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PSU Portland Farmers Market

when: every Saturday at 8:30 am to 2:00 pm

where: Downtown, PSU, SW Park Ave and SW Montgomery St., Portland, Or

cost: Free

ages: All

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Fresh food, farmers, friends—the Portland Saturday Farmer’s Market at PSU is back!

Plenty of spring goodies will be on display. Relish in radishes, people watch, grab a bite to eat.

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Portland Events


Mo Phillips for Happy Hour...
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Pump It Up Open Jump Time...
Sep 1 @ 10 a.m. ( map )
Lents Day in the Park...
Sep 1 @ 10 a.m.Lents ( map )
Families Dig The Pumpkin Patch Harvest...
Sep 1 @ 10 a.m.Sauvie Island ( map )
Kids Get Crafty at Art in the Pea...
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Monday, September 1

Whats On This Week - Kids Activities

Kids Get Crafty at Art in the Pearl

when: Aug 30, 2014 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. & Sun.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.

where: Pearl District, Northwest Park Blocks , Between W Burnside and NW Glisan at NW 8th Ave., Portland, OR

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

100 artists with everything from fine wooden furniture to photographs, will be showing and selling… read more
oregon state fair swing rides

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

when: Aug 22, 2014 - 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
harrison ford raiders of the lost ark

Movie in the Park – Overlook

when: Sep 1 at 6:30 p.m.

where: N, Overlook Park, N Fremont and Interstate Ave., Portland, OR

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Head out to Overlook Park with your kids and a picnic feast, spread out your… read more
Fun, interactive musical variety for the whole family!

The David Show

when: every Monday at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

cost: Free, donations welcome

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

David Rutiezer is a talented actor and musician with over 20 years of experience in… read more
pump-it-up-bounce-house

Pump It Up Open Jump Time

when: Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

where: Pump It Up, 9665 SW Allen Blvd., Ste. 110, Beaverton, OR

cost: $7

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Because sometimes, you just have to bounce it out.  Let the little ones jump for… read more
All Smiles

Lents Day in the Park

when: Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Lents, Lents Park, 9000 SE Holgate Blvd., Portland, OR

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The annual Labor Day event, Day in the Park, is a huge Christian-rooted community barbecue… read more
The-Pumpkin-Patch-Sauvie-Island

Families Dig The Pumpkin Patch Harvest Festival

when: Aug 29, 2014 - Sep 1 at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Sauvie Island, The Pumpkin Patch, 16511 NW Gillihan Rd., Portland, OR

cost: Free admission and hayrides; $2/person Cow Train; $5/children 6-12 & $7/adult Maize

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Pumpkin Patch is throwing open the barn doors for its annual Labor Day weekend… read more
We rode the roller coster at Oaks Park

Chipper’s Preschool Rides

when: Sep 2 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

the scoop:

Bumpy boats 14 times in a row?  Sure!  Littlest ones can enjoy kiddie rides to… read more
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Yoga for Kids

when: every Tuesday at 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

where: E Burnside and 18th, Inner Elements Yoga Studio, 1847 E Burnside, Portland, Or

cost: $5/child

ages: 4-11

the scoop:

Stories come to life through yoga.  During these drop-ins, kids will explore simple yoga poses… read more
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 Tuesday at 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.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
kids-dancing

Dancing With No Shoes On

when: every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

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

cost: $5

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Chuck Cheesman makes music for children and with children, and he thinks it is probably… read more
Northbrook Earth and Arbor Day Bash

Honeybee Hikes

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

the scoop:

Every Wednesday join other preschoolers for a fun nature walk. Look for wildlife, discover what’s… read more
We rode the roller coster at Oaks Park

Chipper’s Preschool Rides

when: Sep 2 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

the scoop:

Bumpy boats 14 times in a row?  Sure!  Littlest ones can enjoy kiddie rides to… read more
ringling-bros

Circus Super Heroes Swoop Into Town

when: Sep 4 - Sep 7 at various start times (see website for complete schedule)

where: Rose Quarter, Moda Center, One Center Court, Portland, OR

cost: $20-$55/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus hits town this weekend with its Circus… read more
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
The Westside Baby's Bottom Dollar Sale is held in Beaverton, Oregon. It is for Moms to buy or sell all types of children's items. Maternity all the way thru kids size 16. Thousands of items all under one roof! Our sale is clean/organized shopping bliss! This is a great way to buy and sell the next stage of your children's clothes.

