Wednesday, November 26, 2014
New baby resources, story times, playgroups, parenting classes, family life skills and recreation guides for kids K-12. Here's the Spanish Parenting in the Gorge Guide
Meet other parents, exchange ideas and resources, get breastfeeding and other support!
is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy who has served children & families for over 15 years. He currently severs families at the Providence Neurodevelopmental Center for Children, teaches in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at George Fox University, and has his own home-based private physical therapy practice—in all endeavors seeking to empower families in achieving what really matters
for their children and family.
Every Thursday from 6-7pm, with over 20 vendors selling locally raised vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese, eggs, bread and more. In addition, the live music, local hot food vendors and festive family-friendly atmosphere that have become beloved market traditions continue.
At Rasmussens Farms in Hood River through November 11 - whimsical displays of characters created in amazing detail from pumpkins, squash, and other items from the garden. A themed Corn Maze, too. Free admission. Free parking. Wheelchair accessible. Pick pumpkins in the huge pumpkin patch. Also gourds, fall flowers, fresh fruit, produce, cider, autumn decorating ideas.
This group is designed to guide students in developing appropriate social skills important for students as the create friendships and being to participate in various school and community activities. Emphasis will be in communication skills, working with others and friendship skills. Group begins September 26, every Wednesday from 5-6pm. Call Kidsense
at 541-386-0009 for more information and to register.
The Hood River County Library announces
that the Association of Library Services to Children has created a guide to parents
for their child’s
online use. See their recommended
websites for kids
Walk through the main entrance of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, and chances are you will notice the smell of coffee—and the energy of high school students at Sacred Grounds Coffee Shop. The Youth Transition Program at Hood River Valley High School is using the café to provide valuable work experience for youth with barriers to employment.
Now through November 15, get fresh fruits, veggies, bread, flowers, cheeses, salmon, wood fired pizza and more at Spring House Cellars Thursdays from 4 to 7pm.
Preschools, Teachers & Parents will love these custom fitness classes brought right to your school, childcare, preschool or other organization. Children explore physical activities through a creative multi station challenge course, using specialized equipment design for safety, fitness and fun!
is a place where young people transform their ideas into reality. Part science lab, part metal shop, and part art studio, Gorge MakerSpace provides the coaching and tools participants need to design and build science and technology-based solutions to human challenges.
Hood River County Library and New Parent Services Playgroups happening each week for children.
The Columbia Gorge Breastfeeding Coalition will begin a newly formed mother-to-mother support group that offers guidance during this important time. The group is conducted by a trained facilitator who listens and guides the discussion, the first and third Wednesday each month at Riverside Church in Hood River from noon to 1.
Parents share their personal experiences related to Sensory Processing Disorder. Meetings will take place the 2nd Monday of Every month.
Here are a few excellent places to check for information or to call when
you, a parent or a teenager you know needs some quick support and help.
Parent Trust for Washington
Parent Trust Family Help Line
: 1-800-932-HOPE (4673) - Toll-free in
Washington State Teenline