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Portland Children’s Museum Outdoor Adventure Opens

Portland Children’s Museum Outdoor Adventure Opens

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Portland Children’s Museum newest permanent exhibit, Outdoor Adventure, opened today. Museum staff were joined by the board of directors at the groundbreaking with major project funders, including representatives from The Standard, The Blazer’s Make It Better Foundation, IKEA, Cambia Health Solutions, Knowledge Universe, Wells Fargo and Maybelle Clark MacDonald Fund. Executive Director Ruth Shelly and board […]

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Earth Day: Sustain Your Time & The Environment

Earth Day: Sustain Your Time & The Environment

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Coming home to a clean and healthy home, and having the time to spend more with what you love should not be a luxury. Owner of the local green cleaning service EcoMaids, Lindsay Dellasega, aims to make this high quality cleaning service accessible to all busy families and professionals in the greater Portland area. For […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Oregon Youth of the Year Candidates

Boys & Girls Clubs of Oregon Youth of the Year Candidates

| April 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

Boys & Girls Clubs of Oregon will host their annual Youth of the Year competition sponsored by Tupperware Brands, KeyBank and Shari’s Restaurants on Friday, April 11, 2014. Established in 1947, Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier recognition program for Club members, which promotes service to Club, community and […]

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Cirque du Soliel TOTEM – Evolution, Artistry & Magnificence

Cirque du Soliel TOTEM – Evolution, Artistry & Magnificence

I’ve seen at least seven of the Cirque du Soliel’s shows, and each time I walk away with a dropped jaw and curious amazement at how creative and visually stunning these shows are. I also leave with a questioning curiosity about how they—i.e. the performers, stage crew, lighting people—do it? Night after night, day after […]

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OBT Celebrates! You Can Too!

OBT Celebrates! You Can Too!

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Join us as we celebrate the extraordinary career and contribution of Alison Roper, even as we also celebrate the bright future of OBT. Roper takes her final bows after 18 seasons of bringing joy to Portland audiences with this program, and we want to send her off in style. April 17 – 26, Newmark […]

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Passover Will Soon Be Here!

Passover Will Soon Be Here!

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

We try to introduce cultural view points from around the world. Passover will be here April 15th-21st, and we thought we’d share these interesting facts sent to us by the GrapeVine, an information sharing service sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Portland: Jewish traditions like eating matzah and having certain items on the seder plate […]

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It’s All Nature, Charlie Brown

It’s All Nature, Charlie Brown

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Before Netflix, before cable and long before YouTube, there was a simple and coveted ritual of waiting for and watching special animated holiday TV shows. The annual airings of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on primetime television were cause for celebration. Gathering to see the whole gang — Charlie […]

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Lend A helping Hand For Comcast Cares Day!

Lend A helping Hand For Comcast Cares Day!

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

  On Saturday, April 26th, more than 1,900 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will “make change happen” as they volunteer to improve schools and nonprofits in Oregon and Southwest Washington as part of Comcast’s 13th Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, […]

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McMenamins Edgefield Winery Celebration of Syrah

McMenamins Edgefield Winery Celebration of Syrah

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday and Saturday, April 11 & 12, 2014, McMenamins Edgefield Winery will hold its 13th Annual Celebration of Syrah, a two-day revelry of wine, food and fun. The winery was founded in 1990 and is located on the grounds of a 1911 poor farm turned historic destination resort. The 74-acre Edgefield property will host winemakers […]

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FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA & EPICURIOUS HOST 3RD RECIPE CHALLENGE TO PROMOTE HEALTHY EATING

FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA & EPICURIOUS HOST 3RD RECIPE CHALLENGE TO PROMOTE HEALTHY EATING

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the overwhelming success of theHealthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids’ “State Dinner” in 2012 and 2013, First Lady Michelle Obama is again teaming up with Epicurious, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to host a nationwide recipe challenge to promote cooking and healthy eating among America’s youth.  Teaching kids to cook […]

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