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Wednesday, April 23

Kids Weekend Events 8

Tadpole Tales

when: every Wednesday at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: Location varies, see listing, Portland, Or

cost: $3/child suggested donation

ages: 3-5

the scoop:

Watch birds fly overhead, search for hidden animal homes, and learn about local trees and… read more
Tony Hawk Rad Science

Tony Hawk/Rad Science

when: Apr 23 - May 4 at 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays-Sundays)

where: SE, OMSI, 1945 SE Water St., Portland, Or

cost: Free with museum admission $9.50-$13/person; free for kids 2 and under

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

OMSI’s exhibit, Tony Hawk/Rad Science: Extreme Sports. Extreme Science, reveals the science behind the skateboarding… read more
cirque totem

Evolve with Cirque du Soleil’s Totem in Portland

when: Apr 23 at various start times

where: N, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Dr., Portland, Or

cost: $35-$135/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

From amphibian to flight, the evolution of mankind is explored in the latest Cirque show,… read more
oaks park skaters

Preschool Roller Skate

when: Apr 23 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Oaks Park Skating Rink, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, Or

cost: $6/child includes skate rental; one free adult admission per paid child

ages: 6 and under with an adult

the scoop:

Do the Hokey Pokey and Chicken Dance with Chipper the Squirrel.  Strollers and shoes are… read more
Northbrook Earth and Arbor Day Bash

Honeybee Hikes

when: every Wednesday at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: SE, Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave., Portland, Or

cost: $3/child (non-walkers free)

ages: 2 - 6

the scoop:

Every Wednesday join other preschoolers for a fun nature walk. Look for wildlife, discover what’s… read more
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

when: Apr 23 - May 4 at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Woodburn, Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, 33814 S Meridian Rd., Woodburn, Or

cost: $10 per carload; additional fees for activities (see website)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Nothing says, “spring,” like 40 acres of tulips.  Bring the whole family, dog included, out… read more

Thursday, April 24

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

when: Apr 24 - May 4 at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Woodburn, Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, 33814 S Meridian Rd., Woodburn, Or

cost: $10 per carload; additional fees for activities (see website)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Nothing says, “spring,” like 40 acres of tulips.  Bring the whole family, dog included, out… read more
Tony Hawk Rad Science

Tony Hawk/Rad Science

when: Apr 24 - May 4 at 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays-Sundays)

where: SE, OMSI, 1945 SE Water St., Portland, Or

cost: Free with museum admission $9.50-$13/person; free for kids 2 and under

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

OMSI’s exhibit, Tony Hawk/Rad Science: Extreme Sports. Extreme Science, reveals the science behind the skateboarding… read more
cirque totem

Evolve with Cirque du Soleil’s Totem in Portland

when: Apr 24 at various start times

where: N, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Dr., Portland, Or

cost: $35-$135/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

From amphibian to flight, the evolution of mankind is explored in the latest Cirque show,… read more

Friday, April 25

cirque totem

Evolve with Cirque du Soleil’s Totem in Portland

when: Apr 25 at various start times

where: N, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Dr., Portland, Or

cost: $35-$135/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

From amphibian to flight, the evolution of mankind is explored in the latest Cirque show,… read more

Up, Up and Away with Mad Science

when: Apr 25 at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

where: SW, Cedar Hills Crossing Mall, 3205 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, Or

cost: Free

ages: 12 and under

the scoop:

Hey, Beaverton School District parents, need something to do for this day off? Let the… read more
LEARN more about our award winning parent - child cooperative preschool and kindergarten program. We’ve been here since 1951! TOUR our Fours preschool classrooms where children learn through hands on experience with a 4:1 adult to child ratio. MEET our Award Winning Fours Teacher and some of the families serving on our board. We’re happy to answer questions you have! Come PLAY With Us! This open house is a family friendly event on a BSD day off. Our playground will be open and our classroom activities are available for your little ones to explore. Come HEAR about our exciting new playground! We have partnered with nationally known EarthPlay to build a hands-on learning playground like no other in the area. Come see what all the excitement is about!

4′s Preschool Open House

when: Apr 25 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Cedar Hills/Cedar Mill, Cedar Hills Kindergarten and Preschool, 11695 SW Park Way, Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: 3-5

the scoop:

Learn about this award winning parent – child cooperative preschool and kindergarten program that’s been around… read more
The classes take place in the auxiliary studio at The Portland Montessori School. 7 Weeks of Art classes on Friday afternoons: April 18th through June 6th, 2014 (no class on May 16th) Class size 10 kids max. We will explore 2 and 3 Dimensional art forms. Curated Art Show on the last day of Class! Attend a free Art Show and Art Open House! Friday April 4th from 3:15 - 4:15pm Please rsvp to me at ewinnen@mac.com if you plan to attend. ENROLLMENT: contact Elisabeth Winnen by phone: (503) 816-0141 or email: ewinnen@mac.com About Me: I am an artist, architect and designer who loves making art with children. Alongside we create, explore and celebrate art. I use an open ended approach, creating space for experimentation and individual expression. I marvel at each child’s creativity and offer a supporting and nurturing environment.

