Portland, Maine- With Kids

Spring is here, and we are ready to take the kids out of hibernation and out explore Maine!  We are closest to Portland, so most of this list is surrounding this area.  Hope to you see all out there with your little ones. 

Friday, April 14th

Open Gym at Maine Warrior Gym

“Come visit us any time to run the ever-changing obstacle course and beat your best time. Train a particle obstacle or skill-set where you need improvement or get ready for that next triathlon, Spartan Race, Warrior Dash or Tough Mudder. Don’t know where to begin? Learn how to make this your new daily gym by referring to our complete set of predefined workout routines. Track your personal records and climb to the top of our warrior leaderboard. Will you be the next “Warrior of the Month”?”

Saturday, April 15th

 Easter Egg Hunt at Wilbur’s

Wilbur’s Annual FREE Easter Egg Hunt!

Sunday, April 16th

Open Gym at Circus Maine

Enjoy all that circus Maine has to offer in this open setting.

Friday, April 21st

Wildlife Show at Gilsland Farm

“Join us for our annual spring live animal show at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center! Our friends at Center for Wildlife will bring furry and feathered guests to Gilsland Farm so that we can get a closer look at some of the wildlife we work to protect.”

Saturday, April 22nd *EARTH DAY*

Children’s Museum

Come celebrate Earth Day with us! We’ll start our morning off with an Earth Day dance party to celebrate the day, then continue celebrating with mud pie making, seed planting, and a puppet show about a man who planted trees. Explore our tide pool touch tank, meet our turtles, frogs, and more. Take in a Main Stage show at 4pm, The Little Mermaid–our Sea Witch has a lot to say about ocean conservation!

Sunday, April 23rd 

Explore Wolfe’s Neck Wood State Park

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park is a five minute drive from the center of Freeport’s bustling shopping district, and as visitors approach the park, marshes and open fields provide a tranquil transformation back to nature.

Saturday, April 29th


For all ages, led by wildlife biologist Geri Vistein

Friday, April 28th

Explore Hermit Island

Our favorite time to explore this area, is before camping begins!

Saturday, April 29th

Lego Club

Legos are a great opportunity to gather, invent, collaborate & play…and they’re not just for kids! Everyone is welcome to join this all-ages club. We’ll provide the pieces & a theme. All you have to do is show up & get creative! 

Sunday, April 30th

Explore Library Park

Library Park is located next to the Patten Free Library and has expansive grounds containing a small pond with a footbridge and fountain, an old cannon, a large gazebo and views of the Kennebec River.

Saturday, May 6th

Wolfe’s Neck Farm

Come down to the farm and help us explore the fascinating wonders of farming!

Saturday, May 13th

Maine Doula’s Diaper Drive 5k

Help us fill a need in our community by supporting No Child Wet Behind. You can make a difference!

Saturday, May 20th

Pollinator Parade & Festival

10:00 – 11:30 am – Family Festival featuring a book reading and signing, crafts, and more.

11:30 am – Third Annual Pollinator Parade

“We’re proud to announce that this event marks the release of A Monarch Butterfly Story, written by Melissa Kim and illustrated by Jada Fitch. It is the latest book in the series “Wildlife on the Move” published in partnership with Islandport Press. The goal of the series is to bring well-written, engaging stories about wildlife migration, conservation, and respectful human interaction with nature to a Pre-K through second grade audience. Melissa and Jada will be available to sign copies of the book.”


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