Monthly Archives: April 2007

Chankboard Project

Launched in March 2004, the Chalkboard Project exists to inspire Oregonians to do what it takes to make our K-12 public schools among the nation’s best. Chalkboard aims to help create a more informed and engaged public who understands and … Continue reading

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Vicki Philips is leaving

Already? Her task here’s not even half-started! She’s been here for about two years, the product of a long search. In fact, if I remember correctly, she almost didn’t take the job but had to be convinced with some extra … Continue reading

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Eclectic and Fun

I’m one of those people who likes a wide range of music; everything from bluegrass country to the Eagles, to Quiet Riot and Bach to the Beatles. So Mommy Says No! is a great album for me. It’s put out … Continue reading

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A Kid’s-Eye View

Sunday, May 20th 12-4pm $65 Come spend the afternoon with talented local children’s photographer Debbie Baxter, learning how to capture unique, memorable moments with your most important photographs. Debbie is a treasure trove of tips and tools for making portraits … Continue reading

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Open Arms Playgroup

Open Arms is a parent driven play group, of the Northwest Down Syndrome Association, for children ages birth through five, with Down syndrome and their family. The play group is organized to give parents opportunities to connect with each other … Continue reading

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Fiesta Viva!

Date/time: Saturday April 28, 2007; 3-7 p.m. Location: PCC Cascade Gymnasium, 705 N. Killingsworth, Portland OR 97217 Cost: Kids $15; Adults and kids under 2 are free Details: Fiesta Viva! is a community celebration that features music and dance for … Continue reading

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Free Music. Micropayments. Internet Tip Jars. These are things that people have been struggling to bring to the Internet. And yet, you can experience them at many downtown locations. The poet Billy Collins once laughingly observed that all babies are … Continue reading

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Peter Rabbit Breakfast and Carnival

Date/time: Saturday April 07, 2007 8:00am to 12:00pm Location: West Linn High School 5464 west A street West Linn OR 97068 Cost: Adult $5.00 in advance or $6.00 at the door Child $3.00 Details: The 31st Annual Peter Rabbit Breakfast … Continue reading

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Free Kids’ Music

Tomorrow, April 5, 5PM at the downtown Borders (708 SW 3rd Ave; there’s a SmartPark kitty-corner across Third and Borders will validate with a $25 purchase) — the Asylum Street Spankers will be performing bits from their new kids’ album … Continue reading

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