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Holiday Cheer Infusion for the Whole Family

Holiday Cheer Infusion for the Whole Family December 10, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly | Read More
Can you believe it’s December already? Christmas is coming, and there are many enjoyable holiday festivities that do not cause nerves to fray. This Saturday from 1:30-3:00pm check out Tuba Christmas in Pioneer Courthouse Square (or Pioneer Square, as we call it). Approximately 200 tubas will join...

Pumpkin Patch in Portland

Pumpkin Patch in Portland October 26, 2010 | Events, Food, free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island has fun, family friendly activities to celebrate harvest time and Halloween. Sauvie Island is technically part of Portland, and a short drive up highway 30 from downtown. The Pumpkin Patch has free hayrides, a barn full of animals to visit, a café that serves up delicious...

Steamer Portland and Oregon Maritime Museum: $5

Steamer Portland and Oregon Maritime Museum: $5 October 8, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
How Cheap Is Cheap? Portland is not the most expensive city, but $5.00 doesn’t go as far as it used to. It will buy you some tasty fare at one of the city’s many food carts, a decaf soy mocha at Stumptown Coffee (including tip), a bean and cheese burrito at Laughing Planet or a day pass on the city’s...

Helping Honey Bees in Portland

Helping Honey Bees in Portland September 27, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Did you know that honeybees are responsible for pollinating 40% of the food we eat? These amazing domesticated creatures do so much for us yet they are maligned, misunderstood and inadvertently starved by many methods of modern cultivation. Colony collapse disorder is rampant. The bees are disappearing....
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