Suzanne's Around Town
Planes, Flicks, Fiddler & Multnomah Days!

Hi! Everyone-

Hope you're savoring the last few weeks of summer!!!

Looking ahead to Labor Day Weekend- there's the extremely cool Portland Pirate Festival on Sept. 3rd&4th with pirates, clashing swords and booming cannons, music, games, crafts, mermaids, grub and grog for scallywags of all ages. Go to www.portlandpiratefestival.com for more info!

Got school supplies?

Suzanne

 




Aug 15th

Fun Around the World@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM.Crafts from Ireland today! This is the last session to drop in 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.

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.

Little League Softball World Series@ Alpenrose Field, Portland from 2-8PM.FREE! Go to this link for more info on the rest of the week's schedules: www.softballworldseries.com. Some games will be live on ESPN2.


Aug 16th

BJ's Big Backyard Clown Show@ Tigard Library from 7-8PM.

One of the NW's best known clowns will perform an exciting mix of physical comedy, magic, juggling, music, storytelling and puppetry! The whole family will enjoy a high energy show!

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.

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

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.


Aug 17th

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 at 10:30AM.

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

Kitchen Kids Culinary Camp@ Camp Bridgeport (Bridgeport Village,Tigard) from 10:30AM-12:30PM. The kids will enjoy some foodie 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.

Fiddler on the Roof Junior@ Broadway Rose Theatre (New Stage at 12850 SW Grant Ave., Tigard) at 2PM. See Thursday for details.

Wednesday Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 3-6PM.

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

McMenamins Old Church& Pub (30340 SW Boones Ferry Road, Wilsonville) Grand Opening Today. Go to www.mcmenamins.com for more info.


Aug 18th

Fiddler on the Roof Junior@ Broadway Rose Theatre (New Stage at 12850 SW Grant Ave., Tigard) at 2PM.

The Broadway Rose Summer 2011 teen theater workshop participants will present a shortened version of the classic musical - Fiddler on the Roof!  $8 per ticket. Go to www.broadwayrose.org and click on "Shows" and then "Children's Theater" for more info and ticket purchase.

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. 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.


Aug 19th

Free Friday Flicks by the Fountain@ Beaverton City Park (across from the library) at 8PMish(pre-movie entertainment at 7PM).

Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket to sit on and watch a free movie in the park! This week's flick is "Secretariat". (123 min., PG).   Enjoy a feel good movie starring Diane Lane as Penny Chenery, proud owner of the chesnut-colored colt that broke all records to win the 1973 Triple Crown! For complete info, go to www.beavertonoregon.gov and click on "Community" and then "Flicks by the Fountain".

Nature Mobile@ Greenway Park from 9AM-11AM & Beaverton City Park from 12-3PM. Trees are the subject today!!!For more info, go to www.thprd.org. Click on Nature&Trails, then Nature Programs, then Nature Mobile for complete info.

Dance Party!@ Garden Home Library (7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland) from 11AM-12PM. Drop by any time during the hour and burn up some energy!!! All ages welcome, refreshments provided, no experience required. Just Dance!!!!!! Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.

Friday Fun Event @ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10AM-6PM. Drop in every Friday for special themed Open Studio Workshops. Today it's "Dog Days!" Friday! Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com and click on calendar and Friday Fun Event for complete info&prices!

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio-2 sessions at 10:30 AM&11:30AM. Van Gogh sailboats in clay 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.

Fiddler on the Roof Junior@ Broadway Rose Theatre (New Stage at 12850 SW Grant Ave., Tigard) at 2PM and 6PM. See Thursday for details.

Oregon International Air Show@ Hillsboro Airport at 6PM. Check out all the awe inspiring acts from the US Patriots Jet Team to the Flying Circus! Pyrotechnics, fireworks, KidzZone, warbird aircraft and much more! Check out www.oregonairshow.com for complete schedule and ticket specials!

Heartstrings- The Civil War in Story and Song@ Tigard Library from 7-8:30PM. Through the music and stories of the late 1800s, Nancy and Rob Downie will provide a glimpse of our nation from 150 years ago. All ages welcome!


Aug 20th

Multnomah Days Celebration@ Multnomah Village (Capitol Hwy between SW 33rd and SW 39th Ave) from 9AM to 4PM.

Enjoy a festive parade at 10AM (clowns on bikes, vintage cars, local floats, cute kids, and dogs) and check out the 100 vendors showcasing food, art, crafts, and merchandise. This is a kid AND dog-friendly community celebration! There will be a huge Kid Zone at the Multnomah Art Center, a Dog Wash at the Lucky Lab, and the "Get a Life Marching Band" will kick off live music on the main stage at 11:30AM. Go to www.multnomahvillage.org or www.multnomahartscenter.org for more info.

Registration for Fall THPRD classes starts today at 8AM. Go to www.thprd.org for more info!

Beaverton Farmer's Market@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM.Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info. Today there will be demos for Personal Health Day- diabetes screenings, naturopathic doctor, home food preservation, and a New Seasons nutritionist will talk about healthy eating!

Oregon International Air Show@ Hillsboro Airport - shows starting at 10:45AM. See Friday for details.

Garden Buddies@ Farmington Gardens (21815 SW Farmington Road) at 11AM. Kids from 4-12 years can learn how to attract butterflies in the garden and will pot up a plant to take home! $5 per kid, pre-registration required. Go to www.farmingtongardens.com for more info.

Family Day@ The Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Ave., Portland) from 11AM-3PM. Two children admitted free with one paid adult admission! Activities and crafts to go along with "Portland Timbers Day!" Go to www.ohs.org and click on "event calendar" for more info.

Family Storytime@ Beaverton City Library at 1PM.

Presto the Magician@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PM.

Fiddler on the Roof Junior@ Broadway Rose Theatre (New Stage at 12850 SW Grant Ave., Tigard) at 2PM. See Thursday for details.


Aug 21st

Free "Cook Once, Eat Twice" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM.

Weeknight meals become a breeze when you master the art of creative leftovers! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Oregon International Air Show@ Hillsboro Airport - shows starting at 10:45AM. See Friday for details.