Suzanne's Around Town
Mad Science, Washington County Fair, and Party in the Park!

Hi! Everyone-

Washington County Fair and Dr. Noah Drake comes to town!!!!

Funnel Cakes, anyone?

Suzanne




Jul 21st

Book Lovers Scavenger Hunt@ Beaverton City Library from 10AM-9PM.Kids & Tweens can bring in their favorite adult in to create a scavenger hunt based on favorite books then complete it to win prizes. Geared for grades 3-8 with family, drop-in. 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 22nd

Beaverton Community Band Concert@ Beaverton City Library Lawn at 7PM.Bring your blanket or chairs and enjoy the show!Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.
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.

Random Club@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Geared for grade 6 and up. Check out Random Science-create lava lamps, brew root beer and more!!! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Mad Science@ Murray Scholls Branch from 11AM-12PM. How can you tell when a chemical reaction has occurred? Watch in awe as Mad Scientists create a variety of erupting experiments! Guaranteed to be amazing! Free and all ages.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.      

Red Yarn@ Tigard Library from 4-5PM. Music, stories and more. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.


Jul 23rd

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.

Muppets Most Wanted Green Carpet Affair"@ Camp Bridgeport (Bridgeport Village,Tigard) from 11AM-1PM. Walk the green carpet, take a photo in front of the Muppets Most Wanted backdrop and dont forget to wear your favorite green attire!  There will be many chances to win a Muppets Most Wanted dvd and the first (50) kids will receive a Muppets Most Wanted puzzle.FREE!!! Check the Center Events for more info at www.bridgeport-village.com.

Mad Science@ Beaverton City Library at 12:30PM&2PM. Science 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 24th

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. Kids will have a chance to churn butter, grind wheat, and milk a faux cow!!!FREE admission, $5 parking per car, charge for rides and some events some concerts. Fair is through Sunday, go to www.faircomplex.com/fair/index.php for more info.

Mad Science@ Garden Home Library from 11-12PM. Science fun for the whole family!

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

Think Fun Thursdays@ Beaverton City Library from 4-5PM. Thanks that go: cars, trucks, and planes!Play with things that go!Ages 3-8 with their adults.No registration required.      

The Reptile Man@ Cedar Hills Crossing from 4-5:30PM. Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com an click on events.





Jul 25th

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!

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

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!

Wipe-Out@ Harman Pool (7300 SW Scholls Ferry Road) from 4-6PM. Go to www.thprd.org , click on "Aquatics", and "Wipe-Out! Water Toys" for more info.


Jul 26th

9th Annual Party in the Park@ HMT Recreation Complex (158th&Walker) from 11AM-5PM.

Free fun for everyone- inflatable play structures, classic cars, arts&crafts,K-9 unit demo, Family Triathlon, 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".

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

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

Wipe-Out@ Harman Pool (7300 SW Scholls Ferry Road) from 1:30-3PM. Go to www.thprd.org , click on "Aquatics", and "Wipe-Out! Water Toys" for more info.


Jul 27th

Rick Springfield book signing@ Powell's at Cedar Hills at 1PM.Remember Dr. Noah Drake? "Jessie's Girl"? Meet the 80's star -Rick Springfield's - and get a copy of his debut novel, Magnificent Vibration (Touchstone) signed. The book is "a smart, savvy, rambunctious, and hilarious novel about the biggest questions that one man or mankind has ever asked."  Go to www.powells.com and click on "Stores and Events" for more info.

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

Free "We Love Tomatoes" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Learn how to make the most of summer's bounty. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

Pioneer Living@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Kids can learn about pioneer days through hands-on learning stations- panning for gold, carding wool, grinding wheat and more!!! Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.