Art Classes for Elementary Kids

when: every Friday at 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

where: NE, The Portland Montessori School, 4911 NE Couch St., Portland, or

cost: $110

ages: 7 - 12

the scoop:

Release their inner creativity with the Portland Montessori School’s art class series.  The class will… read more
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Soccer Star Book Signing

when: Apr 25 at 4 p.m.

where: NE, Green Bean Books, 1600 NE Alberta St., Portland, Or

cost: $15.99/child

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

If you have a soccer playing kid, run, don’t walk, to the phone to sign… read more
Kids Crafts Fingerpainting

Storytime + Craft Activity

when: every Friday at 10:30 am to 11:00 am

where: Multnomah Village, The Craft Factory, 7832 SW Capitol Hwy, Suite B, Portland, Or

cost: Free storytime, $5 craft

ages: All ages, but geared toward toddlers and pre-schoolers

the scoop:

Please join us every Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. for a storytime and craft. The… read more
On select Saturdays each month, Parents Night Out at the Oregon Gymnastics Academy gives you the perfect chance to get a break! Your children will enjoy four hours of gymnastics, group games, and activities while you enjoy a well-deserved break. PNO also includes pizza dinner, snack and juice drink for each child - what a bargain! Pre-registration is required, and space is limited so call us at (503)531-3409 to sign up today! Our April 26th PNO is "April Fools" themed.

Gymnastics Day Camp

when: Apr 25 at 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

where: Bethany, Five Oaks, Oregon Gymnastics Academy, 16305 NW Bethany Ct, Ste 109, Portland, OR

cost: $40-$60

ages: 3-12

the scoop:

Each “no school” day, the Oregon Gymnastics Academy will hold day camps with four hours… read more
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

when: Apr 25 - May 4 at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Woodburn, Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, 33814 S Meridian Rd., Woodburn, Or

cost: $10 per carload; additional fees for activities (see website)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Nothing says, “spring,” like 40 acres of tulips.  Bring the whole family, dog included, out… read more
Tony Hawk Rad Science

Tony Hawk/Rad Science

when: Apr 25 - May 4 at 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays-Sundays)

where: SE, OMSI, 1945 SE Water St., Portland, Or

cost: Free with museum admission $9.50-$13/person; free for kids 2 and under

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

OMSI’s exhibit, Tony Hawk/Rad Science: Extreme Sports. Extreme Science, reveals the science behind the skateboarding… read more

Saturday, April 26

nancy_as mermaid

Get Fancified with the Fancy Nancy Bookstore Tour

when: Apr 26 at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

where: SW, Powell's City of Books, 3415 SW Cedar Hills Rd., Beaverton, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Oregon Children’s Theatre production of “Fancy Nancy: The Musical” is opening in early May,… read more
nancy_as mermaid

Get Fancified with the Fancy Nancy Bookstore Tour

when: Apr 26 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: NW, Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Oregon Children’s Theatre production of “Fancy Nancy: The Musical” is opening in early May,… read more
kids-parade

82nd Avenue of Roses Parade

when: Apr 26 at 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Eastport Plaza, 82nd Ave. North to Washington St., Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Rose Festival events kick off in 3, 2, 1…  For the first officially sanctioned… read more
Kids Weekend Events 6

Be Green: Earth Day PDX

when: Apr 26 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: N, Kenton Park, 8417 N Brandon Ave., Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Show your Mother Earth some love in NoPo at the Earth Day PDX celebration, from… read more
OregonAgFest

Farmer for a Day at the Oregon Ag Fest

when: Apr 26 - Apr 27 at 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.

where: Salem, Oregon State Fair and Expo Center, 2330 17th St. NE, Salem, Or

cost: $9/person; Free for children 12 and under (visit website for $2 discount coupon)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Lasso lessons, wooden cow milking, chicks hatching, puppy petting and mini tractor races are just… read more
Kids Style and Design

Healthy Kids Day

when: Apr 26 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Beaverton, Beaverton Hoop YMCA, 9685 SW Harvest C., Beaverton, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Beaverton Hoop YMCA celebrates YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day® with a free community event that… read more
All Little Red wants is to race cars, but when she’s told girls can’t take shop class, her dreams are dashed. Luckily for Red, Grandma has some tricks up her sleeve—if The Wolf doesn’t get in her way! Set to the tune of fifties doo-wop, Little Red “Riding Hood” is the story of the girl who steers her own path. April 26th - May 26th, 2014 Saturday & Sunday performances at Noon & 4pm Friday performances at 7pm For full performance schedule and to order tickets, visit www.nwts.org!

