Suzanne's Around Town
Native Plant Sale, Peter Pan, Jr. & Tigard Library Book Sale!

Hi! Everyone-

We really enjoyed Peter Pan, Jr. at Conestoga Middle School last week. There's one more performance on Tuesday so check it out! Run time is just one hour and fifteen minutes with an intermission!

Enjoy the sun!

Suzanne




Apr 20th

29th Annual Woodburn Tulip Fest @ Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm (33814 S. Meridian Road, Woodburn) from 9AM-6PM daily through May 3rd.Tip toe through the tulips! Check out the gorgeous flowers and bring your camera. Go to www.woodenshoe.com for info on family activities, directions, and flower conditions. $20 parking per car includes admission for all occupants!

Fun for 1's@ Murray Scholls Branch from 10:15-10:45AM.

Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM.


Apr 21st

Peter Pan,Jr. @ Conestoga Middle School (9985 SW 125th Ave., Beaverton) at 7PM.We just saw this Conestoga Drama Club production last week and the show sparkled with beautiful voices and fab acting!!!! Enjoy the pirates, lost boys, fairies, Indians, mermaids, and even a crafty crocodile! Tickets -cash only- at the door are $5 for kids 11 years and older, $6 for seniors, $7 for adults and kids 10 years and under are FREE! Run time is about 1 hour and 15 minutes with one intermission. Bring cash for concessions!!!!Last Show!!!

Fun for Ones (Ages 12-24 months)@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM AND 11:15AM-11:45AM. 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.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from10:15-10:45AM & 1-1:30PM. Interactive books, songs, and music for kids from 3-6 years old.

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 at 10:30AM.

Primal Mates@ Beaverton City Library at 7PM. Contemporary jazz duo will give a free concert in the library auditorium. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Apr 22nd

Recycled Crafts@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM.Kids of all ages can drop in to make cool recycled crafts. Reduce, recycle, and reuse! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Day of the Book/Rose@ Tigard Library from 10AM-9PM. Celebrate an ancient Spanish tradition by wrapping a book and making a duct tape rose to give to a loved one. Geared for kids in grades 6 and up. Free while supplies last!

Toddler Time@ Tigard Library at 10:15 & 11:15AM.

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@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 10:15-10:45AM.

Baby Bugs@ Beaverton City Library at 11:45AM.

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



Apr 23rd

22nd Anniversary of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day!!!

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day has inspired a future generation of girls and boys by bringing them into the workplace to explore many exciting career choices. Geared for kids from 8-18! Go to www.daughtersandsonstowork.org for ideas and info!


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. Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more info.

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Drop in for "Things that Go" this week for kids from 3 to 8 years! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.



Apr 24th

Belles on their Toes@ HART Theatre (185 S.E. Washington Street, Hillsboro) at 7:30PM.STAGES youth theater presents "Belles on Their Toes" - a wonderful sequel to "Cheaper by the Dozen". The resourceful large clan rises to every crisis with a sense of fun- whether battling chicken pox or getting rid of an unwelcome boyfriend! Tickets are $13 for adults and $11 for kids. Show runs through May 11th. Order online at www.stagesyouth.org or buy at the box office.

3 DAYSpring Book Sale@ Tigard Library from 9AM-5PM. Tons of gently used books, CDS, DVDS! Restocking each day! Proceeds fund library programs and purchases.

Family StoryTime (ages 0-6 years)@ Tigard Library from 10:15-11:00AM AND 11:15AM-12:00PM. 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.

Mini-Masters Class@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive-Parkside Business Center) from 10:30AM-11:10AM. New project each week inspired by a famous artist.$10 per kid -ages 2 to 5 years, you must phone ahead to reserve a spot at 503/453-3700.  Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com for calendar and more info!

Classical Up Close@ Beaverton City Library at 2 PM.FREE! Musicians from the Oregon Symphony and Friends will be providing free chamber concerts throughout the greater Portland area through May 2nd. Enjoy one of their "blitz" performances and visit ClassicalUpClose.com for a complete schedule of events.


Apr 25th

Spring Native Plant Sale and Green Gardening Fair@ Tualatin Hills Nature Center (15655 SW Millikan Way) from 10AM-2PM.

Native plants can flourish in your garden and require less care, water, and fertilizers than other ornamental plants. Gardeners can select from more than 150 species of native trees, shrubs, ground covers and perennials at the annual Native Plant Sale! Learn sustainable gardening techniques through activities and info booths and consult with plant experts with questions on creating your own native garden! For more info phone the Nature Center at 503/629-6350 or email at kmunday@thprd.org.

OR AG Fest@ Oregon State Fairgrounds (Salem) from 8:30AM-5PM. See Sunday for details!

Spring Book Sale@ Tigard Library from 9AM-5PM. Tons of gently used books, CDS, DVDS! Restocking each day! Proceeds fund library programs and purchases.

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids (geared for 5-13 years) will learn how to bake Bundts in this fun, hands-on class!!FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

Healthy Kids Day@ YMCA (9685 SW Harvest Court, Beaverton) from 10AM-2PM. Info booths, live performances and activities to inspire good health. Go to www.ymcacw.org/beaverton-healthy-kids-day for more info.

Oregon Author Fair@ Beaverton City Library from 10AM-1PM. Get to know Oregon authors and learn about their writing. Over 23 participating authors will be available to meet readers! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Children's Safety Fair@ Cedar Hills Crossing from 11AM-1PM. Bicycle safety rodeo course, helmet replacement and more! Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com for more info.

Belles on their Toes@ HART Theatre (185 S.E. Washington Street, Hillsboro) at 2PM. See Friday for details.

Decadent Creations Micro Shop Grand Opening@ Fancy That (Orenco Station, Hillsboro) from 4-6PM. Meet the Chopped Champ and Baker- Mindy Simmons- and enjoy some champagne and tastes of new cake flavors,etc. Go to  www.shop-fancythat.com for more info.


Apr 26th

OR AG Fest@ Oregon State Fairgrounds (Salem) from 10AM-5PM.Come and taste, touch, and experience life on the farm. Ride a pony, watch chicks hatch, plant a seedling! Check out butter making, Leapin' Louie Cowboy Tricks, Fiddlers, wagon rides, sheep shearing, tractors and more!! Free parking! Kids under 12 are free and 13admission is $9.00. Go to www.oragfest.com for more info AND for $2 OFF coupon per adult ticket!!!!

Free "Vitamix" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn how to create soups, smoothies, and nut butters with this powerful machine! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Spring Book Sale Bargain Day!@ Tigard Library from 11AM-3PM. Tons of gently used books, CDS, DVDS! Restocking each day! Today you can fill a grocery bag with items for only $2! Proceeds fund library programs and purchases.

Belles on their Toes@ HART Theatre (185 S.E. Washington Street, Hillsboro) at 2PM. See Friday for details.