Review: Portland Aquarium

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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PDX Kids Calendar’s 2012 Shop Local, Buy Local Holiday Gift Guide

We are so very fortunate in Portland to be surrounded by so many kid-loving, eco-friendly, and all-around gorgeous children’s toy stores and bookstores. With holiday shopping upon us, we called upon some of our local favorites to provide their top picks for some crafty, educational, or just plain fun toys. Most selections are born in…

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Review: Cinnamon Bear Cruise

review by Abby Wyers ~ PDX Kids Calendar reader and local Portland area mom On a rainy and windy Sunday afternoon my family found its way to the Portland Spirit for the Cinnamon Bear Cruise. What we found was warmth, fun, and a true welcoming spirit. As we boarded the ship our photo was taken…

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Review: Oregon Zoo Lights

review by Olivia Pflanz – local mom and PDX Kids Calendar reader Kids and adults alike will be mesmerized by the beautiful and sometimes whimsical light displays at the Oregon Zoo. Even if light displays aren’t quite your thing, you can’t help but marvel at the artistry these displays require (the zoo website advises they…

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Santa’s Reindeer return to Dennis’ 7 Dees Portland area garden centers

Bring the whole family to visit Santa’s reindeer and create magical holiday memories. Kids will enjoy festive make-n-take activities, cookies, hot cocoa & cider while enjoying the magical company of Santa’s Reindeer and listening to holiday tunes. Don’t forget to bring your camera for a festive photo opportunity with Santa and his reindeer! Hip Chicks…

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