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  1. Weekend Warriors: January 30-February 1
  2. Weekend Warriors: January 23-35
  3. Weekend Warriors: January 23-35
  4. Weekend Warriors: January 16-18
  5. Weekend Warriors: January 9-11
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Weekend Warriors: January 30-February 1

Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.

Friday, January 30th

Free Dance Week at Moxie Studios in West Linn. Check out one of many dance classes offered for kids ages 2-9 today and tomorrow. Free. See website for schedule. 

Heart of Hearts at the St. John's Library. Get creative by making your own origami Valentines with artist Eileen Holzman. Please pre-register. Free. Friday 1-2:30pm. 

Long Winter Knights at the Sellwood Library. Learn about knights and the Middle Ages with the Knights of Veritas. Free. Friday 2-3pm. 

World Friendship Celebration in Vancouver. See performances by Kingsley Garden Music, Tepeyac Pre-Hispanic Dance, and en Taiko in celebration of performing arts from different cultures. $2-5. Friday 6:30-8pm. 

Saturday, January 31st

Mounted Plant Day in SE PDX. Drop in to mount an epiphytic plant - otherwise known as a plant that doesn't need soil to live. $15 and up. Saturday 10am-6pm. 

Penny's Puppets at the Abbey. Join Benunia the Bat on a musical tour of the creatures that come alive at night. $5/person. Doors open at 10am. Show starts at 10:30am. 

YoKids Yoga in NW PDX. Each class will have a story-based yoga practice, an activity or art project, and sharing time. For ages 4-7. Please check for availability as classes fill. $20 drop-in. Saturday 11:45am-1:15pm. 

Silly Ms. Jeanie Performs at Mississippi Pizza. Sing along with Miss Jeanie, a local musician, youth librarian, and early literacy advocate who loves to entertain. Suggested $3 donation. Saturday 4-5pm. 

Sunday, February 1st

Preschool Story and Stroll at Tryon Creek. This program integrates nature exploration, art, literature, movement, and outdoor play. Best for ages 2-6. Space is first come, first served beginning 30 minutes ahead. Free. Sunday 10-11:15am. 

Treasure Island National Theatre Live Screening in SW PDX.Treasure Island is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. Best for ages 10 and up. $15-20, kids 12 and under free. Sunday at 2pm and 7pm. 

Hope this gives you some ideas. Have fun out there! And don't forget to double-check event details by calling or checking the website of the venue, performer, or host organization

    


Weekend Warriors: January 23-35

Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.

Friday, January 23rd

Six and Under Shred at the Lumberyard. Kids six and under can enjoy Portland's unique indoor bike park, including jump lines, pump tracks, skill sections and technical trail riding. $6. Friday 9am-12pm.

Stitches in Bloom Quilt Show at the Oregon Garden. See beautiful quilts and watch demos by quilting vendors. $5-11. Friday 10am-4pm.

Music with Mr. Hoo at the Village Ballroom. Mr. Hoo of the Alphabeticians plays fun music for kids and their grownups on his guitar, ukulele and kazoo. $5/family. Friday 11am-12pm.

Saturday, January 24th

Wapato Nature Walk on Sauvie Island. Join a park naturalist for this 2-mile walk on Sauvie Island. Free. Saturday 8am-11am. 

Olympic Celebration: Curling Class for Kids in Beaverton. Learn to curl from an Olympic Medalist. One hour of instruction precedes one hour of play. $10. Pre-registration available. Saturday 9-11am. 

Kids Storytime at Powell's Books. Join for a reading ofBlizzard by John Rocco. Free. Saturday 11am. 

Lil' Lentils Presents Tallulah's Daddy in SE PDX. Wear your dancing socks and get ready for a good time with one of Portland's favorite kindie musicians. $3-5 suggested donation. 

Superhero Cartoons at the Capitol Hill Library. Bring out the best of your imagination through cartooning. For teens. Free. Saturday 2-4pm. 

Sunday, January 25th

Dumpling Making with Turnip the Heat. Learn to make different types of dumplings from around the world. For ages 8 and up. Please preregister. $35. Sunday 9:30am-12pm.

Mochitsuki 2015 in SW PDX. Join thousands of Portlanders for a New Year celebration of Japanese traditions. Activities include Japanese drumming, singing, dancing, and hands-on demos. $5-12; 3 and under free. Sunday 11am-4pm. 

Hope this gives you some ideas. Have fun out there! And don't forget to double-check event details by calling or checking the website of the venue, performer, or host organization

    

Weekend Warriors: January 23-35

Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.

Friday, January 23rd

Six and Under Shred at the Lumberyard. Kids six and under can enjoy Portland's unique indoor bike park, including jump lines, pump tracks, skill sections and technical trail riding. $6. Friday 9am-12pm.

Stitches in Bloom Quilt Show at the Oregon Garden. See beautiful quilts and watch demos by quilting vendors. $5-11. Friday 10am-4pm.

Music with Mr. Hoo at the Village Ballroom. Mr. Hoo of the Alphabeticians plays fun music for kids and their grownups on his guitar, ukulele and kazoo. $5/family. Friday 11am-12pm.

Saturday, January 24th

Wapato Nature Walk on Sauvie Island. Join a park naturalist for this 2-mile walk on Sauvie Island. Free. Saturday 8am-11am. 

Olympic Celebration: Curling Class for Kids in Beaverton. Learn to curl from an Olympic Medalist. One hour of instruction precedes one hour of play. $10. Pre-registration available. Saturday 9-11am. 

Kids Storytime at Powell's Books. Join for a reading ofBlizzard by John Rocco. Free. Saturday 11am. 

Lil' Lentils Presents Tallulah's Daddy in SE PDX. Wear your dancing socks and get ready for a good time with one of Portland's favorite kindie musicians. $3-5 suggested donation. 

