This weekend is hopping with awesome events. Portland kids get a chance to hunt for eggs in a variety of awesome places, peruse the market and even go for a little run. Find out where your colorful family adventure can take you this weekend.


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NW Portland

Check Out Pearl Dive Project – BodyVox
BodyVox returns to the Pearl Dive Project, taking an unprecedented approach to dance-making. Artistic Directors Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland have invited a new group of highly creative individuals who have never worked in dance before, asking the question: “What will happen when artists and innovators working at the peak of their profession immerse themselves in a craft they’ve never considered?” The Pearl Dive Project melds creative worlds in a collaboration of movement and ideas, the likes of which have never been seen. Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Woodburn

Check Out the Tulip Fest
The festival is open all through the week. During the week days you can wander through the tulip fields, check out the four acre garden, take the kids on a tram or hay wagon ride or just let them run in the children’s play area. The play area includes fun play structures, the famous duck races and even old fashioned tire swings to catch air on.

The weekends bring extra fun to the fest. Your kids can watch wooden shoe making or steam tractor demonstrations or you can wander through the crafter market place and peruse the offerings from various vendors. Up the excitement with a pony ride or let your little athletes get their energy out in the jump tents or scaling the rock wall. For adrenaline addicts there is a bungee jumper and a zip line to brave. Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

SE Portland

Don’t Miss the Portland Camp Fair
Visit the “Best Camps in the Known Universe”! This free event lets you experience the adventure and fun of Trackers Earth’s award-winning camps. Meet program directors and educators. Explore interactive areas highlighting over 40 different day and overnight camps. Both kids and parents can learn a bit about everything from wilderness survival to archery. Featuring hands-on activities, including…

  • Outdoor Skills: Woodcarving, fire with no matches, camouflage
  • Farm Craft: Homesteading projects & fiber arts
  • Mariners Lore: Kayak building, knot tying, fishing/casting demos
  • Story Adventure: Secret agents, ninja martial arts, wizard duels
  • Learn to Ride: Basic bike lessons for ages 4-6
  • Archery, Archery, Archery: At our indoor range
  • Rock Climbing on our mobile climbing tower (weather permitting)
  • Blacksmithing demonstrations

Campers are encouraged to bring a friend and share their stories from Trackers camps. On-site registration will be available, so families will have a guided opportunity to enroll in their favorite camps. Fri. Event Details.

SW Portland

Head to the Easter Celebration
Celebrate Easter during this two-day event by creating either an Easter bunny or an Easter egg! There will be have extra special embellishments for you to use on top of the other exciting materials we have to craft with! For only $10, craft to your hearts desire and enjoy a sweet treat when you finish. Sat. Event Details.

Participate in the Alpenrose Dairy Easter Egg Hunt
Alpenrose Dairy will be hosting their 57th annual Easter Egg Hunt! The Easter Egg Hunt tradition was started in 1962, by Carl Henry Cadonau Sr. Cadonau was a devout family man who believed in the importance of giving back to the community in which he lived. For decades, Oregonians have flocked to Alpenrose Dairy and new generations have made the Easter Egg Hunt a part of their family tradition. Sat. Event Details.

Cedar Hills

Join the Spring Egg Hunt
Spring is here and it is time for our annual egg hunt.  Bring your little ones for an adventure as you seek out hidden eggs, take pictures in our photo booth with the Hopper the bunny, get your face painted, slide on our bounce slide and color your favorite coloring book page! All abilities hunt 4-8 years, 9:30-9:45 a.m. for those kids who need less of a crowd and a little more time to search.   Parent and Child 10 months- 1 year, 10:30-11:45 a.m. registration covers one child and one parent.   Youth egg hunt includes different time slots for kids 2-11 years from 10:30-11:30 a.m. This hunt includes numbered eggs and chances to win special prizes! Sat. Event Details.

Beaverton

Join the Science Geek Out Fest
Join us for a festival devoted to hands-on STEM exploration. Test out robots, conduct earth science experiments in honor of Earth Day, complete engineering challenges, talk with a beekeeper, and much, much more! Grades K-8 with family. Sat. Event Details.

NE Portland

Head to the Easter Egg Hunt
Don’t miss this free egg hunt with bounce castles, raffles, coffee and donuts. Head to the Glenfair Community Easter Egg Hunt with children ages 0-11 years old.The event is free with pre-egg hunt activities starting at 9 and the egg hunt starting at 10 a.m. Show up a little early or stay after the egg hunt to get some warm goodies and coffee and play some yard games. Sat. Event Details.

N Portland

Don’t Miss Q Makers Market
You kids will love the artisan booths, food carts, musicians and more all offered by the lovely Qommunity members and its supporters! Sat. Event Details.

—Annette Benedetti

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