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Helium Kids Comedy

when: Mar 16, 2013 - Jan 16, 2013 at 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

where: Helium Comedy Club, 1510 SE 9th Ave, Portland, Or

cost: $10

ages: Up to 14 years

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“komedy 4 da kidz” is presented by physical comedian, Angel Ocasio. This high-energy, very funny one man variety show is perfectly suited for family audiences, combining physical comedy, jokes, juggling, object balancing and comedy magic.

Angel Ocasio performs and teaches comedy and clowning skills throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. He was the featured clown for Culpepper & Merriweather Great Combined Circus, as well as made several promotional appearances for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He has also entertained at a premiere party for Cirque du Soleil “Saltimbanco” in Portland, Oregon. In 2003, Angel was selected as the Clowns of America International “Clown of the Year.” Angel is the Director of the Portland Rose Festival’s “Character Clown Corps.” Recently, Angel became the official clown for the Portland Rose Festival, winning a Gold IFEA award for his role as the “Clown Prince.”

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Saturday, August 2

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

the scoop:

Participants are guided to choose a container, which comes with many decorative elements to choose… read more
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Summer Forest Music – Armonia Latina

when: Aug 2 at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

where: SW, Tryon Creek State Natural Area, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd., Lake Oswego, Or

cost: $10 suggested donation

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Friends of Tryon Creek invite the public to enjoy Armonia Latina local Latin music,… read more
Great Oregon Steam Up

Trains, Tractors and Trolleys Unite at the Great Oregon Steam-Up

when: Aug 2 at 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Brooks, Or, Antique Powerland, 3995 Brooklake Rd. NE, Brooks, Or

cost: $12/individual day pass or $20/individual weekend pass; $30/family; Free for children 12 and under

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Take a little trip down to Brooks, just this side of Salem, for a fun-filled… read more
Once Upon a Time Family Theatre is a magical mix of theatrical simplicity and grand storytelling for kids and their families. There's always a slight twist to the traditional story that keeps these productions fresh. This month join us to see a unique tale about the priceless gift of laughter. The princess Who Never Smiled is appropriate for all ages! Though simply produced, these delightful and engaging productions will soon have everyone fully absorbed in the interaction of live theatre. Help bring this tale to life on our Stage! Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Also, you are invited to join us after the performance for After Play, a fun and engaging group arts and crafts class for the whole family! Tickets are just $1 for children, and $2 for adults, and are available at the door and can be reserved by calling 503-408-0604. They are also available online at https://pdxmetroarts.3dcartstores.com/The-Princess-Who-Never-Smiled--August-2-2014-NOON_p_57.html The cost for After Play is the same as the performance, just $1 more per child and $2 per adult.

Family Theatre: The Princess Who Never Smiled

when: Aug 2 at 12 p.mm. to 1 p.m.

where: Montavilla, Portland Metro Arts, 9003 SE Stark St., Portland, Or

cost: $1 child/$2 adult

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Once Upon a Time Family Theatre is a magical mix of theatrical simplicity and grand… read more
Poa Patio

Movie for Grown-Ups Outdoors/Movie for Kids Indoors

when: Aug 2 at 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

where: NE, Poa Cafe, 4025 N Williams Ave., Portland, Or

cost: Free for adults and $10 per child for the evening

ages: ALL

the scoop:

Poa Cafe will be hosting summer outdoor films on their back patio every first Saturday… read more
Rox in Sox, Oregon’s newest family festival of music and reading, will hit Lake Oswego again from 10am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 2nd. The lineup of music, author readings and other festivities is growing now at www.roxinsox.org. Admission is free with a donation of new shoes, socks or books for kids in need. Last year’s Rox in Sox attracted more than 1,800 people. In all, festival volunteers collected 1,003 pairs of socks, 69 pairs of shoes and 483 books, all of which have been distributed to children in Oregon, Jamaica and Kenya. Children's book authors and illustrators will share their work with kids, and some of the top stars in today's indie family music scene will perform interactive shows. Local performers include Red Yarn, School of Rock, and Aaron Nigel Smith with his One World Chorus of kids. Nationally acclaimed "kindie rock" stars Recess Monkey, The NOt-Its! and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will also appear. Presented by One World Chorus, Northwestern Mutual, the City of Lake Oswego, and the Lake Oswego Public Library, Rox in Sox will offer a host of family-friendly activities and services, as well as summery refreshments.

