Spring Performing Arts Preview. Metro Parent Portland. March 2015
OCT Presents Schoolhouse Rock Live!
Oregon Children's Theater is proud to present Schoolhouse Rock Live!
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Oregon Symphony’s Concert, “Picture This…”
Oregon Symphony, in collaboration with the Portland Art Museum, presents Kids Concert “Picture This…,”
Portland Area Summer Camps Questions Answered. Metro Parent Portland. March 2015
The Dos (and Don’ts) of Summer Camp
Your burning summer camps questions, answered.
Click. Connect. Metro Parent Portland’s handy guide to the best social media groups for PDX Parents
Click.Connect.
The definitive guide to Portland’s ever-expanding social media scene for parents
Spring Performing Arts Preview. Metro Parent Portland. March 2015
Spring’s Stages
Standing ovations, please, for the shows spotlighted in our spring performing arts preview.
Summer Camps for Kids in Portland, Oregon – guide by Metro Parent magazine and PDX Kids Calendar
2015 Summer Camps Guide
The most comprehensive Summer Camps listing for kids in the Portland metro area.


What’s new


Metro Parent-PDX Kids Calendar review of OCT's Timmy Failure. March 2015
Of opening weekend, our reviewer says "Timmy Failure is a complete success!"
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Karl Johnson, considered America's premier silhouette artist returns to Portland March 10th-15th.
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Our March issue kicks off Spring with hot camps, cool shows, Facebook tribes, messy art, and terrific takeout. Plus our annual Summer Camps Guide!
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Learn about the International Baccalaureate curriculum at the International School.
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Circus Zirkus at the Portland Children's Museum. Jan 31 - May 31, 2015
Circus Zirkus exhibit at PCM gives kids the chance to be the stars of the show.
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Photo courtesy of Northwest Children's Theater & School
"The action on the stage was constant and the colors so vivid it had the kids dancing in their seats."
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Summer Camps for Kids in Portland, Oregon - guide by Metro Parent magazine and PDX Kids Calendar
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Enter to win


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GIVEAWAY: “Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made”

Enter to win a four pack of tickets to see this Oregon Children's Theatre production.
Enter to win tickets to Jr. Roller Derby in Portland March 8, 2015

GIVEAWAY: Jr. Roller Derby March 8th

Enter to win tickets to see Rose City's Jr. Derby Home Teams battle it out on the track on March 8th.

Upcoming giveaways


In the magazine


Portland Area Summer Camps Questions Answered. Metro Parent Portland. March 2015
Your burning summer camps questions, answered.
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Click. Connect. Metro Parent Portland's  handy guide to the best social media groups for PDX Parents
The definitive guide to Portland’s ever-expanding social media scene for parents
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Spring Performing Arts Preview. Metro Parent Portland. March 2015
Standing ovations, please, for the shows spotlighted in our spring performing arts preview.
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Metro Parent Portland. Play Room. March 2015
App picks for potty training, the stats on C-sections and our fave places for kid haircuts, plus a SAHD blogger you should know.
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The Quijada family at the BiZi Farms pumpkin patch, near their Hazel Dell home.
Close to Portland, but a world away in Hazel Dell, Wash.
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Balance Sheet. Metro Parent Portland. March 2015
Now’s the time to start saving for retirement, no matter your age.
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Let’s play


Messy Masterpiece - Field Trip. Metro Parent Portland. March 2015
Let your kids paint their little hearts out at messy-art studios all over town.
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Metro Parent Portland. Hands On. March 2015. Cherry Blossom Art with CHAP.
Go see the cherry blossoms at Waterfront Park, then make your own with this fun tutorial from the Children’s Healing Art Project.
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Metro Parent February 2015. Hands On: Hong Bao
Ring in the year of the sheep with your very own DIY Hong Bao.
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Family Supper: The Takeaway

A new address for comfort food in NoPo, with a takeout twist.
Recipe File: Chocolate Tart. Metro Parent Portland. March 2015.

Recipe File: All Dolled Up

Who needs Paris? Try this straight-from-the-patisserie chocolate tart from Pizazz Sweets.

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Events Calendar

PDX Kids Calendar is the Portland Metro area's most comprehensive listing of events and happenings for families.


Resource Guides


Metro Parent's Birthday Resource Guide for the Portland Metro area
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Welcome to MP's annual family resource guide. We hope you'll bookmark and use this guide throughout 2015. It's a hand-dandy resource for finding out about all things family in the Portland metro area. Need a pediatrician? We've got a listing for that. Looking for a preschool - or an elementary school, a middle school, or a high school? You're covered. Trying to figure out what to do with your kids on the weekend? Plenty of ideas here. Our easy-to-use guide has over 800 listings in 73 different categories among 10 groupings. To easily navigate, simply choose a major group below and explore away!