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February 2019

Behind the Scenes Tour of Pittock Mansion

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Pittock Mansion, 3229 N.W. Pittock Drive
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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$20

On Behind the Scenes tours, guides lead small groups through areas of the mansion not ordinarily open to the public, including the basement boiler room, the Otis elevator machine room, third floor servants’ quarters and Henry Pittock’s private den. Tours run every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Behind the Scenes tours are not recommended for children under 14. The cost is $20 (member discount applies). Purchase tickets at admissions or by calling 503-823-3624.

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Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Please note: All Fort Vancouver Lantern Tours have been suspended due to the government shutdown. Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guides them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to exhibit what life was like at Fort Vancouver in the 1840s. The Lantern Tours begin at 7 pm, but visitors must arrive at…

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Little Learners program at Fort Vancouver

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 23, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's "Little Learners" is a preschooler-friendly exploration of archaeology and history. Led by National Park Service Curator Meagan Huff, Little Learners aims to teach both children and their caregivers about the fascinating stories behind the park's museum collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Designed for children ages 3 to 6, each program includes a short introductory talk, a story reading, craft or activity, and the chance to see real archaeological and historic artifacts from the park's…

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Music Under the Dome at OMSI: Boy and Bean

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), 1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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$15

Kendall Concerts: Music Under the Dome is a monthly planetarium concert series combining live performances with stunning visuals in riots of color, shape and movement, enveloping the audience into an adventure of the senses without ever having to leave their seats. Boy and Bean will perform in the Kendall Planetarium at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28. The husband and wife team of Luke and Amber Short sing in sweet harmony atop the bubbling basslines of Andrew Jones. As Boy and Bean,…

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March 2019

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum’s Annual Meeting

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, 115 S.E. Lake St.
Ilwaco, WA 98624 United States
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free

Attend the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum Annual meeting and hear about the Polson Museum, the CPHM's neighbor to the north. John Larson is a unique Museum Director for a unique museum. He will fill us in on recent activities at the Polson Museum in Hoquiam. In addition to the 6,500 square foot Polson family mansion, the Polson Museum features a railroad camp. In both its building and exhibits, the railroad camp is designed to retain the aesthetic, material and functional…

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Providence White Caps: The Memoir of a St. Joseph’s Nurse

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clark County Historical Museum, 1511 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$3 – $18

As part of Women’s History Month, Clark County Historical Museum will hold a talk Thursday, March 7, with Judith Jacobs Litchfield, author of the 2017 memoir “Providence White Caps: The Diary of Bernice Lorang, RN.” Litchfield’s book recalls the story of her aunt, Bernice (Lorang) Bartel, who enrolled in the registered nurse program at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Vancouver during World War II. This presentation, titled “Providence White Caps: The Memoir of a St. Joseph’s Nurse,” is part of the…

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March Second Saturday at the Water Center: Celebrate Water

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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Free

March 22 is World Water Day. Celebrate the importance of water through various hands-on activities, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Water Resources Education Center, 4600 SE Columbia Way. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Call 360-487-7111 or visit www.cityofvancouver.us/watercenter for more details.

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Maryhill Museum of Art Opens for the Season on March 15

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Maryhill Museum of Art, 35 Maryhill Museum Drive
Goldendale, WA United States
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$12

Maryhill Museum of Art will open for the season on Friday, March 15, with special exhibitions highlighting works on paper, still life paintings and sculpture from its own collections. The museum is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., from March 15 through Nov. 15. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $9 for college students with I.D., $5 for youth age 7-18 and free for children 6 and under. Set among 5,300 acres on a bluff overlooking the Columbia…

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Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
$25

Please note: All Fort Vancouver Lantern Tours have been suspended due to the government shutdown. Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guides them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to exhibit what life was like at Fort Vancouver in the 1840s. The Lantern Tours begin at 7 pm, but visitors must arrive at…

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Pittock Mansion Day Camp for Kids: Life in 1914

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on March 27, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 16, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 17, 2019 at 9:00am

Pittock Mansion, 3229 N.W. Pittock Drive
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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$35

An entertaining and educational half-day program for children ages 8 to 12. Campers go back in time and behind the scenes to experience what life was like 100 years ago through engaging, hands-on activities. The day begins with a tour of Pittock Mansion’s 23 treasure-filled rooms and areas not ordinarily open to the public like the servants’ quarters and basement. Campers then try their hands at turn-of-the-century skills, like how to do laundry without a washing machine, and how to…

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Pittock Mansion Day Camp for Kids: Life in 1914

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on March 27, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 16, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 17, 2019 at 9:00am

Pittock Mansion, 3229 N.W. Pittock Drive
Portland, OR 97210 United States
+ Google Map
$35

