Archive for Family Mornings

Free Family Morning: March 11

Enjoy a Native American craft event facilitated by Stephanie Wood, a Grand Ronde Tribal Member. She will teach us how to work with tule to make duck decoys and cedar bark to make cordage (rope). Watch this space for more details. When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 – 10:00 Am t0 1:00 PM Where: Washington County Museum – Exhibitions… Read More

Free Family Morning: February 11

Join the Washington County Museum as we celebrate the New Year by learning how different cultures throughout the region mark their celebrations. Participate in hands-on activities, crafts, and games and interact with members from the Pacific University Deutsch Club, Ukrainian-American Cultural Association, Pacific University French Club, and the Hope Chinese Charter School. Come explore unique traditions and celebrate the diversity… Read More

Free Family Morning– December 10

Timber! Explore the Museum’s exhibit “Timber in the Tualatin Valley.” Learn logging camp lingo, make a forest craft to take home, and local Storyteller Emmy Blue will tell tales of the Enchanted Forest at 11 a.m. More about the Performer Children’s author and storyteller Emmy Blue tells original tales and legends about the magical creatures… Read More

Free Family Morning-November 12

Celebrate India with Bollywood Movez dance school! Mini dance workshops will take place at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Crafts and henna tattoos will occur throughout event. Free Family Mornings occur the second Saturday of each month, September- May from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Event Date: Saturday, November 12 Event Times: 10:00 a.m. -1… Read More

Free Family Morning-October 8

It’s “A-Maze-ing”! Join us for puzzles, mazes and magic at the Museum! Magician Jay Frasier will perform a family magic show full of comedy and audience participation at 11 a.m. Make a craft to take home. Jay Frasier is an award-winning magician who has been performing professionally for over 25 years. He is the recipient… Read More

Free Family Morning-September 10

Pioneer School! Learn how early pioneer children experienced school. Guests can test their skills by grinding coffee, stacking wood, kneading dough, and playing games. Participants are also invited to complete a lesson on a slate and write with a quill & ink. Make a craft to take home. This event is free and open to… Read More

Free Family Day– June 11

Summers of the Past! It’s time to think summer because school is almost out. What better way to get ready for summer than playing games from summers of the past? Play with pioneer toys, participate in a game of clues to explore the Museum and make a toy to take home for the summer. This… Read More

Free Family Day– May 14

Technology from Primitive to Present Day! Washington County has long been the home of innovators. Guests will have a chance to view the Museum’s exhibit “This Kalapuya Land” and interact with primitive technology, as well as learn about the vibrant history that gave Washington County the nickname “Silicon Forest” with the exhibit “Innovation in Washington… Read More

Free Family Day–April 9

Get into the spirit of Earth Day by helping build a cardboard village! Learn about recycling and make things with the stuff you usually throw away. Participants will have a chance to “up-cyle” and make something to take home. This event is free and open to the public. Family Days occur the second Saturday of… Read More

Free Family Day– March 12

Celebrate spring! Plant seeds, make a kite to take home and complete a scavenger hunt of Washington County’s natural resources. At 11 a.m. storyteller Holly Robison will present “Spring Has Sprung” stories of animals awakening for spring. Robison is a member of the Portland Storytellers Guild and the National Youth Showcase State Liaison for Oregon…. Read More