"David Helfand", Tuesday, September 4, 7PM, Forest Grove City Library. Celtic harpist. http://www.davidhelfand.com/
"OMSI Amazing Whales", Thursday, September 6, 3PM and 4PM, Beaverton Library. Preregistration required; call 503-350-3600. "Take a close up look at whales and dolphins as you crawl inside a life size inflatable whale!"
"Oaks Park Not Back To School Day", Friday, September 7, 11AM- 4PM, 7805 SE Oaks Park WAy, Pdx. $10 ride bracelets and a whole park full of homeschoolers! Hooray! http://www.oakspark.com/events-september.html
"Brick Builders", Saturday, September 8, 10:30AM, Beaverton Library. "A drop-in program where kids ages 3-5 can play with Duplo blocks and kids ages 6-11 can play with Legos."
Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre presents, "Papagayo: A Tale from Central America", Tuesday, September 11, 7PM, Tigard Library Burgess Community Room. "This fun, interactive bilingual show brings the Guatemalan jungle to life. The loud parrot Papagayo makes life difficult for the night animals, but his talents become useful when the Ancient Moon Dog wakes up and starts to cause trouble. Join us as we sing, hoot, croak, crow and team up to scare away the Moon Dog."
"Bird's Eye View of the Missoula Floods", Wednesday, September 12, 7PM, Tualatin Library. "Back by popular demand, Rick Thompson provides another updated overview of the Ice Age Floods impact on the Northwest and our local area with new aerial photos. Sponsored by the Tualatin Historical Society. This catastrophic ice age flood propelled over 500 cubic miles of water, ice, rock and mud across eastern Washington, further cut the Columbia River Gorge, covered the Willamette Valley with up to 400 feet of water and left gravel bars miles long and hundreds of feet high. Join us as author, artist, and photographer, Rick Thompson presents his findings from 10 years of research uncovering the effects of the Missoula Flood in Oregon and Southwest Washington. With color photos, topographical maps and space photos Rick will show some of the effects still visible today."
"Homeschooler Board Game Day", Thursday, September 13, 11:30PM, Hillsboro Main Library Meeting Room. "Bring a bag lunch, no red/dark drinks, please. All ages, parents expected to stay with their kids. Toddler toys will be provided." Hosted by a Hillsboro homeschooling mom!
"Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration", Saturday, September 15, 12PM-3PM, Tualatin Library. "Join us in the library as we celebrate with traditional Latin American music presented by Paraguayan harpist, Antonio Centurion. Free face painting for the kids. Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome."
"The Best of Children's: Library Tour", Monday, September 17, 4PM, Beaverton Library. Suggested for grades K-5. "Come see all parts of the library and learn the best ways of looking for the things you want."
"Tales of BIG and little", Saturday, September 22, 10:30AM, Beaverton City Library. Puppet show presented by Steven Engelfried of Pink Pig Puppet Theatre, featuring three stories that pit little guys vs. big guys.
"Lego Construction Zone", Sunday, September 23, 1:30PM, Tigard Library Puett Room. Suggested for ages 5 and up. "Drop in to work on your creations with other Lego fans. We'll supply the building blocks; you bring your creativity."
"Homeschool Book Club", Thursday, September 27, 11:30AM, Hillsboro Main Library meeting room. "We will share a discussion about the book, 'The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane', by Kate DiCamillo. Parents may use any curriculum they wish at home to supplement. This book club is for all ages, as this book's story and rich vocabulary appeals to everyone. Kids who are interested can participate in a related craft. Parents are expected to stay with their kids. Bring a bag lunch - no red/dark drinks, please. Toddler toys will be provided." Hosted by a Hillsboro homeschooling mom!