Family friendly Events

Saturday, May 11

 Barley, Barrels, Bottles, & Brews: 200 Years of Oregon Beer

This exhibition at the Oregon Historical Society looks at Oregon's last 200 years of history of beer, connecting moments from history like the Lewis and...

Oregon Historical Society  
Asian Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month this May with exciting cultural performances and activities at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Lan Su hosts cultural performances every...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Associated American Artists: Prints for the People

"In the years after the Great Depression, the Associated American Artists (AAA) offered affordable art by big names through its mail-order print service. AAA...

Portland Art Museum  
Center for Contemporary Art: Not Fragile

Though often associated with delicacy, glass is forged through intense and violent forces—a meteorite impacting the earth, a nuclear bomb detonating or a...

Portland Art Museum  
The Science Behind Pixar

What happens before an animated film reaches the big screen? The Science Behind Pixar is your chance to experience the science, technology, engineering, art...

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Short Plays by PlayWrite Students

Come experience short plays written and directed by talented students at Meek High School. All plays were created as part of a two-week workshop with...

Clinton Street Theater  
Run Mama Run PDX

Run Mama Run PDX is an annual 5k, 10k and Kids’ Fun Run happening in Southeast Portland over Mother’s Day weekend; raising funds for parenting support in...

Mt. Tabor Park  
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm Mother's Day Brunch

Bring your Mother down to Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm & Vineyards for an all-inclusive meal, fit for the entire family, cooked by Divine Catering. Menu includes:...

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm  
Bridgetown Bluegrass Festival

The Bridgetown Bluegrass Festival is Portland’s premiere bluegrass festival. The Bridgetown Festival is a registered 501(c)3 dedicated to the cultivation and...

Alberta Abbey  
Digging in the Dirt

Spend Mother’s Day weekend at The Oregon Garden for Digging in the Dirt. Enjoy a day outdoors planting spring annual flowers. After you are done, sit back...

Oregon Garden  
Embracing Culture: Lan Su Celebrates Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May with exciting cultural performances and activities at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Lan Su hosts...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Portland Saturday Market

Portland Saturday Market, the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the United States, opens every Saturday and Sunday from March–December. The market combines the...

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Celebrate Mothers at the Portland Aerial Tram

Get the kids ready for Mother’s Day and get them out of the house to enjoy some family time at the Portland Aerial Tram. Bring home a hand-made craft for Mom...

Portland Aerial Tram  
NAYA Spring Marketplace

Each year, NAYA’s gymnasium transforms into a bustling and festive marketplace – showcasing work from some of Portland’s finest Native American artists. In...

Native American Youth and Family Center  
Tenali the Royal Trickster

The creative team behind Northwest Children Theater’s (NWCT's) Chitra: The Girl Prince and The Jungle Book brings you the story of Tenali, royal minister and...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Art Museum Public Tour: Women In Art

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Portland Art Museum  
Portland ScienceFest

Portland ScienceFEST 2019 is a celebration of science and technology! Experience 3 interactive tracks: General ScienceTechnologySTEAM for KidsEach track...

70 Northwest Couch St. Portland, OR 97209  
Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly

Book, music and lyrics by Joan Cushing. Presented by Oregon Children's Theatre. Is Spider getting too big for his own skin? Will Fly find her superhero...

Newmark Theatre  
Illustoria Magazine Issue 8 Release Party

Come one, come all -- Illustoria Magazine is thrilled to announce its Issue #8: Home release party. Join up for an afternoon filled with music, chai...

Mother Foucault’s Bookshop  
Art Museum Public Tour: Native American Art

Explore the Museum with a docent skilled in bringing art to life. Public tours depart from the Park Avenue entrance.

Portland Art Museum  
Tenali the Royal Trickster

The creative team behind Northwest Children Theater’s (NWCT's) Chitra: The Girl Prince and The Jungle Book brings you the story of Tenali, royal minister and...

Northwest Children's Theater and School  
Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly

Book, music and lyrics by Joan Cushing. Presented by Oregon Children's Theatre. Is Spider getting too big for his own skin? Will Fly find her superhero...

Newmark Theatre  
Feria de Portland

The fourth annual Feria de Portland is a celebration of the Northwest's flamenco community and the culture of Andalucía, featuring local Spanish food...

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA)  
Boom Arts Presents: Tomorrow Will Be . . .

“Eclectic and inventive … in union there is strength.” — The New York Times Join Boom Arts and Brooklyn-based theatre and performance ensemble The TEAM for...

The Old Church Concert Hall  
Singin' In the Rain

Directed by Ron Daum. Lyrics by Arthur Freed. Music by Nacio Herb Brown. Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Silent film stars and Hollywood “it” couple...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  

Saturday, May 11

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