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Weekend Warriors 7/12-7/14/13

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.

TurkeyRama in McMinnville. Fabulous community festival honors the once-thriving turkey business. BBQ, carnival rides, car show, street dance, foot race, lots of entertainment, more. Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Reptile Man at Portland Children's Museum. Meet Reptile Man, Richard Ritchie, and his reptile friends in the Play It Again Theater. Friday 10-10:20am. Free with museum admission.

Oregon Berry Festival at Ecotrust. Children's activities, cooking demos and booths filled with fresh berries, berry candies, berry wine, berry cupcakes, berry vinegars and berry varieties and products you have only dreamt about. Friday noon-6pm and Saturday 11am-4:30pm. Admission is free!

Ice Cream Churn-a-ment at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Ice cream lovers of all ages are invited to watch a churning competition and sample some of the 22 million gallons of ice cream produced in Oregon every year. Friday noon-1pm. Free ice cream!

Tree-Mendous Second Saturday at World Forestry Center. Storytime, craft, games hike and more. Saturday 11am-3pm. Free with admission ($6-$9).

Mississippi Street Fair. Street fair fun with lots of music and a special kids stage in Mississippi Pizza. Saturday 10am-9pm. Free!

Bastille Festival at Director Park. Live music, art exhibit, fun children's activities & a book sale. Saturday noon-6pm. Free to attend.

Ice Cream Social at Birds & Bees Nursery. Plant sale - free coffee and ice cream! Saturday 2-4pm.

Bee-friendly Storytime & Honey Tasting in NE PDX. Community event at 6) Carolyn's House - featuring storytime with bee-eautiful books and honey tasting. Apt for ages 4-8 but all are welcome. Sunday 10:30-11:15am. Free!

2nd Annual Breweries for Books! A free, family-friendly event benefiting First Book Portland and The Children's Book Bank (CBB). Sunday 1-6pm.  

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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FYI - this post's headlines says June instead of July.

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