Monthly Archives: November 2005

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Thanksgiving Holiday

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Festival of Trees

Enjoy Portland’s Premier holiday event as you stroll through an indoor forest of fantastically decorated trees, with activities for children and entertainment for everyone! December 2-4, 10A-4P at the Oregon Convention Center. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children, … Continue reading

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Bikes for Kids!

Community Cycling Center is currently conducting its annual Holiday Bike Drive, the center’s largest event of the year.Partnered with over 45 area schools and family service organizations, they’re identifying children with the greatest need. This year’s goal is to provide … Continue reading

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Holiday tip: Oregon College of Arts and Crafts

The folks at Oregon College of Art & Craft say “Why shop at a department store?” Take time to enjoy this alternative holiday experience. Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping and beat the retail crowds by attending the Student … Continue reading

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Four Charter Schools Denied As A Threat

Portland School District board denied four separate charter school proposals at their board meeting this week.Citing these charter schools as a threat to the ‘common good,’ Madison teacher Tom Conry discouraged the School Board from approving these charters. He convinced … Continue reading

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Portland’s First Amber Alert

Portland’s first amber alert ended today as a four year old boy was found safe in a Redding, California gas station. You may have seen or heard the Amber Alert warnings tonight around five PM. The dynamic road signs and … Continue reading

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Family Friendly Food

There’s a new kid in town, err, make that a new kid-friendly cafe in town… Urban Mamas brings us the story of a newfound love; Sohbet, located in the NorthEast at 27th and Killingsworth. That’s not too far from my … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

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Teacher Planning Day

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Professional Development Day

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