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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.

Summer Art Open Studio at Portland Child Art Studio. Open studio gives visitors the opportunity to use the studio as an art educational resource. All the materials are there for your child to explore, discover, and transform. Most often, kids take the lead and engage in a very natural way with the space and the art materials available to them. Drop-in or drop-off options available. Tuesday-Saturday 10am-1pm. $10-$20.

Ladybug Nature Walks at Council Crest Park. Children are guided along the trails of various parks in all corners of the city by an Environmental Educator. Walks go at just the right pace and introduce children to forests, water, insects, plants, and animals. Friday 10am. $4/preschooler.

Summer Solstice at Tryon Creek. Celebrate the longest day and the shortest night by going on an evening guided walk in the park. Talk about what creates seasons, cultural celebrations from around the world and discover the forest. All ages. Registration is necessary. Friday 7-8:30pm. Free!

"Big Screen on the Green" 2nd annual free movie night series at Glendoveer Golf & Tennis presents: Hunger Games II. Pre-movie entertainment begins at 7PM. Food & Drink available for purchase.  Movie begins at dusk. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets & chairs. Free!

Hayhurst Elementary's First Annual Rummage Sale. Rummage sale benefiting Hayhurst Elementary's efforts to raise money for a new playground and its school programs.  Thousands of cool finds including baby gear, bikes, furniture, sporting equipment, toys, clothes and more! Saturday 9am-7pm.

Free Community Day at Oregon Historical Society. Join for a fun day all about how we use imagination to explore the past. Portland authors Lois Leveen and Ruth Tenzer Feldman's historical fiction novels build engaging, enlightening stories from real historical people and events. Saturday 11am-3pm. Free!

Jr. Gardener's Club at Oregon Garden. Kids have a hands-on opportunity to learn about gardening, the outdoors, health and fitness, arts and crafts, community awareness and more. Good for children ages 5-10, accompanied by an adult. Saturday 2-3:30pm. $5.

Tallulah's Daddy Band at Mississippi Pizza. Tallulah's Daddy is back at Mississippi Pizza, with a full band. Come jam at to your favorite songs as Tallulah's Daddy, Dan from Pointed Man Band, Steve Cooper and Washboard Gus rock the house. Saturday 4-5pm. $10/family.

Junior Ranger at Tryon Creek. Check in with a park ranger between 11 am and 4 pm and get your instructions, then go exploring in the forest on your own! Your mission will help you learn about natural resources, plants and animals. Ages 6-12. Parents must accompany kids. Sunday 11am-4pm. Free!

North Portland Sunday Parkways. Cruise along the scenic Willamette Boulevard, and then glide towards Peninsula, Arbor Lodge, Kenton, Columbia Annex and McCoy Parks to enjoy an array of activities, food, music, vendors and fun. 9.5 miles. Sunday 11am-4pm. 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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