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Weekend Warriors: May 8-10

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, May 8th

Mother's Day Celebration at the Craft Factory in SW PDX. Celebrate Mom by making a Mother's Day-themed craft. $12 per project. Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday 9am-1pm. 

PP&R Ladybug Walk in SE PDX. Explore Woodstock Park with a trained naturalist. Best for ages 2 to 5. $4 per child. Friday 10am. 

Make a Canvas Art Project at VineGogh in Tigard. Make a super-cute picture of a camper in this step-by-step class. $15 per child. Friday 4-5pm.

Saturday, May 9th

Family Day at the Washington County Museum. This month's theme is Pioneer Heritage. Try all things "trail," including pioneer dress-up, packing a wagon, dipping candles and more. Musician Rick Meyers will perform an old-time music show at 11am. Free. Saturday 10am-1pm. 

The Ninth Annual St. Johns Bizarre in North PDX. The perfect kick-off to Portland's vibrant street fair season, with an eclectic line-up of local musical talent, craft vendors and artists and food. Kid-friendly activities include a Western-themed physical comedy performance by Leapin' Louie and a Bollywood dance class. Free. Saturday 10am-7pm. 

For Mom Craft Day at Concordia University. Moms and kids are welcome to join for a special storytime followed by a make-your-own photo frame craft. Free. Saturday 10:30am-1:30pm.

May Second Saturday at the Water Center in Vancouver. Celebrate Public Works Week with hands-on activities. Free. Saturday 1-3pm. 

Me and My Family Volunteer Event in Tualatin. Kids ages 3-12 are invited to this volunteer event. Join for 30 minutes of age-appropriate tasks, 30 minutes of storytime and snack and 30 minutes of craft time. Please preregister. Free. Saturday 6-7:30pm. 

Sunday, May 10th

Lan Su Garden's Mother's Day Celebration. Make a Mother's Day card with Chinese and English characters and stamps, see cultural performances and calligraphy art demonstrations. $7-$9.50. Sunday 10am-4pm. 

Sunday Parkways: East Portland. Streets close to traffic, allowing families to get out and be active. The kick-off event in East Portland features beautiful natural areas including the newly-finished Foster Floodplain Natural Area. 

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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