GIVEAWAY: Oregon Zoo’s Annual Zoolights!

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Zoo set to illuminate the holidays at annual Zoolights A holiday tradition is back. Beginning Friday, Nov. 28, at 5 p.m., more than 1.5 million brightly colored lights will illuminate the Oregon Zoo during its 27th annual ZooLights, presented by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and the Oregon College Savings Plan. This year’s display, which…

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Review: ZooLights 2013 by MaryJo

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Review by MaryJo Monroe I have a secret to confess: I don’t really like the zoo. I think it is due to one too many times of following an eager toddler/preschooler down to the bottom of the hill inside the zoo only to have him stage a fit, which means I had to carry him…

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Review: ZooLights 2013

ZooLights 2013 at the Oregon Zoo

Review by Debbie Tofte Since 1988, a favored holiday tradition has dazzled Portland families. Initially started grassroots, volunteers built the displays and worked the event. Today, the Oregon Zoo’s Zoolights Winter Festival is a must-do on many people’s December itinerary. We ventured to Zoolights on one of our chilliest nights in December. Sipping hot cocoa,…

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Review: ZooLights 2013 by Ang

ZooLights 2013 at the Oregon Zoo

Review by Ang Campbell As newcomers to the Portland area we’ve been excited to explore activities that are available to do as a family during our first holiday season here. When we heard about ZooLights we were doubly excited because we hadn’t yet had the opportunity to visit the Oregon Zoo and we love visiting…

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Review: ZooLights 2013

ZooLights 2013 at the Oregon Zoo

Review by Abby Wyers We had arrived early, around 5pm to see the ZooLights. It was a cold evening and we were all bundled up and ready to be amazed. The beautiful tree, illuminated in green and purple was a show stopper before we even entered the Zoo. “This is going to be our new…

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GIVEAWAY: Zoolights illuminate holidays with 1.5 million colorful lights

Oregon Zoo to illuminate holidays with 1.5 million colorful lights at ZooLights 2013

The Oregon Zoo invites visitors to brighten their holiday nights at ZooLights, where sparkling lights and brilliant hues transform the zoo into a winter wonderland. Presented by Toyota with support from The Boeing Company, the traditional holiday light show begins Friday, Nov. 29, and runs through Jan. 5 at the zoo. This year’s ZooLights promises…

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2015 Reciprocal Membership Program

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Reciprocal admission for up to 4 at different Portland-area attractions each month.

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Ring in the New Year with Family Friendly Celebrations

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New Years at Noon at Portland Children’s Museum Get your noisemakers ready, because they’re ringing in the New Year with Museum favorites, Greasy Kid Stuff! There will be multiple countdowns throughout the day as they spin groovy tunes, along with noisemaker crafts and a dance party. Countdowns with Greasy Kid Stuff happen every half hour…

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PDX Kids Calendar’s 2014 Holiday Events Guide

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There’s no better time for family fun than the winter holiday season. From theater, music and ballet to visits with Santa, holiday light displays, craft bazaars and more, you’ll find exciting events and activities throughout the area all month long. We’ve showcased some of our favorite seasonal events and diversions here. As always, we try…

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Metro Parent December 2014

Metro Parent Magazine, Portland Oregon, December 2014

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