Suzanne's Around Town
Walk and Ride to School, Apples, & Bulbs!

Hi! Everyone-

Almost too many choices this week!

Enjoy!

Suzanne




Oct 6th

BAM! Hands-On Art for Homeschoolers@ Beaverton City Library from 1-2PM.Kids from Pre-K through high school can drop in to create at BAM!- Beaverton Arts Mix! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.See Thursday for more info on BAM!

Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM.

Messy Art for Little Kids@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.Drop-in art fun for kids from 2-7 years.


Oct 7th

Hobey Ford's Golden Rod Puppets @ Tigard Library from 6:30-7:30PM.This spectacular puppet show tells the story of Beatriz- a girl from Mexico- whose journey follows the migration of the monarch butterfly. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library 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 8th

It's National Walk and Bicycle to School Day!!!.Take a brisk walk or pedal to school with your kids and help the environment at the same time!! Go to www.walktoschool-usa.org 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.

Pasta Jewelry with BAM!@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids from 2 to 12 years can drop in to create wearable pasta art at BAM!- Beaverton Arts Mix.


Oct 9th

Beaverton Arts Mix (BAM!)@ Beaverton City Library through Oct. 12th.Beaverton Arts Mix features kids arts activities and a juried art show -photography, watercolors, jewelry -and sale through the weekend! Go to www.beavertonoregon.gov  and click on "calendar" 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 "Builders" this week for kids from 3 to 8 years! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Oct 10th

Van Gogh Day@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10AM-5PM.

Special Open Studio all day (no school for many!) for inspiring workshops and projects based on Vincent van Gogh -one of the world's favorite master artists! Open studio projects range from $11 to $18. For more info, go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com.

 

PlayFitFun! Day Camp@ Progress Ridge from 7:30AM onwards. Organized physical activity for the no school day for K-6th Graders. Half day is $20, full day is $35. Pre-register at 971-732-4745 or email for more info at spencer@playfitfun.com

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!

Wipe-Out!@ Conestoga Pool from 4-5PM and 6:30-8PM. Inflatable obstacle course fun! Go to www.thprd.org and click on "Aquatics" and "Wipe-Out! Water Toys" for more info.

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

Beaverton Civic Theatre's "Into The Woods"@ Beaverton City Library at 7:30PM. The musical 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 on weekends through October 18th.Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for more info.


Oct 11th

Star Wars Reads Day@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM.Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day with games, crafts, trivia, prize drawings! Wear your galactic costumes and enjoy photo-ops with Cloud City Garrison (a legion of dedicated fans with film-authentic costumes). Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

19th Annual Kids' Bulb Day@ Al's Garden Center (Sherwood) at 9:30AM, 11:30AM, & 1:30PM.Kids from 3-13 are invited to learn hands-on how to plant their own potted spring bulb garden which they get to take home. FREE! But you must pre-register at www.als-gardencenter.com. We have done this event for a few years now and it's really fun! Buy your pumpkins while you're there!

Junior Chef "Waffle Mania" Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. FREE! Kids from 9-13 will learn how to prepare waffles- sweet and savory- in this hands-on class. Phone the store for more info at 503/684-2784.

Washington County Museum Family Day@ Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza Location (120 E Main Street, Hillsboro) from 10AM-1PM. FREE! Celebrate fall with crafts and a special story time at 11AM! Go to www.washingtoncountymuseum.org for more info.

Applefest@ Oregon Heritage Farm (22801 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro) from 10AM-5PM. Sample Jonagolds, Galas, and Honeycrisps and cider, too. Fun apple related activities for the whole family at this annual festival. Go to www.oregonheritagefarm.com or phone at 503/628-2775.

Fall Native Plant Sale@ Tualatin Hills Nature Park (15655 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton) from 10AM-2PM. Go to www.thprd.org for more info.

Apple Festival@ Smith Berry Barn (24500 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro) from 12-4PM. See Sunday for details.

Wipe-Out!@ Conestoga Pool from 1:30-3:30PM. Inflatable obstacle course fun! Go to www.thprd.org and click on "Aquatics" and "Wipe-Out! Water Toys" for more info..

League of Extraordinary Writers@ Powell's at Cedar Hills Crossing at 2PM. Geared for kids from 5th grade and above.. Young writers can learn tips for "putting new spins on old tales" in this writing workshop lead by author- Estela Bernal ("Can You See Me Now?"). Go to www.powells.com and click on "Stores&Events) for more info.

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

Parent's Night Out@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 5PM-9PM. Kids (from 4-12) can enjoy a creative "Tricks and Treats" night in the studio while parents can enjoy some chillax time!. $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.

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



Oct 12th

Apple Festival@ Smith Berry Barn (24500 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro) from 12-4PM.The orchard is open for u-pick! Sample heirloom apples and pears in addition to apple foods and ciders! Go to www.smithberryvbarn.com for more info.

Free "Autumn Braising" 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!

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. 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.

Wipe-Out!@ Conestoga Pool from 2PM-3:30PM. Inflatable obstacle course fun! Go to www.thprd.org and click on "Aquatics" and "Wipe-Out! Water Toys" for more info.