Check our Kids Calendar for in-person and virtual family events. We are proud to offer this popular community resource for things to do with kids in Portland.

Large gatherings are not currently permitted. Many events have been changed or moved online. Always be sure to confirm information with the organizer for the most up-to-date information.

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Art Interrupted: The Journal of Ben Uchida

(Virtual) Oregon Children's Theatre 1631 NE Broadway St #620, PORTLAND

"Art Interrupted" is a four-part online series presented by Oregon Children's Theatre, celebrating and honoring the work—and the artists—who abruptly stopped their creative process. On March 11, 2020, the cast and crew of Ben Uchida met at the Winningstad Theatre to perform their production to a full house of students coming for a field trip. …

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Free

Art Interrupted: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

(Virtual) Oregon Children's Theatre 1631 NE Broadway St #620, PORTLAND

On March 11, 2020, the production team at OCT spent the evening unloading a truckload of larger-than-life puppets in preparation for rehearsals with the cast of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show.' When the season was canceled, the puppets remained in the theater, unused. Now, it's time to let the puppets out! Join the talented artists …

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Free

Swedish Dads Photography Exhibit

Nordia House 8800 SW OLESON ROAD, PORTLAND

With one of the most generous parental leave systems in the world, Sweden has made strides in gender equality among stay-at-home parents, but many fathers still don’t take full advantage of the system. Photographer Johan Bävman has turned his lens on Swedish dads in hopes of sharing and encouraging both Swedish dads and the global …

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Free

Art Interrupted: The K of D

(Virtual) Oregon Children's Theatre 1631 NE Broadway St #620, PORTLAND

Mainstage performances were not the only productions affected by the pandemic. The Young Professionals Company’s final production of the season, The K of D, was also canceled. This urban legend featured several graduating YPs, meaning that they were unable to perform in their last productions as company members. Join six YPs as they perform a …

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Free

Art Interrupted: Last Stop on Market Street

(Virtual) Oregon Children's Theatre 1631 NE Broadway St #620, PORTLAND

In March last year, the cast and crew for Last Stop on Market Street were just beginning their creative journey. On March 11, the cast had met at the TriMet bus yard for a photoshoot; the excitement was palpable, with the cast beginning to bond. Costume and set designers were beginning their research and forming …

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Free

Mike Bennett’s A, B, Sea!

🌊 Welcome to the A, B, Sea! 🌊 Check out artist Mike Bennett's third alphabet lawn zoo. One new ocean animal every day starting EXACTLY one year after the A to Zoo began!  Started 4/20. As part of the A, B, Sea there will be a “Message in a Bottle” station (minus the bottle!). In …

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Mother’s Day Crafts at The Craft Factory

The Craft Factory 7832 SW Capitol Hwy Suit B, Portland

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day Gift? "Love-Note" Heart kits and "Mommy & Me Oregon" kits are available for purchase until May 10! Call today to place an order (503) 577-4310

Mother’s Day Crafts at The Craft Factory

The Craft Factory 7832 SW Capitol Hwy Suit B, Portland

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day Gift? "Love-Note" Heart kits and "Mommy & Me Oregon" kits are available for purchase until May 10! Call today to place an order (503) 577-4310

Mother’s Day Crafts at The Craft Factory

The Craft Factory 7832 SW Capitol Hwy Suit B, Portland

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day Gift? "Love-Note" Heart kits and "Mommy & Me Oregon" kits are available for purchase until May 10! Call today to place an order (503) 577-4310

Mother’s Day Crafts at The Craft Factory

The Craft Factory 7832 SW Capitol Hwy Suit B, Portland

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day Gift? "Love-Note" Heart kits and "Mommy & Me Oregon" kits are available for purchase until May 10! Call today to place an order (503) 577-4310

Mother’s Day Crafts at The Craft Factory

The Craft Factory 7832 SW Capitol Hwy Suit B, Portland

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day Gift? "Love-Note" Heart kits and "Mommy & Me Oregon" kits are available for purchase until May 10! Call today to place an order (503) 577-4310

Mother’s Day Crafts at The Craft Factory

The Craft Factory 7832 SW Capitol Hwy Suit B, Portland

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day Gift? "Love-Note" Heart kits and "Mommy & Me Oregon" kits are available for purchase until May 10! Call today to place an order (503) 577-4310

Meet the Instruments (Online)

A brand new collaboration between Portland Columbia Symphony and composer/puppeteer Nicole Buetti, this 16-part series introduces young listeners to the instruments of the orchestra through fun and engaging songs, stories, and personalities! It launches Friday, March 12 on YouTube, with subsequent episodes released weekly through mid-June

