Suzanne's Around Town
Apples, Bulbs, & Books!

Hi! Everyone-

Don't forget to put on your sneakers and walk to school with the kiddos on Wednesday for National Walk to School Day.

Happy Apple Season!

Suzanne

 




Oct 4th

Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:30-11:30AM.

 Phone the libary for more details at 503/684-6537.

Cake Pop Book Signing and Demo@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at noon. Bakerella will be on hand to sign copies of her new book- "Cake Pops: Tips, Tricks, and Recipes for more than 40 Irrestible Mini Treats".  Go to www.shopwashingtonsquare.com/events for more info.

 

 


Oct 5th

Make a Lego Mini-Monster@ Lego Store (Wash. Sq.) from 5PM until supplies last!

Free! Phone the store for more details at 503/670-9109. You can just never have enough Legos, can you? For kids from 6 to 14. Supplies are limited so arrive early. I have seen parents and kids line up at least 45 minutes ahead before!

FREE admission @ Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland) from 10AM-5PM through Friday!!!! Go to www.ohs.org and click on "Visit" and then "Open House at the Oregon Historical Society" for special events!!!

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.


Oct 6th

It's National Walk and Bicycle to School Day!!!

Take a brisk walk or pedal to school with your kids and help the environment at the same time!! Go to www.walktoschool-usa.org for more info.

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.

FREE admission @ Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland) from 10AM-5PM through Friday!!!! Go to www.ohs.org and click on "Visit" and then "Open House at the Oregon Historical Society" for special events!!!

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.


Oct 7th

Popcorn Party@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM to 12:30PM.

Stories, activities and lots of popcorn! Geared for ages 2 to 6 years. Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.

FREE admission @ Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland) from 10AM to 5PM through Friday!!!! Go to www.ohs.org and click on "Visit" and then "Open House at the Oregon Historical Society" for special events!!!

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 to 12PM. 

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.


Oct 8th

FREE admission @ Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland) -last day!- from 10AM to 5PM!

Many Beaverton kids have today off from school so might be a good idea to venture into the city! There will be guided tours of the "Oregon My Oregon" exhibit at 11AM&2PM and a tour of "Arte en la Charreria" (The Artisanship of the Mexican Equestrian Culture") at 1PM. Go to www.ohs.org and click on "Visit" and then "Open House at the Oregon Historical Society" for more special events!!!

 

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.


Oct 9th

14th Annual Kids' Bulb Day@ Al's Garden Center (Sherwood) at 9:30AM, 11:30AM, & 1:30PM.

Kids from 3-13 are invited to learn hands-on how to plant their own potted spring bulb garden which they get to take home. FREE! But you must pre-register at www.als-gardencenter.com. We have done this event for a few years now and it's really fun! Buy your pumpkins while you're there!

Free Family Day@ Washington County Museum (PCC Rock Creek Campus) from 10AM-2PM. The whole famiily can work on autumn themed crafts including scarecrow paper marionettes, seasonal masks, and "stained glass" with wax paper. Snacks and juice provided. Go to www.washingtoncountymuseum.org and click on Events&Programs for more info.

Wordstock@ Oregon Convention Center from 10AM-6PM. $7 per adult but kids 13 and under are free. Check out the NW's largest book and literary festival. There will be plenty of fun activities for the kids at the Target Children's Stage including Olivia! , musical performances, comic and book making workshops! Plenty of interesting author talks for parents, too! Go to www.wordstockfestival.com for complete schedule.


Oct 10th

Applefest@ Oregon Heritage Farm (22801 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Hillsboro) from 10AM-5PM.

Sample Jonagolds, Galas, and Honeycrisps and cider, too. Fun apple related activities for the whole family at this annual festival. Go to www.oregonheritagefarm.com or phone at 503/628-2775.

Free Cooking Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10 AM.  This "World of Root Vegetables" class will focus on roasting root veggies (potatoes, carrots, and leeks to name a few) and you'll get recipes for an autumnal soup and veggie main course. Reserve a spot by phoning the store at 503/684-2784.

Wordstock@ Oregon Convention Center from 10AM-6PM. $7 per adult but kids 13 and under are free. Check out the NW's largest book and literary festival. There will be plenty of fun activities for the kids at the Target Children's Stage including Read to the Dogs! at 2PM. Plenty of interesting author talks for parents, too! Go to www.wordstockfestival.com for complete schedule.