Suzanne's Around Town
Pride&Prejudice, Portland Dining Month, & Legally Blonde!

Hi! Everyone-

Seems like Spring really sprang awhile ago here with all the blooming trees and daffodils!

Lots of high school theater this week. Check it out!

Happy March!

Suzanne




Mar 2nd

Read to the Cats@ Murray Scholls Branch from 3-4:30PM.Kids in grades 1-5th can practice reading to a friendly and trained therapy cat.Registration required at 503/644-2197 or stop by the library.  

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

Fun for 1's@ Murray Scholls Branch from 10:15-10:45AM.

Zumba Gold Workout@ Tigard Library from 7-8PM. An instructor from the Ballroom Dance Company will lead a low-impact Zumba Gold class with music from the 80s & 90s. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and get some exercise while you dance!


Mar 3rd

Tinker Tuesday@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.Kids in grades 1 through 5th can do experiments, tech exploration and math activities in this new STEM club for kids. Registration required at www.beavertonlibrary.org or phone 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.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from10:15-10:45AM & 1-1:30PM. Interactive books, songs, and music for kids from 3-6 years old.

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.


Mar 4th

March is Portland Dining Month!!! 3 Courses for $29!!!Check out some Portland hotspots for Date Night! Choose from Levant, Paley's Place or Besaw's or pick from the 100 other restaurants serving up three courses for just $29. Go to www.travelportland.com for more info.

Toddler Time@ Tigard Library at 10:15 & 11:15AM.

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 Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 10:15-10:45AM.

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

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


Mar 5th

Legally Blonde- The Musical@ Southridge High School (9625 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM.Southridge High School offers a comedic tour de force about Elle Woods- spurned woman and Harvard Law School student based on the 2001 movie of the same name. Show runs through this Saturday and also March 12-14th. Tickets are $10 for General Admission. I've heard this is less family friendly then previous Spring musicals here so best for middle school and older due to some mature content.Go to www.skyhawktheatre.com for ticket purchase and more info.

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.


Mar 6th

ACMA presents "Pride and Prejudice"@ ACMA Arts Center (11375 SW Center St., Beaverton) at 7PM.Nineteenth century courtship, class and romance comes alive on the ACMA stage for Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice".  Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, $5 for matinees.Tickets are available online at www.acmatickets.com with more info at www.acmatheatre.com. This production will also run March 12-14.

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.

Legally Blonde- The Musical@ Southridge High School (9625 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM. See Thursday for details.

ACMA presents "Pride and Prejudice"@ ACMA Arts Center (11375 SW Center St., Beaverton) at 7PM. See Thursday for details.

Godspell @ Valley Catholic High School (4275 SW 148th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM. See Sunday for details.


Mar 7th

St. Patrick's Day Celebration@ Beaverton Farmer's Market from 11:30-1:30PM.Get in the St.Patrick's Day spirit with Irish dance by the Molly Malone Irish Dance troupe and music by Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue Pipes and Drums Band. Purchase farm fresh potatoes, cabbage, spinach, kate, chard and brussel sprouts!!!! But some tasty baked goods from a real Chopped Champ at Decadent Creations! The Winter Market will reoccur on the 1st&3rd Saturday of the month through April! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

FREE Build Bookends@ 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 lunch box appropriate sandwiches and more in this fun, hands-on class!! This class is geared for 5-13 years. FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784

ACMA presents "Pride and Prejudice"@ ACMA Arts Center (11375 SW Center St., Beaverton) at 2PM&7PM. See Thursday for details.

Legally Blonde- The Musical@ Southridge High School (9625 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM. See Thursday for details.

Godspell @ Valley Catholic High School (4275 SW 148th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM. See Sunday for details.


Mar 8th

Godspell @ Valley Catholic High School (4275 SW 148th Ave., Beaverton) at 2PM.The high school's drama department presents the 1971 musical! Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew and boasting a sparkling score, GODSPELL features the international hit "Day By Day" as well as "Prepare Ye The Way Of The Lord" and "All Good Gifts". Show runs next weekend as well! Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for seniors. Got to www.valleycatholic.org for more info.

Free "Spring Roasting" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. The basics will be covered from pan roasting individual pieces of meat and vegetables to roasting a holiday ham that will feed a crowd.Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Heat& Tenderness:String Duets@ Tigard Library from 2-3:30PM. Classical musicians of the Portland Opera Orchestra will share their love of classical duets with pieces by Mozart and more!