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Weekend Warriors: March 6-8

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 6th

Ladybug Nature Walk at Fernhill Park in NE PDX. Walk through a PP&R Park with your youngster (ages 2-5) and a nature guide. $4/child. Friday 10am.

Red Yarn at the Warehouse Cafe in SE PDX. Check out Red Yarn and his ragtag crew of puppets at this weekly show. $5 suggested donation per family. Friday 10-10:45am. 

The Barber of Seville at the Hampton Opera Center in SE PDX. Portland Opera to Go presents this family-friendly bilingual adaptation of The Barber of Seville. $5 for ages 12 and under; $10 for all others; $20 for family of 4. Friday 7-8pm and Saturday 1-2pm. 

Saturday, March 7th

Cinderella Movie Release Party at The Craft Factory in SW PDX. Make your own Cinderella crown or mouse craft, meet Cinderella (from 10am-12pm) and score free movie passes. $12. Saturday 9am-1pm. 

Free Museum Admissions for Bank of America Card Holders. Get free admission to the Portland Art Museum, Children's Museum or Japanese Gardens all weekend with your card. See website for details. 

Kids Club: Strawberry Planters in Woodburn. Kick off the gardening season by planting a pot of strawberries. Please pre-register. $5/child. Saturday 11-11:45am. 

St. Patrick's Day Celebration in Beaverton. Head to the Beaverton Farmer's Market to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Celtic folk music, dancers and activities for kids. Saturday 11:30am-1:30pm. 

Owl Fest at Tryon Creek State Park. Activities for the entire family include owl pellet dissection, owl crafts, owl presentations, guided hikes and more. See website for schedule. Free. Saturday 1-7pm. 

Sunday, March 8th

Eric Carle Storytime and Party at Green Bean Books. See a giant costumed Very Hungry Caterpillar, make a mask and hear some Eric Carle stories. Free. Sunday 12-12:30pm. 

Fancy Nancy 10th Anniversary Party at Powell's in Cedar Hills. Author Jane O'Connor and illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser join for the celebration. Free. Sunday 2pm. 

Leapin' Louie Circus Comedy at the Clinton Street Theater. Featuring physical comedy, cowboy lasso and whip tricks, juggling, unicycling and live music. Kids under 12 $6; all others $12. Sunday 2pm.

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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