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¡Explorando el Columbia Slough!

¡Explorando el Columbia Slough!

Saturday June 22, 11:00am - 3:00pm

¡Ven a celebrar la naturaleza! Nuestra tema este año es “¡Sin Plastico!”. Ofrecemos actividades en español e inglés para todas las edades incluyendo:

-Bailes folclóricos y música
-Plantas gratuitas y consejos para la jardinería
-Animales vivos
-Las calaveras y las pieles
-Macro invertebrados
-20+ grupos comunitarios
-Carritos de comida
-Una búsqueda del tosoro
-El pinta-caritas
-Eco arte
-Viajes guiados gratuitos en canoas
-Bolsas reutilizables gratuitas para las primeras 400 personas
-Intercambio de ropa
-Y más!

Organizamos un paseo en bicicleta a Explorando. ¡Únase aquí!

Necesitamos su ayuda! Registrarse para ser voluntario aquí.


Celebrate nature in the city and the environment of the Columbia Slough at the 17th annual ¡Explorando Festival! This bilingual family festival offers nature-based activities in Spanish and English for all ages.  Our theme this year is “¡Sin Plastico!” meaning “No Plastic”. ¡Explorando! is free, and includes:

-Free guided canoe trips
-Live music
-Folk dancing & storytelling
-A scavenger hunt
-Live animals
-Skulls & pelts
-Macro invertebrates
-Plant giveaways
-Eco art
-Face painting
-Food carts
-Free reusable bags for the first 400 people
-20+ community organizations
-Clothing swap
-And more!

We need your help! Register as a Volunteer Here!.

We are organizing a group bike ride to Explorando! Join here!


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Entertainment

-Cuentos historias con Omar Vargas | Story telling with Omar Vargas
-Yucateca con Raises
-Collectivo son Jarrocho
-Aztec Dancers

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Activities

-Live mussels and turtles
-Reusable tote bag giveaways + decorating station
-Plant Giveaways
-Scavenger Hunt
-Free Guided Canoe Rides
-Touch table with skulls and pelts
-Face painting
-Clothing swap
-Eco art

Check back soon to see more games and activities that will be happening at ¡Explorando! this year!

Food

-Taco Solis
-Soemy Shave Ice
-Tres Hermanos

Event Sponsors

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***PARKING ON SITE IS NOT AVAILABLE*** A Sheraton Airport shuttle will pick up from Living Cully Plaza and the NAYA parking lot. The shuttle will come every 15 minutes, beginning at 10:45am from Living Cully, leaving Whitaker Ponds for the last time at 3pm.
Alternatively, consider biking ( see above: we will host a ride to the event) or taking trimet bus #75.

Event Details

Location

Whitaker Ponds Nature Park
7040 NE 47th Ave
Portland, OR 97218
***PARKING ON SITE IS NOT AVAILABLE*** A Sheraton Airport shuttle will pick up from Living Cully Plaza and the NAYA parking lot. The shuttle will come every 15 minutes, beginning at 10:45am from Living Cully, leaving Whitaker Ponds for the last time at 3pm.
Alternatively, consider biking ( see above: we will host a ride to the event) or taking trimet bus #75.

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