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Pedalpalooza Rides

Pedalpalooza is a festival of bikey fun. Hundreds of different events are organized by people like you. Most rides are free and all are open to the public to join. Some are organized with kids in mind, such as Olive & Dingo's Slide Ride. Find the full calendar here.  Bike Summer will be three whole months of […]

Free

Splashpads Open

Portland Parks Splashpads and interactive fountains will all be open by 6/15/24 through Labor Day weekend with extended splashpad hours for the 2024 season 10am-8pm. Details at www.portland.gov/splash

Free
Event Series PDX Open Air Train Rides

PDX Open Air Train Rides

Oregon Rail Heritage Center 2250 SE Water Avenue, Portland, OR

July 6, 13, 20, & 27 – 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, & 4:00pm  Oregon Rail Heritage Center 2250 SE Water Ave. Portland, OR 97214 Get your tickets and climb aboard! Join us for a 45-minute train ride in open air rail cars along the Willamette River in the heart of Portland. These rides are excellent for […]

$2 – $15

Free Arts Workshops for Teens

Bodecker Foundation 2360 NW Quimby Street, Portland, OR, United States

Are you a 14-18 year old with a passion for the arts? Looking for FREE and exciting ways to stay creative this summer? Discover Bodecker Foundation’s Summer 2024 Workshops! From filmmaking to music, sculpture to painting, we've got a fantastic lineup of activities to keep you engaged.  Join us to build your skills, connect with […]

Event Series Area 51 Encounter

Area 51 Encounter

Fox Tower 710 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR, United States

Prepare to surround yourself with the history and mysteries of non-human visitors to our planet. More than just an exhibit, Area 51 Encounter is designed to pique the interest and curiosities of earthlings of all ages and taps into Portland’s fascination with extraterrestrial life, offering a unique experience for the residents of Oregon. Guests will […]

$20 – $28

Sunday Sounds Concert Series

Columbia Tech Center Park 17701 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA, United States

The Columbia Tech Center Sunday Sounds Concerts presented by Riverview Bank, hit the stage in east Vancouver on Sundays from 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy an exciting lineup of genre-defying crowd favorites. Food and refreshments are available to purchase from local vendors or bring a picnic to enjoy. Alcohol is not permitted in parks. July […]

Free Open Play Swim sessions at PP&R pools, part of Summer Free For All

Portland Parks & Recreation’s popular outdoor pools will be open from June 20 through August 23. Creston Pool and Peninsula Pool will remain open through September 6 with a modified schedule. Each outdoor pool listed below will host a weekly free swim session in addition to regularly scheduled swim lessons, open play swims, and water fitness offerings: […]

Free
Event Series Go Outside and PLAY!

Go Outside and PLAY

Summer 2024 Outdoor nature PLAY with Cedar Tree Learning for curious kids ages 4-10yrs. Monday -Thursday, 9:30-1pm located in treasured Portland Nature Parks. July 8-11 July 15-18 August 12-15 August 19-22 Schedule a call to connect!

Monday Tree Time! Preschool Walks at Hoyt Arboretum

Hoyt Arboretum Meet at Stevens Pavilion, across from the Visitor’s Center (4000 SW Fairview Blvd)

Get outside with your little one and 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, […]

$3 – $5
Event Series Area 51 Encounter

Area 51 Encounter

Fox Tower 710 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR, United States

Prepare to surround yourself with the history and mysteries of non-human visitors to our planet. More than just an exhibit, Area 51 Encounter is designed to pique the interest and curiosities of earthlings of all ages and taps into Portland’s fascination with extraterrestrial life, offering a unique experience for the residents of Oregon. Guests will […]

$20 – $28

Slide Ride with Olive & Dingo

Creston Park SE 43rd Avenue and Rhone Street, Portland, Oregon, United States

Sometimes all our kids need is a lil push to take off on their bikes. This event is everything that’s great about riding bikes and is for very young riders! Fun with friends/peers, encouragement and riding tips with fun clownie people who ride bikes all the time, a safe riding space away from traffic, taking […]

Free

Music Monday at Hammer + Jacks!

