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May 2022

7th Vanport Mosaic Festival

May 20 - June 7

The Vanport Mosaic is a memory-activism platform. We amplify, honor, present, and preserve the silenced histories that surround us in order to understand our present, and create a future where we all belong. This event is part of the Portland Rose Festival's event series.

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Tiny Tumblers

May 26 @ 11:00 am - May 27 @ 11:55 am
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weekly
Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St
Portland, Oregon 97202
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$15 – $17

Second session added by popular demand!  Tiny Tumblers is an opportunity for your preschooler to learn body awareness, coordination and confidence. Building these skills is a great introduction to the basics of gymnastics and tumbling. Students will also learn gym safety and patience, like taking turns through a fun positive learning environment. Drop-ins welcome!

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Prenatal Yoga

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 pm
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This class is designed to provide pregnant people with a safe space to connect with their changing bodies as well as other parents to be, connecting their experience to others in their community as well as that of birthing people throughout history, tapping into the innate wisdom within. You will be guided through asana that prepares you for pregnancy, giving birth, and provides a foundation for postpartum recovery. It will help you cultivate a new awareness that will assist you…

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Seed at the Square

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 30, 2022

Free

CETI invites you to a wondrous creative experience focused of transformative rejuvenation. For more information, CLICK HERE. Efflorescence: The dome, acting as an enormous seed in the square, will house a mesmerizing and meditative video experience drawing upon botanical phenomena and responsive to the presence of visitors. Let Us Cultivate Our Garden: Externally, the seed blossoms into a massive floral sculpture through a web-based augmented reality layer encouraging and incorporating interaction with visitors and their mobile devices. The Welcome Dome is…

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Story Time at Hammer + Jacks

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hammer + Jacks Toy Store, 6406 SE Foster Rd.
Portland, OR 97206 United States
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$5

Story time every Friday at 10a and 11a at Hammer + Jacks Toy Store! **PLEASE REGISTER AT THEIR WEBSITE AS THERE ARE LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE.** Story time schedule will include (25-30 minutes): • Opening Song with shakers and dancing while everyone arrives • Story • Sing Along Song • Story • Dance and Movement with instruments brought from home • Bubbles • Story • Goodbye Song • Final dance for those wanting more movement Recommended donation for Story time is…

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Kids Music & Story at Sellwood Community House

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sellwood Community House, 1436 SE Spokane St
Portland, Oregon 97202
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$12

1st Fridays: Jessica and the Saplings 2nd Fridays: Red Yarn 3rd Fridays: Mr. Hoo 4th Fridays: Kelli Welli 5th Fridays: Music Quest $12/$6 sibling

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Ready Set Kindergarten at Beaverton Main Library

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 13, 2022

Free
Kindergarten letters

A special 6-session series for families! We will help you get your child excited for Kindergarten with music, stories, art and play. Participants will get free books! Ages 4-5. Registration required. Held on Fridays or Sundays. (Online Saturdays)

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Tallulah’s Daddy Concert at Oregon Public House

May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Oregon Public House, 700 NE Dekum St.
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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I'm so excited to get back to live in-person performing! Every Friday at 5pm I'll be at @oregonpubhouse in their spacious community room — starting March 4th! Please be advised that adult patrons will have to show proof of vaccination, and there is still an indoor mask mandate (as of March 4). Let's be safe and have fun! This show is free, with a suggested donation of $10-20 per family.

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Portland Rose Festival CityFair

May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tom McCall Waterfront Park, SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, Oregon 97204
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Enjoy Entertainment, Food and Rides on the Waterfront! Rose Festival’s waterfront activities all take place at beautiful Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park, in downtown Portland. At Rose Festival CityFair, you'll find your favorite fair features - carnival rides, fair foods, interactive exhibits, and constant entertainment - all nestled between the urban energy of the city and the natural beauty of the Willamette River. On May 30, don't miss Kids, Clowns and Characters, featuring the best in children's entertainment, including magic,…

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En sus marcas, listos, ¡Kínder! (en Main)

May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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Free
Kindergarten letters

Una serie especial de seis sesiones para familias. ¡Con música, historias, arte, y juegos practicaremos habilidades con el aprender! Participantes recibirán libros de regalo. Edades 4-5 años. Se requiere registración.

