Family Resource Guide

Family Resource Guide

2014 Family Resource Guide

An all-inclusive guide to family resources, goods, services, activities and destinations in the metropolitan area.
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Looking for:
Family Friendly Businesses
Family Fun Activities

2014 Family Resource Guide Contents

Educational Attractions………………………………………….. 6
Museums • Historic & Living History Sites • Astronomy • Animal Exhibits • Libraries • Factory Tours • Walking Tours

Visual and Performing Arts…………………………………….. 9
Art Galleries & Exhibits • Dance Performances • Theater • Music Performances • Visual Arts Exploration • General Music Instruction

The Great Outdoors……………………………………………….13
Parks & Playgrounds • Gardens • Wildlife Viewing • Fountains & Splash Pads • Farms • Area Campgrounds • Boats, Trams & Trolleys

Sports & Active Fun……………………………………………..18
Indoor Parks & Play Groups • Children’s Gyms • Adult Fitness with Child Care • Pools & Water Parks • Indoor Rock Climbing • Roller Skating & Roller Hockey • Skate Parks • Horseback Riding • Ice Skating & Ice Hockey • Winter Sports • More Active Fun • Amusement Parks, Arcades & Other Attractions • Spectator Sports

Food & Dining …………………………………………………. 26
Restaurants & Cafes • Cooking Classes for Kids • CSAs & Farmers Markets

Day Trips…………………………………………………………….31
Summer Adventure Parks • Columbia River Gorge • Oregon Coast • Salem • Mount St. Helens

Family Resources……………………………………………….34
Parent Support, Education & Other Resources
Support Groups for Parents & Families • Parent Education • Child Care Resources • Parent-Child Development Programs • Parents’ Nights Out • Swap & Play Cooperatives • Other Parenting Resources • Local Parks & Recreation Departments

Family Resources……………………………………………….37
Emergency Services & Help Lines
Emergency Services• Non-emergency Public Safety • County Mental Health Services• Community Resources & Referral Services• Domestic Violence Intervention & Women’s Crisis Lines

Family-Friendly Business Listings………………………….. 40