WEEKEND WARRIORS 6/7-6/9/13
Spanish Story Time Fun at Green Bean Books with Portland Early Learning Project. Friday 11:15-11:45am. Free!
Free First Friday at the Children's Museum! Enjoy free admission, special crafts, activities,and musical guests. Friday 4-8pm. Free!
Free Fishing Clinic for Kids at Trillium Lake. Fish with an expert angler, learn "catch and release" techniques, participate in a fishing derby, have opportunities to learn to fly fish, and have lots of fun. Saturday 9am-2pm. Free
Library StoryWalk at Spring Garden Park. Bring the whole family for a special storytime - explore a book and the park at the same time. Saturday 10:30am. Free!
Busy Bees at Vancouver's Three Creeks Community Library. A workshop on mason bees put together by Sherian Wright. Saturday 2pm. Free!
Berries, Brews, & BBQs at French Prairie Gardens. Activities include: U-Pick Strawberries, Hayrides, Tube Slide & Pyramid Slide, new Animal Barns & Farm Animals, Pig Barrel Train Rides, BBQ, Brew tasting and more. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission & parking. Food and activities extra.
Summer Celebration/Native American Salmon Bake in Ridgefield, WA. Cathlapotle Plankhouse will be hosting a Summer Celebration and Salmon Bake in partnership with OMSI - event includes special presentations, tasty food, tours and children's activities. Sunday 12-4pm. $3 vehicle fee.
Family Farm Day in Oregon City. Cowboy Jerry's Horses and Beaver Lake Stables Barn are hosting community day - BBQ, pony activities, and prize drawing. Sunday 12-4pm. $5/family or $7/car.
Pedalpalooza Family Ride - Laurelhurst a la mode. Start at Laurelhurst Park Duck Pond. This ride will alternate between ice cream and cupcake stops. We will end at the Laurelhurst playground to run off our sugar highs. Sunday 1-4pm. Free!
Rose Festival events
Rose Festival CityFair at Waterfront Park. Metropolitan fair features live exotic animals, a wide variety of shopping in the CityFair Shopping Center, carnival rides, special attractions. Thursday & Friday 3pm-11pm. Saturday and Sunday 11am-11pm. $7 admission for ages 7 and older. Free admission for everyone on Thursday June 6.
Portland Rose Festival Dragon Boat Races. 80 teams compete (including local, national, and international teams) with heats of four teams competing every nine minutes. Saturday and Sunday 8am-4pm (approx). Free!
Rose Festival Grand Floral Walk. A fun, party parade through the streets of downtown Portland. Saturday 9:30am.
Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade. Glorious floats, royalty and more glide through downtown. Saturday starting at 10am. Free viewing along route.
Milk Carton Boat Race at Westmoreland Park. It's a family friendly, wholesome and 100% milk-powered celebration. The event features handmade, human-powered water-crafts, made from milk jugs or cartons. Sunday 11am. 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.