PDX Parent October 2017

Play Room
5 questions for Charles McGee from the Black Parent Initiative, sportsball in Seattle and the best rain gear for PNW kiddos.

Fall Arts: Adventure Calls
Performers on Portland stages reach new and daring heights this season. By Erin J. Bernard.


31 Days of Halloween
Follow our plan to make Halloween fun last all month long. By Julia Silverman.

How We Live
How one mother used a Community Land Trust to get the home where her family belongs. By Erin J. Bernard.

Field Trip
Take a trip across the river (and back in time) to Fort Vancouver. By Alison Wilkinson.

Mixing It Up
Meet our new parenting columnist and his sweet family. By Mo Sherifdeen.

Family Supper
PDX’s latest brewery + food cart pod + playspace. By Denise Castañon.


Recipe File
Easy-peasy-cheesy pumpkin mac ’n cheese, and a new twist on carrot salad. By Joanna Sooper.

Last Look
Halloween fill in the blank, PDX Parent style.

Education Guide

Should We Stay or Should We Go?
Some PDX schools are bursting at the seams. Others are shrinking. A look at why local families stay (or not) in their neighborhood school. By Melissa L. Jones.

You can also read a PDF of the October issue here.

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