Rox in Sox Summer Festival

when: Aug 2 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: West End Building Park, 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego, Or

cost: Free admission with donation of new or gently used children's book, socks or shoes.

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Oregon’s newest music and reading family festival comes back to Lake O this year with… read more
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Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour Opening Week

when: Jul 30, 2014 - Aug 9 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: North Plains, Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour, 22616 NW Pumpkin Ridge Rd., North Plains, Or

cost: $55

ages: 8 and up

the scoop:

Come experience a two and a half hour guided zip line tour through the majestic… read more
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Camp at the Zoo for Family Camperoo

when: Aug 2 at 4 p.m. to 9:30 a.m.

where: SW, Oregon Zoo, 4001 SW Canyon Rd., Portland, Or

cost: $35-$54/person; free for children 2 and under

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Take behind the scenes tours to learn about the zoo’s newer animals at twilight, then… read more
Jeld-Wen Field Portland Timbers

Major League Soccer All-Star Week

when: Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 6 at various start times (see website for complete schedule)

where: Downtown, Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Pioneer Courthouse Square and Providence Park, Portland, Or

cost: Most activities are free (see website for details)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

So many activities will lead up to the colossal all-star game between MLS and Bayern… read more
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Start Your Engines for the Fremont Fest

when: Aug 2 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Beaumont Village, Fremont Street , between NE 42nd and 50th streets, Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

This 28th annual street fair kicks off with a kids, pets and bike parade, led… read more
Part of the Hawaiian themed Wahine weekend, the Hula Girl 5K & 10K Run/Walk includes a great after party with Hawaiian food & music!

Hula Girls 5K & 10K Run/Walk

when: Aug 2 at 8 a.m.

where: Blue Lake Park, 20500 NE Marine Dr., Portland, Or

cost: $40 - $50 ($10 discount for under age 18)

ages: All ages

the scoop:

This all-women Hawaiian themed Wahine weekend, includes the Hula Girl 5K & 10K Run/Walk, a… read more
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Kick It With Your Family at Kick It Up!

when: Aug 2 at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: N, Overlook Village, N. Killingsworth St. between Gay and Concord streets, Portland, Or

cost: Free admission; $15-$20 to enter tournament

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Overlook Village’s Street Fair this year has a soccer theme to it, in honor of… read more
Dinosaur Train Conductor

Dinosaur Train in at Mt. Hood Railroad

when: Aug 2 at various start times (see website for schedule)

where: Mt. Hood Railroad Depot, 110 Railroad Ave., Hood River, Or

cost: $25-$60/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

For the first time ever at the Mt. Hood Railroad, kids can hop aboard the… read more
Celebrity Kids Photos

Peter Pan Jr. by Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy

when: Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 2 at 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

where: Camas High School Theatre, 26900 SE 15th St., Camas, Wa

cost: $10 Suggested Donation

ages: all ages

the scoop:

Fly away to Neverland with Peter and the Darling children in Disney’s adaptation of their… read more
Red Rocks

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

when: Aug 2 - Aug 3 at 2 p.m. (Pre-show fun starts at 1:15 p.m.)

where: Atkinson Park, 2202 NW Mill Pond Rd., Oregon City, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Youth Summer Stock Theatre is performing a free outdoor production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s… read more
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Kids Cooking Class

when: Aug 2 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

the scoop:

