Sunday, January 1, 2012

Christmas 2010

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Christmas Seasonal Page Completely Updated for 2010

The Cinnamon Bear
     Cinnamon Bear has been a tradition for many families since it was first aired in 1937.  
     Cinnamon Bear is a radio play featuring Paddy O'Cinnamon and Judy and Jimmy.  Their are 26 fun filled episodes leading up to the Christmas Eve finale.
     Portland is often called the hotspot for Cinnamon Bear because he has been broadcast each year since 1937, only missing a year or two through the years.  Many local stores often had Cinnamon Bear, instead of Santa Claus for children to visit and tell their wishes to at Christmas.  
     The Portland Spirit has a yearly schedule of You can adventure into the land of maybe with Pirates and Cinnamon Bear himself.
     Now you can download the entire Series and play it for your family. - Cinnamon Bear.  You can listen online or right click and click "Save Target As"  which will allow you to save each episode in an MP3 format for free.
     This radio show and lots of others are available online for free because they are copyright free and in the public domain.  Radio shows can be a lot of fun to introduce to your family.  Kids love to listen to them and can be very creative drawing or painting what they imagine.  If you have a video camera, they can even create their own plays or movies based on the shows.
     Many shows may have historic context which may need to be explained to them, which is a great way to introduce our history and the way we used to live.
     Portland Spirit Cruise Schedule
  • December 4, 11, 12, 18, 19                    
    • 10am - Noon
  • December 5                    
    • 3-5pm
    December 20-24, 26-27                    
     Other radio Shows and websites to enjoy.

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