St. Paddy’s for Kids

St. Paddy’s for Kids

What’s dressed in green, adorable, and really, really happy? Your child at the St. Paddy’s for Kids event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, at a new, completely indoor location—Luepke Community Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd. in Vancouver. This free family event is hosted by the Parks Foundation of Clark County, and sponsored by local businesses. Kids will follow the rainbow on a trip through Ireland to discover amazing arts and crafts, hands-on activities, and a pot of gold filled with prizes at the end of the journey. Your little ones will enjoy kid-friendly fun, dancing, face painting, sports, and nature-themed games and stories. On stage, there will be performances by the An Daire Academy of Irish Dance, Story Time with the Fort Vancouver Regional Library, Learning Time with Clark PUD Stream Team, and time to shake the wiggles out with NW Personal Training. Raffle prizes and giveaways are provided by Clark County Fire District 6, Puj, Barre 3 of Vancouver/Felida, and Dutch Bros.

Activities will be provided by iQ Credit Union, The Vancouver Clinic, Waste Connections, East West Martial Arts, Sky Zone, Spanky’s Legendary Consign, Yoder Chiropractic, Little Acorn Preschool & Kindergarten, Vancouver Parks and Recreation, American Red Cross of SW Washington, City of Vancouver Urban Forestry, Clark County Food Bank, Port of Vancouver, Soccer Shots, SW Washington Learning Center, Why Racing Events, Educational Opportunities for Children and Families, ESD 112 ECEAP, and many more. For more information, visit www.parksfoundation.us/about/events or call the Parks Foundation at 360-487-8370.

St. Paddy’s for Kids

What’s dressed in green, adorable, and really, really happy? Your child at the St. Paddy’s for Kids event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, at a new, completely indoor location—Luepke Community Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd. in Vancouver. This free family event is hosted by the Parks Foundation of Clark County, and sponsored by local businesses. Kids will follow the rainbow on a trip through Ireland to discover amazing arts and crafts, hands-on activities, and a pot of gold filled with prizes at the end of the journey. Your little ones will enjoy kid-friendly fun, dancing, face painting, sports, and nature-themed games and stories. On stage, there will be performances by the An Daire Academy of Irish Dance, Story Time with the Fort Vancouver Regional Library, Learning Time with Clark PUD Stream Team, and time to shake the wiggles out with NW Personal Training. Raffle prizes and giveaways are provided by Clark County Fire District 6, Puj, Barre 3 of Vancouver/Felida, and Dutch Bros.

Activities will be provided by iQ Credit Union, The Vancouver Clinic, Waste Connections, East West Martial Arts, Sky Zone, Spanky’s Legendary Consign, Yoder Chiropractic, Little Acorn Preschool & Kindergarten, Vancouver Parks and Recreation, American Red Cross of SW Washington, City of Vancouver Urban Forestry, Clark County Food Bank, Port of Vancouver, Soccer Shots, SW Washington Learning Center, Why Racing Events, Educational Opportunities for Children and Families, ESD 112 ECEAP, and many more. For more information, visit www.parksfoundation.us/about/events or call the Parks Foundation at 360-487-8370.

St. Paddy’s for Parks (and for Kids!)

What’s the biggest, best, and most Irish-y St. Patrick’s Day party on the North Bank? It’s St. Paddy’s for Parks, the annual 21-and-over St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Shorty’s Garden & Home starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 11. Enjoy Irish food, music and festivities in a dry, heated indoor space. Tap your toes to music from 5 Guys Named Moe, Vancouver Firefighters Pipes and Drums, and Molly Malone Dancers. Proceeds from the evening are 100% green, benefiting the Parks Foundation in its mission to support the parks, trails, and recreation programs of Clark County.

Advance tickets are $20 per person or $25 at the door, and include one complimentary drink. Tables can be reserved for $225 by calling 360-487-8370, or sponsored tables for eight are available for $500. Tickets and table reservations are available by clicking here. Shorty’s on Mill Plain is located at 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver.

