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, October 23rd
PP&R Ladybug Walk in N PDX.
Children ages 2-5 years old and their parents are invited to walk through Portland's parks exploring the trees, bugs, animals, plants, smells and sounds. Friday, 10 am. $4 per child.
Kruger's Cabaret on Sauvie Island in NW PDX.
Enjoy delicious food and beverages while watching cabaret performers, fire dancers and outdoor movies. Friday, 6-10 pm. Children 4 and younger are free. $5 for those 5-12 years old. $10 for adults.
Saturday, October 24th
Salmon Creek Tree Planting in Vancouver.
Make a difference and have fun while exploring Salmon Creek Park, an urban wildlife greenway. All ages welcome. Tools, gloves, hot cocoa, coffee and snacks will be provided. Pre-registration required. Saturday, 9 am-noon. Free!
Life-Sized Clue: Unmasked in Cornelius.
Geared toward grades 6-12, this life-sized old school murder mystery game will provide clues and an opportunity to solve "who dunnit?" Refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration recommended. Saturday, noon-2 pm. Free!
Opening Night of OCT's Junie B. Jones in SW PDX.
This musical is based on the popular book series about a feisty first grader. Come laugh and sing with Junie B. as she encounters a new teacher, new friends and the lunch lady! Runs October 24-November 22.
Sunday, October 25th
Children's Museum will be offering activities such as pumpkin scavenger hunts, spooky storytimes, Halloween craft projects and more. Hours vary. $10.75 or free with membership.
Harvest Party at Forward Stride in Beaverton.
Check out the pony rides and games, trick-or-treating, stall and stablemate decorating contests, as well as costume contests for both horses and people. Also, meet Smokin' Doubledutch, a real Breyer Horse. Sunday, 10 am-2 pm. Free admission. $5 for pony rides and $1 for games.
Oregon Episcopal School Open House in NW PDX.
This event is for grades 6-12 and is meant to give both parents and students an opportunity to meet faculty, current students and parents, as well as to experience OES teaching through a variety of mini-classes. Sunday, 1-4 pm.