Suzanne's Around Town
A Rock&Roll Midsummer Night's Dream, League of Extraordinary Writers, & OR Rail Holiday Express!

Hi! Everyone-

The Conestoga Middle School Drama Club presents a fun twist on a Shakespearean classic with "A Rock&Roll Midsummer Night's Dream" for 3 performances only! Check it out!

Brush up your Shakespeare!,

Suzanne




Dec 9th

Curtis Carlyle@ Tigard Library from 6:30-7:30PM.

Juggling mastermind Curtis Carlyle will combine some serious juggling with a giggle-worthy comedy show. 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.


Dec 10th

A Rock&Roll Midsummer Night's Dream@ Conestoga Middle School (9985 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM.The Conestoga Drama Club has been hard at work since September to bring a really big show to the stage with a 50's spin on this Shakespearean comedy. Fairies, comic turns,  saddle shoes, trickster spells, dancing and a play within a play! Tickets -cash only- at the door are $5 for kids 5 years and older, $6 for seniors, $7 for adults and kids 4 years and under are FREE! Run time is about 2 hours with one intermission. Bring cash for concessions!!!!

Fun for Ones@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM and 11AM.

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.


Dec 11th

Read to the Dogs@ Beaverton City Library from 5-7PM.Kids in Grades 1-5 can practice theirreading skills to one of the friendly and adorable trained therapy dogs. To register call the Children's Division (503) 350-3600 or stop by the Children's Desk on the first floor of the Library. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.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.

A Rock&Roll Midsummer Night's Dream@ Conestoga Middle School (9985 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM. See Wednesday for info.


Dec 12th

Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation's Annual Holiday Express from 10AM-8PM.Ride a real steam locomotive through the beautiful Pacific NW greenery and meet Santa. Tickets are $9-18 and 2 years and younger are free! Go to www.orhf.org for more info.

FamilyStoryTime (ages 0-6 years)@ Tigard Library from 10:15-11:00AM AND11:15AM-12:00PM. Bring the whole gang for stories and songs Limited tofirst 20 kids for each session. Phone the library for more info at503/684-6537.

Mini-MastersClass@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside BusinessCenter) from 10:30AM-11:10AM. New project each week inspired by a famousartist.$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!

Japanese Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at 10:30AM.

Winter Crafts@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Kids in K-3rd grades can get their glitter on. Drop-in! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

A Rock&Roll Midsummer Night's Dream@ Conestoga Middle School (9985 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM. LAST NIGHT!!!! See Wednesday for info.

"Little Women"@ Beaverton City Library at 7:30PM. See Saturday for details!


Dec 13th

The League of Extraordinary Writers@ Powell's at Cedar Hills at 2PM.In "Everyone Can Make Comics!," a writing workshop for young adults, author and illustrator Matthew Holm (the Babymouse and Squish series) shows how to create original cartoon characters and plan out a graphic-novel story.Go to www.powells.com and click on "stores" and "events" for more info.

Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation's Annual Holiday Express from 10AM-8PM. Go to Friday for details.

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 physics behind their favorite toys with entertainer Rhys Thomas at 11AM & 1PM.Go to www.washingtoncountymuseum.org for more info.

Flower Pot Reindeer Bell Ornament @ Al's Garden Center (Sherwood) at 11AM. $5 per kid and you must pre-register at www.als-gardencenter.com.

Winter Community Day@ Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland) from 11AM-3PM. FREE admission all day! Children and adults can drop in anytime from 11 AM to 3 PM  to hear performances by Oregon's fisherpoets, learn about knot tying, and check out the new exhibit: "Powering Oregon:125 Years of PGE". Go to www.ohs.org for more info.

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

"Little Women"@ Beaverton City Library at 7:30PM.


Dec 14th

"Little Women"@ Beaverton City Library at 2PM.The Beaverton Civic Theatre presents another seasonal treat! Follow the adventures of Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth, as they grow up during the Civil War era. The Westside Theatre Review praises the "adaptation, direction, and strong leads" in this production: http://westsidetheatrereviews.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaverton-civic-theatres-little-women.html. Go to www.beavertoncivictheatre.org for tickets.Show runs through Dec.21st!

Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation's Annual Holiday Express from 10AM-8PM. Go to Friday for details.