Plants & Nature

Watershed Discovery Day at Mill Park

Mill Park 6201 SE Overland St., Milwaukie, OR, United States

Want to learn more about what a watershed is and what you can do to improve the water quality in one fun event? Pack a picnic lunch and join us Saturday, June 1st at Mill Park as we partner with Clackamas Water Environment Services, World Salmon Council, SOLVE and North Clackamas Park and Recreation and […]

Free

Community Farm Day at Thimbleberry Collaborative Farm!

June 1 is International Children’s Day, and we’re celebrating with a Farm Field Day! We’ll have a bunch of games set up including volleyball, horseshoes, ping pong and cornhole. There will also be some old school contests like burlap sack races, tug of war, three legged races, and more! We’ll have some light snacks to […]

Free
Event Series What’s New in The Garden

What’s New in The Garden

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden 5801 SE 28th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

The “What’s New in The Garden” walks at Crystal Springs are explorations designed to encourage curiosity and wonderment through the senses for kids and their family. Each month, Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Visitor Services Supervisor Hilary will lead a stroll through the garden to explore new sights and sounds as well as checking up on […]

$5 – $8.95

All About Trees: Storytime & Puppet-Tree at the World Forestry Center

World Forestry Center

Join us on Saturday, June 1st, at 12 noon for a story time and puppet show with fantastic local author Leslie Barnard Booth, featuring her captivating new book, One Day this Tree Will Fall. Discover how a tree’s wounds and decay bring new life to the forest ecosystem in this lyrical picture book for ages […]

Free

Stewardship Event in Spring Garden Park

Spring Garden Park Meet at the entrance to the park along SW Dolph Court (between SW 30th and 35th Avenues), Portland, OR, United States

Get outside, enjoy nature, and help care for your local park at this family-friendly, all ages stewardship event in Spring Garden Park!  Volunteers will be working in the garden beds and along the soft surface pathways, sometimes on uneven ground. Tools, gloves, and project instructions will be provided.  Children must be accompanied and supervised by […]

Free

Frenchman’s Bar Beach Clean-up

Frenchman's Bare Regional Park 9612 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA, United States

What: Litter pick-up along the Columbia River at Frenchman’s Bar When:  9:00am to 12:00pm Where: Frenchman’s Bar Regional Park, 9612 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660 What to bring: Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. Please bring your own snacks and water. Translation: A Spanish translator will be available at this event. *** Actividad: Recoger basura en […]

Free

A Bee or Not a Bee

Get ready for pollinator week with local author and scientific illustrator Audrey Sauble.  She will read her book, A Bee or Not a Bee?, and then lead you into the Arboretum in search of bees and other favorite pollinators.  After the walk, Audrey will guide you through a nature journaling practice so you can record something new […]

$12 – $15

Summer at the Discovery Museum – Forest Crafts

World Forestry Center +1 more

We have partnered with Portland-based children’s art coordinator RAD Creative to provide all-ages crafts at the Discovery Museum once a month. Each month features a different forest-centric craft: June 15 – forest bracelets; July 20 – forest in a bottle; August 17 – tree people. Work on the craft as a family and bring the […]

$5

Stewardship Event in Spring Garden Park

Spring Garden Park Meet at the entrance to the park along SW Dolph Court (between SW 30th and 35th Avenues), Portland, OR, United States

Get outside, enjoy nature, and help care for your local park at this family-friendly, all ages stewardship event in Spring Garden Park!  Volunteers will be working in the garden beds and along the soft surface pathways, sometimes on uneven ground. Tools, gloves, and project instructions will be provided.  Children must be accompanied and supervised by […]

Free

Pollination Celebration

Stringfield Family Park 3614 S.E. Naef Rd., Oak Lodge, Milwaukie, Oregon

For National Pollinator Week, Join us in discovering the wonderful world of pollinators and learn what you can do to support pollinator health through interactive activities, info booths and crafts. Enjoy free face painting and wildflower seeds. This family-friendly event is open to all ages. Come dressed as your favorite pollinator for a chance to […]

FREE

Summer at the Discovery Museum – Forest Talks

World Forestry Center

Spend this summer at the Discovery Museum! World Forestry Center has curated events for all ages throughout the summer to further connect you and your family to forests. All events are included with the cost of museum admission. Oregon’s forest education program, Talk About Trees, moves out of the classroom and into the Discovery Museum […]