REC Room in Hammer + Jacks 6406 SE FOSTER RD, PORTLAND, OR, United States

Come sing and dance every Monday at 10:30am! We are excited to share with you some musical fun and movement with local kindie musicians! No matter the week, there's always some music and fun happening on Monday mornings in the REC Room! Join us at 10:30 am for an hour of music and movement with […]

$5
Event Series MusikLab

MusikLab

The Musikry

What is a MusikLab? We provide the space and instruments and you do whatever moves you. MusikLabs are unstructured, all ages (we recommend 6 months - 9 years), and all abilities.  Visit our website for details. Registration is required for each participant 17 years and under. Up to 2 grownups are welcome per registered participant. […]

$7
Event Series MusikLab

MusikLab

The Musikry

What is a MusikLab? We provide the space and instruments and you do whatever moves you. MusikLabs are unstructured, all ages (we recommend 6 months - 9 years), and all abilities.  Visit our website for details. Registration is required for each participant 17 years and under. Up to 2 grownups are welcome per registered participant. […]

$7

Vacation Bible School – July 15th – 19th – 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Tigard Covenant Church 11321 SW Naeve St., Tigard, WA, United States

A fun filled week of activities for kids aged 5 - 12, come join us at Tigard Covenant Church where the theme is, Dive deep into friendship with God. July 15th - July 19th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. There will be singing, dancing, games, crafts, and a snack. Please pre register your children with the […]

Free

Free Open Play Swim sessions at PP&R pools, part of Summer Free For All

Portland Parks & Recreation’s popular outdoor pools will be open from June 20 through August 23. Creston Pool and Peninsula Pool will remain open through September 6 with a modified schedule. Each outdoor pool listed below will host a weekly free swim session in addition to regularly scheduled swim lessons, open play swims, and water fitness offerings: […]

Free

Stewardship Event in Spring Garden Park

Spring Garden Park 3332 SW Spring Garden St., 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
Event Series Go Outside and PLAY!

Go Outside and PLAY

Summer 2024 Outdoor nature PLAY with Cedar Tree Learning for curious kids ages 4-10yrs. Monday -Thursday, 9:30-1pm located in treasured Portland Nature Parks. July 8-11 July 15-18 August 12-15 August 19-22 Schedule a call to connect!

Chipper’s Preschool Rides at Oak’s Park

Oaks Park 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR, United States

Little ones get to play their way during our popular time for kids 6 and younger! Admission includes access to the kiddie rides and selected family rides from 10 AM-12 PM, then snack and storytime with Chipper the Squirrel at noon. Admission: $13 per child One adult free per paid child. Tickets are available starting […]

$13
Event Series Area 51 Encounter

Area 51 Encounter

Fox Tower 710 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR, United States

Prepare to surround yourself with the history and mysteries of non-human visitors to our planet. More than just an exhibit, Area 51 Encounter is designed to pique the interest and curiosities of earthlings of all ages and taps into Portland’s fascination with extraterrestrial life, offering a unique experience for the residents of Oregon. Guests will […]

$20 – $28

Storytime at Annie Bloom’s Books

Annie Bloom's Books

Annie Bloom's Books welcomes Brittany Buynak from Portland Waldorf School for a monthly storytime event! Readings and activities are aimed at kids 4 to 6 years old. All are welcome!

Sellwood Community House Petite Picnics

Sellwood Park SE 7th Avenue and SE Miller St., Portland, OR, United States

Join us twice a week in the Sellwood Park for stories, games, crafts, bubbles, and outdoor fun! (You provide your own picnic snacks). Follow the lawn signs to find us.  Activities will be geared toward children ages 18 months-5 years, but all family members are welcome.  We will be there every Tuesday and Thursday from […]

$5

Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market

Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market is a weekly outdoor summer festival in Historic Downtown Hillsboro, presented to the community by volunteers, friends, and local partners. A private nonprofit organization, Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace, Inc provides a free community gathering place featuring music and events, shopping and dining, "Cruisin Tuesdays" (a showcase of classic cars). Historic Downtown Hillsboro […]

Free

Bard Bingo at Wonderwood Springs

Wonderwood Springs 7410 N Chicago Ave, Portland, OR

Bard Bingo at Portland Artist Mike Bennett's Wonderwood Springs is a lively bingo event hosted by a traveling bard's musical musings. Held every Tuesday night from 7pm to 9pm at 8811 N Lombard Street, this event features four exciting rounds with cards priced at $5 each. It's cash-only, offering chances to win various prizes such […]

Free

Free Open Play Swim sessions at PP&R pools, part of Summer Free For All

Portland Parks & Recreation’s popular outdoor pools will be open from June 20 through August 23. Creston Pool and Peninsula Pool will remain open through September 6 with a modified schedule. Each outdoor pool listed below will host a weekly free swim session in addition to regularly scheduled swim lessons, open play swims, and water fitness offerings: […]

Free

Summer at the Discovery Museum – Storytime with Andrea

World Forestry Center +1 more

Children and families of all ages are welcome to gather in the Discovery Museum’s reading nook for storytime. Led by WFC team member Andrea, this weekday morning program is perfect to get you and your little ones out of the house and listen to stories and tales about our forests. Coloring pages and other additional […]

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