Suzanne's Around Town
BJ, Breakin', Party in the Park,&WA County Fair!!!

Hi! Everyone-

B.J. the clown, Mid-City Breakin', and Jugglemania will be at the libraries this week! The Washington County Fair starts on Thursday and runs through the weekend!

Don't forget to register for summer reading if you haven't done so already- Sunday (7/31) is the last day!!!

Enjoy the sun!

Suzanne




Jul 25th

BJ's Big Backyard Clown Show@ Beaverton Library (Murray Scholls Branch) from 12:30-1:15PM.

BJ will have the kids laughing with his fab mix of comedy, magic, juggling, storytelling and puppetry. Bring a blanket for patio seating and hats and sunscreen if it's hot! Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600. BJ will be at the main library on Wednesday for two shows if you miss this one!!!

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.

Fun Around the World@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Drop in every Monday afternoon through mid-August to try a different craft, game or other activitiy inspired by cultures around the world. All ages welcome! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/libary.com for more info.

OMSI's Science Pub Hillsboro@ Venetian Theater and Bistro (253 E. .Main Street, Hillsboro) at 7PM-9PM (arrive early to snag a seat). A local field scientist will give an interactive talk on "Great Balls of Fire: Meteorites"! FREE! All ages welcome but perhaps not best for the friskier kids. Go to www.omsi.edu and click on events for Science Pub info.


Jul 26th

Beaverton Last Tuesday Concert@ The Round (Fountain Plaza at 12600 SW Crescent Street next to Mio Sushi,etc.) from 5-8PM.

Free Outdoor Concert! Patrick Lamb will entertain with his blues and jazz and Native American dancers will perform as well. More info at www.beavertonarts.org. Bring your own picnic or purchase dinner from one of the nearby restaurants!

Regal Summer $1 Movies@ Local Theaters at 10AM. See a G or PG movie every Tues&Wed through August! Go to www.regmovies.com and click on "Coming Soon" and "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule.

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM & 11:15AM. Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

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.

Jugglemania@ Garden Home Library from 11-11:45AM. Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more info.

Kid's Club Event@ Cedar Hills Crossing (Community Room inside the mall) from 6-7PM.  Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com for more info.

Mid-City Breakin'@ Beaverton Library (Murray Scholls Branch) from 7-7:45PM. See Wednesday for description.


Jul 27th

Mid-City Breakin'@ Garden Home Library from 6-7PM.

Washington County's premier break dance crew will blow up the dance floor. Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.

 

Regal Summer $1 Movies@ Local Theaters at 10AM. See a G or PG movie every Tues&Wed through August! Go to www.regmovies.com and click on "Coming Soon" and "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule.

Fun for Ones@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM and 11AM. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Toddler Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 10:30-11AM.

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

Dragon Theater Puppets@ Camp Bridgeport (Bridgeport Village,Tigard) from 10:30AM-12:30PM. Puppet fun in the Center Court area. FREE!!! Check the Center Events for more info at www.bridgeport-village.com.

Baby Bugs@ Beaverton City Library from 11:45 to 12:15PM.

BJ's Big Backyard Clown Show@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30PM AND 2:00PM. See Monday's description for more info.

Wednesday Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 3-6PM. Attend the 2:00PM library show and hit the market afterwards for fresh fruit or a popsicle!

Tanasbourne Farmers Market@ Whole Foods Market (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 4:30-7:30PM. Plenty of local vendors, great food, and more!


Jul 28th

THPRD Nature Mobile@ Beaverton City Library's Front Lawn from 2-3PM.

Come and check out the Nature Mobile- geared for kids from 4 to 10 years. No registration required!

Washington County Fair@ 873 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro from 10AM-11PM. See Friday for details. FIRST DAY!!!!

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton City Library. There are 2 (30 minute) sessions starting at 10:15AM & 1PM.

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:15PM.

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.

 


Jul 29th

Washington County Fair@ (Washington County Fair Complex) 873 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro from 10AM-11PM

Check out the carnival rides,entertainment, barn dance, elephant ears, truck pulls, pig scramble, monster trucks, demolition derby and livestock displays. Free admission, $5 parking per car, charge for rides and some events. Go to www.faircomplex.com/fair/index.php for more info.

 

Friday Fun Event @My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10AM-4PM. Drop in every Friday for special themed Open Studio Workshops. Today it's "Beach Day!" Friday. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com and click on calendar and Friday Fun Event for complete info&prices.

Fun with Baby Sign@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11:30AM. This is a workshop for parents and their preverbal infants and young toddlers. No registration required. Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio-2 sessions at 10:30 AM&11:30AM. Miro inspired watercolors 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.

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.

 


Jul 30th

6th Annual Party in the Park@ HMT Recreation Complex (158th&Walker) from 8:30AM-6PM.

Free fun for everyone- inflatable play structures, classic cars, arts&crafts,K-9 unit demo, Elvis and the Beaverton Int'l Celebration with performances on 2 stages! Free drop-in sports, swimming (check for times) and tennis clinic. For complete schedule, go to www.thprd.org and click on "Party in the Park".

Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM. Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

Seaport Celebration@ Port of Portland (Terminal 2-3556 NW Front Ave., Portland) from 10AM-4PM. Families can explore an active marine terminal and working waterfront with plenty of activities. You'll see trucks,trains,cranes,ships and heavy port machinery, too! FREE! admission. Photo ID required for adults. Pre-register online to bypass lines at www.portofportland.com.

Washington County Fair@ 873 N.E. 34th Ave., Hillsboro from 10AM-11PM. See Friday for details.

Family Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at 1PM.


Jul 31st

Health Starts Here: Perfectly Healthy Picnics!@ Whole Foods Market (19440 NW Cornell Road, Hillsboro) at 4:30PM.

Learn how to  pizazz up your picnic baskets with foods that will have your family feeling well nourished, refreshed, and energized so you can enjoy your surroundings as much as your picnics. Suggested donation is one can of food for the OR Food Bank. Pre-register by phone at 503/645-9200 or by email at melissa.vanbebber@wholefoods.com.