Yoshida's "Sand in the City" Begins Friday in Pioneer Square

Yoshida's Sand in the City

July 13th, 14th, & 15th, 2007

The event opens for public viewing at 6 p.m. Friday July 13th and continues throughout the weekend with Kids on the Block puppets, incredible entertainment, children's activities and food vendors. 100% of the proceeds from this fun family event go directly towards supporting Kids on the Block's life-changing programs.

About Sand in the City

Yoshida's Sand in the City is the primary fundraiser and community outreach opportunity for Kids on the Block. Yoshida's Sand in the City 2007, the 12th annual sand sculpting benefit for Kids on the Block, will be held July 13th — 15th at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland. On Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., more than 450 tons of sand will be sculpted into giant sculptures by local companies and organizations.

***2008 Sand in the City information

Watch a Video about Sand in the City

Watch a Video about Kids on the Block

Visit PowerfulPuppetry.org to view photos of past Sand in the City Events and learn more about how important puppetry can be in shaping healthy young individuals.

Convenient TriMet service

All three TriMet MAX lines stop right next to Pioneer Courthouse Square and run at least every 10—15 minutes. More than 60 bus lines travel just blocks from the event.

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