Monthly Archives: January 2009

Annual Spelling Bee — Support Schoolhouse Supplies

The Ninth Annual Wells Fargo Celebrity Spelling Bee, one of Portland’s first Carbon Neutral events of the year, brings the community together in support of Schoolhouse Supplies – the award-winning Free Store for Teachers, with a cocktail reception, silent auction … Continue reading

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Home School Radio

You’ve heard of Home Star Runner, but have you heard of Home School Radio? For all of you home schoolers out there, and some of you school-schoolers, this might be an interesting site. This week’s show is about George Washington … Continue reading

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Ohana SE PDX

Greetings! My best friend and I have started a new theater for children, called Ohana SE PDX. Our very first show, "The Adventures of Jojopotomus and his Best Friend Ralphred" has started and we have a special offer for this … Continue reading

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Need Assistance for your Group?

Jeff Wright is the tournament director at the Oregon Golf Club. They’ve been hosting fundraising golf tournaments for many years and are reaching out during this economic crisis, offering to help raise assistance. He’d like to talk to you about … Continue reading

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Montessori Education for Parents

The Power of ‘With’ Presented by Ginni Sackett, Director of Primary Training Too often, parenting is thought of as something we do ‘to’ or ‘for’ our children. This series brought to you by the Montessori Institute Northwest explores how we … Continue reading

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Portland Jazz Festival

PDX Jazz Website, good for all ages.

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Portland Jazz Festival has Something for Everyone

The Jazz Festival is February 13-22 Numerous Education Opportunities Highlighting Portland and Northwest Artists Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air Portland Jazz Festival presented by The Oregonian A&E will present numerous educational workshops, jazz conversations, panel discussions and free concerts at … Continue reading

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The Library Needs a Teen Artist

Are you an artist? Is your kid? Does your family enjoy the Summer Reading Program? How would you like your artwork to be seen by teens across the county? Illustrate the cover of the 2009 Teen Summer Reading gameboard. The … Continue reading

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Beekeeper’s Apprentice

The Queen writes in with a great book suggestion. The Beekeeper’s Apprentice series is about a 15 year old girl who meets up with a retired Sherlock Holmes. It’s a riveting read! Check it out!

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Facebook Group: Parents for Paid Leave

This is an email I received and am forwarding it on to all the members of the Portland Moms group because it’s something I really believe in. Having had my first child when I still lived in Canada I had … Continue reading

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