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Weekend Warriors: March 20-22

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, March 20th

PP&R Ladybug Walk at Albert Kelly Park in SW PDX. Explore a different park each week with a trained naturalist. $4 per preschooler. Friday at 10am. 

Music with Mr. Hoo at the Village Ballroom in NE PDX. Dance along to fun, energetic and educational music with one half of The Alphabeticians. $5/family. Friday 11am-12pm. 

Open Studio at Portland Child Art Studio in NW PDX. Get creative with art using paint, clay, drawing and other mediums. $10 per child. Friday 10am-1pm and 2-5pm. 

Gogh Kids Canvas Painting Class in Tigard. This week learn to paint a version of Starry Night. Please preregister. $15/child. Friday 4-5pm. 

Saturday, March 21st

Stewardship Saturday at Columbia Springs in Vancouver. This family-friendly event is a great opportunity for community members to take part in environmental restoration projects. Please pre-register. Free. Saturday 9am-1pm. 

Bunny Fun Run at Holladay Park in NE PDX. Hop on down to Holladay Park for a fun run, crafts, tattoos, face panting and more. No registration necessary. For ages 3 to 7. Free. Saturday 10am-12pm. 

The Alphabeticians Perform at Lil' Lentils Playgroup in SE PDX. This week enjoy this goofy musical duo as they perform the alphabetic frontwards and backwards. Suggested $3-5 donation. Saturday 10am-12pm. 

Final Weekend of OCT's Timmy Failure, Mistakes Were Made in SW PDX. Best for ages 8 and up. $15 and up. Saturday 2pm and 5pm, and Sunday 2pm. Read PDX Kids Calendar’s review of the show here

Mr. Ben and Tallullah's Daddy Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day at the Village Ballroom. Enjoy music for the whole family, raffles, a book exchange, face painting and more. $8 for ages 3 and up. Saturday 4-6pm. Proceeds benefit Portland Literary Launch Pad. 

Sunday, March 22nd

Pointed Man Band's Super Show at Cafe au Play. Explore original tunes, learn to Beat Box and learn the truth behind some invisible pets. $5 per family. Sunday 10-11am. 

Young Artists Debut Preview Concert in Vancouver. Enjoy an afternoon of great music with MetroArts' Young Artist Debut winners. Free. Sunday 3-4pm.

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. 


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Is weekend warriors not being done anymore? I haven't seen an update since March and it's April now. Since MetroParent stopped printing its calendar, any listing of weekly goings-on is greatly valued!

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