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Monthly Archives: November 2005
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, kids two and under are free.
There will be over 100 trees and displays, boutiques, crafts and [...]
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 1000 kids with their very own bike and helmet.
For many of these kids, this bike [...]
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 Sale opening on Friday, November 25 from 7 to 9:30pm. The evening includes a wonderful selection [...]
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 the School Board that charter schools are part of a shift to privatization of our [...]
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 announcements on the radio ended tonight as Jason Martinez Contrera was found safe.
More at the [...]
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 normal routes, and I look forward to trying it out. Maybe with my kids- these [...]