$5

Wintler Wednesday Beach Clean-up

Wintler Park 6400 SE Beach Dr, Vancouver, WA, United States

What: Volunteer Beach Clean-Up at Wintler Park When: Wednesdays,  9:00am – 11:30am Where: Wintler Park, 6400 SE Beach Dr., Vancouver, WA 98661 What to bring: Please dress for the weather. Bring your own snacks and water. Translation: A Spanish translator will not be available at this event. *** Actividad: Limpieza de playa voluntaria en Wintler Park Cuándo: Miércoles, 9:00 – 11:30 Dónde: Wintler […]

Free

Storytime & Puppet-Tree at Sunrise Books

Sunrise Books 4605 NE Fremont St. Suite 208, Portland, OR, United States

Join local author Leslie Barnard Booth for storytime, featuring her beautiful new book One Day This Tree Will Fall. Discover how a tree's wounds and decay bring new life to the forest ecosystem in this lyrical picture book perfect for nature-lovers and curious kids. In addition to storytime, Leslie will put on an educational puppet […]

Stewardship Event in Spring Garden Park

Spring Garden Park Meet at the entrance to the park along SW Dolph Court (between SW 30th and 35th Avenues), Portland, OR, United States

Get outside, enjoy nature, and help care for your local park at this family-friendly, all ages stewardship event in Spring Garden Park!  Volunteers will be working in the garden beds and along the soft surface pathways, sometimes on uneven ground. Tools, gloves, and project instructions will be provided.  Children must be accompanied and supervised by […]

Free

The Helvetia Lavender Festival

12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124 12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR, United States

The annual family friendly Helvetia Lavender Festival returns for its 17th year the first two weekends in July: Friday through Sunday. This popular and well-known mid-summer family activity located in the beautiful hills of Helvetia, just off Sunset Highway (Exit 61) draws more than 5,000 participants each year. The weekend activities continue to feature activities […]

Free – $10

The Helvetia Lavender Festival

12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124 12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR, United States

The annual family friendly Helvetia Lavender Festival returns for its 17th year the first two weekends in July: Friday through Sunday. This popular and well-known mid-summer family activity located in the beautiful hills of Helvetia, just off Sunset Highway (Exit 61) draws more than 5,000 participants each year. The weekend activities continue to feature activities […]

Free – $10

Frenchman’s Bar Beach Clean-up

Frenchman's Bare Regional Park 9612 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA, United States

What: Litter pick-up along the Columbia River at Frenchman’s Bar When:  9:00am to 12:00pm Where: Frenchman’s Bar Regional Park, 9612 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660 What to bring: Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. Please bring your own snacks and water. Translation: A Spanish translator will be available at this event. *** Actividad: Recoger basura en […]

Free

The Helvetia Lavender Festival

12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124 12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR, United States

The annual family friendly Helvetia Lavender Festival returns for its 17th year the first two weekends in July: Friday through Sunday. This popular and well-known mid-summer family activity located in the beautiful hills of Helvetia, just off Sunset Highway (Exit 61) draws more than 5,000 participants each year. The weekend activities continue to feature activities […]

Free – $10

The Helvetia Lavender Festival

12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124 12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR, United States

The annual family friendly Helvetia Lavender Festival returns for its 17th year the first two weekends in July: Friday through Sunday. This popular and well-known mid-summer family activity located in the beautiful hills of Helvetia, just off Sunset Highway (Exit 61) draws more than 5,000 participants each year. The weekend activities continue to feature activities […]

Free – $10

Cottonwood Beach Clean-up

Cottonwood Beach 3333 Index St, Washougal, WA, United States

What: Litter pick-up along the Columbia River at Cottonwood Beach When: Saturday, July 13th 9:00am to 12:00pm Where: Captain William Clark Park, 3333 Index St, Washougal, WA 98671 What to bring: Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. Please bring your own snacks and water. Translation: A Spanish translator will not be available at this event. *** Actividad: Recoger basura […]

Free

The Helvetia Lavender Festival

12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124 12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR, United States

