillsboro.plinkit.org for more info.

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

 

 

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Jul 13th

Free "Get Inspiralized" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM.Join in for a class designed by Ali Maffucci, blogger and founder of Inspiralized.com, the ultimate online resource for cooking with the spiralizer. This class will teach some of Alis favorite recipes and tips. These recipes are perfect for summer, many of them are gluten-free and paleo-friendly as well. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Turkey Rama@ East Wortman Park, McMinnville from 12PM-8PM. Take a short road trip to this 54th annual event-the world's largest turkey BBQ with live music, carnival rides and more! Go to www.downtownmcminnville.com for  more info!