Special Class – Music for Development – July 3rd @ 11:15am!

Friday, July 3 @ 11:15am to 12:15pm – Touch and Sound Music for Development presented by Integral Steps!  www.integralsteps.org  $5/child suggested donation.

Music for Development: Experience the joy of learning music through movement for children of all ages. Come explore song, rhythm, and instrument play with your whole body!

This will be a Dalcroze Eurhythmics informed class that uses kinesthetic learning, with an opportunity for parents to ask questions and get ideas to take home!

Integral Steps Flyer Final

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Cafe au Play Summer Hours!

Cafe au Play SUMMER HOURS start today, June 29th through the end of August!

Mon – Fri: 8am to 4:30pm
Sat & Sun: 8:30am to 2pm

CAP Summer Hours Sign 2015

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June 25 @ 11:45am – Olive & Dingo Super Power Bike Ride!

SPECIAL OLIVE & DINGO BIKE RIDE STARTING AT CAFE AU PLAY: Thursday, June 25 @ 11:45am – Super Power Bike Ride!

Got a special power or just have a thing for wearing “SUPER” AWESOME ATTIRE? Especially diapers, spandex and capes? Or maybe you are a heros and villians expert.

Whether you’re a city protector, vigilante or super heroine behind the scenes, we’d love to jive with your vibe with our version of superhero(ine) fun. Please wear helmets. Ride will be slow and steady. Stroller friendly. We will cross Division at the light and go into the neighborhood making a loop back to Cafe au Play. Come early to see the show at 10:30am or just come at 11:30 to ride. Bring $ for cafe provisions and balloons if you wish. :o)


Olive and Dingo Bike Ride 2
Olive and Dingo Performance

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Cafe au Play Seeking Board Members!

Board Recruitment Flyer 2015

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SPECIAL STORYTIME: June 17 @ 11am – Reading by Children’s Author Rodo Sofranac!

SPECIAL STORYTIME: Wednesday, June 17 @ 11am to Noon – Author Rodo Sofranac is hosting a special reading of his Polly and the Peaputt books!

Join award winning author, Rodo Sofranac, in hearing, seeing, and maybe even performing from the series Polly and the Peaputts. Rodo’s granddaughter Beatrice, and her mom and dad, live close to Mt. Tabor and visit Café au Play often.

About Polly & Paeputt: Polly lives, loves, learns, and laughs with her family and friends in Peaputt Place. Together, they share values that build strong and lasting relationships. Peaputt stories are presented with words, melodies, and illustrations that make discovery a fun journey for all the senses.

About Rodo: Rodo Sofranac has worked with young children for over 40 years, as a teacher, translator, and mentor. In addition, he has raised four of his own, and now grows with his grandkids. Rodo lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with his loving wife, Susan—who is constantly helping him with his English—some of the kids, and two big, romping adopted dogs, Leonard and Cruiser.


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Cafe au Play – 2015 Family Favorite Winner!

Cafe au Play is thrilled to be chosen Metro Parent/PDX Kids Calendar’s 2015 Favorite Kid-friendly Coffee Shop!

Thank you for recognizing our efforts to provide Portland with a welcoming, comfortable space where families, children and youth can build community!

2015 Family Favorite Winnter

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Power Weeding Party at Cafe au Play – June 13th @ 9am!

Saturday, June 13th @ 9 to 11:30am – Power Weeding Party at Cafe au Play!

We need your help for a morning of power weeding to take Cafe au Play back from those pesky weeds. Great way to meet your neighbors and give back to the community!

We’ll supply the coffee. You bring the can-do attitude and friends and family to help! Family and kids welcome!
We’ve got plenty of work gloves and weeding tools.

Hope to see you there!


Josh Lighthipe
Cafe au Play Board President
CAP Weeding Party
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