Suzanne's Around Town
Dashing& Dancing!

Hi! Everyone-

Don't forget the MOMS Club open house tomorrow!

We can't wait to check out the live reindeer next weekend.

Pass the cocoa and stay warm!

Suzanne




Dec 6th

MOMS Club Open House

The MOMS Club of Beaverton-South will hold a fun open house on Mon., Dec. 6th from 10AM-11:30AM at the Beaverton Resource Center (12500 SW Allen Blvd.). There will be cookie decorating and a visit from a local children's author for the kids while Moms can learn more about what our chapter has to offer.  So come and check out our club. RSVP for the open house at mcbs.rsvp@hotmail.com and go to www.momsclubbeavertonsouth.org for more info about the MOMS Club. I'd be happy to answer any questions about the club at osgriffiths@frontier.com.

Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:30-11:30AM. Share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and a simple book while developing early literacy skills. Stay and play after the program. Phone the library for more details at 503/684-6537.


Dec 7th

Baby Hour@ Portland Art Museum at 10AM.

Get some culture with your cutie! Take a group tour at 10AM with your baby (up to one year old) followed by coffee and conversation. $12 per person ($5 for a member). Limited space so pre-register at www.portlandartmuseum.org or phone the museum at 503/226-2811.

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! Staff will be present to let storytime attendees into the library before regular open hours.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 at 10:30AM. Phone the library at 503/245-9932 for more info.

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.

Make a Lego Mini-Tree@ 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!


Dec 8th

Spanish Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at Murray Scholls from 6:45PM-7:15PM.

The whole family is invited to hear stories in Spanish in this monthly story time. Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

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.

Sleigh Bells Ring! @ Ladybug Theater at Smile Station (8210 SE 13th Ave., Sellwood section of Portland) at 10:30AM. This show is geared for kids from 2 1/2 to 6 years old. Plenty of audience participation and the shows usually last 40 minutes. $3.50 per person but babes in arms are free. Pay at the door but you must phone to reserve tickets in advance at 503/232-2346. Head to the YUM-O! Sellwood Grand Central Bakery afterwards- there's a kid's room in back so you can eat while the tots play with the chalkboard,etc. Go to www.grandcentralbakery.com for menu,etc.

Toddler Storytime@ Garden Home Library at 10:30AM. Stories, songs, and dancing for active walkers! Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more info.

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.


Dec 9th

Dance Party@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:45PM

Just dance! Enjoy some tunes and snacks in Room 2 and boogie away the holidaze! Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.

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

Sleigh Bells Ring! @ Ladybug Theater at Smile Station (8210 SE 13th Ave., Sellwood section of Portland) at 10:30AM. See Wednesday for details.

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10:30-11AMish. See Friday for details.

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.

56th Annual Christmas Ship Parade@ Columbia and Willamette Rivers through Dec. 21st. Ships sale at 7PM weeknights and earlier on weekends. Check daily schedule at www.christmasships.org.

 


Dec 10th

Pajama Party (Parents Night Out!)@ Garden Home Rec Center from 5:45-9:15PM

Drop off your kids (2-12) at the rec center for dinner, games, art, movies, and Wii games while you relish some kid-free time!!!!!!!!! $25 per child, you must pre-register though. Go to www.thprd.org and search for GH26105 (kids from 2-6) and GH26204 (kids from 7-12) or phone the rec center for complete details at 503/629-6341.

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio at 10:30AM. Riveting red paintings on canvas this week! $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!

City of Beaverton Tree Lighting @Beaverton City Library and City Park from 5:00PM-7:00PM. There will be kid's crafts, live music, performances, Santa and sing-a-longs. Go to this link for more info at www.beavertonoregon.gov.

Parents Night Out@ My Masterpiece Art Studio from 5-9PM. Enjoy some kid-free time while your kids create! $35 per child, $15 for each additional sibling. Phone to register at  503/453-3700.

Tigard Community Holiday Celebration@ Tigard Library from 7-8PM. Celebrate the season and listen to a variety of music from around the world performed by community members, Oregon Music Academy students, faculty and friends. Phone the library for more info at 503/684-6537.

 


Dec 11th

Free Family Day@ Washington County Museum (PCC Rock Creek Campus) from 10AM-2PM.

Fun holiday crafts for the whole family with snacks and juice provided. Design your own wrapping paper, make reindeer puppets, and old fashioned ornaments! Go to www.washingtoncountymuseum.org and click on Events&Programs for more info.

Santa's Reindeer Magic!@ Dennis' 7 Dees (Cedar Hills) Garden Center (10455 SW Butner Road, Portland) from 10AM to 5PM. Kids can meet live reindeer and have their picture taken with them for FREE! Phone the store for more info or go to www.dennis7dees.com.

Dec 12th

Healthy Homemade@ Whole Foods (19440 NW Cornell Rd., Hillsboro) at 2PM

Learn how to make festive holiday gifts with a healthy twist including chocolate clusters and pomegranate banana nut bread! $4 per person and you must phone ahead to register at 503/645-2900.

Sunday Movie Matinee@ Tigard Library from 1:30-3:00PM. Check out the film - Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG)- inspired by the classic Roald Dahl book.