Review of PYP Concert at Christmas

Portland Youth Philharmonic's Concert at Christmas 2012

Review by Scott Corwin The day after Christmas may be a good time to collapse in exhaustion. But, it is also a very good time to have a family night out in an ornate venue, enveloped in exquisite music created by the region’s most talented young musicians. The Concert-At-Christmas is the only Portland Youth Philharmonic…

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World Premiere Peter Pan Soars onto NWCT’s Redesigned Stage!

Northwest Children's Theater and School Presents "Peter Pan"

Celebrate NW Children’s Theater & School’s 20th Birthday with the story that launched the company! Peter Pan and his Shadow, Captain Hook and his crew of cowardly pirates, Wendy, Tinkerbell, and the Lost Boys fly off the stage in this fast-paced, thrilling, musical journey to Neverland. An NWCT World Premiere! The legend of “The Boy Who…

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Oregon Children’s Theatre presents The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Oregon Children's Theatre presents "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

What happens when four curious children step through a wardrobe into a magical land? The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is C.S. Lewis’ classic allegorical story of good vs. evil. Matthew B. Zrebski directs a visually spectacular journey of fantasy, adventure, and mystery. Parents who loved the book as children are now introducing the…

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Review: Portland Aquarium

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review by Tabitha Rhodes Like many PDX families, we were very excited about the opening of the Portland Aquarium in Milwaukie. An aquarium – just a stone’s throw away? AWESOME! And after seeing numerous ticket deals and opting for the 1/2 off membership, we were very excited to check out a place that certainly looked…

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GIVEAWAY: Oregon Zoo Membership!

PDX Kids Calendar giveaway of a family membership to the Oregon Zoo!

You are already a member of the worldwide community of animals. Make it official by becoming a member of the Oregon Zoo! Zoo members are an animal’s best friend. Members not only show support for the zoo’s residents and for wildlife conservation throughout the world, they help keep the zoo affordable and accessible for the…

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Oregon Symphony Kid’s Concert: Inspector Crescendo

Oregon Symphony Kid’s Concert: Inspector Crescendo January 6, 2013

Join the Oregon Symphony on Sunday, January 6 for a Kids Concert the entire family can share. Designed for kids age 5 -10, these concerts bring the orchestra to life in an educational and entertaining way! Pam Mahon returns to the stage, this time as Inspector Crescendo. She’ll attempt to solve the “Riddle of the…

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Review: TOJT’s “The Velveteen Rabbit”

Tears of Joy The Velveteen Rabbit review 2012

review by Krista Swan – local mom and blogger at Mostly Mommyhood The Velveteen Rabbit is a bittersweet story. While excited to take Anna and Eric to see it, I was also a little apprehensive because I remember it being so sad. But I love going to Tears of Joy Theatre with the kids, so…

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GIVEAWAY: “Peter Pan”

PDX Kids Calendar giveaway of tickets to Northwest Children's Theater presents "Peter Pan"

Celebrate NW Children’s Theater & School’s 20th Birthday with the story that launched the company! Peter Pan and his Shadow, Captain Hook and his crew of cowardly pirates, Wendy, Tinkerbell, and the Lost Boys fly off the stage in this fast-paced, thrilling, musical journey to Neverland. An NWCT World Premiere! Enter now to win a…

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Photo fun at “The Velveteen Rabbit”

Tears of Joy Theatre presents "The Velveteen Rabbit"

We were graciously invited by our friends at Tears of Joy Theatre to bring our photo fun booth to their performances of The Velveteen Rabbit. We partnered with our wonderful friend Jennifer of Jennifer Murdock Photography who attended all of the performances to take photos of families with their treasured friends. We also created a…

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Review of “Peter Pan” at NWCTS

PDX Kids Calendar review of Northwest Children's Theater's (NWCT) performance of "Peter Pan" 2012

review by Kristen Corwin – Portland-area mom and PDX Kids Calendar reviewer The new Northwest Children’s Theater and School (NWCTS) production of Peter Pan is a beautiful yet accessible escape for the holidays that is suitable for all ages. A professional yet friendly production, Peter Pan’s success is built on excellent singing and acting, beautiful…

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