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August 2022

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 11, 2022

Pioneer Place, 700 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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$18.30 – $22.50

Rome comes to Portland! Unlike the long lines and 60-foot ceilings experienced at the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, patrons can view the world-renowned work of Michelangelo close enough to touch God's finger in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition. This special collection of the artist’s renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is reproduced in a format that allows viewers to get face-to-face with the masterpieces. Through 34 artfully displayed reproductions, this innovative presentation includes world-renowned pieces like The…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 10 @ 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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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 11, 2022

Pioneer Place, 700 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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$18.30 – $22.50

Rome comes to Portland! Unlike the long lines and 60-foot ceilings experienced at the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, patrons can view the world-renowned work of Michelangelo close enough to touch God's finger in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition. This special collection of the artist’s renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is reproduced in a format that allows viewers to get face-to-face with the masterpieces. Through 34 artfully displayed reproductions, this innovative presentation includes world-renowned pieces like The…

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 11 @ 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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Free Summer Reading Event and Book Exchange at Lents Park

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on August 11, 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: Mother Nature/Love The Earth Lents Park SE 92nd Avenue and Holgate Blvd, Portland, OR “Old Enough to Save the Planet”, Loll Kirby OBOB PAIRING: “Ranger…

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Free Summer Reading Event and Book Exchange at Lents Park

August 11 @ 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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Mr. Ben music for kids and their families!

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Oregon Public House, 700 NE Dekum St.
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Free

Mr. Ben plays live music the whole family will love!  He’s been a stalwart in the Portland kids music scene for well over a decade. The Oregon Public House is the nation’s first non-profit gastro-pub. Together they’re offering you the chance to get the whole family fed, keep the kids entertained through dinner, and not have any dishes to do afterwards!  All that, and a huge selection of beer on tap?!  Yeah.  This ones a no brainer.  :-)  

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Tabletop Thursdays

August 11 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2022

The 4th Wall PDX, 1445 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Free

Boardgames, boardgames, boardgames! Somewhere between Sorry, Scrabble, Sushi Go, and Settlers of Catan, we’re taking over the tabletops tonight. All ages and skill levels welcome, FREE TO PLAY! Pizza, popcorn, and beer available!

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 12 @ 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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New Parents Meet up! Babies under 2

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Awake Coffee & Art, 7325 Se Milwalkie Ave
Portland, OR 97202
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free

New parent meetup for kids under two! This is a great time to meet other parents in conversation and good laughs, enjoy tasty drinks and treats, grab lunch or take a walk in the sunshine! Toys for littles are clean and out for them to enjoy.  

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The Joy Store

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - August 14 @ 5:00 pm
The Joy Store, 825 SW 5th Ave.
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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$5

Portland's only pop-up-selfie-playland, The Joy Store! Installation artist, Kameron Messmer, has created a "mesmerizing" fun-filled exhibition of interactive rooms for all ages. Step inside the “Rainbow Room,” on your way to the “Balloon Typhoon,” where you’ll be delighted by hundreds of flying balloons. UNLOCK MORE JOY in the Joy Gallery, which features multiple themed, interactive selfie-play experiences. From the relaxing “Pulse” room to the glittery “Disco Party” room, you are sure to experience joy here like never before!

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Open Mic Night at Hammer+Jacks

August 12 @ 4:00 pm
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Hammer + Jacks Toy Store, 6406 SE Foster Rd.
Portland, OR 97206 United States
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Free

Welcoming all budding storytellers, comedians, musicians, and poets! We’re hosting Hammer + Jacks Open Mic Night and you’re invited to sign up! 🎤✨ REGISTER ONLINE, LIMITED SPOTS. This is a welcoming, low-stakes environment for kids to practice performing in front of a small audience and being part of an audience themselves. Finding the courage to get up on stage can show it’s fun to try new things, which makes the idea of “messing up” not so scary! Self-esteem can soar…

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Open Mic Night at Hammer+Jacks

August 12 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on May 27, 2022 at 5:00 pm

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One event on August 12, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on August 26, 2022 at 5:00 pm

One event on August 26, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Hammer + Jacks Toy Store, 6406 SE Foster Rd.
Portland, OR 97206 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Welcoming all budding storytellers, comedians, musicians, and poets! We’re hosting Hammer + Jacks Open Mic Night and you’re invited to sign up! 🎤✨ REGISTER ONLINE, LIMITED SPOTS. This is a welcoming, low-stakes environment for kids to practice performing in front of a small audience and being part of an audience themselves. Finding the courage to get up on stage can show it’s fun to try new things, which makes the idea of “messing up” not so scary! Self-esteem can soar…

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Pedalpalooza Family Friendly Rides

August 13 @ 9:00 am
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Free

Double check at their website, as rides are subject to change based on weather (and whim) and more are added all the time!  https://www.shift2bikes.org/pedalpalooza-calendar/ June 4 - 9am PSU Farmers Market Ride June 5 - 6:30am Team NPF Cycle in the Willamette Valley June 5 - 11:00 AM Let me be Perfectly Queer Eastbank Esplanade June 9 - 6 pm Sketchbooks in Parks - Irving Park June 10 - 7:00 pm 20th Anniversary Filmed by Bike at Hollywood Theatre June…

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Morning Cartoons

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 28, 2022

The 4th Wall PDX, 1445 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Free

Our Saturday Morning Cartoons program has been so popular, we’re expanding it to Sunday. Kids and kids at heart are encouraged to come stuff their eyeballs full of epic animation and their faces full of sugary cereal, now all weekend mornings long!

