Suzanne's Around Town
The Tavern, Great Pumpkin Hunt,&Prof. Morbido's Dark Carnival and Freak Show!

Hi! Everyone-

So many Halloween activities this week put me in the mood for corny Halloween jokes!!!

What do carb loving ghosts eat on Halloween?

Fettucini Afraid-o!!! Ha,ha,ha,ha!

Have a great week!

Suzanne




Oct 20th

Ghosthunting Oregon@ Powell's at Cedar Hills at 7PM.In Ghosthunting Oregon,paranormal researcher Donna Stewart visits more than 30 haunted sites throughout the Beaver State, from Portland to the coast to the Columbia River Gorge. All of the places she covers are open to the public so you can test your own ghosthunting skills if you dare!Go to www.powells.com and click on "Stores and Events" for more info.
Book Babies@ Tigard Library from 10:15-10:45AM.

Oct 21st

5th Annual Garden Home Sustainibility Fair@ Garden Home Library from 4-7PM.Check out booths on various sustainable businesses from gardening to recycling to solar energy. Check out a Tesla electric car and the THPRD Naturemobile will be on hand for kids activities!Phone for more info at 503/245-9932.

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.

Pie School@ The Cakery (6306 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland) from 6:30-8PM. Kate Lebo- author of "Pie School"- will pass along her secrets for making perfect pies. $25 includes instruction, sampes, and signed copy of her book. Phone 503/546-3737 to reserve a spot.


Oct 22nd

Kitchn@ The Cakery (6306 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland) from 6:30-8PM.Faith Durand, editor of the popular web site, www.thekitchn.com, will chat about the recipes and practical culinary advice found in her new The Kitchn Cookbook. Faith will discuss the book, demonstrate a recipe or two and sign copies of the book for the audience. The $32 event includes samples including Sriracha-Honey Popcorn and a signed copy of the book. Phone 503/546-3737 to reserve a space.

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.


Oct 23rd

"The Tavern" @ Southridge High School (9625 SW 125th, Beaverton) at 7PM.

Lightning flashes, thunder rolls, shots ring out. a woman screams, and a mysterious stranger lurks in the woodshed in the dead of night at Freeman's Tavern! The Southridge High School Theatre Department presents George M. Cohan's The Tavern through Saturday. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.skyhawktheatre.com or by calling the Box Office at 503-259-5483

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.

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

Fly Gals! @ Beaverton Library from 7-8PM. Author and speaker Sig Unander, Jr. tells the fascinating story of this distinctive organization-Women Airforce Pilots in World War II- with rare period photographs and profiles of individual WASPs, including Portlands remarkable Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese-American woman pilot, who died completing a dangerous fighter plane ferry mission. Go to www.beavertonlibrary.org for more info.


Oct 24th

The Garden Home Great Pumpkin Hunt@ Garden Home Rec Center from 6-8PM

Come enjoy howling fun activities, witch's brew and tasty cobwebs in the decorated gym. Then, head outside for the flashlight pumpkin hunt! Search for pumpkins and lots of candy. Prizes will be awarded for finding the special pumpkins. Come in your costumes, and don't forget your flashlights! $10 per kid. Go to www.thprd.org and click on "news&events" for more info.

3 Day Fall Book Sale@ Tigard Library from 9AM-5PM. Tons of gently used books, CDS, DVDS! Restocking each day! Proceeds fund library programs and purchases. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

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!

"The Tavern"@ Southridge High School at 7PM.. See Thursday for details.


Oct 25th

14th Annual Hillsboro Airport Air Fair@ Hillsboro Airport Terminal (3355 NE Cornell Road, Hillsboro) from 11AM-3PM.FREE! Airfield tours, activities, aircraft displays, flight simulators to test flying skills! Fun for the whole fam! Go to www.portofportland.com or phone 503/415-6853 for more info.

3 Day Fall Book Sale@ Tigard Library from 9AM-5PM. Tons of gently used books, CDS, DVDS! Restocking each day! Proceeds fund library programs and purchases. Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Junior Chef "Halloween Cookie Decorating" Class@ Williams-Sonoma (Wash. Sq.) at 10AM. FREE! Kids from 5-13 will decorate baked goods with spooky designs- in this hands-on class. Phone the store for more info at 503/684-2784.

Harvest Holiday Bazaar@ St. Anthony's (9905 SW McKenzie St., Tigard) from 10AM-4PM with Halloween Carnival from 3-7PM. 90 vendors. Phone for more info at 503/524-9018.

Villains in the Village@ Bridgeport Village from 1-4PM. Join Portland's own Maleficent, Cruela, the Red Queen & Hook with special guests Snow White and Cinderella for a costume contest, 1,000 pound pumpkin unveiling, music & games. Go to www.bridgeport-village.com and click on Center Events for more info.    

DIY Workshop: Spa Products@ Tigard Library from 2-4PM. Make your own bath salts, scrubs, and eye mask! All materials provided!

Wipe-Out!@ Beaverton Swim Center from 3-4PM. Go to www.thprd.org for more info.

Professor Morbido's Dark Carnival and Freak Show@ Whitford Middle School (7935 SW Scholls Ferry Road) from 5-8PM. Bring your 5th-8th Graders for some creepy Halloween fun at Whitford's annual Haunted House! $5 per kid!

"The Tavern"@ Southridge High School at 7PM. See Thursday for details.


Oct 26th

$2 Bag Sale@ Tigard Library from 11AM-3PM.Tons of gently used books, CDS, DVDS! Restocking each day! Today you can fill a grocery bag with your choice of items and pay just $2 per bag!!!!Proceeds fund library programs and purchases.Go to www.tigard-or.gov/library for more info.

Harvest Holiday Bazaar@ St. Anthony's (9905 SW McKenzie St., Tigard) from 8AM-2PM. See Saturday for details.

Free "Fall Baking" 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!

Tualatin Valley Community Band@ Tigard Library from 3-4PM. Some spooky tunes and more for the season!

Wipe-Out!@ Beaverton Swim Center from 3:30-6PM. Go to www.thprd.org for more info.