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Rose Festival Opening Night & Fireworks

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tom McCall Waterfront Park, SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, Oregon 97204
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Nothing says "Let's get this party started!" quite like carnival rides, live music, food, drink and fireworks! The Portland Rose Festival's return in 2022 will bring out the biggest, baddest fireworks in town! A full concert by fan favorite Hit Machine will warm up the crowd and the fireworks begin just after dark, exact time TBA.

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Vanport the Musical

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 5, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Northwest Children’s Theater, 1819 NW Everett Street
Portland, Oregon 97209
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$20 – $25

World Stage Theatre presents Vanport the Musical! May 20 - June 5, 2022 Most enjoyed by ages 8 and up  In collaboration with Northwest Children's Theater Part of the 2022 Vanport Mosaic Festival Welcome to Vanport, a city located between Portland, OR, and Vancouver, WA that thrived during World War II. On the heels of the Great Depression, people were eager to find work and make money. When Henry Kaiser put out a call for workers in his shipyard, people…

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Portland State Theater Production: No Exit

May 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lincoln Performance Hall, 1620 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$6 – $15

The School of Music & Theater presents “No Exit,” Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialist drama in which three deceased characters find themselves locked together in a room, forced to confront their life choices and each other’s judgment for eternity. "In life," Sartre wrote, "we are condemned to be free, but in death these three are just condemned." Proof of Vaccination for all patrons age 12+ or proof of negative COVID test within the last 48 hours will be required of all attendees.

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Portland State School of Music: Percussion Scholarship Concert

May 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lincoln Performance Hall, 1620 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$20

Retiring School of Music & Theater faculty Joel Bluestone, current faculty and percussionist Chris Whyte and percussionist John Pennington are joined by pianist Rick Modlin and special guest faculty French hornist Daniel Partridge. Donations support the scholarship fund for the Portland Summer Percussion Academy, prioritizing scholarship awards for students who will enrich and increase the diversity of the camp and future of the percussion field.

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Learn with Hillsboro Parks

May 28
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2022

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Hillsboro Parks and Recreation

Hillsboro Parks offers fun events every Saturday. The Wetlands Exploration Days are free. Check out their May offerings: May 7: 9:00 amHealthy Hillsboro 5k 10:30 amYoung Scientists Club 10:30 amBasics of Birding 1:30 pmWetlands Exploration Days --- May 14 10:30 amMinecraft Madness 1:30 pmWetlands Exploration Days --- May 21 10:00 amSip & Shop Fundraiser 10:30 amYoung Scientists Club 10:30 amNature Walk: Evergreen Park 1:30 pmWetlands Exploration Days --- May 28 10:00 amIntergenerational Archery  

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Saturday Morning Cartoons

May 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Free

The 4th Wall, Hawthorne's hottest new cafe, is showing quality cartoons new and old on a 150" projector screen all Saturday morning, every Saturday morning. We've also got plenty of hot Sisters Coffee, fresh breakfast sandwiches and pastries, free wifi, and of course sugary cereal!

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Seed at the Square

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 30, 2022

Free

CETI invites you to a wondrous creative experience focused of transformative rejuvenation. For more information, CLICK HERE. Efflorescence: The dome, acting as an enormous seed in the square, will house a mesmerizing and meditative video experience drawing upon botanical phenomena and responsive to the presence of visitors. Let Us Cultivate Our Garden: Externally, the seed blossoms into a massive floral sculpture through a web-based augmented reality layer encouraging and incorporating interaction with visitors and their mobile devices. The Welcome Dome is…

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Tree Time! Preschool Walk

May 28 @ 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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Portland Saturday Market

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Portland Saturday Market, 2 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon 97204
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Saturday Market

Welcome to Portland Saturday Market. Operating since 1974, this is the largest continually operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation. Located in Portland's historic Old Town, the Market is the most popular shopping destination for local handcrafted goods. Seasonally the Portland Saturday Market offers free Kids Activities ranging from puppet shows, science fairs, juggling school, creative arts activities and much more. Check the website for event times. We offer a unique opportunity for people to meet local NW…

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Howard’s Heart Summer Kickoff!

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Level Beer, 5211 NE 148th Ave
Portland, OR 97230 United States
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Free

Come join Howard's Heart, a non profit supporting teens in foster care, for their Summer Kickoff at Level Beer! From 11a-1pm, your kids can dance to Mr. Ben and the Rock-n-Roll Fairy, get balloons from Not Your Average Joe Mishkin, have their faces painted by Mystique's Fancy Faces, and more! Free of charge, donations encouraged.

