This year, spring hasn’t roared into Portland like a lion; it has hopped in like a rabbit. Get a jump on Easter at an egg-stra cool egg hunt at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum. (This Easter Bunny gets dropped in by a helicopter!) Speaking of the sky, springtime means it’s time again for an OMSI Star Party, so bundle up the family and head out to the Gorge for a special night of stargazing. Or get ready to don your ‘secret identity’ for a Portland Children’s Museum favorite, a full-day Superhero Celebration!
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Evergreen Aviation Egg-stravaganza (pictured; photo from Facebook)
The event will include the arrival of the Easter Bunny on helicopter, an Easter egg hunt and crafts. Sat. 8:15 am. Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum. McMinnville. $7 for members and $10 for general admission/ $10 and under. All ages. Event details.
OMSI Star Party: Spring Equinox
From beginners to experts of all ages, here’s your opportunity to view Mars, Saturn, waxing crescent Moon, star clusters and more! Sat. 7:30 pm. Rooster Rock State Park and Stub Stewart State Park, Corbett. Free admission, $5 parking per vehicle. All ages. Event details.
Superhero Celebration at PCM
Dust off your super costume and unite with other cape crusaders. Meet out-of-this-world guest the Cloud City Garrisons from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Create your very own a one-of-a-kind superhero cape. Sat. 11:00 am – 3:30 pm. Free. All ages. Event details.
Messy Monkeys: Spring
Celebrate spring by creating watercolor and mixed-media art focused on baby animals, eggs, bunnies, flowers and more. Fri. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. 100th Monkey Studio. $8/hr for parent and child. 1-6 years old. Event details.
The Toy Trains at the Hillsboro Library
Choo-choo! Get up and dance with one of Portland’s favorite rock bands for kids as they bring a lively and energetic show to Hillsboro. Sat. 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm. Free. All ages. Event details.
Kids’ Nature Night Out: The Frog Chorus
A great chance for parents to have a night out while the kids get to experience the Nature Park in a way few others ever do. Gather in the Interpretive Center, have dinner, then head out into the park to explore and look for wildlife. Fri. 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Nature Park Interpretive Center in Beaverton. $25. Ages 6-12. Event details.
Gazing at the stars high in the sky or looking for Easter eggs on the ground? How will you be celebrating the first Spring weekend in Portland?