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Tree Time! Preschool Walk

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2022

$3 – $5

Tree Time! preschool walks are a safe and fun way to get outside with your little one.  Come join us for a story and guided walk on the trails at Hoyt Arboretum. We will use all of our senses to explore the natural surroundings and maybe even get our hands dirty! Staff and trained Arboretum volunteers will introduce you and your family to the plants, trees, insects, mushrooms, and more found at Hoyt Arboretum. Tree Time! walks are held Mondays…

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Guided Nature Walks at Tryon Creek

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

Meet at the park entrance and blacktop path along SW Capitol Hill Road between SW 21st Avenue and Miles Street.
Portland, Oregon 97219
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Free

Ages 5 and up, meet at the Nature Center by the start of Old Main Trail - Join a naturalist on a walk through Tryon Creek. Topics will vary from week to week, and will be geared for ages 5 through adult, but all ages are welcome.   Parents must accompany kids on all hikes.

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 13 @ 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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Back-to-School Meet & Greet with Booboo Stewart (Jay from Disney’s Descendants)

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Columbia Gorge Outlets, 450 NW 257th Way
Troutdale, OR 97060 United States
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Free

Don’t miss the Back-to-School Meet & Greet at Columbia Gorge Outlets on Saturday, Aug 13, from 12-2p! Disney star Booboo Stewart, “Jay” from Descendants, will be on-site to meet fans, take photos and sign autographs. Chad Doing from Rip City Radio will be emceeing with music and chances to win FREE gift cards and prizes throughout the day!

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Magic and Comedy

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 13, 2022

Awake Coffee & Art, 7325 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, 97202 United States
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Join the Awake Coffee crew for some good belly laughs this Saturday and ever second Saturday at 1pm! Come a few minutes early to get settled with a good seat and a tasty treat! Donations for artists are so very much appreciated!

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All Families Welcome: Community Family Fun Night

August 13 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Coming up, on Saturday, August 13th from 3-7pm, we are planning a free family event to connect with our surrounding community and celebrate the incoming of a new school year.  The primary goal of this event is to unify community members and introduce them to community agencies and organizations that could make meaningful impacts on the children and families in this area.   We are so excited to celebrate and show our appreciation to our communities and the families that live…

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Beaverton Night Market

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2022 at 5:00 pm

The Round, 12655 SW Millikan Way
Beaverton, OR 97005 United States
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Free

The Beaverton Night Market exists to create a vibrant, intercultural, family-friendly space that is reminiscent of night markets internationally. The Market offers a culturally-relevant evening activity and gathering space with ethnic food and crafts for families of all backgrounds in Beaverton.

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Morning Cartoons

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 28, 2022

The 4th Wall PDX, 1445 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Free

Our Saturday Morning Cartoons program has been so popular, we’re expanding it to Sunday. Kids and kids at heart are encouraged to come stuff their eyeballs full of epic animation and their faces full of sugary cereal, now all weekend mornings long!

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Kids’ Day at Woodstock Farmer’s Market

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Woodstock Farmer’s Market, 4600 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206 United States
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Free

Kids young and old can enjoy family-friendly crafts, activities, a scavenger hunt, photo booth, bubble machine and much more!

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 14 @ 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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Tree Time! Preschool Walk

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2022

$3 – $5

Tree Time! preschool walks are a safe and fun way to get outside with your little one.  Come join us for a story and guided walk on the trails at Hoyt Arboretum. We will use all of our senses to explore the natural surroundings and maybe even get our hands dirty! Staff and trained Arboretum volunteers will introduce you and your family to the plants, trees, insects, mushrooms, and more found at Hoyt Arboretum. Tree Time! walks are held Mondays…

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Magic the Gathering: Casual Commander

August 15 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 29, 2022

The 4th Wall PDX, 1445 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Free

Grab your decks and mana up because it's Magic Monday! Sling some cardboard with us over a game or two of casual commander. All ages and skill levels welcome. Bring your own deck or use one of ours. There's pizza, popcorn, and beer too. FREE TO PLAY!

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Mike Bennett’s Dinolandia

August 16 @ 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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Free Summer Reading Event and Book Exchange at Lents Park

August 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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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