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Howard’s Heart Summer Kick-Off

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Level Beer, 5211 NE 148th Ave
Portland, OR 97230 United States
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Free

May 28th, 2022 at Level Beer, 5211 NE 148th Ave, Portland from 11AM-10PM. Our first-annual Summer Kickoff event will include: • Food, Fun, & Foster Care Education! • All Food Sales Benefit Teens in Care • Kid’s Performers, Face Painting, Balloons 11AM-1PM • Live Music and Trivia 1PM-9:30PM • Cornhole Tournament All Day Sign Up Here!

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Open Farm Days at Zenger Farm

May 28 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2022

We have Open Farm Days every Sat. 11:30am-3pm through the fall. Each week has a different theme - check the website for details. Pay as you can model, see website for suggested registration fee, starting at $5 for families who identify as low-income and increasing based on income. 

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Portland Rose Festival CityFair

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 12, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Tom McCall Waterfront Park, SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, Oregon 97204
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Enjoy Entertainment, Food and Rides on the Waterfront! Rose Festival’s waterfront activities all take place at beautiful Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park, in downtown Portland. At Rose Festival CityFair, you'll find your favorite fair features - carnival rides, fair foods, interactive exhibits, and constant entertainment - all nestled between the urban energy of the city and the natural beauty of the Willamette River. On May 30, don't miss Kids, Clowns and Characters, featuring the best in children's entertainment, including magic,…

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Multnomah County Fair at Oaks Park

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until May 30, 2022

Oaks Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Free

The Multnomah County Fair will take place May 28-30, 2022 at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon.   The fair features three full days of family fun including competitive exhibits, musical and stage performances, a car show, pioneer village, as well as small animal activites. In addition, to all the fair activities, visitors can also enjoy the awesome amusement rides at Oaks Amusement Park plus all the delicious fair foods that you can imagine! Admission is free, rides require a ride…

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Seussical Jr. Play

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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The Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that's been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family…

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Last Stop on Market Street at Oregon Children’s Theatre

May 28 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 30, 2022

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newmark theatre, 1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR
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$15 – $34

CJ and his Nana journey through familiar territory: their own neighborhood. CJ would rather be anywhere else, but from their seats on the Number 5 bus, Nana helps CJ realize that looks can be deceiving, everyone has a story to share, and that beauty can be found anywhere…if you know how to look for it. A blend of hip-hop, Motown, gospel, and rap, this musical will have you off your seat and on your feet all the way to the…

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Vanport the Musical

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 5, 2022

One event on May 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 5, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Northwest Children’s Theater, 1819 NW Everett Street
Portland, Oregon 97209
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$20 – $25

World Stage Theatre presents Vanport the Musical! May 20 - June 5, 2022 Most enjoyed by ages 8 and up  In collaboration with Northwest Children's Theater Part of the 2022 Vanport Mosaic Festival Welcome to Vanport, a city located between Portland, OR, and Vancouver, WA that thrived during World War II. On the heels of the Great Depression, people were eager to find work and make money. When Henry Kaiser put out a call for workers in his shipyard, people…

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Baby Goats at LEKA Playland

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$30

Events at LEKA sell out FAST. Reserve your spot on their website well in advance. Baby goats will be at LEKA on Saturday, May 28! Sessions are from 2-4 pm or 4-6 pm.

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Portland State Theater Production: No Exit

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2022 at 2:00 pm

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One event on May 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Lincoln Performance Hall, 1620 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$6 – $15

The School of Music & Theater presents “No Exit,” Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialist drama in which three deceased characters find themselves locked together in a room, forced to confront their life choices and each other’s judgment for eternity. "In life," Sartre wrote, "we are condemned to be free, but in death these three are just condemned." Proof of Vaccination for all patrons age 12+ or proof of negative COVID test within the last 48 hours will be required of all attendees.

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Icicle’s Rock and Roll Kid’s Puppet Show

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm

$15
Portland Puppet Museum

Hello, Hello, Hello, Ping Pong the Panda here. Come on out for some safe fun in the sun this Memorial Day Weekend as the Portland Puppet Museum opens its beautiful Outdoor Garden Theater.  Saturday May 28th and Sunday May 29th at 2pm to 3pm. Join Icicle the Baby Blues Lion and Rufus the Banjo playing Hound Dog as they present "Icicle's Rock and Roll Kid's Puppet Show". Take a magical journey into the rock and roll songs of the 60's,…

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