Portland Metro Weekend Planner August 20-23, 2020

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ACTIVITIES

TUALATIN RIVER RENTALS
Rent a paddle board, kayak, or canoe with the Tualatin River Keepers at Cook Park and enjoy a scenic day on the Tualatin River.

RUNNING
Love running but not sure the best way to run responsibly during Covid-19? Check out this article on running while physical distancing.

LACAMAS LAKE TRAIL
Head to the lake for hiking, or fish for bass, bluegill, and perch. There’s over 9 miles of trails, three playgrounds and picnic tables to enjoy the view.

POWEL’S CITY OF BOOKS
Powell’s City of Books is reopening this Friday, check out the green rooms and blue rooms with limited store hours.

SWEETWATER SUP
Reserve time to canoe, kayak, and paddleboard in Camas this weekend through Labor Day!

BATTLE GROUND LAKE STATE PARK
Spend a hot summer day at this crystal-clear lake formed by volcanic depressions, bring a tent to camp, hike, fish, or boat.

EATERIES

WINE WEDNESDAY
Youngberg Hill offers Wine Wednesdays with live music from 6-8pm and The Wandering Vine food truck. Call ahead for reservations, as there is a limit due to new regulations.

ACADIA
Take a trip to the deep south by stopping by Acadia for Louisiana style meals.

BLVD KITCHEN & BAR
Indulge in fresh summer salads, hand-carved sandwiches, and flatbreads with local ingredients.

WILDFIN
This seafood restaurant has various locations throughout Portland and Vancouver offering Northwest catches and produce.

TWIGS BISTRO
Check out the new waterfront location in Vancouver right on the Columbia, with great signature cocktails and seasonal products with vegan options.

POPULAR ON NETFLIX/HULU/PRIME

TEENAGE BOUNTY HUNTERS
Twin sisters balance life in High School and an unlikely new career as bounty hunters.

SELLING SUNSET
Watch real estate agents sell Luxury Listings in Los Angeles, amid competition and drama.

PROJECT POWER
If you could have any superpower, what would it be? The movie Project Power follows Jamie Foxx as the next evolution of the human species develops from a pill containing dangerous powers.

TROLLS WORLD TOUR
Head to Amazon Prime to follow Queen Poppy and Branch on their new adventure, bringing harmony and uniting troll tribes with music.

UGLY DOLLS
On Hulu, Ugly Dolls is a kids animated adventure following free-spirited ugly dolls as they find out what it means to be different

UGLY DELICIOUS
Follow famous chefs as they head to acclaimed restaurants around the world ranging from food trucks to Michelin-star fine dining.

CHILDREN’S PLAYTIME

VIRTUAL PLANETARIUM
As NASA prepares to launch a new rocket to Mars, pretend you get to explore the solar system (virtually) as an astronaut.

SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS
Science Fun has fun experiments for at home project ideas, create a lava lamp, a storm in a glass, snow fluff, milk art, and more!

LIVESTREAM ZOO
The Cincinnati Zoo offers a live stream video series featuring Fiona the hippo. Explore.org offers livestreaming on their website featuring elephants, bald eagles, lions, monkeys, and more! The Smithsonian Zoo, Houston Zoo, San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium also offer live streaming as well.

A DISNEYLAND ADVENTURE
You can watch footage of Disneyland rides online, spreading joy and making your home the happiest place on earth.. Or close to it. Use an empty laundry basket in front of the TV, for your little one to climb aboard and enjoy a ride on their favorite Disney adventure without lines.

DIY HAND SANITIZER
You may have noticed hand sanitizer is hard to find on the shelves. Make your own at home as a fun family activity! You’ll need 99% isopropyl alcohol, 3% hydrogen peroxide, and 98% glycerin along with distilled water. Follow the steps here.

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