Reveling in spring in Portland means both inside and outside play (depending on the weather). If you are looking for fun activities and events to fill your weekend up with, you are in the right place. From family podcasts to catching spring blooms, we’ve got your weekend to-do list ready to go. Read on for more.

photo: Kalyn Gustafson

Check Out  Portland Podcasts

Did you know that Portland is full of podcasters creating content just for Parents. Check out one of these 13 Portland family podcasts with your crew.

Catch Spring Blooms

Get out of the house and catch the beautiful spring blooms bursting in and around Portland. Here are our favorite spots!

Learn About the Women Who Changed Portland

Give your kiddos a 101 course on the women who changed Portland. How many of these ladies do you know?

Check Out the Penguin Cams

Watch the African penguins at the California Academy of Science frolic, swim, and nest on three live webcams. Native to the coasts of South Africa and Namibia, these flightless birds have an important conservation story to tell. Event Details.

National Crafting Month

Keeping imagination and creativity alive in a COVID-friendly way with Crafts To Go from The Craft Factory! The perfect option for at home crafting, birthday celebrations, and other special events. Only $10 each when you order five or more crafts! Event Details.

March of the Flowers Story Time

How do flowers attract pollinators? How do seeds form? And how do flowers lift the human spirit? Learn the answers to these questions in these three books during virtual story time at Seattle Arboretum’s Miller Library. Event Details.

National Bubble Week

Celebrate all things bubbles during National Bubble Week! Mar. 14 kicks off 7 days of bubble-filled fun. Make your own bubble solution, bubble up some science experiments, take the Gazillion Bubbles Bubble Pull Challenge or throw a bubbly bash. Event Details.

Rhythm of the Dance Livestream

We are bringing the passion and excitement of Rhythm of the Dance to your homes this March. This live stream event is recorded in front of a live audience and features our award-winning dancers, excellent musicians and foot-tapping passion. stay tuned for streaming details. Event Details.

Family Cooking: Flatbread & Spread

Join Chef Kate for some fun in the kitchen! Build your cooking skills and talk about different tools, techniques while creating a delicious flatbread and bean spread. When we’re done, lunch is served! Registration required. Event Details.

—Annette Benedetti