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The Short List: Aug 26-28

The Short List: Aug 26-28

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Happy Thursday, friends! We’re getting ready for another weekend, and this one is shaping up to be all about getting outside. Lucky for us, there’s nothing but blue skies and sunshine on the way, so let’s get ready for some fun.   Aug 25-28 National Parks Free Admission Days This weekend is the official birthday […]

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2 Hours, 4 Hours or a Day at Wilson River

2 Hours, 4 Hours or a Day at Wilson River

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Wilson River Footbridge Day Use Area on Highway 6 lies halfway between Tillamook and Highway 26 at mile marker 20. Deep pools and easy rapids welcome swimmers, jumpers and floaters. The beach consists of everything from small gravel to large rocks, but there are plenty of comfortable spots to spread out. Whether you have […]

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11 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss the Oregon State Fair

11 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss the Oregon State Fair

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

From August 25 through September 4, the biggest party in the state is in Salem for the Oregon State Fair. What’s better than rounding out the end of summer with rides, food, woolly sheep to pet, and family fun? There’s so much to do for kids of all ages, that you won’t have any trouble […]

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The Short List: August 19-21

The Short List: August 19-21

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another weekend is on its way, and it’s going to be a HOT one. We have some indoor and outdoor fun planned, but be sure to prepare for lots of sun if you’re out and about. Alright, let’s see what’s happening! Aug 19 Legos at the Library Bring your lil’ Lego lovers to the library […]

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Visit EMP’s Star Trek Exhibit: The (not so) final frontier

Visit EMP’s Star Trek Exhibit: The (not so) final frontier

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Captain’s Log, Stardate -306547.5 At dawn, we set our course for Seattle, a three and a half-hour drive if we got lucky navigating the traffic-belt just outside the city. Our destination: EMP Museum’s Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds exhibit. We arrived just before the museum opened at 10 am. Excitement levels were high as my […]

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The Short List: August 12-14

The Short List: August 12-14

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yay, it’s the weekend! Time to start planning for some outdoor adventures, because we have lots of sunshine and warm temps coming our way. Pack some water, sunblock and smiles and get ready to have fun! Aug 12 Ladybug Hike Get your tiny tots out on a Ladybug Nature Walk! You and your little one […]

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5 easy day trips to the Oregon Coast

5 easy day trips to the Oregon Coast

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the time it would take you to watch a movie, you could drive to the Oregon Coast and be standing with your feet in the sand, flying a kite above the waves or walking along the shore searching for shells. Shake things up with a last-minute joyride out of town, even if you only […]

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The Short List: August 5-7

The Short List: August 5-7

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Happy August, friends! Let’s ring it in with a super fun weekend full of music, science and gardening! Aug 5 Music at Holladay Park With such a beautiful forecast for Friday, a free lunch time concert in the park sounds perfect! Pack a little picnic, a blanket or low-back chairs, and scoop up the gang […]

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