East Portland News Community Calendar

East Portland News
July, 2021
Community Calendar
See new ‘live’ events below!

Multnomah County is now in
“Wide-spread Reopening”
CLICK HERE to read about it

Multnomah County looks like it ‘opened up’ on July 1.  Click the link above for gathering and mask mandates.  Below the “daily listing”, see which organizations are still hosting online meetings, and adding events as they come in to us.

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East Portland News
Community Calendar
August, 2021

August 3
> Mill Park Community Gathering – From 6:30 until 7:30 p.m., join with Portland Parks & Recreation staff and community Mill Park “planners” to share your ideas for the park’s renovation, and learn about the Master Plan. Kids are welcome, and they’ll provide free snacks! Before you go, consider CLICKING HERE to learn more, online, about the Mill Park Project. All guests will be required to follow up-to-date public health guidance related to COVID-19. Meeting materials and comment form will be available online following the event. They’re entering at Mill Park’s South Entrance, SE 120th Avenue and Lincoln Street.

August 7
> Parkrose Bronco Boosters Beverage Bottle & Can Drive – 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.

August 8
> Lents International Farmers Market – From 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. every Sunday through November 21. Come and shop for fresh produce, direct from the growers. And, you’ll find the prepared foods you’ve come to expect at this long-established farmers market. CLICK HERE to see their webpage for more information. It’s in Lents Town Center, on SE 92nd Avenue, a block north of SE Foster Road – across from the fire station.

> Montavilla Farmers Market – Their open weekly, for their summer season, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Come shop for seasonal root and fresh vegetables and fruits, baked goods, sustainably raised meats and eggs, flowers, plant starts, and specialty foods.  It’s located on the gravel lot in the 7700 block of SE Stark Street – across the street from Mr. Plywood. CLICK HERE to see their website.

August 21
> All American Magic & Comedy Show It’s back! At a 2:00 p.m. afternoon matinee this afternoon, come see this exciting, live show by master illusionist Mark Benthimer and the hilarious escapades of ventriloquist Scott Davis. They’re following COIVD-19 mandates for safety of all who come for fun, live magical entertainment. Continuing their ten-year run of sold out shows, Portland’s most only magic theater is presenting another incredible two-hour family show filled with mind bending illusions, music, dazzling assistants, audience participation, plus the side splitting comedy and magic. Get tickets online (they sell out every show) and see their special family pack deals at their website: CLICK HERE. Or, call 503-995-7379 for more information. The theater also boasts Portland’s best snack bar deals with cotton candy and popcorn for a buck, plenty of free parking and an on-site Magic Shop. It’s all inside at Mall 205, 9710 S.E. Washington Street, 97216.

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

  • All American Magic Theater Mall 205 – Again open! See listing above! 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 – In-person meetings Cancelled
  • Gateway Area Business Association – Meeting ONLINE
  • Green Lents – Tool Library CLOSED; 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

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