Spring at the Farm

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Our theme room has transformed again!  From last month’s lunar landing, we go to something a little more down to Earth. Put on your overalls because this month is all about the farm. We have lots of horses to ride, chickens to feed, seeds to plant, and even a barn full of farm animals.

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The lovely sensory table is stocked with seeds, and bird nests, and colorful feathers-there may even be a few easter eggs hidden inside. Our kids will need plenty of practice before the big egg hunt.

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Look at all those lovely eggs to play with. Are they easter eggs, eggs for baking a yummy treat, or are there baby chicks inside? We can’t wait to see what imaginative games we will be playing.

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Look who found all the chickens and ducks to play with! We have a lot of cuddly farm friends for everyone. And for the art lovers, we will be working on some fun farm themed art projects this month for you to hang on your fridge door with pride.

Easter Fun

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Spring is finally here, at least until the next downpour. We have dandelions galore, lovely purple hyacinths, and bountiful daffodils blooming in our yard. Tulips can’t be far behind. So, lets just get this pollen report out of the way and move on to the fun stuff. EASTER!

There are lots of happenings throughout Portland and the entire state of Oregon for Easter. The closest to us are the Peninsula Park Eggstravaganza on April 16th at 10am and the St John’s Egg-Stravaganza on April 11th at 6pm.Both cost $3 per child if you register by April 9th and $5 if you register later.

If you are looking for more of an EXTREME easter experience, there will be a helicopter Easter egg drop in Brentwood park sponsored by Code Orange that is free with preregistration.

If helicopters are a bit extreme and fancy brunch is more your speed, The Portland Spirit is having an Easter brunch cruise that promises to be fun for the whole family.

For more fun activities around Portland and throughout the state, check out PDX Kids Calendar’s breakdown. Don’t forget to share your fun springtime adventures with us on facebook!

We are Ready for Next Year

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I have heard word that all of our spaces for next year in both classes have been filled! Hurray! We can’t wait to meet all of the new kids and parents. We have a waiting list and are still taking applications. So if you want to join our preschool family, go ahead and send in an application.

And what about summer? We will have information soon about our summer school program.

Preschoolers in SPAAAAACE!

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Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Preschool, it’s continuing mission to explore strange new art projects, to seek out new games and new snacks at snack time. To learn through play and to play to learn. To boldly go where no preschooler has gone before.

Na-Nu Na-Nu and greetings from the fifth dimension. The new space themed theme room is looking AMAZING!

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Don’t Miss Our Auction!

Our Auction is less than one week away! I have been updating our list of awesome local sponsors and you definitely need to take another look and continue to show them your support! Saturday, February 22nd at 6:30pm at Disjecta in Kenton. Music will be provided by The Early Music Guild of Oregon, and food will be provided by all of your favorite neighborhood eateries. We can’t wait to see you there!

Automotive
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Auto Bliss Detail
Les Schwab Tire Centers
St John’s Tire Factory

Retail
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A Quality Edge
Blue Moon Camera & Machine
Bolt Neighborhood Fabric Boutique
Button Women’s and Children’s Consignment
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Crow in St John’s
Ace Hardware
Belladonna Beads
Bridge Nine Candle Co
Kay Ferguson’s Jolis Boutons
City Farm
Etcetera
Land Gallery
Little Red Press
Naked Sheep Knit Shop
NW Rugs
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Paxton Gate
Pistils Nursery
Portland Nursery
Solabee
Target
The Man’s Shop
University of Portland
Zumbido de Portland
The Clymb
Fred Meyer
Copy Pilot
Captain Fishhead
Frame Central
Garden Fever
Settlermier’s Jackets and Logos

Toys
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Coffee Kids
Learning Palace
Gnome Werks PDX
Spielwerk Toy
Grasshopper
Queens Mab
Little Root Studios

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Annie Bloom’s Books
Green Bean Books
St. John’s Booksellers
Title Wave Used Book Store

Restaurants and Food
Affogato
Barrique Barrel
Bollywood Theater and Restaurant
Eddie’s Flat Iron Pizza
Grand Central Bakery
Handsome Pizza
Helen Bernhard Bakery
Hooters Restaurant
John Street Café
Laurelwood Public House and Brewery
McMenamins
New Deal Distillery
New Season’s Market
Por que No?
Portland’s Culinary Workshop
Ruby Jewel
Stanford’s
The Flying Pie Pizzeria
Mississippi Pizza Pub
The Twilight Room
Vinnie’s Pizza
Russel Street Bar B Que
Portland Brewing
Hopworks Urban Brewery

Coffee and Donuts
Anna Banana
Voodoo Doughnuts
Tulip Pastry Shop
Starbucks Coffee
The Arbor Lodge
Madrona Hill Cafe
Cathedral Coffee Shop
Cup Coffee Co

Adventures
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The Place to Shoot
Alder Creek Kayak Co
Battleground Yacolt Chelatchie Prairie Railroad
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Camp Dakota
Lloyd Center Ice Arena
Mt View Ice Arena
The Oregon Garden
Powder Creek Ranch B&B
Miss Fit Adventures
Wet Planet White Water
Wildlife Safari
Beach House Vacation Rentals
The Orenco Hotel
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Willamette Valley Vineyards

entertainment
Artists Repertory Theater
Lakewood Theater Company
Oregon Historical Society
Pittock Mansion
Portland Center Stage Theater
Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Portland Youth Philharmonic
Voicebox Karaoke
Wonder Ballroom
Wunderland Games
Hollywood Theater
In Mulieribus
Bodyvox

Fitness
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The Circuit Bouldering Gym
Edge Performance Fitness
Julie Lawrence Yoga Center
Northwest Women’s Fitness Club
PDX Strength
Yoga Shala
Lloyd Athletic Club

Kid’s Activities
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Art A La Carte
Children of the Sea
Portland Children’s Museum
G6 Air Park
Grand Central Bowling
JJ Jump
Kids Club Fun and Fitness
Mimosa Studios
NoPo Little Kickers
Northwest Children’s Theater
Oaks Amusement Park
Swap n’ Play
Ethos
Musicwerks Studio

Pets
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Beauty for the Beast
Fang and Feather
Tre Bone

Bike
Block Bikes
Weir’s Cyclery
Pedal Bike tours and Rentals

Health and Wellness
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Blooming Moon Spa
The Parlour
Penninsula Family Accupuncture
Tim Young Massage
Kiehl’s

Food Sponsors
Big Kahuna BBQ and Catering
Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House
East Side Delicatessen
Green Zebra Grocery
Proper Eats
Organically Grown Company