Little Red “Riding Hood” Play

when: Apr 26 at various start times

where: NW, NW Children's Theater and School, 1819 NW Everett St., Portland, Or

cost: $18-$22/person

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

For a new twist on an old story with the red-hooded girl, her grandma and… read more
Daily during shop hours: Wednesday thru Sunday, 12:00pm until 6:00pm Come and go as you please during these self-guided, Floare-assisted workshop sessions. No registration necessary, first-come, first-served Participants are guided to choose a container from a large variety, select the type of plant to install in the container, then take time at the workshop table to design and install a lovely little world. We have soil, rocks, sand, moss, shells, and may other decorative accents from which to choose. This is a tremendous individual or small group activity. Workshop cost: $18/participant. The fee includes: · Glass container for the installation · Decorative materials (soil, rocks, sand, moss, shells, ladybugs, and more!) · One small airplant or succulent · Design guidance, if desired · Note: larger containers and plants are available a la carte

Build-A-Terrarium Workshop

when: Apr 26 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: SE, Floare, 3070 SE Division St., Portland, Or

cost: $20

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Register in advance or walk right in to this workshop. Participants are guided to choose… read more
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

when: Apr 26 - May 4 at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Woodburn, Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, 33814 S Meridian Rd., Woodburn, Or

cost: $10 per carload; additional fees for activities (see website)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Nothing says, “spring,” like 40 acres of tulips.  Bring the whole family, dog included, out… read more
Tony Hawk Rad Science

Tony Hawk/Rad Science

when: Apr 26 - May 4 at 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays-Sundays)

where: SE, OMSI, 1945 SE Water St., Portland, Or

cost: Free with museum admission $9.50-$13/person; free for kids 2 and under

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

OMSI’s exhibit, Tony Hawk/Rad Science: Extreme Sports. Extreme Science, reveals the science behind the skateboarding… read more
Queen Melissa Tea Cruise

Queen Melissa Tea Cruise

when: every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Downtown, Portland Spirit Dock, Salmon St. Springs Fountain, SW Naito Pkwy. and Salmon St., Portland, Or

the scoop:

Join Queen Melissa and the Maybeland Fairies, from the beloved radio show and book, The… read more
cirque totem

Evolve with Cirque du Soleil’s Totem in Portland

when: Apr 26 at various start times

where: N, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Dr., Portland, Or

cost: $35-$135/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

From amphibian to flight, the evolution of mankind is explored in the latest Cirque show,… read more

Sunday, April 27

cirque totem

Evolve with Cirque du Soleil’s Totem in Portland

when: Apr 27 at various start times

where: N, Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Dr., Portland, Or

cost: $35-$135/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

From amphibian to flight, the evolution of mankind is explored in the latest Cirque show,… read more
OregonAgFest

Farmer for a Day at the Oregon Ag Fest

when: Apr 27 - Apr 27 at 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.

where: Salem, Oregon State Fair and Expo Center, 2330 17th St. NE, Salem, Or

cost: $9/person; Free for children 12 and under (visit website for $2 discount coupon)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Lasso lessons, wooden cow milking, chicks hatching, puppy petting and mini tractor races are just… read more
Rainy Day Family Concert

The Rainy Day Family Concert

when: Apr 27 at 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

where: NE, The Village Ballroom, 700 NE Dekum St., Portland, Or

cost: $8/person advance; $10/person door

ages: Preschool- Early Elementary

the scoop:

Join The Rainy Day Family, a new entertainment collective formed by favorite local children’s performers… read more
All Little Red wants is to race cars, but when she’s told girls can’t take shop class, her dreams are dashed. Luckily for Red, Grandma has some tricks up her sleeve—if The Wolf doesn’t get in her way! Set to the tune of fifties doo-wop, Little Red “Riding Hood” is the story of the girl who steers her own path. April 26th - May 26th, 2014 Saturday & Sunday performances at Noon & 4pm Friday performances at 7pm For full performance schedule and to order tickets, visit www.nwts.org!

Little Red “Riding Hood” Play

when: Apr 27 at various start times

where: NW, NW Children's Theater and School, 1819 NW Everett St., Portland, Or

cost: $18-$22/person

ages: 5 and up

the scoop:

For a new twist on an old story with the red-hooded girl, her grandma and… read more
Musical variety for all ages!

The David Show

when: every Sunday at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Hollywood, Rain City Coffee, 2035 NE 41st Ave., Portland, Or

cost: Free, donations welcome

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

David Rutiezer is a talented actor and musician with over 20 years of experience in… read more
Daily during shop hours: Wednesday thru Sunday, 12:00pm until 6:00pm Come and go as you please during these self-guided, Floare-assisted workshop sessions. No registration necessary, first-come, first-served Participants are guided to choose a container from a large variety, select the type of plant to install in the container, then take time at the workshop table to design and install a lovely little world. We have soil, rocks, sand, moss, shells, and may other decorative accents from which to choose. This is a tremendous individual or small group activity. Workshop cost: $18/participant. The fee includes: · Glass container for the installation · Decorative materials (soil, rocks, sand, moss, shells, ladybugs, and more!) · One small airplant or succulent · Design guidance, if desired · Note: larger containers and plants are available a la carte

Build-A-Terrarium Workshop

when: Apr 27 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: SE, Floare, 3070 SE Division St., Portland, Or

cost: $20

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Register in advance or walk right in to this workshop. Participants are guided to choose… read more

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