Suzanne's Around Town
Greek Festival, Into the Woods, & Dorothy In Wonderland!

Hi! Everyone-

Tired of the same old same old? A friend of mine has a very cool website with soundbites on some hidden gems in the area- from local BBQ to food carts to coffee to Beaverton hotspots! Go to www.rightatthefork.com for a listen!

October already?

Suzanne




Sep 29th

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.

Fun with Words@ Beaverton City Library from 6-7PM. See Tuesday for details.


Sep 30th

Fun with Words@ Beaverton City Library from 11AM-12PM.Find ways to build vocabulary together in this play and learn session geared for kids from 2-5 years! Registration required! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 9:30AM-10:AM. Get your morning started with fun stories for kids from 3ish to 5 years old at the newest branch! Staff will be present to let storytime attendees into the library before regular open hours.Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

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.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM & 11:15AM. Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

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


Oct 1st

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 "Visit Us" for more info.

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

Fun for Ones@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM and 11AM. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 11:30AM-12PM.

Baby Bugs@ Beaverton City Library at 11:45AM.

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


Oct 2nd

Read to the Dogs@ Beaverton City Library from 5-7PM.Kids in grades 1 through 5 can practice their reading skills by reading to an adorable therapy dog. Phone the Children's Desk to register at 503/350-3600 or go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:15PM. This fun story time is geared for kids from 2 to 4 year old but all are invited. Early education skill building and crafts will compliment the story of the day. Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more info.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM & 1PM.

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:15PM. Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more info.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 11:30AM-12PM.

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Drop in for "Imagination Station" this week for kids from 3 to 8 years! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Oct 3rd

Beaverton Civic Theatre's "Into The Woods"@ Beaverton City Library at 7:30PM.James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite Brothers Grimm characters and bring them together for a modern classic. The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King's Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. Show runs every weekend through October 18th.Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for more info.The opening Friday performance tonight offers discounted tickets in partnership with the New Friends of the Beaverton Civic Library. Tickets are $5 with the donation of a new or gently used book. Discounted tickets are available only at box office on the evening of the performance. No advance sales.

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!

63rd Annual Greek Festival@ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (Portland) from 10AM-10PM. See Sunday for details.

Paper Pals@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids from 6 to 12 years can drop in for an hour of creative paper projects!

Dorothy in Wonderland@ HART Theatre (185 S.E. Washington St, Hillsboro) at 7:30PM.See Saturday for details.



Oct 4th

Dorothy in Wonderland@ HART Theatre (185 S.E. Washington St, Hillsboro) at 2PM.Stages Performing Arts Youth Academy of Hillsboro performs a spin on the classics- the worlds of OZ and Wonderland collide in this fun production adapted from the works of L. Frank Baum and Lewis Carroll.Ticket info at www.stagesyouth.org.

FREE Make a Mini-EMS Truck@ 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@ Oregon Zoo from 9AM-4PM. Enjoy free admission to the Zoo for Community Free Day! Go to www.oregonzoo.org for more info.

Junior Chef "Mac&Cheese" Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. FREE! Kids from 9-13 will learn how to add personal touches to this classic dish in this hands-on class. Phone the store for more info at 503/684-2784.

Spanky's Turns Two@ 8625 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton from 10AM-8PM. Celebrate Spanky's 2nd anniversary with coffee, treats, arts and crafts for kids, special giveaways and MORE! Go to www.shopspankys.com for more info.

63rd Annual Greek Festival@ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (Portland) from 10AM-10PM. See Sunday for details.

FREE Admission for Bank of America Card holders@ Portland Art Museum, Portland Children's Museum, and Portland Japanese Garden. 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 at the Portland Art Museum. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org and  http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile for more info.

Beaverton Civic Theatre's "Into The Woods"@ Beaverton City Library at 7:30PM. See Friday for details


Oct 5th

63rd Annual Greek Festival@ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (3131 NE Glisan Street, Portland) from Noon-8PM.

OOOMPAH!!!! There will be Greek folk dancers to entertain and everything from gyros to baklava to nosh on! It's betta with feta! Plenty of children's activities, craft booths, and cooking demos, too. Check out www.goholytrinity.org and click on "Greek Festival" .

 

$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 "Comfort Food For Fall" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Casseroles, baked pasta, and more! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

FREE Admission for Bank of America Card holders@ Portland Art Museum, Portland Children's Museum, and Portland Japanese Garden. See Saturday for details.

Beaverton Civic Theatre's "Into The Woods"@ Beaverton City Library at 2PM. See Friday for details.

Dorothy in Wonderland@ HART Theatre (185 S.E. Washington St, Hillsboro) at 2PM.See Saturday fro details.