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'Best of' local kids' stuff (Readers' Poll Results)

Best Advanced Education Program

EXCEL at Sonoma State University
1801 E. Cotati Ave. at SSU, Rohnert Park, 664-2394

Honorable Mention

5340 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, 524-2600

Best Baby Gift Store

First Place (tie)

Cubby House
2410 Magowan St., Santa Rosa, 568-6568; 107 Plaza St., Healdsburg, 433-6861

HearthSong Toys
156 N. Main St., Sebastopol, 829-0944

Honorable Mention

Baby Gap at Gap Kids (chain)
1030 Santa Rosa Plaza, Santa Rosa, 570-1236

Best Birthday Party Place

First Place (tie)

Redwood Empire Ice Arena
1667 W. Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, 546-7147

Chucky Cheese (Chain)
601 Rohnert Park Expwy., Rohnert Park, 586-1949

Honorable Mention

Howarth Park
630 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa, 543-3282

Best Haircut Salon

Just Kidz Kutz
312 D St., Santa Rosa, 544-2766

Honorable Mention

Maddie Lane
397 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa, 542-8111

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant

First Place (tie)

Mary's Pizza Shack
Various county locations

Chuckie Cheese (Chain)
601 Rohnert Park Expwy., Rohnert Park, 586-1949

Honorable Mention

Redwood Cafe
84240 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati, 795-7868

Best Kids Bookstore

138 N. Main St., Sebastopol, 823-2618; 210 Coddingtown Mall, Santa Rosa, 575-0550; 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma, 762-0563; 2316 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, 578-8938

Honorable Mention

Barnes & Noble (chain)
700 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 576-7042

Best Kids Clothing

First Place (tie)

Cubby House

Gap Kids (chain)

Honorable Mention

Baby Gap at Gap Kids (Chain)

Best Place to Inspire Your Kids


Honorable Mention

Armstrong Woods State Reserve
1700 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville, 869-3940

Best Rainy-Day Activity


Honorable Mention

Toob Town
6591 Commerce Blvd., Rohnert Park, 588-8100

Best Summer Day Camp

1111 College Ave., Santa Rosa, |545-9622

Honorable Mention

Santa Rosa, 543-3423

Best Toy Store

Toy Works
103 Plaza St., Healdsburg, 433-4743; 6940 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol, 829-2003; 2759 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 526-2099

Honorable Mention

HearthSong Toys

Best Way to Un-TV the Kids


Honorable Mention


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From the March 23-29, 2000 issue of the Sonoma County Independent.

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