Superhero Cartoons at the Capitol Hill Library. Bring out the best of your imagination through cartooning. For teens. Free. Saturday 2-4pm. 

Sunday, January 25th

Dumpling Making with Turnip the Heat. Learn to make different types of dumplings from around the world. For ages 8 and up. Please preregister. $35. Sunday 9:30am-12pm.

Mochitsuki 2015 in SW PDX. Join thousands of Portlanders for a New Year celebration of Japanese traditions. Activities include Japanese drumming, singing, dancing, and hands-on demos. $5-12; 3 and under free. Sunday 11am-4pm. 

Hope this gives you some ideas. Have fun out there! And don't forget to double-check event details by calling or checking the website of the venue, performer, or host organization

    


Weekend Warriors: January 16-18

Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.
 
Friday, January 16th

Storytime and Craft at The Craft Factory. Hear a special storytime by Maggie Mae's Kids Mobile Bookshop while working on your craft masterpiece. Special deal of two tiny craft bases for $5. Friday 10:30am. 

Nature Mobile in Beaverton. Enjoy hands-on activities and learn what makes some animals ready to brave the cold and snow. Best for grades K-3. Free. Friday 3-5:30pm drop-in.

No! Go! Yell! Free Kids Self-Defense Class in SW PDX. Try out this fun and empowering self-defense class for free. For ages 6-11.Friday 4-5:30pm. 

Saturday, January 17th

United Way Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend of Service. Take action with your kids and make a difference through volunteer service. Plenty of opportunities are available this weekend throughout the greater Portland area. Please pre-register. Free.Saturday-Monday, various times.  

DIY Kokedama Day in SE PDX. Kokedama (moss ball) is a form of containerless Bonsai that can use a wide variety of plants. $15/Kokedama. Drop in Saturday between 10am and 6pm. 

Opening Weekend of SkippyJon Jones at the Oregon Children's Theatre. Tickets are $15 and up and available in advance.Saturday at 2pm and 5pm and Sunday at 11am and 2pm. Read more about the show here.

The Toy Trains Band at Mississippi Pizza. Come see Portland's own 6-piece rock band playing music for families. $5 for anyone over 12. Saturday 4-5pm. 

The Stomptowners Interactive Irish Dance at Biddy McGraws in NE PDX. Take part in called folk dances and ceili style dancing, or just sit back and enjoy. $5/family suggested donation. Saturday 6-8pm. 

Sunday, January 18th

Family Tour at the Portland Art Museum. Bring your family to explore the museum with a docent skilled at engaging visitors of all ages. Free for members and kids 17 and younger. Sunday 12:30-1:30pm.
 
High School Musical on Stage in Hillsboro. STAGES Performing Youth Arts Academy presents this fun and fast-paced smash hit. $13-15. Sunday 2:30-3:30pm. 

Hope this gives you some ideas. Have fun out there! And don't forget to double-check event details by calling or checking the website of the venue, performer, or host organization

    

Weekend Warriors: January 9-11

Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.

Friday, January 9th

Free Admission to Lan Su Chinese Garden. Receive a free admission with each donation of a non-perishable food item. Food to benefit the Oregon Food Bank. This offer runs through January 11th. Hours are 10am-5pm. 


Tallulah's Daddy at Cafe au Play. Listen to fun, energetic, and interactive acoustic music. $5/family suggested donation. Friday 10-11am. 

Music with Mr. Hoo at the Village Ballroom. Dance, sing, and clap along to funny original songs and classics. $5/family. Friday 11am-12pm. 

Sherazade's Children Stories that Changed the World in SW PDX. Storyteller Will Hornyak shares stories from a variety of traditions and provides engaging presentations to inspire discussion. Free. Friday 7-8:30pm. 

Saturday, January 10th

Paddington Bear Movie Release Party at the Craft Factory in SW PDX. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and make your own Paddington bear craft, listen to a Paddington storytime, and have your picture taken with the bear himself. $12. Saturday 9am-1pm. 

Family Day at the Washington County Museum. Learn about early naturalist David Douglas, make a botanical sketch, learn with The Bug Chicks, and more. Free. Saturday 10am-1pm (Bug Chicks at 11am). 

Second Saturday at the Water Center in Vancouver. Learn about where all the stormy water goes after a thunderstorm. Free. Saturday 1-3pm.

How to Train a Dragon in Fairview. Theresa Snyder, author ofThe Farloft Chronicles, helps celebrate Appreciate a Dragon Day with storytelling, a coloring concert, and tips for living with your very own dragon. Free. Saturday 3-4pm. 

Kiepenkasper Puppet Show in NE PDX. Northern puppeteer Uwe Spillmann will perform several vignettes using specially handmade puppets. $3/person. Saturday 3-4:30pm. 

Second Saturday Family Dance in SW PDX. Fun dancing for kids and families with live music. Amy Carroll will be calling. $6 adults, $5 kids, $20/family max. Saturday 4:30-6:30pm. 

Sunday, January 11th

Family Tour at the Portland Art Museum. Explore the museum with a docent skilled at engaging visitors of all ages. Free with admission and free for children aged 17 and younger. Sunday 12:30-1:30pm. 

Crystal Ballroom's 101st Birthday Free-For-All in SW PDX. Music begins at 1 pm with a "You Who" Children's Rock Variety Show, followed by DJs, face painting, and balloons. Free. Sunday beginning at 1pm. 

The Not-Its! with The Alphabeticians in NE PDX. Portland's own The Alphabeticians open for Seattle kindie rock sensations The Not Its! at The Village Ballroom. $7/children; 2 and under free. Sunday 3:30-5pm. 

Hope this gives you some ideas. Have fun out there! And don't forget to double-check event details by calling or checking the website of the venue, performer, or host organization

    



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