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Art Lab with Maker Mayhem PDX at Hammer + Jacks

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    Get ready for a super exciting weekly adventure with Jen of Maker Mayhem PDX every Friday at 4PM! Jen, our amazing instructor, is all geared up to teach some cool new skills to your little ones. 🌟 Join us for a class centered around embracing exploration, creativity, and imagination. Each week, we’ll dive into a […]

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    Ebby the Magnificent Local Author Story Time with J.W. Julian at Hammer + Jacks

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      Come join us on Saturday, June 22 at 10:30 AM for a delightful story time with local author, Jessica Julian, showcasing her enchanting book, Ebby the Magnificent! If you and your little ones are into magical adventures, this event is perfect for you!  This inspiring and gorgeous illustrated fantasy adventure story is perfect for children of all ages. This full-length middle-grade

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      Junior Roller Derby Exhibition

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        Rose City Rollers Juniors hit the track for the first time in 2024! Join in on February 25th to experience the thrill of junior roller derby. The 7-12-year-old Petals skate first in game one, and the 12-18-year-old Buds take the track for the headliner! With interactive halftime games and tasty concessions, it’s fun that the

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        A Year with Frog & Toad

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          Wake up from hibernation with this delightful musical based on Arnold Lobel’s treasure characters. Join best friends Frog and Toad as they hop, sing, and dance through a year of adventure. As the seasons change from spring to fall, the cheerful Frog and the more timid Toad plant a garden, go swimming, fly kites, and

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          One Day This Tree Will Fall Local Author Story Time with Leslie Barnard Booth at Hammer + Jacks

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            Join us on Saturday, May 4, at 11 AM for a delightful story time with our fantastic local author, Leslie Barnard Booth, featuring her captivating book, One Day this Tree Will Fall. Dive into the enchanting world where a tree’s wounds and decay bring new life to the forest ecosystem, perfect for fans of Because of

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            From Lemons to Cash: Entrepreneurship For Kids! with Unitus Credit Union at Hammer + Jacks

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              Join us on Wednesday, March 27 at 11 AM for a hands-on entrepreneurship workshop for kids! We’ll use a practical scenario, a Lemonade Stand, to learn about money. How we speak about money to our youth is so important and impacts their relationship with money in adulthood, so in this workshop, we will discuss topics around money

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              Maker Tables with Maker Mayhem PDX at Hammer + Jacks

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                Join us on Sunday, February 25, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM for our Maker Tables with Jen of Maker Mayhem PDX! Drop in and create with us! Join the excitement with endless fun – it’s never the same twice! When you sign up, your little one will have a blast with four unique project prompts

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                Parent-Child Spanish Class with Adventures in Spanish at Hammer + Jacks

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                  Join Adventures in Spanish for seven weeks of 7 weeks of playful learning filled with stories, songs, and interactive activities. Save the date for April 10, and be sure to secure your spot before they’re gone! 📅 Wednesdays for 7 weeks 4/10-5/22 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM 👶 Ages 2-5 💰 $140 ($20 per class)

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                  Little Lab: Hands-On Science Play with Amber Callister at Hammer + Jacks

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                    Get ready for a science-tastic adventure with your little ones at The Little Lab! Join us on Mondays at 2:30 PM as we dive headfirst into the enchanting world of science. Each week, we embark on a new and exciting journey into the realms of buoyancy, electricity, dinosaurs, and so much more! 🌊💡🦕 Expect laughter,

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                    Kids Open Mic at Hammer + Jacks

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                      We’re inviting all kids to come and steal the spotlight at our Open Mic event every 3rd Saturday of the month at 5 PM! 🎤✨ No matter your age, skill level, or what kind of performance you’ve got up your sleeve, you’re welcome to join in the fun. Whether you’re cracking jokes, belting out tunes,

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                      Catalyst presents: The Wardrobe

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                        “That’s what a wardrobe is for – to guard your secrets.” A 500-year-old wardrobe holds the key to unlocking British history. Inside, teenagers across the centuries seek protection from the War of the Roses, Jack the Ripper, and even each other. The wardrobe is the safest place they know, but is it safe enough? Originally

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                        The Hike Story Time with Local Author Alison Farrell

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                          Come join us on Saturday, March 9 at 10:30 AM for a delightful story time and sketchbook-making session with the wonderful local author, Alison Farrell, featuring her book, The Hike! If you and your little ones have a passion for the great outdoors, this event is perfect for you! 🌿 The Hike is not just

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                          Little Lab: Hands-On Science Play with Amber Callister at Hammer + Jacks

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                            Get ready for a science-tastic adventure with your little ones at The Little Lab! Join us on Mondays at 2:30 PM as we dive headfirst into the enchanting world of science. Each week, we embark on a new and exciting journey into the realms of buoyancy, electricity, dinosaurs, and so much more! 🌊💡🦕 Expect laughter,

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                            Animal Portraits with Maker Mayhem PDX at Hammer + Jacks

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                              Let’s make cute little critter portraits! Join Jen of Maker Mayhem PDX on Sunday, February 11, at 10:30 AM for a special art workshop and make your own animal portrait! Let’s embark on a delightful journey of creativity together! Join us in crafting animal portraits bursting with personality, using paint, paper, fabric, and whatever else sparks your

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                              Party for CASA

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                                Join CASA for Children’s Ambassador Board for a night of fun  as we raise funds for children in foster care in Multnomah, Washington, Columbia, and Tillamook Counties.  Party for CASA is a family-friendly event with door prizes, raffles, arcade games, karaoke, bowling, and more! So bring yourself, your family, and friends to learn about and