Hit the Portland Farmer’s Market with your kiddo to learn about seasonal foods, meet local… read more
A team of Portland creatives—award-winning writer Elizabeth Rusch (winner of an Oregon Book Award, an Oregon Literary Fellowship and two Oregon Spirit Awards) and genius newcomer illustrator Mike Lawrence—will launch their debut graphic novel Muddy Max: The mystery of Marsh Creek at the Fremont Fest in front of A Children’s Place Bookstore August 2, 2014, 12 pm – 4 pm. This homegrown graphic novel, inspired by the muddy, mucky trails of Forest Park, offers kids age 7-12 a delightful mix of fantasy and family foibles, superheroics and slime, mud and mystery. The Muddy Max launch activities, held outside A Children’s Place bookstore at 4807 NE Fremont, from 12 pm-4 pm, include: • Tubs of mud for kids to dig through to discover what is in mud. • Squirt guns for kids to test their demudifying skills on mud dunked dolls • Temporary mud tattoos • Books offered for sale, prelease (official release Aug. 5) • Signings by author Elizabeth Rusch and illustrator Mike Lawrence • A raffle of original Muddy Max art Good dirty fun for the whole family!

Muddy Max Graphic Novel Launch @ Fremont Fest

when: Aug 2 at 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: NE, A Children's Place Bookstore, 4087 NE Fremont, Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

A team of Portland creatives—award-winning writer Elizabeth Rusch (winner of an Oregon Book Award, an… read more
Red Rocks

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

when: Aug 2 - Aug 3 at 2 p.m. (Pre-show fun starts at 1:15 p.m.)

where: Atkinson Park, 2202 NW Mill Pond Rd., Oregon City, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Youth Summer Stock Theatre is performing a free outdoor production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s… read more
pumpkin ridge zip start

Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour Opening Week

when: Jul 30, 2014 - Aug 9 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

where: North Plains, Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour, 22616 NW Pumpkin Ridge Rd., North Plains, Or

cost: $55

ages: 8 and up

the scoop:

Come experience a two and a half hour guided zip line tour through the majestic… read more
Jeld-Wen Field Portland Timbers

Major League Soccer All-Star Week

when: Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 6 at various start times (see website for complete schedule)

where: Downtown, Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Pioneer Courthouse Square and Providence Park, Portland, Or

cost: Most activities are free (see website for details)

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

So many activities will lead up to the colossal all-star game between MLS and Bayern… read more
Alpenrose Dairy, Oregon's oldest family-owned dairy, is ready once again to welcome families to Dairyville, a Western-themed “town” located right on the 52-acre dairy farm. A Portland tradition for over 50 years, kids and adults flock to the streets of Dairyville during the summer months to explore this fun pioneer exhibit. Visitors can peak into the Confectionery, the Great Western Bank, the Dairyville School, and the post office. Kids can watch model trains chug through tiny Oregon landscapes and learn from some of the area’s train club experts. And no Dairyville visit would be complete without stopping off at the Ice Cream Parlor for a delicious Alpenrose ice cream cone. Dairyville is free to the public and open every Sunday afternoon beginning June 1 through August 31 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. Bring the entire family to Dairyville at Alpenrose Dairy, located at 6149 SW Shattuck Road, off the Beaverton Hillsdale Highway.

Alpenrose Dairyville Town

when: every Sunday at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: SW, Alpenrose Dairy, 6149 SW Shattuck Rd., Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Alpenrose Dairy, Oregon’s oldest family-owned dairy, is ready once again to welcome families to Dairyville,… read more
Great Oregon Steam Up

Trains, Tractors and Trolleys Unite at the Great Oregon Steam-Up

when: Aug 2 at 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Brooks, Or, Antique Powerland, 3995 Brooklake Rd. NE, Brooks, Or

cost: $12/individual day pass or $20/individual weekend pass; $30/family; Free for children 12 and under

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Take a little trip down to Brooks, just this side of Salem, for a fun-filled… read more
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Learn to Rock for Free

when: Aug 2 - Aug 6

where: 1444 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: 2-6

the scoop:

With a free trial at Little Wing, your little musician will learn to play the… read more

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