Suzanne's Around Town
Tulips, WipeOut!, & Food For Fines!

Hi! Everyone-

Spring Break is here! Yee-haw!



Mar 23rd

29th Annual Woodburn Tulip Fest opens@ Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm (33814 S. Meridian Road, Woodburn) from 9AM-6PM daily through May 3rd.Tip toe through the tulips! Check out the gorgeous flowers and bring your camera. Go to for info on family activities, directions, and flower conditions. $20 parking per car includes admission for all occupants!
Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM.

Mar 24th

Origami@ Murray Scholls Library branch from 2-3PM.Kids from K through 5th grade can have fun folding paper into animals and more!

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 for more info or phone the library at 503/684-6537.

Book Babies@ Garden Home Library at 10:30AM.

Mar 25th

March is Portland Dining Month!!! 3 Courses for $29!!!Check out some Portland hotspots for Date Night! Choose from Higgins, Country Cat Dinnerhouse or Besaw's or pick from the 100 other restaurants serving up three courses for just $29. Go to for more info.Go to for the 15 Best Dining Month Menus (according to

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

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

LEGO Mania@ Murray Scholls Branch from 2-4PM. Open build and LEGO Minifigure Bingo!

Wow Wednesday@ Murray Scholls Branch from 4-5PM. LEGOS and Duplo Block play for kids from 3 to 8 years!

Mar 26th

Food for Fines@ Tigard Library through March 28th!Take a Bite out of Fines!!! The Tigard Library will hold it's 8th Food for Fines drive through March 28th. For every 2 non-perishable (canned tuna, peanut butter, pasta, cereal,etc.) food items donated- the library will waive $1 of fines from your account- up to $10!!!! Go to for more info!

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 6-6:30PM. Go to for more info.

My Little Pony Party@ Murray Scholls Branch from 2-3PM. Crafts, games, and stories from the Rainbow Kingdom for kids 4 to 10 years old.

Pizza Taste Off@ Beaverton City Library from 3-4PM. Kids in grades 6 through 12th can sample local pizzas and vote on their faves. Soda, too!!!! Go to for more info.

Mar 27th

Flamenco Dance&Instructional Workshop@ Tigard Library from 7-8PM.Portland Flamenco Events will perform lively Spanish flamenco dance and music. Enjoy a short instructional session in basic techniques. Go to 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 for calendar and more info!

Dragonology@ Murray Scholls Branch from 2-3PM. Kids in grades 3 through 7th can join in for dragon themed crafts and activities!

WipeOUT!@ Harman Swim Center from 2:00-4:55PM. See Saturday for details.

Japanfest@ Beaverton City Library from 3-5PM. Konnichiwa!Kids in grades 6 through 12th can enjoy different aspects of Japanese culture food, origami, video games, manga and more! Come dressed in your favorite COSplay and enter a raffle to win prizes. Go to for more info.

Mar 28th

WipeOUT!@ Harman Swim Center from 1:30-3PM.Come experience the excitement of the Aqua Challenge, an inflatable obstacle course that's fun for both kids and adults. One false move and splash!!! Guests under the age of 18 must be able to pass the swim test to participate (25 yard front crawl and 25 yard back crawl without goggles).Regular drop-in fees- $3.50 per kid and $4.50 per adult in district! Go to and go to "News&Events" for more info.

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will learn some Eggscellent Egg recipes in this fun, hands-on class!! This class is geared for 5-13 years. FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

Kids Healthy Cooking Class@ Greenway Whole Foods Market (12220 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard) from 11AM-12PM. Black bean veggie burgers today! Geared for kids from 9-12 years! $5 per kid and advanced registration required by phoning 971/371-7000.

Bead It!@ Murray Scholls Branch from 2-3PM. Kids can create jewelry using beads of all shapes and sizes!

LAST DAY for FOOD FOR FINES at TIgard Library. See Thursday for details!

Mar 29th

Free "Brunch" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM.Learn how to prepare some festive brunch dishes - jazzed up classics and some new recipes, too. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

WipeOUT!@ Harman Swim Center from 2:00-4:00PM. See Saturday for details.

Safari Scavenger Hunt@ Beaverton City Library from 1-5PM. Find all of the animals hidden in the library. Go to for more info.