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Dual Language Programs at GIS
Learn about how the Dual Language Programs at the German International School (GIS) could benefit your child.
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Dozer Day is coming May 16-17
The ultimate construction experience: putting kids in the driver’s seat to operate Dump Trucks, Dozers, and Excavators.
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The All-Natural Playground
MP’s guide to the new natural play areas sprouting up around the metro area.
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Schools Gone Green
Four PDX-area schools are doing their part to save the planet.
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2015 Summer Camps Guide
The most comprehensive Summer Camps listing for kids in the Portland metro area.
Summer Camps for Kids in Portland, Oregon – guide by Metro Parent magazine and PDX Kids Calendar
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At TIS Summer camp children learn language and international cultures through hands-on projects.
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After a personal experience with her infant son’s tongue-tie, a local pediatric dentist digs deeper into the topic.
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Tears of Joy Theatre's When Animals Were People excels with both a celebration of different cultures and the achievement of ever new levels of creativity.
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NWDT presents Peter and the Wolf and Other Works on April 11 and April 12 at the Portland Community College Sylvania PAC.
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Oregon Children's Theatre presents Ramona Quimby
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Reciprocal admission for up to 4 at different Portland-area attractions each month.
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Summer Camps for Kids in Portland, Oregon - guide by Metro Parent magazine and PDX Kids Calendar
Metro Parent's Birthday Resource Guide for the Portland Metro area

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GIVEAWAY – Four Tickets to OCT’s Ramona Quimby!

We are excited to be giving away four tickets to see OCT's upcoming production of Ramona Quimby!

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In the magazine


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Our picks for spring books and kid water bottles, plus a twins-mama blogger who tells it like it is.
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MP’s guide to the new natural play areas sprouting up around the metro area.
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Everyone helps with the composting chores at West Hills Montessori.
Four PDX-area schools are doing their part to save the planet.
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Springtime, and the living is easy in the Rose City Park neighborhood.
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Tips for buying a home in Portland's hot seller's market.
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Don't even try to pick a fight with glitter. You WILL lose.
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Let’s play


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Digging for fossils and making new friends at OMSI's Camp Hancock.
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An at-home printmaking project for you and the kids from our friends at Vibe of Portland.
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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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Family Supper: Breakfast, With a Side of Playtime

Or should we say Family Breakfast? A new brunch cafe in Sellwood has your family covered.
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Recipe File: Real Kids Eat Quiche

The (local) asparagus are coming! Put them to good use in our springtime quiche.

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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 Portland's 2015 School Open House Guide
Summer Camps for Kids in Portland, Oregon - guide by Metro Parent magazine and PDX Kids Calendar
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!

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