Suzanne's Around Town
Pancakes, Magic Workshop, & Bird Festival

Hi! Everyone-

I hope everyone enjoyed the fabulous weather for Mother's Day weekend.

Now back to reality!

Suzanne




May 11th

Read to the Cats@ Murray Scholls Branch from 3-4:30PM.Kids in grades 1-5th can gain confidence by reading to White Kitty- a trained therapy cat. Registration required at 503/644-2197 (option 6). Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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

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

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


May 12th

Marimba@ Tigard Library from 6:30-7:30PM.Enjoy the crisp acoustic sounds of the Alberta Rider Elementary School's marimba ensemble.Go to www.tigard-or.gov/liibrary for more info.

Four Buck Tuesday@ Oregon Zoo from 9AM-4PM. Admission is discounted to $4 per person and children under 3 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 7 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.


May 13th

Magic Workshop with Bob Eaton@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.

Kids in grades 2nd through 5th can learn some simple yet amazing magic tricks to dazzle your friends. Registration required at www.beavertonlibrary.org or phone at 503/350-3600.

 

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.

WOW Wednesdays@ Murray Scholls Branch from 4-5PM. Creative time geared for kids from 3 to 8 years old! Drop-in for Things that Go this week!


May 14th

Chainmail Jewelry@ Murray Scholls Branch from 4-5PM.Kids in grades 6th through high school can experiment with special tools and techniques to create linked jewelry. Registration required at 503/644-2197 (option 6). Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM & 1PM.

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.

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


May 15th

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!


May 16th

All You Can Eat Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast@ Kinton Grange (19015 SW Scholls Ferry&Tile Flat Road) from 7:30AM-12:30PM.Get your feedbag on and enjoy an all you can eat pancake breakfast that will benefit local Boy Scout Troop 874!!! $5 per person, $20 per family! Yum!!!!

Tualatin River Bird Festival@ Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge (19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood) from 5:30AM-6PM. FREE!!! There will be drop-in activities for kids along with guided tours, music, storytimes and more. Go to www.tualatinriverbirdfestival.org for more info.

Beaverton Summer Farmers Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM. Just in time to buy a hanging plant for Mother's Day!!! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will learn how to make fresh salsa and great guac in this fun, hands-on class!.Geared for ages 9 years and up!FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

Children's Nature Fair@ Leach Botanical Garden (6704 SW 122nd Ave, Portland) from 10AM-2PM. Free, donations appreciated. All ages- families welcome! This year's theme is "A-Maze-ing Nature" and there will be tons of activities including Audubon Education Birds,  paper making, Audubon Scavenger Hunt, Ladybug Walks, music, Zenger Farm chickens, and 25 cent ice cream!  Go to www.leachgarden.org for more info.

Dig it!@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Kids can help bring color to the library by planting flowers in the courtyard planters! Flowery crafts inside afterwards! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.





May 17th

Free "Southwestern Spice" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM.Learn how to whip up a Southwestern-inspired meal thats packed with flavorits perfect for parties, potlucks and even weeknight dinners. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!