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Books to Help Combat Summer Slide

“Summer Slide—a term often used to describe the decline in achievement gains during the summer months when school is not in session—can be prevented.”

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The “Fantastic Beasts” Trailer Confirmed a Major Fan Theory about Voldemort

Spoiler alert: J.K. Rowling has kept the lid on this secret for nearly 20 years.

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Incredible LEGO Creations You Won’t Believe Are Real

Check out the most unbelievable, brick-tastic builds out there—from a 3-D replica of M.C Escher’s famous painting to a life-sized dragon in a lake.

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How I Learned to Worry Less and Start Living A Fuller Life

I have been contemplating committing to a worry free life. Lofty wouldn’t you say? But imagine. Imagine the Freedom. Imagine the Joy. Imagine the Peace that would bring me.
I am a person with a natural bend towards anxiety. Is…

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How to Slither Through Your Day Like a Serpent

Your kids will love these fun five steps to becoming a snake.

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Today Is National Serpent Day

Today Is National Serpent Day

Slither on.

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This is no ordinary day. First up, you’ll need our handy guide for transforming your children into snakes.

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When it comes to serpents, these legendary giant sea snakes will have you…

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10 Things You HAVE to Do in October

Rock out at OMSI, run your hearts out at the Portland Marathon and dance until you drop at the Glow Party. There’s definitely more to October than costumes, candy and pumpkins.

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A Brand New Playground in Highland Park

To paraphrase the great Joni Mitchell, York Park made paradise by un-paving a parking lot, right in the middle of Highland Park!

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Did You See That? 3 Legendary Sea Serpents

Forget the Loch Ness Monster, here are 3 local legends you may not have heard of.

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Time Intrusionator: A New History Exhibit with a Twist

Collectors, both big and small, will love this new exhibit based on the children’s story about the fabulous-miraculous world of Ernest Oglby Punkweiler.

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Get Lost in The Goodman Theatre’s “The Jungle Book”

Tap dancing monkeys. Joke-cracking vultures. Marching elephants. If that sounds like your kind of fun, you’ll go wild for The Jungle Book, the world premiere musical on stage this summer at The Goodman Theatre. It’s an original show by Tony…

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Explore: Portland’s Chinatown

Step back into the Ming Dynasty era with your family and explore the treasures of Chinatown. Portland’s Chinatown isn’t large but it is dense with rich experiences and hidden wonders—like a Guardian Lion Protector or a koi pond—just waiting to…

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