Suzanne's Around Town
Model Railroads, Heather Vogel Frederick, & Coraline!

Hi! Everyone-

Let's hope it's easier to get around this week after the big freeze!

Suzanne




Nov 17th

FREE Perfect Sides Technique Class@Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 6PM.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!
Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM.

Nov 18th

Brother of the Baladi@ Tigard Library from 7-8:30PM.Enjoy a blend of exotic world rhythms and sounds with familiar grooves from the Grammy-nominated quartet Brothers of the Baladi. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

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.


Nov 19th

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 20th

Heather Vogel Frederick@ Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing at 7PM.The author of the "Mother-Daughter Book Club" series will introduce a new mystery series! In Heather Vogel Frederick's Absolutely Truly (Simon & Schuster), a book for middle readers, 12-year-old Truly Lovejoy's family moves to a town called Pumpkin Falls to take over a bookstore. Truly discovers there's more to Pumpkin Falls than meets the eye and that blending in can be overrated. 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 Puzzle Time 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.

Coraline@ ACMA at 7PM.See Friday for details.

Canvas, Clay & Carafe@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 7-8:30PM. Adults can create an acrylic masterpiece on canvas and sip a little vino while socializing. $34 per person, phone to register at 503/453-3700.


Nov 21st

Coraline@ ACMA (Art&Communication Magnet Academy at 11375 SW Center Street, Beaverton) at 7PM.This original adaptation of Neil Gaiman's "Coraline" has been written, directed, and produced entirely by ACMA students! Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for adults(Saturday matinee tickets are $5 for everyone) are available at the door or online at www.acmatheatre.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 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!



Nov 22nd

Saturday DIY@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM.Make some easy, fun decorative paper crafts for your home or as gifts.  Create decoupage block ornaments and colorful glass magnets and/or weave 3-D pieces with magazines, maps, newspapers, comic book pages and more.All materials provided!Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club-2014 Model Railroad Show @ 2505 N. Vancouver Ave., Portland from 10AM-5PM. See Sunday for details!

15th Annual German Holiday Market@ The German American School (3900 SW Murray Blvd.) from 10AM-5PM. See Sunday for details.

3rd Anniversary Celebration@ Sweet Siren Boutique (Progress Ridge) from 10AM-7PM. Prizes, refreshments and more at Beaverton's most fabtastic boutique!

Footloose@ Lake Oswego High (2501 Country Club Road, Lake Oswego) at 2PM& 7PM. We just saw this show last weekend- spectacular voices with energetic cast!!! Probably best for 13 years and up due to some mature content.Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for kids. Go to this link for tickets: http://www.eticketexpress.com/event/5714406272925696/ or buy at the door!

Coraline@ ACMA at 2PM&7PM.See Friday for details.



Nov 23rd

15th Annual German Holiday Market@ The German American School (3900 SW Murray Blvd.) from 10AM-3PM.Shop for German ornaments, nutcrackers, gifts, sweets, and treats! Live entertainment and more! Go to www.gspdx.org for more info.

Free "Thanksgiving Dessert" 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!

Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club-2014 Model Railroad Show @ 2505 N. Vancouver Ave., Portland from 10AM-5PM.Check out miles of miniature track and vintage railroads! Tickets are $2-$6 and $15 for VIP Tour. Next weekend also. Go to www.cgmrc.com for complete info.

Little Women Party@ Beaverton City Library from 2-3PM. Meet the cast of the upcoming Beaverton Civic Theatre production of Louisa May Alcott's classic "Little Women" and enjoy themed games, crafts and more! Geared for kids from 2-12 years. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.