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700 NE Dekum Street,Portland,Or
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Mr. Ben Benefit Show for The Oregon Public House

when: May 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

where: Woodlawn, The Village Ballroom, 700 NE Dekum Street, Portland, Or

cost: Free admission

ages: All

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Mr. Ben and His Band of Friends play to raise money for the opening of The Oregon Public House! Come rock out with your kids, and be a part of opening Portland’s first non-profit brewpub.

Free admission. All donations go toward OPH. Beer/wine $5.

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Sway the Night Away at Kruger’s&...
Aug 21 @ 6:30 p.m.Sauvie Island ( map )
Story Time at Green Bean Books...
Aug 21 @ 3:30 p.m.Alberta ( map )
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Aug 22 @ 10:30 amMultnomah Village ( map )

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Thursday, August 21

Books have such a great way of bringing people together! Join us every Tuesday morning at 11am for wonderful stories!

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

the scoop:

Make it a habit to join Green Bean Books for their free, weekly story times,… read more
Resale Event

Keep it in Play Kid’s Consignment Sale: Summer Event

when: Aug 20, 2014 - Aug 23 at varies by day, see listing

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

This huge Milwaukie resale event is just in time for back-to-school shopping for clothing, toys… read more
kruger farm hayride

Sway the Night Away at Kruger’s Farm

when: every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

where: Sauvie Island, Kruger's Farm, 17100 NW Sauvie Island Rd., Portland, Or

cost: $10/car

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

It’s one big family lawn party. Grab some friends and the family, then head to… read more

Friday, August 22

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
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

the scoop:

Join Peake Academy for the Back to School Open House to meet the teachers, explore… read more
Kids Weekend Events 4

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

the scoop:

Grab your favorite stuffed animals and get ‘em checked out with Doc McStuffins Toy Check… read more
Resale Event

Keep it in Play Kid’s Consignment Sale: Summer Event

when: Aug 20, 2014 - Aug 23 at varies by day, see listing

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

This huge Milwaukie resale event is just in time for back-to-school shopping for clothing, toys… read more
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

the scoop:

Join Peake Academy for the Back to School Open House to meet the teachers, explore… read more
Kids Weekend Events 4

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

the scoop:

Grab your favorite stuffed animals and get ‘em checked out with Doc McStuffins Toy Check… read more
Resale Event

Keep it in Play Kid’s Consignment Sale: Summer Event

when: Aug 20, 2014 - Aug 23 at varies by day, see listing

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

This huge Milwaukie resale event is just in time for back-to-school shopping for clothing, toys… read more
Let's Go Camping - program for NEW campers at nearby Milo McIver state park

Let’s Go Camping – Milo McIver State Park

when: Aug 22 at 4 p.m.

where: Milo McIver State Park, 24101 S Entrance Rd., Estacada, OR

cost: $30/family

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department brings you Let’s Go Camping. It is a fun-filled weekend… read more
oregon state fair swing rides

Rides, Animals and Music, Oh My! It’s the Oregon State Fair

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

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

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Take a day trip down to Salem to check out the Oregon State Fair, a… read more
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Farm to Yoga

when: Aug 23 at 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Wheeler Tree Farm, 19566 Central Point Rd., Oregon City, OR

cost: $65/adults, $30/child over 5; free for children under 5

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Tour the Wheeler Tree farm and stretch out in the yard with a yoga, kids’… read more
oregon state fair swing rides

Rides, Animals and Music, Oh My! It’s the Oregon State Fair

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

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

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Take a day trip down to Salem to check out the Oregon State Fair, a… read more
Whats On This Week - Kids Activities

Hawthorne Evening Market

when: Aug 23 at 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

where: SE, The Hawthorne Evening Market, 2035 SE Caesar E Chavez Blvd. , Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Hawthorne Evening Market is a new family-oriented neighborhood farmers market that has a great… read more
Photo credit: Hillebrand Steve, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via Creative Commons

Reptile Expo

when: Aug 23 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: NE, Columbia Conference Center - Airport Holiday Inn , 8439 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR

cost: $4/children 6-12; $9/adult; free for kids 5 and under

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Who wants a new snake? If it’s you, the Reptile Expo is an event you… read more
soccer shots

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

the scoop:

Soccer Shots is offering a free soccer clinic for little ones 3-5.  Drop in, whether… read more
Local Flavor Kids Activities

Shop ‘Til The Kids Drop at the Jade Night Market

when: Aug 23 at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Jade District, Fubonn Shopping Center Parking Lot, 2850 SE 82nd Ave., Portland

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

If you’re looking for a totally different outdoor food shopping experience, check out the Jade… read more
pirate kids

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

the scoop:

Sofia the First and Jake the Pirate throw a party of epic proportions with Radio… read more
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

the scoop:

Where else can you get a sitter for four hours, an active night filled with… read more
Cafe au Play

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

the scoop:

Cafe au Play is proud to present the return of PLAY-PALOOZA with two outdoor stages… read more
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:

Have your child test their spelling skills against students of their own age group. Prizes… read more
Books have such a great way of bringing people together! Join us every Tuesday morning at 11am for wonderful stories!

Diorama DIY

when: Aug 23 at 2 p.m.

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

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

A diorama is a scene crafted in a small space. Green Bean Books will help… read more
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

the scoop:

The Bigfoot Bash and Bounty is a happy mash-up of harvested foods and all things… read more
portland farmers market

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

the scoop:

Hit the Portland Farmer’s Market with your kiddo to learn about seasonal foods, meet local… read more

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