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Essay

All Kids Should Go Mushrooming—If They Can Keep Their Little Mouths Shut

Even toddler fungiphiles must be tight-lipped.

  • By Lily Raff McCaulou
  • Published 08/15/2016

GET OUT

Run Towards Paid Parental Leave This Mother’s Day

Family Forward Action hosts Run Mama Run, a 5k, 10k, and Kids' Fun Run on May 8.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 04/21/2016

NORTHWEST HAPPENINGS

This November, Be Grateful for These Healthy Events

Make fire cider, learn to snowshoe, combat eating disorders with yoga, and choose between a turkey trot and a Tofurky trot.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 11/04/2015

SHOP LOCAL

The Best Places to Shop for Kids Toys and Games in Portland

6 places to bring your babes to toyland, from a Portland kid's perspective

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 09/21/2015

HAPPY TRAILS

Tips for Hiking with Kids from Real Portland Parents

"Everything will be fine as long as you keep in mind that children have no forethought or self-preservation skills."

  • By Fiona McCann, Kelly Clarke, Margaret Seiler, Allison Jones, and Brian Barker
  • Published 07/28/2015

BIG PICTURE

Would You Swim in the Willamette? Prove it.

Why the annual Big Float challenges Portlanders to dive in to the river that runs through us.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/01/2014

THEATER

Everything You Need to Know about OCT's 'The Giver'

We chart the path of the Newbery-winning novel from book to hit OCT play to Jeff Bridges-starring movie. Thru May 18

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 05/07/2014

HELLO, MUDDAH!

Pick the Right Portland Summer Camp for Your Brood

Portland’s plethora of day camps could give your kids the skills to do just about anything.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 03/03/2014

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Beauty and the Beast

The massive scale and general weirdness of this production mean there's something for both the kids and the adults. Dec 14–29

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 12/11/2013

THEATER

Review: Milagro’s ‘Corrido Calavera’

Rather than scare you, Milagro's humorous Day of the Dead play might make you a little less afraid. Thru Nov 9

  • By Ally Bordas
  • Published 10/22/2013

HAPPENINGS

Trail Blazing in Salem

This month, The Oregon Trail comes to life in a live-action role play game in Salem

  • By Roxanne Davis
  • Published 09/13/2013

NEWS

Portland's New Alternative Scouts

The 55th Cascadia Scouts welcome all comers to an outdoorsy scouting frontier

  • By Alex Zielinski
  • Published 06/04/2013

SUMMER GUIDE

Summer Fun for the Family on $50 a Day

From your a.m. sip to Happy Hour, with plenty of kid-friendly activities in between (rain or shine)

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 06/02/2013

ARTS NEWS

MythBusters Exhibition to Come to OMSI

An "Explosive Exhibition" based on the hit TV show will open on Feb. 8.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/23/2013

Happenings & Deals

Tripster: Weekend Plans

It's a good time to be a kid: Kids eat free in San Diego this month, and Stub Stewart State Park hosts a family-friendly organized ride.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 10/05/2012

Desirables

City Maps Come Alive

4D Cityscape brings 3D puzzles of city maps into the fourth dimension.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 07/01/2012

Desirables

Board Games for the Not Bored

Angry Birds and Words With Friends compete with the old favorites, like Monopoly – and now, Portland-opoly.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 12/27/2011

Appreciation

Tales of Two Charleses

Charles Dickens and Charles Schulz invented two of the season’s most welcome visitors to our holiday celebrations at home.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 12/18/2011

Beer Bulletin

Review: New Brew Venue

Hawthorne has a Hophouse

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 11/16/2010

phile under: TBA 2010

TBA 2010: tiny tba w/ Greasy Kid Stuff

Last night, The Works hosted Tiny Dances. This morning, tiny dancers!

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 09/12/2010
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