07 January 2007

Parent Hacks meetup at Baby Loves Disco - win free tickets!

Baby Loves DiscoSo I've been thinking about ways in which we can make the jump from online lovefest to real-life meetups. And then, I found out that Baby Loves Disco was coming to Portland! I've envied the folks who've gotten to go ever since I first wrote up Baby Loves Disco, and then I found out it's arriving in my very own hometown. What better way to get to know each other than to shake our collective booties to some Bee Gees?

Real music from the 70s and 80s spun by real DJs! Bubble machines! Baskets of scarves and instruments! Chill-out rooms for nursing moms! Diaper-changing stations! Full spread of healthy snacks by Wild Oats! And (AND!) the bar's open for Mom and Dad!

So, Portland Parenthackers, wanna come dancing with my kids and me? Thanks to Andy, I've got ten free tickets to share!

Here are the deets:

Sunday, January 14, 2-5pm
Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside Street, Portland

If you can make it, let me know in the comments. Be sure to fill out the comment email field so I can get back in touch with you (your email address won't appear on the site, but it will come directly to me so I can email you back). Also, each walking person needs a ticket, so indicate how many tickets you need.  Please only sign up if you're sure you can come, because I'd hate for these tickets to go to waste (they're worth $12 each).

On Wednesday, January 10, I'll choose people at random for the giveaway. I hope you can come!

(If you can't make it here, no worries. I've got plans in mind for more meetups. I'm thinking that any time I travel we should arrange a little playdate. Details to follow.)


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What's better than baby-friendly dancing? Baby-friendly dancing with the folks from Parent Hacks! We're totally going, but if we win free tickets we'll just enjoy it that much more. There are three of us (since the baby walks, runs, climbs...you name it). Yay!

This sounds like so much fun. There are three of us, if we count my 1 1/2 year old who loves nothing better than to bop around.

So cool! We'd love free tickets...there are 3 of us. Can't wait to boogie down!

Three here as well. Awesome!!

We will be there for sure. My girl loves to shake her booty!

Oops forgot to say, there are 2 of us. Thanks for doing this Asha, sounds like fun.

We missed the Holiday Kiddie Disco, so we're thrilled to be in town for Baby Loves Disco. There are three of us coming. Thanks for offering the ticket drawing!

We're definitely planning on coming (mama, dada, and baby). Can't wait to shake it!

Babies love disco is a lot of fun. I attended an event in New York City last month and reviewed it here: http://blogs.tripconnect.com/famly/2007/01/babies_love_dis.html

Unfortunately, I won't be in Portland but will be attending their event in NYC on Jan 13. Comment on my blog (link above) if you'd lie to meet up!

Since the birth of our son 5 months ago, I think we've gotten out together only once. This sounds like a great thing to do as a family and bring our older daughter (7 yrs)too!

Wow, what a great idea! We need something like this on the East Coast (NC). Have fun!

Michele: BLD is national -- you can see if it's coming to your town at babylovesdisco.com. If not, from the website: "to bring baby loves disco to your town, email andy@babylovesdisco.com."

We'd love to mmet up! We are 3, including my 13 month old runner!

There will be three (3) of us dancing/wobbling this Sunday. Thanks for the opportunity!

$0.02 from Mr. Security about posting on this blog, which I must say I really like and find useful.

The default behavior for this site is to use the Email Address field of the "Post a comment" form if the "URL of your website or blog:" field is left blank. I will bet most people do not realize this and are unknowingly posting their email addresses for any person, or worse SPAM program, to read off the web site. A better default would be to not create a link or provide a generic default link instead of posting email addresses unless a person specially puts it into the "URL of your website or blog:" field.

Again great site and thanks for the useful information.

Why, oh why, do we not live in Portland?!

My heart pools with envy of all you lucky folks!

Here in Indiana we have lots of rain, but none of the other perks.

I get the flashback image of a little studio 54 with bruiser baby bouncers and lines of infant formula on the tables. My kids love music so this might be the perfect outing for both them and us, the parents. It will be fun if they spin some Cure or Bahuas so I cna teach the 4 year old to do the white boy goth shuffle. Can I even dare to dream of some BlackFlag and a baby mosh scene?

Hope to see some of you there.

-tom(any one know where to buy baby spoons on a chain)h

We'd love to go, and there are three of us! Thanks so much for offering this...

We also would love to attend! There's three of us.

Oooh, something we can go to as a family that's indoors and out of the rain (and not the shopping mall)! We'd love 2 tickets for the parent walkers.

My friend went to this in Chicago and loved it! I hope to go next time... Have fun!

Free tickets? We'd so be there, then! Otherwise it's too expensive for our family of 4.

We are new to Portland, and this seems like it would be great fun, and a great way to meet new people! I would need 4 tickets...17 m/o b/g twins, my husband, and myself! My son and daughter LOVE to dance! Let's BOOGIE!!!

There are 4 of us. We have our costumes ready. We have our dancing shoes on. We would LOVE free tickets - but we're coming either way!


We can't wait to see you there- all four of us!! I will work on persuading the backspinner to show his stuff....

We're planning to be there! I suppose it's too late to enter for your drawing, but if you have one, two, or three of the tickets available for my family (Me, DH, and 2-year-old daughter) I'd of course love to have it/them. I hope they can find a way to make this less expensive!

yeah, okay...just found out about this from Greasy Kids Stuff--how cool. We'd like to enter for 3--the pdub and his mama and his papa...disco freaks, all.

we're visiting portland this weekend. we have three kids but any tickets would make it a treat.

Will you be announcing the winners here? I'm embarassed to admit this, but I just found out that my email account wasn't working until this mornning -- anything sent before 10am today didn't get to me.

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