Suzanne's Around Town
Free Museum Day!

Hi! Everyone-

Let's give a cheer for the back to school season - YIPEE!!!!!

FREE Museum Day is coming up on Saturday - a great excuse to visit a museum that you may not have ventured to before!!!! This is a national event - so tell your friends and family in other states to check it out!

Happy Fall!

Suzanne




Sep 20th

Truck Day@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11:30AMBring your kids to  explore big fire trucks, buses, ambulances, police cars and more in the parking lot across from the library. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org/kids for more info or phone the library at 503/350-3600.

Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:30-11:30AM. Phone the libary for more details at 503/684-6537.

FREE Yoga Class@ Lucy Store (Washington Square) from 10AM-11AM. The Lucy Stores will be celebrating National Yoga Month by offering free in-store yoga classes all month. Today you can drop in for an all levels Yoga class. Phone the store for more details at 503/620-8235 or go to www.lucy.com.


Sep 21st

Welcome New Parents@ Beaverton City Library from 2-3PM

There will be a storytime, play area, crafts, book suggestions and more at this event for new parents of babies under one year! No registration required. Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at Murray Scholls at 9:30AM. Get your morning started with fun stories for  kids from 3ish to 5 years old at the newest branch! Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 3 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM,11AM,& 11:45AM. Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

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

Fun for Ones (Ages 12-24 months)@ Tigard Library from 10:30-11AM AND 11:30AM-Noon. 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.


Sep 22nd

2 for 1 Admission@ Lan Su Chinese Garden (Portland) ALL MONTH to celebrate the garden's 10th anniversary.

2 for 1 Admission@ Lan Su Chinese Garden  (Portland) ALL MONTH to celebrate the garden's 10th anniversary. Go to www.portlandchinesegarden.org for complete list of September anniversary events! FYI- Kids 5 and under always have free admission.

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 from 10:15AM to 10:45AM.

Toddler Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 10:30-11AM. Books, bubbles, music and activities for walkers and their parents.

Toddler Time (ages 24-36 months) Storytime@ Tigard Library at 10:30AM-11:15AM AND 12:30-1:15PM. Number of participants is limited to first 20 children for each session.

Baby Bugs@ Beaverton City Library from 11:15 to 11:45AM.


Sep 23rd

Early Literacy Storytime@ Garden Home Library at 11:45AMLearn about Early Literacy and helping your child learn essential skills to get ready to read. Receive a free book for your home library at your first session! Bring your kids! Phone the library for more details at 503/245-9932.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 sessions starting at 10:15AM & 11:30AM.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at Murray Scholls from 11:30AM-Noon. Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

Preschool Storytime@ Tigard Library from 1:15PM-2PM. Music, interactive activities, and longer stories for blossoming readers! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.


Sep 24th

Family Fun Night@ Conestoga Rec Center from 6:30-8:30PM.

Family fun night will include arts and crafts, gym fun, dancing and more! Admission charge is $5 per kid (1-13 years) but adults attend for free (parent participation required). Pre-registration required so phone the Rec Center at 503/629-6313.

Family StoryTime (ages 0-6 years)@ Tigard Library on Fridays from 10:30-11:15AM AND 11:30AM-12:15PM. 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.

FREE Yoga Class@ Lucy Store (Washington Square) from 10AM-11AM. The Lucy Stores will be celebrating National Yoga Month by offering free in-store yoga classes all month. Today you can drop in for an all levels Yoga class. Phone the store for more details at 503/620-8235 or go to www.lucy.com.


Sep 25th

Smithsonian Free Museum Day!!!Go to www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday and print out an admission card for free admission for two to such local museums as Rice's NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals (Hillsboro) and World Forestry Center (Portland).
38th Annual Corvallis Fall Festival@ Central Park (Corvallis) from 10AM to 6PM. See Sunday for details.

Sep 26th

38th Annual Corvallis Fall Festival@ Central Park (Corvallis) from 10AM to 5PM.Take a day trip and enjoy this craft fair with a blend of music and entertainment. There will be plenty of hands-on arts and craft activities for the kids in the Arts Discovery Zone. Free admission (small fee for some crafts). Go to www.corvallisfallfestival.com for complete details.