An entertaining and educational half-day program for children ages 8 to 12. Campers go back in time and behind the scenes to experience what life was like 100 years ago through engaging, hands-on activities. The day begins with a tour of Pittock Mansion’s 23 treasure-filled rooms and areas not ordinarily open to the public like the servants’ quarters and basement. Campers then try their hands at turn-of-the-century skills, like how to do laundry without a washing machine, and how to…

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Little Learners program at Fort Vancouver

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 23, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
free

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's "Little Learners" is a preschooler-friendly exploration of archaeology and history. Led by National Park Service Curator Meagan Huff, Little Learners aims to teach both children and their caregivers about the fascinating stories behind the park's museum collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Designed for children ages 3 to 6, each program includes a short introductory talk, a story reading, craft or activity, and the chance to see real archaeological and historic artifacts from the park's…

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Behind the Scenes Tour of Pittock Mansion

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Pittock Mansion, 3229 N.W. Pittock Drive
Portland, OR 97210 United States
+ Google Map
$20

On Behind the Scenes tours, guides lead small groups through areas of the mansion not ordinarily open to the public, including the basement boiler room, the Otis elevator machine room, third floor servants’ quarters and Henry Pittock’s private den. Tours run every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Behind the Scenes tours are not recommended for children under 14. The cost is $20 (member discount applies). Purchase tickets at admissions or by calling 503-823-3624.

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Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
$25

Please note: All Fort Vancouver Lantern Tours have been suspended due to the government shutdown. Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks explore the U.S. Army history of Vancouver Barracks. Each adult carries a lantern as a park ranger guides the group on an outdoor walking tour of the historic Army post. Visitors will learn about Ulysses S. Grant, Oliver Otis Howard, George C. Marshall, William S. Harney, and other significant figures in Vancouver Barracks' history. These tours are entirely outdoors, and…

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April 2019

Critter Count

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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free

Discover the hidden world of amphibians and reptiles at the 19th Annual Critter Count. The Water Resources Education Center celebrates Earth Month by inviting local residents to assist with amphibian and reptile field surveys. Critter Count begins with a brief training session at 9 a.m. Participants will then head to designated sites to find and count frogs, snakes and lizards. Call 360-487-7111 or visit www.cityofvancouver.us/watercenter for more information. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied throughout the count…

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Harp Demonstration at Pittock Mansion

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 1:00pm

Pittock Mansion, 3229 N.W. Pittock Drive
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Free with admission

The circa 1900 concert harp in the Music Room is a favorite of Pittock Mansion visitors. Learn about harps at this hands-on harp experience with local musician Misty Williams. Visitors will learn about different types of harps, listen to different techniques, and pluck the strings of a harp themselves.

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April Second Saturday at the Water Center: Amphibians, Reptiles and other Critters

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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free

Celebrate Earth Month and explore the important roles reptiles and amphibians play in nature’s ecosystems. Families are invited to view a variety of unusual snakes, lizards and other cold blooded animals during live critters shows at 1 and 2 p.m. Discover simple things you can do in your yard to attract and protect frogs and other wildlife. Call 360-487-7111 or visit www.cityofvancouver.us/watercenter for more information. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Harp Demonstration at Pittock Mansion

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 1:00pm

Pittock Mansion, 3229 N.W. Pittock Drive
Portland, OR 97210 United States
+ Google Map
Free with admission

The circa 1900 concert harp in the Music Room is a favorite of Pittock Mansion visitors. Learn about harps at this hands-on harp experience with local musician Misty Williams. Visitors will learn about different types of harps, listen to different techniques, and pluck the strings of a harp themselves.

Find out more »

Little Learners program at Fort Vancouver

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 23, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
free

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's "Little Learners" is a preschooler-friendly exploration of archaeology and history. Led by National Park Service Curator Meagan Huff, Little Learners aims to teach both children and their caregivers about the fascinating stories behind the park's museum collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Designed for children ages 3 to 6, each program includes a short introductory talk, a story reading, craft or activity, and the chance to see real archaeological and historic artifacts from the park's…

Find out more »

Behind the Scenes Tour of Pittock Mansion

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00am

Pittock Mansion, 3229 N.W. Pittock Drive
Portland, OR 97210 United States
+ Google Map
$20

On Behind the Scenes tours, guides lead small groups through areas of the mansion not ordinarily open to the public, including the basement boiler room, the Otis elevator machine room, third floor servants’ quarters and Henry Pittock’s private den. Tours run every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Behind the Scenes tours are not recommended for children under 14. The cost is $20 (member discount applies). Purchase tickets at admissions or by calling 503-823-3624.

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