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The Short List: Apr 29-May 1

The Short List: Apr 29-May 1

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

After a splash of rain Friday, the sun will be shining for Saturday and Sunday – and so should you! Apr 29 Beanstalk’s Birthday Beanstalk resale in NE Fremont is celebrating its fourth birthday this weekend, so bring the whole family to either location for some kid-friendly fun. There will be face painting, raffle prizes, […]

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May 2016

May 2016

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Plugged & Unplugged Camps, Nurturing Holistic Health, Beyond Chow Mein

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Global Grocery: Eastern Europe & Russia

Global Grocery: Eastern Europe & Russia

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Russian food is a surprising delight, with desserts that make you re-think what is usually seen as a soup-heavy culture. Sure, there’s borscht, but there is also oladyi, coulibiac, bliny… SE Good Neighbor 4107 SE 82nd Ave, Portland 503-771-5171 Known for being one of the warmest (customer service wise) to visit in town, natives and […]

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The Short List: Apr 22-24

The Short List: Apr 22-24

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Preserving the natural beauty of the environment around us is a big priority for Oregonians, and we should pass these essential traits down to our youth! With Earth Day just around the corner, there are tons of nature-filled activities scheduled for this weekend – many of which are free! Apr 22 Rock and Gem Show […]

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Portland’s Best Summer Camps – The 2016 Winners!

Portland’s Best Summer Camps – The 2016 Winners!

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

From March 15-31, NW Kids Magazine held nominations for Portland’s Best Summer Camps.  The three camps in each category with the most nominations became finalists. Then from April 1-15, readers voted for their favorite camp in each category.  Here’s a list of camps that you, the readers voted as Portland’s Best Summer Camps! Thank you to all […]

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Red Yarn debuts new music at the Fambly Ramble

Red Yarn debuts new music at the Fambly Ramble

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Red Yarn, created by Andy Furgeson, is a dynamic family performer and teaching artist who has transformed traditional folk songs, puppetry and storytelling into engaging shows for all ages.   The Fambly Ramble is a new concert series here in Portland, and boy do they have a special treat planned for April 23rd at McMenamins […]

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Food Finders: Donuts!

Food Finders: Donuts!

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

If there’s one thing Portland boasts, it’s a serious donut scene.  Here are eight shops that rise to the top!     Delicious Donuts They ain’t lyin’!  If you’re looking for a straight-up, delicious donut, this is your spot.  They offer a variety of yummy flavors! Try it: Blueberry cake Where? 12 SE Grand Ave […]

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Six Fun Ways to Teach Kids How to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Six Fun Ways to Teach Kids How to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Earth Day (Friday, April 22, 2016) is a great opportunity to teach children some fun activities that support a sustainable Earth. In this feature, Beanstalk shop owner Carmen Ripley Wilson explains six ways we can show kids how to respect the Earth every day.   1. Work together on a ‘recycled’ art project. Use objects […]

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