Silent Auction Sneak Peek: Getaway Packages

January 28, 2016

Oregon Garden Resort Overnight Package!

oregon garden resortTake short drive to Silverton for a getaway at the Oregon Garden Resort. Enjoy an overnight stay in a rustic, cottage-style room equipped with refrigerator, fireplace, spacious living room, private bathroom, and scenic garden patio. Includes breakfast and admission for two into the Oregon Gardens. Our thanks to the Oregon Garden and Resort.


Two Nights in a Cottage on the Coast!

Olivia BeachSpend a relaxing two nights in a charming cottage at Olivia Beach in historic Nelscott District of Lincoln City.  This 3-bedroom cottage comes with a fully stocked kitchen, hot tub, and four bikes with helmets.  Our thanks to the Schweiger Family.


A Night at the Paramount Hotel!

Paramont HotelGet away and spend a night in an Executive Guestroom at Portland’s upscale Paramount Hotel. Includes valet parking so you can leave your car behind and walk to the nearby attractions such as the Portland Art Museum, Director’s Park, and downtown shops. Our thanks to the Paramount Hotel.


McMenamins Edgefield Overnight Hammerhead Package!

EdgefieldEnjoy a night a European-style room at the at the Historic Edgefield Hotel in Troutdale. Wander the gardens, see a movie or some live entertainment. The Hammerhead Package includes dinner and breakfast.

Meet the Spellers: Howard Jay Patterson

January 22, 2016

Howard Jay Patterson was a founding member of the seminal juggling/musical/theatrical/comedy troupe The Flying Karamazov Brothers. Despite his training in science and music rather than theater or physical comedy, he went on to perform around the world for over three… Read more »

Creative Reuse Project Ideas

December 15, 2014

Our Free Store Coordinator, Barb is always resourceful and creative!  Recently, when a large donation of pre-printed dividers came in, instead of recycling them, she came up with a couple of awesome reuse projects are fun for teachers and students! One project is… Read more »