East Portland News Community Calendar

East Portland News
September, 2020
Community Calendar

What? Multnomah County still remains in
“Phase 1 Reopening”?  Yes, indeed.
CLICK HERE to read about it

Even though rates of infection have decreased, Multnomah County is still under “Phase 1”. Small public gatherings, limited in-restaurant dining and many businesses are allowed to open.  We will keep showing which organizations are still hosting online meetings, and adding events as they come in to us.

Be sure to check back often to see what’s opening,
in the coming days and weeks

And see below for day-by-day listings of live and online events taking place in August!

Both your opening and closure notices are now vitally important to your community!  We’ll help you get the word out! Free! Send your calendar information to David@eastPDXnews.com. Deadline? There isn’t a deadline! We update information daily.

Here’s the current state of meetings, events and organizations
we currently currently list:

  • All American Magic Theater Mall 205 – Reopening in September!- CLICK HERE
  • David Douglas School District schools CLICK HERE
  • Division Midway Alliance – office and events – CLICK HERE for more information.
  • East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District- All workshops and office closed- some workshops offered online: CLICK HERE
  • East Portland Action Plan (EPAP) – No in-person meetings; meeting online
  • East Portland Chamber of Commerce – No in-person meetings; For webinars and online meetings coming up: CLICK HERE
  • East Portland Parks Coalition Situation unknown for August’s meeting
  • Foster Area Business Association – No meetings; Online board meetings; See many open district businesses: CLICK HERE
  • Friends of Gates Park – Meetings Annual Picnic Cancelled
  • Gateway Area Business Association – Meeting ONLINE
  • Green Lents – Tool Library Open Saturdays; see more – CLICK HERE
  • Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization – Limited meetings
  • Leach Botanical Garden: Garden open, programs canceled
  • Neighborhood Association meetings; some meeting online with Zoom
  • Neighborhood Business District meetings; some meeting online
  • Montavilla East Tabor Business Associationall in-person events cancelled including the Montavilla Street Fair; meeting online
  • Montavilla Food Coop
  • Oregon Executive Club
  • Multnomah County Library – all facilities, CLICK HERE
  • Oaks Amusement Park
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry – Limited reopeningCLICK HERE
  • Parkrose School District schools and events – CLICK HERE
  • Portland Community College Southeast Center
  • Portland Memory Garden – Garden OPEN, no work parties; CLICK HERE
  • Portland Metro Arts – Online only, CLICK HERE
  • Portland Parks & Recreation facilities CLICK HERE to see what’s open, and what’s closed
  • Portland YouthBuilders
  • Rosewood Initiative/Center CLICK HERE
  • Sandy Actors Theatre – Closed TFN
  • The Grotto – Now Open: CLICK HERE.
  • Wattles Boys & Girls Club in Lents
  • Zimmerman House museum – Closed TFN


Events for September, 2020

Until all are reserved …
> Free Yard Trees program on now – Contact Portland Parks & Recreation, now, before they’re all spoken for. You must pre-register, no drive-up orders taken. They’re giving away 1,200 trees in total at two East Portland locations. 20 different species to choose from. Getting your trees is a no-contact event; drive through and they load your tree(s). To sign up, and see all the rules, CLICK HERE.

September 23
> Park & Street Clean-up – From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., the Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood Association is hosting this clean-up event with SOLVE. Visit the following website for details about this clean-up, along SE Powell Boulevard and Ed Benedict Park: CLICK HERE.

September 26
> Green Lents Community Tool Library open – From 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., they’re again open on Saturdays. Note they are taking safety protective measures, and request you call in during open hours to make sure the tool you need hasn’t been checked out. They’re also offering “Mutual Aid and Garden Supplies” such as masks, sanitizers, disinfectant, gloves, toilet paper, paper towels, etc. Along with garden swap supplies such as seeds, soil, and starts! Supplies are limited and will change in availability each week. For more information, including important safety measures, CLICK HERE to see their webpage. It’s located at 9215 SE Ramona Street, 97266.

September 27
> Lents International Farmers Market – It’s a great day to go shopping, so, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. every Sunday through November, it’s a good day for outdoor shopping.  The  LIFM “Slow Food Market Scouts” activities are  underway. Come and shop for fresh produce, direct from the growers farms and fields. And, you’ll find many of the prepared foods you’ve come to expect at this long-established farmers market. Note: They’ve put in place significant shopping protocols and safety procedures to maintain public safety; CLICK HERE to see their webpage for more information. It’s at their same great location, in Lents Town Center, on SE 92nd Avenue, a block north of SE Foster Road – across from the fire station.

> Montavilla Farmers Market –  Their season continues on Sundays, open from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  It’s located on the gravel lot in the 7700 block of SE Stark Street, across from Mr. Plywood. Please CLICK HERE to see their COVID-19 market rules!

October, 2020 Community Calendar

October 3
> Parkrose Bronco Boosters Beverage Bottle & Can Drive – Come on out! From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., take your deposit-return cans and bottles with you to help support their community educational efforts. A different school organization volunteers for duty during the event each month. They’re back at the Parkrose Middle School front entrance, at 11800 NE Shaver Street, 97220.  It’s coordinated by Patty Meighen, contact her at pmeighen@hotmail.com.

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