Suzanne's Around Town
An Irish Ceili, Buckaw!, and League of Extraordinary Writers!

Hi! Everyone-

Spring is blooming so early that the Woodburn Tulip Festival will start next week! Stay tuned!

Happy March!

Suzanne




Mar 9th

Stem Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11:30AM.Kids from 2 to 6 years can enjoy a storytime with a special focus on science, technology, engineering and math! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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

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


Mar 10th

Buckaw!@ Tigard Public Library from 6:30-7:30PM.Enjoy a variety show about chickens with slapstick mime, masks and music! Go to www.tigard

Four Buck Tuesday@ Oregon Zoo from 10AM-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.

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 11th

An Irish Ceili@Tigard Library from 6:30-8:30PM.Celebrate St. Patrick's Day early with toe tapping fun featuring Irish music and dance. Irish musicians will sing and play traditional Irish music on guitar and button accordion. Then, in the spirit of a traditional ceili (community social gathering), learn some traditional dance steps while the musicians accompany you. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library 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 12th

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

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 Builders this week for kids from 3 to 8 years! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.



Mar 13th

Teen After Hours Party@ Murray Scholls Branch from 6:30-8:30PM. Kids in grades 6 through 12 are invited to check out the newly expanded library's new teen space. Come for pizza and snacks and stay for games, prizes, crafts and other activities. Must arrive by 7 PM to join the fun. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org 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!

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

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 14th

Tinker Lab:Expose your Own Photograms@ Murray Scholls Branch from 2-3PM.

Kids 4 years and older can learn how to create beautiful images without using a camera by experimenting with special paper that captures mysterious images when exposed to light. Phone for more details at 503/644-2197.


Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will learn how to make pancakes 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.

Family Day@ Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza Location (120 E Main Street, Hillsboro) from 10AM-1PM. Plant seeds to celebrate Spring and Tears of Joy Theatre will present "Tad&Fry" at 11 a.m. FREE! Go to www.washingtoncountymuseum.org for more info.

Kid's Club Indoor Garden@ Al's Garden Center (Sherwood) at 11AM. Strawberry planters this month! $5 per kid and you must pre-register at www.als-gardencenter.com.

Legally Blonde- The Musical@ Southridge High School (9625 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 1PM&7PM. See Friday for details.

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

The League of Extraordinary Writers@ Powell's at Cedar Hills at 2PM. The League of Extraordinary Writers is a monthly workshop where authors and illustrators share their writing knowledge with kids 8 to 18 years old who are are avid readers, enthusiastic artists, and aspiring young authors! This month writer/illustrator team Amy and Jason Baskin show ways pictures and words can work together to improve a story. Go to www.powells.com and click on "stores" and "events" 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 enjoy a date night. $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.

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



Mar 15th

Spring into Yoga for Kids@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PMKids 5 years and older can enjoy a musical yoga adventure! Leslie Wilda of Yoga Playgrounds will combine yoga poses and movement with children's songs. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Free "Knife Skills" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Brush up on slicing, dicing, and chopping. Complimentary knife sharpening, too.  Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

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.