Suzanne's Around Town
Happy September!!!

Hi! Everyone-

Wow! We made it! Only one more week of summer "vacation"!!!!

Happy September!

Suzanne




Aug 31st

OMSI@ Cedar Hills Crossing Kid's Club from 4 to 6PM

OMSI will be on hand with fun space and rocket themed activities. Kids will make their own foot-powered stomp rockets and a star finder while learning basic physics concepts! Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com . Click on "promotions" and scroll down.

Oregon State Fair@ Salem. What more could you ask for?  4-H displays, ZZ Top, Chinese acrobats, and carnival rides! Munch on corn dogs and funnel cakes! Check out www.oregonstatefair.org for complete schedule and directions!

Book Babies@ Garden Home Library from 10:30-11AM. Songs, rhymes, books and playtime geared for 3 months to about 18 months old. Go to this link for more info: www.gardenhome.plinkit.org or phone the library at 503/245-9932

Beaverton Last Tuesday Concert@ The Round (Fountain Plaza at 12600 SW Crescent Street next to Mio Sushi,etc.) from 5-8PM. Free Outdoor Concert! Listen to Grammy nominee-Patrick Lamb- perform an upbeat blend of jazz, funk, vocals and alto sax!  More info at www.beavertonarts.org. Bring your own picnic or purchase dinner from one of the nearby restaurants!

Emergency Preparedness for your Family and Neighborhood@ Garden Home Library from 6 to 8PM. Ted Green- the City of Beaverton's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) coordinator-will explain ways you and your family can be prepared in the event of a natural disaster or other emergencies. Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932 or go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org.

 


Sep 1st

Wondrous First Wednesday@ World Forestry Center Discovery Museum from 10AM-5PM.

Admission is reduced to $2 per person for kids from 3 to 103! Go to www.worldforestry.org and click on "Events" and then "Special Admission Offers" for more info.

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.

Toddler Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 10:30AM-11AM. Stories, songs, and dancing for active walkers! Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.

Oregon State Fair@ Salem. What more could you ask for?  Sand sculpture lessons, Jest in Time CIrcus of Fools, Lumberjack demos, and 4-H displays! Check out www.oregonstatefair.org for complete schedule and directions!


Sep 2nd

Nature Mobile@ Beaverton City Park from 12-3PM (Last Week!!)

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. FYI- a friendly sea lion at the Oregon Coast Aquarium shown here.

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland) from 11:45AM-12:15PM. Enjoy stories, music and activities for the entire family! Phone the library for more details at 503/245-9932.

Oregon State Fair@ Salem. Check out www.oregonstatefair.org for complete schedule and directions!


Sep 3rd

Oregon State Fair@ Salem

What more could you ask for? Dinosaurs, Dogs and Logs World Championships, Cloggers and Carnival Rides!!! Ride the Super Loops and the Tornado! Munch on curly fries, BBQ, and cotton candy! Check out www.oregonstatefair.org for complete schedule and directions!


Sep 4th

FREE Build a Mini Football Display Rack@ Home Depot stores (closest would be 4401 SW 110th Ave) from 9AM to Noon.

Kids will learn tool safety and have fun working on this "hands-on" project. For more info and photo of project, go to www.homedepot.com and type in "kids workshops" in search box. Project is geared for kids 5ish to 12 years old. Phone the Beaverton store for more info at 503/469-4242.

Oregon State Fair@ Salem. Check out www.oregonstatefair.org for complete schedule and directions!

Annual Dahlia Festival@ Swan Island Dahlias (995 NW 22nd Ave, Canby) from 10AM-6PM through Labor Day. Free admission, free parking!!! Relish the rainbow of colors - indoors and out in the fields (great photo opp!!!). Go to www.dahlias.com for more info.

14th Annual Art in the Pearl@ NW Park Blocks of Portland from 10AM-6PM and through Labor Day. Peruse the art (ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry & more), enjoy the music, and try out the hands-on art activities for children and adults. Go to www.artinthepearl.com for more info.

Book Signing for "Food Lover's Guide to Portland"@ Beaverton Farmers Market from 10:30AM-Noon. Author Liz Crain will be on hand to sign copies of her foodie access guide for "cooks, tourists, people who love to eat, localtarians, wine lovers, cheese freaks...." Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.


Sep 5th

$2 Sunday@ OMSI from 9:30AM-5:30PM.

The first Sunday of every month is just $2 admission. Go to www.omsi.edu for complete info.

Oregon State Fair@ Salem. Check out www.oregonstatefair.org for complete schedule and directions! Monday is the LAST day for the fair!!!

Annual Dahlia Festival@ Swan Island Dahlias (995 NW 22nd Ave, Canby) from 10AM-6PM through Labor Day. Free admission, free parking!!! Relish the rainbow of colors - indoors and out in the fields (great photo opp!!!). Go to www.dahlias.com for more info.

14th Annual Art in the Pearl@ NW Park Blocks of Portland from 10AM-6PM. Peruse the art (ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry & more), enjoy the music, and try out the hands-on art activities for children and adults. Go to www.artinthepearl.com for more info.