Baby’s Bottom Dollar – Westside Sale

when: Sep 4 at 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: SW, Beaverton Town Square, 11875 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy. , Portland, OR

cost: Free Admission

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Buy or sell children and maternity items at the clean and super-organized resale event, Westside… read more
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
Portland Children's Museum

Free First Friday at Portland Children’s Museum

when: Sep 5 at 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

where: Portland Children's Museum, 4015 SW Canyon Rd., Portland

cost: Free

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Free is everyone’s favorite price, especially when it’s accompanied by a guaranteed good time.  Kids… read more
ringling-bros

Circus Super Heroes Swoop Into Town

when: Sep 4 - Sep 7 at various start times (see website for complete schedule)

where: Rose Quarter, Moda Center, One Center Court, Portland, OR

cost: $20-$55/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus hits town this weekend with its Circus… read more
Baby & Kids Gear

Namanu Turns 90

when: Sep 6 at noon to 8:30 p.m.

where: Sandy, Camp Namanu, 10300 SE Camp Namanu Rd., Sandy, OR

cost: $30/family;$15/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

This summer, Namanu celebrates its 90th year of immersing thousands of kids in the joys… read more
ringling-bros

Circus Super Heroes Swoop Into Town

when: Sep 4 - Sep 7 at various start times (see website for complete schedule)

where: Rose Quarter, Moda Center, One Center Court, Portland, OR

cost: $20-$55/person

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus hits town this weekend with its Circus… read more
Come One, Come All to Forward Stride’s 4th Annual Open Barn Tours, Hippotherapy Demonstrations, Raffles, Manes-or-Tails game of chance, Performance by our very own Forward Stride Drill Team, Kids Activities, Lunch & More! Saturday, September 6th, 2014 10:00 Welcome to the Barn! 10:00 Kids Zone & Tack Sale Open 10:30 Guided Tour 11:00 Hippotherapy Demo 11:30 Lunch begins 12:00 Guided Tour 12:30 Hippotherapy Demo 1:15 Drill Team Demo 1:30 Guided Tour 2:00 Say Goodbye to the Barn ------- LUNCH TICKETS $10 each adults / $5 kids under 12 includes soda or water BEER / WINE TICKETS $5 MANES-OR-TAILS : $5 each or 3 for $10 RAFFLE TICKETS : $5 each or 3 for $10 ------- Forward Stride is a PATH International Premier Accredited Therapeutic Equestrian Center and is dedicated to improving lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies. Founded in 2003, Forward Stride is the largest therapeutic center of its kind in Oregon. Our Hippotherapy Program offers people of all ages - including children as young as two - uniquely powerful therapeutic sessions on horseback with licensed physical, speech, and occupational therapists. Our Riding Program helps children and adults of all abilities - including those with special needs - develop fitness, horsemanship skills, and self-confidence. Our Veterans Program offers military veterans opportunities to participate in therapeutic riding instruction with their peers - free of charge.

Forward Stride Open Barn

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

where: Beaverton, Tigard, Scholls, Forward Stride, 18218 SW Horse Tale Dr., Portland, OR

cost: Lunch $5 children/$10 adults; $5 beer and wine

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Forward Stride is hosting its 4th Annual Open Barn Tour with hippotherapy demonstrations, raffles, a… read more
Kids Weekend Events 3

Celebrate the Harvest Moon at Lu San’s Mid-Autumn Festival

when: Sep 6 - Sep 7 at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Chinatown, Lan Su Chinese Garden, NW 3rd and Everett, Portland, OR

cost: $7-$9.50/person, free for members and children 5 and under; or purchase a $28 family pass

ages: All Ages

the scoop:

Lan Su Chinese Garden will have a harvest festival with miniature horses, Chinese story time,… read more

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