Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent-PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.
Friday, July 31st
Spanish Niño Time-PDX Playgroup in SE PDX.
Saturday, August 1st
Speak, hear and learn Spanish through stories and songs during this social playgroup. Perfect for parents whose first or second language is español, or those who would like to expose their kiddos to another language. Friday, 10:45-11:30 am. $4. 65th Annual Crawfish Festival in Tualatin.
Don't miss the Whole Foods Chef's Mystery Box Cook-off, the chance to dine at some of Portland's best food carts, and the musical stylings of Kevin Guiton's Dueling Piano Circus. Friday, 5:30 pm. Free!Sunset Walk in North Portland
. Join a naturalist on a hike to explore nature in the magical time between day and night. Friday 7-9 pm. $6/person or $11/family.
Rox in Sox in NE PDX.
Celebrate music and reading at the third annual Rox in Sox festival. This year's musical guests include local artists Aaron Nigel Smith and his One World Chorus, The Pointed Man Band, as well as Grammy Award nominated duo The Pop Ups and San Francisco's award-winning hip-hop trio The Alphabet Rockers. Be sure to check out the author's stage and come say hello to us, Metro Parent-PDX Kids Calendar at our Summer of Fun photobooth and marbled chalk nature journal with our friends from Wildwood Nature School
. Saturday, 10 am-3 pm.
Great Oregon Steam-Up at Antique Powerland in Salem.
Sunday, August 2nd
Check out vintage powerhouses including steam-power farm machinery, antique trucks and cars, logging gear, a steam sawmill and more. Ride the train or trolley, watch the parade and enjoy selections from food vendors. Saturday, 7 am-6 pm. Children under 12 are free! $12 per person ages 12 and up. Saturday Afternoon Kids Club - Drop-in Crafts in Sandy.
Join in the fun at the Sandy Public Library's craft event, featuring LEGO building and activities for ages 7-12. Saturday, 2-4 pm. Free!
Columbia Slough Regatta in NE PDX.
The Gold Dust Trail: Come Find Your Fortune in Oregon City.
This canoe and kayak paddle is fun for the whole family. Watch for the abundant wildlife, enjoy face painting, try out the various food vendors, and learn about paddling safety. Sunday, 9 am-1 pm. $8 per person or $20 per family suggested donation.
Follow clues, earn prizes, and learn about the story of Oregon gold as you complete this scavenger hunt for all ages. Sunday, 10:30 am-4:30 pm. Free!
Fun at Sellwood Park in SE PDX.
Come on down to Sundae in the Park
for tasty treats, games and activities. Stay for the Summer Free for All live music performance followed by a special sing-along version of the movie Frozen.
Sure to entertain kids and adults alike. Sunday, noon - 10:30 pm. Free!