Monthly Archives: November 2012

Take a Kid to the Bookstore Day!

December 1 (tomorrow) is “take your child to the bookstore” day! It’s a good day to look for gift ideas that are alternatives to the traditionalxbox games, snuggies, and game boy games. And the St Johns Bookstore is giving out … Continue reading

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Schools – Common Core State Standards

Specifically, reading non-fiction rather than fiction in our elementaries. Fiction-loving parents, it’s time to take a closer look at what your kid reads for school. This New York Times Opinion Piece by Sara Mosle reminds us that our schools are … Continue reading

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ZooLights!

Have plans to explore the wonder of ZooLights? Checkout the Second Tuesday (12-11), and take the 2 for 1 coupon from Fred Meyers- you get into the Zoo itself for 4 bucks a person, then 2 for 1 admissions to … Continue reading

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St Johns Booksellers at IndieGoGo

St Johns Books is raising some money to pay off their business debt and look ahead. In our neighborhood since 2005, they’ve held strong to these values: We believe in being a place where neighbors can meet: Our clientele is … Continue reading

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