Get your family out of the house this weekend on a black history walking tour. Stop for warm drink or go for a waterfall hike and get some fresh air. And for more entertainment once you’ve returned home, check out some of the awesome streaming events we’ve rounded up for you below.
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Hike to a Waterfall
Get the family out for a hike that will leave them in awe. There are gorgeous waterfalls cascading nearby. And there are family-friendly trails that will get you to them. Check them out here.
Grab a Warm Drink
Get out of the house for a warm drink. Think hot chocolate, coffee, or tea. Here are the best spots for your family.
Go on a Walking Tour to Portland’s Black History Landmarks
Learn about Portland’s Black History when you check out these Portland landmarks. Turn visiting each one into a walking tour.
Go Skiing at the Meadows
Meadows has introduced the sports of skiing and snowboarding to more Oregonians than any other ski resort. With a separate “fun zone” supported by on-the-snow conveyors, beginners learn technique and how to have fun fast. Meadows has the only enclosed on the snow conveyor “The Ballroom Carpet” in the Northwest! Affordable Learn to Ski and Snowboard Packages are available, and the PSIA-certified Adult Snow Sports and Children’s Learning Centers offer private and group lessons daily. There’s also a certified Day Care center for ages 6 weeks to 11 years. Event Details.
WeBop Family Jazz Party: Mardi Gras
The WeBop Family Jazz Party returns for Mardi Gras! Take the whole family on a virtual trip to the birthplace of jazz as the joyful sounds of the Crescent City fill your home. Dance, swing, play, and second line with the WeBop Family Jazz Band from the comfort of your living room. Event Details.
BAMkids Film Festival
Established in 1998 and now in its 23rd year, the Festival—one of the largest attended children’s festivals in the country—presents nine days of creative, fun, and culturally diverse films that tell stories about children and present ideas from a kid’s point of view. Event Details.
Black History Month at the Field Museum
The Field Museum will be hosting a variety of online programs throughout February that highlight and amplify Black voices and stories. The live and pre-recorded events include a mix of Black History-themed behind-the-scenes tours, virtual exhibition viewings, and panel discussions with museum scholars for museum fans, educators, and students to enjoy. Event Details.
A Look at Black Inventors
Join the Chicago Public Library via Zoom as they take a look at black inventors in America. You’ll learn about inventors from Elijah “The Real McCoy” McCoy to Lonnie Johnson, the inventor of the Super Soaker. 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. You chose when, and they come virtually to you with a shareable Zoom link . Interactive stories, singing, games, activities, fun and more. Event Details.