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August 2022

PP&R Ladybug Nature Walk – Pre-registration required (9:30am)

August 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Gabriel Park – Pollinator Meadow, Meet near the community garden at the south end of the park (4115 SW Canby Street)
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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$3 – $9

Ladybug Nature Walk at Gabriel Park Pollinator Meadow – 9:30am  Register for this Ladybug Walk here Ladybug Nature Walks are a way for children ages 0-6 (and an adult) to explore a local Portland park. Nature educators guide families to notice plants and animals. Walks are child-directed and open-ended. Nature educators walk with the children in small groups. Children learn through questions, observation, and play. Walks last one hour. Content is geared for children ages 15 months-6 years. (Younger siblings…

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Snail Mail Story Time with Edith of Sunrise Books

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on August 18, 2022 at 11:00 am

The REC Room in Hammer + Jacks, 6406 SE FOSTER RD
PORTLAND, OR 97206-4660 United States
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Extra, extra! Read all about it! Join us on Thursday, August 18 at 10AM or 11AM for a new mail-themed story time with local children’s bookstore owner Edith Johnson! ✉️📫 Edith will read stories about writing letters, then lead the group in an activity about writing and sending their own mail! You can write to a friend, family member or even the person sitting next to you! Stamps, envelopes and all the fun writing tools will be provided. This is…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Snail Mail Story Time with Edith of Sunrise Books

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 18, 2022 at 11:00 am

The REC Room in Hammer + Jacks, 6406 SE FOSTER RD
PORTLAND, OR 97206-4660 United States
+ Google Map
o donation

Extra, extra! Read all about it! Join us on Thursday, August 18 at 10AM or 11AM for a new mail-themed story time with local children’s bookstore owner Edith Johnson! ✉️📫 Edith will read stories about writing letters, then lead the group in an activity about writing and sending their own mail! You can write to a friend, family member or even the person sitting next to you! Stamps, envelopes and all the fun writing tools will be provided. This is…

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Free Summer Reading Event and Book Exchange at Lents Park

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Lents Park, Meet near the community garden at SE 89th Avenue and Steele Street.
Portland, Oregon
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Free

Corresponding with Portland Parks and Rec’s Free Lunch + Play program, the Bookmobile Babe hosts a Summer Reading Camp and Book Exchange in Lents Park every Tuesday and Thursday from 12-1:30pm this summer! Each week features a theme and a corresponding book, read-aloud and an art activity. FREE, all-ages welcome and no sign-up required!! This week’s theme: BLM Lents Park SE 92nd Avenue and Holgate Blvd, Portland, OR “All Because You Matter”, Tami Charles OBOB PAIRING: “Brown Girl Dreaming”, Jacqueline Woodson…

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Free Summer Reading Event and Book Exchange at Lents Park

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 18, 2022

Lents Park, Meet near the community garden at SE 89th Avenue and Steele Street.
Portland, Oregon
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Free

Corresponding with Portland Parks and Rec’s Free Lunch + Play program, the Bookmobile Babe hosts a Summer Reading Camp and Book Exchange in Lents Park every Tuesday and Thursday from 12-1:30pm this summer! Each week features a theme and a corresponding book, read-aloud and an art activity. FREE, all-ages welcome and no sign-up required!! This week’s books: “Shaped By Her Hands”, Anna Harber Freeman OBOB PAIRING: “The Barren Grounds”, David Robertson ART ACTIVITY: (if we have playdough/the like) make your own…

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Toddler Time @ The Craft Factory

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

The Craft Factory, 4555 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97217 United States
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$6

Drop-In Crafting Hours with Toddler Time bases available all day! Make 3 Minis for Merely $6

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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SCRAP Crafternoons

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Sundays from 2 - 4 pm, head to SCRAP for some crafting fun! Click the website link below to see what the week's theme will be and to double check that there are no cancellations.

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Open Mic Mondays @ The Craft Factory!

