Suzanne's Around Town
Free Froyo, Winter Market & Harry Potter Book Night!

Hi! Everyone-

February already!

Happy Ground Hog Day!

Suzanne




Feb 2nd

Messy Art@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.Kids from 2 to 7 years can drop in for some messy art making near a sink! Drop in! Go to www.beavertoncitylibrary.org for more info.
Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM.

Feb 3rd

Portland Opera@ Beaverton City Library from 6-7PM.See a preview of a few scenes of  Portland Opera's upcoming production and learn about the character Carmen. To the soldier Don Jos, she is hypnotic.To Micala, Don Jose's sweetheart, she is the most potent of rivals. To Escamillo, Don Jos's rival, she is inspiration. Free and open to the public. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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. Explore different ways to be creative using apps and the library's iPads. Geared for grades 3 through 5th! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Make a Mini-Lego Space Shuttle@ 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!


Feb 4th

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.

Baby Bugs@ Beaverton City Library at 11:45AM.

Preschool Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:15PM.


Feb 5th

Treemendous First Thursday Discount Day @ 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 "Events" and then "Special Admission Offers" 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.

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.

Harry Potter Book Night@ Beaverton City Library from 4-6PM. Drop in for book related activities. Geared for grades 1 through 5th. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Feb 6th

FREE Frozen Yogurt@ Menchies at Progress Ridge from 4-8PM.Up to 6oz. per person are free in honor of National Frozen Yogurt Day. Go to www.menchies.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!

Paper Pals@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Creative projects with paper for kids from 1st-5th grades. Drop-in! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Feb 7th

Winter Market@ Beaverton Farmers Market from 10AM-1:30PM.Get your farm fresh winter squash, potatoes, cabbage, spinach, kate, chard and brussel sprouts!!!! Columbia River Sourdough Bakery will be on hand with chocolate sourdough bread!!!This event will reoccur on the 1st&3rd Saturday of the month through April! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

FREE Build a Heart Box@ Home Depot stores (closest would be 4401 SW 110th Ave) from 9AM to Noon. Kids will learn tool safety and have fun working on this "hands-on" project. For more info and photo of project, go to www.homedepot.com and type in "kids workshops" in search box. Project is geared for kids 5ish to 12 years old. Phone the Beaverton store for more info at 503/469-4242.

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

FREE Admission for Bank of America Card holders@ Portland Art Museum, Portland Children's Museum, and Portland Japanese Garden. Bank of America Card holders can enjoy free admission to the museum on the first weekend of each month! Kids 17 and younger are always free at the Portland Art Museum. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org and  http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile for more info.

Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography@ Powell's at Cedar Hills Crossing at 12PM. Using additional manuscripts, letters, photographs, newspapers, and other sources, award-winning Laura Ingalls Wilder biographer and Pioneer Girl editor Pamela Smith Hill adds valuable context and leads readers through Wilder's growth as a writer. Do you think you know Laura? Pioneer Girl will re-introduce you to the woman who defined the pioneer experience for millions. For more info go to www.powells.com and click on Events for more info.


Feb 8th

Free "Dumpling and Noodles" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM.To celebrate the Lunar New Year on February 19, invite friends over for a dumpling and noodle party. Noodles symbolize long life, so everyone will want to attend your gathering! In this class youll also learn how to make dumplings as well as how to steam and panfry them.Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

FREE Admission for Bank of America Card holders@ Portland Art Museum, Portland Children's Museum, and Portland Japanese Garden. Bank of America Card holders can enjoy free admission to the museum on the first weekend of each month! Kids 17 and younger are always free at the Portland Art Museum. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org and  http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile for more info.