East Portland News Community Calendar

East Portland News
January 2018
Community Calendar

Among these listings, you’ll find ways to be entertained, get involved with your community, help the environment, participate in your government, and learn valuable information. Many activities are free. And, you’ll also find direct links to the organizations’ websites – we test ’em all before we publish them to make sure they work, and help you stay safe online.

Regular readers  found a total of 121 events listed for December, And, you’ll find 55 events listed and updated for January – so far! We add, correct or change more events as they come in during the month. Be sure to check back often.

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East Portland’s Community Calendar
JANUARY, 2018

January 22
> Mill Park Neighborhood Association – They don’t meet this month; they’ll meet again on January 11, 2018. E-mail Trevor Hopper at mill.park.pdx.chair@gmail.com for more information.

January 23
> Lents Neighborhood Association – They’re meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Lents Activity Center, 8835 SE Woodstock Blvd. For more information, see their website (CLICK HERE) or, contact their Chair, Sabina Urdes at (503) 823-4550.

January 24
> East Portland Chamber of Commerce“Good Morning East Portland” networking meeting is hosted by different chamber members each Wednesday morning from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Meetings are free and guests are welcome. Today’s meeting is TBA. For more information, CLICK HERE to see the Chamber’s website, or call (503) 788-8589.

> East Portland Action Plan – Their general meeting is this evening from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. At this meeting, they coordinate implementation of action items in the East Portland Action Plan. Dinner is provided, as is childcare and Spanish/English language interpretation. If you need interpretation in another language, or have questions, please contact: lore.wintergreen@portlandoregon.gov. The location is the “old” David Douglas School District Office Board Room at 1500 SE 130th Avenue.

January 26, 27
> Fertile Ground show, ‘Truth AND Dare’ – Starting off at 7:30 p.m., . Rogue Pack teens from Boys & Girls Aid give voice to their truths and dare to improvise, taking the stage with original and biographical writing, dare to peel away society and labels, facing the unknown while collaborating with audiences. TICKETS: $10 online, $15 at door, $12 students and seniors; CLICK HERE to open their webpage with a link to tickets and more information. Shows are at the Sellwood Playhouse, 901 SE Spokane Street, 97202

January 27
> Black Storytime – The African and African American experience comes is not being held this week! Check back in January at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave., call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

January 28
> Grow Portland  Seed Exchange – From 10 a.m. until noon, local seed savers with good quality seed to share seeds, stories and growing practices. Join the nonprofit urban gardening organization, at their second annual Seed Sharing Event. Share extra seed you have saved in your garden with others and discover new varieties. Local gardeners and farmers will have the opportunity to learn about seed saving and take home free seed. It’s at your Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave., call 503.988.5123 for more information.

January 31
> East Portland Chamber of Commerce“Good Morning East Portland” networking meeting is hosted by different chamber members each Wednesday morning from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Meetings are free and guests are welcome. Today’s meeting isTBA. For more information, CLICK HERE to see the Chamber’s website, or call (503) 788-8589.

> Montavilla Farmers Market’s Future Forum – From 6:30 until 8:00 p.m., all are invited to help determine a new location for this very popular market. The lot now used has new ownership and development is likely, thus having no space for the market. Join them at a community forum where we’ll share our work so far, including; locations scouted and the guiding principles we are using to evaluate potential sites. The forum is free, but an RSVP is appreciated so we can plan accordingly for the number of attendees; to do so CLICK HERE. It taking place at Montavilla United Methodist Church located at 232 SE 80th Avenue, 97215.

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