National Night Out

National Night Out (NNO) is coming up! NNO lets people shut down local streets to get outside and celebrate their neighborhoods together. A huge part of NNO is also working to connect local public safety officers with their community members. Below are just a few neighborhood block parties. If you want to find what’s happening …

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Portland’s Top Skateparks

From our friends at evo, a skate shop, bike shop, surf shop, wake shop, ski/snowboard shop, camping store, and lifestyle retailer all under one roof For many kids, sports present a great outlet for their energy, provide great exercise, and they also teach valuable life lessons of hard work, dedication, and resilience. After all, one …

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Kids Bowl Free 2018

Michelle lives in Southwest Portland with her husband and daughter. When she's not working, Michelle is watching gymnastics class or basketball practice, and checking the Kids Calendar for a new activity to explore.
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The Yard Sale Play Date

Yard sale shopping is the kind of frugality that will actually increase your popularity with your children.

Summer Cultural Festivals

Portland is home to communities of people from all over the world—communities with unique and rich heritages, perspectives, and traditions. This summer, at cultural festivals throughout the city, your family can celebrate and learn about other cultures, taste new foods, and take part in dancing, singing, and other entertainment. 3 Days of Aloha in Vancouver …

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"Let's Go" Series with Oregon State Parks

Today while researching events for the kid’s calendar I stumbled upon the “Let’s Go” series of camping and outdoor events from the Oregon State Parks. Let’s Go offers families opportunities to give outdoor activities (like camping, mountain biking, canoeing, fishing, etc) a try without having to invest in equipment and under the guidance of experience …

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PDX Summer

Make the Most of Our Warmest Months There is so much fun to be had over the summer in PDX. We’ve got water play guides, event picks and so much more to make this summer the most fun.

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