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Monthly Archives: April 2007
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 addresses the tough choices and trade-offs required to build strong schools. The independent and non-partisan [...]
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 money and benefits. And now, just after she announces some swooping changes to the school structure, [...]
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 by the Asylum Street Spankers. They have a wide spread of talents; the [...]
Sunday, May 20th
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 of kids shine. In this class, you’ll learn how to tell children’s stories through pictures.
Whether you’re photographing kids [...]
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 on a personal level by asking questions, sharing ideas, and learning from others experience. Open [...]
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 kids of all ages. Highlights include fantastic music by David Hall and Cana Son, salsa dance lessons, face [...]
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 born with a knowledge of poetry, because the lub-dub of the mother’s heart is in iambic [...]
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
The 31st Annual Peter Rabbit Breakfast benefits the West Linn Community Preschool. There will be a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast from 8:00-11:00am, Photos [...]
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 “Mommy Said No!”
Apparently it features “growing up, dreaming big and boogers” … See the Oregonian