Workshops

  • Tiny Talkers Baby Signing Workshop – Signing with your baby will help strengthen the bond between your family and its newest member by allowing your child to communicate with you during their pre-verbal stage. Teaching your babies to sign enables THEM to ask YOU a question, tell you their needs and desires or initiate a conversation about something that interests them. Check out their website for more information about their schedule, cost and registration.
  • Growing Gardens Youth Grow ProgramTheir emphasis is on sustainable, healthy, and affordable approaches to vegetable gardening. Parent/child gardening workshops offered. For more info check out their website.
  • Cosmic Monkey’s Kids Comics ClubComics Reading Club followed by a Comics Art Class. For all kids ages 8+. Parents welcome too. Visit their Facebook page  or website for more info about the club.
  • PDX Sign Baby – A community of parents/care-givers who are interested in signing with their children (ages 0 to 4 years). Classes and playgroups are open to all. For more info go to their website
  • North Portland Preserve and Serve – A community resource dedicated to fostering sustainability through the focus of home food preservation, waste reduction and reuse. We loan a variety of food preservation equipment and durable dishes to North Portland community members for a small donation of $5-30. Items are available on a first come first serve basis via email reservation. Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance. Classes in food preservation are offered monthly for $10 per class during the preservation season (June-October). For more info check out their website, or Facebook.
  • No Go Yell Tell Self-Defense Workshop / Poekoelan Kids – Fun and practical, the No Go Yell Tell workshops help your child develop the necessary confidence to trust his or her awareness and set safe boundaries. In turn, you will have peace of mind and he or she will have what it takes to prevent bullying and other unwanted behaviors. For boys and girls ages 7 – 11 years old. For more info and to register go to their website.
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