Portland Kids Weekend Events: May 29-31

While Portland activities and events are still limited there’s plenty families can do to enjoy their weekends together. From virtual trips to the zoo to real trips to nearby fishing holes, here are our top picks for enjoy the last weekend of May together.

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Oregon Zoo Live

On their Facebook feed, The Oregon Zoo has been sharing educational videos to watch at your own pace. Featuring everything from insects to red pandas, these videos make learning fun! Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Museum at Home: Field Trip Fridays

Take part in Atlanta’s Field Trip Fridays virtual event on social media starting at 10 a.m. each week on Facebook and Instagram. Discover a world of WOW filled with dinosaurs, artifacts, live animals, hands-on science, giant screen movies and 75 acres of outdoor adventures. Fri. Event Details.

The Escape Game

Play The Escape Game’s newest game, Ruins: Forbidden Treasure, from anywhere in the world using Zoom. Control an avatar wearing a live feed camera, search 360° images of the room, and use items in your online dashboard to progress through the game! Plus, one of our Game Guides will be there to help along the way.  Assemble a team of friends, family or co-workers no matter where they are! You have 60 minutes, can you escape? Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Field Trip Friday

Join magician Joe M. Turner for a Magic Class at The Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in Atlanta. Learn how to do 5 new magic tricks that can be done with every day household objects. Fri. Event Details.

Virtual Meditation Gathering

Join Charity Kahn on Zoom for an hour of mindfulness practice in virtual community. Session includes mindful movement, guided meditation, a short talk on a mindfulness-related topic, time for sharing/discussion. You’ll leave feeling more grounded, calm, clear and connected! Fri. Event Details.

Ghost Light Stories

Seattle Children’s Theatre presents Ghost Light Stories part of the SCT @ Home programs. These weekly 15-minute episodes take a look at things that scare us, thrill us and ignite courage. Gather ’round the ghost light for a storytelling session via YouTube that is sure to be spooktacular.  Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Camp Out in Your Back Yard

So ya can’t stay at camp sites yet. Up your backyard camping game with these 15 ideas.

Go Fishin!

If ya just gotta get out, grab your poles and hit these fishing spots this weekend.

Chase the Sunset!

Watch the sunset with your loved ones at these awesome Portland spots.

–Annette Benedetti