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2015 Ecotrust Sundown Concert
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Head of the Class
Some of the metro area's top students look back at their high school career.
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Party People
Two local mamas and party experts on how to throw a birthday bash your kiddo will remember.
Meet 'N Greet

Our guide to the best new-parent groups around the PDX metro area.

What’s new

Northwest Children's Theater kicks off its 23rd Season of Plays with "The Sun Serpent"!
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Join Northwest Children's Theater to kick off their 23rd Season of Plays.
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Explore an international education at the German American School in Portland.
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From must-have items to shopping frequently, shopping resale can save you money at back-to-school time.
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NWCT_720x358_ 2015-16 Season of Plays featured
NWCT is excited to announce a season filled with music, magic, and one very misunderstood ogre.
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A day in the life of teachers at three very different Portland-area schools.

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In the magazine

Words of wisdom for Oregon's reigning Teacher of the Year, a bumper crop of baby carriers and back-to-school book picks.
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Some of the metro area's top students look back at their high school career.
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Birthdayjoy featured
Two local mamas and party experts on how to throw a birthday bash your kiddo will remember.
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A family-friendly guide to navigating the complicated credit card economy.
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Young families are discovering the Arbor Lodge neighborhood in NoPo.
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Fighting the good fight against the hyper-scheduled summer.
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Let’s play

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An apple a day keeps the you-know-who away. And they taste even sweeter if you pick them yourselves.
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Go big at home with a painting free-for-all project from the Portland Children's Museum
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A blueprint for a family-friendly summer garden project, starring corn, beans and squash — yum.

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Hawthorne Fish House

On Mondays, kids eat free at Hawthorne Fish House, plus other great spots to fill up the little's on the cheap.

A Chicken In Every Pot

A healthy one-pot dinner recipe for the busy back-to-school season.

Events Calendar

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

Resource Guides

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!