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Bridgeport Village Breakfast With Santa To Benefit Charities
Bridgeport Village, Portland’s premier shopping destination, announces Breakfasts with Santa. Breakfasts will be hosted Dec. 3 at Native Foods, Dec. 10 at Romano’s Macaroni Grill and Dec. 17 at California Pizza Kitchen from 8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Kids and families are invited to join Santa for breakfasts in support of local non-profit organizations;
Tickets for Breakfast with Santa are $10 per person and include entertainment with Radio Disney, a visit with Santa who will be giving away gifts and a ride on the Bridgeport Express solar-powered Holiday train.
“Bridgeport Village is looking forward to hosting Breakfast with Santa again this year. The events are wonderful for not only kids and families, but for the charities whose holidays are brightened by their successes,” said Kiki Hanover, Regional Marketing Director of CenterCal Properties, owners of Bridgeport Village.
Tickets for Breakfast with Santa may be purchased by visiting the Guest Services kiosk or calling (503) 968-1704. Seating is limited.
Easter Seals, the non-profit benefitting from the December 3 breakfast, helps individuals with disabilities and special needs and their families live better lives. For nearly 90 years, a network of more than 550 centers has offered Easter Seal recipients medical rehabilitation, employment and training opportunities, recreational outreach and services for children, adults and seniors with disabilities or special needs.
Established in Oregon in 1977, Candlelighters for Children with Cancer provides support, education, advocacy and hope to families with children battling cancer. The December 10 breakfast will benefit Candlelighters and the thousands of family served.
Project Pooch, the organization befitting from the December 17 breakfast, provides opportunities for youth in corrections to develop personal and vocational skills through caring for and training shelter dogs for adoption. The program not only helps rehabilitate ready youth to become responsible, productive community members, but also saves the lives of hundreds of dogs.
About Breakfast with Santa
Dates: Saturdays, December 3, 10 and 17, 2011
Time: 8:30 – 10 a.m.
Locations: Native Foods (Dec. 3), Romano’s Macaroni Grill (Dec. 10) and California Pizza Kitchen (Dec. 17)
Charities: Ticket sales will benefit Easter Seals, Candlelighters for Children with Cancer and Project Pooch
Cost: $10 per ticket
Other 2011 Holiday Events at Bridgeport Village
All Aboard The Bridgeport Express
Holiday shoppers will be invited to climb aboard the 35-passenger, solar-operated holiday train and ride it to their destinations in Bridgeport Village. The Bridgeport Express is a 40-foot-long trackless passenger train with four-foot wide cars to accommodate children and adults. Rides are free and available for riders of all ages.
Daily: through Thursday, December 22
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 3 – 5 p.m.
Photos with Santa
Children are invited to visit Santa in his new home, built by the Home Builders Association Professional Remodelers Organization in center court. In addition to posing for holiday photos, Santa will give away candy canes and coloring books. For more information on photo packages and pricing, visit Bridgeport-Village.com
Daily: through Friday, December 23
Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, December 24
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Making Spirits Bright
Bridgeport Village will host the annual Making Spirits Bright fundraising and shopping weekend to benefit Candlelighters for Children with Cancer and Project Pooch. Wristbands will be available for $10; 100% of the proceeds will benefit the participating charity of purchaser’s choice.
Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11
About Bridgeport Village: Bridgeport Village is the Portland area’s premier shopping destination. Bridgeport consists of more than 70 fine shops and services, including 11 restaurants and an 18-screen Regal Cinema with I-Max auditorium. Shoppers are treated to premium services, such as valet parking and an onsite concierge. Bridgeport Village is conveniently located just off I-5 at exit 290 in Tualatin.
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Bridgeport Village is the Pacific Northwest’s preeminent fashion and dining center. The center offers an outstanding and enviable array of the region’s first and exclusive one of a kind and internationally renowned stores and boutiques.