$4 Zoo Day, Authors at Powell's & Pedal to the Metal!
Only 4 more school days and then SUMMMMERRRRR!!!!!!
I look forward to getting off the treadmill of activities yet there will be way more kid time. Scary!!!
But we're lucky to live in such a kid-friendly area with plenty to do so read on!
Happy Father's Day!!!
Japanese Story time@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. Kids can listen to stories read in Japanese in this new monthly storytime. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.
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.
Mr. Popper's Penguins Party@ Beaverton City Library from 3:30-4:30PM. Crafts, games and penguin fun geared for Kindergarten through Grade 4. Pre-registration required at 503/350-3600.
Book Babies@ Garden Home Library at 10:30AM. Books, bubbles, songs and playtime for infants through 18 months! Phone the library for more info 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.
Toddler Storytime@ Garden Home Library at 10:30AM. Books, music and movement for active walkers and their caregivers! Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.
Toddler Time (ages 24-36 months) Storytime@ Tigard Library at 10:30AM-11:15AM. Number of participants is limited to first 20 children.
Tanasbourne Farmers Market @ Whole Foods Market (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 4:30-7:30PM. Plenty of local vendors, great food, and more!
Early Literacy Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. Learn skills to help get your child to read while listening to stories! Gear for baby to 5 years old.
Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10:30-11AMish. Cubist clay faces inspired by Picasso 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
All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library at 11:45AM.Books, activities, and music for the whole family! Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.
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.
Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10:30-11AMish. See Thursday for details.
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.
Dance Party!@ Garden Home Library at 11AM. Drop in any time during the hour to dance and play. Snackage provided. Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.
A Tiger in the Kitchen@ Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing at 7PM. Cheryl Tan will read from her memoir on food, family, and the meaning of home.Go to www.powells.com and click on "At Our Stores" for more info.
Ann Patchett@ Powell's City of Books (Portland) at 7:30PM. The author of Bel Canto and The Magician's Assistant will read from her latest book- set in the Amazon rainforest.
Henry and Ramona@ HART Theatre (185 SE Washington Street, Hillsboro) at 7:30PM. STAGES Performing Arts Youth Academy will bring to life Henry Huggins, Ramona&Beezus and many other characters from Beverly Cleary's Klickitat Street! Through June 26th! Geared for ages 3 and up.Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. Go to www.stagesyouth.org for more info.
CHAP (Children's Healing Art Project) Art Factory Grand Opening@ Portland (Corner of NW 16th&Savier) from 12-6PM. $25 per family or $10 per person suggested entrance fee. There will be tons of fun artmaking and great food, too. 100% of proceeds will help pay CHAP utilities for the year. Go to www.chap.name or phone 503/245-5294 for more info.
Dining Month@ Portland. Here's one for date night!!! More than 60 local restaurants offer a 3 course dinner for just $25 through the month of June. Restaurants include such hot spots as Lincoln, Toast, Paley's Place, and Southpark! Go to this site for menus and maps: http://www.downtownportland.org/diningmonth/
Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM..Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.
Henry and Ramona@ HART Theatre (185 SE Washington Street, Hillsboro) at 7:30PM. See Friday for details.
Cards& Cookies for Dad@Whole Foods Market (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 10-11AM. FREE! Decorate some fun gifts for dad. All supplies provided. Phone the store for more info at 503/645-9200.
FREE admission for Dads&Grandpas@ Portland Children's Museum from 10AM-2PM. $9 for everyone else ages 1 and up. Go to www.portlandcm.org for more info.
Henry and Ramona@ HART Theatre (185 SE Washington Street, Hillsboro) at 2PM. See Friday for details.
Health Starts Here: Summer Salads!@ Whole Foods Market (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) at 5:30PM. Learn to make oil free dressings to enhance all the great vegetables and fruits of the season. Recipes include oil free balsamic dressing, carrot dressing and a low fat creamy Caesar dressing. FREE!!! Pre-register by phone at 503/645-9200 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.