But wait, there’s more! Why should the grown-ups have all the fun? Come back to Shorty’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, for St. Paddy’s for Kids: a completely free event that’s just for kids. You and your wee ones will enjoy green-themed stories, arts and crafts, hands-on nature activities and more. (…plus, did we mention FREE?!) You’ll also get a chance to find out about Parks & Rec opportunities to keep kids busy all year round. For more information about St. Paddy’s for Kids, click here.

St. Paddy’s for Kids

Things are greening up on the North Bank, just in time for St. Paddy’s for Kids, a morning of family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day activities at Shorty’s Garden & Home. St. Paddy’s for Kids runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, and it’s completely free. You and your wee ones will enjoy green-themed stories, arts and crafts, hands-on nature activities and more. For more information, call 360-487-8370 or e-mail sherry.thompson@parksfoundation.usShorty’s on Mill Plain is located at 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver.

 

St. Paddy’s for Parks & for Kids

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Things are greening up on the North Bank, and it’s nearly time for the ‘Couve’s biggest celebration of all things verdant during St. Paddy’s for Parks, the annual 21-and-over St. Patrick’s Day party at Shorty’s Garden & Home starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13. (Lucky 13!) Enjoy Irish food, music and festivities in a heated indoor space. Tap your toes to music from 5 Guys Named Moe, Vancouver Firefighters Pipes and Drums, and Molly Malone Dancers. Proceeds from the evening are 100% green, benefitting the Parks Foundation in its mission to support the parks, trails, and recreation programs of Clark County.

Advance tickets are $25 per person or $30 at the door, and include one complimentary drink. Tickets are available through Ticket Tomato. Tables can be reserved for $100 by calling 360-487-8370 or e-mailing sherry.thompson@parksfoundation.usShorty’s on Mill Plain is located at 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver.

But wait, there’s more! Come back to Shorty’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, for St. Paddy’s for Kids: a completely free event that’s just for kids. You and your wee ones will enjoy green-themed stories, arts and crafts, hands-on nature activities and more.

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St. Paddy’s for Kids

"St. Paddy's for Kids" is the Parks Foundation's way of giving back to the community with a special St. Patrick's Day celebration just for kids! The celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the next day at Shorty's. It's a totally free, kid-centric St. Patrick's Day party with stories, arts & crafts, hands-on nature activities, and more. And did we mention that it's FREE?
 
If you're looking for something to do the Friday night before…

Vancouver's biggest St. Patrick's Day celebration is also a giant fundraiser for the Parks Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission raise funds to support Clark County's parks, trails, and recreational programs. "St. Paddy's for Parks" is a 21-and-over event featuring Irish food and ale, live music by 5 Guys Named Moe, and performances by the Vancouver Firefighters Pipes and Drums and Molly Malone Dancers—all in a toasty warm, heated indoor space. Tables seating six to eight people can also be reserved for $100. Purchase tickets online through Ticket Tomato. (Early registration is recommended, because this popular event often sells out!) Click here to see a flier—or call the Parks Foundation at 360-487-8370 if you'd like to become a sponsor.

 

St. Paddy’s for Kids

What's dressed in green, adorable, and really, really happy? Your child at the St. Paddy's for Kids event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at Shorty's Garden & Home, 1006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver. This free family event is hosted by the Parks Foundation of Clark County, and sponsored by local businesses, including Columbia Credit Union, New Seasons Market, Waste Connections, and First Pacific Associates.
 
You and your little ones will enjoy kid-friendly, hands-on activities, dancing, arts and crafts, and nature-themes games and stories. Some activities will be held outdoors, but there will also be a warm, undercover area in case it rains (always a possibility). Many local nonprofit organizations will have representatives stationed at booths on Shorty's grounds; visit them all, fill out a "passport," and wine a prize. Sponsorships are still available; click here to learn more. For more information about the event, visit www.parksfoundation.us.