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500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way,McMinnville,Or
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Evergreen Aviation Egg-stravaganza

when: Mar 23, 2013 at 8:15 am to 11:00 am

where: Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, 500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, Or

cost: See Listing

ages: 10 and under

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Families are invited to join the ninth annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum. The event will include the arrival of the Easter Bunny on helicopter, an Easter egg hunt, baby animal petting zoo, and crafts.

Kids should check in with their Easter basket at 8:15 a.m.  There will be a series of Easter egg hunts starting at 9:00 a.m., and the Easter Bunny’s grand entrance via helicopter will be at 9:15 a.m. The museum’s education department will also provide children’s Easter crafts throughout the event.

RSVPs are required for this popular event.  Please dial 503.434.4185 or e-mail events@sprucegoose.com

$7 for members and $10 for general admission. Photos with the Easter Bunny are an additional $10.

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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

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when: Aug 20 at 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: SE, Oaks Amusement Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, Or

cost: $7.50/child, Adults free

ages: 6 and under

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Wonder Wednesdays

when: Aug 20 at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

where: Bethany, St. Gabriel Episcopal Church, 17435 NW West Union Rd., Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: 7 and under

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when: Aug 20 - Aug 23 at varies by day, see listing

where: Milwaukie Elks Lodge, 13121 SE McLoughlin Blvd. , Milwaukie, OR

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Story Time at Green Bean Books

when: every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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when: Aug 20 - Aug 23 at varies by day, see listing

where: Milwaukie Elks Lodge, 13121 SE McLoughlin Blvd. , Milwaukie, OR

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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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

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Kids Weekend Events 9

Peake Academy Open House

when: every Friday at 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

where: Play Boutique Lake Oswego and Beaverton, 464 First Street | 12345 SW Horizon Blvd, Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All

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Doc McStuffins Toy Check-Ups

when: Aug 22 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Vancouver Pediatric Dentistry, 300 SE 120th Ave. #100, Vancouver, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Rides, Animals and Music, Oh My!

when: Aug 22 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri.-Sun.; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.

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

cost: $5-$6/person, $5 parking

ages: All Ages

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cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Preschoolers Kick-It at Soccer Shots Clinic

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 10:35 a.m.

where: Bonita Park, SW Milton Ct., Tigard, Or

cost: Free

ages: 3-5

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Pirates and Princesses and the Power of Doing Good

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: NE, Lloyd Center Mall, 2201 Lloyd Center, Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Parent's Night Out at Oregon Gymnastics Academy means 4 hours of fun for kids and parents alike! Kids will enjoy hours of fun gymnastics, games, and activities, while parents enjoy a well-deserved break. We also provide children with dinner, juice, and a snack - all for one low price. Check it out this month on August 23rd - just make sure to pre-register by calling (503)531-3409. See you soon! Our August 23rd PNO is "Back to School Picnic" themed.

Tumbling Fun + Parent’s Night Out = Win Win

when: Aug 23 at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

cost: $20-$25

ages: 4-12

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when: Aug 22 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri.-Sun.; 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.

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

cost: $5-$6/person, $5 parking

ages: All Ages

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Rock on with the Play Palooza Family Music Festival

when: Aug 23 at 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

where: SE, Cafe au Play, 5633 SE Division St., Portland, Or

cost: $9/person advance; $11/person at the door; free for babes in arms

ages: All Ages

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Buzzing with anticipation about the start of the new school year? Mobile Minds Tutoring has the perfect solution to re-introducing your kids to the fun of learning. A Spelling Bee with a chance to win some cool prizes! Come join us on August 23rd from 11am to 3pm and have your child test their spelling skills against students of their own age group. Registration is required to participate in "THE BEE". Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for each age category (K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th)! All participants will receive prize bags donated by community business partners. 1st Place - $100 gift card 2nd Place - $50 gift card 3rd Place - $25 gift card .................................................................................... Children grades K-8th are eligible to participate. Please register today to save your spot! Register here: www.tinyurl.com/MMTbee or visit www.mobilemindstutoring.com to register!

Get Their Brains Buzzing at the Kids’ Spelling Bee

when: Aug 23 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Pearl District, Mobile Minds Tutoring, 1102 NW 10th Ave, Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: K-8th grade

the scoop:

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Kids Cooking Class

when: Aug 23 at 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

where: Downtown, Portland Farmers Market - PSU, 1717 SW Park Ave., Portland, Or

cost: $5/person

ages: 7-11

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when: Aug 23 at 2 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

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Build-A-Terrarium Workshop! Every Saturday & Sunday! * Saturday & Sunday- 12PM-4PM * Registration and Walk-ins available! Cost for Workshop- $20/ participant Build-A-Terrarium Workshop includes: *Glass container for the installation *Decorative materials (Soil, Rocks, Sand, Moss, Shells, Animals, and more!) *One small air plant, or succulent * Design guidance, if needed! Parents and children are encouraged to try out this workshop that has become immensely popular among town! Participants are guided to choose a container, which comes with many decorative elements to choose from that creates a little home for you to take with you, forever!

Build-A-Terrarium Workshop

when: every Saturday at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

cost: $20/person

ages: All Ages

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Kids Weekend Events 7

Bigfoot Bash and Bounty

when: Aug 23 at 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Home Valley Park

cost: Free admission; some activites have a small fee

ages: All Ages

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