August 2018 (b)


Fun family events, activities, and time-honored parenting and family wisdom.

In This Issue
* Back To School Clothes Shopping
* Upcoming Portland Area Magic Shows
* Penn and Teller Invade Portland
* When Is The Best Time For A Birthday Party

Penn and Teller Invade Portland

For those of you who have been hiding under a rock, Penn & Teller are huge in the magic entertainment industry. Their accolades span 40 years of performing. They have a show in Vegas that’s been running for 17 years at the Rio Hotel and Casino. They’ve had sold out shows on Broadway, world tours, 3 TV series. The current one is Penn & Teller Fool Us on the CW Network. On this show top magicians around the world try to fool Penn & Teller. In 2013 this comedy magic duo was awarded their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

With all of that said, they are coming to Portland for one night only. September 14 at the Keller Auditorium. If you’re lucky you may still be able to buy tickets. I’ve got mine…. you’d better hurry.

The old ketchup squeeze bottle gag. It gets them every time.

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Upcoming Portland Area

Magic Shows

Mr Fantastic CKM Logo


Sep 1 at 4pm

Magician Michael Douglas at IBU Public House

(details being finalized)

Sep 6 at 7:30pm

Magician Carey Heim at Kiggins Theatre


Sep 13 at 7:30pm

Magician Tony Oberio at Dave's Killer Magic Shop

Sep 14 at 7:30pm



Penn and Teller at Keller Auditorium

Oct 4 at 7:30pm


Variety Entertainer Henrik Bothe at Kiggins Theatre


Nov 1 at 7:30pm


Magician Charvet at Kiggins Theatre


When Is The Best Time For A Birthday Party?

There are weekend sports activities, church functions, extended family schedules, and work schedules. Between all of that, trying to pick the right time to have your child’s birthday party can be challenging. 

Sometimes the neighborhood recreation center is already booked a the time that works best for your family, and the other options don’t have enough space, or are too expensive.

Take a quick look at this short article that shares a few ideas to make the time selection easier and maybe even less expensive.

 (click the button below for the full article at ComedyKidsMagic)

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