From The Portland Tribune:
Children can get closer to nature during a summertime series offered by Metro. Kids can touch, smell and study nature in activities with other children led by Metro naturalists and volunteers. Cost is $11 per family. Bring a sack lunch.
The Family Nature Explorers includes:
•Nature games at Oxbow Regional Park, Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
•Stayin’ alive: Fire by friction, also at Oxbow, on Saturday, July 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
•Bug bonanza at Graham Oaks Nature Park, Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
•River exploration at Oxbow, Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
To register: oregonmetro.gov/calendar.
June 30th is Tualatin River Discovery Day with the Tualatin Riverkeepers. Find out more information here.
Refuge Family Adventure Days at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, Saturdays, 10am to 1pm, June 16th, July 21st, and August 18th:
The Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge will host this family-friendly event once a month during the summer. Nature enthusiasts of all ages are invited to discover the wonder of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will be leading short drop-in activities along the year-round trail. Visitors can look for birds; sneak up on grasshoppers; or bound like river otters! This program is free and open to the public. Please refer any questions to Gardiner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.625.5944.