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Summer Fun at Farm Camp!
Get down and dirty with Farm Camp at Sauvie Island Center this summer
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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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NW Dance Theatre Presents Peter and the Wolf
NWDT presents Peter and the Wolf and Other Works on April 11 and April 12 at the Portland Community College Sylvania PAC.
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.
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.


What’s new


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Lots has changed since us parents were kids but a noun is still a person, place or thing and three is still a magic number.
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What child doesn't enjoy playing pretend? Immerse them in a make believe world where their imagination can soar.
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The Oregon Symphony presents Peter and the Wolf on April 19.
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Sparked by the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, OCT’s columbinus is a meeting of fact and fiction that explores the events surrounding the shootings and brings to light the dark recesses of American adolescence.
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Tears of Joy Theatre present's "When Animals Were People" 2015
A wonderful bi-lingual production featuring music composed and recorded by Gerardo Calderon
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Lovely, rousing, beautiful and gentle ... these are just a few of the ways our reviewer describes the music from PYP's Cushion Concert on March 15th.
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GIVEAWAY – Family Four-Pack to OCT’s Schoolhouse Rock Live!

OCT and MP are giving away 4 tickets to Schoolhouse Rock Live!
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GIVEAWAY – Presale Passes & $25 Gift Certificate to SuperKids!

Win a $25 Gift Certificate and FIVE pairs of presale passes to shop at SuperKids resale before it's open to the public!

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In the magazine


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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Portland Area Summer Camps Questions Answered. Metro Parent Portland. March 2015
Your burning summer camps questions, answered.
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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 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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