Suzanne's Around Town
Anne-Louise, Newts, and Thanksgiving Technique Classes!

HI! Everyone-

Hope everyone had a fun and festive Halloween!!!

November already???

Suzanne





Nov 3rd

Ultimate Thanksgiving Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) from 6-7PM.

FREE! Class. Learn the tips and techniques for planning and preparing a festive feast. Learn a few shortcuts, too.Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

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

Messy Art@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids can from 2 to 7 years can drop in and get messy while making art. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Nov 4th

3D Printing@ Beaverton City Library from 7-8PM.

3D printing is the wave of the future! Come learn about the technology, see a demonstration of desktop 3D printing, and leave with the knowledge to design and print your own ideas. Free and open to the public. No registration required!!!     


Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 9:30AM-10:AM. .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.

Tech Trackers@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids in grades 3-5th can explore how to get creative using apps on the library's iPads.

Make a Mini-Lego Rocket@ 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!

Komedy 4 da kids@ Tigard Library from 6:30-7:30PM. Enjoy a high-energy, one man variety show with juggling and more! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.


Nov 5th

Fly Gals@ Tigard Public Library from 7-8:30PM.Author and speaker Sig Unander, Jr. tells the fascinating story of the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) through rare period photographs and individual pilot profiles.Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library 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 "Visit Us" for more info.

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.

Beaverton Wind Ensemble- Sax Bicentennial@ Beaverton City Library at 7PM. FREE concert to celebrate the 200th birthday of Adolphe Sax. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Nov 6th

14th Annual Evening of Lights@ Al's Garden Center (Sherwood) from 4-9PM.Kick off the holidays with live music, decorated trees, and poinsettias galore! More info and registration appreciated at www.als-gardencenter.com.

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.


Nov 7th

Empty Bowls@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 10AM-8PM.

Empty Bowls is an international, grassroots, crafts-based effort to end hunger. ALL profits will benefit the Oregon Food Bank. Drop in for a Open Studio Workshop and learn how to sculpt a bowl with clay! Or, glaze a pre-made bowl, your way! Price includes bowl (variety of sizes), glaze and firing. Non-perishable food donations also accepted! Complimentary hot apple cider all day & complimentary wine after 4:00pm with purchase.Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com 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.

My Little Pony Party@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11:30AM. 6 year olds and younger can enjoy My Little Pony crafts, games, and stories!

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10:30AM-11:10AM. 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!

Paper Pals@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Fun paper crafts for kids in grades 1-5th. Drop-in!


Nov 8th

Anne Louise@ Lake Oswego Library(706 4th Street, Lake Oswego) from 11-11:45AM

Our absolute FAVE storyteller, Anne-Louise Sterry, will present a funny, touching and interactive program -"Are We There Yet"-of songs and tales for the whole family. The tots and kids will be dancing to her fab guitar by the show's end!!!!Phone the library for more info at 503/636-7628 or go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/library/festivalofwords for more info on all of the Lake Oswego Festival of Words events!


Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will learn Thanksgiving Helper "Mashed Potato" skills in this fun, hands-on class!! This class is geared for 9-13 years. FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

Washington County Museum Family Day@ Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza Location (120 E Main Street, Hillsboro) from 10AM-4PM. FREE! Parents and kids can discover the art, music, and culture of India through performances and activities. Go to www.washingtoncountymuseum.org for more info.

Tree-Mendous Second Saturday@ World Forestry Center from 10:30AM-2PM. Storytime, crafts, and games. Go to www.worldforestry.org for more info.

Bird Seed Wreaths@ Al's Garden Center (Sherwood) at 11AM. $5 per kid and you must pre-register at www.als-gardencenter.com.

Newt Day@ Tualatin Hills Nature Park Interpretive Center from 12-4PM. A bright orange belly and poisonous skin are just a couple of the rough-skinned newts adaptations. Come find out how newts evade predators, survive both in and out of water and camouflage themselves with a single leaf. This is a family-friendly event that provides activities designed to inspire exploration of nature during the season when it is tempting to stay inside. Come dressed for the weather so that you will be comfortable participating in the outdoor activities. Admission: $2 per person, children 2 and under are free.Go to www.thprd.org for more info.

The League of Extraordinary Writers@ Powell's at Cedar Hills at 2PM. In "The Power of Historical Fiction," a writing workshop for young adults, authors Graham Salisbury (Under the Blood-Red Sun) and Rosanne Parry (Written in Stone) will share their process for writing stories set in the past. Go to www.powells.com and click on "Stores and Events" for more info.

Parent's Night Out@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 5PM-9PM. Kids (from 4-12) can enjoy a creative "Thankful for Art" 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.


Nov 9th

Free "Turkey Made Easy" 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!