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Weekend Warriors: January 30-February 1

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, January 30th

Free Dance Week at Moxie Studios in West Linn. Check out one of many dance classes offered for kids ages 2-9 today and tomorrow. Free. See website for schedule. 

Heart of Hearts at the St. John's Library. Get creative by making your own origami Valentines with artist Eileen Holzman. Please pre-register. Free. Friday 1-2:30pm. 

Long Winter Knights at the Sellwood Library. Learn about knights and the Middle Ages with the Knights of Veritas. Free. Friday 2-3pm. 

World Friendship Celebration in Vancouver. See performances by Kingsley Garden Music, Tepeyac Pre-Hispanic Dance, and en Taiko in celebration of performing arts from different cultures. $2-5. Friday 6:30-8pm. 

Saturday, January 31st

Mounted Plant Day in SE PDX. Drop in to mount an epiphytic plant - otherwise known as a plant that doesn't need soil to live. $15 and up. Saturday 10am-6pm. 

Penny's Puppets at the Abbey. Join Benunia the Bat on a musical tour of the creatures that come alive at night. $5/person. Doors open at 10am. Show starts at 10:30am. 

YoKids Yoga in NW PDX. Each class will have a story-based yoga practice, an activity or art project, and sharing time. For ages 4-7. Please check for availability as classes fill. $20 drop-in. Saturday 11:45am-1:15pm. 

Silly Ms. Jeanie Performs at Mississippi Pizza. Sing along with Miss Jeanie, a local musician, youth librarian, and early literacy advocate who loves to entertain. Suggested $3 donation. Saturday 4-5pm. 

Sunday, February 1st

Preschool Story and Stroll at Tryon Creek. This program integrates nature exploration, art, literature, movement, and outdoor play. Best for ages 2-6. Space is first come, first served beginning 30 minutes ahead. Free. Sunday 10-11:15am. 

Treasure Island National Theatre Live Screening in SW PDX.Treasure Island is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. Best for ages 10 and up. $15-20, kids 12 and under free. Sunday at 2pm and 7pm. 

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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