Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.
Youth Volunteer Day at Schoolhouse Supplies. Share the experience of giving back to the community with your children. Projects good for kids ages 5+, all kids must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Friday 10am-noon. Free!
Portland Child Art Studio – Open Studio Classes. Children will smudge chalk, sculpt clay, twist wire, drip glue, balance objects into sculpture, and cover their hands in gooey paper-mache. Monday noon-3:30pm. Tuesday 10am-1pm and 3:30-6pm. Wednesday 10am-1pm. Friday 10:30-11:30am. Saturday 10am-1pm. Suggestion donation of $10/child.
Date Night Drop Off at Collage Sellwood. Sign your kids up and go out for a date. Collage will have a plethora of crafts to keep them busy. Ages 6+. Friday 6:30-8:30pm. $20.
Veterans Day Weekend at Fort Vancouver. Enjoy history for free this weekend. The Fort is honoring those who have served and who are serving in the military. Saturday & Sunday 9am-4pm. Monday noon-4pm. Free!
Star Wars Day! at Child's Play. Star Wars character appearances by Cloud City Garrison. Come in costume and take a picture with a favorite Star Wars character. Star Wars cupcakes, snacks and decor. Win prizes in the annual "Toy Walk". 20% of all sales on November 9th will go to support our local schools! Complementary gift wrap. Saturday 10am-noon.
Columbia Gorge Model RR Show in NoPo. Get a close look at elaborate model railroad sets – vintage passenger
trains, steam engines of days gone by, model drive-in movie theater and track side signals that work like the prototype railroads. Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. $6 adults, $2 ages 3-11.
The Children's Book Bank Book Fair at Clackamas Barnes & Noble. Marimba, live illustration, face painting, story times, science workshops and more. All proceeds of books purchased benefit Children's Book Bank (must mention you're shopping to support them). Saturday noon-4pm. Free!
Curious Garden at the Curious Comedy Theater. A special show for the whole family – especially kids 0-8 years old. Sunday 10:30am. $5 suggested donation.
Jump for Joy Farm Family Farm Day. With a variety of engaging farm activities for the day for kids aged 5-12, including family crafts, projects and more, with no clean-up afterwards! Sunday 1-4pm. $29.99 for 1 child and 1-2 adults.
Hope this gives you some ideas. Have fun out there! And don't forget to double-check event details by calling or checking the website of the venue, performer, or host organization.