Education To easily navigate, simply choose a category below and explore away! After-School/Weekend Child Care/Day Care Services Foreign Language Instruction Preschools Private Schools Public/Charter Schools Tutorial/Learning Services/Supplies After-School/Weekend ART OF STEM The PDX Toy Store for Tinkers, Makers & Innovators Art of STEM specializes in toys, books, classes, camps, & kits to build skills …

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Travel Guide

Click image to return to Resources home Travel To easily navigate, simply choose a category below and explore away! Columbia River Gorge Mt Hood Mt St. Helens and Southwest Washington Oregon Coast Salem and the Willamette Valley Columbia River Gorge Bonneville Hatchery Where: 70543 NE Herman Loop Cascade Locks OR 97014 Phone: 541-374-8393 back …

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PDX Parent. Jun/Jul 2016

Swing into summer with our special, double June/July issue! Our annual Best of Portland feature returns with great picks for friendly faces, open spaces and fun places. Plus, the votes are in for our Family Favorites awards, and our jam-packed Summer of Fun calendar is back, with a kid-friendly plan for every day of the summer in June, July and August. You’ll also find a review of the brand-new Pine Street Market, a DIY rocket craft from OMSI and lots more!

2016 Family Favorites

______________________________________________________ FAVORITE INDOOR PLACE TO PLAY Winner: OMSI For hands-on fun with science, you can’t beat OMSI. Watch for upgrades to the venerable Turbine Hall over the next few years, and for a new blockbuster exhibit on space exploration, opening this summer. Honorable Mentions: Southside Swap & Play, The Circuit Bouldering Gym, Portland Children’s Museum …

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PDX Parent. May 2016.

Summer’s just around the corner — get a jumpstart on the sunniest season with our May issue, featuring our guide to the best kid-friendly swimming holes in and around Portland. Plus, how to background check your child’s child care like a journalist, five questions for a Grimm star who just happens to be a local mom, and our picks for the city’s best new bagelries.

Play Room. May 2016

The best sunnies for kiddos, would-be PDX mayors  speak up on family issues, and dishing on play spots and diapers bags with a star of Grimm.

PDX Parent magazine. April 2016

This month marks our first issue under our new name — PDX Parent — where inside, you’ll find our guide to taking the kids to root, root, root for the home-team, be it Timbers, Thorns, Blazers, Winterhawks or Hops. Also in this month’s issue, read how three local writers tackled our Get Outside challenge to spend an hour outside with their kids each day for a week. Plus you’ll find a great crafts project from our friends at SCRAP, practical advice on keeping child care costs down from our Balance Sheet columnists and more.

Get Out

Three writers. Six kids under the age of 6. One week to head outdoors for at least one hour a day. And GO!

Update Status?

No screen time or learn to code? Keep your kids off Facebook or turn them into Instagram stars? Three Portland families work through the choices.

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