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The Craft Factory, 4555 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97217 United States
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Free

Calling All: Musicians, Poets, Comedians, Dancers, Writers, Readers, Thinkers, Movers, Makers, Shakers, & Practicers Open Mic Mondays @ The Craft Factory! A Family Friendly and All Ages Event! Hosted by everyone’s favorite professional entertainer, Johnny Franco. Every Monday  from 6:00pm-9:00pm This is meant to be a fun and safe space where curious and creative minds can gather to celebrate and encourage all art forms. We invite creatives, young and old, to share their work with us! Each spot is given…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Play-dough party + FREE Ice Cream at LEKA Playland!

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Make sure to reserve your spot for our play-dough party on August 24: 3-5pm. We provide all the dough and accessories. FREE ice cream for all kids and leave the cleaning to us! Reservations are required as we limit the number of children. This event is FREE with regular paid admission. Reservations are $14/child or you may use your punch card to reserve your spot.

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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The Hike Story Time with local author Alison Farrell

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The REC Room in Hammer + Jacks, 6406 SE FOSTER RD
PORTLAND, OR 97206-4660 United States
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Free

Join us on Thursday, August 25 at 4 pm for story time and sketchbook-making with local author Alison Farrell and her book The Hike! If you and your little ones love the outdoors, you’ll love this one. 🌿 The Hike is a beautiful and educational love letter to the forests of the PNW. Perfect for young adventurers and curious naturalists, the story follows three young female explorers exploring their local forest and the life within it. Alison’s beautiful illustrations are…

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Toddler Time @ The Craft Factory

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

The Craft Factory, 4555 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97217 United States
+ Google Map
$6

Drop-In Crafting Hours with Toddler Time bases available all day! Make 3 Minis for Merely $6

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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SCRAP Crafternoons

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Sundays from 2 - 4 pm, head to SCRAP for some crafting fun! Click the website link below to see what the week's theme will be and to double check that there are no cancellations.

Find out more »

Open Mic Mondays @ The Craft Factory!

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The Craft Factory, 4555 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97217 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Calling All: Musicians, Poets, Comedians, Dancers, Writers, Readers, Thinkers, Movers, Makers, Shakers, & Practicers Open Mic Mondays @ The Craft Factory! A Family Friendly and All Ages Event! Hosted by everyone’s favorite professional entertainer, Johnny Franco. Every Monday  from 6:00pm-9:00pm This is meant to be a fun and safe space where curious and creative minds can gather to celebrate and encourage all art forms. We invite creatives, young and old, to share their work with us! Each spot is given…

Find out more »

Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 31 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Paint a Cupcake Eat a Cupcake

August 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
19273 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, OR 97045, 19273 Molalla Ave.
Oregon City, OR 97045 United States
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$35

Come and paint and eat a cupcake at Fat Cupcake! $35 a person includes art supplies and instruction and a traditional cupcake from Fat Cupcake! Hurry only 12 spots! Signup online: https://fb.me/e/1XboAHf0k

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September 2022

Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Toddler Time @ The Craft Factory

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

The Craft Factory, 4555 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97217 United States
+ Google Map
$6

Drop-In Crafting Hours with Toddler Time bases available all day! Make 3 Minis for Merely $6

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

September 2 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

September 3 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2022

710 SW Yamhill St., 710 SW Yamhill St.
Portland, OR 97205 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $30

Beloved local artist Mike Bennett presents Dinolandia in downtown Portland May 31–September 10, 2022. The immersive walk-through two-story museum features more than 50 species of dinosaurs, ranging from the chicken-sized Compsognathus to the massive floor-to-ceiling T. Rex! Per Mike's signature style, all 1,000+ cutouts will be made from reclaimed plywood and recycled paint. Grammy nominated children’s artist Billy Kelly provides original music for the exhibit. Dinolandia takes place in the beautiful 22,000 square foot corner retail space located at 710…

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