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Friday Favorites and Weekend Plans

Events, Misc, ToysMegan PeronaComment

Toys_in_Portland_Magformers Magformers are back!  The best selling, toy of the year, hottest Christmas item ever - magnetic building blocks are in stock!  If you made a request you should be getting a call very soon!  And, if you didn't have any on hold - stop in soon to check out one of our favorite toys!

And a few other favorite things from our week:


Wash Legos and use them as jello molds!  Find a tutorial on Pinterest here.


It's not too early to start planning your Fourth of July festivities!  We like this list of vegan menu ideas!

And, here's a few things you might want to add to your calendar!

Free Admission at the Portland Art Museum!  On the fourth Friday of every month, enjoy free admission to the Portland art museum.  Friday, 5pm-8pm.  Details here.

Sunday Parkways - North  City streets in North Portland will be closed to cars and open to walk, bike, roll, run, jump and skip. The 9.5-mile North Portland Sunday Parkways route will have food, music and activities located in the parks and along the route.  Visit the event website here for more details.  Sunday 11am-4pm.  FREE!

Festival of Balloons  Wake up at dawn to see the balloons launch!  Or sleep in, and partake in the carnival from Funtastic Traveling Shows, corn eating contest, exhibitors, food, Festival of Cars, live music, helicopter tours, and beer garden.  And, stay all day to see the NW Natural Night Glow, in which the balloons will be lit at dusk!   Cook Park in Tigard.  Tickets: $5 online, $7 at gate. Kids 6 and under are free.  Event details here.

Have an AWESOME weekend!

-Child's Play