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Music Exploration – A Mommy & Me Music Class For Ages 1 – 5

Peninsula Park - Gazebo Meet near the covered gazebo near the intersection of N Albina Avenue and Holman Street., Portland

Music Exploration is a Mommy & Me Music Class For Ages 1 - 5! Run by Teacher David, every week we learn about a different genre of music! Anywhere from Rock, to Jazz to TV Themes! We also learn about our ABC's, our 1,2,3's and have a whole lot of fun! These classes are every […]

$15

Music with Mr. Hoo at Taborspace

taborspace 5441 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215, United States

Join Mr. Hoo every 1st and 3rd Friday as he plays live music for children of all ages. A mix of original and classic songs, egg shakers for the kids to participate, dancing, jumping, flying and lots of fun! $10-$20 per family recommended donation.

$10 – $20

Mom and Kids Park Day

Spring Garden Park 3332 SW Spring Garden St., Portland, OR, United States

Join MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers)/MomCo (Mom Community) for a fun morning in the park.  Spend time in community with other moms in the same walk of life. Bring your own picnic blanket and a snack to share.  Spring Garden Park offers an interactive water feature and ADA certified play equipment. Fun in the Park!

Free

Solar Days with Olympia Community Solar

Hands On Children's Museum 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia, WA, United States

Explore the power of the sun! Race solar cars, make sun prints, and measure your shadow! Learn how solar ovens work and create a greenhouse necklace. Tell a story with animal shadow puppets and light play. Solar Days is sponsored by Olympia Community Solar in partnership with Puget Sound Energy. Learn about the power of […]

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

Olive and Dingo Kids Show @ Musical Monsters

Musical Monsters and Budding Bookworms 4203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR

Let's rock! In a magical bookstore in SE PDX we'll perform a rousing musical story time show: we're Olive and Dingo! Songs and stories and then you can take home a balloon creation made by Olive and Dingo too! Ticket$: pay at the venue $5-10 per child. Your kids will get to venture behind the […]

$5 – $10

Music Exploration – A Mommy & Me Music Class For Ages 1 – 5

Peninsula Park - Gazebo Meet near the covered gazebo near the intersection of N Albina Avenue and Holman Street., Portland

Music Exploration is a Mommy & Me Music Class For Ages 1 – 5! Run by Teacher David, every week we learn about a different genre of music! Anywhere from Rock, to Jazz to TV Themes! We also learn about our ABC’s, our 1,2,3’s and have a whole lot of fun! These classes are every […]

$15

Sensory Art Exploration and Play

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

Geared towards toddlers and pre-schoolers, though all are welcome! Each week we will explore mixing art and sensory exploration with a variety of projects. Come play in our space with no stress about making a mess! Aprons provided, plus we recommend that you and your child wear clothes you don’t mind getting a bit messy.

$10 – $20

Storytelling and Poetry by Ed Edmo

Director Park 815 SW Park Ave., Portland, OR

Ed Edmo is a Shoshone-Bannock poet, playwright, performer and traditional storyteller on Northwest tribal culture. He will be at the park from 11am-12pm every Friday providing storytelling and poetry for kids and adults alike. Oregon Public Broadcast has described his stories as, '...breathing life into characters like Nasho, a monster woman, and cultural tricksters like […]

Free
Event Series Zoo Nights

Zoo Nights

Oregon Zoo 4001 SW Canyon Road, Portland, OR, United States

Nothing says summer in Portland like a warm evening outdoors with good food and live entertainment. Over the course of 10 Friday's from June to August, the Oregon Zoo hosts Zoo Nights: evenings filled with local music, food carts, activities for all ages, and the chance to get to know some of the animals active […]

$21 – $26

FREE Kickstand Comedy in the Park

Laurelhurst Park Portland, OR, United States

KICKSTAND COMEDY IN THE PARK IS BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER!! Join Kickstand Comedy and the Portland Mercury for Comedy In The Park .all Summer long!! FREE shows EVERY Friday** Starting June 7th!! Blankets drop at 6pm, Show starts at 6:30pm! JOIN US CLOSING WEEKEND FOR… COMEDY IN THE PARK FEST SATURDAY | 9/7 | […]

