Opening Celebration for Night Grounds – September 5th – Free!

Please come out and celebrate the launch of Night Grounds, Cafe au Play’s after-hours cafe run by the students in our Barista Training Program!  Night Grounds is also the expansion of our training program and will feature youth-directed activities.  Friday, September 5th from 7 to 9pm!
 
Opening celebration entertainment will include live music, a student espresso demo, a photobooth, a slideshow of our barista program, and free coffee & snacks!  Free and open to all!

The mission of Night Grounds is to create a training and community center for youth, by youth, where young people have the opportunity to shape their social community and achieve personal goals in a positive and inclusive environment. 

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Play Palooza Coming Up in 3 Days – Purchase Tickets Today!!

ONLY 3 DAYS UNTIL the 2nd Annual Play Palooza – Portland’s one and only Kid’s Music Festival!! Saturday, August 23 @ 3 to 7pm!

Tickets are available for a lower rate in advance through Brown Paper Tickets, so be sure to get yours today – click here for tickets! Proceeds from the ticket sales goes directly to the all the musicians that perform all year round at Cafe au Play and other local venues! 

Come out on August 23rd and enjoy non-stop entertainment from 3-7pm! We’ll have all of your favorite performers on two stages – Olive & Dingo, Tallulah’s Daddy, Red Yarn, The Alphabeticians, Chuck Cheesman, Pointed Man Band, The Curt Show – Juggling Extraordinaire, and the All Star Jam featuring all the musicians!

Plus:
Food!

Balloons!
Face painting!
Crafts with Tallulah’s Daddy and Red Yarn!
Boat Making Kids Toy Workshop hosted by Cafe au Play!
Sandbox!
Bubbles!

Band Line Up:

3 to 3:35 – The Alphabeticians (Dragon Stage) 
3:35 to 3:55 – Pointed Man Band (Hobbit Stage)

3:55 to 4:30 – Red Yarn (Dragon Stage)
4:30 to 4:50 – Chuck Cheesman (Hobbit Stage)
5:00 to 5:20 – All Star Jam Session (All Musicians – Dragon Stage)
5:20 to 5:40 – The Curt Show (Hobbit Stage)
5:40 to 6:15 – Tallulah’s Daddy (Dragon Stage)
6:20 to 6:55 – Olive & Dingo (Dragon Stage)
6:55 to 7:00 – Final Song (Everyone) 

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Nine Days Until Play Palooza!

Only 9 more days until Play Palooza! Tickets are available for a lower rate through Brown Paper Tickets, so be sure to get yours today!

Come out on August 23rd and enjoy non-stop entertainment from 3-7pm! We’ll have all of your favorite performers on two stages – Olive & Dingo, Tallulah’s Daddy, Red Yarn, The Alphabeticians, Chuck Cheesman, Pointed Man Band and more! This year there will be bubbles, face painting, balloons and a juggling act,The Curt Show! You can only witness an all-star jam where these amazing performers take the stage together once a year, so follow the link to order now!

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Night Grounds Opening Celebration

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Please join us in celebrating the grand opening of Night Grounds, the after hours youth-oriented expansion of our Barista Training Program! The celebration is September 5th from 7-9pm at Café au Play and will feature live music, free snacks and coffee, an espresso demonstration from our students, a photo booth, and a slideshow of our barista training program. We are excited to have finally reached this goal and we hope you join us in celebrating this achievement!

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Only two more weeks until Play Palooza!

What else can you expect at our 2nd Annual Kid’s Music Festival on August 23rd?  In addition to your favorite musicians performing on two stages, you can enjoy bubbles, balloons, crafts and more!  We will have a face painting station,  Olive and Dingo will be making their signature balloon creations and Josh Lighthipe, CAP board president, will be leading a kid’s toy boat workshop with a pool where you can test out your inventions!   Cafe au Play will have a special summer food and drink menu for the whole family to enjoy.

Order your tickets now to get the cheapest price!  Tickets will also be available at the door.

ORDER TICKETS HERE

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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NEW EVENT! New PDX Connections Meet Up at Cafe au Play!

Join New PDX Connections on the third Sunday of every month at Cafe au Play!  Beginning Sunday, August 17th, community members are invited to come out and mingle. All are welcome! This group particularly welcomes those who have felt (or feel) isolated due to a disability or difference and are hoping to share with the world and community around them all they have to offer. Come enjoy coffee, snacks, games and entertainment!

Learn more about this and other opportunities and RSVP by calling 503-999-1555 OR visit http://www.meetup.com/New-PDX-Connections-Dynamic-Networks-Activity-Fellowship/

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Play Palooza Quickly Approaching! Follow the link to purchase your tickets TODAY!

Cafe au Play is very excited about our 2nd Annual Play Palooza kid’s music festival!  We will be continuing many of the traditions that began with last year’s festival – a special Cafe au Play menu, performances by many of your favorite Cafe au Play musicians and an All Star Jam where everyone plays together on stage!  You’ll be able to enjoy music from The Alphabeticians, Olive & Dingo, Red Yarn, Tallulah’s Daddy, Chuck Cheesman and Pointed Man Band on two stages – that means NON-STOP entertainment!  There will be a few other special activities throughout the day so stay tuned throughout the next two weeks for more announcements!  Ask your Cafe au Play staff or visit the event page on Facebook for more information.  Ticket prices are discounted if you purchase them in advance…follow the link below to get yours today!

BUY TICKETS HERE:  Brown Paper Tickets

FOR MORE INFO:  Facebook Event Page

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