Suzanne's Around Town
Summer's Here!!!

Hi! Everyone-

Check out the really big events happening on Friday! First there's the opening of the Murray Scholls branch library at noon. Now many of us will be able to return books,etc.  minutes from home so hopefully that will cut down on the overdue fines!!

The MOMS Club of Beaverton-South will hold our annual garage sale starting on Friday at 8AM! Gently used everything so c'mon and check it out.

Happy Summer!

Suzanne




Jun 22nd

Recess Monkeys Concert@ Tigard Library at 4PM.The kids (and parents) are going to love super fun songs performed by a band of Seattle Elementary School teachers! Hopefully we will get to hear a few tunes off their latest CD - "The Final Funktier" like "Moon Boots" and the Latin-flavored "Constellation Conga". Arrive early for parking at the library!!! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library and click on "Kids& Families" for more details.

Free Family Film Festival@ Regal Cinemas Bridgport Village Stadium every Tue., Wed., Thurs. through August at 10AM. This week Rugrats in Paris (G) and Kung Fu Panda (PG). Check out www.regmovies.com and click on "now showing" and then Free Family Festival for the schedule at your fave theater (FYI- different movies at different theaters and not all show on Thursdays).

Toddler (2 to 3 1/2 years) Storytime@ Beaverton Library. 3  half hour sessions start at 10:15AM, 11AM, and 11:45AM. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org/kids for more info.

Decorate a Beach Ball@ Garden Home Library at 11AM. Decorate a beach ball to take home - all supplies provided! Geared for 3 and up! Register at 503/245-9932 but drop-ins welcome!

Fun for Ones (12 to 24 months)@ Tigard Library. 2 half hour sessions start at 10:30AM and 11:30AM.

Ladybug Theatre Presents "Where's Rosie?"@ Beaverton Library from 2 to 3PM. Kids can learn about the water cycle and water conservation in this lively puppet show. Phone the library for more details at 503/350-3600.


Jun 23rd

Rick Meyers' Old Time Music Show@ Garden Home Library (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland-outside) at 11AM.Enjoy some old time pioneer music - spoons, saws, washtub, banjo, and the crowd pleasing noseflute! Bring a towel or blanket to sit on as this performance will be outside on the asphalt under the covered area by the basketball courts!

Storytime at Bliss Bake Shop@ Bethany Village Centre from 10-10:30AM. Phone for more info at 503/645-6000 or go to www.blisscupcakeshop.com for more details.

Fun for Ones@ Beaverton City Library at 10:15 to 10:45AM.

Baby Bugs (infants to 12 months)@ Beaverton City Library from 11:15AM to 11:45AM.

Toddler Time@ Tigard Library from 10:30 to 11:15AM.

Mr. Bob Eaton@ Beaverton Library for 2 (45 minute) shows at 12:30PM and 2PM. Doors open 10 minutes before show time. Enjoy the sleight-of-hand tricks and gentle comedy by a local fave! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org and click on Event Calendar for more details.

Free Family Film Festival@ Regal Cinemas Bridgport Village Stadium every Wednesday through August at 10AM. This week Rugrats in Paris (G) and Kung Fu Panda (PG). See Tuesday for details.


Jun 24th

Author Visit with Roland Smith@ Tigard Library from 6-7:30PM

Hear one of Oregon's most popular authors talk about Tentacles, the sequel to Cryptid Hunters. Ask the author questions and receive a free copy of the book while supplies last! Geared for grades 4 and up. Contact the library at 503/684-6537 or go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more details.

Free Family Film Festival@ Regal Cinemas Bridgport Village Stadium every Thursday through August at 10AM. This week Rugrats in Paris (G) and Kung Fu Panda (PG). See Tuesday for details.

Preschool Storytimes(3 1/2 to 6 years)@ Beaverton City Library at 10:15AM and 11:30AM.

Preschool Storytime@ Tigard Library from 1:15 to 2:00PM

Cherry Poppin' Daddies@ Garden Home Park (8020 SW 83rd Ave., Portland) from 6-8PM. Free concert for the whole family! Go to www.thprd.org/events for more info.


Jun 25th

Grand Opening of Beaverton City Library@ Murray Scholls (11200 SW Murray Scholls Place, Suite 102- in the Murray Scholls Town Center across from Walgreen's) at noon

Dedication at noon, refreshments and tours at 12:30PM and a special Penny's Puppet show at 1:30PM(outside the patio so feel free to bring a blanket to sit on).  You can check out books starting at 2:30PM!!!! Can't wait to have a library so close to home!!! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org/murrayscholls for more info and upcoming events and hours.

Annual MOMS Club Garage Sale from 8AM-4PM at 16481 SW Timberland Drive, Beaverton! Baby and kids' clothes, games, books, DVDs, toys as well as cribs, strollers, etc. Household items as well. Everything is gently used so c'mon over and peruse!!!! No junk, cash only! Fresh baked goods for sale as well! Get there at 8 for the good stuff.

Kids Day @ Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts  (George Rogers Park, Lake Oswego) from noon to 4PM. Go to www.lakewood-center.org for more info and directions.

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park, Tigard through Sunday. Various times see Saturday for details. $5 per adult, kids 6 years and under are free!!!!

 

 


Jun 26th

Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park (17005 SW 92nd Ave) Tigard from 5:45AM to 11PM.

Rise and shine for the Hot Air Balloon launches (weather permitting) at 5:45AM. There will also be a carnival, crafts, music and entertainment and a Safety Safari for kids presented by Radio Disney from 10AM-4PM. Go to www.tigardballoon.org for complete schedule.

Annual MOMS Club Garage Sale from 8AM-4PM at 16481 SW Timberland Drive, Beaverton! See Friday for details!

Medieval Market Day@ Beaverton Farmers Market (across from Beaverton Library) 8AM-1:30PM. There will be medieval fighting tournaments, cooking demos, crafts, costumes and music. Dress up if you like and join in ye' ol' fun!!!! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for complete details.


Jun 27th

Movie Matinee- "Lilo and Stitch"@ Tigard Library at 1:30PM

Enjoy the Disney film about the Hawaiian girl who adopts an unusual pet that is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive! Make a Hawaiian lei after the movie. Snacks provided!

Tigard Festival of Balloons@ Cook Park, Tigard. See Saturday for details