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photo: Little Mermaid by David Kinder

Curtain Call: Catch These Spring Theater Shows While You Can

Kids love the thrill of a live performance. From life-like puppets to real live actors, here are five kid-centric shows to see this spring.

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3 Brainy Summer Sleepovers to Book Now

Sleep in a submarine, learn how to survive in the wilderness, or see what wild, nocturnal animals like to do when it gets dark in the summer at these three educational, overnight camps.

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Eco-tastic! 18 Earth-Friendly Websites to Bookmark Today

Checking out these 18 natural (& awesome!) websites.

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10 Things You HAVE to Do in Portland This Month

Tulips, elephant habitats, free ice cream cones and The Little Mermaid are all in the cards for Portland families this month. Here’s the scoop on the top 10 things to do in April.

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Let’s Do Lunch: Sweet Spots for Toddler Dates

Take your favorite toddlers out for a lunch date at one of these six restaurants around Portland.

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Blooming Parks to Buzz Around With Kids

Rose and botanical gardens are alive with gorgeous blooms and buzzing bees at this very moment. Here’s where to take in a sunny spring day with your family.

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8 Food Factory Tours in Oregon

Here’s how to get a behind-the-scenes look—and taste—at some of Oregon’s top food factories.

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Hey Portland! Share Your Insider Tips as a Red Tricycle Writer

Are you an in-the-know parent just itching to share your best hangouts around town? If so, come write for us!

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9 Craft-tastic Places to Inspire Creativity

From painting to making things out of scraps, fuel their love of creativity and expression at these craft studios.

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New Books to Freshen Up Your Story Time

From books on Great White Sharks to the story of an evolving coat, we’ve got ten new books to freshen up story time.

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Just Opened: Childcare at Yoga Refuge

Practice your down dogs and warrior poses in peace thanks to Yoga Refuge’s brand new childcare service.

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4 Hot Spots for Cool Waterfront Dining

Sit on a patio or near a wall of windows with your kids at one of these restaurants for the best waterfront dining Portland has to offer.

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Photo courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council. © Michael Stutz

Downtown Public Art Kids Will Love

Head downtown to discover public art sculptures to climb, paintings to admire and fountains to play in.

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Dash Into Spring With These 8 Family Fun Runs

Race to the finish at these 8 family fun runs. Strollers, toddlers and seasoned speed-walkers welcome!

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Give Yourselves a Break at These 4 Mall Play Spaces

These four play spaces are perfect for wiggly ones needing a break from shopping.

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