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WEEKEND WARRIORS - JUNE 13-15, 2014

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.

Micah and Me Singalong! at A Children's Place Bookstore. Micah and Me Singalong with rollicking kid's songs. Friday 10:30am. Donations welcome.

"Pie Time" Pedalpalooza Ride with Olive & Dingo. Come ride your bike with Olive & Dingo: that's what this ride is all about. The number 3.14... and of course the food. Friday 2pm. Starts at the kids play area at Laurelhurst Park, and ends at Pie Spot for delicious pie & story time. Bring at least $8 for: balloons animals, entertainment and food.

All About Bugs at Belmont Library. The Bug Chicks are back! You will not be scared of bugs after learning about all the amazing things they can do. Join the Bug Chicks, two female entomologists (bug scientists), in exploring the world of insects, spiders and their relatives. You can even hold, pet and look at all sorts of crazy creatures including tarantulas, cockroaches, scorpions and more! Friday 3pm and 4:30pm. Free tickets 30 min prior.

Berries, Brews, & BBQs at French Prairie Garden. Bring the whole family out to enjoy a fun family friendly festival featuring: free animal barns & farm animals, Pig Barrel Train rides, and brew tasting in the new Covered Event Area. Oregon Craft Brewers will showcase their best brews. Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 10am-6pm. Free admission. Charges for some activities. 



Second Saturday with the Water Center: National Get Outdoors Day. Enjoy a fun-filled day of activities to help get you and your family outdoors! Attend National Get Outdoors Day on Saturday from 10am to 3pm. Free!

Pony Up Fundraiser at Mounted Patrol. The horses of Portland's Mounted Patrol are returning to their home on Naito Parkway. Please join the Friends of the Mounted Patrol for an afternoon of fun family activities including a silent auction, raffle and horse racing games, and an opportunity to meet and support the horses. Saturday noon-2pm. Free!

The Alphabeticians at Cafe au Play. Two great dads play fun music for kids and families! Come and sing and dance, learn the alphabet backwards, eat a delicious breakfast, drink some coffee (grown-ups only!) and start your Father's Day off right. Sunday 10am.

Father's Day Hike at Magness Memorial Tree Farm. Celebrate Father's Day by exploring the great outdoors! Learn about native trees, plants, flowers and dozens of species along a scenic 45 minute guided hike. The tree farm has a wonderful variety of flora and fauna to delight bird watchers, plant enthusiasts, and animal lovers alike. Sunday 11am-2pm. 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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