Suzanne's Around Town
Ripley's Believe It or Not, Garden Home Book Sale, and YA Author Panel!

Hi! Everyone-

Hopefully the weather will hold for Memorial Day BBQs!

Happy Long Weekend!

Suzanne




May 25th

Memorial Day!Memorial Day Holiday!

Memorial Day Weekend@ Wine Country through today! Savor the region's acclaimed Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and other wines at any of more than 150 Oregon wineries which will open their doors to tours, picnics, and live music. Go to this site for more info:www.willamettewines.com

2015 Multnomah County Fair@ Oaks Park (7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland) from 12-7PM.Free Admission! Free Parking!!! Bumper cars, kiddie&thrill rides, pony rides along with barnyard fun, petting zoo,robotics demos, and a magic show by Professor Bamboozle!!!! Go to www.multnomahcountyfair.org or phone 503/233-5777 for complete schedule!


May 26th

"Think Like a Pig" with Mercy Watson@ Murray Scholls Branch from 4-5PM.Enjoy stories and activities based on the porcine wonder Mercy Watson by Kate DiCamillo. Geared for grades K-3 with adult.     

STEM Storytime@ Murray Scholls Branch from 10:15AM-11:45AM. Storytimes with a special focus on science, technology, engineering and math! Ages 2-6 with family.     

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. Korean today! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Flower Power@ Beaverton City Library from 7-8PM. Drop in for science of plants with a storytime, craft and experiments. Geared for ages 2-10 years!





May 27th

The Science of Ripley's Believe It Or Not@ OMSI (1945 SE Water Ave. Portland) through September 7th.

The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! offers an interactive experience with the extraordinary collection of intriguing objects which showcase the science of the extreme and unexpected. Visitors can discover epic examples of extreme biology as they stand inside a life-size Megalodon jaw, experience what it would be like to be swallowed by the giant prehistoric snaked called Titanoboa, or measure up against Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man, who grew to 8 feet 11 inches. Go to www.omsi.edu for more info.

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. German today! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

May 28th

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM.Enjoy World Language Storytime Week with a different language featured each day. Off to France today! Geared for kids from 2 to 6 years. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Pre-School "Pout-Pout" Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:15-11AM. Author Deborah Diesen will read her Pout-Pout Fish picture books! Geared for kids from 3 to 6 years. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Read to the Dogs@ Beaverton City Library from 5-7PM. Kids in grades 1 through 5 can practice reading to a trained therapy dog. Registration required at 503/350-3600.


May 29th

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!

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. Hebrew today! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


May 30th

Used Book Sale@ Garden Home Community Library from 9AM-3PM.Come on down to check out hundreds of great used items for sale, including paperback and hardback fiction and nonfiction, children's books, DVDs, audiobooks, and more! Just $2 each for hardback books and $1 each for EVERYTHING else! So many great deals--and a wonderful way to support your community library. Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.

World Language Storytime@ Beaverton City Library from 10:30-11AM. Mandarin Chinese today! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

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

Free Junior Chef Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids will learn how to make veggies totally veg-tacular in this fun, hands-on class!.Geared for ages 5 to 13!FREE! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784.


May 31st

YA Author Panel@ Beaverton City Library from 2-3:30PM.Learn more about the writing process and meet wonderful  YA authors April Henry (The Body in the Woods) , Graham Salisbury (Under the Blood Red Sun), Lisa Schroeder (My Secret Guide to Paris) and Mary Elizabeth Summer (Trust Me, I'm Lying) at the library! Bring cash for book purchase if desired. There will also be a raffle! Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.
 

Free "Beer Revolution" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learnabout beer- based sauces and more! Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Bubble-ology@ Murray Scholls Branch from 2-3PM. Kids from 2-10 years can explore the science of bubbles outside on the patio!