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.
Toot Toot Beep Beep Art Adventure at Central Library
. Join artist and educator Anya Hankin and participate in an energetic reading of Toot Toot Beep Beep
then get creative with glue, tissue paper, pens and googly eyes as you
make your own vibrant vehicle collages come to life. Friday
10:30-11:30am. Free!Storytime with Olive Rootbeer and Dingo at Open Space Cafe
. Join your favorite story tellers and singers Olive Rootbeer and Dingo for an hour of singing, jumping, bellowing and monkeying. Friday 3:30-4:30pm. $5 donation.Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum Summer Concert Series
. An evening of music with The Folsom Band - a Johnny Cash Tribute Band - on the lawn with wine, beer, and food (for purchase). Friday 5:30-8pm. $3.Bicycle Big Top at Portland Art Museum
. This event combines a traditional bike show with all of the excitement and spectacle of the circus. Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday noon-5pm. Free with museum admission.Children's Day at Portland Aerial Tram
children's activities, including face painting, crafts and more. Kids
17 and younger can ride the Tram free of charge with a paying parent
from noon to 4 pm. Saturday noon-4pm. Hillsboro Tour de Parks
the whole family for an enjoyable ride as you explore the hidden
treasures of Hillsboro's parks while emphasizing bicyclist awareness and
rules of the road. Saturday noon. $5 donation/adult.Woodstock Farmers Market's Fruit Festival
Live music, delicious food, a cooking demonstration, free kids'
activities, and a fruit pie contest. Sunday 10am-2pm. Free to attend.Alpenrose's Dairyville
. A fun pioneer exhibit where visitors can peak into Grandma's Bakery, the Great Western Bank, the Dairyville School, and the post office. Sunday 1-4pm. Free!ComedySportz 4 Kidz
for a show just for kids with games and suggestions focused on the
12-and-under crowd, LOTS of audience volunteers and a rip-roaring good
time. Sunday 2-3pm. $8 kids/$10 adults. Reservations highly recommended.
Weekend Festivals & Fairs
Battle Ground Harvest Days. Carnival,
parade, talent show, car cruise, kids activities, Radio Disney, 4H
animals, music, shopping, art & wine, food & brew and more. Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Free admission. Food and activities may charge.
Celebrate Hillsboro. Music, free health screenings, arts and crafts, eco-friendly activities. Saturday 9am-4pm. Free!
Glendi Greek Festival
in Beaverton. Mouth-watering Greek food, entertainment and children's
activities: face painting, crafts, pony rides, bounce house and more!
Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Free admission. Food and activities may
Portland Saturday Market. Celebrates 40 Years. Activities,
give-a-ways, artist demonstrations, as well as all the Market's
artisans selling handcrafted wares, an international food court and a
main stage featuring local Pacific Northwest favorites. Friday and
Saturday. Free admission. Food and activities may charge.
West Linn Old Time Fair. Great food, musical entertainment, carnival rides, custom car show, games, and activities for the whole family. Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Free admission. Food and activities may charge.
Yoshida's Sand in the City at Pioneer Courthouse Square. fun for all ages with majestic sand sculptures, interactive youth exhibits, live music, entertainment and more. Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Suggested donation $4/individual, $10/family.
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.