It may seem like much of the world has stopped, but there are local businesses that are open and finding creative ways to help Portland families during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have adapted with safe options like curbside pickup, local delivery, shipping, individual appointments, Zoom and more. Now is a great time to support the local business community—it’s a big part of what makes Portland so special!

Books with Pictures has limited browsing space for you to stock up on summer reading. Open from 12 pm to 6 pm daily with helpful staff. Masks required. They are still offering online purchasing, including personal shopping, with free in-store pickup and free local delivery for all Portland metro locations.

We all look forward to the time when we can be together again! Until then, please know the providers of Metropolitan Pediatrics are here, virtually and in-person, to offer your family the best pediatric care in the safest way possible. All Metropolitan Pediatrics locations are currently open, and their team is available to help support you through this time. Please call ahead to discuss your care needs and how their team can help. Metropolitan Pediatrics is a 5 STAR Medical Home practice with nearly 50 providers and six locations, compassionately caring for Portland-area families since 1999. Call today!

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Portland continues to provide specialized pediatric orthopaedic care. In response to COVID-19, the Portland Shriners Hospital has worked diligently to maintain a clean environment, making it a safe choice for patients and families to receive the best care for a range of orthopaedic conditions. In addition, some appointment types are now available through a telehealth program, Fast Track Video Visits, where you can receive the most amazing care from the comfort of your own home!

Club BV offers a wide variety of daily activities, art, science, tutoring and indoor and out door games. Club BV offers a private RV for field trips so personal hygiene, safety and social distancing can be very closely monitored.

Sprout Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics is excited to re-open its doors to patients and their families. They offer the highest level of pediatric dental care in the safest way possible. Families can feel at-ease during their visits, as staff utilize the highest level of PPE, pre-screen all patients and take temperatures of all staff and patients. Prevention-based and minimally-invasive procedures will make you and your family feel comfortable. Welcoming new and returning patients.

My Gym offers fun fitness classes for ages 6 months to 10 years old plus action-packed camps, Parents' Night Outs, private birthday parties and private play dates.

Envi Adventures flies above Oregon's most iconic landmarks such as Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood, and Downtown Portland. With daily flights, our affordable air tours are fun for the whole family!

The Columbia River Maritime Museum tells the inspiring stories of a mighty river, a vast ocean, and the generations of people who have made their living plying the waters of the region. The Museum is home to the largest collection of maritime artifacts in the Pacific Northwest, and in addition to permanent and rotating exhibits, the campus includes a lightship, 3D movie theater, gift shop and the Barbey Maritime Center. Classes, workshops, demonstrations, lectures and other educational programs are offered regularly. Learn more at crmm.org.

At World of Smiles they pride themselves on providing a safe and healthy environment for their patient families. They have exceeded state safety guidelines through increased social distancing, advanced PPE for team members as well as requiring face masks. To further protect the health/safety of families they removed all porous toys, installed air purification units, germ barriers and UV sanitation throughout. Providing dental care in a safe, healthy manner is their NUMBER ONE goal. They are open 5 days per week and always accepting new patients. For tweens, teens and young at heart check out their TEEN office!

Empire Athletics is a youth training facility specializing in all-star cheerleading! They also offer birthday parties, parkour class and preschool classes! With three locations (Albany, Sherwood, and Portland), they are now ready and open to the public! Bounce houses, trampolines, obstacle courses, cheer, dance, tumbling - available to boys and girls of all ages and skills levels, they have something for everyone!

Pietro's Pizza & Pirate Adventure in Beaverton welcomes in their guests for a safe Dine-in experience, as well as offering curbside pickup, and speedy delivery! Come see them to enjoy indoor Mini Golf, Laser Tag, Arcade Games and as always, great food and fun for the family! Mention this ad to receive $3 OFF on any large pizza purchase until July 31.

Northwest Reading Clinic is open for virtual testing and one-on-one treatment! It's the same personalized sessions conducted by skilled clinicians they've offered for 35 years, but on Skype or Zoom instead. NWRC specializes in the remediation of reading, spelling and comprehension difficulties, including dyslexia. They also work on writing and study skills. Don't let the summer slide and lack of classroom time affect your student! Use this summer to help them gain the skills they need to be successful come autumn.

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