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                                Picture Book Basics Workshop with Local Illustrator + Author Faith Capalia at Hammer + Jacks

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                                  Join us on Saturday, February 17 at 10:30 AM for an enchanting hands-on workshop where we’ll delve into the captivating world of creating picture books. Get ready to explore everything from the initial sketches to the final masterpiece, guided by the talented local illustrator and author, Faith Capalia! In this delightful workshop, we’ll not only

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                                  Love Day Art Play with Make Art & Play at Hammer + Jacks

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                                    Sliding Scale ticket pricing available. Limited spots are available, so please grab your ticket ahead of time. Join us on Saturday, February 10th, at 2:00 PM for Love Day Art Play with Kristina of Make Art & Play! In this delightful workshop, we’ll be diving into the world of printing to create beautiful valentines! Valentine’s Day

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                                    Bubbles + Books Storytime with Literacy Lady PDX at Hammer + Jacks

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                                      Join us every Friday at 10:30 AM for a delightful morning of storytelling with the fantastic child literacy advocate, @literacyladypdx! 🎶🕺📚 Our story time session is usually a delightful 25-30 minutes long, featuring a wonderful mix of engaging stories, sing-alongs, and fun movement breaks. And of course, we can’t forget the bubbles — because who doesn’t love bubbles? 🎈🎉 The length of

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                                      Spotlight: A Family Arts Festival

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                                        Portland is a treasure trove of incredible art. For one weekend only, you can see it all in one place! Music, dance, theater, and visual art will fill every corner of THE JUDY, Portland’s downtown hub for youth arts. Tickets start at just $10! The amazing lineup of artists includes: Becky Hawkins (Visual Art) Brick Bending

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                                        $4 Family Movies: The Wizard of Oz

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                                          We’re off to see The Wizard, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz! The 1939 classic comes to The Family Cinema, the all-ages venue recently nominated in PDX Parent Reader’s Poll for Best Kid-Friendly Movie Theater.  What’s the Movie About? A young farm girl and her little dog are magically transported into the enchanted land of Oz

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                                          $4 Family Movies: Newsies (1992)

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                                            “I’m the king of New York!” Brave newsboys take on journalism giants this month at THE FAMILY CINEMA.  What’s It About?  Estimated run time: 125 minutes Rated PG  The Family Cinema is celebrating stories that appear on both stage and screen. Also playing: Beauty and the Beast (1991), The Wizard of Oz. 

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                                            Fastelavn: Nordic Carnival

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                                              Join us on February 11th for a family-friendly day filled with exciting activities, games, crafts, snacks, beverages, and a costume contest. Get ready to put on your favorite costume and enjoy Fastelavn! Fastelavn is a Danish holiday similar to Carnival or Fasching, commemorating the great shift from winter to spring. Fastelavn involves a variety of

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                                              The Gothard Sisters St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

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                                                Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with internationally acclaimed Celtic folk group The Gothard Sisters. The three sisters present a high-energy, festive evening weaving together Celtic fiddle tunes, Irish songs and ballads, Irish step dancing and more. Great for the whole family – a perfect St. Patrick’s Day tradition!

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                                                Tualatin Valley Gem Club, Rock and Gem Show (65th Annual)

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                                                  Admission $1 cash – Adults at door only, Kids 12 and under free with adult. Displays of unusual specimens of rocks (lapidary arts), fossils, gems and minerals. Vendors, Door Prizes, Silent Auction, Kids corner fun and games, Demonstrations We are a non profit organization that promotes the interests and learning of the subjects of geology, lapidary arts, paleontology

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                                                  Parent + Child Spanish Class at Hammer + Jacks

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                                                    We can’t wait to welcome back Portland Early Learning Project for a 10-week play-based, fun interactive class filled with stories and songs! Mark your calendars for January 17, and don’t wait to grab your spot! 📅 Wednesdays for 10 weeks 1/17-3/20 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM 👶 Ages 2-5 💰 $220 ($22 per class) 🎟

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                                                    Secret Stitch Society with Wildflowers Handwork at Hammer + Jacks

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                                                      Sliding Scale ticket pricing is available. This event does sell out, so please grab your ticket ahead of time. Come join the fun on the second Sunday of every month for our Secret Stitch Society, led by the talented Heather of Wildflowers Handwork! From January to March, we’ll be weaving together new skills and forming

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                                                      Valentine’s Heart Pockets with Wildflowers Handwork

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                                                        Join us Saturday, February 3 at 2 PM for a delightful Valentine’s Day sewing and handicraft class! 🧵💖 (Ages 7+) In this class, we are celebrating love by constructing a small heart-shaped pillow that has a pocket on the front of it. The pocket can be used to hold treasures, gifts, notes, whatever the maker’s

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                                                        Toddler Literacy Playgroup w/ Literacy Lady PDX in the Happy Place at Hammer + Jacks

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                                                          Fun-Filled Fridays with Sarah of Literacy Lady PDX! This Fall, get ready to make your Fridays extraordinary by joining Literacy Lady PDX in the Happy Place at Hammer + Jacks from 4-5 PM. We’re all about creating a wonderful world of literacy and play, and we want you and your little ones to be a

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                                                          Play and Learn Fun for Dads and Kids

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                                                            Dedicated Dads Play and Learn Group in Washington County is back! If you’re a Dad, Grandpa, Step-Dad, Uncle or Male Caregiver looking for a safe and fun place for you and your kids…this group is for you! We’ll meet the Third Saturday of each month with fun off-site field trips planned for December, March and

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