The annual family friendly Helvetia Lavender Festival returns for its 17th year the first two weekends in July: Friday through Sunday. This popular and well-known mid-summer family activity located in the beautiful hills of Helvetia, just off Sunset Highway (Exit 61) draws more than 5,000 participants each year. The weekend activities continue to feature activities […]

Free – $10

The Helvetia Lavender Festival

12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124 12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR, United States

The annual family friendly Helvetia Lavender Festival returns for its 17th year the first two weekends in July: Friday through Sunday. This popular and well-known mid-summer family activity located in the beautiful hills of Helvetia, just off Sunset Highway (Exit 61) draws more than 5,000 participants each year. The weekend activities continue to feature activities […]

Free – $10

Stewardship Event in Spring Garden Park

Spring Garden Park Meet at the entrance to the park along SW Dolph Court (between SW 30th and 35th Avenues), Portland, OR, United States

Get outside, enjoy nature, and help care for your local park at this family-friendly, all ages stewardship event in Spring Garden Park!  Volunteers will be working in the garden beds and along the soft surface pathways, sometimes on uneven ground. Tools, gloves, and project instructions will be provided.  Children must be accompanied and supervised by […]

Free

Summer at the Discovery Museum – Forest Crafts

World Forestry Center +1 more

We have partnered with Portland-based children’s art coordinator RAD Creative to provide all-ages crafts at the Discovery Museum once a month. Each month features a different forest-centric craft: June 15 – forest bracelets; July 20 – forest in a bottle; August 17 – tree people. Work on the craft as a family and bring the […]

$5

Storytime with Puppet-Tree and Craft

Tryon Creek State Natural Area

Join local author Leslie Barnard Booth for STEM storytime, featuring her beautiful new book One Day This Tree Will Fall. Discover how a tree's wounds and decay bring new life to the forest ecosystem in this lyrical picture book perfect for nature-lovers and curious kids. In addition to storytime, Leslie will put on an educational […]

Wintler Wednesday Beach Clean-up

Wintler Park 6400 SE Beach Dr, Vancouver, WA, United States

What: Volunteer Beach Clean-Up at Wintler Park When: Wednesdays,  9:00am – 11:30am Where: Wintler Park, 6400 SE Beach Dr., Vancouver, WA 98661 What to bring: Please dress for the weather. Bring your own snacks and water. Translation: A Spanish translator will not be available at this event. *** Actividad: Limpieza de playa voluntaria en Wintler Park Cuándo: Miércoles, 9:00 – 11:30 Dónde: Wintler […]

Free

Summer at the Discovery Museum – Forest Talks

World Forestry Center

Spend this summer at the Discovery Museum! World Forestry Center has curated events for all ages throughout the summer to further connect you and your family to forests. All events are included with the cost of museum admission. Oregon’s forest education program, Talk About Trees, moves out of the classroom and into the Discovery Museum […]

$5

Frenchman’s Bar Beach Clean-up and Kite Flying

Frenchman's Bare Regional Park 9612 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA, United States

What: Litter pick-up along the Columbia River and Kite Flying at Frenchman’s Bar When: Saturday, August 3rd 9:00am to 3:00pm Where: Frenchman’s Bar Regional Park, 9612 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660 What to bring: Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. Please bring your own snacks and water. Translation: A Spanish translator will be available at this […]

Free

Summer at the Discovery Museum – Forest Crafts

World Forestry Center +1 more

We have partnered with Portland-based children’s art coordinator RAD Creative to provide all-ages crafts at the Discovery Museum once a month. Each month features a different forest-centric craft: June 15 – forest bracelets; July 20 – forest in a bottle; August 17 – tree people. Work on the craft as a family and bring the […]

$5

Wintler Wednesday Beach Clean-up

Wintler Park 6400 SE Beach Dr, Vancouver, WA, United States

What: Volunteer Beach Clean-Up at Wintler Park When: Wednesdays,  9:00am – 11:30am Where: Wintler Park, 6400 SE Beach Dr., Vancouver, WA 98661 What to bring: Please dress for the weather. Bring your own snacks and water. Translation: A Spanish translator will not be available at this event. *** Actividad: Limpieza de playa voluntaria en Wintler Park Cuándo: Miércoles, 9:00 – 11:30 Dónde: Wintler […]

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