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Park & Play: Providing Free Summertime Fun!

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Looking for free children’s activities to kick those the summertime blues? The Park & Play program provides free activities, sports, crafts and bounce houses guaranteed to deliver a positive and enjoyable experience for your kids. The Park & Play crew brings a mobile recreation vehicle and leads children in fun, engaging outdoor activities aimed to increase activity, creativity, and build …

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Free Summer Meals Program for Kids & Teens

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Nourishing Oregon’s Kids. There are over 800 summer meal sites in Oregon with free meals for kids and teens ages 1-18. Summer meal programs may serve a combination of lunch, breakfast, supper and morning or afternoon snacks. Some programs also offer learning activities for kids before or after meals.                        …

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Free BrittKids Koncerts: Cultivating the Next Generation of Artist

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Britt Festival has always made a commitment to include a family-friendly orchestra performance in programming choices, nevertheless, it has been a while since any programs were offered specifically for the musical cultivation of young children. When Kay Hilton was appointed to direct Britt’s education and engagement programs in 2015, she decided to commission two free performances for children in Britt’s …

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Storytelling Guild’s Children’s Festival in Jacksonville

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The Storytelling Guild presents Annual Children’s Festival every July  at the beautiful Britt Gardens in Jacksonville, Oregon. For many years, the festival has provided fun-filled summer days of affordable entertainment for the entire family! The first Children’s Festival was in 1967 and began as a small storytelling program, billed as: “A Child’s Fun ‘N Fantasy Afternoon” and was held under …

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Organic Cherry-picking Days at Valley View Orchard

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June is cherry-picking month in Southern Oregon!  If you don’t have your own cherry trees to pick from, consider heading over to Valley View Orchard at exit 19 in Ashland next season.   This organic Farm also offers U-pick peaches, apricots, grapes and more when in season, so mark your calendars and follow them on Facebook for their Picking Times. …

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4th of July Run in Ashland, Oregon

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Thank you for your patience while we worked through technical difficulties. Register early to save $$$! This annual run is steeped in tradition dating back to 1976! Two runs are offered: a 2-mile fun run and a 10K that attracts local competitors as well as running talent from other regions in the U.S. The routes are …

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Pterosaurs Exhibit opens at ScienceWorks Museum in Ashland

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Pterosaurs explores what a pterosaur is (and is not), when and where they lived, how they moved and ate, and how diverse the Pterosauria order is.   The exhibit is geared towards a 6th-grade reading level, but families with both younger and older children will find things to do. Compare yourselves against the scale model of the Quetzalcoatlus, the largest …

SOUTHERN OREGON SUMMER CAMP GUIDE

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Our Southern Oregon Summer Camp Guide advertisers are here to answer your questions  when you are looking for the right camp for your kids .                          Make it a Summer to Remember!        Body Basics and Beyond. Classes, Workshops and retreats located in Ashland, Oregon. bodybasicsandbeyond.com   …

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Railroad Park Opens for the Season

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City of Medford Railroad Park Opens for the Season Opening day for Medford Railroad Park is Sunday, April 8th, 2018! Dozens of volunteers have been working hard to bring you an even more special park! Ride diesel trains and a motor car, view unique model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, ride Thomas and Percy, tour historical railroad equipment and …