EXTENDED Registration to 4/26 – SFA’s First Jigsaw Puzzle Competition, April 26th, 2014!

EXTENDED Registration to 4/26 - SFA’s First Jigsaw Puzzle Competition, April 26th, 2014!
Think you’ve got what it takes to be a puzzle champion? Prove it!  The Sherwood Foundation for the Arts is holding its first ever Jigsaw Puzzle Competition on April 26th.  Now you can register for the event right up through the ‘day of’, April 26th!

Teams will compete to assemble a jigsaw puzzle in the fastest time.

There will be four divisions:

Youth (teams of two; ages 7-10) $20 fee

Youth (teams of two; ages 11-14) $20 fee

Adult (teams of two; ages 15-adult) $20 fee

Family (teams of four; ages 7-adult) $25 fee

 

The Youth and Adult teams will consist of two people; the Family Team, up to four. Each division will have identical puzzles to complete.

 

Come join us for this fun, family-friendly event! There will be food and, best of all, prizes for those in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! Registration deadline is Friday, April 11th.

 

The competition will be held in the community room at the Sherwood Police Station, 20495 SE Borchers Drive, Sherwood, OR 97140. For more information and to register for this event, go to www.sherwoodarts.org.  Questions? Send them to puzzle@sherwoodarts.org.

Two Kilts Brewing Co. brings home (to Sherwood) the GOLD!

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To whom It may concern,

Two Kilts Brewing Co. took home the Gold metal for their Scottish Ale in the “Scottish Style Ale” category at the World Beer Cup in Denver Colorado last week! This is a truly prestigious award that a select few breweries around the world get to experience. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more updates on our fast growing brewery!

Cheers,

Chris & Alex

SPORTS TOURNAMENTS SPRING SUMMER 2014

DATE(S)

TYPE

TOURNAMENT

 

   LOCATION

# TEAMS

April 26th

Track

SHS Youth Invite

High School

400 to 500 kids

May 3rd and 4th

Softball

Fireballs 14 Open Invite

High School

18 Teams

May 3rd and 4th

Lacrosse

Sherwood Shoot Out

High School

Snyder park

18 Teams

May 2nd 3rd and 4th

Baseball

SJBO National Invite

Senior Federal

Jr. Federal

Midget Federal

Middle School

Hopkins Elementary

Archer Glen Elementary

Snyder Park

LRMS

8

8

8

May 10th  & 11th

Softball

Lady Bowmen 14A Invite

High School

12

May 30th 31st   & June 1st

Baseball

SJBO National Invite

Senior National

Jr. National

Midget National

High School

Middle School

Hopkins Elementary

Archer Glen Elementary

Snyder Park

8

8

8

June 7th and 8th  

 

Softball

Fireball U12 Open

 

High School

 

12

 

June 13th 14th & 15thth

 

Baseball

SJBO American Invite

Senior American

Jr. American

Midget American

High School

Middle School

Hopkins Elementary

Archer Glen Elementary

Snyder Park

8

8

8

 

June 14th & 15th

Softball

Fireballs U10 Open

High School

 

12

 

July 4th 5th & 6th  

Baseball

Sherwood Wood Bat Tournament

High School

Middle school

Snyder Park

Hopkins.

24-30 teams

July 25th 26th & 27th

Soccer

Nike Cup

High School

Snyder Park

60

All day Each day

August 30thth

Soccer

 SYSC Jamboree

SMS

Hopkins Middleton

Snyder Park.

60

Hop to It with Mudpuddles and the Sherwood Foundation for the Arts

Easter is just a hop away!

Easter is Sunday, April 20th

Whether you are looking for the entire basket or just a few good eggs, we’ve got you covered. We have soft and hug-able bunnies, ducks, and even dogs, bears and ducks dressed as bunnies. We have a wide selection of Easter books, gifts, puppets, candy and all of Peter Rabbit and his friends too!

Do you have a dinosaur lover? How about a lady bug lover? Do games and books make your little one happy?  We have more than just traditional Easter goodies for your baskets!

Don’t have time to put together a basket? We will go the extra mile for you and create a custom basket just right for your little honey bunny.  Give us a call or stop in today!

Prove It
Puzzle Play

Do you have what it takes be a champion?

The Sherwood Foundation for the Arts is hosting the first ever Jigsaw Puzzle Competition!

Teams of  two or four people, ages seven and up will compete for the title of Sherwood Puzzle Champion!

Registration is limited and closes Friday, April 11th.  Your registration fee, $20 for teams of two people, $25 for teams of four people,  enters you in the competition and each team receives a puzzle!