Free

PP&R Summer FREE for All Concerts and Performances

Free events, all summer long, at local parks:   July Concert/Performance Events Saturday, July 6 | 6pm— East Portland Summer Arts Festival: Allen Stone, Soul-stirring R&B melodies and energetic vibes | Ventura Park Sunday, July 7 | 6pm—East Portland Summer Arts Festival: Sheila E., World famous singer, drummer, and queen of percussion | Ventura Park Thursday, July 11 | 6:30pm—Melao de Cuba […]

Free
Event Series Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School

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

Vancouver Friday Night Movies in the Park

Start your weekend off right with the Free Friday Night Movies presented by HAPO Community Credit Union. Arrive at 7 p.m. to enjoy fun activities from our community partners before the movie begins. All movies are close captioned. Food and refreshments are available to purchase from local vendors or bring a picnic to enjoy. Alcohol […]

Julius Caesar

Irving Park NE 7th Avenue and Fremont Street, Portland, OR, United States +1 more

OPS Fest is Back for a 16th Season! ORIGINAL PRACTICE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL (OPS Fest) is back in the parks for a 16th season! Come celebrate our sweet sixteenth year of free Shakespeare, wild audience interaction, and onstage moments that are too good to be rehearsed with OPS Fest’s company of dynamic actors out in the […]

Free

Summer FREE for All Movies in the Park

Movie Events start at 7:30pm. Movie screenings begin at dusk and/or when it is dark enough to see the movie onscreen.   July Movie Events Friday, July 12—Newsies (1992) PG | Overlook Park Thursday, July 18—Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) PG-13 | Colonel Summers Park Friday, July 19—Jazz on a Summer's Day  (1959) NR |Fernhill Park Saturday, July 20—Whale Rider (2002) PG-13 […]

Free

Forest Programs at the Tillamook Forest Center

Tillamook Forest Center 45500 Wilson River Highway, Tillamook, OR, United States

Water Wonders @ 11:30 AM Bring your sandals and shorts and get wet in the waters of the Tillamook State Forest! Naturalists will provide the equipment to lead you through the world of aquatic insects, to get an up-close look at their cool and crazy adaptations. Learn how their presence or absence is influenced by […]

Free

2024 Portland Highland Games

Mt Hood Community College 2600 SE Stark St., Gresham, OR, United States

Looking for a full day of fun, music and cultural activities all in one event that celebrates the Scottish Arts? We’ve got everything from bagpiping competitions to the Clan Tents. Check out all the things we’ll have available this year at the Portland Highland Games and we hope to see you there.

$10 – $30

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

Solar Days with Olympia Community Solar

Hands On Children's Museum 414 Jefferson St. NE, Olympia, WA, United States

Explore the power of the sun! Race solar cars, make sun prints, and measure your shadow! Learn how solar ovens work and create a greenhouse necklace. Tell a story with animal shadow puppets and light play. Solar Days is sponsored by Olympia Community Solar in partnership with Puget Sound Energy. Learn about the power of […]

Event Series Rocky Butte Farmers Market

Rocky Butte Farmers Market

Rocky Butte Farmers Market, an iconic urban neighborhood market featuring affordable locally grown foods and artisan products, weekly children's activities, live entertainment, and a dog-friendly, energetic block party vibe, is back for the 2024 Season. New, more visible location at NE Siskiyou St & NE 81st Ave. The market's goal is to lower barriers to […]

Event Series St. Johns Farmers Market

St. Johns Farmers Market

N. Charleston Ave. and N Central St N. Charleston Ave. and N Central St, Portland, OR, United States

The St. Johns Farmers Market is fun for the whole family! Knock out your weekly grocery shopping and stop by our kids activity tent, equipped with coloring pages and a giant Connect Four! We also have a weekly scavenger hunt for kids: search high and low for Rosie the Squishmallow, who loves to hang out […]

Free

Saturday 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

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 […]

Prospector’s Day

Rice Museum of Rocks & MInerals

Come delve into the world of prospecting! Learn about prospecting in the Pacific Northwest, pan for gold, and get started by buying your own prospecting tools. Guest Speaker Tom Bohmker will be discussing the lure of gold, the Gold Rush, and gold prospecting today. Pan for gold and talk with experts from the Northwest Mineral Prospectors Club. Learn […]

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