Suzanne's Around Town
Cinderella,Summer Carnival,Trains & Planes!

Hi! Everyone-

There are many ways to beat the heat this week so read on!!!

If you missed out on the Free Science Days at OMSI, you can still purchase an OMSI membership at $40 off through Sunday (8/22).

Go to www.omsi.edu and use code FMFREE10 at check-out. The family membership is down to $50!!!

Stay cool!

Suzanne




Aug 16th

Grand Opening of Big Al's@ Progress Ridge TownSquare -149500 SW Barrows Road (Doors Open at 10AM)

It's going to be hot on Monday so sounds like a great place to cool off with bowling and arcade games!!!! Go to www.ILoveBigAls.com for complete info! Al's might be a good spot for Tuesdays as well as kid's eat for half price on the kid's menu and get a free $5 arcade card with purchase of every kid's meal!!!

Book Babies (0-12 months)@ Tigard Library from 10:30-11AM. Babies and their grown-ups are invited to share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and a simple book while making new friends and developing early literacy skills! Stay and play after the program! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info or phone the library at 503/684-6537.


Aug 17th

Dance Party!@ Garden Home Library (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland) from 11AM-12PM

Drop by any time during the hour and burn up some energy!!! All ages welcome, refreshments provided, no experience required. Just Dance!!!!!! Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.

Free Family Film Festival@ Regal Cinemas Bridgeport Village Stadium every Tue., Wed., Thurs. through August at 10AM. This week Charlotte's Web (G) and Planet 51 (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).

Get Ready to Read....with Music!@ Beaverton City Library at 10:30AM. This program will promote language and literacy skills through songs, movement, and sign language. Geared for ages 1-5, no registration required.

Curious George Story Time@ Pottery Barn Kids Store (Wash. Sq.) from 11-11:30AM. Phone the store for more details at 503/598-1858.

Fun for Ones (12 to 24 months)@ Tigard Library. 2 half hour sessions start at 10:30AM and 11:30AM. Limited to first 20 kids for each session. Phone the library for more info at 503/684-6537.

Slightly Illusional @ Tigard LIbrary from 7-8PM. Join Capt. Curt and friends as they explore the world of books, magic tricks, puppets, story-telling, and music.


Aug 18th

Cinderella@ Broadway Rose Theatre (Deb Fennell Theater at Tigard High School located at 9000 SW Durham Road in Tigard) at 11AM

These short (40ish minutes), lively productions are a great way to introduce kids to the theater!!! The original songs are always fun for both parents and tots and the ticket price is right at $8!!! Shows often sell out so get your tickets in advance by phoning the box office at 503/620-5262 or at www.bwayrose.com.

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.

Free Family Film Festival@ Regal Cinemas Bridgeport Village Stadium every Wednesday through August at 10AM. This week Charlotte's Web (G) and Planet 51(PG).  See Tuesday for details.

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

Camp Bridgeport@ Bridgeport Village (Tigard) form 10:30AM to 12:30PM. Join Radio Disney for dancing, games, and prizes in the outdoor Center Court along with The Play Boutique! Check the Center Events for more info at www.bridgeport-village.com.


Aug 19th

12th Annual Summer Community Carnival@ Garden Home Recreation Center (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland) from 12-5PM

This year the theme is "Garden Home's Famous Traveling Circus"!!!!! Join in the games, music, prizes, food, and activities. $5 per person. Phone for more info at 503/629-6341.

Splish! Splash! Storytime@ Garden Home Library (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland) at 11AM. Enjoy stories, music and activities for the entire family! Phone the library for more details at 503/245-9932. Meet under the cover outside near the basketball courts. Bring a blanket to sit on!

Free Family Film Festival@ Regal Cinemas Bridgeport Village Stadium every Thursday through August at 10AM.  See Tuesday for details.

Cinderella@ Broadway Rose at 11AM. See Wednesday for details.

Nature Mobile@ Beaverton City Park from 12-3PM (weekly through 9/3). Kids can learn about nature and the environment through fun activities and games. FREE!!!! Phone the Nature Park Interpretive Center for more info at 503/629-6350.

Value Tour@ Whole Foods Market (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) at 3PM.  Learn how to spend your grocery $$ wisely during this informative tour of the store. FREE but you must reserve a spot in advance by phoning guest services at 503/645-9200.


Aug 20th

Free Friday Flicks by the Fountain@ Beaverton City Park (across from the library) at 8PMish

This week's flick is Back to the Future (PG). Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket to sit on and watch a free movie in the park! For complete info, go to www.beavertonoregon.gov and click on "Community" and then "Flicks by the Fountain" .

Family Story Times@ Tigard Library at 10:30AM and 11:30AM ( Two 45 minute sessions). Bring the whole gang (infants to 6 years old) for stories, songs, and super fun! Story Time limited to first 20 children for each session. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center)from 10:30-11AMish. Kids will create with string and acrylic paint. $8 per kid -ages 2 1/2 -5 years, you must phone ahead to reserve a spot at 503/453-3700. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com for calendar and more info!

Cinderella@ Broadway Rose at 11AM. See Wednesday for details.

Oregon International Air Show@ Hillsboro Airport at 6PM. Check out all the awe inspiring acts from the US Patriots Jet Team to the Flying Circus!  Pyrotechnics, fireworks, KidzZone, warbird aircraft and much more! Check out www.oregonairshow.com for complete schedule and ticket specials!


Aug 21st

Knit-Out and Crochet 2010@ Tigard Library from 11AM to 3PM

Want to learn to knit or crochet or brush up on your techniques? The Tigard Knitting Guild and Always in Stitches (the OR Chapter of the Crochet Guild of America) will be on hand for demos, free instruction, displays and door prizes! So drop by and check it out!!!! That's my daughter with my dad sporting her creations by the way. You're never too young or too old to learn!

Multnomah Days Celebration@ Multnomah Village (Capitol Hwy between SW 31st and 36th Ave) from 9AM to 6PM. Enjoy a festive parade at 10AM (clowns on bikes, vintage cars, local floats, cute kids, and dogs) and check out the 60 vendors showcasing food, art, crafts, and merchandise. This is a kid AND dog-friendly community celebration! Phone for more info at 503/244-9683.

Beaverton Modular Railroad Club@ Beaverton City Library from 10AM-5PM. See Sunday for details.

Oregon International Air Show@ Hillsboro Airport - shows starting at 10:45AM. See Friday for details.

Cinderella@ Broadway Rose at 11AM. See Wednesday for details.

 


Aug 22nd

Beaverton Modular Railroad Club@ Beaverton City Library from 1-5PM.

Calling all Thomas the Train fans- the Beaverton Modular Railroad Club awaits!!! Stop by and visit with members of the club, ask questions about this hobby, and check out all the models on display! All ages welcome!!! Phone for more details at 503/350-3600.

Oregon International Air Show@ Hillsboro Airport - shows starting at 10:45AM. See Friday for details.