Suzanne's Around Town
Rox in Sox, Modular Railroads, and Rice NW Museum!

Hi! Everyone-

August so soon!?!

Stay Cool!

Suzanne




Jul 28th

Chess Club@ Beaverton City Library from 1:30-2:30PM.Kids from grades 3 through 8th can learn the game or hone their skills. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Drop-In Science Playtime@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.


Jul 29th

Beaverton Last Tuesday Concert@ The Round (Fountain Plaza at 12600 SW Crescent Street next to Mio Sushi,etc.)from 5-8PM.Free Outdoor Concert! Check out the The Reflex with 80's Pop Hits!! 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 "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule. 

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

Penny's Puppets@ Murray Scholls Branch from 11AM-12PM. These shows are usually out on the patio so bring hats, sunscreen, and blanket to sit on. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.   

Kid's Club Event@ Cedar Hills Crossing (Community Room inside the mall) from 5-6:30PM. Summer themed crafts!Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com for more info.   



Jul 30th

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 "Regal Summer Movie Express" for participating theaters and movie schedule.

Doc McStuffins at Camp Bridgeport (Bridgeport Village,Tigard) from 11AM-1PM. Bring your fave stuffed animal for a check-up. Check the Center Events for more info at www.bridgeport-village.com.

Penny's Puppets@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30PM&2PM. Fun for the whole family! Free and all ages. All ages. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market@ SW Hall Blvd.(Across from Beaverton City Library) from 3-6PM. Smaller than the Saturday market but you can still stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables and maybe even buy a snow cone! Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.The Wednesday Market runs through August!!!


Jul 31st

Kids Cooking Classes@ Whole Foods Market "Greenway"(12220 SW Scholls Ferry Road, Tigard) from 11AM-12PM.FREE! Kids will make  a rainbow on a plate with fresh veggies. Geared for 5 to 12 years. Email to register at dean.herringshaw@wholefoods.com or phone the store at 971-371-7000.

Red Yarn@ Garden Home Library from 11-12PM. Sing, dance & laugh!

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-6PM. Movie time this week! Ages 3-8 with their adults.No registration required.      



Aug 1st

Wipe-Out@ Conestoga Aquatic Center from 3:30-5PM and 6:30-8:30PM..The Aqua Challenge -a 40 foot long inflatable obstacle course- adds a lot of fun and excitement to open swim! One false move and SPLASH! Geared for 7 years and older who can pass the swim test. Drop-in fee of $4.50 per adult, $3.50 per kid in district ($9 per adult& $7 per kid out of district). Go to www.thprd.org for more info.

Friday Fun Party@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Beaverton) from 10AM-6PM. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com and click on calendar for more info!!! Friday Fun Days will be a weekly event!

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 longer class! 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!

Nature Mobile@ Beaverton City Library from 1-3PM.


Aug 2nd

Rox in Sox@ The West End Building (4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego) from 10AM-4PM.This festival will provide a day of rocking, reading and family fun featuring award winning children's music performers and authors. Red Yarn, Recess Monkey,Aaron Nigel Smith, Mista Cookie Jar and MORE!! FREE but please donate new socks, shoes, or books to donate to kids in need. Bring chairs or blankets for lawn seating!Go to www.roxinsox.com for complete schedule!

Beaverton Farmers Market Opens@ SW Hall Blvd (across from Beaverton Library) from 8AM to 1:30PM. Farmers Ending Hunger will be on hand with a Mr. Potato Head project for the kids. Go to www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com for more info.

FREE "Build a Mini-Crate Pencil Holder" Kids Workshop@ Home Depot stores (closest would be 4401 SW 110th Ave) from 9AM to Noon. Kids will learn tool safety and have fun working on this "hands-on" project. For more info and photo of project, go to www.homedepot.com and type in "kids workshops" in search box. Project is geared for kids 5ish to 12 years old. Phone the Beaverton store for more info at 503/469-4242.

11th Annual Summer Festival@ Rice NW Museum of Rocks & Minerals (26385 NW Groveland Drive, Hillsboro) from 10AM-5PM. See Sunday for details.

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will make Zoku slushies in this hands-on class!! This class is geared for 5-13 years. FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.

Beaverton Modular Railroad Club@ Beaverton City Library from 10AM-5PM. Drop by and visit with members of the Beaverton Modular Railroad Club-there will be models for viewing and you can ask questions about this fascinating hobby! All ages welcome! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.  

FREE Admission@ Portland Art Museum from 12-5PM. Bank of America Card holders can enjoy free admission to the museum on the first weekend of each month! Kids 17 and younger are always free. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org for more info.

Wipe-Out@ Conestoga Aquatic Center from 1:30-3:30PM. See Friday for details.


Aug 3rd

11th Annual Summer Festival@ Rice NW Museum of Rocks & Minerals (26385 NW Groveland Drive, Hillsboro) from 10AM-5PM.

There will be daily demos of faceting, Thunderegg cutting, and Geode cracking along with free drawings! $5 per adult and kids 17 and under are free!. Go to www.ricenorthwestmuseum.org for more info.

$2 Sunday@ OMSI from 9:30AM-5:30PM. The first Sunday of every month is just $2 admission. Go to www.omsi.edu for complete info.

Free "Risotto" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

FREE Admission@ Portland Art Museum from 12-5PM. Bank of America Card holders can enjoy free admission to the museum on the first weekend of each month! Kids 17 and younger are always free. Go to www.portlandartmuseum.org for more info.

Beaverton Modular Railroad Club@ Beaverton City Library from 1-4:30PM. See Saturday for details.

Wipe-Out@ Conestoga Aquatic Center from 2:30-4:15PM. See Friday for details.