Click here to register today!

Sherwood Public Library – May 2014 press release

FRIENDS OF THE SHERWOOD LIBRARY MEETING ON MAY 1

Interested in becoming a member of the Friends of the Library or just want to know more about what they do?  You are invited to the next Friends meeting on Thursday, May 1 at 5pm in the Community Meeting Room at the City Hall/Library. For more information, call the Library at 503-625-6688.

 

FAMILY GAME DAY

Come to the Library on Saturday, May 3 from 2-3:30pm in the Community Room …  Blocks! Board Games! Card games! Puzzles! For families with children ages 3 & up – join us to play games & meet new friends & families. Bring your own game, or use one of ours! No registration is required. We meet every first Saturday of the month.

 

ADULT WRITING WORKSHOPS CONTINNUE ON SUNDAY AFTERNOONS
Our popular writing workshops for adults continue in May! Join us on Sundays, May 4 & 18 from 2-4pm in the Community Meeting Room.  Author Marie Buckley is offering another series of workshops for adults who want to write and exercise their creativity. Each workshop will offer prompts, examples, time for writing and sharing as well as constructive feedback in a relaxed atmosphere. No experience necessary. All genres welcome. Bring paper/laptop, pens and pencils. The upcoming workshop dates and themes are: May 4 “Fifteen” and May 18 “Running Water.” The writing workshops are generously supported by the Friends of the Sherwood Library.

 

2014 MAID MARIAN TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE LIBRARY

Please join us on Monday, May 12 at 6pm for the Robin Hood Festival Association’s coronation of Maid Marian for 2014.  The ceremony will be held in the Fireplace corner of the Library.

 

CRAFTERNOON – BIRDFEEDERS

Stop by the grassy area outside of the Children’s Department on Wednesday, May 21 at 3:30pm. All ages are welcome to join us to make bird feeders out of various materials. This is a FREE drop-in event, so no registration is necessary.

 

WE ARE WHAT WE EAT: CONNECTING FOOD AND CITIZENSHIP – MAY 22

Oregon is famous for its food – for its long traditions in agriculture and fisheries, and its role in the movement to promote whole food in communities, schools, and home kitchens. Many Oregonians also think, talk, and write about food. Join us on Thursday, May 22nd at 6pm for a conversation facilitated by Wendy Willis, poet, essayist, and executive director of the Policy Consensus Initiative at PSU, to explore how our relationship to food production, preparation, and consumption might help create self-sufficiency and empowered citizenship. Light local refreshments will be provided. This discussion is part of Oregon Humanities’ Conversation Project.

 

SATURDAY FAMILY STORYTIME – MAY 24

Come in on Saturday, May 24 at 10:30am to join us for stories, songs and a craft in the Community Room – all ages are welcome. This month’s theme: Farm Animals. We meet every fourth Saturday of the month and often feature a live animal guest.  No registration is necessary.

 

LIBRARY CLOSED ON MEMORIAL DAY

The Sherwood Library will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The parking lot book drop will be locked from 5pm on Sunday, May 25 to 10am on Tuesday, May 27.  Materials may be returned to the book drops at the Pine Street entrance during that time.

 

DIY CRAFTSHOP – BOTTLE CAP NECKLACES

We’ll be making make personalized necklaces with bottle caps and beads on Wednesday, May 28 from 4-5pm in the Community Room. Ages 11-Adult are welcome to join us. We will provide crafting supplies.  Please call to register in advance for this workshop since materials are limited. Thank you.

 

“FIZZ, BOOM, READ!” 2014 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

Summer is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about the annual Summer Reading Program at the Sherwood Public Library! Registration begins on Sunday, June 1st, however the library’s official Kick-Off event is on Saturday, June 7th from 12-2 PM.  Participants who complete the program will receive a paperback book as a reward. Our popular Summer Reading Program events will begin on Tuesday, June 18 at 2pm. All ages are welcome to join us for fun and educational entertainment and activities at the Cannery Square Plaza and inside the library. Watch for the June newsletter for more information.

 

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM RETURNS AS “LITERARY ELEMENTS”

If you thought Summer Reading programs were just for kids, think again! Expand your literary horizons this summer during the WCCLS’ Adult Summer Reading Program from June 1st to August 31st. To participate, register online or at the library starting June 1st. Throughout the summer, share your reviews of what you’ve read (or listened to – audio books count, too!) to enter into monthly drawings to win one of many exciting local and grand prizes. You must be at least 18 years old and have a WCCLS library card in good standing to sign up for Adult Summer Reading.