Kids Calendar

Find fun things to do with kids on our comprehensive events calendar for Portland, Oregon.

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February 2023 Digital Issue

Read our February issue online!

Free Things to Do with Kids in February

Check out 15+ fun things to do with kids in Portland this February — all for free!

Dragons Love Tacos is a Visual Delight

Get out of the rain and enjoy gorgeous costumes and skillful storytelling at Oregon Children’s Theatre’s latest show Dragons Love Tacos.

Featured School of the Week: Catholic Schools Group

There are so many great Catholic Schools in Portland wth Open Houses happening soon.

Portland Center Stage “Puts the She in Sherlock”

Don’t miss the witty and delightful Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson, Apt. 2B at Portland Center Stage, and learn the secret to having spectacular date nights on the regular. (Spoiler alert: It’s elementary.)

2 Summers, 6 PNW Campsites, and Why We Loved Each One

Camping is a bit of a gamble at baseline. We’ve removed the guesswork on these 6 family-friendly campsites.

The History of Portland’s Quadrants

Did you know that Portland has more than 90 formally recognized neighborhoods? These diverse communities fit snugly into geographic boundaries, known throughout the city as quadrants. Interestingly enough, there aren’t four quadrants, but rather six.


See more events in our Open House Guide.

Featured Events

Free Things to Do with Kids in February

Whether you are looking for indoor activities or outdoor explorations, here are 15+ fun things to do with kids in Portland this February — all for free!

February Issue

Our February issue spotlights two important issues: statewide rule changes abolishing suspensions and expulsions for preschool students in schools and day care and youth mental health. It also includes three pages of family-friendly events (including free ones!) and ways to make your little one's Valentine's Day special.

The Ultimate Portland Bucket List: 101 Things to Do with Kids

PDX Parent staff has gathered together a big list of must-dos and must-sees for any family who calls Portland their home. The next time you’re feeling at a loss for activities to do with your kids, keep this list handy for some inspiration!

Don’t be Fooled by the False Promises of Quackery

With the indulgences of the holidays behind us, many people are feeling bloated, sluggish and ready to get back in shape but urge you to avoid “quackery.”


Summer Camps Guide

Plan your summer now with our comprehensive guide to camps in the Portland area!

Portland Indoor Play Spaces

Your ultimate guide to indoor fun.

Education Guide

Find schools, childcare, after-school activities and enrichment programs in our Education Guide.

Kids ❤️ Museums

The littles will soak up knowledge while having a blast at these local, kid-friendly museums.

Performing Arts Guide: Theater, Ballet, Concerts and More

Check out our roundup of local performance venues and find shows that fit your interests and budget.

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