Suzanne's Around Town
Footloose, Midsummer/Jersey, & Anne Lamott

Hi! Everyone-

Is there really an artic blast headed our way? Time to find all the winter gear!

Time for hot chocolate, too!

Suzanne




Nov 10th

Free "Turkey Made Easy" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 6PM.Get  the 411 on rubs, brining, and even deep frying your turkey! 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.

Nov 11th

Free Admission@ Portland Japanese Garden from 10AM-4PM.The kids are off from school for Veteran's Day so go and enjoy the Koi! Go to www.japanesegarden.com for more info.

Four Buck Tuesday@ Oregon Zoo from 9AM-4PM. 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.

LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF VETERAN'S DAY!



Nov 12th

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.


Nov 13th

Anne Lamott@ Powell's at Cedar Hills at 6PM.Anne Lamott writes about faith, family, and community in essays that are both wise and irreverent. It's an approach that has become her trademark. In Small Victories (Riverhead), she offers a message of hope that celebrates the triumph of light over the darkness in our lives. Profound and hilarious, honest and unexpected, the stories in Lamott's Small Victories are proof that the human spirit is irrepressible.Go to www.powells.com and click on "Stores and Events" 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.

Footloose@ Lake Oswego High (2501 Country Club Road, Lake Oswego) at 7PM. See Saturday for details.


Nov 14th

"Midsummer/Jersey"@ Sunset High School (13840 NW Cornell Road, Portland) at 7:30PM.We just saw this fun, spirited production last weekend- "a hilarious, high-octane re-telling of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream set on the boardwalk of modern-day New Jersey". Enjoy a twist on the Bard's classic by talented high schoolers with great sets and fun music! Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students. Go to www.shstheatre.yolasite.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.

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!

Robin Hood@ The Venetian Theatre (253 E. Main Street, Hillsboro) at 7PM. The Journey Theater Arts Group brings Robin Hood's classic story to life with a lively adaptation. Tickets are $10-$15. Go to www.journeytheater.org or www.venetiantheatre.com for more info.


Nov 15th

Footloose@ Lake Oswego High (2501 Country Club Road, Lake Oswego) at 2PM& 7PM.To the rockin' rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score (the soundtrack album reached number one on the Billboard charts and has sold over 15 million copies!) and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, FOOTLOOSE celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with warm heart and an open mind.Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for kids. Show runs next week also! Go to this link for tickets: http://www.eticketexpress.com/event/5714406272925696/.

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will learn Thanksgiving Helper "Pie Decorating" skills in this fun, hands-on class!! This class is geared for 5-13 years. FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

Beaverton  High School Holiday Bazaar@ Beaverton High School (13000 SW 2nd Ave., Beaverton) from 10AM-5PM.Get a jump on holiday shopping with crafts and gifts made by over 100 local artisans! Live music and free door prizes, too!

Robin Hood@ The Venetian Theatre (253 E. Main Street, Hillsboro) at 3PM&7PM. See Friday for details.

"Midsummer/Jersey"@ Sunset High School (13840 NW Cornell Road, Portland) at 7:30PM. See Friday for details.


Nov 16th

Free "Perfect Sides" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM.Learn how to whip up the classic sides and some inventive new vegetable dishes, too. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Robin Hood@ The Venetian Theatre (253 E. Main Street, Hillsboro) at 2PM. See Friday for details.