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Clever graphics and Portland Mercury’s blog won’t change your mind if you’re already set in your decision. But if you’re on the fence or if only one thing keeps you from deciding for Flouridation in the water (for me it was the topical versus ingestion issue), then this article might help you.
And if you’re already [...]
The Sixth Annual Better Living Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show returns to the Portland Expo Center Friday March 22 throught Sunday March 24. It’s a free three-day festival designed to encourage people to become more sustainable consumers. High-performance, eco-friendly are the words of the day.
This show welcomes presenter Marianne Cusato. Her work forcuses on the [...]
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 coupons!
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 beginning to implement the Common Core State Standards. And one example is that by fourth grade, [...]
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 ZooLights. And take a coat
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Dare to Dream opens October 25! It’s a great chance to experience the Disney Magic with your kids. If you’ve never been to a “on ice” production, the skating and music is graceful and acrobatic. It’s a great show and I’m excited to be taking my kids too.
Did you know that they’re inviting Oregonians to [...]
First- if you’re interested in Disney on Ice this year, with Rapunzel, you might want to get your tickets sooner rather than later. I have it on good authority that the tickets are selling fast.
Second- the Portland Aquarium (opening in December in Gladstone!) has extended their half-price sale for season tickets. A family of 4 [...]
While Supplies Last (while they’re free!):
There’s a pretty wide variety here- but especially vegetarian options. And two books of stews and chilis. Excellent choices!
Cakes From Mamaw’s Kitchen
Twenty-Five Perfect Pies – 25 Pies Perfect for Any Party or Special Occasion
Gourmet Ninja Guide to Quick and Easy Breakfasts (GourmetNinja Guides)
Gourmet Ninja Guide to Amazing Appetizers (Gourmet [...]
Once Upon a Time Family Theatre Presents Rumplestiltskin
Our actors bring classic children’s stories to life each month with the help of those who love them most – our audience. This month we present a fairytale detective story, full of intrigue and betrayal, about a young woman who must solve a great mystery to save [...]
This saturday, 8/4, will be a great day to be at the library:
A free fully-proctored practice SAT will show students what to expect in a test-like environment. Students will receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses, at the second session. Provided by Kaplan.
Registration note: Registration required.