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ART & BACKFENCE PRESENT: CAMPFIRE STORIES

Hosted by Frayn Masters & Mindy Nettifee In collaboration with BackFence PDX, ART presents CAMPFIRE STORIES, a live, outdoor* storytelling event you won’t want to miss! Spend a fall evening around a campfire** enjoying your favorite outdoor treats while your favorite Portland storytellers spin tales of wonder.  Parking is $5 per vehicle. There are only 60 tickets available per show. Regular Tickets are $20 and gets you into the show. VIP tickets are $50 and comes with parking, a goodie bag, and a drink ticket (VIP tickets are limited to 10 per show). Masks and proof of vaccination are required to attend.*** When the leaves are in their glorious orange and red prime, and a hint of crispness is in the air, it’s the perfect time for ghost,…

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Craig Hill & Matt Wastradowski

Towering peaks, sparkling coastline, and vast old-growth forests: wherever you turn in the Pacific Northwest, adventure awaits. Pack a lunch, lace up your boots, and hit the trails with Craig Hill and Matt Wastradowski’s Moon Pacific Northwest Hiking (Moon Travel). Inside you’ll find: Diverse Hiking Options: Whether you plan to take breathtaking coastal walks in Oregon or challenging treks around Mount Rainier, enjoy outdoor getaways ranging from easy day hikes to multi-day backpacking trips. Find Your Hike: Looking for something specific? Choose from strategic lists of the best hikes for waterfalls, wildflowers, bringing your dog, and more, plus a breakdown of the best hikes by season. The Top Outdoor Experiences: Wander through the damp, dense greens of a rainforest in Olympic National Park or revel…

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Coffee Break with Reading is Resistance

A recurring conversation on building awareness through the books we read. For a selection of books recommended in June, visit: https://www.tworiversbooks.com/june-reading-resistance For the full Book Club, and all related information, check out their website: https://www.readingisresistance.com/book-club Topics by date: June 4: Jazz Baby (ft. live music with Farnell Newton) (farnellnewton.com) June 11: Activism/Community Engagement June 18: Collage and Craft in Social Justice Books for Kids June 25: Outdoor/Adventure Books July 2: Book Bundle Highlight July 9: Social Justice Teaching (ft. special guest) July 16: Poetry July 23: Book Bundle Highlight (ft. special guest Vera Newton, from Vera’s Reviews) July 30: Interview (ft. Little Black Book Nook) August 6: How to Get Involved in Social Justice Movements (Watch Us Rise) August 13: Interview (TBD) August 20: New…

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A Girl’s Guide to the Wild: Be an Adventure-Seeking Outdoor Explorer!

Ruby McConnell’s A Girl’s Guide to the Wild: Be an Adventure-Seeking Outdoor Explorer! (Little Bigfoot) is the definitive guide to getting outside – for girls ages 9-12! In addition to basic outdoor skills, McConnell’s entertaining guidebook includes easy camping recipes, outdoor projects including science experiments and crafts, fun activity suggestions, and inspiring stories of diverse historical and contemporary outdoorswomen. The goal is to improve the quality of girls’ outdoor time by increasing participation and independence, making them feel comfortable and safe, and giving them essential skills and knowledge. Charming and approachable, A Girl’s Guide to the Wild will encourage both reluctant campers and budding naturalists to go wild and embrace the outdoors.

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