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Weekend Warrior December 12-14

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.

Friday, December 12th

CHAP Holiday Bazaar and Open Art Studio in SE PDX. Everyone is welcome to enjoy unlimited art supplies and to create their own masterpiece. $5/hour/art maker. Friday 10am-6pm and throughout the weekend. 

Loving Touch Infant Massage in SE PDX. Learn the history, theory and practice of infant massage while practicing on your own infant. Free. Friday 2-3:30pm. 

Winter Crafts in Beaverton. Get out the glitter and enjoy some fun winter crafts. Best for grades K-3. Free. Friday 4-5pm.

Holiday Concert Series at Cafe au Play. Na Rosai plays traditional Irish and Appalachian music. $5-10 donation. Friday 7-8pm. 



Saturday, December 13th

Tree-Mendous Second Saturday at World Forestry Center. Kids 18 and under enjoy free admission all day. In addition, from 12:30-1:30 learn about the birds in your own backyard. Saturday 10am-5pm.

Johnny Keener at Sunnyside Library. Move and groove to the music of this alt-folk-bluesy Portland favorite. Free. Saturday 10:30-11:30am.

Free Family Day at the Washington County Museum in Hillsboro. Enjoy free admission and learn about the physics behind some of your favorite toys. Free. Saturday 10am-4pm. 

The (Recycled) Gift of the Trashi at the Sellwood Library. Check out KCPuppetree's new musical and interactive puppet show about friendship, sharing, and selflessness. Free. Saturday 12-1pm.

Second Saturday at the Water Center in Vancouver. Enjoy an old-fashioned holiday by making hand-crafted gifts at the Water Center. Free. Saturday 1-3pm.

Trackers Holiday Special in SE PDX. Join the Trackers for music, a variety show, face painting, crafts, free open archery and range skills, a waffle potluck, and more festivities. Free. Saturday 1-6pm.

Sunday, December 14th

Miller Family Free Day at the Portland Art Museum. Enjoy free admission to the museum all day. Plus from 12:30-2:30pm join Rachelle Doorley for an all-ages workshop that explores art making and creativity through process-based experiments. Free. Sunday 10am-5pm.

Gnome Day at Green Bean Books. Listen to gnome stories, craft clothespin gnome dolls and make magic mushroom wands. Free, but registration is required. Sunday 1-2pm.

Posado Milagro in SE PDX. This community celebration filled with Latin American traditions includes music and folkloric dance, arts & crafts, activities for kids, storytelling, and a piñata. Free, with tickets distributed on a first-come basis. Saturday 1-5pm. 

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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