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Weekend Warriors: 11/9-11/11

Here’s the scoop for the weekend.  For more ideas for what to do with your kids this weekend, check PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.

The 26th Annual Veterans Day Parade at Fort Vancouver is Saturday beginning at 11.  Rain or shine, this community event pays tribute to our country's veterans and those currently serving in the military.    

Wow, it's that time already.  Portland's holiday tree arrives at Pioneer Square on Friday between 12 and 1.  Free!  (For a sneak peak of other holiday events, check PDX Kids Calendar’s guide here.)

What is life like in space?  Join staff from the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum as they tell us all about it, and check out a real space suit and helmet.  At the Sellwood-Moreland library on Friday from 1 to 2.  Free!

On Friday at 4:30 kids ages 10 to 18 can head to Powell's at Cedar Hills for Book Fan Friday.  This month, author Kim Baker will lead a discussion about humor in books.  Free!   

It's jugglemania!  See some outstanding juggling acrobatics at the Lake Oswego Library on Saturday at 11.  Free!   

Join Dragon Theater at the Capitol Hill Library as they perform The Reluctant Dragon, a fantastical puppet show.  Saturday from 2 to 2:45.  Free!   

See a free open rehearsal of Portland Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream in SW Portland on Saturday from 3 to 4.  Free! 

Siren Nation Arts and Crafts Show comes to the Kennedy School on Sunday from 11 to 5.  Throughout the show there will be lots of free workshops, including yoga, journal making, sugar crafts, and others.  Free!  

Craft tiny storybook critters out of clothespins on Sunday from 11 to 4 at Green Bean Books.  Free and fun for all ages.  

The Willamette Falls Symphony Fall Concert is Sunday from 3 to 5 at the Oregon City Methodist Church.  Music by Beethoven and Stravinsky will be performed.  Free for kids 12 and under, $10 students/seniors, and $12 adults.  

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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