Free

Fun Imago Theatre Games

Virtual

Play the videos when you want. Once you sign up, you have access to them for over a year. Each short video is designed to have adults and children learn and play with the same techniques that Imago uses with its professional actors. Designed for K - 6th students, these two to three minute short videos are fun, …

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Dental Health Month at the Hands on Children’s Museum

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

THE HANDS ON CHILDREN’S MUSEUM CELEBRATES DENTAL HEALTH MONTH IN MAY Free Dental Screenings for Kids, Special Guests, and Activities all Month The Hands On Children’s Museum will promote the importance of good oral health throughout the month of May. Children can meet a dentist and receive a free dental screening, enjoy special dental activities, …

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Mother’s Day Crafts at The Craft Factory

The Craft Factory 7832 SW Capitol Hwy Suit B, Portland

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day Gift? "Love-Note" Heart kits and "Mommy & Me Oregon" kits are available for purchase until May 10! Call today to place an order (503) 577-4310

Prenatal Yoga

Virtual

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 …

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Little Scientists Storytime

Beaverton City Library

Little Scientists is a fun and interactive storytime designed for children ages 12-36 months that explores the wonder of science through books, songs and more. We'll send a link one hour prior to storytime.

Free

Postpartum / Baby & Me Yoga

Virtual

This class provides a comfortable, supportive environment for new parents and their little babes (about 6 weeks up to crawling) to spend some time together bonding while caregiver starts to regain strength and tone muscle, relieve stress and tension from the most common “new baby trouble spots”, the neck, shoulders and upper back, and work …

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Meet the Instruments (Online)

A brand new collaboration between Portland Columbia Symphony and composer/puppeteer Nicole Buetti, this 16-part series introduces young listeners to the instruments of the orchestra through fun and engaging songs, stories, and personalities! It launches Friday, March 12 on YouTube, with subsequent episodes released weekly through mid-June

Free

Fun Imago Theatre Games

Virtual

Play the videos when you want. Once you sign up, you have access to them for over a year. Each short video is designed to have adults and children learn and play with the same techniques that Imago uses with its professional actors. Designed for K - 6th students, these two to three minute short videos are fun, …

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Dental Health Month at the Hands on Children’s Museum

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

THE HANDS ON CHILDREN’S MUSEUM CELEBRATES DENTAL HEALTH MONTH IN MAY Free Dental Screenings for Kids, Special Guests, and Activities all Month The Hands On Children’s Museum will promote the importance of good oral health throughout the month of May. Children can meet a dentist and receive a free dental screening, enjoy special dental activities, …

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Mother’s Day Crafts at The Craft Factory

The Craft Factory 7832 SW Capitol Hwy Suit B, Portland

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day Gift? "Love-Note" Heart kits and "Mommy & Me Oregon" kits are available for purchase until May 10! Call today to place an order (503) 577-4310

Wizarding Online Workshops

Virtual

Youth ages 8 - 14 are invited to experience life as a student at Wizard School learning spells, participating in the Wizard Tournament, and sneaking through the halls! Saturdays starting April 3rd - May 22nd at 11am PT for 1.5-hour interactive Zoom workshops  featuring breakout rooms for small group instruction. Individual classes $15, Entire series $100 …

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$8 – $100

Open Saturday at Pearson Field Education Center

Pearson Field Education Center 201 A E Reserve St, Vacouver

Open by reservation each Saturday from 10am-4pm, the Pearson Field Education Center is the ideal location for youth of all ages to experience STEM education through aviation. We feature a flight simulator lab, vertical wind table, glider building, historic airplanes and collections on display, and various educational programs. To keep our guests, volunteers and staff …

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$7.00

Spring Into Story Time with Nikki Brown Clown

Virtual

Spring into Story Time with Portland's Favorite Brown Clown. Nikki Brown Clown is Blooming with New Books to share with your children during an interactive story hour via zoom. A mix of music and movement and art work is all packed into this fun story hour. Sponsored by Multnomah County Library.

Free

Time Travelers Virtual Workshops

Virtual

Youth ages 8 - 14 are invited to join the Just In Time! Detective Agency as Time Travel Detective Recruits and journey to Greece, China, Europe, the Aztec Empire. Try and recreate the ancient Olympic Oath, protect animals in the Arctic Circle, design the Hanging Gardens of the future -- and so much more! Full …

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$8 – $100
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