Suzanne's Around Town
Into The Woods, Pumpkin Regatta, and Art in the Burbs!

Hi! Everyone-

Leaves are changing and it really feels like fall!

Got Apple Cider?

Suzanne





Oct 13th

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Storytime@ Beaverton City LIbrary at 4PM.Come and hear about Alexander's super bad day in a special storytime. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Oct 14th

Four Buck Tuesday@ Oregon Zoo from 9AM-6PM.Admission is discounted to $4 per person and children 2 years and younger are free as usual. Go to www.oregonzoo.org for more info. As an adult, ride the Max and get $1.50 off admission (show ticket stub) so really $2.50 Tuesday!!!! Kids 6 years old and under ride the Max for free.

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 15th

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

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 16th

Beaverton Civic Theatre's "Into The Woods"@ Beaverton City Library at 7:30PM.This local production has been called "the best community theater musical we have seen in 41 years of theater-going" by one local reviewer! Tomorrow night's show is already sold-out!!.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..Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for ticket info and www.westsidetheatrereviews.blogspot.com for review of the show.

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 "Puzzle Time" this week for kids from 3 to 8 years! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Oct 17th

Art in the Burbs@ Albert Rider Elementary School (14850 SW 132nd Terrace, Tigard) from 6PM to 9PM.Get a jump on holiday shopping! Cards, jewelry, textiles, pottery and more! 20% of proceeds go to Tigard school performing and fine art programs! Go to www.artintheburbs.org for more 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.

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) at 10:30AM&11:30AM. Cubist Jack-O-Lanterns inspired by Picasso this week!!! $8 per kid -ages 2 1/2 -5 years, you must phone ahead to reserve a spot at 503/453-3700. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com for calendar and more info!

32nd Annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest@ 110 Portway Ave., (waterfront) Hood River from 1-7PM. See Sunday for details.





Oct 18th

11th Annual Pumpkin Regatta@ Tualatin Lake of the Commons (8325 SW Nyberg Street, Tualatin) at 2PM (entertainment starts at 10:30AM).Watch super hero clad racers row giant pumpkins across the lake in this super fun event. Go to this link for more info: http://www.tualatinoregon.gov/recreation/pumpkin-regatta

Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 9AM to 1:30PM. Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

Art in the Burbs@ Albert Rider Elementary School (14850 SW 132nd Terrace, Tigard) from 10AM to 6PM.

Junior Chef "Pumpkin Treats" Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. FREE! Kids from 5-13 will learn how to prepare fall faves in this fun, hands-on class. Phone the store for more info at 503/684-2784.

32nd Annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest@ 110 Portway Ave., (waterfront) Hood River from 10AM-7PM. See Sunday for details.

Family Resource Fair@ Beaverton City Library from 10AM-2PM. This annual event features family-friendly community organizations and no-cost/low-cost programs and services in the Beaverton area! There will also be books and activities for kids, and raffle prizes. Free vision screening for kids from 3 to 5!Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org/kids for more details.

Chess Club@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11:30AM. Kids in grades 3-8 can hone their skills against other players!

Fall Festival@ Cedar Hills Rec. Center from 11AM-4PM. Wear your Halloween costume and get into the spooky spirit of the season! There will be pumpkin painting, donut walk, a magic show, Bingo, cookie decorating, archery tournament and baking contest! $8 per kid.Phone the center at 503/629-6340 for more details or go to www.thprd.org.

Family Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at 1PM.

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



Oct 19th

32nd Annual Hood River Valley Harvest Fest@ 110 Portway Ave., (waterfront) Hood River from 10AM-5PM.Take a day trip to check out this old-fashioned harvest festival with Anjou pears, heirloom apples, pumpkin carving, over 100 arts vendors, entertainment, music, and more! Free parking, kids 12 and under are free and adult admission is $6. Go to www.hoodriver.org for more info.

Plumper Pumpkin Patch@ 11435 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Portland. Open through Halloween from 9AM-5:30PM daily. Pick your pumpkins and then enjoy pumpkin bowling, haymazes, and weekend extras like the Pumpkin Cannon and pony rides! Go to www.plumperpumpkins.com for all the details.

Free "Pumpkin Palooza" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn how to prepare pumpkin favorites.Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Art in the Burbs@ Albert Rider Elementary School (14850 SW 132nd Terrace, Tigard) from 11AM to 5PM.