Love is in the air! That’s right, your family has a reason to celebrate this weekend: it’s Valentine’s Day. Celebrate your loved ones this weekend with a variety of activities and streaming events. We’ve rounded up all of the best weekend indoor and outdoor activities and adventures for Portland families. Read on to find out more.

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Pick up Sweets for Your Sweetie

Grab candy, a cup of hot cocoa, cupcakes and more at these awesome spots that are serving and selling Valentine’s Day Sweets.

Eat on a Heated Patio

Stay safe while dining out. You can grab a bite with your family at one of these local restaurants now seating customers on their heated patios.

Valentine’s Day Dash

Lace up your running shoes it’s time to take the kids on a 5K to support Alexander’s Hope during this virtual Valentine’s Dash. Register online then complete the 5K any way (run, jog or walk) and anywhere you’d like on February 13 or 14. There will be shirts and prizes for participants. Event Details.

Hit the Slopes

There’s no better way to take in the weekend than by hitting the slopes for some snowy fun. Here are some of the best places to go skiing with the kids.

Animation First

FIAF’s Animation First festival, the only film festival celebrating the artistry and creativity of French animation, returns for its fourth edition and the first one to be presented online to a nationwide audience. This year’s festival includes the US Premieres of Calamity Jane, about the early years of the iconic frontierswoman; Stinky Dog, Happy Life in Paris! based on the popular Chien Pourri books; Disney’s Bambi in both Hindi and French; award-winning television programs; family-friendly shorts; fun workshops; as well as interactive graphic novels, and augmented and virtual reality. Event Details.

Year of the Ox With Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) will present its first-ever virtual Lunar New Year Celebration with a weeklong schedule of diverse cultural content featuring new year’s traditions from China, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, and more! Event Details.

A Faery Hunt Virtual Parties

A Faery Hunt is offering one-on-one real-time live, and the best interactive fun visits with their wonderful and talented faeries, mermaids, gnomes, trolls, pirates and other Faery Hunt characters. Event Details.

Join the Doodling and Comics Club

Participants will write their original stories, design new characters and worlds, learn techniques to master their storytelling as well as doodling skills, and publish their very own comics! Event Details.

—Annette Benedetti