Weekend Warriors: November 14-16
Friday, November 14th
Free Italian Language Mommy and Me Playgroup in NW PDX. Chidlren ages 18-36 months and their caregivers can sing, dance, play, and enjoy simple crafts while being immersed in Italian. Free. Friday 10-11am.
Kids Yoga in North Portland. Kids' classes this month will focus on the principle of grounding, with poses and indigenous stories celebrating the earth and what it produces. $12 drop in. Friday 4:15-5pm (ages 6-10) and 5:15-6pm (ages 3-6).
Friday Night Films For Kids at Poa Cafe. Take a break and let your kids watch a free family-friendly film. Friday 5-7pm.
Opening Night of Tears of Joy Theatre's Alice in Wonderland. This original adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, told with puppets, is sure to captivate. $13-22. Friday at 7:30pm and throughout the weekend.
Saturday, November 15th
GirlFest 2014 at the Expo Center. It's the biggest Girl Scout celebration of the year, with activities like learning to skateboard, driving a submarine, controlling a robot, and more. All are welcome. $10-15. Saturday 10am-4pm.
Guided Forest Nature Walk at Tryon Creek. Learn more about crows, ravens, and jays during this week's guided nature walk. Free. Saturday 10-11:30am.
Kids Storytime with Rilla at Powell's. Author and illustrator Rilla shares her picture book The Best Book in the World. Free. Saturday 11am-12pm.
Fall Art Festival and Family Day in NW PDX. Join the Pacific Northwest College of Art for family-friendly art activities, snacks, and more. Activities including crafting a robot, making prints and patterns, and face painting. Free. Saturday 11:30am-2pm.
KCPuppetree Presents Quwi and Zorro: A Peruvian Tale, in North Portland. This puppet show is a bilingual show about a clever guinea pig and a not so clever fox. $5-10. Saturday 6-7pm.
Sunday, November 16th
The Alphabeticians at Cafe au Play. Sing, dance, and learn the alphabet backwards and forwards with this ever-entertaining duo. $5/child. Sunday 10-11am.
Annual Books and Bagels Featuring The Adventures of Hershel of Ostropol in SW PDX. Enjoy folktales told by Portland storyteller Eric Kimmel. $20/family or $5/child and $10/adult. Sunday 11:30am-1pm.
Kindie Bands Play Date! and Mo Phillips Perform at The Village Ballroom. Check out the Parent's Choice Award-winning kindie duo and local favorite Mo Phillips at this interactive show. $7/person. Sunday 4pm.
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