Suzanne's Around Town
Portland Ballet, Mega Crafts, & Wine Country Weekend!

Hi! Everyone-

We are looking forward to a short school week again and Turkey Day!!!!

Time for a seasonal corny joke! What do you get when you cross an iPhone with Thanksgiving dinner?

A turkey with delicious apps! Ha,ha,ha!

Have a great holiday!

Suzanne




Nov 24th

FREE "Thanksgiving Dessert" Technique Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 6PM..

Sweet slices of pumpkin and pecan pie are classics, but you'll learn delicious alternatives such as pumpkin cheesecake. Phone the store to register at 503/684-2784. Demo class so arrive early to snag a seat!

 


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

Nov 25th

Kid's Club Event@ Cedar Hills Crossing (Community Room inside the mall) from 5:30-7PM.Join in for some cool holiday crafts. Go to www.cedarhillscrossing.com  and click on "events" for more info.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 9:30AM-10:AM. .Phone the library for more info at 503/350-3600.

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.

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.


Nov 26th

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

Toddler Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 11:30AM-12PM.

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

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


Nov 27th

Happy Thanksgiving!

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline@ 1-888-674-6854 and go to www.fsis.usda.gov and click on "Topics" and then "Fact Sheets" for more info on safely roasting a turkey.

Butterball Turkey Talk Line@ 1-800-288-8372

Foster Farms Thanksgiving Turkey Help Line@ 1-800-255-7227

Deep Frying Turkey Tip@ www.eatturkey.com

Crisco Pie Hotline@ 1-877-367-7438

King Arthur Baking Hotline@ 802-649-3717

For great side dish recipes: www.smittenkitchen.com and www.thepioneerwoman.com

Best Baguette (3625 SW Hall Blvd.) is open from 8AM-2PM if you need a pre-turkey snack! www.thebestbaguette.com


Nov 28th

Tales From Mother Goose&The Enchanted Toyshop at Lincoln Hall (1620 SW Park Ave@Market)At 1PM&5PM.Join The Portland Ballet for an enchanting experience this Thanksgiving weekend as they present John Clifford's Tales From Mother Goose and The Enchanted Toyshop.  These two magical ballets will be held at historic Lincoln Hall and performed with live accompaniment by the legendary PSU Orchestra, conducted by Ken Selden. First show at 1PM today only is $5 per ticket &all other performances are reserved seating at www.theportlandballet.org or phone the box office at 503/725-3307.

Wine Country Thanksgiving@ Willamette Valley Wineries (through Sunday). More than 160 wineries and tasting rooms will open their doors for special tastings and holiday happenings. Go to this link for more info: http://willamettewines.com/events/thanksgiving-weekend/

Aqua Challenge Wipe-Out!@ Harman Swim Center (7300 Sw Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton) from 1:30-3PM. Navigate this wipe-out! themed inflatable or take the plunge! For adults & kids (7 years and older, must pass swim test). In district drop in fee of $4.50 per adult and $3.50 per kid applies! Go to www.thprd.org and type in "Wipe-out! Water Toys" for more info or phone Harman at 503/629-6314.

Ornament Extravaganza@ My Masterpiece Art Studio (7905 SW Cirrus Drive, Beaverton, OR) from 10AM-6PM. Drop in anytime to sculpt and paint ornaments for holiday decorating and gift giving! Clay Gingerbread people, bisqueware, wood and much more! Ornaments price range is $8-$18. Bring the whole family- there's a project for everyone. Go to www.mymasterpieceartstudio.com or phone the studio at 503/453-3700.


Nov 29th

Holly Days@ Main Street Hillsboro from 1:00-6PM.Extended shopping hours, caroling, choirs, real reindeer!, and music!  Holiday Farmers Market with artisan crafts and fresh winter produce starting at 1PM and Santa will visit from 2-4PM. Bring a food bank donation and get a ticket for a train ride up Main Street. Tree lighting at 5:30PM.  Go to www.tuesdaymarketplace.org for more info.

Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club-2013 Model Railroad Show @ 2505 N. Vancouver, Portland from 10AM-5PM. See Sunday for details!

Wine Country Thanksgiving@ Willamette Valley Wineries (through Sunday). More than 160 wineries and tasting rooms will open their doors for special tastings and holiday happenings. Go to this link for more info: http://willamettewines.com/events/thanksgiving-weekend/

Tales From Mother Goose&The Enchanted Toyshop at Lincoln Hall (1620 SW Park Ave@ Market)at 1PM&5PM. See Friday for details.

Aqua Challenge Wipe-Out!@ Harman Swim Center (7300 Sw Scholls Ferry Road, Beaverton) from 2-4PM. Navigate this wipe-out! themed inflatable or take the plunge! For adults & kids (7 years and older, must pass swim test). In district drop in fee of $4.50 per adult and $3.50 per kid applies! Go to www.thprd.org and type in "Wipe-out! Water Toys" for more info or phone Harman at 503/629-6314.

GO BEAVERS!!!!!!!!!



Nov 30th

Mega Crafts@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM.

Kids of all ages can participate in the annual craft extravaganza with card and decoration making and crafts suitable for gift giving!!! Throughout the month of December, bring new hats, scarves and gloves to decorate the branches of the library's 18th annual Mitten Tree. The Good Neighbor Center will give them to homeless families inWashington County. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club-2013 Model Railroad Show @ 2505 N. Vancouver, Portland from 10AM-5PM. Check out miles of miniature track and vintage railroads! Tickets are $2-$6 and $15 for VIP Tour. Go to www.cgmrc.com for complete info.

Wine Country Thanksgiving@ Willamette Valley Wineries (through Sunday). See Friday for details.

Tales From Mother Goose&The Enchanted Toyshop at Lincoln Hall (1620 SW Park Ave@ Market)at 1PM&5PM. See Friday for details.

Aqua Challenge Wipe-Out!@ Harman Swim Center from 2-4PM. See Friday for details.