If your holiday break is looking long and bleak now that Christmas is over, it is time to do some event planning. Life gets busy as soon as the holidays are over so make some time for time together. Portland Party Bus has offered us a list of upcoming family friendly events that are happening in the Portland area within the next few months. Any one of these events would make an awesome family outing. Ranging from educational events to arts and crafts sessions, there's a little something that everybody can enjoy. Thank you for the great tips Portland Party Bus!
at New Seasons Market: Grant Park
3210 Northeast Broadway Street in Portland
Story time at the New Seasons market is the perfect place to spend some time after you finish your shopping. If you can't make it out to this one, don't worry, this event happens weekly. You can find the story time happening in the deli seating area, and all ages are welcome at this event.
Cursive Handwriting Class
at US Custom House
220 Northwest 8th Avenue in Portland
Cursive handwriting seems to be something that isn't taught as much as it was in prior years. If you want to make sure your children are versed in cursive handwriting, this is the perfect class to attend. It is also a trending art that is great for family of all ages. There will be fresh fruit and veggies provided for the children, and the program is designed to be interesting and interactive for the kids.
Kidfest Family Expo
at Portland Expo Center
2060 North Marine Driver in Portland
Enjoy yourself at the biggest family expo in the Northwest! There will be tons of activities and attractions here. There will be live entertainment, interactive science and art demonstrations, visits from popular costumed characters, a petting zoo, designated paintball area, shopping zones, and more. Tickets range from $5 to $20 so it's totally affordable.
Needle Felted Wallhanging
at Gnome's Home
5404 NE 30th Avenue in Portland
This craft workshop is sure to be an awesome activity for any creative child! The admission price is $50 and comes with everything your child will need to make an 8 x 10 tapestry such as the felting needle, mat, and wool. It's never a bad idea to introduce the family to a new craft!