Suzanne's Around Town
Math&Science Fun, Portland Opera Preview, & Portland Polish Festival!

Hi! Everyone-

Polkas and Portland Opera this week!

Happy September,

Suzanne




Sep 15th

Math&Science Fun@ Beaverton City Library from 6-7PM.Parents (with their kids from 3-5 years) can explore the literacy side of math and science concepts in this interactive workshop. This workshop also held tomorrow at 11AM.Register online at www.beavertonlibrary.org.
Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM. Share nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and a simple book while developing early literacy skills. Stay and play after the program. Phone the library for more details at 503/684-6537.

Sep 16th

Portland Opera Preview@ Beaverton City Library from 7-8PM.The Portland Opera Quartet will preview the upcoming season with sections of all five operas in the season including - Carmen, Show Boat, Die Fledermaus and more. FREE! but arrive early to get a seat. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Preschool Storytime@ Beaverton Library at Murray Scholls Branch from 9:30AM-10:AM. Get your morning started with fun stories for kids from 3ish to 5 years old at the newest branch! Staff will be present to let storytime attendees into the library before regular open hours.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.

Emergency Preparedness Workshop with the Red Cross@ Garden Home Library from 7-8:30PM. Celebrate National Preparedness Month by attending this 1-hour workshop led by Red Cross staff. Get ready for anything- from snow storm to heatwaves to the "Big One" earthquake and more. Phone the library for more info at 503/245-9932.  














Sep 17th

Jane Kirkpatrick@ Tigard Library from 7-8:30PM.Award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick will discuss her writing life and latest book- A Light in the Wilderness: An Oregon Story. This novel tells the dramatic story of a freed slave who has lost her husband and her freedom papers and must survive in the wilderness of the Oregon Territory. Books will be available for sale and signing. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

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 11:30AM-12PM.

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

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

 


Sep 18th

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

All Ages Storytime@ Garden Home Library from 11:45AM-12:15PM. This fun story time is geared for kids from 2 to 4 year old but all are invited. Early education skill building and crafts will compliment the story of the day. Go to www.gardenhome.plinkit.org for more 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.

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


Sep 19th

Sharing Stories Together@ Beaverton City Library at 11AM&1PM.

Picture walk your way through some great kid's books. Tips for reading with children of all ages. Geared for kids from 1-5 with adult. Registration required at www.beavertonlibrary.org.


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!

Neil Simon's "Fools" @ HART Theater (185 SE Washington Street, Hillsboro)@ 7:30PM.Enjoy a family-friendly comedy by Neil Simon. Student tickets are $11 and adult tickets are $15. "Fools" runs through Sept. 21st. Go to www.hart-theatre.org for ticket purchase and more info.


Sep 20th

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration@ Beaverton City Library from 1-2PM.Enjoy English/Spanish theatrical performance with masks, dance, songs, and music by Mexican folktale group, Nuestro Canto.Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.

Junior Chef "Best of Breakfast" Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. Kids from 9-13 will learn how to make some great grab and go breakfasts in this fun, hands-on class. Phone the store for more info at 503/684-2784.

Portland Polish Festival@ 3900 N. Interstate Ave. (Portland) from 11AM-10PM. See Sunday for details.

Flight School@ Tigard Library from 1:30-2:30PM. Kids can make their own wooden flyers and paper airplanes and test them out! Go to www.Tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Neil Simon's "Fools" @ HART Theater (185 SE Washington Street, Hillsboro)@ 7:30PM. See Friday for details.


 


Sep 21st

Portland Polish Festival@ 3900 N. Interstate Ave. (Portland) from Noon-6PM. FREE!!!

FREE!!! Polkas, pierogies, polish pottery, and non-stop music and dance!!! Go to www.portlandpolonia.org and click on "Polish Festival" for more info.

Free "Understanding Coffee and Espresso" 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!

Neil Simon's "Fools" @ HART Theater (185 SE Washington Street, Hillsboro)@ 2PM. See Friday for details.