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Weekend Warrior: 2/1-2/3

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

Come and meet the amazingly talented illustrator, Stephen Savage, as he presents his latest book, "Polar Bear Morning" at Green Bean Books! He's also well know for other artistic books such as "Little Tug," "Where's Walrus," and "Polar Bear Night"! Friday at 4. Free!

Enjoy free admission to the Portland Children's Museum for First Free Friday, with special crafts, activities,and musical guests. 4-8pm. Free!

Celebrate Pink and all things Love at Splendorporium! Come join local artists of all  ages for the 5th annual  Pink Show. Special appearance by the Rojo the therapy llama. Friday 7-9. Free!

The Third Annual Candlemas Festival of the Bees, presented by Shining Star Waldorf School, is Saturday from 10 to 3.  Activities include beeswax candlemaking, crafts, live music, storytelling, games and more.   $5/person or $10/family.

The Lunar New Year celebrations begin this weekend at the Gregory Heights Library!  Celebrate with traditional dance, food, games, and a craft project on Saturday from 1 to 3.  For other options for celebrating the Year of the Snake, check PDX Kids Calendar’s Chinese New Year guide.  

Celebrate Groundhog's Day with an all-ages storytelling event with Will Hornyak at Stonehenge Studios in SW on Saturday from 1 to 2.  Reservations are recommended online or by calling 503 224 3640.  $7/person.

Students from the Native American Youth & Family Center will perform a "hoop dance" - a storytelling dance that highlights using multiple hoops to create interesting shapes.  At the Central Library on Saturday from 2 to 3.  Free!

Professor Banjo is coming to Portland for the last time in quite a while.  Word has it he's gonna be a daddy!  Come say goodbye as he plays at Mississippi Pizza on Saturday at 4.  $10 and up suggested donation per family.

Discounted $2 admission to OMSI this Sunday!  Winter hours are 9:30 to 5:30.  

Make traditional tribal jewelry while learning the history of the art at the North Portland Library on Sunday from 2 to 3:30.  Free!

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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