‘Super Happy Fun Break Time’: FREE Spring Break Lunch Program for ALL Children in Marion and Polk Counties

By Emy Sloan

 

ALL children ages 1-18 are invited to enjoy FREE lunch, books and activities this Spring Break at select Marion Polk locations regardless of family income. There is no registration required and everyone is welcome! Continue reading “‘Super Happy Fun Break Time’: FREE Spring Break Lunch Program for ALL Children in Marion and Polk Counties”

Featured Holiday Event: Albany’s Christmas Storybook Land

By Emy Sloan

 

Albany’s Christmas Storybook Land is celebrating their 40th anniversary! Over the years this amazing community event has been delighting people of all ages during the holiday season. It’s a beautifully decorated Christmas walk-through adorned with characters and scenes from classic children’s stories, nursery rhymes, movies, etc. There are twinkling lights everywhere, working train model displays, a teddy bear winter wonderland, a charming Victorian Village and of course…Santa and Mrs. Claus.

 

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Holidays at the Capitol: The 35th Annual Grand Tree Lighting Ceremony

By Emy Sloan

 

The Oregon State Capitol is a magical place to visit during the holidays! There are many sparkling lights, trees and other various Christmas decorations on display throughout the building. The centerpiece is the giant ‘Grand Tree’ that stands high in the Capitol Rotunda. Continue reading “Holidays at the Capitol: The 35th Annual Grand Tree Lighting Ceremony”

Fairs and Festivals: The Children’s Area at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

By Emy Sloan

 

Located about 25 miles outside of Salem, the annual Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn is something that can’t be missed. It’s fun for the whole family! Continue reading “Fairs and Festivals: The Children’s Area at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival”

Featured Event: Free Workshops for Kids at Home Depot

Every first Saturday of the month the Home Depot hosts an amazing FREE woodworking workshop for kids. They hand out kits that include the instructions and materials needed to construct a new project each time! Tools and supplies are provided. Continue reading “Featured Event: Free Workshops for Kids at Home Depot”